Planning & Development Committee – 20th April 2016

Notes & Decisions of the Planning and Development Committee Meeting

Held on Wed 20th April 2016 at the John Lampon Hall at 7.30pm

Planning Committee
Bob Tyrell (Chair), Brian Butcher (Vice Chair), Chris Stevenson, Murray Harlow, Andrew Savage, & Laura Walkingshaw (Parish Clerk) Next meeting:
Wed 18th May 2016 in the J L Hall
Apologies:  Phil Cook
Members of the public present: 2
Declarations of Interest:

It is the aim of the Parish Council to seek a high standard of design for all new developments and extensions in the Village .

Item 1:         To receive any pre-application representations regarding proposed planning applications

Item 2:         Current planning applications

Location Proposal Application No. and link to CBC planning website Object / Support / Observations Decision or Recommendation Comments by Planning Committee
Chapel Lane,
West Bergholt
Proposed detached carport 160782 Object Decision The design of the carport does not comply with DG7 (building not in harmony with the surroundings) and DG9 (materials not selected from those traditionally used within the village) of the Village Design Statement.
11 Colchester Road, West Bergholt
Proposed new boundary wall associated pedestrian & vehicular access gates (to site frontage). Complete with removal of existing hedge planting & replacement with new (re-aligned) planting. 160815 Support Decision The Parish Council has no comment.
Cooks Hall Road, West Bergholt
Application for removal of condition 07 following grant of planning permission COL/97/1060. 160834 Support Recommendation The Parish Council would like to see a condition of approval that this building is never sold as a separate unit and is restricted to it’s use as an annex.

Item 3: Other matters:

  1. 160531 91 Chapel Road – Update – Member Call-In
    Committee awaits notification of Colchester Borough Council’s Planning Committee meeting.
  2. Consultation on review of Essex Parking Standards, Design and Good Practice 2016
    Parking Review Email
    Planning Committee had no queries with the Consultation.
    Action – Clerk to copy item 24 and paste it to the bottom of the Village Design Statement in red, for referral, until approved.
  3. Review Planning Decisions
    Planning Decisions were reviewed.
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