Agenda and draft minutes

Development Management
Thursday, 27th September, 2018 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, The Forum. View directions

Contact: Katie Mogan  Member Support

Items
No. Item

84.

Minutes

To confirm the minutes of the previous meeting (these are circulated separately)

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 6 September 2018 were confirmed by the Members present and were then signed by the Chairman.

 

An addendum to the agenda was circulated before the meeting.  A copy of the addendum can be found on the DBC website on the following link:

 

https://democracy.dacorum.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=159&MId=1729

 

85.

Apologies for absence

To receive any apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies of absence were received from Councillor Matthews. Councillor Bateman, Councillor Whitman, and Councillor Conway.

 

86.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest

 

A member with a disclosable pecuniary interest or a personal interest in a matter who attends

a meeting of the authority at which the matter is considered -

 

(i)            must disclose the interest at the start of the meeting or when the interest

becomes apparent and, if the interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest, or a personal
interest which is also prejudicial

(ii)           may not participate in any discussion or vote on the matter (and must withdraw

to the public seating area) unless they have been granted a dispensation.

A member who discloses at a meeting a disclosable pecuniary interest which is not registered in the Members’ Register of Interests, or is not the subject of a pending notification, must notify the Monitoring Officer of the interest within 28 days of the disclosure.

 

Disclosable pecuniary interests, personal and prejudicial interests are defined in Part 2 of the Code of Conduct For Members

 

[If a member is in any doubt as to whether they have an interest which should be declared they

should seek the advice of the Monitoring Officer before the start of the meeting]

 

It is requested that Members declare their interest at the beginning of the relevant agenda item and it will be noted by the Committee Clerk for inclusion in the minutes.

Minutes:

Councillor Fisher declared an interest in item 90 as she had registered to speak on this item

87.

Public Participation

An opportunity for members of the public to make statements or ask questions in accordance with the rules as to public participation.

 

Time per speaker

Total Time Available

How to let us know

When we need to know by

3 minutes

Where more than 1 person wishes to speak on a planning application, the shared time is increased from 3 minutes to 5 minutes.

In writing or by phone

5pm the day before the meeting.

 

You need to inform the council in advance if you wish to speak by contacting Member Support on Tel: 01442 228209 or by email: Member.support@dacorum.gov.uk

 

The Development Management Committee will finish at 10.30pm and any unheard applications will be deferred to the next meeting.

 

There are limits on how much of each meeting can be taken up with people having their say and how long each person can speak for.  The permitted times are specified in the table above and are allocated for each of the following on a 'first come, first served basis':

 

·         Town/Parish Council and Neighbourhood Associations;

·         Objectors to an application;

·         Supporters of the application.

 

Every person must, when invited to do so, address their statement or question to the Chairman of the Committee.

 

Every person must after making a statement or asking a question take their seat to listen to the reply or if they wish join the public for the rest of the meeting or leave the meeting.

The questioner may not ask the same or a similar question within a six month period except for the following circumstances:

 

(a)       deferred planning applications which have foregone a significant or material change since originally being considered

 

(b)       resubmitted planning applications which have foregone a significant or material change

 

(c)       any issues which are resubmitted to Committee in view of further facts or information to be considered.

 

At a meeting of the Development Management Committee, a person, or their representative, may speak on a particular planning application, provided that it is on the agenda to be considered at the meeting.


Please note:
If an application is recommended for approval, only objectors can invoke public speaking and then supporters will have the right to reply. Applicants can only invoke speaking rights where the application recommended for refusal.

 

Minutes:

Councillor Guest reminded the members and the public about the rules regarding public participation.

 

88.

4/01459/18/RES - SUBMISSION OF RESERVED MATTERS (SECONDARY ACCESSES, APPEARANCE, LANDSCAPING, LAYOUT AND SCALE FOR A FIRST PHASE OF 150 FLATS AND 294SQM ANCILLARY RETAIL FLOORSPACE) TO OUTLINE PLANNING PERMISSION 4/03624/14/MOA (RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT (UP TO 207 UNITS) AND ANCILLARY RETAIL UNIT (UP TO 375SQM) - OUTLINE APPLICATION WITH ALL MATTERS RESERVED EXCEPT FOR THE STRATEGIC ACCESS ONTO COMBE STREET). LAND ADJACENT TO THE FORUM AND DACORUM WAY, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, HP1 1HL pdf icon PDF 203 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

R Freeman introduced the report to members and said it had been referred to committee because the application site is subject to a development agreement with the Borough Council and would have a significant impact on the environment.

