Agenda and minutes

This meeting will be held virtually via Zoom and streamed live. The link for this can be found by clicking on the meeting date., Planning Committee - Wednesday, 24th June, 2020 6.30 pm

Venue: This will be a meeting held in line with The Local Authorities & Police & Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority & Police & Crime Panel Meetings) (England & Wales) Regulations 2020

Contact: Democratic Services  01775 764626

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Items
No. Item

109.

Apologies for absence.

Minutes:

There were no apologies.

 

The Senior Planning Lawyer reported that notification had been received of the following substitution for this meeting only:

 

·         Councillor J Astill was replacing Councillor A Beal

 

In relation to item 5 on the agenda, Councillor Beal was in attendance as a ward member and did not have voting rights.

110.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 138 KB

To sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 11 March 2020   (copy enclosed). 

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 11 March 2020.

 

AGREED:

 

That the minutes be signed as a correct record.

 

(Moved by Councillor Avery, Seconded by Councillor Drury).

111.

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 M Seymour stated that he was the applicant for application H09-0204-20 and would leave the meeting at the item.  Chairman advised that Councillor Seymour would be placed in a virtual waiting room at the start of the item.

112.

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

Minutes:

There were none.

113.

H23-0848-19 pdf icon PDF 11 MB

Full application for proposed residential gypsy/traveller site at Bleu Raye Farn, Millgate, Whaplode (report of the Development Manager enclosed).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Planning No. and Applicant

Proposal

H23-0848-19   Mrs M A Compton

Full application for proposed residential gypsy/traveller site at Bleu Raye Farm, Millgate, Whaplode

 

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.

 

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 Lewis Smith  (Agent, on behalf of Applicant)

Objector:        Mr Simon Rummery (Resident)

 

 

Members were advised that by voting on this application they were confirming that by placing their vote they had heard:

 

·         Chairman’s introduction

·         Officer’s presentation

·         Ward Members address (if applicable)

·         Public Speaker(s) address (if applicable)

·         All members contributions to the debate

·         Officer’s responses

 

Name

For

Against

Abstain

Councillor Alcock

ü   

 

 

Councillor Astill

ü   

 

 

Councillor Avery

ü   

 

 

Councillor Biggadike

ü   

 

 

Councillor Bingham

ü   

 

 

Councillor Brewis

 

ü   

 

Councillor Coupland

 

ü   

 

Councillor Drury

ü   

 

 

Councillor Gambba-Jones

ü   

 

 

Councillor Grocock

ü   

 

 

Councillor Lawton

ü   

 

 

Councillor Rudkin

ü   

 

 

Councillor Seymour

ü   

 

 

Councillor Tennant

ü   

 

 

Councillor Tyrrell

 

ü   

 

 

 

 

AGREED:

 

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

 

(Moved by Councillor Tennant, Seconded by Councillor Gambba-Jones)

 

Councillor Seymour was placed in a virtual waiting room at 19:27.

114.

H09-0204-20 pdf icon PDF 4 MB

Full application for proposed 1.8m high boundary wall at Kent Fields, Woodhouse Lane, Holbeach (report of the Development Manager enclosed).

Minutes:

Planning No. and Applicant

Proposal

H09-0204-20   Mr M D Seymour

Full application for proposed 1.8m high boundary wall at Kent Fields, Woodhouse Lane, Holbeach

 

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.

 

Members were advised that by voting on this application they were confirming that by placing their vote they had heard:

 

·         Chairman’s introduction

·         Officer’s presentation

·         Ward Members address (if applicable)

·         Public Speaker(s) address (if applicable)

·         All members contributions to the debate

·         Officer’s responses

 

Name

For

Against

Abstain

Councillor Alcock

ü   

 

 

Councillor Astill

ü   

 

 

Councillor Avery

ü   

 

 

Councillor Biggadike

ü   

 

 

Councillor Bingham

ü   

 

 

Councillor Brewis

 

ü   

 

Councillor Coupland

ü   

 

 

Councillor Drury

ü   

 

 

Councillor Gambba-Jones

ü   

 

 

Councillor Grocock

ü   

 

 

Councillor Lawton

ü   

 

 

Councillor Rudkin

ü   

 

 

Councillor Seymour

ü   

 

 

Councillor Tennant

ü   

 

 

Councillor Tyrrell

ü   

 

 

 

AGREED:

 

That the application be deferred for further discussions between the applicant and the County Council.

 

(Moved by Councillor Alcock, Seconded by Councillor Avery)

 

Councillor Seymour was re-admitted into the meeting at 19:57.

115.

H05-0144-20 pdf icon PDF 8 MB

Full application for change of use to self-contained storage units, compound and associated parking (B8) (report of the Development Manager enclosed).

Minutes:

Planning No. and Applicant

Proposal

H05-0144-20 Mrs S Carter

Full application for change of use to self-contained storage units, compound and associated parking (B8) at rear of Station House, Hallgate, Fleet.

 

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.

