Development Management Committee
Wednesday, 13th March, 2019 7.00 pm - Agenda and minutes

Venue: Council Offices, Farnborough

Contact: Marion Young  01252 398827 Email: marion.young@rushmoor.gov.uk

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68.

Declarations of interest pdf icon PDF 126 KB

All Members who believe they have a disclosable pecuniary interest in any matter to be considered at the meeting may not participate in any discussion or vote taken on the matter and if the interest is not registered it must be disclosed to the meeting. In addition, Members are required to leave the meeting while the matter is discussed.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

69.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 139 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the meeting held on 13th February, 2019 (copy attached).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting held on 13th February, 2019 were approved and signed by the Chairman.

70.

Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 133 KB

To consider the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing’s Report No. PLN1914 on planning applications recently submitted to the Council (copy attached).

 

Item

Reference Number

Address

Recommendation


 1

18/00225/LBCPP

Ramsden Garden Wall Memorial – Montgomery Lines, Aldershot

For information

 

 

 

 

 2

18/00367/OUTPP

Former Police Station, Pinehurst Avenue, Farnborough

For information

 

 

 

 

 3

18/00614/FULPP

Randell House, Fernhill Road, Blackwater, Camberley

For information

 

 

 

 

 4

19/00028/FULPP

Asda, Westmead, Farnborough

For information

 

 

 

 

 5

19/00048/FULPP

Pinehurst 4, Pinehurst Road, Farnborough

For information

 

 

 

 

 6

19/00049/FUL

Moor Road Playing Fields, Farnborough

For information

 

 

 

 

 7

19/00103/FUL

Block 3, Queensmead, Farnborough

For information

 

Section C of the report sets out planning applications for determination at this meeting:

 

Item

 

Pages

 

Reference

Number

Address

 

 

Recommendation

 

 

 8

17-39

18/00887/FULPP

Abercorn House, Fernhill Road, Blackwater, Camberley

 

Grant

 9

41-48

19/00099/COUPP

44 Caswell Close, Farnborough

Grant

 

Section D of the report sets out planning applications which have been determined under the Council’s scheme of delegation for information.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That

 

 

(i)

permission be given to the following applications, as set out in Appendix “A” attached hereto, subject to the conditions, restrictions and prohibitions (if any) mentioned therein:

 

 

*

18/00887/FULPP

(Abercorn House, Fernhill Road, Blackwater, Camberley);

 

 

 

 

19/00099/COUPP

(No. 44 Caswell Close, Farnborough);

 

 

(ii)

the applications dealt with by the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing, where necessary in consultation with the Chairman, in accordance with the Council’s Scheme of Delegation, more particularly specified in Section “D” of the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing’s Report No. PLN1914 (as amended at the meeting), be noted; and

 

 

(iii)

the current position with regard to the following applications be noted pending consideration at a future meeting:

 

 

18/00225/LBCPP

(Ramsden Garden Wall Memorial – Montgomery Lines, Aldershot);

 

 

 

 

18/00367/OUTPP

(Former Police Station, Pinehurst Avenue, Farnborough);

 

 

 

 

18/00614/FULPP

(Randell House, Fernhill Road, Blackwater, Camberley);

 

 

 

 

19/00028/FULPP

(Asda, Westmead, Farnborough);

 

 

 

 

19/00048/FULPP

(Pinehurst 4, Pinehurst Road, Farnborough);

 

 

 

 

19/00049/FULPP

(Moor Road Playing Fields, Farnborough);

 

 

 

 

19/00103/FUL

(Block 3, Queensmead, Farnborough).

 

*

The Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing’s Report No. PLN1914 in respect of these applications was amended at the meeting

 

71.

Enforcement and Possible Unauthorised Development - No. 1 Peabody Road, Farnborough pdf icon PDF 193 KB

To consider the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing’s Report No. PLN1916 (copy attached) which reports on cases of planning enforcement and possible unauthorised development.

Minutes:

The Committee considered the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing’s Report No. PLN1916 regarding the unauthorised change of use from Builders Merchant to A1 (retail) and unauthorised signage.

 

The Committee was advised that complaints had been received in respect of a possible unlawful change of use from an architectural office to a mixed-use retail and coffee shop, and that unlawful advertising was present on the side of the building.  Members were advised that it was not considered expedient to proceed with further action in respect of the use of the premises. 

