Planning Committee - 23 February 2012

Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House23rd February 2012


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday, 23 February 2012 at 7.30pm

Members of the Committee:-

Councillors Geoffrey Dunne (Chairman), Chris Lloyd (Vice-Chairman)

Chris Ayrton

Phil Brading

Chris Hayward

Paula Hiscocks

Stephen King

Helen Lehrle

David Major

Amrit Mediratta

Ann Shaw OBE

Chris Whately-Smith



David Gardner, Director of Corporate Resources and Governance
14 February 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 19 January 2012 (circulated separately).

12 01 19 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.


Consideration of Objections and Confirmation of Three Rivers (ABBOTS ROAD, ABBOTS LANGLEY) Tree Preservation Order 2011

12 02 23 PC i - (05) tpo - abbots road - abbots langley (doc)




The following applications (agenda items 7 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.


11/2123/FUL – Demolition of existing single storey rear extension, demolition and rebuilding of the side wall of the existing garage, erection of a two storey rear extension with recessed balconied terrace and central dormer window in the roof, erection of a first floor catslide roof with dormer windows above the garage, replacement of the existing catslide roof with an elevated front elevation and gable and fenestrational changes to the entrance door at 41 RUSSELL ROAD, MOOR PARK, NORTHWOOD, HERTS, HA6 2LP for Mr and Mrs J Soneji

12 02 23 PC i - (07) 11 2123 ful - 41 russell road - moor park (doc)


11/2317/FUL – Revised site layout and the erection of utility/day room in place of 2 no. utility / day rooms ancillary to an existing gypsy site with permission for 3 no. residential pitches at LAND AT REAR OF 59 TOMS LANE, KINGS LANGLEY for Mr J Wall-Cash

12 02 23 PC i - (08) 11 2317 ful - 59 toms lane - kings langley (doc)


11//2383/FUL - Erection of 5 bedroom dwelling to side of existing dwelling following demolition of existing side extension at 29 BERKS HILL, CHORLEYWOOD, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 5AG for Mr Sean Brew


11/2384/CAC – Conservation Area Consent: Demolition of the existing side extension at 29 BERKS HILL, CHORLEYWOOD, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 5AG for Mr Sean Brew.

12 02 23 PC i - (09) 11-2383-FUL - 29 Berks Hill Chorleywood (doc)


11/2616/RSP - Retrospective Application: Retention of conservatory to rear elevation at 57 RUSSELL ROAD, MOOR PARK, NORTHWOOD, HERTFORDSHIRE HA6 2LP, for Mr Abdul Vayani

12 02 23 PC i - (10) 11 2616 RSP - 57 Russell Road - moor park (doc)


12/0003/FUL – Variation of Condition 1 of planning permission 09/0024/FUL to allow for the siting of six existing portacabins and 1.8m chain link fence adjacent to the existing Council garage within the existing Council Depot compound as approved under application 09/0024/FUL for a period of three years from the date of this permission.  Upon the expiry of the three years the surfacing, chainlink fencing, portable buildings, drainage and infrastructure shall be removed from the site within a period of 3 months and the site reinstated to its original condition with grass seeded surface, at THE AQUADROME, FROGMOOR LANE, RICKMANSWORTH, for Mr M Stagg

12 02 23 PC i - (11) 12 0003 ful - the aquadrome - rickmansworth (doc)


12/0048/FUL – Conversion of disused mortuary to new dwelling with single storey side extension and rooflights, and extension to hardstanding at FORMER MORTUARY, OLD CHORLEYWOOD ROAD, RICKMANSWORTH for Three Rivers District Council

12 02 23 PC i - (12) 12 0048 ful - former mortuary - old chorleywood road (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 and 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 Local Development Framework 2001-2021 (emerging)
  • 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