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Minutes Planning Committee Meeting Held 19 October 2020 at 7.30pm Via Zoom

MINUTES

MINUTES of the Meeting of the Planning Committee held on

19 October 2020 at 7.30pm Via Zoom – Meeting Link:- https://zoom.us/j/99565827209?pwd=aTVLaVIvK3ZKOFdtaE85M1RjZ3NiUT09

Meeting ID:-  995 6582 7209     Password:-  506938

Present:-  Cllr Carter (Chair), Cllr Crocker, Mr Duncombe, Cllr Finan, Mr Harris & Cllr Knox-Scott

In Attendance:- Mrs J Simmonds (Clerk)

Also Present:- 3 members of Pinewood Studios and 5 members of public.                                                                 

029/PL/20           Items by Members of Public Present.

The meeting is open to the public and press and the first 15 minutes will be reserved, if required, for

public comment.

3 members of Pinewood Studios attended the meeting to give a presentation on the Pinewood Studios outline planning

application and to answer any questions.

030/PL/20            Apologies for Absence

None

031/PL/20           Declarations of Interest

Members to declare any personal interest in any item of business as defined in the Code of Conduct 2007.  If that interest is a prejudicial interest as defined in the Code, the member should withdraw from the meeting for that item.

None

032/PL/20           Minutes

RESOLVED to Approve the Minutes of the Planning Meeting held on 21 September 2020 which will be signed by the Chairman.

033/PL/20           Planning Applications

(i) RESOLVED to approve delegated decisions submitted for Planning Applications for which the response date was prior to this Committee Meeting.   See Appendix 1.

(ii) RESOLVED to consider and formulate a response to new Planning Applications received. See Appendix 2. Plus amended plans for information only.

034/PL/20           NOTED Planning Decisions, Enforcements and Appeals.

District Decisions made since the last Planning Committee Meeting.  See Appendix 3.

035/PL/20           NOTED Outstanding Enforcements See Appendix 4.

036/PL/20           Correspondence.

NOTED AND DISCUSSED Buckinghamshire Council – Call in Process Update for Towns and Parishes – Agreed all in favour to call in 35 Penn Meadow.

037/PL/20           Exclusion of the Press & Public

Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 RESOLVEDto exclude the press and public from the following business because publicity would prejudice the public interest by reason of the confidential nature of the business.  Part two items:- To discuss any possible unlawful buildings or business’s which have not been granted enforcement notices and therefore are not public.

NOTED Next meeting date:  16 November 2020

Meeting ended at 9.04pm

Signed/Chairman                                                                                                       Dated

APPENDIX 1

DELEGATED DECISIONS

APPENDIX 2

 NEW PLANNING APPLICATIONS RECEIVED

PL/20/2007/HB                 The Clock House, Park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4PE

Listed building consent for: Repair of ground floor timber beam

Parish Comments:-  No Comment

PL/20/1620/FA                  30 Penn Meadow, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4EB

Subdivision of plot, erection of detached dwelling served by existing vehicular access and formation of a new access to serve the existing dwelling.

Design and Siting of dwelling amended, submission of tree survey details.

Parish Comments:-  Our previous comments still apply which were:- Object, Policies EP3 (a), (b), (d) & (f), HP (a) & (b) and NPPF section 12 all apply.  The proposed development, by virtue of a combination of its size, scale, massing, style and proximity to the sites flank boundaries, would appear over dominant, obtrusive and out of keeping, as well as appearing as a cramped overdevelopment of the site. As such, it would have an adverse impact on the street scene and the character and visual amenities of the area. Therefore the proposal is contrary to policies H9 and EP3 of the South Bucks District Local Plan (adopted March 1999), and policy CP8 of the South Bucks Core Strategy (adopted February 2011), and the NPPF. Furthermore, the proposed development would not reflect the form or height of existing buildings on this designated Formal Suburban Road, to the detriment of its appearance and character and contrary to the content of the South Bucks Townscape Character Study.

PL/20/2902/FA                  Somerville, Duffield Park, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4HY

Single storey rear extension and garage conversion.

Parish Comments:-  No comment subject to the Green Belt 50% rules.

PL/20/2836/FA                  Luxters, West End Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4ND      

Alterations to the front elevation and attached garage including raiding of roof heigh, single storey front infill extension, replacement porch.

Parish Comments:-  No Comment

PL/20/3005/KA                 East Lodge, Park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4PG

T1 – Davidia involucrate – reduce crown by 1 meter (conservation areas Stoke Park)

Parish Comments:-  No objection subject to the tree officers report.

PPL/20/2710/FA               14 Rogers Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4LD

Two storey rear infill extension with alterations to roof, doors and windows including addition of rear dormer and front rooflight.

Parish Comments:-  No Comment

PL/20/3054/FA                  Stoke Park Ltd, Stoke Park House, Stoke Poges, Bucks

Construction of Security Gatehouse, entrance gates, re-aligned driveway and estate fencing.

Parish Comments:-  No Comment

PL/20/3140/TP                  29 Freemans Close, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4ER

T1 Oak, Crown reduce by a third or 2-5 meters (SBDC TPO 12 of 2003)

Parish Comments:-  No objection subject to the tree officers report.

PL/20/3069/FA                  11 Penn Meadow, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4EB

Part two storey/part first floor side extension, first floor rear extension, front porch, changes to doors and windows, demolition of garage and removal of chimney.

Parish Comments:-  The proposal, by virtue of its constrained plot size is not of a form of development which is compatible with the scale and spacious pattern of development in the surrounding area. As such, the proposal would adversely impact upon this existing character and appearance of the area, contrary to policies EP3 and H9 of the South Bucks District Local Plan (Adopted March 1999) refer).

PL/20/2985/FA                  Khalsa Secondary Acadamy, Pioneer House, Hollybush Hill, Stoke Poges SL2 4QB

New pedestrian access into and out of the Academy grounds which is compatible with Disability legislation.  The proposed scheme widens, straightens and levels this path and extends it through to the cark park up to the Academy building entrance.  The works also include changes to the existing railings and gates needed to accommodate the upgraded path.

Parish Comments:-  We do not object to having a disabled access but we do object to the loss of trees.  The tree report is from 2017 supporting a previous application we would recommend re-planting to replace the loss of trees on this sensitive green belt site.  Proposed fencing is an urbanising feature and not compatible with the Green Belt.

AMENDED PLANS FOR INFORMATION

NOTED APPENDIX 3

PLANNING DECISIONS

PL/20/2014/FA                  Rosslyn House, Park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4PE

Single storey rear and double storey side extension and first floor side dormer.

Parish Comments:-  No Objection subject to the Green Belt 50% rule

WITHDRAWN

PL/20/2540/KA                 Manor House, Park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4PG

T1 – Tilia Cordata, crown reduction by 30%. T2 – Tilia Cordata, crown pollard 50%. (SB Stoke Park Conservation Area).

Parish Comments:-  No Objection subject to the Tree Officer report.

No TPO Required

PL/20/2120/FA                  18 Penn Meadow, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4EB

Single storey side extension and changes to windows and doors.

Parish Comments:-  No Comment

Hereby Permits

PL/20/2309/RM                Singh Sabha Sports Ground, Stoke Poges Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks

Installation of a 17.5m monopole supporting 6 antennas and 2 300mm dishes, the installation of 2 cabinets and 1 meter cabinet and ancillary development.

Parish Comments:-  Object, the proposed telecom mast would be cited in a prominent location visible within the open countryside in a sensitive Green Belt location.  The Height and bulk form would be highly visible when viewed from the surrounding area appearing visibly intrusive, it also forms an intrusion of the skyline particularly from the new Country Park and will adversely affect the appearance of this area.  Policies GB1, EP3, EP18 and section 15 of the NPPF apply.

Refused

PL/20/2207/FA                  25 Penn Meadow, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4EB

Part single/part two storey side extension, single storey front extension, porch canopy/garage conversion and widening of existing vehicular access.

Parish Comments:-  No Comment

Herby Permits

PL/20/0216/OA                 Spring Cottage, Stoke Wood, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4AU

Outline planning permission for construction of two detached dwellings (all matters reserved).

Parish Comments:-  Object, policy GB1 and GB11 apply as well as NPPF Clause 144 & 145.  This proposal, if permitted would be likely to act as a precursor of further applications for similar types of development within this part of the Greenbelt, which the Planning Authority would find increasingly difficult to resist and which, which, cumulatively, would seriously prejudice the openness of the Greenbelt and the aims and objectives of Greenbelt policy.  This proposal would, by virtue of the resultant size and scale of the buildings when considered in relation to the original buildings and its potential intrusive impact upon its setting in the landscape, contribute to the erosion of the Green Belt which, individually and when considered in the context of an accumulation of similar proposals, would detrimentally affect the aims and objectives of the Green Belt. As such, the proposal is contrary to policies GB1 of the South Bucks District Local Plan (adopted March 1999) which seek to ensure that extensions to dwellings within the Green Belt are, inter alia, of a small scale in relation to the size of the original dwelling, and to section 9 of the NPPF (Protecting Green Belt Land). 

The application site is located within the Metropolitan Green Belt wherein there is a general presumption against inappropriate development except in very special circumstances.  The proposed conversion of the existing residential out building, into a self-contained dwelling house, and use of the surrounding land as a separate residential curtilage would cause harm to the openness of the Green Belt and the purposes of including land within it by virtue of the increase in the density of housing, and the associated siting of domestic paraphernalia, permanent boundary treatments, curtilage buildings, and an increase in the intensity at which the site would be used, including vehicular movements within the Green Belt, which by definition is harmful.  No very special circumstances have been advanced sufficient to warrant an exception to the normal operation of Green Belt policy.  As such the proposal is contrary to policies GB1 and GB2 of the South Bucks District Local Plan (adopted March 1999) and section 13 (protecting Green Belt Land) of the NPPF.

We do not accept the argument set out within the planning statement, concerning either limited infilling in villages, nor do we accept the premise that the site is well connected to the village of Stoke Poges.  Stoke Wood is not physically a part of the village.  The suggestion it is a 30 minute walk from the village centre is an exaggeration for most people.

Hereby Refuses Permission

PL/20/0412/FA                  The House, Larchmoor Park, Gerrards Cross Road, Stoke Poges, SL2 4EY

Vehicular access to Gerrards Cross Road.

