Regina v Yeovil Borough Council, ex parte Trustees of Elim Pentecostal Church, Yeovil: QBD 1971

The Council’s Planning Committee had resolved that the town clerk should be authorised to approve the application when evidence of an agreement about car parking facilities had been received.
Held: There is no effective planning permission unless and until the written notice is issued to the applicant. No such notice having been given the authority was free to alter its decision.


Lord Widgery CJ Browne and Bridge JJ


(1971) 23 PandCR 39, [1971] 70 LGR 142


England and Wales

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CitedRichardson and Orme v North Yorkshire County Council CA 19-Dec-2003
The claimants appealed against an order dismissing their application for a judicial review of the respondent’s grant of planning permission. They contended that a councillor with an interest in the matter had wrongfully not been excluded from the . .
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Updated: 25 November 2022; Ref: scu.193784