Minutes of a Meeting of the Planning Committee held on Wednesday 27th January 2021 via Zoom at 7.30pm.  

PRESENT:     Councillor Linda Mendez (Chairman)

Councillor Jackie Brennan (Vice Chairman)

Councillor Hazel Laming

OFFICER:  Carrie Lloyd (Town Clerk)

59.            APOLOGIES

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Richard Brisbin (poor connection) and Councillor Margaret Eames-Petersen (another meeting).

60.            QUESTION TIME

There were none.

61.            MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 18th NOVEMBER 2020

The minutes of the meeting held on 18th November 2020 were agreed as an accurate record and will be signed by the Chairman at a later date.

62.            DECLARATION OF INTERESTS

There were none.

63.            APPLICATIONS

Application Number

 

Address

Proposal

Comments

6/2021/0110/HOUSE

383 St Albans Road West Hatfield AL10 9RU

Erection of a part single storey front, side and rear extension to dwellinghouse

 

 

6/2021/0115/HOUSE

39 Great North Road Welwyn Garden City AL8 7TJ

Erection of a single storey side/rear extension, part two storey rear extension and walled patio area following demolition of original rear extension

 

COMMENT

Unless neighbours object, the Council does not object

6/2021/0075/HOUSE

96 Briars Lane Hatfield AL10 8EY

Single storey front extension and alterations to fenestration on existing first floor front elevation

 

6/2020/0284/FULL

2-12  and 22-32 Briars Lane Hatfield AL10 8ER

Installation of waste and recycling storage units

COMMENT

Members welcome this being rolled out across the Borough and look forward to recycling being implemented in other flats as soon as possible.

6/2021/0119/HOUSE

98 Bull Stag Green Hatfield AL9 5DE

Erection of single storey front, side and rear extensions.

 

 

6/2021/0064/HOUSE

5 Wilkins Green Lane Hatfield AL10 9RT

Erection of a single storey rear extension

COMMENT

Unless neighbours object, the Council does not object

 

6/2021/0135/FULL

De Havilland Primary School Travellers Lane Hatfield AL10 8TQ

Erection of a single storey side extension to nursery building

COMMENT

Members welcome the extra nursery places but have serious concerns that although the plans have included some additional parking, it does not seem adequate for the additional child care the application will create.

 

At the request of Cllr Eames-Petersen, Members re-considered the decision of the Chairman and Vice Chairman not to object to the following application under delegated authority but to submit an objection in line with the objection submitted by WelHat Cycling (subject to the Planning Officer agreeing to extend the deadline for submission for comments);

 

6/2020/3257/MAJ

1 Burfield Close Hatfield AL10 0BX

Demolition of all existing buildings and erection of new building providing temporary accommodation (change of use from C2 to Sui Generis) comprising 25 no. self contained dwelling units and 18 no. studio rooms with communal kitchens, associated staff office/store, 24 no. secure undercroft car parking spaces, cycle parking, landscaping and associated works.

COMMENT

Members welcome the development but acknowledge the objection of the cycling forum

DATE OF NEXT MEETING

Wednesday 24th February 2021 at 7.30pm

 

CLOSED 8.15pm

Chairman___________________