Development Control Committee - 19 February 2009

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House19th February 2009


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 19 February 2009 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

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

Phil Brading

David Major

Ron Spellen

Chris Whately-Smith

Barbara Green

Amrit Mediratta

Leonard Spencer


Paula Hiscocks

Ann Shaw OBE

Richard Struck


David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
11 February 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 22 January 2009 (circulated separately).

09 01 22 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.


Consideration of Objections and Confirmation of Three Rivers (2A Hyde Lane, Nash Mills) Tree Preservation Order 2008

09 02 19 DC i - (05) tpo - 2a hyde lane (doc)




The following applications (agenda items 7 to 18) 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.


08/1992/RSP – Retrospective Application: Variation to planning permission 06/1958/FUL: Single storey and two-storey side and rear extensions and front porch to include increase in ridge height, forward increase in two-storey side extension, increase in depth of two-storey rear extension, increase in width of two-storey side and rear extension, two roof lights to rear roof slope, alterations to fenestration to side elevation and alterations to porch at 38 CHESTNUT AVENUE, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 4HB, for Mr S Barchha.  (Deferred item)

09 02 19 DC i - (07) 08 1992 rsp - 38 chestnut avenue (doc)


08/2036/LBC – Listed Building Consent: Replacement roof to Tithe barn at MICKLEFIELD HALL, SARRATT ROAD, SARRATT, HERTS, WD3 6AQ for The Micklefield Partnership

09 02 19 DC i - (08) 08 2036 lbc - micklefield hall (doc)


08/2240/FUL & 08/2241/LBC - Conversion of existing Grade II Listed Barn from agricultural use to use as an events and function venue with internal and external alterations, new glazed lobby area and associated landscaping and parking area at TITHE BARN, MICKLEFIELD HALL, SARRATT ROAD, SARRATT, HERTS, WD3 6AQ

09 02 19 DC i - (09) 08 2240 ful and 08 2241 lbc - tithe barn micklefield hall (doc)


08/2057/FUL - Single storey front porch and two-storey and single storey side extension at 14 HENDERSON PLACE, BEDMOND, ABBOTS LANGLEY, HERTS WD5 0RE, for Mrs M Della Sala.  (Deferred item)

09 02 19 DC i - (10) 08 2057 ful - 14 henderson place (doc)


08/2117/FUL – Re-submission: Loft conversion with dormer windows to front and rear elevation, raise in roof levels, single storey front porch extension, balcony to rear elevation and external refurbishments at THE WATER GARDEN, LOWER PLANTATION, LOUDWATER, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 4PQ, for Mr Anthony Moss.  (Deferred item)

09 02 19 DC i - (11) 08 2117 ful - the water garden (doc)


08/2211/FUL – Retrospective: Amendment to planning permission 06/2010/FUL to include fire exit door to rear elevation of side extension, at SEYMOUR HOUSE, 13–17 RECTORY ROAD, RICKMANSWORTH, for Mr Rhemtulla

09 02 19 DC i - (12) 08 2211 ful - retrospective 13-17 rectory road (doc)


08/2239/FUL – Demolition of existing car showroom and workshop and redevelopment of site to create new convenience retail store, seven flats (including three affordable units) in two blocks and retail office space with associated car parking and access at 189 – 191 WATFORD ROAD, CROXLEY GREEN, WD3 3ED

09 02 19 DC i - (13) 08 2239 ful - watford road (doc)


08/2257/FUL - Single storey front and rear extensions, two storey front, side and rear extensions, new roof and construction of driveway and one vehicular crossover at 4 KINGS FARM ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTFORDSHIRE WD3 5HF, for Mr and Mrs Roberts

09 02 19 DC i - (14) 08 2257 ful - 4 kings farm road (doc)


09/0024/FUL – District Council Application: Siting of six portacabins and new 1.8 metre chain link fence adjacent to the existing Council garage within the existing Council Depot compound, at THE AQUADROME, FROGMOOR LANE, RICKMANSWORTH, for Community and Environmental Services, Three Rivers District Council

09 02 19 DC i - (15) 09 0024 ful - portacabins aquadrome (doc)


09/0071/FUL – Re-contouring of bunds at OXHEY PARK GOLF CENTRE, PRESTWICK ROAD, SOUTH OXHEY, WD19 7EX for Flahive Brickworks Ltd

09 02 19 DC i - (16) 09 0071 ful - oxhey park golf centre (doc)


09/0082/RSP - Retrospective Application: Front dormer window at 77 FRANKLAND ROAD, CROXLEY GREEN, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 3AS, for Mr Darren Judge

09 02 19 DC i - (17) 09 0082 rsp - 77 frankland road (doc)


09/0116/FUL – Development of amenity space to form temporary site compound to accommodate storage and rubbish removal from Thrive Homes decent homes programme on land at AMENITY GREEN SPACE, HENBURY WAY, SOUTH OXHEY, WD19 6AP for Thrive Homes Ltd

09 02 19 DC i - (18) 09 0116 ful - henbury way (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