Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 10 November 2016 7.30 pm

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

Contact: Hannah Stevenson  01344 352308

Items
No. Item

69.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 329 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 13 October 2016.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes from the meeting held on the 13 October 2016 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

 

The misspelling of Councillor Mrs Ingham’s name had been amended.

70.

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.

71.

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.

72.

15/01081/FUL Old Whitelocks, Garsons Lane, Warfield, Bracknell, Berkshire RG42 6JA pdf icon PDF 412 KB

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

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.

·         The 7  letters of objections received as summarised in the agenda papers.

 

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

 

01.       The use 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 approved plans received by the Local Planning Authority on 2 November 2015 and 12 June 2016:

 

Location plan at scale of 1:1250

Drawing no. 1070-04 Rev B

Drawing no. 1070-05 Rev A

Drawing no. RHPC/SP/001/B

 

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

 

03.       No goods, materials, plant or machinery shall be stored outside the building on the site.

REASON: In the interests of the visual amenities of the surrounding area and the openness of the Green Belt.

[Relevant Policies: CSDPD CS7, CS9, BFBLP EN20, GB2, GB4]

 

04.        The building shall be used for B8 storage purposes and for no other purpose (including any other purpose in Class B of the Schedule to the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987, (or in any provision equivalent to that Class in any statutory instrument revoking and re-enacting that Order with or without modification).

REASON: In the interests of residential amenities of neighbouring properties and to ensure the development is provided with adequate car parking to prevent the likelihood of on-street car parking.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, M9, Core Strategy DPD CS23]

 

05.       No additional floorspace, including mezzanine floors, shall be constructed within the building connected to the use hereby approved.

REASON: To prevent an over-development of the site and to ensure adequate parking.

[Relevant Policy: BFBLP M9]

 

06.        The building shall not be brought into use for B8 storage purposes until a scheme depicting hard and soft landscaping, including details of boundary treatment, has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The scheme shall 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  ...  view the full minutes text for item 72.

73.

PS 16/00592/FUL Land East Of 51 To 57 Grampian Road, Sandhurst, Berkshire pdf icon PDF 515 KB

Erection of a pair of 3 bed semi-detached houses with garages and parking space, together with 10 residents parking spaces and access drive.

Minutes:

A site visit had been held on Saturday 5 November 2016 which had been attended by Councillors Birch, Brossard, Dudley, Finnie, Ms Gaw, Hill, Mrs Ingham,  Mrs McKenzie and Mrs McKenzie-Boyle.

 

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.

·         The 56 letters of objections received from 24 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 Jeff Joslin objector to the application and  Mr Derek Allen representing the applicant.

 

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 Basins Heath Special Protection Area (SPA);          

 

RESOLVED that the Head of Planning be authorised to APPROVE the application subject to the following condition(s):-

 

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 30 August 2016:

 

Front elevation, rear elevation, section, side elevation and Ground floor plan.

First Floor Plan

 

And the following plan received by the Local Planning Authority on 9 November 2016:

 

DA03 Site Layout

Location Plan

 

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

 

03.       No development shall take place until details of the materials 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.       The development hereby permitted shall not be begun until details of a scheme of walls, fences and any other means of enclosure has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  The approved scheme shall be implemented in full before the occupation of any of the buildings approved in this permission.

REASON: In the interests of the visual amenities of the area and to safeguard existing retained trees, hedges and shrubs.

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

 

05.       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 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  ...  view the full minutes text for item 73.

74.

16/00840/FUL 12 Worcestershire Lea, Warfield, Bracknell, Berkshire RG42 3TQ pdf icon PDF 237 KB

Erection of a single storey rear extension.

Minutes:

A site visit had been held on Saturday 5 November 2016 which had been attended by Councillors Dudley, Finnie, Ms Gaw, Hill, and Mrs Ingham

 

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.

·         The 2 letters of objections received from 2  households 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 in accordance with the following approved plans and other submitted details:

Site Location Plan and Block Plan, JSD-16-45/01, Received 17.08.2016

Proposed Ground Floor Plan and Roof Plan, Drawing number: JSD-16-45/04, Received 17.08.2016

Proposed Elevations, Drawing number: JSD-16-45/05, Received 17.08.2016

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

75.

