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Contact: Corporate and Democratic Support 01442 228209
To confirm the minutes of the previous meeting.
The minutes of the meeting held on 26 September were confirmed by the Members present and were then signed by the Chairman.
Apologies for absence
To receive any apologies for absence
There were no apologies for absence.
Apologies for lateness were received from Councillor Maddern.
Councillor Maddern arrived at 7:44pm.
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
(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.
Councillor Guest asked Members to remember to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary or other Interests at the beginning of the relevant planning application.
An opportunity for members of the public to make statements or ask questions in accordance with the rules as to public participation.
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.firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Councillor Guest reminded Members and the public about the rules regarding public participation as follows:
For each application the officer presents the report to the Committee, then the participants from the public are called to speak. Following this, questions are taken from the Committee along with statements and comments for debate.
4/01922/19/MFA - COMPREHENSIVE REDEVELOPMENT OF THE SITE TO PROVIDE 21,726 SQM OF FLEXIBLE FLOORSPACE WITHIN USE CLASSES B1C/B2/B8 & ANCILLARY OFFICES, WITH CAR & CYCLING PARKING, ACCESS & LANDSCAPING. - LAND AT MAYLANDS AVENUE, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, HP2 4NW PDF 893 KB
The Case Officer, Robert Freeman, introduced the report to Members and said that the application had been referred to the committee as the proposal constitutes a large-scale major application and as such is excluded from consideration at an officer level in accordance with the Scheme of Delegation.
It was proposed by Councillor Wyatt-Lowe and seconded by Councillor Riddick to DELEGATE the application with a VIEW to APPROVAL in line with the officer’s recommendation.
For: 11 Against: 0 Abstained: 1
a) That planning permission beDELEGATED with a VIEW TO APPROVAL subject to the completion of a legal agreement under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (As Amended)
b) That the legal agreement seeks to secure a contribution of £83,492.30 towards works under the Maylands Urban Realm Improvement programme
c) That a revised plan for EV parking and cycle parking is submitted and referred to in revised conditions 8 and 16
4/00932/19/FUL - DEMOLITION OF GARAGES AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF 5 DWELLINGS CONSISTING OF ONE 2-BEDROOM HOUSE AND TWO 2-BEDROOM APARTMENTS AND TWO 1-BEDROOM APARTMENTS, ASSOCIATED PARKING AND LANDSCAPING, BIN STORE AND WORKS TO ACCESS ROAD. - GARAGE SITE, LEYS ROAD, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD PDF 367 KB
Councillor Maddern arrived at 7:44pm and, therefore, did not participate or vote on this item.
The Case Officer, James Gardner, introduced the report to Members and said that the application had been referred to the committee as the site was formerly owned by Dacorum Borough Council.
It was proposed by Councillor Hobson and seconded by Councillor Uttley to GRANT the application in line with the officer’s recommendation.
For: 11 Against: 0 Abstained: 1
Resolved: That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:
This item was withdrawn from the agenda following the removal of objections from Berkhamsted Town Council.
That the following appeals were noted:
C. FORTHCOMING INQUIRIES
D. FORTHCOMING HEARINGS
Olivia Stapleford went through the Quarterly Enforcement Report and noted a number of items.
Councillors Wyatt-Lowe, Hobson and Symington queried a number of items which Olivia Stapleford answered.