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Planning Minutes 20th November 2013

Minutes of the Meeting of the Planning Committee
held at
The 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich
on
Wednesday 20th November 2013 at 6.30pm

Present: Councillors Calver, Day, Fowler, I Henderson, J Henderson, King, McLeod, Morrison, C Powell, F Powell and Thompson, Thurlow
In the Chair: Councillor Todd
Clerk: Mrs Lucy Ballard
Also present: 0 members of the public and 0 members of the press

Public Question Time: No questions

The Chairman informed members of an emergency item to the agenda, given the time critical nature of the issue. Min P63/13.

P58/13 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Cllrs B Brown, D Flavell and Nicholson
P59/13 DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS
Cllr McLeod declared a non-pecuniary interest, referring to his position on the Development & Control Committee at TDC
P60/13 MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
RESOLVED that the minutes of the Town Planning meeting held on Wednesday 30th October 2013 (previously circulated) be approved by the Committee and signed by the Chairman as a true record.
P61/13 MATTERS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES
None
P62/13 PLANNING APPLICATIONS
The Committee considered a schedule of planning applications for weeks ending 1st November, 8th November and 15th November 2013
RESOLVED: Recommendations in Appendix ‘A’ be submitted to Tendring District Council.
P63/13 MATTERS RECEIVED IN THE POST OR INFORMATION RAISED BY MEMBERS
Members noted approved planning applications

  • 12/01322/FUL – T Howlett – Demolition of rear building. Erection of 3x 1 bed dwellings, 31 Kingsway
  • 13/00877/FUL – WM Morrison Supermarkets Plc – Extension to side of existing supermarket, Freshfields Road
  • Cllr I Henderson informed members that a planning application had been made for the land south west of Horseley Cross roundabout and given that HTC had previously expressed support for any future development for industrial purposes, Cllr Henderson felt that HTC should remain consistent with its approach and offer support to this application (13/00745/OUT) and submit at ‘no objection’ comment to the planning authority.
P64/13 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
The Mayor made members aware that due to the forthcoming PCC meeting not finishing until 6pm that The next Town Planning meeting will be held at the 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich, on 11th December 2013 at 6.45pm.

The Chairman closed the meeting at 7.14pm.

APPENDIX A

HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL:
Recommendations of the Planning Committee Meeting held on 20th November 2013

Week Ending 1st November 2013
13/01209/FUL
Mr M Selt
Construction of 6 dwellings Objection on the grounds of the planning history and the creep from ‘leisure’ to ‘residential’
13/01215/FUL
Tempophase Limited
Mr Thomas Vorhand
Change of use to shop with first floor flat and balcony to rear elevation. HTC to defer consideration until full information is received by TDC as to the significant differences to the previous application
13/01227/TCA
Fordhaven Management
6 Silver Birch in car park area – removal of damaged branches and light reduction. No Objection
Week Ending 8th November 2013
13/01191/FUL
Mr Peter Webb
Proposed single storey rear extension. No Objection
13/01192/LBC
Mr Peter Webb
Proposed single storey rear extension. No Objection
13/01252/FUL
Mrs Josie Eggerichs
Single storey rear extension and garage conversion for private use No Objection
Week Ending 15th November 2013
13/01254/FUL
Mr H Borno
Change of use to 2 No. flats with associated elevational changes. No Objection
13/01257/FUL
Mrs M Andrews
Two storey side extension and front porch. No Objection
13/01274/HHPNOT
FOR INFO. ONLY
Rear extension 6m deep and 2.7m high Noted
12/01445/FUL
(Amended Plans)
Erection of 2 no. semi-detached chalet bungalows No Objection