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Planning Minutes 27th March 2013

Minutes of the Meeting of the Planning Committee
held at
The 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich
on
Wednesday, 27th March 2013 at 6.30pm

Present: Councillors Brown, C Callender, R Callender, Calver, Day, Fowler,
J Henderson, I Henderson, Thompson, Todd, King, and Thurlow
In the Chair: Councillor McLeod
Clerk: Mrs Michelle Townsend
Also present: 3 members of the public and no members of the press

Public Question Time:

Deborah Rich stated that she had received a phone call from H&M Standard asking for her comments regarding TDC’s plans to demolish 20 buildings in the Tendring area and asked if members had a list of the properties in Dovercourt and Harwich. Cllr J Henderson confirmed that although this information was published in the press, TDC Councillors were not in possession of this confidential information.

P107/12 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Cllr Flavell
P108/12 DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS
Cllr McLeod referred to his position on the Development & Control Committee at TDC
P109/12 MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
RESOLVED that the minutes of the Town Planning meeting held on Wednesday 6thMarch 2013 (previously circulated) be approved by the Committee and signed by the Chairman as a true record.
P110/12 MATTERS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES
None
P111/12 PLANNING APPLICATIONS
The Committee considered a schedule of planning applications for weeks ending 8th March, 15th March and 22nd March 2013
RESOLVED: Recommendations in Appendix ‘A’ be submitted to Tendring District Council.
P112/12 MATTERS RECEIVED IN THE POST OR INFORMATION RAISED BY MEMBERS
None
P113/12 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
The next Town Planning meeting will be held at the Long Meadows Community Centre, Dovercourt on 16th April 2013 at 6.30pm.

The Chairman closed the meeting at 6.52pm

APPENDIX A

HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL:
Recommendations of the Planning Committee Meeting held on 27th March 2013

Week Ending 8th March 2013
13/00211/FUL
Corporation of Trinity House
Installation of solar array on roof of buoy shed No Objection
13/00221/FUL
Sequence (UK) Limited
Change of use of the ground floor from class A1 (shops) to class A2 (financial & professional services). No objection and Harwich Town Council request that should the TDC officer recommend refusal, HTC request that the decision is made under committee decision.
13/00236/FUL
Mr & Mrs M O’Toole
Single storey rear extension to provide garden room No objection
Week Ending 15th March 2013
13/00207/FUL
Mr Lee Peterson
Single storey garage HTC recommends refusal on the grounds of insufficient parking in an area where there are already parking issues and HTC have concerns for the safety of pedestrians and cars due to visibility problems.
Week Ending 22nd March 2013
13/00238/TELCOM Installation of dark green telecommunications cabinet No objection
13/00272/ADV 1 non illuminated fascia sign, 1 internally illuminated projector, 1 internally illuminated canister, 2 non illuminated ‘bronze’ branch logos, 3 non illuminated vinyl overlays, 1 non illuminated internally applied vinyl No objection