Planning application: P/21/045/COU

Retrospective application for the change of use of barn to seasonal agricultural workers accommodation including the erection of a WC/solar shower block and connected decking for use by occupants.


This application is subject to an appeal, following a REFUSAL of planning permission.. Details of this appeal can be tracked here: (You will need to register to view the progress of the appeal).  The appeal is to be determined by an independent Planning Inspector, on behalf of the Secretary of State and the means of assessing this appeal is by way of an Informal Hearing.  Details of the appeal are set out below.The appeal documents are available to view on this page, but if you are having problems viewing the documents please contact the Council on 01720 424455

Appeal Reference: APP/Z0835/W/21/3287898

Appeal Start Date: 23rd February 2022

Outcome: Appeal Allowed, Decision Overturned 14th July 2022.  

Cost's Application Outcome: Application Refused 14th July 2022.

Commenting on an application

If you wish to comment on an application, you can do so in writing to the Planning Officer by email or by letter to the address below. Please note that postal communication may currently experience slight delays. Hard copies of the plans are currently unavailable to view in person however please call the Planning Department on 01720 424455 and leave a message if you are unable to view plans electronically or wish to ask any questions about the application and we will get back to you to discuss.

Planning Department
Council of the Isles of Scilly
Town Hall
The Parade
St. Mary's
Isles of Scilly
TR21 0LW

All representations should be made within the consultation period (normally within 21 days of validation of the application). If your comments are received any later, you should be aware that the application may have already been determined. Please quote the application number on all correspondence and provide your name and address as anonymous comments and those marked confidential cannot be considered. We are required make planning representations available for public inspection and as such any comments made are uploaded to the website. Please refer to the Planning Privacy Notice for information on how we handle data.

In the event an appeal is made against a decision of the Council to refuse to grant planning permission for the proposed development, and that appeal then proceeds by way of expedited procedure under the ‘written representations’ procedure, any representations made to the Council about this application will be passed to the Secretary of State and there will be no opportunity to make further representations.

The Council reserves the right not to publish or take into account any letters of representation which are openly offensive or defamatory. Under the provisions of the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985 you should be aware that any comments you make are not confidential and may be read by any person who so wishes.


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Application number: 
Application type: 
Change of Use
Applicant name: 
Toby Tobin-Dougan
Site address: 
Land at Lawrence's Brow, Churchtown, St Martins
Applicant address: 
Ganilly Higher Town St Martins Isles Of Scilly TR25 0QL
Valid date: 
Monday, 9 August, 2021
Consultation period ends: 
Monday, 6 September, 2021
Decision due: 
Monday, 4 October, 2021
Decision Date: 
Tuesday, 21 September, 2021
Committee Date: 
Tuesday, 21 September, 2021
PDF icon P-21-045 Application Form4.17 MB
PDF icon P-21-045 Location Plan5.08 MB
PDF icon P-21-045 Block Plan5.05 MB
PDF icon P-21-045 Design and Access Statement92.24 KB
PDF icon P-21-045 Statement1.55 MB
PDF icon P-21-045 Photos Original Building14.61 MB
PDF icon P-21-045 Photos Existing17.75 MB
PDF icon P-21-045 Barn Elevations & Floor Plan6.86 MB
PDF icon P-21-045 Shed Details1.32 MB
PDF icon P-21-045 Flood Risk Assessment1.53 MB
PDF icon P-21-045 Flood Evacuation Plan1.35 MB
PDF icon P-21-045 SDM & SWMP771.17 KB
PDF icon P-21-045 Clarifications166.47 KB
PDF icon P-21-045 Consultation Response CFRS78.07 KB
PDF icon P-21-045 Consultation Response EA955.51 KB
PDF icon P-21-045 Consultation Response NE122.4 KB
PDF icon P-21-045 Consultation Response CAU87.56 KB
PDF icon P-21-045 REPRESENTATION 180.83 KB
PDF icon P-21-045 REPRESENTATION 2526.1 KB
PDF icon P-21-045 REPRESENTATION 3484.24 KB
PDF icon P-21-045 Applicant Response to Representations1.12 MB
PDF icon P-21-045 CONSULTATION RESPONSE - Environmental Health2.04 MB
File 18 Water Supply Description of the hazard18.01 KB
PDF icon P-21-045 CONSULTATION RESPONSE EA Engineers Response292.63 KB
PDF icon P-21-045 Decision Notice56.15 MB
PDF icon P-21-045 EIA Screening Opinion225.79 KB
PDF icon A-21-001 Appeal Application Form88.75 KB
PDF icon A-21-001 Appeal Start Letter45.23 KB
PDF icon A-21-001 LPA QUESTIONNAIRE113.22 KB
PDF icon A-21-001 LPA STATEMENT_3287898241.06 KB
PDF icon A-21-001 LPA STATEMENT SUMMARY_3287898218.6 KB
PDF icon A-21-001 APPENDIX A LPA CONDITIONS and C5 Plan_32878981.58 MB
PDF icon A-21-001 APPENDIX B CORE DOCUMENTS_3287898218.62 KB
PDF icon A-21-001 3RD PARTY COMMENTS588.18 KB
PDF icon EIA Appeal Screening Opinion (Secretary of State)117.05 KB
PDF icon A-21-001 STATEMENT OF COMMON GROUND_3287898.pdf259.88 KB
PDF icon A-21-001 Appellant SoCG_Redacted654.77 KB
PDF icon 28 June 2022 Hearing agenda 328789867.94 KB
PDF icon Costs Application - Appellants Application and Evidence6.88 MB
PDF icon A-21-001 LPA Statement against Appellants application for costs646.72 KB
PDF icon Appellant's Response to COSTS C letter.(LPA's comments on Costs Application)_Redacted119.65 KB
PDF icon A-21-001 APPEAL DECISION146.74 KB
PDF icon A-21-001 - COSTS DECISION94.17 KB