Development Control Committee - 19 March 2009

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House19th March 2009


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

09 02 19 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 11) 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.


09/0010/FUL - Erection of single four storey residential block comprising of 14 apartments and 14 parking spaces at 1 HIGH STREET, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 1ET for KMN (Sed) Limited

09 03 19 DC i - (06) 09 0010 ful - 1 high street (doc)


09/0081/FUL – Reserved Matters Pursuant to Outline Planning Permission 06/2054/OUT: Erection of 7 four-bedroom dwellings and 8 three-bedroom detached dwellings with associated access, parking and landscaping to include: Submission of appearance, landscaping, layout. Scale and refuse storage and disposal facilities at land at RICKMANSWORTH SCHOOL, SCOTS HILL, CROXLEY GREEN, for HOWARTH HOMES

09 03 19 DC i - (07) 09 0081 ful - rickmansworth school (doc)


09/0127/FUL – Single storey rear extension and rear conservatory at 132 LINKS WAY, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 3RN for Mr S Sumner

09 03 19 DC i - (08) 09 0127 ful - 132 links way (doc)


09/0133/FUL–Renewal of planning permission 05/1161/FUL to allow use of Community Hall as a Police Station to continue at MANOR LODGE, HIGH STREET, ABBOTS LANGLEY HIGH STREET, ABBOTS LANGLEY for Abbots Langley Parish Council

09 03 19 DC i - (09) 09 0133 ful - manor lodge (doc)


09/0176/FUL– Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of two storey detached dwelling with basement level and further accommodation in roofspace served by rear dormer window, side rooflights and front and rear windows, at 29 WOLSEY ROAD, MOOR PARK, NORTHWOOD, for Dr Esen Bayar

09/0177/CAC - Conservation Area Consent: Demolition of existing dwelling, at 29 WOLSEY ROAD, MOOR PARK, NORTHWOOD, for Dr Esen Bayar

09 03 19 DC i - (10) 09 0176 ful and 09 0177 cac - wolsey road (doc)


09/0193/FUL – Demolition of existing dwelling and garage and erection of three detached two storey dwellings and three detached garages with associated parking, landscaping and amenity provision, at APPLEGARTH, PARROTS CLOSE, CROXLEY GREEN, for Kebbell Country Homes

09/0194/CAC - Conservation Area Consent: Demolition of existing dwelling and garage, at APPLEGARTH, PARROTS CLOSE, CROXLEY GREEN, for Kebbell Country Homes

09 03 19 DC i - (11) 09 0193 ful and 09 0194 cac - applegarth (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