Issue - meetings

FOXTON: Planning Applications

Meeting: 06/06/2018 - Planning Committee (Item 9)

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Erection of single storey extension to side and rear of dwelling, installation of first floor window in side elevation, alteration of first floor rear window and removal of chimney

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee unanimously approved the application subject to the Conditions set out in the report from the Joint Director for Planning and Economic Development.

Minutes:

Members visited the site on 4 June 2018.

 

Councillor Deborah Roberts (local Member) said that she did not object to the application.

 

The Committee unanimously approved the application subject to the Conditions set out in the report from the Joint Director for Planning and Economic Development.


Meeting: 24/04/2018 - Planning Committee (Item 6)

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Construction of a new grain store and creation of an access from Fowlmere Road together with planting and formation of an acoustic bund

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee refused the application contrary to the recommendation in the report from the Joint Director for Planning and Economic Development. Members agreed the reasons for refusal as being

·        The absence of very special circumstances such as would overcome the inappropriateness of development in the Green Belt

·        The impact on the character and openness of that Green Belt

Minutes:

The case officer corrected two errors in the report. Land ownership amounted to 900 hectares (not acres) and capacity of the rainwater harvesting tank should be 500,000 litres (not 5,000 litres). Further representations had been received relating to noise, which had already been addressed in the report. The case officer read out comments received from Fowlmere Parish Council.

 

Roger Frost (objector), David Walston (representing the applicant), Philip Kratz (agent for Foxton Parish Council) and Councillor Lawrence Wragg (Fowlmere Parish Council) addressed the meeting.

 

Councillor Deborah Roberts (local Member) said that the scale of development was something that simply could not be mitigated.

 

The ensuing debate focussed on flood risk, the extent, location and density of the associated housing, location of the silos, and impact on the Green Belt.

 

The Committee refused the application contrary to the recommendation in the report from the Joint Director for Planning and Economic Development. Members agreed the reasons for refusal as being

·        The absence of very special circumstances such as would overcome the inappropriateness of development in the Green Belt

·        The impact on the character and openness of that Green Belt


Meeting: 04/04/2018 - Planning Committee (Item 5)

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Construction of (B1) technology centre (2,165sqm) with associated parking and external landscaping.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee gave officers delegated powers to approve the application subject to

 

1.      expiry of the public consultation process  and there being no new material objections raised;

 

2.     The Conditions and Informatives referred to in the report from the Joint Director for Planning and Economic Development, final wording to be agreed by officers in consultation with the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Planning Committee; and

 

3.     Referral of the decision to the Secretary of State

Minutes:

Members visited the site on 3 April 2018.

 

The case officer clarified a contradiction in the report, confirming that the application included 69 car parking spaces. He said that paragraph 28 in the report should be disregarded.

 

Mark Howard (applicant) and Councillor Caroline Ilott (Foxton Parish Council) addressed the meeting. Councillor Deborah Roberts (speaking as local Member) urged the Committee to observe the Council’s Green Belt policies and to refuse the application.

 

It was noted that Foxton was a sustainable location, and that the application was of local and national significance.

 

The Committee gave officers delegated powers to approve the application subject to

 

1.      expiry of the public consultation process  and there being no new material objections raised;

 

2.     The Conditions and Informatives referred to in the report from the Joint Director for Planning and Economic Development, final wording to be agreed by officers in consultation with the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Planning Committee; and

 

3.     Referral of the decision to the Secretary of State


Meeting: 07/12/2016 - Planning Committee (Item 8)

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Outline planning permission for residential development of up to 22 dwellings, with all matters reserved apart from access

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee gave officers delegated powers to approve the application subject to

 

1.     The prior completion of a Legal Agreement under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 securing financial contributions towards Health care, recreation extension, Dovecote benches, onsite open space, monitoring, household waste bins, expansion of the footpath and the ecology corridor, as detailed in Appendix 2 to the report from the Head of Development Management;

 

2.     The Conditions and Informatives referred to in the said report; and

 

3.     Two additional Conditions requiring the access to be implemented in accordance with the agreed details, and the provision of details for the management of the road in the event of it not being adopted.

