Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Fourth Floor, Easthampstead House, Bracknell

Contact: Hannah Stevenson  01344 352308

Items
No. Item

19.

Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Councillors Dudley, Leake, Mrs Mattick, Mrs Mckenzie-Boyle, Skinner

20.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 292 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 26 May 2016.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes from the meeting held on 26 May 2016 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

21.

Declarations of Interest

Any Member with a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest or an Affected Interest in a matter should withdraw from the meeting when the matter is under consideration and should notify the Democratic Services Officer in attendance that they are withdrawing as they have such an interest. If the Interest is not entered on the register of Members interests the Monitoring Officer must be notified of the interest within 28 days.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

22.

Urgent Items of Business

Any other items which, pursuant to Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972, the Chairman decides are urgent.

Minutes:

There were no urgent items of business.

 

23.

Application 15/01081/FUL Old Whitelock, Garson Lane, Warfield pdf icon PDF 271 KB

Change of use from existing barn for storage (B8) purposes.

 

Minutes:

This item was withdrawn from the agenda.

 

24.

Application 16/00339/FUL 117-119 College Road, College Town, Sandhurst pdf icon PDF 277 KB

Proposed use of dwelling house for the purpose of residential dwelling and Children's Nursery (No.119). Proposed formation of combined driveway to the front of Nos. 117-119.

 

Minutes:

The Committee noted:

 

·         The supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.

·         Three letters of objections received in respect of the proposal, as summarised in the agenda papers.

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RESOLVED that the application be APPROVED 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 Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

2.         The development hereby permitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plans received by the Local Planning Authority on 13 April and 8 June 2016:

drawing no. 433-01 C

drawing no. RS1501 Rev 6

REASON: To ensure that the development is carried out only as approved by the Local Planning Authority.

 

3.         The number of children present at the nursery at 117 and 119 College Road during the nursery’s operational hours shall not in total exceed 45 at any one time.

REASON: To enable the Local Planning Authority to maintain control over the use of the site in the interests of the amenities of adjoining residents.

[Relevant Plans and Policies: CSDPD CS1]

 

4.         The hours of operation of 117 and 119 College Road connected to the nursery use shall be restricted to 08.00 to 18.00 hours (for up to a maximum of 27 children) and 09.15 to 16.00 hours (for up to a maximum of 45 children) Mondays to Fridays for a maximum of 46 weeks in any calendar year and the premises at 117 College Road shall not be used for the purposes of a nursery at any other time.

REASON: To enable the Local Planning Authority to maintain control over the use of the site in the interests of the amenities of adjoining residents.

[Relevant Plans and Policies: CSDPD CS1]

 

5.         The Nursery Travel Plan, Update 2015 received 7 July 2015 by the Local Planning Authority shall be operated in accordance with the details submitted and approved under discharge of condition application 15/00124/COND and shall continue in operation thereafter.

REASON: To enable the Local Planning Authority to maintain control over the use of the site.

[Relevant Plans and Policies: CSDPD CS1]

 

6.         The times of the nursery school sessions shall be staggered as set out in table 1 at page 5 of the Planning and Access Statement by Scott Planning Associates Ltd submitted with the application and received by the Local Planning Authority on 13 April 2016. 

REASON: To enable the Local Planning Authority to maintain control over the use of the site in the interests of the amenities of adjoining residents.

[Relevant Plans and Policies: CSDPD CS1]

 

7.         The use of the rear garden of 117 College Road in connection with the nursery shall be limited to the enclosed swimming pool and changing room and the covered outdoor play area in accordance with paragraph 4.10 of the Planning Statement by Scott Planning Associates Ltd submitted with the application as additional information and received by the local  ...  view the full minutes text for item 24.

25.

Application 16/00375/FUL Raj Bhawan, 58 Harmans Water Road, Bracknell pdf icon PDF 277 KB

Erection of part single, part two storey rear extension following demolition of existing conservatory, conversion of garage into habitable accommodation with addition of pitched roof and an extension to the dropped kerb.

 

Minutes:

A site visit had been held on Saturday 18 June 2016 which had been attended by Councillors Finnie, Mrs Hayes, Mrs Ingram, Mrs Mattick, Ms Gaw and Thompson.

 

The Committee noted:

 

·         The supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.

·         The comments of Bracknell Town Council.

·         The letter of objection from 56 Harmans Water Road as summarised in the agenda papers.

 

RESOLVED that the application is recommended to be APPROVED 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 Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

2.         The development hereby permitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plans and other submitted details:

Proposed Floor Plan, Elevations and Block Plan, Drawing number: D1564-02,   received 17.09.2015

REASON: To ensure that the development is carried out only as approved by the Local Planning Authority.

 

3.         The materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby permitted shall match in appearance those of the existing dwelling.

REASON: In the interests of the visual amenities of the area.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, CSDPD CS7]

 

4.         The development hereby permitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the submitted Tree Protection Plan. All existing tree(s) shown to be retained on the approved drawing (Reference BFC/HR/TPP) shall be protected by 2.3m high (minimum) protective barriers, supported by a metal scaffold framework, constructed in accordance with Section 9 (Figure 2) of British Standard 5837:2012, or any subsequent revision. 

REASON: - In order to safeguard trees considered to be worthy of retention, and to alleviate any adverse impact on the root systems and the long term health of retained trees, in the interests of the visual amenity of the area.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN1 and EN20, CSDPD CS7]

26.

Application 16/00509/PAC 32 Wellington Business Park, Dukes Ride, Crowthorne pdf icon PDF 362 KB

Application for a prior approval change of use from offices (B1(a)) to 6no. studio apartments and 6no. 1 bed apartments (C3).

 

Minutes:

The Committee noted:

 

·         The supplementary report of the Head of Planning tabled at the meeting.

·         The comments of Crowthorne Parish Council objecting to the proposal.

·         Seven letters of objection received in respect of the proposal, as summarised in the supplementary report.

 

 

RESOLVED that planning application 16/00509/PAC be REFUSED for the following reason:

 

The proposed development provides insufficient parking and would have an adverse effect on highways safety. 

27.

Application 15/01082/FUL 48 - 50 Dukes Ride,Crowthorne, Berkshire pdf icon PDF 300 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The members noted the information contained in the report and the conclusion reached.

 

NB – Cllr Finnie asked to be recorded as voting against the decision to note the report and conclusion.