Cllr Tindall proposed for extra electric charge points and solar panels to buildings.

It was seconded by Cllr Wyatt-Lowe.

 

Vote

For:      8          Against:           0          Abstained:   0

 

Resolved: That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

No

Condition

1

The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans/documents:

 

21687-XX-07-099 Revision D (GA Lower Ground Floor Plan)

21687-XX-07-100 Revision D (GA Upper Ground Floor Plan)

21687-XX-07-101 Revision D (Level 01 Plan)

21687-XX-07-102 Revision D (Level 02 Plan)

21687-XX-07-103 Revision D (Level 03 Plan)

21687-XX-07-104 Revision D (Level 04 Plan)

21687-XX-07-105 Revision D (Level 05 Plan)

21687-XX-07-106 Revision D (Roof Plan)

21687-XX-07-110 Revision D (North Elevation)

21687-XX-07-111 Revision D (East Elevation)

21687-XX-07-112 Revision D (South Elevation)

21687-XX-07-113 Revision D (West Elevation)

21687-XX-07-114 Revision D (Gade Block (A) North Elevation)

21687-XX-07-115 Revision D (Gade Block (A) East Elevation)

21687-XX-07-116 Revision D (Gade Block (A) South Elevation)

21687-XX-07-117 Revision D (Gade Block (A) West Elevation)

21687-XX-07-118 Revision D (Central Block (B) North Elevation)

21687-XX-07-119 Revision D (Central Block (B) East Elevation)

21687-XX-07-120 Revision D (Central Block (B) South Elevation)

21687-XX-07-121 Revision D (Central Block (B) West Elevation)

21687-XX-07-122 Revision D (Marlowes Block (C) North Elevation)

21687-XX-07-123 Revision D (Marlowes Block (C) East Elevation)

21687-XX-07-124 Revision D (Marlowes Block (C) South Elevation)

21687-XX-07-125 Revision D (Marlowes Block (C) West Elevation)

21687-XX-07-126 Revision D (Typical Bay - Gade Block)

21687-XX-07-127 Revision D (Typical Bay - Central Block)

21687-XX-07-128 Revision D (Typical Bay - Marlowes Block)

21687-XX-07-130 Revision D (Section A-A and B-B)

21687-XX-07-131 Revision D (Section C-C and D-D)

21687-XX-07-140 Revision D (Location Plan)

21687-XX-07-142 Revision D (Site Plan)

 

471318-PEP-SWFWDS - Version 1.1 (Drainage Strategy)

471318-PEP-00-ZZ-DR-C-1200 (Below Ground Drainage)

471318-PEP-00-ZZ-DR-C-1201 (Drainage Layout to Upper Ground Floor Podium Deck)

471318-PEP-00-ZZ-DR-C-1202 (Drainage Roof Level)

471318-PEP-00-ZZ-DR-C-1205 (Storm and Foul Drainage Manhole Schedule)

471318-PEP-00-ZZ-DR-C-1206 (Drainage Construction Details)

 

Arboriculture Method Statement

TM341R06 D (Landscape Design Report - August 2018)

TM341R08 (Landscape Management and Maintenance Plan Revision A - June 2018)

TM341L01 B (Illustrative Landscape Plan)

TM341L04 B (Materials GA - RMA Phase 1) (Hard Landscaping)

TM341L05 B (Planting GA - RMA Phase 1)

TM341L06 B (Levels GA - RMA Phase 1)

 

14027-1-C (Lighting Strategy Layout Diagram by DW Windsor)

 

ESS/TG/201805- BC (Energy & Sustainability Statement by NRG Consulting - May 2018)

 

The 'GADE' Logistics and Phasing Plan by Hill

Transport Management Plan (TMP) by Hill

Site Waste Management Plan (SWMP) by HIll

 

M1 R1 (Basement Services Routing by Hill)

 

Reason: For the avoidance of doubt and in the interests of proper planning.

 

2

Notwithstanding the landscaping details hereby approved, further details of the fencing, entrance gates and railings shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority prior to the occupation of any residential unit.

