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72.

Minutes

Minutes of the Meeting held on 30 January 2019 (previously circulated)

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RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting held on 30 January 2019 be signed as a correct record.

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73.

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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No item was raised as a matter of urgency.

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74.

County Matter: Waste: West Devon Borough: Re-processing of inert construction and demolition waste used in the creation of base levels required under planning permission 01083/2010 to remove high quality material capable of being used as secondary aggregate. The application also seeks, temporarily for a period of 5 years, to include importation of up to 25,000t per annum of inert waste for recycling and resale with the residue being used for finishing off the levels required under extant permission 01083/2010, Wilminstone Quarry, Wilminstone, Tavistock pdf icon PDF 870 KB

Report of the Chief Planner (PTE/19/22), attached

 

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The Committee considered Report of the Chief Planner (PTE/19/22) on an application for the proposed reprocessing of inert waste already present on the site to recover recyclable materials, and the temporary importation of inert materials for recycling and resale or use in achieving final levels for the site.

 

The Chief Planner’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 regard to the main material planning policies and requirements,

 

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

 

RESOLVED that temporary planning permission be granted subject to the conditions attached at Appendix I (with any subsequent minor changes to the conditions being agreed in consultation with the Chair and Local Member).

 

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County Matter: Waste: Teignbridge District: Importation of 350,000m3 of inert soils and topsoil for the land raising of previously disturbed land that is not capable of sustaining commercial agriculture, Lower Hare Farm, Whitestone

The Chief Planner to report the receipt of the above planning application and that it is considered appropriate for Members to visit the site prior to determination.

 

Recommendation:  That Members visit the site in advance of consideration of a report to be made to a future meeting of the Development Management Committee.

 

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The Chief Planner reported the receipt of the above planning application and that it was considered appropriate for Members to visit the site prior to determination.

 

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

 

RESLOVED that Members’ site visit be arranged in advance of consideration of a report to be made to a future meeting of this Committee.

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County Council Development: West Devon Borough: Construction of a trail, Land south of the C491 Friars Hele to Petrockstowe Lane, Friars Hele Cross, Meeth pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Report of the Chief Planner (PTE/19/23), attached

 

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(Councillor Inch declared a Personal Interest in this item by virtue of being a Member of the Devon Countryside Access Forum and Public Rights of Way Committee; and Councillor Hellyer declared a Personal Interest by virtue of being a Member of the Public Rights of Way Committee).

 

(Councillor P Kimber (West Devon Borough Council) 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 Chief Planner (PTE/19/23) on an application for the construction of a section of an off-road multi-use trail as an extension to the Tarka Trail, forming the southern part of a proposed link between Meeth and Hatherleigh.

 

The Chief Planner also reported written representations from the local County Council Member in support of the application; and written representations from Mr W Knapman and Mr I Turner (on behalf of Mr Knapman) objecting to the application in relation to the ecological impact on Parker’s Copse. 

 

The Chief Planner’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 regard to the main material planning policies and requirements,

 

Councillor Bloxham MOVED and Councillor Aves SECONDED that consideration of the application be deferred to a future meeting pending confirmation as to whether or not the area of land the subject of this application is designated as Ancient Woodland.

 

The Motion was put to the vote and declared LOST.

 

Councillor Brook then MOVED, SECONDED by Councillor Yabsley and it was

 

RESOLVED that subject to independent confirmation that the area of land the subject of this application is not designated as Ancient Woodland, planning permission be granted subject to the conditions contained in Appendix I of this report (with any subsequent minor changes to the conditions being agreed in consultation with the Chair and the Local County Councillor).

 

[N.B In accordance with Standing Order 32(4) Councillor Inch requested that his abstention from the vote taken be recorded]

 

 

 

 

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77.

Delegated Action - Schedules (to include ROMPS Actions) and Summary Schedule pdf icon PDF 58 KB

Report of the Chief Planner (PTE/18/24), attached

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The Committee received the report of the Chief Planner (PTE/19/24) of action taken under delegated powers.