16/00864/FUL 20 Lytchett Minster Close, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 9RY pdf icon PDF 375 KB

Erection of a part first floor, part two storey side extension, a single storey rear extension and part garage conversion to habitable accommodation.

Minutes:

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.

·         The 3 letters of objections received from 3 households as summarised in the agenda papers.

·         The 1 letter of support received as summarised in the agenda papers.

 

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:

 

Block Plan scale 1:500 received on 6 September 2016

16-016 P03 Rev.C 'Proposed Plans' [Amended] received on 27 October 2016

16-016 P04 Rev.C 'Proposed Elevations' [Amended] received on 27 October 2016

16-016 P05 Rev.B 'Existing and Proposed Roof Plans' [Amended] received on 27 October 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 of similar appearance to those of the existing dwelling.       

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

            [Relevant Policies: Core Strategy DPD CS7, BFBLP 'Saved' Policy EN20].

 

04.       Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (as amended) (or any order revoking and re-enacting that order with or without modification), no windows at first floor level or above shall be installed on the north-facing elevation of the development hereby permitted.

REASON: In the interests of the residential amenities of the neighbouring properties of 1, 3 and 4 Morden Close, Bracknell.

            [Relevant Policy: BFBLP 'Saved' Policy EN20].

 

05.       The 1no. window the first floor on the north-facing side elevation of the development hereby permitted, serving the en-suite bathroom, 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 with the exception of a top hung openable fanlight. Any replacement window shall be glazed and fixed to this standard, and retained as such.

REASON: In the interests of the residential amenities of the neighbouring properties of 1, 3 and 4 Morden Close, Bracknell.

            [Relevant Policy: BFBLP 'Saved' Policy EN20].

 

06.       The development hereby permitted shall not be occupied until the 2no. off-street parking spaces as shown on drawing 16-016 P03 Rev.C ‘Proposed Plans’,

received by the Local Planning Authority on 6 September 2016, have been provided in accordance with the approved plans. The parking spaces shall thereafter be retained for the use of the parking of vehicles at all times.

REASON: To ensure that an acceptable level of off-street parking is provided to the property, in the interests of highway safety.

[Relevant Policies: CSDPD Policy CS23, BFBLP 'Saved' Policy M9]

76.

16/00885/FUL 14 Thornbury Close, Crowthorne, Berkshire RG45 6PE pdf icon PDF 275 KB

Erection of first floor side and rear extensions, first floor front and single storey front extensions.

Minutes:

A site visit had been held on Saturday 5 November 2016 which had been attended by Councillors Birch, Brossard, Dudley, Finnie, Ms Gaw, Hill, Mrs Ingham, Mrs McKenzie and Mrs McKenzie-Boyle.

 

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.

·         The 3 letters of objections received as summarised in the agenda papers.

 

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 9 September, 23 October and 10 November 2016:

 

Drawing no. 9100/04 - proposed ground floor layout

Drawing no. 9100/05 - proposed first floor layout

Drawing no. 9100/08 - proposed elevations

Drawing no. 9100/08 - roof and parking plan

 

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 match those outlined in section 11 – materials of the planning application form received 1 September 2016 by the Local Planning Authority.           

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

            [Relevant Policies: Core Strategy DPD CS7, BFBLP 'Saved' Policy EN20].

 

04.       Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (as amended) (or any order revoking and re-enacting that order with or without modification), no windows at first floor level or above shall be installed in the east and west elevations of the development hereby permitted.

            REASON: In the interests of the residential amenities of the neighbouring properties.

            [Relevant Policy: BFBLP 'Saved' Policy EN20].

 

05.       The first floor extensions hereby permitted shall not be occupied until the off-street parking spaces as shown on drawing no. 9100/08 received by the Local Planning Authority on 23 October 2016 have been provided in accordance with the approved plans. The parking spaces shall thereafter be retained for the use of the parking of vehicles at all times.

REASON: To ensure that an acceptable level of off-street parking is provided to the property, in the interests of highway safety.

[Relevant Policies: CSDPD Policy CS23, BFBLP 'Saved' Policy M9]

77.

16/00995/PAC The Braccans, London Road, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 2XH pdf icon PDF 248 KB

Prior approval notification for the change of use of offices (B1a) to 36 apartments (C3).

Minutes:

This item was withdrawn from the Agenda.