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8517.

Minutes (Agenda Item 1) pdf icon PDF 114 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 31 July 2017.

Minutes:

Subject to an amendment, to remove the title of Councillor before George Freeman MP on page 11, the Minutes of the meeting held on 31 July 2017 were confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

 

8617.

Apologies & Substitutes (Agenda Item 2)

To receive apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Bowes, Brame, M Champman-Allen and Clarke.

 

Councillors Gilbert and W Richmond were present as Substitutes.

 

8717.

Declaration of Interest and of Representations Received (Agenda Item 3)

The duties to register, disclose and not to participate for the entire consideration of the matter, in respect of any matter in which a Member has a disclosable pecuniary interest are set out in Chapter 7 of the Localism Act 2011.  Members are also required to withdraw from the meeting room as stated in the Standing Orders of this Council.

 

Minutes:

Agenda Item 10 (Schedule of Planning Applications):

 

Some Members had received direct representation and Councillor Duffield declared a personal interest in Schedule Item 1 (Gressenhall)

All Members had received direct representation on Schedule Item 6 (Yaxham)

Councillor Wilkinson declared that he was the Ward Representative for Schedule Item 11 (Sporle).

 

8817.

Chairman's Announcements (Agenda Item 4)

Minutes:

The Chairman informed Members that two members of staff were leaving; Heather Byrne and Rebecca Collins.  Both would be sadly missed and were thanked for all their help.

 

8917.

Requests to Defer Applications included in this Agenda (Agenda Item 5)

To consider any requests from Ward Members, officers or applicants to defer an application included in this agenda, so as to save any unnecessary waiting by members of the public attending for such applications.

Minutes:

Agenda Item 10 – Schedule Item 12 (Beeston) had been deferred from the agenda.

 

9017.

Urgent Business (Agenda Item 6)

To note whether the Chairman proposes to accept any item as urgent business, pursuant to Section 100(B)(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972.

Minutes:

None.

 

9117.

Local Plan Update (Agenda Item 7)

To receive an update. 

Minutes:

The Local Plan had been published for the pre-submission consultation which would close on 2 October 2017.  Submission of the Plan and preparation for the Examination in Public would take place early in the New Year.

 

Councillor Duigan asked if the Mallard Road appeal decision had changed thinking, as it had cast doubt on Settlement Boundaries and SPAs.  He was advised that the Inspector’s comments were regarding a specific issue of that application and did not have wider implications.

 

9217.

Removal of T2 from Tree Preservation Order 2017 No.3: 45 Quebec Road, Dereham (Agenda Item 8) pdf icon PDF 103 KB

Report of the Tree & Countryside Officer.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report presented by Hugh Coggles, Tree & Countryside Officer (Capita).

 

Members considered the matter and fully explored the details of the application in light of prevailing policies and guidance.

 

A representation was made in respect of the application, in accordance with the Council’s scheme of public speaking at Planning Committee meetings.

 

Objector:                     Mr Harrison

 

DECISION:  Members voted 6 x 3 to confirm TPO 2017 No. 3 as recommended.

 

9317.

Deferred Applications (Agenda Item 9) pdf icon PDF 47 KB

To consider applications deferred at previous meetings including some, but not all, of those shown on the attached Schedule of Deferred Applications.

Minutes:

None.

 

9417.

Schedule of Planning Applications (Agenda Item 10) pdf icon PDF 578 KB

To consider the Schedule of Planning Applications:

 

Item No

Applicant

Parish

Page No

1

Abel Homes Ltd

Gressenhall

29 - 38

2

Abel Homes Ltd

Swaffham

39 - 48

3

Mr Jonathan Stimpson

Hoe

49 - 55

4

Anglia Maltings (Holdings) Ltd

Dereham

56 - 77

5

Anglia Maltings (Holdings) Ltd

Dereham

78 - 79

6

Glavenhill Strategic Land (Number 9) Ltd

Yaxham

80 - 93

7

Ms Kirsty Barnes

Great Ellingham

94 - 104

8

Mr Bunton

Attleborough

105 - 111

9

Mr Mathew Barker

Harling

112 - 118

10

Mr A Stubbs

Great Ellingham

119 - 124

11

Rowling Building Services

Sporle

125 - 132

12

Mr Stephen Garner

Beeston

133 - 139

13

Mr Richard Morrissey

Dereham

140 - 145

14

Col. Forman Hardy 187 No. 2 Settlement

Holme Hale

146 - 153

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the applications be determined as follows:

