Local applications

  • 20/02680/FUL

    Land At The Junction Of Hosker Close And Merewood Avenue Oxford Oxfordshire OX3 8EG

    24 November 2020

    Erection of a 1 x 1-bed dwellinghouse (Use Class C3). Provision of car parking and relocation of footway. Despite the headline on the Planning Portal this application for permission to build a two-storey 2xbed ‘Sustainable Tree House’ on a corner plot at the Junction of Hosker Close and Merewood Avenue raises a number of questions…

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  • 20/02677/FUL

    47 Gaisford Road Oxford OX4 3LH

    24 November 2020

    Change of use of a House in Multiple Occupation (Use Class C4) to a mother and baby unit (Use Class C2). With no accompanying statement, this application raises more questions than it answers. The application form states that there will be five full time employees. Is the mother and baby unit intended to be run…

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  • 20/02655/FUL

    37 White Road Oxford OX4 2JJ

    24 November 2020

    Change of use of dwellinghouse (Use Class C3) to a House in Multiple Occupation (Use Class C4). This plan has had the benefit of an HMO Licence Pre-Application Advice Visit, back in July 2020.  Various items have been referred to there as currently unsuitable, including compliance with Fire Regulations, the suitability of only 3 of…

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  • 20/02713/FUL

    31 Weyland Road Oxford OX3 8PE

    24 November 2020

    Change of use from dwellinghouse (Use Class C3) to House in Multiple Occupation (Use Class C4). Provision of cycle store. We have seen recent applications for change of use to HMOs where plans include extra bedrooms in garden rooms which are separate from the main house. We query whether it is acceptable for residents to…

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  • 20/02665/FUL

    14 Lockheart Crescent Oxford Oxfordshire OX4 3RN

    24 November 2020

    Change of use of rear garden outbuilding from household storage to barbershop (Use Class A1). (Retrospective) This application, to get retrospective permission for a business to be run from a former storage shed access to which has to be through a private dwelling, should not be given approval.  (Apart from anything else, the applicant’s rationale…

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  • 20/02685/VAR

    135-137 Botley Road Oxford OX2 0HA

    24 November 2020

    Variation of condition 2 (Develop in accordance with approved plns) of planning permission 16/00882/FUL (Erection of a two storey retail unit (Use Class A1) and reconfiguration of existing car park.) to allow increase to storm water storage volume and increase the height of the ground floor level. Flood risk is an obvious concern on this…

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  • 20/02674/T56

    Land Opposite Redbridge Park And Ride Abingdon Road Oxford Oxfordshire OX1 4XF

    24 November 2020

     Application for prior approval to install a 20.0m AGL Phase 7 Monopole C/W Wrapround Cabinet at base and associated ancillary works. This application includes the document “Site specific supplementary information” which is unreadable, apparently owing to corruption of the file; in any event, it is not in pdf format, as are other documents, and hence…

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  • 20/02696/FUL

    35 Donnington Bridge Road Oxford Oxfordshire OX4 4AZ

    24 November 2020

    Change of use from dwellinghouse (Use Class C3) to house in multiple occupation (Use Class C4). Provision of car parking and bin and cycle stores. |  We note this property has a history with 2 applications for change of use refused in 2018 and 1 withdrawn in 2020. However, permission to build a 1×1 bed…

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  • 20/02194/FUL

    33 Oliver Road Oxford OX4 2JQ

    24 November 2020

    Erection of first floor rear extension. Although the application states that there is no impact on daylight to windows on the adjoining house, no information is presented that enables the statement to be verified. We believe that the application cannot be approved without thorough examination of the effect on the adjoining house. There is also no…

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  • 20/02303/FUL

    Peacock House Baynhams Drive Oxford Oxfordshire OX2 8FN

    24 November 2020

    Change of use of ground floor of Block C of the Wolvercote Paper Mill development from GP surgery and business use to residential use (Use Class C3) comprising 5 x 2 bedroom flats and 2 x 1 bedroom flats. Alterations to fenestration at ground floor. Insertion of 3no. doors to north elevation and 4no. doors…

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