 

The landscaping works shall be  ...  view the full minutes text for item 88.

89.

4/03275/17/FUL - CHANGE OF USE FROM NURSERY TO RESIDENTIAL. REDEVELOPMENT OF SITE TO PROVIDE THREE NEW DWELLINGS. WOODVIEW NURSERIES, TINKERS LANE, WIGGINTON, TRING, HP23 6JB pdf icon PDF 463 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

B Curtain introduced the report to members and said it had been referred to committee becauseit Called in by Ward Councillor (Stan Mills).

Suzanne Trueman spoke in support of the application

Nick Hollinghurst spoke in objection of the application.

It was proposed by Councillor Ritchie and seconded by Councillor Madden to grant the application in line with the officer’s recommendation.

Vote

For:  6             Against:           0          Abstained: 2

Resolved

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

No

Condition

1

The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

 

Reason:  To comply with the requirements of Section 91 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 (1) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

 

2

Other than site clearance and grounds works, no above ground development shall take place, until samples of the materials proposed to be used on the external walls/roofs of the development shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.  The approved materials shall be used in the implementation of the development.  Please do not send materials to the council offices.  Materials should be kept on site and arrangements made with the planning officer for inspection.

 

Reason:  To ensure a satisfactory appearance to the development in accordance with Policy Cs12 of the Core Stratgey 2013.

 

Reason:  In the interests of the visual amenities of the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in accordance with Policy CS27 of the Core Strategy 2013.

 

3

Prior to the occupation of the dwellings hereby approved full details of both hard and soft landscape works shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.  These details shall include:

 

hard surfacing materials;

means of enclosure;

soft landscape works which shall include planting plans; written specifications (including cultivation and other operations associated with plant and grass establishment); schedules of plants, noting species, plant sizes and proposed numbers/densities where appropriate;

trees to be retained and measures for their protection during construction works;

proposed finished levels or contours;

car parking layouts and other vehicle and pedestrian access and circulation areas;

minor artefacts and structures (e.g. furniture,refuse or other storage units, signs, lighting etc);

 

The approved landscape works shall be carried out fully in accordance with the details agreed and thereafter maintained as such.

                       

Reason:  To ensure a satisfactory appearance to the development and to safeguard the visual character of the immediate area in accordance with Policies Cs12 and CS27 of the Core Strategy 2013.

 

4

Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015  (or any Order amending or re-enacting that Order with or without modification) no development falling within the following classes of the Order shall be carried out without the prior written approval of the local planning authority:

 

Schedule 2 Part 1 Classes A, B, C, D, E, F & G

Part 2 Classes A, B and C

 

Reason:  ...  view the full minutes text for item 89.

90.

4/03109/17/MFA - PROPOSED DEMOLITION OF ALL EXISTING BUILDINGS. IMPROVEMENTS TO EXISTING ACCESS, CONSTRUCTION OF FOUR 3-BED AND SIX 2-BED COTTAGES WITH ASSOCIATED CAR PARKING AND ACCESS ROAD WITH WASTE AND CYCLE STORAGE R/O 49 - 53, HIGH STREET, NORTHCHURCH, BERKHAMSTED, HP4 3QH pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

J Gardner introduced the report to members and said it had been referred to committee because of Contrary views of Northchurch Parish Council

Richard Dell spoke in support of the application.

Parish Councillor Brian Shepherd spoke in objection of the application.

J Gardner read an email from Councillor Terry Douris to Parish Councillor Brian Shepherd which included verbatim content advice from a HCC Highways officer, following a meeting they (Parish Councillors) had on site and following this further discussions Councillor Douris had with Hertfordshire County Council.

It was proposed by Councillor Ritchie and seconded by Councillor W Wyatt-Lowe to defer the application as it was a potential risk for pedestrians, more info on highways re: footpath and investigate the potential risks.

Vote

For:      8          Against:           0                      Abstained:       0

Resolved 

That planning permission be DEFERED as there were concerns that there were not enough detail re: footpath, want more photos, plans etc. Potential road safety impact.

 

91.

4/01003/18/FUL - DEMOLITION OF EXISTING OUTBUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW DETACHED DWELLING. CHURCH STREET, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, HP2 5AD pdf icon PDF 294 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor Fisher declared an interest in this item as she would be speaking on objection. She took no part in the discussion or voting of this item.

