Agenda and minutes

South Hams Development Management Committee
Wednesday, 6th June, 2018 9.30 am

Venue: Council Chamber - Follaton House. View directions

Contact: Kathy Trant Specialist- Democratic Services 01803 861185 

Items
No. Item

DM.1/18

Minutes pdf icon PDF 115 KB

To approve as a correct record and authorise the Chairman to sign the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 2 May 2018;

Minutes:

 

DM.01/18       

The minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 2 May 2018 were confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

 

 

DM.2/18

Urgent Business

Brought forward at the discretion of the Chairman;

Minutes:

DM.02/18       

The Chairman confirmed that the following applications had been withdrawn from the published agenda:

 

3078/17/FUL:  Construction of a new Quay to improve access – 1 Old Coastguard Cottages, Wembury

 

1360/17/AGR:  Variation of condition number 2 following grant of planning permission 2829/15/FUL to allow changes to approved plans – Harleston Farm, Harleston

 

 

 

DM.3/18

Declarations of Interest

Members are invited to declare any personal or disclosable pecuniary interests, including the nature and extent of such interests they may have in any items to be considered at this meeting;

Minutes:

DM.03/18       

Members and officers were invited to declare any interests in the items of business to be considered and the following were made:

 

Cllr R Vint declared a disclosable pecuniary interest in application 3631/17/OPA:  Outline application for the erection of a mix of B1, B2 & B8 employment spaces, together with access, parking, landscaping and other associated works with an extended time to commence development – Beacon Park, Dartington, by virtue of being a customer of the applicant and he left the room for the duration of the debate and vote on this item;

 

Cllr R Vint declared a disclosable pecuniary interest in application 1607/18/AGR:  Application for prior notification of agricultural building to provide storage of animal feeds, straw, hay and farm equipment (resubmission of 1114/18/AGR) – Ackrells Field, Littlehempston by virtue of being a close associate and personal friend of the applicant and he left the room for the duration of the debate and vote on this item;

 

Cllr R Foss declared a personal interest in application 3880/17/OPA:  Outline application (with all matters reserved) for the erection of 8 dwellings (including affordable housing), access and associated landscaping – proposed development site at SX 775 424, East of Creek Close, Frogmore by virtue of knowing the applicant’s family and he remained in the room and took part in the debate and vote thereon:

 

Cllr J Brazil declared a personal interest on behalf of the Council’s Opposition Group Members on the Development Management Committee in application 1607/18/AGR:  Application for prior notification of agricultural building to provide storage of animal feeds, straw, hay and farm equipment (resubmission of 1114/18/AGR) – Ackrells Field, Littlehempston by virtue of the applicant being a Members of the Council’s Opposition Group and Opposition Group Members remained in the room and took part in the debate and vote thereon.  (NB.  The applicant, Cllr J Hodgson, left the room for the duration of the debate and vote on this item and Cllr R Vint also left the room (as outlined above));

 

Cllr J Brazil declared a personal interest in application 3967/17/VAR:  Variation of condition number 3 following grant of planning permission 20/0785/12/F to allow the roundhouse to be granted permanent permission – The High Nature Centre, East Portlemouth by virtue of knowing the applicant and objectors and having visited The High Nature Centre and he remained in the meeting and took part in the debate and vote thereon; 

 

Cllr D Brown declared a personal interest in the following planning applications that were sited within the South Devon AONB by virtue of being a Member of the South Devon AONB Partnership Committee and remained in the meeting and took part in the debate and vote thereon:

 

3967/17/VAR:      Variation of condition number 3 following grant of planning permission 20/0785/12/F to allow the roundhouse to be granted permanent permission – The High Nature Centre, East Portlemouth

3880/17/OPA:      Outline application (with all matters reserved) for the erection of 8 dwellings (including affordable housing), access and associated landscaping – Proposed development  ...  view the full minutes text for item DM.3/18

DM.4/18

Public Participation

The Chairman to advise the Committee on any requests received from members of the public to address the meeting;

Minutes:

DM.04/18       

The Chairman announced that a list of members of the public and town and parish council representatives, who had registered their wish to speak at the meeting, had been circulated.

