Agenda and draft minutes

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1.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any disclosure of disclosable pecuniary interests by Members relating to items on the agenda. If any Member is uncertain as to whether an interest should be disclosed, he or she is asked if possible to contact the Monitoring Officer prior to the meeting.

 

Members are reminded that if they are declaring an interest they should state the nature of that interest whether or not they are required to withdraw from the meeting.

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Minutes:

Councillor Ms A Baughan: Application number CM/0009/21 – declared a non-pecuniary interest due to being a member of the Chilterns Conservation Board. Councillor Baughan declared she had an open mind, would listen to the debate and make a decision once the debate was over. 

 

Councillor S Wilson: Application number 21/06577/FUL – declared a personal and prejudicial interest. He stated that he would speak as a member of the public and then withdraw from the meeting and take no part in the debate or voting on the application.

2.

Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 431 KB

To note the minutes of the meeting held on 14 September 2021.

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The Minutes of the meeting held on 14 September 2021 were agreed as an accurate record.

3.

21/05368/OUT - Land off Horns Lane, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire pdf icon PDF 802 KB

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Outline for up to 50 dwellings including details of the junction with Horns Lane (not internal roads) and associated highway works, with all matters (relating to appearance, landscaping, scale layout and access) reserved.

 

Members voted in favour of the motion of being minded to grant conditional permission subject to the completion of a Memorandum of Understanding in line with the officer’s recommendation.

 

Speaking as Ward Members: Councillor D Hayday and Councillor M Hussain

Speaking as the Agent and Applicant: Mr G Yates and Mrs J West

 

It was proposed by Councillor D Johncock and seconded by Councillor S Wilson.

 

Resolved: Minded to grant conditional permission subject to the completion of a Memorandum of Understanding:

That permission be deferred and delegated to the Director of Planning and Environment to grant permission subject to conditions as considered appropriate by Officers and completion of a memorandum of understanding between the Service Director of Property and Assets and the Service Director of Planning and Environment in order to secure the provision of:

-          affordable housing (48% of total units on site of appropriate tenure)

-          commuted sum for off-site biodiversity improvements

-          provision and maintenance of public open space/s on site including a children’s play park (LEAP)

-          provision and maintenance of SuDS

-          maintenance of ecology and landscaping in accordance with the approved Landscape and Ecology Management Plan

or to refuse planning permission if a completed Memorandum of Understanding cannot be secured.

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21/06533/FUL - The Spinney, Upper Icknield Way, Whiteleaf, Buckinghamshire,HP27 0LY pdf icon PDF 360 KB

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Construction of outdoor swimming pool and sleeper retaining wall.

 

Members voted in favour of the motion to approve the application.

 

Speaking as Ward Member: Councillor A Turner

Speaking as the Applicant: Mr S Ruck

 

It was proposed by Councillor M Turner and seconded by Councillor P Turner.

 

            Resolved: that the application be approved.

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21/06577/FUL - Silver Birches, Hawks Hill, Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, SL8 5JQ pdf icon PDF 377 KB

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Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of replacement dwelling with parking and amenity space.

 

Members voted in favour of the motion to approve the application subject to an amendment to Condition 9 as follows:

 

The levels of the development hereby permitted, shall adhere to the following:

a)      That the finished floor level of the dwelling hereby permitted shall be 37.21 AoD(N)

b)      Prior to the commencement of development, details of any changes to the existing ground levels from those shown on the Topographic Plan 01A (Groundsurveys Ltd dated December 2014), together with any retaining walls, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter, the development shall only be carried out in accordance with the approved details.

Reason: To reduce the impact of the development upon the character and appearance of the area.

 

Members also agreed to add a landscaping condition requiring details to be submitted and approved and a further condition requiring the implementation of that landscaping.

 

Speaking in Support: Mr S Wilson

Speaking as the Agent: Mr J Collinge

 

It was proposed by Councillor D Johncock and seconded by Councillor M Turner.

 

Resolved: that the application be approved subject to the amendment of Condition 9 and the addition of landscaping conditions as set out above.

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CM/0009/21 - Wycombe Recycling Ltd, Unit 53, Binders Industrial Estate, Cryers Hill Road, Cryers Hill, Buckinghamshire, HP15 6LJ pdf icon PDF 282 KB

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Variation of condition 5 of planning permission CC12/9001/CM to increase permitted HGV movements.

 

Members voted in favour of the motion to approve the application subject to the conditions set out in Section 4 of the report.

 

However, Members expressed concerns about the impact the increase of HGV movements would have on the environment due to there being no policy to refuse on any grounds.

 

It was proposed by Councillor D Johncock and seconded by Councillor N Marshall.

 

Resolved: that the application be approved subject to the conditions set out in Section 4 of the report.

7.

Availability of members attending site visits (if required)

To confirm members’ availability to undertake site visits on Monday 8 November 2021 if required.

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RESOLVED:  That in the event that it was necessary to arrange site visits on Monday 8 November 2021 in respect of the agenda for the meeting on Tuesday 9 November 2021, the following Members be invited to attend with the relevant local Members:

Councillors:  Ms A Baughan, D Johncock, N B Marshall, M Turner, P R Turner and S Wilson.

8.

Date and Time of Next Meeting

Tuesday 9 November 2021 at 6.30pm.

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Tuesday 9 November at 6.30pm.