Agenda and minutes

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1/20

Minutes (Agenda item 1) pdf icon PDF 84 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 16 December 2019.

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting held on 16 December 2019 were confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

2/20

Apologies & Substitutes (Agenda item 2)

To receive apologies for absence.

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Councillor Claire Bowes.  Councillor Hilary Bushell was in attendance as her substitute.

 

Councillors Vera Dale and David Wickerson (substitute Members of the Planning Committee) were also in attendance to observe the meeting.

3/20

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:

a)    Councillor Helen Crane declared a prejudicial interest in the following agenda items:

 

·       Shipdham: Land at Church Lane: Reference: 3PL/2019/0401/F (Agenda item 8(c))

·       Attleborough: Land North of Blackthorn Road: Reference: 3PL/2019/0275/O (Agenda item 9(c))

·       Beachamwell: Land adjacent 4 Beachamwell Road, Drymere: Reference: 3PL/2019/0995/O (Agenda item 9(e))

·       Shipdham: Land adjacent Larwood Way: Reference: 3PL/2019/0988/F (Agenda item 9(n)).

 

Councillor Crane did not take part in the discussions or vote on the aforementioned applications.

 

b)    All Members had received direct correspondence from the objector in respect of the following application:

 

·       Whinburgh & Westfield: New Barn Place, Dereham Road: Reference: 3PL/2018/1052/F (Agenda item 9(q))

 

4/20

Chairman's Announcements (Agenda item 4)

Minutes:

The Chairman wished everyone in attendance a very happy New Year.

5/20

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 9(f) for Beeston: Reference: 3PL/2019/0809/O had been deferred and would be heard at a later date.

6/20

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.

7/20

Local Plan Update (Standing Item) (Agenda item 7)

To receive an update. 

Minutes:

Simon Wood, the Director of Planning & Building Control advised that Officers were now looking at the pros and cons of the new Local Plan and any issues/concerns would be reported to Members accordingly.

8/20

Deferred Applications (Agenda item 8) 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.

8/20a

Dereham: Land East of Yaxham Road and south of Dumpling Green: Reference: 3PL/2010/1361/F pdf icon PDF 718 KB

Erection of 255 dwellings with associated open space.

 

This application was originally heard at the Planning Committee meeting on 1 September 2014 following a series of deferrals, where Members resolved to grant Planning permission subject to certain matters being re-considered (see report).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Erection of 255 dwellings with associated open space.

 

This application had originally been heard at the Planning Committee meeting on 1 September 2014.  Following a series of deferrals, Members resolved to grant planning permission subject to certain matters being re-considered (see report).

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Rebecca Collins, Head of Major Projects.

 

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 Representatives for Dereham:              Councillors Alison Webb and                                                                            Philip Morton (spoke against the                                                                       application)

 

Ward Representative for Yaxham:                 Councillor Ian Martin (spoke against the                                                                application)

 

Dereham Town Council:                                 Tony Needham (Clerk)

 

Applicant’s Agent:                                           Christopher Smith (Hopkins Homes)

 

Applicant’s Agent:                                           Michelle Robinson (Hopkins Homes                                                                Highways)

 

Yaxham Parish Council:                                 Chris Couves

 

Yaxham Neighbourhood Plan Working         

Group:                                                             Bob Gust

 

Objector:                                                         Chris Manning

 

 

DECISION: Members voted 7 x 4 against the Officers recommendation of approval.

 

REASONS: the site is outside the settlement boundary and would significantly harm the intrinsic character and beauty of the open countryside contrary to Policy GEN05 of the Breckland Local Plan.

 

DECISION: Members voted 7 x 4 to refuse the application.

8/20b

Dereham: Land off Swanton Road: Reference: 3PL/2015/1487/O pdf icon PDF 11 MB

Residential development of up to 216 dwellings, landscaping, open space, parking and access from Swanton Road.

 

This application was originally heard at the Planning Committee meeting on 3 July 2017 following a series of deferrals, where Members resolved to grant Planning permission subject to proposed conditions and a S106 Agreement (see report).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Residential development of up to 216 dwellings, landscaping, open space, parking and access from Swanton Road.

 

This application had originally been heard at the Planning Committee meeting on 3 July 2017.  Following a series of deferrals, Members resolved to grant planning permission subject to proposed conditions and the completion of a S106 Agreement (see report).

