Agenda and minutes

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Items
No. Item

86.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

The Committee is asked to note any apologies for absence and substitutions received from Members.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Heaney, (with Councillor VE Guglielmi as  her substitute)

 

87.

Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting of the Committee, held on 13 November 2018

Minutes:

The minutes of the last meeting of the Committee, held on 13 November 2018, were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

 

88.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors are invited to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Personal Interest, and the nature of it, in relation to any item on the agenda.

 

Minutes:

Councillor Cawthron declared that, with regard to application 17/00790/FUL – Land to the rear of 59 and 61 London Road, Little Clacton, CO16 9RP, he rented an apartment from a property management company, of which the applicant was a senior figure within that company; he had only spoken to the applicant around four times in around the same number of years However, although this could potentially be a Personal Interest there was no personal relationship and he  would therefore participate whilst the Committee deliberated on the application and reached its decision.

 

Councillor Brown declared as a point of information that, with regard to application 17/00790/FUL – Land to the rear of 59 and 61 London Road, Little Clacton he is a ward councillor for Little Clacton, however he would participate whilst the Committee deliberated the application and reaches its decision.

 

Councillor VE Guglielmi had not been present when applications 17/01988/FUL – Land to the East of Kirby Road, Great Holland, CO13 OHL, and 18/00678/DETAIL – Land to the South of Station Road, Wrabness, CO11 2TH had originally been before the Committee and could therefore not participate whilst the Committee deliberated and reached its decision on those items.

 

Councillor  Bush (present in the audience) declared, as a point of information that he  is the Ward Councillor for application 18/00352/DETAIL – Allotment field adjacent to Great Oakley Primary School, Beaumont Road, Great Oakley, Essex, CO12 5BA, and  that registered to speak on this item as the Ward Councillor

 

89.

Questions on Notice pursuant to Council Procedure Rule 37

Subject to providing two working days’ notice, a Member of the Committee may ask the Chairman of the Committee a question on any matter in relation to which the Council has powers or duties which affect the Tendring District and which falls within the terms of reference of the Committee.

Minutes:

There were no questions submitted on this occasion.

90.

A.1-17/01988/FUL - Land to The East of Kirby Road, Great Holland, CO13 OHL pdf icon PDF 342 KB

Construction of 41 dwellings for use by residents over 55 years, including a mix of 1 and 2 bed apartments and 2 bed dwellinghouses, with associated car parking and landscaping.

Minutes:

Councillor VE Guglielmi had not been present when application17/01988/FUL- Land to the East of Kirby Road Great Holland, CO13 OHL, had first been before the Committee and therefore did not take part in the Committee’s discussion and decision-making on this application.

 

Members recalled that this application had originally been before the Committee at its meeting held on 16 October 2018, when the application had been deferred in order for more information to be obtained on: Street Scene, Site Layout (including but not limited to the West boundary treatment), Waste Bins, Car Parking and Drainage Details.

 

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 Team Leader (SC-E) in respect of the application.

 

Following discussion by the Committee, it was moved by Councillor McWilliams, seconded by Councillor Bennison and RESOLVED that the Head of Planning (or equivalent authorised officer) be authorised to grant planning permission for the development, subject to:

 

a) The completion of a legal agreement under the provisions of Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended) within 6 months of the date of the Committee’s resolution to approve, dealing with the following matters:

 

1. Affordable Housing – On-site Council Housing/Affordable Housing (the quantum and tenure to be agreed by the Head of Planning following the satisfactory completion of viability testing);

 

2. Public amenity areas - To be transferred to a Management Company and laid out before transfer;

 

b) Planning conditions in accordance with those set out in (i) below (but with such amendments and additions, if any, to the detailed wording thereof as the Head of Planning (or the equivalent authorised officer) in their discretion considers appropriate):

 

(i)      Conditions: 

 

1. Standard 3 year time limit for implementation.

 

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

 

3. The development to be occupied by over 55’s only.

 

4. Samples/details of external finishing and surface materials to be submitted.

 

5. Details of Boundary treatments to be installed to be submitted.

 

6. Access drive to be constructed as a shared use route measuring no less than 6 metres in width.

 

7. Provision of a 500mm wide overhang strip adjacent to the carriageway.

 

8. No unbound material to be used within 6m of the highway;

 

9. No  discharge of surface water onto the highway; 

 

10. Parking and turning facilities to be provided prior to occupation of dwellings: spaces and garages to meet ECC standards;

 

11. Residential Travel Information Pack for sustainable transport to be provided for each dwelling on occupation.

 

12. Construction Method Statement to submitted and be adhered to throughout the

construction period, to provide for:

 

i.          Safe access to/from the site

ii.          The parking of vehicles of site operatives and visitors

iii.         Loading and unloading of plant and materials

iv.        Storage of plant and materials  ...  view the full minutes text for item 90.

91.

A.2 - 18/00678/DETAIL - Land South of Station Road, Wrabness, CO11 2TH pdf icon PDF 159 KB

18 dwellings and provision of a 0.2ha village green.

Minutes:

Councillor V E Guglielmi had not been present when application 18/00678/DETAIL – Land to the South of Station Road, Wrabness, CO11 2TH had first been before the Committee and therefore did not participate whilst the Committee deliberated and reached its decision on this item.

 

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 Team Leader (SC-E) in respect of the application.

