Agenda and draft minutes

Development Management - Thursday, 23rd June, 2022 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, The Forum. View directions

Contact: Corporate and Democratic Support  01442 228209

Items
No. Item

7.

Minutes

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

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 26th May 2022 were confirmed by the Members present. Hard-copy minutes were signed by the Chair

 

8.

Apologies for absence

To receive any apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies received from the Chair, Councillor Guest. Councillor Beauchamp will be Chairing this evenings meeting and Councillor Wyatt-Lowe will be acting as Vice-Chair. Apologies received from Councillor Maddern and Councillor Tindall.

 

9.

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 Beauchamp asked Members to remember to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary or other Interests at the beginning of the relevant planning application.

 

10.

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 Beauchamp advised members of public that have registered to speak at this meeting and reminded any members of the public viewing the meeting about the rules of doing so.

 

11.

21/01095/FUL - Proposed conversion of existing farmhouse to provide four number dwellinghouses with associated parking.- Newground Farm House, Tring Road, Tring, Hertfordshire pdf icon PDF 400 KB

Minutes:

 

5.  The order of applications was changed to allow for anyone wanting to speak on an application to be heard first (after first hearing applications deferred from the last committee.) The items were heard in the following order:

Item 5a,

Item 5b,

Item 5c,

Item 5d,

Item 5e,

Item 5i,

Item 5f,

Item 5g,

Item 5h,

Item 5j,

Item 5k,

 

5a. 21/01095/FUL - Proposed conversion of existing farmhouse to provide four number   dwellinghouses with associated parking.

Newground Farm House, Tring Road, Tring, Hertfordshire

 

Jane Miller introduced the report on behalf of the case officer James Gardner. The application has been referred to the Committee due to Contrary views of Wigginton parish council.

It was proposed by Councillor Williams and seconded by Councillor Douris to delegate with a view to Grant the application.

Vote:

 

For:  9              Against:           0           Abstained:   1

 

Resolved: That planning permission be DELEGATED with a view to APPROVAL.

 

RECOMMENDATION        

 

That planning permission be DELEGATED with a view to APPROVAL subject

to appropriate assessment in accordance with article 6(3) of the Habitats Directive and securing a mitigation package to avoid any further significant effects on the Chilterns Beechwood Special Area of Conservation (SAC) through financial contributions secured by legal agreement.

Conditions and Reasons:

 

 1.        The development hereby permitted shall begin 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:

           

            1970/20E

            1970/21A

            1970/23A

            1970/24A

            1970/25A

           

            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 extensions hereby permitted shall match the existing building in terms of size, colour and texture.

           

            Reason:  To make sure that the appearance of the building is suitable and that it contributes to the character of the area in accordance with Policies CS11 and CS12 of the Dacorum Borough Core Strategy (2013).

 

 4.        The access and parking arrangements shown on drawing no. 1970/20E shall be provided in full prior to first occupation of the residential units hereby approved and thereafter permanently retained.

           

            Reason:  To ensure an acceptable level of parking and in the interests of highway safety, in accordance with Policy CS12 of the Dacorum Core Strategy (2013), the Dacorum Parking Standards SPD (2020) and Policy 51 of the Dacorum Local Plan (2004).

 

 5.        Notwithstanding the details shown on drawing no. 1970/20E, the dwellings hereby approved shall not be occupied until details of the layout and siting of Electric Vehicle Charging Points (including the specific specification), and any associated infrastructure  have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.

           

            The development shall not be occupied until the Electric Vehicle Charging Points have been proivded in accordance with the approved particulars.

           

            Reason: To  ...  view the full minutes text for item 11.

12.

22/00179/FUL - Loft Conversion - 7 Orchard Court, Bovingdon, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire pdf icon PDF 140 KB

Minutes:

5b, 22/00179/FUL - Loft Conversion

7 Orchard Court, Bovingdon, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

 

The Case Officer, Jane Miller introduced the report to Members and said that the application has been referred to the Committee as an Officer recommendation due to the contrary views of Bovingdon Parish Council.

