Minutes of Extraordinary Meeting 8th August 2011

UPTON PARISH COUNCIL

Minutes of  Extraordinary Meeting of Upton Parish Council in the Village Hall
on Monday 8th August 2011 at 8.00 pm

Present:  Dr R Lott (Chairman), Mr S Fraser, Mr S Norman, Mr B Shaw and Mrs L Shaw.
Mrs C Lightfoot (clerk)
3 parishioners attended for item 3(i)

1.  Apologies received from Mr J. Dickens

2.   Declarations of Interest
Members are asked to declare any personal interest and the nature of that interest which they may have in  any of the items under consideration at this meeting. Any Member arriving after the start of the meeting is  asked to declare personal interests as necessary as soon as practicable after their arrival even if the item  in question has been considered. None recorded.

3. Planning Application:

i)  11/01527/FUL – erection of detached 2/3 bedroom chalet dwelling and single garage on  land adjacent to Jasmine, Chilton Road.  Applicants Mr & Mrs Hetherington.

The Chairman suspended the formal proceedings to enable parishioners to air their views regarding this application.  The meeting then resumed.

Councillors, having examined the plans in advance of the meeting, gave their opinions.
The consensus of the council was:

  • the property was too large for the plot;
  • there were issues of privacy, specifically with the patio overlooking the neighbouring property, Ridgewood Lodge;
  • there were unresolved issues over drainage.

The council agreed to object to this application.  Clerk to advise the Vale accordingly.  Clerk

Clare Lightfoot
Clerk/Upton Parish Council
8th August 2011