DPD Minutes 3rd May 2017

Planning & Development Policy Committee

Minutes of the Myland Community Council Planning & Development Policy Committee Meeting held on Wednesday 3rd May 2017, 7.15 pm @ 101 Nayland Road, Mile End Road, Colchester, CO4 5EN

Present:        Cllr Pete Hewitt (Chair)

Cllr Jean Dickinson

Cllr Alison Jay

Cllr Robert Johnstone

The Assistant Clerk

There were no members of the public present.

012-17/18     Apologies – to receive and accept

Apologies to receive and accepted from Cllrs Dickson, Gray and Stewart.

013-17/18    Declarations of Interest – Councillors to declare individually any interests they may have in the items on the agenda.  If a Councillor has a disclosable pecuniary interest in a matter being considered at a meeting, he/she must not participate in any discussion or vote on the matter at the meeting. The Councillor must withdraw from the room where the meeting is being held unless he/she has received a dispensation from the Clerk.

There were no Declarations of Interest made.

014-17/18     Have Your Say – Members of the public can comment on any item on the agenda

There were no comments.

015-17/18     Chairman’s Announcements and Correspondence

The Chairman noted receipt of The Essex County Council (Nayland Road, Borough of Colchester) (Temporary Suspension of ‘Bus Only’ Traffic Order) Order 2017 and The Essex County Council (Various Roads, Borough of Colchester)(Temporary Prohibition of Traffic & Clearway) (No. 5) Order 2017.

016-17/18     Minutes of the meeting held on 5th April 2017 to be approved as a true record and signed by the Chairman

The minutes of the meeting held on 5th April 2017 were approved as a true record and signed by the Chairman.

Proposed: Cllr Jay                        Seconded: Cllr Dickinson                    (3 For; 1 Abstention)

017-17/18     Update of progress of resolutions made at the last meeting

There were no updates.

018-17/18     Monitoring

There was no report.

019-17/18     Planning matters for review

There were no planning matters for review.

020-17/18    Planning, Licensing & Highways Applications/Appeals – To make recommendations, including requests for Section 106 money where applicable, on applications received

170794 – 56 Peto Avenue, Colchester CO4 5WJ – Retrospective planning to correct on site errors – Proposed 2 storey side extension – Received 19th April 2017

It was agreed to comment as follows:

“MCC note this application. We would also comment that we were concerned with the quality of the application material.”

Proposed: Cllr Dickinson                          Seconded: Cllr Johnstone        (Unanimous)

171004 – 2 Bedford Road, Colchester CO4 5LS – Rear and side single storey extension providing a kitchen dining area to the rear and family and wc facility to side aspect – Received 14th April 2017

It was agreed to support this application.

Proposed: Cllr Jay                                                Seconded: Cllr Dickinson        (Unanimous)

170932 – 31 Turner Road, Colchester CO4 5LA – Proposed two storey side and single storey rear extension, re-roof of existing conservatory and single storey extension of existing garage – Received 6th April 2017

It was agreed to support this application.

Proposed: Cllr Hewitt                               Seconded: Cllr Johnstone        (Unanimous)

170897 – Colchester General Hospital, Turner Road, Colchester CO4 5JL – Three single storey extensions to existing Gainsborough Wing including alterations to soft and hard standing. Formation of 7no. car parking spaces including 1 disabled, cycle stands for 12 bicycles and a new drop-off area – Received 3rd April 2017

It was agreed to support this application.

Proposed: Cllr Dickinson                          Seconded: Cllr Hewitt             (Unanimous)

170908 – 259 Bergholt Road, Colchester CO4 5AT – Conversion of existing single storey double bay garage at the rear of the property into a 1 bed annex – Received 10th April 2017

It was agreed to support this application.

Proposed: Cllr Dickinson                          Seconded: Cllr Jay                   (Unanimous)

170886 – 9 Peto Avenue, Colchester CO4 5WG – Alterations & first floor extension – Received 1st April 2017

It was agreed to comment on this application as follows:

MCC have concerns regarding run-off from the roof on to the next door property. We would suggest Building Control look at this as it may result in splashover. We would also note there could be difficulty in the applicant accessing guttering of the proposed extension bearing in mind proximity of the boundary line.”

Proposed: Cllr Jay                                                Seconded: Cllr Hewitt             (Unanimous)

170935 – 48 Apprentice Drive, Colchester CO4 5SE – Proposed loft conversion, rear dormer and rooflights – Received 6th April 2017

It was agreed to support this application.

Proposed: Cllr Hewitt                               Seconded: Cllr Johnstone        (Unanimous)

170282 – North Colchester Urban Extension Mile End Road, Colchester – Application to discharge conditions 38 and 39 of approval 121272 – Received 1st February 2017

Cllr Hewitt

It was agreed to comment as follows:

“MCC note the discharge of conditions 38 and 39. We would also refer to our previous comments on application 163028 regarding footpaths.”

Proposed: Cllr Hewitt                               Seconded: Cllr Jay                   (Unanimous)

HIGHWAYS NOTICES

Proposed Traffic Regulation Order to implement No Waiting At Any Time on Nayland Road, Claret Road, Gloriana Road, Wildeve Avenue, Nayland Road (A134), Boxted Road Link, Cordelia Drive, Cansend Road, Sophy Way, Fords Lane and four un-named roads – Dated 20th April 2017

Proposed Speed Limit Order to implement 20 MPH Zone on Nayland Road, Claret Road, Summertime Drive, Gloriana Road, Cansend Road, Evelyn Mews, Alba Mews, Sophy Way, Fords Lane, and Howards Croft – Dated 20th April 2017

It was agreed to note these Orders.

Proposed: Cllr Hewitt                              Seconded: Cllr Dickinson        (Unanimous)

021-17/18     To receive copies of Planning/Appeal Decisions

Copies of the following Planning/Appeal Decisions were received.

170491 – Greengates, Leechs Lane, Colchester CO4 5EP – Rear extension plus front bay windows alteration and new porch – Permission granted, 3 conditions, 21st April 2017

170254 – 24 Marcus Close, Colchester CO4 5GT – Application for variation/removal of condition 17 of planning permission 98/0146. To enable the garage to be converted to a living area. – Permission granted, 3 conditions, 7th April 2017

170687 – 360 Mill Road, Colchester CO4 5JF – Rear single storey domestic house extension – Permission granted, 3 conditions, 26th April 2017

022-17/18     Date of next meeting 7th June 2017, 7.15pm @ 101 Nayland Road

The meeting closed at 8.24pm.