Planning Committee - 21 February 2013

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House21st February 2013


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 21 February 2013 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Committee:-

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

Chris Ayrton

Phil Brading

Chris Hayward

Paula Hiscocks

Stephen King

Helen Lehrle

David Major

Amrit Mediratta

Ann Shaw OBE

Len Tippen


David Gardner , Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
12 February 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 24 January 2013.

13 01 24 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 12) 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.


12/2028/RSP – Part Retrospective: Construction of new farm track, seeding of existing farm track and improvements to existing entrance splay at HALL FARM, BERRY LANE, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTFORDHSIRE, WD3 5EX for Mr Howard

13 02 21 PC i - (06) 12 2028 rsp - hall farm - berry lane (doc)


12/2072/FUL  - Minor amendments to planning permission 11/1652/FUL (erection of 3 town houses with associated access, parking, bin storage, landscaping and amenity areas) to reduce the width of the proposed terrace of three houses, marginally increase their depth and to realign the access road at 79 QUICKLEY LANE, CHORLEYWOOD, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 5PG for Mr D. Lewis

13 02 21 PC i - (07) 12 2072 ful - 79 quickley - chorleywood (doc)


12/2256/FUL – Erection of stable block at LAND AT RED LION LANE, SARRATT, WD3 6BN for Mr J Cooke

13 02 21 PC i - (08) 12 2256 ful - red lion lane - sarratt (doc)


12/2271/FUL – Change of land use to residential, identification of planning unit and erection of new dwelling in place of existing with private drive for car parking, landscaping and erection of new boundary walls at THE LODGE, STUBBS FARM, GREEN STREET, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS WD3 6EA for Hill Residential Ltd.

13 02 21 PC i - (09) 12 2271 ful - stubbs farm - corleywood (doc)


12/2337/RSP - Retrospective: Garden and security lighting at DEW POND HOUSE, COMMON ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5LT for Mrs Mandy Summers

13 02 21 PC i - (10) 12 2337 rsp - dew pond house - chorleywood (doc)


12/2357/FUL - Demolition of existing two storey side and single storey side and rear extensions and erection of two storey side and single storey side and rear extensions; loft conversion including raise in ridge, hip to Dutch hip roof alterations and installation of rooflights; alterations to front elevation including new porch and bay windows; alterations to fenestration, extension and alterations to raised rear terrace, creation of new crossover and parking space to front at 11 BEECHWOOD AVENUE, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5RL for Ms Z Wilson

13 02 21 PC i - (11) 12 2357 ful - 11 beechwood avenue - chorleywood (doc)


12/2364/FUL - Erection of four detached bungalows with new access road, car parking and private gardens at SANDPIT WOOD, LITTLE OXHEY LANE, SOUTH OXHEY, HERTFORDSHIRE WD19 5HL, for Masma Ltd and Clovercourt Property Ltd

13 02 21 PC i - (12) 12 2364 ful - sandpit - little oxhey lane (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