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Taking a homeowner to court

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Android 07, 21 Apr 2020.

  1. fillyboy

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    Pity Fred Dibnah isn't still around, he sorted out chimneys good and proper.

     
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    Are you for real!!! Speak to someone (if you’re not up to it yourself) to put the fear of God into him. I don’t care who you are, the fear of a threat is generally enough. Scare the life out of the Fxxxxr
     
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    Apologies, it has taken too long to post a pic but here it is.

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    WOW.
     
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    It used to be like this :

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  7. fillyboy

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    Not the prettiest of sights overlooking your fence. Id go onto your local gov.uk website, look at the planning portal and that should tell you the ins & outs restrictions on outbuildings.
    Too tall in my opinion.
    Alternatively make an appointment with a planning officer at your local council and take the photographs along.

    Might be a while before you can get an appointment with the lockdown though.
     
  8. Ihavenojob

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    You could try environmental health if they start burning stuff, depends where you live, it could be a smokeless zone. Any building in the garden has to be less than 2.5mtrs high from the highest point, but don't think councils can be arsed any more.
     
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    These guys do burn stuff frequently. They chop up wood and use it to grill meat.
     
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    From next year the use of "wet wood" will be phased out for wood burning stoves, by wet wood, I think they mean unseasoned, and whether that contraption would come under the regulations I'm not sure. Every time they light it, complain to the council.
     
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    Pizzes me off when someone is red lining his motorbike,in his garage just for full sound effect.Very low tolerance for that caper.
     
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    Its been modified, so the 4/10 year rule and any certificate of lawful development may now been nullified. It should be enforceable.

    https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1990/8/section/171B

    The four year rule applies to alterations and additions and changes of use to a single dwelling house. If the work involves a change of use to something other than a single dwelling house then the time limit for enforcement action is ten years.
     
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    Thank you. I will get in touch with the enforcement team.

    On a positive note, the last time X decided to have a wild party, I complained and a Noise officer called me. I asked for recording equipment to be provided to me as the noise was stop and start and would be difficult for a noise officer to come and witness. Well, I didn't receive any equipment but X has been quiet since.
     
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    Perhaps he's been cremated.
     
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    If one wasn't bad enough, they now got two!
    Btw, what is the maximum length of a garden shed/conservatory? This seems like half the garden size.

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    you can fill up to 50% of our garden with sheds under PD.
    They could all be 2.5m tall too.
    Plant a nice hedge so you don't have to look at them.
     
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