Cornwall councillors vote for planning permission to be required for second homes

28 Feb

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….. Councillors have voted in favour of Cornwall homeowners being forced to ask permission to use their property as a second home or holiday let.More than 14,000 of Cornwall’s 260,000 properties are second homes.Cornwall Independent councillor Andrew Wallis said if it “gets past government” it could bring “regulation into an unregulated market”.Mr Wallis said: “If you have a little bit of control, you can protect communities.”  In some areas, more than 40% of houses were second homes, according to the council figures released last month. …..

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