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Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held on 16th October 2017

PRESENT: Cllrs Wright, Williams, Rowton-Lee, Haywood, Ashdown, Higgs and Bird

Staff: Liz Folley



Co-option of temporary Planning Committee members to be agreed: N/A

Councillors Declaration of Pecuniary Interest & Dispensations:


Public Question time: 15 minutes available for comments / questions


Planning applications to be considered:

Application Ref: P17/S3346/HH

Proposal: Single storey rear extension

Address: 61a Oakley Road

CPC Recommendation: Objection Un-neighbourly, Over Development and loss of light


Application Ref: P17/S3233/FUL

Proposal: Removal of condition 6 of planning permission P16/S2749/O, in order to retain the existing bungalow for incidental purposes: Demolition of existing 2 bed dwelling and various other buildings and replace with a new 4 bed 2 storey dwelling.

Address: Venus Wood Barn, The Croft, Chinnor Hill

CPC Recommendation: No Strong Views – original planning condition should be respected.


Application Ref: P17/S3039/HH Amended Details

Proposal: Proposed dropped kerb and cross-over of public footpath. (As per parking plan and visibility splays submitted 2 October 2017)

Address: Farm Cottage, Oakley Road

CPC Recommendation: Objection support the OCC Highways Liaison Officer


Application Ref: P17/S3486/HH

Proposal: Erection of pitched roof over existing single storey flat roof section to rear

Address: 1 Lower Icknield Way

CPC Recommendation: Approval

For information only - Permitted Development Rights


Application Ref: P17/S3539/PDH

Proposal: Erection of a vaulted, single storey extension to the rear

Address: 55 Glynswood


6.2 Planning Approval decisions made by SODC:

Application Ref: P17/S3092/FUL

Proposal: Replace existing building with a portal steel framed building for agricultural storage purposes.

Address: 9, The Green, Henton


Application Ref: P17/S2953/HH

Proposal: Erection of single storey front extension.

Address: 7 Fox Cover


Application Ref: P17/S2394/A Advertisement Consent Amended Details

Proposal: Amended Details - Proposed signboards, 6m flagpoles and spotlights (as amended plans dated 6-9-17)

Address: Land south of Crowell Road


Application Ref: P17/S2424/A Advertisement Consent

Proposal: V board sign advertising future residential development on land.

Address: Land north of Lower Icknield Way


Application Ref: P17/S2796/HH

Proposal: Erection of single storey outbuilding to form garden machinery store

Address: Henton Manor, New Close Farm Road, Henton


Application Ref: P17/S2599/HH

Proposal: Erection of a porch

Address: Lower Wainhill Farmhouse, Wainhill


Application Ref: P17/S2231/FUL

Proposal: Variation of condition 14 (pedestrian and cycle route) of permission P14/S1586/O

Address: Land east of Crowell Road, Chinnor


Application Ref: P17/S0791/FUL

Proposal: Conversion of retail unit into 2 no. one bed flats

Address: 51 High Street


Application Ref: P17/S2913/FUL

Proposal: Demolition of two barns, conversion of traditional timber framed cowshed with extension to from 3 bed dwelling and erection of garages and access over permissive way. New roof and timber cladding together with bin store to existing pump house and realignment of permissive way.

Address: The Stone House, New Close Farm Road, Henton


Application Ref: P17/S2688/HH

Proposal: Erection of conservatory to the rear elevation of the existing dwelling

Address: 5 Church Lane


Application Ref: P17/S2856/HH

Proposal: Demolition of existing structure and erection of two-bay detached garage

Address: Trackways, Chinnor Hill


Application Ref: P17/S2495/HH

Proposal: Retrospective application for the erection of a timber garden shed on a concrete base to the rear of the existing double garage.

Address: 7 Hernes Oak


6.3 Planning Refusal decision made by SODC:

Application Ref: P16/S4079/O

Proposal: Erection of seven detached and semi detached two storey dwellings together with access, parking and amenity space (as amended)

Address: Land rear of 59-63 Lower Icknield Way


Application Ref: P17/S1587/O

Proposal: Development of 79a – 83 (and land to rear) to provide up to 60 dwellings, with associated open space, landscaping, access and footpath.

Address: 79a Lower Icknield Way


6.4 The Planning Inspectorate – Notification of Appeal Hearing Date

Application Ref: P16/S3184/FUL

Appeal Ref: APP/Q3115/W/17/3179647

Proposal: Proposed erection of 14 dwellings, with widening of existing access to Lower Icknield Way and landscaping (as amended)

Address: The Barn House, 46 Lower Icknield Way

Appeal Hearing: 15th November 2017 – 10am – Cllrs Wright, Haywood & Ashdown to attend. SODC will be hosting a pre meeting to go through procedure and format.


6.5 Planning Matters

6.5.1 Report from Cllr Ashdown and Rowton-Lee following attendance of SODC Local Plan briefing meeting. Cllr Ashdown to prepare a report regarding the need for better communication with neighbouring district councils. Cllr Rowton-Lee to prepare a report with regard to the lack of commercial planning and inadequate planning for the future needs.

6.5.2 To confirm meeting with Diocese regarding land development – 30th October, Council Chamber, 7pm

6.5.3 Conversion of existing Tabernacle to create 1 new dwelling to be named – Bridleway Barn, Sprigs Holly

6.5.4 Tree Preservation Order – 17S29 – southern corner of field located due south west of 1 Oakley Lane


7 Chinnor Neighbourhood Plan

7.1 To discuss and agree formal review process for Chinnor Neighbourhood Plan – it was agreed that a meeting be set up with the SODC officer as soon as possible in order that an informed decision can be taken.


8. Clerks Report A problem with a parked caravan has been reported to SODC enforcement who have responded stating they cannot take any action as it is a Civil matter and suggested that the residents contact CAB for further help and advice.


9. Members Questions None



CHAIRMAN _________________________________________________ Dated ___________________

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