Agenda

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence and Substitutions

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

2.

Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 459 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting of the Committee, held on Thursday 1st September 2022.

3.

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.

 

4.

Questions on Notice pursuant to Council Procedure Rule 38

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.

5.

A.1 PLANNING APPLICATION 21-02070-FUL LAND ADJACENT TO LAWFORD GRID SUBSTATION, ARDLEIGH ROAD, LITTLE BROMLEY CO11 2QB pdf icon PDF 717 KB

Under Part 3 of the Council’s Scheme of Delegated Powers, Planning Committee clause (vii) the Assistant Director has taken the decision to refer this application to Members due to the wider public interest and the proposal is the first of its kind in Tendring.

 

The application relates to a parcel of land abutting the existing Lawford Grid Substation located to the south of Ardleigh Road / Little Bromley Road, Little Bromley. The application seeks full planning permission for the construction and operation of a 50MW Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) and related infrastructure with associated access, landscaping and drainage.

6.

A.2 PLANNING APPLICATION 22-00820-FUL TREESTACKS FARM, OAKLEY ROAD, WIX CO11 2SF pdf icon PDF 358 KB

This application has been referred to Planning Committee at the request of Councillor Bush due to concerns relating to the significant increase to this existing industrial farming facility and the lack of economic benefits to the local economy.

 

The application is for an additional three buildings to raise broiler chickens. The site is fully operational (as approved under 20/00194/FUL) with an office building and two other buildings for a biomass boiler and straw storage along with a caravan for agricultural workers home (temporary permission given for a 3 year period). The highways access is completed and a significant amount of planting has been undertaken to screen the site from views in the surrounding countryside.

7.

A.3 PLANNING APPLICATION 21/02176/FUL – LAND AT MOORLANDS FARM, GREAT BENTLEY CO7 8RS pdf icon PDF 561 KB

The site is in a rural locality and within the sustainable settlement of Great Bentley and proposes 26 Dwellings similar in design and layout to adjacent development.

8.

Exclusion of Press and Public

The Committee is asked to consider passing the following resolution:

 

“That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of Agenda Item 9 on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 5 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A, as amended, of the Act.”

9.

Exempt Minute of the Meeting held on Thursday 1 September 2022

To confirm and sign as a correct record the exempt minute of the meeting of the Committee held on Thursday 1 September 2022.