Parish Comments:-  Object, policies TR5 (a) & (c) also EP3 (f) all apply.  

The development, if permitted, would lead to the creation of a new private access on a section of busy route, in an area that is devoid of such features. The slowing and turning of vehicles associated with the use of the access would lead to conflict and interference with the free flow of traffic on the highway and be detrimental to highway safety. 

The dwelling already enjoys a vehicular access and a second access at this point would unnecessarily add to the danger and inconvenience inherent in accesses to the highway. 

We believe this is also contrary to GB1 (i) by virtue of the part demolition of an antique brick wall.

Hereby Refuse Permission

PL/20/0656/FA                  27 Bunby Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4BS

Single storey side infill extension.

Parish Comments:-  Object.  The proposed development, by virtue of a combination of its size, scale, massing, style and proximity to the sites flank boundaries, would appear over dominant, obtrusive and out of keeping, as well as appearing as a cramped overdevelopment of the site. As such, it would have an adverse impact on the street scene and the character and visual amenities of the area. Therefore the proposal is contrary to policies H9 and EP3 of the South Bucks District Local Plan (adopted March 1999), and policy CP8 of the South Bucks Core Strategy (adopted February 2011), and the NPPF. Furthermore, the proposed development would not reflect the form or height of existing buildings on this designated Formal Suburban Road, to the detriment of its appearance and character and contrary to the content of the South Bucks Townscape Character Study.

Hereby Permits

PL/20/0682/FA                  43 Rogers Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4LE

Retention of front brick boundary wall and brick piers.  Proposed hedge behind front wall.

Parish Comments:-  Object. Out of keeping.  The proposed front boundary wall, if permitted, would result in a visually intrusive road-side feature that would appear prominent in the street scene, the predominant existing roadside features of which are mostly soft vegetative boundaries rather than formal engineered structures.  This would have an urbanising impact on the locality and would have a detrimental impact on the character and appearance of the street scene.  As such it is considered that this element of the proposal is contrary to policy EP3 of the SBD local plan.

This proposal, if permitted would be likely to act as a precursor of further applications for similar types of development within this part of the Rogers Lane, which the Planning Authority would find increasingly difficult to resist and which, which, cumulatively, would seriously prejudice the openness of the Greenbelt and the aims and objectives of Greenbelt policy.

Rogers Lane should be treated as a Woodland Road in accordance with the South Bucks Townscape Character Study, a wall of this nature does not respect vocabulary of the boundary treatment in such a Woodland Road

Hereby Permits

PL/20/0710/FA – 29 Vine Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4DW

Parish Comments:-  No comment.

Hereby Permits

PL/20/0785/FA                  Calladown, Fir Tree Avenue, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4NN

Part two storey/part single storey read and side extensions, rear balcony and new front porch extension with alterations to fenestration.

Parish Comments:- Object, inappropriate/inadequate design, plain unadorned elevation which is over dominant and fails to harmonise with the existing dwelling.  Green Belt so would question the 50% Green Belt Rules.

Hereby Refuse Permission

PL/20/1019/AV – Stoke Park, Park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 

Erection of 2 externally illuminated brick podium signs.

Parish Comments:-  If the Local Authority are minded to approve we are concerned that adding floodlights into a woodland road setting may not be fitting therefore request that that be turned off at a reasonable time.

Hereby Grants Consent.

PL/20/1114/FA                  West End Cottage, West End Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4NE

Replacement of detached dwelling incorporating attic space with dormers, detached garage and construction of vehicular access.  Including the retention of existing garden room

Parish Comments:-  No comment subject to all of the previously applied conditions being retained.

Hereby Permits

PL/20/1169/FA                  Grays Mead, park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4PA

Installation of 2m high Electric Gates at the front of the property.

Parish Comments:-  Object.  This proposal, if permitted would be likely to act as a precursor of further applications for similar types of development within this part of the Greenbelt, which the Planning Authority would find increasingly difficult to resist and which, which, cumulatively, would seriously prejudice the openness of the Greenbelt and the aims and objectives of Greenbelt policy.

This is also contrary to the ethos of the South Bucks Townscape Character Study section 3.3 – Woodland Roads.

Hereby Permits

PL/20/1261/FA – The Chimes, Chapel Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4QJ

Parish Comments:- Object – Drawings are very hard to read, we believe better drawings should have been submitted for validation. Chapel Lane is a small quiet country lane with a mixed design of smaller houses that are in keeping with a village lane. If this development was permitted it would likely act as a pre curser for future developments which would change the character of this lane. The dormer window is likely to overlook the properties to the northeast. We have have concerns about the 2.0m high garden wall and its effect on the amenity of neighbouring properties. Policy EP3 Applies.

This proposal, if permitted would be likely to act as a precursor of further applications for similar types of development within this part of the Greenbelt, which the Planning Authority would find increasingly difficult to resist and which, which, cumulatively, would seriously prejudice the openness of the Greenbelt and the aims and objectives of Greenbelt policy.

The proposed development, by virtue of a combination of its size, scale, massing, style and proximity to the sites flank boundaries, would appear over dominant, obtrusive and out of keeping, as well as appearing as a cramped overdevelopment of the site. As such, it would have an adverse impact on the street scene and the character and visual amenities of the area. Therefore the proposal is contrary to policies H9 and EP3 of the South Bucks District Local Plan (adopted March 1999), and policy CP8 of the South Bucks Core Strategy (adopted February 2011), and the NPPF. Furthermore, the proposed development would not reflect the form or height of existing buildings on this designated Formal Suburban Road, to the detriment of its appearance and character and contrary to the content of the South Bucks Townscape Character Study.

Hereby Refuse Permission

PL/20/1430/FA                  7 Journeys End, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4NT

Single storey side extension.

Parish Comments:-  No Comment

Hereby Permits

PL/20/1590/FA                  Stoke Grange, Fir Tree Avenue, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4NN

Subdivision of plot and erection of dwelling house with detached garage.

Parish Comments:-  Object, Contrary to GB1

This proposal, if permitted would be likely to act as a precursor of further applications for similar types of development within this part of the Greenbelt, which the Planning Authority would find increasingly difficult to resist and which, which, cumulatively, would seriously prejudice the openness of the Greenbelt and the aims and objectives of Greenbelt policy.

Hereby Refuses Permission

PL/20/1697/FA                  46 Pennylets Green, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4BX

Single storey side and rear extensions.

Parish Comments:-  No comments apart from concerns around reducing parking spaces in the surrounding area.

Hereby Permits

PL/20/1727/FA                  40 Vine Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, Sl2 4DP

New Vehicular Access and car hard standing to front elevation.

Parish Comments – No Comment

Hereby Permits

PL/20/1741/FA                  Gateside, Park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4PG

Two storey side and rear extensions, changes to doors and windows including insertion of rear dormer and front and rear rooflights, render to external walls, change of roof covering to slate.  (amendment to PP PL/18/2117/FA)

Parish Comments:-  No objection subject to the 50% Green Belt rules.

Hereby Permits

PL/20/1770/FA                  35 Sefton Close, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4LH

35 Sefton Close, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4LH

Parish Comments:-  No Comment.

Hereby Permits

PL/20/1806/KA                 99 Rogers Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4LP

Trees at T1 & T2 – laurel and hazel – remove.  T 3 – conifer – fell.  T 4 – laurel- fell.  T5 – conifers tip reduce overhang by 1.5m to boundary.  T6 – conifer hedge and laurels – remove.  (Stoke Poges West End Conservation Area).

Parish Comment:-  No objection subject to the tree officer report.

No TPO Required.

PL/20/1894/TP                  Copperfield House, Stoke Court Drive, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4LU

G1 – 2 x Cypress (either end of row of 4) – fell.  G2 – 8 x small diameter stemmed mixed species (predominantly Cypress) – fell.  T3 – Yew – Crown lift by removing two lowest limbs.  T3 – Cypress – fell.  (SBDC TPO 2 of 1963)

Parish Comments:-  No Objection subject to the tree officers report.

Hereby Grants Consent

PL/20/2016/FA                  Maple House, School Lane, Stoke Poges, Slough, Bucks, SL2 4QA

Single storey rear extensions and first floor extension above garage.

Parish Comments:-  No objection subject to the Green Belt 50% rule.

Hereby Permits

PL/19/4006/FA                  Carrillon, Hollybush Hill, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4PX

Erection of detached house and new vehicular access adjacent to existing house.

Parish Comments: – Object EP3 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e) & (f) and H9 (a), (b), (c), (d) & (e) all apply.

Hereby Permits

PL/20/1160/FA – The Hermitage, West End Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4ND 

Demolition of existing building and erection of a new dwelling.

Parish Comments: No Comment

Hereby Permits

PL/20/2517/FA                  16 Pennylets Green, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4BT

Erection of an Outbuilding/Gym room ancillary to the main dwelling.

Parish Council Comments:   No Comment.  However, we would ask that you be mindful of local knowledge.  We

understand that the public sewer runs along the rear of the gardens in this road.  In recent years the sewers have had to be

reconstructed due to intensification of previous extensions carried out in the road.  We would suggest that the Officer contacts Thames Water to obtain details.

Hereby Permits

PL/20/2580/SA                  Claremont House, Gerrards Cross Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4EL

Application for a Certificate of Lawfulness for proposed: Single Storey rear extension that is the full width of the house including the width of the side extension under approved PP PL/19/0115/FA

Hereby Refuse to Certify – An Application for PP is required.

PL/20/2430/PNE               The Poplars, Grays Park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4JG

Notification under The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015, Part 1 of Schedule 2 Class A 4 for: single storey rear extension (depth extending from the original rear wall of 8.0 metres, maximum height 3.6 metres, eaves height 2.25 metres)

Prior Approval Not Required.

APPEALS

PL/18/4806/FA                  Spring Cottage, Stoke Wood, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4AU

Erection of dwelling house, demolition of existing house and outbuildings.  Retention of existing garage.

Parish Comments:-  We have no objection in theory, however we have concerns over the use of the applications permitted development buildings in calculation!  We believe that if planning permission is granted then the permitted development rights should be removed. 

