Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 27th June, 2019 1.00 pm

Venue: Committee Suite, Civic Centre, Poole BH15 2RU. View directions

Contact: Sarah Culwick - 01202 795273  Email: sarah.culwick@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

17.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence from Members.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors S Bull (Chairman), S Bartlett, M Davies and L Fear.

18.

Election of Vice-Chairman

Minutes:

In the absence of the Chairman the Vice-Chairman took the Chair and proposed that a Vice-Chairman be elected for this meeting.

RESOLVED that Cllr M Le Poidevin be elected as Vice-Chairman for the duration of the meeting.

Voting: Unanimous

19.

Substitute Members

To receive information on any changes in the membership of the Committee.

 

Note – When a member of a Committee is unable to attend a meeting of a Committee or Sub-Committee, the relevant Political Group Leader (or their nominated representative) may, by notice to the Monitoring Officer (or their nominated representative) prior to the meeting, appoint a substitute member from within the same Political Group. The contact details on the front of this agenda should be used for notifications. 

 

Minutes:

There were no substitute Members on this occasion.

20.

Declarations of Interests

Councillors are required to comply with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011 regarding disclosable pecuniary interests. Declarations received will be reported at the meeting.

Minutes:

Cllr S McCormack declared a non-pecuniary interest in relation to Minute No. 23, planning application 7-2019-10487-E – 36 & 36a Southbourne Road in the interests of openness and transparency due to his association with residents of neighbouring properties, and left the room during the discussion and voting thereon.

21.

Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 200 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of the Meetings held on 30 May 2019 (copy attached) and 13 June 2019 (copy to follow).

Minutes:

The Minutes of the Planning Committee held on 30 May 2019 were confirmed as a correct record and signed. The Committee were advised that the Minutes of the Planning Committee held on 13 June 2019 would be received at the next meeting.

22.

Public Issues

To receive any requests to speak on planning applications which the Planning Committee is considering at this meeting.

 

The deadline for the submission of requests to speak is 12 noon on Wednesday 26 June 2019. Requests should be submitted to Democratic Services using the contact details on the front of this agenda.

 

Further information is contained in the Protocol for Public Speaking at Planning Committee which is available on the Council’s website at the following address:

 

https://democracy.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/documents/s2380/Protocol%20for%20Public%20Speaking%20at%20Planning%20Committee.pdf

Minutes:

There were a number of requests to speak from members of the public and from a Ward Councillor. These were heard as and when the relevant item being discussed.

23.

Schedule of Planning Applications

To consider the planning applications, as listed below, and any updates from relevant planning officers to be circulated 24 hours prior to the meeting.

 

See planning application reports circulated at 6a-6h.

 

The running order in which planning applications will be considered will be finalised and published online by Democratic Services as soon as possible after 12 noon on the day before the meeting.

 

Members will appreciate that the copy drawing attached to planning application reports are reduced from the applicants’ original and detail, in some cases, may be difficult to read. The submitted drawings can be viewed on the application file at the relevant local planning office or by using the relevant planning register for this meeting, online at:

 

https://planning.christchurchandeastdorset.gov.uk/search.aspx?auth=1&AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

 

 

Development Plans for the BCP Council area are available to view online at:

 

https://www.bournemouth.gov.uk/planningbuilding/PlanningPolicy/Local-Plan-Documents/Local-Plan-Documents.aspx

 

https://www.poole.gov.uk/planning-and-building-control/planning-policy-and-guidance/

 

https://www.christchurch.gov.uk/planning-buildings-land/planning-policy/christchurch/christchurch-borough-council-local-plan.aspx

 

Minutes:

The Committee received planning application reports, copies of which had been circulated and copies of which appear as Appendices A – H to these Minutes in the Minute Book.

Further to this the Committee received an update sheet in relation to the applications, a copy of this had been circulated and a copy of which appears as Appendix I to these Minutes in the Minute Book.

The Committee considered the planning applications as out in Minutes 24 – 31 below.

24.

36 & 36a Southbourne Road pdf icon PDF 2 MB

(Boscombe East & Pokesdown Ward)

7-2019-10487-E

Erection of 2 blocks of 4 flats (8 in total), 2 storeys in height with associated access, parking and bin store

Recommendation: GRANT subject to Section 106 Agreement and conditions, in accordance with the recommendation details within the report.

Minutes:

(Boscombe East & Pokesdown Ward)

Application No.                7-2019-10487-E

Development considered:  Erection of 2 blocks of 4 flats (8 in total), 2 storeys in height with associated access, parking and bin store.

Representations at meeting:

In Objection:                    None

In Support:                       Peter Atfield – Agent, Goadsby

RESOLVED that Application No. 7-2019-10487-E be GRANTED as per the officer recommendation.

Voting: For: Unanimous

Cllr M Le Poidevin took the chair for the duration of this item.

(Cllr S McCormack declared a non-pecuniary interest in and left the room during the discussion and voting thereon).

 

25.

36a Stourfield Road and land rear of 38/38a pdf icon PDF 2 MB

(Boscombe East & Pokesdown Ward)

7-2019-26555-A

Erection of a detached single storey bungalow

Recommendation: GRANT in accordance with the recommendation details within the report.

