Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held on Monday 19 March 2001 at 7.30pm in the Community Centre Present: RJ Farrington [chair] JE Coston R Day B Jefferson HM Smith LC Twinn RLE Waters The clerk 1 Apologies for absence PK Oldham TJ Siggs RT Summerfield 176/01 2 Minutes The minutes of the meeting of 19 February 2001 were approved and signed as a true record. 177/01 Kurser Cars - an application had been submitted. SCDC required (136/01) amendments to the application form. There were concerns about cars parked on the highway verge. The clerk to pursue. 178/01 Tesco Extensions - Tesco were unable to meet the cost of resurfacing (159/01) the Sycamores car park and had offered £5000 for use of the car park from 17 April for 13 weeks. RLEW would negotiate. 3 Decisions Received 179/01 SSL International Unit 205 Science Park - single storey rest room (60/01) and storage buildings to replace 3 temporary cabins - approved. Landscaping scheme to be approved. 180/01 Mr & Mrs R Cox 169 The Rowans - extension - refused. (62/01) Overbearing and oppressive when viewed from number 167 and therefore contrary to Policy HG17 (2) of the Deposit Local Plan 1999. (This policy seeks to resist extensions which seriously harm amenities of neighbouring properties). 181/01 Mr M Smith 42 Fen Road - amendments to extensions - approved (104/01) 182/01 Iansyst Ltd build 2 Rose Cottage Chesterton Fen Road - amendment - (107/01) insertion of windows - approved 183/01 Mr & Mrs DL and Mr & Mrs ALD Haird - erection of 2 dwellings and (108/01) conversion of building to dwelling - land at Half Acre and Orchard End Cambridge Road. One dwelling and conversion of office/workshop into dwelling - approved. Detailed plans to be submitted. 184/01 J Clough 15 Faulkner Close - extension above garage for bedroom - (111/01) approved. External materials to be identical to those used for the existing buildings; internal length of garage to be no less than 5 metres; garage to be retained for the parking of a car (not to be used as living accommodation - no trade or business to be carried on therefrom); permanent space reserved for the parking of two cars to be used for the parking of cars in association with the residential use of the main dwelling. 4 New Applications 185/01 S/0383/01/A Cambridge Newspapers Ltd Winship Road - renewal of permission S/0672/96/A for retention of fascia sign to canopy - approve. 186/01 S/0384/01/A Cambridge Newspapers Ltd Winship Road - renewal of permission S/0294/96/A for retention of 3 satellite dishes - approve. 187/01 S/0385/01/A Cambridge Newspapers Ltd Winship Road - renewal of permission S/0293/96/A for retention of illuminated sign - approve. 188/01 S/0420/01 Mr & Mrs Prater 28 Pearson Close - single storey side and rear extensions - approve. 189/01 C/11/40/72 Ms A Ostler 22 Church Lane - tree surgery (ash tree) - accept Tree Officer's advice. 190/01 S/1570/00 Milton Landfill - JEC had attended a County Council (162/01) development control meeting and because of a range of issues had been able to have the landfill application deferred to the next meeting of 26 April. As there were serious problems it was agreed that JEC and PKO prepare a paper for the next Council meeting to discuss. The meeting ended at 8.10pm.