Recent statements in this category are shown below:
Statement Upheld Other 05-Feb-2021
Summary: Mrs X complained on behalf of a residents' group about the Council's failure to control a telecommunications mast proposed on land near their homes. Based on the information seen so far, there was fault in the way the Council acted which it agreed to remedy.
Statement Not upheld Other 02-Feb-2021
Summary: Mr X complains about the Council's actions when considering a planning application for a development near to his home. He says the Council's actions were confusing to the public and resulted in planning permission being granted for an unsuitable building for the area. We find no fault in the Council's actions and have concluded our investigation.
Statement Not upheld Other 21-Jan-2021
Summary: There was no fault by the Council in a complaint alleging fault because it made a material change to a neighbourhood plan through the Milton Keynes Plan without consultation and with no verbal or written justification.
Statement Not upheld Other 15-Jan-2021
Summary: Mr X complained about the Council's decision to approve an application on land behind his former home. We ended our investigation because we are unlikely to recommend a remedy for Mr X.
Statement Upheld Other 21-Dec-2020
Summary: Mr X complains about development which caused flooding to his property. We will not investigate this complaint because the matter has been remedied. The original planning permission is out of time for investigation.
Statement Not upheld Other 15-Dec-2020
Summary: There was no fault by the Council in a complaint about its handling of a planning application.
Statement Not upheld Other 04-Dec-2020
Summary: Mrs X complained about the way the Council dealt with her complaint about a breach of planning control that caused an impact on her amenity. There was no fault in the way the Council made its decisions.
Statement Not upheld Other 17-Nov-2020
Summary: Mrs B complains that the Council failed to take residents' views into account when allowing the use of a local park by a funfair. The Ombudsman has found no fault in the way the Council considered this matter.
Statement Not upheld Other 29-Oct-2020
Summary: Miss B complains the Council failed to properly consider a planning application to vary a condition for nearby development with particular reference to drainage issues. Miss B says as a result her land suffers surface water flooding on a scale not previously experienced. The Ombudsman has found no fault in the Council's decision making process.
Statement Not upheld Other 28-Oct-2020
Summary: Mr X, on behalf of a number of residents in the area, complains about the Council's decision to grant planning permission for a development as well as the level of public consultation. The Ombudsman does not find the Council at fault.