16 October 2018 – 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, M Stiles and T Wyse
Ex Officio (Voting) Members – A Midwinter (Town Mayor) and L Emery (Deputy Mayor)
To: All other Members for information
VENUE: Upper Chamber, Thame Town Hall
DATE: Tuesday 16 October 2018
TIME: On the rising of Full Council (maximum one hour)
Clerk of the Council
Date: 10 October 2018
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 25 September 2018.
5. Planning Applications
P18/S3082/FUL – 55 NORTH STREET
Renewal of temporary permission for 5 years – change of use from office to A1 retail.
P18/S2958/A – 27 HIGH STREET
Letter signage above main window and swing sign.
P18/S3217/FUL – ROYAL OAK
Proposed erection of a two storey dwelling house linked to an existing single storey outbuilding, sub-division of existing curtilage and re-opening of former access to provide separate vehicular access and parking.
P18/S3093/FUL – LAND TO THE REAR OF UNIT 1, CHRISTMAS LANE
Proposed contractors storage yard B8 and associated office B1.
P18/S3211/HH – 20 GARDEN CITY, CHINNOR ROAD
Provision of larger dormer on rear roof slope. New single storey rear extension.
6. Notification of Appeal – APP/Q3115/W/18/3206667
Land to the rear of White Horse Mews, Cornmarket – Erection of single storey dwelling (P18/S0720/FUL)
The Town Council recommended refusal of planning application P18/S0720/FUL at the meeting held on 10 April 2018 on the grounds of; access, poor design, overdevelopment, adverse impact on the burgage plot / conservation area and adverse impact on the setting of adjacent listed buildings. The District Planning Authority refused permission.
The appeal start date is 3 October 2018 and will be determined on the basis of written representations. All representations must be received by 7 November 2018.
To consider and agree any changes to our previous response.
7. SODC Planning Committee Notification – P18/S1215/FUL
We have been notified that planning application P18/S1215/FUL – Thame Park Road, Variation of Condition 2 (approved plans) of Planning Permission P15/S2166/RM – to remove the side windows from plots 12 & 13, is due to be discussed at the District Planning Committee meeting on 17 October 2018. There has been no time to fully digest the planning officer’s report.
To note that a plan of action will be executed via e-mail outside of the meeting cycle.
8. Understanding Local Distinctiveness – 12 September 2018
To receive a verbal update from Cllr Fickling on the recent course she attended ‘Understanding Local Distinctiveness: the challenge of new housing in town and country’.
9. Reports from Town Council Representatives
a) Transport Representative – Cllr M Stiles
10. For Information
a) P18/S1563/LDP – 29 Orchard Close – Single storey downstairs cloakroom with new entrance to house. 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.
b) Notification of new address – MP Cricket Academy Sports Ground, Kingsey Road, Thame.
c) To note the following planning applications will be considered and a recommendation agreed at the Full Council meeting which immediately precedes this Planning & Environment Committee meeting:
* P18/S2260/FUL – Amendment No. 2 – Land to the north of Moreton Road, Moreton.
* P18/S3143/O – Kingsmead Business Park, Howland Road
* P17/S4415/FUL – Amendment No. 2 – Land off Rycote Lane, Christmas Hill, Thame
d) To note that the Planning Inspector has allowed planning permission to be granted for the redevelopment of the Thames Valley Police Station site in Greyhound Lane to form 41 sheltered appartments for the elderly.
Full Council will consider and agree the next steps at the meeting which immediately precedes this Planning & Environment Committee meeting.