A flood alleviation scheme to include the construction of a soil bund, a flood wall and to raise the level of the farm track, to prevent flooding to Mill Farmhouse.
Location: Mill Farm, Huddington, Worcestershire, WR9 7LJOther planning applications at this location View location on map
Application Type: Non-householder planning application
Application Received: 11 October 2013
Statutory Start Date: 13 November 2013
Consultation Period From: 20 November 2013
Consultation Period End: 20 December 2013
Decision Date: 23 December 2013
Case Officer: Lynn Bailey
Decision: Approved - Planning application
This decision is subject to the following conditions:
The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three 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 as amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.
The development hereby approved shall be carried out in accordance with the recommendations made in section 5 of the Walkover Ecological Survey report by Hills Ecology Ltd dated 2 October 2013. On completion a brief letter of confirmation shall be submitted to the local planning authority.
Reason: To ensure adequate provision is made for protected species and habitats in accordance with paragraphs 109 and 118 of the National Planning Policy Framework.
The development permitted by this planning application shall only be carried out in accordance with the approved Flood Risk Assessment, reference 005; and the following mitigation measure detailed within the Flood Risk Assessment; all soil used to construct the bund shall be taken from land on the opposite sited of the brook, adjacent to the application site.
Reason: To prevent the increased risk of flooding.
A) No development shall take place until a programme of archaeological work, including a Written Scheme of Investigation, has been submitted to and approved by the local planning authority in writing. The scheme shall include an assessment of significance and research questions; and: 1. The programme and methodology of site investigation and recording. 2. The programme for post investigation assessment. 3. Provision to be made for analysis of the site investigation and recording. 4. Provision to be made for publication and dissemination of the analysis and records of the site investigation 5. Provision to be made for archive deposition of the analysis and records of the site investigation 6. Nomination of a competent person or persons/organisation to undertake the works set out within the Written Scheme of Investigation.
B) No demolition/development shall take place other than in accordance with the Written Scheme of Investigation approved under condition (A).
C) The development shall not be occupied until the site investigation and post investigation assessment has been completed in accordance with the programme set out in the Written Scheme of Investigation approved under condition (A) and the provision made for analysis, publication and dissemination of results and archive deposition has been secured.
Reason: In accordance with the requirements of paragraph 141 of the National Planning Policy Framework.
No part of the development shall be commenced until full details of soft landscaping works have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The details submitted must include:
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 on the bund hereby approved- 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, ENV7 and ENV8 of the Wychavon District Local Plan (June 2006).
The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans:
Location plan and block plan received by the council on 11.10.13 and 31.10.13 together with drawing number GR13/0013/05 and the sections of the proposed bund illustrated on drawing number 003.
Reason - To define the permission.
Professor H Edmonson
Mrs R Griffiths
Halls (Worcester) LLP
No 4 Forgate Street
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