Development Control Committee - 17 March 2011

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House17th March 2011


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 17 March 2011 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

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

Chris Ayrton

Phil Brading

Barbara Green

Chris Hayward

Paula Hiscocks

David Major

Amrit Mediratta

Ann Shaw OBE

Ron Spellen

Chris Whately-Smith



David Gardner , Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
9 March 2011

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 24 February 2011.

11 02 24 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 13) 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.


10/2470/FUL - Erection of brick and stone piers and walls with iron gates to entrance of site to new housing development at OLD MERCHANT TAYLORS SPORTS CLUB, DURRANTS, LINCOLN WAY, CROXLEY GREEN WD3 3ND for Barratt North London

11 03 17 DC i - (06) 10 2470 ful - old merchant taylors sports club (doc)


11/0040/FUL – Use of land to include the stationing of caravans for an additional double gypsy pitch containing 2 no. mobile homes with shared utility/day room building and hardstanding ancillary to that use, as well as retention and reorganising the existing single residential gypsy pitch at LAND AT REAR OF 59 TOMS LANE, KINGS LANGLEY, HERTS WD4 8JH, for Mr J Wall-Cash

11 03 17 DC i - (07) 11 0040 ful - 59 toms lane (doc)


11/0101/FUL - Proposed single storey side/rear extension, at WARREN COTTAGE, THE GREEN, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKAMSNWORTH, HERTFORDHSIRE, WD3 3JA, for Mr Frank Edwards and Ms Jackie Taylor


11/0102/LBC - Listed Building Consent: Proposed single storey side/rear extension, at WARREN COTTAGE, THE GREEN, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKAMSNWORTH, HERTFORDHSIRE, WD3 3JA, for Mr Frank Edwards and Ms Jackie Taylor

11 03 17 DC i - (08) 11 0101 ful and 11 0102 lbc - warren cottage (doc)


11/0123/FUL - Two storey rear extension, new roof and associated internal and external alterations at 36 GROVE FARM PARK, NORTHWOOD HA6 2BQ, for Mr Arif Esmail

11 03 17 DC i - (09) 11 0123 ful - 36 grove farm park (doc)


11/0159/FUL- Part single, part two storey rear extension and erection of front porch at 3 CAREW WAY, CARPENDERS PARK, WATFORD, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD19 5BG, for Mr Raj Dawda

11 03 17 DC i - (10) 11 0159 ful - 3 carew way (doc)


11/0189/FUL – Single storey side extension at KEEPERS COTTAGE (PLOT 5) HOMEFIELD ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 5QJ for Mrs K Cella

11 03 17 DC i - (11) 11 0189 ful - keepers cottage (plot 5) (doc)


11/0240/FUL – First floor and two storey side extension with single storey element to front, loft conversion with roof alterations and rear dormer window and removal of one chimney at 15 SPENCER WALK, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 4EE for Mr and Mrs C H Griffin

11 03 17 DC i - (12) 11 0240 ful - 15 spencer walk (doc)


11/0287/FUL - Part demolition of existing dwelling and erection of two storey and single storey side and rear extensions with rear balcony, creation of basement level and alterations to fenestration at AINSWORTH FARM, BUCKS HILL, SARRATT, WD4 9AP for Mr and Mrs D Lofty

11 03 17 DC i - (13) 11 0287 ful - ainsworth farm (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
  • Three Rivers Local Development Framework 2001-2021 (emerging)
  • Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended)
  • Government Circulars
  • Department for Communities and Local Government Planning Policy Guidance (PPGs) and Statements (PPSs)
  • Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended)
  • Town and Country Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990
  • Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004