Agenda, decisions and minutes


Planning Committee
Thursday 31 August 2017 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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72.

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

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Minutes:

4. Urgent Business.

Councillor Barry Wood, Declaration, as a member of the Executive and would leave the room for the duration of the item.

 

Councillor Colin Clarke, Declaration, as a member of the Executive and would leave the room for the duration of the item.

 

Councillor D M Pickford, Declaration, as a member of the Executive and would leave the room for the duration of the item.

 

Councillor G A Reynolds, Declaration, as a member of the Executive and would leave the room for the duration of the item.

 

Councillor Lynn Pratt, Declaration, as a member of Bicester Town Council and a seperate declaration as a member of the Executive and would leave the room for the duration of the item.

 

Councillor Mike Kerford-Byrnes, Declaration, as a member of the Executive and would leave the room for the duration of the item.

 

7. Land East Of Larsen Road, Upper Heyford.

Councillor James Macnamara, Declaration, as a member of Lower Heyford Parish Council and the Mid-Cherwell Neighbourhood Plan

 

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

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 Barry Wood, Declaration, as a member of the Executive and would leave the room for the duration of the item.

 

Councillor Colin Clarke, Declaration, as a member of Banbury Town Council which had been consulted on the application and a seperate declaration as a member of the Executive and would leave the room for the duration of the item.

 

Councillor D M Pickford, Declaration, as a member of the Executive and would leave the room for the duration of the item.

 

Councillor G A Reynolds, Declaration, as a member of the Executive and would leave the room for the duration of the item.

 

Councillor Lynn Pratt, Declaration, as a member of the Executive and would leave the room for the duration of the item.

 

Councillor Mike Kerford-Byrnes, Declaration, as a member of the Executive and would leave the room for the duration of the item.

 

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

 

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

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 Barry Wood, Declaration, as a member of the Executive and would leave the room for the duration of the item.

 

Councillor Colin Clarke, Declaration, as a member of Banbury Town Council which had been consulted on the application and a separate declaration as a member of the Executive and would leave the room for the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 72.

73.

Requests to Address the Meeting

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

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Minutes:

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

 

74.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 263 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 3 August 2017.

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Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting held on 3 August 2017 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

75.

Chairman's Announcements

To receive communications from the Chairman.

 

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Minutes:

The Chairman made the following announcements:

 

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.

 

2.               Arrangements were being made to provide members with a briefing from the Dorchester group concerning a masterplan outline planning application that they would be submitting for Heyford Park. It was likely this would be held at 3pm, 28 September 2017 before the next committee.

 

3.               At the Chairman’s request, a confidential briefing paper had been produced concerning the Albion Land appeal in North West Bicester, this will be circulated to Members after the meeting.

 

4.               The Chairman advised a change of order to the agenda, items 4, 11, 12 and 13 would be taken as the first four items of business with all other items in the order on the published agenda.

15/01357/F

76.

Land East Of Larsen Road, Upper Heyford pdf icon PDF 119 KB

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Decision:

Deferred to allow further consideration to the County Council’s highways and drainage objections and to reassess the heads of terms on the proposed contributions required by the development to mitigate the adverse impact of the development and to comply with the requirements of Policy Villages 5.

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 15/01357/F for the erection of 79 dwellings, creation of new access from Camp Road, creation of new open space, hard and soft landscaping and ancillary works at Land East Of Larsen Road Upper Heyford for Pye Homes Ltd.

 

In introducing the report, the Development Control Team Leader referred Members to the written update and that the officer recommendation had changed from Approval to Deferral to allow further consideration to the County Council’s highways and drainage objections and to reassess the heads of terms on the proposed contributions required by the development to mitigate the adverse impact of the development and to comply with the requirements of Policy Villages 5

 

In reaching their decision the committee considered the officer’s report, presentation and written update.

 

Resolved

 

That consideration of application 15/01357/F be deferred to allow further consideration to the County Council’s highways and drainage objections and to reassess the heads of terms on the proposed contributions required by the development to mitigate the adverse impact of the development and to comply with the requirements of Policy Villages 5.

77.

Urgent Business pdf icon PDF 188 KB

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

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Decision:

17/00361/DISC - Whitelands Farm Sports, Ground, Whitelands Way, Bicester, OX26 1AJ, Approved, subject to various requirements to be set out in the Minutes

Minutes:

The Chairman advised the Committee that he had agreed to add one item of urgent business to the agenda, relating to planning application 17/00361/DISC. The mater had arisen after agenda publication and a decision was required before the next scheduled meeting of the Committee.