We object to the style of the proposal which is contrary to the South Bucks Townscape Character Study dated July 2015 in particular to section 3.3 Woodland Roads.  The character of the homes within these settings are in general to be of an asymmetrical and informal architectural composition and this is not!!  Policies EP3 (f) and H9 (a) apply.

This proposal, if permitted, would be likely to act as a precursor of further applications for similar types of development within this part of the Green Belt, which the District Planning Authority would find increasingly difficult to resist and which, cumulatively, would further seriously prejudice the openness of the Green Belt and the aims and objectives of the Green Belt Policy.

Hereby Refuse Permission

Appeal

Appeal Dismissed

Minutes Recreation & Environment Committee Meeting Monday 12 October 2020 at 8.55pm Held Via Zoom.

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE RECREATION

AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE OF THE STOKE POGES PARISH COUNCIL

HELD ON MONDAY 12 OCTOBER 2020 AT 9.55 P.M. FOLLOWING THE FULL PARISH COUNCIL VIA ZOOM USING THIS LINK:- https://zoom.us/j/92884896522?pwd=WngrMjdMTVhwZkhVTmJ2aks2QUV3Zz09

Meeting ID:- 928 8489 6522 Password:-231644

Present:- Cllr Carter (Chair), Cllr Bagge, Cllr Cox, Cllr Crocker, Cllr Egleton, Cllr Fox & Cllr Lynch

In Attendance:- Mrs. J Simmonds (Clerk)

Also present:- One member of public.

MINUTES

015/RE/20           Items by Members of Public Present first 15 Minutes.

The meeting is open to the public and press and the first 15 minutes will be reserved, if required, for public comment.        

None

016/RE/20     Apologies for absence.

None

017/RE/20     Declarations of interest

Members to declare any personal interest in any item of business as defined in the Code of Conduct 2012.  If that interest is a prejudicial interest as defined in the Code; the Member should withdraw from the meeting for that item.

None

018/RE/20     Minutes

RESOLVED to approve the minutes of the R&E Committee held on 6 July 2020 which will be signed by the Chairman.

019/RE/20     Football Bells Hill

Update

NOTED games have re-started with social distancing measures in place and outside only. Pavilion toilets beingused only at present.

020RE/20      Nettleship Wood

NOTED no issues with tenant from Frank Solari field and other paddocks.  

021/RE/20     Bells Hill and Plough Lane Recreation Grounds

Update and any decisions as required.

NOTED playgrounds remain open at present.

Request from resident to look at the outer footpath in the recreation ground which they claim is in poor repair and difficult for people to walk on particularly elderly. RESOLVED to agree for Cllr Carter and Clerk to take a look and if necessary get quotes and bring back to Full Council.

Request from resident to fence off a piece of equipment in Bells Hill because toddlers can easily stray into its path. RESOLVED to agree all in favour that the Playbuilder Scheme grant was given for the equipment on the provision that the equipment was not fenced off and was left open, this was to encourage children to learn to play safely, AGREED that it would not be fenced off in any way.

Request from resident to have further work done on trees at the rear of their property even though we had them cut back this year. RESOLVED to agree for Cllr Carter and Clerk to take a look and if necessary get quotes and bring back to Full Council.

Request from contractor to cut hedge at rear of properties along Bells Hill down to about 3’ in height.  Reason being that the hedge flail catches their fences and shrubs which is unavoidable.  If cut down they can be cut by hand each year, this is part of the yearly contract. Cllr Crocker proposed to accept quote and go ahead, seconded by Cllr Cox, RESOLVED to agree all in favour.

Quotation circulated to cut back Willow Trees from PC part of the pond which are overhanging the recreation ground. Cllr Carter proposed to accept quotation, this was seconded by Cllr Lynch, RESOLVED to agree all in favour.

DISCUSSED & DECICED to get quotes to replace the fencing around the toddler play areas in both recreation grounds and bring back to November meeting to agree to add an amount into the budgets for 2021/22.

Quote circulated for two different benches to be placed in the Plough Lane recreation ground.  Clerk was given a budget of £500 to spend.  Both benches including installation considerably more.  Cllr Bagge proposed to agree to spend £1300 to replace both benches in the recs as quoted for the first option, this was seconded by Cllr Carter RESOLVED  to agree all in favour.

022/RE/20     Pavilion

Update and any decisions as required.

NOTED Pavilion has been made Covid-19 secure by Clerk providing everyone adheres to the rules and regulations.  NOTED Uniformed groups are to return imminently.

NOTED Football team are using toilets only for the time being.

023/RE/20     Allotments

Cllr Cox reported that there were no major issued on allotments.

NOTED information received from Allotment Association following a meeting that they held.

NOTED letter received from plot holder.

Allotment Agreement:

CLARIFIED and AGREED all in favour that the agreement and rules regarding the locking of the gate at all time stand and must be adhered to!

Clause 14 – CLARIFIED and DECIDED that amendments are required to this clause regarding acceptable structures such as polytunnels and fruit cages.  AGREED that Sheds, Greenhouse, Polytunnels and Walk in Structures must all be classed as the same and be 6’ 4” and one per half plot agreed by the clerk.  Temporary netted structures which get removed are ok.  Clerk and Cllr Cox to re-word and bring back for agreement.

Clause 18 – CLARIFIED and DECIDED that amendments are required to this clause regarding acceptable fencing around plots. Clerk and Cllr Cox to re-word and bring back for agreement.

To look at report given to Full Council on 12 October 2020 and to consider any of the suggestions that they had agreed for R & E to take forward.  AGREED to go away and discuss with the Allotment Association and see if they can contribute or help with regards to additional costs that might be incurred for training and open days etc. 

RESOLVED to AGREE all in favour to add a clause that Councillors and the Clerk cannot be harassed by allotment holders and that notice can be given.  Clerk and Cllr Cox to word and bring back for agreement.

Cllr Egleton proposed to accept the quotation circulated to clear area of land where the plots are no longer used and to rotavate it and grass seed it for ongoing maintenance, this was seconded by Cllr Cox, RESOLVED to agree all in favour.  Cllr Cox and Clerk to liaise with allotment holder who has offered to supply and install an area for an incinerator which cannot be on these piece of land.

024/RE/20     MUGA

NOTED that work has now been able to take place on noise issues and anti-climb razor barb has been installed with warning signage all around to satisfy insurers.

025/RE/20  Bells Hill Green

No update on Friends of Bells Hill working party due to Covid-19.

Cllr Carter proposed to accept the quote to have the statue re-lacquered, this was seconded by Cllr Cox,

RESOLVED to agree all in favour.

026/RE/20 – Cllr Crocker proposed that price increases for the following should be frozen for next year 2021/2022, this was seconded by Cllr Egleton, RESOLVED to agree all in favour.

 Football Teams

 Paddocks

 Pavilion Uniformed Groups

Allotments

Cllr Crocker proposed that half plots should be increased by £1.00 and whole plots by £2.00 for 2021, this was seconded by Cllr Bagge, RESOLVED to agree all in favour.

Tennis Club

Cllr Crocker proposed that the club should be increased by £20.00 per year for 2021/2022, this was seconded by Cllr cox, RESOLVED to agree all in favour.

027/RE/20 – Cllr Carter proposed that payment increases for the following for 2021/2022 should increase by 3%, this was seconded by Cllr Egleton, RESOLVED to agree all in favour.

Playground Inspections/Litter Picking

Pavilion Management

028/PC/20 – Santa Sleigh

REOSLVED to agree to ask a couple of residents to look at the sleigh and decide an amount required to put into the budgets for 21/22 for repairing the Santa Sleigh and bring back to November meeting for budgets.  It was agreed that a couple of scaffold boards and breeze blocks would suffice as a ramp to the container, Cllr Carter to ask a local builder if he could donate the items.

029/PC/20  Finance Budgets 21/22

NOTED and AGREED that budgets and any additions for 21/22 to be decided at the Finance and General Purposes meeting in November.

030/RE/20     NOTED Date of next meeting: – 

8 February 2021

Meeting ended at 11.10pm.

Agenda Planning Committee Monday 19 October 2020 at 7.30pm Via Zoom Link:- https://zoom.us/j/99565827209?pwd=aTVLaVIvK3ZKOFdtaE85M1RjZ3NiUT09 Meeting ID:- 995 6582 7209 Password:- 506938

AGENDA

You are summoned to attend a Meeting of the Planning Committee to be held on

19 October 2020 at 7.30pm Via Zoom – Meeting Link:- https://zoom.us/j/99565827209?pwd=aTVLaVIvK3ZKOFdtaE85M1RjZ3NiUT09

Meeting ID:-  995 6582 7209     Password:-  506938

Julie Simmonds

Clerk

14 October 2020

029/PL/20           Items by Members of Public Present.

The meeting is open to the public and press and the first 15 minutes will be reserved, if required, for public comment.

030/PL/20            Apologies for Absence

031/PL/20           Declarations of Interest

Members to declare any personal interest in any item of business as defined in the Code of Conduct 2007.  If that interest is a prejudicial interest as defined in the Code, the member should withdraw from the meeting for that item.

032/PL/20            Minutes

Approval of the Minutes of the Planning Meeting held on 21 September 2020  (previously circulated)          

033/PL/20            Planning Applications

(i) To approve delegated decisions submitted for Planning Applications for which the response date was prior to this Committee Meeting.   See Appendix 1.

(ii)To consider and formulate a response to new Planning Applications received. See Appendix 2. Plus amended plans for information only.

034/PL/20            Planning Decisions, Enforcements and Appeals.

District Decisions made since the last Planning Committee Meeting.  See Appendix 3.

035/PL/20            Outstanding Enforcements See Appendix 4.

036/PL/20            Correspondence.

Buckinghamshire Council – Call in Process Update for Towns and Parishes – Circulated.

037/PL/20            Exclusion of the Press & Public

Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 To resolve to exclude the press and public from the following business because publicity would prejudice the public interest by reason of the confidential nature of the business.  Part two items:- To discuss any possible unlawful buildings or business’s which have not been granted enforcement notices and therefore are not public.

