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Planning Application Number: 09/14/00003

Parish/Town Council: Bridgwater Without

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Application Received
19/02/2014
Application Registered
17/03/2014
Comments Welcome By
22/04/2014
Application is Under Consideration
Application Decided
12/09/2014
Appeal Received
Appeal Decided
Type:
Full Planning Permission
Location:
Land off A38, Bristol Road and A39, Bath Road and bounded by M5 Motorway and railway line, Bristol Road, Bridgwater
Proposal:
Variation of condition 2 of Planning Permission 09/10/00019 to substitute the approved plans listed in Schedule A to change the previously approved house types on plots 200, 201, 202, 203, 212, 219, 220, 222, 239, 240, 243, 244, 245, 247, 248, 252, 253, 254, repositioning of plot 221, handing of plot 218 and change plots 210/211 from semi-detached to detached units.
Case Officer:
Jeremy Ebdon
Registered Date:
17/03/2014
Applicant:
BDW Trading Ltd/Hallam Land Management Ltd
Applicant Address:
2nd Floor Aztec Centre Aztec West BS32 4TD
Agent:
Development Design Partnership, Sandford House
Agent Address:
Sandford House 6 and 7 Lower High Street Stourbridge West Midlands DY8 1TE
Consultation Start Date:
21/03/2014
Earliest Decision Date:
23/04/2014
Committee or Delegated:
Delegated
Committee Date:
Not Applicable
Decision:
Granted Permission
Decision Date:
12/09/2014
 Conditions and Reasons
1
Approval of the details of the appearance, layout and scale of the buildings and railway bridge (where these are not already hereby permitted), the additional means of access from the A39 to the residential development in the south-west part of the site and the landscaping of the site (other than for the Regional Distribution Centre hereby permitted), all of which are hereinafter called "the reserved matters", shall be obtained from the local planning authority in writing. No phase or parcel of development (other than specific operations to be approved in advance in writing by the local planning authority) shall be commenced prior to the approval of the reserved matters within that phase or parcel. Application for approval of the reserved matters shall be made to the local planning authority before the 9th December 2025. The development hereby permitted shall be begun either before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission, or before the expiration of two years from the date of approval of the last of the reserved matters to be approved, whichever is the later. Reason: The application was submitted as an outline application in accordance with the provisions of Article 3(1) of the Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) Order 1995 (As amended by SI 2006/1062) and in accordance with the provisions of Section 92 of the Town and Country Planning Act, 1990 (As amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004).
2
The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the approved plans listed in Schedule A, and any subsequent non-material changes that may be agreed in writing. Reason: For the avoidance of doubt and in the interests of proper planning.
3
The development shall be carried out substantially in accordance with Parameters Plan (no. 3116-P-501-Rev O) and no variation shall be made without the prior written approval of the Local Planning Authority which approval will not be given if in the reasonable opinion of the Local Planning Authority the proposed variation creates new environmental impacts which exceed the range or scale of those assessed and measured in the Environmental Statement (including the further information) and which the Local Planning Authority considers may require further or additional mitigation measures. Reason: The Environmental Impact and merits of the proposed development have been assessed on this basis.
4
No phase or parcel of development, apart from specific operations to be approved in advance in writing by the local planning authority, shall commence until the means of access for construction traffic for that phase or parcel has been constructed in accordance with the detailed plan and specification for such access, which shall have been approved in writing by the local planning authority. The specification shall include details of highway drainage management and surface water disposal, treatment of existing watercourses within 9 metres of the proposed route and details of any rhyne crossings/ bridges. Reason: In the interests of road safety and orderly development.
5
No phase or parcel of development shall be occupied until those parts of the spine road (main access road for the development linking A38 to A39) necessary to provide access to that phase or parcel have been constructed to a standard agreed in writing with the local planning authority in accordance with detailed plans and specifications for those parts of the spine road necessary for that phase or parcel. These plans and specifications shall be in general accordance with the approved plans listed in Schedule A of decision notice reference 09/10/00019 and include footpaths, tactile paving, traffic signals, pedestrian crossings, cycleways, bus stops/bus lay-bys, verges, junctions, street lighting, sewers, drains, retaining walls, service routes, surface water drainage and outfall, water courses, bridges, culverts, vehicle overhang margins, embankments, visibility splays, accesses, carriageway gradients, car parking, street furniture, landscaping, and tree planting, where they are relevant and appropriate for that phase or parcel of development. For this purpose, plans and sections, indicating the design, layout, levels, gradients, materials and method of construction, will have been approved in writing by the local planning authority. Reason: In the interests of road safety, the capacity of the highway network and orderly development, and to protect the water environment.
