Agenda and draft minutes

Southern Area Planning Committee - Tuesday 11 June 2024 5.30 pm

Venue: Main Hall, Crosfield Hall, Broadwater Road, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 8GL

Contact: Caroline Lovelock - 01264 368000  Email: clovelock@testvalley.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

57.

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillor Johnston.

58.

Public Participation

Minutes:

In accordance with the Council’s scheme of Public Participation, the following spoke on the applications indicated.

 

Agenda Item No.

Page No.

Application

Speaker

7

28 - 59

23/01053/FULLS

Mr Greenwood (Applicant’s Agent)
Mr Liddel (on behalf of Applicant)

9

71 - 84

24/00757/VARS

Ursula Gooding (Objector)

 

 

59.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

Councillor Bundy wished it to be noted that she knew the applicant on application 23/01053/FULLS but that it did not constitute an interest.

60.

Urgent Items

Minutes:

There were no urgent items.

61.

Minutes of previous meeting pdf icon PDF 136 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 21 May 2024.

 

Minutes:

Councillor A Dowden proposed and Councillor Parker seconded the motion that the minutes of the previous meeting were an accurate record.  Upon being put to the vote the motion was carried.

62.

Schedule of Development Applications

Minutes:

Resolved:

 

That the applications for development, as set out below, be determined as indicated.

63.

23/01053/FULLS pdf icon PDF 167 KB

(OFFICER RECOMMENDATION: PERMISSION/REFUSE)

SITE: Hilltop Farm, Newtown Road, Newtown, SHERFIELD ENGLISH / AWBRIDGE

CASE OFFICER: Graham Melton

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

 

APPLICATION NO.

23/01053/FULLS

 

APPLICATION TYPE

FULL APPLICATION - SOUTH

 

REGISTERED

31.05.2023

 

APPLICANT

Mrs Jenny Govan

 

SITE

Hilltop Farm, Newtown Road, Newtown, SHERFIELD ENGLISH / AWBRIDGE

 

PROPOSAL

Continued seasonal change of use from agricultural and (formerly golf course) to tourism accommodation comprising x 2 overnight holiday let shepherds huts, x 3 ancillary huts (kitchen, break-out and replacement larger bathroom), two open front shelters, timber decking, formation of car park area, sewage treatment plant and landscaping

 

AMENDMENTS

Received on 22.06.2023, 29.08.2023 and 14.11.2023:

·  Additional and amended information relating to nutrient neutrality.

Received on 22.06.2023, 29.08.2023:

·  Additional information relating to economic impact of development.

 

CASE OFFICER

Graham Melton

 

The officer’s recommendation as per the agenda was proposed by Councillor Cooper and seconded by Councillor A Dowden.  Upon being put to the vote the motion was carried.

 

RECOMMENDATION A

Delegated to the Head of Planning and Building for the completion of satisfactory legal agreement on or before 11th September 2024 which secures the following:

  Installation and ongoing maintenance of onsite package treatment plant.

  Offsetting of onsite land as woodland.

  Financial contribution towards the New Forest SPA recreational pressure mitigation scheme.

Then PERMISSION subject to:

1.

The development hereby permitted shall not be carried out except in complete accordance with the details shown on the submitted plans:

Site Layout Plan (BEN 3502 Rev G)

Bedroom Shepherds Hut (BEN 4007 A)

Bedroom Shepherds Hut (BEN 4008 A)

Bathroom Shepherds Hut (BEN 4005 A)

Kitchen Shepherds Hut (BEN 4001 A)

Lounge Shepherds Hut (BEN 4003 A)

Existing shelter (BEN 4002 A)

Existing shelter (BEN 4006 A)

Reason: For the avoidance of doubt and in the interests of proper planning.

 

 

2.

The tourist accommodation shall not be occupied as a persons' sole or main place or residence, and shall only be occupied for tourism purposes between the 1st April and the 30th September during any one calendar year.

Reason: This site is in a position where the Local Planning Authority, having regard to the reasonable standards of residential amenity, access, and planning policies pertaining to the area, would not permit permanent residential accommodation having regard to Policy COM2 of the Test Valley Borough Revised Local Plan (2016).

3.

Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (or any order amending, revoking or re-enacting that Order), no more than 2 shepherd huts offering overnight accommodation within the application site shall be occupied at any one time. No other tourist accommodation comprising tents, caravans or other temporary chattels associated with the site being used in tourist use shall be permitted to be brought onto the land.

Reason: This site is in a position where the Local Planning Authority, having regard to the reasonable standards of amenity, access, and planning policies pertaining to the area, would not permit tourism accommodation in excess of 2 units having regard to Policy COM2 of the Test Valley Borough Revised Local Plan (2016).

4.

The owners/operators of the site shall maintain an up-to-date register  ...  view the full minutes text for item 63.

64.

24/00749/FULLS pdf icon PDF 118 KB

(OFFICER RECOMMENDATION: PERMISSION)

SITE: Test Valley Borough Council, Bourne House, Sandy Lane, SO51 0PD, ROMSEY TOWN

CASE OFFICER: Kate Levey

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

 

APPLICATION NO.

24/00749/FULLS

 

APPLICATION TYPE

FULL APPLICATION - SOUTH

 

REGISTERED

28.03.2024

 

APPLICANT

Mr David Pickett, Test Valley Borough Council

 

SITE

Test Valley Borough Council, Bourne House, Sandy Lane, SO51 0PD, ROMSEY TOWN

 

PROPOSAL

Clearance of two areas of scrub land and construction of two parking areas, one for staff vehicles the other for service vehicles

 

AMENDMENTS

 

 

CASE OFFICER

Kate Levey

 

The Officer’s recommendation as per the agenda and update paper was proposed by Councillor Cooper and seconded by Councillor A Dowden.  Upon being put to the vote the motion was carried.

