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Planning Minutes 5th March 2014

Minutes of the Meeting of the Planning Committee
held at
The 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich
on
Wednesday 5th March 2014 at 6.30pm

Present: Councillors Brown, Calver, Day, Flavell, Fowler, I Henderson, J Henderson, King, McLeod, Morrison (from 7pm), Nicholson, C Powell, F Powell, Thompson, Thurlow
In the Chair: Councillor Todd
Clerk: Mrs Lucy Ballard
Also present: 1 member of the public and 1 member of the press

Public Question Time: No questions

P95/13 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Cllr Thompson
P96/13 DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS

  • Cllr McLeod declared a non-pecuniary interest, referring to his position on the Development & Control Committee at TDC
  • Cllr Calver declared an interest in application 14/00164/FUL as he holds an Executive position on the Harwich Society.
P97/13 MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
RESOLVED that the minutes of the Town Planning meeting held on Wednesday 12th February 2014 (previously circulated) be approved by the Committee and signed by the Chairman as a true record.
P98/13 MATTERS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES
None
P99/13 PLANNING APPLICATIONS
The Committee considered a schedule of planning applications for weeks ending 14th February and 21st February.
RESOLVED: Recommendations in Appendix ‘A’ be submitted to Tendring District Council.
P100/13 MATTERS RECEIVED IN THE POST OR INFORMATION RAISED BY
None
P101/13 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
The next Town Planning meeting will be held at the 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich, on 26th March 2014 at 6.30pm.

The Chairman closed the meeting at 6.58pm.

APPENDIX A

HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL:
Recommendations of the Planning Committee Meeting held on 5th March 2014

WEEK ENDING 14th FEBRUARY 2014
14/00148/FUL
Mr K Majors
6 Douglas Road Dovercourt
Proposed demolition of existing garage and construction of single storey flat roof rear extension, two storey side extension and a new front porch. No Objection
14/00149/FUL
Ms Sue Lewis
14 West Street Harwich
Change of use from shop with residential flat over to residential dwelling. Alterations to provide garage facilities. Recommend refusal on the basis that the property is in a conservation area and is not in-keeping with the existing street scene. The garage element of the application would alter the character of a significant building in the area.
14/00151/DETAIL
Mr A Yates
Land adjacent 1 Dove House Cottages Oakley Road Dovercourt
Proposed new dwelling house and garage. No Objection
14/00177/FUL
Mr K Tully
225 Main Road Harwich
Single storey rear extension No Objection
14/00191/FUL
Mr & Mrs Langmead
103 Heron Way Harwich
Erection of single storey rear conservatory extension. No Objection
WEEK ENDING 21st FEBRUARY 2014
14/00164/FUL
Asda Stores
ASDA Store Main Road Harwich
Development of a two pump (four filling position) fully automated Petrol Filling Station (PFS) within the curtilage of the existing store. The application also seeks to include the fuel storage tanks, associated pipework, overhead canopy, forecourt surfacing, air and water unit and reconfiguration of car parking bays. (Cllr Calver left the room during the discussion and vote.)
6 votes for/5 votes against
2 abstentionsRecommend refusal on the grounds of inappropriate development adjacent to an established nature reserve.
14/00208/FUL
Mr & Mrs Dominic Palmer
41 Harbour Crescent Harwich
Two storey and single storey rear extensions and front porch. No Objection
14/00223/FUL
Mr & Mrs Daelman
6 Wick Lane Dovercourt
Proposed single storey rear extension to form kitchen (variation to plan approved under 13/01410/FUL). No Objection