Iford: Game Rearing Planning Appeal

Update: The appeal for this application was allowed. 

Update:  This case is being appealed. Information from the Planning Inspectorate as of Mon 13th July 2015:

“The appeal for this case will be The Hearing is at 10.00hrs on Wednesday September 23rd. The venue is The Council Chambers, Town Hall, High Street, Lewes. The venue will now be: The Stanley Turner Ground Kingston Road Lewes East Sussex BN7 3NB. You should be at the venue a few minutes prior to the Inspector opening the Hearing. The Inspector will probably ask if anyone other than the main parties wishes to address the Hearing, and that is when you should make yourself known. If you wish to read from any document, or submit any documents then you should take at least three identical copies with you, plus a copy for yourself.”

For background information see the original applications on the SDNPA web site.
This hearing will consider two appeals:

  • APP/P1425/C/14/3001421 (relates to application No: SDNP/14/04465/FUL)
  • APP/P1425/W/15/3028967 (relates to enforcement action following the withdrawal of application No: SDNP/14/02853/FUL )   Now withdrawn.

In 2014 a ‘retrospective’ planning application was submitted for:

“change of use of land from agricultural to mixed use of agriculture and game rearing and change of use of redundant agricultural buildings to ancillary storage for the game rearing business, associated landscape planting and retention of an existing brooder house”

It appears that some time later, possibly in 2014 this application was withdrawn. It also appears this withdrawal caused the planning authority to undertake enforcement action. Following this the ‘applicant’ appealed against the enforcement action. As a consequence a planning appeal process started. It appears that a ‘hearing’ is going to be held. I have asked the inspector for the date of the hearing.

From reading the correspondence on the SDNPA website under reference SDNP/14/04465/FUL one can see there is to be an appeal.

To see the document history go to:  http://planningpublicaccess.southdowns.gov.uk/online-applications/  and put this reference in the search engine: SDNP/14/04465/FUL

Email address for the inspector: teame1@pins.gsi.gov.uk copy this to your email to send an email to the inspector.

http://www.planningportal.gov.uk/planninginspectorate

Quote: Appeal Ref: APP/P1425/C/14/3001421

This application is one of many made in association with the Iford Estate business (http://www.ifordestate.com/ as you will see from the website the business offers shooting, flying (airstrip), commercial lettings, entertainment and wedding venue services as well as farming and fishing. Their latest newsletter is here: http://www.ifordestate.com/pdf/newsletter-issue2.pdf

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