Agenda and minutes

Agenda and minutes

Venue: Old Library, Town Hall

Contact: Jennifer Thompson, Committee and Member Services Officer  email:  democraticservices@oxford.gov.uk tel: 01865 252275

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chair for the 2017/18 Council year

Minutes:

Councillor Taylor was elected as Chair of the Committee for the 2017/18 municipal year.

2.

Election of Vice-Chair for the 2017/18 Council year

Minutes:

Councillor Henwood was elected as Vice-Chair for the 2017/18 municipal year.

3.

Declarations of interest

Minutes:

Councillor Henwood declared he had a disclosable pecuniary interest in application 17/00586/FUL as this related to his property.

4.

S 247 TCPA - footpath diversion re Windrush Tower pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Site address:           Windrush Tower, Blackbird Leys

 

Proposal:                  Application for a public path stopping up under Section 257 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

Officer recommendation:

 

The East Area Planning Committee is recommended to make an order providing for the stopping up of part of the public highway footways outside Windrush Tower and that, if after making the order objections are received that cannot be resolved, it shall be submitted to the Secretary of State for a decision, or, in the event that no objections are received, the order shall be confirmed.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

With the agreement of the committee, the Chair took this item first.

 

The Committee considered a draft order for the stopping up under Section 257 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 of a public path at Windrush Tower, Blackbird Leys

 

The planning officer reported further technical amendments to the draft order to comply with procedural and legislative requirements, circulated to the committee as part of the presentations.

 

The Committee resolved that order be made providing for the stopping up of part of the public highway footways outside Windrush Tower as shown on the plans

 

and that, if after making the order objections are received that cannot be resolved, it shall be submitted to the Secretary of State for a decision, or, in the event that no objections are received, the order shall be confirmed.

 

5.

17/00770/FUL: Sir Michael Sobell House Hospice, Old Road, Headington, OX3 7LE pdf icon PDF 96 KB

Site address:           Sir Michael Sobell House Hospice, Old Road, Headington, OX3 7LE

 

Proposal:                  Erection of a two-storey annexe (with plant room at third-floor level) to create 6 new palliative care bedrooms, a new lymphoedema clinic, administration office space and staff welfare facilities.

 

Officer recommendation:

 

The East Area Planning Committee is recommended to grant planning permission for the reasons stated in the report and subject to the following conditions:

 

Conditions

1.            Development begun within time limit            

2.            Develop in accordance with approved plans          

3.            Materials 

4.            Cycle parking    

5.            Construction Traffic Management Plan       

6.            Travel Plan         

7.            Landscape plan            

8.            Landscape Implementation

9.            Hard Surface Design – tree roots

10.         Underground Services – tree roots

11.         Tree Protection Plan Implementation

12.         Arboricultural Method Statement Implementation

13.         Sustainable drainage – details

14.         Sustainable drainage – implementation

15.         Sustainable drainage – inert gravel materials

16.         Biodiversity enhancements    

17.         Archaeology

18.         Air quality – boiler details

19.         Air quality – mitigation measures during construction

20.         Land quality – phased risk assessment

21.         Land quality – remedial works and validation report

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered an application for planning permission for the erection of a two-storey annexe (with plant room at third-floor level) to create 6 new palliative care bedrooms, a new lymphoedema clinic, administration office space and staff welfare facilities at Sir Michael Sobell House Hospice, Old Road, Headington, OX3 7LE.

 

The planning officer reported that the consultation had highlighted errors in the flood risk assessment which had been corrected and the drainage had been carefully considered and had insignificant impact on the Lye Valley SSSI. She reported that any proposal for solar panels may require separate planning permission and was not part of this application.

 

Diane Gardner (CEO of the hospice), Georgia Burt and Robin Edwards (the architects) came to the table and answered questions from the committee.

 

Councillor Wilkinson requested that the Construction Management Plan take into account the multiple road works in Headington and route construction traffic away from residential roads.

 

The Committee resolved to grant planning permission for application 17/00770/FUL subject to the following conditions:

 

1.         Development begun within time limit.

2.         Develop in accordance with approved plans.

3.         Materials.

4.         Cycle parking.

5.         Construction Traffic Management Plan.

6.         Travel Plan.

7.         Landscape plan.

8.         Landscape Implementation.

9.         Hard Surface Design – tree roots.

10.      Underground Services – tree roots.

11.      Tree Protection Plan Implementation.

12.      Arboricultural Method Statement Implementation.

13.      Sustainable drainage – details.

14.      Sustainable drainage – implementation.

15.      Sustainable drainage – inert gravel materials.

16.      Biodiversity enhancements.

17.      Archaeology.

18.      Air quality – boiler details.

19.      Air quality – mitigation measures during construction.

20.      Land quality – phased risk assessment.

21.      Land quality – remedial works and validation report.

6.

17/00690 FUL: 26 Horspath Road Oxford OX4 2QS pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Site address:           26 Horspath Road Oxford OX4 2QS

 

Proposal:                  Erection of garden outbuilding.

