Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 487 (Jul)
Court: Administrative Court
Judge:

Forbes J

Representation Anthony Dinkin (instructed by Sharpe Pritchard) for the claimant.
  Timothy Corner QC (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 31 July 2002

Catchwords

Town and country planning - Permission for development - Refusal - Appeal - Claimant applying for planning permission for construction of residential development - Local planning authority failing to determine application - Secretary of State's inspector dismissing appeal - Claimant appealing contending Secretary of State misinterpreting provisions of PPG3 - Whether Secretary of State in error.

The Case

The Secretary of State had been entitled to dismiss an appeal against the non determination of planning permission by a local planning authority and had not erred in his interpretation PPG3 in relation to housing density.

Practice Areas

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