Agenda item

Schedule of Planning Applications (Agenda item 10)

To consider the Schedule of Planning Applications:

 

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the applications be determined as follows:

 

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

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Chris Hobson, 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.  A letter of representation from Councillor Bill Borrett had also been received urging the Committee to refuse the application:

 

Ward Representative:                         Councillor Paul Claussen

 

Ward Representative:             Councillor Pablo Dimoglou

 

Objector:                                             Councillor George Freeman MP

 

Objector:                                             Sylvia Gill & Anna Loake (Mattishall                                                  Matters)

 

Objector:                                             Richard Stephenson (Mattishall                                                                      Neighbourhood Plan)

 

Parish Council:                                    John Rockliffe

 

Norfolk County Council:                     Graham Brown & Matt Aitchison                                                                    (Flood Water Management)

 

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

 

REASONS: Intrusion of built development into the open countryside and the creation of a hard edge to the village of Mattishall having a significant visual impact and harm to the character and appearance of the site and surrounding area, and the surrounding landscape.

 

b)    Item 2: Wretham: Stonebridge Camp, Thetford Road, Stonebridge: development of Stonebridge Camp including 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, 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 Philip Cowen

 

Developer:                                          Les Beres

 

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

 

                       i.        the conditions as listed in the report; and

 

                      ii.        authority be delegated to Planning Officers, in consultation with the Chairman of the Planning Committee, for the relocation of the sub-station and the retention of the current footpath ‘trod’ located along the Thetford Road frontage.

 

c)    Item 3: Dereham: Land at Greenfields Road: 285 dwellings comprising 6 x 5 bedroom house, 87 x 4 bedroom houses, 113 x 3 bedroom houses, 73 x 2 bedroom houses, 4 x 2 bedroom bungalows and 2 x 1 bedroom bungalows together with associated access, pedestrian and cycle links, landscaping and open space: Applicant: Orbit Homes (2020) Ltd: Reference: 3PL/2016/1397/F

 

Deferred (see Minute No. 79/17 above).

 

d)    Item 4: Hockering: Heath Road: Outline for residential development of up to 12 dwellings: Applicant: Greatbrisk Ltd: Reference: 3PL/2016/1262/O

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Debi Sherman, Principal Development Management Planner (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 Gordon Bambridge

 

Parish Council:                                    Richard Hawker & Susan Warren

 

DECISION: Members voted 9 x 2 for approval as recommended; subject to:

 

i)          the conditions as listed in the report;

 

ii)         a condition on ecology matters;

 

iii)       a legal agreement relating to 40% affordable housing, education and library contributions; and

 

iv)       the Reserved Matters application to be brought back to the Planning Committee for consideration.

 

e)    Item 5: Besthorpe: Hartland, Norwich Road: Construction of bungalow with detached garage/carport and siting of 2 no. living caravans and 1 no. touring caravan: Applicant: Mr & Mrs K Annison: Reference: 3PL/2016/1393/F

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Debi Sherman, Principal Development Management Planner (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.

 

Applicants:                              Mrs & Mrs Annison

 

Applicant’s Agent:                   Mr Venning

 

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

 

f)     Item 6: Watton: Development at the Old Carpenters Arms, Swaffham Road: Residential development for 23 dwellings with associated access roads, parking, garaging and amenity space: Applicant: S & A Jones Developments Ltd: Reference: 3PL/2016/1539/F

 

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

 

Applicant’s Agent:                               David Futter

 

Objector:                                             Mr Webb

 

DECISION: Members voted 10 x 1 for approval as recommended subject to; conditions and a S106 Agreement as listed in the report.

 

g)    Item 7: Hockering: Hill House, Park Lane: Demolition of existing buildings and redevelopment comprising 14 residential dwellings together with associated access, landscaping and boundary treatments: Applicant: Hill House Commercial Property: Reference: 3PL/2016/1552/F

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Rebecca Collins, 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 Gordon Bambridge

 

Parish Council:                                                Richard Hawker

 

Applicant:                                                        James Gunn

 

Applicant’s Agent:                                           Paul Brailsford

 

            DECISION: Members voted 8 x 2 for approval as recommended;         subject to conditions as listed in the report and a S106                   Agreement.

 

h)    Item 8: Bawdeswell: Hall Road: Residential development of 40 dwellings, open space, associated infrastructure and vehicle access via Hall Road: Applicant: Property 192: Reference: 3PL/2017/0035/F

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Chris Hobson, 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 Gordon Bambridge

 

            Parish Council:                                    Bill Cuncliffe

 

            Applicant’s Agent:                               Jason Parker

 

            Objector:                                             David Shannon

 

DECISION: Members voted 7 x 1 for approval as recommended subject to conditions as listed in the report.

 

i)      Item 9: Saham Toney: Richmond Hall: Residential development of 5 new dwellings: Applicant: Mr Graham Tweed: Reference: 3PL/2017/0270/O

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Chris Hobson, 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.

 

DECISION: Members voted unanimously for refusal as recommended.

