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There is planned council housing development which could

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Hello, there is planned council housing development which could affect the house we have just purchased.
Assistant: Where are you? It matters because laws vary by location.
Customer: Sutton Coldfield
Assistant: What steps have you taken so far?
Customer: residents have lodged an appeal I think. A neighbour has given us the paperwork. Planning permission was granted subject to conditions
Assistant: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: We are the property right next to the proposed site and it is us it will impact most. We just need some advice on how to lodge an appeal and to make the best case
Hi, thank you for your message. Can I confirm have you spoken to anyone else about this situation?
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
I haven’t spoken to anyone else from a legal standpoint no.

Hi, thank you for your message. To make the best case I would recommend that you contact any groups who may be sympathetic to your point of view, such as the parish council, amenity societies, wildlife trusts, influential individuals and councillors. Let them know about the decision to appeal, and gather as much new information as you can. Spread the word further by contacting your MP, the media and neighbouring local authorities. The more people you can get to support your view, the better.

I would recommend that you find a solicitor in your area to represent you should the matter go to court. You can find a solicitor through the law society using this function: https://solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk/ (you will be able to search by area of expertise and location). The solicitor can also help you with the appeal process.

You can appeal using this link:https://www.gov.uk/appeal-planning-inspectorate

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Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Appreciated thank you