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A brown study






We all know that a sitting room is a habitable room and that a bathroom is not a habitable room. But what about a study? According to one inspector, determining an appeal in north London (DCS Number 200-009-576), a study in a neighbouring property could not be assessed as a habitable room:

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A written inquiry






As we begin to understand the shape that the new normal might take for the planning profession, it is interesting to read an inspector’s explanation of how he undertook a planning inquiry relating to an outline proposal for residential development in Essex (DCS Number 200-009-570) without the usual gathering of all the main and interested parties in a council office/village hall/community centre:

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