Planning & Development Committee – 18th February 2015

Notes & Decisions of the Planning and Development Committee Meeting

Held on 18th February 2015 at the John Lampon Hall at 7.00pm

Committee Members  Chris Stevenson (Chair), Andrew Savage , Bob Tyrell, Brian Butcher Next meeting: 18th March at 19.00 in John Lampon Hall.
Apologies: None
Members of the public present None  
Declarations of Interest: All the members of the committee declared an interest in the Neighbourhood Plan as they are on the Steering Group.  

Item One: Pre-application discussion: No matters to discuss

Item Two: Current planning Applications

Application No.
Proposal Applicant (Agent)/Location Object / Support / Observations Decision or recommendation Comments
150167 Proposal to build a single-storey extension with pitched roof to the side of the kitchen to create a kitchen/family room. Plan is to remove the majority of the side-wall to the kitchen and build the extension in what is currently a disused patio area. Mr Chris Newell. Mallards, 2 The Retreat, West Bergholt Colchester CO6 3HN Support Decision None
150129 Two-storey rear extension. Mrs Claire Adams. 1 Armoury Road, West Bergholt Colchester CO6 3JN Support Decision None


Note: where appropriate reference to the Village Design Statement (VDS) has been made in the above comments. The VDS has been adopted by the Parish Council and Colchester Borough Council.

Item Three. Other Matters: Colchester BC’s new local plan consultations on Issues and Options. The Committee considered a draft response to Colchester Borough Council’s Parish Questionnaire. Some amendments were made and the committee resolved to discuss this firstly with the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group and then to ask the Parish Councillors to consider the response at the next PC meeting on 25th February.


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