Planning & Development Committee – 21st January 2015

Notes & Decisions of the Planning and Development Committee Meeting

Held on 21st January 2015 at the John Lampon Hall at 7.00pm

Committee Members Chris Stevenson (Chair), Andrew SavageBob Tyrell   Next meeting: 18th February at 19.00 in John Lampon Hall.
Apologies: Brian Butcher    
Members of the public present Two    
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
146512 Notification of a proposed rear extension, 5.1m in length, 2.45m high at the eaves and 3.9m at the highest point. Mr P Guntley. 1 Valley View, West Bergholt Colchester CO6 3EF Support Decision None
146495 Proposed single storey rear extension and rear dormer Mr & Mrs L Wisbey. Bracken Cottage, Scarletts Chase, West Bergholt Essex CO6 3DH Support Decision None
146570 Single storey rear extension, garage conversion and alterations Ms V Jackson. 41 Lexden Road, West Bergholt Colchester CO6 3BW Support Decision None
146546 Proposed 2 No. Stables and Tack room Mr D Watts. Wickhams, Bures Road, West Bergholt Essex CO6 3DW Observations Decision We note that a neighbouring householder has written in asking for the Stable to be moved further away from his house – we would support him in this aspiration and trust that the Borough Council investigates this possibility with the applicant.
150026 Extension to side (two and single storey) and domestic garage Mr P Povah. 1 Armoury Farm Cottages, Armoury Road, West Bergholt CO6 3JP Support Decision None
150068 Single storey rear extension forming living/dining area Mr Alan Gorman. 33a Albany Road, West Bergholt Colchester CO6 3LB Support Recommendation 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 noted the documentation being made available for the consultation, and also the dates for the exhibitions. It was resolved to visit the exhibitions and respond to the consultation. It was noted that the timing fits in well with the NP consultation which will follow on from the CBC consultations.


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