6
Unless otherwise agreed in writing, no development shall be occupied on the land north of the disused railway line until the emergency access has been provided in accordance with the detailed plan and specification which shall have been approved in writing by the local planning authority. The specification shall be in general accordance with the approved plans listed in Schedule A of decision notice reference 09/10/00019 unless otherwise agreed in writing by the local planning authority, and include details of passing places, accesses, junctions, visibility splays, highway drainage management/ disposal, treatment of existing watercourses within 9 metres of the proposed route and details of any rhyne crossings/ bridges. Reason: In the interests of road safety and the capacity of the highway network and to protect water courses.
7
No phase or parcel of development (apart from specific operations approved in advance by the local planning authority) shall commence until a programme of archaeological work in relation to that phase or parcel has been secured and implemented in accordance with a written scheme of investigation which has been approved in writing by the local planning authority. Reason: To accord with Government advice to ensure the protection of the nation's heritage and historical features.
8
Development shall be carried out in accordance with the surface water drainage masterplan submitted on 16th September 2010 and subsequently approved by Sedgemoor District Council pursuant of the permission number 09/08/00017. Any changes to the surface water drainage master plan shall be agreed in writing by the local planning authority in consultation with the Internal Drainage Board and Environment Agency. Reason: To ensure that an adequate and sustainable means of drainage and flood mitigation is provided.
9
No phase or parcel of the development (apart from specific operations approved in advance by the local planning authority) shall commence until a detailed scheme for surface water drainage for that phase or parcel has been approved in writing by the local planning authority, in consultation with the Internal Drainage Board and Environment Agency. This shall include details for surface water drainage limitation and pollution prevention measures. It shall be based on sustainable drainage principles and the surface water drainage masterplan for the whole site. The scheme shall be completed in accordance with the approved details, drawings and timescale and any subsequent amendments that shall be agreed in writing with the local planning authority. Reason: To ensure that an adequate means of drainage is provided, that flood risks are minimised at the site, to prevent pollution of the water environment, and to ensure existing and proposed ecological habitat is suitable.
10
The development hereby permitted shall be carried in accordance with the scheme for works to the outfall from the Motorway Drain to the King's Sedgemoor Drain submitted on 16th September 2010 to, and approved in writing by, the local planning authority, in consultation with the Internal Drainage Board and Environment Agency pursuant of planning permission referenced 09/08/00017. The scheme shall be completed and maintained in accordance with the approved details, drawings and timescale. Reason: To ensure adequate surface water drainage from the site.
11
All residential development shall achieve Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3 and all commercial or community buildings shall achieve BREEAM Very Good standard, unless it is demonstrated to the local planning authority's satisfaction in relation to a particular phase, parcel or building that this would make the development of that element unviable or unless otherwise agreed in writing by the local planning authority. Reason: In the interests of sustainable development.
12
The development shall be carried out in accordance with the scheme for renewable energy submitted pursuant of the permission number 09/08/00017 on 25th May 2010 to, and approved by, the local planning authority, showing how the development will contribute towards ensuring that at least 10% of the energy for the development as a whole will come from decentralised and renewable or low-carbon sources. Thereafter, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the local planning authority, the development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved scheme and any subsequent amendments that shall be agreed in writing with the local planning authority. Reason: In the interests of sustainable development.
