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Application No. 2017/0143- Arnold Police Station, 101 High Street, Arnold.


Demolition of existing structures (Arnold Police Station) for the erection of a 3 pump (6 filling position) Petrol Filling Station, canopy, underground storage tanks, and reconfiguration of the site access/egress.


The Service Manager, Development Services introduced the application. 




To GRANT PLANNING PERMISSION subject to the following conditions:




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


2.         The development hereby permitted shall be completed in accordance with the submitted plans, Planning Statement, Noise Assessment, Transport Statement received on the 31st January 2017, drawing no: 200_01, 200_03, 300_01, 500_01, 500_02, 500_03, 900_05. Geo-Environmental Appraisal submitted on the 13th March 2017. Revised plans submitted on the 30th March 2017 drawing no: 9780_002, 300_02 C, 200_04 C, 200_02 C. Revised Proposed Site Sections drawing no: 400_01 C and Environmental Risk Assessment dated 6th April 2017.


3.         No part of the development hereby permitted shall be brought into use until the dropped vehicular footway crossings shown for indicative purposes on drawing 978-002 are available for use and constructed in accordance with the Highway Authority specification to the satisfaction of the Local Planning Authority.


4.         No part of the development hereby permitted shall be brought into use until the access driveway / parking / turning area (s) is constructed with provision to prevent the unregulated discharge of surface water from the driveway/parking/turning area(s) to the public highway in accordance with details first submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The provision to prevent the unregulated discharge of surface water to the public highway shall then be retained for the life of the development.


5.         The development hereby permitted shall not commence until drainage plans for the disposal of surface water and foul sewage have been submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority. The scheme shall be implemented in accordance with the approved details before the development is first brought into use.




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


2.         To ensure a satisfactory development, in accordance with the aims of policy ENV1 of the Gedling Borough Replacement Local Plan (Certain Policies Saved 2014).


3.         In the interests of Highway safety.


4.         To ensure surface water from the site is not deposited on the public highway causing dangers to road users.


5.         To ensure that the development is provided with a satisfactory means of drainage as well as reduce the risk of creating or exacerbating a flooding problem and to minimise the risk of pollution.


Reasons for Decision


The proposals are visually acceptable, result in no undue impact on neighbouring properties and are acceptable from a highway safety viewpoint. The proposals therefore accord with the policies contained within the Replacement Local Plan (Certain Policies Saved 2014), the National Planning Policy Framework 2012 and the Aligned Core Strategy.


Notes to Applicant


Severn Trent Water advises that there is a public sewer located with the application site. Public sewers have statutory protection by virtue of the Water Industry Act 1991 as amended by the Water Act 2003 and you may not build close to, directly over or advert a public sewer without consent. You are advised to contact Severn Trent Water to discuss your proposals. Severn Trent Water will seek to assist you in obtaining a solution which protects both the public sewer and the proposed development.


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  The proposed development has been assessed and it is the Council's view that CIL is not payable on the development hereby approved as the gross internal area of new build is less 100 square metres.


The proposal makes it necessary to apply for Advertisement Consent seperatly under the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (England) Regulations 2007 for the display of advertisements as indicated on the approved plans drawing no.300_02.


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 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


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 to arrange for these works on telephone 0300 500 80 arrange for these works to be carried out.


Planning Statement - The Borough Council has worked positively and proactively with the applicant in accordance with paragraphs 186 to 187 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. 





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