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Planning Minutes 29th August 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 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich
on
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 @ 6.30

Present:

Councillors Brown, Calver, C Callender, Day, Double, Flavell, Fowler, Gibbins, I Henderson, J Henderson, King, Thurlow, Thompson and Todd

In the Chair:

Councillor McLeod

Clerk:

Michelle Townsend

Also present:

2 members of the public and no members of the press

Public Question Time:
No questions asked by the members of the public

P034/12 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies received from Cllr R Callender

P035/12 DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS
Cllr McLeod referred to his position on the Development & Control Committee at TDC

P036/12 MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
RESOLVED that the minutes of the Town Planning meeting held on 8th August 2012 (previously circulated) be approved by the Committee and signed by the Chairman as a true record.

P037/12 MATTERS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES
Bernards Site – Councillor Flavell was reassured by Mr P Fletcher’s comments confirming TDC were in discussions with the current owner, but felt the HTC should inform TDC that they only welcome the existing building being demolished, subject to the site being adequately cleared and boarded up.
RESOLVED: Clerk to write to TDC confirming that HTC only agree for the existing building to be demolished subject to the site being adequately cleared and boarded up.

P038/12 PLANNING APPLICATIONS
The Committee considered a schedule of planning applications for weeks ending 3rd August, 10th August, 17th August and 24th August.
RESOLVED: Recommendations in Appendix ‘A’ be submitted to Tendring District Council.

P039/12 MATTERS RECEIVED IN POST OR INFORMATION ITEMS RAISED BY MEMBERS

  • Application for the Grant of a Premises Licence – One Stop Newsbox & Convenience Store
    Cllr Double declared an interest as a director of the Co op who owns the freehold.
    RESOLVED: HTC have no objection
  • Invite to Planning Committee Site Visit – 32 West Street
    RESOLVED: Cllrs I Henderson and Todd to represent HTC and attend the site visit on 4th September 2012.

P040/12 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
The next Town Planning meeting will be held at the 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich, on 19th September 2012 at 6.30pm.

The Chairman closed the meeting at 6.51pm

TOWN MAYOR AND CHAIRMAN

DATE

APPENDIX A

HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL:
Recommendations of the Planning Committee Meeting held on 29th August 2012

WEEK ENDING 3rd AUGUST

12/00862/FUL
Dovercourt Holiday Lodges Ltd
Mr Timothy Hay

Variation of Condition 3 of 10/01397/FUL to allow the use of land for all year round holiday and leisure use

Clerk to advise TDC that HTC believe that no decision should be taken until TDC have completed its review presently being undertaken on the relevant policy.

12/00855/OUT
Mr & Mrs Wynne

Erection of 2 detached houses

No Objection

WEEK ENDING 10th AUGUST

12/00843/FUL
J+J Holdings

Construction of 30 new dwellings on land to rear of property. Repair and restoration of Listed Building including extensions and alterations and construction of single garage

No objection subject to TDC placing a clause in the planning approval which only grants permission subject to restoration work commencing on the listed building within a set period of time from approval being granted. Time frame to be negotiated by TDC in consultation with HTC.

12/00844/LBC
J+J Holdings

Repair and restoration of Listed Building including extensions and alterations and construction of single garage

No objection subject to TDC placing a clause in the planning approval which only grants permission subject to restoration work commencing on the listed building within a set period of time from approval being granted. Time frame to be negotiated by TDC.

WEEK ENDING 17th AUGUST

None Received

WEEK ENDING 24TH AUGUST

12/00940/TPO
Mr Huntley

Rear garden- 1 No. Oak – crown lift to 12 ft and reduce remainder by 35%

No Objection

12/00948/TPO
Mr J Cole

2 No. Scots Pine – fell and replace with an English Oak

No Objection

No Objection