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Report Upheld Enforcement 30-Mar-2006
Summary: The Council received a planning application in March 2003 for continued use of land for motorcross and associated engineering works. Extensive earthworks were then carried out. 'Mr and Mrs Knight' (not their real names for legal reasons) said that they were affected by noise from the site. They had a number of criticisms about the way the Council considered this application.
Report Upheld Enforcement 28-Feb-2006
Summary: 'Mr and Mrs Smith' (not their real names) and four of their neighbours complained that the Council failed to take effective enforcement action against a factory causing a noise nuisance close to their homes, and that, in particular, the Council failed to take effective planning enforcement action against a breach of planning permission when the Council placed skips near their home.
Report Upheld Enforcement 23-Jan-2006
Summary: 'Mr Howard' (not his real name for legal reasons) complained that the Council failed to enforce conditions attached to planning permission for development on land adjacent to his home. Mr Howard complained that the developer has constructed walls (one retaining wall and one boundary wall), one on top of the other, to a height of 2.7 metres, and this has had an overbearing impact upon his property and left his home and garden without proper privacy.
Report Upheld Enforcement 24-Oct-2005
Summary: Residents of four homes in the same street complained that the Council delayed between 1992 and 2002 in taking enforcement action to prevent the unlawful use and operation of a builder's storage yard at premises near their homes, which had caused them a nuisance for many years.
Report Upheld Enforcement 03-Oct-2005
Summary: Five couples complained that the Council did not take effective action to deal with the unauthorised use of land at a social club close to their homes, and did not deal properly with the club's application for a Lawful Development Certificate (LDC).
Report Upheld Enforcement 25-Apr-2005
Summary: Ms Underwood and Mrs Wilkinson (not their real names) complained that the Council failed to ensure compliance with an agreement which attached to the planning consent for the development of the new stadium for Darlington Football Club and failed to consider subsequent applications for public entertainment licences for the football stadium properly.
Report Upheld Enforcement 12-Apr-2005
Summary: Mr Martin (not his real name for legal reasons) complained that the garden nursery on land adjacent to his home has been developed over a number of years in breach of planning control. He said that no enforcement action has been taken by the Council despite his complaints that his residential amenities have been seriously affected by the development.