It was proposed by Councillor Wyatt-Lowe and seconded by Councillor Williams to move the Officers Recommendation to Grant the application.

Vote:

 

For:      8          Against:            1          Abstained: 1

 

Resolved: That planning permission be GRANTED.

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That planning permission be granted.

 

Condition(s) and Reason(s):

 1.        The development hereby permitted shall begin 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 constructed in accordance with the materials specified on the application form.

           

            Reason:  To make sure that the appearance of the building is suitable and that it contributes to the character of the area in accordance with Policies CS11 and CS12 of the Dacorum Borough Core Strategy (2013).

 

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

           

            site location plan

            OC - 71 existing and proposed elevations

            OC - 72 section

            OC - 73 proposed floor plans

            OC - 74 parking plan

           

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

Informatives:

 

 1.        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) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2015.

 

 

13.

22/00603/FUL - Retention of a storage building - Land to the rear of 76-78 Belswains Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire pdf icon PDF 242 KB

Minutes:

5c, 22/00603/FUL - Retention of a storage building

Land to the rear of 76-78 Belswains Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

 

Councillor Peters declared an interest in item 5c, stating he was the ward Councillor for this application so he will not be taking part on this item

The Case Officer, Robert Freeman introduced the report to Members and said that the application had been referred to the Committee in accordance with Section 2.3.2 (1) of the Constitution and at the request of Councillor Peter. Councillor Peter is concerned with the impact of development upon the street scene and highways safety. He is also concerned that the proposal has caused damage to a tree on the site and resulted in an over development of the site.

It was proposed by Councillor Hobson and seconded by Councillor Stevens to move the Officers recommendation and Grant the application.

Vote:

 

For:        6        Against: 2                     Abstained: 1

 

Resolved: That planning permission be GRANTED.

RECOMMENDATION.

 

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

 

Condition:

 

 1.        The development hereby permitted shall only be used for purposes incidental to the use of the dwelling shown as plot 1 on drawing 76LHH-SITE REV C.

 

Reason:  In the interests of the residential amenities of neighbouring properties.

 

 

 

5d, 22/01583/NMA - Non Material Amendment to planning permission 21/04265/ROC (Variation of condition 2 (approved plans) attached to planning permission 4/00726/17/FUL for 2 x 3 bed dwellings.

Land to the rear of 76-78 Belswains Lane,

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

Councillor Peters declared an interest in item 5d, stating he was the ward Councillor for this application so he will not be taking part on this item

The Case Officer, Robert Freeman, introduced the report to Members and said that the application had been referred to the Committee as in accordance with Section 2.3.2 (1) of the Constitution and at the request of Councillor Peter. The proposal would result in changes to a scheme previously refused planning permission by the Development Management Committee.

Patrick Craig spoke in objection to the application.

Nigel Wingrove spoke in support of the application.

It was proposed by Councillor Stevens and seconded by Councillor Hobson to Grant the application.

Vote:

 

For:  3              Against: 1                     Abstained: 5

 

Resolved: That planning permission be GRANTED.

RECOMMENDATION.

 

That a Non-Material Amendment be GRANTED to planning permission 21/04265/ROC

           

            INFORMATIVE

 

The amendment shown on the submitted drawing is considered to be non-material to planning permission 21/04265/ROC; as the proposed changes are not significant, would not be materially different to that originally approved and would not contravene any planning policy.

 

This application has been approved for the amended drawing:

 

76BLHH-SITE Revision C

 

            The conditions to planning permission 21/04265/ROC still apply.

 

 

14.

22/01583/NMA - Non Material Amendment to planning permission 21/04265/ROC (Variation of condition 2 (approved plans) attached to planning permission 4/00726/17/FUL for 2 x 3 bed dwellings - Land to the rear of 76-78 Belswains Lane,
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
pdf icon PDF 226 KB

Minutes:

5d, 22/01583/NMA - Non Material Amendment to planning permission 21/04265/ROC (Variation of condition 2 (approved plans) attached to planning permission 4/00726/17/FUL for 2 x 3 bed dwellings.

