Regina (Freedman) v Wiltshire Council – WLR Daily

Posted March 6th, 2014 in change of use, law reports, local government, planning by tracey

Regina (Freedman) v Wiltshire Council: [2014] EWHC 211 (Admin);   [2014] WLR (D)  109

‘In determining an application for a certificate for lawful use, section 191(4) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 entitled a local planning authority, in principle, to substitute a description of a different use from that described in the application form by the certificate had been sought, provided that the authority was satisfied, on a balance of probability, that the evidence demonstrated that the use as substituted had been carried on continuously for a period of ten years or more.’

WLR Daily 6th February 2014