Agenda item

20/01154/FUL - Barns adjacent to Mosklyns Farm, Chelmsford, Purleigh

Minutes:

Application Number

20/01154/FUL

Location

Barns Adjacent to Mosklyns Farm, Chelmsford Road, Purleigh

Proposal

Retention of existing dwelling.

Applicant

Mr & Mrs Strathern

Agent

-

Target Decision Date

14.01.2021

Case Officer

Hayleigh Parker-Haines

Parish

PURLEIGH

Reason for Referral to the Committee / Council

Member Call In by Councillor Mrs J L Fleming
Reason: D1A, D1E, S1.12 and S8

 

Resubmitted to the Committee following consultation with the Monitoring Officer

 

Following the Officer’s presentation, the Applicant, Mr Ben Strathern, addressed the Committee.

 

The Lead Specialist Place advised Members that following the Area Planning Committee on 13 January 2021 an appeal decision had been received that was similar in nature to this application.  A formal decision notice had not been issued on 20/01154/FUL and therefore Officers were obligated to bring the application back to Committee to consider the new material consideration.

 

The Chairman moved the Officer’s recommendation that planning application 20/01154/FUL – Barns Adjacent to Mosklyns Farm, Chelmsford, Purleigh be refused for the reasons as detailed in Section 8 of the report.  This was duly seconded.

 

Officers expounded the reason for bringing the case back to Committee and that had the appeal decision occurred prior to the first Committee hearing it would have been included in the Officer’s report.  Members thanked Officers for bringing the application back and a discussion ensued reiterating the Committee’s previous reasons for approval and highlighting the differences between the Althorne appeal and this application in Purleigh.  In response to a question the Officer confirmed changes made to the fenestration design.  There being no further discussion the Chairman put the Officer’s recommendation to refuse the application to the Committee and upon a vote being taken it was lost. 

 

Councillor Miss S White joined the meeting at this point.

 

Councillor K W Jarvis proposed that the application be approved, contrary to the Officer’s recommendation, for the reason that since the determination of the last planning application the Council was no longer able to demonstrate a Five Year Housing Land Supply, this was considered to weigh in favour of the proposed development.  Furthermore, the previous reason for refusal regarding private amenity space had been overcome.  It was not considered that the new material consideration would alter this resolution and therefore, the scheme should be approved in accordance with the conditions as recommended.  This was duly seconded.

 

The Chairman put Councillor Jarvis’ proposal to the Committee and upon a vote being taken it was approved.

 

RESOLVED that the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions as recommended in the report:

 

1          Unless within six months of the date of this decision, a scheme is provided detailing the siting, height, design and materials of the treatment of all boundaries including existing hedging, gates, fences, walls, railings and piers, including a timetable for implementation, has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority the occupation of the dwelling, shall cease until such time as a scheme is submitted and approved in writing by the local planning authority.  The details approved shall be implemented as approved.

2          Unless within six months of the date of this decision 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 the occupation of the dwelling, shall cease until such time as a scheme is submitted 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 and within a timeframe agreed as part of the submission.  The soft landscape works shall be carried out as approved within the first available planting season (October to March inclusive) after the date of the details being agreed.  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.

3          Unless within nine months from the date of this decision, details of the vehicle parking area to be associated with the dwelling have been submitted and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority and the approved scheme implemented the occupation of the dwelling shall cease until such time that a scheme has been submitted and approved in writing by the local planning authority.  The approved scheme shall be retained in this form at all times.  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. 

4          Unless within six months of the date of this decision, the private footpath as shown on plan MOCM36QP-SP1.0 has been constructed in accordance with the details as approved, the occupation of the dwelling shall cease until such time that this footpath has been constructed.

5          Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 3 of the Town & Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (or any Order amending, revoking or re-enacting that Order) no garages, extensions, alterations or openings to any elevations, separate buildings, or fencing shall be carried out/erected within the site without planning permission having been obtained from the Local Planning Authority.

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