17 March 2020 – Agenda
SUMMONS TO ATTEND A MEETING OF PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE
TO: All Members of the Planning and Environment Committee
Cllrs B Austin, M Deacock, A Dite (Deputy Chairman), D Dodds, L Emery, H Fickling (Chairman), S Francis, K Gregory and T Wyse
Ex Officio (Voting) Members – A Midwinter (Town Mayor) and P Cowell (Deputy Mayor)
To all other Members for information
VENUE: Upper Chamber, Thame Town Hall
DATE: Tuesday 17 March 2020
TIME: 6.30 pm (maximum one hour)
Clerk of the Council
Date: 11 March 2020
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 approve the Minutes of the Planning & Environment Meeting held on 25 February 2020.
5 Planning Applications
P20/S0300/HH – 47 WELLINGTON STREET
Change of materials on new extension, render to be used instead as original materials not able to be sourced any longer. The existing property to be rendered in the future.
P20/S0742/HH – 2 WHITTLE ROAD
Single storey and two storey extension.
P20/S0703/HH – 13 VICTORIA MEAD
Demolition of existing conservatory. Erection of a single storey ground floor extension and first floor extension.
P20/S0705/FUL – 87 SOUTHERN ROAD
Use of building for office (B1(a)) purposes.
P20/S0792/HH – 71 ORMOND ROAD
Proposed porch extension.
6 Reports from Town Council Representatives
a) Transport Representative – Cllr Francis
7 Green High Street 2050: A Climate Emergency
To receive a report from Cllr Francis on the Green High Street 2050: A Climate Emergency conference held on 3 March 2020.
8 For Information
a) P19/S1596/FUL – Amendment No.4 – Park Meadow Cottage – Erection of two 2-bed dwellings and four 3-bed dwellings (additional updated tracking plan received 25th February 2020).
To note that having reviewed the amendment it is the Officer’s view that it would not alter the Town Council’s Objections of; overdevelopment, failure to provide affordable housing in line with recognised need, failure to provide a Thame-specific Affordable Housing and Dwelling Mix Strategy, out of character with the area and failure to identify bicycle parking.
b) To note the Town Council’s response to Oxfordshire County Council’s Minerals and Waste (Part 2 Site Allocations) Consultation submitted on 3 March 2020.