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Planning Agenda 211019



You are hereby summoned to attend a Meeting of the Planning Committee to be held in the PARISH CHAMBER, COMMUNITY PAVILION, STATION ROAD, CHINNOR on Monday 21st October 2019 at 7.30pm, for the transaction of the following business:

SUMMONED TO BE PRESENT: Cllr Wright (Chair), Williams, Ridgley, Rowton-Lee, Ashdown, Oliver and Archer

Staff: Jo Wills

Also invited to attend: D/Cllr Ian White


Apologies for absence: Cllr Ashdown, Cllr Oliver

Declarations of Interest – Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary interest in items on the agenda, and the nature of the interest, that has not already been recorded in the Member's Register of Interest.


Public Question Time – (15 minutes maximum) To consider questions from members of the public (who live, work or run a business in the Parish)


To approve the minutes of the Planning Committee dated:

16th September 2019



Current situations

Bovis Homes – Nothing new to report

A2 Dominion / NK Homes – Temp barrier still in place. Concerns over wooden bollards on Mill Lane being investigated. Footpath concerns to rear – overgrowth, flooding and grass cuttings dumped – need a volunteer to walk and check and then we can report.

Bloor Homes – Report following site visit with OCC prior to S278 road audit completion.

To view and understand landscape plans – as emailed.

Bellway Homes – Nothing new to report

Taylor Wimpey – The Carriages – Ongoing concerns with TW management company.

Taylor Wimpey – OKL – CPC waiting on paperwork for land ownership agreements before the turning circle roadworks can be completed. Solicitors now appointed to finalise hand over (TW paying legal fees)

Persimmon Homes – Planning application not yet submitted to SODC.


Planning applications to be considered:

Application Ref: P19/S0024/FUL Amended

Proposal: The Barn House – partial demolition, rear extension and conversion of garage roof with dormer. Erection of 7 dwellings (as amended to reduce the number of dwellings and to alter the layout and design)

Address: The Barn House, 46 Lower Icknield Way



Application Ref: P19/S2831/O

Proposal: Erection of two detached houses including access and layout.

Address: Littlewick House, Mill Lane



Application Ref: P19/S3006/FUL

Proposal: Residential development of three dwellings with associated access.

Address: Land adjacent to 54 Lower Icknield Way



Application Ref: P19/S2693/HH

Proposal: Single storey side and rear extension as an alternative to approved P18/S2986/HH

Address: 32 Rectory Meadow



Application Ref: P19/S2841/HH

Proposal: Half width rear extension at ground floor and 1.2m extension at first floor with associated roof and fenestration alterations. Demolition of existing garage at rear, new 3-bay garage to front and re positing of gates.

Address: 71 Lower Icknield Way



Application Ref: P19/S3100/HH

Proposal: Replacement of garage to two bay extension

Address: Drovers farm, Henton



Planning Decisions: Permission Granted by SODC

Application Ref: P19/S2079/HH

Proposal: Replace front porch including lean-to tilted roof

Address: 7 Fox Cover


Application Ref: P19/S2398/HH

Proposal: Single storey rear extension and alterations to extension at rear, additional windows to side.

Address: 19 Lower Icknield Way


Application Ref: P19/S20897/FUL

Proposal: Proposed Staff Quarters & Utility Building (as amended by plans received 2019-09-03 to omit Juliet balconies in place of dormer windows, introduce a new dormer to the front and reduce size of dormers).

Address: The Peacock, Henton


Application Ref: P19/S2465/HH

Proposal: Single storey rear extension and roof light to front

Address: 42 Oakley Lane


Application Ref: P19/S2205/HH

Proposal: Rear conservatory

Address: 43 Hedgerley


Planning Appeals

Waiting on Inspector decisions

P18/S3046/FUL – APP/Q3115/W/19/3227208 – 46 Elderdene

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 (amended plans received 10th October and 14th Nov 2018 revising the parking and turning provision within site)

Written Representation sent 30th May 2019


Householder appeal service – no opportunity to submit further comments


Proposal: Erection of car port to existing garage at 77 Mill Lane for the erection of a carport

Application Ref: P19/S1527/FUL


Householder appeal service – no opportunity to submit further comments


Proposal: Retrospective application for erection of 1.8m fence at 24 Ravensmead

Application ref: P18/S3201/HH


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


SODC Enforcement cases – under investigation or being monitored

SE19/490 – 20 Thame Road

Breach of condition 7 of P16/S2376/FUL (removal of trees shown to be retained).

