Agenda, decisions and minutes


Planning Committee
Thursday 14 March 2019 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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156.

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:

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

 

17. The Hill, Dover Avenue, Banbury, OX16 0JE.

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 chamber 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 therefore leave the Chamber for the duration of the item.

 

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

 

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

 

157.

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.

 

158.

Urgent Business

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

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Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

159.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 82 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 14 February 2019.

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Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting held on 14 February 2019 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

160.

Chairman's Announcements

To receive communications from the Chairman.

 

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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.

 

161.

Proposed Pre-Committee Site Visits (if any)

Report of Assistant Director of Planning and Economy

 

This will be circulated at the meeting.

Additional documents:

Decision:

That a site visit be arranged for application 18/01894/OUT on Thursday 18 April 2019.

 

Minutes:

The Assistant Director of Planning and Economy submitted a report, which  recommended that Planning Committee agree to hold a pre-Committee site visit for the following application. It was anticipated that this application would be brought before the Committee for determination at its next meeting

 

Application No.:

18/01894/OUT

Proposal:

Outline planning permission with all matters reserved for up to 25 dwellings with associated open space, parking and sustainable drainage

Location:

OS Parcel 4300 North of Shortlands and South of High Rock, Hook Norton Road, Sibford Ferris

Reason for the visit:

Major development

 

Resolved

 

(1)             That a site visit be arranged for application 18/01894/OUT on Thursday 18 April 2019.

 

18/01614/F

162.

Hardwick Hill, Southam Road, Banbury pdf icon PDF 148 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 18/01614/F for a full planning application for 83 dwellings comprising a partial re-plan of the approved layout under reserved matters phase 2 (LPA ref: 15/00961/REM) to include an uplift of 23 no. dwellings and a revised mix across the development parcel, and associated development at Hardwick Hill, Southam Road, Banbury for Bellway Homes Limited (Northern Home Counties).

 

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

 

Resolved

 

That authority be delegated to the Assistant Director for Planning and Economy to grant permission for application 18/01614/F, subject to:

 

1.            No additional consultation responses being received by 4 April 2019 which raise substantive new issues not already addressed in the officers report.

 

2.            Conditions to be agreed in consultation with the Chairman of planning committee.

 

3.            The completion of a planning obligation under section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, as substituted by the Planning and Compensation Act 1991.

18/01707/F

163.

OS Parcel 4278 North West of Lessor Grange, Milcombe pdf icon PDF 114 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 18/01707/F for the erection of a straw and machinery storage barn and associated hardstanding at OS Parcel 4278 North West of Lessor Grange, Milcombe for Mr Bertrand Facon.

 

Mr Bertrand Facon, the applicant, addressed the committee in support of the application. This address also covered the subsequent application 18/01724/F.

 

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

 

Resolved

 

That authority be delegated to the Assistant Director for Planning and Economy to grant permission for application 18/01707/F, subject to the conditions set out below (and any amendments to those conditions as deemed necessary):

 

Time Limit

 

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.

 

Compliance with Plans

 

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:  Supporting Statement dated September 2018, Transport Statement date November 2018 and drawings numbered: KCC2395/02A, KCC2395/04, KCC2395/05 and KCC2395/07.

 

Access, Manoeuvring Area and Vision Splays

 

3.         Prior to the first use of the development hereby approved, full specification details (including construction, layout, surface finish and drainage) of the turning and manoeuvring area which shall be provided within the curtilage of the site so that motor vehicles may enter, turn around and leave in a forward direction, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter, and prior to the first use of the development, the turning and manoeuvring area shall be constructed in accordance with the approved details and shall be retained for the manoeuvring of motor vehicles at all times thereafter.

 

4.         Other than the approved access shown on approved plan KCC2395/02A no other means of access whatsoever shall be formed or used between the land and the adopted highway, unless otherwise agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority.

 

5.         The vision splays at the access onto the adopted highway shall not be obstructed by any object, structure, planting or other material of a height exceeding 1m measured from the carriageway level.

 

Landscaping Scheme

 

6.         Notwithstanding the details submitted, prior to the first use of the development hereby approved, a detailed 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,

(c)        details of the hard surface areas, including construction and drainage.

