Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 25 November 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: A virtual meeting

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

Note: to view the live meeting click on; https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTj2pCic8vzucpzIaSWE3UQ 

Items
No. Item

52.

Chair's announcements

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

Minutes:

The chair welcomed everyone to the meeting and outlined the procedure to be followed in a virtual meeting.

 

53.

Minutes of the previous meetings pdf icon PDF 127 KB

To adopt and sign as a correct record the Planning Committee minutes of the meetings held on Wednesday 14 October and Wednesday 21 October 2020. 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The minutes of the meetings held on 14 and 21 October 2020 would be considered at the next meeting of the Committee, to be held on Wednesday 2 December 2020 at 9.30am.

 

54.

Declarations of interest

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

Minutes:

Councillor David Bretherton declared an interest in item 9, application P20/S2355/FUL, Land adjacent to Kiln Avenue, Chinnor. He was a member of The Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway but did not hold any position of pecuniary advantage (consideration of this application was deferred to facilitate a site visit).

55.

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circumstances which have made the matters urgent and to receive any notification of any applications deferred or withdrawn.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

The senior planning officer reported in respect of item 8, land to the rear of Greenwood Avenue, application P19/S4178/RM, that owing to officer illness and the unavailability of a substitute officer to present the item, it would be necessary to defer consideration of application to the meeting of the committee to be held on Wednesday 2 December 2020 at 9.30am. The committee agreed to this course of action.

56.

Proposals for site visits

Minutes:

A proposal, moved and seconded, for a site visit in respect of application P20/S2355/FUL, land adjacent to Kiln Avenue, Chinnor, to witness and consider the noise impact of the locomotives upon the adjacent residential area, was declared carried on being put to the vote.

 

RESOLVED: to defer consideration of application P20/S2355/FUL, to allow members to visit the site.

57.

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 communicated to the committee prior to the meeting.

58.

P19/S4178/RM - Land to rear of Greenwood Avenue, Chinnor, OX39 4HN pdf icon PDF 191 KB

Reserved Matters application for the construction of 116 dwellings with associated infrastructure, landscaping, parking, open space and reptile habitat. Application considers details of access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale, following grant of outline planning permission P16/S3284/O for up to 140 dwellings.

 

As amended/clarified by plans and accompanying information received 28 August 2020, 8 September 2020, 6 October 2020 and 15 October 2020.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration of this application had been deferred to the meeting of the committee on Wednesday 2 December 2020 at 9.30am.

59.

P20/S2355/FUL - Land adjacent to Kiln Avenue, Chinnor pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Erection of fence along the boundary of Kiln Avenue (as per minor amendment to the block plan submitted 9 September 2020, correcting proposed height of fence to correlate with the elevations and acoustic report provided).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration of this application had been deferred, pending a site visit.

 

60.

P20/S2176/HH & P20/S2177/LB - Coopers Farm, Britwell Salome, OX49 5JZ pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Demolish existing garage building and construct new detached garage annexe building and new open storm porch to back door of main house.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The committee considered applications P20/S2176/HH and P20/S2177/LB to demolish the existing garage building and construct a new detached garage annexe building and new open storm porch to back door of main house at Coopers Farm, Britwell Salome.

 

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 the proposal complied with the relevant Development Plan policies and would be acceptable in terms of its relationship to the character of the existing building, its site, and the wider Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

 

Caroline Newton, the applicant, 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 P20/S2176/HH subject to the following conditions:

 

1.    Commencement of development within 3 years

2.   Development to be carried out in accordance with the approved plans

3.   Materials and details to be used as on plan and supporting documents

4.   Ancillary occupation and use of the outbuilding

5.   Tree protection to be implemented in accordance with the submitted details

 

The committee also considered related application P20/S2177/LB for listed building consent. It was satisfied that the proposal was acceptable in terms of its impact on neighbouring amenity and on the historic and architectural character of the existing listed building.

 

A motion moved and seconded, to grant listed building consent was declared carried on being put to the vote.

 

RESOLVED: to grant listed building consent for application P20/S2177/LB, subject to the following conditions;

 

1.    Commencement of works within three years

2.    Works to be carried out in accordance with the approved plans

3.    Materials & details to be used as on plan & supporting documents

 

61.

P20/S3243/LB - 6 Clare, Thame, OX9 7HQ pdf icon PDF 96 KB

Removal of modern fireplace and modern plaster work to right of fireplace to reveal original features to potentially accommodate a wood burning stove; porch canopy; new front and back doors; and new colour for window detailing and doors .

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The committee considered application P20/S3243/LB for the removal of a modern fireplace and modern plaster work to the right of fireplace to reveal original features to potentially accommodate a wood burning stove; porch canopy; new front and back doors; and new colour for window detailing and doors at 6 Clare, Thame.

 

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 the council’s conservation officer raised no objections to the proposed works and his full comments were provided in paragraph 6.4 of the report. It was considered that the proposed works would be acceptable in terms of the impact on the historic and architectural interest of the existing curtilage listed building.

 

A motion moved and seconded, to grant listed building consent was declared carried on being put to the vote.

 

RESOLVED: to grant listed building consent for application P20/S3243/LB, subject to the following conditions;

 

1.    Commencement of works within three years

2.    Works to be carried out in accordance with the approved plans

3.    Materials to be as on plan and supporting documents

4.    Submission of details (fireplaces and right-hand projection)

5.    Porch hoods (fixings)

6.    Matching materials (all other works)