Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Wednesday, 9th May, 2018 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Priory Road, Spalding

Contact: Democratic Services  01775 764626

Items
No. Item

120.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 123 KB

To sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 10 April 2018 (copy enclosed). 

Minutes:

The Committee considered the minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 10 April 2018.

 

It was agreed that Councillor King needed to be removed from the ‘in attendance’ list and added into the list of attending Committee members.

 

DECISION:

 

That subject to the above amendments the minutes were signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

121.

Declaration of Interests.

(Where a Councillor has a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest the Councillor must declare the interest to the meeting and leave the room without participating in any discussion or making a statement on the item, except where a Councillor is permitted to remain as a result of a grant of dispensation.)

Minutes:

Councillor Eldridge declared that she was the applicant for application H20-0240-18, therefore, she would leave the room for the duration of the item.

 

Councillor Seymour stated that he was a member of the Gentlemen’s Society and therefore would leave for the duration of application H16-0210-18.

 

The Chairman stated that with regard to application H16-0210-18 there was no disclosable pecuniary interest, but in the interests of transparency, declared that the offices of the Conservative Association were in the building that was currently on the site of the proposal.

122.

Questions asked under the Council's Constitution (Standing Orders).

Minutes:

There were none.

123.

H16-0210-18 pdf icon PDF 630 KB

Full Application for the demolition of existing class B1 commercial building and construction of 26 new dwellings and associated external works including landscaping at Broad Street Business Centre, 10 Broad Street, Spalding.

Minutes:

Planning No. and Applicant

Proposal

H16-0210-18 Activ Property Management Ltd.

Full application for the demolition of existing class B1 commercial building and construction of 26 new dwellings and associated external works including landscaping at Broad Street Business Centre, 10 Broad Street, Spalding.

 

Consideration was given to the report of the Development Manager upon which the above application was to be determined, including his recommendations, copies of which had previously been circulated to all members.

 

Members debated the matter and fully explored the details of the application in light of prevailing policies and guidance. The debate was not repeated here as Planning Committee meetings were webcast and could be viewed in full at www.sholland.gov.uk for a limited period of time following which the recording could be made available by request.

 

Councillor Seymour left the room at 18:58

 

DECISION:

 

To defer the application to await the results of a viability report and to undertake an assessment of the impact of the proposal upon natural light for the adjacent building.

 

(Moved by Councillor Brewis, seconded by Councillor Eldridge)

 

Oral representations were received in respect of the above application with the council’s scheme of public speaking at Planning Committee meetings:

 

·         Matt Clark – Applicant (support)

·         Nick Casswell – Gentleman’s Society (objector)

 

 

Councillor Seymour entered the room at 19:36

124.

H11-1207-17 pdf icon PDF 735 KB

Outline application for residential development of approximately 215 dwellings at the land between Seagate Road and B1359, Wisbech Road, Long Sutton.

Minutes:

Planning No. and Applicant

Proposal

H11-1207-17 O G E Chapman & Son

Outline application for a residential development of approximately 215 dwellings on the land between Seagate Road and B1359 Wisbech Road, Long Sutton

 

Consideration was given to the report of the Development Manager upon which the above application was to be determined, including his recommendations, copies of which had previously been circulated to all members.

 

Members debated the matter and fully explored the details of the application in light of prevailing policies and guidance. The debate was not repeated here as Planning Committee meetings were webcast and could be viewed in full at www.sholland.gov.uk for a limited period of time following which the recording could be made available by request.

 

DECISION:

 

That planning permission be granted subject to the applicant first entering into a Section 106 Planning Obligation to secure:

 

·         The provision of 25% of the 215 dwellings as affordable

·         Education contributions

·         NHS healthcare contributions

·         Monitoring cost for the Travel Plan

 

And those conditions listed at Section 9.0 of the report.

 

(Moved by Councillor Grocock, seconded by Councillor Coupland)

 

Oral representations were received in respect of the above application with the council’s scheme of public speaking at Planning Committee meetings:

 

·         Lee Russell – Agent (Support)

·         Martin Dickenson - Resident (objector)

 

125.

H02-1192-17 pdf icon PDF 502 KB

Outline application for a proposed residential development of two detached houses at 10 Peterborough Road, Crowland, Peterborough (re-submission of H02-536-17).

Minutes:

Planning No. and Applicant

Proposal

H02-1192-17 Amelio Homes Ltd

Outline application fro a proposed residential development of two detached houses at 10 Peterborough Road, Crowland, Peterborough. Re-submission of H02-0536-17.

 

Consideration was given to the report of the Development Manager upon which the above application was to be determined, including his recommendations, copies of which had previously been circulated to all members.