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Rebecca Collins, Head of Major Projects.

 

Members considered the matter and fully explored the details of the outline 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(s):                                 Councillors Alison Webb and  Philip                                                                Morton (spoke against the application)

 

Dereham Town Council:                                 Tony Needham (Clerk)

 

DECISION: Members voted 7 x 4 for approval as recommended subject to:

 

1.     the conditions as listed in the report; and

 

2.     a S106 Agreement to deliver and provide:

 

·        40% Affordable Housing in excess of Policy HOU07 of the newly adopted Local Plan;

 

·        Contributions to Library services;

 

·        Contributions to Primary Schools on a pro rata basis;

 

·        Public Open Space;

 

·        Health Facilities;

 

·        Green infrastructure; and

 

·        Open Space provision in accordance with Policy ENV04.

8/20c

Shipdham: Land at Church Lane: Reference: 3PL/2019/0401/F pdf icon PDF 97 KB

Residential development of 6 dwellings/houses.

 

This application was deferred from the meeting held on 30 September 2019 in order to obtain a legal agreement to demonstrate that the works to the Church Wall, in order to provide a sufficient level of visibility, could be carried out as this lies outside of the land owned by or in the applicant's control.

 

It has since been established that the relevant permission from the Parochial Church Council has not been obtained and this work cannot take place.

Minutes:

Councillor Helen Crane declared a prejudicial interest in this application and did not take part in or vote on this application.

 

Residential development of 6 dwellings/houses.

 

This application had been deferred from the meeting held on 30 September 2019 in order to obtain a legal agreement to demonstrate that the works to the church wall, in order to provide a sufficient level of visibility, could be carried out as this lied outside of the land owned by or in the applicant's control.

 

It had since been established that the relevant permission from the Parochial Church Council had not been obtained and therefore these works cannot take place.

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Mark Simmonds, Principal Development Management Planner.

 

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 Lynda Turner (in support)

 

Applicant:                                                        Christopher Tilley

 

Applicant’s Agent:                                           Henry Isotta Day (Clayland)

 

Objector:                                                         Stephen Kite

 

DECISION: Subject to 1 abstention, Members voted 9 x 1 for refusal as recommended.

 

 

9/20

Schedule of Planning Applications (Agenda item 9)

To consider the Schedule of Planning Applications:

Minutes:

The Schedule of Planning Applications was determined as follows:

9/20a

Attleborough: The Railway Station, Station Road: Reference: 3PL/2019/0827/F pdf icon PDF 292 KB

Demolition of the two small ancillary buildings. Redevelopment of the existing car park to include new car park area to be laid out including new parking bays, ticket machine and CCTV and lighting. Demo of existing boundary retaining wall and construction of new realigned wall, footway/cycleway and new bus stop.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of the two small ancillary buildings. Redevelopment of the existing car park to include new car park area to be laid out including new parking bays, ticket machine and CCTV and lighting. Demo of existing boundary retaining wall and construction of new realigned wall, footway/cycleway and new bus stop.

 

The application was considered in conjunction with Agenda item 9(b).

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Naomi Minto, Development Management Planner.

 

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’s Agent:                                           Mike Arthur (Design Mad-London)

 

Head of Planning (for the applicant):              Joanna O’Donnell

 

Greater Anglia:                                                Stuart Freer

 

DECISION: Members voted unanimously for approval as recommended subject to the conditions as listed in the report.

 

 

9/20b

Attleborough: The Railway Station, Station Road: Reference: 3PL/2019/0780/LB pdf icon PDF 221 KB

Demolition of the two small ancillary buildings, redevelopment of the existing car park to include new car park area to be laid out including new car parking bays, ticket machine and CCTV and lighting. Demolition of the existing boundary retaining wall and construction of new realigned wall, footway/cycleway and a new bus stop.

Minutes:

Demolition of the two small ancillary buildings, redevelopment of the existing car park to include new car park area to be laid out including new parking bays, ticket machine and CCTV and lighting. Demo of existing boundary retaining wall and construction of new realigned wall, footway/cycleway and new bus stop.

 

The application was considered in conjunction with Agenda item 9(a).

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Naomi Minto, Development Management Planner.

