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To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 31 March 2021;
The minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 31 March 2021 were confirmed as a correct record by the meeting.
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;
Cllrs R Rowe and B Taylor both declared a personal interest in application 0385/21/HHO (Lealholme, Allenhayes Road, Salcombe) as they were Members of the South Devon AONB Partnership Committee. Both Members remained in the meeting and took part in the debate and vote thereon;
The Chairman to advise the Committee on any requests received from members of the public to address the meeting;
The Chairman noted the list of members of the public, and town and parish council representatives who had registered their wish to speak at the meeting.
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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:
6a) 3842/20/OPA “Land at SX 783 624”, Broom Park, Dartington
Development: Outline application with all matters reserved, except for access, for up to 80no. residential units and associated public open space and infrastructure
Case Officer Update:
The Case Officer updated Members of a consultation response from Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust who were seeking financial contribution to mitigate the impact of the funding gap between residents occupying new dwellings and the Trust’s annually agreed contract based on previous year’s activity plus any pre-agreed additional activity for clinical services. The officer advised that such a contribution would not meet the Regulation 122 test of the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010
Speakers included: Objector – Ms H Wyatt; Supporter – Mr G Hutton; Parish Council – Cllr T Turrell; Ward Member – Cllr J Hodgson;
During discussions, it was clarified that Condition 4 would be altered to confirm that the attenuation pond would not be fixed by the parameter plan and could be moved if necessary as part of the reserved matters. The Ward Member opposed this application with particular reference to the ecology.
Recommendation: Delegate approval to Head of Development Management, in conjunction with the Chairman and Ward Member to conditionally grant outline planning permission, subject to a Section 106 legal obligation for the items as set out in the attendant report.
Committee decision: Conditional approval
1. Submission of reserved matters.
2. Reserved matters to be submitted within 3 years.
3. Commencement of development within 2 years following approval of last of the reserved matters.
4. Reserved matters to accord with Parameter Plan, other than the attenuation pond.
5. Access to be constructed in accordance with approved plan.
6. Main access to be constructed prior to other works commencing.
7. Off-site highway works to be constructed prior to occupation.
8. Construction Management Plan.
9. Estate roads condition (full details minus street lighting).
10. Internal roads to be provided prior to occupation.
11. Waste audit statement.
12. Remediation strategy.
13. Unexpected contamination.
15. Electric vehicle charging points.
16. Low carbon development in accordance with DEV32.
17. Open market housing mix.
18. Surface Water drainage details
6b) 3841/20/OPA “Land at Sawmills, North of A385, Dartington
Development: Outline application with all matters reserved, except for access, for up to 40no. residential units and associated public open space and infrastructure
Case Officer Update:
The Case Officer updated Members of a consultation response from Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust who were seeking financial contribution to mitigate the impact of the funding gap between residents occupying new dwellings and the Trust’s annually agreed contract based on previous years activity plus any pre-agreed additional activity for clinical ... view the full minutes text for item DM.61/19
Members noted the list of appeals as outlined in the presented agenda report.
The Senior Specialist – Development Management (DM) provided further details on specific recent appeal decisions. It was agreed that a report on costs awarded against Council would be brought to a subsequent Committee outlining loses on specific reasons for refusal.
Members reviewed the performance indicators as outlined in the presented agenda report.
Members noted the list of undetermined major applications.