ROSECROFT GARDENS CONSERVATION AREA: PROPOSED CHARACTER APPRAISAL AND MANAGEMENT PLAN
To agree the undertaking of public consultation on the attached draft Conservation Area Character Appraisal and Management Plan document for Rosecroft Gardens and the implementation of the Article 4(2) Direction, subject to separate statutory public consultation procedures.
Decision type: Non-Key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Wards affected: Whitton;
Decision due: Not before 14 Apr 2009 by Cabinet Member for Environment
Lead member: Councillor Martin Elengorn, Opposition Spokesperson for Environment and Planning Cllr.MElengorn@richmond.gov.uk
Contact: Philip Wealthy, Head of Policy and Design Email: email@example.com.
Letters will be sent to all property owners in the Rosecroft Gardens conservation area, informing them that the draft Character Appraisal and Management Plan document is available, specifying a six-week period for public consultation. The documents will be available on the Council’s website and in hard copy on request.
In accordance with section 71 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservations Areas) Act 1990, the attached Character Appraisal and Management Plan document will also be subject to a public meeting. The views expressed at this meeting will be reported to the Cabinet Member or to full Cabinet where changes to the cons Plan are proposed.
Any Article 4(2) Direction would be subject to a separate statutory period of public consultation, in which notice of the Direction will be advertised locally, and served on owners and occupiers of dwellinghouses to which the direction relates, specifying a period of 21days for any representations concerning the direction to be made.
A range of works, such as the introduction of uPVC windows, satellite dishes on front elevations, front dormers, front rooflights and porches, would require planning permission. Local authority officers would be able to provide advice and guidance to residents on appropriate alterations. There is no local authority fee for planning applications for development which would have been permitted but for an Article 4(2) Direction. An Article 4(2) Direction is not applied retrospectively.