Agenda and minutes

Area Planning Committee (Central)
Wednesday, 10th April, 2019 7.15 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, The Burys, Godalming

Contact: Amy McNulty  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

99.

Minutes

To confirm the Minutes of the Meeting held on 13 March 2019 (to be laid on the table half an hour before the meeting).

Minutes:

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 13 March were confirmed and signed.

100.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Cllrs Tom Martin and Liz Wheatley.

101.

Declarations of Interests

To receive from Members declarations of interests in relation to any items included on the Agenda for this meeting in accordance with the Waverley Code of Local Government Conduct.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interests in relation to items on the agenda.

102.

Questions by Members of the Public

The Chairman to respond to any questions received from members of the public in accordance with Procedure Rule 10.

 

The deadline for receipt of questions is 5pm on Wednesday 3 April 2019.

Minutes:

There were none.

103.

QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS

The Chairman to respond to any questions received from Members in accordance with Procedure Rule 11.

 

The deadline for receipt of questions is 5pm on Wednesday 3 April 2019.

Minutes:

There were none.

104.

Any Relevant Updates to Government Guidance or Legislation Since the Last Meeting

Officers to update the Committee on any changes to the planning environment of which they should be aware when making decisions.

Minutes:

Beth Howland-Smith, Development Manager, advised that as a result of the latest position statement, significant weight could now be given to the emerging Godalming and Farncombe Neighbourhood Plan.

105.

Performance Against Government Targets pdf icon PDF 52 KB

Planning Performance and the Government target on quality on planning decision making will now be a standard item on the Area Planning Committee agenda. This was an agreed recommendation at Executive on 28 November 2017 and is part of the Development Management Service Improvement Plan.

 

The latest available statistics will be included with the update sheet.

Minutes:

The Committee noted the latest performance statistics.

106.

Applications for Planning Permission pdf icon PDF 53 KB

Background Papers

 

Background papers (as defined by Section 100D(5) of the Local Government Act 1972) relating to reports are listed under the “Representations” heading for each planning application presented, or may be individually identified under a heading “Background Papers”.

 

The implications for crime, disorder and community safety have been appraised in the following applications but it is not considered that any consideration of that type arises unless it is specifically referred to in a particular report.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the applications for planning permission be determined as set out below.

 

107.

Item A1, WA/2018/1887 - Keys Cottage, Holloway Hill, Godalming GU7 1RZ pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Proposal

 

Erection of a dwelling and associated works; demolition of existing dwelling upon completion (as amended by plans and documents received 03/12/2018).

 

Recommendation

 

That, subject to conditions 1 – 22 and informatives 1 – 8, permission be GRANTED.

Minutes:

Proposal

 

Erection of a dwelling and associated works; demolition of existing dwelling upon completion (as amended by plans and documents received 03/12/2018).

 

Decision

 

RESOLVED that permission be REFUSED for the following reason.

 

1. Reason

The proposed development, by reason of its layout, height and detailed design, is not in keeping with the street scene or the character and appearance of the local area. It is thereby contrary to Policy TD1 of the Local Plan (Part 1) 2018, Retained Policies D1 and D4 of the Local Plan (2002) and the National Planning Policy Framework 2019.

 

Public speaking

 

In accordance with the Council’s arrangements for public participation at meetings, the following made representations in respect of the application, which were duly considered:

 

Mr Richard Childs - Objector

Mr A Muir - Applicant

108.

Item A2, WA/2018/2251 - Godalming Railway Station, Station Approach, Godalming GU7 1EU pdf icon PDF 172 KB

Proposal

 

Listed building consent for the erection of a building to provide an automated entrance and single point of access to both platforms, together with associated works.

 

Recommendation

 

That, subject to conditions 1 – 4 and informative 1, Listed Building Consent be GRANTED.

Minutes:

Proposal

 

Listed building consent for the erection of a building to provide an automated entrance and single point of access to both platforms, together with associated works.

 

Decision

 

RESOLVED that the application be DEFERRED to enable the applicant to provide additional information/elevations.

 

Public speaking

 

In accordance with the Council’s arrangements for public participation at meetings, the following made representations in respect of the application, which were duly considered:

 

Mr Richard Ashworth - Objector

109.

Item B1, WA/2018/1853 - Site C, Regeneration Area, Ockford Ridge, Godalming pdf icon PDF 664 KB

Proposal

 

Application under Regulation 3 for an Outline application for the erection of 30 affordable dwellings and associated works following demolition of 18 existing dwellings, with Access, Layout and Scale to be determined (as amplified by additional drainage and highways information received 11/01/2019 and amended plans received 18/03/2019).

 

Recommendation

 

That, subject to conditions 1 – 21 and informatives 1 – 14, permission be GRANTED.

Minutes:

Proposal

 

Application under Regulation 3 for an Outline application for the erection of 30 affordable dwellings and associated works following demolition of 18 existing dwellings, with Access, Layout and Scale to be determined (as amplified by additional drainage and highways information received 11/01/2019 and amended plans received 18/03/2019).

 

Decision

 

RESOLVED that permission be GRANTED subject to conditions 1 – 21 and informatives 1 – 14 as well as additional informative 15 on the update sheet.