Planning Committee - 12 April 2012

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House11th April 2012


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 12 April 2012 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

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

Chris Ayrton

Phil Brading

Chris Hayward

Paula Hiscocks

Stephen King

Helen Lehrle

David Major

Amrit Mediratta

Ann Shaw OBE

Chris Whately-Smith



 David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
30 March 2012

 The Planning 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 Planning 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 15 March 2012 (circulated separately).

12 03 15 PC 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 12) 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.


11/2317/FUL – Revised site layout and the erection of utility/day room in place of 2 no. utility / day rooms ancillary to an existing gypsy site with permission for 3 no. residential pitches at LAND AT REAR OF 59 TOMS LANE, KINGS LANGLEY for Mr J. Wall-Cash

12 04 12 PC i - (06) 11 2317 ful - 59 toms lane - kings langley (doc)


11/2633/FUL - Demolition of existing dwelling and replacement with 2 No. Semi-detached houses and 1 detached including basements with parking and associated works at 50 ADRIAN ROAD, ABBOTS LANGLEY, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD5 0AQ for Mrs S  Murray

This application has been deferred.


12/0117/RSP - Part retrospective: Landscaping scheme including terrace and garden walls, a new driveway and the erection of front gates to the front of the property at DEW POND HOUSE, COMMON ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, for Mrs Mandy Summers

12 04 12 PC i - (08) 12 0117 rsp - dew pond house - chorleywood (doc)


12/0219/FUL – Change of use of ground floor from Class A1 (retail) to Class A1/A3 (retail/cafe) in order to have a retail unit with cafe during normal retail hours, with courtyard garden behind the property to be used for additional tables at ABERDEEN HOUSE, 46 HERONSGATE ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5BB, for Mrs Kirby

12 04 12 PC i - (09) 12 0219 ful - aberdeen house - chorleywood (doc)


12/0320/FUL – Rear extension and loft conversion with roof alterations including Dutch hip to side, front and rear dormers and rooflights, front porch extension and raised decking to the rear.  External works to front garden area to create additional parking space, including extension to dropped kerb, and alterations to steps at 54 CLEMENTS ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5JT for Mr and Mrs David Drew

12 04 12 PC i - (10) 12 0320 ful - 54 clements road - chorleywood (doc)


12/0375/FUL – Single storey rear extension for use as storage at 61 HIGH STREET, BEDMOND, ABBOTS LANGLEY, WD5 0QP for Mr Patel

12 04 12 PC i - (11) 12 0375 ful - 61 high street - bedmond (doc)


12/0441/FUL – Change of use from cafe/restaurant (Class A3) to hot food take away (Class A5), at 1 ODEON PARADE, HIGH STREET, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 1EE, for Sukru Tarhan

12 04 12 PC i - (12) 12 0441 ful - 1 odeon parade - rickmansworth (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 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 Core Strategy (Adopted October 2011)
  • Three Rivers Local Development Framework 2001 - 2026 (emerging)
  • Supplementary Planning Documents and Guidance
  • 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