Somebody has obviously objected.
How often do you come and goduring the day?
What exactly does the letter say?
What address is on yourletterheads/bills?
Running a business from home does not necessarily need planningpermission. I do a lot of work from home and a colleague of mine he does allhis work from home. He simply uses a bedroom as an office and that is it.Nobody comes and nobody goes and he has no deliveries, he just works online and he does not have or need planning permission.
There is no absolute rule as to whether planning permission isrequired or not and what the local authority look at the comings and goings andthe general impact on the area.
If you had no deliveries and the chances are that the localauthority would not even have bothered because then you could genuinely say youwere not running a business from home but you simply parked the vehicle athome.
It is the impact of the delivery vehicles and the comings andgoings of your van each day which is the problem. At this stage in time, allyou can do is fill in the form and be as honest as you can. There is no pointin playing this down because you can bet your bottom dollar that the neighbourwill have monitored the comings and goings and will no doubt have them down,almost to the minute!
If you have tyres stored in your garage or any equipment thatwould almost be fatal to any submission that you make that you are not runninga business from home. You don't necessarily have to have people visiting inorder to be running a business from home
I'm afraid that at this stage in time you are at the mercy of thelocal authority.
I'm sorry, I appreciate that this is probably not the answer youwanted but the fact is you have given me will make me think that the localauthority are probably not going to look on this particularly favourably.
It is nothing in particular which is fatal would everythingtogether.
If you had one delivery a week it would help
if you only went out once a day and came back once-a-day thatwould help.
I appreciate that it is an on demand service but the very essenceof what you are doing I think you have to say that you are running a businessfrom home because you cannot say, in all honesty, but you are running it fromanywhere else. Sorry
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