The development shall be carried out in strict accordance with the approved landscaping  ...  view the full minutes text for item 163.

18/01724/F

164.

OS Parcel 4278 North West of Lessor Grange, Milcombe pdf icon PDF 115 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 18/01724/F for the erection of a cattle shed, manure store and associated hardstanding at OS Parcel 4278 North West of Lessor Grange, Milcombe for Mr Bertrand Facon.

 

In reaching their decision the committee considered the officers’ report, presentation, written update and address of the public speaker. This address also covered the previous application 18/01707/F.

 

Resolved

 

That authority be delegated for application 18/01724/F to the Assistant Director for Planning and Economy to grant permission, subject to the conditions set out below (and any amendments to those conditions as deemed necessary)

 

Time Limit

 

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.

 

Compliance with Plans

 

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:  Supporting Statement dated September 2018, Transport Statement date November 2018 and drawings numbered: KCC2395/02A, KCC2395/03 and KCC2395/06A.

 

Access, Manoeuvring Area and Vision Splays

 

3.         Prior to the first use of the development hereby approved, full specification details (including construction, layout, surface finish and drainage) of the turning and manoeuvring area which shall be provided within the curtilage of the site so that motor vehicles may enter, turn around and leave in a forward direction, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter, and prior to the first use of the development, the turning and manoeuvring area shall be constructed in accordance with the approved details and shall be retained for the manoeuvring of motor vehicles at all times thereafter.

 

4.         Other than the approved access shown on approved plan KCC2395/02A no other means of access whatsoever shall be formed or used between the land and the adopted highway, unless otherwise agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority.

 

5.         The vision splays at the access onto the adopted highway shall not be obstructed by any object, structure, planting or other material of a height exceeding 1m measured from the carriageway level.

 

Landscaping Scheme

 

6.         Notwithstanding the details submitted, prior to the first use of the development hereby approved, a detailed 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,

(c)        details of the hard surface areas, including construction and drainage.

 

The development shall be carried out in strict accordance with the approved landscaping scheme and the hard landscape elements of the approved scheme shall be retained as such thereafter.

 

7.         All  ...  view the full minutes text for item 164.

18/01708/OUT

165.

OS Parcel 4278 North West Of Lessor Grange, Milcombe pdf icon PDF 114 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 18/01708/OUT for the erection of an agricultural workers dwelling at OS Parcel 4278 North West of Lessor Grange Milcombe for Mr Bertrand Facon.

 

Councillor Hugo Brown addressed the committee as Ward Member.

 

Mr Bertrand Facon, the applicant, addressed the committee in support to the application.

 

Councillor Kerford Byrnes proposed that application 18/01708/OUT be approved, subject to conditions with the exact wording delegated to officers. Councillor Macnamara seconded the proposal.

 

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

 

Resolved

 

That application 18/01708/OUT be approved subject to:

 

1.               No development shall commence until full details of the layout, scale, appearance and landscaping (hereafter referred to as "the reserved matters") of the development hereby approved have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

 

2.               In the case of the reserved matters, no application for approval shall be made later than the expiration of three years beginning with the date of this permission.

 

3.               The development to which this permission relates shall be begun not later than the expiration of two years from the final approval of the reserved matters or, in the case of approval on different dates, the final approval of the last such matter to be approved.

 

4.               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 accompanying the application: Drawing Nos. 2395/01 and 2395/02A.

 

5.               Notwithstanding the details on the approved plans, no development shall commence on site unless and until detailed plans showing the extent of the residential curtilage have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  The development shall thereafter be implemented in accordance with the approved details and shall be retained as such thereafter.

 

6.               Prior to the first occupation of the development hereby approved, full specification details (including construction, layout, surface finish and drainage) of the turning and manoeuvring area which shall be provided within the curtilage of the site so that motor vehicles may enter, turn around and leave in a forward direction, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter, and prior to the first use of the development, the turning and manoeuvring area shall be constructed in accordance with the approved details and shall be retained for the manoeuvring of motor vehicles at all times thereafter.

