Agenda, decisions and minutes


Planning Committee
Thursday 19 May 2016 4.00 pm

Venue: Bodicote House, Bodicote, Banbury, OX15 4AA

Contact: Aaron Hetherington, Democratic and Elections  Email: aaron.hetherington@cherwellandsouthnorthants.gov.uk, 01295 227956

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Items
Note No. Item

3.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any interest and the nature of that interest which they may have in any of the items under consideration at this meeting

Additional documents:

Minutes:

7. Former Burgess Building, Canal Street, Banbury, OX16 5AX.

Councillor Alastair Milne Home, Non Statutory Interest, as a member of Banbury Town Council which had been consulted on the application.

 

Councillor Andrew Beere, Non Statutory Interest, as a member of Banbury Town Council which had been consulted on the application.

 

Councillor Barry Richards, Non Statutory Interest, as a member of Banbury Town Council which had been consulted on the application.

 

Councillor Colin Clarke, Non Statutory Interest, as a member of Banbury Town Council which had been consulted on the application.

 

Councillor Hannah Banfield, Non Statutory Interest, as a member of Banbury Town Council which had been consulted on the application.

 

8. OS Parcels 6741 And 5426 West Of Cricket Field North Of Wykham Lane, Bodicote, Oxfordshire.

Councillor James Macnamara, Declaration, as a member of the Glebe & Buildings Committee and would leave the council chamber for the duration of the item..

 

10. Land To The Rear Of The Methodist Church, The Fairway, Banbury.

Councillor Alastair Milne Home, Non Statutory Interest, as a member of Banbury Town Council which had been consulted on the application.

 

Councillor Andrew Beere, Non Statutory Interest, as a member of Banbury Town Council which had been consulted on the application.

 

Councillor Barry Richards, Non Statutory Interest, as a member of Banbury Town Council which had been consulted on the application.

 

Councillor Colin Clarke, Declaration, as a member of Banbury Town Council, which had been consulted on the application and as a member of the executive and would leave the council chamber for the duration of the item..

 

Councillor D M Pickford, Declaration, as a member of the executive and would leave the council chamber for the duration of the item..

 

Councillor G A Reynolds, Declaration, as a member of the executive and would leave the council chamber for the duration of the item..

 

Councillor Hannah Banfield, Non Statutory Interest, as a member of Banbury Town Council which had been consulted on the application.

 

Councillor Ken Atack, Declaration, as a member of the executive and and a member of the build program and would stay in the room for the item, but did not take part in the vote.

 

Councillor Lynn Pratt, Declaration, as a member of the executive and would leave the council chamber for the duration of the item..

 

Councillor Nigel Randall, Declaration, as a member of the Build Board and would leave the council chamber for the duration of the item.

 

11. The Plough Inn, Thorpe Road, Wardington,  Oxfordshire, OX17 1SP.

Councillor Barry Richards, Declaration, as a member of CAMRA and would remain in the council chamber for the duration of the item.

 

12. OS Parcels 4083 And 6882 Adjoining And North Of Broken Furrow, Warwick Road, Banbury.

Councillor Alastair Milne Home, Non Statutory Interest, as a member of Banbury Town Council, which had been consulted on the application.

 

Councillor Andrew Beere, Non Statutory Interest, as a member of Banbury Town Council, which had been consulted on the application.  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3.

4.

Requests to Address the Meeting

The Chairman to report on any requests to address the meeting.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chairman advised that requests to address the meeting would be dealt with at each item.

 

5.

Urgent Business

The Chairman to advise whether they have agreed to any item of urgent business being admitted to the agenda.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

6.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 243 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meetings of the Committee held on 14 April 2016 and 17 May 2016 (to follow, as meeting after agenda publication).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting held on 14 April 2016 and 17 May 2016 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

7.

Chairman's Announcements

To receive communications from the Chairman.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chairman made the following announcement:

 

1.    Under the Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014,members of the public were permitted to film, broadcast and report on the meeting, subject to the efficient running of the meeting not being affected.

 

14/01685/F

8.

Former Burgess Building, Canal Street, Banbury, OX16 5AX pdf icon PDF 137 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Deferred to allow further consideration for the alternative conversion scheme presented by Banbury Civic Society and to allow a formal site visit.

Minutes:

The committee considered application 14/01685/F for demolition and replacement of existing building with six new build commercial units.

 

Councillor Beere proposed that application 14/01685/F be deferred to allow further consideration for the alternative conversion scheme presented by Banbury Civic Society and to allow a formal site visit. Councillor Clarke seconded the proposal.

