January 2013 Update on Planning Inspection

There is not a huge amount of activity since the Examination in Public hearings which took place in November.  The hearings themselves were very interesting, the Inspector was very fair and gave us “non professionals” a lot of leeway in order to allow us to make our points.  It was the first and only . . . → Read More: January 2013 Update on Planning Inspection

Letter from the Planning Inspector to SCDC

A little light reading which might cheer you up. This letter InspectorConcerns060612 is on the SCDC website and is from the Inspector – it identifies a variety of concerns he has regarding the core strategy, several of which relate to the issues that we have all been trying to get the council to consider but . . . → Read More: Letter from the Planning Inspector to SCDC

BT’s Planning Application is now two years old.

Planning Inspector attaches ‘little weight’ to LDF strategy

In January there was a planning inquiry to decide an appeal by a developer against the refusal by SCDC to grant planning permission for a development close to the site of BT’s application to build 2,000 houses next to Adastral Park. The proposal was for a change of use of agricultural land to allow . . . → Read More: Planning Inspector attaches ‘little weight’ to LDF strategy

Suffolk Coastline Magazine – Issue 45 autumn/winter 2010

Many of you will have received the latest Coastline newsletter from SCDC, and seen the front page article “Help us agree how many homes are needed ” which went on to announce yet another round of public consultation. Some members of the NANT committee observed the Cabinet meeting on 2 November where the Cabinet . . . → Read More: Suffolk Coastline Magazine – Issue 45 autumn/winter 2010

NANT planning objection to Foxburrow Farm Caravans

To: The Planning Inspectorate, Temple Quay House, 2 The Square, Temple Quay, Bristol, BS1 6PN 14 October 2010

Appeal Reference APP/J3530/A/10/2135196 NWF (appeal against refusal of planning permission)

Suffolk Coastal District Council Planning Application  C/10/0941 Change of use of agricultural land for storage of up to 200 caravans, Foxburrow Farm, Waldringfield Road, Brightwell, Suffolk

Dear Sir,

I am writing on behalf . . . → Read More: NANT planning objection to Foxburrow Farm Caravans

Martlesham Parish Council Planning meeting -Bloors application 9 September 2010.

Steve Brown and Martin Price from SCDC attended. The earliest date for going to Development Control Committee was said to be November. Advice was given as to how the application might be considered relative to the saved policies which include:- General policy of restraint Villages should not have estates Countryside should be protected Open spaces between settlements should be protected. . . . → Read More: Martlesham Parish Council Planning meeting -Bloors application 9 September 2010.

EADT – Planning service under the microscope

The meeting heard there was a perception that many decisions were made behind closed doors between developers and planners and that residents’ views were a “mere inconvenience”…….Read the full article in the East Anglian Daily Times

Campaigners call for Norwich LDF review

Campaign groups have written to Broadland, Norwich and South Norfolk Councils seeking a review of the Joint Core Strategy for Greater Norwich. See Planning Daily.

Plans for 59,750 homes in the South West scrapped

Plans for 59,750 homes in the South West have been scrapped by councils in response to the government’s abolition of house building targets. See Planning Daily