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Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held in the Town Hall, Bideford on Wednesday 5 June 2019

PRESENT:

North Ward:

Councillor D Bushby (Vice Chairman)
Councillor J Herron

South Ward:

Councillor Mrs S Langford
Councillor P Lawrence

West Ward:

Councillor D Ratcliff

 

IN ATTENDANCE:

Mrs Claire Parsons – Administration Assistant
1 x Member of the Public

009.      APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Councillor P Christie (North Ward – Mayoral Engagement)

010.      DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

There were no declarations of interest.

011.      PUBLIC PARTICIPATION SESSION

There was 1 member of the public in attendance.

012.      MINUTES

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 22 May 2019 were approved and signed as a correct record.

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

013.      PLANNING APPLICATIONS

a.          Application No: 1/0386/2019/FUL: Change of use to convert upper two floors to form 2 no. self-contained flats. 15 Mill Street, Bideford, EX39 2JT. Applicant: Mr S Smith, Aston Green Estate Agents Ltd t/a S J Smith Estate Agents , Corpse Hill, Bratton Fleming, Barnstaple, EX31 4SD. Agent: Mr P Mears, Peregrine Mears Architects Ltd, Barnstaple. (Date received: 17 May 19).

Proposed by: Councillor D Ratcliff, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

b.          Application No: 1/0416/2019/CPE: Certificate of Existing Lawful Use for the use as a single detached dwelling. Chapel Hill, Coach Drive, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Mrs R Hockley, 16 Francis Drive, Westward Ho! Bideford, EX39 1XE. Agent: Mr L Andrews, Tree Top planning, Bideford, EX39 3NA. (Date received: 20 May 19).

Proposed by: Councillor D Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is accepted subject to the minimum disruption to any trees as possible when accommodating the dwelling.

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

c.         Application No: 1/0427/2019/FUL: Conversion of first floor of outbuilding into apartment (C3). 87 Honestone Street, Bideford, EX39 2DH. Applicant: Mrs E Trick, Mrs K Moore & Mrs S Pilbrow (same address). Agent: Mr S Smithson, The Manse, Castle Street Torrington, EX38 8EZ. (Date received: 21 May 19).

Proposed by: Councillor P Lawrence, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

d.        Application No: 1/0421/2019/FUL: Construction of porch to front of dwelling. 12 Acacia Close, Bideford, EX39 3BA. Applicant: Mr & Mrs N Denford (same address). Agent: Mrs D Somerville RIBA, Deborah Somerville Chartered Architect, Bideford. (Date received: 24 May 19).

Proposed by: Councillor Mrs S Langford, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

e.        Application No: 1/0435/2019/FUL: Domestic garage with office over and widen existing entrance. Stanhope House, Northam Road, Bideford, EX39 3LA. Applicant: Mr & Mrs J Sharp (same address). Agent: Mr M Brown Executive Management Assist Ltd, Bideford. (Date received: 28 May 19).

Proposed by: Councillor D Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

f.        Application No: 1/0397/2019/OUTM: Outline application for the demolition of existing industrial buildings, change of use of industrial estate and erection of 28 dwellings with all matters reserved. Land At Honestone Street, Bideford, EX39 2DJ. Applicant: Yim Ltd, 91 Corn Street, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 6A5. Agent: Mr K Luckhurst, Old Sticklepath Hill, Barnstaple. (Date received: 23 May 19)

Proposed by: Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 3, Against: 2, Abstentions: 0)

g.       Application No: 1/0442/2019/ADV: Advertisement consent for 9 internally illuminated signs, 2 x motif box, 3 x store sign logos, 1 x fuelling station totem, 1x fuelling station canopy sign, 1 x car wash sign and 1 x kiosk sign. Morrisons, Bideford, EX39 2LG. Applicant: WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC, Hill more House, Gain Lane, Bradford, BD3 7DL. Agent: Mr J Jackson, Butterfield Sins Ltd, Bradford, BD1 2RZ. (Date received: 29 May 19).

Proposed by: Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That whilst members have no objection to the proposed signage, they are dismayed to see that much of the work has already been completed prior to this application.

(Vote – For: 3, Against: 2, Abstentions: 0)

h.       Application No: 1/0443/2019/FUL: Erection of a three-storey extension to the eastern elevation of the existing hotel (Use Class C1) including alterations to car park layout, landscaping and associated works. Premier Inn, Atlantic Park Way, Bideford, EX39 3FR. Applicant: Whitbread Group PLC (address c/o Agent). Agent: Mr J Wallace, Barton Willmore, London, W1D 3QB. (Date received: 30 May 19).

Proposed by: Councillor D Ratcliff, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

014.     PLANNING AUTHORITIES UPDATE BY CLERK

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

015.     CHANGE OF TIME FOR PLANNING MEETING ON 17 JULY 2019

Members agreed the change of time for the meeting on 17 July 2019 from 6.00 pm to 6.30 pm

 

The business of the meeting having been completed, the Chairman thanked Members for their attendance and the meeting concluded at 6.35 pm.

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