 

Councillor Richards proposed that a recorded vote be taken. Councillor Beere seconded the proposal. A recorded vote was duly taken and the Members voted as follows:

 

Councillor Hughes - For

Councillor Macnamara – Abstain

Councillor Banfield - Abstain

Councillor Beere - For

Councillor Clarke - For

Councillor Milne Home - Against

Councillor Kerford-Byrnes - Abstain

Councillor MacKenzie-Wintle - For

Councillor Mould - For

Councillor Pickford - For

Councillor Pratt - Abstain

Councillor Randall - Against

Councillor Reynolds - Abstain

Councillor Richards - Abstain

Councillor Simpson - For

Councillor Sibley - For

Councillor Atack - For

 

Resolved

 

That application 14/01685/F be deferred to allow further consideration for the alternative conversion scheme presented by Banbury Civic Society and to allow a formal site visit.

15/01326/OUT

9.

OS Parcels 6741 And 5426 West Of Cricket Field North Of Wykham Lane, Bodicote, Oxfordshire pdf icon PDF 321 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Deferred to ensure that both the applications on the allocated Banbury 17 site (14/01932/OUT and 15/01326/OUT) are considered at the same Planning Committee.

Minutes:

The committee considered application 15/01326/OUT for an outline application for up to 280 dwellings (including 30% affordable housing), introduction of structural planting and landscaping, formal and informal public open space and play areas, surface water flood mitigation and attenuation, new priority junction arrangements to White Post Road, creation of section of spine road to link Bloxham Road with White Post Road as well as creation of 34 space car park and other associated ancillary works.  All matters reserved except for access.

 

Councillor Milne Home proposed that application 15/01326/OUT be deferred to ensure that both the applications on the allocated Banbury 17 site (14/01932/OUT and 15/01326/OUT) are considered at the same Planning Committee. Councillor Pickford seconded the proposal.

 

Resolved

 

That application 15/01326/OUT be deferred to ensure that both the applications on the allocated Banbury 17 site (14/01932/OUT and 15/01326/OUT) are considered at the same Planning Committee.

16/00023/F

10.

The George And Dragon, 15 East Street, Fritwell, Bicester, OX27 7PX pdf icon PDF 169 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Approved subject to various requirements to be set out in the minutes.

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 16/00023/F for George and Dragon site - Erection of a terrace of 4 no. 3 bed cottages with parking.  Erection of single storey village hall re using existing village car park and access. Village Hall site - Demolition of existing village Hall and erection of 7 no. 3 bed houses with through access to surface parking.

 

Christopher Hopcroft, a local resident, addressed the committee in objection to the application.

 

Amanda Walker, agent for the applicant, addressed the committee in support to the application.

 

In reaching their decision, the committee considered the officers report, presentation and written update and the address of the public speaker.

 

Resolved

 

That application 16/00023/F be approved, subject to

 

a) receipt of final comments from the Strategic Housing Officer raising no objections

b) the applicant entering into a legal agreement in respect of the financial highway contribution sought by OCC

c) the following conditions:

 

 

1             The development to which this permission relates shall be begun not later than the expiration of three years beginning with the date of this permission.

 

2             Except where otherwise stipulated by condition, the development shall be carried out strictly in accordance with the following plans and documents: Application form and drawing numbers14-GDF-SL01, 15 GDF SP05 A, 15 GDF SP04 C, 15 GDF SP04 B, 14 GDF P2 H, 14 GDF P3 F, 14 GDF P5 B, 14 GDF P4 E, 14 GDF P3-1 A, 14 GDF P2-1 A, 15 GDF PE01 E, 15 GDF BS1 A, 15 GDF PE02 B and 15 GDF WD1 A.

 

Conditions relating to whole site

 

3             Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved, a plan showing full details of the finished floor levels for the proposed buildings in relation to existing ground levels on the site and in relation to the ground levels and ridge and eaves height of surrounding buildings shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter the development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved finished floor levels plan.

 

4             Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved, a landscaping scheme shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The scheme for landscaping the site shall include:-

                       

(a)        details of the proposed tree and shrub planting including their species, number, sizes and positions, together with grass seeded/turfed areas;

(b)        details of the existing trees and hedgerows to be retained as well as those to be felled, including existing and proposed soil levels at the base of each tree/hedgerow and the minimum distance between the base of the tree and the nearest edge of any excavation; and

(c)        details of the hard surface areas, including pavements, pedestrian areas, reduced-dig areas, crossing points and steps.

           

Thereafter, the development shall be carried out in strict accordance with the approved landscaping scheme.

