Agenda, decisions and minutes

Development Panel
Tuesday 3rd April, 2018 1.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Allerdale House. View directions

Contact: Dean Devine  01900 702502

Items
No. Item

408.

Minutes of meeting Tuesday 6 March 2018 of Development Panel pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 6 March 2018 were signed as a correct record.

409.

Declaration of Interests

Councillors/Staff to give notice of any disclosable pecuniary interest, other registrable interest or any other interest and the nature of that interest relating to any item on the agenda in accordance with the adopted Code of Conduct.

Minutes:

6.  2/2017/0523 - 20 Laithwaite Close, Cockermouth - Proposed change of use of two residential rooms to accommodate a chiropody/podiatry practice

 

  S Long, Principal Planning Officer – other interest – member of a recreational group that the applicant’s husband was also a member of.

 

  Councillor R Munby – other interest – friend of the applicant’s family.

410.

Questions

To answer questions from Councillors and members of the public – submitted in writing or by electronic mail no later than 5.00pm, 2 working days before the meeting.

Minutes:

None received.

411.

2/2018/0042 - Land At Moss Bay Road, Workington - Variation of Conditions 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 of 2/2011/0227 for amendment to play area position, boundary treatments and surfacing and to secure timing and implementation for completion of all works pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Minutes:

Representations

 

Michael Sandelands (on behalf of Colin Smith) and Derek Horsley spoke in objection to the application.

 

Gordon Henry spoke in support of the application.

 

Application

 

The Principal Planning Officer recommended approval.

 

The Principal Planning Officer outlined the application and detailed the main issues within the report as follows:

 

  • Location

 

The location of the play area has already been agreed under a previous application. Other possible locations have been explored but deemed inappropriate due to the constraints of these locations.

 

  • Play Equipment

 

The revised play equipment specification is an improvement to previous proposals and is considered an appropriate level if play provision for the site.

 

Members noted the representations received in respect of the application, the main grounds of which were set out in the report. Members also noted additional comments received in relation to Landscaping Proposals Sheets 1 and 2 (4116.03 Rev E and 4116.04 Rev C). The plan showed minor changes to the landscaping in the north corner of the estate adjacent to the play area site.

 

Councillor J Farebrother moved that the application be approved as per the officer’s recommendation. This was seconded by Councillor T Annison.

 

A vote was taken on the motion. 10 voted in favour of approval and 1 against. The motion in favour of approval was carried.

 

Councillor R Munby and the Principal Planning Officer left the meeting.

 

Decision

 

Approved

 

Conditions

 

  1. The development hereby permitted shall be carried out solely in accordance with the following plans:

PL01 - Red Line Plan

PL02 - Site Plan

PL03 - Sketch of Forward Visibility Splays

PL04 - Street Scenes

PL05 - Streetscene Key Drawing

C001 - Autotrack Analysis for Large Refuse Vehicle

NFDS-138 - Detached Garages Single bay and Double Bay – Floor Plan/Elevations

NFDS-138 - Roseberry Detached 4 Bed Unit Elevations Village Style

NFDS-138 - Roseberry Detached 4 Bed Unit Floor Plans Village Style

NFDS-138 - Swale Terrace x 3, 3 Bed Unit Elevations

NFDS-138 - Swale Terrace x 3, 3 Bed Unit Floor Plans

NFDS-138 - Rufford Detached 3 Bed Unit Elevations

NFDS-138 - Rufford Detached 3 Bed Unit Floor Plans

NFDS-138 - Hatfield Detached 3 Bed Unit Elevations

NFDS-138 - Hatfield Detached 3 Bed Unit Floor Plans

NFDS-138 - Penrose Terrace x 4, 2 Bed Unit Elevations

NFDS-138 - Penrose Terrace x 4, 2 Bed Unit Floor Plans

NFDS-138 - Roseberry XL Detached 4 Bed Unit Elevations

NFDS-138 - Roseberry XL Detached 4 Bed Unit Floor Plans

NFDS-138 - Greyfriars, 3 Bed, 3ST. Unit Elevations

NFDS-138 - Greyfriars, 3 Bed, 3ST. Unit Floor Plans

NFDS-138 - Dormer Bungalow Detached 2/3 Bed Elevations

NFDS-138 - Dormer Bungalow Detached 2/3 Floor Plans

NFDS-138 - Hanbury Semi Detached 3 Bed Unit Elevations

NFDS-138 - Hanbury Semi Detached 3 Bed Unit Floor Plans

NFDS-138 - Rufford Semi Detached 3 Bed Unit Elevations

NFDS-138 - Rufford Semi Detached 3 Bed Unit Floor Plans

NFDS-138 - Conservatory Elevations/Floor Plans

Noise Assessment report dated March 2011 (ref A032608- 1) 154.PPS.01 - Play Path Park - Section

863-1 Rev Z - Engineering Layout

863-13 Rev C - Private drainage

FHW: 305 Revision L - Fencing plan

Playdale Site layout

Playdale equipment

FHW: 304 Revision H - External finishes plan

 

Reason: In order to ensure that the development is carried out in complete accordance with the approved plans and any material and non-material alterations to the scheme are properly considered.

 

  1. The landscaping relating to the play area and associated works shall be undertaken in accordance with the submitted landscaping scheme hereby approved within the next available planting season. Any trees or plants planted under the approved landscaping plan for the estate which within a period of five years of planting die, are removed, or become seriously damaged or diseased, shall be replaced with others of similar size and species.

 

Reason: In order to enhance the appearance of the development and minimise the impact of the development in the locality, in compliance with the National Planning Policy Framework and Allerdale Local Plan (Part 1) July 2014.

