Development Control Committee - 20 August 2009

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House20th August 2009


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 20 August 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
12 August 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 16 July 2009 (circulated separately).

09 07 16 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 to the making of the Three Rivers (Amberwood, The Clump) Tree Preservation Order 2009

09 08 20 DC i - (05) tpo - amberwood - the clump (doc)




The following applications (agenda items 7 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.


09/0606/FUL - Single-storey side extension at CORAL GABLES, DONKEY GATE, SOLESBRIDGE LANE, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 5SN, for Mr Clive Colman

09 08 20 DC i - (07) 09 0606 ful - coral gables (doc)


09/0830/FUL - Erection of a two-storey and single storey, three bedroom detached dwelling with associated access, parking and landscaping at THE WALLED GARDEN, DOG KENNEL LANE, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5EL for Mr and Mrs L Dacre

09 08 20 DC i - (08) 09 0830 ful - the walled garden (doc)


09/0831/FUL – Removal of Condition 2 of Planning Permission 02/0482/FUL to remove personal restriction and variation of Condition 3 to increase number of caravans from 18 to 24 at THE OAKLANDS, BEDMOND ROAD, BEDMOND WD5 0QE for Mr and Mrs Watson

09 08 20 DC i - (09) 09 0831 ful - the oaklands - bedmond road (doc)


09/0849/FUL – Re-marking of existing station car park and construction of temporary de mountable steel car park structure above to increase number of parking spaces from 144 to 226 at KINGS LANGLEY RAILWAY STATION, STATION ROAD, KINGS LANGLEY, HERTS, WD4 for Mr Mike Hampson

09 08 20 DC i - (10) 09 0849 ful - kings langley railway station (doc)


09/0882/FUL - Demolition of existing dwellings and buildings and redevelopment of site for the erection of ten detached two-storey dwellings with garaging, parking and new road at 253 WATFORD ROAD, CROXLEY GREEN, WD3 3RX for Refined Estates Developments Ltd

09 08 20 DC i - (11) 09 0882 ful - 253 watford road (doc)


09/0904/FUL - Variation of Condition 37 of planning permission 07/0205/FUL to allow Units 1 - 9 (offices) to operate between the hours of 07.00 to 21.00 Mondays to Fridays, 08.00 to 17.30 on Saturday at UNITS 1-9 (OFFICES) ABBOTS BUSINESS PARK, PRIMROSE HILL, KINGS LANGLEY for Belstone Homes Ltd

09 08 20 DC i - (12) 09 0904 ful - units 1 - 9 abbots business park (doc)


09/0905/FUL - Variation of Condition 37 of planning permission 07/0205/FUL to allow Units 10 - 21 (light industrial and high tech) to operate between the hours of 07.00 to 20.00 Mondays to Fridays and 08.00 to 17.30 on Saturdays at UNITS 10-21 (B1 LIGHT INDUSTRIAL), ABBOTS BUSINESS PARK, PRIMROSE HILL, KINGS LANGLEY for Belstone Homes Ltd

09 08 20 DC i - (13) 09 0905 ful - units 10 - 21 abbots business park (doc)


09/0928/FUL AND 09/0929/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

This report has been withdrawn


09/0945/FUL – Demolition of existing garage and erection of double garage at THE REST, SHIRE LANE, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5NH for Mr and Mrs Nick King

09 08 20 DC i - (15) 09 0945 ful - the rest (doc)


09/0998/ADV – Retrospective Advertisement Consent:  Erection of one non-illuminated fascia sign and one internally illuminated projecting sign at 4 THE PARADE, PRESTWICK ROAD, SOUTH OXHEY, for Mr Ozdemir

09 08 20 DC i - (16) 09 0998 adv - 4 the parade (doc)


09/0999/RSP– Retrospective application: Change of use from Class A1 (Retail) to Class A3 (Café/restaurant) at 4 THE PARADE, PRESTWICK ROAD, SOUTH OXHEY, for Mr Ozdemir

09 08 20 DC i - (17) 09 0999 rsp - 4 the parade (doc)


09/1000/FUL – Erection of canopy to shop front at 4 THE PARADE, PRESTWICK ROAD, SOUTH OXHEY, for Mr Ozdemir

09 08 20 DC i - (18) 09 1000 ful - 4 the parade (doc)


09/1009/FUL – Resubmission: Erection of detached two storey dwelling with further accommodation in roof space served by front and rear dormer windows and roof lights to side, detached garage to front of site, new vehicular access and parking area at FURZE FIELD, 61 HERONSGATE ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5PA for Brown and Sparrow

09 08 20 DC i - (19) 09 1009 ful - furze field (doc)


09/1011/FUL – Two-storey front extension, single-storey front extension, first-floor side extension with extension to roof including hip to gable alteration, single-storey rear extension and alterations to fenestration at 41 SHEPHERDS WAY, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 7NN for Mr Edward Sylvester

09 08 20 DC i - (20) 09 1011 ful - 41 shepherds 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