Next meeting date:  16 November 2020

APPENDIX 1

DELEGATED DECISIONS

APPENDIX 2

 NEW PLANNING APPLICATIONS RECEIVED

PL/20/2007/HB                  The Clock House, Park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4PE

Listed building consent for: Repair of ground floor timber beam

PL/20/1620/FA                   30 Penn Meadow, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4EB

Subdivision of plot, erection of detached dwelling served by existing vehicular access and formation of a new access to serve the existing dwelling.

Design and Siting of dwelling amended, submission of tree survey details.

Pl/20/2902/FA                    Somerville, Duffield Park, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4HY

Single storey rear extension and garage conversion.

PL/20/2631/EU                  Macs Farm, Farthing Green Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4JQ

Certificate of lawfulness for the existing ancillary outbuilding to a dwelling house (Amended Plans)

Comments were required by 11/10/20

PL/20/2836/FA                   Luxters, West End Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4ND       

Alterations to the front elevation and attached garage including raiding of roof heigh, single storey front infill extension, replacement porch.

PL/20/3005/KA                  East Lodge, Park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4PG

T1 – Davidia involucrate – reduce crown by 1 meter (conservation areas Stoke Park)

PL/20/2595/FA                   35 Penn Meadow, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4EB

Erection of 2 bedroom bungalow with vehicular access.

PPL/20/2710/FA                14 Rogers Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4LD

Two storey rear infill extension with alterations to roof, doors and windows including addition of rear dormer and front rooflight.

PL/20/3054/FA                   Stoke Park Ltd, Stoke Park House, Stoke Poges, Bucks

Construction of Security Gatehouse, entrance gates, re-aligned driveway and estate fencing.

PL/20/3140/TP                   29 Freemans Close, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4ER

T1 Oak, Crown reduce by a third or 2-5 meters (SBDC TPO 12 of 2003)

PL/20/3069/FA                   11 Penn Meadow, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4EB

Part two storey/part first floor side extension, first floor rear extension, front porch, changes to doors and windows, demolition of garage and removal of chimney.

PL/20/2985/FA                   Khalsa Secondary Acadamy, Pioneer House, Hollybush Hill, Stoke Poges SL2 4QB

New pedestrian access into and out of the Academy grounds which is compatible with Disability legislation.  The proposed scheme widens, straightens and levels this path and extends it through to the cark park up to the Academy building entrance.  The works also include changes to the existing railings and gates needed to accommodate the upgraded path.

AMENDED PLANS FOR INFORMATION

APPENDIX 3

PLANNING DECISIONS

PL/20/2014/FA                   Rosslyn House, Park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4PE

Single storey rear and double storey side extension and first floor side dormer.

Parish Comments:-  No Objection subject to the Green Belt 50% rule

WITHDRAWN

PL/20/2540/KA                  Manor House, Park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4PG

T1 – Tilia Cordata, crown reduction by 30%. T2 – Tilia Cordata, crown pollard 50%. (SB Stoke Park Conservation Area).

Parish Comments:-  No Objection subject to the Tree Officer report.

No TPO Required

PL/20/2120/FA                   18 Penn Meadow, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4EB

Single storey side extension and changes to windows and doors.

Parish Comments:-  No Comment

Hereby Permits

PL/20/2309/RM                 Singh Sabha Sports Ground, Stoke Poges Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks

Installation of a 17.5m monopole supporting 6 antennas and 2 300mm dishes, the installation of 2 cabinets and 1 meter cabinet and ancillary development.

Parish Comments:-  Object, the proposed telecom mast would be cited in a prominent location visible within the open countryside in a sensitive Green Belt location.  The Height and bulk form would be highly visible when viewed from the surrounding area appearing visibly intrusive, it also forms an intrusion of the skyline particularly from the new Country Park and will adversely affect the appearance of this area.  Policies GB1, EP3, EP18 and section 15 of the NPPF apply.

Refused

PL/20/2207/FA                   25 Penn Meadow, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4EB

Part single/part two storey side extension, single storey front extension, porch canopy/garage conversion and widening of existing vehicular access.

Parish Comments:-  No Comment

Herby Permits

PL/20/0216/OA                  Spring Cottage, Stoke Wood, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4AU

Outline planning permission for construction of two detached dwellings (all matters reserved).

Parish Comments:-  Object, policy GB1 and GB11 apply as well as NPPF Clause 144 & 145.  This proposal, if permitted would be likely to act as a precursor of further applications for similar types of development within this part of the Greenbelt, which the Planning Authority would find increasingly difficult to resist and which, which, cumulatively, would seriously prejudice the openness of the Greenbelt and the aims and objectives of Greenbelt policy.  This proposal would, by virtue of the resultant size and scale of the buildings when considered in relation to the original buildings and its potential intrusive impact upon its setting in the landscape, contribute to the erosion of the Green Belt which, individually and when considered in the context of an accumulation of similar proposals, would detrimentally affect the aims and objectives of the Green Belt. As such, the proposal is contrary to policies GB1 of the South Bucks District Local Plan (adopted March 1999) which seek to ensure that extensions to dwellings within the Green Belt are, inter alia, of a small scale in relation to the size of the original dwelling, and to section 9 of the NPPF (Protecting Green Belt Land). 

The application site is located within the Metropolitan Green Belt wherein there is a general presumption against inappropriate development except in very special circumstances.  The proposed conversion of the existing residential out building, into a self-contained dwelling house, and use of the surrounding land as a separate residential curtilage would cause harm to the openness of the Green Belt and the purposes of including land within it by virtue of the increase in the density of housing, and the associated siting of domestic paraphernalia, permanent boundary treatments, curtilage buildings, and an increase in the intensity at which the site would be used, including vehicular movements within the Green Belt, which by definition is harmful.  No very special circumstances have been advanced sufficient to warrant an exception to the normal operation of Green Belt policy.  As such the proposal is contrary to policies GB1 and GB2 of the South Bucks District Local Plan (adopted March 1999) and section 13 (protecting Green Belt Land) of the NPPF.

We do not accept the argument set out within the planning statement, concerning either limited infilling in villages, nor do we accept the premise that the site is well connected to the village of Stoke Poges.  Stoke Wood is not physically a part of the village.  The suggestion it is a 30 minute walk from the village centre is an exaggeration for most people.

Hereby Refuses Permission

PL/20/0412/FA                   The House, Larchmoor Park, Gerrards Cross Road, Stoke Poges, SL2 4EY

Vehicular access to Gerrards Cross Road.

Parish Comments:-  Object, policies TR5 (a) & (c) also EP3 (f) all apply.  

The development, if permitted, would lead to the creation of a new private access on a section of busy route, in an area that is devoid of such features. The slowing and turning of vehicles associated with the use of the access would lead to conflict and interference with the free flow of traffic on the highway and be detrimental to highway safety. 

The dwelling already enjoys a vehicular access and a second access at this point would unnecessarily add to the danger and inconvenience inherent in accesses to the highway. 

We believe this is also contrary to GB1 (i) by virtue of the part demolition of an antique brick wall.

Hereby Refuse Permission

PL/20/0656/FA                   27 Bunby Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4BS

Single storey side infill extension.

Parish Comments:-  Object.  The proposed development, by virtue of a combination of its size, scale, massing, style and proximity to the sites flank boundaries, would appear over dominant, obtrusive and out of keeping, as well as appearing as a cramped overdevelopment of the site. As such, it would have an adverse impact on the street scene and the character and visual amenities of the area. Therefore the proposal is contrary to policies H9 and EP3 of the South Bucks District Local Plan (adopted March 1999), and policy CP8 of the South Bucks Core Strategy (adopted February 2011), and the NPPF. Furthermore, the proposed development would not reflect the form or height of existing buildings on this designated Formal Suburban Road, to the detriment of its appearance and character and contrary to the content of the South Bucks Townscape Character Study.

Hereby Permits

PL/20/0682/FA                   43 Rogers Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4LE

Retention of front brick boundary wall and brick piers.  Proposed hedge behind front wall.

Parish Comments:-  Object. Out of keeping.  The proposed front boundary wall, if permitted, would result in a visually intrusive road-side feature that would appear prominent in the street scene, the predominant existing roadside features of which are mostly soft vegetative boundaries rather than formal engineered structures.  This would have an urbanising impact on the locality and would have a detrimental impact on the character and appearance of the street scene.  As such it is considered that this element of the proposal is contrary to policy EP3 of the SBD local plan.

This proposal, if permitted would be likely to act as a precursor of further applications for similar types of development within this part of the Rogers Lane, which the Planning Authority would find increasingly difficult to resist and which, which, cumulatively, would seriously prejudice the openness of the Greenbelt and the aims and objectives of Greenbelt policy.

Rogers Lane should be treated as a Woodland Road in accordance with the South Bucks Townscape Character Study, a wall of this nature does not respect vocabulary of the boundary treatment in such a Woodland Road

Hereby Permits

PL/20/0710/FA – 29 Vine Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4DW

Parish Comments:-  No comment.

Hereby Permits

PL/20/0785/FA                   Calladown, Fir Tree Avenue, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4NN

Part two storey/part single storey read and side extensions, rear balcony and new front porch extension with alterations to fenestration.

Parish Comments:- Object, inappropriate/inadequate design, plain unadorned elevation which is over dominant and fails to harmonise with the existing dwelling.  Green Belt so would question the 50% Green Belt Rules.

Hereby Refuse Permission

PL/20/1019/AV – Stoke Park, Park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 

Erection of 2 externally illuminated brick podium signs.

Parish Comments:-  If the Local Authority are minded to approve we are concerned that adding floodlights into a woodland road setting may not be fitting therefore request that that be turned off at a reasonable time.

Hereby Grants Consent.

PL/20/1114/FA                   West End Cottage, West End Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4NE

Replacement of detached dwelling incorporating attic space with dormers, detached garage and construction of vehicular access.  Including the retention of existing garden room

Parish Comments:-  No comment subject to all of the previously applied conditions being retained.

Hereby Permits

PL/20/1169/FA                   Grays Mead, park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4PA

Installation of 2m high Electric Gates at the front of the property.

Parish Comments:-  Object.  This proposal, if permitted would be likely to act as a precursor of further applications for similar types of development within this part of the Greenbelt, which the Planning Authority would find increasingly difficult to resist and which, which, cumulatively, would seriously prejudice the openness of the Greenbelt and the aims and objectives of Greenbelt policy.

