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Meeting: 11/06/2019 - Planning Committee (Item 11)

11 A.7 - Planning Application - 19/00638/FUL - 16 The Spennels, Thorpe-le-Soken pdf icon PDF 141 KB

First floor side extension with associated internal alterations.


It was reported that this application had been referred to the Committee as the applicant was an Officer of the Council.


The Committee had before it the published Officer report containing the key planning issues, relevant planning policies, planning history, any response from consultees, written representations received and a recommendation of approval.


At the meeting, an oral presentation was made by the Council’s Planning Officer (MP) in respect of the application.


Following discussion by the Committee, it was moved by Councillor Bray, seconded by Councillor Alexander and unanimously RESOLVED that the Head of Planning (or equivalent authorised officer) be authorised to grant planning permission for the development, subject to the following conditions and informative –


Conditions and Reasons


1     The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.


Reason - To comply with the requirements of Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, as amended by the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.


 2    The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plan:  MW/02/19 received 5th May 2019.


Reason - For the avoidance of doubt and in the interests of proper planning.




The Local Planning Authority has acted positively and proactively in determining this application by identifying matters of concern within the application (as originally submitted) and negotiating, with the Applicant, acceptable amendments to the proposal to address those concerns.  As a result, the Local Planning Authority has been able to grant planning permission for an acceptable proposal, in accordance with the presumption in favour of sustainable development, as set out within the National Planning Policy Framework.