Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Monday, 2 December 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

117.

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.

 

118.

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.

119.

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circumstances which have made the matters urgent and to receive any notification of any applications deferred or withdrawn.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.

120.

Proposals for site visits

Minutes:

There were no proposals for site visits.

121.

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.

122.

P19/S2138/FUL - Land to the north of Fields End Farmhouse, Parsons Lane/Chaucer Court, Ewelme, OX10 6HP pdf icon PDF 423 KB

Proposed erection of a detached dwelling house with associated parking and amenity space provision.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The committee considered application P19/S2138/FUL for the proposed erection of a detached dwelling house with associated parking and amenity space provision on land to the north of Fields End Farmhouse, Parsons Lane/Chaucer Court, Ewelme, OX10 6HP.

 

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.

 

David Solomon spoke on behalf of Ewelme Parish Council, objecting to the application.

 

Andrew Evans, a local resident spoke objecting to the application.

 

Adrian Gould, the agent, spoke in support of the application.

 

Andrea Powell, the local ward councillor, spoke objecting 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/S2138/FUL subject to the following conditions:

 

1.         Three-year time limit;

2.         Approved plans;

3.         Tree protection (prior to commencement);

4.         Schedule of materials (prior to above-ground construction);

5.         Planting scheme (trees and shrubs);

6.         Boundary enclosures (construction prior to occupation and retained);

7.         Drainage (foul and surface water systems installed prior to occupation);

8.         Provision of parking and turning areas (in accordance with full construction details, prior to occupation);

9.         Access improvements (full construction details prior to occupation);

10.       Public right of way - no obstructions/diversions;

11.       Unexpected contamination;

12.       External lighting restriction;

13.       Removal of PD (Permitted Development) rights Classes A and E (AONB and conservation area reason).

 

 

 

123.

P19/S2865/RM - Land at Woodcote Road, South Stoke, RG8 0JJ pdf icon PDF 333 KB

Application for approval of reserved matters relating to appearance, landscaping, layout and scale following application P17/S3206/O for residential development (up to 5 dwellings), and associated works, including access (as amended by Site Plan PP1012-A, Soft Landscape Plan 0747.1.1 Rev D, Landscape Visual Impact Assessment V4 01.10.19 and Preliminary Ecological Appraisal Update 2019 and amended Construction Method Statement and visibility splays accompanying email from agent received 15 October 2019 and Arboricultural Method Statement updated October 2019 and Drainage Plan 003 Revision P10). Discharge of conditions 1-16 on application ref. P17/S3206/O.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The committee considered application P19/S2865/RM for approval of reserved matters relating to appearance, landscaping, layout and scale following application P17/S3206/O for residential development (up to 5 dwellings), and associated works, including access.  (As amended by Site Plan PP1012-A, Soft Landscape Plan 0747.1.1 Rev D, Landscape Visual Impact Assessment V4 01.10.19 and Preliminary Ecological Appraisal Update 2019 and amended Construction Method Statement and visibility splays accompanying email from agent received 15 October 2019 and Arboricultural Method Statement updated October 2019 and Drainage Plan 003 Revision P10). Discharge of conditions 1-16 on application ref. P17/S3206/O on land at Woodcote Road South Stoke, RG8 0JJ.

 

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.

 

In response to questions from the committee, the planning officer reported that tree officers had undertaken assessments of the trees on the site and had concluded that although they provided an attractive screen, they were not of sufficient quality to warrant tree preservation order (TPO) status. However, this did not prevent TPOs being applied for at some future point. The recommendation proposed a condition relating to Tree Protection.  

 

Councillor Bryan Urbick spoke on behalf of South Stoke Parish Council, objecting to the application.

 

Victor Meyer, a local resident spoke objecting to the application.

 

Henry Venners, the agent, spoke in support of 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/S2865/RM subject to the following conditions:

 

1.     Approved plans.

2.     Commencement - Reserved Matters Approval.

3.     Schedule of Materials.

4.     Landscaping implementation.

5.     External Lighting.

6.     No additional windows, doors or other openings.

7.     Withdrawal of Permitted Development Rights.

8.     Wildlife Protection (mitigation as approved).

9.     Tree protection (implementation as approved).

10.   Surface water drainage works (details as submitted).

11.   New vehicular access.

12.   Vision splay protection.

13.   Parking and manoeuvring areas retained.

14.   Construction Traffic Management (details as approved).

15.  No garage conversion in to accommodation.

 

 

124.

P18/S4261/FUL - The Chapel, Burcot House, Abingdon Road, Burcot, OX14 3DJ pdf icon PDF 168 KB

Proposed conversion of the de-consecrated chapel to create a two bedroom dwelling house with associated parking and amenity space provision.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The committee considered application P18/S4261/FUL for the proposed conversion of the de-consecrated chapel to create a two bedroom dwelling house, with associated parking and amenity space provision at The Chapel, Burcot House, Abingdon Road, Burcot, OX14 3DJ.

 

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.

 

The planning officer reported that in paragraph 6.23 of the report, the word “not” should be omitted from the sentence, “As the chapel is not within Flood Zone 1…”. In response to questions relating to highways, the planning officer confirmed that the committee could not impose conditions on land outside the applicant’s control.

 

Glenn Pereira spoke on behalf of Clifton Hampden Parish Council, objecting to the application.