13
The Lighting Strategy submitted on 18th October 2010 and 2nd March 2011 to the local planning authority pursuant of the former permissions referenced 09/08/00017 and 09/10/00019 shall be carried out, maintained and retained in perpetuity unless otherwise prior agreed in writing with local planning authority. Except for those areas already agreed, no further phase or parcel of the non-residential development shall commence until a Lighting Strategy for that phase or parcel has been approved by the local planning authority. The Strategy should provide details of: 1. proposed specifications for external lighting of all service roads and areas, parking, buildings, signs and open space. 2. measures to prevent obtrusive light to residents 3. measures to prevent distraction to motorists on the M5 4. measures to minimise light pollution 5. appopriate energy efficiency technology 6. measures to prevent impact on railway safety. Reason: In the interests of road safety, visual and residential amenity and the environment.
14
Neither the spine road nor emergency/construction access nor any development on each phase or parcel of development (apart from specific operations approved in advance by the local planning authority) shall commence until a Construction, Environmental and Management Plan in relation to the road, access or that phase or parcel has been approved in writing by the local planning authority (in consultation with the Secretary of State for Transport). The Plan shall include construction vehicle movements, construction operation hours, construction vehicular routes to and from site, construction delivery hours, expected number of construction vehicles per day, car parking for contractors, specific measures to be adopted to mitigate construction impacts in pursuance of the Environmental Code of Construction Practice, and a scheme to encourage the use of public transport amongst contractors. The development within that phase or parcel shall be carried out strictly in accordance with the approved Construction, Environmental and Management Plan and any subsequent amendments that shall be agreed in writing with the local planning authority (in consultation with the Secretary of State for Transport). Reason: To ensure the adoption of appropriate pollution prevention measures and practices.
15
Neither the spine road nor emergency/construction access nor any development on each phase or parcel of the development (apart from specific operations approved in advance by the local planning authority) shall commence until an operations and maintenance manual detailing watercourses, drainage systems and associated maintenance access strips within that road, phase or parcel have been approved in writing by the local planning authority, in consultation with the Internal Drainage Board and Environment Agency. This shall include how any watercourses or any other drainage systems/ infrastructure are to be operated, managed and maintained in perpetuity. It shall also include plans showing the extent and layout of the maintenance access strip, details of the planting/habitat scheme and of access widths, and arrangements/ routes for gaining access. The scheme shall be subsequently implemented in accordance with the approved details and any subsequent amendments that shall be agreed in writing with the local planning authority in consultation with the Internal Drainage Board and Environment Agency. Reason: To ensure adequate maintenance of the drainage system and ensure any maintenance regime is sensitive to the ecological habitat function of the watercourses.
16
No phase or parcel of the development (apart from specific operations approved in advance by the local planning authority) shall commence until a scheme for finished floor levels for that phase or parcel has been approved in writing by the local planning authority. The finished floor levels of the development should be set at least 300mm above the 1 in 100 year plus climate change fluvial level, or 300mm above the nearest bank level of the Motorway/King Sedgemoor Drain, whichever is the greatest, unless otherwise agreed in writing. The development within that phase or parcel shall be completed in accordance with the approved details and drawings and any subsequent amendments that shall be agreed in writing with the local planning authority in consultation with the Environment Agency. Reason: The site lies within a high flood risk zone. Mitigation is therefore required protect the development from flooding.
17
No phase or parcel of the development shall be occupied until a Flood Warning and Management Plan for that phase or parcel (or for buildings within it) has been approved in writing by the local planning authority. The owners/ occupiers of the building(s) concerned shall comply with the approved Plan whilst it remains operational or occupied unless otherwise agreed/amended in writing by the local planning authority. Reason: To minimise danger to employees and visitors to the site from any flood events.
18
No phase or parcel of the development, apart from specific operations to be approved in advance in writing by the local planning authority, shall commence until a scheme for flood resistance/ resilience for that phase or parcel has been approved in writing by the local planning authority. The development within that phase or parcel shall be constructed in accordance with the approved details and drawings. Reason: To reduce the consequences of flooding and facilitate recovery in the event of a flood occurring.
19
Any existing vehicular accesses to the highway that are not proposed to be retained shall be closed to all vehicular traffic, their use permanently abandoned and any footway reinstated in accordance with details which shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. Such works shall take place within three months of the new access which replaces them first being bought into use unless otherwise agreed in writing by the local planning authority. Reason: In the interests of road safety and visual amenity.
