Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Tuesday, 27th April, 2021 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Leyton Road, Harpenden AL5 2LX

Contact: Miriam Allum Email:  miriam.allum@harpenden.gov.uk Heather Scott Email:  heather.scott@harpenden.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

197.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

198.

DECLARATION OF INTEREST

Members are reminded to make any declarations of disclosable pecuniary and/or personal interests that they may have in relation to items on this Agenda.

 

You should declare at this part of the meeting or when it becomes apparent your interest by stating:

 

(a)        the item you have the interest in

(b)        whether it is a disclosable pecuniary interest and the nature of the interest, whereupon you will not participate in the discussion or vote on that matter, unless dispensation has been requested and granted

(c)        whether it is a personal interest and the nature of the interest

 

Members are also reminded of their obligation to report any amendment to their Register of Interests to the Town Clerk as soon as it becomes apparent.

 

 

Minutes:

Councillor Rosemary Farmer declared a personal, pecuniary interest in planning application ref: 5/2021/0885 – 22 Carpenders Close, Harpenden as a friend lives within close vicinity of the application site.

 

Councillor Cousin declared a personal, pecuniary interest in planning applications ref: 5/2021/0590 & 5/2021/0598 – 44 West Common Way, Harpenden as the applicant is known to him.

199.

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE HELD ON 6 APRIL 2021 pdf icon PDF 297 KB

Circulated herewith.

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED:

 

The minutes of the meeting held on 6 April 2021, were agreed to be a correct record.  The minutes will be formally signed at a future date.

200.

PUBLIC QUESTIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH STANDING ORDERS 22 & 23

Minutes:

 

There were no public questions.

201.

LETTERS OF OBJECTION

5/2021/0640 – 80 Meadway, Harpenden

Minutes:

Letters and emails of objection relating to planning application 5/2021/0640 – 80 Meadway, Harpenden had been received and were noted by the Committee.

202.

APPLICATIONS REGISTERED WEEK ENDING 1 APRIL 2021 APPLICATIONS REGISTERED WEEK ENDING 9 APRIL 2021 APPLICATIONS REGISTERED WEEK ENDING 16 APRIL 2021 pdf icon PDF 141 KB

Report attached.

Minutes:

Recommendations attached.

203.

STREET NAMING AND NUMBERING

To consider suggestions on behalf of  St Albans District Council Street Naming and Numbering department for street names and buildings to use within the Town Council parish wards.

Minutes:

Information was presented to the committee regarding a request from St Albans District Council’s Street Naming and Numbering department to put names forward for street names and buildings to use within the Town Council parish wards. The criteria detailed in the request was that any suggestions  should have a historical link or local link to the area.

 

The committee was advised that both the Harpenden Society and Harpenden History Society had been approached for ideas which could be forwarded to St Albans District Council alongside the Town Council’s suggestions.

 

It was RESOLVED:  That the information and criteria received from St Albans District Council be forwarded to members of the planning committee.  Any suggestions for street names or buildings should then be passed through to either Mim Allum or Heather Scott for collating and forwarding on to the relevant department at St Albans District Council.

 

 

204.

APPEALS pdf icon PDF 99 KB

40 The Uplands, Harpenden

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED:

 

The appeal was duly noted by the Committee.

205.

PRESERVATION ORDER TREE WORKS pdf icon PDF 40 KB

Report attached.

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED:

 

The preservation order tree works were duly noted by the Committee.

206.

CONSERVATION AREA TREE WORKS AND TECHNICAL APPLICATIONS pdf icon PDF 285 KB

Report attached.

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED:

 

The conservation area tree works and technical applications were duly noted by the Committee.

 

 

207.

LIST OF WEEKLY ST ALBANS DISTRICT COUNCIL DECISIONS pdf icon PDF 523 KB

Report attached.

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED:

 

The weekly decisions were duly noted by the Committee.

208.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING

Planning Committee meeting to be held on Tuesday 18 May 2021 at 7.30pm by Zoom link.

 

St Albans District Council Planning (Development Control) Committee North to be held on Monday 12 May 2021 at 7.00 pm.

Minutes:

Planning Committee meeting to be held on Tuesday 18 May 2021 at 7.30pm by Zoom Link.

 

St Albans District Council Planning (Development Control) Committee North meeting to be held on Monday 12 May 2021 at 7.00pm

209.

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