Agenda and draft minutes

Development Management
Thursday, 14th September, 2017 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, The Forum. View directions

Contact: Katie Mogan  Member Support

Items
No. Item

64.

Minutes

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

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 17 August 2017 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=1428

 

65.

Apologies for absence

To receive any apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies of absence were received from Councillor Birnie, Guest, Maddern and Matthews.

 

Councillor Mills substituted on behalf of Councillor Guest.

 

Councillor C Wyatt-Lowe chaired the meeting in the absence of Councillor Guest.

 

66.

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 C Wyatt-Lowe asked Members to remember to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary or other Interests at the beginning of the relevant planning application.

67.

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

Noon the day of the meeting

 

You need to inform the council in advance if you wish to speak by contacting Member Support on Tel: 01442 228221 or by email: Member.support@dacorum.gov.uk

 

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.

 

Minutes:

Councillor C Wyatt-Lowe reminded the members and the public about the rules regarding public participation.

The order of the agenda was changed to allow for those applications with public speaking to be heard first. The items are minuted in the order they were heard

68.

4/01223/17/FUL - PROPOSED EXTENSION OF APPROVED ESTATE ROAD TO ACCOMMODATE 8 DETACHED DWELLINGS WITH GARAGES - 89 SUNNYHILL ROAD, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, HP1 1TA pdf icon PDF 618 KB

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Minutes:

A Parrish introduced the item to members and said it had been referred to committee as Councillor Marshall had called it in.

In her role as ward councillor, Councillor Marshall spoke in objection to the application.

Donny Gow spoke in objection to the application.

Councillor Bateman arrived at 7.27pm so took no part in the discussion or voting of this item

Helen McMillan and Andrew King spoke in support of the application.

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

Vote

For: 4               Against: 3                    Abstained: 2

Resolved:

That planning permission be DELEGATED to the Group Manager Development Management and Planning with a view to approval subject to the completion of a planning obligation under s.106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990

That the following Heads of Terms for the planning obligation, or such other terms as the Committee may determine, be agreed:

 

·         Financial contribution of £2,560 towards the upgrading of the eastbound and westbound bus stops on Warners End Road.

·         Financial contribution towards the maintenance of the skid-resistant surfacing on the adopted highway of £12,000.

·         Provision of fire hydrants.

 

and subject to the following draft conditions:

1

Approval of the details of the appearance and scale of the buildings and the landscaping of the site (hereinafter called "the reserved matters") shall be obtained from the local planning authority in writing before any development is commenced.

 

Reason:  To comply with the provisions of Section 92 (2) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

2

Application for approval of the reserved matters shall be made to the local planning authority before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

 

Reason:  To comply with the provisions of Section 92 (2) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

3

The development hereby permitted shall be begun either before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission, or before the expiration of two years from the date of the approval of the last of the reserved matters to be approved.

 

Reason:  To prevent the accumulation of planning permission; to enable the Council to review the suitability of the development in the light of altered circumstances and to comply with the provisions of Section 92 (2) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

4

No development (other than ground investigations, underground services and footings)shall take place until samples of the materials proposed to be used on the external walls and 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.

 

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

 

5

The details of appearance to be submitted for the approval of the local planning authority in accordance with Condition (1) above shall include the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 68.

69.

4/01370/17/FUL - DEMOLITION OF EXISTING 4 BEDROOM HOUSE AND REPLACEMENT WITH ONE 2 STOREY 5 BEDROOM DWELLING WITH A PART LOWER GROUND FLOOR TO REAR - WELLWOOD, 24 MEADWAY, BERKHAMSTED, HP4 2PN pdf icon PDF 217 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A Harman introduced the item to members and said it had been referred to committee due to the contrary views of Berkhamsted Town Council.

Timothy Jenkinson and Ross Massingale spoke in objection to the application.

In his role as town councillor, Councillor Armytage spoke in objection to the application.

In his role as ward councillor, Councillor D Collins spoke in objection to the application.

Peter Knightly spoke in support of the application.

It was proposed by Councillor Mills and seconded by Councillor P Hearn to grant the application in line with the officer’s recommendation.