 

  1. The development shall be carried out in accordance with Fencing Plan FHW: 305 Revision L. The means of enclosure shall be brought into use prior to the play area being brought into use. All means of enclosure shall be retained and no part thereof shall be removed without the prior consent of the Local Planning Authority.

 

Reason: In order to ensure a satisfactory standard of development, in accordance with the National Planning Policy Framework and Allerdale Local Plan (Part 1) July 2014.

 

  1. The development shall be carried out in accordance with External Finishes Plan FHW: 304 Revision H. The external finishes shall be brought into use prior to the play area being brought into use.

 

Reason: In order to ensure a satisfactory standard of development, in accordance with the National Planning Policy Framework and Allerdale Local Plan (Part 1) July 2014.

 

  1. The play equipment hereby approved shall be installed and available for use within 3 months of the date of this approval. The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved scheme and shall be retained for the lifetime of the development.

 

Reason: To ensure the satisfactory provision of open space in accordance with the National Planning Policy Framework and Allerdale Local Plan (Part 1) July 2014.

 

  1. Any rainwater harvesting facilities implemented at the site under condition 11 of 2/2011/0227 at the site shall not be removed without the prior approval of the Local Planning Authority.

 

Reason: In order to ensure a satisfactory standard of development in accordance with the National Planning Policy Framework and Allerdale Local Plan (Part 1) July 2014.

 

  1. The visibility splays implemented at the access junction of the development site and the A597 shall be retained and remain unobstructed throughout the lifetime of the development.

 

Reason: In the interests of highway safety in accordance with the National Planning Policy Framework and Allerdale Local Plan (Part 1) July 2014.

 

  1. Details of the surface water drainage scheme relating to the play area and access path shall be submitted to the Local Planning Authority for approval. The drainage scheme for the residential development shall be implemented prior to the play area being brought into use and shall be maintained operational thereafter.

 

Reason: In the interests of highway safety and environmental management in accordance with the National Planning Policy Framework and the Allerdale Local Plan (Part 1) July 2014.

 

  1. All noise mitigation measures associated with glazing and ventilation specifications shall be implemented in accordance with sections 6.1, 6.2 and 6.3 of Noise Assessment Report dated March 2011 (ref A032608-1).

 

Reason: In order to achieve a satisfactory standard of development.

 

  1. Within 3 months of the date of this approval, a validation report confirming the implementation of the details required in condition 9 shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

 

Reason: In order to achieve a satisfactory standard of development.

412.

2/2017/0523 - 20 Laithwaite Close, Cockermouth - Proposed change of use of two residential rooms to accommodate a chiropody/podiatry practice pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Minutes:

Representations

 

Councillor Joan Ellis spoke in support of the application as Ward Councillor.

 

Kayleigh Lancaster spoke in support of the application on behalf of the applicant.

 

Application

 

The Planning Officer recommended approval.

 

The Planning Officer outlined the application and detailed the main issues within the report as follows:

 

  • Principal

 

Acceptable use of part of the dwelling to accommodate a chiropody/ podiatry practice. Subject to the restricted use of 1 clinic room and 1 reception area.

 

  • Residential Amenity

 

There have been neighbour concerns regarding additional use of the private road for the business activities and the upkeep of the road. Conditions are required to restrict days and hours of opening to safeguard residential amenity within the locality.

 

  • Access and Parking

 

No objection from Cumbria Highways regarding access and parking.

 

Members noted the representations received in respect of the application, the main grounds of which were set out in the report.

 

Councillor D Wilson moved that the application be approved as per the officer’s recommendation. This was seconded by Councillor M Grainger.

 

A vote was taken on the motion. The vote in favour of approval was unanimous. The motion was carried.

 

Decision

 

Approved

 

Conditions

 

  1. The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

 

Reason: In order to comply with Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

  1. The development hereby permitted shall be carried out solely in accordance with the following plans:

Amended Cover letter received 27 February 2018

Proposed Floor plan received 27 February 2018 showing 1 clinic room and 1 reception room

PL 01 - Location plan

Parking plan received 27 February 2018

 

Reason: In order to ensure that the development is carried out in complete accordance with the approved plans and any material and non-material alterations to the scheme are properly considered.

 

  1. The approved D1 business use as identified in Proposed Floor plan received 27 February 2018 showing 1 clinic room and 1 reception room shall not operate on:

- Sundays or Bank Holidays;

- Before 9am or after 1pm Saturdays.

- Before 9am and after 5.30pm Monday to Friday inclusive except on the first Tuesday and second Wednesday per month when the business use shall not operate before 9am and after 7pm.

 

Reason: In the interests of preserving the amenity of neighbouring residents, in compliance with the National Planning Policy Framework and Policy S32 of the Allerdale Local Plan (Part 1), Adopted July 2014.

 

  1. Vehicular parking spaces and a vehicle turning space within the site that enables vehicles to access and egress from the site onto the highway in forward gear shall be implemented strictly in accordance with Parking plan received 27 February 2018 within 2 months of the date of the decision notice. The car parking and turning space shall thereafter be retained at all times and shall not be used for any other purpose.

 

Reason: To ensure that the provision is made for adequate off street parking and there is a vehicle turning space to enable access and egress from the site in forward gear in the interests of highway safety. Proposed Floor plan received 27 February 2018 showing 1 clinic room and 1 reception room.

 

  1. The approved D1 business use shall be strictly limited to rooms as identified in Floor plan received 27 February 2018 showing 1 clinic room and 1 reception room. The reception room shall only be used for visitor waiting and administration purposes.

 

Reason: In the interests of residential amenity and highway safety.