Agenda item

Schedule of Planning Applications (Agenda item 8)

To consider the Schedule of Planning Applications:

 

Item No

Applicant

Parish

Page No

1

Eastern Wind Energy Co-operat

Longham

 

2

Wensum Valley Hotel, Golf & Country Club

Billingford

 

3

Mr Michael Nunn

Mattishall

 

4

Mcintyre Gant Homes Ltd

Attleborough

 

5

Abel Homes Ltd

Mattishall

 

6

H&B Developments Ltd

Attleborough

 

7

Mr Stephen Hackett

Guist

 

8

Mrs Amanda Wilcox

Gressenhall

 

9

Mr Bernard John Bell

Necton

 

10

Mr Dunning

Besthorpe

 

11

Mr Tim Davidge

Great Ellingham

 

12

Mr M Mitchell

Gressenhall

 

13

Vantage Construction (EA) Ltd

Attleborough

 

 

Minutes:

The Committee’s consideration of the following applications is not summarised here, as Planning Committee meetings are now recorded and provided that a request is made by the scheduled date of the next Planning Committee meeting – a copy of the recording can be made available.

 

RESOLVED that the applications be determined as follows:

 

a.    Item 1 – Longham: The Old Airfield, Wendling Farm: Installation of wind turbine (77m) – new access track, hardstanding area, small substation, mast & assoc. infrastructure: Applicant: Easterly Wind Energy Co-operat: Reference: 3PL/2014/1163F

 

Withdrawn

 

b.    Item 2 – Billingford and Swanton Morley: Billingford Lakes, Elmham Road: Erection of visitor centre and change of use of land for campsite, outdoor recreation & centre with associated works and outline permission fo 8 holiday lodges: Applicant: Wensum Valley Hotel, Golf & Country Club: Reference: 3PL/2016/0533/H

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Simon Wood, the Interim Business Manager (Capita).

 

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

 

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

 

Ward Representatives:                       Councillor Borrett and Councillor                                                                    Bambridge

 

Applicant:                                            Bridgette Hall

 

Agent:                                                  Ashley Wyatt

 

Solicitor:                                              Ms Lisa Foster (Richard Buxton,                                                                    Environmental & Public Law Solicitors                                                           (on behalf of Mr & Mrs Mackay)

 

Swanton Morley Parish Council:        Cllr Steve Westbury (Vice-Chairman)

 

Billingford Parish Council:                   Cllr Philippa Challen

 

Hoe & Worthing Parish Council:         Cllr Trevor Wood (Chairman)

 

Supporters:                                         Roger Atterwill, Jay Mehta (Howes                                                                Percival/Solicitor

 

Objectors:                                           Matt Payne, Professor Roger Thorneley,                                                      John Labouchere

 

Other Representatives:                       James Hodson (Ecologist) & Andrew                                                            Dye (Pinnacle Consulting Engineers) –                                                          to answer questions only

 

DECISION:  Members voted 7-1 for Approval + 1 abstention

 

1.    That planning permission be granted subject to conditions.

2.    That delegated authority be given to Officers to agree the conditions.

3.    That 1 and 2 above is subject to the exercise by the Secretary of State of his power to call in the Application

 

c.    Item 3: Mattishall: Land north of Dereham Road: Residential development of up to 16 dwellings including access with all other matters reserved: Applicant: Mr Michael Nunn: Reference: 3PL/2015/0589/O

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Chris Hobson, the Principal Planning 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:                                             Mrs Cox

 

DECISION:  Members voted unanimously for Refusal

 

d.    Item 4: Attleborough: Land of Hillsend Lane, London Road: Erection of 5 dwellings: Applicant: Mcintyre Gant Homes Ltd: Reference: 3PL/2016/0825/F

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Developer:                                          Kevin Lawn

 

Attleborough Town Council:               Cllr Sam Taylor                      

 

DECISION:  Members voted unanimously for Approval

 

That planning permission be granted subject to the conditions as listed in the report

 

e.    Item 5: Mattishall: Land off Cedar Rise: Residential Development: Applicant: Abel Homes Ltd: Reference: 3PL/2016/1414/D

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

 

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

 

The following 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

 

Applicant’s Agent:                               Paul LeGrice

 

Mattishall Parish Council:                   Dr David Piper (on behalf of the Parish                                                         Council)

 

Objector:                                             Mr French

 

DECISION:  Members voted unanimously for Approval

 

That planning permission be granted subject to the conditions listed in the report and subject also to additional conditions and notes listed on the supplementary agenda (page 188).

