Demolition of building and erection of 4no detached dwellings, garages and amended vehicle access.
Location: Beechcroft, Worcester Road, Inkberrow, Worcester, WR7 4EXView location on map
Application Type: Non-householder planning application
Application Received: 27 November 2013
Statutory Start Date: 18 December 2013
Consultation Period From: 23 December 2013
Consultation Period End: 7 February 2014
Decision Date: 6 March 2014
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.
Samples of the external facing bricks and roof materials 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.
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 1800hrs Monday to Friday and 08.00 and 1300hrs 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 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.
Prior to the 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, 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 approved plan(s) to be removed, shall be retained and shall not be felled or pruned or otherwise removed 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 of the Wychavon District Local Plan (June 2006).
Prior to commencement of development, details of the type and location of bird boxes and bat roosting features shall be submitted to and agreed in writing with the local planning authority. These bird nesting and bat roosting features shall thereafter be installed in full in accordance with the agreed details.
Reason - To make appropriate habitat provision for protected species in accordance with paragraphs 118 of the National Planning Policy Framework.
The first floor ensuite window on the north elevation of Plot 1 (as illustrated on drawing number 2010-63-11AP) shall be permanently obscure glazed.
Reason - To preserve the residential amenity of the neighbouring dwelling, Verdun Cottage
The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans:
2010-63-50P, 2010-63-32P, 2010-63-12P, 2010-63-20, 2010-63-30, 2010-63-60BP, 2010-63-62BP, 2010-63-61BP, 2010-63-41P, 2010-63-40P, 2010-63-22P, 2010-63-31AP 2010-63-11AP, 2010-63-21AP, 2010-63-10AP
Reason - To define the permission.
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.
Mr C Douglas
Carl Douglas Contracts Ltd
Mr J Barnett
Julian Barnett Architect
16 New Street
Stourport on Severn
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