Planning Committee - 21 March 2013

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House21st March 2013


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

Members of the Committee:-

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

Chris Ayrton

Phil Brading

Pam Hames

Chris Hayward

Paula Hiscocks

Stephen King

David Major

Amrit Mediratta

Ann Shaw OBE

Len Tippen



David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
12 March 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 21 February 2013.

13 02 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 13) 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.


12/2072/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 03 21 PC i - (06) 12 2072 ful - 79 quickley lane - chorleywood (doc)


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

13 03 21 PC i - (07) 12 2256 ful - red lion lane - sarratt (doc)


12/2376/RSP - Part retrospective: Conversion of existing Grade II Listed Barn from agricultural use to use as an events and function venue including internal and external alterations and associated landscaping and parking area whilst retaining the Permitted Development rights for temporary uses for 28 days per year across the Estate at MICKLEFIELD HALL, SARRATT ROAD, SARRATT, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 6AQ for Mr Jamie Rankin

13 03 21 PC i - (08) 12 2376 rsp - micklefield hall - sarratt (doc)


12/2377/FUL - Replacement of existing temporary mobile home with detached permanent agricultural workers dwelling, relocation of a track and two polytunnels and the placement of excavated soil resulting in the raising of land levels and creation of new pond at THE MULBERRY BUSH, DAWES LANE, SARRATT, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 6BQ for Mr Tim Norris

Application withdrawn


12/2381/FUL – Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of 2 new detached dwellings at 84 ABBOTS ROAD, ABBOTS LANGLEY, HERTS WD5 0BH for Mr P. Dennett

13 03 21 PC i - (10) 12 2381 ful - 84 abbots road - abbots langley (doc)


13/0046/OUT Outline Application: Demolition of Crossways and Eric Shepherd Unit and redevelopment to provide 12 houses and 8 affordable flats with associated access (appearance, landscaping, layout and scale reserved – resubmission of 12/1446/OUT) at LAND AT CAYFORD HOUSE (ERIC SHEPHERD UNIT) AND SUNNYSIDE AND CROSSWAYS, WOODSIDE ROAD, ABBOTS LANGLEY, WD5 0HT, for Herts. Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

13 03 21 PC i - (11) 13 0046 out - land at cayford house - abbots langley (doc)


13/0203/FUL – Variation of Condition 16 of Planning Permission 11/0948/FUL to include changes to hard and soft landscaping including regrading land to rear of approved dwellings at 37 – 43 VALLEY ROAD, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 4DTfor Bewley Homes Plc

13 03 21 PC i - (12) 13 0203 ful - 37 - 43 valley road - rickmansworth (doc)


13/0307/HCR3 Herts County Council Regulation 3 Application: Change of use from industrial open storage to sui generis for recycling of dry non-hazardous waste materials at MAYFAIR, THE BRICKFIELDS, OXHEY LANE, CARPENDERS PARK, WATFORD, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD19 5RD for Envirotech Consultants Ltd

13 03 21 PC i - (13) 13 0307 HCR3 - mayfair the brickfields carpenders park (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