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Reference 17/P/01148
Alternative Reference PP-06100106
Application Received Thu 25 May 2017
Application Validated Thu 25 May 2017
Address The Paddocks, Rose Lane, Ripley, GU23 6NE
Proposal Temporary planning permission until December 2019 for the use of land as a gypsy and traveller caravan site to include the provision of a total of eight caravans (no more than four of which shall be static caravans), new utility block, shed, stable block and associated hardstanding (retrospective application).
Status Decided
Decision Approve
Decision Issued Date Thu 15 Feb 2018
Appeal Decision Not Available

Further Information

Application Type Full Application
Decision Approve
Actual Decision Level Planning Commitee
Expected Decision Level Delegated
Case Officer John Busher
Parish Ripley
Ward Lovelace
Applicant Name Ms JANE Stevens and J Doherty
Agent Name Mrs Alison Heine
Agent Company Name Heine Planning Consultancy
Agent Address 10 Whitehall Drive, Hartford, Northwich, CW8 1SJ
Agent Phone Number 0160677775
Environmental Assessment Requested No



Mrs Alison Heine

Address 10 Whitehall Drive, Hartford, Northwich, CW8 1SJ
Personal Email
Personal Phone 0160677775

Important Dates

Application Received Date Thu 25 May 2017
Application Validated Date Thu 25 May 2017
Expiry Date Mon 19 Feb 2018
Actual Committee Date Wed 03 Jan 2018
Latest Neighbour Consultation Date Tue 02 Jan 2018
Neighbour Consultation Expiry Date Fri 28 Jul 2017
Standard Consultation Date Not Available
Standard Consultation Expiry Date Fri 28 Jul 2017
Last Advertised In Press Date Fri 07 Jul 2017
Latest Advertisement Expiry Date Fri 28 Jul 2017
Last Site Notice Posted Date Fri 07 Jul 2017
Latest Site Notice Expiry Date Fri 28 Jul 2017
Statutory Expiry Date Mon 19 Feb 2018
Agreed Expiry Date Mon 19 Feb 2018
Decision Made Date Thu 15 Feb 2018
Decision Issued Date Thu 15 Feb 2018
Permission Expiry Date Not Available
Decision Printed Date Thu 15 Feb 2018
Environmental Impact Assessment Received Not Available
Temporary Permission Expiry Date Not Available


