Planning archive 2006-2007

Archive has 33 results

  • Caradon District Council (06B06121)

    Report Upheld Planning applications 29-Mar-2007

    Summary: There were flaws in the way Caradon District Council granted planning permission for a garage and boat store on a cliff top on a Heritage Coast that was also designated a Conservation Area and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

  • East Northamptonshire District Council (04B14532)

    Report Upheld Planning applications 29-Mar-2007

    Summary: Failures by East Northamptonshire District Council and Northamptonshire County Council meant that a road in a new housing development was not brought up to adoptable standard. The Ombudsman found that the Councils failed to ensure that residents were properly protected against having to pay the cost of the work themselves if the developer failed to do so.

  • Nottinghamshire County Council (05C16866)

    Report Upheld Enforcement 29-Mar-2007

    Summary: Nottinghamshire County Council delayed in taking action to replace a household waste recycling centre (HWRC) on the edge of a village.

  • South Cambridgeshire District Council (05B05334)

    Report Upheld Planning applications 19-Mar-2007

    Summary: When granting planning permission for new housing, South Cambridgeshire District Council failed to consider properly the possible impact of noise from an existing manufacturing business.

  • Forest Heath District Council (06A15080)

    Report Upheld Planning applications 18-Mar-2007

    Summary: The way Forest Heath Council approved a planning application made by a councillor's son has been criticised by the Local Government Ombudsman.

  • Tandridge District Council (05C15987)

    Report Upheld Enforcement 01-Feb-2007

    Summary: A complaint about the unlawful occupation of land by two Gypsy families remains unresolved after 16 years. An investigation by the Local Government Ombudsman into events since May 2003(because of legal restrictions) finds that Tandridge District Council has failed to take decisive action. As a result, a couple who live next to the land have continued to suffer nuisance all the while.

  • London Borough of Hackney (05A12349, 05A10374, 06A03393)

    Report Upheld Enforcement 14-Dec-2006

    Summary: Hackney Council was heavily criticised by the Ombudsman in three reports for failing to take enforcement action on planning breaches over several years.

  • Harrogate Borough Council (05C15424)

    Report Upheld Planning applications 14-Dec-2006

    Summary: A Harrogate Councillor, who should have declared an interest and left a meeting, instead stayed and used his casting vote to give a fellow Councillor and friend outline planning permission in breach of six material planning policies.

  • Epping Forest District Council (05A18923) (05A18923)

    Report Upheld Planning applications 14-Dec-2006

    Summary: In January 2005 the Council received a planning application for a new house on a large, isolated site within the Metropolitan Green Belt. The application was unclear and the Council failed to clarify with the developer exactly what was proposed. It then failed to accurately compare the existing development on the site with what was proposed, and did not properly consider whether the proposal met its own policies on development in the Green Belt.

  • Leicester City Council (06B02002)

    Report Upheld Enforcement 13-Dec-2006

    Summary: 'Mr Ash' (not his real name for legal reasons) is the owner of several business units on a site. He complained that the Council failed to stop unauthorised use of a neighbouring business premises as a place of worship.