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Many thanks. As I'm sure you are already well aware, the above temporary amendments to permitted development rights provide that larger than usual extensions can be built under permitted development but such larger extensions are subject to the neighbour consultation seem which enables neigbours to submit their comments in respect of any proposed extensions under the temporary development rights.If a neighbour can demonstrate that the extension would have an adverse impact on the ability of their property, the local authority has the power to refuse permitted development rights for the larger extension.I note your comments with regards ***** ***** distinction between an objection and a concern. it is not necessary for the neighbour to comment on the extension using specific language - ie. "formal objection" in order for her comments to be considered by the council. The council can and will consider any comments or concerns or formal objections in the same manner regardless of how a neighbour chooses to label them. the local authority has a power to refuse permitted development rights where they consider that the amenity of the neighbour will be adversely impacted. Unfortunately, from what you say, in this instance this is what they have decided to do.However, the decision of the council is not final and you have a right of appeal against the councils decision. Alternatively, you could scale your extension down to fit within normal permitted development which the council cannot deny permission. In the assumption you would wish to proceed with the larger scale development, as above, you would need to consider an appeal.To appeal the decision, you can do so online using the following link:https://acp.planningportal.gov.uk/account/register.aspxyou may wish to retain a planning consultant to assist you with submitting an appeal in order to maximise the chances of success. it is vital that the appeal submitted within 12 weeks of the date of the council's decisionThere is a useful guidance leaflet here:http://www.planningportal.gov.uk/uploads/neighbour_consultation_scheme_guidance_may13.pdf
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