                       

 

5             All planting, seeding or turfing comprised in the approved details of landscaping shall be carried out in accordance with BS 4428:1989 Code of Practice  ...  view the full minutes text for item 10.

16/00313/CDC

11.

Land To The Rear Of The Methodist Church, The Fairway, Banbury pdf icon PDF 149 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Approved subject to various requirements to be set out in the minutes.

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 16/00313/CDC for the variation of Condition 2 of 13/01372/CDC - Revised design and siting of plots 10 and 11 only.

 

Melanie Taylor, a local resident, addressed the committee in objection to the application.

 

In reaching their decision, the committee considered the officers report, presentation and the address of the public speaker.

 

Resolved

 

That application 16/00313/CDC be approved subject to conditions (as detailed below) and completion of an appropriate legal agreement securing the dwelling units as affordable in perpetuity.

 

1.            The works to which this consent relates shall be begun not later than the 14th December 2018.

 

2.            Except where otherwise stipulated by condition, the development shall be carried out strictly in accordance with the following plans and documents: Application forms and drawings numbered: 300 Rev. A, 303 Rev. B, 304 Rev. D, 323 Rev. A and 324. 

 

3.            Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved, samples of tiles to be used in the construction of the roofs of the development shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter the development shall be carried out in accordance with the samples so approved.

 

4.            Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved, samples of render to be used to finish the external walls of the development shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter the development shall be carried out in accordance with the samples so approved.

 

5.            Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved, a landscaping scheme shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The scheme for landscaping the site shall include:-

i).         details of the proposed tree and shrub planting including their species, number, sizes and positions, together with grass seeded/turfed areas,

ii).        details of the existing trees and hedgerows to be retained as well as those to be felled, including existing and proposed soil levels at the base of each tree/hedgerow and the minimum distance between the base of the tree and the nearest edge of any excavation,

iii).       details of the hard surface areas, including pavements, pedestrian areas, reduced-dig areas, crossing points and steps.

 

6.            All planting, seeding or turfing comprised in the approved details of landscaping shall be carried out in accordance with BS 4428:1989 Code of Practice for general landscape operations (excluding hard surfaces), or the most up to date and current British Standard, in the first planting and seeding seasons following the occupation of the building(s) or on the completion of the development, whichever is the sooner. Any trees, herbaceous planting and shrubs which, within a period of five years from the completion of the development die, are removed or become seriously damaged or diseased shall be replaced in the current/next planting season with others of similar size and species.

 

7.            Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved, full details of the enclosures along all boundaries of the site shall be submitted to and approved  ...  view the full minutes text for item 11.

16/00367/F

12.

The Plough Inn, Thorpe Road, Wardington, Oxfordshire, OX17 1SP pdf icon PDF 138 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Approved subject to various requirements to be set out in the minutes.

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 16/00367/F for the change of use from public house to dwelling, including small rear 1st floor extension.

 

Roger Coy, agent for the applicant, addressed the committee in support to the application.

 

In reaching their decision, the committee considered the officers report, presentation and written update and the address of the public speaker.

 

Resolved

 

That application 16/00367/F be approved subject to the following conditions:

 

1.            The development to which this permission relates shall be begun not later than the expiration of three years beginning with the date of this permission.

 

2.            Except where otherwise stipulated by condition, the development shall be carried out strictly in accordance with the following plans and documents: Application Forms and Drawing Numbers: 3732/map and 3732/20A submitted with the application.

 

3.            Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved, a stone sample panel (minimum 1m2 in size) shall be constructed on site in natural ironstone to match the stonework on the existing building, which shall be inspected and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter, the external walls of the development to be constructed of stone shall be laid, dressed, coursed and pointed in strict accordance with the approved stone sample panel.

 

4.            Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved, samples of the tile to be used in the construction of the roof of the extension shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter the development shall be carried out in accordance with the samples so approved.

 

5.            Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved, samples of the render to be used in the construction of the walls of the extension shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter the development shall be carried out in accordance with the samples so approved.

 

6.            Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved details of how, as far as practicable, the existing public house signage will be retained and incorporated into the development shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter the development shall be carried out in accordance with these approved details and any public house signage agreed to be retained shall be maintained as such thereafter.

 

7.            Prior to the installation of the new windows and doors hereby approved, full details of the windows and doors, at a scale of 1:20 including a cross section, cill, lintel and recess detail and colour/finish, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter the windows and doors shall be installed within the building in accordance with the approved details.