 

7.               Other than the approved access shown on approved plan KCC2395/02A no other means of access whatsoever shall be formed or used between the land and the adopted highway, unless otherwise agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority.

 

8.               The vision splays at the access onto the adopted highway shall not be obstructed by any object, structure, planting or other material of a height exceeding 1 metre measured from the carriageway level.

 

9.               The dwelling hereby approved shall not be constructed unless  ...  view the full minutes text for item 165.

19/00055/F

166.

Meadow Barn, Merton Road, Ambrosden, OX25 2LZ pdf icon PDF 132 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Refused reasons to be set out in the minutes

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 19/00055/F for 2 new semi-detached dwellings and 1 detached dwelling with associated parking and gardens at Meadow Barn, Merton Road, Ambrosden, OX25 2LZ for Mr Rhys Oliver.

 

Councillor Dan Sames, addressed the committee as Ward Member.

 

Dr Mark Johnson, a neighbour to the application site, addressed the committee in objection to the application.

 

Councillor Pickford proposed that application 19/00055/F be refused as it would lead to overdevelopment of the application site. Councillor Pratt seconded the proposal.

 

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

 

Resolved

 

That application 19/00055/F be refused as it would lead to overdevelopment of the site.

 

19/00244/F

167.

The Old Rectory, Stoke Lyne, Bicester, OX27 8RU pdf icon PDF 127 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 19/00244/F to replace an existing front conservatory with a stone built structure at The Old Rectory, Stoke Lyne, Bicester, OX27 8RU for Mr Hugo Brown.

 

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

 

Resolved

 

That application 19/00244/F be approved and that authority be delegated to the Assistant Director for Planning and Economy to grant permission, subject to the conditions set out below (and any amendments to those conditions as deemed necessary)

 

Time Limit

 

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.

 

Compliance with Plans

 

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:  3250 – (Su) – 02 and 3250 – (L) – 01.

 

Natural Stone

 

3.         The natural stone to be used on the walls of the extension shall be of the same type, texture, colour and appearance as the stone on the existing building and shall be laid dressed, coursed and pointed to match that of the existing building.

 

 

18/02150/F

168.

Evelyns Farm, Brill Road, Horton Cum Studley, OX33 1BZ pdf icon PDF 115 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 18/02150/F for the demolition of three asbestos clad industrial units and an asbestos clad garage, conversion of indoor pool building and former greenhouse to form a single dwelling together with a new garage and work from home office, improved vehicular access and landscaping at Evelyns Farm, Brill Road, Horton Cum Studley, OX33 1BZ for Mr B Hearn.

 

Jeff Emmett, the applicant’s agent and Ben Hearn, the applicant, addressed the committee in support of the application.

 

Councillor Pickford proposed that application 18/02150/F be approved, subject to conditions with the exact wording delegated to officers. Councillor Pratt seconded the proposal.

 

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

 

Resolved

 

That application 18/02150/F be approved subject to conditions with the exact wording delegated to officers.

 

19/00014/F

169.

Land North West Of Fabis House, Rattlecombe Road, Shenington pdf icon PDF 117 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 19/00014/F for the conversion of a barn to form a new dwelling (re-submission of application 18/01114/F) at Land North West of Fabis House, Rattlecombe Road, Shenington for The Magpie Partnership Ltd.

 

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

 

Resolved

 

That application 19/00014/F be approved and that authority be delegated to the Assistant Director for Planning and Economy to grant permission, subject to the conditions set out below (and any amendments to those conditions as deemed necessary)

 

CONDITIONS

 

Time Limit

 

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.

 

Compliance with Plans

 

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:  Site Location Plan and ‘Scheme Drawings Barn A’ (P751-022X).

 

Stone walls

 

3.         The external walls of the dwellings to be constructed in stone shall be laid, dressed, coursed and pointed in strict accordance with the stone sample panel viewed on site by the planning case officer on 5th April 2018, as approved under 18/00065/DISC.

 

Slate Roof

 

4.         No externally facing tiles shall be used in the development other than in in strict accordance with the slate sample viewed on site by the planning case officer on 5th April 2018, as approved under 18/00065/DISC.

