THE following planning applications have been decided on by Wiltshire Council and the Planning Inspectorate this week.

BOX: Mr Howitt of Ashley Farmhouse has had his application for the demolition of a conservatory and the development of a single-storey extension, the addition of new roof, the installation of windows, landscape alterations and retrospective application for installation of driveway gates approved with conditions. The conditions state that any work complies with the application submitted.

BOX: The council has approve with conditions an application by Mr and Mrs P Hann of Bath Road, for the conversion of existing block of residential garages into single self-contained holiday let units. The development should be carried out in accordance with the approved plans and the accommodation should be used only for holiday lets and not as a permanent dwelling. Additionally, Mr and Mrs P Hann must keep an up-to-date register of names and main addresses of anyone who stays in the lets.

CHIPPENHAM: Mr Ives Farleigh Close has had his application for alterations and an extension to his home approved with conditions. The council said that development must be carried out in accordance with the approved plans with the approved materials "in the interests of visual amenity and the character and appearance of the area".

TROWBRIDGE: The council has approved with conditions, Mr and Mrs Allsop of Green Lane's plans to build a single-storey extension and convert their double garage and carport into an annex. The conditions state that the annex must not be used as separate accommodation from the main dwelling.

LOWER STANTON: Planning permission has been granted with conditions for the development of a new private dwelling house on Newbourne Gardens. The planning inspector said: "The applicant should note that the grant of planning permission does not include any separate permission which may be needed to erect a structure in the vicinity of a public sewer."

LACOCK: Consent has been given to Wiltshire College Lackham to construct a f purpose built agricultural portal for dry cow housing. The approval was given under the condition that the structure is built in accordance with the submitted and approved plans.

LACOCK: Wiltshire Council approved with conditions the proposed chimney stack extension at Lovers Walk put forward by Mr Percival from the National Trust Offices. The plans state that the chimney extension is needed to achieve the required distance of 1800mm above a thatched roof.

The decision report stated that: "The works for which Listed Building Consent is hereby granted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this consent." Additionally, the decision report states that works must be carried out following the plans approved application " in the interests of the architectural and historic significance of the heritage assets and their setting."

COLERNE: Wiltshire Council has approved permission for an application by Mr Ward of High Street, Colerne, to remove a 20th Century stair and reorientation to optimist circulation and layout. Additionally, the approval allows for the reworking of current internal layout, installation of glazed pavement block to existing basement lightwell and conservation style roof light above stair. The officer said that only approved materials can be used on the external structure "in the interests of visual amenity and the character and appearance of the area".

WESTBURY: Mr Moreland of Queens Road has been given consent by the council to build a single-storey extension. Consent is given with the condition that all building is carried out in accordance with the submitted and approved plans.

SEEND: A planning application submitted Mr McCormack has been approved with conditions on March 25, for the demolition and rebuild of shop and store buildings to provide a shop, cafe, flats and post office with amenity space together with alterations to the adjoining building.

The report stated: "The exterior materials and finishes to the development shall accord with those listed in Section 9 of the application form and as annotated on the hereby approved plans.

"In the interests of visual amenity and the character and appearance of the conservation area."