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Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held in the Town Hall, Bideford on Wednesday 19 September 2018 at 6.00pm

 

PRESENT:

North Ward:

Councillor P Christie (Chairman)
Councillor T Johns

East Ward:

Councillor M Langmead

South Ward:

Councillor A T Inch
Councillor R Wootton


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


040.     APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Councillor P Pester (North Ward) – personal, Councillor D Bushby (North Ward) – Mayoral duties.

041.     DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

There were no declarations made at this point in the meeting.

042.    PUBLIC PARTICIPATION SESSION

There were no members of the public in attendance.

043.    MINUTES

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 29 August 2018 were approved and signed as a correct record.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0, Abstentions: 1)

044.    PLANNING APPLICATIONS

a.     Application No: 1/0795/2018/FUL: Elevation and Entrance alterations. Rawle Gammon & Baker Ltd, Units 3 To 4, Caddsdown Industrial Park, Bideford. Applicant: Mr R Jenkins, Rawle, Gammon & Baker (Holdings) Ltd, Gammon House, Riverside Road, Pottington Ind Estate, Barnstaple EX31 1QN. Agent: Jerry Kent Limited, Barnstaple. (Date received: 23 Aug 18).

Proposed by: Councillor A T Inch, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 5, Against: 0)

b.     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 (AMENDED PLANS). Bank Rooms, Old Galleries, 67 - 68 High Street, Bideford. Applicant: Mr S Haywood (same address). Agent: Lausten Lehrmann, Wandsworth. (Date received: 30 Aug 18).

Proposed by: Councillor Langmead, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved on the proviso that adequate provision is made for the storage of refuse, bearing in mind the new waste collection service.

(Vote – For: 5, Against: 0)

c.     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 (AMENDED PLANS). Bank Rooms, Old Galleries, 67 - 68 High Street, Bideford. Applicant: Mr S Haywood (same address). Agent: Lausten Lehrmann, Wandsworth. (Date received: 30 Aug 18).

Proposed by: Councillor Langmead, 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: 5, Against: 0)

d.     Application No: 1/0917/2018/FUL: Conversion of garage to playroom. 1 Whiting Close, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5GD Applicant: Mr Wright (same address). Agent: D & J May Architectural Services, Barnstaple. (Date received: 11 Sept 18).

Proposed by: Councillor Langmead, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 1 )

e.     Application No: 1/0956/2018/FUH: Single storey extension to side and rear of dwelling. 28 Stanbridge Park, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3RS. Applicant: Mr & Mrs C Fox (same address). Agent: Deborah Somerville Chartered Architect, Bideford. (Date received: 11 Sept 18).

Proposed by: Councillor Christie, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 5, Against: 0)

f.         Application No: 1/0960/2018/CPL: Certificate of proposed lawful use for single storey conservatory to rear of existing dwelling. 80 Moreton Park Road, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3BB. Applicant: Mr M Taylor (same address). Agent: Dean Fletcher, Bideford. (Date received: 12 Sept 18).

RESOLVED: That the content of the application is noted.

045.   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 6.20 pm.

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