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Planning Committee Meeting Minutes 03 February 2016

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

Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held in the Town Hall, Town Hall, Bideford on Wednesday 3 February 2016 at  6.00pm

PRESENT:    

North Ward:    
Councillor P Christie
Councillor P Pester (Town Mayor)
                
South Ward (Outer):
Councillor D Howell

East Ward:    
Councillor M Langmead
                
IN ATTENDANCE:    Mrs Lesley Dixon-Chatfield, Assistant to the Town Clerk
1 x Member of the Press    
                
072   APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Cllr R Wootton (South Ward) - Personal
                    
073   DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Cllrs Christie, Pester, Howell and Langmead declared a non-pecuniary interest in Item 76 (g) – All members of Bideford Bridge Trust
                    
074   PUBLIC PARTICIPATION SESSION

The member of the press did not wish to speak.
                    
075   MINUTES

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 13 January 2016 were approved and signed as a correct record.

(Vote – For: 3, Against: 0, Abstentions: 1)
                    
076   PLANNING APPLICATIONS

a.    Application No: 1/1274/2015/FUL: Conversion of redundant pump house into office and new first floor. Parking at ground level and office above. Pumphouse At Ethelwynne Brown Close, East The Water, Devon, Applicant:  Mr J Thompson, The Champ, 4-5 Meeting Street, Appledore, Devon EX39 1RJ. Agent: Clive Jones Architect, Appledore. (Date received: 12 Jan 16).

Proposed by: Councillor Pester, seconded and

RESOLVED:  That the application is refused on the grounds that the result would be overbearing on the neighbouring surgery.

(Vote – For: 3, Against: 0, Abstentions: 1)

b.    Application No: 1/1218/2015/FUL: Create 4 residential units within existing building,  3 Bridge Street, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2BU. Applicant: Miss H Alford, Westcountry Property Management Ltd, 44 Cleave Road, Barnstaple, Devon EX39 2DS. Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 14 Jan 16).

Proposed by Councillor Pester, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0)

c.    Application No: 1/1219/2015/LBC: Create 4 residential units within existing building.  3 Bridge Street, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2BU.  Applicant: Miss H Alford, Westcountry Property Management Ltd, 44 Cleave Road, Barnstaple, Devon EX39 2DS. Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 14 Jan 16).

Proposed by Councillor Pester, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0)

d.    Application No: 1/0006/2016/FUL: Construction of a Drive-Thru unit including a Coffee House (A1/A3) and Pizza Outlet (A3/A5. Land At Grid Reference 243026 125711, Land At Atlantic Park, Clovelly Road, Bideford. Applicant: Aqmric Foods Ltd, Friar House, Copps Road, St. John’s, Woking, Surrey GU21 8ST. Agent:  Pegasus Group, Sutton Coldfield. (Date received: 20 Jan 16).

Proposed by Councillor Christie, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved in principle but that a condition is attached by the Authority (TDC) for the outlets to be involved in a Litter Awareness programme.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0)

e.    Application No: 1/0001/2016/ADV: Two aluminium composite tray signs. Westcountry Plumbers, Unit 23, Farm Road, Caddsdown Industrial Park. Applicant: Mr R Stapley, Mimick Signs & Graphics, 23 Farm Road, Caddsdown Industrial Park, Bideford, Devon EX39 3BE. Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 20 Jan 16).

Proposed by Councillor Christie, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0)

f.    Application No: 1/0034/2016/ADV: Advertisement consent. Halifax, 71A High Street, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Lloyds Banking Group, Canons House, Canon Way, Bristol BS99 7LB. Agent: Blaze Neon Ltd, Kent. (Date received: 20 Jan 16).

Proposed by Councillor Pester, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0)

g.    Application No: 1/0002/2016/LBC: Retrospective repair and renovation following fire damage and decay. 1 & 2 Bridgeland Street, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2PS. Applicant: Mr M Wright, Bideford Bridge Trust, 23A Bridgeland Street, Bideford, Devon EX39 2EZ. Agent: EMA, Bideford. (Date received: 20 Jan 16).

Proposed by Councillor Langmead, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0)

077    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 6.30 pm.

 

 

 

 


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