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A children's nursery operator wishes to display a banner on the fence of a nearby allotment advertising the business. As the banner is not being displayed at the nursery itself, does this mean consent is automatically required? JM

Answer or comment online at or by emailing by Tuesday 13 November. 

Q. A developer has planning permission for an extension and now wishes to submit a non-material amendment application for an obscure glazed rooflight in the roof slope. On its own, this would be permitted development. However, the site is adjacent to a neighbours’ boundary and they may want to comment. A section 73 application for variation of the approved plans would give an opportunity for this. Would it be reasonable to refuse the non-material amendment application, given the fallback position that the developer could install the rooflight as permitted development once the extension is completed? HA

Answer or comment online at or by emailing by Friday 23 November


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