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Minutes of the Meeting of the Planning Committee on 1st September 2021 at 7p.m at Wallingford Town Hall

 

Those Present:

Administration Officer, Miss Emilie J. Perry 

In attendance:

Councillors Hughes, Kidley, Lester, Newcombe, Whelan

Public Attendance:

No members of the public were in attendance

The Meeting Started

19:02 (7:02PM) 

177/21.TO ADVISE THOSE IN ATTENDANCE OF THE PROTOCOL FOR THE MEETING

Councillor Hughes advised where the fire exits were and that the meeting was being recorded.

178/21.ELECTION OF A VICE CHAIR

To elect a Vice Chair for the 2021-2022 Municipal Year. It was proposed by Councillor Lester, seconded by Councillor Newcombe and RESOLVED THAT Councillor Whelan be elected Vice-Chair of the Planning Committee

179/21.APOLOGIES

To receive apologies for absence. Councillor Keats- Rohan’s apologies were received and Councillor Wilder was not in attendance

180/21.DECLARATION OF INTERESTS

A Councillor with voting rights who has a disclosable pecuniary interest or another interest as set out in our Council’s Standing Orders Code of Conduct (Item 13) in a     matter being considered at a meeting is subject to statutory limitations or restrictions under code of conduct and his right to participate and vote on the matter (guidelines    are available at the meeting and all Councillors have received a copy prior to the meeting) Information for each Member was available at the meeting.

There were no declarations of interest

181/21.MINUTES

To resolve that the minutes from the Planning Committee meeting on the 9th August 2021 are a true record of the meeting and authorise the Chairman to sign them (copies    previously circulated to Councillors)

 It was proposed by Councillor Lester, seconded by Councillor Whelan and RESOLVED THAT the minutes from the Planning Committee meeting on the 9th August 2021 are a true record of the meeting and the Chairman is authorised to sign them

182/21.PUBLIC PARTICIPATION 15 MINUTES IN TOTAL

There were no members of the public present

Councillor Kidley arrived here at 19:05 (7:05PM)

183/21.PLANNING APPLICATIONS

 (i) Application Reference: P21/S2167/LB (Amdt 1)

Type: Other (Listed Bldg. Consent)

Proposal: To undertake various alterations to improve the thermal properties of the building and overall aesthetics to maximise the historical character of the property

Address: 12A Thames Street Wallingford OX10 0HD

It was proposed by Councillor Whelan, seconded by Councillor Lester and RESOLVED THAT Wallingford Town Council fully supports this application

This application had been awarded Planning Permission before the Meeting took place

(ii) Application Reference: P21/S2892/FUL (Amdt 1)

Type: Minor (Full Application)

Proposal: 2 bedroom detached dwelling (revised energy assessment received 2 August 2021 and amended site plan with additional tree information)

Address: The Royal Standard 32 St Marys Street Wallingford OX10 0ET

It was proposed by Councillor Newcombe, seconded by Councillor Whelan and RESOLVED THAT Wallingford Town Council continues to strongly object to this application. The development is too close to neighboring properties – resulting in a material loss of light and potential harm to well-being of those residents and the enjoyment of their properties, the type of development  would likely generate car use that cannot be accommodated, that it will result in the loss of amenity/leisure use – a well-used pub/restaurant, there is no construction plan addressing construction traffic issues, and that there is significant public objection to the scheme. Comment ref: 199825

 (iii) Application Reference: P21/S3468/N5B

Type: Other (PD Class IA)

Proposal: Change of use from class E to residential under the new permitted development class MA. the proposed change of use does not involve extensive                            alterations & building work, see design statement for further details

Address: 76 High Street Wallingford Oxon OX10 0BX

It was proposed by Councillor Newcombe, seconded by Councillor Kidley and RESOLVED THAT Wallingford Town Council does not object to this application                                 with comment: there are concerns over the wayleave access to the rear parking. Comment ref: 199830

 (iv) Application Reference: P21/S3492/A

Type: Other (Advertisement)

