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Planning Committee Minutes 14th July 2010

Wheatley Parish Council

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE OF

THE COUNCIL HELD ON WEDNESDAY 14th JULY 2010

PRESENT: Cllrs C Dalton (Chairman), C Sprent, J Reilly & J Coveley (to 8.50 pm)

Officer: the Clerk – G Morris

Also Present: one member of the public

MEMBERS HAD BEEN ADVISED BY MEANS OF THE AGENDA THAT IF THEY HAD AN INTEREST TO DECLARE IN ANY AGENDA ITEM, THEY SHOULD DO SO IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING IN THE BOOK PROVIDED FOR THIS PURPOSE.

18. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE were received from Cllrs Carr and Messenger Knapp & Willmott.

19.  MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING HELD ON  9th June 2010,

which had been circulated with the Agenda, were signed as a correct and accurate record.

20. MATTERS ARISING FROM MEETING HELD ON 9th June 2010

i)        Minute 3(i) Land by Wheatley Windmill – At the Parish Council meeting District Councillor Carr reported that the three enforcement notices are still waiting to  be signed by the Legal Dept at SODC.

  • remove the temporary structure
  • remove the container
  • general clear up of the land

ii)        Minute 4(i) Land adjacent to Coopers Close.- Despite our representations this outline planning permission for this development had been granted by SODC Planning Committee

21. AMENDMENTS TO PREVIOUS APPLICATIONS

i)        P10/0758 (Minor) B1 & 3 Farm Close Lane Demolition of existing 2 dwellings and erection of 2×4 bed dwellings, 1×3 bed dwelling. New vehicular access. (As amended by drawing number 782-035Revision C accompanying Agent’s letter dated 22 June 2010) – Withdrawn 02.07.10

ii) 14.06.10 P10/W0550/RM (Reserved Matters) (Minor) 13 Station Road Proposed landscaping – Recommend Approval – Amended landscaping plan. For information only. Noted

22. NEW PLANNING APPLICATIONS

i)        P10/W0631 (Minor) 112 London Road. Proposed conversion and minor extension of existing dwelling house – Dealt with at Parish Council 5th July

ii)        P10/W0794/LD 10 Jackies Lane Erection of outbuilding – Noted that this was permitted development. Agreed to comment that the site had been an overgrown garden for many years. Gave Cllrs Reilly and Sprent as persons who had knowledge of the site over the past years

iii)        P10/0758 (Minor) B1 & 3 Farm Close Lane Demolition of existing 2 dwellings and erection of 2×4 bed dwellings, 1×2 bed dwelling. New vehicular access. – Withdrawn 02.07.10

iv)        P10/W0803 (Other) 44 Ladder Hill Single storey rear extension –Recommend Approval

v)        P10/W760 (Minor) 132 Church Rd Erection of new dwelling adjacent to existing. The committee was not happy with the loss of mature trees on the first third of the site; the road frontage and south boundary of the house. Notwithstanding the comments of Oxfordshire Highways the committee feels that it is not safe to add an extra road access on to the narrowest part of Church Road at an extremely busy road junction. The zinc roof is out of character with the area as no other building has such a roof and is unacceptable opposite a listed building. Recommend Refusal

vi)        P10/W0923 (Minor) 3 Littleworth Rd proposed new dwelling – Formerly land attached to 4 High St. ref P07/W0999 – approval won on appeal on 08.05.08.

No Strong Views

vii)        P10/W0917 (Minor) Land adjacent to 51 London Rd. Change of use from sui generis (car sales) to previous approved use (MOT test station and workshop space). Removal of existing glazed panels and replacement with roller shutter type doors.- Recommend Approval

viii)        P10/W0938/LB (Listed Building consent) (Other) College farm 117 High Street. Erection of studio room to rear of house. (Re-submission of P08/W0937/LB to include substitution of approved tiled roof with a glass roof)

Recommend Approval

ix)        P10/W0878/RET (Retrospective) (Minor) Sun Inn Church Road Change of use of land from commercial garden (formerly part of the pub garden at the Sun Inn) to domestic garden – Recommend Approval

x)        P10/W0908 Millwinds Windmill Lane (Other) Extension to dwelling to form new first floor bedroom and en-suite, increase size of existing dormer. New garden room and study to ground floor. Demolish garage and re-build as games room/store. Replace existing swimming pool and provide new garage. – Recommend Approval

xi)        P10/W0977/LD (Lawful Development) 70 Farm Close Road Use of building as single dwelling house. There are congestion problems with the number of cars that park in this part of Farm Close Road and there are access problems for the rear entrances to houses on the High Street. Making the extension to no. 70 into a separate dwelling exacerbates this situation. It is a pity SODC did not take vigorous enforcement action when the application of 2004 was infringed.  Allowing the annexe to no 70 to become a separate dwelling has led to problems with access and car parking, and much ill feeling among other residents

8.50 pm Cllr Coveley left the meeting

xii)        P10/W1008 19 Templars Close Single storey extension – No Strong Views – The velux windows would be more in keeping on the rear roof not the front`

23. PLANNING DECISIONS AND NOTIFICATIONS – NOTED

i)        10 P10/W0371 (Other) 92 High St. Removal of existing roof and replacement roof 27.04.10 structure to provide accommodation space. Recommend No Strong Views 17.05.10 GRANTED 04.06.10

ii)        P10/0429 (Other) 18A Old London Road. Single storey lean to extension and bay window extension, internal rearrangements – Recommend Approval – GRANTED 07.06.10

iii) P10/W0481(Other) 7 Simons Close Ground floor extension for disabled child Recommend Approval  – GRANTED 10.06.10

iv) P10/W0550/RM (Reserved Matters) (Minor) 13 Station Road Proposed landscaping – Recommend Approval – Amended landscaping plan. For  information only – GRANTED 24.06.10

v)        P10/W0461/O(Outline)(Minor) Land Adjoining Little Worth Park Coopers Close
Development of 2 x 2 bedroom houses, 4 x 3 bedroom houses and 1 x 3-4 bedroom house – Recommend Refusal – GRANTED 23.06.10

vi)        P10/W0287 17 Park Hill (Minor) Proposed new dwelling with vehicular access

No Strong Views – GRANTED 07.07.10

24. CORRESPONDENCE

i)          Letter from resident to SODC re illuminated sign at Wheatley Estates

SODC had written to Wheatley Estates and the business had agreed to comply with the conditions re the hours to sign could be illuminated.

25. DATE OF NEXT MEETING –– 11th August  2010 – Noted

The meeting closed at 9.03 pm