This is also contrary to the ethos of the South Bucks Townscape Character Study section 3.3 – Woodland Roads.

Hereby Permits

PL/20/1261/FA – The Chimes, Chapel Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4QJ

Parish Comments:- Object – Drawings are very hard to read, we believe better drawings should have been submitted for validation. Chapel Lane is a small quiet country lane with a mixed design of smaller houses that are in keeping with a village lane. If this development was permitted it would likely act as a pre curser for future developments which would change the character of this lane. The dormer window is likely to overlook the properties to the northeast. We have have concerns about the 2.0m high garden wall and its effect on the amenity of neighbouring properties. Policy EP3 Applies.

This proposal, if permitted would be likely to act as a precursor of further applications for similar types of development within this part of the Greenbelt, which the Planning Authority would find increasingly difficult to resist and which, which, cumulatively, would seriously prejudice the openness of the Greenbelt and the aims and objectives of Greenbelt policy.

The proposed development, by virtue of a combination of its size, scale, massing, style and proximity to the sites flank boundaries, would appear over dominant, obtrusive and out of keeping, as well as appearing as a cramped overdevelopment of the site. As such, it would have an adverse impact on the street scene and the character and visual amenities of the area. Therefore the proposal is contrary to policies H9 and EP3 of the South Bucks District Local Plan (adopted March 1999), and policy CP8 of the South Bucks Core Strategy (adopted February 2011), and the NPPF. Furthermore, the proposed development would not reflect the form or height of existing buildings on this designated Formal Suburban Road, to the detriment of its appearance and character and contrary to the content of the South Bucks Townscape Character Study.

Hereby Refuse Permission

PL/20/1430/FA                   7 Journeys End, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4NT

Single storey side extension.

Parish Comments:-  No Comment

Hereby Permits

PL/20/1590/FA                   Stoke Grange, Fir Tree Avenue, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4NN

Subdivision of plot and erection of dwelling house with detached garage.

Parish Comments:-  Object, Contrary to GB1

This proposal, if permitted would be likely to act as a precursor of further applications for similar types of development within this part of the Greenbelt, which the Planning Authority would find increasingly difficult to resist and which, which, cumulatively, would seriously prejudice the openness of the Greenbelt and the aims and objectives of Greenbelt policy.

Hereby Refuses Permission

PL/20/1697/FA                   46 Pennylets Green, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4BX

Single storey side and rear extensions.

Parish Comments:-  No comments apart from concerns around reducing parking spaces in the surrounding area.

Hereby Permits

PL/20/1727/FA                   40 Vine Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, Sl2 4DP

New Vehicular Access and car hard standing to front elevation.

Parish Comments – No Comment

Hereby Permits

PL/20/1741/FA                   Gateside, Park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4PG

Two storey side and rear extensions, changes to doors and windows including insertion of rear dormer and front and rear rooflights, render to external walls, change of roof covering to slate.  (amendment to PP PL/18/2117/FA)

Parish Comments:-  No objection subject to the 50% Green Belt rules.

Hereby Permits

PL/20/1770/FA                   35 Sefton Close, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4LH

35 Sefton Close, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4LH

Parish Comments:-  No Comment.

Hereby Permits

PL/20/1806/KA                  99 Rogers Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4LP

Trees at T1 & T2 – laurel and hazel – remove.  T 3 – conifer – fell.  T 4 – laurel- fell.  T5 – conifers tip reduce overhang by 1.5m to boundary.  T6 – conifer hedge and laurels – remove.  (Stoke Poges West End Conservation Area).

Parish Comment:-  No objection subject to the tree officer report.

No TPO Required.

PL/20/1894/TP                   Copperfield House, Stoke Court Drive, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4LU

G1 – 2 x Cypress (either end of row of 4) – fell.  G2 – 8 x small diameter stemmed mixed species (predominantly Cypress) – fell.  T3 – Yew – Crown lift by removing two lowest limbs.  T3 – Cypress – fell.  (SBDC TPO 2 of 1963)

Parish Comments:-  No Objection subject to the tree officers report.

Hereby Grants Consent

PL/20/2016/FA                   Maple House, School Lane, Stoke Poges, Slough, Bucks, SL2 4QA

Single storey rear extensions and first floor extension above garage.

Parish Comments:-  No objection subject to the Green Belt 50% rule.

Hereby Permits

PL/19/4006/FA                   Carrillon, Hollybush Hill, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4PX

Erection of detached house and new vehicular access adjacent to existing house.

Parish Comments: – Object EP3 (a), (b), (c), (d), (e) & (f) and H9 (a), (b), (c), (d) & (e) all apply.

Hereby Permits

PL/20/1160/FA – The Hermitage, West End Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4ND 

Demolition of existing building and erection of a new dwelling.

Parish Comments: No Comment

Hereby Permits

PL/20/2517/FA                   16 Pennylets Green, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4BT

Erection of an Outbuilding/Gym room ancillary to the main dwelling.

Parish Council Comments:   No Comment.  However, we would ask that you be mindful of local knowledge.  We understand that the public sewer runs along the rear of the gardens in this road.  In recent years the sewers have had to be reconstructed due to intensification of previous extensions carried out in the road.  We would suggest that the Officer contacts Thames Water to obtain details.

Hereby Permits

PL/20/2580/SA                   Claremont House, Gerrards Cross Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4EL

Application for a Certificate of Lawfulness for proposed: Single Storey rear extension that is the full width of the house including the width of the side extension under approved PP PL/19/0115/FA

Hereby Refuse to Certify – An Application for PP is required.

PL/20/2430/PNE                The Poplars, Grays Park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4JG

Notification under The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015, Part 1 of Schedule 2 Class A 4 for: single storey rear extension (depth extending from the original rear wall of 8.0 metres, maximum height 3.6 metres, eaves height 2.25 metres)

Prior Approval Not Required.

APPEALS

PL/18/4806/FA                   Spring Cottage, Stoke Wood, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4AU

Erection of dwelling house, demolition of existing house and outbuildings.  Retention of existing garage.

Parish Comments:-  We have no objection in theory, however we have concerns over the use of the applications permitted development buildings in calculation!  We believe that if planning permission is granted then the permitted development rights should be removed. 

We object to the style of the proposal which is contrary to the South Bucks Townscape Character Study dated July 2015 in particular to section 3.3 Woodland Roads.  The character of the homes within these settings are in general to be of an asymmetrical and informal architectural composition and this is not!!  Policies EP3 (f) and H9 (a) apply.

This proposal, if permitted, would be likely to act as a precursor of further applications for similar types of development within this part of the Green Belt, which the District Planning Authority would find increasingly difficult to resist and which, cumulatively, would further seriously prejudice the openness of the Green Belt and the aims and objectives of the Green Belt Policy.

Hereby Refuse Permission

Appeal

Appeal Dismissed

Agenda Recreation & Environment Committee Meeting Monday 12 October 2020 at approximately 8.30pm to Follow Full Parish Council Via Zoom Link:- https://zoom.us/j/92884896522?pwd=WngrMjdMTVhwZkhVTmJ2aks2QUV3Zz09 Meeting ID:- 928 8489 6522 Password:-231644

YOU ARE SUMMONED TO A MEETING OF THE RECREATION AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE OF THE STOKE POGES PARISH COUNCIL TO BE HELD ON MONDAY 12 OCTOBER 2020 AT APPROXIMATELY 8.30 P.M. FOLLOWING THE FULL PARISH COUNCIL VIA ZOOM USING THIS LINK:- https://zoom.us/j/92884896522?pwd=WngrMjdMTVhwZkhVTmJ2aks2QUV3Zz09 Meeting ID:- 928 8489 6522 Password:-231644

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015/RE/20            Items by Members of Public Present first 15 Minutes.

The meeting is open to the public and press and the first 15 minutes will be reserved, if required, for public comment.        

016/RE/20     Apologies for absence.

017/RE/20     Declarations of interest

Members to declare any personal interest in any item of business as defined in the Code of Conduct 2012.  If that interest is a prejudicial interest as defined in the Code; the Member should withdraw from the meeting for that item.

018/RE/20     Minutes

To approve the minutes of the R&E Committee held on 6 July 2020 (previously distributed)

019/RE/20     Football Bells Hill

Update

To note games have re-started with social distancing measures in place and outside only. Pavilion toilets being used only at present.

020RE/20      Nettleship Wood

Update on Frank Solari field and other paddocks.  

021/RE/20     Bells Hill and Plough Lane Recreation Grounds

Update and any decisions as required.

To note playgrounds remain open at present.

Request from resident to look at the outer footpath in the recreation ground which they claim is in poor repair and difficult for people to walk on particularly elderly. Circulated.

Request from resident to fence off a piece of equipment in Bells Hill because toddlers can easily stray into its path. Circulated.

Request from resident to have further work done on trees at the rear of their property even though we had them cut back this year. Circulated.

Request from contractor to cut hedge at rear of properties along Bells Hill down to about 3’ in height.  Reason being that the hedge flail catches their fences and shrubs which is unavoidable.  If cut down they can be cut by hand each year, this is part of the yearly contract. To decide.

Quotation circulated to cut back Willow Trees from PC part of the pond which are overhanging the recreation ground. To decide.

To discuss and decide whether to replace the fencing around the toddler play areas in both recreation grounds and if so to add an amount into the budgets under item 016 for next year.

Quote circulated for two different benches to be placed in the Plough Lane recreation ground.  Clerk was given a budget of £500 to spend.  Both benches including installation considerably more.  To decide if budget can be increased this year, or to add in the amount to next year’s budgets under item 016.

022/RE/20     Pavilion

Update and any decisions as required.

To note Pavilion has been made Covid-19 secure by Clerk providing everyone adheres to the rules and regulations.  Uniformed groups are to return imminently.

Football team are using toilets only for the time being.

023/RE/20     Allotments

Update from Cllr Cox on allotments.

To note information received from Allotment Association following a meeting that they held. Circulated.

To note letter received from plot holder. Circulated

Allotment Agreement: – circulated.

To clarify the agreement regarding the locking of the gate.

Clause 14 – To clarify and decide if amendments are required to this clause regarding acceptable structures such as polytunnels and fruit cages.

Clause 18 – To clarify and decide if amendments are required to this clause regarding acceptable fencing around plots.