20
No external system of public address, loudspeaker system or amplified music shall be operated, other than for the purposes of emergency announcements, within the site without the prior written permission of the local planning authority. Reason: To safeguard local residents from noise and disturbance.
21
Other than in relation to demolition and construction, the non-residential development hereby permitted shall not give rise to noise levels greater than 8 dB LAeq (60 min) above prevailing background level between 23.00 and 07.00 hours or than 8 dB LAeq (5min) outside those hours, as described in BS4142: 1997, when measured at the facade of the nearest noise sensitive dwelling. Reason: To safeguard existing and future residents from noise and disturbance.
22
No construction work, other than completely internal fitting out, shall take place outside 07.00 to 18.00 hours on Mondays to Fridays and 07.00 to 13.00 hours on Saturdays with the exception of specific works which shall have been agreed in the Construction, Environmental and Management Plan or in advance and in writing by the local planning authority and shall include details of the task, the date and duration of works. Reason: In the interest of the amenities of local residents.
23
No goods, waste or other items or materials (with a volume in excess of 1 cubic metre), other than materials being used for construction, shall be stored or displayed in the open within the areas proposed for employment and commercial centre use and visible from the railway line or public highway without the prior written approval of the local planning authority. Reason: In the interests of visual amenity.
24
All new electricity and telephone services excluding new terminal structures, sub-stations and infrastructure relating thereto, shall be placed underground unless otherwise agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority, and no phase or parcel of the development (apart from specific operations approved in advance by the local planning authority) shall commence prior to the approval of a scheme to retain, divert, relocate overground or secure the placing underground of all existing electricity lines located within that phase or parcel, excluding specifically the 275kv electricity cables shown for retention on the plans hereby approved. Reason: In the interests of visual amenity.
25
No phase or parcel of the development (apart from specific operations approved in advance by the local planning authority) shall commence until details of the proposed foul drainage system for that phase or parcel have been approved in writing by the local planning authority. Development of that phase or parcel shall proceed in accordance with the approved scheme and any subsequent amendments that shall be agreed in writing with the local planning authority. Reason: In the interests of amenity.
26
At any junction, vehicular or pedestrian, within the development, visibility splays will be in accordance with the standards set out in the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges or the Manual for Streets (DfT 29th March 2007) as appropriate or as otherwise agreed in writing by the local planning authority. Reason: In the interests of road safety.
27
All roads, including footpaths and turning spaces where applicable, shall be constructed in such a manner as to ensure that each building, before it is first occupied, shall be served by a properly consolidated and surfaced footpath (where this is to be provided) and carriageway to at least base course level between the dwelling and existing highway. Reason: In the interests of road safety and orderly development.
28
Each reserved matters application for any phase or parcel shall describe how it responds to the approved Strategic Design Code submitted on 27th May 2010 pursuant of the planning permission number 09/08/00017 and thereafter approved. Reason: In the interests of visual amenity.
29
The Strategic Landscape Framework shall be implemented in accordance with the details submitted on 27th May 2010 pursuant of the planning permission reference 09/08/00017 unless otherwise prior agreed in writing with the local planning authority. Reason: In the interests of visual amenity.
30
No phase or parcel of the development (other than the Regional Distribution Centre hereby permitted and specific operations approved in advance by the local planning authority) shall commence until a landscape planting scheme for that phase or parcel has been approved in writing by the local planning authority. The works, including any structural landscaping to be provided in connection with that phase or parcel, shall be carried out prior to the occupation of any non-residential building or of 75% of any dwellings within the phase or parcel concerned, or in accordance with the programme agreed in the scheme. All planting, seeding, turfing or earth moulding comprised in the approved details of landscaping shall be carried out in the first planting and seeding season following such occupation. The trees/shrubs shall be protected and maintained, and any trees or plants which within a period of five years from the completion of the development die, are removed or become seriously damaged or diseased shall be replaced in the next planting season with other of similar size and species unless the local planning authority has given written consent to any variation. Reason: In the interests of visual amenity.
31
The existing trees and hedgerows on the site shall not be felled, lifted, or removed unless allowed by the Strategic Landscape Framework or Landscape Management Plan; landscape planting scheme; details of the Regional Distribution Centre, Phase 1 residential development, spine road and emergency/construction access hereby permitted; or reserved matters approval; or as otherwise agreed in writing with the local planning authority. Reason: In the interests of visual amenity.
