Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Tuesday, 5th November, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Lancaster Buildings, Newcastle, Staffs. View directions

Contact: Geoff Durham  01782 742222

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillors’ Northcott and Proctor.

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

To receive Declarations of Interest from Members on items included on the agenda.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest stated.

3.

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING(S) pdf icon PDF 212 KB

To consider the minutes of the previous meeting(s).

Minutes:

Resolved:                 That, subject to item 7 being moved to item 3 – due to its being considered first, the minutes of the meeting held on 8 October, 2019 be agreed as a correct record.

4.

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Minutes:

Resolved:     (A)       That, subject to the applicant first entering into a Section

106 agreement by the 30th January 2020 to secure a travel plan monitoring fee of £2,407 (index linked) and a review mechanism of the scheme’s ability to make a policy compliant financial contribution of £85,799 (index linked) towards public open space at Wilson Street or the Mineral Line and, if the development is not substantially commenced within 18 months from the date of the grant of the planning permission, and the payment of such contribution if then found financially viable,

 

The application be permitted subject to the undermentioned

conditions:

 

(i)         Standard Time limit for commencement of development

(ii)        Approved Plans

(iii)       Prior approval of a scheme for the provision of 5 affordable

housing units within the development. The scheme shall include the timing of the construction for the affordable housing, arrangements to ensure that such provision is affordable for both initial and subsequent occupiers and the occupancy criteria to be used for determining the identity of prospective and successive occupiers of such units and the means by which such occupancy will be enforced.

(iv)      Facing and roofing materials

(v)       Boundary treatments

(vi)      Detailed design of waste bin storage compound

(vii)     Full landscaping scheme to include specimen

replacement trees (larger and longer term type species)

(viii)    Tree and landscaping management plan

(ix)      Tree protection and retention proposals plan

(x)       Schedule of works to retained trees

(xi)      Provision of access, parking, turning and servicing areas

(xii)     Surfacing materials, means of surface water drainage and

delineation of the parking bays

(xiii)    Car park management scheme

(xiv)    Construction of a turning head including a Traffic

Regulation Order for double yellow lines

(xv)     Off-site footpath widening works

(xvi)    The access shall remain un-gated

(xvii)  Secure weatherproof cycle parking facility

(xviii)Implementation of the agreed Travel Plan Framework

(xix)    Highway & Environmental Construction and Demolition

Management Plan (CMP)

(xx)     Surface water drainage scheme

(xxi)    Prior approval of external lighting,

(xxii)  Electric vehicle charging provision,

(xxiii)Design measures to restrict impact on noise levels,

(xxiv)Prior approval of noise impacts from building plant and

machinery,

(xxv)  Prior approval of overheating and cooling assessment,

(xxvi)Assessment of emissions from combustion plant,

(xxvii)Land contamination investigations and mitigation

          measures

(xxviii)Construction and demolition hours

 

(B)     That, failing completion of the above planning obligation by

the date referred to in the above recommendation, that the Head of Development Management either refuse the application on the grounds that without the obligation being secured,  there would be no provision made to take into account a change in financial circumstances in the event of the development not proceeding promptly and the potential payment of an appropriate policy compliant contribution for off-site open space should financial circumstances then permit; or, if he considers it appropriate, to extend the period of time within which the obligation can be secured.

 

 

 

 

5.

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Minutes:

Members were advised that this application had been withdrawn.

6.

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Additional documents:

Minutes:

A site visit took place on this site on Saturday 2 November, 2019. Councillors’ Burgess, Mrs J Cooper, Fear, Owen, Reddish, S Tagg, G Williams and J Williams were in attendance.

 

Councillors’ Holland, Jones, Maxfield and Moffat were unable to attend and therefore took no part in the discussion and resolution on this item.

 

Resolved:     That the application be permitted subject to the undermentioned

conditions:

 

(i)            Time limit

(ii)           Development to be carried out in accordance with the

approved plans

(iii)          Approval of materials (brick and tile only no render),

boundary treatments and surfacing materials.

(iv)         Parking, turning and access arrangements to be provided

prior to occupation.

(v)          Access, surfacing materials and drainage

(vi)         Access to remain ungated

(vii)        Construction Management Plan

(viii)       Internal and external noise levels.

(ix)         Hours of construction

(x)          Electric vehicle charging point

(xi)         Tree protection

(xii)        Landscaping Scheme

(xiii)       Removal of Permitted Development Rights for Class A –

Extensions

(xiv)       Obscure glazing to windows on side elevations

 

 

·                     A note be sent to the developer requesting that consideration is given to the inclusion of dummy windows or other design detail to break up large areas of brickwork in the side elevations.

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Minutes:

Resolved:     That the application be permitted subject to the undermentioned conditions:

 

                                 (i)           Time limit condition

                                (ii)          Approved plans

                               (iii)           Materials

                               (iv)           Hours of construction

                                (v)          Arboricultural Method Statement

                               (vi)           Details of special engineering within root protection areas

                              (vii)          Construction Phase Tree Protection Plan

 

8.

REVIEW AND UPDATE OF RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COUNCIL, ITS COMMITTEES AND SUB COMMITTEES pdf icon PDF 365 KB

Report to follow.

Minutes:

Resolved:     That the proposed changes to the current Terms of Reference as

                        set out at paragraph 3.1 of the agenda report be noted.

9.

DELEGATED AUTHORITY TO DETERMINE APPLICATIONS PURSUANT TO SCHEDULE 17 OF THE HIGH SPEED RAIL (WEST MIDLANDS - CREWE) BILL (ACT FOLLOWING ITS ASSENT) DOTX 37 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:     That the Scheme of Delegation be amended to insert the following application type within the list of delegated application types set out in Appendix 4 item 10 of the Constitution:

 

“To determine all applications pursuant to Schedule 17 of the High

Speed Rail (West Midlands-Crewe) Bill (Act following its assent)

 

 

And that this is exercised by the Planning Committee

10.

DELEGATED AUTHORITY TO DETERMINE APPLICATIONS PURSUANT TO SCHEDULE 18 OF THE HIGH SPEED RAIL (WEST MIDLANDS - CREWE) BILL (ACT FOLLOWING ITS ASSENT) pdf icon PDF 366 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:     That the Scheme of Delegation be amended to insert the following

application type within the list of delegated application types set

out in Appendix 4 item 10 of the Constitution:

 

“To determine all applications pursuant to Clause 21 Schedule 18

of the High Speed Rail (West Midlands-Crewe) Bill (Act following

its assent)

 

And that this is exercised by the Planning Committee.

11.

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Minutes:

Resolved:     That the appeal decision be noted.

12.

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Minutes:

Resolved:     That the appeal decision be noted.

 

13.

APPEAL DECISION - 149 HIGH STREET, SILVERDALE. 18/00618FUL pdf icon PDF 110 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:     That the appeal decision be noted.

 

14.

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Minutes:

Resolved:     That the appeal decision be noted.

 

15.

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To consider any business which is urgent within the meaning of Section 100B(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972

 

The following item is considered urgent due to timeliness and costings issues as outlined in the report.

Minutes:

Former Bristol Street Garage, London Road, Newcastle

 

Resolved:     That the application be approved.