S Robins Introduced the report to members and said it had been referred to committee because it was called in by Councillor Fisher on the grounds of overdevelopment, shortage of parking in the area and harm to the residential amenity of neighbouring properties.

Councillor Fisher Spoke in objection of the application.

Heather Blackwood spoke in support of the application.

It was proposed by Councillor W Wyatt-Lowe and seconded by Councillor Birnie to Grant the application in line with the officer’s recommendation.

Vote

For:      6         Against:           0          Abstained: 1

Resolved

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

No

Condition

1

The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

 

Reason: To comply with the requirements of Section 91 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 (1) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

 

2

No development shall take place, other than groundworks and demolition, until details of the materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby permitted have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. Development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details. Please do not send materials to the council offices. Materials should be kept on site and arrangements made with the planning officer for inspection.

 

Reason: To ensure a satisfactory appearance to the development, in accordance with Core Strategy (2013) policy CS12.

 

3

No development, other than groundworks and demolition, shall take place until full details of both hard and soft landscape works have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. These details shall include:

 

a) Hard surfacing materials

b) Means of enclosure

c) Boundary treatment

d) Soft landscape works which shall include planting plans, written specifications and schedules of plants

trees to be retained and measures for their protection during construction works

e) Proposed finished levels or contours

f) Car parking layouts and other vehicle and pedestrian access areas

g) Refuse storage.

 

The approved landscape works shall be carried out prior to the first occupation of the development hereby permitted.

                       

Reason: To ensure a satisfactory appearance to the development and to safeguard the visual character of the immediate area.

 

4

The windows at first floor level on the rear (southeast) elevation on drawing ref. 7286/02H of the dwelling hereby permitted shall be non-opening below 1.7m above floor level and shall be permanently fitted with obscured glass unless otherwise agreed in writing with the local planning authority.

 

Reason: In the interests of the amenity of adjoining residents, in accordance with Core Strategy (2013) Policy CS12.

 

5

Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015  (or any Order amending or re-enacting that Order with or  ...  view the full minutes text for item 91.

92.

4/01496/18/FUL - THE RETENTION OF 4 NO. STORAGE CONTAINERS AND THE PLACEMENT OF 3 NO. ADDITIONAL STORAGE CONTAINERS (USE CLASS B8) WOODLAND WORKS, WATER END ROAD, POTTEN END, BERKHAMSTED, HP4 2SH pdf icon PDF 163 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

B Curtain introduced the report to members and said it had been referred to committee because there was an Objection from Potten End Parish Council

Susan Collyer, Richard Bousfield and Parish Councillor Dina Westenholz-Smith spoke in abjection of the application.

It was proposed by Councillor W Wyatt-Lowe and seconded by Councillor Fisher to Grant the application in line with the officer’s recommendation.

 

Vote

For:      2          Against: 4                    Abstained: 2

Having there been no majority to grant the application in line with the officer’s recommendation, it was proposed by Councillor Birnie and seconded by Councillor Madden to REFUSE the application.

Vote

For:      4          Against: 0                    Abstained: 4

Resolved

That planning permission be REFUSED due to the following reasons:

  1. The application site is located within a selected small village in the Green Belt (Potten End).  Paragraph 145 of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) 2018 states that a Local Planning Authority should regard new buildings in the Green Belt as inappropriate development.  Its goes on to set out exceptions to this and includes e) limited infilling in villages.  The NPPF however fails to define 'in-filling'. 

 

Policy CS6 of the Core Strategy 2013 echoes the NPPF and permits a limited range of development in the small villages of the Green Belt.  Policy CS6 however does define infilling and specifies that within small villages ‘limited in-filling with affordable housing for local people’ will be permitted.

 

The proposal for seven containers for storage purposes associated with the existing builders yard is not limited in-filling for affordable housing. As such the proposal would amount to inappropriate development in the Green belt. No very special circumstances have been submitted to justify the development.

 

The proposal is therefore contrary to Policy CS6 of the Core Strategy 2013.

 

  1. The application site is accessed only via Browns Spring; a residential road.  In addition, the entrance to the site is shared with the adjacent MOT test centre. The siting of seven metal containers for storage associated with the builders yard would result in an intensification in the use of the site in terms of large vehicle movements into and out of the site.  Given the restricted access arrangements these movements would have an adverse impact on the safety  and operation of the adjacent highways.