 

a)         Item 1: GRESSENHALL: Land off Bittering Street: Residential development of 5 new dwellings with associated access drive, parking, garaging and amenity space: Applicant: Abel Homes Ltd: Reference: 3PL/2015/1316/F

 

Councillor Duffield declared a personal interest in this item.  Some Members had received direct correspondence from Gressenhall residents.

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Rebecca Collins, Principal Planning Officer (Capita).

 

Members considered the matter and fully explored the details of the application in light of prevailing policies and guidance.

 

Representations were made in respect of the application, in accordance with the Council’s scheme of public speaking at Planning Committee meetings.

 

Ward Representative                               Councillor R Richmond

 

Parish Council                                         Councillor Duffield

 

Agent/Applicant/                                       David Futter / Tony Abel

Technical Advisors                                  Paul LeGrice, Dominic Blake

 

Objector                                                      Peter McIntyre

 

DECISION: Members voted 6 x 3 for approval as recommended; subject to the conditions as listed in the report.

 

b)         Item 2: SWAFFHAM: Land to the west of Watton Road: Up to 175 dwellings including affordable housing and open space with detailed means of access: Applicant: Abel Homes: Reference: 3PL/2016/0068/O

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Chris Hobson, Principal Planning Officer (Capita).

 

Members considered the matter and fully explored the details of the application in light of prevailing policies and guidance.

 

Representations were made in respect of the application, in accordance with the Council’s scheme of public speaking at Planning Committee meetings.

 

Applicant                                                   Tony Abel / Paul LeGrice

 

DECISION: Members voted 8 x 1 for approval as recommended; subject to the conditions and a S106 Agreement, as listed in the report.

 

c)         Unit 3: HOE: Woodland Farm, Holt Road: Replacement Dwelling: Applicant: Mr Jonathan Stimpson: Reference: 3PL/2016/1277/F

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Chris Hobson, Principal Planning Officer (Capita).

 

Members considered the matter and fully explored the details of the application in light of prevailing policies and guidance.

 

Representations were made in respect of the application, in accordance with the Council’s scheme of public speaking at Planning Committee meetings.

 

Ward Representative                               Councillor R Richmond

 

Applicants                                                 Mr & Mrs Stimpson

 

DECISION: Members voted 1 x 8 against the recommendation for refusal.

 

REASONS:  The proposal met the requirement under DC03 para 4.18 for strategic housing assessment.

 

Members voted 8 x 1 to approve the application subject to conditions relating to: time limit; site investigation, submission of ecological management plan, tree protection measures; material; access, parking and turning areas to be provided before first use; and removal of the railway carriage on occupation of the new dwelling.

 

d)         Item 4: DEREHAM: Former Malthouse, Land south of Norwich Road: Repair and refurbish maltings, erect 127 dwellings, garages and associated works: Applicant: Anglia Maltings (Holdings) Ltd: Reference: 3PL/2016/1454/H

 

Items 4 and 5 were discussed at the same time.

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Chris Hobson, Principal Planning Officer (Capita).

 

Members considered the matter and fully explored the details of the application in light of prevailing policies and guidance.

 

Representations were made in respect  ...  view the full minutes text for item 9417.

9517.

Applications determined by the Executive Director of Place (Agenda Item 11) pdf icon PDF 78 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Place.

 

Members are requested to raise any questions at least two working days before the meeting to allow information to be provided to the Committee.

Minutes:

Noted.

 

9617.

Appeal decisions for information (Agenda Item 12) pdf icon PDF 50 KB

Minutes:

Noted.