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Meeting of the Western Area Development Control Sub Committee held on 22/09/2004
Agenda



NOTE FOR MEMBERS

Members are reminded that Contact Officers are shown at the end of each report and members are welcome to raise questions, etc in advance of the meeting with the appropriate officer.
AGENDA


1. MINUTES

To confirm the Minutes of the Meeting held on 18th August 2004 (to be laid on the table half an hour before the meeting).

2. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS

To receive apologies for absence and to report any substitutions.

3. DISCLOSURE OF INTERESTS

To receive from Members in relation to any items included on the agenda for this meeting, disclosure of any interests which are required to be disclosed by Section 94(1) of the Local Government Act 1972 and in accordance with the Waverley Code of Local Government Conduct.

4. QUESTIONS BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

The Chairman to respond to any questions received from members of the public of which notice has been given in accordance with Procedure Rule 10.

5. SITE INSPECTIONS

6. APPLICATIONS FOR PLANNING PERMISSION

Attached for consideration and report are Schedules A and C. Plans and letters of representation, etc will be available for inspection before the meeting.

7. OBJECTION TO TREE PRESERVATION ORDER (NO 8/2004) - TREES ON LAND TO REAR OF TITWOOD AND STOREYS, OLD COMPTON LANE, FARNHAM
[Wards Affected: Farnham Moor Park]

To consider the report at Appendix A.

8. PLANNING APPEALS

8.1 Appeals Lodged

The Council has received notice of the following appeals:-

WA04/0338Change of use and alterations to redundant barn to provide an independent dwelling following demolition of certain outbuildings at Manley Bridge Farm, Manley Bridge Road, Rowledge, Farnham
WA04/0532 and
WA04/0531
Erection of a building to provide 8 flats, erection of bike and bin store together with associated parking and landscaping following demolition of existing dwelling. Application for Conservation Area Consent for the demolition of existing dwelling all at 11 Vicarage Hill, Farnham
WA04/0685Erection of two dwellings following demolition of existing dwelling at 10 Thorn Road, Wrecclesham, Farnham
WA04/1003Change of use of existing retail unit to provide two individual units, A1 (retail) and A2 (financial services) at 37 Downing Street, Farnham
WA04/1179Erection of a two storey extension and porch at 3 Shepherds Way, Tilford, Farnham
WA04/1237Erection of a dwelling and detached double garage, provision of access road and associated works following demolition of existing garage at Cob Cottage, 106 Boundstone Road, Rowledge, Farnham
WA04/1279Construction of dormer windows for loft conversion at 47 Middle Bourne Lane, Lower Bourne, Farnham

Background Papers (CEx)

Notification of appeals received 27.08.04, 17.08.04, 13.08.04, 17.08.04, 26.08.04, 16.08.04 and 13.08.04.

8.2 Appeal Decisions

WA03/1290Demolition of existing entrance hall and erection of two-storey side extension at 12 Bourne Grove, Lower Bourne, Farnham
(ALLOWED)
WA03/1698Demolition of existing garages and the erection of a detached dwelling with integral garage and parking spaces on land adjacent to No.2 Lower Weybourne Lane, Farnham
(DISMISSED)
WA03/1999Erection of a hardwood sun lounge lean-to on white rendered dwarf wall to match existing at Craig-y-Barns, 35 Frensham Vale, Lower Bourne, Farnham
(DISMISSED)
WA03/2155Two storey side extension at 49 Aveley Lane, Farnham
(ALLOWED)
WA03/1710 and
WA03/2658
Erection of 23 dwellings together with ancillary works following demolition of the existing dwelling on land at 7A Wrecclesham Road, Farnham
Appeal A is in respect of an outline application (WA03/1710)
(ALLOWED)
    Appeal B: is in respect of a detailed application (WA03/2658)
    (DISMISSED)

