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Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held in the Town Hall, Bideford on Wednesday 9 October 2019

PRESENT:

North Ward:

Councillor P Christie (Chairman)
Councillor J Herron

South Ward:

Councillor Mrs S Langford
Councillor P Lawrence

West Ward:

Councillor D Ratcliff

 

IN ATTENDANCE: Mrs Claire Parsons – Administration Assistant

 

048.      APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

There were no apologies for absence.


049.      DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

No declarations of interest were received.

050.      PUBLIC PARTICIPATION SESSION

There were 2 members of the public in attendance.

051.      MINUTES

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 18 September 2019 were approved and signed as a correct record.

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

052.      PLANNING APPLICATIONS

a.          Application No: 1/0800/2019/ADV: Advertisement consent for 1 x replacement fascia signs and 1 x projecting sign. Torridge & West Devon Liberal Democrats, 13 Chingswell Street, Bideford, EX39 2NF. Applicant: Mr R Auvray (same address). Agent: Mr R Auvray, Alverdiscott, Bideford, EX39 4PN. (Date received: 13 Sept 19).

Proposed by: Councillor Mrs S Langford, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

b.         Application No: 1/0799/2019/FUL: Change of use from hairdressing salon (A1) to headquarters for the local Liberal Democrats (Sui Generis)including use as office and meeting room. Torridge & West Devon Liberal Democrats 13 Chingswell Street, Bideford, EX39 2NF. Applicant: Mr R Auvray (Same address) Agent: Mr R Auvray, Alverdiscott Bideford, EX39 4PN. (Date received: 13 Sept 19).

Proposed by: Councillor Mrs S Langford, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

c.        Application No: 1/0809/2019/FULM: Conversion of former collar factory to three residential units plus the erection of ten residential units together with car parking, landscaping and all associated development. H A & E J Littlejohns, Westcombe Lane, Bideford, EX39 3JH. Applicant: G Northover & Sons Ltd c/o Haynes Planning Ltd, The Studio, Two Acres, Under Lane, Newmills, Launceston, PL15 8SN. Agent: Mr E Haynes, Heynes Plannin Ltd, Newmils, Launceston, PL15 8SN. (Date received: 18 Sept 19).

Proposed by: Councillor Mrs S Langford, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved in principle. However, members have serious concerns, and wish to flag the following:

• the development is proposed within the high flood area according to the Environment Agency map
• the access on to Northam Road is appalling
• It has been noted that the Environment Agency have flagged concerns regarding water contamination

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

d.        Application No: 1/0852/2019/FUH: Proposed extension to dwelling. 23 Sentry Corner, Bideford, EX39 4BW. Applicant: Mr Cook (same address). Agent: Mr A Kingdon, Living Needs, Barnstaple, EX31 1JQ. (Date received: 3 Oct 19).

Proposed by: Councillor P Lawrence, seconded and

RESOLVED: That the application is approved.

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

053.      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 Members for their attendance and the meeting concluded at 6.30 pm.


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