 

Elaine Hornsby, a local resident spoke objecting to the application.

 

Simon Oakland, a local resident spoke objecting to the application.

 

Adrian Gould, the agent, spoke in support of the application.

 

Sam Casey-Rerhaye, the local ward councillor, spoke objecting 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 P18/S4261/FUL subject to the following conditions:

 

1.         Three-year time limit;

2.         Approved plans;

                        3.         Submission of new window and door details (prior to     

                                    installation);

Prior to the installation of any of the new doors and windows hereby approved full details (to include as a minimum, scale drawings illustrating the window/door designs, materials details, details of stone surrounds and sill/lintel details), shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. Thereafter the new windows and doors shall only be installed in accordance with the approved details.

 

Reason: To ensure the significance of the non-designated heritage asset is preserved and in the interests of the character and appearance of the site in accordance with the aims of policies CSEN3 and CSQ3 of the South Oxfordshire Core Strategy, policies D1 and G2 of the South Oxfordshire Local Plan and paragraph 197 of the National Planning Policy Framework.

 

4.         Provision of porous hard-surfaced off-road parking and turning areas (prior to occupation);

Prior to the first occupation of the development hereby approved, the off-road parking and turning areas shall be constructed in full and made available for use in accordance with site layout drawing no.S1/P/07 and in accordance with a written materials specification that shall first be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The written details shall include (as a minimum) a photographic example of each material, the material name, manufacturer/supplier name and details of the permeability/porousness of the material (or details of proposed drainage measures). Thereafter the development shall be completed in accordance with the approved details and the parking and turning areas shall be retained unobstructed except for the parking of vehicles associated with the development at all times.

 

Reason: In the interests of visual amenities, flood risk and to ensure the provision of sufficient off-road car parking  ...  view the full minutes text for item 124.

125.

P19/S0025/FUL - The Tennis Court, land to the east of Burcot House, Abingdon Road Burcot, OX14 3DJ pdf icon PDF 172 KB

Proposed conversion of the existing B8 storage building to create 2 x four bedroom dwellings with associated parking and amenity space provision (as amended by additional Flood Risk Information received on 24-04-2019 and revised plan received on 21-06-2019).  (Revised Flood Risk Assessment received 4 July 2019).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The committee considered application P19/S0025/FUL for the proposed conversion of the existing B8 storage building to create 2 x four-bedroom dwellings with associated parking and amenity space provision (as amended by additional Flood Risk Information received on 24-04-2019 and revised plan received on 21-06-2019).  (Revised Flood Risk Assessment received 4 July 2019) at The Tennis Court, land to the east of Burcot House, Abingdon Road Burcot, OX14 3DJ.

 

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.

 

The planning officer reported that on page 79 of the report, all the words under “Reason” should be omitted and replaced with the words, “To prevent additional floorspace being created, thereby reducing flood risk”.

 

Glenn Pereira spoke on behalf of Clifton Hampden Parish Council, objecting to the application.

 

Elaine Hornsby, a local resident spoke objecting to the application.

 

John Blackwell, a local resident spoke objecting to the application.

 

Adrian Gould, the agent, spoke in support of the application.

 

Sam Casey-Rerhaye, the local ward councillor, spoke objecting 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/S0025/FUL subject to the following conditions:

 

1.         Three-year time limit;

2.         Approved plans;

3.         EPS License;

Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved, including any site clearance or demolition, evidence of the successful receipt of a European protected species licence, or evidence of the successful registration of the site under the bat low impact class licence, from Natural England, specific to this development, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.

 

Reason: To protect the important species on site, in accordance with Policy CSB1 of the SOCS, Policies C6 and C8 of the SOLP and paragraph 170 of the

NPPF.

 

4.         Construction Traffic and Environmental Management Plan (pre-commencement);

5.         Survey of road and required repairs (prior to commencement);

Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved a condition survey of the access road (that extends from the site to the eastern access point of the ‘Horseshoe Lane’ with the A415) shall be undertaken and submitted to the local planning authority. Prior to the occupation of the dwelling a scheme to restore the road and verges (to its condition prior to the commencement of the development) shall be completed in accordance with a written scheme of restoration that shall first be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.

 

Reason: In the interests of highway safety and to protect the amenities of neighbouring occupiers in accordance with Policies T1 and EP2 of the South Oxfordshire Local Plan 2011.

 

6.         Tree protection (in accordance with details to be submitted prior to commencement);

 

7.         Parking and turning;

Prior to the first occupation of the development hereby approved, the off-road parking and turning areas and access road passing places shall be constructed in full  ...  view the full minutes text for item 125.

126.

P19/S0058/FUL - Land to the south of Creek End, Abingdon Road, Burcot, OX14 3DJ pdf icon PDF 157 KB

Proposed erection of a detached five bedroom dwelling and a detached double garage.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

This application was deferred due to the meeting guillotine having been reached prior to its consideration. It will be considered at a later date, to be confirmed.

127.

P19/S2517/FUL - The Old Post Office, 5 Wharf Road, Shillingford, OX10 7EW pdf icon PDF 106 KB

Three bay timber framed & clay tiled roof with oak clad garage and store.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

This application was deferred due to the meeting guillotine having been reached prior to its consideration. It will be considered at a later date, to be confirmed.