Private nuisance is usually caused by a person doing something on their own land, which they are lawfully entitled to do, but which becomes a nuisance when the consequences of what they are doing extends to a neighbour’s property.
In February 2014, the Supreme Court delivered an important judgment on the principles of private nuisance which could have practical implications on individuals, developers and operators of various noisy [or other nuisance causing] activities.
The case concerned a claim by property owners, Ms Lawrence and Mr Shields, who owned land in West Row (Fenland, Cambridgeshire) against the owners of a racing track and stadium situated nearby.
The track and stadium were used for various motor sports throughout the year and in July 2002 the council granted permanent planning permission for it to be used as a motocross track.
About this site
This website and associated online services are provided by The Planning Objection Company Ltd (trading as iObject.co.uk). The business was founded in 2012 to provide a dedicated planning objection advice and consultancy service - specifically helping those people wishing to oppose planning proposals.
Planning applications submitted throughout the UK are able to be challenged by members of the public for a wide variety of reasons. However, how this is best achieved is generally unclear and can be extremely daunting to the uninitiated. We are planning consultants who specialise in helping people to get their views heard during the planning application phase of building and development projects. We currently cover the English and Welsh planning systems - which are governed by the Town & Country Planning Act 1990 (As amended) and by various National Planning Policy Guidance, along with statute and related policies. Local plans and planning authorities also have their own individual planning policies that add additional layers of complexity to the objection and representation process.
We are here to make the objection process simple, concise and straightforward - enabling our customers to build the best possible case for halting inappropriate development.
Our team comprises private practice Professional Members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Professional Members of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), planning officers and independent planning specialists.
The company is proud to offer professional, ethical and bespoke, situation-appropriate advice. We are managed in accordance within the strict codes of professional conduct set out by both RICS and RTPI.
We operate from offices around England and deal with a wide variety of planning matters on a daily basis. We understand the planning system, know many of the planners involved and the appropriate way to enable our customers to make a professional objection to a planning application.
We insist on giving impartial, honest advice as part of providing our services and operate a strict system of client confidentiality and conflict avoidance. Our customers receive professional advice that is tailored to the planning application they want to object to.
The Legal Bit
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