Planning Committee - 19 July 2012

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House19th July 2012


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 19 July 2012 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

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

Chris Ayrton

Phil Brading

Chris Hayward

Pam Hames

Paula Hiscocks

Stephen King

David Major

Amrit Mediratta

Ann Shaw OBE

Len Tippen



 David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
10 July 2012

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 21 June 2012.

12 06 21 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 16) 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.


12/0578/FUL – Detached double garage at 24 VALLEY ROAD, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 4DS for Mr B. Lakin

12 07 19 PC i - (06) 12 0578 ful - 24 valley road - rickmansworth (doc)


12/0865/RSP – Retrospective: Construction of new farm track and improvements to existing entrance splay at HALL FARM, BERRY LANE, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTFORDHSIRE, WD3 5EX for Mr Howard

12 07 19 PC i - (07) 12 0865 rsp - hall farm - berry lane - rickmansworth (doc)


12/0925/FUL - Conversion of existing highway verge into 4 car parking bays at VERGE TO FRONT OF 6 TO 18 HEYSHAM DRIVE, SOUTH OXHEY for Three Rivers District Council

12 07 19 PC i - (08) 12 0925 ful - 6 to 18 heysham drive - south oxhey (doc)


12/0926/FUL - Conversion of existing highway verge to 3 parking bays at 28 HOYLAKE GARDENS, SOUTH OXHEY, WATFORD, HERTS for Three Rivers District Council

12 07 19 PC i - (09) 12 0926 ful - 28 hoylake gardens - south oxhey (doc)


12/0928/FUL - Conversion of existing highway verge into 6 parking bays (3 areas) at VERGE TO FRONT OF 1-11 UPPER HITCH, CARPENDERS PARK for Three Rivers District Council

12 07 19 PC i - (10) 12 0928 ful - 1-11 uper hitch - carpenders park (doc)


12/0929/FUL – Conversion of existing highway verge into 7 parking bays to include one disabled parking bay at 18-28 HAZELWOOD LANE, ABBOTS LANGELY, HERTS for Three Rivers District Council

12 07 19 PC i - (11) 12 0929 ful - 18-28 hazelwood lane - abbots langley (doc)


12/0947/RSP - Retrospective: Garage at 1 PARK COTTAGES, NEW ROAD, SARRATT, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 6HD for Mr Timothy Norris

12 07 19 PC i - (12) 12 0947 rsp - 1 park cottages - new road - sarratt (doc)


12/0972/FUL - Part Retrospective: Erection of three dwellings and associated parking – amended development following planning permission 10/0065/FUL at 79 AND 81 QUICKLEY LANE, CHORLEYWOOD, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 5PG for Mr D Lewis

12 07 19 PC i - (13) 12 0972 ful - 79 and 81 quickley lane - chorleywood (doc)


12/1026/FUL – Formation of rooms in reconfigured roof space including raise in ridge height, dormer windows and rooflight, removal of chimney, front extension and alterations at 128 WHITELANDS AVENUE, CHORLEYWOOD, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 5RG for Mr William Nunn

12 07 19 PC i - (14) 12 1026 ful - 128 whitelands avenue - chorleywood (doc)


12/1064/FUL - Change of Use from amenity land to residential curtilage to be enclosed by boundary fencing, two storey side and single storey rear extension at 24 WINDMILL DRIVE, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 3FD for Mr and Mrs T Guy

12 07 19 PC i - (15) 12 1064 ful - 24 windmill drive - croxley green (doc)


12/1082/FUL – Variation of Conditions 8, 9 and 10 of planning permission 11/1859/RSP (demolition of existing dwelling and erection of three detached dwellings and a detached garage) to allow additional tree works including removal of fourteen Cypress trees, further pruning of retained trees and some replacement planting at RONDAVELS, RICKMANSWORTH ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 4BR for Corlyn D and B LLP

12 07 19 PC i - (16) 12 1082 ful - rondavels - rickmansworth road - 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