Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 13th November, 2019 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber. View directions

Contact: Liz Hornby 

Items
No. Item

72.

Chairman's Announcement

Minutes:

The Chairman announced that due to the General Election being held on Thursday 12 December 2019, the decision had been taken to move the next Planning Committee meeting which was due to be held on Wednesday 11 December 2019, to Wednesday 18 December 2019 at 6.30pm.

 

73.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

To confirm the Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 16 October 2019 (attached).

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 16 October 2019 be approved as a true record and signed by the Chairman.

 

74.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any disclosure of disclosable pecuniary interests by Members relating to items on the agenda. If any Member is uncertain as to whether an interest should be disclosed, he or she is asked if possible to contact the District Solicitor prior to the meeting.

Members are reminded that if they are declaring an interest, they should state the nature of that interest whether or not they are required to withdraw from the meeting.

Minutes:

Councillor A Turner. 18/08264/FUL: declared an interest in the item due to being a member of the Princes Risborough Town Council. He stated he was not a member of the Town Council’s Planning Committee and had played no part in their decision and was not bound by the decision they had made.

 

75.

18/07975/OUT - The Laurels, Marsh Road, Little Kimble, HP22 5SX

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Minutes:

Members voted in favour of the motion to grant permission subject to the completion of a Planning Obligation or other agreement.

 

          RESOLVED: that the application be granted subject to completion of a Planning Obligation or other agreement.

 

The Committee was addressed by Mr Rick Eveleigh in objection and Mr Charles Robinson, the agent on behalf of the applicant.

 

76.

18/08264/FUL - The Spinney, Upper Icknield Way, Whiteleaf, HP27 0LY

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Minutes:

The Chairman, having declared an interest in the application vacated the Chair for the duration of debate. The Vice-Chairman took the Chair for this application.

 

Members expressed concern regarding the size of the garages being proposed which they noted were contrary to adopted Local Plan policy.

 

Members voted in favour of a motion to defer the application to allow the Head of Planning and Sustainability to negotiate the removal of these garages and their replacement with garages of a more appropriate size and design. The Head of Planning & Sustainability was thereafter delegated to either approve the proposal if it was appropriately amended or to refuse the application if a satisfactory amendment was not received.

 

            RESOLVED: that the application be delegated to the Head of Planning & Sustainability for the reasons given above.

 

The Committee was addressed by Councillor A Turner the local Ward Member.

 

Following the conclusion of the application, the Chairman re-took the Chair.

77.

19/06544/FUL - Stables Opposite Mapledurham, Bryants Bottom Road, Bryants Bottom, Buckinghamshire

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Minutes:

Members voted in favour of the motion to grant the application.

 

          RESOLVED: that the application be granted.

 

The Committee was addressed by Councillor S Broadbent, the local Ward Member. Councillor Broadbent also spoke on behalf of Councillor D Carroll who was unable to attend the meeting in person but wished his comments to be noted.

 

The Committee was addressed by Mr Robert Hammond, spokesman for Bryants Bottom Residents in objection and Mr J Novelli, the applicant.

 

78.

19/06975/FUL - Wyeside, Park Farm Road, High Wycombe, HP12 4AF

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Minutes:

Members voted in favour of the motion to grant the application.

 

          RESOLVED: that the application be granted.

 

The Committee was addressed by Councillors Mrs J Teesdale and I McEnnis, the local Ward Members.

 

79.

17/07195/FUL - 15 & 17 New Road, High Wycombe, HP12 4LH

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Minutes:

Members voted in favour of the motion to grant the application.

 

          RESOLVED: that the application be granted.

 

The Committee was addressed by Councillor N Teesdale, the local Ward Member.

 

80.

18/06215/FUL - Marlow Rugby Club, Riverwoods Drive, Marlow, SL7 1QU

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Minutes:

After a lengthy debate weighing up the public harm versus the public benefit, Members voted in favour of the motion that they were minded to grant the application for a temporary 5-year period while a more permanent solution be investigated.

 

Therefore, as they voted contrary to the officer’s recommendation it was noted that this application would be deferred to the January 2020 meeting to enable oral representations to be made.

 

          RESOLVED: that the application be deferred as set out above to allow public speaking to take place.

 

The Committee was addressed by Councillors R Scott and N Marshall, the local Ward Members.

81.

18/07933/FUL - 303 Desborough Avenue, High Wycombe, HP11 2TL

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Minutes:

Members voted in favour of the motion to grant the application subject to the inclusion of a planning condition seeking boundary landscaping.

 

RESOLVED: that the application be granted subject to the amendment as quoted above.

 

The Committee was addressed by Councillor A Hill, the local Ward Member.

82.

19/06846/FUL - 1 Cherrywood Gardens, Flackwell Heath, HP10 9AX

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Minutes:

Members voted in favour of the motion to defer the application, to allow the Head of Planning and Sustainability to negotiate the removal of the trellis and a reduction in the height of the posts. The Head of Planning and Sustainability was thereafter delegated to either approve the proposal if it was appropriately amended or to refuse the application if a satisfactory amendment was not received.

 

            RESOLVED: that the application be delegated to the Head of Planning & Sustainability for the reasons given above.

 

The Committee was addressed by Councillor D Johncock, the local Ward Member.

83.

Pre-Planning Committee Training / Information Session

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Minutes:

Members noted that Bovis Homes, who had provisionally booked to present to Members before the December meeting, had agreed to postpone their presentation until the January 2020 meeting due to the December meeting date having been changed.

 

84.

Appointment of Members for Site Visits

To appoint Members to undertake site visits on Tuesday 10 November 2019 should the need arise.

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That in the event that it was necessary to arrange site visits on Tuesday 17 December 2019 in respect of the agenda for the meeting on Wednesday 18 December 2019, the following Members be invited to attend with the relevant local Members:

 

Councillors: S Graham, D A Johncock, N B Marshall, H L McCarthy, Mrs C Oliver, N J B Teesdale and A Turner.

 

85.

Delegated Action Undertaken by Planning Enforcement Team

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Minutes:

Members noted the Delegated Actions undertaken by the Planning Enforcement Team.

86.

File on Actions Taken under Delegated Authority

Submission of the file of actions taken under delegated powers since the previous meeting.

Minutes:

The file on actions taken under delegated authority since the previous meeting was circulated for the Committee’s attention.