Planning and Development Committee – 17th June 2020

Notes & Decisions of the Planning and Development Committee Meeting

Held on Wed 17th June 2020 at 7.30pm via Zoom

Planning Committee Members: Bob Tyrrell, Brian Butcher, Murray Harlow, Norma Smith, Andrew Savage, Ex officio Chris Stevenson and Laura Walkingshaw (Parish Clerk) Next meeting:

Wed 15th July 2020 at 7.30pm (venue TBC)

Apologies:  None
Members of the public present: No members of the public
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. The Parish Council will take into account the Village Design Statement and the West Bergholt Neighbourhood Plan when making comments and decisions on Planning Applications

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

None were received.

Item 2:         New & current planning applications:

Location Proposal Application No. and link to CBC planning website Object / Support / Observations Decision or Recommendation Comments made by Planning Committee
Cooks Hall Barn,
Cooks Hall Road,
West Bergholt,
Demolition of existing barn complex and erection of similar replacement barn structure to create 2no. dwellings, garaging and boundary walls. Previous permitted development 173369 and PA 181624 201038 Object Decision New builds are not allowed outside the settlement boundary. It is against Colchester Borough Council policy and Planning Policy PP9 of the CBC-adopted West Bergholt Neighbourhood Plan. The Council would also direct the applicant to CBC’s recent Refusal Decision of Planning Application 192968, which reasons for refusal include both CBC’s Local Plan policies and those of the NPPF.



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