Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday 7 August 2019 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre.

Contact: Cayte Goodall  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

13.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Adams, Barnes and Scroggie.  Councillors Creamer, McCrossen and Smith attended as substitutes.

 

 

14.

To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on 19 June 2019. pdf icon PDF 100 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

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

15.

Declaration of Interests

Minutes:

The Chair declared a collective non-pecuniary interest in items 7 and 8 on the agenda as the land was in the ownership of Gedling Borough Council. 

 

Councillor Rachael Ellis declared a non-pecuniary interest in item 7 on the agenda as a member of the Warren Action Group. 

 

 

16.

Planning Application 2018/0607 - Land North West, Park Road, Calverton. pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Outline planning application for up to 365 No. dwellings with all matters reserved except access, with access served from Park Road and Collyer Road.

 

George Breed, a representative of the applicant, spoke in support of the application.

 

The Service Manager – Development Services clarified that the report stated that the bus service improvements were to enhance the 747 service and recommended that this was amended to also permit the contribution to be expended on any alternative bus service serving the site.

 

After discussion and on the requisition of two Members, the motion to grant planning permission was put to a named vote and the motion was carried.

 

For the Motion:

 

Councillor C Barnfather

Councillor J Creamer

Councillor D Ellis

Councillor R Ellis

Councillor A Ellwood

Councillor R Keneally

Councillor M Lawrence

Councillor McCrossen

Councillor B Miller

Councillor M Paling

Councillor J Parr

Councillor S Smith

Councillor J Truscott

Councillor P Wilkinson

 

Against the Motion:

 

Councillor M Hope

 

 

 

Abstentions:

 

Councillor H Wheeler

 

 

RESOLVED to:

 

Grant Outline Planning Permission with the matter of Access approved: Subject to the applicant entering into a Section 106 Agreement with the Borough Council as Local Planning Authority and with the County Council as Local Education Authority for the provision of, or financial contributions towards, affordable housing, open spaces, healthcare facilities, education, bus stop improvements, bus service improvements, maintenance of open space areas and drainage features not adopted or within the curtilage of the dwellings and a local labour agreement; and subject to the conditions listed for the reasons set out in the report.

 

Conditions

 

 1         Approval of the details of layout, scale, landscaping and appearance (hereinafter called "the reserved matters") shall be obtained from the Local Planning Authority before the commencement of any development.

 

 2         Application for the approval of reserved matters must be made not later than three years from the date of the outline permission and the development to which this permission relates must be begun within two years from the date of final approval of reserved matters.

 

 3         This permission shall be read in accordance with Site Location Plan drawing no 7043-L-01 Rev A; Illustrative Layout drawing no 7403-L096 Rev J (With regards to the accesses onto Park Road and Collyer Road and new proposed footway along Park Road only); Proposed Park Road Access and Fire Appliance Swept Path Analysis drawing no 001 and Proposed Collyer Road  Access and Fire Appliance Swept Path Analysis drawing no 002  received 25th June 2019. Development shall thereafter be undertaken in accordance with these plans.

 

 4         Prior to the commencement of development details of the existing and proposed ground levels of the site and finished floor levels of the dwellings shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development shall thereafter be undertaken in accordance with the approved details.

 

 5         Development shall not commence until a scheme for the satisfactory disposal of foul and surface water from the site has been submitted to, and approved in writing by, the Local  ...  view the full minutes text for item 16.

17.

Planning Application 2018/0347 - Land between Mansfield Road and Calverton Road Arnold. pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

Outline planning application for up to 148 No. dwellings with all matters reserved except access.

 

Steve Wright, a local resident, spoke in objection to the application.

 

The Service Manager – Development Services, introduced the report and informed Members of an error at paragraphs 4.2 and 7.33 regarding the  education contributions, which incorrectly stated the contribution for secondary provision was £540,480,072.  This should read “… and a sum of £540,480 is sought for the cost of expansion of secondary school places at Redhill Academy – there would be a need for 24 new places at a cost of £22,520 per place.”

