Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Wednesday, 22nd March, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Buckland Athletic Football Club, Kingskerswell Rd, Newton Abbot, TQ12 5JU. View directions


No. Item


Minutes pdf icon PDF 236 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting.


It was proposed by Councillor Nuttall and seconded by Councillor Parker that the minutes of the meeting held on 16 February 2023 be agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.


A vote was taken by raising of hands and carried by a majority vote.




That the minutes of the meeting held on 16 February 2023 be agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.



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.





Planning application 22/02223/HOU - Dainton Folly, Ipplepen pdf icon PDF 252 KB


The Planning Officer presented the application.


In response to a question from the Committee it was noted that bee bricks and hedgehog holes, as set out in condition 2 were obtainable at minimal cost and would provide biodiversity net gain.


It was proposed and seconded that the application be approved as set out in the agenda report.


The vote was unanimous.




Approved subject to the following conditions:


1.    Works shall proceed in accordance with approved plans.

2.    Bird and bat boxes should be installed, as illustrated in the submitted Preliminary Ecological Appraisal (by Green Laned Ecology dated July 2022). Provision shall be made for bee bricks and hedgehog holes.





Enforcement 22/00116/ENF - Stancott, Chudleigh pdf icon PDF 685 KB


The Enforcement Officer presented the case and referred to the late representation from the site owner set out in the late representations update document and the amended officer recommendation.


A statement had been received from the Ward Member in support of the amended officer recommendation.


In response to questions from the Committee the officers confirmed that there is an outstanding condition relating to the habitat regulations to be discharged for consent for the house. This also related to residential use of the caravans. No planning permission is in place until the habitat regulations have been satisfied.


It was proposed and seconded that the revised recommendation as set out in the circulated late representations updates sheet be approved.


The proposal was carried by 8 votes for, 0 against and 3 abstentions.




That if the unauthorised residential use has not ceased, and the caravans have not been removed from the land by the end of April 2023:


An Enforcement Notice be served requiring that the owner:

i)     cease using the caravans for residential purposes, and

ii)    remove the caravans from the land.

The compliance period for both be six months.




Appeal Decisions pdf icon PDF 50 KB


The Committee noted appeal decisions made by the Planning Inspectorate.


Major Decisions Summary pdf icon PDF 43 KB


It was noted that there were no S37 major determinations made during the previous calendar month.