Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 24 July 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Didcot Civic Hall, Britwell Road, Didcot, OX11 7JN

Contact: Paul Bateman  Email:  paul.bateman@southandvale.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

38.

Chairman's announcements

To receive any announcements from the chairman and general housekeeping matters.

Minutes:

The chairman welcomed everyone to the meeting, outlined the procedure to be followed and advised on emergency evacuation arrangements.

 

39.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 126 KB

To adopt and sign as a correct record the Planning Committee minutes of the meeting held on 3 July 2019.

Minutes:

RESOLVED: to approve the minutes of the meeting held on 3 July 2019 as a correct record and agree that the Chairman sign these as such.

 

40.

Declarations of interest

To receive any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests in respect of items on the agenda for this meeting.  

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

41.

Urgent business

To receive notification of any matters which the chairman determines should be considered as urgent business and the special circumstances which have made the matters urgent and to receive any notification of any applications deferred or withdrawn.

Minutes:

There was no urgent business.

42.

Proposals for site visits

Minutes:

There were no proposals for site visits.

43.

Public participation

To receive any statements from members of the public that have registered to speak on planning applications which are being presented to this committee meeting. 

Minutes:

The list showing members of the public who had registered to speak was tabled at the meeting.

44.

P19/S1128/FUL - Strathdene, West End, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell, OX10 0RU pdf icon PDF 152 KB

Demolition of existing dwelling and construction of replacement dwelling. As amended by drawing numbers K1870-02-102 A, K1870-02-103 A and K1870- 02-104 A to remove rear facing upper storey dormer window and replace with a roof light received on 18 June 2019.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

David Bretherton arrived partway through this item and took no part in the discussion or decision on the application.

 

Anne-Marie Simpson, a local ward councillor, stood down from the committee for consideration of this item.

 

The committee considered application P19/S1128/FUL for the demolition of existing dwelling and construction of replacement dwelling, as amended by drawing numbers K1870-02-102 A, K1870-02-103 A and K1870- 02-104 A, to remove rear facing upper storey dormer window and replace with a roof light received on 18 June 2019, at Strathdene, West End, Brightwell-cum-Sotwell.

 

Consultations, representations, policy and guidance and the site’s planning history were detailed in the officer’s report which formed part of the agenda pack for this meeting.

 

Steve Capel-Davies, a representative of Brightwell-cum-Sotwell Parish Council spoke objecting to the application.

 

Stuart Hill, the applicant, spoke in support of the application.

 

Anne-Marie Simpson, a local ward councillor, spoke to the application.

 

A motion moved and seconded, to grant planning permission was declared carried on being put to the vote.

 

RESOLVED: to grant planning permission for application P19/S1128/FUL, subject to the following conditions:

 

1.     Commencement three years - full planning permission

2.     Approved plans

3.     Schedule of Materials

4.     Obscure glazing

5.     Provide Parking & Manoeuvring Areas

6.     Landscaping (including boundary treatment)

7.     Tree Protection (General)

8.     Bat Informative – Detailed

 

45.

P19/S0671/FUL - Lane End, Eastfield Lane, Whitchurch-on-Thames, RG8 7EJ pdf icon PDF 91 KB

Demolition of existing bungalow and detached single garage and erection of a replacement 1.5 storey cottage and a detached double garage (as amended by plans received 23 May 2019 reducing the proposed garage to a single garage and additional tree protection information).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Peter Dragonetti, the local ward councillor, stood down from the committee for consideration of this item.

 

The committee considered application P19/S0671/FUL for the demolition of existing bungalow and detached single garage and erection of a replacement 1.5 storey cottage and a detached double garage (as amended by plans received 23 May 2019 reducing the proposed garage to a single garage and additional tree protection information) at Lane End, Eastfield Lane, Whitchurch-on-Thames.

 

Consultations, representations, policy and guidance and the site’s planning history were detailed in the officer’s report which formed part of the agenda pack for this meeting.

 

Simon Sharp, the agent, spoke in support of the application.

 

Peter Dragonetti, the local ward councillor, spoke to the application.

 

A motion moved and seconded, to grant planning permission was declared carried on being put to the vote.

 

RESOLVED: to grant planning permission for application P19/S0671/FUL, subject to the following conditions:

 

1.     Commencement within three years

2.     Development in accordance with the approved plans

3.     Schedule of materials (details required prior to commencement)

4.     Levels details (details required prior to commencement)

5.     Existing vehicular access to be improved

6.      Parking & manoeuvring areas to be provided and retained

7.     Tree protection (implementation as approved)

8.     Surface water drainage works (details required prior to  commencement)

9.     Foul drainage works (details required prior to commencement)

10. Wildlife Protection (implementation of mitigation as approved)

11. Landscaping scheme including boundary treatment (details required prior to commencement)

12. Prevention of overlooking (first floor windows on south west side elevation to be obscure glazed and fixed shut where below 1.7 metres above the floor level of the room they serve)

13. Removal of permitted development rights (extensions and outbuildings)

 

Informatives:

 

1. Wild Bird Informative

2. Development liable for Community Infrastructure Levy

 

46.

P19/S1260/HH - 216 Greys Road, Henley-on-Thames RG9 1QX pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Retrospective application for extensions and alterations following the removal of rear conservatory, the single storey areas to the East and the double garage to the West.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Ken Arlett, a local ward councillor, stood down from the committee for the consideration of this item.

 

The committee considered application P19/S1260/HH for extensions and alterations following the removal of rear conservatory, the single storey areas to the east and the double garage to the west, at 216 Greys Road, Henley-on-Thames.

 

Consultations, representations, policy and guidance and the site’s planning history were detailed in the officer’s report which formed part of the agenda pack for this meeting.

 

Stefan Gawrysiak, who appeared in his capacity as a local resident, and not as a councillor, addressed the committee on the application.

 

Ken Arlett, a local ward councillor, addressed the committee on the application.

 

A motion moved and seconded, to grant planning permission was declared carried on being put to the vote.

 

RESOLVED: to grant planning permission for application P19/S1260/HH, subject to the following conditions:

 

1.    Approved plans

2.    Materials as on plan

3.    Prevention of overlooking

4.    No Garage conversion into accommodation

5.    Retention of existing trees and hedges

 

47.

P19/S0344/FUL - Land Between Elmfield House and the Old Dairy, Moreton, OX9 2HS pdf icon PDF 100 KB

Erection of a detached single storey 4-bedroom dwelling with parking and amenity space (additional arboricultural information received 17th April 2019).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

David Bretherton, a local ward councillor, stood down from the committee for consideration of this item.

 

The committee considered application P19/S0344/FUL, for the erection of a detached single storey 4-bedroom dwelling with parking and amenity space (additional arboricultural information received 17th April 2019) at land between Elmfield House and the Old Dairy, Moreton.

 

Consultations, representations, policy and guidance and the site’s planning history were detailed in the officer’s report which formed part of the agenda pack for this meeting.

 

Jake Collinge, the agent, spoke in support of the application.

 

Mrs Mandi Gascoyne, the applicant, spoke in support of the application.

 

Dr. Ken Burch, a local resident, spoke in support of the application.

 

David Bretherton, a local ward councillor, spoke to the application.

 

The committee were minded to grant planning permission as it was considered that the proposal constituted infill and represented no harm to the character of the area.

 

A motion moved and seconded, to grant planning permission was declared carried on being put to the vote.

 

RESOLVED: to authorise the head of planning to grant planning permission for application P19/S0344/FUL, subject to appropriate conditions.