Waverley Borough Council Committee System - Committee Document
Meeting of the Development Control Committee held on 05/09/2005
WAVERLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL
DEVELOPMENT CONTROL COMMITTEE – 5TH SEPTEMBER 2005
PUBLIC FOOTPATH NO. 346 – LAND OFF WYPHURST ROAD, CRANLEIGH – PROPOSED DIVERSION
[Ward Affected: Cranleigh East ]
Summary and purpose
The purpose of the report is to seek the approval of the Committee for an Order to be made under Section 257 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 to divert part of Public Footpath No. 346 that crosses land off Wyphurst Road, Cranleigh.
Quality of life implications
– social, environmental & economic (sustainable development):
Natural Resource Use
Pollution Prevention and Control
Biodiversity and Nature
Safe, Healthy and Active Communities
The new footpath will be available for both residents of the new development and other Cranleigh residents.
Resource and legal implications
There are resource implications involved in this proposal which are dealt with in the report.
1. On 10th August 2004, the Development Control Committee granted planning permission or the residential development of the land of Wyphurst Road, Cranleigh.
As a result, an application under Section 257 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 for the diversion of part of Public Footpath 346 has been received from Downland Housing Association.
2. The diversion of Public Footpath No. 346 is necessary to enable the residential development, the subject of planning permission WA/2004/0603, to take place. This is a partnership development between Waverley and Downland Housing Association. The diversion affects the footpath for a length of approximately 65 metres which runs along the eastern boundary as shown A to D on the plan
3. The proposed line of the diversion to enable the development to take place will be A to B approximately 19 metres, B to C approximately 35 metres and C to D approximately 20 metres as shown on the plan, Annexe 1.
4. Informal consultations have been carried out with the statutory undertakers and interested bodies including Cranleigh Parish Council and local councillors. No objections have been received to the proposed diversion of the public footpath.
5. The applicants have undertaken to meet the cost of bringing the proposed new route up to acceptable standard and also to meet the Council’s administrative costs, including the necessary statutory advertisements in the press.
it is accordingly recommended that:-
1. approval be given to the making of an Order under Section 257 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 to divert that part of Public Footpath No. 346 on land off Wyphurst Road, Cranleigh, as indicated on the plan at Annexe 1 and that following the carrying out of the necessary statutory procedure either the Order be confirmed as an unopposed Order or, if objections are maintained, the Order be submitted to the Secretary of State for the Department of Local Government and Regions for determinations; and
2. the Council’s administrative/legal costs in making the Order, including the statutory advertisements in the press, be met by the applicants.
Application received from Downland Housing Association, Chichester, for the diversion of Public Footpath 346
Name: Jean Radley