Agenda and draft minutes

Plans Committee
Thursday, 31st January, 2019 5.00 pm

Venue: Woodgate Chambers

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Items
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43.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 78 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 22nd November 2018.

 

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 22nd November 2018 were confirmed as a correct record and signed.

44.

Questions Under Committee Procedure 12.8

No questions were submitted.

Minutes:

No questions had been submitted.

45.

Disclosures of Pecuniary and Personal Interests

Minutes:

The following disclosures were made:

 

(i)            by Councillor Campsall – a personal interest leading to bias in application P/18/2068/2 as he had previously done work for the applicant;

(ii)          by Councillor Grimley – a personal interest in application P/18/2172/2 as the applicant had previously worked for his uncle; however he had not had any contact with the applicant regarding the application and retained an open mind.

46.

Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 45 KB

The list of planning applications to be considered at the meeting is appended.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Reports of the Head of Planning and Regeneration, setting out applications for planning permission, were submitted (items 1 and 2 in the appendix to the agenda filed with these minutes).  An Additional Items report in respect of application P/18/2172/2 was also submitted (also filed with these minutes).

 

In accordance with the procedure for public speaking at meetings, the following objector and applicant or their representative attended the meeting and expressed their views:

 

(i)         Mr D. Crinnion (objector) and Mr W. Brearley (on behalf of the applicant) in respect of application P/18/2172/2.

 

In accordance with the procedure for Borough Councillors speaking at Plans Committee meetings, the following Councillor attended the meeting and expressed his views:

 

(i)         Councillor Shepherd (also speaking on behalf of Councillor Hunt) in respect of application P/18/2172/2.

 

Having disclosed a personal interest leading to bias, Councillor Campsall withdrew from the meeting during the consideration of application P/18/2068/2 (Mr D. Hankin, 66 Pitsford Drive, Loughborough).

 

RESOLVED

 

1.         on a proposal by Councillor Bentley, seconded by Councillor Lowe, that, in respect of application P/18/2172/2 (Mr M. Horsley, 102 Warwick Avenue, Quorn), planning permission be refused, against the recommendation of the Head of Planning and Regeneration, for the following reasons:

 

(i)        The proposal would lead to overdevelopment of the site to the detriment of residential amenity, particularly in relation to the existing dwelling on the site, and to the visual amenity of the street scene;

(ii)       The proposed housing mix was not in accordance with Policy CS3 of the Charnwood Local Plan Core Strategy, Policy H3 of the draft Quorn Neighbourhood Plan and the evidence set out in the Housing and Economic Development Needs Assessment;

 

2.         that, in respect of application P/18/2068/2 (Mr D. Hankin, 66 Pitsford Drive, Loughborough), planning permission be granted subject to the conditions, reasons and advice notes set out in the report of the Head of Planning and Regeneration.

47.

List of Applications Determined under Delegated Powers pdf icon PDF 98 KB

A list of applications determined under powers delegated to officers for the period from 12th November 2018 to 18th January 2019 is attached.

Minutes:

A list of applications determined under powers delegated to officers for the period from 12th November 2018 to 18th January 2019 was submitted (item 6 on the agenda filed with these minutes).