Agenda and minutes

Area Planning Committee (Eastern)
Wednesday, 10th April, 2019 6.00 pm

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

Contact: Amy McNulty  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

108.

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 2019 were confirmed and signed.

109.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Cllrs Jeanette and Stewart Stennett.

110.

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.

111.

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.

112.

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.

113.

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:

There were none.

114.

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.

115.

Applications for Planning Permission pdf icon PDF 48 KB

Background Papers

 

Background papers (as defined by Section 100D(5) of the Local Government Act 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.

115.1

Item A1, WA/2019/0131 - Barn At Yard Farm Livery Stables, North Breache Lane, Ewhurst pdf icon PDF 222 KB

Proposal

 

Alterations from stables to agricultural barn (as amended by plans and documents received 18/02/2019 and 22/02/2019).

 

Recommendation

 

That, subject to conditions 1 – 3 and informative 1, permission be GRANTED.

Minutes:

Proposal

 

Alterations from stables to agricultural barn (as amended by plans and documents received 18/02/2019 and 22/02/2019).

 

Decision

 

RESOLVED that permission be GRANTED, subject to conditions 1 – 3 and additional condition 4 set out below, as well as informative 1.

 

4. Condition:

Prior to development commencing, the applicant should submit to the Planning Authority additional bat emergence surveys and associated mitigation strategy, if required, to be approved in writing. The approved development will be required to be built to include the approved mitigation measures.

 

Reason:

In order to avoid contravention of Protected Species legislation and to secure a satisfactory form of development.

 

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:

 

Mike Tappin - Objector

Lawrence Simmons - Applicant/Agent

115.2

Item A2, WA/2019/0080 - 22 Lashmere, Cranleigh GU6 8NA pdf icon PDF 207 KB

Proposal

 

Erection of an attached dwelling and associated access along with extension to existing dwelling following demolition of existing single extension and garage.

 

Recommendation

 

That, subject to conditions 1 – 12 and informative 1, permission be GRANTED.

Minutes:

Proposal

 

Erection of an attached dwelling and associated access along with extension to existing dwelling following demolition of existing single extension and garage.

 

Decision

 

RESOLVED that permission be REFUSED for the following reasons.

 

1. Reason

The proposed development is considered to be overdevelopment of the site and not in keeping with the character and appearance of the street. It would give rise to added pressure for on street parking which would impact negatively on the visual amenity of the area. It would therefore be 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.

 

2. Reason

The development would adversely impact on the amenity of adjoining occupiers contrary to Policy TD1 of the Local Plan (Part 1) 2018.

 

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:

 

Emily Joy - Objector

Cllr James Betts – Cranleigh Parish Council