Homeowner who bought house that didn't have permission for its extension fined £160 for refusing to demolish it

A front view of the yellow brick terraced property with the white single storey extension visible
The single-storey extension can still be seen to the front of the terraced property in Bradford (Image credit: Google)

A homeowner in Bradford has been fined £160 because he did not get rid of an extension built without planning permission and “burying his head in the sand” when an enforcement notice was served, a court heard.

Mohammed Ghafoor, of Harlow Road, Lidget Green, was ordered to tear down the structure after the previous owner carried out building an extension to the front of the house without planning permission. 

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