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Planning Minutes 14th January 2015

TOWN PLANNING COMMITTEE
held at
The 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich
on
Wednesday 14th January 2015 at 6.32pm

Present: Councillors Brown, Calver, Fowler, I Henderson, J Henderson, King, McLeod, Morrison, Nicholson, C Powell, F Powell, Thurlow and Todd
In the Chair: Councillor Day
Clerk: Mrs Lucy Ballard
Also present: 4 members of the public and 1 member of the press

Public Question Time:
Betty Holbrook asked members to seriously consider the planning application 14/01762/FUL for Ms Monahan.  She’s very professional and the project would be good for the community.

P090/14 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Cllr Flavell
P091/14 DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS
Cllr McLeod – Non-pecuniary interest as sits on TDC Planning & Development Committee.
P092/14 MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
RESOLVED that the minutes of the Town Planning meeting held on Wednesday 23rd December 2014 (previously circulated) be approved by the Committee and signed by the Chairman as a true record.
P093/14 MATTERS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES
None
P094/14 MATTERS ARISING FROM PREVIOUS MINUTES
None
P095/14 PLANNING APPLICATIONS
The Committee considered a schedule of planning applications for weeks ending 26th December, 2nd January and 9th January.
RESOLVED: Recommendations in Appendix ‘A’ be submitted to Tendring District Council.
P096/14 MATTERS RECEIVED IN THE POST OR RAISED BY MEMBERS

  • The Clerk provided notification of the refusal of application 14/01488/FUL – Subdivide a single dwelling to two 3 bedroom houses and front porch – 436 Main Road.  Harwich Town Council had no objection.
  • The Clerk gave notification of the approval of application 14/01552/OUT –Proposed residential development to provide 6 detached dwellings – Former Red Cross Centre, Manor Lane, Dovercourt.  Cllr Day raised concern on this but reminded members that it was an outline application and we should keep our eye on this as it develops further into a full application.
  • The Clerk informed members of an appeal of a refusal of a planning application 14/00464/FUL – Cllr J Henderson agrees HTC’s stance should remain as ‘No Objection’ as she feels the reasons for refusal (overshadowing) were not consistent with other applications.
P097/14 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
The next Town Planning meeting will be held at the 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich on Wednesday 4th February 2015 at 6.30pm.

The Chairman closed the meeting at 6.45pm

  1. HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL:
    Recommendations of the Planning Committee Meeting held on 14th January 2015
WEEK ENDING 26TH DECEMBER 2014
NONE
WEEK ENDING 2ND JANUARY 2015
14/01762/FULMs Jane Monahan

30 Kings Head Street Harwich

Change of use from B8 – storage and distribution to C3 – single family dwelling (3-bed) No Objection
14/01765/FULMr T Butcher

9 Blacksmiths Lane Dovercourt

Proposed two storey rear extension and garage conversion with single storey front extension. No Objection
WEEK ENDING 9ND JANUARY 2015
14/01910/FULFather Michael Stokes

129 Fronks Road Dovercourt Harwich

Proposed front and rear extensions, bell turret, improved pedestrian access. No Objection
15/00007/FULMr & Mrs Jamie Woodward

37 Parkeston Road Dovercourt Harwich

Two storey side extension & single storey rear extension. No objection