Vote

For: 5               Against: 4                    Abstained: 1

Resolved:

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

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:

17 502 PL 12B
17 502 PL 13 B
17 502 PL 14B
17 502 PL 15

Design and Accessibility and Sustainability Statement

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

 

3

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

 

Reason: To enable the local planning authority to retain control over the development in the interests of safeguarding the residential and visual amenity of the locality in accordance with Adopted Core Strategy CS12.

 

4

Prior to the commencement of the development hereby permitted a Phase I Report to assess the actual or potential contamination at the site shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. If actual or potential contamination and/or ground gas risks are identified further investigation shall be carried out and a Phase II report shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority prior to the commencement of the development. If the Phase II report establishes that remediation or protection measures are necessary a Remediation Statement shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

For the purposes of this condition:

A Phase I Report consists of a desk study, site walkover, conceptual model and a preliminary risk assessment. The desk study comprises a search of available information and historical maps which can be used to identify the likelihood of contamination. A simple walkover survey of the site is conducted to identify pollution linkages not obvious from desk studies. Using the information gathered, a ‘conceptual model’ of the site is constructed and a preliminary risk assessment is carried out.  ...  view the full minutes text for item 69.

70.

4/03286/16/FUL - CONSTRUCTION OF A 3 STOREY HOUSE - 21A HALL PARK, BERKHAMSTED, HP4 2NU pdf icon PDF 965 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

I Keen introduced the item and said it had been referred to committee due to the contrary views of Berkhamsted Town Council.

Jane Kreckel and R Phipps spoke in objection to the application.

Julian Castle spoke in support of the application.

Councillor Ritchie was concerned that representations from residents had been submitted late and not all members had a chance to read them.

The Chair decided to DEFER this application to the next committee meeting to give members the opportunity to read residents representations.

 

71.

4/01490/17/FUL - CHANGE OF USE FROM FORESTRY WORKSHOP TO 4 BEDROOM DWELLING - OLD BEECHWOOD, CHEVERELLS GREEN, MARKYATE, ST ALBANS, AL3 8AB pdf icon PDF 188 KB

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Minutes:

E Palmer introduced the item to members and said it had been referred to committee due to the contrary views of Markyate Parish Council.

Scott Moore spoke in support of the application.

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

Vote

For: 9               Against: 0                    Abstained: 1

Resolved:

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

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 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.  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 and to comply with CS7,11,12 and 24.

 

3

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 and]

Part 2 Classes [A, B and C].

 

Reason:  To enable the local planning authority to retain control over the development in the interests of safeguarding the residential and visual amenity of the locality and to comply with CS7 and 24.

 

4

The hedges along the northeast and northwest boundaries of the site are to be kept at a minimum height of 2.5 metres.

 

Reason: To preserve the character of the Rural Area and the CAONB and to comply with CS 7 and CS 24 and to respect adjoining properties in terms of landscaping and to comply with CS 12.

 

5

An outline management plan, including long term objectives, management responsibilities and maintenance schedules for the part of Cheverells Green within the applicant's ownership, shall be submitted to and approved by the local planning authority prior to the occupation of the development.  The management plan shall be carried out as approved.

 

Reason:  To safeguard the visual character of the immediate area and to preserve an ecological asset and to comply with CS7, CS 24 and 26.

 

6

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

 

existing and proposed plans

location plan

CIL

design and access statement

Planning Statement

Letter providing further information

Structural Survey

CS29 Statement

 

Reason: For the avoidance of doubt  ...  view the full minutes text for item 71.

72.

4/00327/14/FHA - DETACHED TWO-BAY CAR PORT - RENEWAL OF PREVIOUS APPROVAL - WHITE MEADOWS, NETTLEDEN ROAD NORTH, LITTLE GADDESDEN, BERKHAMSTED, HP4 1PF pdf icon PDF 385 KB

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Minutes:

E Palmer introduced the item and said it had been referred to committee due to the contrary views of Little Gaddesden Parish Council.

Mark Byers spoke in support of the application.

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

Vote

For: 9               Against: 0                    Abstained: 1

Resolved:

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

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 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.  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:  In the interests of the visual amenities of the Rural Area, CAONB and the Conservation Area and to comply with CS7,11,12, 24 and 27.

