Planning Committee - 17 October 2013

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House17th October 2013


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 17 October 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
8 October 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 19 September 2013 (circulated separately).

13 09 19 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 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.


13/0935/FUL - Replacement of existing boat shed and construction of new clubhouse, at BURY LAKE THE BOATHOUSE, THE AQUADROME, FROGMOOR LANE, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE for Bury Lake Young Mariners

13 10 17 PC i - (06) 13 0935 ful - bury lake - aquadrome - rickmansworth (doc)


13/1263/FUL – Removal of conditions 1, 2 and 5 and variation of condition 3 of planning permission 12/1757/RSP for an altered landscaping scheme including retention of lowered seating area to the north, part retention of the Laurel hedge and replacement of the gravel to the north with bark mulch at DEW POND HOUSE, COMMON ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5LT for Mrs Mandy Summers

13 10 17 PC i - (07) 13 1263 ful - dew pond hse - common road - chorleywood (doc)


13/1326/FUL – Two storey rear and side extension at LITTLE THATCH, TROUT RISE, LOUDWATER, HERTS, WD3 4JS for Mr and Mrs S Michaels

13 10 17 PC i - (08) 13 1326 ful - little thatch - trout rise - loudwater (doc)


13/1345/FUL - Agricultural dwelling with office and clean down facilities with detached garage and log store, associated residential curtilage and septic tank at THE MULBERRY BUSH, DAWES LANE, SARRATT, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 6BQ, for Mr Tim Norris

13 10 17 PC i - (09) 13 1345 ful - the mulberry bush - dawes lane - sarratt (doc)


13/1393/FUL – Part single, part two storey side and rear extension at 263 BALDWINS LANE, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 3LH, for Mr Warn

13 10 17 PC i - (10) 13 1393 ful - 263 Baldwins Lane - croxley green (doc)


13/1465/FUL - Erection of dwelling to house agricultural worker at BULLSCROFT FARM, NORTH HILL, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 6HA for Mr D Unwin

13 10 17 PC i - (11) 13 1465 ful - bullscroft farm - chorleywood (doc)


13/1550/FUL – Erection of 15 dwellings including access, parking and landscaping at FIR TREES, DAWES LANE, SARRATT, HERTS WD3 6BG for Taylor Wimpey North Thames

13 10 17 PC i - (12) 13 1550 ful - fir trees - dawes lane - sarratt (doc)


13/1570/FUL – Variation of Condition 10 of planning permission 10/2408/FUL (Erection of three detached dwellings to replace existing family dwelling with new vehicular accesses and associated driveways and landscaping) to allow for minor material amendments to include changes to the design of the dwellings at 152 THE DRIVE, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 4DH for Bellcross Homes Limited

13 10 17 PC i - (13) 13 1570 ful - 152 the drive - rickmansworth (doc)


13/1572/FUL - Removal of existing bollards, grading of grassed area and laying of reinforced grass permeable surface to provide 7 parking spaces at AREAS IN NORTH APPROACH KNOWN AS THE SPINNEY ON THE EASTERN SIDE OF THE ROAD AND AREA OPPOSITE THE SPINNEY ON WESTERN SIDE OF NORTH APPROACH, NORTH APPROACH, MOOR PARK for Moor Park (1958) Limited

13 10 17 PC i - (14) 13 1572 ful - areas in north approach - moor park (doc)


13/1587/FUL - District Council Application: Conversion of part of grass verge into parking area for up to six cars at OUTSIDE NO’S 33-53 HAYLING ROAD, SOUTH OXHEY, HERTFORDSHIRE for Three Rivers District Council

Application withdrawn


13/1618/FUL – Two storey side and single storey front extension at 9 PLAITFORD CLOSE, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 1NJ for Mr E Halpin

13 10 17 PC i - (16) 13 1618 ful - plaitford close - rickmansworth (doc)


13/1631/FUL – Variation of condition 2 of planning permission 12/2072/FUL: to create a staggered ridge height between the dwellings, accommodation within the roofspace including the insertion of rooflights to front and rear associated with second floor accommodation and the realignment of the flank boundaries at 79 QUICKLEY LANE, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 5PG, for Mr Lewis

13 10 17 PC i - (17) 13 1631 ful - 79 quickley lane (doc)


13/1671/FUL - Single storey front extension to 22 Bowring Green, with pitched roof to extend over entrance of 24 Bowring Green to create canopy over front door at 22 and 24 BOWRING GREEN, SOUTH OXHEY, WATFORD, HERTS, WD19 6UN for Mr Martin Emmanuel

13 10 17 PC i - (18) 13 1671 ful - 22 and 24 bowring green - south oxhey (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