View Planning Control Committee Agenda

Date:
Thursday, 19th April, 2018
Time:
7.30pm
Place:
Spirella Ballroom, Icknield Way, Letchworth Garden City
 
Contact:
Ian Gourlay
Telephone:
(01462) 474403
 
Membership:
Councillor D.J. Barnard(Chairman), Councillor Fiona Hill(Vice-Chairman), Councillor John Bishop, Councillor John Booth, Councillor Paul Clark, Councillor Bill Davidson, Councillor Jean Green, Councillor Cathryn Henry, Councillor Tony Hunter, Councillor Ian Mantle, Councillor M.R.M. Muir, Councillor Mike Rice, Councillor Adrian Smith, Councillor Harry Spencer - Smith, Councillor Martin Stears - Handscomb, Councillor Elizabeth Dennis(Substitute), Councillor Sarah Dingley(Substitute), Councillor Faye S Frost(Substitute), Councillor Gary Grindal(Substitute), Councillor Simon Harwood(Substitute), Councillor Ben Lewis(Substitute), Councillor Valentine Shanley(Substitute), Councillor Terry Tyler(Substitute)
 
 
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PART I
1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
2. MINUTES

To take as read and approve as a true record the minutes of the meeting of Planning Control Committee held on Thursday, 15th March, 2018

3. NOTIFICATION OF OTHER BUSINESS

Members should notify the Chairman of other business that they wish to be discussed at the end of either Part I or Part II business set out in the agenda. They must state the circumstances that they consider justify the business being considered as a matter of urgency.

The Chairman will decide whether the item(s) raised will be considered.

4. CHAIRMAN'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

Members are reminded that any declarations of interest in respect of any business set out in the agenda, should be declared as either a Disclosable Pecuniary interest or Declarable Interest and are required to notify the Chairman of the nature of any interest declared at the commencement of the relevant item on the agenda. Members declaring a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest must withdraw from the meeting for the duration of the item. Members declaring a Declarable Interest which requires they leave the room under Paragraph 7.4 of the Code of Conduct, can speak on the item, but must leave the room before the debate and vote.

5. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

To receive petitions, comments and questions from members of the public. Any public participation requests received within the agreed time will be notified to Members as soon as practicable.

6. 17/01781/1 - LAND NORTH OF LUTON ROAD, OFFLEY

REPORT OF THE DEVELOPMENT AND CONSERVATION MANAGER

Outline planning permission for up to 70 residential dwellings (including 40% affordable housing), new village gateway, new retail outlet/village facility, planting, landscaping, informal public open space, children's play area and sustainable drainage system (SuDS). All matters reserved with the exception of access.

7. 17/01622/1 - THE STATION, STATION APPROACH, KNEBWORTH, SG3 6AT

REPORT OF THE DEVELOPMENT AND CONSERVATION MANAGER

Erection of 3 storey building to provide 9 x 2 bed flats; conversion and extension of store to 1 bed house and new vehicular access off of Station Approach (as amended by drawings received 12th and 25th October 2017).

8. 18/00572/FP - LAND REAR OF THE ROOKERY, KINGS WALDEN ROAD, OFFLEY, SG5 3DX

REPORT OF THE DEVELOPMENT AND CONSERVATION MANAGER

Erection of two 3-bed, three 4-bed and one 5-bed dwellings including new vehicular access off Harris Lane, widening of existing Harris Lane and parking and associated works.

9. 17/04392/FP - BAILEYS CLOSE FARM, PASTURE LANE, BREACHWOOD GREEN, SG4 8NY

REPORT OF THE DEVELOPMENT AND CONSERVATION MANAGER

Residential development comprising of 4 x 1 bedroom flats, 6 x 2 bedroom houses and 8 x 3 bedroom houses with associated landscaping, parking and vehicular access following demolition of existing commercial buildings

10. 18/00273/FP - 1 HALF ACRE, HITCHIN, SG5 2XL

REPORT OF THE DEVELOPMENT AND CONSERVATION MANAGER

Erection of private road security gates and garden wall.

11. 18/00322/FPH - 44 NEW CLOSE, KNEBWORTH, SG3 6NU

REPORT OF THE DEVELOPMENT AND CONSERVATION MANAGER

Erection of art studio in rear garden. Erection of wall around side garden with decorative screen and landscaping to create courtyard (as amended by drawings received 12/03/2018).

12. PLANNING APPEALS

REPORT OF THE DEVELOPMENT AND CONSERVATION MANAGER