Proposal: Expansion of the existing HGV parking to form an additional 40 spaces in two areas of undeveloped site
Location: Moto Service Area, Old Great North Road, Great Gonerby, NG32 2AB
Recommendation: That the application is approved conditionally
Decision: Approved subject to conditions
· Provisions within the National Planning Policy Framework, the South Kesteven Local Plan and supplementary planning documents.
· No objections from Lincolnshire County Council highways and SuDS.
· No objections from Highways England.
· No comments from the Environment Agency.
· Representations as a result of public consultation.
· Comments made by Members at the meeting.
During debate Members discussed:
· The potential impact of additional HGV vehicles for Travel Lodge guests.
· Whether consultation with all businesses on the site had taken place.
It was confirmed that all businesses had been consulted and that Moto Hospitality, which covered the whole site, were the applicant.
· Landscaping and trees.
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.
2 The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following list of approved plans:
i. 7149_01 Received on 4th Sept 2020
ii. 7149_02 Received on 4th Sept 2020
iii. 7149_03 Received on 4th Sept 2020
Unless otherwise required by another condition of this permission.
Before the Development is Commenced
3 Before the development hereby permitted is commenced, a scheme for the treatment of surface water drainage shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.
During Building Works
4 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);
iii. schedules of plants, noting species, plant sizes and proposed numbers/densities where appropriate;
5 The development hereby approved shall be carried out in accordance with the recommendations contained within the following reports:
- Preliminary Ecological Appraisal Ref: 20961/E1
6 Prior to the installation of any external lighting associated with the development hereby approved, a scheme for the provision of external lighting together with a Lighting Assessment (including design, size and illuminance) shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. No External lighting other than details approved by this condition shall be installed within the HGV parking areas hereby approved.
Before the Development is brought into use
7 Before any part of the development hereby permitted is brought into use, the works to provide the surface water drainage shall have been completed in accordance with the approved details.
8 Before the end of the first planting/seeding season following the first use 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.
9 Within a period of five years from the first use of the development hereby permitted, any trees or plants provided as part of the approved soft landscaping scheme, that 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.
Councillor Dilks returned to the meeting at 14:20