Agenda and decisions

WESTERN Planning - Tuesday, 15th June, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, The Burys, Godalming. View directions

Contact: Kimberly Soane  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTES

To receive any apologies for absence and substitutes.

 

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 5pm Monday 7th June 2021.

 

2.

MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING

To approve the Minutes of the meeting held on 18 May 2021, and published on the Councils Website, as correct record of the meeting.

3.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

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.

4.

QUESTIONS BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC pdf icon PDF 185 KB

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

 

Submission of questions must be received by 5pm Monday 7th June 2021.

 

5.

QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS

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

 

Submission of questions must be received by 5pm Monday 7th June 2021.

6.

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.

 

7.

APPLICATIONS FOR PLANNING PERMISSION

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.

 

8.

APPLICATIONS SUBJECT TO PUBLIC SPEAKING

8.1

A1 - WA/2020/0558 - Land at The Old Mission Hall, Hookstile Lane, Farnham GU9 8LG pdf icon PDF 724 KB

Proposal

 

Outline application with all matters reserved for erection of 24 apartments with underground parking following demolition of existing bungalow The Old Mission Hall (revision of WA/2018/1879) (as amplified by Transport Assessment, Travel Plan, updated ecology report, and amendment to proposed housing to include 7 of the 24 dwellings as affordable units)

 

Recommendation A

 

That, subject to the completion of an appropriate legal agreement by the 27/10/2021 to secure the provision of on site affordable housing, an off site affordable housing contribution and financial contributions towards the ongoing maintenance and enhancement of Farnham Park; and subject to conditions 1-25 and informatives 1-6, that outline planning permission be GRANTED

 

Recommendation B

 

That, in the event that the requirements of recommendation A are not met, that permission be REFUSED

 

 

Decision:

Proposal

 

Outline application with all matters reserved for erection of 24 apartments with underground parking following demolition of existing bungalow The Old Mission Hall (revision of WA/2018/1879) (as amplified by Transport Assessment, Travel Plan, updated ecology report, and amendment to proposed housing to include 7 of the 24 dwellings as affordable units)

 

Decision

 

Permission REFUSED for reasons relating to:

 

1.    Visibility splays (highway safety)

2.    Detrimental impact on use of shared surface area for pedestrians and cyclists (highway safety)

3.    Use of narrow access by pedestrians, cyclists and cars (not demonstrated to be safe in highway safety terms)

4.    Adverse impacts on neighbouring dwellings due to quantum and bulk

5.    Standard of accommodation for future occupants having regard to light, outlook and amenity space

6.    Out of keeping with character of area due to quantum of development

7.    Effect on Thames Basin Heaths SPA (lack of legal agreement)

8.    Failure to secure affordable housing (lack of legal agreement)

9.    Insufficient provision for play

10.  Loss of employment  

 

The full reasons are to be agreed in writing with the chairman and local ward members.

 

9.

APPLICATIONS NOT SUBJECT TO PUBLIC SPEAKING

9.1

B1 - WA/2021/0220 - Land at Aberdare, Ballsdown, Chiddingfold, GU8 4XJ pdf icon PDF 522 KB

Proposal

 

Erection of extensions; demolition of existing garage; alterations to roofline and elevations at Aberdare, Ballsdown, Chiddingfold, GU8 4XJ (as amended by plans received 25/05/2021).

 

Recommendation

 

That, subject to conditions 1-3 and informative, the decision for the application for permission be GRANTED

Decision:

Proposal

 

Erection of extensions; demolition of existing garage; alterations to roofline and elevations at Aberdare, Ballsdown, Chiddingfold, GU8 4XJ (as amended by plans received 25/05/2021).

 

Decision

 

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

9.2

B2 - WA/2021/0114 - Land at Broomfields Coach House, West End Lane, Frensham GU10 3EP pdf icon PDF 511 KB

Proposal

 

Erection of extension and alterations to elevations and fenestration.

 

Recommendation

 

That, subject to conditions 1-2 and informative, permission be GRANTED

Decision:

Proposal

 

Erection of extension and alterations to elevations and fenestration.

 

Decision

 

That, permission be GRANTED, subject to conditions 1-2 and informative.

 

10.

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

To consider the following recommendation on the motion of the Chairman:

           

Recommendation

           

That, pursuant to Procedure Rule 20 and in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the public were present during the item, there would be disclosure to them of exempt information (as defined by Section 100I of the Act) of the description specified at the meeting in the revised Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972