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Planning Committee Agenda - 22 May 2019

You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of the Planning Committee of the above-named Council to be held in the Town Hall, Bideford, on Wednesday 22 May 2019 at 6.00 pm for the purpose of transacting the following business.

In accordance with The Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960 members of the public are welcome to attend. There is a legal right to film/record/photograph/report public meetings.


Heather Blackburn
Town Clerk



1.      To elect a Chairman.

2.      To elect a vice-Chairman.

3.      To receive apologies and reasons for absence.

4.      To receive declarations of interest on items on the agenda and note any requests for dispensation received by the Clerk prior to the meeting.

5.      Public participation session of 15 minutes duration on items on the agenda.

6.      To approve the minutes of the meeting held Wednesday, 24 April 2019 as a true record.

7.      To consider and resolve the enclosed Planning applications on behalf of the Council.

8.      To receive details of those Planning Applications which have been granted/refused by Planning Authorities, and any notifications of Planning Appeals.


The next Planning Committee meeting is Wednesday 5 June 2019 at 6.00 pm.



 a.      Application No: 1/0310/2019/FUL: Creation of a dropped kerb and parking space. 107 Lime Grove, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3JW. Applicant: Mrs G & Mr P Philliskirk (same address). Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 17 April 2019)

 b.      Application No: 1/0215/2019/FUL: Demolition of laundry/shower room to replace with kitchen and partial demolition of existing hall to replace with new hall. Purvyese, 11 Old Barnstaple Road, Bideford, EX39 4AJ. Applicant: Mr & Mrs Dymond (same address). Agent: Mr I Masters, Little Sanctuary, Berrynarbor, EX33 9SE. (Date received: 17 April 19).

c.       Application No: 1/0270/2019/FUL: Erection of 2 residential dwellings. Land And Workshop At Coldharbour, Bideford, EX39 2NQ. Applicant: Mr N Tucker, 17 Kenwith Road, Bideford, EX39 3NW. Agent: Mr P Hinton, East Glen, Orchard Hill, Bideford. (Date received: 18 April 19).

d.      Application No: 1/0343/2019/LBC: Proposed automatic glass sliding doors. Bideford Pannier Market, Market Place, Bideford, EX39 2DR.. Applicant: Mr R Coombes, Bideford Town Council, Town Hall, 4 Bridge Street, Bideford, EX39 2HS. Agent: Mrs M Bailey, Clayewater Planning Group, Harracott, Barnstaple. (Date received: 24 April 19).

e.      Application No: 1/0311/2019/CPL: Certificate of Lawful Development for Creation of driveway. 36 Newton Road, Bideford, EX39 2LL. Applicant: Mr A Shaddick (same address). Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 30 April 2019).

f.       Application No: 1/0364/2019/DIS: Confirmation that condition 8 of planning permission 1/0009/2018/FULM has been complied with. Land Adjacent To Blights Motors, Clovelly Road, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Mr N Giddy, NG Properties SW Ltd, Hows Yard, New Road, Bideford, EX39 2BD. Agent: Mr A Paterson, McCaren Architecture, Plymouth, PL1 2QW. (Date received: 1 May 2019).

g.     Application No: 1/0301/2019/ADV: Advertisement consent for 1 x fascia sign.. Unit 43, Affinity Outlet Devon, Bideford, EX39 3QU. Agent: Mr E Butler, World of Wonder by Tarka Leisure & Entertainment Ltd, 69 High Street, Bideford. Applicant: Mr P Hinton, East Glen, Orchard Hill, Bideford. (Date received: 2 May 19).

h.     Application No: 1/0341/2019/LBC: Removal of existing half height partition walling and installation of new partition walling. Decoration to exterior shop frontage. Specsavers Opticians, 85 High Street, Bideford. Applicant: Mr B Lowles, Specsavers Optical Stores UK, Cirrus House, 10 Experian Way, Nottingham, NG2 1EP. Agent: Fisch Planning, Fisch Design, Belper, DE56 1SW. (Date received: 8 May 19).

i.      Application No: 1/0367/2019/FUL: Sub-division of retail unit and installation of entrance doors. Unit 24, Affinity Outlet Devon, Bideford. Applicant: N Lovell, Global Mutual, 43-45 Dorset Street, London, W1U 7NA. Agent: Mr A Down, Workman LLP, Bristol, BS1 6AL. (Date received: 9 May 19).

j.      Application No: 1/0342/2019/ADV: Painted existing timber fascia with externally illuminated pod logo sign, trough lighting above signage. Aluminium cut text and externally illuminated projecting sign. Specsavers Opticians, 85 High Street, Bideford. Applicant: Mr B Lowles, Specsavers Optical Stores UK, 85 High Street, Bideford, EX39 2AA. Agent: Fisch Planning, Fisch Design, Belper, DE56 1SW. (Date received: 9 May 19).

k.     Application No: 1/0356/2019/FUH: Provision of link from garage to main house and internal alterations. 3 Malvern Way, Bideford, EX39 3RQ. Applicant: Mr Johns (same address). Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 15 May 19).


l.      Application ref: SC532: Proposal for a Street Café Licence. Otters, 9 The Quay Bideford. (Date received: 13 May 19).


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