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 TIMETABLE FOR COUNCIL MEETINGS AND EVENTS FOR 2022-2023

Timetable of Council Meetings and Events for the year 2022_2023


Agenda - Planning Committee -  Wednesday 5 October 2022

 

You are hereby summoned to attend a meeting of the Planning Committee of the above-named Council to be held in the Town Hall, Bideford, on Wednesday 5 October 2022 at 6.00 pm for the purpose of transacting the following business.
 
In accordance with The Public Bodies (Admissions to Meetings) Act 1960 members of the public are welcome to attend.  There is a legal right to film/record/photography/report public meetings.
 
 
Heather Blackburn
Town Clerk
 

AGENDA

 
1.    To receive apologies and reasons for absence.
 
2.    To receive declarations of interest on items on the agenda and note any requests for dispensation received by the Clerk prior to the meeting. 
 
3.    Public participation session of 15 minutes duration on items on the agenda.
 
4.    To approve the minutes of the meeting held Wednesday 24th August 2022 as a true record.                                                                                                                                       
                                 
5.    To consider and resolve upon the naming of a street for a development in Farm Road.        
 
6.    To allocate designations for the 10 names resolved upon for the Vistry development on Clovelly Road.                        
 
7.    To consider and resolve the enclosed Planning applications on behalf of the Council.          
 
8.    To receive details of those Planning Applications which have been granted/refused by Planning Authorities, and any notifications of Planning Appeals.     
                                     

MEMBERS OF PLANNING COMMITTEE 

 
Councillors: Mrs J Gubb (Town Mayor), D Bushby, P Christie (Chairman), Mrs L Hellyer, T Johns, Mrs S Langford
 
Date of Next Meeting:  26th October 2022
 
 

PLANNING APPLICATIONS  24 August – 5 October 2022

 
a.    Application No:   1/0821/2022/FUL.   Alterations at rear including new bay windows at first and second floors.   2A Buttgarden Street, Bideford,  EX39 2AU.  Applicant:  Mr D Kirkpatrick (same address).  Agent:  Mr P Hinton, Bideford.  (Date received:  17 Aug 2022).
 
b.    Application No:   1/0771/2022/FUL.   Alteration of shop and flat into 2no. dwellings in lieu of Class MA permitted dwelling 1/0498/2022/COUP.  83 Moreton Park Road, Bideford, EX39 3BB.  Applicant:  Szebeni, N&A Property Ltd (same address).  Agent:  Mr L Andrews, Northdown Road, Bideford.  (Date received 24 Aug 2022).
 
c.    Application No:  1/0755/2022/FUL.    Proposed conversion of redundant store area to form 2 new residential flats – (re-submission of 1/0568/2022/FUL).  Cornerstone Community Café, 24A High Street, Bideford, EX39 2AN.  Applicant:  Mr & Mrs Marks, The Barn, Penhalt Farm, Poundstock, Bude, EX23 0DG.  Agent:  Mr D Wellby. Bude, EX23 8AY.  (Date received:  30 Aug 2022).
 
d.    Application No:  1/0843/2022/FUL.  Extension of current patio with decking.  42 Kenwith View, Bideford, EX39 3RH.  Applicant:  Mrs C Jordan-McGrath (same address).  Agent:  (None submitted).  (Date received:  7 Sept 2022).
 
e.    Application No: 1/0882/2022/FUL. Division of first floor flat and creation of dormer extension to form 2 flats (Variation of condition 2 of planning permission 1/0111/2021/FUL). Upover, Torridge Hill, Bideford, Devon.  Applicant: Mr Butt (same address).  Agent: NPAS Devon Ltd., Barnstaple.  (Date received:  12th Sept 2022).
 
f.    Application No: 1/1256/2021/REMM (re-consultation).  Reserved matters application for details of appearance, landscaping, layout and scale in respect of a proposal for 276 no. dwellings, associated infrastructure and open space pursuant outline planning permission 1/0039/2014/OUTM (Amended Plans). Land South Of Clovelly Road, Littleham, Devon. Applicant: Vistry Homes c/o Agent. Agent: Walsingham Planning, Bristol.  (Date received:  13 Sept 2022).
 
