Agenda and draft minutes

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1.

Appointment of Vice-Chairman

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Members noted the appointment of Councillor Paul Turner as the Vice-Chairman of the West Buckinghamshire Area Planning Committee for the Municipal Year 2022/2023.

2.

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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Councillor D Johncock: Application number 22/05527/FUL. Declared an interest due to being Ward Member but that he had not expressed an opinion on the application. He also declared that he had an open mind, would listen to the debate and make a decision at the conclusion of that debate.

3.

Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 455 KB

To note the minutes of the meeting held on 26 April 2022.

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The Minutes of the meeting held on 26 April 2022 were agreed as an accurate record.

4.

21/07006/REM - Slate Meadow, Stratford Drive, Wooburn Green, Buckinghamshire pdf icon PDF 967 KB

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Reserved matters application for approval of access, appearance, landscaping, layout, scale and associated works including proposed Village Green scheme pursuant to outline planning permission 18/05597/OUT.

 

After a very full debate, Members voted unanimously in favour of the motion to defer the application for further consultations with Natural England and for the applicant to address concerns raised during the debate.

 

Speaking as Ward Councillor: Cllr P Drayton, Cllr S Kayani and Cllr S Wilson

Speaking on behalf of the Wooburn & Bourne End Parish Council: Cllr J Mortimer

Speaking on behalf of the applicant: Mr J Black

 

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

 

            Resolved: that the application be deferred pending further consultations.

5.

20/07802/FUL - Site of Former Park and Ride Facility, Crest Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire pdf icon PDF 832 KB

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Erection of a retail unit for use as supermarket (Class E) and erection of restaurant / takeaway unit with drive-thru (sui generis) with associated access, car parking and hard / soft landscaping.

 

Members voted in favour of the motion to approve the application, subject to an amendment to Condition 10 regarding the tree maintenance plan, in order to link it to policy, so that the trees are maintained for at least 5 years and until 20% tree cover is achieved.

 

Speaking on behalf of the applicant: Mr A Williams

 

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

 

            Resolved: that the application be approved subject to amendment to Condition 10.

 

Following the conclusion of this item, Councillor I Hussain left the Chamber and took no further part in the meeting.

6.

21/06803/FUL - Griffin House Preparatory School, Station Road, Little Kimble, Buckinghamshire. HP17 0XP pdf icon PDF 1 MB

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Construction of two storey extension with link to Griffin House School including demolition of existing building.

 

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

 

A statement from the Ward Councillor, Councillor C Harriss was read out by the Democratic Services Officer.  

Speaking in objection: Mr D MacKinnon

Speaking on behalf of the applicant: Ms J Simm

 

It was proposed by Councillor N Marshall and seconded by Councillor M Turner.

 

            Resolved: that the application be approved.

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21/08547/VCDN - Silver Birches, Hawks Hill, Bourne End, Buckinghamshire, SL8 5JQ pdf icon PDF 978 KB

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Variation of condition 2 (plan numbers) attached to planning permission 21/06577/FUL (Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of replacement dwelling with parking and amenity space) to allow for alterations to approved design.

 

Members noted the error on front page of the report and noted that the recommendation should read “Application Permitted”. Members then voted in favour of the motion to approve the application.

 

It was proposed by Councillor N Marshall and seconded by Councillor S Raja.

 

            Resolved: that the application be approved.

8.

22/05527/FUL - Car Park, Old Kiln Road, Flackwell Heath, Buckinghamshire pdf icon PDF 1 MB

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Redevelopment of existing car park comprising construction of 2 x pairs of 3-bed semi-detached houses and apartment block comprising 4 x 2-bed flats, landscaping and parking.

 

A motion was proposed and seconded to approve the application in accordance with the officer’s recommendation. However, this motion was defeated when Members voted.  

 

Following advice from Planning Officers, the proposed and seconded motion was put again to Members to vote. Members then voted in favour of the motion to approve the application in accordance with the officer’s recommendation. 

 

Speaking as Ward Councillor: Cllr D Johncock

Speaking on behalf of Chepping Wycombe Parish Council: Cllr A Barron

Speaking in objection: Mr S Carter

Speaking on behalf of the applicant: Mr P Higginbottom

 

It was proposed by Councillor N Marshall and seconded by Councillor S Raja.

 

            Resolved: that the application be approved.  

9.

Date and Time of Next Meeting

Wednesday 21 June 2022 at 6.30pm

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Wednesday 21 June 2022 at 6.30pm.

10.

Availability of Members Attending Site Visits (if required)

To confirm members’ availability to undertake site visits on 20 June 2022 if required.

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Resolved: that in the event it was necessary to arrange site visits on Tuesday 20 June 2022 in respect of the agenda for the meeting to be held on Wednesday 21 June 2022, the following Members be invited to attend:

 

Councillors: A Baughan, D Johncock, C Oliver and P Turner.