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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
None.

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.

APPENDIX A

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

11/00766/FUL
Mr Christopher Tye

Erection of single storey side extension.
No Objection

11/00791/OUT
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.

11/00797/TPO
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

11/00668/FUL
Mr Alan Roberts

Two storey out building with enclosed balcony.
No Objection

11/00757/FUL
Mr Paul Jackson

Side and rear extension.
No Objection

11/00792/FUL
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.
No Objection

11/00805/LBC
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
NONE RECEIVED

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