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Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held in the Town Hall, Bideford on Wednesday 28 August 2019

PRESENT:

North Ward:

Councillor D Bushby
Councillor P Christie (Chairman)
Councillor J Herron

South Ward:

Councillor Mrs S Langford
Councillor P Lawrence

West Ward:

Councillor D Ratcliff

 

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

035.     APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

There were no apologies.

036.     DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

There were no declarations at this point of the meeting.

037.     PUBLIC PARTICIPATION SESSION

There were no members of the public in attendance.

038.    MINUTES

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 8 August 2019 were approved and signed as a correct record.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

039.   TO CONSIDER AND RESPOND ON THE CONSULTATION REQUEST FOR REMOVAL OF BT PAYPHONE BOXES IN SOUTH AND EAST WARDS

There were no responses.

040.   PLANNING APPLICATIONS

a.       Application No: 1/0681/2019/FUL: Installation of ground mounted solar panels to supply the pool room at Woodland Clinic. Land Adjacent to Venn Mines Road East the Water Bideford Devon EX39 4BZ. Applicant: Dr A Latham, The Woodland Clinic (same address). Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 2 Aug 19).

Proposed by: Councillor Christie, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

b.      Application No: 1/0662/2019/FUL: Erection of site entrance gate and new boundary wall. Land at Grid Reference 247191 126231, Mines Road, East the Water, Devon. Applicant: Mr L Goddard, Dorset Country Homes Ltd, The Laurels, Thornicombe, Blanford Forum DT11 9AF. Agent: RGP Architects Ltd, Barnstaple. (Date received: 6 Aug 19).

Proposed by: Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

c.      Application No: 1/0701/2019/FUL: Replacement of existing garden room & external stairs with a new garden room with sundeck above & access stairs. Sunnymead, Northdown Road, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Mr & Mrs P Grant (same address). Agent: Deborah Somerville Chartered Architect, Bideford. (Date received: 7 Aug 19).

Proposed by: Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

d.      Application No: 1/0705/2019/FUH: 2-storey side extension and internal alterations. 75 Oaklands, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3HW. Applicant: Mr S Dennis (same address). Agent: Mr N Oke, Westward Ho! (Date received: 7 Aug 19).

Proposed by: Councillor Mrs Langford, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

e.      Application No: 1/0709/2019/FUL: 10 no. additional storage units to existing garages/lock up area. Garages at Grid Reference 245288 127226, Park Lane, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Mr D Adamson, 26 Goodwood Park, Northam EX39 2RR. Agent: Mr P Hinton, Northam. (Date received: 7 Aug 19).
Proposed by: Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

f.      Application No: 1/0591/2019/ADV: Advertisement consent for 8 x replacement fascia signs. City Plumbing, Units 4 To 6, Plantation Court, Clovelly Road Industrial Estate. Applicant: City Plumbing Supplies (same address). Agent: Sovereign Signs, Kingston Upon Hull. (Date received: 9 Aug 19).

Proposed by: Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

g.      Application No: 1/0628/2019/FULM: Change of use of existing building from Storage and Distribution (B8) to mixed use Research and Development, Industrial and Storage and Distribution (B1abc, B2 and B8). 7 And 8 Caddsdown Industrial Park, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3DX. Applicant: Mr P Hockin, Devonshire Pine Ltd (same address). Agent: John Blaney Limited, Parkham. (Date received: 13 Aug 19).

Proposed by: Councillor Christie, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved in principle, on the proviso that the two conditions set by Torridge District Council Environment Protection Dept are adhered to.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

h.      Application No: 1/0727/2019/FUL: Change of use from A5 (Fish Restaurant) to C3 (Studio Apartment) and single storey extension. Captain Cod's, 13A Avon Road, Bideford, Devon . Applicant: Not supplied. Agent: P Hinton, Northam. (Date received: 21 Aug 19).

Proposed by: Councillor Ratcliff, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

041.     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 6.25 pm.

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