10 November 2015 – Agenda

SUMMONS TO ATTEND A MEETING OF PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE
 
TO: All Members of the Planning and Environment Committee
 
Cllrs B Austin, D Bretherton (Deputy Chairman), P Cowell, M Deacock,
D Dodds, H Fickling (Chairman), A Midwinter, M Stiles and T Wyse
 
Ex Officio (Voting) Members – N Dixon (Town Mayor) and L Emery (Deputy Mayor)
 
To all other Members for information
 
VENUE: Upper Chamber, Thame Town Hall
 
DATE: Tuesday 10 November 2015
 
TIME: 6.30 pm (maximum one hour)
 
Graham Hunt
Clerk of the Council
 
Date: 4 November 2015
A G E N D A
 
1 Apologies for Absence
 
2 Declarations of Interest and Dispensations
 
To notify of any items that appear in the agenda in which there may be an interest that has not been recorded in the Member’s Register of Interest; and confirmation of any relevant dispensations.
 
3 Public Participation and Public Questions
 
To consider applications from members of the public to address the Committee (5 minutes maximum), in respect of any item of business included in the agenda.  Applications to speak must have been received by the Town Clerk no later than 5pm on the last working day preceding the meeting.
 
To consider questions from members of the public (who live, work or run a business in the Parish).  Written questions must have been received by the Town Clerk no later than 4pm on the last working day preceding the meeting.
 
4 To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Planning & Environment Meeting held on 20 October 2015.
 
5 Planning Applications
 
 9543
P15/S3055/FUL 30A UPPER HIGH STREET
Amendment No. 1
Extend depth of existing ground floor windows.  Proposed windows reduced in size as shown on amended plans received 19 October 2015.
 
 9553
P15/S3373/LB MORETON FARMHOUSE, MORETON
Application to remove modern mezzanine, staircase, kitchenette and draught lobby from listed outbuilding.
 
 9554
P15/S3383/LB 52 HIGH STREET
Proposed internal alterations to ground floor of existing dwelling.
 
 9555
P15/S3266/HH 35 AYLESBURY ROAD
Erection of an automated sliding gate.
 
 9556
P15/S3337/HH 20 WINDMILL ROAD
Front porch.
 
 9557
P15/S3295/A GROVES, EASTERN BYPASS
Proposed new signage.
 
 9559
P15/S3394/HH MORETON THATCH
Demolition of existing garage and erection of replacement garage.
 
 9560
P15/S3510/HH 43 PARK STREET
Erection of single storey rear extension.
 9561
P15/S3598/HH 43 NORTH STREET
Demolition of an existing rear detached workshop and erection of a replacement garden room / workshop, erection of front boundary wall in place of yew hedge and alterations to existing single storey rear extension.
 
6 Reports from Town Council Representatives
 
a) Transport Representative – Cllr M Stiles
7 Puffin Crossing – Wenman Road
 
To consider a response to the proposal to construct a Puffin crossing on the B4012 Wenman Road west of the junction with access to the Thame Park Business Centre, with the centre of the crossing approximately 86m east of the junction with Thame Park Road.
 
8 Draft Section 106 Supplementary Planning Document consultation
 
A late notification has been received on a consultation on the transfer mechanics of amounts previously requested under Section 106 but in future to be requested via the Community Infrastructure Levy.  Details are published at http://www.southoxon.gov.uk/services-and-advice/planning-and-building/planning-policy/delivering-infrastructure/section-106.  Given the late notification, the consultation deadline has been extended to 13 November 2015.  The Town Clerk believes the recommendations to be sensible and acceptable.  To consider a formal response from the Town Council.
 
9 Affordable Housing
 
Following questions raised by Councillors, to note that the rules applicable to Thame in relation to affordable housing allocations are currently being investigated.
 
10 For Information
 
a) P15/S3458/PDH – 6 Conduit Hill Rise – Permitted Development
b) P15/S2960/LDP – 12 Marston Road – Lawful Development
c) P15/S2153/FUL – 10 Croft Road – Contrary Decision
d) P15/S2988/FUL – 8 Lupton Road, Amendment No. 1 – response required before the P&E meeting; the planning officer considers the changes “relatively uncontentious and largely cosmetic”.
e) P15/S2396/A  & P15/S2397/LB – 103 High Street, Amendment No. 2 – response required before the P&E meeting; the district conservation officer considers that “the amendments are acceptable and sympathetic to the historic character of the building and surrounding conservation area”.
f) Oxfordshire County Council Local List of Information Requirements – to be submitted with planning applications – technical consultation with no specific response needed.