Decision details

Full Application - Erection of re-locatable timber framed garden room for additional learning space designed around the needs of a disabled pupil at Combs Infant School, Combs County School, Lesser Lane, Combs

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Decision status: APPROVED (In accordance with officer recommendation with additional or amended condition|(s))

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Members had visited the site on the previous day.


A planning application for an extension to the main building had previously been approved but not yet implemented. If approved this application would be additional to the existing permission, however Members noted the school only wished to implement the current proposal


The following spoke under the Public Participation at Meetings Scheme:


·         Emma Hall – Parent – Supporter

·         Rosemary Cook – Head Teacher

·         Fiona Douglas-Mullett – Governor

·         Gemma Roe - Agent


Speakers confirmed that the previously approved extension was not affordable and the site owners did not wish to see that scheme developed.


Members felt the design and location would be satisfactory and were minded to approve the application contrary to officer recommendation with the addition of conditions.


The motion for approval contrary to Officer Recommendation and subject to conditions was moved and seconded, put to the vote and carried.


That the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:


1.    3 year time limit


2.    In accordance with submitted plans and with green roof


3.    No coloured staining to be used on Larch cladding, only clear covering to be used.


Publication date: 04/01/2018

Date of decision: 08/12/2017

Decided at meeting: 08/12/2017 - Planning Committee

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