Category Archives: Planning issues

Ecological Land Cooperative Success

We are very please to report that the Greenhan Reach smallholdings now have planning permission to go ahead. Reading about it shows the enormous struggle they had to go through to get three legai smallholdings on undeveloped land. Read, Learn … Continue reading

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The Land Winter 2011-12: – – Post Two

The chapter 7 article on page 61 of the winter 2011-12 issue of The Land gives a clear, if pessimistic, outline of the government’s new planning policy. [ the NPPF] This policy sweeps away many of the current regulations and … Continue reading

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The Land Winter 2011-12: — Post One

I have just received my winter 2011/12 copy of The Land and the team have really excelled themselves in this issue. The main focus of the issue is the future of our forests with strong articles in favour of keeping … Continue reading

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The Root of our Problem

As can be seen from my last post the planning system lies at the root of our problem. It is no accident that it is very difficult to find a place where we can share a reasonable amount of space … Continue reading

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The planning rules and what they mean for Prospect

Report of conversation with head planning officer (Torridge District Council) following the Buckland Mill consultation. Location for conversion of existing buildings or new build must be within the developable area of a town or substantial village. Additional residential accommodation outside … Continue reading

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Planning Setback

We have just heard that our attempt to get planning approval to convert two buildings at the very rural property in North Devon that we have been considering has not succeeded. So it’s back to the property search having learned … Continue reading

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Planning Issues – New Documents

New documents have been posted on the Property and Planning Permissions page Please add your comment on planning issues to this post. Members may alternatively create new posts. Earlier comments on planning issues are attached to the planning issues for … Continue reading

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