Businessman ordered to pay £500k for unlawful green belt development A businessman has been ordered to repay £553,772 in illegal profits after he set up a self-storage business on green belt land in Essex without planning permission. by Stephen Cousins An image of the unlawful green belt development. Pic: Thurrock Council Sign in to continue Sign in Email address Password Stay signed in Trouble signing in? Reset password: Click here Email: email@example.com Call: 020 8267 8121 Take a 30-day trial Join Planning now and pay nothing for your first 30-days. Register SUBSCRIBE Prices from £395 /pa* Full access to planningresource.com for 12 months with quarterly print issues Track the latest CIL developments with our live table Easily keep up-to-date with the essential planning news, analysis, and policy amendments by having it delivered directly to you with the Planning Daily bulletin Choose a Package *For bespoke corporate packages please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 01452 835820.