Minutes:

(Boscombe East & Pokesdown Ward)

Application No.                7-2019-26555-A

Development considered:  Erection of a detached single storey bungalow

Representations at meeting:

In Objection:                    Suzanne Guest – Neighbour

In Support:                       Matt Annen – Agent – Pure Town Planning

                                       Victoria Howells – Applicant

Ward Councillor:               Cllr A Jones submitted a written representation in objection of the application; this was read out to the Committee by the Chairman.

RESOLVED that Application No. 7-2019-26555-A be GRANTED as per the officer recommendation.

Voting: For: 8; Against 1

 

26.

21-25 Chewton Common Road, Highcliffe pdf icon PDF 983 KB

(Highcliffe & Walkford Ward)

8/19/0395

Erect two no.2 storey dwellings

Recommendation: GRANT in accordance with the recommendation details within the report.

 

Minutes:

(Highcliffe & Walkford Ward)

Application No.                8/19/0395

Development considered:  Erect two no.2 storey dwellings

Representations at meeting:

In Objection:                    Peter Rose – Neighbour

In Support:                       Matt Stevens – Architect – Aspire Architects

RESOLVED that Application No. 8/19/0395 be GRANTED as per the officer recommendation.

Voting: For: 8; Against: 2

27.

58 Charminster Avenue pdf icon PDF 3 MB

(Moordown Ward)

7-2018-11441-E

Alterations, extensions and conversion of premises to 5 flats with bin and cycle stores, formation of vehicular access and parking spaces.

Recommendation: GRANT in accordance with the recommendation details within the report.

Minutes:

(Moordown Ward)

Application No.                7-2018-11441-E

Development considered:  Alterations, extensions and conversion of premises to 5 flats with bin and cycle stores, formation of vehicular access and parking spaces.

RESOLVED that Application No. 7-2018-11441-E be DEFERRED until the next meeting.

Reason: Plans detailing minor alterations to the proposed scheme were circulated at the Committee, the Committee felt that these should not be presented on the day and should be included within the published papers.

Voting: For: Unanimous

28.

1177-1179 Wimborne Road pdf icon PDF 23 MB

(Muscliffe & Strouden Park Ward)

7-2018-17307-C

Erection of four dwelling houses.

Recommendation: GRANT in accordance with the recommendation details within the report.

Minutes:

(Muscliffe and Strouden Park Ward)

Application No.                7-2018-17307-C

Development considered:  Erection of four dwelling houses.

Representations at meeting:

In Objection:                    Malcolm Randall – On behalf of a Neighbour

In Support:                       Geoffrey Wilson – Applicant

RESOLVED that Application No. 7-2018-17307-C be GRANTED as per the officer recommendation subject to the inclusion of a condition relating to low height lighting being required along the driveway.

Voting: For: 7; Against: 0 (2 Abstentions)

29.

6 Clarendon Road pdf icon PDF 11 MB

(Westbourne & West Cliff Ward)

7-2019-7957-I

Outline submission for the demolition of the existing building, erection of a block of 8 flats with cycle and bin stores and formation of vehicular access and parking.

Recommendation: Refuse, for the reasons detailed within the report.

Minutes:

(Westbourne & West Cliff Ward)

Application No.                7-2019-7957-I

Development considered:  Outline submission for the demolition of the existing building, erection of a block of 8 flats with cycle and bin stores and formation of vehicular access and parking.

Representations at meeting:

In Objection:                    Stewart Greaves – Neighbour

In Support:                       Matt Annen – Agent – Pure Town Planning

                                       Laurie Marlow - Architect

RESOLVED that Application No. 7-2019-7957-I be DEFERRED.

Reason: the Committee were minded to grant contrary to the officer recommendation but had reservations with regards to the location of the bin and cycle store and its visibility on the street scene. On this basis the Committee felt it necessary to defer the application in order for the applicant to consider siting arrangements for the bin and cycle store.

Voting: For: 7; Against: 2

30.

6 and R/O 8 Cardigan Road pdf icon PDF 4 MB

(Winton East Ward)

7-2019-13085-L

Erection of 3 storey building comprising of ground floor professional office (Use Class A2)  and 16 flats with bin and cycle stores, formation of car parking spaces.

Recommendation: Grant in accordance with the recommendation details within the report.

Minutes:

(Winton East Ward)

Application No.                7-2019-13085-L

Development considered:  Erection of 3 storey building comprising of ground floor professional office (Use Class A2) and 16 flats with bin and cycle stores, formation of car parking spaces.

Representations at meeting:

In Objection:                    None

In Support:                       None

RESOLVED that Application No. 7-2019-13085-L be GRANTED as per the officer recommendation.

Voting: For: Unanimous

31.

9 Castle Road, Bournemouth pdf icon PDF 5 MB

(Winton East Ward)

7-2018-635-N

Outline submission for erection of 27 dwellinghouses and a 4 storey block of 14 flats with bin and cycle store, formation of vehicular accesses and parking spaces.

Recommendation: Delegate to the Head of Planning to secure a s106 agreement and then Grant in accordance with the recommendation details within the report.

Minutes:

(Winton East Ward)

Application No.                7-2018-635-N

Development considered:  Outline submission for erection of 27 dwellinghouses and a 4 storey block of 14 flats with bin and cycle store, formation of vehicular accesses and parking spaces.

Representations at meeting:

In Objection:                    None

In Support:                       Ken Parke – Agent – Ken Parke Planning Consultants

RESOLVED that Application No. 7-2018-635-N be GRANTED as per the officer recommendation.

Voting: For: 7; Against: 3