To look at report given to Full Council on 12 October 2020 and to consider any of the suggestions that they had agreed for R & E to take forward.

Quotation circulated to clear area of land where the plots are no longer used and to rotavate it and grass seed it for ongoing maintenance. To decide.

024/RE/20     MUGA

To note that work has now been able to take place on noise issues and anti-climb razor barb has been installed with warning signage all around to satisfy insurers.

025/RE/20  Bells Hill Green

Update on Friends of Bells Hill working party.

To agree to have the statue re-lacquered. Quote circulated.

026/RE/20 – To agree price increases for the following for the budgets for the financial year 2021/2022.

Football Teams

To consider and decide annual rent costs for 2021/22 for budgets for all teams.

Paddocks

To consider and decide rent costs for grazing contracts and annual increase for 2021/22 for budget.

Pavilion

To consider and decide annual rent costs for 2021/22 in new pavilion for budgets for all

Uniformed groups.

Allotments

To consider and decide rent costs and annual increase for 2021 for budget.

Tennis Club

To consider and decide rent costs and annual increase for 2021/22 for budget.

027/RE/20 – To agree any payment increases for the following for 2021/2022

Playground Inspections/Litter Picking

To consider and decide on any annual increase for 2021/22 for budget.

Pavilion Management

To consider and decide on any annual increase for 2021/22 for budget.

028/PC/20 – Santa Sleigh

To agree an amount to put into the budgets for 21/22 for repairing the Santa Sleigh and installing a ramp to the container.

029/PC/20  Finance Budgets 21/22

To note and agree budgets and any additions for 21/22. Circulated

030/RE/20     Date of next meeting: – 

8 February 2021

Julie Simmonds/Clerk/7 October 2020

Agenda Full Parish Council Meeting Monday 12 October 2020 at 7.30pm Via Zoom Link:- https://zoom.us/j/94983422017?pwd=SU5KNm00aWY4blRkNGxOd2syQXYyQT09 Meeting ID: – 949 8342 2017 Password: – 394962

YOU ARE SUMMONED TO ATTEND THE MEETING OF THE STOKE POGES PARISH COUNCIL TO BE HELD ON MONDAY 12 OCTOBER 2020 AT 7.30 P.M. VIA ZOOM USING THIS LINK: – https://zoom.us/j/94983422017?pwd=SU5KNm00aWY4blRkNGxOd2syQXYyQT09

Meeting ID: – 949 8342 2017 Password: – 394962

To deal with the following business: –              

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AGENDA

064/PC/20 – Public Session Time (7.30 pm-7.45 pm)

The meeting is open to the public and press and fifteen minutes will be reserved, if required, for public comment.

065/PC/20 – Apologies for Absence

066/PC/20 – Declarations of interest        

Members to declare any personal interest in any item of business as defined in the Code of Conduct 2012.  If that interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest as defined in the Code; the member should withdraw from the meeting for that item.

067/PC/20 – Minutes

To approve the minutes of the Council meeting held on 7 September 2020 (previously circulated). 

068/PC/20 – Buckinghamshire Council Report  

069/PC/20 – Chairman’s Update from last meeting.

070/PC/20 – Request from individual plot holder to change conditions on allotment contract.

Item brought back from last meeting as agreed and report from working party circulated. To consider and decide.

071/PC/20 – Khalsa School

Update

072/PC/20 – Beeches Community Board

To note that the community board have approved the Rogers Lane parking bay scheme with the Parish Councils 50% match funding already agreed. Circulated.

Applications for funding for project is 2021/22 are now open, deadline is 31 October 2020 – To decide.

073/PC/20 – Litter Picking

To note that 5 councillors turned up and 1 member of public.  To agree to hold future events next year on Saturday mornings only to attract more people to help.

074/PC/20 – Recreation & Environment Committee

To agree to co-opt Cllr Egleton onto the committee which has a vacancy.

075/PC/20 – Resurrection of home deliveries for the vulnerable.

Item requested by Cllr Egleton to discuss and make any decisions.

076/PC/20 – Carols on the Green

Item requested by Cllr Carter to discuss alternatives and decide.

077/PC/20 – 11/11 Service on Green

To discuss and decide about whether to hold any event this year, advice to the Clerk is that all events are cancelled apart from wreath laying with social distancing in place.

078/PC/20 – Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Association of Local Councils (BMKALC)

Brought back from last meeting, Clerk invited a member to attend the public session to explain further.

079/PC/20 – Bus Service

Brought back from last meeting, Cllr Egleton and Cllr Bagge to find out negotiation process and report back.

080/PC/20 – Annual Return/Audit

To note that the Annual Return has been approved by the external auditors with no comments, and the notice of completion placed on the website and boards.

081/PC/20 – Plaque on Green

Brought back from last year, to agree either a plaque on the bench outside the co-op or a stake to be placed beside the bike racks.  Previously agreed that something could be placed but asked for designs and wording.  To decide, circulated.

082/PC/20 – Grass Cutting/Maintenance Contract

Contract ends 31 December 2020, current contractor happy to proceed on a yearly rolling contract with a 3% increase to current charges for 2021.  Circulated To decide.

083/PC/20 – Bells Hill Green Maintenance Contract

Contract ends 31 December 2020, current contractor happy to proceed on a yearly rolling contract with a 3% increase to current charges for 2021.  Circulated To decide.

084/PC/20 – Weed Killing 2021/22

To agree to continue with verge weed killing twice yearly at £450 per application.  Quotation through via our preferred method.  Agreed to bring back each October for decision.

085/PC/20 – Enforcement Officer

To resolve to agree to part fund the officer for 2021/22 at a cost of £20600.00 per annum.

086/PC/20 – RECEIVE and ADOPT minutes from previous meetings of sub committees and working parties:

  1. Planning Committee Minutes 17 August 2020 – Agreed/Signed 21 September 2020

087/PC/20 – Finance

 (1) Financial Summary & Statement Cashbook – September 2020 circulated.

 (2) To approve list of cheques/Bacs for signature September 2020    circulated. (subject to additions)

 (3) Bank reconciliations – September 2020 circulated.

 (4) Income & Expenditure Heading Detail/Budget Monitoring – September 2020 circulated.

088/PC/20 – Circulars List/Correspondence and Items received by clerk but not on agenda.

List appended to the agenda of all circulars received in the office and available to view for one month after this meeting.

Correspondence: –

None

089/PC/20 – Dates of Future Meetings

Planning Meeting – 19 October 2020

Full Parish Council Meeting – 9 November 2020 followed by

Finance & General Purposes Meeting – 9 November 2020

Julie Simmonds

Clerk to the Council

7 October 2020

Minutes Full PArish Council Meeting 7 September 2020

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE

STOKE POGES PARISH COUNCIL HELD ON

MONDAY 7 SEPTEMBER 2020 AT 7.30 P.M. VIA ZOOM USING THIS LINK:-

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAlceitpj0vEtNy6UCX3STl1BlRTmqAE9UP

Meeting ID:- 948 6158 6587 Password:- 730528

Present:-  Cllr Bagge (Chair), Cllr Carter, Cllr Cox, Cllr Crocker, Cllr Egleton, Cllr Finan, Cllr Fox, Cllr Lynch & Cllr Knox-Scott

In Attendance:-  Mrs J Simmonds (Clerk)

Also Present:- 4 Members of Public

_______________________________________________________________________________

MINUTES

046/PC/20 – Public Session Time (7.30 pm-7.45 pm)

The meeting is open to the public and press and fifteen minutes will be reserved, if required, for public comment.

Three members of public spoke regarding the allotment clause around business/education use.  Several conversations took place between them and councillors.  It was agreed that Cllr Carter, Cllr Cox and the Clerk would take this away to look at further and compile a report to be on an agenda item at the next meeting for further discussion and decision.

047/PC/20 – Apologies for Absence

None

048/PC/20 – Declarations of interest        

Members to declare any personal interest in any item of business as defined in the Code of Conduct 2012.  If that interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest as defined in the Code; the member should withdraw from the meeting for that item.

None

049/PC/20 – Minutes

RESOLVED to approve the minutes of the Council meeting held on 6 July 2020 which will be signed by the Chairman 

050/PC/20 – Buckinghamshire Council Report  

Cllr Egleton reported the following:-

Beeches Community Board – Infrastructure & Highways Sub Group

The recommendation to the Board is to support the Rogers Lane Waiting Restrictions with part funding of £6204 to be match funded by the Parish

Supporting Older & Vulnerable People Sub Group

The group looked at best practice in the Board area and will be considering how IT support can be provided to isolated vulnerable residents.

Investigate how support can be provided for dementia sufferers and carers

The group acknowledged that many elderly and vulnerable residents have suffered depression etc. whilst self isolating and agreed that we should try and make this Christmas period special for them by contributing to the cost of events where possible or gift parcels etc

Wexham & Ivers Community Board Safer Communities Sub Group

This is a small group chaired by Ray Sangster who along with Cllr Egleton have an actual meeting with our Local Area Commander Superintendent Amy Clements on 11September to discuss local crime issues and anti-social behavior.

I raised the issue of the problems associated with the events at the Manor House Rickman’s Lane with the Thames Valley Police and Crime Commissioner resulting in the immediate three month temporary closure order.

051/PC/20 – Chairman’s Update from last meeting.

Cllr Bagge reported the very sad passing of Martin Wood who had been a fantastic friend to the Parish Council.  Cllr Bagge asked for the minutes to acknowledge Martins’ contribution to this village and the Council.  Cllr Carter said that Martin’s funeral will be held on 24 September and there are plans to line the streets.  Cllr Carter has been asked to do a eulogy.  The Parish Councillors and the Clerk all agreed that their condolences are with Martin’s family at this terribly sad time.

Cllr Bagge also reported that Cllr David Hoskins had resigned from the Council, and thanked David for his commitment and work during his time as a Councillor and he will be missed.

052/PC/20 – Khalsa School

Cllr Carter reported that the Khasla Primary School Trust was the preferred trust for the school.  There will be three months for due diligence before they are able to take over.  Cllr Carter has been advised that the Parish Council should be voicing their opinions during that period and is advised to write with any concerns to Dame Dethridge.  RESOLVED to agree all in favour to write.