 

The proposal is contrary to Core Strategy Policies CS8 and CS12 and policies 57, and 58 of the Dacorum Borough Local Plan (1999-2011).

 

Article 35;

Planning permission has been refused for this proposal for the clear reasons set out in this decision notice. The Council acted pro-actively through positive engagement with the applicant in an attempt to narrow down the reasons for refusal but fundamental objections could not be overcome. The Council has therefore acted pro-actively in line with the requirements of the Framework (paragraphs 186 and 187) and in accordance with the Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2015.

 

93.

4/01413/18/FUL - EXTENSION OF THE EXISTING CAR PARK INTO THE FIELD/PARKLAND TO CREATE 22 NEW PARKING BAYS. THE VILLAGE HALL SIDE CAR PARK, LEVERSTOCK GREEN VILLAGE CENTRE, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, HP3 8QG pdf icon PDF 174 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

N Gibbs Introduced the report to members and said it had been referred to committee because the land is owned by this Council and objections received

It was proposed by Councillor Madden and seconded by Councillor W Wyatt-Lowe to GRANT the application in line with the officer’s recommendation

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Vote

For:      7          Against:  0       Abstained:  1

Resolved

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

 

No

Condition

1

The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

 

Reason:  To comply with the requirements of Section 91 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 (1) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

 

2

The car park shall be surfaced in accordance with details submitted and approved in writing by the local planning authority.

 

Reason: In the interests of visual amenity in accordance with Policy CS12 of Dacorum Core Strategy.

 

3

The planting around the whole perimeter of the car park shown by Drawing No.DBC/ 1018/003/REV A1B shall be carried out in the planting season following the first use of the car park hereby permitted fully in accordance with the planting details also subject to this condition. For the purposes of this condition the planting season is between 1 October and 31 March. Details of the precise details of the planting shall be submitted within 6 months of this decision.     

 

Reason: In the interests of the appearance of the locality and biodiversity in accordance with Policies CS 11, CS12,  CS26 and CS29 of Dacorum Core Strategy.

 

4

The planting subject to Condition 3 which if within a period of ten years from planting fails to become established, becomes seriously damaged or diseased, dies or for any reason is removed shall be replaced in the next planting season by another section of hedge of the same species and size as that originally planted at the same place in the next planting season. For the purposes of this condition the planting season is between 1 October and 31 March.

 

Reason: In the interests of the appearance of the locality and biodiversity in accordance with Policies CS11, CS12,  CS26 and CS29 of Dacorum Core Strategy.

 

5

The car park hereby permitted shall not be brought into use until all of the perimeter fence referred to by Drawing No.DBC/ 1018/003/REV A1B has been installed fully in accordance details approved in writing by the local planning authority. Thereafter the approved fence shall be retained at all times. 

 

Reason:In the interests of visual amenity in accordance with Policy CS12 of Dacorum Core Strategy.

 

6

The car park hereby permitted shall not be brought into use until a scheme for its exterior lighting in conjunction with improvements to the existing car park have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.  The exterior lighting shall be installed and thereafter retained and maintained fully in accordance with approved details.

 

Reason: To safeguard the local environment  ...  view the full minutes text for item 93.

94.

4/01519/18/FUL - DEMOLITION OF EXISTING AGRICULTURAL BARN AND CONSTRUCTION OF TWO ONE AND A HALF STOREY THREE BED SEMI-DETACHED DWELLINGS. WOODLANDS, NOAKE MILL LANE, WATER END, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, HP1 3BB pdf icon PDF 733 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A Parish 1ntroduced the report to members and said it had been referred to committee due to the Contrary views of the Parish Council

It was proposed by Councillor Birnie and seconded by Councillor Tindall to GRANT the application in line with the officer’s recommendation.

Vote

For:      6          Against: 1                    Abstained: 1

Resolved

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

 

No

Condition

1

The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

 

Reason:  To comply with the requirements of Section 91 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 (1) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

 

2

No development other than demolition, site preparation, groundworks and footings shall take place until a sample panel at least 1 metre by 1 metre of the materials proposed to be used on the external surfaces of the development hereby permitted shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The panel shall include details of pointing and the finished colour of the timber cladding. The approved materials shall be used in the implementation of the development.

