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Minutes of the Meeting of the Planning Committee held on Monday 13th January 2020

PRESENT: Cllr Wright (Chair), Williams, Oliver and Archer
Staff: Jo Wills

1. Apologies for absence: Cllr Ashdown, Cllr Ridgley, D/Cllr White
2. Absent without apologies: Cllr Rowton-Lee

3. Declarations of Interest: None

4. Public Question Time – No public were present

5. Minutes of the Planning Committee dated: 16th December 2019
Minutes proposed by Cllr Williams, seconded by Cllr Oliver and signed by Cllr Wright.

6. Developments
Current situations
• Bovis Homes – Nothing new to report
• A2 Dominion / NK Homes – Repairs still needed on grasscrete blocked area. Footpath concerns – overgrowth, flooding and grass cuttings dumped – Alan Brawn to report.
Play area completed but still fenced in. Salt bins in situ.
• Bloor Homes – Requested pathway extension to link with car park - decision pending.
• Bellway Homes – Nothing new to report
• Taylor Wimpey – The Carriages – Nothing new to report
• Taylor Wimpey – OKL – Their solicitor as come back to ask for conveyance plans rather than engineering drawings for the land swap and these are currently being prepared.
TW have a survey undertaken to identify all the public utilities on the site for the health and safety documentation.
• Persimmon Homes – Reserved Matters application now submitted and CPC sent objections.
• Howarth Homes – Appeal letter sent to Planning Inspector

7. Planning applications considered:
Application Ref: P19/S4105/FUL
Proposal: Retrospective planning application to retain replacement factory building as constructed with additional landscaping.
Address: Chinnor Turf and Paving Suppliers, Bartons, Springfield Gardens.
CPC Recommendation: No Objection
Protection of Bats is of high importance.

Application Ref: P19/S3006/FUL – Amended Details
Proposal: Residential development of three dwellings with associated access (as amended by drawings received on 9 December 2019 to alter the layout of the development)
Address: Land adjacent to 54 Lower Icknield Way
CPC Recommendation: Objection on amendment
The amended details do not fully cover the lack of parking – this is still a concern.
Overdevelopment of this site.
Dangerous access point onto an already heavily congested and highly developed road
Insufficient visitor parking allocation.
From the plans it appears doubtful that the access road would be suitable for refuse vehicles.

Application Ref: P19/S4564/FUL
Proposal: Erection of replacement building to create new single storey family dwelling
Address: Shaws Field Farm, Chinnor Hill
CPC Recommendation: No Objection

Application Ref: P19/S3408/FUL – Amended Details
Proposal: Variation of Condition 5 (hours of deliveries) of application P93/N0291 (Single storey shop and store extension) - to change the delivery hours (revised planning statement received 19th December 2019 to revise the proposed Sunday delivery hours to 10am to 4pm).
Address: Co-Op Chinnor
CPC Recommendation: No Objection

8. Planning Decisions: Permission Granted by SODC
Application Ref: P19/S4010/LB – Listed Building Consent
Proposal: Intruder alarms to be attached to the exterior north facing wall and also to the west facing wall facing the road.
Address: Poppy Cottage, 8 Henton

Application Ref: P19/S3202/HH
Proposal: Alterations to roof of existing rear extension; single-storey extensions to rear and flank of existing rear extension; associated works to retain raised garden areas. [Variations following the grant of Permission P18/S3149]
Address: 50 High Street

Application Ref: P19/S1634/FUL
Proposal: Erection of single storey 2-bedroom dwelling (revised access and parking layout and vehicle tracking details as shown on amended plans received 9th August 2019).
Address: 22 Oakley Lane

Application Ref: P19/S1726/LDP – Certificate of lawful use or development
Proposal: Use of dwelling as a children's home (Class C3B)
Address: 47 Oakley Lane

Application Ref: P19/S12623/LDP – Certificate of lawful use or development
Proposal: Proposed use of dwelling as a children's home (Class C3B)
Address: 49 Oakley Lane

Refusal of certificate of lawful use or development
Application Ref: P19/S1587/LDP
Proposal: Single storey rear extension to dwelling
Address: 42 Oakley Lane
9. SODC Enforcements – ongoing and being monitored
SE19/664 – Oak Hill Park, Crowell Road
Breach of condition 15 of planning permission P17/S4376/FUL (implementation of travel plan - cycle parking)
Investigation underway.

SE19/646 – The Old School House, 72 Station Road
Without planning permission, the erection of a skate ramp with a raised platform
Investigation underway.

SE19/636 – 10 Church Lane
The erection of an outbuilding not conforming to permitted development rights
Investigation underway.

SE19/608 – Hempton Cottage, Henton
Allegation is that the extension not built in accordance with approved plans P19/S1659/HH – insertion of roof lights
Investigation underway.

SE19/605 – Bloor Homes, Mill Lane
Development not in accordance with approved landscaping plans – removal of hedgerow and erection of close board fence.
Investigation underway.

SE19/573 – Land at 67 Lower Icknield Way
Breach of condition 9 of P16/S3471/FUL – road completion
Investigation underway.

SE19/493 – Land north of Mill Lane
Breach of conditions on P17/S3916 – levels.
Investigation underway, ongoing

SE19/490 – 20 Thame Road
Breach of condition 7 of P16/S2376/FUL (removal of trees shown to be retained).
Retrospective application to be submitted

SE19/374 – Public right of way
Without permission the obstruction of a public right of way contrary to approved plans for P14/S1586 & P14/S0953. (Bellway and TW)
The works are due to be completed Feb 2020.

SE19/346 - Without planning permission the material change of use of land from agriculture to a mixed use of agriculture and residential use at Rowan Farm, Henton.
Site visit completed. We are collecting further evidence to clarify the situation. Ongoing.
This investigation has broadened from the allegation made. We are working with an agent address the wider use of the property.

SE19/179 – 40 Oakley Road – breach of condition 4 of permission P16/S4117/FUL – loss of car park spaces due to bin store being built. Enforcement written to occupants 20-5-19
Application still not determined

SE19/167 – 18 Woodgreen Square – without permission the sub division of property to create a separate residential flat.
Site visit due – need internal access arranged date and time being organised.

SE19/84 – land adjoining 7 Emmington – Without planning permission the material change of use of land to storage of building materials.
Notice Served

10. SODC Appeal cases ongoing

Written representation posted on 12th December 2019
Erection of 60 dwellings with associated access at 79A Lower Icknield Way

Inquiry date 21st January in the Chinnor Community Pavilion.
APP/Q3115/C/18/3209600 and APP/Q3115/C/18/3209599
Alleged Breach: Without planning permission, the material change of use of the land from agriculture to use as a domestic garden at 67 Lower Icknield Way
Written Representation sent 30th May 2019

Inquiry date 21st January in the Chinnor Community Pavilion.
APP/Q3115/C/18/320719 and APP/Q3115/C/18/3209720
Alleged Breach: Without planning permission, the erection of a timber building and timber decking in the approximate position edged green on the plan at 67 Lower Icknield Way
Written Representation sent 30th May 2019

Cllr Wright and Cllr Williams to attend the appeal hearing on 21st January 2020.

11. Planning Matters
11.1 Email regarding CPC comments on application P19/S4391/HH was noted.
11.2 Email from Planning Officer regarding application P19/S4183/FUL was noted.
11.3 NHP Independent Examination – letter noted and agreed that the Qualifying Body for the examination of the Review Plan should proceed under the provisions of Schedule 4B
11.4 P19/S4431/N5A – for information only – subdivision of retail unit to create additional residential unit at Nicholls House, 4 Thame Road. Noted



Chairman ____________________________________ Dated______

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