Agenda and minutes

South Hams Development Management Committee
Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019 11.30 am

Venue: Council Chamber - Follaton House. View directions

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Items
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DM.1/19

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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 10 April 2019;

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 10 April 2019 were confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

 

 

DM.2/19

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:

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

 

Cllr K Kemp declared a personal interest in application 4214/18/FUL:  Residential development to provide 13 dwellings with associated access, car parking, public open space and landscaping – Land at Holwell Farm, St Anns Chapel, by virtue of knowing the land owner and she remained in the meeting and took part in the debate and vote thereon;

 

Cllr R Foss declared a personal interest in application 1021/19/PDM:  Notification for prior approval for proposed change of use of agricultural building to dwellinghouse (Class C3) and for associated operational development (Class Q (a+b) – Barn at Higher Yetson Farm, Ashprington, and he remained in the meeting for the duration of the debate and vote thereon;

 

Cllr J Brazil declared a personal interest in application 3851/18/HHO:  Retrospective householder permission for the erection of replacement single storey extension on rear elevation – 7 Greenhill Terrace, Greenhill, East Allington, by virtue of the applicants being known to him and he remained in the meeting for the duration of the debate and vote thereon;

 

Cllr R Rowe 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:

 

4214/18/FUL:      Residential development to provide 13 dwellings with associated access, car parking, public open space and landscaping – Land at Holwell Farm, St Anns Chapel;

 

2483/18/FUL:      Construction of a new quay to improve access (resubmission of 3078/17/FUL) – 1 Old Coastguard Cottages, Wembury;

 

2484/18/LBC:     Listed Building Consent for construction of a new quay to improve access – 1 Old Coastguard Cottage, Wembury;

 

0468/19/HHO:     Householder application for conversion and extension of single storey bungalow to create new first floor above existing ground floor accommodation; Retained existing ground floor fabric to be thermally upgraded and re-clad and existing accommodation reconfigured; new adjoining flat roofed carport and garden store to be created; existing hardstanding to be adapted to suit new parking arrangement (Resubmission of 2918/18/|HHO) – 8 Hillcrest Close, Wembury

 

DM.3/19

Public Participation

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

Minutes:

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.4/19

Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 656 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:

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:

 

a)    4214/18/FUL         - Land at Holwell Farm, St Anns Chapel

 Parish:  Bigbury

Residential development to provide 13 dwellings with associated access, car parking, public open space and landscaping

 

Case Officer Update:      

The Case Officer updated on a number of corrections in the published report; the report stated that a holding objection had been received from Highways, but a formal response had now been received and there was no objection to the application but conditions were recommended; since drafting the report a further letter of representation had been received and additional issues such as it being dangerous to walk along the B3392, that affordable homes should be to buy not rent, that Historic England had suggested an alternative site should be found to protect the Holy Well, that Holwell Lane had a poor surface and was not suitable for disabled access and there was a loss of privacy to Oaklands along with overlooking          

 

Speakers included: Objector – Mr Jeremy Adams: Supporter – Mr Rob Ellis:  Parish Council – Cllr Beth Huntley

 

Recommendation:      

Delegate to Head of Development Management Practice (HoP), in conjunction with the Chairman of the Committee to conditionally grant planning permission, subject to a Section 106 legal obligation.

 

However, in the event that the Section 106 legal Agreement remains unsigned six months after this resolution, that the application is reviewed by the HoP, in consultation with the Chairman of the Committee, and if no progress is being made delegated authority is given to the HoP to refuse the application in the absence of an agreed S106 Agreement.

         

 

Committee Decision:   

Delegate to Head of Development Management Practice (HoP), in conjunction with the Chairman of the Committee to conditionally grant planning permission, subject to a Section 106 legal obligation.

 

However, in the event that the Section 106 legal Agreement remains unsigned six months after this resolution, that the application is reviewed by the HoP, in consultation with the Chairman of the Committee, and if no progress is being made delegated authority is given to the HoP to refuse the application in the absence of an agreed S106 Agreement.

 

 

Conditions: 

 

1.     Time

2.     Accords with plans

3.     CEMP

4.     LEMP

5.     Materials details/samples to be agreed and roof to the finished with natural slates fixed in the traditional way using nails not hooks

6.     Levels to be agreed

7.     Boundary treatment details, including any retaining walls, to be agreed and to provide permeability for wildlife and details of boundary treatments to ensure protection and retention of new and existing boundary hedgerows and planting to be agreed and implemented.

8.     Details and materials of hard and soft landscaping to be agreed

9.     Footpath to eastern site boundary to  ...  view the full minutes text for item DM.4/19

DM.5/19

Planning Appeals Update pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members noted the list of appeals as outlined in the presented agenda report.   The HOP Development Management provided further detail on specific decisions.