{meta} Agenda for Development Management Committee on Wednesday, 25th October, 2017, 2.15 pm

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30.

Minutes

Minutes of the Meeting held on 6 September 2017 (previously circulated)

 

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Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting held on 6 September 2017 be signed as a correctrecord.

 

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31.

Items Requiring Urgent Attention

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

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Minutes:

There was no item raised as a matter of urgency.

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32.

County Matter: Waste: East Devon District: Retrospective application for the importation, processing and storage of waste electrical cables and carpets within existing agricultural barns and the retention of the existing access track, Whitwell Farm, Whitwell Lane, Colyford pdf icon PDF 3 MB

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Minutes:

 

(Councillor M Shaw attended in accordance with Standing Order 25(2) and spoke to this item relating to local residents’ concerns about assessment of noise levels and nature of the proposal in a rural environment).

 

The Committee considered the Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/17/57) on a retrospective application for the importation, processing and storage of waste electrical cables and carpet within two agricultural barns at Whitwell Farm, Colyton. 

 

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 also confirmed that no new issues had been raised arising from the further consultation within regard to the application.

 

The matter having been debated and also having 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 the conditions set out in Appendix I to the Report with any subsequent minor changes to the conditions being agreed in consultation with the Chair and Local County Councillor.

 

 

 

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33.

County Matter: Waste: South Hams District: Variation of conditions 18, 20, 21 and 25 of planning permission 39/1927/10/CM for provision of building for agricultural waste recycling together with yard, parking/turning and improvement of track for access with visibility improvement at Greenaway Agricultural Recycling Ltd, Channer Wood Plantation, Marley Head, South Brent pdf icon PDF 586 KB

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/17/58), attached

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Minutes:

(Mr A Dayment  attended under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme and spoke to this item in support of the application).

 

The Committee considered the Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/17/58) on a planning application to regularise operations at the site in order to allow for the processing of an additional waste stream (tyres); processing and storage in the yard area; and, increased operating hours. 

 

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 also having regard to the main material planning policies and requirements

 

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

 

RESOLVED that planning permission be granted subject to the signing of a Section 106 Agreement relating to the protection and maintenance of the woodland around the site and access track and the imposition of a new set of operating conditions contained in Appendix I of the Report with any subsequent non material changes to the conditions being agreed in consultation with the Chair and local County Councillor.

 

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34.

County Matter: Waste : Teignbridge District Council: Application to revise approved final levels at an existing inert landfill for the purposes of restoration at Foredown Landfill Site, Yannon Lane, Kingskerswell, Newton Abbot, TQ12 5LB pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/17/59), attached

 

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Minutes:

(Councillor A Dewhirst 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/17/59) on a retrospective planning application for the approval of increased final levels at an existing inert waste landfill site at Foredown Landfill Site, Yannon Lane, Kingskerswell, Newton Abbot.

 

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 also having regard to the main material planning policies and requirements

 

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

 

RESOLVED that planning permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in the Report  with any subsequent minor changes to the wording of the conditions being agreed in consultation with the Chair and Local County Councillor.

 

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35.

County Council Development: Mid Devon District: Conversion and refurbishment of a former residential care home to a Special Educational Needs facility, which includes extensions and alterations to the existing building and external landscaping to create sensory gardens, a ball court and parking provision, Charlton Lodge, Orchard Way, Tiverton pdf icon PDF 5 MB

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/17/60), attached

 

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Minutes:

(Councillor P Colthorpe 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/17/60) on an application for the conversion and refurbishment of a former residential care home into a Special Educational Needs (SEN) school in Tiverton, which included extensions and alterations to the existing building and external alterations to create sensory gardens, a ball court and parking provision.

 

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 also having regard to the main material planning policies and requirements

 

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

 

RESOLVED that subject to no new issues arising from the further consultation that are not addressed in the Report,  planning permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in Appendix I of the Report  with any subsequent minor changes to the conditions being agreed in consultation with the Chair and Local County Councillor.

 

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36.

County Council Development: West Devon Borough: A new 420 place primary school (built in two phases), together with a Foundation Stage Unit (including a nursery) and a children's centre at land adjacent to Crediton Road, Okehampton (Grid Ref. 259810,95890) pdf icon PDF 6 MB

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/17/61), attached

 

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Minutes:

(Councillors Gribble and Sanders declared a personal interest in this item by virtue of being a Director of NPS (Architects for the development) and Leader of West Devon Borough Council respectively and withdrew from the meeting during its consideration).

 

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

 

(Mr S Niles (Devon County Council) and Ms K Wotton (NPS) 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/17/61) on a planning application for a new 420 place primary school with a nursery, children’s centre, school buildings, 2 sport pitches, a multi-use games area (muga), playground, landscape planting, parking and access arrangements.

 

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 Chair also reported and read representations from the local County Councillor in support of the application.

 

The matter having been debated and also having 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 subject to the conditions set out in Appendix I to the Report with any subsequent minor changes to the conditions being agreed in consultation with the Chair and County Councillor.

 

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37.

Delegated Action - Schedules (to include ROMPS Actions) and Summary Schedule pdf icon PDF 57 KB

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/17/62), attached

 

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Minutes:

The Committee received the report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/17/62) of action taken under delegated powers.