Agenda item

20/00954/FUL - Barns at Lower Farm, Blind Lane, Tolleshunt Knights

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

Minutes:

Application Number

20/00954/FUL

Location

Barns at Lower Farm, Blind Lane, Tolleshunt Knights

Proposal

Conversion of barns to dwelling

Applicant

Mrs N Gudgeon

Agent

Mr G Clark - Clark Partnership

Target Decision Date

18.12.2020

Case Officer

Hayleigh Parker-Haines

Parish

TOLLESHUNT KNIGHTS

Reason for Referral to the Committee / Council

Departure from Local Plan

 

A Members’ Update had been circulated that advised the Applicant had completed a Section 106 agreement in relation to the Essex Coast Recreational disturbance Avoidance and Mitigation Strategy (RAMS) and as a result Section 8 had been amended accordingly.

 

The Chairman moved the Officers’ recommendation as set out in the report.  This was duly seconded and upon a vote being taken was agreed.

 

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

1.               The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

2.               The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in complete accordance with approved drawings: 20/1609/00, 20/1609/01, 20/1609/02A, 20/1609/03, 20/1609/04, 20/1609/05, 20/1609/06, 20/1609/07, 20/1609/08, 20/1609/09, 20/1609/10, 20/1609/11, 20/1609/12 and 20/1609/13A

3.         Prior to their use in the development hereby approved, details or samples of the materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces, including windows and doors, of the development hereby approved shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.  The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.

4.         Prior to the occupation of the development hereby approved details of the boundary treatment of the site shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  The boundary treatment shall be provided prior to the occupation of the dwelling hereby approved in accordance with the approved details and be retained as such in perpetuity.

5.         Prior to the occupation of the development details of both hard and soft landscape works to be carried out shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  These details shall include the layout of the hard landscaped areas with the materials and finishes to be used and details of the soft landscape works including schedules of shrubs and trees to be planted, noting the species, stock size, proposed numbers/densities and details of the planting scheme's implementation, aftercare and maintenance programme.

 

The hard landscape works shall be carried out as approved prior to the beneficial occupation of the development hereby approved unless otherwise first agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The soft landscape works shall be carried out as approved within the first available planting season (October to March inclusive) following the occupation of the development, unless otherwise first agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

 

If within a period of five years from the date of the planting of any tree or plant, or any tree or plant planted in its replacement, is removed, uprooted, destroyed, dies, or becomes, in the opinion of the Local Planning Authority, seriously damaged or defective, another tree or plant of the same species and size as that originally planted shall be planted in the same place, unless the Local Planning Authority gives its written consent to any variation.

6.         No development shall commence 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 provide for:

·             The parking of vehicles of site operatives and visitors

·             Loading and unloading of plant and materials

·             Storage of plant and materials used in constructing the development

·             Wheel washing facilities

·             Measures to control the emission of dust, noise and dirt during construction

·             Hours and days of construction operations.

7.         No development works above ground level shall occur until details of the surface water drainage scheme to serve the development has been submitted to and agreed in writing by the local planning authority.  The agreed scheme shall be implemented prior to the first occupation of the development.  The scheme shall ensure that for a minimum:

 

1)      The development should be able to manage water on site for 1 in 100 years events plus 40% climate change allowance.

 

2)      Run-off from a greenfield site for all storm events that have a 100% chance of occurring each year (1 in 1 year event) inclusive of climate change should be no higher than 10/ls and no lower than 1/ls. The rate should be restricted to the 1 in 1.greenfield rate or equivalent greenfield rates with long term storage (minimum rate 1l/s) or 50% betterment of existing run off rates on brownfield sites (provided this does not result in a runoff rate less than greenfield) or 50% betterment of existing run off rates on brownfield sites (provided this does not result in a runoff rate less than greenfield)

 

You are advised that in order to satisfy the soakaway condition the following details will be required: - details of the area to be drained, infiltration rate (as determined by BRE Digest 365), proposed length, width and depth of soakaway, groundwater level and whether it will be rubble filled.

 

Where the local planning authority accepts discharge to an adopted sewer network you will be required to provide written confirmation from the statutory undertaker that the discharge will be accepted.

8.         No development above ground level shall be occur until details of the foul drainage scheme to serve the development have been submitted to and agreed in writing by the local planning authority.  The agreed scheme shall be implemented prior to the first occupation of the development.

9.         The vehicle parking area and associated turning area shown on plan 20/1609/02A shall be provided prior to the occupation retained in this form in perpetuity.  The vehicle parking shall not be used for any purpose other than the parking of vehicles that are related to the use of the development unless otherwise agreed with the Local Planning Authority.

10.       Details of the refuse and cycle stores shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority prior to the first occupation of the development.  The development shall be implemented in accordance with the approved details and be retained for such purposes in perpetuity thereafter.

11.       Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General  

Permitted Development) Order 1995 (or any order revoking and re-enacting that Order with or without modification), no extensions or separate buildings (other than ancillary outbuildings not exceeding 10 cubic metres in volume) shall be erected within the site.

12.       The public’s rights and ease of passage over footpath number 8 in Tolleshunt Knights shall be maintained free and unobstructed at all times.

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