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Planning Minutes 25th January 2012

HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL
Guildhall,
Church Street,
Harwich,
Essex CO12 3DS
Tel: 01255 507211
email: info@harwichtowncouncil.co.uk

MINUTES of the Meeting of the Planning Committee
held at The Guildhall, Church Street, Harwich
on Wednesday, 25th January 2012 @ 6.30pm

Present: Councillors Brown, C Callender, R Callender, Flavell, Gibbins,
J Henderson, King, McLeod, Calver and Todd
In the Chair: Councillor Thurlow
Clerk: Assistant Clerk – Michelle Townsend
Also present: No members of the public and no members of the press

Public Question Time:?

P071/11 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies received from Cllrs O’Neill, Thompson, Day, Double and I Henderson.
P072/11 DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS
Cllr McLeod as member of the TDC Planning Committee.
P073/11 MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
RESOLVED: that the minutes of the Town Planning meeting held on 4th January 2012 (previously circulated) be approved by the Committee and signed by the Chairman as a true record.
P074/11 PLANNING APPLICATIONS
The Committee considered a schedule of planning applications for weeks ending 23rd December, 30th December, 6th January and 13th January.RESOLVED: Recommendations in Appendix ‘A’ be submitted to Tendring District Council.
P075/11 TPO – LAND ADJACENT TO WEST END LANE, DOVERCOURT
Responsibility for maintenance of the trees in the relation to the TPO was noted.
P076/11 BATHSIDE BAY
Councillors discussed representations received in relation to the Bathside Bay application. Members felt that TDC had made their position clear but wished to delegate the authority to Cllr I Henderson to make further representation on HTC’s behalf if necessary.
RESOLVED: Cllr I Henderson to liaise with Cllrs Brown, R Callender and Thurlow and make further representation on HTC’s behalf if necessary.
P077/11 ITEMS RAISED BY MEMBERS
Departure of Phil Hornby – Conservation & Heritage Officer – TDC
Councillors wished to thank Mr Hornby for his services over the past 30 years and raised concerns with the lack of details for a new contact.
P078/11 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
The next Town Planning meeting will be held at the 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich, on 15th February 2012 at 6.30pm.

The Chairman closed the meeting at 7.14pm

TOWN MAYOR AND CHAIRMAN

DATE

APPENDIX A

HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL:
Recommendations of the Planning Committee Meeting held on 25th January 2012

WEEK ENDING 23rd DECEMBER
11/01403/FUL
Taylor Wimpey
Proposed re-design of consented Block B apartments (plots 25 – 56 and 149 – 152) to include 36 No. 1 and 2 bed apartments, with associated landscaping and parking. No objection as there is little alteration to the external design
11/01507/TPO
Mr J Root
1 No. Oak – top and lop No objection
11/01486/FUL
Mr A Green
Removal of existing wooden garage and replace with brick built garage. No objection

 

WEEK ENDING 30th DECEMBER
11/01489/FUL
Tendring District Council – Housing Portfolio Holder
Extension and alteration to an existing sheltered housing unit to form an improved entrance and reception area, increased/larger kitchen area, disabled w.c. and shower room, improvements to bin store area, formation of storage for mobility scooters, enlarge laundry area and form ramped access to the building. No objection. HTC welcome TDC investing money to improve and modernise facilities.

 

WEEK ENDING 6th JANUARY
12/00013/FUL
Mr & Mrs J Shrive
Variation of condition 01 of planning permission 06/02131/FUL to allow an extension of opening hours. No objection

 

WEEK ENDING 13th JANUARY
11/01492/FUL
Mrs Hayley Lovett – Teen Talk (Harwich)
Extensions, alterations and new detached garage. Alterations to front entrance, parking and turning. Raised rear patio area No objection
12/00014/FUL
Miss Bridges
Side extension to form porch with balcony over. No objection