Planning Minutes 10th August 2011
MINUTES of the Meeting of the PLANNING COMMITTEE
held at The 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich
on Wednesday 10th August 2011 commencing at 6.30pm
Present: Councillors Brown, C Callender, R Callender, Calver, Day, Flavell, I Henderson, J Henderson, O’Neill, Thompson and Todd
In the Chair: Councillor J Thurlow
Clerk: Mrs L Ballard
Also present: 1 member of the public and no members of the press
There were no questions
P023/11 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies received from Cllrs Double, Gibbins, King and McLeod.
P024/11 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
P025/11 MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
RESOLVED that the minutes of the Town Planning meeting held on 20th July 2011 (previously circulated) be approved by the Committee and signed by the Chairman as a true record.
P026/11 PLANNING APPLICATIONS
The Committee considered a schedule of planning applications for weeks ending 15th July, 22nd July and 29th July.
RESOLVED: Recommendations in Appendix ‘A’ be submitted to Tendring District Council.
P027/11 MATTERS RECEIVED IN POST
- Council noted 1 new Tree Preservation Order in the local area.
- Council noted an appeal by Mr Anil Thobani in relation to application 10/01250/FUL
P028/11 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
The next Town Planning meeting will be held at the 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich on 31st August 2011 at 6.30pm.
The Chairman closed the meeting at 7.30pm.
HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL: Recommendations of the Planning Committee Meeting held on 10th August 2011
PLANNING APPLICATIONS REGISTERED BY TENDRING DISTRICT COUNCIL FOR:-
WEEK ENDING 15th JULY
Mr Christopher Tye
Erection of single storey side extension.
British Red Cross Society and Mr A Madge.
Proposed residential development to provide 6 detached dwellings.
Objection on various grounds including narrow width of road, access difficulties for emergency services, increased volume of traffic and Manor Lane being a major pedestrian pathway and ‘walk to school’ route.
J & J Holdings
Sycamores 1-6 – fell because of close proximity to boundary and existing building. Sycamore 7 – fell because of close proximity to boundary and listed building. Plum – 8 – fell because tree is dead. Walnut – 9 – fell because of impact on listed building and need to gain access. Horse chestnut – 11 – fell because of serious impact on listed building and need to gain access and considered unsafe. Horse chestnut – 12 – fell because it is dead.
Objection to all, except on those trees which are dead and upon confirmation that these trees are dead that they are replaced with trees of a similar species.
WEEK ENDING 22nd JULY
Mr Alan Roberts
Two storey out building with enclosed balcony.
Mr Paul Jackson
Side and rear extension.
Mr and Mrs R Jennings
Side and rear extension. Rear conservatory including demolition of existing garage and workshop. Block paving to front garden and driveway with widened entrance.
J & J Holdings
Demolition of collapsed structure and demolition of associated barn. Works to stabilise existing house and to secure and make safe prior to making further proposals for restoration.
No Objection with the strict proviso that TDC place planning conditions on application consent to ensure that an immediate stabilisation and full restoration take place on the remaining listed structures within the site.
WEEK ENDING 29th JULY