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Planning Committee Meeting Minutes 11 October 2017

Written by Claire Parsons. Posted in Planning Committee Minutes

Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held in the Town Hall, Town Hall, Bideford on Wednesday 11th October 2017 at 6.00pm


North Ward:
Councillor P Christie (Chairman)
Councillor P Pester
Councillor D Bushby

South Ward:
Councillor R Wootton
Councillor A T Inch

Mrs Lesley Dixon-Chatfield, Assistant to the Town Clerk


Councillor M Langmead (East Ward) - personal


There were no declarations made at this point of the meeting.


There were no members of the public in attendance.


The Minutes of the Meeting held on 20th September 2017 were approved and signed as a correct record.

(Vote – For: 4, Against: 0, Abstentions: 1)


a. Application No: 1/0920/2017/CPE: Certificate of existing lawful development for use of Higher Marsh Annexe as an independent residential dwelling. Higher Marsh, New Road, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Mr R Kay (same address).
Agent: None supplied. (Date received: 15 Sept 2017).

Proposed by Councillor Christie, seconded and

RESOLVED: That members noted and were in agreement with the application.

(Vote – For: 5, Against: 0)

b. Application No: 1/0877/2017/FUL. Erection of detached building to provide for two ground floor supervised / supported residential apartments and first floor office. Orion House, 14 Clovelly Road, Bideford, Devon.
Applicant: Mr & Mrs B Dyer, Linton Support, 16 Clovelly Road, Bideford EX39 3 BU.Agent: A J Design, Launceston. (Date received: 18 Sept 2017).

Proposed by Councillor Pester, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 5, Against: 0)

c. Application No: 1/0932/2017/FUL. Proposed construction of 11 class B8 units and associated car and lorry spaces. Plot 27, Farm Road, Caddsdown Industrial Park, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Mr D Summers, TDR Summers Ltd, Wells Fargo, Nuttaberry, Bideford, EX39 4DT.
Agent: John Blaney Ltd, Parkham. (Date received: 25 Sept 2017).

Proposed by Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved. The comments made by the CPRE were taken into account and it was requested that the Authority take these into consideration.

(Vote – For: 5, Against: 0)

d. Application No: 1/0889/2017/FUL. Conversion of outbuilding into self-contained annexe for dependent relative. Ford Farm, New Road, Bideford, Devon. Applicant: Mr J Johnson (same address). Agent: Wilson Architecture, Barnstaple. (Date received: 27 Sept 2017).

Proposed by Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved on the condition that the annexe cannot be sold separately from the existing property.

(Vote – For: 3, Against: 2 , Abstentions: 0)

e. Application No: 1/0876/2017/FUL. New dwelling. 19 Monks Close, Bideford, Devon, EX39 4DN. Applicant: Mr & Mrs Hill (same address). Agent: Thomas Custom Architectural Serv, Barnstaple. (Date received: 4 Oct 2017).

Proposed by Councillor Bushby, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

(Vote – For: 5, Against: 0)


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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