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Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held in the Town Hall, Bideford on Wednesday 6th October 2021 at 6.00 pm.

 

PRESENT:

North Ward:

Councillor P Christie (Chairman)

South Ward:

Councillor Mrs S Langford
Councillor S Inch (Substitute for Cllr Bushby)

West Ward:
Councillor D Ratcliff

IN ATTENDANCE:

Mrs Lesley Dixon-Chatfield – Asst to the Town Clerk

 

051.     APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Councillor D Bushby (North Ward) – personal
Councillor Mrs L Hellyer (East Ward) - illness

052.     DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

There were no declarations of interest at this point in the meeting.

053.     PUBLIC PARTICIPATION SESSION

There were no members of the public in attendance.

054.     MINUTES

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 15 September 2021 were approved and signed as a correct record.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0)

055.     PLANNING APPLICATIONS

a.         Application No: 1/1000/2021/FUL. Single storey extension to dwelling and alterations and extension to garage to form additional living accommodation. 65 Meddon Street, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2EQ. Applicant: Mr P Heuze (same address). Agent: None suppled. (Date received: 13 Sept 21).
Proposed by Councillor S Inch, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0)

b.           Application No: 1/0944/2021/LA. Replacement of fixed glazing on first floor east elevation, creation of new opening and installation of window on first floor south elevation (Affecting a Public Right of Way). Torridge District Council, Riverbank House, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Mr A Redman (same address). Agent: Heighway Field Associates, Exeter. (Date received: 13 Sept 21)

Proposed by Councillor S Inch, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0)

c.           Application No: /1009/2021/FUL. Conversion of existing garage and new external
openings. 34 Buckland Close, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5AJ. Applicant: Mr W Martin (same address). Agent: EMA Planning Ltd, Derry City. (Date received 15 Sept 21).

Proposed by Councillor Mrs Langford, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved, however members wanted to ensure that the original planning stipulation was being adhered to. The original planning underlined that the garages should remain as garages, to reduce the amount of vehicles being parked on the road.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0)

d.           Application No: 1/0523/2021/REMM. Reserved matters application for access, appearance, landscaping, layout & scale pursuant to planning approval 1/0626/2017/OUTM. Land At Manteo Way , East The Water, Devon,. Applicant: Devonshire Homes Limited, Lowman Green, Tiverton, Devon EX16 4LA. Agent: Roach Planning and Environmental Limited, Teignmouth. (Date received: 15 Sept 21).

Proposed by Councillor S Inch, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0)

e.          Application No: 1/1019/2021/FUL. Demolition of existing single garage/store and erection of new double garage and store. Thornlands Farm, Old Barnstaple Road, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Mr G Simpson (same address), EX39 2NR. Agent: RGP Architects Ltd, Barnstaple. (Date received: 17 Sept 21).

Proposed by Councillor Mrs Langford, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0)

f.           Application No: 1/0905/2021/FUH. Rear extension and internal alterations to ground floor. 28 Stanbridge Park, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3RS. Applicant: Mr & Mrs Fox (address redacted). Agent: Mr D Young, Torrington. (Date received 17 Sept 21).

Proposed by Councillor Mrs Langford, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0)

g.          Application No: 1/1006/2021/LBC. New door opening at rear, replacing existing ground floor window. 1 Victoria Terrace, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2DP. Applicant: Mrs M Pearce (address redacted). Agent: Mr P Hinton, Bideford. (Date received: 21 Sept 21).

Proposed by Councillor Christie, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved on the proviso that the Conservation Officer is satisfied with the proposed works.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0)

h.           Application No: 1/1057/2021/FULM. Installation and operation of a Solar Farm together with all associated works, equipment and infrastructure. Land At Webbery Barton And Cleave Farm, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: K. Bolstad, Lightsource SPV 175 Limited, c/o Agent. Agent: Pegasus Group, Cirencester. (Date received: 28 Sept 21).

Proposed by Councillor Mrs Langford, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0)

055.     PLANNING AUTHORITIES UPDATE BY CLERK

Members noted the decisions received from Torridge District Council since the last meeting.

 
The business of the meeting having been completed, the Chairman thanked Members for their attendance and the meeting concluded at 6.20 pm.

 

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