Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee - Thursday, 13 February 2020 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Time Square, Market Street, Bracknell, RG12 1JD. View directions

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Items
No. Item

67.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 41 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 16 January 2020.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 16 January

2020 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

68.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary or affected interests in respect of any matter to be considered at this meeting.

 

Any Member with a Disclosable Pecuniary 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 Disclosable Pecuniary Interest is not entered on the register of Members interests the Monitoring Officer must be notified of the interest within 28 days.

 

Any Member with an Affected Interest in a matter must disclose the interest to the meeting.  There is no requirement to withdraw from the meeting when the interest is only an affected interest, but the Monitoring Officer should be notified of the interest, if not previously notified of it, within 28 days of the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

69.

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.

70.

PS 19-00343-FUL Moat Farm, Winkfield Lane, Winkfield, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 4SR pdf icon PDF 407 KB

Erection of 12 dwellings with parking, access, and landscaping following demolition of existing buildings.

Minutes:

This item was defered and withdrwan from the agenda.

71.

PS 17-00754-FUL Land to Rear of 92 College Road, Sandhurst, Berkshire GU47 0QZ pdf icon PDF 594 KB

Erection of 5no. apartments, associated car port and parking and creation of new access off Academy Place.

Minutes:

Erection of 5no. apartments, associated car port and parking and creation of new access off Academy Place.

 

The Committee noted:

 

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

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

· A total of 12 objections received, as summarised in the Agenda papers.

 

The criteria for public speaking had been met in respect of this application and the

Committee was addressed by Matthew Gouldby, objecting to the application and Harry Bennet speaking in response.

 

Arising from discussion of the application, the Committee proposed that an additional

condition be imposed relating to the times that work and delieveries were allowed on site.

 

Following the completion of planning obligation(s) under Section 106 of the Town and

Country Planning Act 1990 relating to the following measures:

 

- avoidance and mitigation of 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 permitted shall be carried out only in accordance with the following approved plans and documents received by the Local Planning Authority:

 

Site Location Plan (377-BB-SP-00-DR-A-007 Rev A)

Proposed Site Layout (3766-PL/001 Rev A)

Proposed Plans and Elevations plots 1 & 2 (3766-PL/002)

Proposed Plans Plots 3, 4, 5 (3766-PL/003)

Proposed Elevations (3766-PL/004)

Proposed Elevations (3766-PL/005)

MJC Tree Service: Tree Survey, Arboricultural Impact Assessment, Tree Protection

Plan & Heads of Terms for the Arboricultural Method Statement Rev. 2.

Lowans Ecology & Associates Version 1 (Bio-diversity survey/ assessment)

Weetwood- Flood Risk Assessment Final Report v1.0 July 2019. Including

amended Figure 8 received: 19.09.2019

Construction Method Statement Rev. B

 

REASON: To ensure that the development is carried out only as approved by the

Local Planning Authority.

 

03.   No superstructure works 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.   Notwithstanding the submitted plans, no dwelling hereby permitted shall be

occupied 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  ...  view the full minutes text for item 71.

72.

19-00964-FUL 31 Reeds Hill, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 7LJ pdf icon PDF 371 KB

Erection of shed to rear of property (part retrospective).

 

Minutes:

Erection of shed to rear of property (part retrospective).

 

A site visit had been held on Saturday, 8 February 2020, which had been attended by

Councillors Angell, Brossard, Dudley, Gbadebo, Green, Mrs Hayes MBE, Heydon, Mrs Mattick and Tullet.

 

The Committee noted:

 

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

·        The comments of Bracknell Town Council recommending refusal.

·        The four letters of objection as detailed in the agenda.

·        The additional letter of objection as detailed in the supplementary report.

 

A motion to approve the recommendation in the officer report was proposed but failed to be seconded.

 

An alternative motion to refuse the application was proposed and seconded, and on being put to the vote was CARRIED

 

RESOLVED that application 19/00751/FUL be REFUSED for the following reason:

 

1.     The outbuilding by reason of its design, bulk and massing and proximity to the boundary with neighbouring properties, results in an unneighbourly form of development that is unduly overbearing and detrimental to the amenity of neighbouring occupiers. The development is therefore contrary to ‘Saved’ policy EN20 of the BFBLP.

