Planning inquiry leaves council with six-figure bill

By Martin Ford | 27 April 2021

A district council has been left with a six-figure legal bill after failing to fend off a planning appeal.

Planning inspector Lesley Coffey overturned Rother DC’s refusal of permission for a business development on the Bexhill Enterprise Park.

Want full article access?

Receive The MJ magazine each week and gain access to all the content on this website with a subscription.

Full website content includes additional, exclusive commentary and analysis on the issues affecting local government.


Already a subscriber? Login

Finance Planning

Coronavirus Update


In light of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, some of you may not be able to receive your copy of TheMJ magazine. If you’d like to change your delivery address, please contact our subscriptions department at
Read The MJ for free

Keep up to date by subscribing to our daily newsletter

theMJ products