 

Reason:  To ensure a satisfactory appearance to the development in the interests of the visual amenities of the area in accordance with saved Policy CS12 of the Dacorum Core Strategy September 2013.

 

3

All rainwater goods shall be finished black with a round profile and, notwithstanding any details submitted, no development other than demolition, site preparation, groundworks and footings shall take place until 1:20 details of the following (including materials and finished colour) shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.

 

Doors and windows

Rooflights

Eaves and other joinery

Bin storage enclosure;

 

Development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.

 

Reason: To ensure a satisfactory appearance to the development in the interests of the visual amenities of the area in accordance with saved Policy CS12 of the Dacorum Core Strategy September 2013.

 

4

Development shall take place in accordance with the approved site plan PRJ/18/003/002 rev B and notwithstanding any details shown, no hard or soft landscaping of the site shall take place until full details of landscape works shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.  These details shall include:

 

hard surfacing materials;

soft landscape works which shall include planting plans; written specifications (including cultivation and other operations associated with plant and grass establishment); schedules of plants, noting species, plant sizes and proposed numbers/densities where appropriate;

sustainable urban drainage measures;

proposed finished levels or contours;

minor artefacts and structures (e.g. signs, lighting etc);

proposed and existing functional services above and below ground (e.g. drainage, power, communications cables, pipelines etc, indicating lines, manholes, supports etc);

 

The approved landscape works shall be carried out prior to the first occupation of the development hereby permitted.

 

Any tree or shrub which forms part of the approved landscaping scheme which  ...  view the full minutes text for item 94.

95.

4/01559/18/FHA - TWO STOREY SIDE EXTENSION AND PART SINGLE, PART TWO STOREY REAR EXTENSION WITH REAR ROOFLIGHT AND FRONT PORCH 80 WESTFIELD ROAD, BERKHAMSTED, HP4 3PW pdf icon PDF 50 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

B Curtain introduced the report to members and said it had been referred to committee due to an Objection from Berkhamsted Town Council

It was proposed by Councillor C Wyatt-Lowe and seconded by Councillor Maddern to GRANT the application in line with the officers’ recommendation.

Vote

For:      6          Against:           0          Abstained: 2

Resolved

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

No

Condition

1

The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

 

Reason:  To comply with the requirements of Section 91 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 (1) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

 

2

The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans/documents:

 

A100 Rev A

A101 Rev A

A102 Rev A

A103 Rev A

A104 Rev A

A105 Rev A

A106 Rev A

 

Reason: For the avoidance of doubt and in the interests of proper planning.

 

3

The materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the extension hereby permitted shall match in size, colour and texture those used on the existing building.

 

Reason:  To ensure a satisfactory appearance to the development.

 

Article 35 Statement

 

Planning permission has been granted for this proposal. Discussion with the applicant to seek an acceptable solution was not necessary in this instance. The Council has therefore acted pro-actively in line with the requirements of the Framework (paragraphs 186 and 187) and in accordance with the Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2015. 

 

 

 

 

 

96.

4/01599/18/FUL - CHANGE IN USE OF SITE TO COMPRISE A MIXED USE FISHBREEDING ENTERPRISE AND RESIDENTIAL PREMISE WITH THE CONSTRUCTION OF ONE POLYTUNNEL AND 4 SHALLOW PONDS AND RETENTION OF 1 DRAINAGE POND, 1 POLYTUNNEL, 2 SHALLOW PONDS, EXISTING SHED AND STABLE BUILDING SHANTOCK COTTAGE, SHANTOCK LANE, BOVINGDON, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, HP3 0NG pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

R Marber introduced the report to members and said it had been referred to committee due to contrary views of Bovingdon Parish Council. R Marber highlighted that had been late neighbour representations and a change to conditions which were announced prior to the officer’s presentation.

It was proposed by Councillor C Wyatt-lowe and seconded by Councillor Tindall to GRANT the application in line with the officer’s recommendation..

It was agreed by the committee to reword condition 3 to make clear all visitors by appointment only during hours mentioned. To be a "named consent".

Councillor Birnie left at 10:20pm so took no part in voting.