 

RESOLVED to:

 

Grant Outline Planning Permission with the matter of Access approved: Subject to the applicant entering into a Section 106 Agreement with the Borough Council as Local Planning Authority and with the County Council as Local Education Authority for the provision of, or financial contributions towards, affordable housing, open space, maintenance of open space areas and drainage features not adopted or within the curtilage of the dwellings, healthcare facilities, education, bus stop improvements and a local labour agreement; and subject to the conditions listed for the reasons set out in the report:

 

 

Conditions

 

1. Approval of the details of layout, scale, landscaping and appearance (hereinafter called "the reserved matters") shall be obtained from the Local Planning Authority before the commencement of any development.

 

 

2. Application for the approval of reserved matters must be made not later than three years from the date of the outline permission and the development to which this permission relates must be begun within two years from the date of final approval of reserved matters.

 

 

3. This permission shall be read in accordance with Amended Site Location Plan drawing no 002_A;  Indicative Site Layout (with regards to the proposed access and realigned Arch Hill); Amended Proposed Access Arrangements General Arrangements & Signalised Junction drawing no 17-0622/002 Rev B and Proposed Site Access Arrangements General Arrangement & Priority Accesses drawing no 17-062/003 (attached at Appendix B of Transport and Drainage Matters-Designers Response) received 26th November 2018.

 

Development shall thereafter be undertaken in accordance with these plans.

 

4. Prior to the commencement of development details of the existing and proposed ground levels of the site and finished floor levels of the dwelling shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development shall thereafter be undertaken in accordance with the approved details.

 

5. Development shall not commence until a scheme for the satisfactory disposal of foul and surface water from the site has been submitted to, and approved in writing by, the Local Planning Authority. No part of the development shall then be occupied or brought into use until the approved foul and surface water drainage works are completed in accordance with the approved scheme.

 

6. Unless otherwise agreed by the Local Planning Authority, development must not commence until the following has been complied with:

 

Site Characterisation

An assessment of the nature and extent of any potential contamination has been submitted to  ...  view the full minutes text for item 17.

18.

Planning Application 2018/0823 - Land West Of Westhouse Farm Moor Road Bestwood. pdf icon PDF 933 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Outline planning application for up to 365 No. dwellings with all matters reserved except access, with access served from Park Road and Collyer Road.

 

Jack Ashworth, a local resident, spoke in objection to the application.

 

The Service Manager – Development Services introduced the report.

 

RESOLVED to:

 

Grant approval of reserved matters subject to the following conditions:

 

  1. This permission shall be read in accordance with the following plans:

 

MRBDR07-SBP-P1 Rev B

MRBDR06-SLP-P1 (landscaping)

13152/100-01 Rev f (levels only)

Materials Schedule 19.07.2019 Rev A

 

Housetypes:

 

A1/2018, A2/2018, B6/2017, BGA4/2018, C8/2018, C9/2018, DA3/2018, E20/2018, F5/2018, G7/2018, HA/2018, JD/2018, KA2/2018, KB1/2018, T20/2018, VA/2018, XAA/2018, YAB/2018, Y2/2018, Z4/2018, and X3.

 

The development shall thereafter be undertaken in accordance with these plans.

 

Reason: To define the permission, for the avoidance of doubt

 

  1. Notwithstanding the submitted details, prior to the occupation of plots 13-28, precise details of the rear boundary treatment of these plots along the common boundary with The Spinney shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development shall thereafter be undertaken in accordance with the approved plans.

 

Reason: To ensure a satisfactory form of development and in the interests of residential amenity.

 

 

19.

Planning Application 2019/0549 - Recreation Ground Muirfield Road Bestwood. pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

Installation of a climbing unit in the play area.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the Borough Council GRANTS FULL PLANNING PERMISSION, subject to conditions.

 

Conditions

 

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

 

 

2.         This permission shall be read in accordance with the application form and elevation details of the climbing frame received 4th June 2019, Site Location Plan received 12th June 2019 and Proposed Equipment Layout Plan drawing reference Q-23378-J7S7-C Rev O received 12th July 2019. The development shall thereafter be undertaken in accordance with these plans/details.

 

 

Reasons

 

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

 

2.         For the avoidance of doubt.

 

 

Reasons for Decision

 

In the opinion of the Borough Council the proposed development woulld enhance and improve the recreational potential or quality of the site and would be visually acceptable in the streetscene. The proposal would not result in a significant undue impact on the amenity of neighbouring properties. Therefore the proposed development would be in accordance with the advice contained within the NPPF (2019), Policy 10, 13 and 16 of the ACS (2014) LPD 20 & LPD32 of the Local Planning Document (2018).