           

8.            Notwithstanding the provisions of Classes A to D (inc.) of Part 1, Schedule 2 of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 and its subsequent amendments, the approved dwelling shall not be extended or altered without the prior express planning consent of the Local Planning Authority.  ...  view the full minutes text for item 12.

16/00504/CDC

13.

OS Parcels 4083 And 6882 Adjoining And North Of Broken Furrow, Warwick Road, Banbury pdf icon PDF 134 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Approved subject to various requirements to be set out in the minutes.

Minutes:

The committee considered application 16/00504/CDC for the erection of single storey buildings to provide 6 one bed flats for adults with learning difficulties and autistic spectrum condition, associated parking area, shared landscaped gardens, secured courtyard area, and staff and communal accommodation in an additional unit (seven units in total).

 

In reaching their decision the committee considered the officers report, presentation and written update.

 

Resolved

 

That application 16/00504/CDC be approved subject to the following conditions:

 

1.            The development to which this permission relates shall be begun not later than the expiration of three years beginning with the date of this permission.

 

2.            Except where otherwise stipulated by condition, the application shall be carried out strictly in accordance with the following plans and documents: Application forms, Design and Access Statement, Site Location Plan, Ecological Appraisal (Willmott Dixon Housing Ltd, February 2016), Tree Survey Report (RGS, March 2016) and drawings numbered "17015-HANW-5-SK017", "HW-MA-00-GF-DR-A-00112 P10", "HW-MA-00-R1-DR-A-00114 P04", "HW-MA-00-ZZ-DR-A-00103 P04", "HW-MA-00- ZZ-DR-A-00105 P09", "HW-MA-00-ZZ-DR-A-00131 P06", "HW-MA-00-ZZ-DR-A- 00132 P06", "HW-MA-00-ZZ-DR-A-00133 P06" and "HW-MA-00-ZZ-DR-A-00134 P06".

 

3.            Prior to the occupation of any dwellings an Energy Strategy shall be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority. This strategy shall be in line with the mandatory requirements of Code 4 in respect of ENE1 2010 or otherwise agreed with the Local Planning Authority.

 

4.            Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved above slab level, samples of the brick to be used in the construction of the external walls of the development shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter the development shall be carried out in accordance with the samples so approved.

 

5.            Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved above slab level, samples of the tile to be used in the construction of the roof of the development shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter the development shall be carried out in accordance with the samples so approved.

 

6.            Notwithstanding the details submitted, no development shall commence above slab level until amended design details for the front façade of the building and the entrance gates have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter the development shall be carried out in accordance with the samples so approved.

 

7.            Prior to the construction of the development hereby approved above slab level, the proposed means of access between the land and the highway shall be improved to geometry as plans submitted, formed, laid out and constructed strictly in accordance with Oxfordshire County Council's specification and guidance.

 

8.            Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved above slab level, full specification details (including construction, layout, surfacing and drainage) of the parking and manoeuvring areas shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter, and prior to the first occupation of the development, the parking and manoeuvring areas shall be provided on the site  ...  view the full minutes text for item 13.

16/00515/CDC

14.

OS Parcels 4083 And 6882 Adjoining And North Of Broken Furrow, Warwick Road, Banbury pdf icon PDF 135 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Approved subject to various requirements to be set out in the minutes.

Minutes:

 

The Committee considered application 16/00515/CDC for erection of single storey building to provide 5 one bed flats for adults with acquired brain injury, associated parking area, secured courtyard area, and staff and communal accommodation in an additional unit (six units in total).

 

In reaching their decision, the committee considered the officers report and presentation and written update.

 

Resolved

 

That application 16/00515/CDC be approved, subject to the following conditions:

 

 

1             The development to which this permission relates shall be begun not later than the expiration of three years beginning with the date of this permission.

 

2             Except where otherwise stipulated by condition, the application shall be carried out strictly in accordance with the following plans and documents:  Application forms, Design and Access Statement, Site Location Plan, Ecological  Appraisal (Willmott Dixon Housing Ltd, February 2016), Tree Survey Report  (RGS, March 2016) and drawings numbered "17015-HANW-5-SK017",  "HW-MA-00-GF-DR-A-00111 P10", "HW-MA-00-R1-DR-A-00113 P04", "HW-MA-00-ZZ-DR-A-00102 P11", "HW-MA-00- ZZ-DR-A-00104  P09",  "HW-MA-00-ZZ-DR-A-00121  P06",  "HW-MA-00-ZZ-DR-A- 00122 P06" and "HW-MA-00-ZZ-DR-A-00123 P06".

