Planning and Road Traffic Committee 14 February 2019

When: 14th February 2019 19:30 to 21:00

Where: Town Hall, Saffron Walden, CB10 1HR

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Agenda

 

Planning & Road Traffic Committee

 

To Committee Members of the Planning & Road Traffic Committee:

 

Cllrs Coote, Eastham, K Eden. S Eden, Fairhurst, Freeman, Gadd and Shah

 

You are summoned to attend a MEETING of the PLANNING AND ROAD TRAFFIC COMMITTEE of SAFFRON WALDEN to be held in the COUNCIL CHAMBER of the TOWN HALL on THURSDAY, 14th FEBRUARY 2019 commencing at 7.30pm to transact the business as set out in the agenda below. 

 

All other Councillors are welcome to attend this meeting but will not be formal members of the committee and will not receive any voting rights.  Non-Committee members will not be able to participate in or remain present for any discussions held under Part 2, Confidential Matters

 

The Press and Public are cordially invited to attend.  The agenda may be split into two parts. Most of the business will be dealt with in Part I which is open to the public. Part II (if applicable) includes items which may be discussed in the absence of the press or public, as they deal with information which is personal or sensitive for some other reason. The Press and Public will be asked to leave the meeting before Part II items are discussed.

 

Lisa Courtney, Town Clerk                                                                  8th February 2019

1

Apologies for absence

 

To receive apologies and consider requests for approved absence

 

2

To receive any Declarations of Interest

 

Members and officers are invited to make any declarations of interests that they may have in relation to items on the agenda and are reminded to make any declarations at any stage during the meeting if it then becomes apparent that this may be required when a particular item or issue is considered.

 

 

3

Public Speaking Time

 

For the public or Press to ask questions of the Council on matters relating to the agenda.

 

4

Minutes of the Planning and Road Traffic meeting on 24th January 2018, at 7.30pm

 

To verify the Minutes of the previous Committee meeting.

 

 

HIGHWAYS

5

Traffic Regulation Orders

 

Committee to note:

a)    The intended closure of Petlands, due to commence on 11th February 2019 for 12 days. The closure is required for the safety of the public and workforce while Essex County Council undertakes pothole project.

 

 

PLANNING

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Complaints re Breach of Planning

 

Committee to note

 

a)    ALLEGED BREACH OF PLANNING CONTROL – UNAUTHORISED MOVEMENT OF LARGE QUANTITIES OF SOIL ON TO THIS SITE

ADDRESS - LAND TO THE WEST OF BUTLERS LANE, SAFFRON WALDEN

The council received the above complaint in respect of the above location.

 

An investigation has found that there was no breach in planning control, it has been established that the site is being built in accordance with the planning application. The movement of soil onto the site is within keeping of such a development, there have been a number of visits to the site to monitor this and aerial photographs examined clearly show the outline of a reservoir as per plans submitted with the application UTT/17/1627/AG.  Therefore no further action will now be taken in regard to this allegation and the file on this investigation will now be closed

 

b)    ALLEGED BREACH OF PLANNING CONTROL – UNAUTHORISED SIGNAGE ON RAILINGS

ADDRESS - RADWINTER ROAD, SAFFRON WALDEN

 

The council received the above complaint in respect of the above location.

 

An investigation has found that there was a breach of planning control, the matter has been referred to the council housing department, contracting the agents to carry out works on their behalf, they have been advised to remove signage. Therefore no further action will now be taken in regard to this allegation and the file on this investigation will now be closed

The council received the above complaint in respect of the above location.

 

c)    ALLEGED BREACH OF PLANNING CONTROL – UPVC WINDOWS INSTALLED WITHOUT CONSENT

ADDRESS - 22 FAIRYCROFT ROAD, SAFFRON WALDEN

 

An investigation has found that there was a breach in planning control; however compliance achieved application submitted and approved , not  expedient to enforce as not in public interest to pursue - application approved and within 3 years to comply, building control approved works and owner state they will be starting works once funds are available, therefore no further action will now be taken in regard to this allegation and the file on this investigation will now be closed

 

7

Planning Appeals

 

Committee to note

 

Appeal reference: APP/C1570/D/18/3218840

Two storey side extension. The Wayback Saffron Walden

 

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To Consider and Comment Upon the Following Planning Applications:

A

UTT/19/0264/HHF

 

PROPOSAL: Single storey extension.

LOCATION: 33 Little Walden Road Saffron Walden

 

B

UTT/19/0263/HHF

 

PROPOSAL: Proposed window to west elevation.

LOCATION: 8 Oasthouse Court Saffron Walden

 

C

UTT/10/0125/FUL

 

PROPOSAL: Demolition of existing warehouse and redevelopment of the site to provide a

68 bedroom care home (Use Class C2) together with associated car parking, landscaping

and amenity space

LOCATION: Homebase Limited Elizabeth Close

 

D

UTT/19/0249/HHF

 

PROPOSAL: Erection of single storey rear extension

LOCATION: 18 Summerhill Road Saffron Walden

 

E

UTT/19/0194/FUL

 

PROPOSAL: Change of use from waste land to garden land including the erection of 1.8m

high closeboard fencing with concrete posts and gravel boards.

LOCATION: Open Space Radwinter Road

 

F

UTT/19/0182/AV

 

PROPOSAL: Flat signage added to existing illuminated totem sign approved under advert

consent UTT/13/0269/AV

LOCATION: Site At Thaxted Road Former Civic Amenity And Granite Site Thaxted Road

 

G

UTT/19/0112/FUL

 

PROPOSAL: Demolition of existing house and garage. Erection of 2 no. detached

dwellings and additional vehicular access

LOCATION: 29 Summerhill Road Saffron Walden

 

H

UTT/19/0128HHF

 

PROPOSAL: Two storey side extension.

LOCATION: 15 Old Mill Road Saffron Walden

I

UTT/18/3257/LB

 

PROPOSAL: Install 3 no. conservation rooflights. Install localised underfloor heating and

localised ceiling insulation. Install flue for wood burning stove.

LOCATION: Hemsleys Barn Bridge Street

 

J

UTT/19/0067/FUL

 

PROPOSAL: Proposed 1 no. 2 Storey Dwelling

LOCATION: Land Rear Of 53 High Street

 

K

UTT/19/0077/HHF

 

PROPOSAL: Partial front extension and continuation of existing roof over front door.

LOCATION: 24 Landscape View Saffron Walden

 

L

UTT/19/0032/AV

 

PROPOSAL: Proposed signage.

LOCATION: Waitrose Limited Hill Street

 

M

UTT/19/0043/FUL

 

PROPOSAL: 1 no. Dwelling and new access (alternative to previously approved application

UTT/16/1691/FUL).

LOCATION: 25 Loompits Way Saffron Walden

 

N

UTT/19/0031/HHF

 

PROPOSAL: Proposed part single storey, part two storey rear extension and single storey

front extension.

LOCATION: 3 Brooke Avenue Saffron Walden

 

O

UTT/19/0017/HHF

 

PROPOSAL: Section 73A Retrospective application for a garden room, associated

landscaping and pergola.

LOCATION: 35 Fairycroft Road Saffron Walden

 

 

* application submitted by a member or officer of Saffron Walden Town Council

 

 

10

Uttlesford District council Local Plan – Sustainability Appraisal

 

Committee to receive recommendations on, and to formulate a response to, the official consultation on the sustainability appraisal.

 

11

Urgent Information Items

 

Any items to verbally report for information only.

 

12

Date and time of Next Meeting

 

Thursday, 28th February 2019, 7.30pm Council Chamber, Town Hall

 

 

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