Vote

For:      4          Against:           1          Abstained:        2

Resolved

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

 

1

The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans/documents:

Supporting statement 24th June 2018

Detailed plan, showing existing site and proposed developments received 25/09/18

26ft commercial polytunnel

Elevation drawing- each shallow pond 4th February 2018

Location plan showing existing and proposed structures received 27/09/18

Location plan showing only proposed structures received 27/09/18

 

Reason: For the avoidance of doubt and in the interests of proper planning.

 

2

No deliveries shall be taken at or despatched from the site outside the hours of 9:00am to 17:30pm on Mondays to Saturdays, nor at any time on Sundays, Bank or Public Holidays.

 

Reason:  In the interests of the amenities of the occupants of neighbouring dwellings; in accordance with Policy CS12 of the Core Strategy (2013).

 

3

Customers of the fish breeding enterprise will be by private appointment only. Customer access to the site shall be restricted to Mondays - Saturday during the hours of 9:00am and 17:30pm.

 

Reason:  In the interests of the amenities of the occupants of neighbouring dwellings; in accordance with Policy CS12 of the Core Strategy (2013).

 

 

Article 35 Statement

 

Planning permission has been granted for this proposal. The Council acted pro-actively through early engagement with the applicant at the pre-application stage which lead to improvements to the scheme. The Council has therefore acted pro-actively in line with the requirements of the Framework (paragraph 41) and in accordance with the Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2015.  

 

4

This permission shall not endure for the benefit of the land and the use hereby permitted shall cease when Byer Koi Farm cease to use the land as a fishbreeding enterprise.

Reason: In order for the LPA to retain control of the site and result harm to the Green Belt and as a result of the very special circumstance required to justify approval; in accordance with Policy CS5 of the Core Strategy (2013) and NPPF (2018).

 

 

 

 

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4/01635/18/FHA - CAR PORT WITH GARDEN STUDIO ABOVE THE HOIST, 2 MASONS YARD, CHAPEL STREET, BERKHAMSTED, HP4 2EA pdf icon PDF 428 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

R Marber Introduced the report to members and said it had been referred to committee due to Contrary views of Berkhamsted Town Council

OlywnCossins spoke in support of the application.

Tim Oldham spoke in objection of the application.

It was proposed by Councillor Maddern and seconded by Councillor C Wyatt-Lowe to GRANT the application in line with the officer’s recommendation.

Vote

For:      5          Against:           0          Abstained:  3

Resolved

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

No

Condition

1

The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

 

Reason:  To comply with the requirements of Section 91 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 (1) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

 

2

The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans/documents:

 

PA01 01

PA01 02.B

Arboricultural Impact Assessment & Method Statement 14th June 2018 DS/20318/AC

Design & Access Statement with Planning and Heritage Statement

 

Reason: For the avoidance of doubt and in the interests of proper planning.

 

3

No development shall take place above damp proof course level until details of the materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby permitted have been submitted and approved in writing by the local planning authority.  Development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details. 

 

Reason:  In the interests of the visual amenities of the Conservation Area; in accordance with Policies CS12 and CS27 of the Core Strategy (2013).

 

Informative

 

Please do not send materials to the council offices.  Materials should be kept on site and arrangements made with the planning officer for inspection.

 

4

The building hereby permitted shall not be occupied at any time other than for purposes ancillary to the residential use of the dwelling known as The Hoist, 2 Masons Yard.

 

Reason: To ensure that the car port structure is not severed from the main dwelling to provide a self-contained dwelling unit, since this would be out of character with the area, and contrary to the provisions of policy CS4, CS11, CS12 and CS27 of the Core Strategy (2013).

 

 

5

In this condition "retained tree" means an existing tree which is to be retained in accordance with the approved plans and particulars; and paragraphs (a) and (b) below shall have effect until the expiration of 5 from the date of the occupation of the building for its permitted use.

 

(a) No retained tree shall be cut down, uprooted or destroyed, nor shall any  retained tree be topped or lopped other than in accordance with the approved plans and particulars, without the written approval of the local planning authority.  Any topping or lopping approved shall be carried out in accordance with British Standard 3998: 1989  Recommendations for Tree Work.

 

(b) If any retained tree is removed, uprooted or destroyed or dies, another tree shall be planted at the same place and that tree shall be  ...  view the full minutes text for item 97.

