Planning Minutes 12th October 2011
MINUTES of the Meeting of the PLANNING COMMITTEE
held at The 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich
on Wednesday 12th October 2011 commencing at 6.30pm
Present: Councillors Brown, Calver, Day, Double, Flavell, I Henderson, J Henderson, McLeod, King and Todd
In the Chair: Councillor J Thurlow
Clerk: Mrs L Ballard
Also present: 8 members of the public and 1 member of the press
There were no questions
P041/11 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies received from Cllrs C Callender, R Callender, Gibbins, O’Neill and Thompson.
P042/11 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
Cllrs McLeod as member of the Development Committee of TDC.
P043/11 MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
RESOLVED that the minutes of the Town Planning meeting held on 21st September 2011 (previously circulated) be approved by the Committee and signed by the Chairman as a true record.
P044/11 PLANNING APPLICATIONS
The Committee considered a schedule of planning applications for weeks ending 16th September, 23rd September and 30th September.
RESOLVED: Recommendations in Appendix ‘A’ be submitted to Tendring District Council.
P045/11 MATTERS RECEIVED IN POST
- Councillors discussed a request from TDC to assist them in publicising the Public Consultation on Housing Development in Tendring.
RESOLVED: to write to TDC and request they hold an exhibition in Harwich to allow Harwich residents to submit their views, and as a result, also allow additional time for comments to be made.
P046/11 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
The next Town Planning meeting will be held at the 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich 2nd November 2011 at 6.30pm.
The Chairman closed the meeting at 6.55pm
HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL: Recommendations of the Planning Committee Meeting held on 12th October 2011
PLANNING APPLICATIONS REGISTERED BY TENDRING DISTRICT COUNCIL FOR:-
WEEK ENDING 16th SEPTEMBER
Mr Darren King
Erection of single storey front extension.
WEEK ENDING 23rd SEPTEMBER
WEEK ENDING 30th SEPTEMBER
Silson Properties Ltd – Mr R Jones
Construction of a building containing 8 x 2 bedroom flats.
Haven Development and Property Ltd
Demolition of existing buildings and construction of 9 one bedroom flats.
Objection on the grounds that the proposed construction is too close to the highway.
Mr S Smith
Mrs P Stockman
T3 – Horse chestnut – repollard to original pruning points. Remove trunk and basal suckers. T4 – Hornbeam – crown lift all around to achieve 2.5m from ground level to give height clearance for pedestrians.
Mr and Mrs D Howard
Loft space to be converted and dormer window installed to provide an additional bedroom.