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You may have had months of discussions but a decision has not been forthcoming, just delay after delay. Often delays have been blamed on incomplete information being provided at the application stage, but for something like a carport (taking years) how much information does it take. Back in the day when the regulations were compiled not everyone had a car.

Planning 1

If the application has been going on long enough or if it has become urgent like a nursery for a baby on the way it is essential to get a refusal prior to appeal.

Planning 2

The SAT process is straightforward and is relatively swift for a Government Dept and relatively inexpensive compared with the delays and inaction and often the Councils prefer a third party to make the decision and take subsequent responsibility, after all the rates paid don’t cover this and requries tax payer’s money.

A word of warning!

The SAT occasionally┬árecommends a mediation prior to the hearing. Of the cases I know where the appelant has declined the matter has been heard and it was a success. Of the cases where mediation was agreed the appelant was bullied with threats of massive fines and court costs if they didn’t settle. The Google reviews on the SAT reflect this.

Planning 3

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