Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Tuesday, 20 August 2019 6.30 pm

Venue: De Montfort Suite - Hub

Contact: Rebecca Owen  Democratic Services Manager Email: rebecca.owen@hinckley-bosworth.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

113.

Apologies and substitutions

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf of Councillor Mrs Allen and Councillor Cope, with the substitution of Councillor Bray for Councillor Cope authorised in accordance with council procedure rule 10.

114.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 88 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 23 July 2019.

Minutes:

In considering the minutes of the previous meeting, Councillor Cartwright, seconded by Councillor Allen, requested that the following amendments (in italics) to minute number 92 (application 19/00149/OUT) to accurately reflect the decision:

 

Paragraph 2:

 

It was moved by Councillor Cartwright that permission be granted subject to the conditions in the officer’s report, that it be noted that the committee endorsed the delivery within 18 months, and that any amendment to the section 106 agreement of a minor nature be delegated to the Head of Planning in consultation with the ward councillor(s) and major amendments be brought back to the Planning Committee.

 

Resolution:

 

(iii)       The conditions relating to delivery within 18 months be endorsed;

 

(iv)       Any amendment to the S106 agreement of a minor nature be delegated to the Head of Planning in consultation with the relevant ward councillor(s) and of a major nature be brought back to Planning Committee.

 

Upon being put to the vote, the motion was CARRIED and it was

 

RESOLVED – the minutes of the meeting held on 23 July be approved subject to the abovementioned amendments and signed by the chairman.

115.

Declarations of interest

To receive verbally from Members any disclosures which they are required to make in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct or in pursuance of Section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992. This is in addition to the need for such disclosure to be also given when the relevant matter is reached on the agenda.

Minutes:

No interests were declared at this stage.

116.

Decisions delegated at previous meeting

To report progress on any decisions delegated at the previous meeting.

Minutes:

It was reported that the decisions in relation to applications 18/01252/OUT and 19/00611/HOU had been issued. Application 19/00149/OUT was awaiting a section 106 agreement.

117.

19/00452/FUL - 83-103 Church Street, Burbage pdf icon PDF 108 KB

Application for change of use of part of existing retail unit to drinking establishment (use class A4).

Minutes:

Application for change of use of part of existing retail until to drinking establishment (use class A4).

 

At this juncture, Councillor Lynch stated that he was a member of Burbage Parish Council’s Planning Committee but had not commented on this application.

 

Notwithstanding the officer’s recommendation that permission be granted, it was moved by Councillor Flemming and seconded by Councillor Walker that permission be refused due to the risk to pedestrian safety. Upon being put to the vote the motion was CARRIED and it was

 

RESOLVED – permission be refused on grounds of pedestrian safety due to the users who may wish to congregate outside impeding the safe access for pedestrians contrary to policy DM17b.

118.

18/01288/FUL - The Bulls Head, 88 Main Street, Nailstone pdf icon PDF 120 KB

Application for erection of six dwellings and alterations to the existing public house.

Minutes:

Application for erection of six dwellings and alterations to the existing public house.

 

It was moved by Councillor Crooks, seconded by Councillor Bray and

 

RESOLVED

 

(i)            Permission be granted subject to:

 

a.    the prior completion of a S106 agreement to secure an obligation to highways to deliver a traffic calming scheme;

b.    the planning conditions contained in the officer’s report;

 

(ii)           The Planning Manager be granted delegated powers to determine the final detail of planning conditions in consultation with the ward councillor;

 

(iii)          The Planning Manager be granted delegated powers to determine the terms of the S106 agreement including trigger points and claw back periods.

119.

19/00573/FUL - Land Rear Of 125 - 131 Lutterworth Road, Burbage pdf icon PDF 98 KB

Application for conversion of existing building to residential (C3) use and single storey extension to side.

Minutes:

Application for conversion of existing building to residential (C3) use and single storey extension to side.

 

At this juncture, Councillor Lynch stated that he was a member of Burbage Parish Council’s Planning Committee but had not commented on this application.

 

Notwithstanding the officer’s recommendation that permission be granted subject to conditions, some members felt that the development would have an adverse effect on the countryside. It was moved by Councillor Walker and seconded by Councillor Cartwright that permission be refused.

 

Following advice from officers and a brief adjournment for the mover and seconder to draft their reasons for refusal, Councillor Walker, supported by Councillor Cartwright, withdrew his motion.

 

It was subsequently moved by Councillor Allen, seconded by Councillor Bray and

 

RESOLVED

 

(i)            Permission be granted subject to the conditions contained in the officer’s report;

 

(ii)           The Planning Manager be granted delegated powers to determine the final detail of planning conditions.

120.

19/00252/FUL - 5 Wharf Yard, Hinckley pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Application for erection of 14 apartments (revised scheme).

Minutes:

Application for erection of 14 apartments (revised scheme).

 

It was moved by Councillor Allen and seconded by Councillor Cartwright that permission be granted subject to conditions. Councillor Findlay proposed an amendment that an additional condition be included to require fibre optic broadband. The mover and seconder of the original motion supported the amendment which was CARRIED and subsequently

 

RESOLVED

 

(i)            Permission be granted subject to:

 

a.    Prior completion of a S106 agreement to secure the following obligations:

·         Off-site play and open space provision: £17,369.24

·         Off-site play and open space maintenance: £11,982.88

 

b.    The conditions contained in the officer’s report;

 

c.    An additional condition requiring installation of fibre optic broadband;

 

(ii)           The Planning Manager be granted delegated powers to determine the final detail of the planning conditions;

 

(iii)           The Planning Manager be granted delegated powers to determine the terms of the S106 agreement including trigger points and claw back periods.

121.

19/00625/DEEM - Ambion Court, Southfield Way, Market Bosworth pdf icon PDF 145 KB

Application for demolition of the existing sheltered flats and the construction of 24 sheltered flats (for over 60s) and three bungalows with associated car parking and landscaping.

 

‘Late items:’

 

Introduction:-

 

This application has been removed from the agenda and therefore will not be considered at this planning committee.

 

 

Minutes:

It was noted that this application had been withdrawn from the agenda.

122.

Appeals progress pdf icon PDF 35 KB

To report on progress relating to various appeals.

Minutes:

Members received an update on progress in relation to various appeals. It was moved by Councillor Cartwright, seconded by Councillor Bray and

 

RESOLVED – the report be noted.