APP/19/00767: 33 & 35 WHITEHOUSE LANE, BARNSTON, CH60 1UD - Demolition of existing dwellings and creation of new build residential development comprising 7 no. dwellings
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
Councillor L Rennie declared and personal interest in this matter and left the room during its consideration (minute 2 refers)
The Corporate Director for Economic and Housing Growth submitted the above application for consideration.
A petitioner addressed the committee.
A representative of the applicant addressed the committee.
On a motion by Councillor S Foulkes and seconded by Councillor G Davies it was –
Resolved (11:2) – That the application be approved subject to the following conditions:
1. The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of 3 years from the date of this permission.
2. The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the approved plans received by the local planning authority on 23rd September 2019 and listed as follows: 72_2017_01 Revision D; 72_2017_02 Revision D; 72_2017_03 Revision D; 72_2017_04 Revision D; 72_2017_05 Revision D; 72_2017_06 Revision D
3. Before any construction above ground level commences, samples of the materials to be used in the external construction of this development shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The approved materials shall then be used in the construction of the development.
4. No construction above ground level shall commence until the Local Planning Authority (LPA) has approved in writing a full scheme of works for the construction of any new/amended vehicle accesses from the highway and any amendments to the existing highway made necessary by this development, including details of the vehicle accesses, tactile paved pedestrian crossings across the new/amended accesses, Traffic Regulation Order relating to either side of Whitehouse Lane underneath, and within close proximity to, the railway bridge, street lighting amendments, surface water drainage connections and any additional amendments required, including the reinstatement to standard footway levels of any existing vehicle accesses from the highway that are rendered obsolete by the development. The approved works shall be completed in accordance with the LPA written approval and prior to occupation of the development.
5. Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (or any subsequent Order or statutory provision revoking or re-enacting the provisions of that Order), no garages, outbuildings or other extensions to a dwelling shall be erected unless expressly authorised.
6. Prior to any works above ground level, a detailed landscaping scheme shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The scheme shall be implemented in full prior to first occupation of the development hereby permitted, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority. For the avoidance of doubt, the scheme shall include details of retained trees/vegetation and all boundary treatment.
7. No development other than demolition and remediation shall take place until a Site Waste Management Plan (or similar waste audit), confirming measures to achieve efficient use of resources and including designing out waste and minimisation of off-site disposal, has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The approved Plan shall be implemented in full unless otherwise agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority.
8. No tree felling or hedgerow removal shall take place during the period 1 March to 31 August inclusive. If it is necessary to undertake works during the bird breeding season then all trees, scrub, hedgerows and vegetation are to be checked first by an appropriately experienced ecologist to ensure no breeding birds are present. If present, the appropriate measures specified by the licensed ecologist are to be undertaken
9. Details of any external lighting should be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority, and should have regard to the Bat Conservation Trust websitehttps://www.bats.org.uk/news/2018/09/new-guidance-on-bats-and-lighting in order to avoid excessive light spill onto adjacent habitats
10. In line with Section 4 of the submitted Bat Survey Report, the removal of potential roost features within 35 Whitehouse Lane shall be done by hand.
11. In line with Section 4 of the submitted Bat Survey Report, a minimum of 2 bat boxes and 2 bird nesting boxes shall be installed within the application site (either within the buildings or on trees within the site) prior to first occupation. These shall be retained at all times thereafter.
12. Prior to the first occupation of the dwellings hereby permitted, arrangements for the storage and disposal of refuse including recycling facilities, and vehicle access thereto, shall be submitted to and agreed in writing by the local planning authority. The approved details shall be implemented in full unless otherwise agreed in writing with the local planning authority.
Publication date: 22/11/2019
Date of decision: 14/11/2019
Decided at meeting: 14/11/2019 - Planning Committee