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Planning Committee Meeting Minutes 20 August 2014

Written by Richard Coombes. Posted in Planning Committee Minutes

Planning Committee Meeting Minutes 20 August 2014


PRESENT:   

North Ward:   

Councillor Mrs A Brenton
Councillor Christie (Chairman)
               
South Ward:

Councillor P Pester

East Ward

Councillor D Ratcliff
               
IN ATTENDANCE:   

Mr Richard Coombes, Deputy Town Clerk
                   
028  APOLOGIES

Councillor R Wootton (South Ward – leave).  (Councillor D C Fulford (North Ward – personal) recorded telephone message received post meeting.)
                    
029  DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

No declarations of interest were received.
                   
030  PUBLIC PARTICIPATION SESSION

None.
                   
031  MINUTES

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 30 July 2014 were approved and signed as a correct record.

(Vote – For: 4 , Against: 0)
                   
032  PLANNING APPLICATIONS

a.   Application: No 1/0722/2014/LBC:  Alterations to create six one bedroom flats and to reinstate shop entrance at 2 Market Place.  1 and 2 Market Place, Bideford. Applicant:  Richard Holdcroft (same address).  Agent:  (Date received: 06 Aug 14).

Proposed by Councillor Pester, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved, providing the Conservation Officer is allowed access and is satisfied with the plans; any architectural items of value are to be preserved.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0)

b.   Application: No 1/0685/2014/FUL:  Conversion of existing apartment from one flat to two.  Internal change only.  16 Allhalland Street, Bideford EX39 2JD.  Applicant:  Mr Ian Morris, Shires House, Long Pot Lane, Lower Loxhore EX31 4SY.  Agent:  Kevin Luckhurst (Date received:  06 Aug 14).

Proposed by Councillor Christie, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved with the proviso that the top left window with it’s unique window within a window and the fire mark in the blind window on the first floor are retained.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0)

c.   Application: No1/0770/2014/FUL.  : Proposed construction of single storey extension to rear of dwelling.  65 Lane Field Road, Bideford EX39 3RD.  Applicant: Mr James Lee (same address).  Agent:  Deborah Somerville (Date received: 06 Aug 14).

Proposed by Councillor Pester, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0)

d.   Application:  No 1/0783/2014/FUL:  Variation of condition fifteen of application ref 1/2387/2002 removing requirement for garage.  5 Catshole Lane, Bideford EX39 3DQ. Applicant:  Mr N Mock (same address).  Agent:  Mal Brown.  (Date received: 12 Aug 14).

Proposed by Councillor Pester , seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0)

e.   Application:  No 1/0736/2014/FUL.  Barn conversions.  Nethgerdowns Farm, Halspill, Weare Giffard, Bideford.  Applicant:  Mr John Grigg (same address).   Agent:  Deborah Somerville (Date received: 13 Aug 14).

The Committee did not resolve upon the application as it is outside of the Bideford Town Council area of responsibility.

f.   Application: No 1/0737/2014/LBC.  Barn conversions.  Nethgerdowns Farm, Halspill, Weare Giffard, Bideford.  Applicant:  Mr John Grigg (same address).   Agent:  Deborah Somerville (Date received: 13 Aug 14).

The Committee did not resolve upon the application as it is outside of the Bideford Town Council area of responsibility.

g.   Application:  No 1/0752/2014/FUL.  Erection of three dwellings.  Land north of Churchill Road, Bideford EX39 4HG.  Applicant:  Mr P Rimmington c/o Agent.    Agent:  Graham J. Sturkey Associates (Date received: 13 Aug 14).

Proposed by Councillor Christie, seconded and

RECOMMENDED: That the application is not approved.  The Committee accepts the principle development for two houses, already passed, but the site is not regarded as suitable for three.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0)

The item was omitted from the agenda.  Members indicated their intention which will be ratified at the Meeting to be held on 10 September 2014.
                   
033  PLANNING AUTHORITIES UPDATE BY CLERK

The Deputy Town Clerk gave an update on planning application decisions received from Torridge District Council.                   

The business of the Meeting having been completed, the Chairman thanked the Members for their attendance and the Meeting concluded at 6.35 pm.




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