Planning Regulations & Thatch


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2503298/Planning-consultants-career-tatters-repairing-17th-century-thatched-cottage-planning-permission.html

Although most people’s  interpretation of Grade 11 listing planning restrictions concerns not changing in any way the exterior appearance of a thatched cottage this Thatch Owner has found to his cost that  the rules also apply to the internal make up of the property. It does seem however that a bit of commonsense could have prevailed on the part of the planners!