Monthly Archives: April 2022

Waste not

An inspector has upheld an enforcement notice directed at the deposit of builders’ and civil engineers’ waste materials on a field in Derbyshire (DCS Number 400-035-332), despite the appellant’s rather ingenious defence that the materials were not, in fact, waste. 

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Baseline data

An inspector has quashed an enforcement notice directed at the change of use of a motor vehicle repair garage in a village near Barnsley to a mixed use of motor vehicle repair (B2 General Industrial) and a sui generis use for the undertaking of horsebox conversions, after considering the baseline position of the authorised use (DCS Number 400-035-240).

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On charge

The owner of a listed building in a Devon coastal village has had a proposed parking area in front of his house turned down at appeal (DCS Number 400-034-570). The appellant explained that ‘we wish to facilitate an electrical vehicle charging point and associated off road parking for the property to meet the imminent needs of changing legislation for future car design’. 

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