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PRESENT: Cllr Wright, Williams, Rowton-Lee, Haywood, Ashdown, Higgs

Also present: D/Cllr Ian White

Staff: Jo Wills

Minutes of a Meeting of the Planning Committee held in the PARISH CHAMBER, COMMUNITY PAVILION, STATION ROAD, CHINNOR on Monday 20th August 2018

Apologies for absence: None

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

Declarations of Interest: None


Public Question Time: 1 member of the public was present to express concerns over P18/S1898/HH and detailed the neighbours objections on this application.



Current situations

Bovis Homes – Cllr Higgs and Cllr Rowton-Lee reported on site visits.

A2 Dominion – Cllr Ashdown and Cllr Williams reported on site visits.

Bloor Homes – Discharge of conditions P18/S2413/DIS and timeline to review

Bellway Homes – Traffic lights until mid September for gas works and pavement works.

Taylor Wimpey – Development progressing well and play area looks great.


Planning applications considered:

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 (depth of two storey rear extension corrected on north west elevation and 45-degree line from no. 22 as show on amended plan)

Address: 22 Oakley Lane

Recommendation: Objection

The design of the building is over bearing to 24 Oakley Lane

The amount of extension on the existing building is considered to be over development

The nearness of extension to number 24 is considered un-neighbourly and will lead to a loss of light and over shadowing.


Application Ref: P18/S2275/FUL

Proposal: Modifications to the approved agricultural barn including a reduction in height, repositioning and retrospective permission for access track.

Address: Land associated with Bridleway Barn, Spriggs Alley

Recommendation: Objection

Given the intricate and complicated history on this site there is insufficient clarity with this application to make an informed decision. When all of the other matters on this site have been clarified this application could be reconsidered.


Application Ref: P18/S2143/HH

Proposal: HH application for full width rear extension at ground floor and half width extension at first floor with associated roof and fenestration alterations. Demolition of existing garage at rear, new 3 bay garage to front and repositioning of existing gates.

Address: 71 Lower Icknield Way

Recommendation: No Objection

We support OCC Highways holding objection.


Application Ref: P18/S2466/HH

Proposal: Demolition of two outbuildings. Erection of a new garage building and new pavilion building for a gym and tea room. Hard landscaping is proposed to create paths linking the new buildings with the main house and improve the surface of the driveway from Chinnor Hill. Improvements to the gated access from Chinnor Hill are proposed in the form of a new timber gate in the existing location.

Address: Jacobs Ladder, Chinnor Hill

Recommendation: No Objection

We support Forestry Officers holding objection.


Application Ref: P18/S2471/HH

Proposal: Rear corner single storey infill extension

Address: 26a Lower Icknield Way

Recommendation: No Objection


Application Ref: P18/S2500/HH

Proposal: Detached single garage

Address: 26a Lower Icknield Way

Recommendation: No Objection


Application Ref: P18/S1948/HH

Proposal: First floor extension to existing dwelling, and 2-storey side and rear extension. New detached double garage (to replace existing)

Address: High Woods, Chinnor Hill

Recommendation: No Objection

We support Countryside Officers holding objection.


7. Planning Permission Granted by SODC

Application Ref: P18/S1874/FUL

Proposal: Conversion of an existing detached house to two self contained flats

Address: 38 High Street


Application Ref: P18/S0676/HH Amended

Proposal: Proposed single storey side extension, loft extension and fenestration alterations to existing dwelling (As amended by plans received 4 July 2018 to reduce size of dormer and change appearance and obscure glaze window to prevent overlooking).

Address: 22 High Street


Application Ref: P18/S1859/HH

Proposal: Demolition of existing conservatory and lean-to log store. Erection of single storey rear extension with balcony. New windows and doors throughout to replace original single glazed metal windows.

Address: Sunley Bank, Red Lane


Application Ref: P18/S1872/HH

Proposal: Proposed extensions and alterations

Address: The Wicket, Henton


Application Ref: P18/S1533/O

Proposal: Outline applications (with all matters except for access reserved) for the erection of eight dwellings following demolition of all built form on site.

Address: Manor Farm road running through Henton


8. Planning Refusal decision made by SODC

Application Ref: P18/S0061/FUL Amended Details

Proposal: Change of use of the existing building from an office (B1) to a children's day nursery (D1) at 57 Lower Road. Insertion of internal stud partition wall to grade II Listed portion of the property and minor external works (fencing and landscaping) within the curtilage (amended site / parking plans dated 31-05-18 and 28th June 2018)

Address: 57 Lower Road


8. Planning Matters

8.1 Alleged Breach SE18/376 – erection of fence exceeding 1m in height adjacent to the highway at Well Cottage, Greenwood Avenue - ongoing

8.2 Letter from resident regarding traffic congestion in Chinnor was noted.

8.3 Informal consultation – diversion of footpath 11 – the Stone House (formally New Close Farm) Henton – email from resident regarding this was noted.

8.4 Proposed traffic calming features – Estover Way and Mill Lane – resident response was noted

8.5 OCC Traffic Regulation Notice – Prohibits all motor vehicles - 22nd August – Elm Drive and The Avenue to facilitate micro asphalt surfacing – duration 5 days.

8.6 Letter from resident regarding road safety concerns was discussed – a meeting to try to be arranged with OCC Highways and the resident to discuss the concerns.



CHAIRMAN ______________________________________ DATED _________________

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