Land to the rear of 76-78 Belswains Lane,

Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

 

Councillor Peters declared an interest in item 5d, stating he was the ward Councillor for this application so he will not be taking part on this item

The Case Officer, Robert Freeman, introduced the report to Members and said that the application had been referred to the Committee as in accordance with Section 2.3.2 (1) of the Constitution and at the request of Councillor Peter. The proposal would result in changes to a scheme previously refused planning permission by the Development Management Committee.

 

Patrick Craig spoke in objection to the application.

Nigel Wingrove spoke in support of the application.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Stevens and seconded by Councillor Hobson to Grant the application.

Vote:

 

For:  3              Against: 1                     Abstained: 5

 

Resolved: That planning permission be GRANTED.

RECOMMENDATION.

 

That a Non-Material Amendment be GRANTED to planning permission 21/04265/ROC

           

            INFORMATIVE

 

The amendment shown on the submitted drawing is considered to be non-material to planning permission 21/04265/ROC; as the proposed changes are not significant, would not be materially different to that originally approved and would not contravene any planning policy.

 

This application has been approved for the amended drawing:

 

76BLHH-SITE Revision C

 

            The conditions to planning permission 21/04265/ROC still apply.

 

 

 

15.

22/00849/UPA - Additional storey to a maximum height of 8.3m with 4 windows to front and 2 to rear - 1 The Orchard Kings Langley, Hertfordshire pdf icon PDF 252 KB

Minutes:

5e, 22/00849/UPA - Additional storey to a maximum height of 8.3m with 4 windows to front and 2 to rear

1 The Orchard Kings Langley, Hertfordshire

 

Philip Stanley introduced the report on behalf of the case Officer Colin Lecart. The application had been referred to the Committee due to the contrary views of Kings Langley Parish Council.

Ward Councillor Alan Johnson spoke in objection to the application.

It was proposed by Councillor Durrant and seconded by Councillor Williams to Grant the application.

Vote:

 

For: 3               Against:           3           Abstained: 3

 

Chair Councillor Beauchamp use his supporting vote to Grant the Application.

 

Resolved: That planning permission be GRANTED.

 

RECOMMENDATION        

 

That prior approval be GRANTED

 

Condition and Reason:

 

 1.        No development shall take place until a report for the management of the construction of the development, which sets out the proposed development hours of operation and how any adverse impact of noise, dust, vibration and traffic on adjoining owners or occupiers will be mitigated, has been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.

           

            Reason: To comply with the requirements of Schedule 2, Part 1, Class AA, AA.2, 3 (b) of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015.

Informatives :

 

1.      Along with Condition 1, the development shall also comply with the conditions as listed within Paragraph AA.2 (2) of Schedule 2, Part 1, Class AA of the General Permitted Development Order (2015). These are Listed below :

 

a) the materials used in any exterior work must be of a similar appearance to those used in the construction of the exterior of the existing dwellinghouse;

 

(a)    thedevelopment must not include a window in any wall or roof slope forming a side elevation of the dwelling house;

 

(b)   the roof pitch of the principal part of the dwellinghouse following the development must be the same as the roof pitch of the existing dwellinghouse; and

 

(c)    following the development, the dwellinghouse must be used as a dwellinghouse within the meaning of Class C3 of the Schedule to the Use Classes Order and for no other purpose, except to the extent that the other purpose is ancillary to the primary use as a dwellinghouse.

 

16.

21/03561/VAR - Deed of Variation to S106 agreement relating to 4/03481/15/MFA - Flaunden House Stables, Flaunden, Hertfordshire pdf icon PDF 356 KB

Minutes:

5f, 21/03561/VAR - Deed of Variation to S106 agreement relating to 4/03481/15/MFA

Flaunden House Stables, Flaunden, Hertfordshire

 

Elspeth Palmer introduced the report to Members and said that the application had been referred to the Committee as Scheme of delegation (4(a)) Proposals seeking variations to existing legal agreements not considered minor by the Group Manager (Development Management and Planning).

