Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Wednesday, 23rd December, 2020 10.00 am

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62.

Register of attendance, membership and apologies for absence

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    Minutes:

    Following a register of attendance it was confirmed that 12 Committee Members were present. Councillor Phil Dilks was substituted by Councillor Ashley Baxter for this meeting only. Councillor Charmaine Morgan was not in attendance.

63.

Disclosure of interests

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    Members are asked to disclose any interests in matters for consideration at the meeting

    Minutes:

    No interests were disclosed.

     

64.

Minutes of the meeting held on 16 December 2020 pdf icon PDF 163 KB

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    Minutes:

    The minutes of the meeting held on 16 December 2020were agreed as a correct record.

As applications S16/2816 and S16/2819 related to the same site, the Chairman stated that the applications would be considered together but voted on separately.

65.

Application S16/2816 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

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    Proposal:                  Residential development (228 dwellings) formation of public open space provision of access and associated drainage and engineering works.

    Location:                   Land at Rectory Farm, Grantham

    Recommendation:     Approve subject to conditions and Section 106 agreement

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    Proposal:     Residential development (228 dwellings) formation of public open space provision of access and associated drainage and engineering works.

     

    Location:     Land at Rectory Farm, Grantham

     

    Decision:     To approve the application subject to conditions and the completion of a Section 106 agreement

     

    Noting comments made during the public speaking session by:

     

    Applicant/Applicant’s Agent

    Georgina McCrae

     

    Together with:

     

    ·       Traffic concerns raised by Great Gonerby Parish Council and a request for a new public right of way to be created from the development to Great Gonerby

    ·       No objection from the Environment Agency

    ·       Comments from Anglian Water and a suggested condition requiring a foul water strategy and surface water drainage management strategy

    ·       A requested condition requiring details of the surface water drainage scheme with arrangements for future management from the Upper Witham Drainage Board 

    ·       No objection subject to requested conditions from Lincolnshire County Council Highways/SuDS

    ·       No objection from Highways England subject to a requested condition

    ·       A request for a Section 106 contribution from Lincolnshire County Council Education

    ·       Comments and requested conditions from SKDC Environmental Protection

    ·       A requested condition from Heritage Lincolnshire

    ·       Comments and no objection from Historic England

    ·       No objection from Natural England

    ·       Comments from Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust

    ·       A request for a Section 106 contribution from the NHS

    ·       Comments from the SKDC Affordable Housing Officer

    ·       A request for a fire hydrant to be provided on site from Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue

    ·       Comments from the SKDC Principal Design Officer

    ·       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

    ·       The additional information report issued on 21 December 2020 and officer comment thereon

    ·       Comments made by members at the meeting

     

    The Committee were informed that two of the conditions had been updated and a further two conditions had been added since the agenda had been circulated. These changes were displayed for meeting attendees and an explanation was given regarding the need for the changes.

     

    It was proposed, seconded and agreed that the application be approved subject to the conditions set out in the report and updated and subject to completion of a Section 106 planning obligation securing the requirements specified in the developer contributions section of the report. Where the Section 106 obligation has not been concluded prior to the Committee, a period not exceeding twelve weeks after the date of the Committee shall be set for the completion of that obligation.

     

    In the event that the agreement has not been concluded within the twelve-week period and where, in the opinion of the Interim Head of Planning, there are no extenuating circumstances which would justify a further extension of time, the related planning application shall be refused planning permission for the appropriate reason(s) on the basis that the necessary criteria essential to make what would otherwise be unacceptable development acceptable have not been forthcoming.

     

    Upon successful completion of the Section 106 Agreement, the approved application is to be subject to the following conditions:

     

    Time Limit for Commencement

     

    1        The development hereby  ...  view the full minutes text for item 65.

66.

Application S16/2819 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

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    Proposal:                  Residential development for 220 dwellings, formation of public open space, provision of access and associated drainage and engineering works.

    Location:                   Land at Rectory Farm, Grantham

    Recommendation:     Approve subject to conditions and Section 106 agreement

    Minutes:

    Proposal:     Residential development for 220 dwellings, formation of public open space, provision of access and associated drainage and engineering works.

