Planning Application

Case number W/03/01544/PN

FOUR HOUSES AND ASSOCIATED WORKS.

Location: Norton Working Mens Club, Kings Lane, Norton, Evesham, WR11 4TJ

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Application Type: Non-householder planning application

Parish: Norton & Lenchwick

Ward: Harvington & Norton

Application Received: 8 August 2003

Statutory Start Date: 19 August 2003

Consultation Period From:

Consultation Period End:

Decision Date: 6 October 2003

Case Officer: Gill Collin

Status: Decided

Decision: Approved - Planning application

This decision is subject to the following conditions:

  1. The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of five years from the date of this permission.

    Reason - In accordance with the requirements of Section 91 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

  2. Details of the form, colour and finish of the materials to be used externally on the walls and roofs shall be subject to the approval, in writing, of the Local Planning Authority before any work on the site commences.

    Reason - To ensure that the development is visually satisfactory.

  3. No development shall take place until full details of both hard and soft landscape works have been submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority. These details shall include the following:-

    1. earthworks (including the grading and mounding of land and the finished site levels or contours, showing relationship to existing and proposed vegetation and to surrounding land form);

    2. means of enclosure within the development site;

    3. treatment of the development site boundaries (including position, design, materials and type of boundary treatment);

    4. planting plans, including tree, hedge, shrub and grassed area planting and a written specification (including cultivation and other operations associated with plant and grass establishment);

    5. a schedule of plants noting species, plant sizes and proposed numbers and densities;

    6. a programme of implementation;

    7. a schedule of maintenance for a period of five years commencing at the completion of the final phase of implementation, the schedule to make provision for the replacement, in the same position, of any plant that is removed, uprooted or destroyed or dies or, in the opinion of the Local Planning Authority, becomes seriously damaged or defective, with another of the same species and size as that originally planted.

    The works shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details, the programme of implementation and the schedule of maintenance.

    Reason - The Council considers that these requirements are necessary to protect and enhance the visual amenities of the area and to discharge its duty under S197 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

  4. All approved hard and soft landscaping and tree planting shall be maintained for a period of five years commencing at the completion of the final phase of implementation in accordance with the approved schedule. Any tree or other plant that is removed, uprooted or destroyed or dies or, in the opinion of the Local Planning Authority, becomes seriously damaged or defective, shall be replaced in the same position with another of the same species and size as that originally planted.

    Reason - The Council considers that these requirements are necessary to protect and enhance the visual amenities of the area and to discharge its duty under S197 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

  5. The existing trees on the eastern boundary of the site shall be retained and the hedge on that boundary shall be kept in perpetuity at a minimum height of 3 metres.

    Reason - In order to maintain the level of residential amenity for the neighbouring occupiers.

  6. The development hereby approved shall not be commenced until drainage works for the disposal of both surface water and foul sewage have been carried out in accordance with details to be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

    Reason - To ensure that the development is provided with a satisfactory means of drainage as well as to reduce the risk of creating or exacerbating a flooding problem and to minimise the risk of pollution.

  7. No buildings shall be erected and no trees shall be planted within 2.5 metres of the public sewer which crosses the front of the site.

    Reason - To maintain essential access for maintenance, repair, renewal, and to protect the structural integrity of the public sewerage system.

  8. Before any other works hereby approved are commenced, the access into the application site shall be so constructed that there is clear visibility from a point 0.6m above the level of the adjoining carriageway at the centre of the access 3 metres from the parallel to the entire length of the site frontage onto Kings Lane. Nothing shall be planted, erected and/or allowed to grow on the area of land so formed which would obstruct the visibility described above.

    Reason - In the interests of highway safety.

  9. Before any of the dwellings hereby approved are first occupied a 1.8 metre wide footway shall be provided across the Kings Lane frontage of the application site to form a continuous link between the existing footways on each side thereof. A full face kerb shall be provided across the frontage of the application site, except at the point of access where a dropped kerb crossing of the footway/verge shall be provided.

  10. Prior to the occupation of the dwellings hereby approved the existing eastern vehicular access onto Kings Lane shall be permanently closed. Details of the means of closure and reinstatement of this existing access shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority prior to the commencement of work on the development hereby approved.

    Reason - To ensure the safe and free flow of traffic using the adjoining County highway.

  11. All access to the proposed development, both vehicular and pedestrian, shall be via the western access onto Kings Lane and the construction of this vehicular access, which shall be laid out in the form of a dished crossing of the footway/verge, shall be carried out in accordance with a specification to be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority, at a gradient not steeper than 1 in 12.

    Reason - In the interests of highway safety.

  12. A minimum 1.8 metre wide footway shall be provided along the "improved access road" to form a continuous segregated pedestrian route between Kings Lane and the village hall and this footway shall be constructed in accordance with a specification to be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

    Reason - To ensure that an adequate pedestrian access is available to the village hall.

  13. The development hereby permitted shall not be brought into use until the parking facilities shown on the approved plan have been properly consolidated, surfaced, drained and otherwise constructed in accordance with details to be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority and these areas shall thereafter be retained and kept available for those uses at all times.

    Reason - In the interests of highway safety and to ensure the free flow of traffic using the adjoining highway.

  14. Before the development hereby approved is first brought into use the applicants shall resite the existing "village hall" direction sign from its current position to opposite the new entrance. The precise position of the relocated sign shall be agreed on site with the Local Planning Authority.

    Reason - To ensure that the village hall is correctly signed.

  15. No work shall commence upon the development hereby authorised by this permission until the engineering details of the new footway/verge and village hall sign previously referred to have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

    Reason - To ensure the safe and free flow of traffic on the highway.

  16. The new footway/verge across the Kings Lane frontage of the application site and the provision of the new "village hall" sign shall be completed in accordance with the approved engineering details before the development authorised by this permission is brought into use.

    Reason - To ensure that an adequate and acceptable means of access is available before the development is occupied.

  17. Development shall not begin until parking for site operatives and visitors has been provided within the application site in accordance with details to be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority and such provision shall be retained and kept available during construction of the development.

    Reason - To prevent indiscriminate parking in the interests of highway safety.

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Applicant

Smith Wadley Homes Ltd
Lilworth Farm
Great Comberton
Pershore
Worcs.

Agent

R A Davis RIBA
Vinecroft
The Cross
Bretforton
EVESHAM Worcs

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