21 February 2017 – 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, P Cowell, M Deacock, D Dodds, H Fickling (Chairman), C Jones, A Midwinter (Deputy Chairman) and M Stiles

Ex Officio (Voting) Members – L Emery (Town Mayor) and N Dixon (Deputy Mayor)

To:           All other Members for information

VENUE: Upper Chamber, Thame Town Hall

DATE:     Tuesday 21 February 2017

TIME:      6.30 pm (maximum one hour)

 

Graham Hunt
Clerk of the Council

Date: 15 February 2017

 

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 31 January 2017.

Minutes

5. Planning Applications

9740
P16/S3682/FUL LAND ADJACENT TO 52 BROADWATERS AVENUE
Amendment No. 2
Construction of a new 1x bed attached dwelling house on land adjacent to 52 Broadwaters Avenue (with a reduction in the scale of the proposal following the submission of revised plans on 26 January 2017).

9765
P17/S0265/HH 6 CLARENDON DRIVE
Single storey rear extension.

9766
P17/S0273/LB 94A HIGH STREET
Retrospective application for internal works undertaken to existing property.

9767
P17/S0276/LB 94A HIGH STREET
Retrospective application for construction of new raised decking, Garden Room and Garden Shed.

9768
P17/S0274/FUL 94A HIGH STREET
Retrospective application for construction of new raised decking, Garden Room and Garden Shed.

9769
P17/S0284/HH 20 LANGDALE ROAD
Proposed single storey front extensions to existing dwelling and proposed widening of existing driveway and dropped kerb.

9770
P17/S0287/HH 7 OXFORD ROAD
Single storey extension of main house rear gable and rear of garage.

9771
P17/S0129/FUL 67 PARK STREET
Conversion from one residential property into two apartments.

9772
P17/S0385/LB
91 & 92 HIGH STREET
Erection of non-illuminated timber hanging sign and traditional cast iron bracket.

9773
P17/S0373/HH 15 SOUTHERN ROAD
First floor extension to provide an upstairs bathroom.

9774
P17/S0411/HH 11 KING’S ROAD
Single storey rear extension. Loft conversion.

9775
P17/S0499/HH 8 HAZEL AVENUE
First floor side extension, single storey rear extension and front porch.

9776
P17/S0418/HH 9 QUEENS CLOSE
Two storey side extension.

9777
P17/S0489/HH 7 CHURCH ROAD
Single storey rear extension.

6. SODC Draft Statement of Community Involvement

To approve the Council’s response to the Consultation Draft Statement of Community Involvement from South Oxfordshire District Council. This had been delegated to the Neighbourhood Plan Continuity Officer, following a separate meeting with Members in line with accepted consultation response process.

Draft response to Draft SODC Statement of Community Involvement

7. Wenman Road Consultation – Proposed Parking Restrictions

To consider making a formal response to the consultation on the proposed changes to parking restrictions and pedestrian crossing facilities in Wenman Road which are being put forward in order to help prevent obstruction to traffic entering and exiting the new development, and to ensure the safety of pedestrians in the vicinity. The effect of the proposal will be to a) introduce Double Yellow Lines (No Waiting at any Time) along the southern side of the carriageway leading from the access road into the new housing development, and into the junction, and b) to construct a Puffin crossing (a signal controlled crossing for use by pedestrians) north of the new access road.

The deadline for responses to be submitted is 17 March 2017.

Wenman Road Thame – CONSULTATION PLAN

Wenman Road Thame – STATEMENT OF REASONS

Wenman Road Thame South Oxfordshire Permitted Parking – DRAFT ORDER 2017

8. Upper High Street Car Park

To approve the partial closure of the Upper High Street Car Park for the official opening of the new kebab van.

Report – Upper High Street Partial closure Request

 

9. Reports from Town Council Representatives

a) Transport Representative – Cllr M Stiles

10. For Information

a) P17/S0002/HH – Amendment No. 1, 21 Lashlake Road – to note the original planning application was recommended for approval at the Planning & Environment Committee meeting on 31 January 2017. Given the amendment shows a change to parking space orientation which would further enhance the proposals, it is proposed to make no further comment. However, if any Councillor has specific concerns please be prepared to raise them in the meeting.

b) P17/S0152/HH – Amendment No. 1, Lashlake House, Aylesbury Road – to note the original planning application was recommended for approval at the Planning & Environment Committee meeting on 31 January 2017. Given the amendment shows a gradual step down in the fence line to the boundary wall which would further enhance the proposals, it is proposed to make no further comment. However, if any Councillor has specific concerns please be prepared to raise them in the meeting.

c) To note the information provided on the Formal Consultation to Disabled Persons Parking Places (DPPPs) changes in South Oxfordshire. The one proposal that affects Thame is the proposed removal of the DPPP in Wellington Street. The request for a DPPP in the High Street has been withdrawn as the applicant is now housebound.

DPPP Notice of Proposed Changes

DPPP Statement of Reasons

DPPP Order 20

d) Consultation on Proposed Main Modifications to Oxfordshire Minerals and Waste Local Plan: Part 1 – Core Strategy and Sustainability Appraisal Report Update, February 2017. Oxfordshire County Council considers that these Main Modifications are necessary to make the Core Strategy sound and is therefore making a formal request to the Inspector to recommend modifications to the Plan.

The period for making representations on the Proposed Main Modifications and the SEA / SA report update runs for a period of six weeks from 3 February 2917 to 20 March 2017.

Consultation Letter – OCC Minerals & Waste Local Plan

e) P17/S0376/LDP – 40 Towersey Drive, Construction of single storey rear / side extension. Replace existing flat roof over garage and existing utility to rear with lean to tiled roof. The Local Planning Authority has stated it is unable to take any comments but if any Councillor has specific concerns please be prepared to raise them in the meeting.

P17S0376LDP – 40 Towersey Drive

f) P17/S0457/LDP – 54 Overton Drive, Single storey mono pitch rear extension. The Local Planning Authority has stated it is unable to take any comments but if any Councillor has specific concerns please be prepared to raise them in the meeting.

P17S0457LDP – 54 Overton Drive

g) Notification of registration of existing address known as Unit 12 Lupton Road, Thame, OX9 3SE.

Notification of Registration of an Existing Commercial Address

h) P16/S4237/HH – 3 Jubilee Gardens, single storey rear extension. To note that the application has been withdrawn following objections from the District Forestry team.

P16S4237HH – Withdrawal of Application – 3 Jubilee Gardens

i) Temporary Road Closure Notice – Thame Park Road from 6 March 2017 for two weeks.

Notice – Temp Road Closure – Thame Park Road

Map – Road Closure – Thame Park Rd

j) Notification of Road Closure – Essex Road – 11 March 2017 for one day.

Road Closure Map – Essex Road

k) P16/S3525/FUL – Thames Valley Police Greyhound Lane. To note that further amendments have been submitted, an Air Quality Assessment report and a Noise Impact Assessment report.

l) To note that Chinnor Parish Council has developed and submitted the draft Chinnor Neighbourhood Plan to SODC. Comments are invited on the Plan and its supporting documents during a six week consultation period which ends on 21 March 2017.