Agenda, decisions and minutes

WESTERN Planning - Wednesday, 30th March, 2022 6.00 pm

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

Contact: Kimberly Soane  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

301.

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 Wednesday 23 March 2022

 

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Cllrs Peter Isherwood, Kika Mirylees, Michaela Martin, Brian Edmonds and Roger Blishen.

 

Cllrs Stephen Mulliner and Jerry Hyman attended as substitutes.

 

302.

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.

Minutes:

There were no declarations submitted for this meeting.

303.

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.

 

Submission of questions must be received by Wednesday 23 March 2022

 

 

 

Minutes:

There were no questions submitted for this meeting.

304.

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 Wednesday 23 March 2022

 

 

 

Minutes:

There were no questions submitted for this meeting.

 

305.

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:

Ther ewere no updates to Governamen tLegistlation or Guidance relevent to items in this agenda.

306.

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.

 

307.

APPLICATIONS SUBJECT TO PUBLIC SPEAKING

308.

A1 - WA/2021/03034 - Land Coords 486634 143311 The Reeds, Tilford, Farnham pdf icon PDF 216 KB

Outline application with all matters reserved for the erection of an agricultural managers dwelling.

 

Recommendation

 

Recommendation: That subject to the completion of a S106 agreement to ensure the agricultural tie in perpetuity and subject to conditions 1-4 and informative, permission be GRANTED.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Outline application with all matters reserved for the erection of an agricultural managers dwelling.

 

Decision

 

Permission REFUSED for the following reasons:

 

a)    The proposed dwelling would be inappropriate green belt development which by definition is harmful to openness and of no specific rural circumstances are found to exist to outweigh this harm. The proposal is therefore contrary to Policy RA2 of the Local Plan and the NPPF 2021.

 

b)    A dwelling  in this location is considered to harmfully detract from the landscape character of the AONB and AGLV. The proposed development is therefore contrary to RA3 of the Local Plan and Para 176  of the NPPF and the Surrey Hills AONB Management plan Policies P1, P2 and P3.

 

 

 

 

Minutes:

Outline application with all matters reserved for the erection of an agricultural managers dwelling.

 

Public Speaking

 

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

 

Giles Eyre – Object

 

William Mathias – Support

 

Nigel Morland  - Parish Council

 

Cllr Julia Potts – Ward Councillor

 

Councillor Mulliner proposed to Defer the item to allow for a site visit to be carried out on the site as he felt the exceptional circumstances were not met and there was no need for on-site habitation. Councillor Jerry Hyman seconded the proposal.

 

The Committee voted 2 in favour, 10 against and none abstained. Therefore the proposal to defer was lost.

 

The Committee considered the application.

 

The Committee voted 4 in favour, 6 against and two abstained. There for the officer proposal to grant was lost.

 

Cllr Mulliner proposed to refuse the permission on grounds of the harm to the AONB and this was seconded by Cllr Jerry Hyman.

 

The Committee voted 7 in favour, 0 against and 5 abstained.

 

Decision

 

Permission REFUSED for the following reasons:

 

a)    The proposed dwelling would be inappropriate green belt development which by definition is harmful to openness and of no specific rural circumstances are found to exist to outweigh this harm. The proposal is therefore contrary to Policy RA2 of the Local Plan and the NPPF 2021.

 

b)    A dwelling  in this location is considered to harmfully detract from the landscape character of the AONB and AGLV. The proposed development is therefore contrary to RA3 of the Local Plan and Para 176  of the NPPF and the Surrey Hills AONB Management plan Policies P1, P2 and P3.

 

 

 

 

309.

A2 - WA/2022/00498 - Land at Andrews of Hindhead Ltd, Andrews, Portsmouth Road, Hindhead pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Erection of a 74-bed care home (Use Class C2) with associated car parking, landscaping and vehicular access following demolition of existing buildings and structures (revision of WA/2021/01365)

 

Recommendation

 

That, subject to conditions 1-29 and informatives 1-14, permission be GRANTED

Additional documents:

Decision:

Erection of a 74-bed care home (Use Class C2) with associated car parking, landscaping and vehicular access following demolition of existing buildings and structures (revision of WA/2021/01365)

 

Decision

 

Permission GRANTED, subject to conditions 1-29 and informatives 1-14,

 

Minutes:

Erection of a 74-bed care home (Use Class C2) with associated car parking, landscaping and vehicular access following demolition of existing buildings and structures (revision of WA/2021/01365)

 

Public Speaking

 

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

 

Dr Edward Bell – Object

 

Douglas Bond – Support

 

The Committee considered the application.

 

The Committee voted 10 in favour, 0 against and 1 abstained. (Cllr D Hunt had left the meeting during the presentation and was therefore unable to vote)

 

Decision

 

Permission GRANTED, subject to conditions 1-29 and informatives 1-14,

 

310.

A3 - WA/2021/01238 - Land at Deerwood, Woolmer Hill Road, Haslemere pdf icon PDF 651 KB

Erection of 3 dwellings with associated car parking and landscaping following demolition of existing outbuildings (as amended by plans received 08/12/2021)

 

Recommendation

 

That, subject to conditions 1-11 and Informative 1-2, permission be GRANTED

Decision:

Erection of 3 dwellings with associated car parking and landscaping following demolition of existing outbuildings (as amended by plans received 08/12/2021)

 

Decision

 

Permission GRANTED, subject to conditions 1-11 and Informative 1-2, plus a additional Transport Management Plan condition.

 

Minutes:

Erection of 3 dwellings with associated car parking and landscaping following demolition of existing outbuildings (as amended by plans received 08/12/2021)

 

Public Speaking

 

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

 

Mark Ogden – Object

 

Andrew Bandosz – Support

 

The Committee considered the application.

 

The Committee voted 11 in favour, 1 against and 0 abstained.

 

Decision

 

Permission GRANTED, subject to conditions 1-11 and Informative 1-2, plus a additional Transport Management Plan condition.

 

311.

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

Minutes:

There were no items to discuss in exempt session so the Chairman closed the meeting.