Planning Committee - 23 September 2021

23 September 2021
Planning Committee - Agenda and Reports



For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber at Three Rivers House, Northway, Rickmansworth, WD3 1RL on Thursday 23 September 2021 at 7.30pm

Members of the Planning Committee:-


Steve Drury  (Chair)

Sara Bedford

Ruth Clark

Alex Hayward

Chris Lloyd

Keith Martin

Raj Khiroya (Vice-Chair)

Stephen King

Debbie Morris

David Raw

Alison Scarth

Joanne Wagstaffe, Chief Executive

14 September 2021

The Council welcomes contributions from members of the public to aid discussions on agenda items at Planning Committee meetings.

Details of the procedure are provided below:

For those wishing to speak:

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 be given the right to speak on that item at the next meeting of the Planning Committee.

Members of the public will be entitled to register and identify which application(s) they wish to speak on from the published agenda for the meeting.  Those who wish to register to speak should notify the Committee team by e-mail ( ) 48 hours before the meeting if possible. The first 2 people to register on any application (one for and one against) will be sent details for attending the meeting.  Registering 48 hours before the meeting allows the Committee Team time to prepare the speaker sheet in advance of the meeting.

Please note that contributions will be limited to no more than three minutes.

For those wishing to observe:

The Council have a limited on the number of people who can attend the meetings in person.  To request one of the places as an observer, please contact the Committee Team by email at  48 hours in advance of the meeting taking place if possible.  Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

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.

The Planning Committee meeting will not being broadcast/livestreamed but a recording of the meeting will be available after the meeting.

Meeting protocol



2.         MINUTES

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 12 August 2021 and the Reconvened Planning Committee meeting held on 19 August 2021.



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 Chair 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 they are 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


The following applications (agenda items 6 to 10) 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.  Consideration of objections and confirmation of Tree Preservation Order 923 (Manor House, Abbots Langley) 2020



6.  21/1059/FUL – Internal alterations, the installation of a flue from a gas pizza oven on the side elevation and alterations to frontage to include new signage at SHOP 4 WALPOLE BUILDING, CHURCH STREET, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 1BU



7.  21/1337/FUL - Variation of Condition 16 (Construction Management Plan) of planning permission 19/0455/FUL (Demolition of garages and erection of two detached dwellings with associated parking and access) to remove wording requiring majority of construction traffic to use Eastbury Avenue at LAND AT THE REAR OF THE LIMES, 9 EASTBURY AVENUE, NORTHWOOD, HERTFORDSHIRE




8.  21/1563/FUL - Single-storey front and side extensions at HOLLY HEDGES FARM, OLLEBERRIE LANE, BELSIZE, WD3 4NU



9.  21/1586/FUL – Demolition of the existing dwelling and construction of a replacement dwelling with associated hard and soft landscaping at 29 BEDFORD ROAD, MOOR PARK, HA6 2AY




10.  21/1669/FUL – Installation of ‘catch-ball’ net fencing to eastern boundary of play area at ANN SHAW GARDENS PLAY AREA, SOUTH OXHEY, WATFORD, WD19 7AT



11.  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)
  • Chorleywood Neighbourhood Development Plan (Referendum Version August 2020)

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