 

Members considered the matter and fully explored the details of the Listed Building 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’s Agent:                                           Mike Arthur (Design Mad-London)

 

Head of Planning (for the applicant):              Joanna O’Donnell

 

Greater Anglia:                                                Stuart Freer

 

DECISION: Members voted unanimously for approval as recommended subject to the conditions as listed in the report.

 

 

 

9/20c

Attleborough: Land North of Blackthorn Road: Reference: 3PL/2019/0275/O pdf icon PDF 108 KB

Development of up to 80 dwellings with associated infrastructure including green space, swale and noise attenuation barrier.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Development of up to 80 dwellings with associated infrastructure including green space, swale and noise attenuation barrier.

 

Councillor Crane declared a prejudicial interest in this application and did not take part in the discussions or vote on the application.

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Rebecca Collins, Head of Major Projects.

 

Members considered the matter and fully explored the details of the outline 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:

 

Applicant’s Agent:                                           Paul Clarke (Brown & Co.)

 

DECISION: Subject to one abstention, Members voted 6 x 2 against the Officers recommendation of approval.

 

REASONS: the site is outside the settlement boundary and would materially affect the intrinsic character and beauty of the countryside in this location as this is a green buffer between the A11.

 

DECISION: Subject to one abstention, Members voted 6 x 2 to refuse the application.

9/20d

Attleborough: Land Adjacent to The Paddocks, Leys Lane: Reference: 3PL/2019/0397/F pdf icon PDF 88 KB

Proposed erection of five detached two storey dwellings with garages and associated parking.

Minutes:

Proposed erection of five detached two storey dwellings with garages and associated parking.

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Naomi Minto, Development Management Planner.

 

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 Taila Taylor (in support of the                                                          application)

 

Applicant:                                            John Gaskin

 

Applicant’s Agent:                               Jon Venning

 

DECISION: Members voted 7 x 3 to defer the application contrary to the Officer’s recommendation of refusal.

 

DECISION: Deferred to allow the applicant and Agent to consider and address the comments made by the District Valuer within the Viability Assessment, and to find and appropriate Highways solution.

 

 

9/20e

Beachamwell: Land adjacent 4 Beachamwell Road, Drymere: Reference: 3PL/2019/0995/O pdf icon PDF 90 KB

Proposed residential dwelling.

 

Minutes:

Proposed residential dwelling.

 

Councillor Helen Crane declared a prejudicial interest in this application and did not take part in or vote on this application.

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Mark Simmonds, Principal Development Management Planner.

 

Members considered the matter and fully explored the details of the outline 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 Peter Wilkinson (spoke in                                                                support of the application)

 

Applicant:                                                        Rebecca Gibbons

 

Supporter:                                                       Christine Foulsham

 

DECISION: Subject to one abstention, Members 6 x 2 for approval contrary to the Officer’s recommendation of refusal.

 

REASONS: Members felt that the application accorded with Policy HOU05 and the dwelling did represent ‘rounding off a cluster’ of buildings.

 

DECISION: Subject to one abstention, Members voted 6 x 2 to approve the application; subject to:

 

1.     delegated authority being granted to the Executive Director of Place to agree and impose suitable conditions; and

2.     further conditions to ensure a self-build dwelling and the removal of permitted development rights.

9/20f

Beeston: Land off Chapel Lane: Reference: 3PL/2019/0809/O pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Residential development.

 

Minutes:

This application had been deferred.

9/20g

Bradenham: Twizel Barn, Top Farm, New Lane: Reference: 3PL/2019/1351/F pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Proposed conversion & extension of redundant barn to dwelling.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Proposed conversion & extension of redundant barn to dwelling.

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Mark Simmonds, Principal Development Management Planner.

 

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 Helen Crane (spoke in support                                                                of the application)

 

Applicants:                                                      Mr & Mrs Salmon (to answer questions)

 

Applicant’s Agent:                                           John Moulton (JWM Design)

 

Supporter:                                                       Elizabeth Gould

 

DECISION: Members voted unanimously for approval contrary to the Officer’s recommendation of refusal.

 

REASONS: Members had regard to the applicant’s Structural Engineer’s report and were of the view that Policy HOU12, allowing for the sustainable re-use of existing buildings in the countryside, had been met and the building was substantially intact and the proposal was not for significant extension.

