Recent statements in this category are shown below:

  • Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council (20 005 963)

    Statement Not upheld Other 30-Mar-2021

    Summary: There was no fault by the Council in a complaint that it did not take enforcement action against a breach of planning control at a neighbouring property.

  • Cornwall Council (20 004 621)

    Statement Not upheld Other 30-Mar-2021

    Summary: Mr X complains about the Councils decision not to approve a request for an Article 4 direction to remove permitted development rights. Mr X complains this is significantly impacting residents and the local area. The Ombudsman finds no fault by the Council in its decision not to implement an Article 4 direction. This is because the decision was made having considered the information available and current legislation for aircraft noise.

  • London Borough of Bromley (20 004 493)

    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.

  • Rushcliffe Borough Council (20 000 218)

    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.

  • Milton Keynes Council (19 014 684)

    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.

  • City of York Council (19 021 254)

    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.

  • Cheshire West & Chester Council (20 002 488)

    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.

  • Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council (20 003 684)

    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.

  • Cheshire West & Chester Council (19 020 433)

    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.

  • Coventry City Council (19 014 107)

    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.

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