 

The Committee noted that a letter had been sent to the business owners warning them that the display of signage on the southern side elevation of the property did not comply with Provision 1 of Schedule 3 of the Advertisement Regulations 2007.  The letter advised that, were the signage not removed by 15th March, 2019, consideration would be given to prosecution proceedings.

 

RESOLVED: That

 

 (i)

with regard to the use of the premises, no further action be taken;

 

 

(ii)

with regard to the signage, the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing’s Report No. PLN1916 be noted.

 

72.

Appeals Progress Report pdf icon PDF 6 KB

To consider the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing’s Report No. PLN1917 (copy attached) on the progress of recent planning appeals.

Minutes:

The Committee received the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing’s Report No. PLN1917 (as amended at the meeting) concerning the following new appeals:

 

Address

Description

 

 

No. 60 Hazel Avenue, Farnborough

Against the refusal of planning permission for the erection of a part single and part two-storey rear extension.  It was noted that this appeal would be determined under the Householder Appeal Service (HAS).

 

 

Nos. 36, 40 and land to the rear of Nos. 26-54 Cove Road, Farnborough

Against the refusal of planning permission for the re-development of land involving erection of seven houses (comprising one two-bed and six three-bed dwellings) divided between two terraced blocks and associated works following demolition of existing buildings.  It was noted that this appeal was being dealt with by means of the written representations procedure.

 

RESOLVED: That the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing’s Report No. PLN1917 (as amended at the meeting) be noted.

73.

Urgent Action - Aldershot Bus Station pdf icon PDF 126 KB

To receive the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing’s Report No. PLN1915 (copy attached) on the further extension of time in respect of Aldershot Bus Station.

Minutes:

The Committee received the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing’s Report No. PLN1915, regarding an urgent decision, made in consultation with the Chairman, to extend the deadline for the completion of the Section 106 Planning Obligation in respect of the demolition of existing bus station and re-development of site with the erection of a mixed use building comprising three ground floor commercial units with flexible use falling within Use Classes A1, A2, A3, A4, A5 or laundrette (sui generis); and upper floor residential use (Use Class C3) comprising 32 market residential flats (18 one-bedroom, 12 two-bedroom and two three-bedroom units) with associated on-site servicing and parking areas.

 

Members were reminded that the Committee had resolved to grant planning permission on 5th December, 2018 for the above redevelopment, subject to the completion of a satisfactory Planning Obligation under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 by 5th February, 2019.  An extension of this deadline to 11th February, 2019 had subsequently been agreed.

 

The Committee noted that the parties had been unable to meet this new 11th February, 2019 deadline and a further extension until 25th February, 2019 for completion of a satisfactory Planning Obligation had been agreed by the Chairman in consultation with the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing. 

 

The Planning Obligation had been completed and received by the Council on 25th February, 2019 and the planning permission had been granted on 26th February, 2019.

 

RESOLVED: That the report be noted and the action taken be endorsed.

74.

Urgent action - Meudon House, Meudon Avenue, Farnborough pdf icon PDF 63 KB

To receive the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing’s Report No. PLN1918 (copy attached) on the further extension of time in respect of Meudon House, Meudon Avenue, Farnborough.

 

Minutes:

The Committee received the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing’s Report No. PLN1918 (as amended at the meeting), regarding an urgent decision, made in consultation with the Chairman, to extend the deadline for the completion of the Section 106 Planning Obligation in respect of the demolition of existing structures and erection of 205 dwellings comprising 93 one-bedroom flats, 80 two-bedroom flats and 32 three-bedroom townhouses with associate access, parking and landscape arrangements.

 

Members were reminded that the Committee had resolved to grant planning permission on 7th November, 2018 for the above redevelopment, subject to the completion of a satisfactory Planning Obligation under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 by 19th December 2018.  An extension of this deadline to 1st March, 2019 had subsequently been agreed.

 

The Committee noted that, whilst the necessary legal work had been completed by that date, the return of the signed documents to the Council office on that date had not been possible.  A further extension until 8th March, 2019 for the return of the signed documents had been agreed on 1st March, 2019 by the Chairman in consultation with the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing. 

 

The Planning Agreement had been completed and received by the Council on 6th March, 2019 and the planning permission had been granted on 8th March, 2019.

 

RESOLVED: That the report (as amended at the meeting) be noted and the action taken be endorsed.