Venue: Teams Meeting
Contact: Kathy Hoare Senior Case Manager - Democratic Services
Apologies for Absence
There were no apologies forwarded to this 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.
[If Councillors have any questions relating to predetermination, bias or interests in items on this Agenda, then please contact the Monitoring Officer in advance of the meeting]
Members were invited to declare any interests in the items of business to be considered and the following were made:
Cllr J Yelland declared an interest on behalf of the whole Committee in application 2560/20/HHO due to the fact the applicant was Devon Borough Councillor.
Cllr B Ratcliffe declared a personal interest in application 2560/20/HHO due to being a member of Tavistock Golf Club which the applicant was also a member.
Cllr S Hipsey declared a personal interest in application 2560/20/HHO due to being a friend of the applicant
Cllr T G Pearce declared a personal interest in all applications by virtue of being a Member of the Devon Building Control Partnership and remained in the meeting and took part in the debate and vote thereon.
Items Requiring Urgent Attention
To consider those items which, in the opinion of the Chairman, should be considered by the Meeting as matters of urgency (if any).
There was no urgent business brought forward to this Meeting.
Meeting held on 12 January 2021
The Minutes of the Development Management and Licensing Committee Meeting held on 12thJanuary 2021 were confirmed as a correct record.
To see Letters of Representation and further supplementary information relating to any of the planning applications on the agenda, please select the following link and enter the relevant Reference number: http://westdevon.gov.uk/searchlanding
Not to be heard before 9.30am
WARD NAME Tavistock South East
APPLICATION NUMBER 2560/20/HHO
LOCATION 6 Tiddy Brook Road, Whitchurch
DEVELOPMENT READVERTISEMENT (Revised plans received) Householder application for proposed single storey rear extension, convert single attached garage, installation of roof lights and dormer
Not to be heard before 10.45am
WARD NAME Bere Ferrers
APPLICATION NUMBER 3424/19/FUL
LOCATION "Field at Sx 453 669, Adjacent to Woolacombe Road", Bere Alston
DEVELOPMENT READVERTISEMENT (Revised Plans Received) Application for 31no. new dwellings and associated access road and pedestrian link
Not to be heard before 12.15pm
WARD NAME Tavistock North
APPLICATION NUMBER 2672/20/HHO
LOCATION 31 Glanville Road, Tavistock
DEVELOPMENT Householder application for proposed ground
floor extension to dwelling house and
replacement garage roof
Not to be heard before 2.00pm
WARD NAME Bridestowe
APPLICATION NUMBER 2295/20/FUL
LOCATION "Land At SX 445 910", East of West Headson Farm, Bratton Clovelly
DEVELOPMENT Retrospective application for gate to field for
access to livestock
The Chairman confirmed that two applications, 2672/20/HHO and 2295/20/FUL had been withdrawn from the agenda.
The Committee proceeded to consider the application(s) that had been prepared by the Development Management Specialists and considered also the comments of the Town and Parish Councils together with other representations received, which were listed within the presented agenda report and summarised below, and RESOLVED that:
(a) Application No: 2560/20/HHO Ward: Tavistock South East
Site Address: 6 Tiddy Brook Road, Whitchurch
READVERTISEMENT (revised plans received) Householder application for proposed single storey rear extension, convert single attached garage, installation of roof lights and dormer.
Supporter – Mrs K Bridgewater
Town Council Representative – Cllr P Ward
RECOMMENDATION: Conditional Approval
During discussion, the following points were raised:
(a) The Town Councillor explained the town council initially raised concerns over expansion of a business, however since the letter of representation from the agent had been posted on the website he was confident that the objections were overcome.
(b) If the business was to expand and no longer be ancillary use enforcements officers would look at the situation.
COMMITTEE DECISION: Conditional Approval.
1. Standard time limit
2. Adherence to plans
3. Materials to match
4. The drainage scheme shall be installed in strict accordance with the approved plans, maintained and retained in accordance with the agreed details for the life of the development. And, if any other drainage scheme than that approved as part of this permission is proposed then a mitigating drainage alternative shall be agreed with the Local Planning Authority.
5. To be used ancillary to main house only.
6. Existing treatment room shall cease to be used as such upon first use of a treatment room as approved.
(b) Application No: 3424/19/FUL Ward: Bere Ferrers
Site Address: “Field at SX453 669, Adjacent to Woolacombe Road” Bere Alston
READVERTISEMENT (revised plans received) Application for 31no. new dwellings and associated access road and pedestrian link.
There was no update to the Case Officer’s report.
Supporter – Mr D Summerfield
Parish Councillor – Cllr B Lamb
Local Ward Member – Cllr P Crozier;
RECOMMENDATION: Delegate to Head of Practice Lead Development Management, in conjunction with Chairman to conditionally grant planning permission, subject to a Section 106 legal obligation, for the following contributions towards:
DCC Education -£16,830.00
OSSR: Off-site Play Contribution of £20,073.60, towards improvements to, and on-going maintenance of, play facilities at the Recreation Ground and/or the Parish Hall and/or Underways at the discretion of the Council
Off-site Sports Contribution of £25,835, towards improvements to, and on-going maintenance of, the changing rooms at the Recreation Field, static exercise equipment in the village of Bere Alston and improvements to the basketball area behind the village hall.
Affordable Housing - 9 units. Plots 13, 24 and 27 shared ownership and plots 25, 26, 28, 29,30 and 31 social rented units
Tamar Estuary Special Area of Conservation £14,597.73.
Movement of the 30 mph sign 70 metres to the south east of the site ... view the full minutes text for item *DM&L .50
The Head of Development Management took members through the Planning PI’s.
The Head of Development Management updated the Members on each of the outstanding planning appeals.
The Head of Development Management updated the Members on each of the undetermined Major applications.