Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 5 December 2018 6.30 pm

Venue: The Ridgeway, The Beacon, Portway, Wantage, OX12 9BY

Contact: Nicola Meurer, Democratic Services Officer 

Items
No. Item

90.

Chairman's announcements

To receive any announcements from the chairman, and general housekeeping matters.

Minutes:

The chairman welcomed everyone to the meeting, outlined the procedure to be followed and advised on emergency evacuation arrangements.

91.

Apologies for absence

To record apologies for absence and the attendance of substitute members. 

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

92.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To adopt and sign as a correct record the Planning Committee minutes of the meeting held on 14 November 2018. 

Minutes:

RESOLVED: to approve the minutes of the meeting held on 14 November 2018 as a correct record and agree that the Chairman sign them as such.

93.

Declarations of interest

To receive any declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests in respect of items on the agenda for this meeting.  

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

94.

Urgent business

To receive notification of any matters which the chairman determines should be considered as urgent business and the special circumstances which have made the matters urgent. 

Minutes:

There was no urgent business.

95.

Public participation

To receive any statements from members of the public that have registered to speak on planning applications which are being presented to this committee meeting. 

Minutes:

The list showing members of the public who had registered to speak was tabled at the meeting.

96.

P18/V1820/FUL - Land south of Red Gables, Kings Lane, Faringdon pdf icon PDF 80 KB

Part retrospective: Proposed replacement dwelling.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The committee considered part-retrospective application P18/V1820/FUL for a replacement dwelling on land south of Red Gables, Kings Lane, Faringdon

 

Consultations, representations, policy and guidance and the site’s planning history were detailed in the officer’s report which formed part of the agenda pack for this meeting.

 

Officer updates:

·         The parish council maintain their objection to the application.

·         Building control have no objection; they recommend that the applicants seek advice from a flooding and drainage consultant to mitigate any issues, relating in particular to the party wall.

 

Andi Cunningham, a representative of Longcot Parish Council, spoke objecting to the application. 

 

Nick Boyd, a local resident, spoke objecting to the application. 

 

Heloise Goodley, the applicant’s agent, spoke in support of the application.

 

Committee members requested that a slab levels condition is included and that the permitted development Condition 5 is extended to include outbuildings and extensions.

 

A motion, moved and seconded, to approve the application with the additional and amended condition as detailed above, was declared carried on being put to the vote.

 

RESOLVED: to grant planning permission for application P18/V1820/O, subject to the following conditions:

 

1.    Time limit - full application.

2.    Approved plans list.

3.    Boundary details provided in accordance with plans.

4.    Materials in accordance with plans.

5.    Permitted development restrictions – roof alterations, outbuildings, extensions.

6.    Slab levels.

97.

P18/V2470/FUL - Land off Sheepstead Road, Marcham, Abingdon pdf icon PDF 280 KB

Variation of Condition 2 - approved plans on application ref. P16/V3224/FUL

(erection of 47 dwellings with associated means of access, car parking, footpath links, amenity space and landscaping).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor Catherine Webber, the local ward member, stepped down from the committee and took no part in the debate or voting for this item.

 

The committee considered application P18/V2470/FUL to vary Condition 2 (Approved plans) of application P16/V3224/FUL on land off Sheepstead Road, Marcham, Abingdon.

 

Consultations, representations, policy and guidance and the site’s planning history were detailed in the officer’s report which formed part of the agenda pack for this meeting.

 

Officer update: one further letter of objection had been received from a resident, reiterating concerns raised in the report.

 

Simon Handy, the applicant’s agent, spoke in support of the application.

 

Catherine Webber, one of the local ward councillors, spoke objecting to the application. 

 

A motion, moved and seconded, to authorise the head of planning to approve the application was declared carried on being put to the vote.

 

RESOLVED: to authorise the head of planning to grant planning permission for application P18/V2470/FUL, subject to the following:

 

     I.        Completion of a deed of variation to the S106 agreement to secure

contributions towards local infrastructure and affordable housing; and

    II.        The following conditions:

 

1.    Time limit – development to begin no later than 11 August 2020.

2.    Approved plans.

3.    Materials (samples).

4.    Construction traffic management plan.

5.    Parking.

6.    New estate roads.

7.    Footpath link north details (to Cow Lane).

8.    Footpath link south details (to Howard Cornish Road).

9.    Footpath links prior to occupation.

10. Travel information pack.

11. Foul drainage strategy.

12. Sustainable drainage scheme.

13. No occupation until drainage scheme implementation.

14. Tree protection.

15. Landscaping scheme.

16. Landscape maintenance.

17. Ecology mitigation measures.

18. Boundary details.

19. Bicycle parking and bin storage.

20. External charging points for electric vehicles - dwellings with

garages.

21. Garage accommodation.

22. Hours of operation - construction/demolition sites.

 

Informative - Planning obligation.