Agenda and minutes

North Western Area Planning Committee - Wednesday 6th December 2023 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Maldon District Council Offices, Princes Road, Maldon. View directions

Contact: Committee Services  Email: committee.clerk@maldon.gov.uk

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1.

Chairpersons's notices

Minutes:

Due to technical issues the meeting started later than scheduled at 19:35.

 

The Chairperson apologised for the late start then welcomed everyone to the meeting and went through some general housekeeping arrangements.

2.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors M F L Durham, CC, S J N Morgan and L L Wiffen.

3.

Minutes of the last meeting pdf icon PDF 224 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 8 November 2023, (copy enclosed).

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 8 November 2023 be approved and confirmed.

4.

Disclosure of Interest

To disclose the existence and nature of any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests, Other Registrable interests and Non-Registrable Interests relating to items of business on the agenda having regard to paragraph 9 and Appendix B of the Code of Conduct for Members.

 

(Members are reminded that they are also required to disclose any such interests as soon as they become aware should the need arise throughout the meeting).

Minutes:

There were none.

5.

23/00103/COU - Building at junction of Braxted Park Road with Maldon Road, near Tiptree, CO5 0QA pdf icon PDF 413 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Service Delivery, (copy enclosed, Members’ Update to be circulated)*.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Application Number

23/00103/COU

Location

Building at junction of Braxted Park Road with Maldon Road, near Tiptree, CO5 0QA

Proposal

Application for change of use of existing agricultural barn to farm shop and change of use of existing farm shop to cafe, resurfacing of existing car park commensurate with increased floor space.

Applicant

Mr J. Purdy

Agent

Mrs Alice Quinn of Smart Planning Limited

Target Decision Date

31.03.2023

Case Officer

Fiona Bradley

Parish

TOLLESHUNT MAJOR

Reason for Referral to the Committee / Council

Member Call in by Councillor J V Keyes with regard to Policies S1, S2, D1, H4, E1 and E2

 

It was noted from the Members’ Update that since the agenda had been published the application had been WITHDRAWN by the applicant to address concerns raised in the recommended reasons for refusal.

6.

23/00491/FUL - Land adjacent Thornfields, Purleigh Grove, Cold Norton, CM3 6HN pdf icon PDF 493 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Service Delivery, (copy enclosed, Members’ Update to be circulated)*.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Application Number

23/00491/FUL

Location

Land adjacent Thornfields, Purleigh Grove, Cold Norton, CM3 6HN

Proposal

The erection of 2No. 4/5-bedroom detached dwellings, both with carports and private amenity, with the construction of a new access road

Applicant

Mr & Mrs Kirk

Agent

Mr Zak Johnson - Front. Architecture

Target Decision Date

13.07.2023

Case Officer

Tim Marsh

Parish

COLD NORTON

Reason for Referral to the Committee / Council

Departure from Development Plan

 

It was noted from the Members’ Update that since the agenda had been published there had been an amendment to paragraph 5.9.1 of the Officer report.

 

Following the Officer’s presentation, the Chairperson opened the floor for debate.

 

There was a brief discussion regarding planting and drainage at the development site, after which Councillor R H Siddall proposed to approve the application in line with the Officer’s recommendations which was duly seconded and when put to the vote by the Chairperson was agreed.

 

RESOLVED that the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:

1.         The development hereby permitted shall begin no later than 3 years from the date of this decision.

2.         The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans: 001, 002, 200 P2, 201, 202, 203 P2, and 204 

3.         No development shall take place, including any works of demolition, until a Construction Method Statement has been submitted to, and approved in writing by, the local planning authority. The approved Statement shall be adhered to throughout the construction period. The Statement shall include details of:

A.         The parking of vehicles of site operatives and visitors

B.         Loading and unloading of plant and materials

C.        Storage of plant and materials used in constructing the development

D.        The erection and maintenance of security

E.         Wheel washing facilities

F.         Measures to control the emission of dust and dirt during construction.

4.         No development shall take place until details of the existing and proposed ground levels and finished floor levels have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development shall thereafter be carried-out and retained in accordance with the approved details.

5.         No development above ground level shall take place until a detailed Sustainable Urban Drainage Scheme as specified in the Essex Sustainable Drainage Systems Design Guide has been submitted in writing by the local planning authority. This must be conducted by a competent person and include written explanation of any data provided. The scheme shall subsequently be implemented prior to occupation of the development and should include and not be limited to:

 

           Discharge rates/location

           Storage volumes

           Treatment requirement

           Detailed drainage plan

           A written report summarising the final strategy and highlighting any minor

           changes to the approved strategy.

 

Where the surface water drainage strategy proposes the use of soakaways the details of the design and the results of a series of percolation tests shall be carried out upon the subsoil in accordance with DG 365 2016.

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