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Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held in the Town Hall, Bideford on Wednesday 8 August 2018 at 6.00pm

PRESENT:

North Ward:

Councillor P Christie (Chairman)
Councillor P Pester
Councillor D Bushby


IN ATTENDANCE: Mrs Lesley Dixon-Chatfield – Town Clerk’s Assistant

027.    APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Councillor R Wootton (South Ward) - Personal
Councillor T. Inch (South Ward) - Personal

028.    DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

No declarations were made at this point of the meeting.

029.    PUBLIC PARTICIPATION SESSION

There were no members of the public in attendance.

030.    MINUTES

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 18 July 2018 were approved and signed as a correct record.

(Vote – For: 3, Against: 0)

031.    TO RECEIVE DETAILS OF A LISTED BUILDING CONSENT PLANNING APPLICATION (NOT PREVIOUSLY RECEIVED BY THIS COUNCIL) WHICH HAS NOW EXPIRED BUT HAS BEEN COMMENTED ON BY THIS COUNCIL AS A FUL DOCUMENT

Proposed by: Councillor Pester, seconded and

RESOLVED: That this application is approved, providing that the Conservation
Officer is satisfied with the proposed works.

(Vote – For: 3, Against: 0)

032.    PLANNING APPLICATIONS

a. Application No: 1/0300/2018/FUL: Erection of two dwellings (AMENDED PLANS).Land Adjacent to 18 Shamwickshire Close, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Mr P Thornton, 5 Mowstead Park, Braunton, Devon EX33 1BH. Agent: Woodward Smith Chartered Architects, Barnstaple. (Date received: 19 July 18).

Proposed by: Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 3, Against: 0)

b. Application No: 1/0683/2018/LBC: Renovation of portico on the eastern entrance. Moreton House, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3QW. Applicant: Mr & Mrs H Phillips (same address). Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 19 July 18).

Proposed by: Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 3, Against: 0)

c. Application No: 1/0684/2018/FUL: Rear conservatory. 5 Hillcrest Road, Bideford, Devon, EX39 4DQ. Applicant: Mr & Mrs K Olver (same address). Agent: R A Rowe & Co, Bude. (Date received: 20 July 18).

Proposed by: Councillor Pester, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is accepted on the proviso that any issues regarding overlooking are resolved before permission is granted by the Authority.

(Vote – For: 3 , Against: 0)

d. Application No: 1/0649/2018/LBC: Change of use of shop front to a self contained studio flat and two storey rear extension to form 2 self-contained studio flats, replacing a two storey shed. Bank Rooms, Old Galleries, 67 - 68 High Street, Bideford. Applicant: Mr S Haywood (same address). Agent: Lausten Lehrmann, Wandsworth, London. (Date received: 23 July 18).

Proposed by: Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is accepted on the following grounds:
• That the Conservation Officer is satisfied with the proposed works
• That adequate provision is made for the storage of refuse, bearing in mind the new waste collection service.

(Vote – For: 3, Against: 0)

e. Application No: 1/0648/2018/FUL: Change of use of shop front to a self contained studio flat and two storey rear extension to form 2 self-contained studio flats, replacing a two storey shed. Bank Rooms, Old Galleries, 67 - 68 High Street, Bideford. Applicant: Mr S Haywood (same address). Agent: Lausten Lehrmann, Wandsworth, London. (Date received: 23 July 18).

Proposed by: Councillor Christie, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 3, Against: 0)

f. Application No: 1/0719/2018/FUL: Single storey garage / garden store. 55 Clovelly Road, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Mr N Boyd, Well House, Dene Road, Ashtead, Surrey KT21 1ED . Agent: John Blaney Ltd, Parkham. (Date received: 25 July 18).

Proposed by: Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 3, Against: 0)

g. Application No: 1/0737/2018/FUL: Variation of condition 1 of application 1/0423/2017/REM pursuant to outline application 1/0698/2015/OUT (change to position of dwelling). Land To The Rear Of 25 Abbotsham Road, Old Town, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Mr J Pusey, 9 Gate Field Road, Bideford. Agent: NPAS Devon Limited, Tawstock. (Date received: 25 July 18).

Proposed by: Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 2, Against: 0, Abstentions: 1)

h. Application No: 1/0784/2018/HPD: Single storey extension. 18 Sunnyside, Bideford, Devon, EX39 4EQ. Applicant: Mrs P Beale (same address). Agent: Deborah Somerville Chartered Architect, Bideford. (Date received: 26 July 18).

Proposed by: Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 3, Against: 0)

i. Application No: 1/0711/2018/FUL: Single storey rear extension. 24 Park Avenue, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2QH. Applicant: Mr D Tugwell (same address). Agent: Mr P Hinton, Bideford. (Date received: 26 July 2018).

Proposed by: Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 3, Against: 0)

j. Application No: 1/0770/2018/FUH: Proposed 2 storey side extension and single storey rear extension. 5A North Avenue, Bideford, EX39 4RD. Applicant: Mr N Littlejohn (same address). Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 30 July 18).

Proposed by: Councillor Christie, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 3, Against: 0)

033.    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 the Members for their attendance and the Meeting concluded at 6.30pm.

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