 

Members debated the matter and fully explored the details of the application in light of prevailing policies and guidance. The debate was not repeated here as Planning Committee meetings were webcast and could be viewed in full at www.sholland.gov.uk for a limited period of time following which the recording could be made available by request.

 

DECISION:

 

That, contrary to recommendations, planning permission be refused due to insufficient changes made in this re-submission to address the original concerns and because of the impacts upon neighbouring properties, including; noise pollution, the risk of overlooking presented by the proposal and the positioning of the proposed vehicle turning/parking bay.

 

(Moved by Councillor Alcock , seconded by Councillor Avery )

 

The committee took a comfort break at 20:30 to return at 20:45

126.

H22-0176-18 pdf icon PDF 383 KB

Full application for change of use from agricultural land to part equestrian use including stables and storage container (retrospective) at 20 Austendyke Road, Weston Hills, Spalding (re-submission of H22-0946-17).

Minutes:

Planning No. and Applicant

Proposal

H22-0176-18 Mr D Rose

Full application for change of use from agricultural land to part equestrian use including stables and storage container (retrospective) at 20 Austendyke Road, Weston Hills, Spalding. (re-submission of H22-0946-17)

 

Consideration was given to the report of the Development Manager upon which the above application was to be determined, including his recommendations, copies of which had previously been circulated to all members.

 

Members debated the matter and fully explored the details of the application in light of prevailing policies and guidance. The debate was not repeated here as Planning Committee meetings were webcast and could be viewed in full at www.sholland.gov.uk for a limited period of time following which the recording could be made available by request.

 

DECISION:

 

That planning permission be granted subject to conditions in Section 9.0 of the report.

 

(Moved by Councillor  Grocock, seconded by Councillor Avery)

127.

H09-0247-18 pdf icon PDF 383 KB

Full application for a proposed four-bedroom one-and-a-half storey dwelling at Holly Grange, 81 Dog Drove North, Holbeach Drove.

Minutes:

Planning No. and Applicant

Proposal

H09-0247-18 Mr and Mrs L Griffiths

Full application for proposed four-bedroom one-and-a-half storey dwelling at Holly Grange, 81 Dog Drove North, Holbeach Drove.

 

Consideration was given to the report of the Development Manager upon which the above application was to be determined, including his recommendations, copies of which had previously been circulated to all members.

 

Members debated the matter and fully explored the details of the application in light of prevailing policies and guidance. The debate was not repeated here as Planning Committee meetings were webcast and could be viewed in full at www.sholland.gov.uk for a limited period of time following which the recording could be made available by request.

 

DECISION:

 

That, contrary to the recommendation detailed at section 8.0 within the report, planning permission be granted, subject to appropriate wording being agreed by the Chairman’s Panel prior to confirmation in writing.

 

(Moved by Councillor Astill, seconded by Councillor Coupland)

 

Oral representation was received in respect of the above application with the council’s scheme of public speaking at Planning Committee meetings:

 

·         Leeson Griffiths  – Applicant (supporter)

 

 

Note: Please see attached appendix for the wording, as agreed by the Chairman’s Panel meeting, held on Friday, 25 May 2018.

 

 

Councillor Eldridge left the room at 22:00

128.

H20-0240-18 pdf icon PDF 438 KB

Full application for an extension to form kitchen/diner & first floor bedroom at Stanton House, Broadgate, Sutton St James.

Minutes:

Planning No. and Applicant

Proposal

H20-0240-18 Mr and Mrs G Eldridge

Full application for an extension to form kitchen/diner & first floor bedroom at Stanton House, Broadgate, Sutton St James.

 

Councillor Whitbourn and Councillor Chandler left the room at 22:01

 

Consideration was given to the report of the Development Manager upon which the above application was to be determined, including his recommendations, copies of which had previously been circulated to all members.

 

Members debated the matter and fully explored the details of the application in light of prevailing policies and guidance. The debate was not repeated here as Planning Committee meetings were webcast and could be viewed in full at www.sholland.gov.uk for a limited period of time following which the recording could be made available by request.

 

DECISION:

 

That planning permission be granted subject to those conditions listed at Section 9.0 of the report.

 

(Moved by Councillor Tyrrell , seconded by Councillor Avery)

 

Councillor Eldridge returned to the room at 22:03

129.

Appeals pdf icon PDF 48 KB

To provide an update on recent Appeal Decisions.

Minutes:

Councillors considered the report of the Development Manager which provided an update on recent appeal decisions.

 

DECISION:

 

That the report be noted.

 

130.

Planning Updates.

Minutes:

There were none.

131.

Any other items which the Chairman decides are urgent.

 

 

Note:         No other business is permitted unless by reason of special circumstances, which shall be specified in the minutes, the Chairman is of the opinion that the item(s) should be considered as a matter of urgency. 

Minutes:

There were none.

Appendix pdf icon PDF 38 KB