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Planning Minutes 22 January 2014

Minutes of the Meeting of the Planning Committee
held at
The 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich
on
Thursday 22nd January 2014 at 6.30pm

Present: Councillors Brown, Calver, Day, Flavell, Fowler, J Henderson,

J Henderson, King, McLeod, Nicholson, C Powell, F Powell and Thompson, Thurlow

In the Chair: Councillor Todd
Clerk: Mrs Lucy Ballard
Also present: 3 members of the public and 1 members of the press

Public Question Time:

P80/13 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Cllr Morrison
P81/13 DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS
Cllr McLeod declared a non-pecuniary interest, referring to his position on the Development & Control Committee at TDC
P82/13 MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
RESOLVED that the minutes of the Town Planning meeting held on Wednesday 2nd January 2014 (previously circulated) be approved by the Committee and signed by the Chairman as a true record.
P83/13 MATTERS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES
None
P84/13 PLANNING APPLICATIONS
The Committee considered a schedule of planning applications for weeks ending 27th December, 3rd January, 10th January and 17th January
RESOLVED: Recommendations in Appendix ‘A’ be submitted to Tendring District Council.
P85/13 LOCAL PLAN
Members considered Pre-submission focussed changes (2014) in relation to the TDC Local Plan.
RESOLVED: To resubmit initial comments from previous consultation.
P86/13 MATTERS RECEIVED IN THE POST OR INFORMATION RAISED BY

  •  Cllr McLeod encouraged members to report undeveloped sites.
  • The Chairman read a response, from Clare David (TDC Planning), in relation to HTC’s concerns over amended planning applications not providing sufficient information to identify the amendments. The Clerk agreed to relay the Council’s disappointment at the lack of service, with the Portfolio holder.
P87/13 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
The next Town Planning meeting will be held at the 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich, on 12th February 2014 at 6.30pm.

The Chairman closed the meeting at 6.54pm.

APPENDIX A

HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL:
Recommendations of the Planning Committee Meeting held on 22nd January 2014

Week Ending 27th December 2013
NONE
Week Ending 3rd January 2014
13/01338/FUL
Mr Trevor Armstrong Harwich Fisherman’s Association 

13/01423/FUL
Miss Melanie Macmillan

CC/TEN/54/13
Essex County Council

13/01484/FUL
Mr J Cooper

Proposed siting of a chiller unit to store fresh fish. Proposed single and two storey extension (following demolition of existing single storey element).

 

Replacement double glazed aluminium windows and entrance doors to front entrance.

First Floor side extension, single storey rear extension and alteration to front porch and garage roof.

 

No Objection

No Objection

No Objection

No Objection on the understanding that the planning authority ensure there is no overlooking from the side extension into the adjacent property.

Week Ending 10th January 2014
13/01471/FULMr Barry Myhre

13/01472/ADV
Harwich Town Council – Mrs Lucy Ballard

14/00035/TPO
Mr Robert Feaviour

Change from commercial use to single occupancy private dwelling.1 fascia sign.

T1, T2, T4 – top new growth, excessive shading. T3 and T5 fell, excessive shading.

No ObjectionNo Objection

No Objection

Week Ending 17th January 2014
13/01405/FUL
Mrs Deborah Baker14/00054/TPO
Mr Robert Feaviour
Formation of means of access and instate new driveway.Due to excessive shading re-pollard once and remove epicormic growth to a height of 5 meters annually for a period of ten years. Tress 1 to 6 inclusive. No ObjectionNo Objection