Planning Committee – 4 January 2006

Chairman: Councillor Wardle
Venue: Council Chamber, Pittwood House, Scunthorpe
Time: 2pm

AGENDA

1. Substitutions.

2. Declarations of Personal and Personal and Prejudicial Interests, significant contact with applicants, objectors or third parties (Lobbying) and Whipping Arrangements (if any).

3. To take the minutes of the meetings held on 7 December, 2005 as a correct record and authorise the chairman to sign.

4. Applications deferred from previous meeting for site visits: –

  1. 05/1716 by Keigar Homes Ltd for the formation offour new accesses for car parking on site adjacent to Roxby Old Farm, North Street, Roxby
  2. 05/1731 by Mr L Jones for the retention of a garage at 42 Old Village Street, Gunness

5. Planning and other applications for determination by the committee.

6. Enforcement Update.

7. Any other items, which the chairman decides are urgent, by reasons of special circumstances which must be specified.

Note: (i) Reports are by the Head of Planning and Regeneration unless otherwise stated.

Minutes

PRESENT: – Councillor Wardle (Chairman).

Councillors Long (Vice – Chairman), Bunyan, Collinson, England, Grant, Kirk, Phillips, Rowson and Whiteley.

The committee met at Pittwood House, Scunthorpe.

756 DECLARATIONS OF PERSONAL AND PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS, SIGNIFICANT CONTACT WITH APPLICANTS OR THIRD PARTIES (LOBBYING) AND WHIPPING ARRANGEMENTS (IF ANY) -The following members declared personal interests as follows: –

Member(s)
Minute
Application
Nature of Interest
Councillors England and Long 759 (i) 05/1647 Knew owner of adjacent land
Councillor Wardle 758 (i) 05/1716 Knew applicant

The following member declared that he had been lobbied –

Member
Application
Lobbied By
Councillor Bunyan 05/1716 Residents

757 MINUTES – Resolved – That the minutes of the proceedings of the meeting held on 7 December, 2005 having been printed and circulated amongst the members, be taken as read and correctly recorded and be signed by the chairman.

758 (48) APPLICATIONS DEFERRED FROM PREVIOUS MEETING – In accordance with the decisions at the previous meeting, members had undertaken site visits earlier in the day. The Head of Planning and Regeneration submitted reports and updated them orally.

(i) 05/1716 by Keigar Homes Ltd for the formation of four new accesses for car parking on site adjacent to Roxby Old Farm, North Street, Roxby.

Resolved – That permission be granted in accordance with the recommendation contained in the report, subject to an additional condition requiring the repointing of and removal of rendering from the boundary wall.

(ii) 05/1731 by Mr L Jones for the retention of a garage at 42 Old Village Street, Gunness

Prior to consideration of this application, an objector addressed the committee in accordance with the provisions of Procedure Rule 35 (e).

The objector was concerned that the garage was too high and blocked light to his own property. It would reduce the value of the property unless it was reduced in height.

Resolved – That permission be granted in accordance with the recommendation contained in the report.

759 (49) PLANNING APPLICATIONS – The Head of Planning and Regeneration submitted a report incorporating a schedule containing details of applications for determination by the committee including summaries of policy context, representations arising from consultation and publicity and assessment of the applications.

(i) 05/1647 by Dial Properties for outline permission for residential development on land adjacent to Tighe House, Redbourne Mere, Kirton-in-Lindsey

Resolved – (a) That the committee is mindful to grant permission for thedevelopment; (b) that the Head of Planning and Regeneration be authorised to grant permission subject to the completion of a formal agreement under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 to secure an appropriate sum as an educational contribution to both primary and secondary schools in Kirton – in – Lindsey, and to the conditions set out in the report, and (c) that if the obligation is not completed by 30 June 2006, the Head of Planning and Regeneration be authorised to refuse the application on grounds of non -compliance with policies H12 and C1 of the North Lincolnshire Local Plan.

(ii) 05/1704 by Truelove Property and Construction for the retention of private carp fishing ponds (re-submission of 2005/0184 refused 03/06/2005) at Fishing Ponds, Low Road, Worlaby

Resolved – That permission be granted in accordance with the recommendation contained in the report.

(iii) 05/1856 by Ting Ka Wong for the removal of condition 2 on planning permission 2003/0987 at Post Office and General Stores, Town Street, South Killingholme.

Resolved – That permission be refused in accordance with the recommendation contained in the report.

760 (50 ) ENFORCEMENT UPDATE – The Head of Planning and Regeneration submitted a schedule giving details of progress in respect of matters on which he had taken enforcement action under delegated. authority.

Resolved – That the report be noted.