Planning Committee - 16 July 2020

16 July 2020
Planning Committee - Agenda and Reports


For a virtual/remote meeting to be held on Thursday 16 July 2020 at 7.30pm

Members of the Planning Committee:-


Sarah Nelmes (Chairman)

Sara Bedford

Marilyn Butler

Steve Drury

Peter Getkahn

Raj Khiroya

Keith Martin (Vice-Chairman)

Chris Lloyd

Stephen King

Debbie Morris

David Raw

Joanne Wagstaffe, Chief Executive

7 July 2020

Please note that the meeting is being held virtually. The business of the meeting will be live streamed at : Archived

The Planning Committee virtual meeting protocol can be viewed below:



2.         MINUTES

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 25 June 2020


Items of other business notified under Council Procedure Rule 30 to be announced, together with the special circumstances that justify their consideration as a matter of urgency. The Chairman to rule on the admission of such items.


To receive any declarations of interest.

Where a member of this Planning Committee is also a member of a Parish Council he/she is entitled to take part in any debate at this Committee on an application within that Parish area provided that the Councillor

  • has an open mind about the application
  • is not bound by the views of the Parish Planning Committee and
  • can deal with the application fairly and on its merits at Committee
  • Subject to the above the Councillor will declare a registrable non-pecuniary interest in the item as a member of the Parish Council and will be entitled to stay speak and vote.


The following applications (agenda items 5 to 8) 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.

  1. TPO 913 - Consideration of objections and confirmation of the Three Rivers (6 CLAREMONT CRESCENT, CROXLEY GREEN) Tree Preservation Order 2019 TPO 913


  1. 20/0315/FUL - Laying of new 3 metre wide single track tarmac road and five speed bumps, stretching from the junction of South Cottage down to the junction of Berry Lane and construction of double swing gates at both ends at LOWER (SOUTH) END OF SOUTH PARK AVENUE, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 5DY

Application has been withdrawn from being considered at this meeting will come to a future meeting.

  1. 20/0660/FUL - Variation of Condition 2 (approved plans) attached to planning permission 16/1218/FUL (Demolition of existing care home and construction of replacement three storey care home with additional basement, associated parking and landscaping) to allow for changes to the design including increase in ridge height, alterations to the depth and width, alterations to fenestration detail, alterations to internal layout to provide for larger bedrooms and alterations to amenity space at Development Site At Burford House, Rickmansworth Road, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire


  1. 20/1036/FUL - Single storey front extension, construction of front dormers and front rooflight and replacement of pitched roof over rear extension with parapet wall at 16 WINTON CRESCENT, CROXLEY GREEN, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 3QX



9.        OTHER BUSINESS – If approved under Item 3 above


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(s) 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.)

1.         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 Core Strategy (adopted October 2011)
  • Development Management Policies LDD (adopted July 2013)
  • Site Allocations Local Development Document (SALDD) (adopted November 2014)
  • The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Charging Schedule (adopted February 2015)
  • Supplementary Planning Documents and Guidance
  • National Planning Policy Framework and National Planning Practice Guidance
  • Government Circulars
  • The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (as amended)
  • 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
  • The Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006
  • The Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010
  • The Localism Act (November 2011)
  • The Growth and Infrastructure Act (April 2013)
  • Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2015
  • Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015
  • Croxley Green Neighbourhood Plan (Referendum Version December 2018)

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