1st July 2005
25 Orbiston, Councillor Lyle.
021006801FUL Extensionto Dwellinghouse
Contrary to Development Plan:
Bellshill and Mossend Local Plan Policy H I (existing residential areas) and the Southern Area Local Plan Finalised Draft (Modified 2001 and 2004) Policy HSG8 (established residential areas) No
Three letters of representationswere received, including one from the local member and one from Michael McMahon MSP.
Planning permission is sought for the erection of a 1.8 metre high section of fencing projecting 2 metres from the front elevation of the house. The dwelling is a two storey end terrace which has extended to the side. The site is situated within an established residential area and policy H I of the adopted Bellshill and Mossend Local Plan (1983) as well as policy HSG8 (residential amenity) of the finalised Southern Area Local Plan is a material planning consideration.
The proposed section of fence would be positioned along the mutual boundary of the application site and no 12 Orbiston Square. The front door of the adjoining property and the living room window of the applicant are immediately adjacent to one another along the common boundary. The fence would slope down to one metre in height for a length of 500mm.
Two letters of objection have been received, one from the adjoining neighbour and the other from the local member. The grounds of objection can be summarised as follows:
The adjoining neighbour objected on the basis that the fence would: be out of keeping with the surrounding, ruin the outlook from their window, block sunlight to the neighbours property,