 

Members were advised that by voting on this application they were confirming that by placing their vote they had heard:

 

·         Chairman’s introduction

·         Officer’s presentation

·         Ward Members address (if applicable)

·         Public Speaker(s) address (if applicable)

·         All members contributions to the debate

·         Officer’s responses

 

Name

For

Against

Abstain

Councillor Alcock

ü   

 

 

Councillor Astill

ü   

 

 

Councillor Avery

ü   

 

 

Councillor Biggadike

ü   

 

 

Councillor Bingham

ü   

 

 

Councillor Brewis

ü   

 

 

Councillor Coupland

 

 

ü   

Councillor Drury

ü   

 

 

Councillor Gambba-Jones

ü   

 

 

Councillor Grocock

ü   

 

 

Councillor Lawton

ü   

 

 

Councillor Rudkin

ü   

 

 

Councillor Seymour

 

 

ü   

Councillor Tennant

ü   

 

 

Councillor Tyrrell

ü   

 

 

 

AGREED:

 

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

 

(Moved by Councillor Avery, Seconded by Councillor Astill)

 

116.

H09-0256-20 pdf icon PDF 4 MB

Full application for increase of dogs on site from 13-20 and use of site as breeding and training gun dogs including erection of kennel at 98 Dog Drove North, Holbeach Drove, Spalding (report of the Development Manager enclosed).

Minutes:

Planning No. and Applicant

Proposal

H09-0256-20  Mrs C Holmes

Full application for increase number of dogs on site from 13-20 and use of site as breeding and training gun dogs including erection of kennel at 98 Dog Drove North, Holbeach Drove, 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.

 

Members were advised that by voting on this application they were confirming that by placing their vote they had heard:

 

·         Chairman’s introduction

·         Officer’s presentation

·         Ward Members address (if applicable)

·         Public Speaker(s) address (if applicable)

·         All members contributions to the debate

·         Officer’s responses

 

Name

For

Against

Abstain

Councillor Alcock

 

ü   

 

Councillor Astill

ü   

 

 

Councillor Avery

 

ü   

 

Councillor Biggadike

ü   

 

 

Councillor Bingham

ü   

 

 

Councillor Brewis

Absent

Absent

Absent

Councillor Coupland

ü   

 

 

Councillor Drury

ü   

 

 

Councillor Gambba-Jones

ü   

 

 

Councillor Grocock

ü   

 

 

Councillor Lawton

 

 

ü   

Councillor Rudkin

ü   

 

 

Councillor Seymour

 

ü   

 

Councillor Tennant

 

ü   

 

Councillor Tyrrell

ü   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AGREED:

 

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

 

(Moved by Councillor Druryl, Seconded by Councillor Avery)

 

Councillor Brewis left the meeting at 21:13.

117.

H23-0161-20 pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Reserved Matters for erection of detached dwelling – outline approval H23-0650-18 at Plot 1, Broadgate,  Whaplode Drove, Spalding (report of the Development Manager enclosed).

Minutes:

Planning No. and Applicant

Proposal

H23-0160-20  Mr & Mrs Holmes

Reserved Matters for erection of detached dwelling – outline approval H23-0650-18 at Plot 1 Broadgate, Whaplode Drove, 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.

 

Members were advised that by voting on this application they were confirming that by placing their vote they had heard:

 

·         Chairman’s introduction

·         Officer’s presentation

·         Ward Members address (if applicable)

·         Public Speaker(s) address (if applicable)

·         All members contributions to the debate

·         Officer’s responses

 

Name

For

Against

Abstain

Councillor Alcock

ü   

 

 

Councillor Astill

ü   

 

 

Councillor Avery

ü   

 

 

Councillor Biggadike

ü   

 

 

Councillor Bingham

ü   

 

 

Councillor Brewis

Absent

Absent

Absent

Councillor Coupland

ü   

 

 

Councillor Drury

ü   

 

 

Councillor Gambba-Jones

ü   

 

 

Councillor Grocock

ü   

 

 

Councillor Lawton

ü   

 

 

Councillor Rudkin

ü   

 

 

Councillor Seymour

ü   

 

 

Councillor Tennant

ü   

 

 

Councillor Tyrrell

ü   

 

 

 

AGREED:

 

That reserved matters be approved subject to the conditions listed in Section 9.0 of the report.

 

(Moved by Councillor Astill, Seconded by Councillor Drury)

 

 

118.

Planning Appeals pdf icon PDF 403 KB

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

Minutes:

Members considered the report of the Development Manager which provided an update on recent Appeal Decisions.

 

AGREED:

 

That the report be noted.

 

119.

Planning Updates.

Minutes:

The Planning and Building Control Manager updated the Committee on the recent publication of the 5 year Land Supply document. 

 

The Chairman informed the Committee that he has asked for a briefing paper to be prepared in respect of viability to be discussed in the future.

 

The Chairman also informed the Council that there is now an indemnity in place to assist with future discussions surrounding developments which include private drives.

120.

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.