Agenda item

Reserved matters application following Outline application 17/01811/OUT - Erection of 14 dwellings.


It was reported that this application was before the Committee as at the time that the outline application had been approved a request had been made by Members for the reserved matters application to brought to the Committee for its determination.


The Committee was aware that Unilateral Undertakings had already been completed to secure a financial contribution towards RAMS of £122.30 per dwelling and a payment towards enhancements to the Ramsey War Memorial Play Area.


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 (AN) in respect of the application.


An update sheet was circulated to the Committee prior to the meeting with details of amendments to the Officer report.


Following discussion by the Committee, it was moved by Councillor Bray, 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 and informatives –


Conditions and Reasons


1   The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved drawing no’s:


15, 17, 25, 27, 29, 31, 33, 16A, 18A, 26A, 28A, 30A, 32A, 34A, 39A, 40A, 42, 14B, 44, 10C, 11C, 13D, 19A, 20B, 21B, 22C, 23A, 24B, 35C, 36C, 37B, 38C, 41B, 43A, 45A and 46A.


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


2   No development shall take place, including any ground works or demolition, until a Construction Method Statement has been submitted to, and approved in writing by, the local planning authority. The approved Statement shall be adhered to throughout the construction period. The Statement shall provide for:


a.    the parking of vehicles of site operatives and visitors

b.    loading and unloading of plant and materials

c.    storage of plant and materials used in constructing the development

d.    wheel and underbody washing facilities

e.    dust suppression


Reason - To ensure that on-street parking of these vehicles in the adjoining streets does not occur and to ensure that loose materials and spoil are not brought out onto the highway in the interests of highway safety.


3   The approved scheme of landscaping shown on drawing no. 13D, shall be implemented no later than the first planting season following commencement of the development (or within such extended period or phased arrangement as the Local Planning Authority may allow) and shall thereafter be retained and maintained for a period of five years. Any plant material removed, dying or becoming seriously damaged or diseased within five years of planting shall be replaced within the first available planting season and shall be retained and maintained.


Reason - To ensure the effective implementation of the approved landscaping scheme, in the interests of visual amenity.


4   Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 3, Schedule 2, Part 1, Class B and C of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development)(England) Order 2015 (or any Order revoking and re-enacting that Order with or without modification), no enlargement, improvement or other alteration to the roof of the bungalows on plots 4 and 5 shall be erected or carried out except in accordance with drawings showing the siting and design of such enlargement, improvement or other alteration which shall previously have been submitted to and approved, in writing, by the Local Planning Authority.


Reason - In the interests of visual amenity and to protect existing and future resident's privacy.




The Local Planning Authority has acted positively and proactively in determining this application by assessing the proposal against all material considerations, including planning policies and any representations that may have been received and subsequently determining to grant planning permission in accordance with the presumption in favour of sustainable development, as set out within the National Planning Policy Framework.


This application is the subject of a legal agreement and this decision should only be read in conjunction with this agreement.  The agreement addresses the following issues: mitigation against any recreational impact from residential developments in accordance with Regulation 63 of the Conservation of Habitat and Species Regulations 2017.




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