g.    Application No: 1/0863/2022/LA. Formation of construction access (Environment Centre). Land At Grid Reference 247387 125654, Trapnell Way, Bideford Business Park, East The Water.  Applicant: Torridge District Council, Riverbank House, Bideford EX39 2QG. Agent: Kendall Kingscott Ltd., Bristol. (Date received: 13 Sept 2022).
 
h.    Application No: 1/0845/2022/FUL. Erection of ancillary annexe.  120 Clovelly Road, Bideford, Devon EX39 3BY.  Applicant: Mr T Hooper (same address).  Agent: Mr M Payne, Eastcott, Bude.  (Date received: 27 Sept 2022).
 
i.    Application No: 1/0849/2022/FUL. Installation of apparatus cabinet. Land Adjacent Passion 4 Cars, Elliots Garage, Kingsley Road, Bideford.  Applicant: A Higson, Environment Agency, Manley House, Kestrel Way, Exeter EX2 7LQ.  Agent: James Lockyer Assoc Ltd., Liskeard.  (Date received: 28 Sept 2022).                                  
 
 
 
 


COMMITTEES AND MEMBERSHIP FOR 2022/2023


Allotments Committee

Town Mayor, Councillors J Craigie, Mrs Hellyer, Herron, Inch and McKenzie.

Market Management Committee

Town Mayor, Councillors Bushby, Hawkins, Mrs Hellyer, Herron and McKenzie. 

Planning Committee

Town Mayor, Councillors Bushby, Christie, Mrs Hellyer, Johns and Mrs Langford.

Staffing, Finance & General Purposes Committee

Town Mayor, Deputy Town Mayor, Bushby, Christie, Hawkins, Mrs Hellyer, Inch, Lawrence and McGeough.

Tourism Committee

Town Mayor, Councillors Bushby, Hawkins, Inch, Mrs Langford and Lawrence.

Decarbonisation and Environment Committee        

Councillors J Craigie, Mrs R Craigie, Mrs Hellyer, Mrs Langford, Herron and McKenzie.

Grievance / Disciplinary / Complaints Panel

Town Mayor, Councillors Bushby, Christie and McGeough.

Personnel Appeals Panel          

Deputy Town Mayor, Councillors J Craigie, Johns and McKenzie.

Neighbourhood Plan Working Group

Deputy Town Mayor, Councillors Mrs Corfe, J Craigie, Mrs R Craigie, Herron, and Mrs Langford.

Emergency Planning Working Group

Town Mayor, Councillors: Christie, J Craigie, Hawkins and Mrs Langford.

 


REPRESENTATIVES TO OUTSIDE BODIES 2022/2023


BIDEFORD & DISTRICT COMMUNITY ARCHIVE COUNCIL

Town Mayor
Councillor Christie

BIDEFORD BRIDGE TRUST

Town Mayor
Councillor Mrs Gubb (Jun 24)
Councillor J McKenzie (Nov 24)
Councillor Mrs R Craigie (Jul 22)

BIDEFORD TWINNING ASSOCIATION

Town Mayor
Councillor Johns

BIDEFORD REGATTA COMMITTEE

Town Mayor
(Councillor Mrs Gubb)

BIDEFORD TOWN BAND MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

Councillor Johns

BURTON AT BIDEFORD

Deferred to confirm liaison through the Tourism Committee.

CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU

Councillor J Craigie

DALC COUNTY COMMITTEE

Councillor S Inch  

DALC LARGER COUNCILS SUB-COMMITTEE

Councillor S Inch

POLLYFIELD COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION

Councillor Mrs R Craigie

HOME-START TORRIDGE

Councillor Mrs R Craigie

BIDEFORD BAY CHILDREN’S CENTRE

Councillor J Craigie

TAW/TORRIDGE ESTUARY FORUM

Councillor McKenzie

UNESCO BIOSPHERE CHAMPION

Councillor J Craigie

SNOW WARDEN

Councillors Johns and McKenzie

BIDEFORD TOWN CENTRE PARTNERSHIP

Councillor Bushby and Councillor Mrs Gubb

FIRE LIAISON

Councillor McGeough

POLICE LIAISON

Councillor Mrs Hellyer

ONE ATLANTIC

Councillor Hawkins

WEST CROFT SCHOOL GOVERNORS BOARD

Councillor Herron