Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

5317.

Minutes (Agenda item 1) pdf icon PDF 77 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 8 May 2017.

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting held on 8 May 2017 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

5417.

Apologies & Substitutes (Agenda item 2)

To receive apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Bowes and Wilkinson.  Councillor Darby was in attendance as substitute for Councillor Wilkinson.

5517.

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:

All Members had received direct representation in relation to Agenda item Agenda item 8, Schedule item 1, Mattishall.

 

Councillor Joel declared an interest in Agenda item 8, Schedule item 3, Shropham, as he knew the applicant.

5617.

Chairman's Announcements (Agenda item 4)

Minutes:

Due to the amount of applications on the agenda, the running order of the meeting was highlighted.

5717.

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:

None.

5817.

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.

5917.

Deferred Applications (Agenda item 7) pdf icon PDF 46 KB

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

Minutes:

The Schedule of deferred applications was noted.

5917a

Dereham: Crane Fruehauf Site, South Green: Reference: 3PL/2009/0385/O pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Report of the Executive Director, Place.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report presented by Rebecca Collins, 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.

 

No Representations were made in respect of the application.

 

DECISION: Members voted unanimously to approve the changes to the Section 106 Agreement, as per the terms set out in the deferred report, and for the wording of conditions to be delegated to Officers.

 

 

5917b

Dereham: CC Wells, Greens Road: Reference: 3PL/2016/0956/CU pdf icon PDF 840 KB

Report of the Executive Director, Place.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report presented by Rebecca Collins, a Principal Planning Officer (Capita). Further information had been received in 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:

 

DECISION: Members voted unanimously for approval as recommended.

 

6017.

Schedule of Planning Applications (Agenda item 8) pdf icon PDF 164 KB

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  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6017.

6117.

Applications determined by the Executive Director of Place (Agenda item 9) pdf icon PDF 42 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.

6217.

Appeal Decisions (Agenda item 10) pdf icon PDF 54 KB

For information.

Minutes:

Noted.

Closing Remarks

The Chairman informed Members that a further site visit was required on the A47 near Hockering and this would be tied in with the site visit to Mattishall.

 

Councillor Marion Chapman-Allen congratulated Rebecca Collins for her excellent presentations.