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Agenda and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 1 & 2, The Guildhall, Market Square, Cambridge, CB2 3QJ

Contact: Democratic Services  Committee Manager

Items
No. Item

20/10/Plan

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillor McQueen

 

20/11/Plan

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

Name

Item

Interest

Councillor Baigent

All

Personal: Member Cambridge Cycling Campaign

 

20/12/Plan

Minutes (to follow)

Minutes:

The minutes of the previous meeting were to follow.

20/13/Plan

19/1116/FUL - 233 Milton Road pdf icon PDF 158 KB

Minutes:

The Committee received an application for full planning permission.

 

The application sought approval for erection of a new 2bedroom dwelling with parking and new access arrangements to the rear of 233 Milton Road.

 

Natalie Matanda (Applicant’s Agent) addressed the Committee in support of the application.

 

Councillor Baigent suggested the application should be deferred until an Arboriculture Officer could be present.

 

The Officer confirmed that protection of the tree, both during the construction period and in future, had been included in the conditions.

 

At the request of the Committee an amendment was proposed to, grant Officers powers to draft additional conditions to remove permitted development rights (Class A Extensions and E Outbuildings and Extensions).

 

This amendment was carried unanimously.

 

The Committee:

 

Unanimously resolvedto grant the application for planning permission in accordance with the Officer recommendation, for the reasons set out in the Officer’s report, and subject to the conditions recommended by the Officer, including the amendment to condition and to additional conditions removing Class A and E (householder) permitted development rights

 

20/14/Plan

19/0971/REM - 39A Almoners Avenue pdf icon PDF 154 KB

Minutes:

The application sought approval for reserved matters (appearance, landscaping, layout and scale) for two dwellings pursuant to outline 16/0924/OUT).

 

The Committee noted alteration to condition 4 as detailed in the amendment sheet.

Ben Pridgeon (Applicant’s Agent) addressed the Committee in support of the application.

 

The Committee delegated powers to Officers to draft additional conditions to the Officer’s recommendations as follows:

1.  A condition requiring retention of the green roof to the bike stores.

2.  A condition regarding the height of the roof windows / sky lights.

 

The Committee:

 

Unanimously resolvedto grant the application for planning permission in accordance with the Officer recommendation, for the reasons set out in the Officer’s report, and subject to the conditions recommended by the Officer including the amendments to conditions contained in the amendment sheet and as detailed above and subject to additional conditions regarding the maintenance of the green roof and provision and retention of rooflights at a minimum height of 1.7m above the internal floor level.

20/15/Plan

19/1647/FUL - 140 Queen Ediths Way pdf icon PDF 160 KB

Minutes:

The application sought approval for change of use from a dwelling house (Use Class C3) to a large scale 8x bedroom house of multiple occupation (Sui Generis).

 

The Committee noted the Amendment Sheet which contained minor alterations to the wording of conditions 3 and 4.

 

The Committee received a representation in objection to the application from a local resident.

 

The representation covered the following issues:

  i.  Proposal was out of character with the neighbourhood.

  ii.  Contravened the Local Plan as it would have a negative impact on the area.

  iii.  Would create parking and road safety problems.

  iv.  Would result in a loss of the community feel of the area.

  v.  Would generate large numbers of comings and goings.

  vi.  Neighbours would sufferer increased noise disturbance.

 vii.  Other HMO’s in the area already caused problems.

 

The Committee delegated powers to Officers to draft additional conditions regarding the retention of the internal living space as comunal space and not additional bedrooms.

 

The Committee:

 

Resolved (by 4 votes to 3)to grant the application for planning permission in accordance with the Officer recommendation, for the reasons set out in the Officer’s report, and subject to the conditions recommended by the Officer including the amendment included in the amendment sheet and subject to an additional condition regarding the protection of internal communal spaces.

 

20/16/Plan

19/0968/FUL - 25a Mowbray Road pdf icon PDF 143 KB

Minutes:

The Committee received an application for full planning permission.

 

The application sought approval for conversion and extension of 3 bed detached dwelling into 2 x 2-bed and 3 x 1-bed apartments including a part 3 storey, part 2 storey and part single storey rear extension incorporating balconies on 1st and 2nd floor, extension to roof from hip to gable, conversion of garage to living space and associated alterations. Erection of bin and cycle storage in front garden.

 

The Committee noted the drawing had been updated since the agenda had been published. The revised Bin and Cycle storage arrangements were noted.

 

The Committee delegated powers to Officers to amend the wording of Condition 10 regarding compliance.

 

The Committee:

 

Unanimously resolvedto grant the application for planning permission in accordance with the Officer recommendation, for the reasons set out in the Officer’s report, and subject to the conditions recommended by the Officer including the amendment to condition 10 noted above.