Development Control Committee - 17 September 2009

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House17th September 2009


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 17 September 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
9 September 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 20 August 2009 (circulated separately).

09 08 20 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 20) 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.


09/0872/FUL – Creation of first floor level with raise in ridge height, roof alterations, formation of additional front gable, roof lights, two storey rear extension, rear solar panels and alterations to fenestration at 6 CLEMENTS ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 5JT for Mrs J Penttila

09 09 17 DC i - (06) 09 0872 ful - 6 clements road (doc)


09/0963/FUL – Erection of a garden equipment store at OLD ROSE AND CROWN, BUCKS HILL, SARRATT, HERTS, WD4 9AS

09 09 17 DC i - (07) 09 0963 ful - old rose and crown (doc)


09/0964/FUL – Erection of a double garage at OLD ROSE AND CROWN, BUCKS HILL, SARRATT, HERTS, WD4 9AS

09 09 17 DC i - (08) 09 0964 ful - old rose and crown (doc)


09/0986/FUL – Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of two-storey dwelling with basement level incorporating swimming pool, rear terraces and further accommodation in roof space, at 35 ASTONS ROAD, MOOR PARK, HA6 2LB, for Mr Farouq Sheikh 

09/0990/CAC - Conservation Area Consent: Demolition of existing dwelling, 35 ASTONS ROAD, MOOR PARK, HA6 2LB, for Mr Farouq Sheikh

09 09 17 DC i - (09) 09 0986 ful and 09 0990 cac - 35 astons road (doc)


09/1012/FUL – Demolition of existing sheltered housing scheme of 27 units and redevelopment of the site with the erection of a part two and three storey building containing 15 two bed flats and 4 one bed flats with associated car parking and landscaping, at MORNINGSIDE, 8 UXBRIDGE ROAD, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 7AL, for Hightown Praetorian and Churches Housing Association

09 09 17 DC i - (10) 09 1012 ful - morningside (doc)


09/1021/FUL - Demolition of existing garage and erection of one pair of semi-detached dwellings (2 houses) to front of site with associated landscaping, parking and access at THE COTTAGE, HOMEFIELD ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5QJ for Masma Ltd

09 09 17 DC i - (11) 09 1021 ful - the cottage homefield road (doc)


09/1098/OUT – Outline Application: Detached dwelling (access, layout and scale to be determined) at LAND ADJACENT TO No:7 CAPELL AVENUE, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 5HX for Mr M Leslie

09 09 17 DC i - (12) 09 1098 out - 7 capell avenue (doc)


09/1120/FUL – Erection of two semi-detached two storey dwellings with associated landscaping, parking and accesses, at REAR OF 145 – 147 HAMPERMILL LANE, WATFORD, WD19 4TF, for Mr J Muir

09 09 17 DC i - (13) 09 1120 ful - rear of 145-147 hampermill lane (doc)


09/1122/RSP – Part Retrospective: Retention of wall to side of dwelling and roof extension to create rear dormer window at 38 CHESTNUT AVENUE, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 4HB for Mr S Barchha

09 09 17 DC i - (14) 09 1122 rsp - 38 chestnut avenue (doc)


09/1127/FUL – Erection of two storey two bedroom attached dwelling with new crossover and driveway to serve existing and proposed dwellings at 180 COATES WAY, GARSTON, HERTS, WD25 9PE for Mr and Mrs R Lomas

09 09 17 DC i - (15) 09 1127 ful - 180 coates way (doc)


09/1132/FUL – Demolition of two existing bungalows and erection of five detached two-storey dwellings with associated access, parking, landscaping at 7 – 8 ARMITAGE CLOSE, LOUDWATER, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 4HL for Banner Homes Ltd 

09/1133/CAC - Conservation Area Consent: Demolition of two existing bungalows at 7 – 8 ARMITAGE CLOSE, LOUDWATER, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 4HL for Banner Homes Ltd

09 09 17 DC i - (16) 09 1132 ful and 09 1133 cac - sheraton 7-8 armitage close (doc)


09/1169/FUL – First-floor extension to offices at SHERATON HOUSE, LOWER ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 5LD for Summers Morgan

09 09 17 DC i - (17) 09 1169 ful - sheraton house (doc)


09/1211/FUL – Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of new dwelling comprising of two storey with accommodation in roof, basement level single storey double garage and landscaping works at 9 PARK CLOSE, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 1QH for Mr P Nathwani

09 09 17 DC i - (18) 09 1211 ful - 9 park close (doc)


09/1236/FUL AND 09/1237/LBC - Demolition of existing single-storey projection and erection of two-storey and single-storey rear extensions and new front porch at HOLLYTREE FARM, THE GREEN, SARRATT, HERTS, WD3 6BH for Mr N  Hawkins

09 09 17 DC i - (19) 09 1236 ful and 09 1237 lbc - hollytree farm (doc)


09/1244/FUL – District Council Application: Installation of playground and adult gym at BARTON WAY RECREATION GROUND, CROXLEY GREEN for Three Rivers District Council

09 09 17 DC i - (20) 09 1244 ful - barton way rec ground (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