Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee - Tuesday, 15th December, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Virtual Meeting - Virtual Meeting. View directions

Contact: Comsec  Email: comsec@teignbridge.gov.uk

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21.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 213 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting held on 24 November.

Minutes:

The minutes of the previous meeting held on 24 November were signed as a correct record barring two amendments by the Chair.

 

A roll call was taken

 

For

 

Councillors Bullivant, Clarance, H Cox, Hayes, Nuttall, Nutley, Parker, Goodman-Bradbury, and Haines

 

Against

 

Councillor MacGregor

 

Abstained

 

Councillor Bradford, Dewhirst, Patch

 

 

21a

20/01597/HOU Ranworth, Teignmouth pdf icon PDF 486 KB

Minutes:

The Planning Officer introduced the application to the committee with a presentation.

 

Public Speaker, Supporter – Spoke on:

·         Loss of privacy

·         Overdevelopment

·         No roof plan

 

Public Speaker, Supporter – Spoke on:

·         Similar designs in area

·         Roof height increase is only moderate

·         Sloped ground prevents overlooking

 

Comments from Councillors include

·         Overdevelopment

·         Loss of privacy

·         Concerns of further development

·         Development looks like a second storey

·         Could the windows be removed?

·         What were the recommended best practise recommendations?

·         There are already examples of overlooking in the area

·         Damaging to skyline

·         Contrary to Policy WE8, S1 and S2

·         Roof height raising is significant

·         Impacts on visual amenities

·         Relative height is lower than the objectors’

·         No policy reasons for refusal as no loss of outlook

·         Dominant effect on neighbouring properties

·         Can a condition be added for bee bricks and bat and birdboxes?

 

In response the Planning Officer informed the committee that:

·         The window is the greatest area of concern for objectors and Councillors can request its removal as a condition

·         Ecologist recommended best practises are about handling of bats and the building fabrics

·         Applicant would likely accept a condition on birdboxes, bee bricks and bat boxes.

·         The glazed windows in the WC can be opened

·         View is not a planning consideration, but outlook is

 

It was proposed by Councillor Haines and seconded by Councillor Dewhirst that permission be granted as set out in the officer’s report, with one additional condition relating to the ecological report.

 

A roll call was taken

 

For

 

Councillors Bullivant, H Cox, J Hook, Dewhirst, Nutley, Goodman Bradbury, Haines

 

Total: 7

 

Against

 

Councillors Bradford, Clarance, Hayes, MacGregor, Nuttall, Patch

 

Total: 6

 

Resolved

 

That permission be granted subject to the following conditions:

 

1. Development to take place within 3 years.

2. Development to be carried out in accordance with the approved drawings.

3. Undertake recommendations of the ecology report.

4. Bee bricks, bird boxes, and bat boxes to be installed

21b

20/01252/MAJ Trinity Nursery, Teignmouth pdf icon PDF 665 KB

Minutes:

The Planning Officer advised the Committee that due to receiving a revised consultation response from Teignbridge Waste Department recommending refusal, the application should be deferred until the next committee meeting.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Haines and seconded by Councillor Goodman-Bradbury that the item be deferred until the next committee meeting,

 

A roll call was taken.

 

For

 

Councillors Bradford, Bullivant, H Cox, Hayes, J Hook, Dewhirst, Nuttall, Nutley, Patch, Goodman-Bradbury, and Haines.

 

Total: 11

 

Against

 

Councillor MacGregor

 

Total: 1

 

Resolved

 

That decision be deferred until the next committee meeting for the following reasons:

 

A revised consultation response from Teignbridge Waste was received 14/12/20 whereby their response was changed from supporting the application to objecting to the application.

22.

TPO Applications

22a

TPO E2/28/66 Doveteign, Teignmouth pdf icon PDF 315 KB

Minutes:

The TPO Officer introduced the application to the committee with an application.

 

Public Speaker, Objector – Spoke on:

·         Trees are overgrown

·         Trees are too densely packed

·         The TPO is unsustainable

·         The TPO prevents installation of new accesses

·         A site inspection should be carried out

 

Comments from councillors include:

·         Regulations & Appeals Committee supported the application earlier in the year

 

 

It was proposed by Councillor MacGregor and seconded by Councillor Goodman-Bradbury that the TPO be approved.

 

A roll call was taken.

 

For

 

Councillors Bradford, H Cox, Hayes, J Hook, Dewhirst, Nuttall, Nutley, Patch, Goodman-Bradbury, and Haines.

 

Total: 10

 

Against

 

None

 

Abstained

 

Councillors Bullivant and Clarance

 

Resolved

 

That the TPO be approved.

 

 

 

23.

Appeal Decisions - to note appeal decisions made by the Planning Inspectorate. pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Minutes:

The Committee noted decisions made by the Planning Inspectorate.