Planning Minutes 9th May 2012
MINUTES of the Meeting of the PLANNING COMMITTEE held at The 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich on Wednesday 9th May 2012 commencing at 6.30pm
HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL
Guildhall, Church Street, Harwich, Essex CO12 3DS
Tel: 01255 507211
Present: Councillors Brown, C Callender, R Callender, Calver (from 6.32pm), Day, Double, Flavell, I Henderson (from 6.32pm), J Henderson (from 6.32pm), King, McLeod, Thompson and Todd
In the Chair: Councillor Thurlow
Clerk: Lucy Ballard
Also present: 2 members of the public and 1 member of the press
Betty Holbrook made reference to the recently erected fencing around part of the former Queen’s Hotel site and commented on the good job having been done.
P106/11 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies received from Cllr Gibbins.
P107/11 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
Cllr McLeod as member of Development and Control Committee at TDC
P108/11 MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
RESOLVED that the minutes of the Town Planning meeting held on 17th April 2012 (previously circulated) be approved by the Committee and signed by the Chairman as a true record.
P109/11 PLANNING APPLICATIONS
The Committee considered a schedule of planning applications for weeks ending
20th April, 27th April and 4th May.
RESOLVED: Recommendations in Appendix ‘A’ be submitted to Tendring District Council.
P110/11 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
The next Town Planning meeting will be held at the 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich, on 23rd May 2012 at 6.30pm.
The Chairman closed the meeting at 6.54
HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL: Recommendations of the Planning Committee Meeting held on 9th May 2012
WEEK ENDING 20th APRIL
Mrs K Howlett
Extensions and alterations.
Corporation of Trinity House
Temporary change of use of part of building for artistic and charitable activities and events for a period commencing 7th June 2012 and lasting until 31st October 2012.
Mr D Martin
Garage extensions and conservatory.
WEEK ENDING 27TH APRIL
Little Johns of Harwich – Mr J Heath
Change of use from children’s soft play area to motorbike testing area plus repairs to motorbikes and cars.
Milsom Hotels and Restaurants
1 No. Cherry, 1 No. Sorbus – fell. Replace with 3 Silver Birch
No objection to felling of diseased Sorbus, to be replaced by 2 Silver Birch but for the Cherry to remain as it established, not diseased and in-keeping with the surrounding scene
WEEK ENDING 4th MAY
Charmwood (UK) Ltd – Mr Jes Chandler
Demolition of buildings leaving site clear for possible development.
No Objection on condition that the site is correctly screened with hoarding, kept clean and tidy so as not to have a negative visual impact on the High Street.