 

3

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 Class E

 

Reason:  To enable the local planning authority to retain control over the development in the interests of safeguarding the residential and visual amenity of the locality, the character of the Conservation Area and to protect the Rural Area and CAONB from any further encroachment at this site without control. To comply with CS 7, 11, 12, 24 and 27.

 

4

Notwithstanding the details shown on the approved plans only pile foundations carried out to specifications recommended by BS5837:2012 must be built as part of the development approved.

 

Reason:  To protect the adjacent Beech trees covered by a Tree Preservation Order and to comply with CS 25.

 

5

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

Location Plan
Block Plan
Floor Plan and Elevations PC17723 dated 26/6/17
Letter from applicant - additional information.

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

 

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 led to improvements to the scheme. 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  ...  view the full minutes text for item 72.

73.

4/03276/16/FUL - NEW DWELLING - LAND ADJ. STRONGS PRINTING SERVICES LTD, BANK MILL LANE, BERKHAMSTED, HP4 2NT pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

B Curtain introduced the item and said it had been referred to committee due to the contrary views of Berkhamsted Town Council.

Matthew Cannon spoke in support of this application.

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

Vote

For: 8               Against: 0                    Abstained: 2

Resolved:

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

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 until full 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:  To ensure a satisfactory appearance to the development in accordance with Policy CS12 of the Core Strategy.

 

Reason:  In the interests of the visual amenities of the Conservation Area in accordance with Policy Cs27 of the Core Strategy.

 

3

The flood defence measures outlined in the Flood Risk Statement (dated April 2015) shall be fully implemented in accordance with the submitted details and thereafter maintained as such.

 

Reason: to reduce the impact of flooding in accordance with Policy CS31 of the Core Strategy.

 

4

Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995  (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 and H

Part 2 Classes A, B and C.

 

Reason:  To enable the local planning authority to retain control over the development in the interests of safeguarding the residential and visual amenity of the locality.

 

5

Prior to the first occupation of the development hereby permitted the vehicular access and parking arrangements illustrated on drawing number 443.5.A3.8 rev C shall have been provided.  Arrangements shall be made for surface water to be intercepted and disposed of separately so that it does not discharge from or onto the highway carriageway. The parking space shall be retained thereafter and kept available for that specific use only.

 

Reason: To ensure satisfactory access into the site, ensure permanent availability of parking, and avoid carriage of extraneous material or surface water from or onto the highway.

 

6

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

 

443.5.A3.5C

443.5.A3.8B

443.5.A3.6E

443.5.A3.3B

FLOOD RISK ASSESSMENT

DESIGN AND ACCESS STATEMENT

 

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

 

 

HIGHWAY INFORMATIVES;

 

 Where works are required  ...  view the full minutes text for item 73.

74.

4/01331/17/FUL - DEMOLITION OF EXISTING HOUSE AND GARAGE. CONSTRUCTION OF 3 NO. 3 BEDROOM HOUSES AND EXTERNAL WORKS - 17 TRING ROAD, WILSTONE, TRING, HP23 4NU pdf icon PDF 402 KB

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Minutes:

J Gardner introduced the item to members and said it had been referred to committee due to the contrary views of Tring rural Parish Council.

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

Vote

For: 9               Against: 0                    Abstained: 1

Resolved:

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

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:

 

217 pa.2 101     Rev. A

217 pa.2 102  

217 pa.2 103

217 pa.2 104     Rev. A

217 pa2. 105     Rev. A

 

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 approved drawings or such other materials as may be agreed in writing by the local planning authority.

 

Reason:  To ensure a satisfactory appearance to the development.

 

Reason:  In the interests of the visual amenities of the Conservation Area.

 

5

No above ground development shall take place until 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:

 

·         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;

·        proposed finished levels or contours;

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

·        retained historic landscape features and proposals for restoration, where relevant.

 

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.

 

6

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 [1 year] 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 of such size  ...  view the full minutes text for item 74.

75.

