Ceres and District Environment and Amenity Protection Group

Pitscottie Wind Turbine

Application Reference: 13/00698/FULL
Proposal: Erection of wind turbine (49.5m) with associated meter house, hardstanding area and formation of access track
Address: Land To West Of Easter Pitscottie Farm Cupar Road Pitscottie Fife.

In response to concerns by householders close to the site we objected to this proposal as did Kemback, Blebo and Pittscottie Community Council and Ceres and District Community Council.

The application lodged on 15th March 2013 is for a wholly inappropriate site overlooking the village of Pitscottie and a big number of local residents and visitors sent in objections.

The application came before the planning committee on 4th June 2014 with a recommendation for refusal and it was refused by notice dated the 5th June 2014.

To his great credit, Frank Niven, the applicant did not appeal the decision and peace and goodwill returned to the village of Pitscottie and round about