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   Miltons Head Site - Planning application PL/18/3406/OA    18 October, 2018

An outline planning application has been submitted to Chiltern District Council Planning Department for the erection of a 2.5 storey building comprising a coffee shop at ground floor level, with 7 x 1-bed flats and parking for 9 cars.

Click on this link to see the full application PL/18/3406/OA

The Parish Council have responded to this application as below:

The Parish Council object to this planning application:

  • The parking provided does not comply with policy TR16 of the Chiltern District Local Plan 1997 as there are not enough spaces for the residents and the business and there are no disabled drivers parking spaces. There is also not room on the site for the loading, unloading and manoeuvring of goods vehicles.
  • The building is still too close to the property at 22 Deanway.
  • Dormer windows are not in keeping with the character of the area.
  • The front boundary on the plans is in front of the building line of the existing properties.
  • The proposed building is 2.5 storeys high and is not in keeping with other buildings in the area which are mainly 2 storeys high.
  • The view from Miltons Cottage, a prominent historical building, within the conservation area will be affected by the proposed plans.
  • The plans are contrary to policy H7 of the Chiltern District Local Plan 1997 where the conversion of a property is only acceptable when it can be achieved without significantly damaging the character and appearance of the immediate locality or impairing the amenities of the occupiers of adjacent properties.

Comments ont this application must be sent to Chiltern District Council planning department before 24 October 2018. Email responses should be sent to  planning-comments@chiltern.gov.uk

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