Recent statements in this category are shown below:
Statement Upheld Enforcement 20-Nov-2017
Summary: The Council delayed in taking enforcement action in respect of an unauthorised development on the Village Green next to Mr B's property. However Mr B did not suffer a significant injustice as a result.
Statement Upheld Enforcement 13-Nov-2017
Summary: Mr X complained about the way the Council dealt with his neighbour's planning application. There was some fault but it did not cause a significant injustice.
Statement Not upheld Enforcement 10-Nov-2017
Summary: Ms B has complained that the Council has failed to take appropriate action in response to her complaints that a company is operating at a nearby inert waste recycling plant without planning permission or an Environment Agency license. The Ombudsman has closed the complaint because he has found no fault in the way the Council considered the alleged breaches of planning control, and the Environment Agency's actions are outside his jurisdiction.
Statement Upheld Enforcement 09-Nov-2017
Summary: Mr X says the Council failed to act against a breach of planning control by the operator of a business close to his home. There is fault by the Council because it made a commitment in August 2016 to investigate Mr X's concerns and it failed to do so. The Council agreed to remedy the injustice to Mr X by investigating the alleged breach of planning control.
Statement Not upheld Enforcement 09-Nov-2017
Summary: The complaint is the Council has not taken enforcement action against a breach of a condition on a planning permission. My decision is there is no evidence of fault.
Statement Upheld Enforcement 08-Nov-2017
Summary: A condition added to a planning permission was not necessary or relevant but this fault has not caused a significant enough injustice to warrant further investigation.
Statement Not upheld Enforcement 07-Nov-2017
Summary: Ms A complains the Council has failed to enforce the landscaping conditions attached to a planning application for the housing development site on which her property is located. There is no evidence of fault by the Council and we will not pursue the complaint any further.
Statement Upheld Enforcement 07-Nov-2017
Summary: Mr X complained about the Council's failure to take planning enforcement action against a business that operates near his home. There was fault in the way the Council kept records of its actions, but this did not cause a significant injustice to Mr X.
Statement Not upheld Enforcement 03-Nov-2017
Summary: Mr A complains about the Council's handling of planning condition breaches by a supermarket located close to his home. There is no evidence of fault by the Council and we will not pursue the complaint any further.
Statement Closed after initial enquiries Enforcement 02-Nov-2017
Summary: Ms X complains about the Council's refusal to take planning enforcement action against a neighbour. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint because the matter is out of time.