Minutes:

Members visited the site on 6 December 2016.

 

Guy Kaddish (applicant’s agent) and Philip Kratz (agent for Foxton Parish Council) addressed the meeting. Mr. Kaddish commended the application as meeting all technical requirements. Mr. Kratz drew attention to the perceived harm to, and adverse impact on, the character of the local area and, in particular, the street scene.

 

Councillor Deborah Roberts (the local Member) pointed out the negative impact the proposal would have on the Conservation Area. She said that the area of greenspace would be adversely impacted by the proposals, and  accentuated its important contribution to the character of the  village.

 

The Section 106 Officer summarised the basis upon which developer contributions could be required in respect of secondary education.

 

After further debate, the Committee gave officers delegated powers to approve the application subject to

 

1.     The prior completion of a Legal Agreement under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 securing financial contributions towards Health care, recreation extension, benches in Dovecote Meadow, onsite open space, monitoring, household waste bins, expansion of the footpath and the ecology corridor, as detailed in Appendix 2 to the report from the Head of Development Management;

 

2.     The Conditions and Informatives referred to in the said report; and

 

3.     Two additional Conditions requiring the access to be implemented in accordance with the agreed details, and the provision of details for the management of the road in the event of it not being adopted.


Meeting: 13/01/2016 - Planning Committee (Item 7)

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76 Dwellings

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee refused the application for the reasons set out in the report from the Planning and New Communities Director.

Minutes:

Members visited the site on 12 January 2016.

 

Philip Kratz (agent for Foxton Parish Council) addressed the meeting. He conveyed the Parish Council’s objections on the grounds of adverse impact, scale, and isolation from the existing village.

 

The Committee refused the application for the reasons set out in the report from the Planning and New Communities Director.


Meeting: 13/05/2015 - Planning Committee (Item 5)

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Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee refused for the reasons set out in the report from the Planning and New Communities Director. Members asked that more substance be given to both reasons to reflect concerns raised by them in relation to the impact of development on the character of this part of the village, including that its Group Village status is reflected by the current visual character of this part of the village.

 

Minutes:

Members visited the site on 12 May 2015.

 

Nick Rapley (objector) and Philip Kratz (agent for Foxton Parish Council) addressed the meeting. Members noted the following:

·       Foxton House’s status and background

 

The Committee refused for the reasons set out in the report from the Planning and New Communities Director. Members asked that more substance be given to both reasons to reflect concerns raised by them in relation to the impact of development on the character of this part of the village, including that its Group Village status is reflected by the current visual character of this part of the village.


Meeting: 04/02/2015 - Planning Committee (Item 4)

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Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee gave officers delegated authority to approve the application, subject to:

 

1.    The prior completion of a Legal Agreement under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 securing financial contributions towards public open space and community facilities, and the affordable gousing in perpetuity;

2.    Outstanding comments from, and any further work required by, Cambridgeshire County Council’s Archaeology Service; and

3.    The Conditions referred to in the report from the Planning and New Communities Director.

Minutes:

The Committee gave officers delegated authority to approve the application, subject to:

 

1.    The prior completion of a Legal Agreement under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 securing financial contributions towards public open space and community facilities, and the affordable housing in perpetuity;

2.    Outstanding comments from, and any further work required by, Cambridgeshire County Council’s Archaeology Service; and

3.    The Conditions referred to in the report from the Planning and New Communities Director.


Meeting: 14/01/2015 - Planning Committee (Item 9)

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Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee approved the application, subject to the Conditions set out in the report from the Planning and New Communities Director.

Minutes:

David Townsend (objector) addressed the meeting. He raised the following concerns:

·         Overflow of sewerage into his garden and, potentially, his house

·         Sewer pipe capacity

·         The impact of opposing flows

·         Maintenance difficulties

·         An inadequate drainage system for the development proposed.

 

The Committee approved the application, subject to the Conditions set out in the report from the Planning and New Communities Director.


Meeting: 07/05/2014 - Planning Committee (Item 136)

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Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee approved the application subject to the Conditions and Informatives set out in the report from the Planning and New Communities Director.

