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Sorry Toby but your argument stinks. Whether the occupants are disabled or not, black or not, gay or not, muslim or not, vegan or not, should not make a blind bit of difference as to whether a planning application is accepted or denied. In a case like this the planners should consider, just as they do at the moment, ONLY as to whether or not the property is suitable for a parking space. In this case it clearly is not. End of. If the planners were to discriminate positively in cases like this in favour of disabled people it would be absolutely crazy. Fast forward a few years to when the elderly disabled residents are gone and, hey presto, the fit and able bodied householder in question has a parking space in his front garden while his neighbours either side are denied similar applications. This is just one reason why why disabled 'rights' legislation should never be introduced locally. It will end up being a costly and bureaucratic nightmare and a charter for crazy decisions like the one you want to see here. Absolute madness.