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Planning Committee Meeting Minutes 29 June 2016

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

Draft Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held in the Town Hall, Town Hall, Bideford on Wednesday 29 June 2016 at  6.00pm

PRESENT:    
North Ward:    
Councillor P Christie (Chairman)
Councillor P Pester
Councillor D Bushby
Councillor D McGeough
                
South Ward:
Councillor R Wootton

East Ward:    
Councillor M Langmead
                
IN ATTENDANCE:    
Mrs Lesley Dixon-Chatfield, Assistant to the Town Clerk
                    
015   APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

There were no apologies for absence.
                    
016   DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

There were no declarations of interest at this point.    
                
017   PUBLIC PARTICIPATION SESSION

No members of the public were present.
                    
018    MINUTES

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 8 June 2016 were approved and signed as a correct record.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)
                    
019   PLANNING APPLICATIONS

a.    Application No: 1/0542/2016/FUL: Internal alterations: reconstruction of garden house to include balcony over; roof lights to rear roof slope; re-instatement of window to front elevation; new roof coverings. 29 High Street. Applicant: Mr R Oakes, (same address). Agent: Mr P Hinton, Bideford. (Date received: 08 June 16).

Proposed by Councillor Pester, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

b.   Application No: 1/0543/2016/LBC: Internal alterations; reconstruction of garden house to include balcony over; roof lights to rear roof slope; re-instatement of window to front elevation; new roof coverings. 29 High Street. Applicant: Mr R Oakes, (same address). Agent: Mr P Hinton, Bideford. (Date received: 08 June 16).

Proposed by Councillor Pester, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

 (Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

c.    Application No: 1/0202/2016/FUL: Variation of condition 2 of planning application 1/0486/2006/FUL seeking extended delivery hours between 0500 and 2300 for a temporary period of 12 months (Amended application form).  Morrisons Stores, Bideford. Applicant: Wm Morrison Supermarkets, Hilmore House, Gain Lane, Bradford.  Agent: Peacock and Smith, London. (Date received: 14 June 16).

Proposed by Councillor Christie, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is refused on the grounds that there is the potential for noise at a time that is currently peaceful.  It is noted that the loading/unloading bay is adjacent to dwellings and clearly this would be unacceptable noise in the early/late hours.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

d.   A pplication No: 1/0507/2016/FUL:  Erection of six floodlighting columns.  Outer Rugby Pitch, King George V Playing Fields, Park Lane, Bideford. Applicant: Bideford RFC c/o Agent. Agent: Mr D Pinney, Littleham. (Date received:  14 June 2016).

Proposed by Councillor McGeough, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 2)

e.    Application No: 1/0533/2016/FUL:  Creation of vehicle turning head and siting of bin store. Cleavewood, Mines Road.  Applicant:  Mr L Goddard, Dorset Country Homes, The Laurels, Thornicombe, Blandford Forum, Dorset.  Agent: Western Design Architects, Blandford.  (Date received: 14 June 16).

Proposed by Councillor Wootton, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

f.    Application No: 1/0556/2016/FUL: Change of use to three dwellings and alterations and refurbishment resubmission of 1/1356/2014/FUL.  Tantons Hotel, New Road. Applicant: Mr A Walker, Tanton One Ltd, Tantons Hotel, New Road.  Agent: EMA Ltd, Bideford.  (Date received: 15 June 16).

Proposed by Councillor Langmead, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.  Members wished to express their anticipation for speedy progress on these works.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

g.   Application No: 1/0557/2016/LBC: Change of use to three dwellings and alterations and refurbishment resubmission of 1/0135/2015/LBC. Tantons Hotel, New Road.  Applicant: Mr A Walker, Tanton One Ltd, Tantons Hotel, New Road.  Agent: EMA Ltd, Bideford. (Date received: 15 June 16).

Proposed by Councillor Langmead, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.  Members wished to express their anticipation for speedy progress on these works.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

h.   Application No: 1/0560/2016/FUL: Single storey extension to side of dwelling. 4 Clovelly Close.  Applicant: Mr & Mrs T Glanfield (same address).  Agent: Deborah Somerville Chartered Architect, Bideford.  (Date received: 15 June 16).

Proposed by: Councillor Langmead, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

i.    Application No: 1/0568/2016/FUL: Erection of conservatory. 5 Colwill Walk, EX39 3TE. Applicant: Mr K. Funnell (same address). Agent: John A Stromski & Associates, Barnstaple. (Date received: 16 June 16).

Proposed by Councillor Langmead, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

j.    Application No: 1/0491/2016/LBC: Internal and external renovation and loft storage. 4, Springfield Terrace, Bideford EX39 4AN.  Applicant: Mr Peter Dillon, The Royal Hotel, Barnstaple Street, Bideford EX39 4AE.  Agent: Piper Architecture, Holsworthy.  (Date received: 20 June 16).

Proposed by Councillor Christie, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved, providing it meets the requirements of the Conservation Officer.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

k.    Application No: 1/0566/2016/HPD:  Demolition of existing conservatory and construction of single storey extension to provide additional sitting room/garden room.  62, Lane Field Road, Bideford  EX39 3QY.  Applicant: Staddon & Braddick (same address).  Agent: Debora Sommerville Chartered Architect, Bideford.  (Date received: 20 June 16).

Proposed by: Councillor Langmead, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

l.    Application No: 1/0403/2016/FUL:  Plant room and biomass boiler.  Northern Devon Healthcare Trust, Bideford Hospital, Abbostsham Road, Bideford.  Applicant: North Devon District Hospital, Raleigh Park, Barnstaple EX31 4JB.  Agent: Cynergin Projects Ltd, Reading.  (Date received: 21 June 16).

Proposed by: Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

m.    Application No: 1/0555/2016/FUL:  Amendment to internal layout to create an additional flat further to 1/0759/2009/FULM.  Land adjacent, Union Close, Bideford.  Applicant: Mr Paul Jury, Highfield Manor Ltd, Barton Yards, Abbotsham EX39 5AP.  Agent: Mr Nigel Gale, RGP Architects Ltd, Barnstaple. (Date received: 21 June 16).

Proposed by: Councillor Langmead, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)  
                        
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 7.05 pm.

 


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