Planning application number: 20/0522
Site address: COLT CLOSE FARM SOUTHWAITE CA4 0NB
Description: Alterations to the structure and curtilage of the agricultural barn to facilitate the conversion to a flexible business use.
Decision date: 01 December 2020
Decision type: Full Approval
Temporary expiry date:
Decision level/committee: Delegated
Conditions / reason for refusal: Time limit for commencement 1. The development permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission. Reason: In order to comply with the provisions of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

Approved Plans 2. The development hereby granted shall be carried out in accordance with the drawings hereby approved: i. Existing Plans, drawing number 01 received 30 July 2020 ii. Site Plan, drawing number 02 Rev B received16 November 2020 iii. Plans and Elevations, Drawing number 01 rev H received 16 November 2020 iv. Visibility Splays received 16 November 2020 Reason: To ensure a satisfactory development and to avoid any ambiguity as to what constitutes the permission.

3. The hedgerows within 25m either side of the access into the site shall at all times be maintained to 1m in height or below. Reason: In the interests of highway safety.

Note to developer: 1. This decision notice grants planning permission only. It does not override any existing legal agreement, covenant or ownership arrangement. It is the applicantís responsibility to ensure all necessary agreements are in place prior to the commencement of development. Informatives 1. The works are granted in connection with a Prior Approval application for use as B1 units as set out in the Use Classes Order 1987 (Amended) under Part 2 Class R of the General Permitted Development Order 2015 (as amended). Any change from this use to another flexible use would require further permission. 2. BATS and BARN OWLS - All bats and their roosts are fully protected under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (as amended by the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000) and are further protected under Regulation 41(1) of the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010. Should any bats or evidence of bats be found prior to or during development, work must stop immediately and in the first instance contact the National Bat Helpline on 0845 1300 228. Developers/ contractors may need to take further advice from Natural England on the need for a European Protected Species Licence in order to continue the development in a lawful manner. Natural England can be contacted at consultations@naturalengland.org.uk or by calling 0300 060 3900, or Natural England, Consultation Service, Hornbeam House, Crewe Business Park, Electra Way, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 6GJ 3. Separate approval for the works hereby granted permission/consent may be required by the Building Act 1984 and the Building Regulations 2000 (as amended), and the grant of planning permission does not imply that such approval will be given. The Councilís Building Control Team should be consulted before works commence. You contact the team directly at building.control@eden.gov.uk

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