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Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held in the Town Hall, Bideford on Wednesday 18 September 2019

PRESENT:

North Ward:

Councillor P Christie (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

 

042.      APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Councillor D Bushby (North Ward – Personal)

043.      DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

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

044.      PUBLIC PARTICIPATION SESSION

There was 1 member of the public in attendance. (Joined the meeting at 6.05 pm).

045.      MINUTES

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 28 August 2019 were approved and signed as a correct record.

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

 046.      PLANNING APPLICATIONS

a.          Application No: 1/0703/2019/CPL. Certificate of proposed lawful use for alterations and extensions to dwelling. 6 Rectory Park, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3AJ. Applicant: Mr D Mitchell (same address). Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 2 Sept 19).

Proposed by: Councillor D Ratcliff, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

b.         Application No: 1/0768/2019/FUL: Rear decking and access paths. Rear decking and access paths. 32 Lane Field Road, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3QY. Applicant: Mr & Mrs K Kidd (same address). Agent: Mr A Paton, AJ Design, Launceston, PL15 9PG. (Date received: 23 Aug 19).

Proposed by: Councillor Mrs S Langford, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

c.       Application No: 1/0729/2019/FUL: Change of use of the upper floors of the building from a B1 (office) use to sui-generis use as a 7-bed House in Multiple Occupation (HMO). Higos Insurance Services Ltd, 80 High Street, Bideford, EX39 2AA. Applicant: Mr & Mrs Osborne, Little Dinworthy, Holsworthy, EX22 7QX. Agent: Mr J Culshaw, Collier Planning, Taunton, TA1 4AS. (Date received: 28 Aug 19).

Proposed by: Councillor D Ratcliff, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 3, Against: 1, Abstentions: 1)

d.       Application No: 1/0730/2019/LBC: Change of use of the upper floors of the building from a B1 (office) use to sui-generis use as a 7-bed House in Multiple Occupation (HMO). Higos Insurance Services Ltd, 80 High Street, Bideford, EX39 2AA. Applicant: Mr & Mrs Osborne, Little Dinworthy, Holsworthy, EX22 7QX. Agent: Mr J Culshaw, Collier Planning, Taunton, TA1 4AS. (Date received: 29 Aug 19).

Proposed by: Councillor D Ratcliff, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved, subject to the Conservation Officer being satisfied.

(Vote – For: 3, Against: 1, Abstentions: 1)

e.       Application No: 1/0617/2019/FUL: Retrospective application for the erection of decking. 4 Devonshire Park, Bideford, EX39 5HZ. Applicant: Miss R Norman (same address). Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 29 Aug 19).

Proposed by: Councillor D Ratcliff, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

047.     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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