Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 23rd July, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Skype meeting

Contact: Democratic Services  Email: democratic.services@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chair of the Planning Committee

Councillors are asked to elect the Chair of the Planning Committee for the 2020/21 Municipal Year.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that Cllr D Kelsey be elected Chair of the Planning Committee for the 2020/21 Municipal Year.

 

Voting: 8 : 7

2.

Election of Vice-Chair of the Planning Committee

Councillors are asked to elect the Vice-Chair of the Planning Committee for the 2020/21 Municipal Year.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that Cllr S McCormack be elected Vice-Chair of the Planning Committee for the 2020/21 Municipal Year.

 

No secret ballot vote was required as Cllr S McCormack was the only nominee.

3.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence from Members.

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Cllr N Decent.

4.

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:

Notification was received from the nominated representative of the relevant Political Group Leader that Cllr J Butt would substitute for Cllr N Decent for this meeting of the Committee.

5.

Declarations of Interests

Councillors are requested to declare any interests on items included in this agenda. Please refer to the workflow on the preceding page for guidance.

Declarations received will be reported at the meeting.

Minutes:

Members of the Committee made the following declarations on planning applications being considered at the meeting:

 

Agenda item 8a:

 

Cllr P Hilliard informed the Committee that, as the BCP appointed governor to the Royal Bournemouth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, he would not participate as a member of the Committee and would instead be speaking in support of the application as local Councillor.

 

Cllr A Stribley, for transparency and openness, informed the Committee of her position as the appointed governor to the Poole NHS Foundation. Cllr A Stribley explained that she had no pecuniary interest in the plans or proposals, had never stated an opinion, in support or objection, either privately or publicly, on the application.

 

Cllr T Trent, for transparency and openness, informed the Committee that he knew one of the individuals who submitted a statement of support. Cllr T Trent clarified that he had not discussed the matter with the individual nor would he be pre-determined or bias by his knowing the person.

6.

Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 198 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of the Meeting held on 2 July 2020.

Minutes:

An amendment to minute number 186 of the meeting on 2 July 2020, to correct the ward, reference number and application description was agreed by the Committee.

 

The minutes were then approved for signing as an accurate record.

7.

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, Wednesday 22 July 2020. 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/s18186/Protocol%20for%20Public%20Statements%20at%20Planning%20Committee.pdf

Minutes:

There were several public statements received relating to the applications considered by the Planning Committee. As per the Protocol for Public Speaking, the Democratic Officer read out the written statements before the Chairman invited those Ward Councillors who had requested to speak, to address the Committee.

 

The Chair informed the Committee that given the scale and significance of item 8a, application 7-2019-5913-EQ, he had agreed, as Chair, to increase the number of public statements to three either side and to allow BCP Councillors to speak.

8.

Schedule of Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 376 KB

To consider the planning applications as listed below.

 

See planning application reports circulated at 8a-8h, as updated by the agenda addendum sheet to be published on Wednesday, 22 July 2020.

 

The running order in which planning applications will be considered will be as listed on this agenda sheet. Timings shown are approximate and included as a guide only.

 

The Chairman retains discretion to propose an amendment to the running order at the meeting if it is considered expedient to do so.

 

Members will appreciate that the copy drawings 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

 

https://www.bournemouth.gov.uk/planningbuilding/CurrentPlanningApplications/PlanningApplicationRegister.aspx

 

https://www.poole.gov.uk/planning-and-building-control/planning/planning-applications/find-a-planning-application/

 

Councillors are advised that if they wish to refer to specific drawings or plans which are not included in these papers, they should contact the Case Officer at least 24 hours before the meeting to ensure that these can be made available.

 

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 considered planning application reports, copies of which had been circulated and 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 which has been circulated and appears as Appendix I to these minutes in the Minute Book. The Committee considered the planning applications as set out in Minutes 196-203.

9.

Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Castle Lane East, Bournemouth, BH7 7DW pdf icon PDF 677 KB

(Littledown and Iford)

 

7-2019-5913-EQ

 

Outline submission for the demolition of existing buildings, and phased construction of new buildings and structures to accommodate hospital uses and facilities (including nursing home), new car parking (including multi-storey parking), ancillary uses (including Class A uses), ancillary plant and equipment (including new electricity sub-station), alterations to existing footpaths and roadways along with construction of new footpaths and roadways, lighting, fencing, screening, and landscaping.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Littledown and Iford)

 

7-2019-5913-EQ

 

Outline submission for the demolition of existing buildings, and phased

construction of new buildings and structures to accommodate hospital uses

and facilities (including nursing home), new car parking (including multistorey parking), ancillary uses (including Class A uses), ancillary plant and

equipment (including new electricity sub-station), alterations to existing

footpaths and roadways along with construction of new footpaths and

roadways, lighting, fencing, screening, and landscaping.

 

 

Ø   IN OBJECTION -

 

Sue Aitkenhead

Susan Ward

Siobhan Coleman

 

 Ø   IN SUPPORT -

 

Dr Eric Fisher

Forbes Watson

Tim Goodson

 

 Ø    VERBAL STATEMENTS –

 

The following Cllrs gave statements:

 

Cllr L Williams – (Ward Councillor)

Cllr P Hilliard

Cllr M Cox – (statement read by the Democratic Officer)

Cllr F Rice

Cllr G Farquhar

 

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted Planning Permission in line with the recommendation as set out in the report with an amendment to Condition 2 to read as follows:

 

No development shall take place until a scheme for the phasing of the development to be carried out has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development shall be undertaken in accordance with the approved phasing plan, subject to any amendments approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  The submission of reserved matters shall relate to each phase of the development.

 

Reason: To secure the proper development of the site and in accordance with Policy CS41 of the Bournemouth Local Plan: Core Strategy (October 2012).

