Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 15th October, 2020 1.00 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Media

Items
No. Item

47.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence from Members.

Minutes:

There were no apologies.

48.

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:

Members were advised that Cllrs B Dunlop and L Fear would be filling the conservative vacancies on this occasion.

49.

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:

Cllr B Dunlop advised that she had called in the application relating to 44 West Way and would be speaking as Ward Councillor, in doing so she would not take any part in the subsequent debate or vote.

 

Cllr P R A Hall declared an interest in the application relating to Land r/o 26-28 Portfield Road and advised that he would therefore not take part in the debate or vote on this item.

50.

Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 195 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of the Meeting held on 24 September 2020.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 24 September 2020 were approved for signing as a correct record.

51.

Public Issues pdf icon PDF 138 KB

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 14 October 2020. Requests should be submitted to Democratic Services using the contact details on the front of this agenda.

 

Further information about how public speaking is managed at virtual meetings is contained in the Protocol for Public Speaking at Planning Committee which is included with this agenda sheet and 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

 

Note: The public speaking procedure is separate from and is not intended to replicate or replace the procedure for submitting a written representation on a planning application to the Planning Offices during the consultation period.

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.

52.

Schedule of Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 623 KB

To consider the planning applications as listed below.

 

See planning application reports circulated at 6a-6f, as updated by the agenda addendum sheet to be published on 14 October 2020

 

Councillors are requested where possible to submit any technical questions on planning applications to the Case Officer at least 48 hours before the meeting to ensure this information can be provided at the meeting.

 

The running order in which planning applications will be considered will be as listed on this agenda sheet.

 

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 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 48 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-F 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 had been circulated and appears as Appendix G to these minutes in the Minute Book. The Committee considered the planning applications as set out in Minutes 53-58.

53.

Unit 2, Fleets Corner, Fleets Lane, Poole, BH15 3BZ pdf icon PDF 375 KB

(Oakdale)

 

APP/20/00853/F

 

Full planning application for the use of the existing retail unit as a Class A1 discount foodstore, external alterations and extension, including new service area, trolley bay, entrance area and canopy, with associated plant area and parking reconfiguration.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Oakdale)

 

APP/20/00853/F

 

Full planning application for the use of the existing retail unit as a Class A1 discount foodstore, external alterations and extension, including new service area, trolley bay, entrance area and canopy, with associated plant area and parking reconfiguration.

 

v  IN OBJECTION –

None

 

v  IN SUPPORT –

Lee McCandless

Glen Jamieson

 

v  WARD COUNCILLORS –

Cllr Felicity Rice

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted planning permission in line with the recommendation as set out in the report.

 

Voting:

 

For – 13

Against – 2

54.

Carisbrooke, 172 Canford Cliffs Road, Poole, BH13 7ES pdf icon PDF 360 KB

(Canford Cliffs)

 

APP/19/01569/F

 

Demolition of existing buildings and erection of assisted living/extra care accommodation (class C2) with communal facilities and car parking.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Item was withdrawn at the request of the chairman.

55.

81-83 Hankinson Road, Bournemouth, BH9 1HP pdf icon PDF 387 KB

(Winton East)

 

7-2019-20654-B

 

Erection of bungalow and formation of parking spaces.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Winton East)

 

7-2019-20654-B

 

Erection of bungalow and formation of parking spaces.

 

 

v  IN OBJECTION –

Veronica Thornton

 

v  IN SUPPORT –

Jess Glover

 

v  WARD COUNCILLORS –

None

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted planning permission in line with the recommendation as set out in the report.

 

Voting:

 

For - Unanimous

56.

Hicks Farm, Throop Road and land East of Lavender Road and Taylor Drive, Bournemouth pdf icon PDF 398 KB

(Muscliff and Strouden Park)

 

7-2019-7824-B

 

Change of use to Suitable Alternative Natural Greenspace (SANG) together with the formation of an associated car park, access and infrastructure - Regulation 3.

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Muscliff and Strouden Park)

 

7-2019-7824-B

 

Change of use to Suitable Alternative Natural Greenspace (SANG) together with the formation of an associated car park, access and infrastructure -Regulation 3.

 

v  IN OBJECTION –

Nathan Corcoran

Susan Lennon

 

v  IN SUPPORT –

None

 

v  WARD COUNCILLORS –

Cllr Lisa Northover

 

RESOLVED that the application be refused planning permission contrary to the recommendation as set out in the report for the following reasons:

 

  • The application was contrary to CS6 and would not retain or enhance the features that contributed to the area’s heritage, character or local distinctiveness.
  • The application was contrary to CS18 because it did not promote walking or cycling and provided no links for public transport.
  • The application was contrary to CS37 because the development was inappropriate for the greenbelt and would not maintain the openness of the land.
  • The application was contrary to CS40 because it would not sustain or enhance the significance of the area’s heritage assets
  • The application was contrary to CS41 because, by virtue of its design, it was harmful to the built environment and would not enhance the character, local distinctiveness or biodiversity of the area.

 

Voting:

 

For – 12

Against – 3

57.

44 West Way, Bournemouth, BH9 3ED pdf icon PDF 360 KB

(Moordown)

 

7-2020-13147-E

 

Change of use from dwellinghouse (Use class C3) to House in Multiple Occupation (Use class C4) and alterations to approved single storey extensions.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Moordown)

 

7-2020-13147-E

 

Change of use from dwellinghouse (Use class C3) to House in Multiple Occupation (Use class C4) and alterations to approved single storey extensions.

 

v  IN OBJECTION –

None

 

v  IN SUPPORT –

None

 

v  WARD COUNCILLORS –

Cllr Beverley Dunlop

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted planning permission in line with the recommendation as set out in the report.

 

Voting:

 

For – 12

Against – 1

Abstentions – 1 (Cllr Stribley requested her abstention be recorded)

 

Note: Cllr B Dunlop did not vote.

58.

Land r/o 26-28 Portfield Rd, Christchurch, BH23 2AG pdf icon PDF 212 KB

(Christchurch Town)

 

8/20/0404/FUL

 

Erection of pair of semi-detached dwelling houses.

Amended plans received 27/07 & 06/08/2020.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Christchurch Town)

 

8/20/0404/FUL

 

Erection of pair of semi-detached dwelling houses. Amended plans received 27/07 & 06/08/2020.

 

v  IN OBJECTION –

Sandra Cupit

Mr & Mrs Charlesworth

 

v  IN SUPPORT –

Carol Evans

 

v  WARD COUNCILLORS –

Cllr Mike Cox

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted planning permission in line with the recommendation as set out in the report.

 

Voting:

 

For – 8

Against – 4

Abstentions – 2

 

Note: Cllr P R A Hall did not vote due to his declared interest