Minutes:

Graham Ward (applicant) and Peter Sutton (Foxton Parish Council) addressed the meeting.

 

The Parish Council reiterated the view that the proposal would fundamentally change the appearance of the building, which could not be justified, and recommended refusal.

 

The Committee approved the application subject to the Conditions and Informatives set out in the report from the Planning and New Communities Director.


Meeting: 06/03/2013 - Planning Committee (Item 164)

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Additional documents:

Decision:

 The Committee approved the application contrary to the recommendation in the report from the Planning and New Communities Director.  In Members’ opinion, neither the scale nor design of the proposal caused significant harm to the setting of the adjacent Grade II Listed Building.  In addition, they did not consider the proposal to be overbearing in relation to 5 Barons Lane.  Members concluded therefore that the proposal did not conflict with either Policies CH/4 or DP/3 of the South Cambridgeshire Local Development Framework 2007.

Minutes:

Colin Grindley (applicant’s agent) and Peter Sutton (Parish Council) addressed the meeting.

 

Members visited the site on 5 March 2013.   The Committee approved the application contrary to the recommendation in the report from the Planning and New Communities Director.  In Members’ opinion, neither the scale nor design of the proposal caused significant harm to the setting of the adjacent Grade II Listed Building.  In addition, they did not consider the proposal to be overbearing in relation to 5 Barons Lane.  Members concluded therefore that the proposal did not conflict with either Policies CH/4 or DP/3 of the South Cambridgeshire Local Development Framework 2007.


Meeting: 04/07/2012 - Planning Committee (Item 17)

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Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee refused the application contrary to the recommendation in the report from the Planning and New Communities Director.  Members agreed the reasons for refusal as being adverse visual impact on the street scene, impact on the amenity of existing neighbours, highway safety and noise disturbance from the adjacent industrial unit.

Minutes:

Colin Brindley (Foxton Parish Council) addressed the Committee.

 

The Committee refused the application contrary to the recommendation in the report from the Planning and New Communities Director.  Members agreed the reasons for refusal as being adverse visual impact on the street scene, impact on the amenity of existing neighbours, highway safety and noise disturbance from the adjacent industrial unit.


Meeting: 06/04/2011 - Planning Committee (Item 192)

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Additional documents:

Decision:

Upon the Chairman’s casting vote, the Committee approved the application subject to the Conditions set out in the report from the Corporate Manager (Planning and New Communities). 

Minutes:

Mr Grindley (Foxton Parish Council) addressed the meeting.

 

Upon the Chairman’s casting vote, the Committee approved the application subject to the Conditions set out in the report from the Corporate Manager (Planning and New Communities). 


Meeting: 02/02/2011 - Planning Committee (Item 142)

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Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee approved the application, upon the Chairman’s casting vote, subject to the Conditions set out in the report from the Corporate Manager (Planning and New Communities) and a further Condition requiring the building to remain a separate one-bedroomed dwelling, and not to become an annexe to no. 7 Mortimers Lane.

Minutes:

Martin Page (applicant’s agent) addressed the meeting.

 

Prior to considering this application, the Committee viewed the site on 2 February 2011. The Committee approved the application, upon the Chairman’s casting vote, subject to the Conditions set out in the report from the Corporate Manager (Planning and New Communities) and a further Condition requiring the building to remain a separate one-bedroomed dwelling, and not to become an annexe to no. 7 Mortimers Lane.


Meeting: 03/11/2010 - Planning Committee (Item 85)

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Additional documents:

Decision:

 The Committee approved both applications, subject in each case to the Conditions set out in the report from the Corporate Manager (Planning and New Communities).

Minutes:

Paul Ridgeon (applicant’s agent) and Dr Colin Grindley (Foxton Parish Council) addressed the meeting.

 

The Committee approved both applications, subject in each case to the Conditions set out in the report from the Corporate Manager (Planning and New Communities).


Meeting: 07/07/2010 - Planning Committee (Item 22)

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Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee approved the application subject to the Conditions referred to in the report from the Corporate Manager (Planning and New Communities).

