Agenda and draft minutes

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118/21

Minutes pdf icon PDF 245 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 1 November 2021.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 1 November were agreed as a correct record.

119/21

Apologies & Substitutes

To receive apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Atterwill, Bowes, Duigan and Kiddle-Morris.  Councillors Monument and Wickerson were in attendance as substitutes.

120/21

Declaration of Interest and of Representations Received

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 as stated in the Standing Orders of this Council.

 

Minutes:

None.

121/21

Chairman's Announcements

Minutes:

Nothing to report.

122/21

Requests to Defer Applications included in this Agenda

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.

123/21

Urgent Business

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.

124/21

Local Plan Update (Standing Item)

To receive an update. 

Minutes:

Simon Wood, the Director of Planning and Building Control informed Members that the Local Plan review was discussed at the recent Cabinet meeting on 15 November 2021.  It was agreed that there would be a single policy review of Policy INF03 that would take approximately 2 years, and a maximum of 6 years for a full review of the Local Plan.

125/21

Deferred Applications pdf icon PDF 183 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 for Deferred Applications was noted.

126/21

Schedule of Planning Applications

To consider the Schedule of Planning Applications:

126/21a

Mattishall: West End House, immediately adjacent 135 Dereham Road: Reference: 3PL/2021/0671/F pdf icon PDF 93 KB

Proposed garage/store/office and new access.

 

Minutes:

Proposed garage / store / office and new access.

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Tom Donnelly, Senior Development Management Planner.

 

Members considered the matter fully and 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:                   Allistair Curran

 

Ward Representative:             Councillor Paul Claussen (against the recommendation)

 

Mattishall Parish Council:       Graham Clarke, Vice Chairman

(against the recommendation)

           

DECISION: Members voted 7 x 1 against the Officers recommendation of approval.

 

REASONS: The proposal was excess in scale and the design and materials failed to compliment the character of the area.  The proposal would result in an unacceptable amenity impact in terms of noise and disturbance to nearby neighbours.

 

DECISION:  Members voted 7 x 1 to refuse the application.

126/21b

Quidenham: Anvil Park, Stud Overa House Farm, Sallow Lane: Reference: 3PL/2020/0043/F pdf icon PDF 87 KB

Retrospective application to:

 

1.      Extend commercial equestrian use to include shows/events/competitions; training/riding/holidays; quiz nights and social events

 

2.      Ancillary use of PA system

 

3.      Change of use of part of indoor school to cafe and use of building as forge

 

4.      Hiring out of facilities

 

5.      Six stables

 

6.     Increase level of 'old' outdoor arena

 

7.     Submit details of landscaping, removal of manure and lighting.

Minutes:

Retrospective application to:

1)    Extend commercial equestrian use to include shows/events/competitions; training/riding holidays; quiz nights and social events,

2)    Ancillary use of PA system

3)    Change of use of part of indoor school to café and use of building as forge

4)    Hiring out of facilities

5)    Six stables

6)    Increase level of ‘old’ outdoor arena

7)    Submit details of landscaping, removal of manure and lighting

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Tom Donnelly, Senior 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:

 

Roudham & Larling Parish Council:   Sarah Gosling, Chairman (against)

 

Ward Representatives:                       Councillor William Nunn (against)

Councillor Sarah Suggitt (against)

 

Applicant’s Agent:                               Ashley Broughton and Marian Ayigsi

 

DECISION: Members voted 7 x 1 in favour of a site visit; and the item be deferred.

 

126/21c

Quidenham: Anvil Park Stud, Overa House Farm, Access Road to Overa House Farm: Reference: 3PL/2021/0307/F pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Erection of 4 Cabins to be used as holiday accommodation.

 

Minutes:

A deferment of this application was requested by the Applicant’s agent, so that information regarding the flood risk assessment and ecology report could be submitted.

 

DECISION:   Members voted 5 x 4 to defer the application to allow additional information to be submitted.

126/21d

Scarning: 3 Scarning Fen: Reference: 3PL/2021/1260/F pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Erection of a new attached dwelling.

Minutes:

The erection of a new attached dwelling comprising of two bedrooms.

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Lisa O’Donovan, 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:       Mr Ian Coward

 

Objectors:                   Mr & Mrs King

 

Ward representative:  Councillor Paul Hewett (against the recommendation)

 

DECISION: Members voted 6 x 2 and 1 abstention in support of the Officers recommendation.

127/21

Applications determined by the Executive Director of Place (for information) pdf icon PDF 90 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.

128/21

Appeals (for information) pdf icon PDF 80 KB

Minutes:

Noted.