Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Tuesday, 15th January, 2019 1.00 pm

Venue: Ballroom, Guildhall Arts Centre, St. Peter's Hill, Grantham. NG31 6PZ

Contact: Jo Toomey 

Items
No. Item

47.

Membership

    The Chief Executive to notify the Committee of any substitute members

    Minutes:

     

    The Committee was notified that under Regulation 13 of the Local Government (Committees and Political Groups) Regulations 1990, notice had been received appointing: Councillor Trollope-Bellew for Councillor Brenda Sumner.

48.

Apologies for absence

49.

Disclosure of interests

50.

Minutes of the meeting held on 11 December 2018 pdf icon PDF 147 KB

    Minutes:

     

    The minutes of the meeting held on 11 December 2018 were agreed as a correct record subject to the following addition.

     

    One Member asked when the Committee would receive an update on a planning application that was submitted in respect of Easton Cold Store. Members were advised that the Committee would not receive an update because the matter had been determined.

51.

Planning matters pdf icon PDF 40 KB

    To consider applications received for the grant of planning permission – reports prepared by the Case Officer.                                                                                                    

     

    The anticipated order of consideration is as shown on the agenda, but this may be subject to change, at the discretion of the Chairman of the Committee.

51a

Application ref: S18/0937
Description: Reserved matters application for 174 dwellings and associated infrastructure pursuant to SK94/0125/12
Location: Elsea Park - Zone 9, Land east of A151, Raymond Mays Way, Bourne
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    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    Decision:

     

    To grant the application subject to conditions.

     

    As the application was part-heard and Councillors Jacky Smith and Wilkins had not been present when it had been considered previously, they did not participate in discussion or vote on the application.

     

    Noting:

     

    ·         Reasons for refusal submitted by those Members who voted to support the Committee’s decision that it was minded to refuse the application with officer comment thereon

    ·         Comments from the Environment Agency

    ·         No objection from Cadent Gas Limited

    ·         Comments from the SKDC Affordable Housing Officer

    ·         Comments from the Welland and Deeping Internal Drainage Board including additional comments relating to the ongoing maintenance of the watercourse to the south of Harvey Close

    ·         No comments from Natural England

    ·         Comments from SKDC Street Scene

    ·         Concerns raised by the Elsea Park Community Trust

    ·         An objection and concerns raised by Bourne Town Council

    ·         No objection from Lincolnshire County Council Highways and SUDS Support

    ·         9 representations received as a result of public consultation together with additional letters submitted by residents of Harvey Close and officer comment thereon

    ·         Provisions within the National Planning Policy Framework and the South Kesteven Core Strategy and supplementary planning documents

    ·         A meeting held between planning officers, local Councillors and local residents, which was held in Bourne on Friday 11 January 2019

    ·         Site visit observations

    ·         Comments made by Members at the meeting

    ·         The additional information report from the meetings held on 13 November and 11 December 2018

    ·         Comments made during the public speaking session on 13 November 2018

    ·         Comments made by Members on 13 November and 11 December 2018 when the application was previously considered

    ·         Additional information received on surface water drainage following consideration by Committee on 13 November 2018

    ·         Proposed changes to the scheme to address the Committee’s concerns regarding design

     

    After the meeting of the Committee on 11 December 2018 at which members decided that they were minded to refuse the application, they were required to submit, within five working days, their reasons for refusal to the Head of Growth. These were listed in the case officer’s report together with officer comment thereon. Officers did not consider the reasons that were put forward were sufficient to warrant refusal. The officer recommendation remained to approve the application.

     

    It was proposed and seconded that the application be approved for the reasons listed in the case officer’s report and subject to the conditions and notes on pages 23 to 27 of the case officer’s report (as amended by the additional items paper issued in respect of the Committee held on 11 December 2018.

     

    As, at the previous meeting, the Committee had been minded to refuse the application, the Council’s Constitution required that any vote at the subsequent meeting at which the application was considered should be a recorded vote:

     

    For: Councillors Exton, King, A Stokes, I Stokes and Trollope-Bellew

     

    Against: Councillors Baxter and Wood

     

    Abstain: Councillors Dilks, Kaberry-Brown, Stevens and Brian Sumner

     

    With five votes to two and four abstentions, the proposition was carried and the application was approved subject to the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 51a

51b

Application ref: S18/2003
Description: Erection of single storey side and rear extensions and detached garage
Location: 21 Village Street, Frognall, Lincolnshire, PE6 8RS
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    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    Decision:

     

    To grant the application subject to conditions.

