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Minutes of Meeting of the Planning Committee held on Monday 13th July 2020 via Zoom

PRESENT: Cllr Wright, Ridgley, Ashdown, Oliver, Archer
Staff: Liz Folley, Jo Wills.

1. Apologies for absence: Cllr Williams

2. Declarations of Interest – None

3. Public Question Time – 1 member of the public was present to enquire about the Asset of Community Value for the three public houses in the village of Chinnor – the ACV expires in August and September. To be discussed at Amenities Committee.

4. Minutes of the Planning Committee dated: 8th June 2020
Proposed by Cllr Archer and seconded by Cllr Ridgley – all in favour.

5. Development Updates
Old Kiln Lakes: No change on land transfer and turning circle issue to date.
Grass cutting not regular at this time due to staff shortages.
OCC road adoption – ongoing.
Another welfare unit has appeared and a team doing a deep litter pick – request for TW to advise CPC next time when this is happening, has been submitted.

Bellway Development, Crowell Road: The hoggin path around the drainage pond is wet and the ground workers will raise this section.

A2 Dominion / NK Homes, Mill Lane: Signage issue continues – it was replaced and then removed again by developer!! Waiting response from developer as to way forward.
Update was given from The Clerk regarding the pending open space garden area.
The deadline given to sign the lease is not appropriate and cannot be fulfilled.

Bovis development, Lower Icknield Way: Open space / play area and pond area will be constructed in September time, all being well.

Bloor Homes, Mill Lane: Ongoing items still waiting an answer...
• No specific date for adoption available yet
• Remedial works still need to be undertaken.
• Bollards are on the remedial list.
• Soft landscape area out the front of no.7, declined putting another footpath in.
To be discussed at next Amenities Committee
• Poor state of new pathway being investigated
• Signage on the main road advising of the new community car park

Persimmon Homes, Greenwood Avenue: Waiting on SODC decision on amended plans.

6. Planning applications considered:

Application Ref: P20/S1584/HH Amended
Proposal: Proposed two-storey and single storey side and rear extensions to existing house (As per amended plans submitted 09 June 2020)
Address: 5 Wykeham Rise
CPC recommendation – No Objection 171498

Application Ref: P20/S1992/HH
Proposal: Construction of front porch extension & replacement of existing double glazed windows.
Address: 7 Orchard Way
CPC recommendation – No Objection 171499

Application Ref: P20/S2027/HH
Proposal: Construction of double garage
Address: Tall Trees, High Street
CPC recommendation – No Objection 171500

Application Ref: P20/S2206/HH
Proposal: Two storey and single storey front extension and exterior alterations
Address: Wainhill Farm Wainhill
CPC recommendation – No Objection 171501

7. Planning Approvals made by SODC
Application Ref: P20/S1378/HH Amended
Proposal: Two storey extension (As per arboriculture info submitted 20 May 2020, amended plans submitted 21 May 2020 and amended tree protection plan submitted 27 May 2020).
Address: Duck Cottage, 3 Station Road

Application Ref: P20/S1468/DIS
Proposal: Discharge of condition 4 (materials) and 9 (landscaping) on planning application P19/S1634/FUL. Erection of single storey 2-bedroom dwelling
Address: 22 Oakley Lane

Application Ref: P20/S1472/DIS Amendments
Proposal: Discharge of Conditions 3 - tree protection plan of Planning Permission P19/S3202/HH.(as amended by drawing received 3 June 2020). (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).
Address: 5 High Street

Application Ref: P20/S1607/FUL
Proposal: Erection of a wooden store
Address: 38 Station Road

Application Ref: P20/S1351/HH
Proposal: Single storey rear extension.
Address: 65 Hedgerley

Application Ref: P20/S1526/HH
Proposal: Removal of sectional concrete garage and lean to rear canopy. Construction of new rear single storey extension and replacement of conservatory roof with new tiled pitched roof.
Address: 20 Wykeham Rise

Application Ref: P20/S1237/FUL
Proposal: Demolition of garage. Erection of chalet bungalow and formation of parking area.
Address: 29 The Avenue

Application Ref: P20/S1213/HH
Proposal: Single storey front extension, garage conversion, 2 storey rear extension and side extension.
Address: 12 Rannal Drive

Application Ref: P20/S1616/HH
Proposal: Proposed single storey rear extension to existing annexe
Address: Millweye House, Henton

Application Ref: P20/S1522/HH
Proposal: Two storey rear extension
Address: 3 Middle Farm Close