 

It was proposed by Councillor Williams and seconded by Councillor Peters to move the Officers recommendations and Refuse the application.

Vote:

 

For:  9              Against: 0                     Abstained: 1

 

Resolved: That planning permission be REFUSED.

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

It is recommended that the application be refused based on the following:

  • The changes to the legal agreement would undermine the very special circumstances which were considered to make the proposal acceptable in the Green Belt;
  • Suggested wording of the legal agreement very broad – legal agreements need to be detailed, clear and concise; and
  • Incorrect type of application to achieve what is in essence an amendment to the original MFA application.

 

Reason(s) for Refusal: 

The changes to the legal agreement would undermine the very special circumstances which were considered to make the proposal acceptable in the Green Belt.

Suggested wording of the legal agreement very broad - legal agreements need to be detailed, clear and concise.

Incorrect type of application to achieve what is in essence an amendment to the original MFA application.

The proposed changes would be contrary to Policy 5 of the Core Strategy.

 

 

 

 

17.

22/01442/FUL - Change of use of ground floor (with basement) from Class E(a) retail, to Sui Generis, café serving alcohol - 97 High Street, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire pdf icon PDF 150 KB

Minutes:

5g, 22/01442/FUL - Change of use of ground floor (with basement) from Class E(a) retail, to Sui Generis, café serving alcohol

97 High Street, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

 

Councillor Hobson declared an interest in this item. She stated that she would not take part in the discussion or voting as she is the business owner.

The Case Officer, Sally Robins introduced the report to Members and said that the application has been referred to the Committee as the applicant is a DBC Councillor.

It was proposed by Councillor Wyatt-Lowe and seconded by Councillor Peters to Grant the application.

Vote:

 

For:      7          Against:           0           Abstained: 2

 

Resolved: That planning permission be GRANTED.

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That planning permission be GRANTED.

Conditions and Reasons:

 

 1.        The development hereby permitted shall begin 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 use hereby permitted shall not take place other than between the hours of:

           

            (a)  08:00 - 23:00 Mondays to Fridays;

            (b)  09:00 - 23:00 on Saturdays;

            (c)  09:00 - 22:00 on Sundays and Bank Holidays.

           

            Reason:  To protect the residential amenities of the locality in accordance with to Policy CS12 of the Dacorum Borough Core Strategy (2013) and Paragraph 130 (f) of the National Planning Policy Framework (2021).

 

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

           

            LOCATION PLAN

            01 PLANS AND ELEVATIONS

           

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

 

Informatives:

 1.        Working Hours: Contractors and sub-contractors must have regard to BS 5228-2:2009 "Code of Practice for Noise Control on Construction and Open Sites" and the Control of Pollution Act 1974.

           

            As a guideline, the following hours for noisy works and/or deliveries should be observed: Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 5:30pm, Saturday, 8am to 1pm, Sunday and bank holidays - no noisy work allowed.

           

            Where permission is sought for works to be carried out outside the hours stated, applications in writing must be made with at least seven days' notice to Environmental and Community Protection Team ecp@dacorum.gov.uk or The Forum, Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1DN.  Local residents that may be affected by the work shall also be notified in writing, after approval is received from the LPA or Environmental Health.

           

            Works audible at the site boundary outside these hours may result in the service of a Notice restricting the hours as above.  Breach of the notice may result in prosecution and an unlimited fine and/or six months imprisonment.

 

 2.        Construction Dust: Dust from operations on the site should be minimised by spraying with water or by carrying out of other such works that may be necessary to supress dust. Visual monitoring of dust is to be carried out continuously and Best Practical Means (BPM) should be used at all times. The  ...  view the full minutes text for item 17.

18.

21/01443/ADV - Fascia and hanging board signs - 97 High Street, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire pdf icon PDF 141 KB

Minutes:

 

5h, 21/01443/ADV - Fascia and hanging board signs

97 High Street, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

 

Councillor Hobson declared an interest in this item. She stated she would not take part in the discussion or voting as she is the business owner.

