Minutes of a Meeting of the Planning Committee

held in the Epworth Hall at 7.00pm on Monday 4th November 2019


Present:              Cllrs Harwood, Curtis, and Wales


In attendance:   Mrs G Foster (Clerk to King’s Somborne Parish Council)


Public Session:  No members of the public were present.


  1. Apologies


  • Cllr Dack and Cllr Webb had sent apologies which were accepted by the Committee.


  1. Minutes of the Meeting held on 07 October 2019


  • The minutes of the meeting held on 07 October 2019 had been circulated with the agenda.


  • Proposed Cllr Wales, Seconded Cllr Harwood, RESOLVED unanimously that the minutes of the meeting held on 07 October 2019 be accepted as a true record.


  1. Matters Arising



  1. Declarations of Interests and Requests for Dispensations


  • No changes to interests were declared.


  1. Consideration of Planning Applications


  • After discussion responses to the following applications were Resolved:


  • 19/02562/TREES – T1 – Beech Hedge – reduce height between 0.6m – 0.9m, T2 – Conifer – clear chimney by 2m | Manor Farm House Winchester Road – NO OBJECTION


  • 19/02511/TPOS – T1- Lawson Cypress – reduce in height by 3-4 metres and crown lift | 4 Kings Acre – CROWN LIFT TO 1.5m from ground = NO OBJECTION, BUT COUNCIL OBJECT TO HEIGHT RESTRICTION.


  • 19/02493/TREES – Fell T1 Goat willow | Snowdrop Cottage Winchester Road – OBJECTION, CROWN REDUCTION SUGGESTED AND TO THIN BUT NOT FELL..


  • 19/02477/TREES – T1 – Beech Hedge – reduce height by approx. 2.5m and trim back sides to the maximum capacity while retaining greenery | Thatched Cottage Romsey Road – NO OBJECTION


  • 19/02472/TREES – H1 – Conifer Hedge – Remove dead stem from western end of hedge | Firmead 24 Nutchers Drove – NO OBJECTION


  • 19/01779/FULLS – Erection of 4 no. detached houses (3 x 4 bedroom and 1 x 3 bedroom) together with new access, parking, garages, landscaping and associated works | Land East Of Muss Lane – amendment = COUNCIL RESUBMIT THEIR PREVIOUS COMMENTS.


  • There were no further applications received from TVBC since publication of the agenda.


  1. Report on Recent Planning Application decisions by TVB


  • 19/01555/FULLS | New access to existing garage | Wisteria House Romsey road – WITHDRAWN


  • 19/02179/CLES | Certificate for existing use of first floor of barn as a single dwelling | Furzedown Farm Furzedown Road Kings Somborne Stockbridge Hampshire SO20 6NL – ISSUE CERTIFICATE


  • 19/02184/TREES | T1 – Horse Chestnut – Remove south western co-dominant stem and minor re balancing work. | Parsonage Farmhouse Romsey Road Kings Somborne Stockbridge Hampshire SO20 6PN – NO OBJECTION


  • 19/02225/TREES | T1 – Copper Beech – Crown lift above ground level, crown thin by 30%, reduce any over extended branches back by approx 2.5m on eastern side of canopy T2 – Apple – Remove deadwood only | Manor Farm House Winchester Road Kings Somborne Stockbridge Hampshire SO20 6NZ – NO OBJECTION


  • 19/02330/TREES | Works to trees as per schedule received | The Old Vicarage Old Vicarage Lane Kings Somborne Stockbridge Hampshire SO20 6PZ – NO OBJECTION


  1. Clerk’s and Councillors’ Report


  • TVBC had visited the property where it had been alleged that trees had been cut down without permission.


  1. Date, time and place of next meeting – Monday 18 November 2019 at 7.00pm in the Epworth Hall, Winchester Road, King’s Somborne


There being no further business, the Chairman closed the meeting at 6:45pm