2 new build dwellings on land to the rear of 31-33 Newlands Road
Location: Chew Magna, 31 Newland Road, Droitwich Spa, WR9 7AGView location on map
Application Type: Non-householder planning application
Ward: Droitwich East
Application Received: 7 November 2013
Statutory Start Date: 19 November 2013
Consultation Period From: 22 November 2013
Consultation Period End: 19 December 2013
Decision Date: 13 January 2014
Case Officer: Vicky Stone
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.
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 18.00hrs Monday to Friday and 08.00 and 13.00hrs 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.
Prior to the first use/occupation of the development hereby permitted, the details set out in the submitted Water Management Statement shall be fully implemented and remain thereafter. Reason - To ensure that an appropriate sustainable drainage system is provided to serve the development and to reduce the consumption of water. This is in accordance with the SPD on Water Management.
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 - 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, ENV1, ENV8 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 approved plan(s) 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 Policy SUR2 and ENV8 for protection of existing hedgerows, trees & woodland) of the Wychavon District Local Plan (June 2006).
Prior to the commencement of the development hereby permitted, a detailed ecological mitigation and enhancement scheme shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. This shall be based on the recommended precautionary and enhancement measures contained in section 6 of the Phase 1 Habitat Survey by Focus Ecology dated August 2013 and shall thereafter be implemented in full as agreed.
Reason: To avoid harm to protected species and to make appropriate provision for protected species and natural habitat in accordance with paragraphs 109 and 118 of the NPPF.
The development hereby permitted shall not be brought into use until the access, turning area and 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.
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. All works shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.
Reason - To ensure that the development is visually satisfactory.
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.
Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995, as amended, nothing in Article 3 and Schedule 2 to that order shall operate so as to permit any development specified in Class A, B, C and E of the said schedule and no such development shall be carried out at any time without an express grant of planning permission under Part III of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.
Reason - In order that the Local Planning Authority can gain control over the development and preserve the amenities of the adjoining properties.
Before the first occupation of the dwellings hereby permitted the first floor windows in the north facing front elevation of plot 1 which would serve the ensuite and bathroom shall be fitted with obscured glazing, and non-opening unless the parts of the window can be opened are more than 1.7metres above the finished floor level to which the window serves, and shall be permanently retained in that condition thereafter.
Reason - To protect the amenities of adjoining/nearby properties from unacceptable overlooking/loss of privacy in accordance with policy GD2 of the Wychavon District Local Plan (June 2006).
Prior to any building works being first commenced, details of the location, height and the precise specification of the proposed materials, or species of planting, for all the boundary treatments on the site shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. All works shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.
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 and Policy ENV1 of the Wychavon District Local Plan (June 2006).
The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans:
150-002 150-003 150-007 150-008 150-009 150-100 150-101 150-200 150-201
Reason - To define the permission.
Prior to the commencement of the development hereby permitted, details of any external lighting shall be submitted to and agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority. No external lighting shall be provided other than in accordance with the approved scheme.
Reason - To preserve the amenities of the adjoining properties.
Mr S Duggan
106 Tagwell road
Mr S Matthews
Matthew Planning & Design
12 Evesham Road
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