Minutes:

Jenny Jones (supporter) addressed the meeting.

 

The Committee approved the application subject to the Conditions referred to in the report from the Corporate Manager (Planning and New Communities).


Meeting: 03/02/2010 - Planning Committee (Item 133)

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Additional documents:

Decision:

The Committee approved the application subject to a Section 106 Legal Agreement controlling occupancy of the annexe and consequent deletion of Condition 4 in the report from the Corporate Manager (Planning and Sustainable Communities).

Minutes:

Jacki Sharp (supporter) addressed the meeting.

 

Prior to considering this application, the Committee attended a site visit on 3 February 2010.  The Committee approved the application subject to a Section 106 Legal Agreement controlling occupancy of the annexe and consequent deletion of Condition 4 in the report from the Corporate Manager (Planning and Sustainable Communities).


Meeting: 02/07/2008 - Planning Committee (Item 23)

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Additional documents:

Decision:

Refused contrary to officer recommendation on the grounds of the proposal’s height, mass and proximity to the north east and south east boundaries making it overbearing to neighbouring properties at 38 High Street and 10 Edis Way.   The application was therefore contrary to policy DP/3 of the Local Development Framework.

Minutes:

Kathy Beardsall (applicant) addressed the meeting.

 

Prior to considering this application, the Committee attended a site visit on 2 July 2008.  The Committee REFUSED the application contrary to the recommendation in the report from the Corporate Manager (Planning and Sustainable Communities).  Members agreed the reasons for refusal as being the proposal’s height, mass and proximity to the northeast and southeast boundaries making it overbearing to neighbouring properties at 38 High Street and 10 Edis Way.   The application was therefore contrary to Policy DP/3 of the South Cambridgeshire Local Development Framework 2007.


Meeting: 01/02/2006 - Development and Conservation Control Committee (see also Planning Committee) (Item 22)

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The Appendices are available in hard copy format only. 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Approval as report with revisions to Conditions requiring timber fenestration on the Station Road elevation, a scheme for the relocation of the substation, a scheme for the relocation of the extraction vents before development commences, a method statement for the retention of the Station Road façade and the protection of the wall around the War Memorial.

Minutes:

APPROVAL, as amended by plans PLO1F, PLO2E, PLO3E and PLO4E date stamped 13th January 2006, for the reasons set out in the report from the Director of Development Services, and subject to the Conditions referred to therein, including revisions requiring timber fenestration on the Station Road elevation, a scheme for the relocation of the substation, a scheme for the relocation of the extraction vents before development commences, a method statement for the retention of the Station Road façade and the protection of the wall around the War Memorial.

Councillor Mrs DP Roberts informed the Committee that, while she was not a member of Foxton Parish Council, she had been present when that Council considered this application.  For the sake of clarity, Councillor Mrs Roberts declared that she was considering this item afresh.


Meeting: 02/02/2005 - Development and Conservation Control Committee (see also Planning Committee) (Item 29)

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Decision:

Approval as report 

Minutes:

DELEGATED APPROVAL of outline consent with all matters reserved.,  for the reasons set out in the report from the Director of Development Services, subject to the prior completion of a Section 106 Legal Agreement securing the provision of affordable housing and visibility splays.


Meeting: 06/10/2004 - Development and Conservation Control Committee (see also Planning Committee) (Item 37)

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Decision:

Approval as report 

Minutes:

DELEGATED APPROVAL for the reasons set out in the report from the Director of Development Services, subject to comments from the Trees and Landscape Officer and Conditions referred to in the report.

 

Councillor SM Edwards declared a prejudicial interest in this item, as a friend of the applicant, and withdrew from the Chamber.


Meeting: 12/05/2004 - Development and Conservation Control Committee (see also Planning Committee) (Item 9)

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Conversion of garage to sitting room, 42 High Street for Mr and Mrs Young

Decision:

Approval

Minutes:

APPROVAL for a temporary period of three years, for the reasons set out in the report from the Director of Development Services, subject to the Conditions referred to therein, and to a further Condition precluding the enclosure of the car ports without planning permission having been granted.  Members had visited the site prior to the meeting.