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Planning Committee Agenda - 21 November 2018


You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of the Planning Committee of the above-named Council to be held in the Town Hall, Bideford, on Wednesday 21 November 2018 at 6.00 pm for the purpose of transacting the following business.

In accordance with The Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960 members of the public are welcome to attend. There is a legal right to film/record/photograph/report public meetings.


Heather Blackburn
Town Clerk


1.    To receive apologies and reasons for absence.

2.     To receive declarations of interest on items on the agenda and note any requests for dispensation received by the Clerk prior to the meeting.

3.     Public participation session of 15 minutes duration on items on the agenda.

4.     To approve the minutes of the meeting held Wednesday 31 October 2018 as a true record.

5.     To consider and resolve the enclosed Planning applications on behalf of the Council.

6.     To receive details of those Planning Applications which have been granted/refused by Planning Authorities, and any notifications of Planning Appeals.


The next Planning Committee meeting is Wednesday 12 December 2018 at 6.00 pm.



Councillors: D Bushby (Town Mayor), P Christie (Chairman), A T Inch, M Langmead, P Pester, R Wootton.



i.      Application No: 1/1096/2018/FUL: Erection of stales and creation of access track. Land North of A386 Landcross, Bideford.
DCC Highway Consultation response was not available at the 31 October 2018 Planning Committee Meeting for the above planning application. This is included here for information.


a.     Application No: 1/1222/2017/FULM: Demolition of all existing structures and erection of 14 residential units plus car parking, landscaping and all associated development. H A & E J Littlejohns, Westcombe Lane, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Mr N Northover, G Northover & Sons Ltd, c/o Heynes Planning Ltd,
The Studio Two Acres, Underlane, Newmills, Launceston, PL15 8SN. Agent: Mr Ed Heynes, Heynes Planning Ltd, Launceston, PL15 8SN (Date received: 9 Nov 18)

b.     Application No: 1/1191/2018/FUL: Balcony on East Elevation. 73 Donn Gardens, Bideford, EX39 4FR. Applicant: Mr & Mrs Lane (same address). Agent: (No details submitted). (Date received: 12 Nov 18).

c.     Application No: 1/1169/2018/FUL: Proposed conversion of existing office accommodation over Barclays Bank to 9 bedroomed HMO (Sui Generis Use). 84A High Street, Bideford, EX39 2JX. Applicant: Mr M Payne, CP Enterprises, 1 Bridge Chambers, Barnstaple, EX31 1UB. Agent: (No details submitted). (Date received: 13 Nov 18).

d.    Application No: 1/0032/2018/DIS: Discharge of conditions 7, 11, 13, 15, 16, 18, 19 and 20 of planning permission 1/0009/2018/FULM. Land Between Stucley Road And Clovelly Road, Bideford. Applicant: Mr N Giddy, NG Properties SW Ltd, Hows Yard, New Road, Bideford, EX39 2BD. Agent: Mr A Paterson, McCaren Architecture, Lockyer Street, Plymouth, PL1 2QW. (Date received: 15 Nov 18).


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