Application Type: Outline
Application Received: 26 November 2013
Statutory Start Date: 28 November 2013
Consultation Period From: 4 December 2013
Consultation Period End: 5 February 2014
Decision Date: 4 February 2014
Case Officer: Simon Rees
Decision: Approved - Outline
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 three years from the date of this permission. The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of two years 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.
Approval of the details of the appearance of the buildings 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 development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans:
Drawing No. 13/11/A/01B; 13/11/D/01B; 13/11/D/02B; 13/11/D/03B; 13/11/D/04B.
Reason - To define the permission.
As part of the reserved matters application, details of the form, colour and finish of the materials to be used externally on the walls and roofs shall be submitted.
Reason - To ensure that the development is visually satisfactory. This is in accordance with saved Local Plan Policy SUR1.
No building hereby permitted shall be occupied until a sustainable drainage scheme for the site has been submitted to and approved in wiriting by the local planning authority and a drainage scheme has been completed in accordance with the approved. The details submitted for approval shall include a management/maintenance plan and the sustainable drainage scheme shall be managed and maintained thereafter in accordance with the agreed management and maintenance plan.
Details of foul drainage shall also be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority and thereafter carried out in accordance with the approved details.
Reason - To ensure the proposed development does not exacerbate flood risk and deals with surface water run-off from the site in a sustainable manner, in accordance with policy ENV19 of the Wychavon District Local Plan (adopted June 2006) and the provisions of the Council's Water Management Supplementary Planning Document (October 2009). The details are also required to ensure that the adjacent railway line will not be adversely impact upon.
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. This in accordance with saved Local Plan Policies ENV1, ENV6 and ENV8.
Prior to any site clearance and as part of the reserved matters application further survey work shall be carried out to determine the presence or absence of reptiles on the site (i.e. during the appropriate survey season April - October, optimum months: April, May and September). The results of the survey together with appropriate avoidance, mitigation and compensation measures shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority and thereafter be carried out in full.
Reason: To avoid harm and make appropriate provision for protected species within the development in accordance with Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, paragraphs 109 and 118 of the NPPF, WDC policy ENV6 and SWDP policy 22.
The application for reserved matters shall include a detailed ecological mitigation scheme in respect of bird nesting and foraging habitat, which shall be based on the recommendations contained within section 6 of the Phase 1 Habitat Survey by Focus Ecology Ltd dated November 2012 and shall also include details of suitable precautionary measures for site clearance and construction as well details of long term management. The approved ecological mitigation scheme shall thereafter be carried out in full unless otherwise agreed in writing.
Reason: To make appropriate provision for protected species and natural habitat within the development and to ensure compliance with the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. This is in accordance with saved Local Plan Policy ENV6.
The buildings hereby approved shall not exceed 8 metres in height.
Reason - To ensure that the units preserve the character and appearance of the surrounding Pershore Trading Estate. This is in accordance with saved Local Plan Policy SUR1.
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.
The development shall not be brought into use until a Risk Assessment Statement, which sets out the risk of accidental vehicle incursion onto the railway from the development has been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.
Development shall be carried out thereafter in accordance with the approved details.
Reason - To ensure that the proposal does not have an adverse impact upon railway infrastructure.
Mr M Smith
Carlton Smith LTD
Mr A Smith
Clist and Chandler
33 Broad Street
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