053/PC/20 – Beeches Community Board

RESOLVED to agree, all in favour that Cllr Egleton will kindly double up as County and Parish representative.

NOTED minutes from meeting held on 8 July 2020.

054/PC/20 – Litter Picking

NOTED next event is this Wednesday 9 September 6pm-8pm.

055/PC/20 – Insurance

Cllr Carter proposed to agree insurance renewal for last year of long-term agreement 20/21, this was seconded by Cllr Lynch. RESOLVED to agree all in favour. 

056/PC/20 – Replacement Cableway Plough Lane

R & E Agreed to replace the cableway in Plough Lane and the rope bridge in Bells Hill Rec and agreed a spend of up to £5k.  Quotation for replacement cableway and fitting is £7200, to agree to up the amount from £5k to £10k to allow for the rope bridge repair as well as some minor repairs on the playground inspection report.

Cllr Finan proposed to up the limit to £10k, this was seconded by Cllr Egleton, RESOLVED to agree all in favour.

057/PC/20 – Christmas Lights

DISCUSSED & DECIDED all in favour not to go ahead and hold this year’s event on 28 November 2020 due to Covid-19 and the rules and regulations around it.  Cllr Bagge proposed that any budget for this event be spent on further adding to the Christmas Lights instead, this was seconded by Cllr Carter, RESOLVED to agree all in favour.

058/PC/20 – Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Association of Local Councils (BMKALC)

NOTED request from this organisation for the Council to consider joining this association.  It was agreed by all that the letter does not explain fully what benefits the council get from joining.  AGREED to write back saying non the wiser and invite a member to the next meeting to explain it in further detail.

059/PC/20 – Bus Service

Item requested by Cllr Finan to discuss new bus timetables and decide if we any actions about them.

The 104 stopped running on 31st August, the new 337 will not be coming through Stoke Poges, 

And the 335 will be passing The Stag and going down Hollybush Hill.

It appears that negotiations are taking place with the bus companies but the Parish Council are not part of the discussion process.  Cllr Bagge and Cllr Egleton agreed to find out the process and more information to be brought back to the next meeting.

060/PC/20 – RECEIVED and ADOPTED minutes from previous meetings of sub committees and working parties:

  1. Planning Committee Minutes 20 April 2020 – Agreed/Signed 18 May 2020
  2. Planning Committee Minutes 18 May 2020 – Agreed/Signed 15 June 2020
  3. Planning Committee Minutes 15 June 2020 – Agreed/Signed 20 July 2020
  4. Recreation & Environment Committee – 10 February 2020 – Agreed/Signed 6 July 2020
  5. Finance & General Purposes Committee – 11 November 2019 – Agreed/Signed 8 June 2020

061/PC/20 – Finance

 (1) RECEIVED & NOTED Financial Summary & Statement Cashbook – July/August 2020

 (2) RESOLVED to approve list of cheques/Bacs for signature July/August 2020 – £30371.65

 (3) RECEIVED & NOTED Bank reconciliations – July/August 2020

 (4) RECEIVED & NOTED Income & Expenditure Heading Detail/Budget Monitoring – July/August 2020

 (5) RECEIVED & NOTED NALC pay scale increase of 2.75% backdated to April 2020

062/PC/20 – NOTED Circulars List/Correspondence and Items received by clerk but not on agenda.

List appended to the agenda of all circulars received in the office and available to view for one month after this meeting.

Correspondence:-

None

063/PC/20 – NOTED Dates of Future Meetings

Planning Meeting – 21 September 2020

Full Parish Council Meeting – 12 October 2020 followed by

Recreation & Environment Meeting – 12 October 2020

Meeting ended at 8.57pm

Minutes Planning Committee Meeting held on 21 September 2020

MINUTES

MINUTES of the Planning Committee held on

21 September 2020 at 7.30pm Via Zoom – Meeting Link:- https://zoom.us/j/98071499466?pwd=QUE3UUdoUFBTUklWTDI0SHZxRjRIZz09

Meeting ID:-  980 7149 9466  Password:-  232803

Present:-  Cllr Carter (Chair), Cllr Crocker, Mr Duncombe, Cllr Finan, Mr Harris & Cllr Knox-Scott

Also Present:- One member of public                                                                                                                         

020/PL/20           Items by Members of Public Present.

The meeting is open to the public and press and the first 15 minutes will be reserved, if required, for public comment.

One member of public was there to hear comments on PL/20/2554/FA

021/PL/20            Apologies for Absence

APOLOGIES were received from Mrs Simmonds (Clerk), Minutes taken by Cllr Crocker.

022/PL/20           Declarations of Interest

Members to declare any personal interest in any item of business as defined in the Code of Conduct 2007.  If that interest is a prejudicial interest as defined in the Code, the member should withdraw from the meeting for that item.

None

023/PL/20            Minutes

RESOLVED to approve the Minutes of the Planning Meeting held on 17 August 2020 which will be signed by the Chairman.               

024/PL/20            Planning Applications

(i) RESOLVED to approve delegated decisions submitted for Planning Applications for which the response date was prior to this Committee Meeting.   See Appendix 1.

(ii) RESOLVED to consider and formulate a response to new Planning Applications received. See Appendix 2. Plus amended plans for information only.

025/PL/20            NOTED Planning Decisions, Enforcements and Appeals.

District Decisions made since the last Planning Committee Meeting.  See Appendix 3.

026/PL/20            NOTED Outstanding Enforcements See Appendix 4.

027/PL/20            Correspondence.

NOTED Buckinghamshire Council – New Planning Legilsation on Permitted Development and Change of Use

028/PL/20            Exclusion of the Press & Public

Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 RESOLVEDto exclude the press and public from the following business because publicity would prejudice the public interest by reason of the confidential nature of the business.  Part two items:- To discuss any possible unlawful buildings or business’s which have not been granted enforcement notices and therefore are not public.

NOTED – Next meeting date:  19 October 2020

Meeting ended at 9.30pm

Signed/Chairman                                                                                                                               Dated

NOTED APPENDIX 1

DELEGATED DECISIONS

PL/20/2133/FA                   24 Elizabeth Way, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4LQ  (Delegated Comments)

Demolition of existing shed and garden room and erection of a new outbuilding.

Parish Comments:-  No Comment

APPENDIX 2

 NEW PLANNING APPLICATIONS RECEIVED

PL/20/2457/OA                  Home Farm, School Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4QA

Outline Application for two dwellings (all matters reserved)

Parish Council Comments:   Object.  This proposal, if permitted, would be likely to act as a precursor of further applications for similar types of development within this part of the Green Belt, which the Planning Authority would find increasingly difficult to resist and which, cumulatively, would seriously prejudice the openness of the Green Belt and the aims and objectives of Green Belt policy.

Furthermore, this proposal would, by virtue of the resultant size and scale of the building when considered in relation to the original building and its potential intrusive impact upon its setting in the landscape, contribute to the erosion of the Green Belt which, individually and when considered in the context of an accumulation of similar proposals, would detrimentally affect the aims and objectives of the Green Belt.

PL/20/2517/FA                   16 Pennylets Green, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4BT

Erection of an Outbuilding/Gym room ancillary to the main dwelling.

Parish Council Comments:   No Comment.  However, we would ask that you be mindful of local knowledge.  We understand that the public sewer runs along the rear of the gardens in this road.  In recent years the sewers have had to be reconstructed due to intensification of previous extensions carried out in the road.  We would suggest that the Officer contacts Thames Water to obtain details.

PL/20/2544/FA                   4 Journeys End, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4NT

Part two storey, part single storey front extension and alterations to the vehicular access.

PL/20/0985/FA                   Anvil House, Park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4PG

Two storey front and side extension, single storey side extension, additional windows to side elevation and changes to fenestration/doors. (Amended Plans)

PREVIOUS COMMENTS:- 

Parish Comments:-  No comments, but subject to the Green Belt 50% rules.

PL/20/2466/FA                   70 Vine Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4DN

New Timber boundary fence and gates (to replace existing) at side/front/rear of existing house.

Parish Council Comments:   No Comment.

PL/20/2554/FA                   Little Oaks, West End Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4ND

Two storey rear extension, front entrance canopy, loft conversion/extension with front/rear facing dormer/roof windows and alterations to fenstrations.

Parish Council Comments:   Object.  This proposed further extension to the property would result in a large, bulky and unattractive structure of excessive depth.  The design is symmetrical and monolithic in its appearance and would appear out of character in this woodland road.

We refer you to the “Built Form” section of the “Townscape Character Study” where the second bullet point states, “Range of individual architect designed houses of varied architectural styles, materials and detailing and generally an asymmetrical, informal architectural composition”.

We would also ask you to be mindful of the following clauses from the NPPF document:

 “Are visually attractive as a result of good architecture, layout and appropriate and effective landscaping”

 “Are sympathetic to local character and history, including the surrounding built environment and landscape setting, while not preventing or discouraging appropriate innovation change”.

 We believe the following policies to be relevant to this application EP3, EP5 a, b and c, H9 a and b and H11.

PL/20/2595/FA                   35 Penn Meadow, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4EB

Erection of 2 bedroom bungalow with vehicular access.

Parish Council Comments:   Object.  It is our belief that this proposal if permitted would be likely to act as a precursor for similar developments in the area.

 We believe that the new proposed access would have a detrimental impact on pedestrian and highway safety.  In addition the existing property on the site already has an access point.  A second access point if permitted on the B416

would add to the danger and inconvenience on this busy road.  We are also extremely concerned about the loss of green space with regard to the grass verge on the B416 which is an urbanising feature in this road.

We would ask that you are mindful of Section 2.7.6 of the “Townscape Character Study”.

We feel that the following clauses apply with regard to this application EP3 b and f and H9 a and b.

PL/20/2286/VRC               Land adjoining, 1 Journeys End, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4NT

Variation of condition 2 of PP 17/02170/FUL (Detached dwelling house and vehicular access with associated hardstanding) to allow for: New front and rear rooflights to facilitate living space on second floor.  Increase to floor area, changes to windows and doors.  New vehicular access including dropped kerb.