 

DECISION: Members voted 6 x 2 to approve the application; subject to delegated authority being granted to the Executive Director of Place to agree and impose suitable conditions.

 

9/20h

Gressenhall: Land at Bridge Street: Reference: 3PL/2019/1034/O pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Erection of single storey detached dwelling including change of use of land to residential and demolition of existing buildings.

Minutes:

Erection of single storey detached dwelling including change of use of land to residential and demolition of existing buildings.

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Mark Simmonds, Principal Development Management Planner.

 

Members considered the matter and fully explored the details of the outline 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:

 

Ward Representative:                                     Councillor Atterwill (in support of the                                                                application)

 

DECISION: Members voted unanimously for approval as recommended subject to:

 

1.     the conditions as listed in the report; and

 

2.     permitted development rights being restricted to prevent any dormer/velux windows being installed in the roof space.

9/20i

Harling: Land North of Lime Kiln House, Eccles Road: Reference: 3PL/2019/0979/F pdf icon PDF 91 KB

Erection of five dwellings, garages and creation of 1 new vehicular access.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Erection of five dwellings, garages and creation of 1 new vehicular access.

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Naomi Minto, Development Management Planner.

 

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

 

Councillor Roy Brame read aloud a statement following Councillor Marion Chapman-Allen’s departure from the meeting which asked Members to take account of the Parish Council’s concerns.

 

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

 

Applicant’s Agent:                                           Jason Barber (Studio 35 Planning                                                                    Design)

 

Objector:                                                         Peter Allott

 

DECISION: Members voted unanimously for refusal contrary to the Officer’s recommendation of approval.

 

REASONS: Overdevelopment of the site and the location of the access which would impact the amenity of the adjacent property particularly from car headlights.

 

DECISION: Members voted unanimously to refuse the application.

 

 

9/20j

Harling: Middle Harling Farm, West Harling Road : Reference: 3PL/2019/1210/O pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Demolition of existing buildings and the erection of up to 4 dwellings with associated parking, garages, access, servicing and landscaping.

 

Minutes:

Demolition of existing buildings and the erection of up to 4 dwellings with associated parking, garages, access, servicing and landscaping.

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Naomi Minto, Development Management Planner.

 

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

 

The Chairman read aloud a letter of support from the Ward Representative, Councillor William Nunn.

 

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

 

Applicant:                                                        Mick Seaby (and his father)

 

Applicant’s Agent:                                           Yee Cheung-Boyer

 

DECISION: Members 7 x 3 for approval contrary to the Officer’s recommendation of refusal.

 

REASONS: Members felt that as this is a brownfield site, the erection of up to 4 dwellings would be a good replacement for the redundant agricultural buildings and would improve the character and appearance of the site.

 

DECISION: Members voted 9 x 1 to approve the application; subject to:

 

1.     delegated authority being granted to the Executive Director of Place to agree and impose suitable conditions; and

 

2.     a further condition to ensure the plots are sold as self-build dwellings.

9/20k

Hockham: The Pightle, Vicarage Road, Great Hockham: Reference: 3PL/2019/1085/F pdf icon PDF 90 KB

Construction of a two bedroom single storey self-build dwelling.

 

Minutes:

Construction of a two bedroom single storey self-build dwelling.

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Mark Simmonds, Principal Development Management Planner.

 

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(s):                                 Councillors Stephen Askew and Robert                                                                Kybird (in support of the application)

 

Applicant:                                                        Tracy Thomas

 

DECISION: Members voted 6 x 5 for approval contrary to the recommendation of refusal.

 

REASON(S): whilst Members acknowledged the Highway issue, the planning benefits of granting the application outweighed the Highway objections taking account that it was a singular self-build dwelling.

 

DECISION: Members voted 8 x 3 to approve the application; subject to delegated authority being granted to the Executive Director of Place to agree and impose suitable conditions including a condition to ensure a self-build dwelling.

9/20l

North Pickenham: Development Site, Brecklands Green: Reference: 3PL/2019/0656/F pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Residential development - 4 new houses and 2 double carports (amended scheme).

 

Minutes:

Residential development - 4 new houses and 2 double carports (amended scheme).

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Mark Simmonds, Principal Development Management Planner.

 

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:                                                        Mr Gray

 

Applicant’s Agent:                                           Tony Evans (Sketcher Partnership)

 

DECISION: Members 9 x 1 for refusal as recommended.