 

Voting:

 

For – 11          Against – 3           Abstain – 0

 

 

NOTE: Cllr S Baron left the meeting at 12:30.

10.

Hillbourne School, Kitchener Crescent, Poole pdf icon PDF 485 KB

(Creekmoor)

 

19/01335/F

 

Demolish existing schools and pre-school and erect new school, with pre-school and MUGA.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Creekmoor)

 

19/01335/F

 

Demolish existing schools and pre-school and erect new school, with preschool and MUGA.

 

Ø   IN OBJECTION -

None

 

 Ø   IN SUPPORT -

Jane Lock-Smith

 

 Ø    VERBAL STATEMENTS –

Cllr D Butler gave a verbal statement as Ward Councillor.

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted Planning Permission in line with the recommendation as set out in the report.

 

Voting:

 

For – 14 (Unanimous)       Against – 0          Abstain – 0

 

 

NOTE: Cllr J Butt left the meeting at 13:40.

 

11.

Unit 2 Fleets Corner, Fleets Lane, Poole, BH15 3BZ pdf icon PDF 221 KB

(Oakdale)

 

APP/19/00558/F

 

Variation of condition 13 of permission 5/95/21727/010/F to allow Unit 2 to be occupied by a food store retailer.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Oakdale)

 

APP/19/00558/F

 

Variation of condition 13 of permission 5/95/21727/010/F to allow Unit 2 to be occupied by a food store retailer.

 

Resolved that the application be deferred until a future Planning Committee meeting, due to a legal opinion received from a Third Party.

12.

115 Bargates, Christchurch, BH23 1QH pdf icon PDF 256 KB

(Christchurch Town)

 

8/20/0098/FUL

 

Change use on ground floor to A1 (Retail) use at front with separate one bedroom flat at rear.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Christchurch Town)

 

8/20/0098/FUL

 

Change use on ground floor to A1 (Retail) use at front with separate one bedroom flat at rear.

 

As per the Protocol for Public Speaking, written statements from the following people were received and read out by the Democratic Services Officer:

 

 Ø   IN OBJECTION –

None

 

 Ø   IN SUPPORT -

Tony Gibney

 

 Ø    VERBAL STATEMENTS –

There were no verbal statements from Ward Councillors for this item.

 

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted Planning Permission in line with the recommendation as set out in the report.

 

Voting:

For – 9             Against – 4           Abstain – 0

13.

13 Danecourt Road, Poole, BH14 0PG pdf icon PDF 357 KB

(Parkstone)

 

APP/19/01571/P

 

Outline Application to demolish existing building and erect a new development of 8 flats with associated parking.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Parkstone)

 

APP/19/01571/P

 

Outline Application to demolish existing building and erect a new development of 8 flats with associated parking.

As per the Protocol for Public Speaking, written statements from the following people were received and read out by the Democratic Services Officer:

 

 Ø   IN OBJECTION –

Jean Woodall

 

 Ø   IN SUPPORT -

Darryl Howells

 

 Ø    VERBAL STATEMENTS –

There were no verbal statements from Ward Councillors for this item.

 

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted Planning Permission in line with the recommendation as set out in the report.

 

Voting:

For – 10             Against – 2           Abstain – 1

 

NOTE: During the debate an alternative Motion to refuse Planning Permission was LOST.

14.

15 Danecourt Road, Poole, BH14 0PG pdf icon PDF 454 KB

(Parkstone)

 

APP/19/01572/P

 

Demolish existing building and erect a new development of 8 flats.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Parkstone)

 

APP/19/01572/P

 

Demolish existing building and erect a new development of 8 flats.

 

As per the Protocol for Public Speaking, written statements from the following people were received and read out by the Democratic Services Officer:

 

 Ø   IN OBJECTION –

Jean Woodall

 

 Ø   IN SUPPORT -

Darryl Howells

 

 Ø    VERBAL STATEMENTS –

There were no verbal statements from Ward Councillors for this item.

 

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted Planning Permission in line with the recommendation as set out in the report.

 

Voting:

For – 11             Against – 2           Abstain – 0

15.

40A Portfield Close, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 2DQ pdf icon PDF 285 KB

(Christchurch Town)

 

8/20/0166/FUL

 

Erect dwelling with associated access and parking.

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Christchurch Town)

 

8/20/0166/FUL

 

Erect dwelling with associated access and parking.

 

As per the Protocol for Public Speaking, written statements from the following people were received and read out by the Democratic Services Officer:

 

 Ø   IN OBJECTION –

Peter Sutthery

Carol Cronshaw

 

 Ø   IN SUPPORT -

John Hammond

 

 Ø    VERBAL STATEMENTS –

There were no verbal statements from Ward Councillors for this item.

 

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted Planning Permission in line with the recommendation as set out in the report.

 

Voting:

For – 10             Against – 3           Abstain – 0

16.

20 Upton Way, Broadstone, BH18 9LY pdf icon PDF 207 KB

(Broadstone)

 

APP/20/00198/F

 

Demolish the dwelling and erect a block of 6 self-contained flats with surface car parking and vehicular access.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Broadstone)

 

APP/20/00198/F

 

Demolish the dwelling and erect a block of 6 self-contained flats with surface car parking and vehicular access.

 

As per the Protocol for Public Speaking, written statements from the following people were received and read out by the Democratic Services Officer:

 

 Ø   IN OBJECTION –

David Ralph

George Lawrence

 

 Ø   IN SUPPORT -

Darryl Howells

 

 Ø    VERBAL STATEMENTS –

Cllr M Brooke gave a statement as the Ward Councillor who called in the application.

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted Planning Permission in line with the recommendation as set out in the report.

 

Voting:

For – 11             Against – 1           Abstain – 0

 

NOTE: Due to technical difficulties, Cllr P Hall did note vote.