Archive for the ‘Planning’ Category

Homesteads – the stress continues

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on September 27, 2014

  Here we go again.   No sooner was the appeal against the decision made last November dropped, a new application went in.  This time, it is for “outline permission” so, basically the same thing as before but by stealth. We are waiting for an officer recommendation on this but residents can be assured that […]

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Planning recommendations week ending 27 June 2014

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on July 3, 2014

APOLOGIES FOR THE LATENESS OF THIS POSTING… In #Brentwoodwest this week there are applications in Copper Beeches (Warley Hill), Hill Road and Vaughan Williams Way.  There is also some news about the planning application in South Weald Road. Please note these are NOT yet decisions – I am able to refer to planning committee now. 6 […]

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Brunel House: my request is denied

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on March 6, 2014

I am sorry to say that the Tory Chair and Vice-Chair of planning (Cllr Ann Coe and Cllr Linda Golding – both up for election this year) have refused me my right to refer a planning recommendation to the Planning Committee.  The application is this one, in St James Road. This is the email I […]

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Eagle-eyed resident spies a new issue….

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on February 21, 2014

…I was alerted today to a planning sign, or not as it happens, by local blogger Paul Downie (@cuddy2977 on Twitter). After checking the facts he’s jolly well right, it’s another laughable consultation from our lovable Tory council, here’s the issue: There’s a planning application in St James’ Road from a large developer (to extend […]

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Planning applications week ending 7th February 2014

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on February 9, 2014

In #Brentwoodwest this week there are applications in Linkway Road and osborne Heights. Please note these are NOT yet decisions – I am able to refer to planning committee now. 7 Linkway Road - REDUCE CROWN. Recommended for APPROVAL 24 Osborne Heights - RETENTION OF INFILLING OF CAR PORT AND CONVERSION OF GARAGE TO HABITABLE ACCOMMODATION Recommended for […]

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Planning recommendations w.e. 13th December 2013

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on December 15, 2013

In #Brentwoodwest this week there are applications in St James Road and Warleywoods Crescent. Please note these are NOT yet decisions – I am able to refer to planning committee now. 1 St Jams Road - CHANGE OF USE FROM OFFICE TO DENTAL PRACTICE TO INCLUDE OSTEOPATHY AND PHYSIOTHERAPY Recommended for APPROVAL 19 Warleywoods Crescent - T1 WILLOW […]

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Stop trying to grab back gardens for housing PLEASE

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on September 24, 2013

  Not for the first time, #BrentwoodWest residents find themselves fighting to stop someone shoehorning in houses into a back garden.  I have seen these applications fail in Westwood Avenue, Crescent Road and Western Avenue and now, hopefully, this one in South Weald Road will also fail.  Four houses shoved down the back of a […]

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Planning recommendations week ending 6th September 2013

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on September 6, 2013

In #Brentwoodwest this week there is just one application at the junction of Crescent Road and Warley Hill, which affects both roads. Please note these are NOT yet decisions – I am able to refer to planning committee now. 2 Crescent Road –  CHANGE OF USE FROM B1 (BUSINESS) TO A3 (FOOD & DRINK) RETAIN […]

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Planning recommendations week ending 30th August 2013

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on August 30, 2013

In #Brentwoodwest this week there is just one application in Kavanaghs Road. Please note these are NOT yet decisions – I am able to refer to planning committee now. 14 Kavanaghs Road –  DROPPED KERB AND FORMATION OF DRIVEWAY - Recommended for APPROVAL. If you have any issues with the above officer recommendation then please get […]

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Planning applications week ending 23rd August 2013

by Cllr Karen Chilvers on August 23, 2013

In #Brentwoodwest this week there are two applications: La Plata Grove and London Road and an appeal decision for Warley Hill. Please note these are NOT yet decisions – I am able to refer to planning committee now. 26 La Plata Grove –  TWO STOREY SIDE AND SINGLE STOREY REAR EXTENSION - Recommended for APPROVAL. 63 […]

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