 

j)      Item 10: Attleborough: Land north-west of Chapel Road School, 50 Chapel Road: Residential development of 10 dwellings, including improvement works to access road and adjacent pavements: Applicant: Breckland Bridge: Reference: 3PL/2017/0342/F

 

Deferred (see Minute No. 79/17 above).

 

k)    Item 11: Harling: Land off Church Road: erection of 4 detached dwellings and 2 semi-detached dwellings with associated access, landscaping and servicing: Applicant: Mr Mathew Barker: Reference: 3PL/2017/0388/F

 

Deferred (see Minute No. 79/17 above).

 

l)      Item 12: Whissonsett: Telephone Exchange, Mill Lane: Erection of 1 no. self build dwelling: Applicant: Mr John Newton: Reference: 3PL/2017/0433/O

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Debi Sherman, Principal Development Management Planner (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.

 

Applicant’s Agent:                               Gareth Watts

 

Applicant:                                            Mr Newton

 

DECISION: Members voted unanimously for approval as recommended; subject to the conditions as listed in the report and, a further condition in relation to any unexpected contamination issues. 

 

Councillor Darby abstained from voting on this matter.

 

m)  Item 13: Harling: Land off West Harling Road: Erection of up to 3 dwellings: Applicant: Mauleys Farm: Reference: 3PL/2017/0491/O

 

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

 

Applicant:                                Matthew Hustler

 

Applicant’s Agent:                   Jason Parker

 

Objector:                                 Mr Bransby

 

DECISION: Members voted 5 x 2 for approval as recommended; subject to conditions as listed in the report.

 

n)    Item 14: Colkirk: Land adjacent 7 Jarvis Drive: Formation of 2 x plots for the proposed construction of 2 x dwellings: Applicant: Mr Cameron Starling: Reference: 3PL/2017/0535/O

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Debi Sherman, Principal Development Management Planner (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.

 

Applicant:                                Cameron Starling

 

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

 

o)    Item 15: Great Ellingham: Bow Street: Demolish workshop and erect 2 storey dwelling: Applicant: Mr & Mrs Thomas: Reference: 3PL/2017/0556/F

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Debi Sherman, Principal Development Management Planner (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.

 

Applicant’s Agent:                               John Barbuck

 

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

 

p)    Item 16: Dereham: Outline planning application for residential development for up to 100 dwellings including details of access: Applicant: Trustees of the GR Scott Will: Reference: 3PL/2017/0563/O

 

Councillor Duigan had received direct representation in relation to this application.

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Debi Sherman, Principal Development Management Planner (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.

 

On behalf of the Applicant:                             Mark Robinson

 

Dereham Town Council:                                 Tony Needham

 

Objector:                                                         Alison Harris

 

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

 

                       i.        A S106 Agreement for 40% affordable housing and primary education contribution;

 

                      ii.        the conditions as listed in the report;

 

                    iii.        confirmation that the Highway Authority had reviewed the Dereham Transport Study in making its recommendation; and

 

                    iv.        the requirement of an acoustic fence to be installed alongside the new access road in Westfield Road at the point of construction.

 

q)    Item 17: Besthorpe: land to the rear of Village Farm, Silver Street: Demolition of three dilapidated farm buildings and erection of 2 pairs of semi-detached dwellings: Applicant: D J Thompson & Sons: Reference: 3PL/2017/0593/F

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Rebecca Collins, 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 Stephen Askew

 

Applicant’s Agent:                               John Spencer

 

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

 

r)     Item 18: Ashill: Land off Watton Road: detached single storey dwelling and detached garage: Applicant: Mr & Mrs J Spalding: Reference: 3PL/2017/0597/F

 

Councillor Frank Sharpe, the Vice-Chairman declared and interest in this item.  He wanted it noted that the comments that he had made at a Parish Council meeting had been misconstrued as what he had actually said was that Officers would be recommending the application for approval not that the Committee would be approving it.

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Chris Hobson, 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.

 

Applicant:                                Mrs Spalding

 

Applicant’s Agent:                   Jonathan Burton

 

DECISION: Members voted 7 x 1 for approval as recommended; subject to the conditions as listed in the report.

 

s)    Item 19: Swaffham: Change of use from B1C to B1C, B2 and B8 to allow more flexibility in letting: Applicant: Breckland Council: Reference: 3Pl/2017/0598/CU

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Debi Sherman, Principal Development Management Planner (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.

 

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

 

t)     Item 20: Hockering: Heath Road: Outline permission (with all matters reserved) for 4 x four bedroom houses, 4 x three bedroom dwellings bungalows with associated parking and gardens: Applicant: Monk Plant Hire Ltd: Reference: 3PL/2017/0600/O

 

Consideration was given to the report presented by Debi Sherman, Principal Development Management Planner (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 Gordon Bambridge

 

Parish Council:                                    Richard Hawker & Susan Warren

 

Applicant’s Agent:                               Jason Parker

 

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

 

u)    Item 21: Attleborough: Poppies, Slough Lane: Creation of independent dwelling by detaching annex from existing dwelling: Applicant: Mr J Lawn: Reference: 3PL/2017/0620/F

 

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

 

Applicant’s Agent:                               John Spencer

 

DECISION: Members voted 10 x 1 for approval as recommended; subject to the conditions as listed in the report.

 

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