Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee - Tuesday, 13th April, 2021 10.00 am

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

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38.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 292 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting.

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The Committee took a moment of reflection following the passing of Prince Phillip.

 

The minutes of the previous meeting were then signed as a correct record by the chair.

38a

20/02219/HOU Trade Winds, Teignmouth pdf icon PDF 985 KB

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The Principal Planning Officer gave a presentation on the application to the Committee. Attention was drawn to an omission on the drawings of existing windows in the north and south elevation gables of the property. It was advised that the approved plans condition would make clear that the approval does not give permission to remove those windows.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Bullivant and seconded by Councillor MacGregor that permission be set out as in the report.

 

A vote was taken and was unanimous.

 

Resolved

 

Permission be granted subject to the following conditions:

 

1. Development to commence within 3 years.

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

3. Undertake precautions and recommendations of the ecology report.

38b

18/01656/MAJ - Brickyard Lane, Starcross pdf icon PDF 1 MB

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The Senior Planning Officer gave a presentation on the application to the Committee.

 

Updates - The Senior Officer reported that under paragraph 2.1, A Item 7 –that drawing SK05 Rev A was not proposed and should be deleted.  This related to other off-site works required for the former 32 unit development.

 

Public Speaker, Supporter – Spoke on

·         100% affordable housing

·         35 replacement trees for the removed oak

·         Biodiversity gain

·         Increased play area size

·         Play area not at risk of flooding

·         No objections from several statutory consultees including Natural England and the Local Lead Flood Authority

 

Comments from Councillors include:

·         Need for affordable housing

·         The report alleviates some anxieties

·         New crossing and new trees will be planted

·         What design is the new crossing?

·         Concerns over quality and safety of play area

·         Loss of play area for 18 months

·         The site location is good

·         Well thought out analysis of the factors

·         Concerns about carbon

·         Concerns about removing the 300 year old oak tree

·         Concerns about future developments in the neighbouring field

·         Concerns about local wildlife and light pollution

·         Bad strip of land

·         What are the economics of the development?

·         Consideration of alternative means of access to the site

·         RSPB objection

 

In response to questions from Councillors, the Senior Planning Officer informed the Committee that

 

·         Fencing oftheplayarea and provisional minimum levels of equipment hasbeen provisionally agreed and would be a detailed required by condition

·         Thecrossing under drawing SK04 consistsofa widenedpavement anda droppedcurb

·         She had worked with the Climate Change Officer on conditions

·         The tree could not be avoided. other means of access had been investigated

·         Replacementtrees willcompensate for the loss of the Oak and provide soft screening and appropriate mitigation

·         Natural England, the government body in this area has raised no objections and agreed to the Appropriate Assessment. 

 

It was proposed by Councillor Haines and seconded by Councillor Bullivant that permission be granted as set out in the report.

 

A vote was taken – see attached to minutes.

 

Resolved

 

Permission be granted subject to the following conditions:

A) The applicant enter a section 106 agreement to secure

1.    Standard Affordable Housing Provisions

2.    Provision of a Landscape and Ecology Management Plan (LEMP) to secure the mitigation measures described in the Appropriate Assessment, including and monitoring costs

3.     Provision and maintenance of the informal play areas and LEAP* (LEAP to be included in the unlikely event it is not bought back by the LPA under the Option Agreement.

4.    Flood Evacuation Plan - Safeguarding of an emergency pedestrian route to Staplake Lane and a review of this requirement in 25 years. Provision of the route thereafter, if required.

5.    Provision  ...  view the full minutes text for item 38b

38c

19/00425/ENF -Land at Rebecca Springs, Nadderwater pdf icon PDF 315 KB

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The Enforcement Officer gave a presentation on the enforcement case to the Committee.

 

Comments from Councillors include

·       Safeguard land use through enforcement

·       Concerns about making the occupants homeless

·       Linked to building appeal

 

The enforcement officer clarified to the Committee that

·       There is a 12 month period during the enforcement notice that can allow the occupants to find new dwellings or deal with the appeal

 

It was proposed by Councillor Haines and seconded by Councillor Bullivant that the enforcement notice be issued as in the report.

 

A vote was taken – see attached to minutes.

 

Resolved that

 

i) An ENFORCEMENT NOTICE be issued; and

ii) In the event of the notice not being complied with, authorisation be given to take further action as necessary including proceeding to prosecution.

39.

Appeal Decisions - to note appeal decisions made by the Planning Inspectorate. pdf icon PDF 129 KB

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