4/01685/17/FHA - CONSTRUCTION OF A SINGLE STOREY SIDE EXTENSION. ALTERATIONS TO THE REAR FENESTRATION AT GROUND FLOOR LEVEL, REAR DORMER WINDOW AND CONSERVATION ROOFLIGHTS TO THE MAIN ROOF - 33 NORTH ROAD, BERKHAMSTED, HP4 3DU pdf icon PDF 308 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A Parrish introduced to item and said it had been referred to committee due to the contrary views of Berkhamsted Town Council.

It was proposed by Councillor Tindall and seconded by Councillor P Hearn to grant the application in line with the officer’s recommendation.

Vote

For: 9               Against: 0                    Abstained: 1

Resolved:

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

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 constructed in accordance with the materials specified on the approved drawings.

 

Reason:  To ensure a satisfactory appearance to the development in the interests of the visual amenities of the Conservation Area in accordance with Policies CS12 and 27 of the Dacorum Core Strategy (September 2013) and saved Policy 120 of the Dacorum Borough Local Plan 1991-2011.

 

3

No development shall take place until 1:20 details of the design of the following (together with materials, finishes and vertical cross sections through the openings) shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority:

 

·         dormer window / cheeks;

·         glazed roof light to ground floor extension;

·         bay window;

·         all other new windows, doors and openings.

 

The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.

 

Reason:  To ensure a satisfactory appearance to the development and to safeguard the character and appearance of the Berkhamsted Conservation Area in accordance with Policies CS12 and 27 of the Dacorum Core Strategy (September 2013) and saved Policy 120 of the Dacorum borough Local Plan 1991-2011. The details are required before commencement of development as if they are deferred until after the development has begun, the design will already have been agreed and finalised, and the materials potentially ordered and used, thereby undermining the control of the local planning authority and potentially increasing costs and delays for the applicant if they have to be changed.

 

4

The rooflight to be installed in the development hereby permitted shall be a metal framed conservation roof-light and sit flush with the roof.

 

Reason:  For the avoidance of doubt and to safeguard the character and appearance of the Conservation Area in accordance with Policy CS27 of the Dacorum Core Strategy (September 2013) and saved Policy 120 of the Dacorum Borough Local Plan 1991-2011.

 

5

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

 

Location Plan

001 B

002

003 B

004 B

101 B

102 B

103 B

104 B

 

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

 

Article 35 Statement:

 

Planning permission has been granted for this proposal. The Council acted pro-actively through engagement with the applicant during the course of the application which lead to improvements  ...  view the full minutes text for item 75.

76.

4/01106/17/FHA - CONSTRUCTION OF CAR PORT. CONVERSION OF EXISTING BARN TO AN ANNEXE TO BE USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH CHIPPERFIELD LODGE - CHIPPERFIELD LODGE, LANGLEY ROAD, CHIPPERFIELD, KINGS LANGLEY, WD4 9JQ pdf icon PDF 133 KB

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Minutes:

B Curtain introduced the item and said it had been referred to the committee due to the contrary views of Chipperfield Parish Council.

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

Vote

For: 9               Against: 0                    Abstained: 1

Resolved:

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

 

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 constructed in accordance with the materials specified on the approved drawings and documents.

 

Reason:  To ensure a satisfactory appearance to the development in accordance with Policy CS12 of the Core Strategy.

 

Reason:  To safeguard the character and appearance of the chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in accordance with Policy CS24 of the Core Strategy.

 

3

The annexe hereby permitted shall not be occupied at any time other than for purposes ancillary to the residential use of the dwelling known as Chipperfield Lodge, Langley Road.

 

Reason:  To safeguard appropriate development in the Green Belt and character of the area in accordance with policies CS5 and CS12 of the adopted Core StrategY and to avoid harm to the amenities of the neighbouring properties in accordance with policy CS12.

 

4

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

 

0325/01/01A

0325/01/02B

 

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

 

Article 35;

 

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 (paragraphs 186 and 187) and in accordance with the Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) (Amendment No. 2) Order 2015.

 

 

77.