32
No phase or parcel of development shall be occupied until it is served by those approved cycleway and footpath connections to the public highway directly related to that phase or parcel shown in the cycle and footway plan submitted to the local planning authority on 10th August 2010 pursuant of the former permission reference 09/08/00017 and subsequently approved. Any changes to the details of cycleway and footpath routes shall be prior agreed in writing by the local planning authority. Reason: In the interests of sustainable development.
33
No phase or parcel of the development, other than the Regional Distribution Centre, phase 1 residential development, the spine road and emergency/construction access or that required to be carried out as part of an approved scheme of remediation or specific operations to be approved in advance in writing by the local planning authority, shall commence until actions A to C below have been complied with for that phase or parcel. If unexpected contamination is found after development has begun, development must be halted on that part of the site affected by the unexpected contamination to the extent specified by the Local Planning Authority in writing until action D has been complied with in relation to that contamination. Site Characterisation A detailed site investigation and risk assessment must be completed in accordance with current UK guidance to assess the nature, extent and scale of any contamination on the site, whether or not it originates on the site. The investigation and risk assessment must be undertaken by competent persons and a written report of the findings must be produced. The investigations, risk assessments and written reports shall be subject to approval in writing by the local planning authority. The report of the findings must include: a survey of the extent, scale and nature of contamination; desk study information, conceptual models (indicating sources, pathways and receptors), investigation methods, investigation results and interpretation and any other information required by the local planning authority to justify and appraise the report findings. an assessment of the potential risks to: human health, property (existing or proposed) including buildings, pets, woodland and service lines and pipes, adjoining land, groundwaters and surface waters, ecological systems, archaeological sites; (iv) an appraisal of remedial options, and proposal of the preferred option(s). This must be conducted in accordance with current UK guidance including DEFRA and the Environment Agency's 'Model Procedures for the Management of Land Contamination, CLR 11'. Submission of Remediation Scheme In cases where contamination is shown to exist a detailed remediation scheme to bring the site to a condition suitable for the intended use by removing unacceptable risks shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The scheme must include all works to be undertaken, proposed remediation objectives and remediation criteria, timetable of works and site management procedures. The scheme must ensure that the site will not qualify as contaminated land under Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 in relation to the intended use of the land after remediation. Implementation of Remediation Scheme The approved remediation scheme must be carried out in accordance with its terms prior to the commencement of the development of the relevant phase or parcel, other than that required to carry out the remediation. The local planning authority must be given two weeks written notification of commencement of the remediation scheme works. Following completion of measures identified in the approved remediation scheme, a verification report (referred to in PPS23 as a validation report), which demonstrates the effectiveness of the remediation carried out and identifies any requirements for longer-term monitoring of pollutant linkages, maintenance and arrangements for contingency action, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. Reporting of Unexpected Contamination If, when carrying out the development, contamination is found that was not previously identified it must be reported in writing immediately to the local planning authority. An investigation and risk assessment must be undertaken in accordance with the requirements of condition A, and where remediation is necessary a remediation scheme must be prepared in accordance with the requirements of condition B, and any such assessment and scheme shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. Following completion of measures identified in the approved remediation scheme a verification report must be prepared, submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority in accordance with condition C. Long Term Monitoring and Maintenance If a monitoring and maintenance scheme is required as part of the approved remediation scheme, then it shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. Following completion of the measures identified in the approved scheme, and when the remediation objectives have been achieved, reports that demonstrate the effectiveness of the monitoring and maintenance shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. This must be conducted in accordance with current UK guidance including DEFRA and the Environment Agency's 'Model Procedures for the Management of Land Contamination, CLR 11'. Reason: To ensure protection of human health, property, controlled waters, ecological systems and archaeological sites.
34
All residential units within the proposed development shall achieve at least an internal ambient noise level, of LAeq,T,40 dB during the day and 35dB at night for living rooms and bedrooms. Reason: In the interests of residential amenity.
