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St Helena : REDEVELOPMENT OF SUNDALE – PLANNING CONDITIONS
Submitted by Saint Helena Herald (Public Relations Information Office) 27.08.2013 (Article Archived on 24.09.2013)

Following Executive Council’s decision on 6 August to redevelop the Sundale site into a prison, a public meeting was arranged at Half Tree Hollow Community Centre for all interested persons to discuss the reasons behind ExCo’s recommendations





REDEVELOPMENT
OF SUNDALE – PLANNING CONDITIONS



1. Following
Executive Council’s decision on 6 August to redevelop the Sundale site into a
prison, a public meeting was arranged at Half Tree Hollow Community Centre for
all interested persons to discuss the reasons behind ExCo’s recommendations.



Councillors agreed at the meeting that
the planning conditions subject to which the development permission has been
granted should be published.



The conditions (as recommended by the
Land Planning Development Control Board to the Governor in Council) are set out
below.



1. Development permission relates to the
revised drawings submitted on 25 April 2013 and the development shall be
carried out in accordance with those drawings apart from any minor amendment
submitted subsequently and approved in writing by the Planning Officer.



Reason: To define the
permission.



2. Roof water is to be collected in
storage tanks, not less than 450 litres capacity for re use, with overflows fed
into landscaped areas;



Reason: To encourage use of
natural resources, and planning policy W.2, H.9 g)



3. No roof water or site water is to be
fed into, or directed to any foul sewer system.



Reason: To avoid unsettling
the effective operation of the sewer system.



4. No external lighting shall be used to
illuminate the perimeter walls.



Reason: In the interest of
residential amenity, to minimize light pollution and in accordance with
planning policy E.8



5. All drainage pipe work shall be laid
underground;



Reason: In accordance with
planning policy SD.7



6. Insulation shall be incorporated in
all new roof spaces.



Reason: To ensure energy
efficiency in accordance with planning policy E.4



7. No development shall be commenced
until a scheme of landscaping in the areas where the height of perimeter walls
is to be increased, has been submitted to and approved in writing by the
Planning Officer. The landscaping proposal shall be carried out within six
months of the development being commissioned and thereafter maintained.



Reason: To blend the
development into its setting and in accordance with planning policy IZ 1 h)



8. No development shall be commenced
until details of wall rendering and finishes has been submitted to and approved
in writing by the Planning Officer.



Reason: In accordance with
planning policy IZ 1 a)



9. The entrance gates shall be of heavy
wooden or cast iron materials, details of which shall be submitted to and
approved in writing by the Planning Officer.



Reason: In the interest of
security, to be symbolic of their purpose and in accordance with planning
policy IZ 1 a)



10. No development shall be commenced
until a Construction Management Plan has been submitted to the Planning Officer
and approved in writing to demonstrate that the impact of construction work on
nearby residents is to be minimized in respect of dust, noise, traffic, hours of
working and the handling and disposal of waste materials.



Reason: to protect
residential amenity in accordance with planning policy IZ.1.



11. The development shall not be brought
in to use until the septic tank and its soakaway system have been examined and
reported upon to the Planning Officer together with proposals for refurbishment
to ensure their effectiveness in dealing with foul sewage from the development.



Reason: to ensure
avoidance of pollution in compliance with planning policy SD.4.



12. The specification and details of the
means of support of all security mesh shall be submitted to the Planning
Officer and shall have been approved in writing prior to its installation.



Reason: In the interest of
security in accordance with planning policies SI.1 and SI.3.



SHG



27 August 2013



 

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