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Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held in the Town Hall, Bideford on Wednesday 22 May 2019

PRESENT:

North Ward:

Councillor D Bushby
Councillor P Christie
Councillor J Herron

South Ward:

Councillor Mrs S Langford
Councillor P Lawrence

West Ward:

Councillor D Ratcliff 

 

IN ATTENDANCE:    Mrs Claire Parsons – Administration Assistant

 

001.     ELECTION OF A CHAIRMAN

Councillor P Christie was proposed by Councillor Bushby, and was seconded by Councillor Ratcliff.

RESOLVED: That Councillor P Christie is appointed as Chairman of the Committee for the coming year.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0, Abstentions: 0)

002.     ELECTION OF A VICE CHAIRMAN

Councillor D Bushby was proposed by Councillor Christie, and was seconded by Councillor Mrs Langford

RESOLVED: That Councillor D Bushby is appointed as Vice Chairman of the Committee for the coming year.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0, Abstentions: 0)

003.     APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

There were no apologies for absence.

004.     DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Councillors Christie Bushby, Herron, Mrs Langford, Lawrence and Ratcliff declared a non-pecuniary interest on 7 (d) as members of Bideford Town Council

005.    PUBLIC PARTICIPATION SESSION

There were no members of the public in attendance.

006.    MINUTES

Proposed by Councillor Christie and seconded by Councillor Bushby,
the Minutes of the Meeting held on 24 April 2019 were approved and signed as a correct record.

(Vote – For: 2, Against: 0, Abstentions: 4)

007.    PLANNING APPLICATIONS

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)

Proposed by: Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0, Abstentions: 0)

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).

Proposed by: Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0, Abstentions: 0)

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).

 Proposed by: Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is accepted with the proviso that as Bideford Town Council having recently declared a “Climate Emergency”, the highest energy rating be used.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0, Abstentions: 0)

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).

Proposed by: Councillor Christie, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0, Abstentions: 0)

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).

Proposed by: Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That members agreed the proposal.

(Vote – For: 2, Against: 1, Abstentions: 3)

 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).

Proposed by: Councillor Christie, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application for the discharge of condition 8 of planning permission 1/0009/2018/FULM is approved.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 2, Abstentions: 0)

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).

Proposed by: Councillor Christie, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0, Abstentions: 0)

 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).

Proposed by: Councillor Bushby, seconded and

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

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0, Abstentions: 0)

 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).

Proposed by: Councillor Ratcliff, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0, Abstentions: 0)

 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).

Proposed by: Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0, Abstentions: 0)

 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).

Proposed by: Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0, Abstentions:0)

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

Proposed by: Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0, Abstentions: 0)

008.     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 6.55 pm.


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