 

Notes to Applicant

 

Planning Statement - The Borough Council has worked positively and proactively with the applicant in accordance with paragraph 38 of the National Planning Policy Framework. During the processing of the application there were no problems for which the Local Planning Authority had to seek a solution in relation to this application.

 

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.

 

The applicant is advised that all planning permissions granted on or 16th October 2015 may be subject to the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL). Full details of CIL are available on the Council's website. The proposed development has been assessed and it is the Council's view that CIL is not payable on the development given that there is no net additional increase of floorspace as a result of the development.

 

 

 

20.

Planning Application 2019/0226 - 43 Brook Avenue Arnold NG5 7HL. pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

Change of use of land to facilitate vehicular access to dwellinghouse.

 

RESOLVED to:

 

GRANT PLANNING PERMISSION subject to conditions:

 

Conditions

 

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

 

 

2.         This permission shall be read in accordance with the application form received on 8th March 2019 and the site location plan received on 26th March 2018. The development shall thereafter be undertaken in accordance with these plans/details.

 

 

3.         The driveway shall not be brought into use until a dropped vehicular footway crossing is available for use and constructed in accordance with the Highway Authority specification.

 

 

4.         The driveway shall not be brought into use until the drive/ parking areas are surfaced in a hard-bound material (not loose gravel) for a minimum of 5.5 metres behind the Highway boundary. The surfaced drives and any parking or turning areas shall then be maintained in such hard-bound material for the life of the development.

 

 

Reasons

 

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

 

2.         For the avoidance of doubt.

 

3.         In the interests of Highway safety.

 

4.         To reduce the possibility of deleterious material being deposited on the public highway (loose stones etc.).

 

Reasons for Decision

 

By virtue of the size of the grass verge and the nature of the proposed development, the proposal would not result in any highway safety issues whilst ensuring off-street parking provision for no.43 Brook Avenue, it would not result in a detrimental impact on the visual amenity of the area nor on neighbouring residential amenity. The proposal is in accordance with the advice contained within the NPPF, Policy 10 of the Aligned Core Strategy and policies LPD 32, LPD 57 and LPD 61 of the Local Planning Document.

 

Notes to Applicant

 

Positive and Proactive Statement - The Borough Council has worked positively and proactively with the applicant in accordance with paragraph 38 of the National Planning Policy Framework. During the processing of the application there were no problems for which the Local Planning Authority had to seek a solution in relation to this application.

 

The applicant is advised that all planning permissions granted on or after 16th October 2015 may be subject to the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL). Full details of CIL are available on the Council's website at www.gedling.gov.uk/cil. The proposed development has been assessed and it is the Council's view that the development hereby approved is not CIL Liable as the development is for a use that is not chargeable on Gedling Borough Council's Community Infrastructure Levy Charging Schedule.

 

The proposal makes it necessary to construct a vehicular crossing over a footway of the public highway. These works shall be constructed to the satisfaction of the Highway Authority. You are, therefore, required to contact the County Council's Customer Services, on telephone 0300 500 80 80, to arrange for these works be carried out.

 

The proposed development lies within a coal mining area which may contain unrecorded coal  ...  view the full minutes text for item 20.

21.

Appeal decision Vale Road Colwick pdf icon PDF 124 KB

Minutes:

Section 73 application to amend Condition 12 (approved plans) on 2008/0287 (demolish offices, car parking & storage areas & erection of 44 dwellings with associated roads & sewers) and amend previously agreed Section 106 planning obligation to omit the integrated transport and public open space contributions, and reduce the education contribution from £120,820 to £75,000 on viability grounds.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To note the information.

22.

Gedling Borough Housing Delivery Action Plan and Five Year Housing Land Supply Assessment 2019 pdf icon PDF 166 KB

Report of the Service Manager Planning Policy

Additional documents:

Minutes:

To note the Gedling Borough Housing Delivery Action Plan and the Five Year Housing Land Supply 2019 Assessment which has been updated.

 

RESOLVED:

 

To note the information.

23.

Planning Delegation Panel Action Sheets pdf icon PDF 47 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

To note the information.

 

24.

Future Applications pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

To note the information.

 

25.

Any other items which the Chair considers urgent.

Minutes:

None.