Agenda and minutes
Venue: Council Chamber
Contact: Democratic Services
To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 30 May 2022.
The minutes of the meeting held on 30 May 2022 were approved and signed by the Chair as a correct record, subject to amendments agreed by the committee from Councillor Ashton:
1. Applications Determined under Delegated Powers and Appeal Decisions
Councillor Ashton referred to point 5, he stated that he had an additional point to ask whether the current and proposed drawings could be presented side by side.
2. Application for Development – 21/0267/OUT Land of the West Side of Wroslyn Road, Freeland.
Councillor Al-Yousuf referred to point 4 and asked if a copy of the submission was included in the electronic version of the minutes. Michelle Ouzman, Strategy Support Officer, explained that a hard copy was kept with the minutes but she could check with the Monitoring Officer, Susan Sale as to whether this would be possible.
Apologies for Absence and Temporary Appointments
Apologies were received from Councillor Dean Temple.
Councillor Gill Hill substituted for Councillor Alex Wilson.
Declarations of Interest
To receive any declarations from Members of the Committee on any items to be considered at the meeting
There were no declarations of interest received.
To consider applications for development, details of which are set out in the attached schedule.
That the applications be determined in accordance with the recommendations of the Business Manager – Development Management.
The Chair explained that the second planning application would be heard first.
22/00722/HHD 10 Blackberry Way, Woodstock
The Planning Officer Sarah Hegerty introduced the application for the erection of a first floor side extension above existing garage and parking space and single storey rear extension.
There were two speakers. The first statement was read out by Democratic Services on behalf of Robert Gosling who was in support of the application. A copy of this submission is attached to the original copy of the minutes.
The second speaker was Mrs Vanessa Phillipson who spoke to object the application. A copy of this submission is attached to the original copy of the minutes.
The Planning Officer continued with her presentation and showed slides of the elevations of the garage and proposed extension to kitchen and explained that both would not impact the neighbours in anyway. Officers considered that the scheme is in keeping with the residential context of the site, complied with local plan policy and recommended approval as per the report.
The Chair confirmed that the previous application had been approved and acknowledged neighbour’s concerns on this application and the amendments.
The Chair confirmed that the site visit had been very helpful, then opened the floor to questions.
Councillor Jackson highlighted the neighbour’s concerns over the loss of light. He agreed that as the first application had been approved the amended application would also be approved to be consistent with the previous decision. Councillor Jackson confirmed that Councillor Julian Cooper had called in his concerns regarding H6. Councillor Jackson proposed to approve the application. Councillor Al-Yousuf seconded this proposal.
The Chair acknowledged neighbours comments that they had not been notified in writing and confirmed that only yellow planning notices are used to inform neighbours of upcoming planning applications in their area.
Councillor Haine asked if the original application was decided at committee or was delegated to officers? The Chair confirmed it was delegated to officers as there had been no objection from the Town Council. Councillor Haine agreed it would for the Committee to refuse this application as the original had already been approved.
Councillor Beaney asked if a condition could be added as part of the approval that the garage remain and not be converted into another room in the future. Also Councillor Beaney had been to the site and asked if there were any concerns over the Juliet Balcony overlooking resident’s windows. The Planning Officer confirmed that the Juliet Balcony which was part of the original approved application looked out over the street scene and did not overlook neighbouring windows. The Planning Officer advised that she would check on whether an informative regarding the garage was on the original application and whether it could be included again.
It was put to the vote where there were 9 votes in favour, 2 votes against and no abstentions.
Resolved – approved with informative regarding use of garage.
22/00524/HHD High Ridge, 46 High Street, Milton under Wychwood, Chipping Norton.
To inform the Sub-Committee of applications determined under delegated powers and any appeal decisions.
That the reports be noted.
11. 21/04119/CND Woodstock and Bladon
Approved : - Refused
Land East of Woodstock, Oxford Road, Woodstock
Mr A Maltman SLP
The Chair asked the Planning Officer to explain what SLP meant. The Planning Officer responded by explaining that SLP meant a split decision referring to applications to discharge conditions where some are acceptable and some are not acceptable so a split decision is made.
45. 22/00897/FUL Chipping Norton
Affecting a conservation area.
Replacement of existing stone walling to car park with timber close boarded fencing. Car park to the rear of 11 Burford Road, Chipping Norton.
Burford Management Co. APP
Councillor Poole disclosed that is her residence. Councillor Haine confirmed that Councillor Poole did not have to disclose.
The Chair asked that it be noted the Members wished to thank Kim Smith for all her work over the years as an Enforcement officer.