 

Window Details to be submitted

 

5.         Within one month of the date of this consent and prior to the installation of the doors, windows and rooflights, full details of the doors, windows and rooflights 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 and their surrounds, and the rooflights, shall be installed within the buildings in accordance with the approved details and shall be retained as such thereafter.

 

Parking

 

6.         The development shall not be occupied unless and until the parking and manoeuvring areas have been provided in strict accordance with set out in drawings titled 'Proposed Hard Landscaping Details' and drawing numbers '17 27251/50 P1', '17 27251/51 P1', '17 27251/52 P1' and '17 27251/53 P2', as approved under 17/00570/DISC and shall be maintained as such thereafter.

 

Surface Water Drainage

 

7.         The development shall not be occupied unless and until the surface water drainage scheme has been carried out in accordance with the details shown on Drainage Layout Design (drawing number 17 27251/50 rev P1) and Drainage Construction Details (drawing number 17 27251/51 rev P1) as approved under 18/01098/F and shall be maintained as such thereafter.

                       

Bat and Bird Mitigation Strategy

 

8.         The development shall not be occupied unless and until the bat and bird mitigation measures and the measures for enhancing swift nesting have been carried out as set out on page 8 of the 'Mitigation Strategy - Bats, Nesting Birds  ...  view the full minutes text for item 169.

19/00015/LB

170.

Land North West Of Fabis House, Rattlecombe Road, Shenington pdf icon PDF 126 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 19/00015/LB, listed building consent for the conversion of barn to form a new dwelling (re-submission of application 18/01115/LB) at Land North West Of Fabis House, Rattlecombe Road, Shenington for The Magpie Partnership Ltd.

 

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

 

Resolved

 

That application 19/00015/LB be approved and that authority be delegated to the Assistant Director for Planning and Economy to grant permission, subject to the conditions set out below (and any amendments to those conditions as deemed necessary)

 

Time Limit

 

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.

 

Compliance with Plans

 

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: Site Location Plan and ‘Scheme Drawings Barn A’ (P751-022X).

 

Stone

 

3.               The external walls of the dwellings to be constructed in stone shall be laid, dressed, coursed and pointed in strict accordance with the stone sample panel viewed on site by the planning case officer on 5th April 2018, as approved under 18/00065/DISC.

 

Slate Roof

 

4.               No externally facing tiles shall be used in the development other than in in strict accordance with the slate sample viewed on site by the planning case officer on 5th April 2018, as approved under 18/00065/DISC.

 

Window Details to be submitted

 

5.               Within one month of the date of this consent and prior to the installation of the doors, windows and rooflights, full details of the doors, windows and rooflights 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 and their surrounds, and the rooflights, shall be installed within the buildings in accordance with the approved details.

 

Rainwater goods

 

6.               No rainwater goods shall be used in the development unless they are either cast iron or aluminium finished and shall be painted matt black.

 

Bat and Bird Mitigation Strategy

 

7.               The development shall not be occupied unless and until the bat and bird mitigation measures and the measures for enhancing swift nesting have been carried out as set out on page 8 of the 'Mitigation Strategy - Bats, Nesting Birds & Swifts' prepared by Ridgeway Ecology, dated 22nd August 2017, as approved under 17/00441/DISC and shall be retained as such thereafter.

 

19/00014/NMA

171.

The Hill, Dover Avenue, Banbury, OX16 0JE pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 19/00014/NMA for the change of cladding manufacturer, louvres on east and west of building and swift boxes on south and north elevations (Proposed as Non-Material Amendment to 18/00952/CDC) at The Hill, Dover Avenue, Banbury, OX16 0JE for Cherwell District Council (Build! Department).

 

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

 

Resolved

 

That application 19/00014/NMA be approved and that authority be delegated to the Assistant Director for Planning and Economy to grant permission for the proposed change as a non-material amendment in accordance with drawing numbers WG673-013 REV D and WG673-014 REV D and the submitted render sample.

 

 

 

 

172.

Appeals Progress Report pdf icon PDF 124 KB

Report of Assistant Director for Planning Policy and Development

 

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 Assistant Director for Planning Policy and Economy 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.