 

73.

18-00845-FUL Royal County of Berkshire Racquet and Health Club, Nine Mile Ride, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 7PB pdf icon PDF 287 KB

Installation of 8no. floodlights on 8m high columns to illuminate three outdoor tennis courts.

Minutes:

Installation of 8no. floodlights on 8m high columns to illuminate three outdoor tennis courts.

 

The Committee noted:

 

· The comments of Bracknell Town Council raising no objection.

· The fifteen letters of objection from 9 properties detailed in the supplementary report and reported verbally by the presenting officer.

 

RESOLVED that the application is 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 and other submitted details:

Site Location Plan Rev A – Received 24th August 2018

Proposed Site Plan Tennis Court Lighting – Received 24th August 2018

Proposed Lighting to Tennis Courts – REV6 – Received 6th January 2020

External Site Plan Proposed Tennis Lighting – Received 6th January 2020

 

REASON: To ensure that the development is carried out only as approved by the

Local Planning Authority.

 

03.    The 8no. 8m high lighting columns hereby permitted shall not be illuminated other than in accordance with the following approved plans and details:

Proposed Lighting to Tennis Courts – REV6

External Site Plan Proposed Tennis Lighting

 

REASON: In the interests of the neighbouring properties and biodiversity.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20 and EN15]

 

04.    The lighting columns hereby permitted shall not be operational before 7am or after 9.30pm from Monday to Friday, and before 7am or after 9.30pm on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.

 

REASON: In the interests of the neighbouring properties and biodiversity.

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20 and EN15]

74.

19-00964-FUL 14 Burnt House Gardens, Warfield, Bracknell, Berkshire RG42 3XY pdf icon PDF 208 KB

Erection of single storey rear extension with rooflight following demolition of existing conservatory.

 

Minutes:

Erection of single storey rear extension with rooflight following demolition of existing conservatory.

 

The Committee noted:

 

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

·         The comments of Warfield Parish Council raising no objection.

·         The nine letters of objections as detailed in the agenda.

·         The additional letter of objection as detailed in the supplementary report.

 

RESOLVED that the application is 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 and other submitted details, received 29th November 2019:

 

Site Plan and Location Plan, Drawing Number: 1901-D00, Rev B (Received 20/01/2020)

Proposed Ground Floor Option 1, Drawing Number: 1901-D02, Rev A (Received 20/01/2020)

Proposed Elevations - Rear and side, Drawing Number: 1901-D05

Proposed Elevations - Side North, Drawing Number: 1901-D06

Proposed Section, Drawing Number 1901-D07

 

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 similar in appearance to those of the existing dwelling.

 

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

[Relevant Policies: BFBLP EN20, CSDPD CS7]

 

 

75.

19-009913 - Millins Close, Owlsmoor, Sandhurst, Berkshire pdf icon PDF 224 KB

Conversion of existing grassed areas into 13 no. additional parking spaces

Minutes:

Conversion of existing grassed areas into 13 no. additional parking

spaces.

 

The Committee noted:

 

·        The comments of Sandhurst Town Council raising no objection.

·        The one letter received for this application which supported the parking

 

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 and other submitted details, received 11 November 2019 by the Local Planning Authority:

Engineering Layout 4817/381

and the following plan received by the Local Planning Authority on 6 December 2019:

Landscape Proposal 4817/381/L

 

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

 

03.  No parking bay shall be brought into use until hard and soft landscaping,

including boundary treatments and other means of enclosure, has been provided in accordance with drawing 4817/381 submitted as part of the application.

 

All planting comprised in the soft landscaping works shall be carried out in

accordance with British Standard 4428:1989 ‘Code Of practice For General

Landscape Operations’ or any subsequent revision and completed in full

accordance with the approved scheme.

 

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 next 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.

[Relevant Policies, BFBLP EN2 and EN20, CSDPD CS7]