Application Type: Outline
Ward: Bretforton & Offenham
Application Received: 30 April 2013
Statutory Start Date: 4 June 2013
Consultation Period From: 10 June 2013
Consultation Period End: 22 January 2014
Decision Date: 25 July 2013
Case Officer: Anna Brindle
Decision: Approved - Planning application
This decision is subject to the following conditions:
Application for approval of reserved matters shall be made to the Local Planning Authority before the expiration of twelve calendar months from the date of this permission. The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of one year from the date of approval of the last of the reserved matters to be approved.
Reason - In accordance with the requirements of Section 91 (1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004. A reduced time period for implementation is considered necessary as the application is only considered acceptable due to a current lack of housing land supply.
Approval of the details of the layout, scale and external appearance of the building(s), the means of access thereto and the landscaping of the site (hereinafter called "the reserved matters") shall be obtained from the Local Planning Authority in writing before any development is commenced.
Reason - This permission is in outline only and further details of the reserved matters are required to ensure satisfactory development.
The landscape details to be submitted with any landscaping reserved matters application shall include the following:
i) a plan(s) showing details of all existing trees and hedges on the application site. The plan should include, for each tree/hedge, the accurate position, canopy spread and species, together with an indication of any proposals for felling/pruning and any proposed changes in ground level, or other works to be carried out, within the canopy spread. ii) a plan(s) showing the layout of proposed tree, hedge and shrub planting and grass areas. iii) a schedule of proposed planting - indicating species, sizes at time of planting and numbers/densities of plants. iv) a written specification outlining cultivation and other operations associated with plant and grass establishment. v) a schedule of maintenance, including watering and the control of competitive weed growth, for a minimum period of five years from first planting.
All planting and seeding/turfing shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details in the first planting and seeding/turfing seasons following the completion or first occupation/use of the development, whichever is the sooner.
Any trees or plants which, within a period of five years from the completion of the planting, die, are removed or become seriously damaged or diseased shall be replaced in the next planting season with others of similar size and species, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.
Reason - To protect and enhance the visual amenities of the area and to ensure the satisfactory development of the site - in accordance with Policy GD2, Policy ENV1 and Policy SUR2 of the Wychavon District Local Plan (June 2006).
All existing trees and hedges on site, or branches from trees on adjacent land that overhang the site, unless indicated on the plan(s) approved under any associated reserved matters approval to be removed, shall be retained and shall not be felled or pruned or otherwise removed within a period of five years from the completion of the development without the previous written consent of the Local Planning Authority.
Temporary fencing for the protection of all retained trees/hedges on site during development shall be erected, to a minimum height of 1.2 metres, below the outermost limit of the branch spread, or at a distance equal to half the height of the tree, whichever is the further from the tree.
Such fencing should be erected in accordance with BS 5837:2005, before any materials or machinery are brought onto site and before any demolition or development, including erection of site huts, is commenced.
This protective fencing shall be maintained on site until the completion of development, and nothing should be stored or placed, nor shall any ground levels be altered, within the fenced area without the previous written consent of the Local Planning Authority.
There shall be no burning of any material within 10 metres of the extent of the canopy of any retained tree/hedge.
If any retained tree/hedge is removed, uprooted or destroyed or dies, replacement planting shall be carried out in the first available planting season of such species, sizes and numbers and in positions on site as may be specified by the Local Planning Authority.
Reason - To prevent existing trees/hedges from being damaged during construction work and to preserve the amenities of the locality in accordance with Policies SUR2 and ENV8 of the Wychavon District Local Plan (June 2006).
Development shall not begin until foul and surface water drainage works have been carried out in accordance with details to be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.
Reason - To ensure a satisfactory means of drainage is available to serve the development.
Prior to the commencement of development, an ecological mitigation and enhancement scheme, which shall include details of bat roosting and bird nesting features, lighting information in relation to bat roosting and foraging habitat, suitable precautionary measures in respect of mammals, reptiles and birds as well details of long term management shall be submitted to the local planning authority for approval in writing. The scheme shall also include an implementation timetable. The approved ecological mitigation and enhancement scheme thereafter be carried out in full and in accordance with the approved implementation timetable
Reason - To make appropriate provision for protected species and natural habitat within the development.
Demolition, clearance or construction work and deliveries to and from the site in connection with the development hereby approved shall only take place between the hours of 08.00 and 18.00 Monday to Friday and 08.00 and 13.00 on a Saturday. There shall be no demolition, clearance or construction work or deliveries to and from the site on Sundays or Bank Holidays.
Reason - To preserve the amenities of the locality.
The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans:
101 Location Plan
Reason - To define the permission.
The development hereby permitted shall be in accordance with design principles/recommendations and housing mix specified on the indicative block plan numbered 33CT 100 and design and access statement dated April 2013. Any reserved matter application shall include a statement providing an explanation as to how the design of the development responds to and complies with, these documents.
Reason - To ensure the approved design represents high quality inclusive design in accordance with policies GD2 and SUR1 of the Wychavon District Local Plan 2006.
Before any other works hereby approved are commenced, visibility splays shall be provided from a point 0.6m above ground level at the centre of the access to the application site and 2.4 metres back from the nearside edge of the adjoining carriageway, (measured perpendicularly), for a distance of 47 metres in each direction along the nearside edge of the adjoining carriageway. Nothing shall be planted, erected and/or allowed to grow on the triangular area of land so formed which would obstruct the visibility described above and these areas shall thereafter be retained and kept available for visibility purposes at all times.
Reason: In the interests of highway safety.
The dwellings hereby permitted shall not be occupied until the vehicular access and entrance, turning areas and parking spaces 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.
Before any other works hereby approved are commenced, the construction of the vehicular access between the nearside edge of the adjoining carriageway and the highway boundary shall be carried out in accordance with a specification to be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.
Reason: In the interests of highway safety.
Prior to the first occupation of the dwelling hereby approved secure parking for 4 cycles to comply with the Council's standards shall be provided within the curtilage of each dwelling and these facilities shall thereafter be retained for the parking of cycles only.
Reason - To comply with the Council's parking standards
The development hereby permitted shall not begin until a Construction Method Statement has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The approved statement shall be adhered to throughout the construction period. The statement shall provide for: a) The parking of vehicles of site operatives and visitors; b) Loading and unloading of plant and materials; c) Storage of plant and materials used in constructing the development.
Reason: To prevent indiscriminate parking in the interests of highway safety
Mr & Mrs Tolkien
Station Garden Nurseries
Mr M Cole
Note: The map marker shows the approximate centre of the application postcode, if available, or the nearest geocoded location from the address. The actual location may be slightly different.