Agenda, decisions and minutes

Venue: Remote meeting

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16.

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.

Minutes:

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.

17.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 119 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the Meeting of the Committee held on 11 June 2020.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 11 June 2020 were agreed as a correct record and would be signed by the Chairman in due course.

18.

Chairman's Announcements

To receive communications from the Chairman.

Minutes:

The Chairman made the following announcements:

 

1.         The Chairman reminded Members of the remote meeting etiquette and asked all Members to ensure they complied with the protocol.           

 

2.      The Chairman explained that in light of this being a virtual meeting the arrangements for public participation had been slightly amended to facilitate the process whilst still ensuring public participation was possible.  A pre-recorded address would be played, or a written statement would be read by the Chairman at the appropriate time in lieu of members of the public speaking in person during the meeting.

 

3.         The Chairman advised that application S/2019/1801/MAF had been withdrawn from the planning process by the applicant.

19.

Proposed Pre-Committee Site Visits (if any)

Report of Assistant Director - Planning and Economy

 

This will be circulated at the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no proposed Pre-Committee site visits.

S/2019/1391/MAO

20.

Land west of Bedford Road, Little Houghton pdf icon PDF 381 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Minutes:

The Committee considered application S/2019/1391/MAO an outline application (all matters reserved except for access) for up to 22 dwellings including new pick up/drop of and turning area with additional vehicle parking and highways access for Little Houghton CE Primary School at land west of Bedford Road, Little Houghton for Francis Jackson Homes Limited.

 

A pre-recorded address from Selena Jacobs, Clerk to Little Houghton Parish Council speaking on behalf of Little Houghton Parish Council, was played to the Committee.

 

A pre-recorded address from Greg Smart, agent for local residents, speaking in objection to the application, was played to the Committee.

 

A pre-recorded address from Paul Johnson, Agent for the applicant, speaking in support of the application, was played to the Committee.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Hollowell and seconded by Councillor Wiltshire that the application should be approved with an added condition that extra parking for the school should be included in the reserved matters.

 

In reaching its decision the Committee considered the officer’s report and presentation, the addresses of the pubic speakers and the written update.

 

Resolved

 

(1)       That authority be delegated to the Assistant Director for Planning and Economy to grant permission for application S/2019/1391/MAO subject to:

 

1)         The completion of a planning obligation under section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, as substituted by the Planning and Compensation Act 1991, to secure the following (and any amendments as deemed necessary):

           

a)         Provision of 32% affordable housing on site

b)         Payment of a financial contribution towards off site sports and recreation provision in the locality of £924.00 per dwelling

c)         Payment of a financial contribution towards the provision of refuse/recycling bins for the development of £70 per dwelling (index linked)

d)         Payment of a financial contribution towards educational infrastructure serving Primary Education of £76,458.00 and Secondary Education of £92,689(index linked).

e)         Payment of a financial contribution towards library infrastructure serving of £5,096 (index linked). 

f)          Payment of a financial contribution towards primary health care provision serving of £20,070.88 per dwelling (index linked)

g)         Payment of a financial contribution towards fire and rescue provision serving of £892 per dwelling (index linked)]

h)         Payment of the Council’s monitoring costs

 

2)         The following conditions (and any amendments to those conditions as deemed necessary):

 

TIME LIMITS AND GENERAL IMPLEMENTATION CONDITIONS

 

1.      Application for approval of all the reserved matters shall be made to the Local Planning Authority before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission and the development hereby permitted shall be begun either before the expiration of five years from the date of this permission or before the expiration of two years from the date of approval of the last of the reserved matters to be approved whichever is the later.

         

          Reason: To comply with the provisions of Section 92 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, as amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004, and Article 5(1) of the Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) Order 2015  ...  view the full minutes text for item 20.

S/2019/1799/MAF

21.

