Agenda item

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

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 following conditions:

 

Approved Plans

 

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

i.      Site Location Plan Drawing No. APP206-04 received 27 September 2018

ii.     Planning Layout Drawing No. APP206-01 Rev E received 22 November 2018

iii.    Materials Dispersion Layout Drawing No. APP206-07 Rev C received 22 November 2018

iv.   Residential landscaping details Drawing Nos. 18-017-03 Rev C, 18-017-04 Rev C,18-017-05 Rev C received 6 December 2018

v.     Pond landscaping details Drawing Nos. 18-017-10 and 18-017-11 received 23 October 2018

vi.   Tree Survey and Constraints Plan Drawing Nos. 18-017-02 received 27th September 2018 and 18-017-12, 18-017-13 received 23rd October 2018

vii.  Proposed Finished Floor Levels Drawing No. E3714/600 Rev B received 22 November 2018

viii. Vehicle Access for Fire Appliances Drawing No. APP206-42 Rev C received 22 November 2018

ix.   Refuse Collection Plan  Drawing No. APP206-06 Rev C received 22 November 2018

x.     Proposed Surface Finishes Plan  Drawing No. E3714/770 Rev E  received 6 December 2018

xi.   Drainage Strategy Plan - Sheet 1 Drawing No. E3714/510 Rev B received 22 November 2018

xii.  Drainage Strategy Plan - Sheet 2 Drawing No. E3714/511 Rev B received 22 November 2018

xiii. Floor and elevations plans Drawing Nos: 1906/Z9/PL.1, D1906/Z9/PL.6, NB51/Z9/PL.1, NB51/Z9/PL.2, NB51/Z9/PL.3, PT43/Z9/PL.1, PT43/Z9/PL.5, ND43/Z9/PL.1, ND43/Z9/PL.2, ND43/Z9/PL.3, PD49/Z9/PL.1, PD49/Z9/PL.2, PD49/Z9/PL.3, PD49/Z9/PL.4, PT42/Z9/PL.1, PT42/Z9/PL.5, PA44/Z9/PL.1, PA44/Z9/PL.2, PA44/Z9/PL.2.5, PA44/Z9/PL.3, PA44/Z9/PL.4, PB33-G/Z9/PL.1, PB33-G/Z9/PL.2, PB33-G/Z9/PL.4, PA34/Z9/PL.1, PA34/Z9/PL.2, PA34/Z9/PL.4, AA43/Z9/PL.1, AA43/Z9/PL.2, AA31/Z9/PL.1, AA31/Z9/PL.2, AA23/Z9/PL.1 and AA23/Z9/PL.2 received 22 November 2018

 

       Unless otherwise required by another condition of this permission.

 

Before the Development is Commenced

 

2     Before the development hereby permitted is commenced, all existing trees shown to be retained on the following drawings shall have been fenced off to the limit of their branch spread in accordance with BS 5837:

      

       - Drawing No. 18-017-02 received 27 September 2018

       - Drawing No. 18-017-012 received 23 October 2018

       - Drawing No. 18-017-013 received 23 October 2018

      

       No works including:

      

       i.   removal of earth,

       ii.   storage of materials,

       iii.  vehicular movements or

       iv. siting of temporary buildings

      

       shall be permitted within these protected areas.

 

During Building Works

 

3     No development consisting of construction of the highways proposed for adoption, as well as any shared private roads/drives and foot/ cycle paths shall be commenced until full engineering, drainage, street lighting and construction details of these works have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.  The development shall be constructed in accordance with the approved details

      

4     Following the implementation of the surface water attenuation ponds, all soft landscape works shall have been carried out before the end of the first planting/seeding season in accordance with the approved soft landscaping details as shown on the following:

      

       i.        Drawing No. 18-017-10 received 23 October 2018

       ii.       Drawing No. 18-017-11 received 23 October 2018

      

5     The development hereby approved shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved surface and foul water drainage details:

      

-       Drainage Strategy Technical Note 1 ref: E3714/TN1/tjw/21112018 received 22 November 2018

-       Drainage Strategy Plan sheet 1 of 2 ref: E3714/510/B received 22 November 2018

