A house builder has lost its appeal against South Northamptonshire Council’s decision last summer to refuse planning permission for an “unnecessary, undesirable and unsustainable” 14-home development on land to the west of Halestrap Way in King’s Sutton. The Planning Inspector, Amanda Blicq, announced her decision yesterday (February 28, 2018) after visiting the site of the proposed development in January.
Ms Blicq arrived at her decision after deliberating on whether the appeal site would be an appropriate location for residential development with regard to the policies of SNC’s development plan, the National Planning Policy Framework, and the following site-specific considerations:
The Planning Inspectorate cannot change or revoke the outcome of Ms Blicq’s decision, so if the developer wishes to challenge that decision, it will have to apply to the High Court.
Click here to view the Planning Inspector’s full report on the appeal.