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15/1826/FUL - 56 Kimberley Road

Decision Maker: Planning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Committee received an application for full planning permission.


The application sought approval for an attic conversion, including a roof extension with a rear dormer and a front dormer.


The Planning Officer updated his report by referring to the amendment sheet and stated paragraph 2.4 should read “Councillor Austin” instead of Councillor Avery.


Councillor Austin (West Chesterton Ward Councillor) addressed the Committee about the application.


The representation covered the following issues:

       i.          There was a lot of local interest in the application due to the property location in a highly visible spot and Conservation Area.

     ii.          The site was developed all ready. Queried how much more was reasonable.

   iii.          Part of the justification for the recommendation for approval was that some properties had dormer windows all ready. There were only 3 dormer windows in the general area and none in close proximity to the site.

   iv.          Dormer windows in the application would be visible in the public realm and bigger than other dormer windows in the area.

    v.          Queried if the application met Design Guide criteria and if Conservation Officers had reviewed it.


The Committee:


Resolved (by 5 votes to 2) to grant the application for planning permission in accordance with the officer recommendation, for the reasons set out in the officer report, and subject to the conditions recommended by the officers.

Report author: Michael Hammond

Publication date: 14/03/2016

Date of decision: 03/02/2016

Decided at meeting: 03/02/2016 - Planning

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