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PRESENT: Cllr Wright, Williams, Haywood, Higgs

Staff: Jo Wills

Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on Monday 19th November 2018


Apologies for absence: Cllr Ashdown, Cllr Rowton-Lee, D/Cllr White

Co-option of temporary committee members to be agreed: None


Declarations of Interest – None


Public Question Time – 4 member of the public were present.


Developments - Current situations

Bovis Homes – Agreed to install 2 salt bins on site. View play area plans (for info only)

A2 Dominion – Agreed to install 4 salt bins on site. Height of dwelling question sent to enforcement from member of public. Traffic chaos with recent lights – Cllr Williams and Cllr Ashdown met OCC on site. Footpath works continues – lots of shrubs / trees removed.

Bloor Homes – New road layout due to be rescheduled Jan / Feb 2019

Bellway Homes – New pavement works continue. Resident concerned that dropped kerb has been omitted and new lamp post within 12" of original lamp post

Taylor Wimpey – Play area now open for all to enjoy

Claremont House - No update on selling to date

Dimbles Gate – New occupants moved / moving in – 1 remaining to sell


Please see two master lists for information:

Occupied dwellings as at 26-10-18

Master planning list as at 13-11-18



Planning applications considered:

Application Ref: P18/S3046/FUL Amended Details

Proposal: Demolition of the existing garage and the erection of a pair of single storey two-bedroom semi-detached dwellings with access, parking and amenity space.

Address: 46 Elderdene

Recommendation: Objection

Not infill so not in the Chinnor Neighbourhood Plan. Poor design, Overdevelopment, Materials not in-keeping. The development is outside the village envelope and is surrounded by agricultural land. Fully support OCC concerns


Application Ref: P18/S3395/HH

Proposal: Erection of single storey rear extension and first floor extension above existing garage.

Address: 8 Druids Walk

Recommendation: No Objection


Application Ref: P18/S3375/HH

Proposal: Single storey side and rear extension. Garage conversion. Alterations

Address: 6 Leyburne Gardens

Recommendation: No Objection

Support OCC concerns


Application Ref: P18/S3441/HH

Proposal: Proposed building of a garden store to the rear of the property

Address: 9 Church Lane

Recommendation: No Objection


Application Ref: P18/S3564/HH

Proposal: Erection of two storey front extension and external alterations at the side and rear

Address: 30 Thame Road

Recommendation: No Objection


Application Ref: P18/S2851/FUL Amended Details

Proposal: Change of use of existing barn and modifications to create a dwelling (structural survey and visibility splay plan dated 30-10-18)

Address: Doves, Sprigs Holly Lane

Recommendation: No Objection

Concerns over more loss of an agricultural facility. Access could be improved.

The potential impact on the AONB needs to be fully investigated.


Application Ref: P18/S3201/HH Retrospective

Proposal: Retrospective application for the erection of 1.8 meter timber close board fences and gates to the front and rear of the dwelling.

Address: 24 Ravensmead

Recommendation: Objection

Un-neighbourly and unsightly. Concerns over obstructed man hole cover.

Concerns over fencing blocking a pedestrian access to neighbouring properties.

The front areas of all the houses in Ravensmead are supposed to be open plan.


Application Ref: P18/S3711/HH

Proposal: Proposed lean-to roof over garage and porch to front, replacing felt flat roof. Replace current rear patio doors with a new white PVC-U window including brick infill panel below. Address: 22 Hedgerley

Recommendation: No Objection


Application Ref: P18/S3770/HH

Proposal: Replacement of existing outbuilding with addition of side extension forming new sun-room.

Address: High Acres, Hill Top Lane

Recommendation: No Objection


Certificate of Lawful Development was noted

Application Ref: P18/S3658/LDP

Proposal: Convert rear section of integral garage to enlarge living room accommodation / form cloakroom.

Address: 32 Middle Way



7. Planning Permission Granted by SODC

Application Ref: P18/S2618/FUL

Proposal: Two temporary dwellings in the form of mobiles homes on site at Manor Farm Barns, Emmington. The buildings are being used to house builders and security staff undertaking the building works on site under planning P06/E0525/LB

Address: Conker Corner, Emmington


Application Ref: P18/S2042/HH Amended Details

Proposal: Single storey side extension (as amended by drawings received 28 June 2018). Now going back to original drawings.

Address: 7 Chiltern View


Application Ref: P18/S2850/HH

Proposal: Proposed single storey rear extension and single storey front porch extension, with fenestration alterations to the side elevation

Address: 3 Elm Drive


Application Ref: P18/S2934/A

Proposal: 1 x 1 fascia sign; 6 x stand alone signs; 4 x hoarding signs

Address: Land north of Icknield Way


Application Ref: P18/S2986/HH

Proposal: Single storey side and rear extensions

Address: 32 Rectory Meadow


Application Ref: P18/S1898/HH Amended Details

Proposal: Erection of part two storey, part single storey side and rear extension, incorporating attached garage and front porch (single storey rear extension repositioned 10th September 2018).

Address: 22 Oakley Lane


Application Ref: P18/S3294/HH

Proposal: Demolition of part of existing garage roof and rear single storey extension and replacement with p[atrial garage conversion with increased roof height and new single storey rear extension plus various external elevation alterations.

Address: 44 Oakley Lane



9. Appeal decision and current appeal details

9.1 Appeal Hearings for Cala Management Ltd for erection of 54 dwellings at land off Crowell Road and also Persimmon Homes for demolition of two dwellings (17-19 Greenwood Ave) and erection of up to 140 dwellings at land south of Greenwood Avenue.

Appeal concluded – now waiting for Inspectors decision which is due on or before 22-1-19

9.2 APP/Q3115/W/18/3201940 – land south east of Doveleat – erection of up to 51 dwellings

Appeal withdrawn by applicant.



10. Planning Matters

10.1 Letter from Garsington resident regarding Oxfordshire growth and concerns was noted.

10.2 Email regarding proposed S106 funded bus service and timetable for first consideration was discussed – a response letter with a request for a more regular service during the week along with convenient buses for changes at Princes Risborough to be suggested.

10.3 Chinnor Allotment Society – proposed to replace allotment shed with similar, same footprint. Noted.

10.4 Road works planned for the Parish:

1. 2 way traffic lights on Crowell Road (outside Bellway development) new pavement and road improvements have already begun and will continue until 7th December

2. Notice of traffic lights Mill Lane / Estover Way - 3 way 24 hour temporary traffic signals from 12/11 to 05/12 to install new footpaths outside NK Homes development and to install riser main.

3. Station Road / Hill Road– Bridge - Bridge being removed and a new bridge installed on 12th December (revised date) – Road Closed to vehicles on this day and possibly 13/12 (pedestrian access only)

4. 2 way off peak temporary traffic signals on 12/12 to 13/12 on Chinnor Hill. For hedge cutting works.




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