Parish Council Comments:   Object.  The proposed development, by virtue of a combination of its size, scale, massing, style and proximity to the sites flank boundaries, would appear over dominant, obtrusive and out of keeping, as well as appearing as a cramped overdevelopment of the site.  As such, it would have an adverse impact on the street scene and the character and visual amenities of the area.  Therefore, the proposal is contrary to Policies H9 and EP3 of the South

Bucks District Local Plan (adopted March 1999) and policy CP8 of the South Bucks Core Strategy (adopted February

2011), and the NPPF.  Furthermore, the proposed development would not reflect the form or height of existing buildings on this designated Formal Suburban Road, to the detriment of its appearance and character and contrary to the content of the “South Bucks Townscape Character Study”.

This application is also contrary to some of the conditions on the previous approval.

PL/20/2561/VRC               Land Adjacent to 29 Decies Way, Stoke Poges, Bucks

Variation of conditions 11 and 13 of PP PL/18/2849/FA (demolition of existing buildings and erection of a new detached chalet bungalow served by the existing vehicular access).  To allow for the temporary retention of the existing garage, replacement of front rooflights with 2 dormer windows and the addition of a basement level.

Parish Council Comments:   Object. We believe the conditions attached to the current application should be upheld.

PL/20/2631/EU                  Macs Farm, Farthing Green Lane, Stoke Poges, SL2 4JQ

Lawful development certificate for an existing use or operation or activity including those in breach of a planning condition.

Proposal:- Certificate of Lawfulness for the existing Farm Building – Information Only

Parish Council Comments:   The Parish Council has concerns with regard to how this would be enforced should temporary permission for the Granny Annex be granted.  If permission is given we feel there should be a time limit imposed.

AMENDED PLANS FOR INFORMATION

APPENDIX 3

PLANNING DECISIONS

Agenda Planning Committee Meeting Monday 21 September 2020 at 7.30pm Via Zoom:- https://zoom.us/j/98071499466?pwd=QUE3UUdoUFBTUklWTDI0SHZxRjRIZz09 Meeting ID:- 980 7149 9466 Password:- 232803

020/PL/20           Items by Members of Public Present.

The meeting is open to the public and press and the first 15 minutes will be reserved, if required, for public comment.

021/PL/20            Apologies for Absence

022/PL/20           Declarations of Interest

Members to declare any personal interest in any item of business as defined in the Code of Conduct 2007.  If that interest is a prejudicial interest as defined in the Code, the member should withdraw from the meeting for that item.

023/PL/20            Minutes

Approval of the Minutes of the Planning Meeting held on 17 August 2020  (previously circulated)

024/PL/20            Planning Applications

(i) To approve delegated decisions submitted for Planning Applications for which the response date was prior to this Committee Meeting.   See Appendix 1.

(ii)To consider and formulate a response to new Planning Applications received. See Appendix 2. Plus amended plans for information only.

025/PL/20            Planning Decisions, Enforcements and Appeals.

District Decisions made since the last Planning Committee Meeting.  See Appendix 3.

026/PL/20            Outstanding Enforcements See Appendix 4.

027/PL/20            Correspondence.

Buckinghamshire Council – New Planning Legilsation on Permitted Development and Change of Use – Circulated.

028/PL/20            Exclusion of the Press & Public

Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960 To resolve to exclude the press and public from the following business because publicity would prejudice the public interest by reason of the confidential nature of the business.  Part two items:- To discuss any possible unlawful buildings or business’s which have not been granted enforcement notices and therefore are not public.

Next meeting date:  19 October 2020

APPENDIX 1

DELEGATED DECISIONS

PL/20/2133/FA                   24 Elizabeth Way, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4LQ  (Delegated Comments)

Demolition of existing shed and garden room and erection of a new outbuilding.

Parish Comments:-  No Comment

APPENDIX 2

 NEW PLANNING APPLICATIONS RECEIVED

PL/20/2457/OA                  Home Farm, School Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4QA

Outline Application for two dwellings (all matters reserved)

PL/20/2517/FA                   16 Pennylets Green, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4BT

Erection of an Outbuilding/Gym room ancillary to the main dwelling.

PL/20/2544/FA                   4 Journeys End, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4NT

Part two storey, part single storey front extension and alterations to the vehicular access.

PL/20/0985/FA                   Anvil House, Park Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4PG

Two storey front and side extension, single storey side extension, additional windows to side elevation and changes to fenestration/doors. (Amended Plans)

PREVIOUS COMMENTS:- 

Parish Comments:-  No comments, but subject to the Green Belt 50% rules.

PL/20/2466/FA                   70 Vine Road, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4DN

New Timber boundary fence and gates (to replace existing) at side/front/rear of existing house.

PL/20/2554/FA                   Little Oaks, West End Lane, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4ND

Two storey rear extension, front entrance canopy, loft conversion/extension with front/rear facing dormer/roof windows and alterations to fenstrations.

PL/20/2595/FA                   35 Penn Meadow, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4EB

Erection of 2 bedroom bungalow with vehicular access.

PL/20/2286/VRC               Land adjoining, 1 Journeys End, Stoke Poges, Bucks, SL2 4NT

Variation of condition 2 of PP 17/02170/FUL (Detached dwelling house and vehicular access with associated hardstanding) to allow for: New front and rear rooflights to facilitate living space on second floor.  Increase to floor area, changes to windows and doors.  New vehicular access including dropped kerb.

PL/20/2561/VRC               Land Adjacent to 29 Decies Way, Stoke Poges, Bucks

Variation of conditions 11 and 13 of PP PL/18/2849/FA (demolition of existing buildings and erection of a new detached chalet bungalow served by the existing vehicular access).  To allow for the temporary retention of the existing garage, replacement of front rooflights with 2 dormer windows and the addition of a basement level.

PL/20/2631/EU                  Macs Farm, Farthing Green Lane, Stoke Poges, SL2 4JQ

Lawful development certificate for an existing use or operation or activity including those in breach of a planning condition.

Proposal:- Certificate of Lawfulness for the existing Farm Building – Information Only

AMENDED PLANS FOR INFORMATION

APPENDIX 3

PLANNING DECISIONS

APPEALS

Agenda Full PArish Council Meeting Monday 7 September 2020 via Zoom:-https://zoom.us/j/94861586587?pwd=VEk1ZVRINW0zZnFUNHhydENoU0FmQT09

Meeting ID:- 948 6158 6587 Password:- 730528

YOU ARE SUMMONED TO ATTEND THE MEETING OF THE

STOKE POGES PARISH COUNCIL TO BE HELD ON

MONDAY 7 SEPTEMBER 2020 AT 7.30 P.M. VIA ZOOM USING THIS LINK:- https://zoom.us/j/94861586587?pwd=VEk1ZVRINW0zZnFUNHhydENoU0FmQT09

Meeting ID:- 948 6158 6587 Password:- 730528

To deal with the following business:-              

_______________________________________________________________________________

AGENDA

046/PC/20 – Public Session Time (7.30 pm-7.45 pm)

The meeting is open to the public and press and fifteen minutes will be reserved, if required, for public comment.

047/PC/20 – Apologies for Absence

048/PC/20 – Declarations of interest        

Members to declare any personal interest in any item of business as defined in the Code of Conduct 2012.  If that interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest as defined in the Code; the member should withdraw from the meeting for that item.

049/PC/20 – Minutes

To approve the minutes of the Council meeting held on 6 July 2020 (previously circulated). 

050/PC/20 – Buckinghamshire Council Report  

051/PC/20 – Chairman’s Update from last meeting.

052/PC/20 – Khalsa School

Update

053/PC/20 – Beeches Community Board

To agree a new representative to replace Cllr Lynch brought back from last meeting.  Cllr Egleton has offered.

Update from meeting held on 8 July 2020. (Minutes circulated)

054/PC/20 – Litter Picking

Reminder to note, next event is this Wednesday 9 September 6pm-8pm.

055/PC/20 – Insurance

To agree insurance renewal for last year of long term agreement (circulated)

056/PC/20 – Replacement Cableway Plough Lane

R & E Agreed to replace the cableway in Plough Lane and the rope bridge in Bells Hill Rec and agreed a spend of up to £5k.  Quotation for replacement cableway and fitting is £7200, to agree to up the amount from £5k to £10k to allow for the rope bridge repair as well as some minor repairs on the playground inspection report. (circulated).

057/PC/20 – Christmas Lights

To discuss and decide about holding this year’s event on 28 November 2020 due to Covid-19 and the rules and regulations around it.

058/PC/20 – Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Association of Local Councils (BMKALC)

Request from this organisation for the Council consider joining this association.  Details circulated.

059/PC/20 – Bus Service

Item requested by Cllr Finan to discuss new bus timetables and decide if we any actions about them.

The 104 stopped running on 31st August, the new 337 will not be coming through Stoke Poges, 

And the 335 will be passing The Stag and going down Hollybush Hill.

060/PC/20 – RECEIVE and ADOPT minutes from previous meetings of sub committees and working parties:

  1. Planning Committee Minutes 20 April 2020 – Agreed/Signed 18 May 2020
  2. Planning Committee Minutes 18 May 2020 – Agreed/Signed 15 June 2020
  3. Planning Committee Minutes 15 June 2020 – Agreed/Signed 20 July 2020
  4. Recreation & Environment Committee – 10 February 2020 – Agreed/Signed 6 July 2020
  5. Finance & General Purposes Committee – 11 November 2019 – Agreed/Signed 8 June 2020

061/PC/20 – Finance

 (1) Financial Summary & Statement Cashbook – July/August 2020 circulated.

 (2) To approve list of cheques/Bacs for signature July/August 2020    circulated. (subject to additions)

 (3) Bank reconciliations – July/August 2020 circulated.

 (4) Income & Expenditure Heading Detail/Budget Monitoring – July/August 2020 circulated.

 (5) To note NALC pay scale increase of 2.75% backdated to April 2020

062/PC/20 – Circulars List/Correspondence and Items received by clerk but not on agenda.

List appended to the agenda of all circulars received in the office and available to view for one month after this meeting.

Correspondence:-

None

063/PC/20 – Dates of Future Meetings

Planning Meeting – 21 September 2020

Full Parish Council Meeting – 12 October 2020 followed by

Recreation & Environment Meeting – 12 October 2020

Julie Simmonds

Clerk to the Council

2 September 2020