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Planning Committee Meeting Minutes 26 March 2014

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

Planning Committee Meeting Minutes 26 March 2014



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

None.                    
107 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
Councillor Langmead declared that he would see these submissions at TDC level as well.
                   
108 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION SESSION

No public participation.
                   
109 MINUTES

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 5 March 2014 were approved and signed as a correct record.

(Vote – For: 5, Against: 0, Abstention: 1)
                   
110 PLANNING APPLICATIONS

a.Application: No 1/0039/2014/OUTM: Outline planning application for up to 550 dwellings on 13.77ha of land, up to 1.5ha of commercial use land (use classes A2, A3, A4, A5, B1, C1, D1) and a 1.9ha primary school or up to 50 dwellings, as well as highway access, public open space and other associated infrastructure. All matters reserved    other than primary access.  Land to the South of Clovelly Road, Bideford.  Applicant:  Linden Homes c/o agent.  Agent: Turley Associates (Date received: 13 Mar 14).

Proposed by Councillor Pester, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is refused, as the Council does not believe that this site should be developed at all, in line with the Council’s previous statements regarding the Local District Plan. The Council do not want to jeopardise agricultural land in this location, as it is a farming community.

(Vote – For: 5, Against: 0, Abstention: 1)

b.Application: No 1/0136/2014/FUL:  Permanent retention of temporary off street car parking spaces on Watkins Way and additional landscaping.  Land opposite 3 Watkins Way, Bideford Devon EX39 4FN.  Applicant: Persimmon Homes South West.  Mallard Road Sowton Trading Estate, Exeter, EX2 7LD.  Agent: none recorded. (Date received: 10 Mar 14).

Proposed by Councillor Langmead, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

c.Application: No 0120/2014/FUL:  Additional unit 8.  Former land and buildings at NGR 244621 125895, Hamilton Close, Bideford.  Applicant: Mr. D Lott, The Old Stables, Annery, Monkleigh, Bideford, EX39 5JN.  Agent: Rebecca Fearnley. (Date received: 12 Mar 14).

Proposed by Councillor Fulford, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

d.Application: No 1/0150/2014/FUL: Conversion of 4 Bridge Street into two self-contained residential apartments.  4 Bridge Street, Bideford,EX39 2BU..  Applicant:  Mr. Mark Brend, 30 Dudley Way, Cornborough Road, Westward Ho! EX39 1XD.  Agent: PWH Surveyors Ltd (Date received: 15 Mar 14).

Proposed by Councillor Langmead, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

e.Application: No 1/0151/2014/LBC: Conversion of 4 Bridge Street into two self-contained residential apartments.  4 Bridge Street, Bideford,EX39 2BU..  Applicant:  Mr. Mark Brend, 30 Dudley Way, Cornborough Road, Westward Ho! EX39 1XD.  Agent: PWH Surveyors Ltd (Date received: 15 Mar 14).

Proposed by Councillor Pester, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

f.Application: 1/0107/2014/FUL:  New building (retrospective) and refurbished existing building.  Bideford Sea Cadets, Park Lane, Bideford.  Bideford Sea Cadets Corps, Park Lane, Bideford.  Applicant:  Bideford Sea Cadets (same address).  Agent:  Steven Sherry.  (Date received: 18 Mar 14)

   
Proposed by Councillor Fulford, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

g.Application: No 1/0152/2014/FUL: Conversion of 5 Bridge Street into two self-contained residential apartments.  5 Bridge Street, Bideford, EX39 2BU..  Applicant:  Mr. Ryan Brend, 30 Dudley Way, Cornborough Road, Westward Ho! EX39 1XD.  Agent: PWH Surveyors Ltd (Date received: 18 Mar 14).

Proposed by Councillor Langmead, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

h.Application: No 1/0153/2014/LBC: Conversion of 5 Bridge Street into two self-contained residential apartments.  5 Bridge Street, Bideford, EX39 2BU..  Applicant:  Mr. Ryan Brend, 30 Dudley Way, Cornborough Road, Westward Ho! EX39 1XD.  Agent: PWH Surveyors Ltd (Date received: 18 Mar 14).

Proposed by Councillor Wootton, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0, Abstention: 0)
                
111 TELECOMMUNICATIONS ANTENNA AT HONESTONE STREET

Proposed by Councillor Fulford, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0, Abstention: 0)
                   
112 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 and an appeal re 1/0530/2013/OUT, The Old Port Mission, Alverdiscott Road, Bideford.                    

The business of the Meeting having been completed, the Chairman thanked the Members for their attendance and the Meeting concluded at 19.15pm.

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