Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 18 August 2016 7.30 pm

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

Contact: Hannah Stevenson  01344 352308

Items
No. Item

35.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 182 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 21 July 2016 .

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes from the meeting held on 21 July 2016 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

 

It was requested that an additional Informative regarding the arrangements of collection and removal of waste be added to Application 15/00403/FUL Jolly Farmer, Yorktown Road, College Town.

 

36.

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:

Councillor Skinner declared that he had an affected interest in item 9: Application 16/00505/FUL Arncliffe, Bracknell. He stated that he would be leaving the room for the duration of this item.

 

37.

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.  

38.

PS Application 16/00689/PAA Nuptown Piggeries, Hawthorn Lane, Warfield, Bracknell pdf icon PDF 242 KB

Prior approval change of use from 2 no. agricultural buildings to 2 no. residential dwelling houses.

Minutes:

The Committee noted:

 

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

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

·         25 letters of objection from 13 households as summarised in the agenda papers and supplementary report.

 

The criteria for public speaking had been met in respect of this application and the committee was addressed by the registered speakers Mr Charles Taylor objector to the application and Mr Nick Kirby from Pegasus Planning representing the applicant.

           

RESOLVED that prior approval be granted.

 

This decision is based on the following plans and information received by the Local Planning Authority on 6 July 2016:  

              

Planning Statement by Pegasus Planning dated July 2016. 

D1235-01b Site Location Plan

Site Plan

D1235-21 Existing Building A, Floorplans

D1235-22 Existing Building A, Elevations

D1235-27a Proposals – Building A – Floor Plans

D1235-28a Proposals – Building A -Elevations

D1235-24 Existing Building E – Elevations

D1235-23 Existing Building E – Floor Plans

D1235-30a Proposals Building E – Elevations

D1235-29a Proposals Building E – Floor Plans

 

And the following plan received by the Local Planning Authority on 1 August 2016:

D1235-26D Proposed Site Layout Plan

 

39.

Application 16/00138/FUL Land At 75 Avocet Crescent, Sandhurst, Berkshire pdf icon PDF 333 KB

Erection of a 3 no bed semi-detached dwelling, following demolition of the detached garage.

Minutes:

The Committee noted:

 

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

·         The comments of Sandhurst Town Council objecting to the proposal.

·         14 letters of objection as summarised in the agenda papers and supplementary report.

 

RESOLVED that the Head of Planning be authorized to APPROVE the application following the expiry of the notice served on 08 August 2016 and no new material planning matters being raised by a response to this served notice, if received, and subject to the following conditions amended, added to or deleted as the Head of Planning considers necessary:-

 

01.     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.

 

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

          TUR/01 Rev C ‘Existing & Proposed Plans & Elevations’, received on 27 July 2016

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

 

03.     The materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby permitted shall be those as outlined in drawing TUR/01 Rev C ‘Existing & Proposed Plans & Elevations’.

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

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, CSDPD CS7]

 

04.     The development hereby permitted (including initial site-clearance) shall not be begun until a detailed scheme, and programme for its implementation for the protection of existing trees, hedgerows and groups of mature shrubs to be retained, in accordance with British Standard 5837:2012 'Trees In Relation To Construction Recommendations' (or any subsequent revision), has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  The submitted scheme shall include proposals for the phasing of its implementation so that protection is provided from the commencement of demolition or site clearance works (whichever is the sooner), through to the construction works and the completion of hard landscaping works.  The submitted scheme shall include the following: -        

          a)  Accurate trunk positions and canopy spreads of all existing trees within the site and on adjoining land adjacent to the development.     

          b)  Positions and spreads of existing hedgerows and groups of mature shrubs.

c)  All proposed tree, hedge, shrub removal and retention.        

          d)  Minimum 'Root Protection Areas' of all existing retained trees within the site and on neighbouring land adjacent to the approved development, calculated in accordance with BS 5837 recommendations.

          e)  Plans of a minimum scale of 1:200 (unless agreed otherwise by the Local Authority) showing the proposed locations of 2.3m high protective barrier/s, supported by a metal scaffold framework, constructed in accordance with Section 6 (Figure 3) of BS 5837:2012, to include appropriate weatherproof tree protection area signage (such as "Keep Out - Construction Exclusion Zone") securely fixed to the outside of the protective fencing structure at regular intervals.      

          f)   Proposed ground protection measures in accordance with Section 6 (Figure 3) of BS 5837:2012.

          g)  Annotated  ...  view the full minutes text for item 39.

