It can happen

Perhaps it isn’t widely understood that it can happen since it doesn’t happen very often. However, sometimes it does happen; an inspector will delete another inspector’s condition. Appeal case DCS Number 400-012-162 illustrates the point.

This case concerns a roof extension to a property in southwest London to provide two flats, planning permission for which had been gained at appeal. The original inspector had attached a condition to the permission (DCS Number 400-012-174) requiring the development to be car-free. The subsequent inspector, however, was persuaded that a parking survey submitted by the appellants provided clear evidence demonstrating a low level of parking stress and that additional car parking for two vehicles could be acceptably accommodated in the surrounding area. Accordingly, she deleted the condition.

The following DCP chapter is relevant: 4.416

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