 

An update sheet  had been circulated to the Committee prior to the meeting with details of:

 

Additional comments received from Wrabness Parish Council.

 

 

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

 

 

1.   In accordance with the approved plans

 

2.   Any new or proposed boundary hedge shall be planted a minimum of 1m back from the   highway boundary and 1m behind any visibility splays which shall be maintained clear of the limits of the highway or visibility splays thereafter.

 

3.   Removal of permitted development rights for loft conversions

 

4.   Officers securing a garage for the affordable dwelling

 

92.

A.3-18/00352/DETAIL- Allotment Field Adjacent to Great Oakely Primary School, Beaumont Road, Great Oakley, Essex CO12 5BA pdf icon PDF 283 KB

Reserved matters for Phase 1 (23 dwellings) following outline approval for 15/01080/OUT - Outline planning permission for the erection of 51.no 2/3/4 bed dwellings to Passivhaus standards.

Minutes:

Councillor Bush (present in the audience) had earlier in the meeting declared as a point of information that he was the Ward Councillor for this application.

 

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 Team Leader (SC-E) in respect of the application.

 

An update sheet was circulated to the Committee prior to the meeting with details of:

 

Further comments received from Great Oakley Parish Council and the Officer response thereto.

 

 

Councillor Bush, the local Ward Member, spoke in support of the application.

 

Bob Tomlinson, the agent on behalf of the applicant, spoke in support of the application.

 

Following discussion by the Committee, it was moved by Councillor Everett, and seconded by Councillor Cawthron to defer the application. However, following further discussion by the Committee, Councillor Everett and Councillor Cawthron withdrew   the motion.

 

Following further discussion by the Committee it was moved by Councillor McWilliams, seconded by Councillor V. E. Guglielmi and RESOLVED that the Head of Planning (or equivalent authorised officer) be authorised to grant planning permission for the development, subject to the following conditions:

 

 

 

Conditions;

1.    Development to be carried out in accordance with the approved plans.

2.    Adherence to Plot level Exterior Finish Materials and Colours schedule.

3.    Each vehicular parking space to have minimum dimensions of 2.9 metres x 5.5 metres.

4.    Laying out of parking and turning areas prior to occupation of dwelling/s that they would serve.

5.    The recommendations made in the Arboricultural Method Statement (AMS) and shown on the Tree Protection Plan to be adhered to during construction.

6.    Conditions relating to waste collection and  street lighting

 

93.

A.4 - 17/00790/FUL - Land to the Rear of 59 and 61 London Road, Little Clacton, CO16 9RP pdf icon PDF 209 KB

Proposed development for 30 no. detached bungalows including associated roads and access.

Minutes:

Councillor Cawthron  had earlier in the meeting declared, as a point of information,  he rented an apartment from a property management company, of which the applicant was a senior figure within that company; he had only spoken to the applicant around four times in around the same number of years. However, as there was no personal relationship he would participate whilst the Committee deliberated and reaches its decision on this application.

 

Councillor Brown  had earlier in the meeting declared, as a point of information, that, he was the ward councillor for  Little Clacton, however he  would participate whilst the Committee deliberated and reaches its decision on this application..

 

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 Manager (GN) in respect of the application.

 

An update sheet was circulated to the Committee prior to the meeting with details of:

 

Four additional objections which had been received and the Officer responses thereto.

 

Ronald Cross, a member of the public, spoke against the application.

 

Parish Councillor John Cutting, representing Little Clacton Parish Council, spoke against the application.

 

Tim Snow, the agent on behalf of the applicant, spoke in support of the application.

 

Following discussion by the Committee, it was moved by Councillor Fowler, seconded by Councillor McWilliams and RESOLVED that the Head of Planning (or equivalent authorised officer) be authorised to grant planning permission for the development, subject to:

 

a)         Within 6 (six) months of the date of the Committee’s resolution to approve, the completion of a legal agreement under the provisions of section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 dealing with the following matters (where relevant):

 

·           Public Open Space Contribution;

·           Viability Review Mechanism

 

b)         Planning conditions in accordance with those set out in (i) below (but with such amendments and additions, if any, to the detailed wording thereof as the Head of Planning (or the equivalent authorised officer) in their discretion considers appropriate):

 

(i)      Conditions:

 

1.      Standard 3 year time limit for commencement

2.      Accordance with approved plans

3.      Details of construction materials.

4.      Visibility splays on upgrade Stonehall Drive junction with London Road

5.      Parking and turning areas provided prior to occupation

6.      No unbound material in first 6m of access

7.      Vehicular access/Stonehall Drive specification (5.5m width access, 2x2m wide footways, pedestrian crossing facilities and kerb radii measuring 10.5)

8.      Private drive width of 6m

9.      Details of estate road construction

10.  Timings of estate road/carriageway provision

11.  Residential travel packs

12.  Compliance with contamination report

13.  Hard and soft landscaping plan/implementation

14.  Soft landscaping maintenance plan

15.  Construction method statement (including working hours, dust suppression, parking of construction vehicles and timings/access arrangements for Stonehall Drive upgrade).

16.  Details of boundary treatments

17.  Ecological mitigation measures

18.  Ecological enhancement measure

19.  Four conditions as required by ECC Suds

 

c)         That  ...  view the full minutes text for item 93.