Investigation underway


SE19/493 – Land north of Mill Lane

Breach of conditions on P17/S3916 – levels. Investigation underway


SE19/389 – Land off Thame Road

Breach of condition 20 of P15/S0779/FUL (details approved under P18/S1131/DIS). Road works not implemented prior to occupation of dwellings.

This is linked to a County Council legal agreement compliance ongoing. Officer Zoe Spring


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)

Site Visit due. You may want to raise this with OCC rights of way they have powers to remove obstructions on rights of way. Officer Zoe Spring


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

Officer Tim Nicholson.


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

An amendment application has been submitted P19/S2595/NM. It is waiting to be allocated to an applications officer. Any further enforcement involvement is on hold pending the outcome of this application. Officer Julie Perrin


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. Officer Maddy Palmer


SE19/91 – 9 Greenwood Meadow – shed in excess of permitted development rights.

Compliance site visit due. Officer Mary Woods


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

Breach identified. Land to be cleared compliance monitoring ongoing. Officer Jo Cooper served a PCN as more complex that first thought.

SODC Enforcement cases – closed


SE19/329 - Without planning permission the engineering or other operations to change levels at 6 Lummas Mead. Arranged site meeting 12 September. Officer Maddy Palmer. Our investigation confirmed that the levels were not materially different from the approved levels. Case Closed


SE19/226 – Untidy site at 34 Beech Road

Compliance is on-going the garden has improved. Officer Julie Perrin. The land has now been cleared of vegetation. Case Closed


SE19/399 – 67 Lower Icknield Way

1) dwelling not built in accordance with P14/S3303/RM; and 2) without planning permission the change of use of the dwelling to a guest house. After reviewing the information gathered during the investigation including site visit and service of a planning contravention notice (PCN) we are satisfied that material change of use has not taken place and the B&B use is ancillary to the residential use. Case Closed.

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Firework Display at Mill lane School – 8th November



Tickets now available to buy from CPC

Gates open at 6pm – display starts at 7pm

Refreshments available to buy along with amazing glow items

Tickets prices BEFORE the night are: Per person = £5.00 each, family ticket of 5 = £20.00

Cash or cheque only please. Thank you


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Defib Unit – Locations and FAQ’s



Please find below the location of the public accessible 24 hours a day defib units (they are installed on external walls and so available 24 hours a day)
More defib units are in the village (within Chinnor Village Hall, C&PRR, Sanderum House) but the following are the ones CPC maintain and are on an external wall so 24 hour accessible.


Wheatsheaf public house, Oakley Road

White's Field Community Hall, Mill Lane

Chinnor Community Pavilion, Station Road

Chinnor Village Centre, High Street

The Inn at Emmington

Chilterns Conservation Board (90 Station Road)

The Peacock in Henton

Upper Farm in Henton



If you need to use the unit you must ring 999.
If a defib unit is required you do not need to know the exact location of the unit. You call 999 and the emergency services will direct you to the closest unit.
Chinnor Community First Responders run regular training sessions as required, but the emergency services talk you through the entire process so don't worry.
The ambulance service will direct you to the nearest unit, give you the access code to open the cupboard and then instruct you fully on usage instructions.
Contact the Chinnor First Responders through the Parish Council office – 01844 353267
These units are a lifesaver – one unit was deployed in White's Field a few months ago and saved a life – please respect these lifesaving units and be aware of the below FAQ:



FAQ Defibrillators
How do I know where the defibrillators are?
Don't worry, the ambulance service control room knows where they are so you don't need to memorise their locations. Ambulance control will ask you if you are on your own or if there are other people present. Follow their instructions, if you are on your own they will tell you to start CPR If there is another person present and a defibrillator is indicated they will be directed to the nearest one and given the code to open the case. However, the decision to send you will be based on the fact that ambulance control will know your location, the location of the defibrillator and the location of the nearest responding resource such as a Community First Responder (who will have a defibrillator with them) an ambulance or rapid response vehicle. Depending on this information and the time and distances involved, ambulance control may suggest you wait for them to arrive.

