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Enforcement archive 2019-2020


Archive has 316 results

  • Hastings Borough Council (19 018 592)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Enforcement 31-Mar-2020

    Summary: Mr B and Ms C complain about the Council's response to a complaint they made concerning surface water coming from an adjacent property and damaging the highway. The Ombudsman does not propose to investigate the complaint because the matters complained about happened too long ago to be investigated now and an investigation would serve no useful purpose.

  • Wiltshire Council (19 012 855)

    Statement Not upheld Enforcement 31-Mar-2020

    Summary: There was no fault by the Council in a complaint that it failed to take planning enforcement action against a town council for unlawfully demolishing a toilet block in a park.

  • Broxtowe Borough Council (19 006 358)

    Statement Not upheld Enforcement 31-Mar-2020

    Summary: There was no fault by the Council in a complaint alleging bias and inefficiency in the Council's handling of the complainants' reports of possible breaches of planning control at a neighbouring property.

  • Bristol City Council (19 018 854)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Enforcement 27-Mar-2020

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about how the Council dealt with breaches of planning control. This is because the complainant has not been caused any personal injustice.

  • Birmingham City Council (19 019 766)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Enforcement 27-Mar-2020

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about how the Council dealt with a breach of planning control. This is because he is unlikely to find fault by the Council.

  • South Somerset District Council (19 018 921)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Enforcement 27-Mar-2020

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about how the Council dealt with breaches of planning control. This is because the complainant has not been caused any significant injustice.

  • London Borough of Haringey (19 014 533)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Enforcement 27-Mar-2020

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about how the Council dealt with a breach of planning control. This is because he is unlikely to find fault by the Council and the complainant could have appealed to the planning inspectorate.

  • London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham (19 018 933)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Enforcement 25-Mar-2020

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the way the Council responded to a breach of planning control in a conservation area, or the associated complaint. There is insufficient evidence of fault in the way Council decided to handle the enforcement matter, and the complainant has not suffered a significant injustice as a result of the alleged faults by the Council.

  • Cheshire East Council (19 011 285)

    Statement Upheld Enforcement 25-Mar-2020

    Summary: Mr C complains the Council failed to take enforcement action about the removal of a hedgerow. He also says he was not advised about the complaints process. The Ombudsman has found no evidence of fault in respect of enforcement. The Council did fail to advise Mr C about time restrictions on complaints. The Ombudsman has completed the investigation. He has upheld the complaint because of one fault by the Council but there is no outstanding injustice.

  • London Borough of Haringey (19 019 009)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Enforcement 20-Mar-2020

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not Mr X's complaint about the Council issuing an enforcement notice. I consider it reasonable for him to have exercised his right to appeal to the Planning Inspector at the time the notice was issued.