35
No phase or parcel of the development, apart from specific operations to be approved in advance in writing by the local planning authority, shall commence until the details of the road or roads (excluding the spine road) serving that phase or parcel, including footways, footpaths, tactile paving, cycleways, bus stops/bus lay-bys, verges, junctions, turning spaces, street lighting, pedestrian crossings, sewers, drains, retaining walls, service routes, surface water drainage system and outfall, water courses, bridges, culverts, vehicle overhang margins, embankments, visibility splays, accesses, carriageway gradients, drive gradients, car parking, street furniture, hard surfacing and tree planting, have been approved in writing by the local planning authority. For this purpose, plans and sections, indicating the design, layout, alignment, width, levels, gradients, materials and method of construction, are required. Such works shall then be constructed in accordance with the approved plans and specification and any subsequent amendments that shall be agreed in writing with the local planning authority. Reason: In the interests of road safety and orderly development.
36
The installation of bio-mass boilers within the office and school buildings shall not commence without the approval in writing of the local planning authority and including, if so indicated by the local planning authority, the approval in writing of an Air Quality Assessment for that phase or parcel. Any assessment as shall be required, should assess the impact of the biomass boilers within the phase or parcel of development on local air quality and make provision for any mitigation measures as may be required to manage unacceptable impacts. Reason: In the interests of human health and the environment.
37
Before the development of each remaining non-residential phase or parcel is commenced, a scheme indicating the provision to be made for disabled people to gain access to commercial or community premises shall have been submitted to and approved by the local planning authority. The agreed scheme shall be implemented before the premises concerned are brought into use. Reason: In the interests of social inclusion and sustainable development.
38
The approved landscape planting scheme for the Regional Distribution Centre (Drawing No. 908-045/102 Rev G) shall be protected and maintained, and dead or dying trees/shrubs shall be replaced to the satisfaction of the local planning authority for a period of five years following their planting. Reason: In the interests of visual amenity.
39
The roofing materials and materials to be used in the construction of the external walls of the Regional Distribution Centre submitted on 8th October 2010 and subsequently agreed by the local planning authority pursuant of planning permission number 09/08/00017 shall be installed as agreed. Reason: In the interests of visual amenity.
40
The use of the Regional Distribution Centre shall be limited to use for storage or as a distribution centre in accordance with Class B8 of the Schedule to the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order, 1987 (as amended) and ancillary uses. No part of the building shall be used for retail purposes or as a cash and carry warehouse. Reason: In the interests of national and local retail policy and existing shopping centres.
41
The approved security fencing around the Regional Distribution Centre shall be maintained and retained in accordance with the details submitted on 3rd September 2010 agreed with the local planning authority pursuant with planning permission numbers 09/08/00017 and 09/10/00019 . Reason: In the interests of visual amenity.
42
Apart from specific operations to be approved in advance in writing by the local planning authority, the Phase 1 residential development hereby permitted shall not be commenced until particulars of the materials (including the provision of samples where requested) to be used for external walls and roofs have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. Works shall proceed in accordance with the approved details and any subsequent amendments that shall be agreed in writing with the local planning authority. Reason: In the interests of visual amenity in accordance with Policy D2 of the Sedgemoor Core Strategy.
43
Works shall proceed on Phase 1 in accordance with the approved details of the material and external finish to be used for all windows and doors (including garage doors) and any subsequent amendments that have been submitted on 22 June 2011 and agreed in writing with the local planning authority. Reason: In the interests of visual amenity in accordance with Policy D2 of the Sedgemoor Core Strategy.
44
Details of all eaves/fascia board detailing, guttering, downpipes and other rainwater goods submitted on 22nd June 2011 and subsequently approved in writing by the local planning authority shall be implemented as agreed and any subsequent amendments shall be prior agreed in writing with the local planning authority. Reason: In the interests of visual amenity in accordance with Policy D2 of the Sedgemoor Core Strategy.
45
Before any further Phase 1 residential development hereby permitted is commenced, apart from specific operations to be approved in advance in writing by the local planning authority, plans to show the method of enclosure for the curtilage of all dwellings shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The approved scheme shall be implemented before any dwelling to which it relates is occupied and any subsequent amendments that shall be agreed in writing with the local planning authority. Reason: In the interests of the amenities of the locality.