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Barby & Onley Recent Planning Applications

The Parish Council has no objection to this application so long as the public footpath remains accessible to members of the public at all times, and allows safe passage for pedestrians and dogs when equestrian activities are taking place.  The Council wish to see some noise control to limit the use of tannoys in this area.
 DDC Reference No & Address Description of Development Barby Parish Council Comments DDC Decision

 DA/2018/0963

40, Daventry Road, Barby, Northamptonshire, CV23 8TR

 First floor extension over existing single storey extension. Construction of shed and wooden decking  No Objections Decision awaited

 DA/2018/0937

69, Daventry Road, Barby, Northamptonshire, CV23 8TP
 

 Construction of two storey side and front extension To be discussed on 10th December Decision awaited

 DA/2018/0714

 Land To Rear Of 16, Ashleigh Close, Barby, Northamptonshire, CV23 8UG

 Construction of detached bungalow The Parish Council had no objections Approved 16th November 2018

 DA/2018/0687

16, Onley Park, Barby, Northamptonshire, CV23 8AN 

 Replacement roof and frames to existing conservatory The Parish Council had no objections. Approved 2nd October 2018

 DA/2018/0635

Land Off, Balding Close, Barby, Northamptonshire

 Construction of 4 dwellings and associated works including access off Balding Close / Daventry Road Barby & Onley Parish Council OBJECT to this application due to increased risk of flooding of properties in Brackendale Drive, loss of privacy and light, and concern over the width of the access road. The Council regrets the loss of affordable housing.
As the site has poor drainage and the natural fall of the land is into Brackendale Drive to the east, drainage will cause flooding in Brackendale Drive. The plan shows drainage to be via Balding Close. To achieve this the land will need to be built up to allow run off into Balding Close. It is impossible to tell how high the proposed houses will be in relation to houses in Brackendale Drive.
The parish council wish to ensure that conditions are imposed that prevent neighbouring properties being overlooked, and would ask that the layout of the site be revisited to minimise the effect on neighbouring properties, in particular that plot 1 is re-sited further from the rear boundary of the property.
Widening of the existing access road will not be sufficient to allow 2 cars to pass safely at any one time.

The Parish Council to discuss the amended application on 10th December
 

 Approved reserved matters 1st November 2018

 DA/2018/0562
APP/Y2810/D/18/0562

45, Daventry Road, Barby, Northamptonshire, CV23 8TP 

 Construct entrance porch to front of property

 The Parish Council had no objections

Although the Parish Council raised no objection to this application, DDC refused the application as it was not in keeping with the street scene. It was noted that the applicant has the right to appeal. The Clerk was asked to write to DDC expressing regret that they failed to take note of local opinion.

The Parish Council to discuss the appeal on 10th December 2018
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 Refused 12th September 2018

 DA/2018/0555

8, Onley Park, Barby, Northamptonshire, CV23 8AN 

 Single storey side and front extension to link to existing garage including change flat roof to pitched roof The Parish Council had no objections. Approved 22nd August 2018

 DA/2018/0476

 Danetre Farm Bungalow, Kilsby Road, Barby, Northamptonshire, CV23 8TU

 Re-building of existing agricultural barn to provide a foaling and isolation unit, office and living accommodation over (part retrospective)

 Barby & Onley Parish Council Neighbourhood Plan Policy BO-H2 (1) would permit this development as it is required to meet an agricultural need. but they wish a condition to be attached that it remains linked with agricultural use.
The Parish council does not wish to see domestic dwellings built in open countryside as seems to be possible under the Q Clause of the current NPPF
Although the Parish Council raised no objection to this application, DDC refused the application as it
was not in keeping with the street scene. It was noted that the applicant has the right to appeal.
The Clerk was asked to write to DDC expressing regret that they failed to take note of local opinion.
 Decision awaited

 DA/2018/0462

56, Rugby Road, Barby, Northamptonshire, CV23 8UB

 Demolition of existing utility/sun room and construction of two storey rear extension

 The Parish Council had no objections

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 Approved 17th July 2018

 DA/2018/0382

6, The Green, Barby, Northamptonshire, CV23 8TS
 Outline application for demolition of workshop and construction of two detached dwellings with on-site parking (revised scheme).  
1 x 2 bed plot; 1 x 3 bed plot. Both houses to be 1400mm from the road.

Barby & Onley Parish Council has no objections to two dwellings on this site, but want the frontage of the dwellings to be in line with No 8 and 10 the Green.
Since this is an outline application, the council wish to state that they would object strongly if more than two dwellings are built on this site. The dwellings must be of a maximum of 2 storey, be in keeping with the adjacent cottages, No 8 and 10, and not be further forward towards the road than No 8 and 10.

12th November meeting - The Parish Council support the amended plan for two houses both with off road parking for two vehicles. The Council wish to ensure that the detailed design of the houses is in keeping with current cottages adjacent to the site.

