Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

EASTERN Planning - Wednesday, 10th November, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber

Contact: Georgina Hall  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

77.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS

To receive any apologies for absence and substitutions.

 

Where a Member of the Committee is unable to attend a substitute Member may attend, speak and vote in their place at that meeting.

 

Members are advised that in order for a substitute to be arranged a Member must give four (4) clear working days notice of their apologies.

 

For this meeting the latest date apologies can be given for a substitute to be arranged is Wednesday 3 November 2021.

 

Minutes:

There were no apologies or substitutions.

78.

MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING

To agree the minutes of the meeting held on 13 October 2021, which are published on the Council’s website.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 13 October 2021, published on the Council’s website, were agreed to be an accurate record.

79.

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:

Councillor Gale declared a non-pecuniary interest in item WA/2019/1095 because she was a parish Councillor in Milford at the time the application was first discussed.

 

Councillor Baker declared a non-pecuniary interest in item WA/2019/1095 because she had spoken to Milford Parish Council regarding the application.

80.

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 submission of questions is 5pm on Wednesday 3 November 2021.

 

Minutes:

There were no questions.

81.

QUESTIONS BY MEMBERS

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

 

The deadline for submission of questions is 5pm on Wednesday 3 November 2021.

Minutes:

There were no questions.

82.

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:

The Head of Planning and Economic Development stated that the Council’s Five Year Housing Land Supply Position Statement had been published on 3 November 2021 with a base date of April 2021.  The Council had a 5.2 year supply.  The Service were projecting 160 homes to be delivered on the land opposite Milford Golf Course within the five year period.  The Head of Planning and Economic Development also stated that there had been a new Environment Act relating to plans and policies for improving the natural environment.

83.

APPLICATIONS FOR PLANNING PERMISSION

Requests for site visits should be submitted within five working days after the publication of the agenda.  Site visits will be held on the Friday prior to the meeting at 10am or 2pm.

 

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.

 

84.

CONFIRMATION OF TREE PRESERVATION ORDER (NO 05/2021) - MIXED WOODLAND AT RYDE WOOD, HORSHAM ROAD, CRANLEIGH, LAND COORDINATES 508364 137830 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To consider the objection to the making of a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) 05/2021 and to determine whether the Order should be confirmed with or without modification.  The report has no direct resource implications. There are environmental benefits in retaining the tree which merits special protection.

 

Recommendation

 

It is recommended that the Tree Preservation Order 05/2021 applying to an trees on land at Ryde Wood, Horsham Rd, Cranleigh, land Coordinates 508364 137830 be confirmed without modification.

 

Decision:

This item was WITHDRAWN from the agenda because a technicality in terms of the process of serving the original TPO had come to light.

Minutes:

This item was WITHDRAWN from the agenda because a technicality in terms of the process of serving the original TPO had come to light.

85.

CONFIRMATION OF TREE PRESERVATION ORDER (NO 06/2021) - CEDAR AT THE WHITE HOUSE, 27 CHURCH ROAD, MILFORD, GU8 5JB pdf icon PDF 3 MB

To consider the objection to the making of a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) 06/2021 and to determine whether the Order should be made with or without modification.  The report has no direct resource implications. There are environmental benefits in retaining the tree which merits special protection.

 

Recommendation

 

It is recommended that the Tree Preservation Order 06/2021 applying to an trees on land at Cedar at The White House, 27 Church Road, Milford, GU8 5JB be confirmed with the modification of the species name from Atlantic Cedar changed to Cedar.

 

 

Decision:

TPO 06/2021 was CONFIRMED.

Minutes:

Proposal

 

That the Tree Preservation Order 06/2021 applying to an trees on land at Cedar at The White House, 27 Church Road, Milford, GU8 5JB be confirmed with the modification of the species name from Atlantic Cedar changed to Cedar.

 

The Committee considered the proposal and voted 14 for with 1 abstention.

