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Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held in the Town Hall, Bideford on Wednesday 27 June 2018 at 6.00pm

 

PRESENT:

North Ward:
Councillor P Christie (Chairman)
Councillor D Bushby
Councillor P Pester

 

East Ward:
Councillor M Langmead

South Ward:
Councillor R Wootton


IN ATTENDANCE: Mrs Lesley Dixon-Chatfield – Asst to the Town Clerk

015.   APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Councillor A T Inch (South Ward) - personal


016.  DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Councillors Christie and Langmead declared a non-pecuniary interest in Item 5 (c and h). (Members of Torridge District Council).

017.   PUBLIC PARTICIPATION SESSION

There were no members of the public in attendance.

018.   MINUTES

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 6 June 2018 were approved and signed as a correct record.

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

019.   PLANNING APPLICATIONS

a.   Application No: 1/0514/2018/FUL: Two-storey rear extension. 28 Westcombe Lane, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3JQ. Applicant: Mr T Wheatley (same address). Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 11 June 18).

Proposed by Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved on the understanding that there is no overlooking of nearby properties.

(Vote – For: 5, Against: 0)

b.   Application No: 1/0543/2018/LBC: Repair and works to property. 9 Honestone Street, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2DL. Applicant: Mr S Harvey (same address). Agent: Woodward Smith Chartered Architects, Barnstaple. (Date received: 12 Jun 18).

Proposed by Councillor Langmead, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved providing the Conservation Officer is satisfied with the proposed works.

(Vote – For: 5, Against: 0)

c.   Application No: 1/0577/2018/LA: Retrospective application to regularise the existing security fencing, external equipment storages and windsock pole along with engineering works comprising of re-profiling banks to both the BMX Track and the bank on the South West of the site. Pollyfield Playing Field, Avon Road, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Mr A Champion, Torridge District Council (same address). Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 13 June 18).

Proposed by Councillor Langmead, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 5, Against: 0)

d.   Application No: 1/0011/2018/DIS: Application to discharge Conditions 2 (Materials), 6 (Surface Water Drainage), 12 (Tree Pruning) and 13 (Meter Boxes) of permission 1/1203/2017/REMM. Land at Atlantic Park, Clovelly Road, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Mr J Wilton, Persimmon Homes South West, Mallard Road, Sowton Trading Estate, Exeter, EX2 7LD. Agent: None supplied. Date received: 14 June 2018).

Proposed by Councillor Christie, seconded and

RESOLVED: There are no objections to the discharge providing all conditions have been met.

(Vote – For: 5, Against: 0)

e.   Application No: 1/0568/2018/FUL: Single storey side extension together with first floor extension over existing kitchen and bathroom. 15 Hyfield Place, Bideford, EX39 2DW. Applicant: Mrs L Bravery (same address). Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 14 June 2018).

Proposed by Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 5, Against: 0)

f.   Application No: 1/0580/2018/FUL: Removal of condition 6 of permission 1/1833/1993 to provide additional habitable accommodation. 10 Short Close, Bideford, EX39 3QL. Applicant: Mr R Lewis (same address). Agent: Mr D Young, Torrington. (Date received: 18 June 2018).

Proposed by Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 5, Against:0)

g.   Application No: 1/0592/2018/FUH: Relocation of existing fence. 4 Oaklands, Bideford, EX39 3HW. Applicant: Mr M Dennis (same address). Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 21 June 2018).

Proposed by Councillor Pester, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 5, Against: 0)

h.   Application No: 1/0628/2018/FULM: Development of concrete wheels park, with associated access, landscaping and hard surfacing. The Sportsground, Kingsley Road, Bideford. Applicant:  Torridge District Council, Riverbank House, Bideford, EX39 2QG. Applicant: Mr P Leaver, David Wilson Partnership, Barnstaple. (Date received: 21 June 2018).

(Date received: 21 June 2018).

Proposed by Councillor Wootton, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved and that there is a guarantee that the King George plaque along Kingsley Road is to be retained.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0, Abstentions: 1) (Councillor Pester wished it to be recorded that he abstained)

020. 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 6.40 pm.


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