Planning Committee - 18 October 2018

18 October 2018
Planning Committee - Agenda and Reports



For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday 18 October 2018 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Planning Committee:-


Sarah Nelmes (Chairman)

Diana Barber

Sara Bedford

Steve Drury

Peter Getkahn

Alex Hayward

Chris Lloyd (Vice-Chairman)

Stephen King

David Major

Debbie Morris

Reena Ranger

Steven Halls, Chief Executive

9 October 2018

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.

In accordance with The Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014 any matters considered under Part I business only of the meeting may be filmed, recorded, photographed, broadcast or reported via social media by any person.

Recording and reporting the Council’s meetings is subject to the law and it is the responsibility of those doing the recording and reporting to ensure compliance.  This will include the Human Rights Act, the Data Protection Legislation and the laws of libel and defamation.


To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 13 September 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


The following applications (agenda items 5 to 18) 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.

5.  18/1381/FUL – Demolition of existing building and redevelopment to provide a total of 10 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


6     18/1497/FUL: Single storey front extension and two storey and single storey rear extension at 5 GROVE FARM PARK, NORTHWOOD, HA6 2BQ


7.       18/1540/FUL - Single and two storey side extension, single storey extension to porch, conversion of garage into habitable accommodation and extension to raised patio to rear at RYLSTONE COTTAGE, 10 HADDON ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 5AN


8.       18/1554/FUL – Single storey side and rear extension and front porch canopy, two storey rear extension and alterations to frontage at 12 BRUSHWOOD DRIVE, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 5RT


9.       18/1597/FUL – Part single storey and part two storey side and rear extensions, creation of new vehicular access from The Green and alterations to drive, alterations to landscaping including replacement boundary wall and gates at 13 THE GREEN, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTS, WD3 3HL


10.        18/1600/RSP - Part Retrospective: First floor side extension, two storey rear extension, loft conversion including rear dormers and front rooflights and conversion of garage into habitable accommodation at 1 PARROTTS CLOSE, CROXLEY GREEN, WD3 3JZ.


11.      18/1609/FUL - Replacement of current skate park with new skate park facility at CROXLEY GREEN SKATE BOARD PARK, BALDWINS LANE RECREATION GROUND, BALDWINS LANE, CROXLEY GREEN, HERTFORDSHIRE


12.      18/1659/FUL - Proposed change of use of part of paddock to residential curtilage and the installation of 64 solar panels at 8 SEABROOK ROAD, KINGS LANGLEY, WD4 8NU


13.      18/1664/FUL: Construction of a detached two storey dwelling including balcony to rear, with associated hardstanding and landscaping including alterations to levels, change of use of land to residential and installation of gates AT LAND ADJACENT TO KINGS VIEW FARM, TOMS LANE, KINGS LANGLEY, HERTS


14.  18/1680/FUL – Demolition of existing garage and construction of single storey and two storey front, side and rear extensions, first floor rear extension and alterations to roof to include increase in ridge height at 23 LEWES WAY, CROXLEY GREEN, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 3SN


15.      18/1720/FUL Single store rear extension with basement beneath extension at 22 WHITELANDS AVENUE, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 5RD


16.      18/1744/FUL - Demolition of garages and erection of two storey building with further roof accommodation to provide six flats, with associated garden, car parking and landscaping at LAND AND GARAGES REAR OF 2-34, GREEN STREET, CHORLEYWOOD, HERTS, WD3 5QR


17.      18/1781/RSP - Part Retrospective: Conversion of garage into habitable room, front porch extension, increase in height of existing side and rear extensions and construction of raised patio to rear at 53 HILLCROFT CRESCENT, OXHEY HALL, WD19 4PB


18.      18/1922/FUL - Installation of proposed solar-pv panels to the roof at 15 BURY LANE, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE


19.      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