Sunday, 14 August 2016

Planning Application - land behind Village Hall

Ref: 16/0862/OUT

Former Tennis Court - Land Rear Of Village Hall, Main Street, Nocton
  • Outline planning application for the erection of 1no dwelling (with access for consideration)
Application Received Date: Fri 15 Jul 2016
Application Validated Date: Tue 02 Aug 2016
Expiry Date: Thu 08 Sep 2016
Statutory Expiry Date: Tue 13 Sep 2016
Determination Deadline: Tue 27 Sep 2016

Case Officer: Tony Sargent
Applicant: Paul Clarke

My previous blog relating to the intention to develop this site can be found here.

To view the above application and any comments that have been submitted, please use the planning reference here.


I see North Kesteven District Council are advertising for a new Principal Planning Officer too:

Job title: Principal Planning Officer
Job reference: NKRHR161
Date posted: 21/07/2016
Application closing date: 19/08/2016
Location: Sleaford Main Offices
Salary: £37,858 - £39,660
Package: Pension, Health Scheme, Essential Car User Allowance, Relocation Allowance
Job category/type: Planning


  1. Hi Geoff,

    I would be interested in discussing this with you as this planned development would directly affect us. So would like to get your take on things to help us submit our objections.



  2. Hi Adam and thanks for getting in touch. If you visit the North Kesteven District Council planning portal and search for this application using the reference I have given, you will see I have already lodged my objection.

    The best advice I can give you is to read the following:

    1. How to object:
    2. National Policy Planning Framework:
    3. Proposed Submission - Local Plan 2016:

    There is no quick fix I'm afraid. It is important to state exactly how you believe this proposal will breach aspects of the planning guidance rules. In my experience, comments must be planning related to be fully effective. However, as you can see I don't always follow this golden rule, mainly because I think if it goes to Committee, sometimes Councillors can be influenced occasionally by other factors. Hope this helps.


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