BCC has found that planning and the subsequent construction of properties is an important matter for our residents.
A lot of resident’s comment to us that some planning applications are not built as anticipated, have viewed the original approved plans.
BCC also receives a lot of “Retrospective Applications” whereby the consented application has not been followed and changes are sought retrospectively to the works commencing.
If you feel that any construction project, close to you, is staying from the planning consent obtained, then please contact us ASAP. BCC can then raise this with TRDC Councillors & where appropriate seek to have action taken. The earlier we are advised the easier it is to rectify the problem.
Alongside our fellow TRDC Councillors & Moor Park 58 we have brought several situations of this nature to the attention of the planning officer(s) & where appropriate enforcement notices have been served or alternative action taken.
Please remember that any changes to front gardens, which is allowed under Permitted Development Regulations, must utilise Porous Materials. If you see a concrete base or finish or something similar of any kind, then please advise us.
If your are planning to or having works undertaken, PLEASE communicate & share your plans with your neighbours, ask your contractors to respect your neighbourhood and ensure you protect our trees and verges.
Batchworth Community Council works with local organisations to protect and improve the social, recreational and environmental well-being of the lives of all who live, visit or work in Eastbury, Moor Park and Rickmansworth.
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