 

3             Prior to the occupation of any dwellings an Energy Strategy shall be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority. This strategy shall be in line with the mandatory requirements of Code 4 in respect of ENE1 2010 or otherwise agreed with the Local Planning Authority.

 

4             Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved above slab level, samples of the brick to be used in the construction of the external walls  of  the development shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter the development shall be carried out in accordance with the samples so approved.

 

5             Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved above slab level, samples of the tile to be used in the construction of the roof of the development shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter the development shall be carried out in accordance with the samples so approved.

 

6             Notwithstanding the details submitted, no development shall commence above slab level until amended design details for  the front façade of the  building and the entrance  gates  have  been  submitted  to  and  approved  in  writing  by  the  Local Planning Authority. Thereafter the development shall be carried out in accordance with the samples so approved. with the samples so approved.

 

7             Prior to the construction of the development hereby approved above slab level, the proposed means of access between the land and the highway shall be improved to geometry as plans submitted, formed, laid out and constructed strictly in accordance with Oxfordshire County Council's specification and guidance.

 

8             Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved above slab level, full specification details (including construction, layout, surfacing and drainage) of the parking and manoeuvring areas shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter, and prior to the first  occupation of the development, the parking and manoeuvring areas shall be provided on the site in accordance with  ...  view the full minutes text for item 14.

16/00585/F

15.

44 Croft Avenue, Kidlington, OX5 2HT pdf icon PDF 137 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Approved subject to various requirements to be set out in the minutes.

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 16/00585/F for proposed alterations to form 3 no 1bed flats with parking and ancillary space.

 

Mandy Pipkin, a local resident, addressed the committee in objection to the application.

 

In reaching their decision, the committee considered the officers report and presentation and written update and the address of the public speakers.

 

Resolved

 

That application 16/00585/F be approved, subject to the following conditions:

 

1                The development to which this permission relates shall be begun not later than the expiration of three years beginning with the date of this permission.

 

2                Except where otherwise stipulated by conditions attached to this permission, the development shall be carried out strictly in accordance with the details provided by the following plans and documents: Application Form, Location Plan, drawing numbers 2035-2-95,  2035-2-100,  2035-2-101,  2035-2-110,  2035-2-111,  2035-2-120,  2035-2-200, 2035-2-210 and  2035-2-220 submitted with the application.

 

3                Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved, a landscaping scheme shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The scheme for landscaping the site shall include:-

 

(a)     details of the proposed shrub planting including their species, number, sizes and positions, together with grass seeded/turfed areas;

(b)     details of the existing trees and hedgerows to be retained as well as those to be felled, including existing and proposed soil levels at the base of each tree/hedgerow and the minimum distance between the base of the tree and the nearest edge of any excavation; and

(c)     details of the hard surface areas, including pavements, pedestrian areas, reduced-dig areas, crossing points and steps.

 

Thereafter the development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved landscaping scheme.

           

4                All planting, seeding or turfing comprised in the approved details of landscaping shall be carried out in accordance with BS 4428:1989 Code of Practice for general landscape operations (excluding hard surfaces), or the most up to date and current British Standard, in the first planting and seeding seasons following the occupation of the building(s) or on the completion of the development, whichever is the sooner. Any trees, herbaceous planting and shrubs which, within a period of five years from the completion of the development die, are removed or become seriously damaged or diseased shall be replaced in the current/next planting season with others of similar size and species.

 

5                Prior to the occupation of any part of the development hereby approved, full details of the enclosures along all boundaries of the site and to divide the communual amenity space in the interests of residential amenity, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter, the approved means of enclosure shall be erected, in accordance with the approved details, prior to the first occupation of any of the units.

 

6                Prior to the first occupation of the development hereby approved, the parking areas shall be provided in accordance with the plan approved (Drawing No: 2035-2-95), and shall be constructed from porous materials or provision shall be made to direct run-off water from  ...  view the full minutes text for item 15.

16.

Appeals Progress Report pdf icon PDF 246 KB

Report of Head of Development Management

 

Summary

 

This report aims to keep members informed upon applications which have been determined by the Council, where new appeals have been lodged. Public Inquiries/hearings scheduled or appeal results achieved.

 

Recommendations

 

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1         To accept the position statement.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)          That the position statement be accepted.

 

Minutes:

The Head of Development Management submitted a report which informed Members on applications which had been determined by the Council, where new appeals have been lodged, public Inquiries/hearings scheduled or appeal results achieved.

 

Resolved

 

(1)          That the position statement be accepted.