 

DM.5/18

Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 608 KB

To see Letters of Representation and further supplementary information relating to any of the Applications on the agenda, please select the following link and enter the relevant Planning Reference number: http://apps.southhams.gov.uk/PlanningSearchMVC/

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

DM.05/18       

The Committee considered the details of the planning applications prepared by the Planning Case Officers as presented in the agenda papers, and considered also the comments of Town and Parish Councils together with other representations received, which were listed within the presented agenda reports, and RESOLVED that:

 

2062/17/FUL                 Styles Garden Leisure Centre, Moles Lane, Marldon

Parish:  Marldon

 

Expansion and redevelopment of existing established garden centre and nursery incorporating the removal of existing polytunnels/greenhouses, construction of new garden centre building, retention of existing buildings for nursery/horticultural use, associated car parking and landscaping

 

Case Officer Update:   Amendment to the financial contribution for highways works, sub to be agreed by the COP Lead in consultation with the Chairman

 

Speakers included:       local Ward Member – Cllr Pennington

 

Recommendation:                Authority delegated to COP Lead DM, in consultation with the Chairman, to grant conditional approval subject to completion of a s106 legal agreement

 

However in the event that the s106 legal agreement remains unsigned six months after this resolution, that the application is reviewed by the COP Lead DM in consultation with the Chairman of the Committee, and if no progress is being made delegated authority is given to the COP Lead to refuse the application in the absence of an agreed s106 legal agreement

 

Committee Decision:            Authority delegated to COP Lead DM, in consultation with the Chairman, to grant conditional approval subject to completion of a s106 legal agreement

 

However in the event that the s106 legal agreement remains unsigned six months after this resolution, that the application is reviewed by the COP Lead DM in consultation with the Chairman of the Committee, and if no progress is being made delegated authority is given to the COP Lead to refuse the application in the absence of an agreed s106 legal agreement

 

 

Conditions (summarised below from report):

1.     Time

2.     Accords with plans

3.     Materials to be agreed

4.     Detailed hard and soft landscaping plan including cross sections

5.     Implementation of recommendations set out in AIA and tree protection and planting implementation plan.

6.     Details of levels

7.     Universal condition for land affected by contamination

8.     Verification report

9.     Unsuspected contamination

10.  CEMP

11.  Travel Plan

12.  Road widening on Moles Lane to be implemented in accordance with details to be approved by LPA

13.  Provision of new access prior to use

14.  Provision, laying out and surfacing of car park and turning areas prior to use

15.  Program of Archaeological work to be secured and implemented

16.  Development in accordance with recommendations of ecology report

17.  External lighting details to be agreed

18.  Percolation testing

19.  Detailed design of surface water management scheme plus details of maintenance and exceedance

20.  Construction phase drainage scheme to be agreed and implemented

21.  Electrical charging facilities

22.  Restriction on range of goods to be sold

23.  Floorspace limits on retail and types of retail

24.  Existing nursery building not be used for retail purposes

25.  Site to be operated as a single business with subdivision  ...  view the full minutes text for item DM.5/18

DM.6/18

0555/18/TPO pdf icon PDF 759 KB

T1: Cedrus deodara - Crown thin by 15% to allow light to adjacent apartments

 

The Cedars Jubilee Road Totnes TQ9 5YR

 

 

Minutes:

DM.06/18       

0555/18/TPO                          The Cedars, Jubilee Road, Totnes

 

Case Officer Update:             None

 

Recommendation:                Conditional Approval

Committee Decision:            Conditional Approval

 

 

DM.7/18

1025/18/TPO pdf icon PDF 918 KB

T1: Field maple - FELL

 

19 Nether Meadow Marldon TQ3 1NJ

 

Minutes:

DM.07/18       

1025/18/TPO                          19 Nether Meadow, Marldon

 

Case Officer Update:             None

 

Recommendation:                Conditional Approval

Committee Decision:            Conditional Approval

 

DM.8/18

Planning Appeals Update pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Minutes:

DM.08/18       

Members noted the list of appeals as outlined in the presented agenda report.  The COP Lead Development Management presented further detail on specific cases. 

 

DM.9/18

Planning Enforcement Indicators pdf icon PDF 97 KB

Minutes:

DM.09/18       

In view of the length of the meeting the Chairman asked that this item be deferred, to be re-presented at the next meeting scheduled to take place on 4 July, 2018.