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    • collectors
    • By collectors 6th Jul 18, 11:21 AM
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    Has my local council/planning office devalued my house.
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    • 6th Jul 18, 11:21 AM
    Has my local council/planning office devalued my house. 6th Jul 18 at 11:21 AM
    I purchased my house about 6 years ago & as it has a very large garden i have just started an application for planning for another single house. I have also just found out about a month later that since i have been living here the council have put a line on there planning map in 2016 to exclude myself & 5 other back gardens from being within the exceptical building & planning area. There was an application turned down for a 12 house development before i moved here, but my one is a single house at least 60 meters from another property.
    I, or none of the other freeholders have been informed of this new boundary & it will affect my application that i just paid over 800 for. I believe It will also affect the value & resale of my property. Do you think i am correct. The trouble with the local planning department is they seem to be the last stop, or is there someone else i can get involved after they say no & after my appeal, as it seems completely unfair any of us should loose.
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    • marliepanda
    • By marliepanda 6th Jul 18, 12:10 PM
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    • 6th Jul 18, 12:10 PM
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    • 6th Jul 18, 12:10 PM
    You could probably argue to get your fee back as they should have been able to see it wasnt possible beforehand if this line means a blanket no.

    As for reducing the value of your property? No. You bought a house with a big garden and no PP, and you still have that.
    • bris
    • By bris 6th Jul 18, 12:15 PM
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    • 6th Jul 18, 12:15 PM
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    • 6th Jul 18, 12:15 PM
    If you buy a house with a big back garden thinking great I can build a house on that then you are to blame, you still have what you bought.
    • peter_the_piper
    • By peter_the_piper 6th Jul 18, 3:49 PM
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    • 6th Jul 18, 3:49 PM
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    • 6th Jul 18, 3:49 PM
    Having seen quite a few plans the first thing that should be done is a search to see if planning consent could be given. Your search should have shown up the restriction.
    I'd rather be an Optimist and be proved wrong than a Pessimist and be proved right.
    • marliepanda
    • By marliepanda 6th Jul 18, 4:14 PM
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    • 6th Jul 18, 4:14 PM
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    • 6th Jul 18, 4:14 PM
    Having seen quite a few plans the first thing that should be done is a search to see if planning consent could be given. Your search should have shown up the restriction.
    Originally posted by peter_the_piper
    Considering the OP posted before that he had a patch of land with PP I'm guessing he has simply been getting ahead of himself...
    • collectors
    • By collectors 8th Jul 18, 6:04 PM
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    • 8th Jul 18, 6:04 PM
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    • 8th Jul 18, 6:04 PM
    Considering the OP posted before that he had a patch of land with PP I'm guessing he has simply been getting ahead of himself...
    Originally posted by marliepanda
    My thought is when i purchased my property in 2011, this restriction wasn't there. The restriction was put in place in 2016 without myself or any of my 5 neighbours being told which land it goes across.
    I have forked out just over 800.00 & surly they should tell you that this wouldn't be possible before taking the money.
    • powerful_Rogue
    • By powerful_Rogue 8th Jul 18, 6:12 PM
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    • 8th Jul 18, 6:12 PM
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    • 8th Jul 18, 6:12 PM
    My thought is when i purchased my property in 2011, this restriction wasn't there. The restriction was put in place in 2016 without myself or any of my 5 neighbours being told which land it goes across.
    I have forked out just over 800.00 & surly they should tell you that this wouldn't be possible before taking the money.
    Originally posted by collectors

    How did you find out about the restricition?
    • lincroft1710
    • By lincroft1710 8th Jul 18, 6:18 PM
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    • 8th Jul 18, 6:18 PM
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    • 8th Jul 18, 6:18 PM
    The people who record the application are administrators not planners. Their job is to record the app, not pre-determine it.

    You bought a house with a large garden, which is what you still have. A large garden doesn't automatically mean you can apply for and be given pp for a second dwelling.
    • collectors
    • By collectors 9th Jul 18, 9:40 AM
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    • 9th Jul 18, 9:40 AM
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    • 9th Jul 18, 9:40 AM
    How did you find out about the restriction?
    Originally posted by powerful_Rogue
    One of the old parish council leaders posted it as an objection.
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