Agenda item

21/00682/FUL - Mundon Hall, Vicarage Lane, Mundon, Essex, CM9 6PA

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



Application Number



Mundon Hall, Vicarage Lane, Mundon, Essex, CM9 6PA


Erection a covered cattle yard for the purposes of animal welfare


J Milligan – M & B Livestock


Melanie Bingham-Wallis – Foxes Rural Consultants

Target Decision Date


Case Officer

Annie Keen



Reason for Referral to the Committee / Council

Member Call In by Councillor B Boyce, MBE – Highways and Lighting – Policy E4




A Members’ Update had been circulated prior to the meeting that detailed further consultation and representation responses together with a revised condition 7 and an Informative dealing with Public Right of Way.


Following the Officer’s presentation, the Chairman opened the debate. Councillor Boyce, having called in the application, said that he was content all issues had been resolved. Councillor Fluker proposed that the application be approved in accordance with the Officer’s recommendation. This was seconded by Councillor Helm.


The Chairman put the proposal to approve the application to the Committee and it was agreed by assent.


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: Location Plan, Block Plan, Existing Site Plan, Floor Plans & Elevation, Proposed Site Plan

3                 The materials used in the construction of the development hereby approved

shall be as set out within the application form/plans hereby approved.

4                 No floodlighting or other external forms of illumination of the site shall be undertaken without the express consent of the local planning authority.

5.               The details of the internal illumination of the building shall be as set out in the email dated 13September 2021 from Melanie Bingham-Wallis and shall be retained as such thereafter.

6          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.

7          The public’s rights and ease of passage over public footpath 14 (Mundon) shall be maintained free and unobstructed at all times.

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