Demolition of workshop, store and garage for construction of 3 no. new dwellings
Location: Pleck House, Quarry Bank, Hartlebury, Kidderminster, DY11 7TEOther planning applications at this location View location on map
Application Type: Non-householder planning application
Application Received: 6 December 2013
Statutory Start Date: 18 February 2014
Consultation Period From: 24 February 2014
Consultation Period End: 12 June 2014
Decision Date: 26 June 2014
Case Officer: Stephen Holloway
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 and preserves the character of the surrounding Conservation Area inaccoradance with saved Local Plan Policies SUR1 and ENV12
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. Should ground conditions prove unsuitable for the use of soakaways an alternative scheme of water drainage shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. 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 development shall take place until full details of an Ecological Mitigation and Enhancement Strategy, based on the recommendations contained in the Update Ecological Survey by Focus Ecology dated 14 February 2014, is submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The required details shall include the position of bird nesting and bat roosting opportunities, the location of loggeries to provide habitat for saproxylic invertebrates and details of long term management. The Ecological Mitigation and Enhancement Strategy shall be implemented in accordance with the approved details.
Reason - To ensure that the proposed development contributes to the conservation and enhancement of biodiversity within the site and for the wider area in accordance with paragraphs 109 and 118 of the Framework.
Notwithstanding the details provided 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 preserve and enhance the visual amenities of the area, to ensure the satisfactory development of the site and to provide ecological mitigation and enhancement- in accordance with Policy GD2, Policy ENV1 and Policy SUR2, ENV 6, ENV 7 and ENV8 of the Wychavon District Local Plan (June 2006).
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.
Before the first occupation of the building/extension hereby permitted the first floor windows within unit 1 shown on elevation 4 of the approved plans shall be fitted with obscured glazing and non-opening unless the parts of the window which can be opened are more than 1.7 metres above the floor of the room in which the window is installed. They 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).
The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans:
1:1250 red line location plan 100 - site survey 101 - existing site sections 110B - proposed site plan 117C - unit 1 elevations 3 and 4 116C - unit 1 elevations 1 and 2 115B - unit 1 floor plans 113B - unit 3 elevations 3 and 4 (unit 2 handed) 112B - unit 3 elevations 1 and 2 (unit 2 handed) 111B - unit 3 floor plans (unit 2 handed)
Reason - To define the permission.
Mr P Morrish
Mr D Stiff
BB Architecture & Planning Ltd
4 Sansome Walk
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