Planning & Development Committee – 18th January 2017

Notes & Decisions of the Planning and Development Committee Meeting

Held on Wed 18th January 2017 at the John Lampon Hall at 7.30pm

Planning Committee Members: Murray Harlow, Andrew Savage, Harry Stone (attending in place of Chris Stevenson) & Laura Walkingshaw (Parish Clerk) Next meeting:

Wed 15th Feb 2017 in the J L Hall

Apologies:  Bob Tyrrell (Chair), Brian Butcher (Vice Chair), Chris Stevenson, Phil Cook  
Members of the public present: 4  
Declarations of Interest: None  

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

The owners of 87 Albany Road approached the Planning Committee for advice regarding an extension to their bungalow on the corner of Albany Road & Erle Havard. They would like to add another floor to the building, turning the bungalow into the house. The aim would be to bring it up to the approximate height of the gutters on the house to the right across Erle Havard Road, however remaining within the buildings same footprint. The intention is to have a slate roof like the bungalow to the left of the property and a smooth render on the walls with Hardie Board timber at the top.

The Committee advised that the property owners to work on some sketches and forward them to the chair of the Planning Committee, who was unable to attend this meeting, and to consult the Borough Council with regards their policy on this type of extension.

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
4 Bourne Cottages,Bourne Rd,West Bergholt, CO6 3EN Proposed two storey side extension 163142 Support Decision The Parish Council has no comment.

Item 3.            Other matters:

a)    Review Planning Decisions:

  • 162950 – 83 Colchester Road – Approved Conditional
  • 161659 – 43 Colchester Road – Approved Conditional



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