The Case Officer, Sally Robins introduced the report to Members and said that the application has been referred to the Committee as the applicant is a DBC Councillor.

It was proposed by Councillor Doris and seconded by Councillor Wyatt-Lowe to move the Officers recommendation and Grant the application.

Vote:

 

For:  8              Against: 0                     Abstained: 1

 

Resolved: That planning permission be GRANTED.

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That advertisement consent be GRANTED

Conditions and Reasons:

 

 1.        This consent is granted for a period of five years commencing on the date of this notice.

           

            Reason:  To comply with Regulation 14(7) of the Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (England) Regulations 2007.

 

 2.        (a)  Any advertisement displayed, and any site used for the display of advertisement, shall be maintained in a condition that does not impair the visual amenity of the site.

           

            (b)  Any structure or hoarding erected or used principally for the purpose of displaying advertisements shall be maintained in a condition that does not endanger the public.

           

            (c)  Where an advertisement is required under these Regulations to be removed, the site shall be left in a condition that does not endanger the public or impair visual amenity.

           

            (d)  No advertisement is to be displayed without the permission of the owner of the site or any other person with an interest in the site entitled to grant permission.

           

            (e)  No advertisement shall be sited or displayed so as to: (i) endanger persons using any highway, railway, waterway, dock, harbour or aerodrome (civil or military); (ii) obscure, or hinder the ready interpretation of, any traffic sign, railway signal or aid to navigation by water or air; or (iii) hinder the operation of any device used for the purpose of security or surveillance or for measuring the speed of any vehicle.

           

            Reason:  To comply with Regulation 14(7) of the Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (England) Regulations 2007;  coupled with the requirements of Policy CS12 of the Dacorum Borough Core Strategy (2013) and Paragraph 132 of the National Planning Policy Framework (2019).

 

Informatives:

 

 1.        Storage of materials: The applicant is advised that the storage of materials associated with the construction of this development should be provided within the site on land which is not public highway, and the use of such areas must not interfere with the public highway. If this is not possible, authorisation should be sought from the Highway Authority before construction works commence. Further information is available via the County Council website at: https://www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/services/highways-roads-and-pavements/business-and-developer-information/business-licences/business-licences.aspx or by telephoning 0300 1234047.

 

 2.        Obstruction of highway: It is an offence under section 137 of the Highways Act 1980 for any person, without lawful authority or excuse, in any way to wilfully obstruct the free passage along a highway  ...  view the full minutes text for item 18.

19.

21/04741/FHA - Construction of single storey front and rear extensions - 87 Flaunden, Flaunden, Hertfordshire pdf icon PDF 290 KB

Minutes:

5i, 21/04741/FHA - Construction of single storey front and rear extensions Old Village Hall,

87 Flaunden, Flaunden, Hertfordshire

 

The Case Officer, Jane Miller introduced the report to Members and said that the application has been referred to the Committee due to the contrary views of Flaunden Parish Council

Parish Councillor Elena Moya spoke in objection to the application.

It was proposed by Councillor Wyatt-Lowe and seconded by Councillor Durrant to Grant the application.

Vote:

 

For:       4         Against:           3           Abstained: 3

 

Resolved: That planning permission be GRANTED.

RECOMMENDATION

 

That planning permission be Granted.

 

Condition(s) and Reason(s):

 

 1.        The development hereby permitted shall begin 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 development hereby permitted shall match the existing building in terms of size, colour and texture.

           

            Reason:  To make sure that the appearance of the building is suitable and that it contributes to the character of the area in accordance with Policies CS11, CS12 and CS27 of the Dacorum Borough Core Strategy (2013).

 

3.         Prior to the first use of the extensions hereby approved details of the provisions for the storage and recycling of refuse have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  Such provisions shall be made/constructed prior to the first use and shall thereafter be made permanently available for the occupants of the dwelling.

 

Reason:  To safeguard the residential and visual amenities of the locality, protect the environment and prevent obstruction to pedestrian movement in accordance with saved Policy 129 of the Dacorum Borough Local Plan (2004) and Policies CS12 and CS27 of the Dacorum Borough Core Strategy (2013).

