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Hello for clarification - have you just received this notice to your address?
You will be required to confirm between exchange and completion, whether any of the details of changed so yes, you might as well get it disclosed now rather than later and in any event it should show up on the local search so I would just disclose it regardless.
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The Question here which is relevant on the form is 3, Notices & proposals. You have received a notice which affects the property and therefore the answer is yes. If you do not disclose this before completion, then you misrepresent the property. Whether bio has any claim against you would depend on the nature of any development and the effect of the house on the property value although they can potentially make a claim for loss of amenity depending on what effect the development has on the property. It is simply not worth the risk.
When you ask what happens if the neighbours withdraw their application, you should still disclose it because you have received a notice but you would qualify your response by saying that you had received notice of an application but that the application had now been withdrawn.
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