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Planning Committee Meeting Minutes 16 March 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 Wednesday16 March 2016 at  6.00pm

PRESENT:   

North Ward:   
Councillor P Christie
Councillor P Pester (Town Mayor)
Councillor D Bushby
               
South Ward:
Councillor R Wootton

South Ward (Outer):
Councillor D Howell

East Ward:   
Councillor M Langmead
               
IN ATTENDANCE:    Mrs Lesley Dixon-Chatfield, Assistant to the Town Clerk
                   
086   APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

None
                   
087   DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Cllr D Howell, Item 5 (c) – Non-exec Director of Westward                   

088   PUBLIC PARTICIPATION SESSION

No members of the public present
                   
089   MINUTES

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 24 February 2016 were approved and signed as a correct record.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)
                   
090   PLANNING APPLICATIONS

a.    Application No: 1/1103/2015/LBC: Interior fit-out of ground and first floor to create a Vision Express store (Amended drawings). The Famous Little Store, 79 High Street, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Mr P Litchfield, Vision Express, Ruddington Fields Business Park, Mere Way, Ruddington, Nottingham, NG11 6NZ. Agent:  Child, Graddon, Lewis, London. (Date received: 22 Feb 16).

Proposed by Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

b.    Application No: 1/1102/2015/FUL: Interior fit-out of ground and first floor to create a Vision Express store (Amended drawings). The Famous Little Store, 79 High Street, Bideford, Devon. Applicant:  Mr P Litchfield, Vision Express, Ruddington Fields Business Park, Mere Way, Ruddington, Nottingham, NG11 6NZ. Agent: Child, Graddon, Lewis, London. (Date received:  22 Feb 2016).

Proposed by Councillor Langmead, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

 (Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

c.    Application No: 1/0156/2016/FUL: Replace existing softwood single glazed sash windows with UPVC windows.. 37 Clovelly Road, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3BY. Applicant: Mr K Smith, same address. Agent: None supplied. (Date received:  22 Feb 2016).

Proposed by Councillor Christie, seconded and

RESOLVED: That, as long as the Conservation Officer is satisfied with the proposal, the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

d.    Application No: 1/0147/2016/DIS: Discharge of Conditions 11 and 14 of Planning Approval 1/1165/2015/FULM. The Ultimate Adventure Centre, Abbotsham, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Mr R Johns, Ultimate Adventure Centre, The Ultimate High, Road from St. Helen’s Primary School, Abbotsham EX39 5AP. Agent: Maria Bailey Planning, Bideford. (Date received: 23 Feb 2016).

Proposed by Councillor Langmead, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

e.    Application No: 1/0154/2016/FUL:  Extension and conversion of number 75 Barton Tors to provide 3 x 1 bedroom properties including conversion of existing redundant shop unit. Barton Tors Trading, 75 Barton Tors, East The Water, Bideford.  Applicant:  Mr P Smith, Westward Housing Assoc. Tarka House, Clovelly Road Industrial Estate, Bideford, Devon EX39 3HN. Agent: Cadworks (South West) Ltd, Bideford. (Date received: 16 Feb 2016).

Proposed by Councillor Langmead, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved. Members considered this to be good use of a redundant building.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

f.    Application No:  1/0162/2016/FUL: 2 no holiday chalets, access, and drainage arrangements. Mallacleave, Upcott, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Mr Tony Davies (same address). Agent: John Blaney Limited, Parkham. (Date received: 24 Feb 16).

Proposed by Councillor Howell, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

g.    Application No: 1/0189/2016/FUL: Variation of condition 16 on 1/0773/2008/FUL.  Tesco Stores Ltd, Manteo Way, East The Water, Bideford. Applicant: Tesco Stores c/o Agent: DPP, Sophia House, 28 Cathedral Road, Cardiff, CF11 9LJ. Agent: DPP, Cardiff. (Date received: 24 Feb 16).

Proposed by Councillor Langmead, seconded and
RESOLVED: That the application is refused on the grounds that there is the potential for noise at a time that is currently peaceful.  

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

h.    Application No: 1/0168/2016/FUL: Single Storey extension to north side of property. Carnoustie, 7 Southbank Drive, Bideford, Devon. Applicant:  Mr S Oliver (same address). Agent: Windows Direct, Bideford. (Date received: 1 Mar 16).

Proposed by Councillor Christie, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application was approved.  

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

i.    Application No: 1/0202/2016/FUL: Variation of condition 2 of planning application 1/0486/2006/FUL seeking extended delivery hours between 0500 and 2300.  Morrisons Stores, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2LG. Applicant: WM Morrison Supermarket plc, Hilmore House, Gain Lane, Bradford, West Yorks BD3 7DL. Agent: Peacock & Smith, London. (Date received: 3 Mar 16).

Proposed by Councillor Wootton, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is refused on the grounds that there is the potential for noise at a time that is currently peaceful.  

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

j.    Application No: 1/0096/2016/FUL: Erection of Garage / Sensory Suite. 1 Newton Road, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2LJ. Applicant: Mr & Mrs Smale (same address). Agent: Woodward Smith Chartered Architects, Barnstaple. (Date received: 9 Mar 16).

Proposed by Councillor Christie, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the garage is approved.  The Sensory Suite, members understood, would not be a necessity.

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

k.    Application No: 1/0171/2016/FUL: Change of use of land to rear of pub to car park capable of providing parking for approximately 13 vehicles. Flat, First In Last Out, 27 - 28 Clovelly Road, Bideford. Applicant: Mr T England (same address). Agent: Andrew & James Partnership, Glamorgan. (Date received: 9 Mar 16).

Proposed by Councillor Langmead, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.  

(Vote – For: 6, Against: 0)

091   TO CONSIDER AND RESPOND TO AN APPLICATION TO NAME AND NUMBER A NEW STREET

Members considered the application to name the development of 28 dwellings on the Bideford Infirmary site as Grenville Rise.  They agreed that Grenville Rise already exists near Rowe Close and could not be duplicated. After some discussion they agreed that Newborn Place be suggested as the name as a tribute to the many Bideford residents who had been born in the Infirmary when it was a Maternity Hospital.
                   
092    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 6.45 pm.


 

 

 

 

 


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