4/01695/17/FHA - CONSTRUCTION OF SINGLE STOREY FRONT EXTENSION. INSTALLATION OF 2 POST TIMBER FRAME PORCH OVER FRONT DOOR. REINSTATE DECKING AT BOTTOM OF GARDEN UTILIZING UNDERNEATH SPACE TO CREATE STORAGE ROOM. CONSTRUCTION OF WOODEN SHED AND FENCING - 35 MARRIOTTS WAY, HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, HP3 9EN pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

I Keen introduced the item and said it had been referred to committee as the application is a member of staff.

Councillor Ritchie asked if a condition could be implemented that stops residential use of the outbuilding.

It was proposed by Councillor P Hearn and seconded by Councillor Mills to grant the application in line with the officer’s recommendation along with the additional condition.

Vote

For: 9               Against: 0                    Abstained: 1

Resolved:

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

 

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:

Proposed Elevation End of Garden
Proposed Plan
Proposed Front Elevation
Proposed Side Elevation
Proposed Side Elevation/front porch

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

 

3






4

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, in accordance with Policy CS12 of the Core Strategy (2013).

 

The raised patio hereby permitted and associated garage and storage space shall not be occupied at any time other than for purposes ancillary to the residential use of the dwelling known as 35 Marriotts Way.

 

Reason:  To ensure that the development remains ancillary to the main residential use of the site, and for the avoidance of doubt; in accordance with Policy CS12 of the Core Strategy (2013).

 

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.  

 

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4/01586/17/MFA - SEXTONS HUT; NEW RIDGE ROOFLIGHT AND CHANGE OF USE TO PROVIDE VISITOR INFORMATION POINT, UPGRADE PATHS AND EXTERNAL LIGHTING - THE CEMETERY, RECTORY LANE, BERKHAMSTED pdf icon PDF 4 MB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

F Bogle introduced the item and said it had been referred to committee as the applicant was a member of staff.

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

Vote

For: 9               Against: 0                    Abstained: 1

Resolved:

That planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

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:

Site location Plan
0101-01-601
0101-01-021
0101-01-302

Sextons Hut - Section drawing, north elevation, west elevation, east elevation, south elevation, ground floor

Existing elevations

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

 

3

The proposed disabled car parking spaces shall have measurements of 3.3m 4.8m min. and be located on land within the ownership of the applicant. Such spaces shall be maintained as a permanent ancillary to the development and shall be surfaced and used for no other purpose.

Reason: To ensure the adequate provision of off-street parking for disabled persons at all times in order to minimise the impact on the safe and efficient operation of the adjoining Highway.

4

No development shall take place until details of the materials proposed to be used on the surfaces of the pathways and car park 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.

Reason: To ensure a satisfactory development and in the interest of the character of the Conservation Area.

5

No development shall take place until details of the material and colour of the upstand supporting the roof light and details of the fixing of the roof light 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.

Reason:  To ensure a satisfactory appearance to the development and in the interests of the visual amenities of the Conservation Area.

6

No development shall take place until full precise details / locations of the luminaires have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.

Reason: To ensure minimal impact of any potential light pollution in the interests of the residential and ecological amenity and highway safety in accordance with Saved DBLP Policy 113.

7

The manually operated luminaires will be used for 10 events per year with a maximum of 4 hours for each event. The luminaires shall not be operational after 23.00 hours.

Reason: To limit any potential light pollution in the interests of the residential and ecological amenity of the area in accordance with Saved DBLP Policy 113.

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4/01587/17/ADV - INSTALLATION OF INFORMATION SIGNAGE TO CEMETERY ENTRANCES - THE CEMETERY, RECTORY LANE, BERKHAMSTED pdf icon PDF 4 MB

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Minutes:

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

 

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

 

2. 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.

 

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

 

3. No advertisement shall be sited or displayed so as to: -

 

            (a)        endanger persons using any highway, railway, waterway, dock, harbour or aerodrome (civil or military);

            (b)       obscure, or hinder the ready interpretation of, any traffic sign, railway signal or aid to navigation by water or air; or

            (c)        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 the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements)  (England) Regulations 2007.

 

4. 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.

 

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

 

5. 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.

 

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

 

6. 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.

 

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

 

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Appeals update pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Minutes:

The following appeals were noted:

  1. Lodged
  2. Dismissed