Agenda item

20/01076/FUL -70 Colchester Road, Great Totham

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

 

Minutes:

Application Number

20/01076/FUL

Location

70 Colchester Road Great Totham

Proposal

New dwelling

Applicant

Mr Harry Cooper

Agent

Mr Neil Cooper - Signature Group TM LTD

Target Decision Date

16.12.2020 EOT requested

Case Officer

Hannah Bowles

Parish

GREAT TOTHAM

Reason for Referral to the Committee / Council

Departure from Local Plan.

 

A Members’ Update had been circulated prior to the meeting that detailed representation received from Great Totham Parish Council.

 

Following the Officer’s presentation Councillor R H Siddall proposed that planning application 20/01076/FUL - 70 Colchester Road, Great Totham be approved in accordance with the Officer’s recommendation and this was duly seconded. 

 

The consensus was that the application had overcome previous reasons for refusal and upon a vote being taken it was unanimously approved.

 

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 accordance with the following approved plans and documents:

3.           Prior to their installation, written details or samples of all materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby permitted shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.  The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details and retained as such thereafter.

4.           No development works above ground level shall occur until details of the surface water drainage scheme to serve the development shall be 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 year 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.

5.           No development works above ground level shall occur until details of the foul drainage scheme to serve the development shall be 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.

6.           Full details of both hard and soft landscape works shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority prior to the occupation of the dwelling hereby approved and these works shall be carried out as approved.  These details shall include, for example:

i.            Proposes finished levels contours;

ii.           Means of enclosure;

iii.         Car parking layouts;

iv.         Other vehicle and pedestrian access and circulation areas;

v.           Hard surfacing materials;

vi.         Minor artefacts and structures (e.g furniture, play equipment, refuse or other storage units, signs, lighting);

vii.       Proposed and existing functional services above and below ground (e.g drainage power, communications cables, pipelines etc, indicating lines, manholes, supports);

viii.     Retained historic landscape features and proposals for restoration, where relevant.

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 dwelling hereby approved unless otherwise 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.

 

The hard landscape works shall be carried out as approved prior to the first use / occupation of the development hereby approved and retained and maintained as such thereafter.

7.           Prior to the occupation of the dwelling hereby permitted, the vehicular access shall be constructed in accordance with the details shown on drawing number sk.2113.1 and retained as such thereafter.

8.           No unbound material shall be used in the surface treatment of the vehicular access within 6 metres of the highway boundary.

9.           All loading / unloading / reception and storage of building materials and the manoeuvring of all vehicles, including construction traffic shall be undertaken within the application site, clear of the public highway.

 

In accordance with his earlier declaration, Councillor C P Morley left the meeting for the following item of business.

 

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