Planning Report – 30th April 2012 – Parish Council

 

PLANNING REPORT MARCH/APRIL 2012

  1. WORK HAS COMMENCED AT 6 CHURCH CLOSE, SWAINSTHORPE.  IT APPEARS THAT PART OF THE  HEDGE ADJACENT TO THE  COMMON LAND AT THE FRONT OF THE EXISTING DWELLING HAS BEEN REMOVED BUT FOR REASONS UNKNOWN. THIS WILL BE FURTHER INVESTIGATED.
  2. CONCERNS HAVE BEEN RAISED BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC REGARDING EXCESSIVE CAR PARKING ON THE PUBLIC LAND ADJACENT TO THE RE-CYCLING AREA IN THE VILLAGE.   VERY RECENTLY PARKING IS ALSO OCCURING ALONG THE ROADSIDE CAUSING TRAFFIC PROBLEMS.  THIS APPEARS TO RELATE TO ACTIVITIES OCCURING AT No. 58 CHURCH ROAD.
  3. THE NEW TRANSFORMER HAS BEEN INSTALLED WHICH WAS THE CAUSE OF LOSS OF POWER FOR PART OF A DAY IN MARCH.  ALL VILLAGERS WERE NOTIFIED BEFOREHAND THAT POWER WOULD BE SWITCHED OFF FOR PART OF THE DAY
  4. PLANNING APPLICATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED TO DEMOLISH EXISTING CONSERVATORY AND BUILD AN EXTENSION TO REAR OF PROPERTY AT 6 BRIAR LANE.  RESIDENTS AT No.5 HAVE EXPRESSED CONCERN REGARDING SIZE OF EXTENSION.  RESIDENTS AT No.7 HAVE NO OBJECTIONS.
  5. A PRESENTATION BY LAFARGE WAS GIVEN ON FRIDAY 27TH APRIL TO EXPLAIN PROPOSED FURTHER EXTRACTION OF MINERALS.  PLEASE NOTE THAT PLANNING PERMISSION HAS NOT YET BEEN APPROVED.  APOLOGIES FOR EARLIER REPORT WHICH INDICATED THAT LAFARGE HAD APPROVAL WHICH WAS BASED ON A MISUNDERSTANDING AT THE MEETING HELD ON 28TH NOVEMBER 2011.
  6. AN E-MAIL HAS BEEN RECEIVED REGARDING THE STATE OF TWO OAK TREES ADJACENT TO THE RECYCLING CENTRE.  ONE APPEARS TO BE ROTTEN AT THE BASE AND COULD POSSIBLY FALL INTO THE POND AT THE GRANARY.  THE OTHER ALTHOUGH APPARENTLY HEALTHY HAS MASSES OF IVY ATTACHED WHICH COULD EVENTUALLY CAUSE A PROBLEM.

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