    Background Papers (CEx)
    8.3 Inquiry Arrangements
    19th October 2004
    WA03/2601
    Committee Room 2
    Godalming
    (Informal Hearing)
    Erection of a building to provide two x 2 bedroom houses and six x 2 bedroom apartments together with ancillary works following demolition of an existing dwelling at 31 and 33 Hurlands Close, Farnham
    20th October 2004
    WA03/1609
    Committee Room 2
    Godalming
    (Informal Hearing)
    Erection of a replacement dwelling with vehicular access off Trevor Avenue following demolition of existing dwelling at 7 Morley Road, Farnham
    2nd November 2004
    WA03/2580 (O)
    Committee Room 1
    Godalming
    (Informal Hearing)
    Erection of a building to provide 12 flats with part basement parking following demolition of existing building at 64 Ridgway Road, Farnham
    16th November 2004
    WA03/2508 and
    WA03/2509 (CAC)
    Committee Room 1
    Godalming
    (Informal Hearing)
    Erection of 2 buildings to provide 8 flats, erection of bike and bin stores together with associated parking and landscaping following demolition of existing dwelling and outbuildings

    Application for Conservation Area Consent for the demolition of existing dwelling all at 11 Vicarage Hill, Farnham

    Background Papers (CEx)

    There are no background papers (as defined by Section 100D(5) of the Local Government Act 1972) relating to this report. 9. ENFORCEMENT ACTION - CURRENT SITUATION

    The current situation in respect of enforcement and related action previously authorised is set out below:-


    (b) Bourne Mill, Farnham (4.1.93, 12.5.93, 11.10.93, 12.1.94, 15.6.94, 28.4.95, 8.1.96, 13.5.96, 10.6.96, 8.7.96 and 5.12.02)

    In relation to land at the front, action being pursued to secure the cessation of the use of land for use as a garden centre and for the sale, display and storage of sheds, garden structures, etc., plus the demolition of all sheds, structures, etc. and removal of all resultant materials; action to remove unauthorised signs. Changed Use Enforcement Notice rejected by Inspector, but operational development notice upheld. Letter sent to owner/occupier indicating that if compliance with notice has not been achieved by 13.3.03, then prosecution proceedings will commence.

    In relation to land at the rear, enforcement action taken to secure the cessation of the use of land for retail display purposes and to secure the removal of unauthorised ground works and unauthorised buildings. Enforcement Notices confirmed on appeal. Partial costs awarded to the Council. A late High Court challenge has failed – time for compliance altered accordingly to cessation of use by 13th October 2001 and removal of unauthorised ground works and buildings by 13th January 2002. A further planning application refused in 2002. Letter sent to owner/occupier indicating that if compliance with notice has not been achieved by 13.3.03, then prosecution proceedings will commence. Appeal dismissed. Prosecution statement being prepared.

    (c) Century Farm, Green Lane, Badshot Lea, Farnham (24.7.95)
    (d) Land Opposite the Packhouse, Tongham Road (3.10.01)

    (e) Little Acres, St George’s Road, Runfold, Farnham (28.11.01)

    (f) Old Park Stables, Old Park Lane, Farnham (24.5.02) (k) Badshot Farm, St George's Road, Badshot Lea
    Background Papers (CEx)

    There are no background papers (as defined by Section 100D(5) of the Local Government Act 1972) relating to this report.

    10. EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

    To consider the following recommendation on the motion of the Chairman:

    Recommendation

    That, pursuant to Procedure Rule 20 and in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the public were present during the item, there would be disclosure to them of exempt information (as defined by Section 100I of the Act) of the description specified in the following paragraphs of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act, namely:

    Item 11

    Any instructions to counsel and any opinion of counsel (whether or not in connection with any proceedings) and any advice received, information obtained or action to be taken in connection with:-

    (a) any legal proceedings by or against the authority, or

    (b) the determination of any matter affecting the authority,

    (whether, in either case, proceedings have been commenced or are in contemplation). (Paragraph 12)

    11. LEGAL ADVICE

    To consider any legal advice relating to any applications in the agenda.



    For further information or assistance, please telephone Mahasti Ghavami,
    Trainee Committee Secretary, on ext. 3224 or 01483 523224 or
    Rosemary Hughes, Committee Secretary on ext. 3225 or 01483 523225





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