Planning Committee - 21 May 2020 - virtual meeting - meeting adjourned after item 8 - new meeting date to be confirmed

21 May 2020
Planning Committee - Agenda and Reports



For a virtual/remote meeting to be held on Thursday 21 May 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

Michael Revan

Joanne Wagstaffe, Chief Executive

12 May 2020

The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 made under the Coronavirus Act 2020 enable Council/Committee meetings to be held in a virtual format and enables remote attendance.

Meetings start at 7.30pm and will be virtual/remote, in that they will be conducted at no specific location and all participants are at various locations, communicating via audio and online.

The Council welcomes contributions from Members of the public to its discussion on agenda items at Planning Committee meetings.  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 Committee.  Details of the procedure are provided below:

Members of the public wishing to speak will be entitled to register and identify which application(s) they wish to speak on from the published agenda for the remote meeting.  Those who wish to register to speak must do so by notifying the Committee team by e-mail ( ) 48 hours before the meeting. The first 2 people to register on any application (1 for and 1 against) will be sent a link so that they can join the meeting to exercise that right.  This will also allow the Committee Team to prepare the speaker sheet in advance of the remote meeting to forward to the Chair of the meeting.

In accordance with The Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014 any matters considered under Part 1 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 Act and the laws of libel and defamation.

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


2.         MINUTES

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 19 March 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 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.

5.     19/2190/FUL - Construction of all-weather playing field and erection of fencing and floodlighting (including changing existing lights), additional vehicular parking area; soft landscaping work and creation of grassed mound at ST CLEMENT DANES SCHOOL, CHENIES ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 6EW



6.    20/0098/FUL - Demolition of existing garage and associated buildings and structures and the erection of a 75-bed care home (use class C2) with car parking and associated landscaping at Bridge Motors, 44 Church Street, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 1JE



7.    20/0258/RSP - Part-retrospective: Single-storey rear extension, first floor rear extension, raised terraces to the rear, part-loft conversion including front dormer windows and insertion of rooflights at 46 Clements Road, Chorleywood, WD3 5JT



8.    20/0268/FUL – Demolition of the existing dwelling and construction of replacement detached dwelling with loft accommodation served by front, side and rear dormers, creation of a carriage driveway to frontage including provision of a new vehicular crossover at 7 CLEMENTS ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, WD3 5JS



9.    20/0556/OUT - Outline application: Demolition of existing dwelling and outbuildings and construction of five detached dwellings (all matters reserved) at 19 TOMS LANE, KINGS LANGLEY, WD4 8NA



10.   20/0589/FUL - Part single, part first floor, part two storey side and rear extensions, connection of outbuilding to main dwelling, loft conversion include extension to roof, increase in ridge height and installation of front and rear dormers and construction of raised terraces at Pimlico House, Hyde Lane, Nash Mills, HP3 8SA



11.   20/0610/ADV - Advertisement Consent: Installation of five internally illuminated fascia signs at The Centre, Gosforth Lane, South Oxhey, WD19 7AX



12.   20/0684/FUL - Single storey rear extension, alterations to existing first floor rear projection and insertion of front dormer window at 17 Adrian Road, Abbots Langley, WD5 0AG

-12-21-05-20-pci-20-0684-ful-17-adrian-road-1.pdf (pdf)


13.   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)

General Enquiries: Please contact the Committee Team at  c