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Planning Committee Meeting Minutes 16 January 2014

Written by Lesley Dixon-Chatfield. Posted in Planning Committee Minutes

Planning Committee Meeting Minutes 16 January 2014


Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held in the Council Chamber, Town Hall, Bideford on Wednesday 15 January 2014 at 6.00 pm

PRESENT:
North Ward:
Councillor Mrs A E Brenton
Councillor P Christie (Chairman)
Councillor Mrs M Fulford
(substituting for Councillor D Fulford)
Councillor Trevor Johns
(substituting for Councillor Langmead)
South Ward:
Councillor P Pester
Councillor R Wootton               
IN ATTENDANCE:
Mrs Claire Scott, Assistant to the Town Clerk
No members of the public were present.
                   
087 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Councillor M Langmead (East Ward – personal).
Councillor D Fulford (North Ward – personal).
                   
088 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
Councillors Christie and Pester declared a non-pecuniary interest in agenda items 5.c.and 5.d.(Bridge Trust property and both Councillors members of Bridge Trust).
                   
089 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION SESSION

No public participation.
                   
090 MINUTES

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 18 December 2013 were approved and signed as a correct record.

(Vote – For: 3, Against: 0, Abstention: 2)

Councillor Wootton joined the meeting.
                   
091 PLANNING APPLICATIONS

a. Application: No 1/1077/2013/FUL: Loft conversion.  50 Royston Road, Bideford EX39 3AW.  Applicant: Mr A Wood The Rectory, Church Lane Cheriton Bishop, Devon.  Agent: Mr Arthur Weed. (Date received: 16 Dec 13).

Proposed by Councillor Pester, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

b.Application: No 1/0945/2013/DEM:  Demolition of garage and store..  Devon and Cornwall Constabulary Police Station, New Road, Bideford.  Applicant: Mr R Kingdon, Middlemoor Exeter, EX2 7HQ.  Agent: none recorded. (Date received: 16 Dec 13).

Proposed by Councillor Christie, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

Councillors Christie and Pester left the room and took no part in the meeting. Councillor Mrs A. Brenton took the chair.

c.Application: No 1/1036/2013/LBC: Redevelopment of existing shop premises to provide shop and 3 residential units.  8 High Street, Bideford, EX39 2AA.  Applicant:  Mr Martin Wright, Bideford Bridge Trust, 24 Bridgeland Street, Bideford, EX39 2QB.  Agent: Phillip Hinton (Date received: 19 Dec 13).

Proposed by Councillor Wootton, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0, Abstention: 0)

d.Application: No 1/1036/2013/FUL: Redevelopment of existing shop premises to provide shop and 3 residential units.  8 High Street, Bideford, EX39 2AA.  Applicant:  Mr Martin Wright, Bideford Bridge Trust, 24 Bridgeland Street, Bideford, EX39 2QB.  Agent: Phillip Hinton (Date received: 19 Dec 13).

Proposed by Councillor Wootton, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0, Abstention: 0)

Councillors Christie and Pester re-joined the meeting.

e. Application: 1/0985/2013/FUL: Amendment of design to plots 6 & 7 (1/0759/2009/FULM).  Land adjacent to Meddon Street, Bideford.  Applicant: Highfield Manor Ltd, Barton Yards, Abbotsham, Bideford, EX39 5AP.  Agent: RGP Architects Ltd.  (Date received: 23 Dec 13)

Proposed by Councillor Mrs Brenton, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

f.Application: 1/1078/2013/LA:  Variation of condition 2 (plans schedule) to raise the height of building by 350mm.  Bideford Amateur Boxing Club, Pollyfield Community Centre, Avon Road, Bideford.  Applicant:  Mr. Doug Jenkin, Torridge District Council, Riverbank House, Bideford, EX39 2QG. Agent:  RGP Architects Ltd.  (Date received: 24 Dec 13)

Proposed by Councillor Christie, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

g.Application: 1/0982/2013/ADV: Advertisement casement for 2 no. signs at entrance to Bideford Business Park.  Coates Road, East the Water, Bideford, EX39 4GD.  Applicant: Mr. Mike Symons, Evans Transport Ltd (same address).  Agent: none recorded. (Date received: 6 Jan 14

Proposed by Councillor Mrs Brenton, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

                    
092 PLANNING APPLICATIONS – NOTIFICATION OF DECISIONS BY PLANNING AUTHORITIES AND UPDATE BY CLERK

The Assistant to the Town Clerk listed 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 18.40pm.

Signature of Town Mayor: ……………………………….     Date: …………………

Signature of Chairman:……………………………………    Date: ………………………


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