08 August 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 (Deputy Chairman), P Cowell, M Deacock, D Dodds,H Fickling (Chairman), C Jones, A Midwinter and M Stiles Ex Officio (Voting) Members – T Wyse (Town Mayor) and L Emery (Deputy Mayor)
To: All other Members for information
VENUE: Upper Chamber, Thame Town Hall
DATE: Tuesday 8 August 2017
TIME: 6.30 pm (maximum one hour)
Clerk of the Council
Date: 2 August 2017
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 18 July 2017.
5. 9859 – P17/S2624/PDO – Building 1 (DAF Trucks), Kingsmead Business Park, Howland Road
Change of use from offices (Class B1) to residential (Class C3) to comprise 45 flats with ancillary facilities and parking.
To note that the Neighbourhood Plan Continuity Officer sent a response to the District Planning Officer on 31 July 2017 raising concerns regarding the long established use of the building, the red line area shown on the application and the marketing of the remaining industrial area with regard to parking provision.
To consider any further formal Council response, in particular relating to Transport & Highways, Contamination risks on site, Flooding risks on site, impacts of noise.
6. Planning Applications
9856 P17/S2529/HH 20 FANSHAWE ROAD Removal of rear conservatory and construction of front and rear single storey extensions.
9857 P17/S2445/FUL LAND AT NEW BARN FARM, KINGSEY ROAD, NR THAME Use of land for sport and recreational purposes (cricket) with provision of formal pitches and informal training areas, pavilion, nets, car parking and access track off Towersey Road.
9858 P17/S2550/FUL LITTLE ACORN, LAND ADJOINING ACORN LODGE, MORETON Proposed minor amendments to garage conversion and change of use as approved on P15/S1065/FUL.
9860 P17/S2443/LB 74 HIGH STREET Replacement of two dormer windows.
7. The Black Horse, 11 Cornmarket
To comment on the New Premises Licence application.
8. Reports from Town Council Representatives
a) Transport Representative – Cllr M Stiles
9. For Information
a. P17/S1463/HH – 21 Queens Road – Amendment No. 2 – Rear two storey and single storey extension and box dormer loft conversion on rear main roof slope (as amended by plans received 13.7.17 showing reduced extensions). To note that a request to extend the consultation time in order to discuss the amendment was not granted. After reviewing the latest amendment the attached comments were emailed to the District Planning Officer.
b. Traffic Regulation Notice of No Waiting along Park Street on 18 August 2017 for one day to allow carriageway coring works to be carried out.
c. Buckinghamshire Minerals and Waste Local Plan: Draft Plan for Consultation. Buckinghamshire County Council is in the process of reviewing its adopted local plan policies for minerals and waste. The consultation will begin on 2 August 2017 for an eight week period until 27 September 2017.
d. Notification of new addresses for flats at Milton House, Station Yard.
e. P17/S2617/LDP – 85 Cotmore Close – Single storey 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.
f. P17/S2611/LDP – Lucy Switchgear, Howland Road – Erection of additional external storage facility. 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.
g. P17/S2508/HH – 8 Grenville Way – Amendment No. 1 – Conversion of existing integral garage to habitable living space (with revised allocated onsite parking provision as per amended plans submitted 20.7.17). The Planning & Environment Committee recommended approval at the meeting held on 18 July 2017. The amendment demonstrates that there is sufficient space for highways standard compliant on-site parking. It is therefore considered the amendment is in line with the previous recommendation of approval.
h. MW0032/17 – Moorend Lane Farm, David Einig Contracting – Section 73 application for the variation of condition 11 attached to planning consent P15/S3167/CM (MW.0124/15) to allow up to four heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) to leave the site in both morning and evening rush hour – Contrary Decision.
At the P&E Committee meeting on 16 May 2017 the Town Council raised concerns regarding safety in allowing vehicles to leave the site during the morning and evening rush hour and recommended refusal. The County Council approved the application stating it accords with policies W5, PE13 & PE18 of the Oxfordshire Minerals and Waste Local Plan and EP2 of the Oxfordshire Minerals and Waste Core Strategy in that there would be no adverse environmental impacts from the development and it would serve to reduce the noise and visual impacts of the development.
i. P17/S2653/PDH – 26 Ludsden Grove – Single storey to the rear to contain kitchen and living area. 5m x 2.8m. Eaves height 2.2m. 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.