National Park local occupancy condition removed

September 5th, 2019 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

The Lake District National Park Authority have a long standing commitment to local occupancy conditions for all new dwellings and resist nearly all attempts to remove such conditions. In an unusual and exceptional circumstance LDNPA agreed to remove a local employment and main residence condition from a planning permission for two dwellings granted in the … Read more

New dwelling in the open countryside

August 9th, 2019 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Garner Planning has secured planning for the conversion of a building to a new dwelling. In 2014 an appeal was dismissed because the Planning Inspector considered the location to be isolated. Garner Planning referred to a recent Court of Appeal decision and a change to both national and local planning policy since 2014 to argue … Read more

Holiday Let Business with new owners’/staff accommodation

July 29th, 2019 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Garner Planning has secured planning permission for a new dwelling in the open countryside, within the Lake District National Park. The new dwelling is to be occupied by the owners or staff in association with an existing holiday let business comprising four holiday let units. If you need advice regarding your holiday let business please … Read more

Cockermouth Listed Building Consent

June 27th, 2019 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Garner Planning has secured listed building consent to convert All Saints Church Rooms, a Grade II listed building, to a holiday let.

Residential Planning Permission

May 2nd, 2019 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

South Lakeland District Council have granted planning permission to Russell Armer for a housing scheme at Allithwaite following the signing of a S106 agreement to provide affordable housing. The development includes a broad range of houses including 2,3 and 4 bedroomed properties with some bungalows. Garner Planning prepared Affordable Housing, Heritage and Planning Statements in … Read more

Enforcement -Upvc windows and dormer windows

April 5th, 2019 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Upvc windows are rarely considered appropriate in a conservation area but Garner Planning has secured a consent for upvc windows in the Kendal Conservation area, following a retrospective application. Garner Planning has successfully challenged an enforcement notice requiring the removal of a dormer window from a residential property in Bowness on Windermere. If you are … Read more

Residential infill appeal success

February 22nd, 2019 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Garner Planning has secured planning permission for a single dwelling in the village of Leasgill at appeal. Garner Planning was engaged after South Lakeland District Council refused planning permission. The Planning Inspector agreed that the linear nature of the village had been altered by the recent development of two dwellings (secured by Garner Planning in … Read more

Housing Land Supply in South Lakeland – Request for Information

January 25th, 2019 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

South Lakeland District Council are asking for information on sites currently allocated for housing development and say:- “It should be note that up to date evidence of sites’ availability and deliverability will be essential in considering whether to carry forward existing allocations into the New Local Plan or whether sites should be de-allocated.” If you … Read more

Allithwaite South Lakeland

January 10th, 2019 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Members of South Lakeland District Council’s Planning Committee voted unanimously to grant planning permission for 23 houses in the village of Allithwaite. Garner Planning acted for Kendal based Russel Armer Ltd in promoting the scheme.    

South Lakeland New Dwelling

January 10th, 2019 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Garner Planning has secured planning permission for a new dwelling based on emerging planning policy. The planning authority considered the proposal was neither infilling or rounding off of the settlement, as required by current policy, but agreed it complied with draft planning policy and therefore granted consent. If you have land or property that you … Read more