Proposal: 1no. internally illuminated totem

Address: Verda Park Land at Hithercroft Road Wallingford OX10 9TA

It was proposed by Councillor Kidley, seconded by Councillor Newcombe and RESOLVED THAT Wallingford Town Council supports this application.                                            Comment ref: 199832

(v) Application Reference: P21/S3436/HH

Type: Other (Householder)

Proposal: Rear extension in lieu of existing conservatory

Address: 7 Brookmead Drive Wallingford OX10 9AX

It was proposed by Councillor Lester, seconded by Councillor Hughes and RESOLVED THAT Wallingford Town Council fully supports this application. Comment ref: 199833

(vi) Application Reference: P21/S3398/HH

Type: Other (Householder)

Proposal: Careful taking down of short length of existing stone, flint & brick eastern boundary wall on Thames Street and construction of matching wall across bottom of         garden to create an off-street parking space. Careful taking down of existing free-standing west flint & brick boundary garden wall between No. 1 and Nos. 2 & 3 at the rear which is structurally unsound and leaning dangerously and re-construction with new foundations

Address: Cornerstone Cottage 1 St Peters Street Wallingford OX10 0BQ

It was proposed by Councillor Lester, seconded by Councillor Whelan and RESOLVED THAT Wallingford Town Council objects to this application.                                           Comment ref: 199835

 (vii) Application Reference: P21/S3469/FUL

Type: Minor (Full Application)

Proposal: Demolition of poor quality outbuildings and canopy roof

Address: 76 High Street Wallingford Oxon OX10 0BX

It was proposed by Councillor Newcombe, seconded by Councillor Lester and RESOLVED THAT Wallingford Town Council supports this application.                                             Comment ref: 199839

(viii) Application Reference:  P21/S3517/LDP

Type: Other (Law. Dev. (proposed))

Proposal: Conversion of the loft with addition of roof dormer to rear and roof windows to the front

Address: 20 Habitat Way Wallingford OX10 9FT

It was proposed by Councillor Whelan, seconded by Councillor Lester and RESOLVED THAT Wallingford Town Council supports this application with                                      comment: the existing solar capacity should be retained. Comment ref: 199841

 (ix) Application Reference: P21/S3507/HH

Type: Other (Householder)

Proposal: Proposed ground and first floor extensions to include re-roofing and internal and external alterations

Address: 5 Chalmore Gardens Wallingford OX10 9EP

It was proposed by Councillor Kidley, seconded by Councillor Newcombe and RESOLVED THAT Wallingford Town Council supports this application, as the                                    walk-on terrace the neighbours objected to was not actually obvious in the plans seen by Members. Comment ref: 199842

(x) Application Reference: P21/S2396/LB

Type: Other (Listed Bldg Consent)

Proposal: Construct dividing wall in bedroom 2 in order to form additional bedroom,  and also new stud wall incorporating door to divide bathroom forming small utility  area

Address: Flat 3 St Johns House, St Johns Green Wallingford OX10 9AB

It was proposed by Councillor Hughes, seconded by Councillor Newcombe and RESOLVED THAT Wallingford Town Council fully supports this application.                           Comment ref: 199844

184/21.DECISION NOTICES RECEIVED FROM SOUTH OXFORDSHIRE DISTRICT COUNCIL

Noted by Councillors

185/21.DISCHARGE OF CONDITIONS TO BE NOTED BY COUNCILLORS

Noted by Councillors

186/21.ENFORCEMENT CASES – UPDATED LIST ATTACHED

(i) Noted by Councillors

Action: Administration Officer to catch up with Conservation and Enforcement regarding 58 St. Mary’s Street

187/21.FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

  • Upgrade on Cholsey Waste Water – Rolling item
  •  Site B Representatives
  •   Site E Representatives – visit?
  •   Site A
  •  Submit sites in the Joint Local Plan 2041 ‘Call for Land and Buildings Available for Change’

 The Meeting Closed

19:46 (7:46PM)