Impact still a concern

PUBLISHED: 06:57 29 October 2008 | UPDATED: 22:33 15 June 2010

AMENDED plans for the extension of a property in Pine Park Road, Honiton, have prompted further objections from neighbouring homeowners.

AMENDED plans for the extension of a property in Pine Park Road, Honiton, have prompted further objections from neighbouring homeowners.Honiton Town Council recommended initial plans, for 11 Pine Park Road, for refusal following a site visit and councillors were of the same view when they considered new plans for the site last week.Planning committee chairman Councillor Michael Teare told a meeting that a two-storey extension to the front of the property had been shelved and that other aspects of the design had been changed to limit the impact of the development.Comments made following the site visit stated the proposed development was not in keeping, would have an adverse effect on neighbouring properties, raised traffic concerns and posed a hazard because the site is on a bend.After reviewing the plans and comments received, the committee agreed to stick to its original recommendation."It's in completely the wrong place," said former mayor Councillor Sally Casson.Councillor Martin McGuire added: "It is still considered over-development, even with the amended plans.


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