     

    Location:     Land at Rectory Farm, Grantham

     

    Decision:     To approve the application subject to conditions and the completion of a Section 106 agreement

     

    Noting comments made during the public speaking session by:

     

    Against

    Keith Hargraves

    Applicant/Applicant’s Agent

    Georgina McCrae

     

    Together with:

     

    ·       Traffic concerns raised by Great Gonerby Parish Council and a request for a new public right of way to be created from the development to Great Gonerby

    ·       No objection from the Environment Agency

    ·       Comments from Anglian Water and a suggested condition requiring a foul water strategy and surface water drainage management strategy

    ·       A requested condition requiring details of the surface water drainage scheme with arrangements for future management from the Upper Witham Drainage Board 

    ·       No objection subject to requested conditions from Lincolnshire County Council Highways/SuDS

    ·       No objection from Highways England subject to a requested condition

    ·       A request for a Section 106 contribution from Lincolnshire County Council Education

    ·       Comments and requested conditions from SKDC Environmental Protection

    ·       A requested condition from Heritage Lincolnshire

    ·       Comments and no objection from Historic England

    ·       No objection from Natural England

    ·       Comments from Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust

    ·       A request for a Section 106 contribution from the NHS

    ·       Comments from the SKDC Affordable Housing Officer

    ·       A request for two fire hydrants to be provided on site from Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue

    ·       Comments from the SKDC Principal Design Officer

    ·       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

    ·       The additional information report issued on 21 December 2020 and officer comment thereon

    ·       Comments made by members at the meeting

     

    The Committee were informed that, as with application S16/2816, two of the conditions had been updated and a further two conditions had been added since the agenda had been circulated. These changes were displayed for meeting attendees and an explanation was given regarding the need for the changes.

     

    It was proposed, seconded and agreed that the application be approved

    subject to the conditions set out in the report and updated and subject to completion of a Section 106 planning obligation securing the requirements specified in the developer contributions section of the report. Where the Section 106 obligation has not been concluded prior to the Committee, a period not exceeding twelve weeks after the date of the Committee shall be set for the completion of that obligation.

     

    In the event that the agreement has not been concluded within the twelve-week period and where, in the opinion of the Interim Head of Planning, there are no extenuating circumstances which would justify a further extension of time, the related planning application shall be refused planning permission for the appropriate reason(s) on the basis that the necessary criteria essential to make what would otherwise be unacceptable development acceptable have not been forthcoming.

     

    Upon successful completion of the Section 106 Agreement, the approved application is to be subject to the following  ...  view the full minutes text for item 66.

67.

Application S20/1400 pdf icon PDF 961 KB

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    Proposal:                  Erection of a replacement free range egg laying unit with associated infrastructure, including feed silos, hardstanding areas and attenuation drainage pond.

    Location:                   Home Farm, Corby Road, Grimsthorpe, PE10 0ND

    Recommendation:     That the application is approved conditionally

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    Proposal:     Erection of a replacement free range egg laying unit with associated infrastructure, including feed silos, hardstanding areas and attenuationdrainage pond.

     

    Location:     Home Farm, Corby Road, Grimsthorpe, PE10 0ND

     

    Decision:     To approve the application subject to conditions

     

    Noting comments made during the public speaking session by:

     

    Applicant/Applicant’s Agent

    Sam Harrison

     

    Together with:

     

    ·       No comments from SKDC Environmental Protection Services

    ·       No objection from LCC Highways and SuDS Support

    ·       No objection from the Environment Agency

    ·       No comments from the Welland and Deepings Internal Drainage Board

    ·       No comments received from the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust

    ·       No comments from Historic England

    ·       No objection from Natural England

    ·       An objection to the application and comments made by the Woodland Trust

    ·       No comments from the Gardens Trust

    ·       Comments made by the Forestry Commission

    ·       Comments made by Edenham Parish Council

    ·       No letters of representation received as a result of public consultation

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

    ·       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 together with 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.               Location Plan (received by the Council on 19th August 2020)

    ii.              Proposed Site Plan (received by the Council on 19th August 2020)

    iii.            Proposed Elevations and Floor Plan (received by the Council on 19th August 2020)

     

    Unless otherwise required by another condition of this permission.

