Agenda and minutes

Planning and Licensing Committee - Tuesday, 25th October, 2016 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Catmose, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HP. View directions

Contact: Marcelle Gamston 

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334.

MINUTES

To confirm the minutes of the Development Control and Licensing Committee held on 27 September 2016.

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

The minutes of the Development Control and Licensing Committee held on 27 September 2016 be confirmed and signed by the Chairman.

335.

DECLARATIONS OF INTERESTS

In accordance with the Regulations, Members are invited to declare any disclosable interests under the Code of Conduct and the nature of those interests in respect of items on this Agenda and/or indicate if Section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 applies to them.

Minutes:

Mr T C King

Item 1 2016/0872/FUL

Mr King declared an interest as the Portfolio Holder for the Council’s assets.  Mr King stated that he would not take part in this item and on a probity basis would leave the meeting during the consideration of the application.

 

 

 

Mr T Mathias

Item 1 2016/0872/FUL

Mr Mathias declared on the grounds of probity as a member of Cabinet that had taken the decision in favour of the proposed Children’s Centre.  He was not predetermined on this application and would remain tor the consideration of this item.

 

 

 

Mr D Wilby

Item 1 2016/0872/FUL

Mr Wilby declared on the grounds of probity as a member of Cabinet that had taken the decision in favour of the proposed Children’s Centre.  He was not predetermined on this application and would remain tor the consideration of this item.

 

 

 

Mr M A Oxley

Item 2  2016/0808/MAJ

Mr Oxley declared a non-pecuniary interest as a customer of Aldi in Corby and his wife was likely to shop at Aldi in Oakham.

 

 

 

Mr G Conde

Item 4 2016/0603/FUL

Mr Conde declared on the grounds of probity as whilst a parish councillor he had voted against a previous application relating to this property.  He was not predetermined on this application.

 

336.

PETITIONS, DEPUTATIONS AND QUESTIONS

To receive any petitions, deputations and questions from members of the Public in accordance with the provisions of Procedure Rules.

 

The total time allowed for this item shall be 30 minutes.  Petitions, deputations and questions shall be dealt with in the order in which they are received.  Questions may also be submitted at short notice by giving a written copy to the Committee Administrator 15 minutes before the start of the meeting.

 

The total time allowed for questions at short notice is 15 minutes out of the total time of 30 minutes.  Any petitions, deputations and questions that have been submitted with prior formal notice will take precedence over questions submitted at short notice.  Any questions that are not considered within the time limit shall receive a written response after the meeting and be the subject of a report to the next meeting.

Minutes:

No deputations, petitions or questions were received.

337.

DEPUTATIONS RELATING TO PLANNING APPLICATIONS

To receive any deputations from members of the Public in accordance with the provisions of Procedure Rule 94(4).

 

There will be no limit on the total number of deputations to be received but no more than two deputations will be permitted in respect of each planning application one of which, if required, will be from a statutory consultee.

 

Deputations which relate to a planning application included on the agenda for this meeting will be deferred until the application is considered by Members.

 

Following the deputation, the applicant or his agent will have a right of reply, the maximum time for which will be three minutes.  Members will then have the opportunity to question the deputee and if a response has been made, the applicant or agent, for a maximum of four minutes.

 

 

Minutes:

No deputations relating to planning applications were received.

338.

REPORT NO. 192/2016 DEVELOPMENT CONTROL APPLICATION pdf icon PDF 6 KB

To receive Report No. 192/2016 from the Director for Places (Environment, Planning and Transport).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Report No. 192/2016 from the Director for Places (Environment, Planning and transport) was received.

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6.03pm Mr King left the meeting.

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6.38pm Meeting suspended

6.40pm Meeting recommenced

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339.

ITEM NO. 1 (2016/0872/FUL) OAKHAM LIBRARY, CATMOS STREET, OAKHAM, RUTLAND

Minutes:

Application for the erection of a building adjacent to the library building with a link structure to the library, to house Children’s support services activities, including associated access paths and ramps, boundary walling and gates to form a secure play area (Regulation 3 Planning Application).

(Ward: Oakham South East; Parish: Oakham)

 

Mr Callaghan spoke as Ward Member.

 

A detailed discussion took place, during which Members expressed both their concerns regarding this application and their support for the application.

 

RESOLVED

 

2016/0872/FUL That contrary to the recommendations set out within Report No. 192/2016 Item 1 and the reasons contained therein that this application be REFUSED on the following grounds:

 

1.     Inappropriate design.

2.     Harm to the Conservation Area.

3.     The risk to children having to cross the road.

 

(7 in favour; 4 against)

 

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In accordance with Procedure Rule 79, Mr Conde requested that his vote against refusal be recorded.

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7.02 pm Meeting adjourned.  Mr King re-joined the meeting.

7.05pm Meeting resumed.

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340.

ITEM NO. 2 (2016/0808/MAJ) LAND WEST OF LANDS END WAY, OAKHAM, RUTLAND

Minutes:

Application for proposed retail unit (A1 Use Class) with associated car parking, landscaping and servicing (Revised Scheme).

(Ward: Oakham North West: Parish: Barleythorpe)

 

RESOLVED

 

2016/0808/MAJ That in accordance with the request from the applicant, set out in the addendum report to Report No. 192/2016 Item 2 that this application be DEFERRED.

 

(12 in favour)

341.

ITEM NO. 3 (2016/0335/FUL) COUNTRY LOUNGE CAFE & BAR, GLASTON ROAD, MORCOTT, RUTLAND

Minutes:

Application for two storey side and rear extensions and new gable feature over front entrance to existing café/restaurant.

(Ward: Martinsthorpe: Parish: Morcott)

 

RESOLVED

 

2016/0335/FUL In accordance with the recommendations set out within Report No. 192/2016 Item 3 that this application be APPROVED and that delegated authority to the Director for Places to grant planning permission at the end of the consultation period, be AGREED.

 

(12 in favour)

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8.04pm Meeting adjourned.

8.10pm Meeting resumed.

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342.

ITEM 4 (2016/0603/FUL) CHAPEL LODGE, 16, BULL LANE, KETTON, RUTLAND

Minutes:

Application for rear two storey extension, replacement of conservatory and single storey rear extensions including construction of pool building.  Replacement pool and ancillary plant and landscaping associated with the works.

(Ward: Ketton; Parish: Ketton)

 

RESOLVED

 

2016/0603/FUL In accordance with the recommendations set out within Report No. 192/2016 Item 4, and the addendum to that report, that this application be APPROVED subject to the following addition of the Advisory Note:

 

1.     In relation to the use of the chapel and school times.

 

(7 in favour; 3 against; 2 abstentions)

343.

REPORT NO. 193/2016 APPEALS REPORT pdf icon PDF 17 KB

To receive Report No. 193/2016 from the Director for Places (Environment, Planning and Transport).

Minutes:

Report No. 193/2016 from the Director for Places (Environment, Planning and Transport) was received.

 

RESOLVED

 

That the contents of Report No. 193/2016 be NOTED.

344.

ANY OTHER URGENT BUSINESS

To consider any other urgent business approved in writing by the Chief Executive and Chairman of the Committee.

Minutes:

No items of urgent business had been previously notified to the person presiding.