Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee - Tuesday, 27th October, 2020 10.30 am

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14.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 216 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting.

Minutes:

The minutes of the previous meeting held on 02 September were signed as a correct record by the Chair.

15.

Declarations of Interest.

If Councillors have any questions relating to predetermination or interests in items on this Agenda, please contact the Monitoring Officer in advance of the meeting.

Minutes:

Councillor MacGregor declared an interest in application 20/01432/FUL as he is the Executive Member for Sports and Recreations. He did not vote on this item.

15a

DAWLISH - 20/01432/FUL - Car Park Within Dawlish Countryside Park, Dawlish - Change of use of area within car park for siting of a concession unit pdf icon PDF 385 KB

Minutes:

Councillor MacGregor declared an interest in this application as he is the Executive Member for Sports and Recreations. He did not vote on this item.

 

The Business Manager presented the report.

 

Comments from Councillors included:

·         Concerns about litter

·         Need for a  year-long trial for the concession unit

·         Importance of monitoring the park

·         Teignbridge are the landowners for this site

·         Teignbridge has the ability to remove concession stand if it was considered detrimental

·         Can we limit the parking to two spaces?

·         Concerns about increased carbon emissions due to the usage of motor vehicles

·         Concerns about parked cars taking up space

·         Concerns about lack of nearby toilets

·         The Planning Officer should approve the usage of the concession unit

 

In response to these comments the Business Manager clarified the following:

·         The Council would monitor the park and anything that damaged the amenities would be removed

·         Toilets are available at several locations in Dawlish such as Sainsburys and in the Town Centre.

·         Approval of the design of the concession unit by the Planning Officer could be a condition

·         The application specifies that there will be limited parking for the concession unit

·         Changes cannot be made to the placement of the concession unit

 

It was proposed by Councillor Bullivant and seconded by Councillor Nutley that permission be granted as set out in the agenda report and with an additional condition relating to the concession unit.

 

A roll call was taken.

 

For

 

Councillors Bradford, Bullivant, Colclough, H Cox, Hayes, J Hook, Jeffery, Nuttall, Nutley, Patch, Parker, Goodman-Bradbury, and Haines

 

Total: 13

 

Against

 

None

 

Abstained

 

Councillor Clarance

 

Total: 1

 

Resolved

 

That permission be granted subject to the following conditions:

 

1. Development to begin before the expiry of three years from the date of this permission;

2. Development to be carried out in accordance with approved plans;

3. The use hereby approved shall not operate other than between the hours of

08:00 to 20:00 Mondays to Sundays.

4. The use hereby approved shall not operate until details of storage and collection of waste have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

5. The details of the concession unit to be submitted to the planning officer for approval

15b

BOVEY TRACEY - 19/00137/MAJ - Land At Moretonhampstead Road, Monks Way - Hybrid planning application comprising a full application for 63 dwellings, together with access, landscaping, open space and associated infrastructure and an outline application for 3 self/custom build plots, with all matters reserved except for access. pdf icon PDF 869 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Planning Officer presented the application.

 

Public Speaker, Objector - Spoke on:

·         The application constitutes overdevelopment

·         Insufficient details on native bats

·         Lack of viable masterplan for the site

·         Lack of provisions for a safe walking area into the town centre

 

Public Speaker, Supporter - Spoke on:

·         Highly praised company with a history of successful applications in the South West

·         No objections from most consultees including DCC

·         Fits in with local character

·         Compromises have been made to make the application fit

·         Improvements to be made to South Brook Lane

·         Site has been allocated to new homes

·         Scheme respects heritage assets

·         Mix of housing types

·         £1,000,000 in CIL as part of application

·         CO2 reduction through use of fabric-first approach

 

Comments from Councillors include:

·         Increased traffic risk

·         Removal of trees is problematic

·         Concerns about the 30 percent affordable housing

·         Enhanced flood risk

·         Need for additional conditions

·         No comprehensive ecological survey

·         Does not comply with several policies

·         Concerns about the impact on wildlife

·         Site may present a risk to schools

·         The site has been allocated to housing in Local Plan

·         There will be benefits from CIL money

·         No objections from wildlife officer or Natural England

·         There is no master plan for the site

·         Lack of provisions for public transport

·         Condition to fund a TRO to investigate speed limit

·         Application should have a Section 106 agreement to fund a cycle route

·         Lack of play area space

·         Concerns about using reconstituted stone

·         Reconstituted stone is beneficial for the environment

·         How are conditions guaranteed to be kept to?

·         CIL money should not be a replacement for schools and care homes

 

In response to the comments the Business Manager and the Planning Officer informed the Committee that:

·         The fabric first approach would provide a reduction in carbon

·         Details on the renewables and the charging points would be provided at a later date

·         The Wildlife Officer and Flood Authority raised no objections

·         There is sufficient play space in the application

·         Several roads lead into the town centre for cycling

·         There is sufficient green space and wildlife corridor space

·         Any change of conditions on this application would come back to committee, but the developers have agreed to these conditions

·         CIL money has been used for education in the past, such as in Kingsteignton

·         There can be a condition added that separates the vehicle charging points condition

·         There is a plan in place for carbon reduction

 

It was proposed by Councillor Haines and seconded by Councillor Parker that permission be granted, as set out in the agenda report as well as a further condition relating to electric vehicle charging points.

 

A roll call was taken.

 

For

 

Councillors Bullivant, Clarance, Colclough, Jeffery, Parker, and Haines

 

Total: 6

 

Against

 

Councillors Bradford, H Cox, J Hook, Nuttall, Nutley, and Patch

 

Total: 6

 

Abstained

 

Councillors Hayes, MacGregor, and Goodman-Bradbury

 

Total: 3

 

As a result of the 6-6 split vote, a Chair’s casting vote was used, granting planning permission for this application.

 

Resolved

 

That permission be granted subject to the following conditions.

 

A) The Applicant entering  ...  view the full minutes text for item 15b

15c

Tree Preservation Order E2/15/21 - Ipplepen pdf icon PDF 445 KB

Minutes:

The TPO Officer introduced the application.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Haines and seconded by Councillor MacGregor that the District of Teignbridge (Dornafield Lane) Tree Preservation Order 2020 is confirmed unmodified.

 

A roll call was taken

 

For

 

Councillors Bradford, Bullivant, Clarance, Colclough, H Cox, Hayes, J Hook, Jeffery, MacGregor, Nuttall, Nutley, Patch, Goodman-Bradbury, and Haines.

 

Total: 14

 

Against

 

None

 

Resolved

 

That the District of Teignbridge (Dornafield Lane) Tree Preservation Order 2020 is confirmed unmodified.

16.

Tree Preservation Order E2/15/22 - Ipplepen pdf icon PDF 410 KB

Minutes:

The TPO Officer introduced the application.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Haines and seconded by Councillor Goodman-Bradbury that the TPO be granted.

 

A roll call was taken

 

For

 

Councillors Bradford, Bullivant, Clarance, Colclough, H Cox, Hayes, J Hook, Jeffery, MacGregor, Nuttall, Nutley, Patch, Goodman-Bradbury, and Haines.

 

Total: 14

 

Against

 

None

 

Resolved

 

That the TPO be granted.

17.

Appeal Decisions - to note appeal decisions made by the Planning Inspectorate. pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Minutes:

The Committee noted the appeal decisions made by the Planning Inspectorate.