Development Control Committee - 18 November 2010

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House18th November 2010


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 18 November 2010 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
10 November 2010

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 21 October 2010  (circulated separately).

10 10 21 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 8) 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.


10/1816/FUL - The partial demolition of the existing building, change of use from A4 to C3, and conversion into 3 No dwellings and the construction of 9 small houses with associated parking and landscaping at THE FORMER CROSS PUBLIC HOUSE, DENHAM WAY, MAPLE CROSS for Clearview Homes Ltd

10 11 18 DC i - (06) 10 1816 ful - the former cross public house (doc)


10/2083/FUL – Change of use from launderette/dry cleaners to Class A3/A5 (restaurant and café/hot food takeaway at 11 NEW PARADE, CHORLEYWOOD, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS. WD3 FNJ for Mr H Ladak

10 11 18 DC i - (07) 10 2083 ful - 11 new parade (doc)


10/2109/FUL - Demolition of existing utility and store rooms. Erect double storey side/rear extension and single storey rear extension, at 16 THE QUEENS DRIVE, MILL END, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 8LL, for Mr Dike Odita

10 11 18 DC i - (08) 10 2109 ful - 16 the queens drive (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