Planning Minutes 14 July 2015

Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held in
Bartestree Village Hall at 6.30pm
on Tuesday 14 July 2015

Present:
Councillors: Cllrs M Wilson (Chair); G Davies; Mrs J Karayiannis; Mrs L Hoppé and P Wargent

Public: 7

1. Apologies for absence were received and accepted from: None

2. Declarations of Interest:
Item 5 – Cllr J Karayiannis – 151843 – Discloseable Pecuniary Interest
Item 5 – Cllr M Wilson – 151870 – Non-pecuniary Interest
Resolved: Noted

3. To Approve the Minutes of Meeting held on 23 June 2015
Resolved: The minutes were approved and signed by the Chairman

4. Decisions/Notifications Received from Hereford Planning Department

150926 Fernleigh, Eau Withington, Hereford, HR1 3NG
Proposed erection of a replacement dwelling house and the erection of 1 no new dwelling house within the curtilage
Comments: Application withdrawn
Resolved: Noted

151723 Land adjacent to Gateway Nursery, Longworth Lane, Bartestree, HR1 4GA
Proposed non-material amendment to planning permission 133115/F (Demolition of redundant buildings and erection of 3 no dwellings, new access and driveways) – alteration to approved boundary walls
Comments: Application granted
Resolved: Noted

5. Planning Applications Considered:

151582 19 Burdon Drive, Bartestree, Hereford, HR1 4DL
Proposed second floor extension to rear of property
Resolved: Application Supported

151870 Lugwardine Primary School, Barnaby Avenue, Bartestree, Hereford
Proposed second floor extension to rear of property
Comments: Cllr Hoppé considered it would have been more appropriate for arrangements for storage to be included in the recent application 150658
Resolved: Application supported by majority vote

151849 Middle Court, Lugwardine, HR1 4AE
Proposed demolition of existing conservatory and erection of single storey extension to side of property
Resolved: Application supported subject to the windows being in keeping with the rest of the property

151549 Land adjacent to Traherne Close, Lugwardine, Hereford
Proposed erection of 7 no dwellings
Comments: Cllr Wilson reported on the recommendations made at the previous Meeting and addressed the conditions suggested by the Traherne Close residents in a document dated July 5, 2015 the original of which is attached to these Minutes as Appendix A
Resolved: By a majority vote the Planning Committee recommends to the Parish Council that the application is supported, subject to the 2 Conditions referred to in the Minutes of the Meeting on 23 June 2015 and to the points raised by the Residents of Traherne Close as outlined in their comments dated July 5, 2015.

Prior to the following Item being discussed Cllr J Karayiannis left the room

151843 Land adjacent to White House, Bartestree
Reserved matters application for Outline permission 132098 (2 dwellings with garages)
Comments: The Councillors admired and applauded the eco aspects of the proposed development. However concerns were raised regarding the design; removal of the hedge and exposure of 2 gas and 1 water meters; the proposed footpath; the balcony overlooking the playing fields and possible light pollution
Resolved: By a majority vote the Planning Committee recommends to the Parish Council that the application is not supported as the design is not compatible with the locality and buildings in the surrounding area.

Councillor J Karayiannis returned to the room

6. Works to Trees: 151939 – The Coach House, Porch House, Lumber Lane, Lugwardine, HR1 4AG.
Propose to remove 3 x Leylandii and replace with 3 x Silver Birch trees
Resolved: Noted

Signed ………………………………………… Date: 28 July 2015