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Planning Minutes 12th May 2010

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL PLANNING COMMITTEE
HELD ON 12th MAY 2010 at 6.30pm
at 1912 CENTRE, COW LANE, HARWICH

Present: Councillor B Brown in the Chair
The Mayor, Councillor J Wares
Councillors J Brown, P Burke, R Callender, G Calver, A Colbourne, L Double, M Gardner, S Henderson, A Morrison, D Rutson, S Tyrer, D McLeod and L Payne

Clerk to the Council, Mrs S Anderson

Also present: 1 member of the press and 9 members of the public.

Mrs Holbrook asked the Committee to consider the access and egress of the development of houses on the old hospital site, when the planning application is received.

P101/09 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies for absence were received from Councillor B Howlett.

P102/09 DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS
Councillors J Brown, McLeod and Rutson declared they are members of Tendring District Council’s Development and Control Committee. Councillor D Rutson declared an personal interest in Planning Application No. 10/00405/FUL.

P103/09 MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
RESOLVED: that the minutes of the meeting held on 20th April 2010 (previously circulated) be approved by the Chairman and signed as a true record.

P104/09 SQUIRRELS SITE, DOVERCOURT
Councillor D McLeod reported to the Committee that Squirrels, Lower Marine Parade, had been sold to a local business man for commercial use. It was confirmed that the matter had not been discussed by the Cabinet at Tendring District Council therefore the statement was very premature.

P105/09 PLANNING APPLICATIONS
The Committee considered a schedule of planning applications for weeks ending 16th April, 23rd April and 30th April 2010.
RESOLVED: that the recommendations of Appendix ‘A’ are submitted to Tendring District Council.

P106/09 DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING
The next meeting of the Town Planning Committee will be held at 6.30pm on 9th June 2010 at the 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich.

The Chairman closed the meeting at 6.55pm

HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL: RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING HELD 12th MAY 2010

PLANNING APPLICATIONS REGISTERED BY TENDRING DISTRICT COUNCIL FOR WEEKS ENDING 16th April, 23rd April and 30th April 2010

WEEK ENDING 16th April 2010

10/00268/LBC
Mr Hartley Corbin Stewart
Hall Hall Lane Dovercourt

Proposed remedial work to side elevation fronting Low Road including replacement of sash windows and repairs to brickwork.
NO OBJECTION

10/00289/FUL
Mr M Stanford
48 Kings Head Street Harwich

Viewing platform to rear of property at second floor level removal of existing window for installation of new door.
REFUSAL – Possibility of concerns with the erection of a viewing platform causing lack of privacy to neighbouring properties.

10/00334/FUL
John Farmer – Property Connection Flat 3 20 Market Street Harwich

Erection of 2 no. front dormer windows. Replace corrugated asbestos roof with natural slate.
NO OBJECTION – subject to whoever carries out the work to remove corrugated asbestos roof is a qualified contractor.

10/00401/FUL
Mr D Gilliard
Land adjacent Valen Lower Marine Parade Dovercourt

Erection of dwelling. (Extension of time on previously approved application 07/00526/FUL).
NO OBJECTION

WEEK ENDING 23rd April 2010

10/00372/FUL
Mrs J Sims
12 Wick Lane Dovercourt

Change of use for kiosk from A1 to A3.
NO OBJECTION

10/00405/FUL
Mr J Serjeant
31 Highfield Avenue Dovercourt

Proposed single storey extension and alterations to existing flat roof.
NO OBJECTION

WEEK ENDING 30th April 2010

10/00456/FUL
Mr Adrian Britton
108 Main Road Harwich

Single storey conservatory extension (revised scheme – 09/00622/FUL).
NO OBJECTION

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