Planning & Development Committee – 18th March 2015

Notes & Decisions of the Planning and Development Committee Meeting

Held on 18th March 2015 at the John Lampon Hall at 7.30pm

Committee Members Chris Stevenson (Chair), Andrew Savage , Bob Tyrell, Brian Butcher Next meeting: 15th April at 19.30 in John Lampon Hall.
Apologies: None  
Members of the public present None  
Declarations of Interest: None  

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
150300 Proposed Car Port Mr & Mrs Richard Atkinson. Rose Cottage, The Avenue, West Bergholt Colchester CO6 3HD Object Decision The proposed two storey carport appears out of proportion to the adjacent dwellings. This will create an unnecessary narrowing and urbanisation of The Avenue being opposite Rose Cottage. It would be more acceptable without a first floor. The design should be amended to lower the height of the car port to enable it to blend better with surrounding buildings and to prevent it becoming “overbearing”.

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: None

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