 

Delegated to the Head of Planning and Building to grant planning permission subject to the following:

·  No unresolvable issues being raised by Nature Space or Test Valley Borough Council Ecologist in respect of a Great Crested Newts District Licence

·  Completion of satisfactory consultation with Natural England with respect to the impact of the development on protected species (together with any appropriate conditions as required),

Then PERMISSION subject to:

1.

The development hereby permitted shall be begun within three years from the date of this permission.

Reason:  To comply with the provision of Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

2.

The development hereby permitted shall not be carried out except in complete accordance with the details shown on the submitted plans, numbers

TVBC 300/002 X, TVBC 300/01 X, MJC-23-0177-01 REV 0, MJC-23-0177-03

Reason: For the avoidance of doubt and in the interests of proper planning.

3.

The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the measures set out in Sections 14 and 15 ‘Mitigation recommendations’ and ‘enhancements’ of the Extended Phase 1 Ecological Assessment and Phase 2 Surveys by Phillips Ecology (September 2023) unless varied by a European Protected Species (EPS) license issued by Natural England. Thereafter, mitigation and enhancement features shall be permanently maintained and retained in accordance with the approved details.

Reason: To ensure the favourable conservation status of protected species in accordance with Policy E5 of the Test Valley Revised Local Plan 2016.

4.

The development hereby approved shall be undertaken in full accordance with the provisions set out within the MJC Services Ltd Arboricultural Impact Appraisal and Method Statement reference MJC-23-0177 dated 18th September 2023.

Reason: To ensure the enhancement of the development by the retention of existing trees and natural features during the construction phase in accordance with Test Valley Borough Revised Local Plan policy E2.

5.

During the construction period, there shall be no building or demolition works, no machinery shall be operated, no processes carried out and no deliveries received or dispatched outside the following times: 07:30 to 18:00 hours Monday to Friday and 08:00 to 13:00 hours on Saturday.  In addition, no such activities shall take place on Sundays, Bank or Public holidays.

Reason: In the interests of the amenities of neighbouring properties in accordance with Test Valley Borough Local Plan policies E8 and LWH4.

6.

Details of any external lighting shall  ...  view the full minutes text for item 64.

65.

24/00757/VARS pdf icon PDF 119 KB

(OFFICER RECOMMENDATION: PERMISSION)

SITE: Barns at Glebe Farm, Salisbury Road, Sherfield English, SO51 6FL, SHERFIELD ENGLISH

CASE OFFICER: Katie Savage

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

APPLICATION NO.

24/00757/VARS

 

APPLICATION TYPE

VARIATION OF CONDITIONS - SOUTH

 

REGISTERED

28.03.2024

 

APPLICANT

Mr Matthew Whitfield

 

SITE

Barns at Glebe Farm, Salisbury Road, Sherfield English, SO51 6FL, SHERFIELD ENGLISH

 

PROPOSAL

Variation of condition 2 of 22/03317/FULLS (Demolish agricultural buildings and associated structures, erect 3 dwellings with associated garages, parking, hard and soft landscaping and associated works) to allow for amendments to the floor plans and elevations for plot 3

 

AMENDMENTS

 

 

CASE OFFICER

Katie Savage

 

The Officer’s recommendation as per the agenda and update paper was proposed by Councillor Cooper and seconded by Councillor A Dowden.  Upon being put to the vote the motion was carried.

 

PERMISSION subject to:

1.

The development hereby permitted shall be begun within three years from the date of the original planning permission (22/03317/FULLS 12.07.2022)

Reason:  To comply with the provision of Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

2.

The development hereby permitted shall not be carried out except in complete accordance with the details shown on the submitted plans, numbers;

23003-10,

20220-01 P1,

23003-05,

23003-15,

23003-20

Reason: For the avoidance of doubt and in the interests of proper planning.

3.

Development shall proceed in accordance with the window details submitted on 03.04.2024 (powder coated aluminium windows in RAL 7038 Agate colour), the brick and tile details (Sahtas clay red roof tile and Vandersanden Wickford Brick) submitted on 21.05.2024 both of which were approved by the Council under application 22/03317/COND3 dated 29th May  2024.

Reason: To ensure the development has a satisfactory external appearance in the interest of visual amenities in accordance with Test Valley Borough Revised Local Plan (2016) Policy E1.

4.

The development shall not be occupied until space has been laid out and provided for the parking and manoeuvring of vehicles to enable them to enter and leave the site in a forward gear in accordance with the approved plan and this space shall thereafter be reserved for such purposes at all times.

Reason: In the interests of highway safety in accordance with Test Valley Borough Revised Local Plan (2016) Policy T1.

5.

Development shall proceed in accordance with the Hard and Soft landscaping details approved by the Council under application 22/03317/COND5 dated 29th May 2024.

Reason: To improve the appearance of the site and enhance the character of the development in the interest of visual amenity and contribute to the character of the local area in accordance with Test Valley Borough Revised Local Plan (2016) Policy E1 and E2.

6.

Development shall proceed in accordance with the submitted Schedule of landscape implementation and maintenance details approved by the Council under application 22/03317/COND6.

Reason: To ensure the provision, establishment and maintenance to a suitable standard of the approved landscape designs to create and maintain the appearance of the site and enhance the character of the development in the interest of visual amenity and to contribute to the character of the local area in accordance  ...  view the full minutes text for item 65.