How do I know how to work the defibrillator?
You don't need to. Once you have open the defibrillator it will tell you exactly what to do (in a very loud voice which can be quite alarming) Just follow its instructions, remember one of you at the incident will still be on the phone to control who will stay with you and give advice and support until help arrives.

If the patient comes round do we still need the ambulance?
Yes the person will still need to go to hospital so keep on the phone to the ambulance service.

Suppose I make a mistake and hurt the patient?
You will not do any harm to the patient. If their heart has stopped and they are not breathing, it can only get better. It is totally the responsibility of the defibrillator to assess for, and deliver the shock to the patient. When the Community First Responder arrives they will ask what happened and assess the situation. The best plan is to follow their instructions as they have a set protocol to follow but your personal expertise and knowledge will be respected and welcomed.


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Chinnor Good Neighbour Scheme


Do you need a lift to the doctors, hospital or appointment you have?

Do you need help with light gardening or cleaning or to see a friendly face for a chat?

Do you know someone who may need help or could use the Good Neighbour Scheme service?

Chinnor Good Neighbour Scheme can help.

Call 01844 353500


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Chinnor Youth Club


Chinnor Youth Club

Chinnor Youth Club is open every Thursday night.

All 11-17 year olds are welcome.

The Youth CLub is located in Whites Field Community Hall from 7pm to 9pm. 

Loads of activities', tuck shop and events each week.
Like their FACEBOOK page: Chinnor Youth-Club


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Winter Preparations



CPC has worked hard over the past months to get ready for these wintry conditions!

We now have many more salt bins located in the parish for use during these bad weather conditions, plus extra stock if needed to refill bins.

Please remember the salt in the bins is intended for use on the public highway and pavements only, and that bins have been sited in their locations for a specific reason.

There is no law against people clearing pavements or public spaces. Ministers have repeatedly welcomed "public-spiritedness" and said "common sense" and "benefit of the doubt" should always prevail when considering litigation.

Please help your neighbours and the elderly during these recent icy conditions. Thank you

CPC has spoken numerous times to OCC Winter Services about the service we get - we are very pleased that so far this year our service of gritting has been much improved.

Our Maintenance team work very hard from the early hours of each week day morning during these icy conditions, to get as much of the pavements cleared as possible for the main routes to schools, doctors and shops. Please support them in this work and try to clear some of the pavement outside your house if you can – this will greatly help the process of making our pavements safe to use.

If you know of someone in need during these poor weather conditions please contact CPC by email or phone (answer machine when closed) as we can arrange some assistance.

Alternatively please call the Chinnor Good neighbour Scheme on 01844 353500.


Please see below locations the salt bins are...

Henton –
• 1 at top by layby
• 1 at bottom of road by Peacock entrance

...Emmington –
• 1 by the entrance layby

Chinnor Hill –
• 1 at Hill Top Lane entrance
• 1 by gooseneck area

Chinnor –
• Golden Hills - entrance
• Old Kiln lakes - entrance
• OKL noticeboard area
• OKL Kiln area
• The Avenue – by the Jubilee gardens
• Mill lane – by car park entrance
• Pavilion – 2 x behind bike shed
• Estover Way – by roundabout
• Greenwood Ave / Meadow – on grass verge
• Church Road junction - by church wall
• Doveleat / High Street junction

Our maintenance team will do what they can to make main routes and doctors routes and shop routes accessible tomorrow. Please be patient and wave when you see them!



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Chinnor Village Centre


Coffee Shop Opening Hours:

Monday to Friday - 9am to 4pm (last orders 3.45pm)

Saturday - 9.30am to 2pm (last orders 1.45pm)


Coffee shop open daily

Lunches served daily

The Day Centre (Friendship Club)
Stroke Club
Room Hire

Call 01844 353733 for more information and details on future events


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Forget Me Knot Cafe


Chinnor Village Centre

Meeting twice monthly 10.30am to 12.30 

The Monday morning cafe is to provide inforamtion, support and fun activities which are aimed to help with coordination, brain stimulation and general health and well being for people suffering with dementia, mental health issues, old age or isolation. All welcome.


For more information call 01844 353733 or email info@holisticmassageuk.co.uk

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