 

The committee considered application 17/00361/DISC for discharge of condition 9 (covered cycle parking facilities) of 15/01615/F at Whitelands Farm Sports Ground, Whitelands Way, Bicester, OX26 1AJ for Cherwell District Council.

 

In reaching their decision, the committee considered the officer’s report and presentation.

 

Resolved

 

That application 17/00361/DISC be approved for the discharge of condition 9 relating to the cycle parking provision as shown on drawing number SK18 Rev P received 2 August 2017.

17/00284/DISC 17/00286/DISC

78.

OS Parcels 4083 And 6882 Adjoining And North Of Broken Furrow, Warwick Road, Banbury pdf icon PDF 112 KB

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Decision:

Approved, subject to various requirements to be set out in the Minutes

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 17/00284/DISC for the discharge of Conditions 13 (update to the mitigation strategy for badgers), 15 (biodiversity enhancements) and 16 (external light scheme) of 16/01485/CDC (17/00284/DISC) and Discharge of Conditions 13 (update to the mitigation strategy for badgers), 15 (biodiversity enhancements) and 16 (external light scheme) of 16/01484/CDC (17/00286/DISC) at OS Parcels 4083 and 6882 adjoining and north Of Broken Furrow, Warwick Road, Banbury for Cherwell District Council.

 

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

 

Resolved

 

That Conditions 13 (update to the mitigation strategy for badgers), 15 (biodiversity enhancements) and 16 (external light scheme) of 16/01485/CDC (17/00284/DISC) and Conditions 13 (update to the mitigation strategy for badgers), 15 (biodiversity enhancements) and 16 (external light scheme) of 16/01484/CDC (17/00286/DISC) be discharged in accordance with the details latterly submitted.

17/00284/DISC17/00286 DISC

79.

OS Parcels 4083 And 6882 Adjoining And North Of Broken Furrow, Warwick Road, Banbury pdf icon PDF 114 KB

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Decision:

Approved, subject to various requirements to be set out in the Minutes

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 17/00286 DISC for the discharge of Conditions 13 (update to the mitigation strategy for badgers), 15 (biodiversity enhancements) and 16 (external light scheme) of 16/01485/CDC (17/00284/DISC) and Discharge of Conditions 13 (update to the mitigation strategy for badgers), 15 (biodiversity enhancements) and 16 (external light scheme) of 16/01484/CDC (17/00286/DISC) at OS Parcels 4083 and 6882 adjoining and north of Broken Furrow, Warwick Road, Banbury for Cherwell District Council.

 

In reaching their decision the committee considered the officer’s report and presentation.

 

Resolved

 

That Conditions 13 (update to the mitigation strategy for badgers), 15 (biodiversity enhancements) and 16 (external light scheme) of 16/01485/CDC (17/00284/DISC) and Conditions 13 (update to the mitigation strategy for badgers), 15 (biodiversity enhancements) and 16 (external light scheme) of 16/01484/CDC (17/00286/DISC) be discharged in accordance with the details latterly submitted.

17/00380/DISC

80.

Eco Business Centre, Charlotte Avenue, Bicester, OX27 8BL pdf icon PDF 121 KB

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Decision:

Approved, subject to various requirements to be set out in the Minutes

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 17/00380/DISC for the discharge Conditions 3 (Details of Materials), 7 (Carbon Emissions), 9 (Means of Access), 10 (Parking and Manoeuvring Areas), 11 (Training and Employment Management Plan) and 13 (Site Waste Management Plan) of 17/00573/CDC at Eco Business Centre, Charlotte Avenue, Bicester, OX27 8BL for Cherwell District Council.

 

In reaching their decision, the committee considered the officer’s report and presentation.

 

Resolved

 

That application 17/00380/DISC be approved and authority be delegated to officers to approve the discharge of planning conditions 3, 7, 9, 10, 11 and 13 of application reference 17/00573/CDC.

17/00920/F

81.

Land To Rear Of Ladygrass, Church Lane, Weston On The Green pdf icon PDF 127 KB

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Decision:

Approved, subject to various requirements to be set out in the Minutes

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 17/00920/F to replace redundant stables and hay barn with a single storey 1 bed cottage (a re-submission of application 16/00954/F) at land to the rear of Ladygrass, Church Lane, Weston on the Green for Mr and Mrs Frank Butt.

