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Items
No. Item

55.

Election of a Chair

Minutes:

In the absence of the Chair, and with the Vice Chair unable to take the Chair, it was moved and duly seconded that Councillor Allen be elected Chair for the duration of the meeting.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That Councillor Allen take the Chair.

56.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Barnfather, Powell and Truscott.  Councillors Creamer, Parr and Hewson attended as substitutes.

57.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 21 September 2016. pdf icon PDF 75 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the above meeting, having been circulated, be approved as a correct record.

58.

Declaration of Interests

Minutes:

The Chair declared a non-pecuniary interest on behalf of all Members in application number 2015/1009, as the site is in the ownership of Gedling Borough Council.

59.

Application No. 2014/1149- Land surrounding 315 Spring Lane, Mapperley. pdf icon PDF 317 KB

Minutes:

Footpath Diversion.

 

RESOLVED that:

 

Gedling Borough Council (Carlton Footpath No 1) Diversion Order 2015 be confirmed as an unopposed Order and that officers be authorised to advertise the confirmed Order and take all necessary steps to bring the diversion into effect.

 

Reasons for Recommendations

 

To formally divert Carlton Footpath No 1 where it crosses the development site at Lime Tree Gardens Spring Lane to follow the line of the new estate roads.

 

60.

Application No. 2015/1009- Bestwood Lodge Hotel, Bestwood Lodge Drive, Bestwood, Nottinghamshire. pdf icon PDF 261 KB

Minutes:

Erection of 8 foot (2.5m) tall free-standing granite memorial to the 9th Duke of St Albans.

 

RESOLVED to GRANT PLANNING PERMISSION, subject to the following conditions:

 

Conditions

 

1.         The development must be begun not later than three years beginning with the date of this permission

 

2.         The development hereby approved shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted application form, site plan, location plan, photo of monument in existing position, measured drawing, old print and heritage statement received on 5th August 2015, as amended by the letters of permission from the owner of the monument and the chief executive of the Friends of Highgate Cemetery Trust, an additional site and location plan received on 23rd August 2015 and copy decision notice of the grant of full planning permission from London Borough of Camden  to remove the monument from Highgate Cemetery dated 6 July 2016.

 

Reasons

 

1.         In order to comply with Section 51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

 

2.         For the avoidance of doubt as to what is permitted

 

Reasons for Decision

 

The proposed monument is sited in a position and it is of a size where it will not affect the character or appearance of Bestwood Lodge Hotel, a Grade II* Listed Building, and aiding its continued use as a hotel - an appropriate use. It is considered, therefore, that it will be in accordance with The National Planning Policy Framework, the Planning Practice Guidance and the Gedling Borough Aligned Core Strategy

 

Notes to Applicant

 

The Borough Council has worked positively and proactively with the applicant in accordance with paragraphs 186 to 187 of the National Planning Policy Framework by meeting the leaseholder on site and working with the applicant as to the information required to produce a scheme, which is acceptable to the applicant, the Council as Local Planning Authority and its heritage advisers.

 

The proposed development lies within a coal mining area which may contain unrecorded coal mining related hazards. If any coal mining feature is encountered during development, this should be reported immediately to The Coal Authority on 0845 762   6848. Further information is also available on The Coal Authority website at www.coal.decc.gov.uk.Property specific summary information on past, current and future coal mining activity can be obtained from The Coal Authority's Property Search Service on 0845 762 6848 or at www.groundstability.com.

 

 

 

61.

Application No. 2016/0179- Land Adjacent Bradstone Drive, Spring Lane, Gedling, Nottinghamshire. pdf icon PDF 356 KB

Minutes:

Application for the Approval of Reserved Matters in relation to soft landscaping design for plots and public open space, not EIA development, of outline planning permission no: 2014/0740 for the erection of 150 houses.

 

The Planning Delivery Manager introduced the report and informed members that additional plans had been received on 7th and 11th October 2016. As a result, the Planning Delivery Manager proposed that condition 1 be amended and condition 2 be deleted to reflect the additional materials received.  The amended recommendation was moved from the Chair, was duly seconded, and it was

 

RESOLVED to GRANT APPROVAL OF RESERVED MATTERS under planning application no. 2016/0179 in relation to the Landscaping of the proposed development, subject to the following conditions:

 

Conditions

 

1.    The development hereby permitted shall be constructed in accordance with the following approved drawings and documents: Materials Layout (MI108-MAT-001M), received on 25th August 2016; Site Landscaping (MI108-LS-001e, MI108-LS-003e, MI108-LS-004e, MI108-LS-005f, MI108-LS-006f, MI108-LS-007e, MI108-LS-008e), and Sections (MI108-LS-012a and MI108-LS-013), received on 30th September 2016; Pond and Swale Details (MI108-EN-110A), received on 7th October 2016; and Site Landscaping (MI108-LS-002f), and Landscape Management Plan (Revision C, dated October 2016), received on 11th October 2016. 

 

2.    The landscaping hereby approved shall be carried out in the first planting season following the substantial completion of the development.  If within a period of five years beginning with the date of the planting of any tree, hedge, plant or seeded area, that tree, hedge, plant or seeded area, or any tree, hedge, plant or seeded area that is planted in replacement of it, is removed, uprooted or destroyed or dies, or becomes in the opinion of the Borough Council seriously damaged or defective, another tree, hedge, plant or seeded area of the same species and size as that originally planted shall be planted at the same place, unless otherwise prior agreed in writing by the Borough Council.

 

Reasons

 

1     For the avoidance of doubt and to allow a proportionate approach to minor material amendments.

 

2     For the avoidance of doubt.

 

 

 

 

62.

Referral from Cabinet- Spatial Planning for the Health & Wellbeing of Nottinghamshire, Nottingham City and Erewash pdf icon PDF 102 KB

Report of the Planning Policy Manager referred by the meeting of Cabinet held on 29 October 2016.

 

Recommendation:

 

To note the report.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report, referred to Committee by the Cabinet, regarding the introduction of a Health & Wellbeing Checklist to assess major developments (those of more than 10 dwellings or 500sqm of other floorspace).

 

RESOLVED:

 

To note the report.

63.

Planning Delegation Panel Action Sheets pdf icon PDF 49 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

To note the information.

64.

Future Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 89 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

To note the information.

65.

Any other items which the Chair considers urgent.

Minutes:

None.

 


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