Barton Parish Council Planning Process
Barton Parish Council (BPC) are consulted by Greater Cambridge Planning on all planning applications that impact our village (on behalf of South Cambridgeshire District Council). Any views expressed by BPC  will be taken into account by SCDC planning before a decision is made. Our Councillors look at all Barton applications, some of which may need a site visit. BPC may also call a Public Meeting to discuss any significant issues or causes for concern.

Planning applications are examined against a set criteria, and BPC can only comment on what are known as material considerations (see examples below table). These comments have to be discussed and approved at public meetings such as the regular BPC meetings. The final decision is made by the Planning Authority not the Parish Council, in our case Greater Cambridge Planning on behlaf of South Cambridgeshire District Council.

If anyone wants to see copies of applications, please contact our Clerk.

You are browsing Planning Applications for the year 2024

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NoLocationDescriptionCouncil Response
24/01758/HFUL60 Wimpole Road Barton Cambridgeshire CB23 7ABPart removal of the rear roof and windows and replacement with new dual pitched roof.
24/00116/CONDA9A Comberton Road Barton Cambridgeshire CB23 7BASubmission of details required by conditions 6 (Hard and Soft Landscaping), 9 (Energy Statement), 10 (Water Efficiency) and 11 (Ecology Enhancement) of planning permission 24/00116/S73
24/01537/HFUL90 High Street Barton Cambridgeshire CB23 7BGAddition of external wall insulation with silicone render finish.
24/00785/HFULClare Farm Barn 4A Comberton Road Barton Cambridgeshire CB23 7BAErection of a garage with garden store, erection of a Summer House to rear of dwelling, replace existing rear window with French doors on main dwelling and installation of native hedgingApproved
24/00830/HFUL5A Comberton Road Barton Cambridgeshire CB23 7BADemolition of the existing conservatory, demolition of the end gable of the existing swimming pool, relocated front entrance and blocking up old, new end gable and new timber cladding to old swimming pool, formation of new end parking bay, new end gable and old swimming pool garden elevation and flat roof extension to pool with new canopy to garden on two sides, alterations to some window / door openings and new windows and doors, new raised decked area and shed, new photovoltaics, Air source heat pump and screening, new extract outlets. Photovoltaics to garden side of roof ( South and West elevations )Approved
24/00735/CLLB1 College Farm Court Barton Cambridgeshire CB23 7ALCertificate of lawfulness under Sections 26H and 26I for internal and external repairs to a converted outbuilding.
24/00664/PRIORLand At Rayner Leisure Buildings 16 Cambridge Road Barton CambridgeshireRemoval of existing 15.0m monopole supporting 3 no. antennas including head frame and the installation of 17.5m monopole supporting replacement 3 no. antennas and 3 no. additional antennas including head frame. The relocation of existing 1 no. 300 dish and the installation of 1 no. 300mm dish and 1 no. 600mm dish. Ancillary development thereto including the installation of 9 no. Remote Radio Units (RRUs) and 15 no. GPS module.
24/00640/HFUL1 Holben Close Barton Cambridgeshire CB23 7AQTwo storey side and rear extension together with a balcony to create an annexe ancillary to the main dwelling and the provision of an external covered storage area integrated into the ground-floor.Withdrawn

Examples of material considerations

The Development Plan and any review of the Development Plan which is underway.

  • Barton Character Appraisal
  • Adopted supplementary guidance – for example, village design statements, conservation area appraisals, car parking standards.
  • Replies from statutory and non-statutory agencies (e.g. Environment Agency, Highways Authority).
  • Representations from others – neighbours, amenity groups and other interested parties so long as they relate to land use matters.
  • Effects on an area – this includes the character of an area, availability of infrastructure, density, over-development, layout, position, design and external appearance of buildings and landscaping
  • The need to safeguard valuable resources such as good farmland or mineral reserves.
  • Highway safety issues – such as traffic generation, road capacity, means of access, visibility, car parking and effects on pedestrians and cyclists.
  • Public services – such as drainage and water supply
  • Public proposals for using the same land
  • Effects on individual buildings – such as overlooking, loss of light, overshadowing, visual intrusion, noise, disturbance and smell.
  • Effects on a specially designated area or building – such as green belt, conservation areas, listed buildings, ancient monuments and areas of special scientific interest.
  • Effects on existing tree cover and hedgerows.
  • Nature conservation interests – such as protection of badgers, great crested newts etc.
  • Public rights of way
  • Flooding or pollution.
  • Planning history of the site – including existing permissions and appeal deciThe sions.
  • A desire to retain or promote certain uses – such as playing fields, village shops and pubs.
  • Need for the development – such as a petrol station
  • Prevention of crime and disorder
  • Presence of a hazardous substance directly associated with a development
  • Human Rights Act

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