Preston Parish Council plays an active part in all local planning issues. It is probably the area of the Council’s role that is best known to the community and which can be of the most importance. Below are the current applications in the Parish.

Please note that comments of support or objection should be made to North Hertfordshire District Council Planning Dept to ensure that they are included in the decision process.

 

You can view planning applications by clicking here, please search for applications using the planning reference listed below with each application.

 

PLANNING APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR COMMENT

 

Full Planning Permission : Change of Use of agricultural land to residential.
Hill Cottage, Hitchwood Lane, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7RY
Planning reference: 21/00384/FP

Deadline for comments: 3rd March 2021

 

Listed Building Consent : Erection of front porch.
5 Dower House, Hitchin Road, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7TZ
Planning reference: 21/00305/LBC

Deadline for comments: 3rd March 2021

 

Full Permission Householder : Erection of detached office outbuilding; store outbuilding; tripe car port; front porch and associated external landscaping works.
5 Dower House, Hitchin Road, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7TZ
Planning reference: 21/00304/FPH

Deadline for comments: 3rd March 2021

 

Full Permission Householder : Retention of detached outbuilding in rear garden
Hill Cottage, Hitchwood Lane, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7RY
Planning reference: 21/00375/FPH

Deadline for comments: 27th February 2021

 

 

PLANNING DECISIONS ON RECENT APPLICATIONS

 

Full Permission Householder : Single storey rear extension, raise existing rear extension roof height to match and partial conversion to the rear of the existing attached single garage for use as habitable accommodation
15 Chequers Lane, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7TX
Planning reference: 21/00097/FPH

Status: Conditional Permission

 

Full Permission Householder : Erection of timber framed outbuilding to be used as workshop/artist studio/home office
Land Rear Of 3, Crunnells Green, Preston, Hertfordshire.
Planning reference: 20/02948/FPH

Status: Conditional Permission

 

Full Planning Permission : Erection of one detached 2-bed dwelling following relocation of existing garage.
Kiln Wood Cottage, School Lane, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7SA
Planning reference: 20/02832/FP

Status: Conditional Permission

 

Full Planning Permission : Erection of one detached 4-bed and two detached 5-bed dwellings including garages and creation of vehicular access off Back Lane (as amended by plan received 19.11.2020).
Land Adjacent To Dungarvan, Back Lane, Preston, Hertfordshire, SG4 7UJ
Planning reference: 20/01564/FP

Status: Conditional Permission

 

Section 73 Application : Change of use and extension of school dormitory (C2) to form 6 no. dwellings (C3), incorporating the following listed building works; demolition and removal of conservatory, fire escape stairs and storage sheds; erection of single storey extension to accommodation block and erection of cross
wing extension to north east wing; erection of lattice porch to south west elevation. Realignment of boundary wall adjacent the access; formation of amenity, parking areas and associated landscaping (Section 73 application – Removal of conditions 7 and 8 from Planning permission 17/02800/1 granted 09/05/2018).
Dower House, Hitchin Road, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7TZ
Planning reference: 20/02682/S73

Status: Awaiting a decision

 

Full Planning Permission : Erection dog boarding kennels Castle Farm, Chequers Lane, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7TT
Planning reference: 20/02644/FP

Status: Awaiting a decision

 

Full Planning Permission : Erection of timber gates to serve electrical substation.
Dower House, Hitchin Road, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7TZ
Planning reference: 20/02116/FP

Status: Conditional Permission

 

Listed Building Consent : Erection of timber gates to serve electrical substation.
Dower House, Hitchin Road, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7TZ
Planning reference: 20/02117/LBC

Status: Conditional Permission

 

Full Permission Householder : Two storey side extension.
3 Castlefield, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7AZ
Planning reference: 20/02147/FPH

Status: Conditional Permission

 

Full Planning Permission : Single storey rear extension, associated external and internal alterations to and part-demolition of curtilage listed barn to facilitate its conversion to a single dwelling.
Barn Adjacent Dower House, Hitchin Road, Preston, Hertfordshire,
Planning reference: 20/01539/FP

Status: Conditional Permission

 

Listed Building Consent : Single storey rear extension, associated external and internal alterations to and part-demolition of curtilage listed barn to facilitate its conversion to a single dwelling.
Barn Adjacent Dower House, Hitchin Road, Preston, Hertfordshire,
Planning reference: 20/01540/LBC

Status: Conditional Permission

 

Full Permission Householder : Replacement rear windows, insertion of two rear door openings at ground level and re-cladding of existing dormer on rear elevation.
Hill Cottage, Hitchwood Lane, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7RY
Planning reference: 20/01064/FPH

Status: Registered

 

Listed Building Consent : Replacement rear windows, insertion of two rear door openings at ground level and re-cladding of existing dormer on rear elevation.
Hill Cottage, Hitchwood Lane, Preston, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 7RY
Planning reference: 20/01065/LBC

Status: Registered