Marc Wickmayer (65) bought in the beginning of last decade The estate Biesthoeve to Meilrijk in Deurne, a district of Diest. In 2008, solved the net age has become Yanina her father, as director of the eponymous limited liability company. A building permit for the extension work on the villa was rejected. That did the Wickmayers not to between the summer of 2012 and in January 2013 the property to increase with an annex, three garages, a kasseiverharding and an adjacent forest in full nature reserve to grub up.also Read KRC Genk paid Maes 453.000 euro in black money
The violations were established by the Agency Inspectie RWO (Spatial Planning, Housing policy and Immovable Heritage). That resulted in a stakingsbevel for the so-called alterations.
The owners had a regularisatieaanvraag in, but that was denied after negative advice from the schepencollege of Diest, the Agency for Nature and Forest and Urban development. The work, which has already largely been implemented, have had a negative impact on the spatial planning and were in conflict with the bestemmingsvoorschriften.
The process for the Leuven criminal court began on 13 march 2017, but went a month later with a damp squib, after a blunder with the summons. The claim against the Wickmayers was on april 10, declared inadmissible by correct procedural errors. The defendants were individually never questioned about the suspected bouwmisdrijf. Only the company was informed accordingly.
The Leuven public prosecutor did not appeal, but began a second prosecution for the same facts and the same court. After a break of almost 22 months, Yanina and Marc Wickmayer and their nv for the judge dragged. In the new claim is the original fine of 900,000 euros, more than halved to 420.000 euro. The public prosecutor demanded a € 300,000 fine for the company and each of 60,000 euros for father and daughter Wickmayer. Both also risking a principled, not further defined imprisonment. They were invariably absent at the hearings in this process. The defense denied the enlargement of the building volume and the clearing of the forest. The three lawyers have the acquittal pleaded. They challenged the bouwovertredingen and gewaagden of mere instandhoudingswerken. Urbanism is proposed as a civil party.