Development Control Committee - 16 July 2009

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House15th July 2009


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 16 July 2009 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

Councillors Geoffrey Dunne (Chairman), Chris Lloyd (Vice-Chairman)

Phil Brading

Barbara Green

Chris Hayward

Paula Hiscocks

David Major

Amrit Mediratta

Ann Shaw OBE

Ron Spellen

Richard Struck

Chris Whately-Smith



David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
8 July 2009

The Development Control Committee welcomes contributions from members of the public to its discussion on agenda items.  Contributions will be limited to one person speaking for and one against each item for not more than three minutes.  Please note that, in the event of registering your interest to speak on an agenda item but not taking up that right because the item is deferred, you will automatically be given the right to speak on that item at the next meeting of the Development Control Committee.  Details of the procedure and the list for registering the wish to speak will be available for a short period before the meeting.






To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 18 June 2009 (circulated separately).

09 06 18 DC mins (doc)




Items of other business notified under Council Procedure Rule 31 to be announced, together with the special circumstances which justify their consideration as a matter of urgency.  The Chairman to rule on the admission of such items.




To receive any declarations of interest.




The following applications (agenda items 6 to 17) are submitted for the Committee’s decision and, unless otherwise stated, staffing, financial and legal implications are not applicable.  Environmental implications are dealt with in the individual reports.


09/0216/FUL - Creation of new practice ground including regrading of land, erection of 10m high green netting with support poles and erection of single storey wooden structure to cover teeing area at MOOR PARK MANSION, BATCHWORTH HEATH, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 1QN, for Mr Jon Moore, Moor Park Golf Club

09 07 16 DC i - (06) 09 0216 ful - moor park mansion (doc)


09/0507/RSP – Part Retrospective: Two-storey side extension with dormer windows, two-storey and single-storey side and rear extensions with rooflights at APRIL COTTAGE, BRIDLE LANE, LOUDWATER, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 4JG for Mrs Deborah Smart

09 07 16 DC i - (07) 09 0507 rsp - april cottage (doc)


09/0532/FUL - Amendment to 08/0408/FUL: Two-storey side and rear extension, single-storey front porch extension to include: Removal of front chimney, front solar panels, alterations to fenestration, ramp to side, rear rooflights and alterations to single-storey roof to rear, at 26 ROSS WAY, NORTHWOOD  HA6 3HU for Mrs S Mamtora (deferred item)

09 07 16 DC i - (08) 09 0532 ful - 26 ross way (doc)


09/0561/RSP – Retrospective Application: Removal of Condition 4 on planning permission 08/1250/FUL to allow clear glazing to dormer window at POND COTTAGE, COMMON ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5LT for Mr Brian Cooke

09 07 16 DC i - (09) 09 0561 rsp - pond cottage (doc)


09/0600/FUL – Demolition of existing two detached dwellings and erection of two and three storey block of 16 flats with undercroft parking, balconies and associated access, parking and landscaping at CHARNWOOD AND RIDGE HOUSE, HIGH VIEW, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS WD3 5TQ for Yeoman Homes

09 07 16 DC i - (10) 09 0600 ful - charnwood and ridge house (doc)


09/0701/FUL - Demolition of existing buildings and erection of 44 dwellings and 7 flats, alterations to existing vehicular access, associated open space landscaping and car parking at IMPERIAL MACHINE CO LTD, HARVEY ROAD, CROXLEY GREEN, WD3 3AX, for Howarth Homes Limited

09 07 16 DC i - (11) 09 0701 ful - imperial machine (doc)


09/0725/RSP – Part Retrospective: Erection of replacement dwelling with amendments to previous planning permission 08/0312/FUL to include revised siting on plot, a rear conservatory, amended porch design and revised fenestration details at HENDRA HOUSE, SHIRE LANE, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 5NT, for Miss Alexandrou

09 07 16 DC i - (12) 09 0725 rsp - hendra house (doc)


09/0783/FUL - First floor and two storey rear extension, single storey front and side extension, conversion of garage into habitable room and three new pitched dormer windows to front elevation at 4 BEACON WAY, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 7PG for Mr J H Lewis

09 07 16 DC i - (13) 09 0783 ful - 4 beacon way (doc)


09/0789/FUL – Demolition of existing detached dwelling and erection of two, two-storey dwellings with further accommodation in roofspace served by rooflights and second floor rear window, raised rear platform and steps, alterations to access and associated parking at 143 ABBOTS ROAD, ABBOTS LANGLEY, WD5 0BJ for Mr Eamonn Nolan

09 07 16 DC i - (14) 09 0789 ful - 143 abbots road (doc)


09/0798/FUL - Conversion of garage to habitable accommodation, extension to hardstanding and landscaping, at 26 ROSS WAY, NORTHWOOD, HA6 3HU, for Mrs S Mamtora

09 07 16 DC i - (15) 09 0798 ful - 26 ross way (doc)


09/0830/FUL - Erection of a two-storey and single storey, three bedroom detached dwelling with associated access, parking and landscaping at THE WALLED GARDEN, DOG KENNEL LANE, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS WD3 5EL for Mr and Mrs L Dacre

09 07 16 DC i - (16) 09 0830 ful - the walled garden (doc)


09/0857/PDNT – Permitted Development Notice Telecommunications: Installation of 12m high mock telegraph pole situated in the highway verge, together with equipment cabinet at its base at LAND AT BERRY LANE ADJACENT TO RAILWAY BRIDGE, BERRY LANE, MILL END for Orange PCS Limited

09 07 16 DC i - (17) 09 0857 pdnt - telecoms mast - berry lane (doc)


OTHER BUSINESS - If approved under item 3.




If the Committee wishes to consider the remaining item in private, it will be appropriate for a resolution to be passed in the following terms:-


“that under Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item(s) of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined under paragraphs (1 -7) of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act. It has been decided by the Council that in all the circumstances, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.”


(Note:  If other confidential business is approved under item 3, it will also be necessary to specify the class of exempt or confidential information in the additional items).


OTHER BUSINESS – If approved under Item 3 above.

Background Papers
(used when compiling the above reports but they do not form part of the agenda)

  • Application file(s) referenced above
  • Three Rivers Local Plan 1996-2011
  • Hertfordshire Structure Plan Review 1991-2011
  • East of England Plan 2001- 2021 (emerging)
  • Three Rivers Local Development Framework 2001-2021 (emerging)
  • Government CircularsDepartment for Communities and Local Government
    Planning Policy Guidance(PPGs) and Statements (PPSs)
  • Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended)
  • Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004