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4/01624/18/FUL - CHANGE OF USE FROM AMENITY LAND TO RESIDENTIAL LAND. CONSTRUCTION OF 1800MM HIGH CLOSE-BOARD FENCE TO SOUTH BOUNDARY HOLLYBUSH LANE, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, HP1 2PQ pdf icon PDF 181 KB

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Minutes:

N Gibbs Introduced the report to members and said it had been referred to committee because the land is owned by this Council and there is a local  objection to the application

It was proposed by Councillor Tindall and seconded by Councillor Maddern to GRANT the application in line with the officer’s recommendation

Vote

For:      5          Against:           0          Abstained:       2

Resolved

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

 

No

Condition

1

The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

 

Reason:  To comply with the requirements of Section 91 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 (1) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

 

2

All of the fence's outer edge facing Pulleys Close shall be maintained at all times only fully in accordance with in a finish submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. These details shall be submitted before the first use of the land as residential garden.

 

Reason:  In the interests of the appearance of the locality in accordance with Policy CS12 of Dacorum Core Strategy.

 

3

The planting shown by Drawing No.2224 P1B shall be carried out fully in accordance with the specified details in the planting season following the first use of the land as residential garden . For the purposes of this condition the planting season is between 1 October and 31 March.    

 

Reason: In the interests of the appearance of the locality and biodiversity in accordance with Policies CS11, CS12,  CS26 and CS29 of Dacorum Core Strategy.

 

4

The planting subject to Condition 3 which if within a period of ten years from planting fails to become established, becomes seriously damaged or diseased, dies or for any reason is removed shall be replaced in the next planting season by another section of hedge of the same species and size as that originally planted at the same place in the next planting season. For the purposes of this condition the planting season is between 1 October and 31 March.

 

Reason: In the interests of the appearance of the locality and biodiversity in accordance with Policies CBS 11, CS12,  CS26 and CS29 of Dacorum Core Strategy.

 

5

No vehicular access shall be installed between the land subject to this planning permission and the highway.

 

Reason: In the interests of highway safety in accordance with Policy CS12 of Dacorum Core Strategy.

 

6

Subject to the requirements of the requirements of other conditions of this planning permission the development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following plans :

 

Site Location Plan

Plan 2224 P1B

 

Reason:  To safeguard and maintain the strategic policies of the local planning authority and for the avoidance of doubt.

 

ARTICLE 35 STATEMENT

 

Planning permission has been granted for this proposal. The Council acted pro-actively through positive engagement with the applicant during the determination process which lead to improvements to the scheme. The  ...  view the full minutes text for item 98.

99.

4/01703/18/FHA - LOFT CONVERSION INCLUDING REAR DORMER WINDOW AND FOUR ROOF LIGHTS TO FRONT ELEVATION; SINGLE-STOREY REAR EXTENSION REPLACING EXISTING ATTACHED OUTBUILDING 8 BRYFIELD COTTAGES, FLAUNDEN LANE, BOVINGDON, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, HP3 0PD pdf icon PDF 271 KB

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Minutes:

S Robins introduced the report to members and said it had been referred to committee because of contrary views of Bovingdon Parish Council

It was proposed by Councillor Maddern and seconded by Councillor Fisher to GRANT the application in line with the officer’s recommendation.

 

Vote

For:      6          Against:                       Abstained:  1

Resolved

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

No

Condition

1

The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

 

Reason: To comply with the requirements of Section 91 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 (1) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

 

2

The materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the rear dormer window and single storey rear extension hereby permitted shall match in size, colour and texture those used on the existing building.

 

Reason: To ensure a satisfactory appearance to the development, in accordance with Core Strategy (2013) Policy CS12.

 

3

The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans/documents:

 

490-A1-102 Revision A

 

Reason: For the avoidance of doubt and in the interests of proper planning, in accordance with Core Strategy (2013) Policy CS12.

 

Article 35

Planning permission has been granted for this proposal. Discussion with the applicant to seek an acceptable solution was not necessary in this instance. The Council has therefore acted pro-actively in line with the requirements of the Framework (paragraph 38) and in accordance with the Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2015.

 

 

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Appeals Update pdf icon PDF 148 KB

Minutes:

That the following appeals were noted:

  1. LODGED
  1. FORTHCOMING INQUIRIES
  1. DISMISSED
  2.  ALLOWED