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Other archive 2018-2019


Archive has 85 results

  • Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council (18 017 549)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 29-Mar-2019

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr X's complaint that the Council wrongly granted permission for changes of use of a business premises. The Council's original decision, which established the principle of class B2 use on the site, dates to more than 15 years ago and it is unlikely we could effectively investigate the issues Mr X complains about or achieve any worthwhile outcome for him.

  • Elmbridge Borough Council (18 012 315)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 26-Mar-2019

    Summary: Mrs B complains that the Council did not properly notify her that she was no longer eligible for a self-build exemption from the Community Infrastructure Levy. As a result, she lost her chance to appeal against what she considers to be an unreasonable charge. The Ombudsman has found no fault in the notification process. As there were appeal rights available which we consider that Mrs B could reasonably have used, we consider that any dispute over the liability or the amount due is therefore outside the Ombudsman's jurisdiction.

  • Uttlesford District Council (18 017 152)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 21-Mar-2019

    Summary: We will not investigate Mr X's complaint about the Council's handling of his neighbour's planning application. This is because the complaint is late.

  • Vale of White Horse District Council (18 016 727)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 20-Mar-2019

    Summary: Ms X complains the Council has not followed legal requirements when it assigned section 106 contributions to a new leisure centre development in a nearby town. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint as Ms X has not suffered a significant personal injustice because of the alleged fault.

  • Herefordshire Council (18 016 968)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 20-Mar-2019

    Summary: Mr X complains the Council is refusing to take enforcement action against his neighbour for altering his driveway. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint. This is because the Council's actions have not caused Mr X any injustice. And we cannot achieve the outcome he is seeking.

  • East Riding of Yorkshire Council (18 009 963)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 15-Mar-2019

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Company X's complaint that the Council wrongly pursued it for payment owed under a Section 106 planning obligation. This is because the courts are better placed to determine the issue.

  • East Hertfordshire District Council (18 015 281)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 13-Mar-2019

    Summary: Mr X says the Council's consultation on its Local Plan was flawed. He also complains general maladministration by the Council in financial matters has caused a financial impact on its residents. The Ombudsman cannot investigate this complaint as decision by the Planning Inspectorate out outside his jurisdiction. And he cannot consider matters which affect all or most of the borough residents.

  • North Devon District Council (18 015 949)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 12-Mar-2019

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about a planning application approved by the Council. He is unlikely to find evidence of fault by the Council.

  • South Lakeland District Council (18 015 977)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 11-Mar-2019

    Summary: The Ombudsman does not have reason to start an investigation of this complaint about the Council's decision to grant a Lawful Development Certificate for the erection of a telecommunications pole. This is because there is no sign of fault by the Council which caused the complainant an injustice to warrant our involvement.

  • Bury Metropolitan Borough Council (18 008 017)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 04-Mar-2019

    Summary: Mr X and Mr Y complain about the way the Council has considered their planning application. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint because they have appealed to a Planning Inspector.