40.

Application 16/00435/FUL 85 Prince Andrew Way, Ascot, Berkshire pdf icon PDF 551 KB

Erection of a single front extension, a two storey side extension and a single storey rear extension with alterations to roof of existing single storey rear extension.

Minutes:

A site visit had been held on Saturday 13 August 2016 which had been attended by Councillors Birch, Brossard, Dudley, Finnie, Ms Gaw and Thompson.

 

The Committee noted:

 

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

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

·         A letter of objection from 83 Prince Andrew Way 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:

Site Location Plan, Block Plan, Existing and Proposed Floor Plans and Elevations, Drawing number: PAW/85/01 B, Received 16.08.2016

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

 

  1. 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]

 

  1. The window in the north east elevation of the development hereby permitted shall only open inwards.

REASON: To prevent the overhanging of the boundary of the application site.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20]

 

5.    The development hereby approved shall not be occupied until the associated vehicle parking has been surfaced and marked out in accordance with the approved drawing. The spaces shall thereafter be kept available for parking at all times.

REASON: To ensure that the development is provided with adequate car parking to prevent the likelihood of on-street car parking which would be a danger to other road users.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP M9, Core Strategy DPD CS23]

 

6.    The development hereby approved shall not be occupied until the associated bin storage has been erected, in accordance with the approved plans. It shall thereafter be retained for the storage of bins at all times.

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

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, Core Strategy DPD CS7]

 

7.    The development hereby approved shall not be begun until a scheme for soft landscaping to the front of the property has been submitted to, and approved in writing by, the Local Planning Authority. The approved scheme shall be carried out and completed in the nearest planting season (1st October to 31st March inclusive) to the completion of the development. Any trees or other plants which within a period of 5 years from the completion of the development, die, are removed, uprooted, are significantly damaged, become diseased or deformed, shall be replaced during the nearest planting season (1st October to 31st March inclusive) with others of the same size, species and quality as approved.

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

[Relevant Policies:  ...  view the full minutes text for item 40.

41.

Application 16/00450/FUL Land Adjacent To 7 Chaucer Road, Crowthorne, Berkshire pdf icon PDF 486 KB

Erection of 4 no. bed detached dwelling.

Minutes:

The Committee noted:

 

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

·         5 letters of objection as summarised in the agenda papers.

 

Following the completion of planning obligation(s) under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 relating to:-

 

-       Measures to avoid and mitigate the impact of residential development upon the Thames Basin Heaths Special Protection Area (SPA).

 

RESOLVED that the Head of Planning be authorised to APPROVE the application subject to the following conditions amended, added to or deleted as the Head of Planning considers necessary:-

 

01.      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

 

02.     The development hereby submitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plans received by the Local Planning Authority on 17.05.16:

 

          2276-04

          2276-05

 

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

 

03.     No construction works shall take place until brick and tile samples to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby permitted have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.

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

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, Core Strategy DPD CS7]

 

04.     No construction works shall take place until details showing the finished floor levels of the dwelling hereby approved in relation to a fixed datum point have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.

REASON: In the interests of the character of the area.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, Core Strategy DPD CS7]

 

05.     The ground floor, first floor and second floor windows in the north and south facing side elevations of the dwellinghouse hereby permitted shall not be glazed at any time other than with a minimum of Pilkington Level 3 obscure glass (or equivalent).  It shall at all times be fixed shut with the exception of a top hung openable fanlight.

REASON: To prevent the overlooking of neighbouring properties.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20]

 

06.     Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (or any Order revoking and re-enacting that Order with or without modification) no additional windows, similar openings or enlargement thereof shall be constructed in the north or south facing side elevations of the dwellinghouse hereby permitted except for any which may be shown on the approved drawings.

REASON: To prevent the overlooking of neighbouring property.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20]

 

07.     The dwelling shall not be occupied until a means of vehicular access has been constructed in accordance with the approved site plan. 

REASON: In the interests of highway safety.

[Relevant Policies: Core Strategy DPD CS23]

 

08.     The dwelling shall not be  ...  view the full minutes text for item 41.

42.

