Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Wednesday, 13th November, 2019 6.30 pm

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

Contact: Democratic Services  01775 764626

Items
No. Item

54.

Apologies for absence.

Minutes:

There were none.

55.

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To sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 9 October 2019 (copy enclosed). 

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 9 October 2019.

 

AGREED:

 

That the minutes be signed as a correct record.

56.

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:

Although not a member of the Planning Committee, Councillor N H Pepper advised that he was attending as a ward member and in the interests of transparency, he wished it to be noted that he had a non pecuniary interest in relation to agenda item 5.

 

The Chairman stated that in relation to agenda item 5, it was assumed that all members had been lobbied by both sides on this item.

57.

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

Minutes:

There were none.

58.

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Full application for the erection of 108 dwellings with associated garaging, roads and sewers at Crease Drove, Crowland (report of the Development Manager and report from 26 June 2019 Planning meeting (Appendix B) enclosed ).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

Planning No. and Applicant

 

Proposal

H02-0189-19  Ashwood Homes

Full application for erection of 108 dwellings with associated garaging, roads and sewers at Crease Drove, Crowland

 

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, in line with the Democratic Services Privacy Notice.

 

Councillor J Astill spoke as a ward member in objection to the application.

 

AGREED:

 

That planning permission be granted, subject to the applicant entering into a Section 106 agreement for the provision of 27 affordable housing units and financial contributions of £71,280 towards the expansion and reconfiguration of the existing waiting room and reception area at Abbeyview Surgery and £383, 527 towards primary provision at South View Community Primary School and secondary and sixth-form education provision at The Deepings School, and those Conditions listed at Section 9.0 of this report.

 

(Moved by Councillor F Biggadike, Seconded by Councillor H Drury)

 

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

 

Supporter – Mr Tim Waller (on behalf of the applicant)

Objector – Mr David Stanbridge (Resident)

 

(Councillor J Astill left the meeting at 19.30, following discussion of the above item).

59.

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Full application for the erection of eight 3 bedroomed dwellings at Land adjacent: 1a and 29 Northorpe Road, Donington, Spalding (report of the Development Manager enclosed).

Minutes:

Planning No. and Applicant

Proposal

 

H04-0214-19 Mr T Hart

Full application for erection of eight 3 bedroomed dwellings at Land adjacent: 1a and 29 Northorpe Road, Donington, 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, in line with the Democratic Services Privacy Notice.

 

As the recommendation to refuse permission had been defeated, the Committee adjourned at 20.00 to consider the way forward.  The meeting was reconvened at 20.15.

 

AGREED:

 

That the application be deferred, to be considered afresh at a future meeting. 

 

(Moved by Councillor R Gambba-Jones, Seconded by Councillor C J T H Brewis).

 

(Councillor M D Seymour left the meeting at 20.00, when the meeting was adjourned).

 

(Councillor N H  Pepper left the meeting at 19.44, during discussion of the above item).

 

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

 

Supporter – Mr Keith Baker (Agent)

60.

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Full application for the erection of 136 dwellings with associated garaging, roads and sewers at Land off: Towndam Lane, Donington, Spalding (report of the Development Manager enclosed).

Minutes:

Planning No. and Applicant

Proposal

 

H04-0508-19        Ashwood Homes

Full application for erection of 136 dwellings with associated garaging, roads and sewers at Land off: Towndam Lane, Donington, 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, in line with the Democratic Services Privacy Notice.

 

AGREED:

 

That planning permission be granted subject to those conditions listed in Section 9.0 of the report and the completion of a Section 106 agreement to secure 25% affordable housing provision and payments towards NHS and education provision.

 

(Moved by Councillor H Drury,  Seconded by Councillor J Tyrrell).

61.

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Full application of siting of outbuilding used for music room and self contained accommodation comprising living room, kitchenette, bedroom, shower room and storage at Sycamores Back Bank, Whaplode Drove (report of Development Manager enclosed)

Minutes:

Planning No. and Applicant

Proposal

 

H23-0849-19    Mr Peter Mallett

Full application for siting of outbuilding used for music room and self-contained accommodation comprising living room, kitchenette, bedroom, shower room, and storage at Sycamores, Back Bank, Whaplode 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, in line with the Democratic Services Privacy Notice.

 

AGREED:

 

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

 

(Moved by Councillor H Drury  Seconded by Councillor A C Tennant)

 

(Councillor A C Beal left the meeting at 8.40pm).

62.

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Full application for proposed single-storey accessible bedroom extension at 12 Meadway, Spalding (report of Development Manager enclosed).

Minutes:

Planning No. and Applicant

Proposal

 

H16-0913-19      Miss Matthews

Full application for proposed single-storey accessible bedroom extension at 12 Meadway, 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, in line with the Democratic Services Privacy Notice.

 

AGREED:

 

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

 

(Moved by Councillor J  Avery  Seconded by Councillor C J T H Brewis).

63.

H16-0937-19 pdf icon PDF 198 KB

Full application for first floor accessible bedroom extension and conversion of integrated double garage to accessible bathroom at 2 Angelica Drive, Spalding (report of Development Manager enclosed).

Minutes:

Planning No. and Applicant

Proposal

 

H16-0937-19     Mr & Mrs Clucas

Full application for first floor accessible bedroom extension and conversion of integrated double garage to accessible bathroom at 2 Angelica Drive, 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, in line with the Democratic Services Privacy Notice.

 

AGREED:

 

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

 

(Moved by Councillor C J  Lawton  Seconded by Councillor C J T H  Brewis).

64.

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To provide an update on recent Appeal Decisions (report of the Development Manager enclosed).

Minutes:

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

 

The report stated that 3 appeals had been dismissed since the last report.

 

DECISION:

 

That the report be noted.

65.

Planning Updates.

Minutes:

There were no planning updates.

66.

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.