Agenda and draft minutes

Appeals and Reviews Committee - Tuesday, 17th November, 2020 5.00 pm

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Items
No. Item

11.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 192 KB

To receive and note the minutes of the previous meeting.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 28th September 2020 were received and noted.

12.

Questions Under Other Committee Procedures 12.8

Minutes:

No questions had been submitted.

13.

Disclosures of Pecuniary and Personal Interests

Minutes:

Councillor S. Bradshaw declared a personal interest in respect of Item 5 on the agenda.  The objector was known to him in a professional capacity, but that had been several years ago, he had not discussed the matter with the objector, and he came to the meeting with an open mind.

14.

Borough of Charnwood (Land adj. 17 River View, Barrow-upon-Soar) Tree Preservation Order 2020 pdf icon PDF 171 KB

A report of the Head of Strategic Support is attached.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Considered a report of the Head of Strategic Support setting out details of the Tree Preservation Order served on the above site, the objection received to the Order and the comments of the Head of Planning and Regeneration on the issues raised by the objection (item 5 on the agenda filed with these minutes).

 

Assisting with consideration of the report: The Principal Solicitor – Planning, Property and Contracts.

 

The Head of Planning and Regeneration’s representatives and the objector attended the meeting to put forward their cases and answer the Committee’s questions.

 

The Committee considered this matter in accordance with the “Procedure for Considering Objections to Tree Preservation Orders” set out in the Council’s Constitution and on the agenda for this meeting.

 

RESOLVED that the Borough of Charnwood (Land adj. 17 River View, Barrow-Upon-Soar) Tree Preservation Order 2020 be not confirmed.

 

Reason

 

Having considered, in accordance with the procedure set out in the Council’s Constitution, the objection to the Order, the Committee considered that the reasons put forward for not protecting the trees outweighed the contribution they made to the amenity of the area and that the trees should not therefore be protected.

15.

Borough of Charnwood (The Vicarage 52 Main Street Cossington) Tree Preservation Order 2020 pdf icon PDF 171 KB

A report of the Head of Strategic Support is attached.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Considered a report of the Head of Strategic Support setting out details of the Tree Preservation Order served on the above site, the objection received to the Order and the comments of the Head of Planning and Regeneration on the issues raised by the objection (item 6 on the agenda filed with these minutes).

 

Assisting with consideration of the report: The Principal Solicitor – Planning, Property and Contracts.

 

The Head of Planning and Regeneration’s representatives and the objector attended the meeting to put forward their cases and answer the Committee’s questions.

 

The Committee considered this matter in accordance with the “Procedure for Considering Objections to Tree Preservation Orders” set out in the Council’s Constitution and on the agenda for this meeting.

 

RESOLVED that the Borough of Charnwood (The Vicarage 52 Main Street Cossington) Tree Preservation Order 2020 be confirmed without modification.

 

Reason

 

Having considered, in accordance with the procedure set out in the Council’s Constitution, the objection to the Order, the Committee considered that the reasons put forward for not protecting the trees did not outweigh the contribution they made to the amenity of the area and that the trees should therefore be protected.

16.

Borough of Charnwood (16 Orton Close, Rearsby) Tree Preservation Order 2020 pdf icon PDF 168 KB

A report of the Head of Strategic Support is attached.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Considered a report of the Head of Strategic Support setting out details of the Tree Preservation Order served on the above site, the objection received to the Order and the comments of the Head of Planning and Regeneration on the issues raised by the objection (item 7 on the agenda filed with these minutes).

 

Assisting with consideration of the report: The Principal Solicitor – Planning, Property and Contracts.

 

The Head of Planning and Regeneration’s representatives attended the meeting to put forward their case and answer the Committee’s questions.  Having given his apologies, the objector did not attend the meeting.

 

The Committee considered this matter in accordance with the “Procedure for Considering Objections to Tree Preservation Orders” set out in the Council’s Constitution and on the agenda for this meeting.

 

RESOLVED that the Borough of Charnwood (16 Orton Close, Rearsby) Tree Preservation Order 2020 be confirmed without modification.

 

Reason

 

Having considered, in accordance with the procedure set out in the Council’s Constitution, the objection to the Order, the Committee considered that the reasons put forward for not protecting the trees did not outweigh the contribution they made to the amenity of the area and that the trees should therefore be protected.