 

9/20m

Old Buckenham: Land to the west of 49 Hargham Road: Reference: 3PL/2019/1164/PIP pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Permission in principle for erection of four detached dwellings.

 

Minutes:

Permission in principle for erection of four detached dwellings.

 

Consideration was given to the application presented by Mark Simmonds, Principal Development Management Planner.

 

Members considered the matter and fully explored the details of the Permission in Principle (PIP) 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 Philip Cowen (in support of the                                                        application)

 

Applicant’s Agent:                               Nick Moys (Brown & Co)

 

Parish Council:                                    Adrian Joel

 

Members voted 6 x 5 to approve the application, contrary to the Officer’s recommendation of refusal; however, following a great deal of discussion and for clarity the Chairman asked that the vote for approval be taken again.

 

DECISION: Members voted 7 x 4 for refusal as recommended.

9/20n

Shipdham: Land adjacent Larwood Way: Reference: 3PL/2019/0988/F pdf icon PDF 91 KB

Proposed residential development of 8 dwellings.

Minutes:

Councillor Helen Crane declared an interest in this application but did not take part in or vote on this application.

 

Proposed residential development of 8 dwellings.

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Mark Simmonds, Principal Development Management Planner.

 

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 Lynda Turner (in support)

 

Applicant’s Agent:                                           Henry Isotta Day (Clayland)

 

Objector:                                                         Bonnie Wordley

 

DECISION: Subject to 1 abstention, Members voted 8 x 2 for refusal as recommended.

 

 

9/20o

Swanton Morley: Land adjacent to Crispins, Gooseberry Hill: Reference: 3PL/2017/1548/O pdf icon PDF 112 KB

Erection of detached dwelling.

Minutes:

Erection of detached dwelling.

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Mark Simmonds, Principal Development Management Planner.

 

Members considered the matter and fully explored the details of the outline 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 Roger Atterwill (in support of                                                                the application)

 

DECISION: Members voted unanimously for approval as recommended subject to:

 

1)     the conditions as listed in the report; and

 

2)     the completion of a S106 Agreement to ensure the funds generated by the development are used in their entirety for the works to the Church.

9/20p

Swanton Morley: Residential Allocation 1: Reference: 3PL/2018/1246/F pdf icon PDF 110 KB

Erection of 85 dwellings with associated Open Space.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Erection of 85 dwellings with associated Open Space.

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Chris Hobson, Principal Development Management Planner.

 

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 Roger Atterwill (in support of                                                                the application)

 

Applicant’s Agent:                                           Christopher Smith (Hopkins Homes)

 

DECISION: Members voted unanimously for approval as recommended subject to:

 

1.     the conditions as listed in the report; to include conditions relating to bus stops, working hours, sustainability and road widening, to take place early on in the development; and

 

2.     a S106 Agreement to be completed within 3 months to deliver and provide:

 

·        on site affordable housing provision of 21 dwellings in accordance with Policy HOU07;

·        £6,500 to upgrade surface of Public Rights of Way within Swanton Morley

·        on site open space provision including LEAP and future maintenance contribution at £8.50 per square metre, in accordance with Policy ENV04;

·        a financial contribution of £12,500 towards off-site affordable housing provision; and

·        libraries contribution equivalent to £75 per dwelling.

9/20q

Whinburgh & Westfield: New Barn Place, Dereham Road: Reference: 3PL/2018/1052/F pdf icon PDF 86 KB

Construction of a manege (retrospective - altered location and footprint from that approved under 3PL/2015/0948/F).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Construction of a manege (retrospective - altered location and footprint from that approved under 3PL/2015/0948/F).

 

All Members had received direct correspondence from the objector.

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Chris Hobson, Principal Development Management Planner.

 

Members considered the matter and fully explored the details of the retrospective 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 Ian Martin

 

Applicant’s Agent:                               Phil Hardy (Parker Planning)

 

Applicant’s Father:                              David Simons (to answer questions)

 

Objector:                                             Neil Hakes

 

DECISION: Members voted 7 x 4 to approve the retrospective application as recommended subject to the conditions as listed in the report.

10/20

Applications determined by the Executive Director of Place (Agenda item 10) pdf icon PDF 80 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.