Name Constraint Type
General Standards of Development Policy G1 General Standards of Development Proposals will be permitted if they comply with the relevant Local Plan Policies and the following requirements are met: G1 (1) Parking Provision Parking is provided in accordance with the parking policy and parking standards of the plan set out in Chapter 7 and in Appendix 1. G1 (2) Transport Provision, Access, Highway Layout and Capacity Satisfactory access and highway layout is provided and the traffic generated by the development is compatible with the local road network. Appropriate provision has been made for pedestrian, cyclist and public transport facilities. G1 (3) Protection of amenities enjoyed by occupants of buildings The amenities enjoyed by occupants of buildings are protected from unneighbourly development in terms of privacy, access to sunlight and daylight, noise, vibration, pollution, dust and smell. G1 (4) Access for people with disabilities Development to which the public would reasonably have access makes provision for safe and convenient access by people with disabilities. G1 (5) Crime Prevention The design and layout of buildings and surrounding spaces provides for public safety and deters vandalism and crime. G1 (6) Flood Protection Areas of floodplain, identified on the Proposals Map, are safeguarded from development that would increase the risk to people or property from flooding. G1 (7) Land Drainage and Public Utility Infrastructure Adequate land drainage and public utility infrastructure is in place to meet the needs of the development. G1 (8) Light Pollution External lighting is designed to minimise glare and the spillage of light from the sight. G1 (9) Energy Conservation. The design and layout is energy efficient. G1 (10) Conservation of Water Resources. The design, layout and landscaping is efficient in the use of water. G1 (11) Development on or Close to Contaminated Land Where a proposed development is on or close to contaminated land the applicant demonstrates that the site is safe or can be made so through remedial measures. G1 (12) Safeguarding and Enhancement of the landscape and existing natural features Development is designed to safeguard and enhance the characteristic landscape of the locality and existing natural features on the site, such as, hedgerows, trees, watercourses and ponds which are worthy of protection. G1 (13) Mixed Use Where appropriate the development incorporates or maintains an existing mix of land uses and activities where: (a) The uses are mutually compatible; (b) There is no unacceptable disturbance through traffic, noise, pollution or other adverse effects.
Design Code Policy G5 Design Code Development proposals which do not comply with the following design requirements will not be permitted: G5 (1) Context for Design New development respects established street patterns, plot sizes, building lines, topography, established views, landmark buildings, roof treatment, aspect and relationship with other buildings. G5 (2) Scale, Proportion and Form New buildings respect the scale, height and proportions and materials of the surrounding environment. G5 (3) Space Around Buildings Existing spaces of value are respected and new spaces created through development should have an attractive and identifiable character. G5 (4) Street Level Design Buildings and spaces at pedestrian level provide visual interest and a sense of place and identity. G5 (5) Layout The built layout is easily understood by the user and creates areas of identifiable character. G5 (6) Important Public Views and Roofscape Important public views are protected and opportunities to create attractive new views and vistas are provided and encouraged. G5 (7) Materials and Architectural Detailing Materials are of a high standard and harmonise with surrounding buildings. Detailing on new buildings is durable and reinforces the identity and character of an area. G5 (8) Traffic, Parking and Design The visual impact of traffic and associated access and parking is minimised, especially in sensitive locations. G5 (9) Landscaping Design A high standard of landscaping, to include walls, enclosures and paving schemes, as well as trees and other planting is provided to ensure that new development integrates into the existing townscape and landscape. G5 (10) Open Spaces of Value Open spaces, whether public or private, which contribute to the character of an area, in terms of the views they create, the feeling of openness they allow, are protected.
Planning Benefits Policy G6 Planning Benefits Where necessary to the grant of planning permission and in order to meet a planning need arising from a proposed development the Borough Council will seek from developers the provision of suitable planning benefits.
Gypsy Caravan Sites Policy H13 Gypsy Caravan Sites Proposals for gypsy caravan sites will only be permitted provided: 1 The development would not conflict with policies for the Green Belt, the Countryside beyond the Green Belt and other policies for the protection of designated areas; 2 The development is for the stationing of gypsy caravans for recognised gypsy families at an appropriate scale of provision for settled occupation or as temporary or transit stopping places; 3 The site only provides residential accommodation and ancillary facilities, except when the particular circumstances of the site enable business use to be accommodated satisfactorily in terms of noise, safety, traffic movements and visual intrusion; 4 The site is within reasonable distance of local services and facilities e.g. shops, hospitals, schools and public transport; 5 The development would not have a significant adverse impact on the environment or character of the locality, including impact on the water environment, pollution, areas subject to flooding risk, high grade agricultural land, agricultural businesses, and the amenities of neighbouring properties arising in particular from vehicular movements or activities on the site; 6 The development can be made compatible with the character and appearance of the surrounding area through appropriate landscaping and screening which can be subject to a plannng condition or obligation over long term maintenance. Planning conditions may be imposed limiting the parts of the site which may be used for residential or other purposes where this is justified in terms of visual and other amenities.
Development Within the Green Belt Policy RE2 Development Within the Green Belt Within the Metropolitan Green Belt, as shown on the Proposals Map, new building will be deemed inappropriate unless it is for the following purposes: 1 Agriculture and forestry; 2 Essential facilities for outdoor sport and outdoor recreation, cemeteries and other uses of land which preserve the openness of the Green Belt and which do not conflict with the purposes of including land within it; 3 Limited extension, alteration or replacement of existing dwellings providing it is in accordance with Policies H6 and H9; 4 Infilling in villages to the extent specified in Policy RE3; 5 Affordable housing for local needs in accordance with Policy H12; 6 Re-use and adaptation of rural buildings in accordance with Policies RE9 and RE10.
Dev Which Affects the Setting of a CA Policy HE10 Development Which Affects the Setting of a Conservation Area The Borough Council will not grant permission for development which would harm the setting of a conservation area, or views into or out of that area.
Potential Special Protection Areas Policy NE1 Potential Special Protection Areas (pSPA) and Candidate Special Areas of Conservation (cSAC) Planning permission will not be granted for proposals which are likely to destroy or have an adverse effect directly or indirectly on the nature conservation value of potential Special Protection Areas (pSPA) and candidate Special Areas of Conservation (cSAC), as shown on the Proposals Map.
Species Protection Policy NE4 Species Protection Planning permission will not be granted for any development that would be liable to cause any demonstrable harm to a species of animal or plant or its habitat, protected under British Law unless conditions are attached requiring the developer to take steps to secure their protection.
Thames Basin Heath Special Protection Area Not Available

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