The Sub-Committee was addressed by Ms. Stalker, on behalf of the objectors and Mr. Flisher, the agent.
Permit with conditions and informative as outlined in the agenda, subject to the following amended condition:
6. LANDSCAPING – IMPLEMENTATION
Prior to commencement of above ground works a tree planting schedule and amended landscaping plan shall be submitted to, and approved in writing by, the Local Planning Authority. This should include details of suitable native trees to be planted. All hard and soft landscaping works shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details. Arboricultural work to existing trees shall be carried out prior to the commencement of any other development, otherwise all remaining landscaping work and new planting shall be carried out prior to the occupation of any part of the development or in accordance to the timetable agreed with the Borough Council. Any trees or plants, which within a period of five years of the commencement of any works in pursuance of the development die, are removed, or become seriously damaged or diseased, shall be replaced as soon as practicable with others of similar size and species, following consultation with the Borough Council, unless the Borough Council gives written consent to any variation.
Reason: To preserve and enhance the visual amenities of the locality in accordance with Policy DM6 of the Elmbridge Development Management Plan 2015.