Agenda and minutes

Plans Committee - Thursday, 18th June, 2020 5.00 pm

Venue: Virtual meeting via Zoom

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6.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 192 KB

The Committee is asked to confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 21st May 2020.

 

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 21st May 2020 were confirmed as a correct record and signed.

7.

Questions Under Committee Procedure 12.8

No questions were submitted.

Minutes:

No questions were submitted.

8.

Disclosures of Pecuniary and Personal Interests

Minutes:

The following disclosures was made:

 

(i)         By Councillor Bailey – received correspondence from one of the objectors in relation to application P/20/0618/2 64 Iveshead Road, Shepshed. Councillor Bailey did not read the correspondence and remained impartial.

 

(ii)        By Councillor Bentley – received correspondence from one of the objectors in relation to application P/20/0618/2 64 Iveshead Road, Shepshed. Councillor Bentley did not read the correspondence and remained impartial.

 

(iii)       By Councillor Campsall – received correspondence from one of the objectors in relation to application P/20/0618/2 64 Iveshead Road, Shepshed. Councillor Campsall did not read the correspondence and remained impartial.

 

(iv)       By Councillor Campsall – received correspondence in relation to application P/20/0434/2 35 Naseby Drive, Loughborough but remained impartial.

 

(v)        By Councillor Forrest – received correspondence from one of the objectors in relation to application P/20/0618/2 64 Iveshead Road, Shepshed. Councillor Forrest did not read the correspondence and remained impartial.

 

(vi)       By Councillor Fryer – received correspondence from one of the objectors in relation to application P/20/0618/2 64 Iveshead Road, Shepshed. Councillor Fryer did not read the correspondence and remained impartial.

 

(vii)      By Councillor Grimley – received correspondence from one of the objectors in relation to application P/20/0618/2 64 Iveshead Road, Shepshed. Councillor Grimley did not read the correspondence and remained impartial.

 

(viii)     By Councillor Hamilton – received correspondence from one of the objectors in relation to application P/20/0618/2 64 Iveshead Road, Shepshed. Councillor Hamilton did not read the correspondence and remained impartial.

 

(ix)       By Councillor Lowe – received correspondence from one of the objectors in relation to application P/20/0618/2 64 Iveshead Road, Shepshed. Councillor Lowe did not read the correspondence and remained impartial.

 

(x)        By Councillor Ranson – received correspondence from one of the objectors in relation to application P/20/0618/2 64 Iveshead Road, Shepshed. Councillor Ranson did not read the correspondence and remained impartial.

 

(xi)       By Councillor Savage – received correspondence from one of the objectors in relation to application P/20/0618/2 64 Iveshead Road, Shepshed. Councillor Savage did not read the correspondence and remained impartial.

 

(xii)      By Councillor Snartt – received correspondence from one of the objectors in relation to application P/20/0618/2 64 Iveshead Road, Shepshed. Councillor Snartt did not read the correspondence and remained impartial.

 

(xiii)     By Councillor Tassell – received correspondence from one of the objectors in relation to application P/20/0618/2 64 Iveshead Road, Shepshed. Councillor Tassell did not read the correspondence and remained impartial.

 

(xiv)     By Councillor Tassell – a personal interest in application P/20/0618/2 (64 Iveshead Road, Shepshed) but as it was not in her ward she came with an open mind and could take part in the discussion and voting on the item.

 

(xv)      By Councillor Tassell – a personal interest in application P/20/0566/2 (Land at / rear of 31 Garendon, Road Shepshed) but as it was not in her ward she came with an open mind and could take part in the discussion and voting on the item.

 

(xvi)     By Councillor Tillotson - received correspondence from one of the objectors in relation  ...  view the full minutes text for item 8.

9.

Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 100 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 to 3 in the appendix to the agenda filed with these minutes).  Additional Items reports in respect of applications P/20/0618/2 and P/20/0434/2 were also submitted (also filed with these minutes).

 

The Committee was advised that there had been a late representation in respect of application P/20/0566/2 by Mr David McDowell. The Committee was asked if they were happy to let Mr McDowell speak on behalf of the item and a vote was taken which was passed.

 

In accordance with the procedure for public speaking at meetings, the following objector, applicants or their representatives and representative of a parish council attended the meeting and expressed their views:

 

(i)                  Mr Clive Robinson (agent) in respect of application P/20/0618/2;

(ii)          Councillor Radford as Shepshed Town Councillor in respect of application P/20/0618/2;

(iii)         Mr Charles Kean (objector) in respect of application P/20/0434/2;

(iv)         David McDowell (objector) in respect of application P/20/0566/2

(v)          Jonah Mastin (agent) in respect of application P/20/0566/2.

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

 

(i)            Councillor Popley in respect of application P/20/0618/2;

(ii)          Councillor Boldrin in respect of application P/20/0434/2;

(iii)         Councillor Popley in respect of application P/20/0566/2.

RESOLVED

 

1.  that, in respect of application P/20/0618/2 (64 Iveshead Road, Shepshed) planning permission be granted subject to the conditions, reasons and advice notes set out in the report of the Head of Planning and Regeneration;

2. that, in respect of application P/20/0434/2 (35 Naseby 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;

 

3. that, in respect of application P/20/0566/2 (Land at/rear of 31 Garendon Road, Shepshed), planning permission be granted:

 

       i.        subject to the conditions, reasons and advice notes set out in the report of the Head of Planning and Regeneration, and subject to the signing of a S106 Legal Agreement and planning conditions to be determined by the Head of Planning and Regeneration.

 

     ii.        a further condition be added to include the installation of swift bird boxes to all properties on the site.

REASON: to minimise disruption to the biodiversity within the area.

 

10.

List of Applications Determined under Delegated Powers pdf icon PDF 58 KB

A list of applications determined under powers delegated to officers for the period from 11th May 2020 to 5th June 2020 is attached at page 55.

Minutes:

A list of applications determined under powers delegated to officers for the period from 11th May 2020 to 5th June 2020 was submitted (item 6 on the agenda filed with these minutes).

11.

Urgent Planning Decision taking during Covid-19 Pandemic pdf icon PDF 254 KB

A report on the action taken by the Head of Planning and Regeneration to determine planning application P/20/0271/2 which was made under urgency provisions due to the pandemic.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A report on the action taken by the Head of Planning and Regeneration to determine planning application P/20/0271/2 which was made under urgency provisions due to the pandemic was submitted to the Committee.

 

The Group Leader for Development Management and Development Control advised the Committee on the report.

 

RESOLVED that the Committee note the decision taken by the Head of Planning and Regeneration to approve planning application P/20/0271/2 which was made under urgent provisions due to the pandemic.

 

Reason

 

To acknowledge the Committee’s consideration of this item.