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Standards Committee

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Mr Ian Hipkin attended (remotely) in his capacity as a Co-opted Member of the Council's Standards Committee to observe and monitor compliance with the Council’s ethical governance framework.




Minutes of the Meeting held on 26 January 2020 (previously circulated)

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RESOLVED that the Minutes of the Meeting held on  26 January 2022 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 Matter: Waste: Mid Devon District: Retrospective change of use from small scale specialist waste incinerator to receipt and temporary storage of animal by-products, Old Tellams Yard, Road from Pitton Cross to Hook Farm, Cheriton Bishop pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Report of the Chief Planner (PTE/22/13), attached

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(Mr B James (agent for the applicant) attended (remotely) under the Public Participation Scheme and spoke in support of the application; and Mr R Toms attended and spoke in objection to the application).


(Councillor F Letch attended in accordance with Standing Order 25 and

spoke in objection to the application).


The Committee considered the report of the Chief Planner (PTE/22/13) on

an application for retrospective approval for the change of use of a building originally intended to accommodate a small-scale clinical waste incinerator to a waste transfer facility dealing with animal by-products.


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.


Member discussions and questions to the Officers (including Environmental Health Officer, Mid Devon District Council) and which included points

arising from the issues raised by the Speakers related to highway impacts and the effect on residential amenity through noise and odours.


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

planning policies and requirements,


it was MOVED by Councillor I Hall and SECONDED by Councillor J Yabsley  and


RESOLVED that, subject to the applicant entering into a legal agreement providing for the measures set out in Appendix 1 of the Report (to include an additional requirement on how the site owner will deal with any occurrences of noncompliance of the delivery vehicle requirement set out in part 4. of Appendix 1), planning permission be granted (with any subsequent minor material changes to the terms of the agreement being agreed in consultation with the Chair and Local Member).




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

Report of the Chief Planner (PTE/22/14), attached

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The Committee received the report of the Chief Planner (PTE/22/14) on action taken under delegated powers.