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FOI 13390

Breach of Planning Conditions

Request

Please would you let me know in writing if you hold information of the following description: all breach of condition notices issued by the council in relation to planning in the last five years.

In other words, please provide me the number of breach of condition notices issues per year, the planning reference number the notice pertains to and where possible
an internet link or an attachment relating to the issuance. If possible could you also provide any information as to whether court proceedings were issued by the council in respect to the breaches of conditions.

For example, “2013, the council issued 50 breach of planning condition notices. They relate to the following planning applications…In case X, court proceedings were brought against developer X”.

Response


Please see your response below:
With reference to the FOI received in relation to Breach of Condition Notices issued over the last five years by Brentwood Borough Council, I can report the following that I have taken from the register of notices:

2011
6 x Breach of Condition Notices Issued for breach of conditions relating to:
i) Window not obscure glazed and fixed shut
ii) Failure to erect fence and window not obscure glazed
iii) Use of pressure washers on site and pollution control
iv) Breach of Construction Method Statement
v) Breach of Construction Method Statement
vi) Failure to remove garage and dormer windows
2012
2 x Breach of Condition Notices Issued for breach of conditions relating to:
i) Removal of a Caravan
ii) Failure to erect privacy screen
2013
1 x Breach of Condition Notice Issued for breach of conditions relating to:
i) Use of a pressure washer
2014
2 x Breach of Condition Notices Issued for breach of conditions relating to:
i) Unlawful residential occupation of caravan
ii) Unlawful residential occupation of caravan
There were no Breach of Condition Notices issued 2015/2016. There have been no prosecutions resulting from the issue of Breach of Condition Notices.
Report Complied 16/11/16 By Mark Bray