Application 16/00505/FUL Arncliffe, Bracknell pdf icon PDF 322 KB

Formation of 10no. parking spaces in 7 locations, with associated alterations to kerb lines.

Minutes:

The Committee noted:

 

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

·         The letter of objection received from 35 Arncliffe as summarised in the agenda papers.

 

Councillor Skinner declared that he had an affected interest in this item and left the room for the duration of this item.

 

RESOLVED that the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:-

 

01. 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.

 

02. The development hereby permitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plans received by the Local Planning Authority on 7 July 2016:

 

4817 252 ‘Arncliffe Residential Off Street Parking Improvements’ [Amended]

 

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

 

03. The development shall not be begun until a scheme depicting hard and soft landscaping has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The scheme shall include details of the proposed maximum heights of the planting and include a 3 year post planting maintenance schedule.

All planting comprised in the soft landscaping works shall be carried out and completed in full accordance with the approved scheme, in the nearest planting season (1st October to 31st March inclusive) to the completion of the development or prior to the occupation of any part of the approved development, whichever is sooner. All hard landscaping works shall be carried and completed prior to the occupation of any part of the approved development. As a minimum, the quality of all hard and soft landscape works shall be carried out in accordance with British Standard 4428:1989 'Code Of practice For General Landscape Operations' or any subsequent revision. All trees and other plants included within the approved details shall be healthy, well-formed specimens of a minimum quality that is compatible with British Standard 3936:1992 (Part 1) 'Specifications For Trees & Shrubs' and British Standard 4043 (where applicable) or any subsequent revision.  Any trees or other plants which within a period of 5 years from the completion of the development, die, are removed, uprooted, are significantly damaged, become diseased or deformed, shall be replaced during the nearest planting season (1st October to 31st March inclusive) with others of the same size, species and quality as approved.

REASON: In the interests of good landscape design and the visual amenity of the area.

[Core Strategy DPD CS7, BFBLP 'Saved' Policies EN2 and EN20]

 

 

43.

Application 16/00516/3 Easthampstead Park Community School, Ringmead, Great Hollands, Bracknell pdf icon PDF 221 KB

Erection of cycle shelter and retention of hardstanding.

Minutes:

The Committee noted:

 

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

 

RESOLVED that the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:-

 

01.     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.

 

02.     The development hereby permitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plans received by the Local Planning Authority on 21 June 2016:-

          -Proposed cycle shelter 328

          -Elevations x 2

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

 

03.     No development shall commence prior to the submission to and approval in writing by the Local Planning Authority of a detailed method statement for the removal of the section of hard-standing abutting the listed wall. This shall include all work required to meet Building Regulations where applicable. All work shall be carried out in strict accordance with the approved details.

          REASON: To ensure that the hardstanding does not harm the Listed wall and to ensure that the work is appropriate to the special architectural or historic interest of the Listed wall.

          [CSDPD Policy CS1, CS7, BFBLP Policy EN20]

 

04.     No development shall take place until details of the materials/colours to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the cycle shelter hereby permitted have been submitted to and         approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.

REASON: In the interests of the visual amenities of the area and the setting of the adjacent Listed wall.

                   [Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, Core Strategy DPD CS7]

 

 

 

44.

Application 16/00735/PAC 32 Wellington Business Park, Dukes Ride, Crowthorne, Berkshire pdf icon PDF 401 KB

Prior approval change of use application from B1(a) offices to 8no. C3 dwelling houses.

 

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.

 

Prior Approval is required and RESOLVED that Prior Approval can be granted. The proposal complies with Class O of Part 3 of Schedule 2 of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (as amended). 

 

1.    This decision is based on the following:-

- location plan received 21 July 2016 by the Local Planning Authority

- drawing no. ASB400-02A received 21 July 2016 by the Local Planning Authority

- drawing no. ASB400-03A received 21 July 2016 2016 by the Local Planning Authority

- Transport Statement by rgp received 21 July 2016 by the Local Planning Authority

- Stage 1 Desktop Study and Walkover Survey Report by Your Environment received 21 July 2016 by the Local Planning Authority

- Acoustic Report by ACA Acoustics Ltd received 21 July 2016 by the Local Planning Authority

 

2.    Development under Class O is permitted subject to the condition that it must be

completed within a period of 3 years starting with the prior approval date.