Last updated: Wed 8 Oct 2014

Inquiry after Barratt Homes appeal

A Public Inquiry will be held after Barratt Homes appealed against refusal of planning permission to build up to 100 houses in Nunney.

Barratt Homes masterplan

Barratt Homes still wants to build up to 100 houses at Glebelands and Green Pits Lane in Nunney.

Barratt Homes have written to the Department for Communities and Local Government to appeal against Mendip District Council‘s decision to refuse outline planning permission to build up to 100 houses at Green Pits Lane in Nunney.

The Secretary of State, Eric Pickles, has decided that the appeal should be examined at a Public Inquiry.

The date and venue for the Public Inquiry are yet to be confirmed, but it will be led by an inspector appointed by the Secretary of State.

Eric Pickles is Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.

Eric Pickles is Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.

How to respond

Any comments already made in response to the original application for planning permission will be taken into account by the inspector in deciding the appeal.

If you would like to withdraw or modify your earlier comments in any way, you should write direct to:

Planning Inspectorate
Room 3/19A Eagle Wing
Temple Quay House
2 The Square
Temple Quay
Bristol BS1 6PN

Please make sure that you quote the appeal reference number APP/Q3305/A/14/2224843.

You will not get an acknowledgement of your letter unless you specifically ask them to do so. They will, however, ensure that your letter is passed on to the inspector dealing with the appeal.

Barratt Homes Nunney

The plans have been controversial in Nunney

If you wish to respond to the appeal, you must send in three copies of your letter to the above address by 7 November at the very latest. Your views will be given in writing to all parties involved in the appeal and may be read out at the Public Inquiry.

If you would rather submit your comments online, visit the Planning Portal and enter the seven digit part of the appeal reference number (2224843).

You can read Barratt Homes’ appeal letter during normal office hours at Mendip District Council’s Planning Department, Council Offices, Cannards Grave Road, Shepton Mallet. Please phone 0300 303 8588 before travelling to Shepton Mallet to make sure that there is someone available to assist you.

More information about taking part in appeals is available at www.planningportal.gov.uk.

Free and independent professional advice on town and planning issues to people and groups who cannot afford consultancy fees is available from Planning Aid:

Planning Aid England
41-42 Botolph Lane

Advice Line 0330 123 9244
Email info@planningaid.rtpi.org.uk
Web www.rtpi.org.uk/planningaid

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