Agenda and minutes

South Hams Development Management Committee
Wednesday, 4th July, 2018 2.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Follaton House. View directions

Contact: Kathy Trant Specialist- Democratic Services 01803 861185 

Items
No. Item

DM.10/16

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To approve as a correct record and authorise the Chairman to sign the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 6 June 2018

Minutes:

DM.10/18       

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

 

 

DM.11/16

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.11/18       

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;

 

Cllrs R Rowe and J Hodgson declared a personal 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 not being present at the previous meeting and therefore not hearing the full case officer presentation.  They both remained in the meeting for the duration of this item but abstained from the vote;

 

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:

 

4257/17/OPA      Outline application with some matters reserved for the demolition of existing buildings and the erection of 18 dwellings units (8 affordable) with associated highway access, parking and landscaping - Selworthy House, Warren Road, Kingsbridge

 

DM.12/16

Public Participation

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

Minutes:

DM.12/18       

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.13/16

Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 313 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.13/18       

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:

 

 

3631/17/OPA              Beacon Park, Dartington

 

                                    Parish:  Dartington

 

Outline application for the erection of a mix of B1, B2 and B8 employment spaces, together with access, parking, landscaping and other associated works with an extended time to commence development

 

Case Officer Update: Four further letters of representation received and summarised; additional late letter from the Parish Council read in full.  In response to Parish Council comments, many aspects would be considered at Reserved Matters stage, and in respect of collaboration between the developer and the Parish Council, officers would support but could not insist that it take place.

 

Speakers included:     local Ward Member – Cllr Hodgson

 

 

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:

 

1.      Time limit for submission of reserved matters (5 years after approval of outline) and Time limit for commencement (5 years or 2 years after approval of last reserved matter)

2.      Development to be carried out in accordance with approved drawings

3.      Reserved matters to include appearance, landscaping, layout and scale

4.      Reserved Matters Application to include: -

-        Noise assessment in accordance with BS4142:2014 where an external plant affixed to buildings is proposed

-        Lighting plan (showing lux contours/isoclines) to demonstrate that the proposal will not exceed light levels of 0.5lux within the 20m southern habitat corridor.

5.      Percolating testing

6.      Details of proposed permanent surface water drainage management system

7.      Groundwater monitoring programme to be undertaken over a period of 12 months

8.      Details of the adoption and maintenance arrangements for the proposed permanent surface water drainage management system

9.      Details of proposed surface water drainage management system to serve development site for the full period of its construction to be submitted. 

10.   Scheme to deal with the risks of  ...  view the full minutes text for item DM.13/16

DM.14/16

Planning Appeals Update pdf icon PDF 22 KB

Minutes:

DM.14/18       

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.15/16

Planning Enforcement Indicators pdf icon PDF 62 KB

Minutes:

DM.15/18       

The COP Lead Development Management presented information regarding enforcement statistics.  He advised Members that consistently more cases were being closed than opened. 

 

During discussion, Members noted that the circulated lists were not always completely up to date, and Members asked that further sessions be set up for Ward Members to meet with the enforcement officers, as this was an effective way of exchanging up to date information on enforcement matters within Wards.