Planning Committee - 21 June 2012

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House20th June 2012


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 21 June 2012 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

Councillors Chris Whately-Smith (Chairman), Chris Lloyd (Vice-Chairman)

Chris Ayrton

Phil Brading

Chris Hayward

Pam Hames

Paula Hiscocks

Stephen King

David Major

Amrit Mediratta

Ann Shaw OBE

Len Tippen


 David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
12 June 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 24 May 2012  (circulated separately).

12 05 24 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 10) 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.


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 06 21 PC i - (06) 12 0117 rsp - dew pond house - common road - 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 06 21 PC i - (07) 12 0320 ful - 54 clements road - chorleywood (doc)


12/0578/FUL – Detached double garage at 24 VALLEY ROAD, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 4DS for Mr B Lakin

12 06 21 PC i - (08) 12 0578 ful - 24 valley road - rickmansworth (doc)


12/0727/RSP - Part Retrospective: Single storey rear extension, patio, basement storage area, entrance shed and removal of canopy roof at 152 TOMS LANE, KINGS LANGLEY, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD4 8NZ for Mr Akhtar

12 06 21 PC i - (09) 12 0727 rsp - 152 toms lane - kings langley (doc)


12/0897/FUL – Amendment to planning application: 11/2404/FUL - Conversion of existing bungalow to house by adding first floor level to include pitched roofed form at WILLOW BANK, 51 GREEN STREET, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 5QS for Mr D Saunders

12 06 21 PC i - (10) 12 0897 ful - willow bank - 51 green street - chorleywood (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