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Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held in the Town Hall, Bideford on Wednesday 29 August 2018 at 6.00pm

PRESENT:

North Ward:

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

East Ward:

Councillor M Langmead

South Ward:

Councillor A T Inch
Councillor R Wootton


IN ATTENDANCE: Mrs Claire Parsons – Administration Assistant


034.    APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

There were no apologies for absence.

035.    DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

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

036.    PUBLIC PARTICIPATION SESSION

There were no members of the public in attendance.

037.   MINUTES

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 8 August 2018 were approved and signed as a correct record.

(Vote – For: 5, Against: 0, Abstentions: 1)

038.    PLANNING APPLICATIONS

a.    Application No: 1/0783/2018/LBC: Conversion of building to 5 apartments, reroofing with natural slate, installation of velux windows and porch, repairs to all windows and door openings and demolition of modern outbuildings. Bideford And District Angling Club, 62 Honestone Street, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Ms Alford, 44 Cleave Road, Barnstaple EX31 2DU. Agent: NPAS Devon Ltd, Barnstaple. (Date received: 3 Aug 18).

Proposed by Councillor Langmead, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved subject to the Conservation Officer being satisfied with the proposed works.

(Vote – For: 6, Abstentions: 0)

b.   Application No: 1/0782/2018/FUL: Conversion of building to 5 apartments, reroofing with natural slate, installation of velux windows and porch, repairs to all windows and door openings and demolition of modern outbuildings. Bideford And District Angling Club, 62 Honestone Street, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Ms Alford, 44 Cleave Road, Barnstaple EX31 2DU. Agent: NPAS Devon Ltd, Barnstaple. (Date received: 6 Aug 18).

Proposed by Councillor Langmead, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Abstentions: 0)

c.    Application No: 1/0787/2018/FULM: Proposed new business hub incorporating a conference centre, new offices, a gym, nursery, associated car parking and landscaping. Travel Chapter House, Gammaton Road, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Mr Morris, Bideford Property Investments, 5 The Quay, Bideford. Agent: Fearnley Lott Architects, Monkleigh. (Date received: 13 August 18).

Proposed by Councillor Inch, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Abstentions: 0)

d.    Application No: 1/0818/2018/FUL: First storey extension to rear of dwelling. Ashleigh Court, Old Barnstaple Road, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Mr & Mrs D Welch (same address). Agent: Deborah Somerville Chartered Architect, Bideford. (Date received: 13 Aug 18).

Proposed by Councillor Inch, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Abstentions: 0)

e.    Application No: 1/0580/2018/FUL: Removal of condition 6 of permission 1/1833/1993 to provide additional ancillary accommodation (Amended red edge). 10 Short Close, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3QL. Applicant: Mr R Lewis (same address). Agent: Mr D Young, Torrington. (Date received: 13 Aug 18).

Proposed by Councillor Christie, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved with the proviso that the building cannot be sold as separate accommodation.

(Vote – For: 5, Abstentions: 1)

f.    Application No: 1/0816/2018/FUL: First floor extension to rear. 56 Pynes Lane, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3EE. Applicant: Mrs M Gibson (same address). Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 13 Aug 18).

Proposed by Councillor Inch, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Abstentions: 0)

g.    Application No: 1/0833/2018/FUL: Replacement of wooden windows to UPVC windows to flats 1 - 13. 1-13 New Street Flats, New Street, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Mr J Jeffery, Westward Housing Group, Tarka House, Clovelly Road Industrial Estate, Bideford, EX39 3HN. Agent: Cadworks South West Ltd, Woolsery. (Date received: 15 Aug 18).

Proposed by Councillor Bushby , seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved subject to the Conservation Officer being satisfied with the proposed works.

(Vote – For: 6, Abstentions: 0 )

h.    Application No: 1/0876/2018/LBC: Conversion & alterations to form 7 apartments and 2 commercial units. 1 Market Place, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2DR. Applicant: Mr R Holdcroft, Croft Homes (same address). Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 22 Aug 18).

Proposed by Councillor Christie, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved subject to the Conservation Officer being satisfied with the details of the proposed plan.

(Vote – For: 6, Abstentions: 0)

039.   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 6.25 pm.

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