Other SODC decisions
Application Ref: P19/S4431/N5A
Proposal: Existing mixed use building / site comprises 2 retail and 9 residential units. Proposal to sub-divide 1x retail unit to create 1x additional 1 bed residential unit. Proposed building would comprise a mixed use building / site comprised of 2 retail and 10 residential units. (As per amended plans and supporting information submitted 20 February 2020)
Address: Nicholls House, 4 Thame Road
Decision: The Council hereby determine for the development proposed under the above application, that:  Prior Approval is required, as further information was required, requested and submitted in order to properly asses contamination risks on the site and the transport and highways impacts of the development;  Contamination risk and highways impacts were suitably addressed by the submitted information  Prior Approval is granted based on the approved plan 19-957 01B Important Notes This decision relates solely to the change of use of part of the building shown on the approved plans and is permitted under Schedule 2, Part 3, Class M of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (as amended) and does not permit any associated building operations, that would result in material changes to the external appearance of the building, or the construction of any hard-surfaced areas within the curtilage of the building.

8. Appeal Cases – Update on recent decisions and compliance dates
Retrospective permission for a fence along the boundary of Kiln Avenue.
P19/S1186/FUL. Written representations sent 12th February 2020
Appeal Dismissed by the Independent Inspector on 24th March 2020
Compliance date: There is currently no compliance date as an enforcement notice has not yet been issued following the decision to dismiss the appeal against the refusal of planning application P19/S1186/FUL

The breach of planning control as alleged in the notice is without planning permission, the erection of a timber building and timber decking in the approximate position edged green on the plan.
Rear of Sarsville, 67 Lower Icknield Way
Appeal decision made on 5th February 2020 - The appeals are dismissed and both enforcement notices upheld.
Compliance date: The enforcement notices are due to be complied with on 5 August 2020 (i.e. 6 months following the date of the appeal decision).

9. Correspondence was noted
9.1 Erection of 1 residential dwelling named Davidos Boundary, 36 Estover Way
9.2 Erection of 2 residential dwellings named 1 and 2 Manor Farm Way, Henton.

10. Traffic and Roads
10.1 Lower Road – scaffolding on property – traffic lights will be up for 10 weeks if felt necessary by OCC – at present signage on all roads leading to narrow part is felt sufficient by OCC. Update to be given from Highways Officer.
10.2 Oakley Road – 4-way traffic lights on Oakley Road roundabout area for approx.2 weeks from 13th July 2020.
10.3 Station Road – From Crown pub down to Lower Road - 24-hour closure from 4th August for up to 7 weeks for gas repair works – OCC and TVP aware of required parking restrictions for High Street and Church Road during this closure. The Clerk to report on recent meeting with the contractor to agree parking restrictions.
10.4 Hill Road closed 10-12 August – for Thames Water
10.5 OCC plan the following lining works but no dates yet supplied:
• Refurb Zebra Crossing on Church Road - Pedestrian access to Shops and Church
• Refurb Cycle Lanes on Estover Way - Estover Way
• Refurb Zebra Crossing By School (School Keep Clear and Junction Marks) Station Road
• Refurb Pedestrian Crossing by and to Co-op (on shared use Cycleway) Oakley Road

11. Enforcement cases
SE19/664 – Oak Hill Park, Crowell Road
Breach of condition 15 of planning permission P17/S4376/FUL (implementation of travel plan - cycle parking).
Ongoing: Bellway Homes have ordered the necessary cycle stores. A planning application seeking to revise the location of the stores within each garden is expected. Due to the national emergency work on site has ceased.

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

SE19/573 – Land at 67 Lower Icknield Way
Breach of condition 9 of P16/S3471/FUL – road completion
Ongoing, planning application for land at the rear has now been submitted. Paul Lucas is the determining officer.

SE19/486 – 24 Ravensmead – Lost at Appeal Ref: APP/Q3115/D/19/3228355

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)
Ongoing. Waiting for the Parish Council to confirm the status??

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

SE19/84 – land adjoining 7 Emmington – Without planning permission the material change of use of land to storage of building materials.
Planning application received. P20/S0534/FUL Victoria Clarke is the determining officer

SE17/35 - Hill House, Chinnor Hill - fence erected along the boundary
The planning enforcement case was closed in June 2018. it is not considered expedient to pursue a reduction in height of the supporting posts.

SE20/33 – Land to rear of 20 Church Road
Without planning permission, the material change of use of land from parking to a mixed use of parking and storage.
Investigation underway.

SE20/25 – Henton Lodge Farm, Henton
Without planning permission, the siting of outbuildings for residential and business purposes.
Investigation underway.

SE20/24 – 29 Greenwood Meadow
Without planning permission, the material change of use of land from residential to a mixed use of residential and car repairs/scrap merchant.
Investigation underway.

OCC Enforcement EN.0011/17
Mound of spoil and rubble at land rear of Lower Icknield Way
Site visit was on 20 March 2020 – awaiting now to hear of actions as resident has failed to respond to letters.

CHAIRMAN ____________________________________________ Dated ___________

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