The Committee considered a report of the Principal Planning Officer, Fiona Clarke which provided details of a recent appeal decisions.
Members noted the first was in relation to application for the retention of a timber fence at 4 Brantwood, Chester-le-Street and the Principal Planning Officer advised that the appeal had been dismissed by the Planning Inspector and appropriate enforcement action would be therefore taken in respect of the fence.
The Principal Planning Officer noted a second appeal relating to an application for the erection of an equestrian worker’s dwelling, garages, tack room, riding area, and extension to stable building at land west of Peters Bank Cottage, Peters Bank, Harperley. The Principal Planning Officer advised that the Planning Inspector issued a split decision the proposed stables extension and riding arena were approved subject to conditions and the proposed equestrian workers dwelling was refused.
Councillor A Shield asked as regards costs, the Principal Planning Officer noted that there had not been any application for costs.
That the content of the report be noted.