Application Type: Change of use
Application Received: 20 January 2014
Statutory Start Date: 13 February 2014
Consultation Period From: 5 February 2014
Consultation Period End: 27 May 2014
Decision Date: 31 March 2014
Case Officer: Emma Ridley
Decision: Approved - Change of Use
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.
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.
Before the dwelling and stables are brought into use the construction of the vehicular access between the nearside edge of the adjoining carriageway, Nafford Road and the setback gated entrance shall be carried out in accordance with a specification to be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority, at a gradient not steeper than 1 in 20.
Reason: To improve the existing dilapidated vehicular crossing In the interests of highway safety.
Prior to the first occupation of the dwelling hereby approved secure parking for 4 cycles to comply with the Council's standards shall be provided within the curtilage of each dwelling and these facilities shall thereafter be retained for the parking of cycles only.
Reason: To comply with the Council's parking standards.
Development shall not begin until parking for site operative vehicles and delivery vehicles 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.
The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans: project 13-714101a, 102a,103a, 201b, 202b, 106b, 207, 206, 205, 204a, 203, 107a, 105, 104. Reason - To define the permission.
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 development shall commence until details of the position of the heap and method for the disposal of muck have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority, thereafter that method of disposal shall be used. There shall be no burning of muck/ waste on site.
Reason : In the interests of the amenities of the neighbouring properties and the general locality.
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.
No development shall commence until details of the method material and height of the boundary treatment have been submitted to and approved in writing with the Local Planning Authority, thereafter these agreed details shall be used and no alterations shall be made without the prior approval in writing of the Local Planning Authority.
Reason - To preserve the amenities of adjoining properties and the wider rural landscape.
This proposal represents a conversion rather than new built therefore existing materials should preferably be used. Notwithstanding this details of the form, colour and finish of the materials to be used externally on the refurbished walls and roofs shall be subject to the approval, in writing, of the Local Planning Authority before any work on the site commences and shall be used thereafter.
Reason - To ensure that the development is visually satisfactory in the interests of retaining the historic character and appearance of the range of barns.
No development shall take place until an ecological mitigation and enhancement scheme has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. This shall be based on the recommendations contained within pargs. 4.2 and 4.3 of the Worcestershire Wildlife Consultancy Phase 1 Habitat Survey and Protected Species Survey Assessment dated Jan 2014. They shall also include details of precautionary measures for bats, details of external lighting, as well as suitable precautionary measures in respect of nesting birds and other species. Details shal, also include a implementation timetable. The works shall thereafter be carried out in accordance with the approved details/timetable.
Reason - To make appropriate provision for protected species within the development in accordance with paragraphs 109 and 118 of the National Planning Policy Framework.
The menage, stables, grooms accommodation and office shall be used ancillary/ incidental to the use of the dwelling house as the primary "planning unit" on the site and shall remain so thereafter unless otherwise agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority.
Reason: To prevent subdivision of the uses of this live work unit in the interests of the amenities of the neighbouring properties and the general amenities of the locality.
There shall be no more than eight horses stabled at the site at anyone time unless agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority.
Reason : To prevent overgrazing of the site in the interests of the general amenities of the open countryside location.
Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning General Permitted Development Order 1995 (as amended) or any Order revoking, replacing or amending this Order, there shall be no enlargements or extensions to the dwelling hereby approved.
Reason : To retain the historic character of the barn buildings which form a range of buildings which are prominent in the wider landscape and which barn like character is important to be retained in accordance with policy RES7 of the adopted Local Plan.
No development shall commence until details of any level changes, and surface materials to create the menage are submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The menage shall be constructed in accordance with the approved details.
Reason: In the interests of the visual amenities of the locality.
Mrs E Davies
1 Ruyhalls Place
Mr P Hunt
Peter Hunt Architects
Gorse Green Lane
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