TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990 PUBLIC INQUIRY TO BE HELD AS A VIRTUAL EVENTNotice ID: WAR2015901
TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING ACT 1990 PUBLIC INQUIRY TO BE HELD AS A VIRTUAL EVENT Opening on 15 March 2021 at 10.00 REASON FOR INQUIRY
Appeal by Elendra Raja against an enforcement notice served by Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council in relation to Land at Grundy Fold Farm, Chorley Old Road, Horwich, Bolton BL6 6QA. The
matters which are alleged to constitute a breach of planning control are "Without planning permission, the erection of five dwellings and one garage building together with the altering of land levels."
Appeal by Grundy Fold Home Owners Association against the refusal of planning permission ref: 05083/18 by Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council in relation to Land at Grundy Fold Farm, Chorley Old Road, Horwich, Bolton BL6 6QA for "1) Demolition of buildings at plots 3 & 4 2) removal of containers and caravan; 3) erection of new dwellings at plots 3 & 4 4) operational works pursuant to completion of partly build dwellings at plots 1, 2 & 5; 5) erection of garages; and 6) associated works to include comprehensive landscaping scheme."
J Whitfield BA (Hons) DipTP MRTPI an Inspector appointed by the Secretary of State, will hold an Inquiry opening on the date shown above to decide the appeals. The Inquiry will be held as a virtual event run by an Inspector in the normal way, but with the parties invited to join via Microsoft Teams or telephone.
Documents relating to the appeal can be viewed on the Council website ref 05083/18 ENF1540 (16/0568/01) Anyone wishing to attend the inquiry must make that interest known to the Planning Inspectorate Case Officer as soon as possible prior to the Inquiry, either by email or telephone after reading the Inquiry Attendance Information set out below. When contacting the Case Officer, it would be helpful if you could confirm whether you want to take an active part in the proceedings or anticipate attending just as an observer (see below).
Inquiry Attendance Information
Before deciding whether to take an active part in the Inquiry, you need to think carefully about the points you wish to make. All written submissions from application and appeal stage will be taken into account by the Inspector and re-stating the same points won't add any additional weight to them.
If you feel that taking part in the Inquiry is right for you in whatever capacity, you can participate in a number of ways:
To take part using video, participants will need to have access to Microsoft Teams (via an app or web browser). This link gives further information on how to use this,
. Alternatively you can take part by telephone. Calls would be to an 020 number which will incur chargeshttps://www.gov.uk/call-charges
If you just wish to observe the event, you should make that clear in your response to the Case Officer.
If you wish to take an active part in the proceedings, please make clear in your response whether you wish only to appear at the Inquiry and make a statement, or whether you would also wish to ask questions on particular topics.
If you want to take an active part but feel unable to for any reason, and/or the points you want to make are not covered in the evidence of others, consider whether someone else could raise them on your behalf.
Registered participants in whatever capacity will receive individual joining instructions, providing details of any requirements, guidance and support, whether joining by Teams or telephone.
Planning Inspectorate References:
APP/N4205/C/18/3208247 & APP/N4205/W/19/3237913
Case Officer contact at the Planning Inspectorate: Mr Paul Eland
Tel: 0303 444 5307.