Agenda and draft minutes

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To receive any apologies for absence and to note any substitutions.


Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Joyce, Parish and Tyler.


The Chair welcomed Councillors De Whalley and Whitby to the meeting who were attending the meeting as substitutes.



To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Meeting held on 2 December 2019.


The minutes of the meeting held on 2 December 2019 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chair, Councillor Crofts.


Declarations of Interest

Please indicate if there are any interests which should be declared.  A declaration of an interest should indicate the nature of the interest (if not already declared on the Register of Interests) and the agenda item to which it relates.  If a disclosable pecuniary interest is declared, the Member should withdraw from the room whilst the matter is discussed.


These declarations apply to all Members present, whether the Member is part of the meeting, attending to speak as a local Member on an item or simply observing the meeting from the public seating area.



There were none.


Urgent Business Under Standing Order 7

To consider any business, which by reason of special circumstances, the Chairman proposes to accept, under Section 100(b)(4)(b) of the Local Government Act, 1972.


There was no urgent business under Standing Order 7.


Members attending under Standing Order 34

Members wishing to speak pursuant to Standing Order 34 should inform the Chairman of their intention to do so and on what items they wish to be heard before the meeting commences.


The following Members attended under Standing Order 34:


P Kunes                      8/1(a)               19/00223/F

J Collingham               8/2(a)               19/01688/F

A Kemp                       8/2(b)               19/01758/F

P Kunes                      8/2(e)               19/00609/F

P Kunes                      8/2(f)                19/00601/F


Chairman's Correspondence

To receive any Chairman’s correspondence.


The Chair, Councillor Crofts reported that any correspondence received had been read and passed to the appropriate officer.


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To receive the Schedule of Late Correspondence received since the publication of the agenda.


A copy of the late correspondence received after the publication of the agenda, which had been previously circulated, was tabled.  A copy of the agenda would be held for public inspection with a list of background papers.


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The Committee is asked to note the Index of Applications.


The Committee noted the Index of Applications.


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To consider and determine the attached Schedule of Planning Applications submitted by the Executive Director.

Additional documents:


The Committee considered schedules of applications for planning permission submitted by the Executive Director for Planning & Environment (copies of the schedules are published with the agenda).   Any changes to the schedules are recorded in the minutes.


RESOLVED:   That the applications be determined, as set out at (i) – (vii) below, where appropriate, to the conditions and reasons or grounds of refusal, set out in the schedules signed by the Chair.


(i)         19/00223/F

            Terrington St Clement:  Green Bank Farm, Green Marsh Road:  Retrospective application for the retention of an extension to an existing garage to create a workshop for use by an upholstery business:  Mr L Kiley


The Principal Planner reminded the Committee that the application had been referred to the Planning Committee meeting on 4 November 2019.  In response to queries raised, it was resolved that the application be deferred to enable further discussions to be held with the applicant regarding the ownership of the application site.


A certificate C had now been served and this was considered acceptable in accordance with Articles 13 and 14 of the Town and Country Planning (Development Management) Procedure Order.


The application was for the retention of an extension to an existing garage to create a workshop for use by a vehicle upholstery business.  The building was located in close proximity to the applicant’s dwelling known as Green Bank Farm, Green Marsh Road, Terrington St Clement, however extended outside the curtilage of the property over a culverted drain, which ran along the north of the site.


The site was located outside the built extent of Terrington St Clement, which was classified as a Key Rural Service Centre in Policy CS02 of the Core Strategy (2011).  The land was identified as within Flood Zones 2 & 3 in the Borough Council’s SFRA.


The application had been referred to the Committee for determination as the officer recommendation was contrary to the views of the Parish Council.


The Committee noted the key issues for consideration when determining the application, namely:


·        Principle of development;

·        Impact on neighbours;

·        Highways and access;

·        Flood risk; and

·        Other material considerations.


In accordance with the adopted public speaking protocol, Charlotte Lockwood (objecting) addressed the Committee in relation to the application.


In accordance with Standing Order 34, Councillor Kunes addressed the Committee in relation to the application.  Councillor Kunes explained that his original intention was to object to the application on drainage issues, however the IDB did not object to the application.  He had also looked at the Engineer’s report which had raised no objection.  He therefore could not raise an issue on those grounds.  He emphasised the importance of dykes and drains, and particularly to the filling in of dykes, this one had been carried out properly but a lot were not.


The Principal Planner clarified that the tools to be used had been set out by the applicant on page 11 of the agenda, and the proposal was classed as light industrial use.


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To receive the Schedule of Planning Applications determined by the Executive Director.

Additional documents:


The Committee received schedules relating to the above.


RESOLVED:   That, the reports be noted.