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I approached my local planning department regarding

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I approached my local planning department regarding replacing in part and erecting a new fence to complement existing fences at 2m. Now a neighbour has put in a complaint and I need to apply for retrospective permission as part of the fence is behind a laurel hedge next to a highway. Please advise
JA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: Sorry - UK - Telford & Wrekin
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: The planning department have none of the original records on file except for their badly worded letter, but a neighbours complaint has resulted in the council sending me an 'alleged unauthorised erection of a fence
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: In a discussion with the building officer although sympathetic that I sought advice (3 years ago) took the high-line that there was nothing on file and therefore must be a misunderstanding on my part
Submitted: 9 days ago.
Category: UK Property Law
Expert:  Nick H replied 8 days ago.
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