     

    Pre-commencement

     

    Landscaping

     

    3        Before any construction work above ground is commenced, details of any soft landscaping works 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 plant and grass establishment); and

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

     

    The submitted landscaping details shall be in broad accordance with the submitted Tree Planting Plan (received by the Council on 19th August 2020)and include additional tree planting between the building and the woodland.

     

    During Building Works

     

    Drainage implementation

     

    4        Before any part of the development hereby permitted is occupied/brought into use, the works to provide the surface and foul water drainage shall have been completed in accordance with the approved details within the Design and Access Statement and Proposed Site Plan.

     

    Prior to occupation

     

    Landscaping implementation

     

    5        Before the end of the first planting/seeding season following the occupation of any part of the development hereby permitted, all soft landscape works shall have been carried out in accordance with the approved soft landscaping details.

     

    Ongoing conditions

     

    Materials

     

    6        Before any part of the development hereby permitted is occupied/brought into use, the external elevations shall have been completed using  ...  view the full minutes text for item 67.

68.

Application S20/1253 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

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    Proposal:                  Section 73 application to vary condition 2 (approved plans) of S18/2111 (Demolition of 2 existing dwellings and erection of 12 dwellings)

    Location:                   Mr G Baxter - Alston Country Homes, Unit 8, Global Centre, 113 Spalding Road, Deeping St James. PE6 8SD

    Recommendation:     That subject to the original Section 106 agreement being re-assigned to this application, that the application is approved conditionally

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    Proposal:     Section 73 application to vary condition 2 (approved plans) of

    S18/2111 (Demolition of 2 existing dwellings and erection of 12

    dwellings)

     

    Location:     153 Eastgate, Deeping St James, Lincolnshire. PE6 8RB

     

    Decision:     That the application is approved subject to the original Section 106 agreement being re-assigned to the application

     

    Noting:

     

    ·       No comment from the Environment Agency

    ·       Comments made by the Welland and Deepings Internal Drainage Board

    ·       Support for the application from Deeping St James Parish Council

    ·       No objection from LCC Highways and SuDS Support

    ·       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

    ·       Comments made by members at the meeting

     

    The case officer explained that since the meeting agenda had been published, condition 5 had been updated and an additional condition had been included relating to a requirement for obscure glazing on the first floor windows of the east elevation of plot 10. These changes were displayed on the screen for Members’ information.

     

    It was proposed, seconded and agreed that the application be approved subject to the conditions set out in the report and updated and subject to reassigning the previous Section 106 Agreement to this new application. Where the Section 106 obligation has not been concluded prior to the Committee, a period not exceeding twelve weeks after the date of the Committee shall be set for the completion of that obligation.

     

    In the event that the agreement has not been concluded within the twelve-week period and where, in the opinion of the Interim Head of Planning, there are no extenuating circumstances which would justify a further extension of time, the related planning application shall be refused planning permission for the appropriate reason(s) on the basis that the necessary criteria essential to make what would otherwise be unacceptable development acceptable have not been forthcoming.

     

    Upon successful completion of the Section 106 Agreement, the approved application is to be 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: MSP.1430/001

    ii.        Site Layout Plan: ACH01/08 Rev H

    iii.       Floor Plans and Elevations: CLEY 01 Rev C, 02 Rev B, 03 Rev B; CROM H/ 01, 02, 03; HAP 01 Rev A, 02 Rev B, 03 Rev A; HEACH 01 Rev B, 02 Rev B, 03 Rev B; HOLM 01 Rev B, 02 Rev B, 03 Rev B; KELL H 01, 02, 03; KETT 01, 02, 03 Rev A; SALT 01, 02, 03; STONE 01, 02, 03; TICH 01, 02, 03; WHEAT 01 Rev A, 02 Rev A, 03 Rev A; WROX 01 Rev B, 02 Rev B, 03 Rev B

    iv.       Garage drawings: GT6 SB/ 01, 02; GT6 SF/ 01, 02 and GT12 SB/ 01, 02

    v.       Tree Protection Plan: SHA/001

     

    Unless otherwise required by another condition of this permission.

     

    2        The development must be carried out in strict accordance with the approved tree protection  ...  view the full minutes text for item 68.

69.

Close of the meeting

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    Minutes:

    The meeting closed at 12:25.