Your objection will have more effect if a number of people write in to object, but do not be tempted to organise a petition; it will not carry any weight and is a waste of time. Also avoid using a ‘standard’ letter. Objectors should use their own words and write, type or word process their letters themselves. Objections will not carry the same weight if they are seen to have been written or produced in a standardised form.
The following are the grounds on which planning permission is most likely to be refused(although this list is not intended to be definitive):
The following points, on the other hand will not be taken into account in deciding on the acceptability of the development in planning terms:
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