1 August 2023 8.1 Updated Planning application update

August 2023 Uploaded on July 29, 2023

1st August 2023
The following is a list of recent planning and Licensing applications with their current status:
• 21/6329M – Application for the removal of condition on approval 5/43308P imposing Agricultural Occupancy Restriction – The Marl Pools, Pickmere Lane – not yet determined
• 23/2220M – Temporary agricultural worker’s dwelling and erection of new agricultural building – not yet determined
• 23/2309M – Erection of single dwelling and associated works – Church Farm, School Lane – not yet determined
• 23/2670M – single storey side extension – The Hollies, Frog Lane – COMMENTS REQUESTED
• 23/2617M – Two storey rear extension – Fernhill Cottage, Frog Lane – COMMENTS REQUESTED
• 23/2706M – Change of use from dwellinghouse to hotel – Fernside, Frog Lane – COMMENTS REQUESTED

The following is a list of recent planning enforcement referrals to CEC:
• Siting of mobile home and freight container, Sunnyside/Meadowcroft, Pickmere Lane – Contravention notices were served on 2nd October 2019; freight container subsequently removed from site; mobile home remains – CEC response to further enquiry about progress 6/11/20 – “The case will be reviewed following the discussions and a decision made will be made as to what the next most appropriate course of action will be.” Several requests to CEC to discuss the issues arising from this site/problem have been ignored.
• The Brambles, Pickmere Lane – CEC requested to verify the planning position in respect of a dwelling where a car port has been constructed in the front garden without planning permission being obtained – CEC acknowledgement finally received 23/8/22 – matter being investigated – most recent call from Enforcement Officer Nov 22.
• Frog Lane Farm, Frog Lane – CEC requested to investigate importation of waste materials and engineering operations. Planning application for potato grading building and outside storage area approved with some reference to Parish Council and residents’ queries in Officers’ report.
• 6 Park Lane – removal of shed in front garden following refusal of Planning Permission and dismissal of appeal against refusal – CEC state that enforcement action is under preparation although shed remains in situ.
• Former Pickmere Nurseries site, Pickmere Lane, Pickmere – CEC asked to investigate whether current activities and works at the site fall within the lawful use of the site. CEC have stated (via Cllr Parkinson) that “what appears to be a roadway has been constructed…The investigation remains ongoing.”
• (Small plots) Land on Spinks Lane – CEC asked to investigate removal of hedge and other activities in this location – CEC report (4 August 2022) that “the matter is being discussed with the Council’s Legal Department.”
• Land at Spinks Lane – unauthorised siting of touring caravan – CEC notified (their reference 23/00161E) and investigating (3 March 2023).