Minutes of the meeting of Olney Town Council Planning Committee held on Monday 16 May 2016 at 7:00 pm in the Olney Centre Present: Councillors Jeremy Rawlings, Deirdre Bethune, John Boardman, Ron Bull, Tony Evans, In attendance: Liam Costello (Town Clerk)
To elect a chairman of the committee RESOLVED:
To elect Councillor Steve Clark as the chairman of the committee.
That Councillor Jeremy Rawlings chairs the meeting in the chairman’s absence.
To receive apologies for absence. Apologies were received from Councillors Stephen Clark and Joe Stacey
To receive any declarations of interests.
Councillor Bethune declared an interest in items g and h
To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 11 April 2016 RESOLVED: The minutes of the previous meeting be approved.
To receive the list of recent planning decisions. Concerns were expressed about the decision in application 14/02060/OUT by the planning inspector. The appeal decision refers in paragraph 24 to an Odour Assessment submitted by the appellant. However, neither Olney Town Council nor Milton Keynes Council can find any evidence of such a document in either the original application or the subsequent appeal. Milton Keynes Council have asked the planning inspector to clarify if this document exists as they have been denied the opportunity to assess and comment on it. RESOLVED: To write to both Milton Keynes Council and the Planning Inspector to express our concerns about the existence of this document.
Planning Committee – 16 May 2016
Applications for consultation, and any additional applications received after publication of the agenda: a.
16/00688/OUT - Land to South of Lavendon Road, Lavendon Rd Olney Outline application (all matters reserved except access) for residential development of up to 50 no. dwellings, estate road, open space and associated works (resubmission of 15/02299/OUT) RESOLVED:
The council are concerned about flooding on this site, as are others in the town.
The council believes that the application is premature and should not be determined until the emerging Neighbourhood Plan has been approved
16/00749/FUL - 20A West Street Olney MK46 5HR Installation of detached timber garden room RESOLVED: That the council has no comments to make
16/00731/FUL - 15 Hipwell Court Olney MK46 5QB Two storey rear extension and a first floor extension above the existing single storey side extension with a single storey ground floor conservatory to the rear. RESOLVED: That the council has concern about the scale of the development and impact on neighbouring properties
16/00123/FUL - The Granary Church Street Olney MK46 4AD Replacement windows, alteration to existing windows, new windows and new doors. Alteration to roof of existing single storey pitched roof Victorian addition to building to create terrace. Alterations to boundary walls RESOLVED: That the council has no comments to make
16/00507/FUL - Garages North West of the Granary Church Street Olney Replacement of 3 garage doors RESOLVED: Application already approved
Planning Committee – 16 May 2016
16/00760/FUL - 47 Moores Hill Yardley Road Olney MK46 5DY Two storey side extension and single storey front and rear extensions RESOLVED: That the council has no comments to make
16/00733/FUL - The Mill House Church Street Olney MK46 4AD Remodelling of 20th century addition to listed detached dwelling and replacement of conservatory with habitable room RESOLVED: That the council has no comments to make
16/00734/LBC - The Mill House Church Street