Planning Committee - 21 November 2013

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House21st November 2013


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 21 November 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
12 November 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 17 October 2013.

13 10 17 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 14) 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.


13/1512/FUL – Change of use to touring caravan and camping site (including certificated caravan pitches) and provision of replacement toilet and shower facilities at NORTH HILL FARM, NORTH HILL, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 6HA for Mr and Mrs Nigel Clark

13 11 21 PC i - (06) 13 1512 ful - North Hill 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



13/1781/FUL – Erection of eight Affordable Housing dwellings with access, parking and landscaping at THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION, CHURCH LANE, SARRATT, WD3 6HL for Taylor Wimpey North Thames



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

13 11 21 PC i - (09) 13 1618 ful - 9 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 11 21 PC i - (10) 13 1631 ful - 79 Quickley Lane - chorleywood (doc)


13/1821/FUL – Replacement brick wall along the western boundary at CHORLEYWOOD LAWN TENNIS CLUB, CHORLEYWOOD HOUSE ESTATE, RICKMANSWORTH ROAD, WD3 5GN for Three Rivers District Council

13 11 21 PC i - (11) 13 1821 ful - chorleywood lawn tennis club - rickmansworth road - chorleywood (doc)


13/1823/FUL - Permission for two additional caravans (no more than one of which to be a static caravan) with parking for two vehicles and associated hardstanding at LAND AT REAR OF 59 TOMS LANE, KINGS LANGLEY for Mr Michael Connors

13 11 21 PC i - (12) 13 1823 ful - land at rear 59 toms lane - kings langley (doc)


13/1873/FUL – Change of use from bakery (A1) to A3 and A5 use and extension to opening hours at F MANSBRIDGE & SON LTD, 49 HIGH STREET, ABBOTS LANGLEY, WD5 0AA for Mansbridge Bakers

13 11 21 PC i - (13) 13 1873 ful - 49 high street - abbots langley (doc)


13/1926/FUL – Single storey rear extension with glazed lantern at CHERRY LAWN, BRIDLE LANE, LOUDWATER, WD3 4JB for Mr and Mrs AC and SL Morris and Ward

13 11 21 PC i - (14) 13 1926 ful - Cherry Lawn - Bridle Lane - Loudwater (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