 

Decision

 

TPO 06/2021 was CONFIRMED by a vote of 14 for and 1 abstention.

86.

APPLICATIONS SUBJECT TO PUBLIC SPEAKING

87.

A1 - WA/2019/1095 LAND OPPOSITE MILFORD GOLF CLUB, STATION LANE, MILFORD pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Proposal

 

Approval of reserved matters, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale following outline permission granted under WA/2018/1815 for the erection of 190 dwellings (including 57 affordable) with provision of SANG (amended description) (as amended by plans and documents received 24/05/2021, 04/08/2021, 10/08/2021, 25/08/2021, 06/10/2021 and 07/10/2021).

 

Recommendation

 

That the reserved matters of layout, scale, appearance and landscaping be APPROVED, subject to conditions 1-11 and informatives 1-14.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Permission was GRANTED.  There was an update to condition 1 to allow for a revised landscaping plan and additional condition 12 securing agreement of details of crown lifting along the southern boundary, as set out in the update sheet.  Plus further conditions relating to:

 

·         Additional details of the landscaping proposed to the southern boundary to be submitted and approved.  This shall contain additional planting.  

 

·         Details of the construction of the road along the southern part of the site, which shall be designed in a way that allows for the additional planting on the southern landscaped verge.

 

·         Submission and approval of a Construction Transport Management Plan.

 

·         Standard condition relating to Electric Vehicle Charging Points

 

A further informative was added to encourage the developer to set up and maintain a community liaison group.

 

Minutes:

Proposal

 

Approval of reserved matters, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale following outline permission granted under WA/2018/1815 for the erection of 190 dwellings (including 57 affordable) with provision of SANG (amended description) (as amended by plans and documents received 24/05/2021, 04/08/2021, 10/08/2021, 25/08/2021, 06/10/2021 and 07/10/2021).

 

The report was considered by the Committee.

 

Public Speaking

 

In accordance with the Council’s public speaking scheme, the following made representations which were duly considered. 

 

Tim House – objector

Gary Worsfold – in support

Gillian McCalden – Witley Parish Council

Paul Follows – Councillor

 

The Committee considered the proposal and voted 11 for, two against and two abstentions.

 

Decision

 

Permission was GRANTED, there was an update to condition 1 to allow for a revised landscaping plan and additional condition 12 securing agreement of details of crown lifting along the southern boundary, as set out in the update sheet.  Plus further conditions relating to:

 

·         Additional details of the landscaping proposed to the southern boundary to be submitted and approved.  This shall contain additional planting. 

 

·         Details of the construction of the road along the southern part of the site, which shall be designed in a way that allows for the additional planting on the southern landscaped verge.

 

·         Submission and approval of a Construction Transport Management Plan.

 

·         Standard condition relating to Electric Vehicle Charging Points

 

A further informative was added to encourage the developer to set up and maintain a community liaison group.

 

 

88.

APPLICATIONS NOT SUBJECT TO PUBLIC SPEAKING

89.

B1 - WA/2020/1186 - LAND AT COORDINATES 501600 137180 HIGH LOXLEY ROAD, LOXHILL pdf icon PDF 394 KB

Proposal

 

Use of land for temporary stationing of a mobile home with associated parking and amenity space for use by an agricultural worker.

 

Recommendation

 

That permission be GRANTED subject to conditions 1-5 and informatives 1-5.

Decision:

Permission was REFUSED because of the unacceptable impact on the countryside and Area of Great Landscape Value. 

Minutes:

Proposal

 

Use of land for temporary stationing of a mobile home with associated parking and amenity space for use by an agricultural worker.

 

The report was considered by the Committee.

 

The proposal was lost by 7 for and 8 against. 

 

An alternative recommendation to refuse the item was proposed by Councillor Gray and seconded by Councillor Deanus.  It was carried by 8 for and 7 against.

 

Permission was REFUSED because of the unacceptable impact on the countryside and Area of Great Landscape Value.