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Planning Minutes 8th June 2011

MINUTES of the Meeting of the PLANNING COMMITTEE
held at The 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich
on Wednesday 8th June 2011 commencing at 6.30 pm

Present: Councillors Brown, C Callender, R Callender, Calver, Day, Flavell, I Henderson, J Henderson, King, McLeod, Morrisson, O’ Neill, Thompson and Todd
In the Chair: Councillor J Thurlow

Clerk: Mrs L Ballard

Also present: 5 members of the public and no members of the press

There were no questions

P001/11 Election of Vice-Chairman
The Clerk asked the chair to take an emergency item in order to elect a Vice-Chairman for the committee and it was RESOLVED to elect Cllr B Brown for the Municipal year 2011/12.

P002/11 Apologies for Absence
Apologies received from Cllr Double.

P003/11 Declarations of Members’ Interests
Cllr McLeod as member of TDC; Cllrs R Callender and Day regarding application 11/00486/FUL and Cllr Morrisson regarding application 11/00208/LBC.

P004/11 Minutes of the Last Meeting
RESOLVED that the minutes of the Town Planning meeting held on 18th May 2011 (previously circulated) be approved by the Committee and signed by the Chairman as a true record.

P005/11 Planning Applications
The Committee considered a schedule of planning applications for weeks ending 13th May, 20th May and 27th May.
RESOLVED: Recommendations in Appendix ‘A’ be submitted to Tendring District Council.

P006/11 Tree Preservation Orders
Council noted 8 new Tree Preservation Orders in the local area.

P007/11 Date of Next Meeting
The next Town Planning meeting will be held at the 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich on 29th June 2011 at 6.30pm.

The Chairman closed the meeting at 6.56pm

APPENDIX A

HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL: Recommendations of the Planning Committee Meeting held on 8th June 2011

PLANNING APPLICATIONS REGISTERED BY TENDRING DISTRICT COUNCIL FOR:-

WEEK ENDING 13th MAY

11/00487/FUL
LPA Receivers of Plot 2 Stanton Europark

Erection of two dwellings (alterations to roofs of plots approved under 93/00206/OUT and 04/02251/DETAIL).
No objection

11/00523/FUL
Mr and Mrs Welham

Proposed ground floor extension to existing shop to form store.
No objection

WEEK ENDING 20th MAY

11/00504/FUL
Mr R Shepherd

Two storey front and side extension and porch extension.
No objection

11/00526/FUL
Mr and Mrs R Barham

Two storey rear extension and alterations.
No objection

WEEK ENDING 27th MAY

11/00208/LBC
Countrywise Property Management Ltd

Installation of satellite dish/communal aerial for all flats in building.
No objection on the basis that these are installed discretely and in accordance with relevant conservation regulations.

11/00486/FUL
A J Woods Engineering Ltd – Tony Woods

Construction of 16.5 metre high steel tower together with access platforms, ladders and container compartments to be used for training personnel to work safely at heights.
No objection

11/00490/FUL
Miss M Stanford

Erection of part two storey and part single storey rear extension (following demolition of rear conservatory).
No objection

11/00513/FUL
Mr L P C Lau

Re-development of existing building from two storeys comprising one flat and hot food takeaway, to four storeys comprising four flats and hot food takeaway.
Objection on the basis of height. Not in-keeping with other surrounding buildings and may impede the view of neighbouring residents. Considered as overdevelopment and inappropriate development.

11/00572/FUL
Emperor Estates Limited

Second floor balcony to front elevation.
No objection

11/00594/TPO
Mr G Devereaux

3 No. Poplar – pollard to 5 metres.
No objection

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