 Approved 27th November 2018

 DA/2018/0317

 Onley Grounds Farm, London Road, Barby, Northamptonshire, CV23 8AJ

 Widening and improvement of existing track (retrospective) The Parish Council had no objections. Approved 20th August 2018

 DA/2018/0287

 49, Brackendale Drive, Barby, Northamptonshire, CV23 8TJ

 Conservatory to rear of dwelling No Objections Approved 22nd May 2018

 DA/2018/0253

 Village Farm 15, Rugby Road, Barby, Northamptonshire, CV23 8UA

 Construction of domestic storage building
Barby & Onley Parish Council are strongly OPPOSED to this application on the following grounds:-
  1. The site of the proposed building falls outside the village development envelope as defined on page 39 of Barby & Onley Neighbourhood Development Plan.
  2. The site of the proposed building is within the curtilage of Village Farm, which is a Grade II listed building, and is located closer to two neighbouring Grade II listed buildings at 7 Rugby Road (house and cob barn) and to the curtilage listed building at 7A Rugby Road.
  3. By virtue of its size, scale and mass, and its proximity to Listed Buildings the Parish Council feel that this proposed development will have an adverse effect on neighbouring properties and impact on the setting of the Listed buildings. This conflicts with saved Local Plan Policies GN1, GN2 and Barby & Onley Neighbourhood Development Plan policy BO-GP1c.
  4. The proposed proximity of the building to the neighbouring boundary gives no space for any sort of landscaping to mitigate the adverse effects of such a large scale building. This conflicts with Local Plan policies GN1 and EN25.
No landscaping scheme, design and access statement, or detail of drainage arrangements have been submitted with the application.
This application is considered to be contrary to Policy BO-GP1( c ) of Barby & Onley Neighbourhood Development Plan which expects all new development to enhance the positive attributes of the village and local design features. This development is considered to impact on the character of the area within which it
is located.
 Decision awaited

 DA/2018/1212

1 & 2 The Bungalows, Manor Works, Barby Lane, Barby, Northamptonshire, CV23 8TD

 Demolition of existing tied bungalows. Construction of two dwellings. The Parish Council has no objections but wishes the Planning Officer to note that since the properties are some distance from the village they should have a tie on them linking them to the Business units as per the current bungalows.

 Approved 26th April 2018

 PD/2018/0051

 66, Kilsby Road, Barby, Northamptonshire, CV23 8TU

 Prior approval for single storey flat roof rear extension 4.18m from originals house and 3.3m maximum height No comment  Prior Approval granted 25th September 2018

 DA/2018/0013

Land Off Balding Close, Barby, Northamptonshire
 

 Reserved matters application (appearance, scale and landscaping details) for construction of 6 dwellings, formation of extended access and related open space

 The Parish Council note that this land falls within the development boundary of Barby & Onley Neighbourhood Plan. They are concerned that there is insufficient parking spaces associated with each property. It is regrettable that there is no longer any Affordable housing associated with this development.
It was noted that construction traffic will inconvenience current residents and cause possible damage to the access road, so restrictions on construction should be considered, and the access road made good.
Following concerns raised by local residents, it was resolved to submit further comments on the layout and design of the application. The access road does not lend itself to two car flow as the width of the road is too narrow.  The Parish Council wish to see a clause preventing vehicles visiting houses in the close from parking on the access road. Is the width of access road sufficient to serve 9 properties?

The land falls away towards Brackendale Drive. Residents wish to ensure that Severn Trent are consulted as part of the application and are happy about the provision for surface water run off.

The height of Plots No1 and 2 are on higher ground that the houses behind in Brackendale Drive and the house to the north. The height of these plots will result in loss of light and amenity to neighbouring properties.

Amended Reserve Matters Application for construction of 6 dwellings. Land off Balding Close, Barby. To consider whether to submit further comments on the proposed amendments. It is impossible to tell how high the proposed houses will be in relation to houses in Brackendale Drive from finished floor heights, and therefore this amendment does nothing to address the concerns from immediate neighbours over the building heights in relation to their properties.


 Approved 1st November 2018

 DA/2017/1257

Onley Grounds Farm, Onley Park, Barby, Northamptonshire, CV23 8UU 

 Redevelopment of existing farm buildings to include conversion of two barns to form three dwellings, retention of existing farmhouse, demolition of existing extension and construction of two dwellings

 This applies to Onley Fields Farm.
The PC object as this will materially change the rural aspect of the countryside. The current barns are not derelict, so this is contrary to the parish NDP Policy BO-H1 (4).  It is replacing more than just the
existing domestic dwellings and would have no close link to the village. Policy BO-H1c of Barby & Onley NDP states that building should be no more than 2 storeys in height. This amounts to new
residential development in open countryside, and is contrary to the NDP and should be opposed.
 Application withdrawn 19th July 2018
 DA/2017/1222

33, Onley Park, Barby, Northamptonshire, CV23 8AN

 Single storey rear extension and two storey side extension The Parish Council OBJECT to very large extension as they consider it to be over-development of the site. The building will abut the neighbours boundary line and footings and guttering will impinge onto the neighbouring property (No 34).
By nature of the size and position of this extension, should the application be allowed it will reduce the amenity of neighbouring properties and be out of character within the setting of Onley Park.

Amended
Following an explanation by the applicant of the amendments made to the application it was resolved that the Parish Council had no objection to the amended plans. (7 voted “No Objection” 2 Abstentions)

  Approved 5th April 2018

 DA/2017/1161

Onley Grounds Equestrian Complex, Onley Grounds Farm, London Road, Barby, Northamptonshire, CV23 8AJ


 Construction of equestrian indoor arena

 The Parish Council has no objection to this application so long as the public footpath remains accessible to members of the public at all times, and allows safe passage for pedestrians and dogs when equestrian activities are taking place. The Council wish to see some noise control to limit the use of tannoys in this area

The Parish Council to discuss the amended application on 10th December.

 Decision awaited
 DA/2017/0861

Onley Grounds Farm, London Road, Barby, Northamptonshire, CV23 8AJ

 Construction of an outdoor arena No Objections Decision awaited