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Planning Minutes 21st July 2010

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL PLANNING COMMITTEE
HELD ON 21st JULY 2010 at 6.30pm
at 1912 CENTRE, COW LANE, HARWICH

Present: The Deputy Mayor, Councillor B Brown in the Chair
The Mayor, Councillor S Tyrer
Councillors J Brown, P Burke, R Callender, G Calver, S Henderson, D McLeod, L Payne and D Rutson

Clerk to the Council, Mrs S Anderson

Inspector K Griggs of Harwich Police

Also present: 2 members of the press and 18 members of the public

PUBLIC QUESTION TIME
Planning Application No. 10/00591/FUL – Mrs B Holbrook expressed concerns regarding possible congestion on the approach road into entrance of hospital and adequate car parking for the site. Mrs Holbrook also informed members that works at the Boating Lake had been completed.

P09/10 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies for absence were received from Councillors A Colbourne, L Double, B Howlett and J Wares.

P10/10 DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS
Councillors J Brown, McLeod and Rutson declared they are members of Tendring District Council’s Development and Control Committee. Councillor J Brown confirmed that he would not comment on Application No. 10/00591/FUL. Councillor Tyrer declared a personal interest in Application No. 10/00591/FUL

P11/10 MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
RESOLVED: that the minutes of the meeting held on 9th June 2010 (previously circulated) be approved by the Chairman and signed as a true record.

P12/10 PLANNING APPLICATIONS
The Committee considered a schedule of planning applications for weeks ending 25th June, 2nd July and 9th July 2010.
RESOLVED: that the recommendations of Appendix ‘A’ are submitted to Tendring District Council.

P13/10 APPLICATION NO. 10/00543/FUL – 22 HIGHFIELD AVENUE
The Committee noted a response from Tendring District Council giving permission for the installation of a Dakin air source heat pump adjacent to side rear boundary of 22 Highfield Avenue, Dovercourt.

P14/10 DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING
The next meeting of the Town Planning Committee will be held at 6.30pm on 11th August 2010 at the 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich.

The Chairman closed the meeting at 7.05pm

HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL: RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING HELD 21st JULY 2010

PLANNING APPLICATIONS REGISTERED BY TENDRING DISTRICT COUNCIL FOR WEEKS ENDING 25th June, 2nd July and 9th July 2010

WEEK ENDING 25th June 2010

10/00591/FUL
Clacton Family Trust – Mr David Thompson
Land adjacent to Fryatt Hospital and Mayflower Medical Centre 419 Main Road, Harwich

Proposed development consisting of an 80-bed Care Home: 14 no supported living units and support facilities.
AMENDED DESCRIPTION RECOMMENDATION – Harwich Town Council request that a) If this particular development takes place it must be in conjunction with some sort of traffic control i.e. roundabout or traffic lights and, b) Investigate if there is adequate car parking allocated for the site, and c) Request site visit with Essex County Highways Department.

WEEK ENDING 2nd July 2010

10/00665/FUL
Ernest Newson & Son Holdings Ltd – Mr & Mrs B Newson
212 – 214 High Street Harwich

New shop front.
RECOMMEND REFUSAL – Out of keeping in a Conservation Area. It was noted that this application was Retrospective Planning.

WEEK ENDING 9th July 2010

10/00624/FUL
Mr E Went
17 Regimental Way Dovercourt Harwich

Erection of single storey side extension.
NO OBJECTION

10/00734/FUL
Mr D Zach
Harwich Town Railway Station, Station Approach Harwich

To change the use of the station to a shop with a cafe.
NO OBJECTION

10/00690/FUL
52 Kings Road Dovercourt Harwich Essex CO12 4DS

Single storey brick built pitched roof extension to rear of property to provide extra living space.
NO OBJECTION

10/00701/FUL
489 Main Road Harwich Essex CO12 4HZ

The demolition of the former White Horse Public House and Associated outbuildings and the construction of 12 no. houses and 2 no. flats.
RECOMMEND REFUSAL – Access onto major road, also the development is very close to a Primary School and shops.

10/00716/FUL
Mr D Chilver
Land Between 139 and 143 Fronks Road Dovercourt Essex

Erection of detached house and garage (Renewal of 00/00550/FUL). (Extension of time on previously approved application 05/00814/FUL)
NO OBJECTION

09/01317/FUL
Land Adj. 7 Fronks Ave Dovercourt

Erection of detached two-storey Dwelling (Amended plan(s))
DEFERRED – No plans received

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