Planning applications archive 2007-2008


Archive has 18 results

  • East Cambridgeshire District Council (05B01966)

    Report Upheld Planning applications 10-Jan-2008

    Summary: Four residents complained about the way the Council dealt with a planning application that led to the development of their homes on land that was formerly the site of a gasworks. They said that the Council had failed to ensure that the land their homes were built on was properly decontaminated prior to construction.

  • Woking Borough Council (06A16418)

    Report Upheld Planning applications 31-Oct-2007

    Summary: Woking Council's misunderstanding of legal requirements led it to miss the 56-day deadline for refusal of a 'prior approval' application for a mobile phone mast.

  • Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council (06B01186 )

    Report Upheld Planning applications 31-Oct-2007

    Summary: Dudley Council's consideration of a revised detailed planning application for a housing development was flawed.

  • Macclesfield Borough Council (06C01990)

    Report Upheld Planning applications 30-Oct-2007

    Summary: An error over dates meant that Macclesfield Council lost the opportunity to refuse permission for a new telephone mast.

  • Herefordshire Council (06B14891)

    Report Upheld Planning applications 10-Oct-2007

    Summary: Mr Martin' (not his real name) lived in a cottage in a rural part of Herefordshire, surrounded by fields. The son of a nearby farmer applied for planning permission for a smithy and stables with a farrier's cottage and apprentice flat on land adjacent to Mr Martin's property. Mr Martin complained that the Council's planning committee approved the application against the officer's recommendation.

  • Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council (06B12090)

    Report Upheld Planning applications 18-Sep-2007

    Summary: Neighbours of an proposed new advice and counselling centre lost the opportunity to make objections because Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council sent notification letters to the wrong addresses.

  • Durham City Council (04C17368)

    Report Upheld Planning applications 09-Aug-2007

    Summary: Mr Z complained that the Council gave planning permission for a large indoor football stadium to be built where it was highly visible from rail and road routes into a historic city. At one point, the stadium impinged on the view of the cathedral from a main approach road to the city. It was also clearly visible from the main railway line.

  • Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council (06C01360)

    Report Upheld Planning applications 09-Aug-2007

    Summary: Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council's decision to grant a certificate of lawful use for land was based on a flawed report. The Ombudsman finds that the evidence was not properly assessed in preparing the report. The certificate was significant as the land was then considered to be 'brownfield' and not caught by a freeze on development on 'greenfield' sites.

  • Selby District Council (06B03908)

    Report Upheld Planning applications 24-Jul-2007

    Summary: The report prepared by Selby District Council on an application to demolish buildings in a conservation area had "serious deficiencies".

  • King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council (06B06809)

    Report Upheld Planning applications 11-Jul-2007

    Summary: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Council approved a planning application for new village homes on land designated as 'greenfield', and decided to redesignate the site as 'brownfield', contrary to Government definition and its own policies.