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Another Validation 'Refusal'

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On 20/03/2018 at 12:07, Gary Prentice said:

You just need a handy teenager around to type it though! And probably a teenage TO to understand the abbreviations and language involved. 9_9


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You couldn’t make it up.

The LA refused to validate the application for three weeks, until I changed the references on my plan to match their thirty odd year old TPO plan


So eleven weeks after that, I rang them to ask why I haven’t received a decision notice?


”It hasn’t been determined yet!”


I did apologise, eventually, to poor lad in planning when he told me. Seems like they are apply ‘rules’ when it’s for their own benefit.



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1 hour ago, Paul Barton said:

Appeal! You know you want to! 

They were a bit more ‘appealing’ :$ when proper arbs were involved in the process, and why should I waste yet more of my time due to the LAs incompetence?


A complaint to the councils CEO may be the first port of call.


This same council argued the toss about numbering trees previously. They backed down when I asked if, as the tree of whatever TPO ref no. Was shown on the other side of the fence (in next doors garden) on their plan, why were we arguing over tree numbers when I could just go ahead and fell it anyway? :D


This app is annoying, no TO would spend more than two minutes on site determining it. It doesn’t warrant the aggravation and delays involved.

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