Development Control Committee - 25 February 2010

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House25th February 2010


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 25 February 2010 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
17 February 2010

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 21 January 2010 (circulated separately).

10 01 21 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 tree works application 09/2063/TPO, trees protected by:-

Three Rivers (Homefield Road, Chorleywood) Tree Preservation Order 2007

10 02 25 DC i - (05) tpo - homefield road (doc)


Consideration of Objections and Confirmation of Three Rivers (77 Quickley Lane) Tree Preservation Order 2009

10 02 25 DC i - (06) tpo - 77 quickley lane (doc)


Consideration of Objections and Confirmation of Three Rivers (26 Rugby Way, Croxley Green) Tree Preservation Order 2009

10 02 25 DC i - (07) tpo - 26 rugby way (doc)




The following applications (agenda items 9 to 17) 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.


09/1776/FUL - Extension above and to rear of existing building, converting a two storey building into three storeys with two additional two bedroom flats, creation of a first storey extension over existing car park to provide office accommodation, retaining parking spaces and creating a new frontage onto road with formation of new vehicle entrance to Northway at 4-6 STATION ROAD RICKMANSWORTH for Mr Paul Harris and WJR Properties Ltd

10 02 25 DC i - (09) 09 1776 ful - 4-6 station road (doc)


09/1828/FUL – Site 1 – Erection of two elderly persons’ dwellings and associated site works at CEDARS VILLAGE, DOG KENNEL LANE, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 5EW for Retirement Villages Ltd

10 02 25 DC i - (10) 09 1828 ful - cedars village (doc)


09/1843/FUL – Site 2 – Erection of three elderly persons’ dwellings and associated site works at CEDARS VILLAGE, DOG KENNEL LANE, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 5EW for Retirement Villages Ltd

10 02 25 DC i - (11) 09 1843 ful - cedars village (doc)


09/2007/FUL - Part Retrospective:  Installation of air source heat pump and revised sound enclosure to rear of garage at 11 CHESTNUT AVENUE, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 4HA for Stackbourne Ltd

10 02 25 DC i - (12) 09 2007 ful - 11 chestnut avenue (doc)


09/2039/FUL – Demolition of existing public house and erection of a terrace of 13 townhouses (4 x 2-bed, 9 x 3-bed); with associated car parking and amenity space at THE BREAKSPEARE PH, SCHOOL MEAD, ABBOTS LANGLEY, WD5 0LA for Canon House Properties (Breakspeare) Limited

10 02 25 DC i - (13) 09 2039 ful - the breakspeare ph (doc)


09/2041/FUL - Redevelopment and change of use from scaffolding yard to residential to provide 4 detached houses with 8 off-street parking spaces at 23A NEW ROAD, CROXLEY GREEN, HERTS, WD3 3JE for Mr Doug Burridge

10 02 25 DC i - (14) 09 2041 ful - 23a new road (doc)


09/2082/FUL – Erection of a detached two bedroom dwelling at LAND ADJACENT TO No:7 CAPELL AVENUE, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 5HX for Mr M Leslie

10 02 25 DC i - (15) 09 2082 ful - 7 capell avenue (doc)


10/0042/FUL – Erection of a two-storey, three bedroom attached dwelling with new vehicular access and associated parking and landscaping at LAND ADJACENT 51 DURRANTS DRIVE, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 3NY for Cairnpark Properties

10 02 25 DC i - (16) 10 0042 ful - 51 durrants drive (doc)


10/0114/FUL – Amendment to planning application 08/1793/FUL: Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of a two storey detached dwelling with extension to existing driveway to include additional rooflights to the side and rear elevations, satellite dish to side elevation and timber garden shed, alterations to rear conservatory and increase in ridge height at 58 PHEASANTS WAY, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 7HA for Mr and Mrs Galvin

10 02 25 DC i - (17) 10 0114 ful - 58 pheasants 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