Karen Corridor-Yates arrange Posh Paws Canine Styling parlour in a transformed storage on the property, in Lammermoor Avenue, Nice Barr, however was then met with a petition of 24 objections after changing the storage with out permission.
And now she has spoken out about her preliminary anger at her neighbour’s objections and in addition about her love of canine and pampering them in time for the festive season.
“I used to be initially fairly indignant that the story went out, however after I calmed myself, it’s been fairly good for enterprise actually,” she mentioned.
Mrs Corridor-Yates claims that she didn’t want planning permission to transform the storage “as we had been simply utilizing one tub for our canine for private use.
“It’s not essentially a canine grooming enterprise, extra of a pastime. I like making canine really feel good and pampering them,” she mentioned.
“Round March or April 2020, I requested ThinkSandwell about my canine grooming enterprise, as I solely groom 5 canine every week max. I obtained a message from them saying that I didn’t want planning permission.”
She added: “I moved right here in Might. I used to be struck by how beautiful the again backyard was and the way quiet it’s, regardless of being so near the M6.
“When me and my husband moved right here we thought the storage and a part of the again backyard can be appropriate and best for a canine grooming salon.
“I had two canine earlier than we moved right here each breeds of Lhasa Apso. We then obtained two extra of the identical breed.”
Mrs Corridor-Yates was ultimately advised by Sandwell Council that she did want permission and the applying was mentioned on December 15.
She advised the planning committee that the petition was largely not related as she utilized for retrospective permission.
The members accepted the applying topic to opening hours after officers mentioned that the change of use from a storage right into a canine grooming facility can be acceptable and wouldn’t trigger any important parking or freeway points.
She added: “[The neighbour] claims that we’re canine breeding, when that’s not the case in any respect. One of many canine, coincidentally as we moved into the brand new property, ended up giving start to a litter of puppies.
“We re-homed them with others ‘within the breed’, those that additionally take care of present canine, by utilizing an commercial. I’ve tried to vary it to indicate that they’ve been rehomed, however maybe that’s the reason they appear to suppose we’re breeding canine.
“Other than that point in Might, we’ve got by no means bred canine. I don’t need too, and I don’t plan too both.”
Mrs Corridor-Yates mentioned she now hopes to have a quiet Christmas ‘however not earlier than pampering a couple of canine for his or her homeowners in time for the massive day’.