Agenda item

Application S21/1425

Proposal:                  Change of use to dog exercise paddock, reinstatement of a vehicular access and erection of two wooden shelters

Location:                   Oaklands, Main Street, Ingoldsby, NG33 4HA

Recommendation:     That the application is approved conditionally

Minutes:

Proposal:                 Change of use to dog exercise paddock, reinstatement of a vehicular access and erection of two wooden shelters 

 

Location:                 Oaklands, Main Street, Ingoldsby, NG33 4HA 

 

Decision:                 To approve the application conditionally

 

Together with:

·            Comments received from Environmental Protection Services (SKDC)

·            Comments received from LCC Highways & SuDS Support

·            Comments received from LCC Footpaths Officer

·            Three letters of representation had been received as a result of publicity.

·            Information included within the Additional Information Report issued on 5 October.

 

The Case Officer also provided the following verbal updates:

·            That the applicant’s name had been written incorrectly on the Case Officer’s report and would be corrected from ‘Mr J Allen’ to ‘Mr L Allen’.

·            That two additional conditions would be included as part of the application (conditions 5 and 6).

 

During questions to the Officers and debate, Members commented on:

·            How far the development was located from the next neighbouring dwelling.

 

It was confirmed that there was approximately 50 metres from the proposed site to the rear garden area of the next neighbouring dwelling, and approximately 70 metres from the proposed site to the rear elevation of the next neighbouring dwelling. Furthermore, an area of screen planting had also been proposed which would provide a further buffer from the proposed site and the dwelling.

·            Whether it was necessary for there to be a condition mandating that the removal of waste from the dog waste bin be provided by the Council’s Commercial Waste Team.

 

Officers confirmed that this condition could be amended to allow for other suitable commercial waste teams to provide the service of removing waste from the dog waste bin.

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.

 

Reason: In order that the development is commenced in a timely manner, as set out in Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended).

 

Approved Plans

 

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

 

Drawing No.1438-1_PL_LP01, Site Location Plan, received 19 July 2021

Drawing No.1438-1_PL_DD01, 1.8 m high dog field fencing, received 19 July 2021

Drawing No.1438-1_PL_GA01, Proposed pergola, received 19 July 2021

Drawing No.1438-1_PL_SP01, Proposed Site Plan, received 19 July 2021

 

Unless otherwise required by another condition of this permission.

 

Reason: To define the permission and for the avoidance of doubt.

 

Before the Development is Occupied

3.          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.

Reason: To ensure a satisfactory appearance to the development and in accordance with Policy DE1 of the adopted South Kesteven Local Plan.

4.          Prior to first use of the development hereby approved, the parking area as shown on proposed block plan (drawing no.1438-1_PL_SP01) shall be provided. Any hard surfacing used shall be permeable. The parking area shall be retained for the lifetime of the development.

Reason: In the interest of amenity.

5.          Prior to first use, a dog waste bin shall be provided on site and a contract shall be entered into with a Commercial Waste Team, with details to be submitted in writing to the Local Planning Authority.

 

Reason: In the interest of amenity.

 

6.          Prior to first use, 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;

 

Before the end of the first planting/seeding season following the occupation/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.

 

Reason: Soft landscaping and tree planting make an important contribution to the development and its assimilation with its surroundings and in accordance with Policies DE1, EN3 and OS1 of the adopted South Kesteven Local Plan.

 

Ongoing Conditions

7.          The hours of use for the dog exercising/agility facility hereby approved shall be Restricted to daylight hours between 08:30 and 19:30 Monday to Friday; 09:00  and 19:30 on Saturday; and 10am to 4pm on Sunday.

Reason: In the interest of residential amenity.

8.          No more than 10no. dogs shall be allowed on site at any given time other than during agility and exercise sessions combined.

Reason: In the interest of residential amenity.

9.          No floodlighting, security lighting or other means of illumination of the site shall be provided, installed or operated.

Reason: In the interests of local amenity.

10.      The applicant shall keep an up to date booking register with details of users of the site and times used (including agility sessions). The register shall be available for inspection at all times by the Local Planning Authority upon request.

Reason: To ensure the applicant is adhering to the limitations set out by the conditions in the interest of residential amenity.

11.      The safety/user rules shall be clearly displayed on site at all times. The sign shall not exceed 0.3 square metres and shall not be illuminated.

Reason: In the interest of public safety and to comply with The Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (England) Regulations 2007.

(Councillor Jacky Smith and Councillor Paul Woods left the meeting at 15:36)

 

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