[Bell Historians] Cornhill / CofE Accountability
richard.offen at PcvwszKVJhrl6b8kkIFhuQEVYWjP3v-WaqXc7aRrgNMxCrHeNV62Wz93zB0FmMs9XpHQuol7uP1FdHHK8GY7zQ.yahoo.invalid
Tue Jan 8 14:12:00 GMT 2008
> .... modern secular planning control procedures are transparent ....
> No, they are not. You try and get the names of those who have
objected to a
> planning application, so you can talk the matter over with them
> matter goes to the local Planning Committees. You can't. Then you
> the mercy of the personal tastes of members of the committee. The
> we had getting the dormer windows we wanted was unbelievable;
> houses in the area having dormer windows, 'velux' windows were
> 'more appropriate' (and I am talking of a late 50's estate, not a
> conservation area). Finally the committee refused to consider
> simulations of the site.
> Planning Committees, bah, humbug.
Exactly my experience too.
I was told that the information about objectors to a planning scheme
I was party to would be kept confidential to prevent "witch hunts"!
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