     

    Noting comments made during the public speaking session by:

     

    Against

    Julie Farley

     

    Together with:

     

    • An objection from Deeping St. James Parish Council
    • No objection from Lincolnshire County Council Highways and SUDS Support
    • 5 representations received as a result of public consultation
    • Provisions within the National Planning Policy Framework and the South Kesteven Core Strategy and supplementary planning documents
    • Site visit observations

    ·         Comments made by members at the meeting

     

    It was proposed, seconded and agreed that the application be approved for the summary of reasons set out in the case officer’s report and subject also to the following conditions:

     

    Time Limit for Commencement

     

     1    The development hereby permitted shall be commenced before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

     

    Approved Plans

     

    2     The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following list of approved plans:

          

    i.  Proposed elevations - dwg no. SW/11/A - received 08/10/18

    ii. Proposed ground floor plan - dwg no. SW/10A - 08/10/18

          

    Unless otherwise required by another condition of this permission.

     

    Before the Development is Occupied

     

    3     The storage container located in the front garden shall cease to be used and be removed within 1 calendar month following the substantial completion of the approved detached garage.

     

    4     Before any part of the development hereby permitted is occupied/brought into use, the external elevations shall have been completed using only the materials stated in the planning application forms unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

     

     

    5     Before any construction work above ground is commenced, details of the new boundary hedge planting shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Details shall include:

          

    i.      planting plans;

    ii.    written specifications (including cultivation and other operations associated with hedge establishment);

    iii.   schedules of plants, noting species, plant sizes and proposed numbers/densities where appropriate;

     

    Ongoing Conditions

     

    6     The new section of boundary hedge shall be planted in the first planting season following the substantial completion of the approved garage, and shall be allowed to grow to a height of at least 2m. The hedge shall be retained as such thereafter unless the garage is removed.

51c

Application ref: S17/1900
Description: Residential development of up to 35 dwellings, associated estate roads, open space and Sustainable Drainage System (outline)
Location: Old Langtoft Gravel Pit, land to the south of Stowe Road, Langtoft
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    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    Decision:

     

    To grant the application subject to conditions and completion of a Section 106 Agreement.

     

    Noting comments made during the public speaking session by:

     

    Applicant’s Agent

    Robbie Doughty

     

    Together with:

     

    • Comments from Heritage Lincolnshire
    • Comments from the SKDC Arboricultural Consultant
    • A request for a Section 106 contribution from Lincolnshire County Council Education and Cultural Services
    • No objection subject to conditions from the Environment Agency
    • Comments and a request for conditions from Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust
    • Affordable housing provision of 35% as set out by the SKDC Affordable Housing Officer
    • A request for a Section 106 contribution from NHS England
    • Comments and a requested condition from Anglian Water Services
    • No comments from Natural England
    • Comments from the Welland and Deeping Internal Drainage Board
    • Objection and comments from Langtoft Parish Council
    • No objection subject to conditions from Lincolnshire County Council Highways and SUDS Support
    • A requested condition from SKDC’s Environmental Protection Services
    • No mineral safeguarding objection from Lincolnshire County Council Minerals and Waste Planning
    • Comments from Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue
    • Confirmation from the applicant that it is intended that the estate roads will be adopted by Lincolnshire County Council
    • 13 representations received as a result of public consultation
    • Provisions within the National Planning Policy Framework and the South Kesteven Core Strategy and supplementary planning documents
    • Site visit observations
    • Comments made by members at the meeting

     

    It was proposed, seconded and agreed that the application be approved for the reasons set out in the case officer’s report and subject to the conditions set out on pages 51 to 55 of the case officer’s report subject to the omission of Condition 16 and the addition of a Condition relating to the provision of a fire hydrant and subject also to prior completion of a Section 106 agreement to secure the requirements specified in the additional items paper, which was issued on Friday 11 January 2019.  Provided that if the Section 106 Agreement has not been completed within 6 weeks of the date of this meeting and the Head of Development Management, after consultation with the Chairman or Vice Chairman of the Development Management Committee, considers there are no extenuating circumstances which would justify an extension (or further extension) of time, the Head of Development Management be authorised to refuse the application on the basis that the necessary infrastructure or community contributions essential to make the development acceptable have not been forthcoming.

52.

Close of meeting