APPLICATION REF: 3/2019/1104
GRID REF: 374343 442743
ERECTION OF 57 DWELLINGS (INCLUDING 30% AFFORDABLE) WITH OPEN SPACE, INFRASTRUCTURE AND ASSOCIATED WORKS. LAND OFF HAWTHORNEFARM, HAWTHORNE PLACE, CLITHEROE BB7 2HU
The Head of Planning Services reported upon addition correspondence with the LLFA who no longer wished to object.
That the application be DEFERRED AND DELEGATED to the Director of Economic Development and Planning FOR APPROVAL subject to the satisfactory completion of a legal agreement within 3 months from the date of this committee meeting, or delegated to the Director of Economic Development and Planning in conjunction with the Chair Person and Vice Chair Person of Planning and Development Committee should exceptional circumstances exist beyond the period of 3 months and subject to the following conditions and additional conditions in accordance with updated response from the lead LLFA dated 4 February 2021.
1. The development must be begun not later than the expiration of three years beginning with the date of this permission.
REASON: Required to be imposed pursuant to section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.
2. Unless explicitly required by condition within this consent, the development hereby permitted shall be carried out in complete accordance with the proposals as detailed on drawings: Plans Location Plan -HTF-L01 Planning Layout – HTF-PL01 Rev J received on 26.1.2021 Boundary Treatment Plan – HTF-BTP-302 Boundary Wall Details – SDW08/04 Fence Detail – SDF05 Knee Rail Detail – SDF12 Drainage and Levels Layout – C2091 – P03 House types Alnmouth – 2 Bed Barton – 3 Bed Burnham – 4 Bed Coniston – 4 Bed Danbury – 3 Bed Delamere – 3 Bed Holywell – 5 Bed Lockwood – 3 Bed Marston – 4/5 Bed Heartwood 1 Bed Bungalow
REASON: For the avoidance of doubt and to clarify which plans are relevant to the consent
3. Prior to the commencement of above ground construction of the development hereby approved full details of the external materials and surfacing materials shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development thereafter shall be constructed in accordance with the approved materials.
REASON: To ensure that the appearance of the development is appropriate to the character and setting of the area.
4. No building or engineering operations within the site or deliveries to and from the site shall take place other than between 07:30 hours and 18:00 hours Monday to Friday and between 08:30 hours and 14:00 hours on Saturdays, and not at all on Sundays or Bank Holidays.
REASON: In order to protect the amenities of existing residents and land uses.
5. No development shall take place until a Construction Method Statement has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. For the avoidance of doubt the submitted statement shall provide details of:
A. The location of parking of vehicles of site operatives and visitors
B. The location for the loading and unloading of plant and materials
C. The location of storage of plant and materials used in constructing the development
D. The locations of security hoarding
E. The location and nature of wheel washing facilities to prevent mud and stones/debris being carried onto the Highway (For the avoidance of doubt such facilities shall remain in place for the duration of the construction phase of the development) and the timings/frequencies of mechanical sweeping of the adjacent roads/highway
F. Periods when plant and materials trips should not be made to and from the site (mainly peak hours but the developer to identify times when trips of this nature should not be made)
G. Measures to ensure that construction and delivery vehicles do not impede access to adjoining properties.
The approved statement shall be adhered to throughout the construction period of the development.
REASON: In the interests of protecting residential amenity from noise and disturbance and to ensure the safe operation of the Highway.
REASON: To ensure that the development provides adequate and appropriate sustainable transport options and in the interest of lowering emissions resultant from vehicular movements associated with the development.
7. All car parking and manoeuvring areas, shown on the approved plans, shall be marked out and made available for use before each dwelling, to be served by such areas, is brought into use. The approved parking and manoeuvring areas shall be permanently maintained as approved thereafter.
REASON: To allow for the effective use of the parking areas.
8. The garage(s) hereby approved shall be kept available for the parking of vehicles ancillary to the enjoyment of the household(s) and shall not be used for any use that would preclude the ability for their use for the parking of private motor vehicles, whether or not permitted by the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 or any order amending or revoking and re-enacting that order.
Reason: To ensure that adequate parking provision is retained on site that limits the visual impact of the parked motor-vehicle upon the street scene/area.
