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.

Lake District Holiday Let

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

Garner Planning has secured planning permission for the conversion of part of a listed building, located in the open countryside, to a holiday let use. If you have an existing building that you are considering converting wholly or party to a holiday let give Chris Garner a call to discuss.

Lake District open countryside barn conversion

April 3rd, 2017 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Garner Planning has secured planning permission for a barn conversion in the Lake District National Park. The barn is located in the Wincham Valley, near Millom approximately 900 metres from the adopoted highway. As part of the consent an existing track will require upgrading.  

No local occupancy in the National Park

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

The Lake District National Park Authority have granted consent for the conversion and extension of an office building to a single dwelling. Garner Planning put the case that permitted development rights allowed a conversion from office to residential without the need for a planning permission and therefore local occupancy restrictions should not apply. The impact … Read more

9 Bungalows Thornton Cleveleys

February 16th, 2017 | Posted by Chris Garner in News - (Comments Off)

Garner Planning has secured planning permission for 9 bungalows on a greenfield site on the edge of Thornton Cleveleys. The site is not identified for development but given the shortage of housing in Wyre Borough and the sustainable location of the site, planning officers recommended approval. As a result of discussions with ¬†planning officers it … Read more