Yorkshire Dales National Park Local Occupancy

November 29th, 2017 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Garner Planning has secured the removal of a local occupancy planning condition on a barn conversion in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Such conditions can make such conversions not commercially viable. If you have any such condition and would like to discuss the possibility of removing such a condition then give Chris Garner a call.

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Consents

November 29th, 2017 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Garner Planning has secured consents for a single new build dwelling within the grounds of an existing house and planning permission for the conversion of a building to 4 dwellings within the Arnside-Silverdale AONB. If you are considering any proposed development within an AONB give Chris Garner a call to discuss.  

Age restriction in lieu of affordable housing

November 29th, 2017 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Garner Planning has secured planning permission for a residential scheme in South Lakeland for persons aged 55 or over in lieu of providing affordable housing. If you are considering putting forward a residential development where an age restriction might be appropriate in market terms, give Chris Garner a ring to discuss.

National Park Lodges

August 10th, 2017 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Garner Planning has assisted in securing planning permission for the extension of an existing lodge park within the Lake District National Park. If you are considering new caravans or lodges, whether within the National Park or not, give Chris Garner a call.

National Park Certificate of Lawfulness

August 10th, 2017 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Garner Planning has secured a Certificate of Lawfulness for an existing dwelling within the Lake District National Park. If you have a dwelling for which there is no planning permission and need advice on the way forward give Chris Garner a call.

Agricultural Worker’s Dwelling Certificate of Lawfulness

July 19th, 2017 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Garner Planning has secured a Certificate of Lawfulness to remove an agricultural workers dwelling restriction on a property in Cumbria. If you have similar such restrictions on a property and wish to discuss if there scope to seek a variation to such  a restriction please give Chris Garner a call.  

Enforcement Appeal for Builders’ Merchants

July 18th, 2017 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Garner Planning has successfully defended an enforcement action taken by Sefton Council against a builders’ merchants in Formby, Merseyside. The Planning Inspector agreed that such a use was compatible with the mainly residential character of the area and would not have an unacceptably adverse impact on the living conditions of nearby residents. If you require … Read more

New dwelling at Torver near Coniston

June 8th, 2017 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Garner Planning has secured planning permission for a 4-bed dwelling at Torver, near Coniston within the Lake District National Park. Key issues for discussion with the planning authority were whether or not a 4 bed dwelling met a local housing need and flood risk issues. Both HM Architecture and RG Parkins & Partners (flood and … Read more

New School in National Park

May 2nd, 2017 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Garner Planning has secured planning permission for an alternative education provision within a farm building in the open countryside in the Lake District National Park. The new school will provide for children whose educational development will benefit from the alternative provision. The National Park are to be commended for understanding the community benefits of such … Read more

Agricultural Worker’s Dwelling

April 11th, 2017 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Garner Planning, with the assistance of Richard Turner & Son, has secured planning permission for an agricultural worker’s dwelling near Lancaster. The key to such applications is a robust case for the need for an additional worker to live on site. If you are considering such a development give Chris Garner a call to discuss.