Thorpe Mandeville Manor, Banbury Lane, Thorpe Mandeville, OX17 2HR (H) pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Minutes:

The Committee considered application S/2019/1799/MAF for the change of use of residential dwellinghouse (The Manor House) to a mixed use comprising residential dwellinghouse (Use Class C3) and private function venue (Use Class D2) at Thorpe Mandeville Manor Banbury Lane Thorpe Mandeville OX17 2HR for Mr & Mrs Teare.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Paul Wiltshire and seconded by Councillor John Townsend that application S/2019/1799/MAF be refused due to the unacceptable noise and harm to the amenity of neighbouring properties.

 

On being put to the vote the proposal was lost on the Chairman’s casting vote and the motion subsequently fell.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Ken Pritchard and seconded by Councillor Elaine Wiltshire that application S/2019/1799/MAF be approved subject to the conditions being amended to prevent live music being played in the garden and to restrict visitors to a maximum of 50 people in total at any one time.

 

In reaching its decision the Committee considered the officer’s report and presentation and the written updates.

 

Resolved

 

(1)      That authority be delegated to the Assistant Director for Planning and Economy to grant permission for application S/2019/1799/MAF subject to the following conditions (and any amendments to those conditions as deemed necessary):

 

TIME LIMITS AND GENERAL IMPLEMENTATION CONDITIONS

 

1. The development shall not be carried out otherwise than in complete accordance with the approved plans and details unless a non-material or minor material amendment is approved by the Local Planning Authority under the Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2015 (as amended). The approved plans and details are:

 

Plan/Document                                     Date Received by the Local

Planning Authority

Site Location Plan (J1078969/43)                               16/9/19

Existing Plans Cellar (1078969-50)                             16/9/19

Existing Plans Ground Floor (1078969-51)                  16/9/19

Existing Plans First Floor (1078969-52)                      16/9/19

Existing Plans Second Floor (1078969-53)                 16/9/19

Design and Access Statement (Carter Jonas,

September 2019)                                                      16/9/19

Transport Statement (HVJ Transport Ltd, July 2019)   16/9/19

Noise Management Plan (Noise Air, 23 January2020) 29/1/20

 

Reason : To clarify the permission and for the avoidance of doubt.

 

 

2. This permission shall be limited to a period of time expiring 24 months from the date of this permission. At or before the expiration of this period the use shall be discontinued and the site restored to its former use.

 

Reason: In order to safeguard the amenities of the area in accordance with Policy G3(A,D,E,I and J) of the South Northamptonshire Local Plan and emerging policy SS2(b,f&m) of the South Northamptonshire Part 2 Local Plan.

 

CONDITIONS REQUIRING LOCAL PLANNING AUTHORITY WRITTEN APPROVAL OR TO BE COMPLIED WITH BEFORE ANY DEVELOPMENT COMMENCES

 

3. When the premises is being used for the D2 uses hereby permitted vehicular access to the site shall be by way of an in and out access arrangement for the two accesses off Banbury Lane (vehicles to enter via the Manor access and exit via the Stables access) in accordance with the Transport Statement (HVJ Transport, July 2019).

 

Reason: In the interests of highway safety to comply with Policy G3(B) of the South  ...  view the full minutes text for item 21.

S/2019/1801/MAF

22.

Thorpe Mandeville Manor, Banbury Lane, Thorpe Mandeville. OX17 2HR (G) pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Application withdrawn by the applicant.

Minutes:

As reported under the Chairman’s announcements, application S/2019/1801/MAF had been withdrawn by the applicant.

23.

Appeals Progress Report pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Report of Assistant Director Planning and Economy.

 

Purpose of Report

 

This report aims to keep members informed upon applications which have been determined by the Council, where new appeals have been lodged, Public Inquiries/hearings scheduled or appeal results achieved.

 

Recommendations

            

The meeting is recommended:

 

 1.1          To accept the position statement.

 

 

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)            That the position statement be accepted.

 

Minutes:

The Assistant Director Planning and Economy submitted a report which aimed to keep members informed upon applications which have been determined by the Council, where new appeals have been lodged, Public Inquiries/hearings scheduled or appeal results achieved.

 

Resolved

 

(1)            That the position statement be accepted.

 

24.

Urgent Business (previously agreed with the Chairman)

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.