10 Godwin Road, Hastings
Alterations to property and change of use from three flats to a single dwelling with self contained annexe, provision of first floor balcony & external steps down
to basement and demolition of flat roof garage.
Yes – Tillington Terrace
6 letters of objection received from 4 complainants
The Planning Services Manager, Mrs Evans, presented this report for alterations to the property to change back to a single dwelling with 4 bedrooms and 1 self-contained 1 bedroom annexe and the provision of a first floor balcony and external steps to basement and demolition of flat roof garage.
Concerns had been received regarding the proposed balcony to the rear elevation at first floor level, this was not considered to cause unacceptable overlooking. Furthermore, it was considered there would be sufficient parking on site supported by on street parking. Members were advised that the minor external alterations were not considered harmful to the character of the conservation area and that no objection was received from the Conservation Officer. Members were shown plans and photographs of the application site.
Councillor Beaver proposed a motion to approve the application as set out in the resolution below. This was seconded by Councillor Roberts.
RESOLVED - (unanimously) that planning permission be granted subject to the following conditions:-
The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission;
The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans:
01,02 Rev I (version submitted 29.11.16) ,03 Rev G,04 Rev A,05;
The materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the extension and alterations hereby permitted shall match those of the existing main building;
With the exception of internal works the building works required to carry out the development allowed by this permission must only be carried out within the following times:-
08.00 - 18.00 Monday to Friday
08.00 - 13.00 on Saturdays
No working on Sundays or Public Holidays.
The internal doorway at first floor level between the main house and the annexe area shall be retained and shall not be sealed shut or covered over at any time.
This condition is imposed in accordance with the provisions of Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990;
For the avoidance of doubt and in the interests of proper planning;
In the interests of the visual amenity of the area;
To safeguard the amenity of adjoining residents; and
In order to ensure that the annexe remain subservient to and part of the main house and for reasons of highway safety.
Notes to the Applicant
Failure to comply with any condition imposed on this permission may result in enforcement action without further warning;
Statement of positive engagement: In dealing with this application Hastings Borough Council has actively sought to work with the applicant in a positive and proactive manner, in accordance with paragraphs 186 and 187 of the National Planning Policy Framework;
Your attention is drawn to the requirements of the Party Wall etc. Act 1996;
Your attention is drawn to the East Sussex County Council on-line sustainable Urban Drainage (SUDs) Tool-kit regarding suitable drainage schemes for the west stairwell and the south light-well at basement level:
The internal annexe hereby approved shall not be used as a separate self-contained dwelling and shall not be sealed off as to sub-divide the dwelling unless an application for planning permission is first submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority.
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