Agenda item

Schedule of Planning Applications (Agenda item 8)

To consider the Schedule of Planning Applications:

 

Item No

Applicant

Parish

Page No

1

Gladman Development Ltd

Mattishall

35 - 52

2

Mr John Trappes Lomax

Hockham

53 - 54

3

Mr & Mrs Osborne

Shropham

55 - 60

4

Mr Neil Turner

Shipdham

61 - 66

5

Mr A L Gaskin

Attleborough

67 - 72

6

Shadwell Estate Company Ltd

Brettenham

73 - 81

7

Beres Development Ltd

Wretham

82 - 88

8

Serruys Property Company Ltd

Watton

89 - 93

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the applications be determined as follows:

 

a.    Item 1: Mattishall: Land south of Dereham Road: Erection of 50 residential dwellings with associated infrastructure: Applicant: Gladman Developments Ltd: Reference: 3PL/2015/0498/O

 

            All Members had received direct representations.

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Chris Hobson, a Principal Planning Officer (Capita). Further information had been received as set out in the supplementary agenda, the details of which were read aloud.

 

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:                                    Councillors Paul Claussen & Pablo   Dimoglou

 

Ward Representative:                                      Councillor Bill Borrett (Elmham & Mattishall Division) in his role as a Norfolk County Councillor

 

Gladmans Development Ltd                            John McKenzie

 

Mattishall Matters:                                            Anna Loake

 

Mattishall Parish Council:                                 John Rickcliff

 

Mattishall Neighbourhood Plan Working Group: Richard Stevenson

 

Objector:                                                          John Gogle

 

DECISION: Members voted 6 - 4 for deferral

 

That the application be deferred, contrary to the Officer’s recommendation of approval.

 

REASONS: to enable a site visit to take place.

 

b.    Item 2: Hockham: Scotsgate Farm Cottage, Watton Road: Fell Beech – tree getting too big and overshadowing both this property and Smithy Cottage next door: Applicant: Mr John Trappes Lomax: Reference: TRE/2016/0316/TCA

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Hugh Coggles, Tree & Countryside Officer (Capita) in relation to a formal objection to the serving of Tree Preservation Order 2017 No. 1. Further information had been received as set out in the supplementary agenda, the details of which were read aloud.

 

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 Phil Cowen

 

DECISION:  Members voted unanimously for the confirmation of Tree Preservation Order No. 1 as recommended + 1 abstention.

 

c.    Item 3: Shropham: Greenacres, Watton Road: Erection of dwelling with outside studio, store & associated changes to frontage: Applicant: Mr & Mrs Osborne: Reference: 3PL/2017/0165/F

 

Councillor Joel declared an interest as he was a friend of the applicant and did not vote on the application.

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Rebecca Collins, a 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 Phil Cowen

 

Parish Council:                                                David Napier (Chairman)

 

Applicant:                                                        Mrs Osborne

 

Architect:                                                         Claire Osborne

 

Objector:                                                          Charles Hawkins on behalf of Geoff Bacon neighbour)

 

DECISION: Members voted 8 – 1 for refusal as recommended + 1 abstention.

 

d.    Item 4: Shipdham: Red Roofs, King Row: Erection of one bungalow: Applicant: Mr Neil Turner: Reference: 3PL/2017/0379/F

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Debi Sherman, a Principal Planning Officer (Capita). Further information had been received as set out in the supplementary agenda, the details of which were read aloud.

 

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:                                    Councillors Lynda Turner & Paul Hewett

 

Applicant:                                                         Emma Turner

 

DECISION: Members voted 2 – 8 not to accept the Officer’s recommendation of refusal

 

REASONS: on the grounds that it would improve the appearance of the brownfield site and the development would meet the applicant’s medical needs.

 

DECISION: Members voted 8 – 2 for approval.

 

e.    Item 5: Attleborough: Land adjacent to The Paddocks, Leys Lane: Erection of two storey detached dwelling with garage and parking: Applicant: Mr A L Gaskin: Reference: 3PL/2017/0376/F

 

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

 

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

 

An email from Councillor Adrian Stasiak, the Ward Representative, who was in support of the application, was read aloud. No other representations were made in respect of the application.

 

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

 

f.     Item 6: Brettenham: Land East of Melton Paddocks: Change of use to equine use and erection of two new yards including dwelling and garage, American barn, straw barn, horse walker to each and access roads: Applicant: Shadwell Estate Company Ltd: Reference: 3PL/2017/0199/F

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Chris Hobson, a Principal Planning Officer (Capita). Further information had been received as set out in the supplementary agenda, the details of which were read aloud.

 

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:                                     William Nunn

 

Applicant’s Agent:                                           Keith Warth

 

Objectors:                                                       Alan Presslee & Peter                                                                                     Wright

 

DECISION: Members voted 8 - 2 for deferral, with delegated authority being given to the Director of Planning & Building Control (Capita) to grant planning permission subject to the receipt of satisfactory responses from all outstanding consultees.

 

g.    Item 7: Wretham: Stonebridge Camp, Thetford Road, Stonebridge: Development of Stonebridge Camp including the erection of 27 dwellings (revised scheme) Applicant: Beres Development Ltd: Reference: 3PL/2016/0939/VAR

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Chris Hobson, a Principal Planning Officer (Capita). Further information had been received as set out in the supplementary agenda, the details of which were read aloud.

 

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 Phil Cowen

 

Applicant/Developer:                                                  Les Beres

 

DECISION: that the application be deferred due to the lateness of the revised documents being submitted to the Parish Council for its formal consideration.

 

h.    Item 8: Watton: Plaswood Products Ltd, Griston Road: Residential development of 31 units comprising 18 flats, 13 houses, estate road, parking areas and open space: Applicant: Serruys Property Company Ltd: Reference: 3PL/2017/0370/D

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Rebecca Collins, a 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:

 

Applicant’s Agent:                                                       Mr David Futter

 

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

 

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