{meta} Agenda for Development Management Committee on Wednesday, 6th September, 2017, 2.15 pm

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21.

Minutes

Minutes of the Meeting held on 12 July 2017 (previously circulated)

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Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting held on 12 July 2017 be signed as a correct

record.

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22.

Site Visit Arrangements

Items which in the opinion of the Chairman should be considered at the meeting as matters of urgency.

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Minutes:

The Committee noted that, to help enable consideration at the next meeting on 25 October 2017, site visits in relation to applications for quarrying at Straitegate Farm, Ottery St Mary and associated processing at Hillhead Quarry, Cullompton would be re-arranged for Monday, 23 October 2017.

 

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23.

County Matter: Waste: Torridge District: Variation of condition 1 of planning permission reference DCC/3910/2016 to allow the permanent retention of the green waste composting operation at Deep Moor Landfill Site, Road from Belle View Cross to High Bullen, High Bullen Applicant: DWML Holdings Limited Application No: 1/0584/2017/CPZ Date application received by Devon County Council: 6 June 2017 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

 

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/17/50) attached

 

 

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Minutes:

(Mr R Marsh attended under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme and spoke on behalf of the applicant in support of the application)

 

The Committee considered the report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment   (PTE/17/50)  on a planning application for the variation of condition 1 of planning permission reference DCC/3910/2016 to allow the permanent retention of the green waste composting operation at Deep Moor Landfill Site, Road from Belle View Cross to High Bullen, High Bullen. 

 

The Head of Service’s Report gave a reasoned assessment of the proposal, referring to all relevant policies and summarising the comments and views of interested parties received prior to the meeting.

 

The matter having been debated and having also regard to the main material planning

policies and requirements

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Brook, SECONDED by Councillor Sanders and

 

RESOLVED that planning permission be granted subject to conditions set out in Appendix II to Report PTE/17/50 with any subsequent minor changes to the conditions being agreed by the Head of Service in consultation with the Chairman and the local County Councillor. 

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24.

County Matter: Waste: Torridge District: The permanent use of a building for the operation of a Waste Recovery Yard and Waste Transfer Station, an extension to the Recovery Yard and provision of landscape screening bunds at Deep Moor Landfill Site, Road from Belle View Cross to High Bullen, High Bullen
pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/17/51) attached

 

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Minutes:

(Mr R Marsh attended under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme and spoke on behalf of the applicant in support of the application)

 

The Committee considered the Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment  (PTE/17/51) on a planning application for permanent permission for the existing Materials Recovery and Waste Transfer Building at Deep Moor together with associated engineering and landscaping operations.

 

The Head of Service’s Report gave a reasoned assessment of the proposal, referring to all relevant policies and summarising the comments and views of interested parties received prior to the meeting.

 

The matter having been debated and having also regard to the main material planning policies and requirements

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Brook, SECONDED by Councillor Gribble and

 

RESOLVED that planning permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in Appendix II Report PTE/17/51 with any subsequent minor changes to the conditions being agreed by the Head of Service in consultation with the Chairman and local County Councillor.  

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25.

County Council Development: North Devon District: Retention of a Temporary Classroom for a further 5 Years, land at Ilfracombe Infant and Nursery School, Marlborough Road, Ilfracombe pdf icon PDF 500 KB

 

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/17/52) attached

 

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/17/52) on a planning application for the retention of a temporary classroom located at Ilfracombe Infant and Nursery School for a further 5 years.  

 

The Head of Service’s Report gave a reasoned assessment of the proposal, referring to all relevant policies and summarising the comments and views of interested parties received prior to the meeting.

 

The matter having been debated and having also regard to the main material planning policies and requirements

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Brook, SECONDED by Councillor Yabsley and

 

RESOLVED that permission be granted for a further temporary five year period. 

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26.

County Council Development: Torridge District: Construction of a Trail on former railway at land between the former Hole Station and the C494 near Chilla, Highampton pdf icon PDF 189 KB

 

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/17/53) attached

 

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/17/53) on the actions of the Head of Service. Following a site visit and discussions on the merits and disadvantages of a suggested alternative proposal the Head of Service had determined that the application be deferred in order to further explore a suggested alternative route.  

 

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27.

County Council Development: West Devon Borough: Construction of a Trail at land north of the C491 Friars Hele to Petrockstowe Lane, Friars Hele Cross, Meeth, Okehampton pdf icon PDF 588 KB

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/17/54) attached

 

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Minutes:

(Mr G Cornish (Devon County Council) attended under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme and spoke on behalf of the applicant in support of the application, Councillor P Kimber (on behalf of Ms C Barkwell) attended and spoke in support of the application and  Councillor P Halsted (Chairman, Meeth Parish Council), Mr R Hughes,  Mr W Knapman and Ms B Devoy attended and spoke against the application)

 

(Councillor J McInnes attended in accordance with Standing Order 25(2) and spoke to this Item in support of the application)

 

The Committee considered the Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment  (PTE/17/54)   on a planning application for the construction of a section of an off road multi-use trail as an extension to the Tarka Trail forming the northern part of a link between Meeth and Hatherleigh. 

 

The Head of Service’s Report gave a reasoned assessment of the proposal, referring to all relevant policies and summarising the comments and views of interested parties received prior to the meeting.  The Head of Service reported on the receipt of an on-line petition containing 450 signatories in support of the application.

 

Members noted the proposed conditions relating to mitigation of nature conservation, landscape and visual impacts which it felt responded to concerns expressed by objectors. 

 

The matter having been debated and having also regard to the main material planning policies and requirements

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Gribble, SECONDED by Councillor Sanders and

 

RESOLVED

 

(a) that permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in Appendix II to Report PTE/17/54 with any subsequent minor changes to the conditions being agreed by the Head of Service in consultation with the Chairman and local County Councillor; and

 

(b) that further consideration be given to the improvement works proposed for the C491 taking into account the potential urbanising impact of the scheme and the impact of vehicular traffic whilst retaining the requirement to provide safe access for trail users.  

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County Council Development: West Devon Borough: Construction of a Trail at land south of the C491 Friars Hele to Petrockstowe Lane, Friars Hele Cross, Meeth, Okehampton

The Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment to report that following the Development Management Committee site visit held on the 3 August 2017 additional information has been requested from the applicant relating to the impact of the proposed development on Parker’s Copse, specifically in terms of landscape impacts and ecological interests.  A Report on the planning application will be made to a future meeting of this committee.

 

Recommendation:  That members note the current situation.

 

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Minutes:

The Committee noted that following a site visit held on 3 August 2017 additional information had been requested from the applicant relating to the impact of the proposed development on Parker’s Copse, specifically in terms of landscape impacts and ecological interests. An  application would therefore be submitted to a future meeting of this Committee for determination.

 

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29.

Delegated Action - Schedules (to include ROMPS Actions) and Summary Schedule pdf icon PDF 21 KB

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/17/55), attached.

 

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Minutes:

The Committee received the report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment

(PTE/17/55) of action taken under delegated powers.