 

Officer recommendation:

 

The East Area Planning Committee is recommended to grant planning permission for the reasons stated in the report and subject to the following conditions:

 

Conditions

1.            Development begun within time limit            

2.            Develop in accordance with approved plans          

3.            Materials as specified  

4.            Use of outbuilding        

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered an application for planning permission for aa garden outbuilding at 26 Horspath Road Oxford OX4 2QS.

 

The Committee noted that condition 4 required the outbuilding is used solely for purposes incidental to the main dwelling, and could not be used as a separate dwelling or as primary living space such as a bedroom. The council would consider enforcement action should a notified breach of planning conditions occur.

 

The Committee resolved to grant planning permission for application 17/00690 FUL subject to the following conditions:

 

1.         Development begun within time limit.

2.         Develop in accordance with approved plans.

3.         Materials as specified.

4.         Use of outbuilding.

7.

17/00692/FUL: 28 Horspath Road Oxford OX4 2QS pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Site address:           28 Horspath Road, Oxford, OX4 2QS

 

Proposal:                  Erection of garden outbuilding

 

Officer recommendation:

 

The East Area Planning Committee is recommended to grant planning permission for the reasons stated in the report and subject to the following conditions:

 

Conditions

1.    Development begun within time limit            

2.    Develop in accordance with approved plans          

3.    Materials as specified  

4.    Use of outbuilding        

5.    Removal of existing outbuilding

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered an application for planning permission for aa garden outbuilding at 28 Horspath Road Oxford OX4 2QS.

 

The Committee noted that condition 4 required the outbuilding is used solely for purposes incidental to the main dwelling, and could not be used as a separate dwelling or as primary living space such as a bedroom. The council would consider enforcement action should a notified breach of planning conditions occur.

 

The Committee resolved to grant planning permission for application 17/00692 FUL subject to the following conditions:

 

1.         Development begun within time limit.

2.         Develop in accordance with approved plans.

3.         Materials as specified.

4.         Use of outbuilding.

5.         Removal of existing outbuilding.

 

8.

17/00586/FUL: 3 David Nicholls Close,Oxford, OX4 4QX pdf icon PDF 130 KB

Site address:           3 David Nicholls Close,Oxford, OX4 4QX

                       

Proposal:                  Change of use of annexe to provide 1 x 2-bed dwelling (Use Class C3). Insertion of 1no. replacement rear window including formation of juliette balcony. Insertion of 1no. replacement side door. Provision of private amenity space and erection of boundary fence. Erection of single storey front extension to existing annexe and provision of canopy to front elevation (part retrospective).

 

Officer recommendation:

 

The East Area Planning Committee is recommended to refuse planning permission for the reasons stated in the report.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The planning officer reported that this item was withdrawn from the agenda to allow for consideration of an amended description and plans to be submitted by the applicant. The application would not be discussed here but at a future meeting.

9.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 114 KB

Minutes from the meeting of 10 May 2017.

 

Recommendation: That the minutes of the meeting held on 10 May 2017 are approved as a true and accurate record.

Minutes:

The Committee resolved to approve the minutes of the meeting held on 10 May 2017 as a true and accurate record.

10.

Forthcoming applications

Items currently expected to be for consideration by the committee at future meetings are listed for information. This is not a definitive list and applications may be added or removed at any point. These are not for discussion at this meeting.

 

16/03006/FUL: Templars Square, Between Towns Road, Oxford

Major application

15/03342/FUL: 16 Clive Road

Called in

16/03034/FUL 44 Town Furze

Called in

17/00390/FUL: 22 Merewood Avenue, Oxford, OX3 8EF

Non delegated decision

16/01049/FUL: 474 Cowley Road, OX4 2DP

Major application

17/00963/FUL: Land Adjacent to 2, Rymers Lane, Oxford, OX4 3LA

Major development

17/00617/CT3: Oxford City Council Depot, Marsh Road, OX4 2HH

Council application

16/01894/FUL and 16/01895/LBD: Grove House, 44 Iffley Turn, Oxford, OX4 4DU

Called in

17/00218/FUL: 9 Sandfield Road, Headington, OX3 7RG

Call in

17/00740/FUL: 4 Marshall Road Oxford OX4 2NR

Call in

16/02549/FUL: Land Adjacent 4 Wychwood Lane, OX3 8HG

Non-delegated application

17/00584/FUL: Cotuit Hall Old House, Pullens Lane, Oxford, OX3 0DA

Major application

 

 

Minutes:

The Committee noted the list of forthcoming applications.

11.

Dates of future meetings

The dates of future meetings are:

 

5 July 2017

2 August 2017

6 September 2017

4 October 2017

8 November 2017

6 December 2017

17 January 2018

7 February 2018

7 March 2018

4 April 2018

23 May 2018

Minutes:

The Committee noted the dates.