8 November 2016 – Agenda




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

Upper Chamber, Thame Town Hall

Tuesday 8 November 2016

6.30 pm (maximum one hour)


Graham Hunt

Clerk of the Council


Date: 2 November 2016




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 October 2016.


Planning Applications



Amendment to previous application P16/S1145/HH (approved 23 May 2016).  Single storey rear extension and alterations to bungalow including new windows and render front elevation.  Extension to garage.  To include increase width of rear extension to connect to garage and increase width of garage extension.



Extension to existing detached garage.



Change of use from B1 (light industry) to A1 (retail warehouse)

P16/S3584/T28 – Installation of 1x DSLAM equipment cabinet

PCP023 – Road Running Through Moreton OPP Chestnut Barns Moreton Thame OX9 2HU


The proposal incorporates the installation of 1x DSLAM equipment cabinet olive green, the dimensions of which are: Height 1300mm x Length 1430mm x Depth 450mm.


To consider a response to the application.

7 Premises Licence Variance Application – Thame Barns Centre


To consider making a response to the consultation on the premises licence variance application at Thame Barns Centre requesting a 30 minute extension to existing hours on Friday / Saturday.  And making alcohol available from 11am every day, to bring Monday-Thursday and Sunday in line with Friday / Saturday.


The deadline for responses is Thursday 17 November 2016.

Thame Barns Centre Report

8 Reports from Town Council Representatives


a)    Transport Representative – Cllr M Stiles

Parish Town Representative – Minutes 6.9.16

9 Disabled Persons Parking Place (DPPPs)


To note that following discussion at the Planning & Environment Committee meeting on 18 October 2016, the County Traffic Regulation Officer has confirmed that the resident has specifically requested that the bay is located directly outside the property.  He also confirmed that residents are requested to let the County Officer know when DPPPs are no longer required in order for them to be removed.   The County Officer also writes to neighbouring properties to consult on DPPP proposals and invites the responders to let the County Officer know if the bay is no longer needed.

10 For Information


a)    Notification of new property address – 27A Cotmore Gardens


b)    Appeal Decision, Windrush, Bridge Terrace


c)    P16/S2998/HH – Amendment No. 1 – 1 35 Aylesbury Road – Side extension with conversion of garage roofspace and single storey rear extension. (As per approved plans and amended plans received 11.10.2016 showing; a revised ridge height to the forward extension / garage conversion; the removal of the flat roof dormer to the side (north) elevation replaced with roof lights and sun pipes; the addition of a second pitched roof dormer to the south elevation; the reduction of the first floor terrace at the rear and the addition of 2.1m obscure glazed panels to either side of the terrace / balcony).  At the meeting on 27 September 2016 the Town Council Recommended Approval.


Since the recommendation an amendment to the planning application has been received showing the ridge height of the garage structure raised slightly and removal of the flat roof dormer.  The balcony has been reduced in size and obscure glazed panels to either side of the terrace / balcony to prevent overlooking.  The District has now granted approval.


d)    P16/S3075/HH – Burgage House, Bull Lane – Withdrawal of planning application.


e)    P16/S3478/A – Pizza Parlour, 100A High Street – Insufficient detail available.  SODC have been contacted and further information has been requested.