 

f.     Item 6: Attleborough: The Poplars, Carvers Lane: Demolition of existing dwelling and construction of 4 new dwellings: Applicant: H&B Development Ltd: Reference: 3PL/2016/1101/F

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Applicant:                                            Andrew Heginbotham

 

Applicant’s Agent:                               Jason Barber

 

Attleborough Town Council:                Cllr Sam Taylor

 

Supporter                                            Tony Crouch

 

DECISION:  Members voted unanimously for Approval

 

That planning permission be granted subject to the conditions listed in the report.

 

 

 

 

g.    Item 7: Guist: Building plot to the south of The Barn, Malthouse Lane: Erection of one two storey dwelling: Applicant: Mr Stephen Hackett: Reference: 3PL/2017/0138/F

 

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

 

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

 

No representations were made in respect of the application in accordance with the Council’s scheme of public speaking at Planning Committee meetings.

 

DECISION:  Members voted unanimously for Approval

 

That planning permission be granted subject to the conditions listed in the report.

 

h.    Item 8: Gressenhall: Land to be known as Church Farm, Church Lane: Erection of dwelling and double garage: Applicant: Mrs Amanda Wilcox: Reference: 3PL/2016/1360/F

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Ward Representative:                                     Councillor Duffield

 

Applicant:                                                        Amanda Wilcox

 

Gressenhall Parish Council:                            Leanne Jarrett (Clerk)

 

Objector:                                                         Tom Kemp

 

DECISION:  Members voted 5-4 for Refusal

 

i.      Item 9: Necton: Residential development with new adoptable vehicle & pedestrian access & modified road layout: Applicant: Mr Bernard John Bell: Reference: 3PL/2017/0048/O

 

Withdrawn

 

j.      Item 10: Besthorpe: Land between Oak House and Cameo, Norwich Road: Erection of 5 new dwellings and garages, creation of new access to Norwich Road: Applicant: Mr Dunning: Reference: 3PL/2016/1399/F

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Applicant’s Agent:                                           Chris Codling

 

DECISION:  Members voted unanimously for Approval

 

That planning permission be granted subject to the conditions listed in the report; and subject also to:

 

·         the removal of the outline condition

·         the removal of the Reserved Matters condition

·         the addition of  a full planning permission condition

·         the addition of an external materials condition

·         the addition of a foul water condition

 

k.    Item 11: Great Ellingham: Rose Farm, Bow Street: Conversion & extension of barn to dwelling: Applicant: Mr Tim Davidge: Reference: 3PL/2016/1312/F

 

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

 

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

 

The following 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 Smith

 

Applicant’s Agent:                                                       John Barbuck

 

Objector:                                                                     James Abbott

 

DECISION:  Members voted 8-1 for Refusal

 

l.      Item 12: Gressenhall: Lodge Farm Barn, Chequers Lane: Retention of sited caravan for residential use (retrospective): Applicant: Mr M Mitchell: Reference: 3PL/2017/0243/F

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Ward Representative:                                                 Councillor Duffield

 

DECISION:  Members voted 6-3 for Refusal

 

That planning permission be refused as recommended; subject to the deferral of any enforcement action for a period of six months to allow the applicant to demonstrate that there is an essential need for a dwelling on site to serve the rural enterprise.

 

m.   Item 13: Attleborough: Woods View, Poplar Road: Erection of 2no. two storey dwellings with integral garages, shared access and associated works: Applicant: Vantage Construction (EA) Ltd: Reference: 3PL/2017/0172/F

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Rebecca Collins, the 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 received in respect of the application, in accordance with the Council’s scheme of public speaking at Planning Committee meetings:

 

Attleborough Town Council:                                        Cllr Tony Crouch

 

Applicant’s Agent:                                                       Max Short

 

DECISION:  Members voted 8-1 for Approval + 1 abstention

 

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