Illegal development issued by planning authority, because under building department control requirements two existing timber /asbestos walls were replaced and new foundations laid. Planning permission was granted for alterations and extension. Drawings were submitted and passed showing replacement walls etc. This is not a protected building just old farm workers dwelling. Visual appearance exactly as per the drawings which were passed. Advise was given by planning officer regarding new brick wall skirting for all walls, timber cladding and new roof structure. All building construction carried out within the existing footprint plus new extension. Three councillors including the chairman agree I have built according to the drawings. Our property was previously owned by a person who had many conflicts with the planning authorities and we are now subject to the animosity and hatred as was made clear at a previous planning application we made. As I am retired and due to a new knee replacement I am unable to work and cannot afford to employ a solicitor as our state pension is not adequate, so we are waiting for the inevitable to happen. Unless there is a solicitor who would support us and make the planning authorities pay for the distress and legal costs this has caused us over the passed 18 months. I have letters and drawings to uphold my claims hope there is someone who may be able to bring this nightmare to an end. Kind Regards XXXXX XXXXX
Province/Country relating to question : Woking, Surrey
Letters to the chief planning officer, letters to councillors and meetings. I was simply told to re-apply for planning permission. I do not have the money to afford another application and more architects fees and cannot bear the thought thet if it is refused we would lose a home I built for our retirement.
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