Planning Committee - 30 June 2016

30 June 2016
Planning Committee - Agenda and Reports


For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Thursday 30 June 2016 at 7.30pm.

Members of the Planning Committee:-

Councillors:-        Chris Whately-Smith (Chairman)       Chris Lloyd (Vice-Chairman)

Diana Barber      David Major

Phil Brading      Debbie Morris

Marilyn Butler      Reena Ranger

Peter Getkahn      Ann Shaw OBE

Alex Hayward                                       Stephen King

Steven Halls, Chief Executive
21 June 2016

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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To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 26 May 2016.



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 Three Rivers (The Old Rectory, The Green, Sarratt) Tree Preservation Order 2016

16 06 30 PC i - (05) TPO The Old Rectory The Green Sarratt

6. Consideration of Objections and Confirmation of Three Rivers (The Kings Head, Bridge Road, Hunton Bridge) Tree Preservation Order 2016

16 06 30 PC i - (06) TPO The Kings Head Bridge Road Hunton Bridge


7. The following applications (agenda items 8 to 13) 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.

8. 16/0709/FUL-Demolition of existing garage and carport and construction of detached double garage and carport and extension to drive at HALF ACRE, COMMONWOOD, SARRATT, KINGS LANGLEY, WD4 9BB for Mr And Mrs R Joslyn.

16 06 30 PC i - (08) 16 0709 FUL - Half Acre, Commonwood, Sarratt, Kings Langley

9. 16/0728/FUL – First floor side extension at COMMONWOOD COTTAGE, COMMONWOOD, SARRATT, WD4 9BA for Mr and Mrs Hoskin.

16 06 30 PC i - (09) 16 0728 FUL - Commonwood Cottage

10. 16/0767/FUL - Variation of Condition 5 (Delivery Hours) of planning permission 07/0012/FUL to allow alternative delivery restrictions at Waitrose, Homestead Road, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 1FX for Waitrose Ltd

Application withdrawn.

11. 16/0882/FUL – Two storey side extension at 39 SUMMERHOUSE WAY, ABBOTS LANGLEY, HERTS, WD5 0DY for Watford Property Co.

16 06 30 PC i - (11) 16 0882 FUL - 39 Summerhouse Way

12. 16/0901/RSP - Part Retrospective: Increase ridge height of garage roofs on nos. 1 and 3; alterations to fenestration including replacement windows with French doors; installation of access hatches to roofs, at 1-3 HOLLOWREE MEWS, CROXLEY GREEN, HERTFORDSHIRE for Mr Ben Smith

16 06 30 PC i - (12) 16 0901 RSP 1-3 Hollowtree Mews Croxley Green

13. 16/0958/FUL – Removal of Conditions 1 (Personal) and 3 (Temporary Period) of planning permission 13/2256/FUL (Use of land for the stationing of caravans for residential purposes for 3 no. gypsy pitches together with the formation of additional hardstanding and utility/dayrooms ancillary to that use] to allow use as a permanent site for 3 no. gypsy pitches at Land between Langleybury Lane and Old House Lane, Langleybury, WD4 8RW for Mr Cash

16 06 30 PC i - (13) 16 0958 FUL Langleybury Lane

14. 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