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Minutes pdf icon PDF 180 KB

Minutes of the Meeting held on 21 April 202, attached

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RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Meeting held on 21 April 2021 be signed as a correct record.



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.



County Council Development: Mid Devon District: Change of use of a grassed informal public open space to a new Multi Use Games Area including the creation of two all-weather courts with tarmacadam surfacing and associated ball stop fencing; new floodlights and bollards; a new pedestrian access path and landscaping, Cullompton Community College, Exeter Road, Cullompton pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Report of the Chief Planner (PTE/21/28), attached


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(Councillor C Slade declared a Personal Interest in this matter by virtue of his membership of the Mid Devon District Council’s Cabinet).


(Neil Pateman (for the applicant) attended (remotely) under the Public

Participation Scheme and spoke in support of the application)


(Councillor J Berry (local Member) attended (remotely) in accordance with

Standing Order 25 and spoke in regard to the proposed conditions relating to   screening/tree planting and their locations)


The Committee considered the Report of the Chief Planner (PTE/21/28) on

the proposed construction of two floodlit sports courts on an existing area of open space, to be used by Cullompton Community College and by the local community in the evening.


The Chief Planner reported on the Members site undertaken prior to the meeting to view the location of the proposed development and its relationship with surrounding properties.  Two additional representations were reported from the Mid Devon District Council which raised no objections and from a local resident in objection.


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.


Members discussed and asked questions in regard to the lighting, fencing and tree planting proposals, community use and hours of operation in relation to the proposed conditions. 


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

planning policies and requirements,


it was MOVED by Councillor I Hall, SECONDED by Councillor J Brooks and




(a) that planning permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in Appendix I of the Report to include further details in regard to the type of fencing to be used (with any mitigation to reduce vibration/noise), and revised details of the proposed landscaping measures (with any subsequent minor material changes to the conditions being agreed in consultation with the Chair and Local Member); and


(b) that Mid Devon District Council be requested to consider landscaping measures on land in their ownership on the periphery of the application site.     




Delegated Action - Schedules (to include ROMPS Actions) and Summary Schedule pdf icon PDF 108 KB

Report of the Chief Planner (PTE/21/29), attached

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The Committee received the report of the Chief Planner (PTE/21/29) on action taken under delegated powers.