Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 5th November, 2020 1.00 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Media

Items
No. Item

59.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence from Members.

Minutes:

Apologies were received by Cllr S Bull.

60.

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 K Wilson would substitute for Cllr S Bull for this meeting of the Committee.

61.

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:

The following declaration if interest on planning application 6a was made:

 

Cllr S Baron, who is also a Ward Councillor for Parkstone, declared that due to his strong opinion on the site and application he would not participate as a member of the Committee for item 6a and would instead speak in objection of the application as Ward Councillor.

62.

Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 223 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of the Meeting held on 15 October 2020.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 15 October 2020 were approved for signing as a correct record.

63.

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 4 November 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.

64.

Schedule of Planning Applications

To consider the planning applications as listed below.

 

See planning application reports circulated at 6a and 6b, as updated by the agenda addendum sheet to be published on 4 November 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 & B to these minutes in the Minute Book. There was no update sheet in relation to the applications. The Committee considered the planning applications as set out in Minutes 65-66.

65.

The Sloop, 5 Commercial Road, Poole, BH14 0HU pdf icon PDF 271 KB

Parkstone

 

APP/19/01401/P

 

Outline application to demolish existing pub, outbuilding and 2no flats and erect a block of 4no studio flats, 60no 1 bedroom flats, 9no 2 bedroom flats and 1no 3 bedroom flat with parking, cycle and refuse storage.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Parkstone)

 

APP/19/01401/P

 

Outline application to demolish existing pub, outbuilding and 2no flats and erect a block of 4no studio flats, 60no 1-bedroom flats, 9no 2-bedroom flats and 1no 3 bedroom flat with parking, cycle and refuse storage.

 

v  IN OBJECTION –

 

None

 

v  IN SUPPORT –

 

          Matt Annen – Pure Town Planning

          Mark Adams – AJ Developments

 

v  WARD COUNCILLORS –

 

None

 

 

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 PP27 (1a) and would result in an overdevelopment of the site, while being excessive in its density.

The application was contrary to the Poole Parking SPD and would result in a lack of parking.

The application was contrary to PP27 (1d) and would provide inadequate living conditions for future occupiers.

The application was contrary to PP30 and NPPF Para NDHA and would see the loss of a non-designated heritage asset.

The application was contrary to PP32 on the grounds of Heathland Mitigation and with reference to Poole Harbour.

 

Voting:

 

For – 6

 

Against – 4

 

Abstain – 0

 

NOTE: Cllrs M Davies and N Decent missed sections of the presentation, public statements and debate due to technical issues. Therefore, neither Councillor voted on this item.

66.

Durley Chine Depot, West Undercliff Promenade, Bournemouth pdf icon PDF 422 KB

Westbourne and West Cliff

 

7-2020-18384-S

 

Demolition of four buildings (public toilet block, a former beach office, a storage block and a portacabin block) and eleven beach huts. Construction of a new 2 storey Environmental Education Visitor Centre, staff welfare building, Cafe and replacement Public WCs- Regulation 3.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Westbourne and West Cliff)

 

7-2020-18384-S

 

Demolition of four buildings (public toilet block, a former beach office, a storage block and a portacabin block) and eleven beach huts. Construction of a new 2 storey Environmental Education Visitor Centre, staff welfare building, Cafe and replacement Public WCs- Regulation 3.

 

v  IN OBJECTION –

 

None

 

v  IN SUPPORT –

 

          BCP Council – applicant.

 

v  WARD COUNCILLORS –

 

None

 

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted planning permission, in line with the recommendations as set out in the report, for the following reasons:

 

Voting:

 

For – 11

 

Against – 0

 

Abstain – 1

 

NOTE: Cllr M Davies missed part of the presentation, public statements and debate due to technical issues and therefore did not vote on this item.