 

Mr Frank Butt, the applicant, addressed the Committee in support of the application.

 

Councillor Richards proposed that application 17/00920/F be refused as per the officer’s recommendation. Councillor Clarke seconded the proposal. The motion was duly voted on and subsequently fell.

 

Councillor Kerford-Byrnes proposed that application 17/00920/F be approved. Councillor Corkin seconded the proposal.

 

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

 

Resolved

 

That application 17/00920/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 following plans and documents: Drawing No 6207-01, Alternative Access Arrangements Plan and Tree Survey Plan.

 

3.               Prior to the commencement of the building hereby approved, a stone sample panel (minimum 1m2 in size) shall be constructed on site in natural limestone, which shall be inspected and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter, the external walls of the development 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 slate/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.

 

5.               Prior to the commencement of the development, full details of the doors and windows hereby approved, 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 doors and windows shall be installed within the building in accordance with the approved details.

 

6.               Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved, 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 the approved details and shall be retained unobstructed except for the parking and manoeuvring of vehicles at all times thereafter.

 

17/01094/F

82.

Site Bb Adjoining And East Of F G Alden, Langford Locks, Kidlington pdf icon PDF 120 KB

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Decision:

Approved, subject to various requirements to be set out in the Minutes

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 17/01094/F for the erection of a single building containing 14 No. B1(c)/ B8 units, together with parking and associated works for Glenmore Commercial Estates Ltd at Site Bb adjoining and east of F G Alden, Langford Locks, Kidlington for Glenmore Commercial Estates Ltd.

 

Max Plotnek, the agent, addressed the Committee in support of the application.

 

In reaching their decision, the Committee considered the officer’s report, presentation, written update and the address of the public speaker.

 

Resolved

 

That application 17/01094/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 following plans and documents:  Planning Statement, Design and Access Statement, Transport Statement. Drawing Nos. A_001_P1, A_100_P2, A_105_P3, A_110_P3, A_111_P1, A_112_P3 and 1126/01.

 

3.               Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved, samples of the brick, cladding and roofing material to be used in the construction of the walls and 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.

 

4.               Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved, full details of the means of access between the land and the highway, including, position, layout, construction, drainage and vision splays shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter, the means of access shall be constructed and retained in accordance with the approved details.

 

5.               The vision splays shall not be obstructed by any object, structure, planting or other material of a height exceeding 0.6m measured from the carriageway level.

 

6.               Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved, full specification details (including construction, layout, surfacing and drainage) of the turning area and parking spaces within the curtilage of the site, arranged so that motor vehicles may enter, turn round and leave in a forward direction and vehicles may park off the highway, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority prior to the commencement of development. Thereafter, and prior to the first occupation of the development, the turning area and car parking spaces shall be constructed in accordance with the approved details and shall be retained for the parking and manoeuvring of vehicles at all times thereafter.

 

7.               Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved, and notwithstanding the application details, full details of a refuse vehicle 11.6m in length turning within the site, as well as details for the largest service vehicle using the loading bays, 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 details. Reason - In the interests of highway safety, to ensure the provision of  ...  view the full minutes text for item 82.

17/01460/F

83.

Berryfield Farm, Hook Norton, Chipping Norton, OX7 5SD pdf icon PDF 118 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Approved, subject to various requirements to be set out in the Minutes

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 17/01460/F for the erection of a replacement building to provide garaging and staff accommodation at first floor at Berryfield Farm, Hook Norton, Chipping Norton, OX7 5SD for Lord and Lady Hay.

 

Peter Frampton, the agent, addressed the Committee in support to the application.

 

Councillor Kerford-Byrnes proposed that application 17/01460/F be approved, subject to appropriate conditions with the exact wording delegated to officers. Councillor Macnamara seconded the proposal.

 

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

 

Resolved

 

That application 17/01460/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 drawings numbered: 15-099 01B; 15-099 02A; and 15-099 10C.

 

3.               The living accommodation hereby approved shall be occupied only by a person solely or mainly employed in the equestrian and agricultural activities undertaken on the land at Berryfield Farm or in the locality.

 

4.               The garage hereby approved shall be kept free of obstructions at all times and used only for the specified purpose and shall not be converted to provide additional living accommodation without the prior express planning consent of the Local Planning Authority.

 

84.

Appeals Progress Report pdf icon PDF 217 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.

 

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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.