Planning Committee - 18 July 2013

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House18th July 2013


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 18 July 2013 at 7.30pm.
Members of the Committee:-

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

Chris Ayrton
Paula Hiscocks
Ann Shaw OBE

Phil Brading
Stephen King
Len Tippen

Pam Hames
David Major

Ty Harris
Amrit Mediratta

Dr Steven Halls, Chief Executive
9 July 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 20 June 2013 (circulated separately).

13 06 20 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 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.


13/0545/FUL – Erection of additional detached two storey dwellinghouse with integral garage, associated landscaping with new vehicular access and parking area and replacement tree to front at 30 ABBEY DRIVE, ABBOTS LANGLEY, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD5 0TL for Mr S Coleman

13 07 18 PC i - (06) 13 0545 ful - 30 abbey drive - abbots langley (doc)


13/0612/FUL - Single storey side and rear extensions, new chimney to side elevation, replacement of existing front boundary wall with white picket fence, replacement of existing UPVC windows with timber framed units in front and side elevations and enlarged hardstanding with new access at rear of site at FERNLEA, 91 LOWER ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 5LA for Mr V Lantree

13 07 18 PC i - (07) 13 0612 ful - fernlea - 91 lower road - chorleywood (doc)


13/0761/HCR3 - Herts County Council Regulation 3 Application: Mineral extraction, processing and importation of sand and gravel and reclamation materials (from Denham Park Farm) for restoration to agriculture and a small wetland area and a new vehicular access at Land at PYNESFIELD, OFF TILEHOUSE LANE, MAPLE CROSS, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 9YB for Hertfordshire County Council

13 07 18 PC i - (08) 13 0761 HCR3 - Pynesfield Off Tilhouse Lane (doc)


13/0789/FUL - First floor side and rear extension projecting beyond ground floor rear elevation with support columns, canopy to side and crown roof form associated with loft conversion at 48 BLACKETTS WOOD DRIVE, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 5QH for Mr T Loh

13 07 18 PC i - (09) 13 0789 ful - 48 blacketts wood drive - chorleywood (doc)


13/0792/FUL – First floor rear extension and rear balcony , demolition of garage and replacement with two storey element connected to main dwelling via glazed link, remodelling of entrance with ground floor canopy, fenestration and internal layout changes, introduction of zinc and timber cladding to external elevations and two sets of security gates at TREVONEN, THE CLUMP, RICKMANSWORTH WD3 1BL for Mr C Sharpe

13 07 18 PC i - (10) 13 0792 ful - trevonen - the clump - rickmansworth (doc)


13/0890/FUL – Demolition of 8A and 8B Bucknalls Close and extension of Parkview, rear extensions to 6 existing flats, and extensions and alterations to 3 flats (bedsits) to convert into 3 Houses of Multiple Occupation (HMOs) for 6 people at 8A AND 8B BUCKNALLS CLOSE AND PARKVIEW, BUCKNALLS CLOSE, GARSTON, WATFORD, WD25 9NB for Mr J K Rudkin

13 07 18 PC i - (11) 13 0890 ful - 8a and 8b bucknalls close and parkview - garston (doc)


13/0907/FUL - Extension to former loft conversion including gable end and front and rear dormer windows at 20 FRANKLAND ROAD, CROXLEY GREEN, HERTS, WD3 3AU for Mr Peter Ibbott

13 07 18 PC i - (12) 13 0907 ful - 20 frankland road - croxley green (doc)


13/0908/FUL – Demolition of existing conservatory and erection of single storey rear extension at 8 LAUDERDALE ROAD, HUNTON BRIDGE, KINGS LANGLEY, HERTS, WD4 8QB for Mr F Pacelli

13 07 18 PC i - (13) 13 0908 ful - 8 lauderdale road - kings langley (doc)


13/0922/FUL - Replace metal balustrade with glass balustrade to new balcony at 3 COLNE MEAD, MILL END, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 8DX for Cllr Roger Seabourne

13 07 18 PC i - (14) 13 0922 ful - 3 colne mead - mill end (doc)


13/0962/FUL – Demolition of existing garage and replacement single storey side extension, porch to front elevation, internal alterations, fenestration changes and alteration to driveway at 190 ABBOTS ROAD, ABBOTS LANGLEY, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD5 0BP for Mr J Wilson

13 07 18 PC i - (15) 13 0962 ful - 190 abbots road - abbots langley (doc)


13/1113/FUL - District Council Application: Conversion of part of existing grass verge into parking area for up to seven cars at OUTSIDE Nos 57-61 ASHRIDGE DRIVE, SOUTH OXHEY for Three Rivers District Council

13 07 18 PC i - (16) 13 1113 ful - 57-61 ashridge drive - south oxhey (doc)


13/1128/FUL – Loft conversion with increased ridge height, side dormer and rooflights at 128 WHITELANDS AVENUE, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5RG for Mr William Nunn

13 07 18 PC i - (17) 13 1128 ful - 128 whitelands avenue - chorleywood (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