 

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

 

            1 site location plan

            3 A proposed plans, elevation and section (received 14.02.2022)

           

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

 

Informatives:

1.         Planning permission has been granted for this proposal. The Council acted pro-actively through positive engagement with the applicant during the determination process which led to improvements to the scheme. 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) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2015.

 

 2.        Working Hours Informative

            Contractors and sub-contractors must have regard to BS 5228-2:2009 "Code of Practice for Noise Control on Construction and Open Sites" and the Control of Pollution Act 1974.

           

            As a guideline, the following hours for noisy works and/or deliveries should be observed: Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 5:30pm, Saturday, 8am to 1pm, Sunday and bank holidays - no noisy work allowed.

           

            Where permission is sought for  ...  view the full minutes text for item 19.

20.

22/01176/FHA - Conversion of two garden sheds into garden office/workshop - 65 St Johns Road, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire pdf icon PDF 144 KB

Minutes:

5j, 22/01176/FHA - Conversion of two garden sheds into garden office/workshop

65 St Johns Road, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

 

Councillor Hobson declared an interest in the item as the application is her neighbour. Councillor Hobson confirmed that she would be taking part in the discussion and voting as she is coming with an open mind.

The Case Officer, Briony Curtain introduced the report to Members and said that the application has been referred to the Committee as the applicant is an elected member.

It was proposed by Councillor Williams and seconded by Councillor Stevens to Grant the application.

Vote:

 

For:  8              Against:           1           Abstained: 1

 

Resolved: That planning permission be GRANTED.

 

RECOMMENDATION for 22/01176/FHA

 

That planning permission be GRANTED.

Condition(s) and Reason(s):

 

 1.        The development hereby permitted shall begin 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:

           

            Location Plan

            Proposed Plans and Dimensions

            Design and Access Statement

            Heritage Statement

           

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

 

 3.        The development hereby permitted shall be constructed in accordance with the materials specified on the application form and approved documents.

           

            Reason:  To make sure that the appearance of the building is suitable and that it contributes to the character of the area in accordance with Policies CS11 and CS12 of the Dacorum Borough Core Strategy (2013).

 

4.         The outbuilding hereby permitted shall not be occupied at any time other than for purposes incidental to the residential use (Storage/garden office/workshop) of the dwelling known as 65 St Johns Road, Hemel Hempstead and shall not be independently occupied.

 

Reason:  For the avoidance of doubt and to ensure that the use of the development remains ancillary to the use of the main dwellinghouse without allowing the intensification of residential accommodation within the site in accordance with CS12 of the Core Strategy 2013 and to ensure compliance with the Habitats regulations.

 

Informatives:

 

1.           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 38) and in accordance with the Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2015.

 

 

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Councillor Hobson declared an interest in the item as the application is her neighbour. Councillor Hobson confirmed that she would be taking part in the discussion and voting as she is coming with an open mind.

The Case Officer, Briony Curtain introduced the report to Members and said that the application has been referred to the Committee as the applicant is an elected member.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Williams and seconded by Councillor Wyatt-Lowe to Grant the application.

Vote:

 

For:       8         Against:           0           Abstained: 2

 

Resolved: That planning permission be GRANTED.

 

RECOMMENDATION

That listed building consent be GRANTED.

 

Condition(s) and Reason(s):

 

 1.        The works hereby permitted shall begin before the expiration of three years from the date of this consent.

 

Reason:  To comply with Section 18 of the Planning (Listed Building and Conservation Areas) Act 1990, as amended by Section 51 (4) 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:

           

            Location Plan

            Proposed Plans and Dimensions

            Design and Access Statement

            Heritage Statement

           

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

 

 3.        The development hereby permitted shall be constructed in accordance with the materials specified on the application form and approved documents.

           

            Reason:  To make sure that the appearance of the building is suitable and that it contributes to the character of the area in accordance with Policies CS11 and CS12 of the Dacorum Borough Core Strategy (2013).

 

 

The meeting ended at 20:50.