Agenda, decisions and minutes

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Appointment of Vice-Chairman




That Councillor Ken Pritchard be appointed Vice-Chairman for the  2018-2019 municipal year.




That Councillor Ken Pritchard be appointed Vice-Chairman for the 2019-2020 municipal year.


Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any interest and the nature of that interest which they may have in any of the items under consideration at this meeting.


Councillor Steven Hollowell declared a general Non Statutory Disclosable Interest in all archaeological aspects of planning applications, as a member of the Northamptonshire Archaeological Society. 


Minutes pdf icon PDF 77 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the Meeting of the Committee held on 11 April 2019.


The Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 11 April 2019 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.


Chairman's Announcements

To receive communications from the Chairman.


The Chairman made the following announcements:


1.    Members of the public were permitted to film, broadcast and report on the meeting, subject to the efficient running of the meeting not being affected.


2.    Only those people who had registered, in line with the Committee’s speaking procedure, could address the Committee. Members of the public were requested not to call out during the Committee’s discussions on any item.


3.    There were no planned fire drills so if the alarm did sound, evacuation instructions would be given by officers. 


4.    Could Mobile Phones please be switched off.



Proposed Pre-Committee Site Visits (if any)

Report of Assistant Director - Planning and Economy


This will be circulated at the meeting.


The Assistant Director – Planning Policy and Economy submitted a report, which had been circulated to the Committee on 16 May 2019, which recommended that the Committee agree to hold a pre-Committee site visit for the following application. It was anticipated that this application would be brought before the Committee for determination at its next meeting:


Application: S/2019/0750/FUL


Proposal:  Three detached dwellings and garages, change of use and alteration of barn to single dwelling and associated works including highway improvements to School Lane,


Location:  3 School Lane, Kislingbury. NN7 4AN


Reason for visit:  Controversial application which was previously considered by Planning Committee.




(1) That a site visit be arranged for application S/2019/0750/FUL on Tuesday 4 June 2019.





Home Farm Business Park, Church Way, Whittlebuy, NN12 8XS pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Additional documents:


Approved, subject to various requirements and conditions to be set out in the Minutes.


The Committee considered application S/2019/0037/MAO an outline application (access included) for the redevelopment of existing B1/B2/B8 un