Minutes Planning & Highways Committee -Sept 2019

Planning & Highways Committee

Minutes of the Myland Community Council Planning & Highways Committee Meeting held on Wednesday 4th September 2019, 7.15 pm at Mile End Methodist Church Hall, Nayland Road, Colchester CO4 5ET


Present:        Cllr J Stewart (Chair)

                      Cllr Gary Braddy

Cllr Catherine Clouston


29-19/20      Apologies – to receive and accept


Apologies were received from Cllr Dickson (appointment), Cllr Hewitt (holiday) and Cllr Johnstone (holiday).


It was agreed to accept the apologies.


30-19/20      Declarations of Interest


                     Cllr Clouston declared a pecuniary interest in Item 35-19/20, application 192202, due to the application site being close to her residence.


31-19/20      Have Your Say – Members of the public can comment on any item on the agenda


                      There were no comments.


32-19/20      Chairman’s Announcements and Correspondence


                      There were no announcements or correspondence.


33-19/20      To agree the minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 7th August 2019 to be a true record for signature by the Chairman


                      The minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 4th September 2019 were unanimously agreed as a true record and signed by the Chairman.


34-19/20      To agree a response to Colchester Borough Council’s consultation on the proposed Colchester Local List selection criteria

                      This Item was deferred.


35-18/19      Planning, Licensing & Highways Applications/Appeals – To make recommendations, including requests for Section 106 money where applicable, on applications received


192041 – 7 Gratian Close, Colchester   CO4 9EX – Proposed two storey rear extension – It was agreed to comment as follows:

MCC have no objection to this application, subject to the appropriate protection of the tree located at the end of the garden and its root space.


191953 – 23 Lilianna Road, Colchester   CO4 6DL – Proposed loft conversion with installation of front facing dormer and roof lights.

It was agreed that MCC had no objection to this application.


192058 – Colchester General Hospital, Turner Road, Colchester   CO4 5JL – Single storey registration centre together with associated external works and small landscaping.

It was agreed that MCC had no objection to this application.


191933 – North Colchester Urban Ext, Mile End Road, Colchester – Reserved Matters application relating to part of the neighbourhood centre pursuant to Outline Application 121272

It was agreed to support this application.


192202 – Chapmans Farm, Nayland Road, Colchester   CO4 5HA – Outline application for demolition of all existing buildings and construction of a maximum of 27 houses on the existing site currently owned by Cants of Colchester


Cllr Clouston had declared an interest in this application and would take no part in any discussion and a vote.


The Chairman said in view of this the meeting was not quorate and no decision on this application could be made. He asked the Clerk to request an extension for submission of comments from the case officer at Colchester Borough Council.


192051 – 39 Dickenson Road, Colchester   CO4 5BZ – Side addition to existing garage to rear communal parking area

It was agreed to support this application.



36-18/19      To receive copies of Planning/Appeal Decisions (Appendix 1)


                      The following Decisions were received:


191376 – 4 Leechs Lane, Colchester   CO4 5EP – Two storey extension with garage, to provide granny annex at ground  floor and additional bedrooms at first floor, retrospective permissionfor porch and grey cladding. – Permission granted, 5 conditions, 12th August 2019


192005 – 20 Romulus Close, Colchester   CO4 5LN – Ramp access to front of property – Permission granted, 3 conditions, 28th August 2019


191738 – 25 Turner Road, Colchester Colchester  CO4 5LA – Proposed two storey side extension – Permission granted, 3 conditions, 28th August 2019


191736 – 38 Septimus Drive, Colchester   CO4 9ET – Replacement of Conservatory with New Single Storey Rear Extension –  Permission granted, 6 conditions, 28th August 2019


191758 – 72 Bergholt Road, Colchester   CO4 5AE – Demolition of existing single storey extension housing a bathroom.  Construction of a new two storey rear extension in place of   original, along with new side infill extension. – Permission granted, 3 conditions, 27th August 2019



37-18/19      To note the time, date and place of next meeting – Wednesday 2nd October 2019, 7.30pm at 101 Nayland Road, Colchester CO4 5EN.