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Extension to waste transfer station treated as a new facility

An extension into open countryside of the yard of an existing waste transfer station in order to improve efficiency rather than increase capacity was rejected for not complying with policy for the location of new waste facilities in Gloucestershire.

Concrete batching plant granted retrospective permission

Temporary permission was granted for a concrete batching plant operating at an Essex sand and gravel quarry by an inspector.

Industrial scale poultry rearing unsuited to peaceful rural location

The expansion of a poultry rearing enterprise on a Shropshire arable farm was rejected by an inspector, mainly because of the impact of noise from the operation on the tranquil rural area.

Legal Viewpoint

Legal viewpoint: Common sense triumphs in housing supply judgment

The Supreme Court's first judgment on the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) has rejected a broad approach to the meaning of paragraph 49, which states that "relevant policies for the supply of housing" should not be considered up to date where a council cannot show a five-year supply.

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