Planning Committee - 17 January 2019

17 January 2019
Planning Committee - Agenda and Reports



For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday 17 January 2019 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Planning Committee:-


Sarah Nelmes (Chairman)

Diana Barber

Sara Bedford

Steve Drury

Peter Getkahn

Marilyn Butler

Chris Lloyd (Vice-Chairman)

Stephen King

David Major

Debbie Morris

Reena Ranger

Steven Halls, Chief Executive

8 January 2019

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.

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2.         MINUTES

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 13 December 2018.



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

5.      Consideration of objections and confirmation of the Three Rivers (The Old Butchers Shop, The Green, Sarratt) Tree Preservation Order 2018 TPO892



The following applications (agenda items 6 to 16) 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.

6.       18/1034/OUT: Outline Application: Demolition of existing college building and redevelopment for a residential development of up to 65 flats [Appearance, Landscaping, Layout and Scale reserved] at WEST HERTS COLLEGE, HOME PARK MILL LINK ROAD, STATION ROAD, KINGS LANGLEY, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD4 8LZ


7.       18/1381/FUL – Demolition of existing building and redevelopment to provide a total of 9 self-contained apartments within a three storey building including accommodation in roof space and basement car parking, a revised vehicular access, landscaping and associated development at 36 Eastbury Avenue, Northwood, HA6 3LN


8.       18/2112/FUL: Construction of a single storey front extension and two storey side extension at 1 BELFAIRS GREEN, SOUTH OXHEY, WATFORD, WD19 6YQ


9.       18/2116/FUL: Proposed part first floor, part two storey side extension, extension to rear dormer, alterations to existing rear projection and use of roof as a balcony, front porch canopy, alterations to fenestration and construction of swimming pool at Callipers Cottage, Penmans Green, Sarratt, WD4 9AY


10.     18/2118/RSP – Part Retrospective: Two storey side and rear extension, part single part two storey front extension including creation of gable and increase in height, conversion of garage to habitable space and loft conversion including extension to roof and rear dormer, insertion of rooflights and new external materials at 20 CHESTNUT AVENUE, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 4HB


11.     18/2143/RSP - Retrospective: Installation of two condensing units, one air conditioning unit and an extractor fan at the rear of the property at 8 Station Approach, South Oxhey, WD19 7DT


12.     18/2156/RSP - Installation of two Speed Indicator Devices at Grass Verge Opposite 27 Wolsey Road And Grass Verge Infront Of 7 Sandy Lodge Road, Moor Park, Hertfordshire


13.    18/2180/FUL - Modification of section 106 agreement pursuant to planning permission 16/2741/FUL at Pocklington House Development Site, Eastbury Avenue, Northwood, HA6 3LN


14.    18/2214/FUL – Two storey front, side and rear extensions, front porch and alterations to fenestration, site frontage to provide additional parking and external materials at 7 BRUSHWOOD DRIVE, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 5RS


15.   18/2316/FUL – Alterations to front elevation to include smooth white render at 57 LOWER ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5LA


16.   18/2377/FUL - Construction of two storey side extension and part two, part single storey rear extension at 36 THE CRESCENT, ABBOTS LANGLEY, WD5 0DS


17.    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)