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Planning Committee Meeting Minutes 30 July 2014

Written by Richard Coombes. Posted in Planning Committee Minutes

 Planning Committee Meeting Minutes 30 July 2014


PRESENT:   

North Ward:   

Councillor Mrs A Brenton
Councillor Christie (Chairman)
Councillor Mrs M Fulford
(substituting for Councillor D Fulford)
               
South Ward:

Councillor P Pester
Councillor R Wootton

East Ward:

Councillor D Ratcliff
               
IN ATTENDANCE:    Mrs Claire Scott, Assistant to the Town Clerk
Councillor Mervyn Langmead, The Mayor of Bideford
                   
022  APOLOGIES

Apologies received from Councillor D Fulford (North Ward – illness).
                   
023  DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

No declarations of interest were received.
                   
024  PUBLIC PARTICIPATION SESSION

None.
                   
025  MINUTES

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 9 July 2014 were approved and signed as a correct record.

(Vote – For: 5, Against: 0)
                   
026  PLANNING APPLICATIONS

a.   Application: 1/0632/2014/FUL: Replace timber windows with PVC.  Blocks 38-44, 46-52, and 54-68 Ayres Close, Bideford, EX39 4DY.  Applicant: Ms Freeman, Devon Cornwall Housing (same address)  Agent: James Barron. (Date received 10 July 2014).

Proposed by Councillor Ratcliff, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 5, Against: 0)

Councillor Wootton joined the meeting.

b.   Application: No 1/0715/2014/REMM: All reserved matters.  Land at Moreton Park, Abbotsham Road, Bideford.  Applicant: Mr Paul Bowser, Wings South West, Lendon Barn, Abbotsham, Bideford, EX39 5BW.  Agent: Maria Bailey Planning (Date received: 16 July 14).

Proposed by Councillor Ratcliff, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6 , Against: 0)

c.   Application: No 1/0666/2014/FUL: Play equipment to be installed in public house beer garden.  First In Last Out, 27-28 Clovelly Road, Bideford.  Applicant: Enterprise Inns PLC, 3 Monkspath Hill Road, Solihull, West Midlands.  Agent: Bernard E Cole & Partner.  (Date received: 15 July 14).

The Mayor explained that, unfortunately, he had been forced to refuse the engagement to officially open the new play equipment on Saturday 2 August, because the planning permission had not yet been granted.

Proposed by Councillor Ratcliff, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

d.   Application: No1/0312/2014/FUL: Land to rear of Lindfield House, Belvoir Road, Bideford.  Applicant: Mr Mark Kurton, Newlands Homes Limited.  Agent: none recorded.  (Date received: 18 July 14).

Proposed by Councillor Ratcliff, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)                   
                       
027  PLANNING AUTHORITIES UPDATE BY CLERK

The Assistant to the Town Clerk gave an update on planning application decisions received from TDC and explained she had received a letter from Grainge Architects in response to the Committee’s query regarding the stone statues on the existing building on Brunswick Wharf. In the letter, Grainge Architects confirmed that the statues would be preserved and either reinstated on the existing building or used elsewhere on the site, once construction had been completed.
                   
The business of the Meeting having been completed, the Chairman thanked the Members for their attendance and the Meeting concluded at 6.25 pm.



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