There have been one or two yurts in our area (D&G) over the years but I think mostly built below the planning radar. Someone in our village has or had one at the back of their B&B accomodation. I will ask her about it when I see her. Questions often pop up about "moveable" structure like yurts and shepherds hts. I wonder if there is anything in the Rural Planning Handbook for low impact developers
I've not got a copy myself but it's supposed to be very useful.
thanks for your information have went back to the council going to try once more
Have you seen this one? Wooden yurt built in 2 pieces, transported and rejoined on site so it qualified as caravan for planning purposes. Good luck with your application, I hope you'll keep us posted here. (I have no connections whatsoever to the website or designer, I found it while doing my own research.)