Planning Committee - 27 June 2019

27 June 2019
Planning Committee - Agenda and Reports


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Northway, Rickmansworth on Thursday 27 June 2019 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

Steven Halls, Chief Executive

18 June 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 29 May 2019.



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.  19/0568/FUL - Demolition of existing building and construction of three storey building comprising of one retail unit (Use Class A1) at ground floor and the provision of eight residential units  (at first and second floor level and within one separate block to the rear) with associated parking at 16 - 18 LOWER ROAD, CHORLEYWOOD, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE WD3 5LH


6.  19/0754/RSP – Part retrospective: Alterations to front boundary treatment including the provision of new brick piers with stone caps and brick walls with metal railings at 27 ASTONS ROAD, MOOR PARK, HA6 2LB


7.  19/0787/FUL - Construction of independent garage structure to front of dwelling with associated alterations to the driveway at THISTLE LODGE, BEDMOND ROAD, ABBOTSL LANGLEY, WD3 0QB


8.  19/0809/FUL - First floor rear extension at 6 THE CRESCENT, ABBOTS LANGLEY, WD5 0DS


9.  19/0851/FUL – Single storey rear extension, two storey rear extension, single storey side and front extension and front porch infill extension at 33 YORKE ROAD, CROXLEY GREEN, WD3 3DW


10.  19/0894/RSP – Part Retrospective: Erection of three storey front/side extension with balcony to rear at 62 TOWNFIELD, RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 7DD


11.  19/0948/RSP – Retrospective: Part single/part two storey rear extension, alterations to external materials and fenestration detail at 215 BALDWINS LANE, CROXLEY GREEN, HERTFORDSHIRE, WD3 3LH


12.  19/0960/FUL - Single storey rear extension, insertion of rooflights to front and rear, alterations to fenestration and extension to raised patio to the rear at CHATSWORH, 15 SPENCER WALK, RICKMANSWORTH, WD3 4EE


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)

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