Notes & Decisions of the Planning and Development Committee Meeting
Held on Wed 19th September 2018 at the John Lampon Hall at 7.30pm
|Planning Committee Members:||Bob Tyrrell (Chairman), Brian Butcher (Vice Chair), Chris Stevenson, Andrew Savage, Murray Harlow and Laura Walkingshaw (Parish Clerk)||Next meeting:
Wed 17th October 2018, John Lampon Hall, Lexden Rd at 7.30pm
|Members of the public present:||1|
|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
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|
|Detached front garage||182080||Observation||Decision||The Parish Council has concerns that the application does not respect DG7, DG12 and DG35 of the Colchester Borough Council-adopted West Bergholt Village Design Statement.
DG7 – Buildings must be in harmony with the surroundings in respect of materials, colour, texture, proportion and scale.
DG12 – New development should respect existing building lines of adjacent properties.
DG35 – New parking directly in front of property should be avoided.
|Highfield Farm, Fordham Road, West Bergholt
|Demolition of existing (modern) lean-to extension and reconstruction of this element as a new oak-framed and glazed link structure. Incorporating new conservation roof lights to the existing staircase area. Proposed extension of the existing rear barn to adjoin the above structure.||182100||Support||Decision||The Parish Council has no comment|
|(Listed Building) Highfield Farm, Fordham Road, CO6 3DP||Listed Building||182101||Support||Decision||The Parish Council would defer to the Borough Council’s greater knowledge on alterations to Listed Buildings.|
Item 3: Review Planning Decisions:
|CBC Decision Date||CBC Decision||WBPC Decision Date||Object / Support / Observ.||Application No.||Location||Additional Inform.|
|O/S||15/08/2018||Support||181895||Birds Nest, Whitehouse Lane|
|O/S||18/07/2018||Object||181458||32 Colchester Road|
|O/S||18/07/2018||Observation||181624||Cooks Hall Farm, Cooks Hall Road|
|O/S||12/12/2017||Object||173127||Land adj. to Hill House Farm||Appeal Launched 02/08/18|
|13/09/2018||Approved||15/08/2018||Support||181843||Carnac, Bourne Road||Not told by CBC|
|07/09/2018||Refused||15/08/2018||Object||181787||9 Bradbrook Cottages|
|31/08/2018||Approved||15/08/2018||Support||181743||61 Pirie Road|
|29/08/2018||Approved||20/06/2018||Observation||181313||Lealands, Chapel Lane||Member Call in – 23rd Aug CBC Mtg|
|22/08/2018||Withdrawn||15/08/2018||Observation||181741||87 Albany Road|
|17/08/2018||Approved||18/07/2018||Support||181638||59 Albany Road|