Agenda and draft minutes

Planning and Licensing Committee
Tuesday, 2nd July, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Catmose, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6HP

Contact: Governance Team  Email: Governance@rutland.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

87.

APOLOGIES

To receive any apologies from Members.

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Miss M Jones, Ms A MacCartney, and Mr D Blanksby.

88.

MINUTES

To confirm the minutes of the Planning and Licensing Committee held on 4 June 2019.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting of the Planning and Licensing Committee held on 4 June 2019 were confirmed as a correct record and were signed by the Chairman.

89.

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 E Baines

Item 1

2018/0448/FUL

Mr Baines declared a personal interest as he knew the applicant, but that would not affect their decision.

M M Oxley

Item 1

2018/0448/FUL

Mr Oxley declared a personal interest as he knew the applicant and neighbours, but that would not affect their decision.

 

90.

PETITIONS, DEPUTATIONS AND QUESTIONS

To receive any petitions, deputations and questions from members of the

Public in accordance with the provisions of Procedure Rule 93.

 

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.

 

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Requests to speak on planning applications will also be subject to the RCC Public Speaking Rules.

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The total time allowed for this item shall be 30 minutes.

 

Minutes:

In accordance with the Planning and Licensing Committee Public Speaking Scheme, the following requests to speak were received:

 

In relation to Agenda Item 5, application 1, 2018/0448/FUL, Mr Tony Wilks would be speaking as the applicant.

91.

PLANNING APPLICATIONS pdf icon PDF 16 KB

To receive Report No. 102/2019 from the Deputy Director for Places.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Report No. 102/2019 was received from the Strategic Director for Places.

92.

ITEM 1 (2018/0448/FUL) 34 NORTH STREET WEST, UPPINGHAM

Minutes:

Application to erect single dwelling with associated landscaping and utilising existing access on land adjacent 34 North Street West, Uppingham.

 

(Ward: Uppingham; Parish: Uppingham)

 

Mr Wilks, the applicant, addressed the Committee.

 

Mr Oxley addressed the Committee as Ward Member.

 

Mr Hodgett, Principal Planning Officer for the Council, addressed the Committee and gave an executive summary of the application, recommending approval.

 

During discussion the following point was noted:

 

·         It was questioned whether vehicles could access the site through the archway of the property rather than using Pig Lane. Mr Hodgett explained that vehicles larger than the size of the archway may need to access the site for temporary construction works but would need to liaise with the highway authority.

 

RESOLVED

 

2018/0448/FUL in accordance with the recommendations set out within Report No. 102/2019, that the application be APPROVED.

 

(8 in favour, 1 abstention)

 

93.

APPEALS REPORT pdf icon PDF 14 KB

To receive Report No. 103/2019 from the Deputy Director for Places.

Minutes:

Report No. 103/2019 was received from the Strategic Director for Places.

 

Mr Hodgett explained that the Class Q application was overturned as the Inspector found it was structurally sound to be converted as it had a sound concrete floor and steel frame.

 

RESOLVED

 

That the Committee NOTED the report.

 

94.

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.