Planning Committee - 15 August 2013

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House15th August 2013


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 15 August 2013 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

Councillors Chris Whately-Smith (Chairman), Chris Lloyd (Vice-Chairman)

Chris Ayrton

Phil Brading

Pam Hames

Ty Harris

Paula Hiscocks

Stephen King

David Major

Amrit Mediratta

Ann Shaw OBE

Len Tippen



Dr Steven Halls, Chief Executive
6 August  2013

The Planning 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 Planning 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 18 July 2013.

13 07 18 PC 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 14) 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.


13/0968/FUL - Temporary change of use from Offices (Class B1) to a non-residential institution (Class D1) for use as a secondary school for 3 years, and associated minor works, at SYMBIO POINT, 3 WOLSEY BUSINESS PARK, TOLPITS LANE, RICKMANSWORTH, WD18 9BL for Jones Lang LaSalle

13 08 15 PC i - (06) 13 0968 ful - symbio point - 3 wolsey business park - tolpits lane - rickmansworth (doc)


13/1009/FUL - Development of an all weather playing field with fencing and lighting, at RICKMANSWORTH SPORTS CLUB, PARK ROAD, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 1HU for Rickmansworth Sports Club

13 08 15 PC i - (07) 13 1009 ful - rickmansworth sports club - park road - rickmansworth (doc)


13/1023/FUL - District Council Application: Create two parking laybys for parking up to seven cars by extending and widening one existing layby and creating new layby and diverting footpath by removing part of grass verge at OPPOSITE Nos 22-40 WOODHALL LANE, SOUTH OXHEY for Three Rivers District Council

13 08 15 PC i - (08) 13 1023 ful - opposite 22-40 woodhall lane - south oxhey (doc)


13/1042/FUL - Proposed single storey side and rear extensions with roof lights and new front porch at 3 MOSS CLOSE, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 1NE for Mr and Mrs Andrew Moran

13 08 15 PC i - (09) 13 1042 ful - 3 moss close - rickmansworth (doc)


13/1119/FUL - Two storey side extension, single storey rear extension and alterations to roof to include second floor fenestration to front and rear and alteration to side dormer, at 71 HAREFIELD ROAD, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 1ND, for Mr Nilesh Mandalia

13 08 15 PC i - (10) 13 1119 ful - 71 harefield road - rickmansworth (doc)


13/1188/FUL - Single storey rear/side extension at 40 BATEMAN ROAD, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 3BL for Mr A Audsley

13 08 15 PC i - (11) 13 1188 ful - 40 bateman road - croxley green (doc)


13/1260/FUL - Two storey rear extension at 66 BROOKDENE AVENUE, OXHEY HALL, WATFORD, WD19 4LF for Mr and Mrs A Dell

13 08 15 PC i - (12) 13 1260 ful - 66 brookdene avenue - oxhey hall - watford (doc)


13/1272/FUL - District Council Application: Conversion of part of grass verge into parking area for up to three cars, widening of carriageway at corner of Fairfield Avenue and service road to protect grass verge and pedestrians, at OUTSIDE LUFFENHAM HOUSE, OPPOSITE NUMBERS 6 – 10 FAIRFIELD AVENUE, SOUTH OXHEY for Three Rivers District Council

13 08 15 PC i - (13) 13 1272 ful - opposite 6-10 fairfield avenue - south oxhey (doc)


13/1292/FUL - Construction of outbuilding (log cabin style) in rear garden at 36 DULWICH WAY, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 3PY for Miss G Batty

13 08 15 PC i - (14) 13 1292 ful - 36 dulwich way - croxley green (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 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
Three Rivers Core Strategy (Adopted October 2011)
Three Rivers Local Development Framework 2001 - 2026 (emerging) Supplementary Planning Documents and Guidance
Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended)
Government Circulars
Department for Communities and Local Government Planning Policy Guidance (PPGs) and Statements (PPSs)
Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended)
Town and Country Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990
Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004