Planning Committee Minutes 28th October 2009
MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL PLANNING COMMITTEE
28th OCTOBER 2009 at 6.30pm
at THE 1912 CENTRE, COW LANE, HARWICH
Present: Councillor B Brown in the Chair
The Mayor, Councillor J Wares
The Deputy Mayor, Councillor S Tyrer
Councillors J Brown, P Burke, R Callender, G Calver, A Colbourne, L Double, M Gardner, DMcLeod, L Payne and D Rutson
Acting Clerk to the Council, Mrs S Anderson
Also present: 1 member of the press and 8 members of the public
P47/09 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies for absence were received from Councillors S Henderson, B Howlett and A Morrison.
P48/09 DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS
Councillor G Calver declared he is a member of the Executive Committee of The Harwich Society.
P49/09 MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
RESOLVED: that the minutes of the meeting held on 7th October 2009 (previously circulated) be approved by the Chairman and signed as a true record.
P50/09 GEORGE STREET, HARWICH
Councillor L Payne gave an apology to Mrs B Holbrook (member of the public) for not responding to her question regarding the boarding used by the developers in George Street, Harwich but promised to contact her with an answer as soon as possible.
P51/09 PLANNING APPLICATIONS
The Committee considered a schedule of planning applications for weeks ending 2nd October, 9th October and 16th October 2009.
RESOLVED: that the recommendations of Appendix ‘A’ are submitted to Tendring District Council.
P52/09 PLANNING APPLICATION 07/1143/FUL CAPITAL HOUSE, HARWICH
The Committee noted a letter from Tendring District Council regarding the type and height of fencing to be erected at Bobbits Hole Nature Reserve which has yet to be agreed. RESOLVED: to send a copy of the letter to The Harwich Society and that all ward councillors should keep a watching brief at Bobbits Hole.
P53/09 DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING
The next meeting of the Town Planning Committee will be held at 6.30pm on 18th November 2009 at The 1912 Centre, Harwich.
The Chairman closed the meeting at 6.55pm.
HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL: RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING HELD 28th OCTOBER 2009
WEEK ENDING 2nd OCTOBER 2009
WEEK ENDING 9th OCTOBER 2009
Mr & Mrs J Rayner
Land adjacent Owls Oak Ramsey Road Dovercourt
Erection of 2 no. detached two storey dwellings, 2 no. detached double garages and creation of new vehicular access.
Marlborough (Place) Properties – Mr R Robinson
1 Marine Parade Dovercourt Harwich
Erection of four two bedroom apartments and alterations to vehicular access. Erection of 1.5 metre high railings to front garden (following demolition of existing dwelling and garage).
RECOMMEND REFUSAL – OVERDEVELOPMENT OF THE SITE. OUT OF KEEPING WITH THE EXISTING STREETSCENE. SIGNIFICANT AND INAPPROPRIATE IMPACT ON EXISTING PROPERTIES IN ORWELL ROAD. INSUFFICIENT PARKING ACCORDING TO NEW LEGISLATION ADOPTED BY THE DEVELOPMENT CONTROL COMMITTEE OF TENDRING DISTRICT COUNCIL.
Mr J Cole
18 St Georges Avenue Dovercourt Harwich
A1 – Remove growth from rotting stump in Willow, remove dead branches from Scots pine.
WEEK ENDING 16th OCTOBER 2009
Mr N Gant
219 Main Road Harwich
Erection of detached dwelling and construction of new vehicular access. Erection of detached garage to serve 219 Main Road.
RECOMMEND REFUSAL – OVERDEVELOPMENT OF THE SITE. ADVERSE EFFECT ON THE STREETSCENE. CONCERNS WITH VEHICULAR ACCESS AND
EGRESS WITH THE JUNCTION