The appellant had challenged an enforcement notice requiring him to pull down a partially built house. The issue was when the four year limitation period had commenced. Did the four year limitation period commence when the works were complete, or when the building was complete? Held: The inspector had found the building to be a … Continue reading Sage v Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions and others: HL 10 Apr 2003
The court could properly grant an interlocutory injunction ordering the removal of a plane (a replica Spitfire) from a roof in breach of planning controls under the Act. Citations: Times 23-Feb-1994, Ind Summary 28-Feb-1994, Gazette 27-Apr-1994,  1 PLR 30 Statutes: Town and Country Planning Act 1990 55(2)(d) 90 187(b) Jurisdiction: England and Wales Cited … Continue reading Croyden London Borough Council v Gladden and Others: CA 23 Feb 1994
The fact that a new product was made on agricultural land from produce grown elsewhere on the land did not make that production process non-agricultural. The making of wine is capable of being agricultural use, and being thus free from planning . .
The landowner appealed against an enforcement notice, saying that though she kept a large number of dogs (44), this was for domestic pleasure purposes, and was only incidental to the use as a private domestic dwelling.
Held: The appeal failed. . .