Ecology and trees
9. The development hereby approved shall be carried out in complete accordance with the recommendations and ecological enhancement measures detailed within Section 5 of the submitted Ecological Survey and Assessment (Ref: 2019-283 - September 2019).
REASON: In the interests of biodiversity and to enhance opportunities for species of conservation concern and reduce the impact of development.
10. No above ground level works shall commence or be undertaken on the construction of any dwelling until details of the provisions to be made for building dependent species of conservation concern, artificial bird nesting boxes and artificial bat roosting sites have been submitted to, and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.
For the avoidance of doubt the details shall be submitted on a dwelling/building dependent bird/bat species site plan and include details of plot numbers and the numbers (there shall be at least 1 nest brick/bat tile per dwelling) of artificial bird nesting boxes and artificial bat roosting site per individual dwelling and type. The details shall also identify the actual wall and roof elevations into which the above provisions shall be incorporated.
The artificial bird/bat boxes shall be incorporated into those individual dwellings during construction and be made available for use before each such dwelling is occupied and thereafter retained. The development shall be carried out in strict accordance with the approved details.
REASON: In the interests of biodiversity and to enhance nesting/roosting opportunities for species of conservation concern and protected species.
11. All trees identified to be retained within the submitted Arboricultural Impact Assessment Ref: P1239.19 September 2019, drawing P1239.19.01/02 shall be enclosed with temporary protective fencing in accordance with BS5837:2012 [Trees in Relation to Demolition, Design & Construction]. The fencing shall be retained during the period of construction and no work, excavation, tipping, or stacking/storage of materials shall take place within such protective fencing during the construction period.
REASON: To ensure that existing trees are adequately protected during construction in the interests of the visual amenity of the area.
12. Any removal of vegetation, including trees and hedges, should be undertaken outside the nesting bird season (March to August) unless an up-dated pre-clearance check has by carried out by a licensed ecologist on the day of removal and no nesting birds are present. The up-dated pre-clearance check shall be have submitted to the Local Planning Authority prior to the removal of any trees and/or hedges.
REASON: To ensure that there are no adverse effects on the favourable conservation status of birds and to protect the bird population from damaging activities.
13. No above ground works shall commence on site until details of a scheme for any external building or ground mounted lighting/illumination, has been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.
For the avoidance of doubt the submitted details shall include luminance levels and demonstrate how any proposed external lighting has been designed and located to avoid excessive light spill/pollution and shall include details to demonstrate how artificial illumination of important wildlife habitats is minimised/mitigated.
The lighting schemes shall be implemented in accordance with the approved details and retained as approved
REASON: To enable the Local Planning Authority to exercise control over development which could prove materially harmful the character and visual amenities of the immediate area and to minimise/mitigate the potential impacts upon protected species resultant from the development.
14. Notwithstanding the submitted details, prior to any dwelling being occupied, details/elevations at a scale of not less than 1:20 of the proposed boundary walling, gates and fencing shall have been submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority and these details shall identify the measures to be taken to encourage habitat connectivity throughout the site. The development shall be carried out in strict accordance with the approved details.
REASON: In order that the Local Planning Authority may ensure that the detailed design of the proposal is appropriate to the locality and to enhance biodiversity.
15. Within three months of commencement of development on site, a scheme/timetable of phasing for the approved landscaping areas shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development shall be carried out in strict accordance with the duly approved timings and phasing's and the areas which are landscaped shall be retained as landscaped areas thereafter. Any trees or shrubs removed, dying, being severely damaged or becoming seriously diseased within five years of planting shall be replaced by trees or shrubs of similar size and species to those originally required to be planted.
REASON: To ensure the proposed landscaped areas are provided on a phase by phase basis.
16. Prior to occupation of the first dwelling, a landscape management plan including long term design objectives, management responsibilities and maintenance schedules for all landscaped areas (other than within curtilages of buildings), shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The site thereafter shall be managed and maintained in accordance with the approved plan for a minimum period of 25 years.
REASON: To ensure the proper long-term management and maintenance of the landscaped areas in the interests of visual amenity and biodiversity enhancement.
(Katie Pearson spoke in favour of the above application. Dawn Elliot-Field spoke against the above application. Cllr S Fletcher was given permission to speak on the above application)