-       Drainage Strategy Plan sheet 2 of 2 ref: E3714/511/B received 22 November 2018

      

6     The development hereby approved shall be carried out in accordance with the recommendations contained within the following reports:

      

-       Badger mitigation report ref: 17-1039.02 received 27th September 2018

-       Preliminary Ecological Appraisal and Confidential Badger Survey Report received 27th September 2018

-       Preliminary Ecological Appraisal ref: 17-1039.03 received 23rd October 2018

      

7     The development hereby approved shall be carried out in accordance with the recommendations contained within the following reports:

      

-       Phase I Site Appraisal ref: GRM/P8211/DS.1 Rev C received 22 November 2018

-       Phase II Site Appraisal ref: GRM/P8211/F.1 received 22 November 2018

      

8     Before the works to provide the drainage ponds hereby permitted are commenced, a plan indicating the heights, positions, design, materials and type of any safety fencing around the ponds and any boundary treatment to the north of the pond area shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

 

Before the Development is Occupied

 

 9    No dwelling shall be occupied until details of the timetable for and any phasing of the implementation for the drainage scheme have been submitted and approved by the Local Planning Authority. The drainage scheme shall be implemented in strict accordance with any such details as may be approved.

      

10   Before each dwelling hereby approved is occupied, all hard landscape works associated with the dwelling or its access shall be carried out in accordance with the approved hard landscaping details as shown on Drawing No. APP206-01 Rev E received 22 November 2018.

 

11   Before each dwelling hereby approved is occupied, the external elevations of that dwelling shall have been completed using only the materials stated on Drawing No. APP206-07 Rev C received 22 November 2018.

 

12   Prior to the occupation of each dwelling the works to provide the boundary treatments for that dwelling shall have been completed in accordance with the details as shown on Drawing No. APP206-01 Rev E received 22 November 2018.

 

13   Before any dwelling hereby permitted is occupied, the finished floor levels for that building shall have been constructed in accordance with the approved details shown on Drawing No. E3714/600 Rev B received 22 November 2018.

 

14   Before any part of the drainage ponds hereby permitted are brought into use, any works to provide the safety fencing around the ponds and any boundary treatment to the north of the pond area shall have been completed in accordance with the approved details.

 

15   The foot/ cycle paths as shown on the following plans shall be completed in accordance with the details approved by condition 3 of this permission before occupation of the 50th dwelling:

      

       i.   Drawing No. 18-017-10 received 23 October 2018

       ii.   Drawing No. 18-017-04 Rev C received 6 December 2018

       iii.  Drawing No. 18-017-05 Rev C received 6 December 2018

 

16   No dwelling shall be occupied until details of the proposed arrangements for future management and maintenance of the proposed streets and foot/ cycle paths within the development have been submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority. The streets shall be maintained in accordance with the agreed details.

 

17   Before each dwelling (or other development as specified) is occupied the roads and/or footways providing access to that dwelling, for the whole of its frontage, from an existing public highway, shall be constructed in accordance with the approved details, less the carriageway and footway surface courses.

      

       The carriageway and footway surface courses shall be completed within three months from the date upon which the erection is commenced of the penultimate dwelling.

 

Ongoing Conditions

 

18   Within a period of five years from the first occupation of the final dwelling/unit of the development hereby permitted, any trees or plants provided as part of the approved soft landscaping scheme, die or become, in the opinion of the Local Planning Authority, seriously damaged or defective, shall be replaced in the first planting season following any such loss with a specimen of the same size and species as was approved in condition above unless otherwise agreed by the Local Planning Authority.

 

19   Following the occupation of the last dwelling, all soft landscape works shall have been carried out before the end of the first planting/seeding season in accordance with the approved soft landscaping details as shown on the following:

      

       i.        Drawing No. 18-017-03 Rev C received 6 December 2018

       ii.       Drawing No. 18-017-04 Rev C received 6 December 2018

       iii.      Drawing No. 18-017-05 Rev C received 6 December 2018

 

13:40 – Councillor Ian Stokes left the meeting and did not return

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