Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 5th September, 2019 1.00 pm

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

Contact: Chris Harrod - 01202 633036  Email: chris.harrod@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

55.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence from Members.

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Cllrs S Bull, T O’Neill and T Trent

56.

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:

Cllr T Trent was substituted by Cllr M Brooke

57.

Declarations of Interests

Councillors are required to comply with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011 and the Council's Code of Conduct regarding Disclosable Pecuniary Interests.

 

Councillors are also required to disclose any other interests where a Councillor is a member of an external body or organisation where that membership involves a position of control or significant influence, including bodies to which the Council has made the appointment in line with the Council's Code of Conduct.

 

Declarations received will be reported at the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of disclosable pecuniary interest.

58.

Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 138 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of the Meeting held on 8 August 2019.

Minutes:

The minutes of the Planning Committee held on 8 August 2019 were confirmed as a correct record and signed.

59.

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 4 September 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 Ward Councillors. These were heard as and when the relevant item was considered.

60.

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 – 6d.

 

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

 

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/

 

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 – D 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 which appears as Appendix E to these minutes in the Minute Book. The Committee considered the planning applications as set out in Minutes 61 to 64 below.

61.

Land at Madeira Road and Stafford Road, Bournemouth pdf icon PDF 329 KB

(Central Ward – Pre-May 2019)

 

7-2018-8363-G

 

Demolition of former Police Station and associated buildings, alterations and conversion of former Court buildings, erection of a 4-5 storey School building with associated works including Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA), play areas, vehicular accesses, parking, Landscaping and public realm works.

 

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

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Central Ward – pre-May 2019)

 

Application Number: 7-2018-8363-G

 

Development Considered: Demolition of former Police Station and associated buildings, alterations and conversion of former Court buildings, erection of a 4-5 storey School building with associated works including Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA), play areas, vehicular accesses, parking, Landscaping and public realm works.

 

Representations at Meeting:

In Objection:  None 

In Support: Raj Lall and Giancarlo Pesiri

Ward Councillor: Cllr Mike Greene

 

RESOLVED that the application be GRANTED planning permission in accordance with the recommendation set out in the Officer report subject to the amendment to conditon 28 as follows:

“Within six months of occupation of the development a detailed Travel Plan to include travel by pupils and staff shall be prepared in accordance with current best practice and guidance and submitted for written approval of the Local Planning Authority in conjunction with the Local Highway Authority. The questions within the travel survey shall be approved in writing by the Local Highway Authority and a minimum response rate of 40% is required.  The Travel Plan shall include for the school to allocate a limited number of on-street parking permits (the number to be determined by the Local Highway Authority) and supply parents/carers with letters of confirmation which can be used to apply to the Local Highway Authority for a paid-for on-street permit.  At least 90% of secondary school pupils (key stage 3 and above) shall travel to and from school by sustainable modes, including walking, cycling, bus and train.   The approved Travel Plan and obligations therein shall be implemented and complied with upon occupation of the development, and the Travel Plan shall be retained permanently thereafter with annual updates, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

Reason: In the interests of highway safety and promoting sustainable modes of transport, in accordance with Policy CS15 of the Bournemouth Local Plan Core Strategy (October 2012).”

Voting: For - 7           Against - 0                 Abstentions - 4

 

Note: The Meeting Adjourned at 2:56pm and reconvened at 3:06pm.

62.

6 Clarendon Road, Bournemouth, BH4 8AJ pdf icon PDF 305 KB

(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.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(West Cliff and Westbourne Ward)

 

Application Number: 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:  Charles Greaves and Annette Noman    

In Support: Matt Annen

Ward Councillor: None

 

RESOLVED that the application be REFUSED planning permission in accordance with the recommendation set out in the Officer report.

 

Voting: For - 7           Against - 4

 

63.

17 Mudeford, Christchurch, BH23 3NQ pdf icon PDF 252 KB

(Mudeford, Stanpit and West Highcliffe Ward)

 

8/18/2653/FUL

 

Erect 1 no. 2-storey dwelling with a basement and 1 no. 2-storey dwelling with associated detached garages (Demolish existing buildings) Amended plans include design changes and siting of house 2 and both dwellings to have partial basement and the proposal includes repairs to/reinstatement of the Admiralty Wall on the western boundary.

 

Amended Plans received 07/02/19, 15/05/19 & 03/06/19

 

Recommendation: Grant, subject to conditions in accordance with the details within the report.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Mudeford, Stanpit and West Highcliffe Ward)

 

Application Number: 8/18/2653/FUL

 

Development Considered: Erect 1 no. 2-storey dwelling with a basement and 1 no. 2-storey dwelling with associated detached garages (Demolish existing buildings) Amended plans include design changes and siting of house 2 and both dwellings to have partial basement and the proposal includes repairs to/reinstatement of the Admiralty Wall on the western boundary.

Amended Plans received 07/02/19, 15/05/19 & 03/06/19

 

Representations at Meeting:

In Objection:  Keith Gould  

In Support: Richard Coutts

Ward Councillor: None

 

RESOLVED that the application be GRANTED planning permission in accordance with the recommendation set out in the Officer report and as amended by the update sheet

 

Voting: For - 9           Against – 2

 

Note: Cllrs P R A Hall and D Kelsey left the meeting at 4:16pm, following the vote on this item and prior to commencement of discussion on the final item.

 

64.

63 Boscombe Overcliff Drive, Bournemouth, BH5 2EJ pdf icon PDF 282 KB

Boscombe East Ward (Pre-May 2019)

 

7-2019-27186

 

Erection of a block of 7 flats with partial under croft car parking, modification of vehicular access and formation of parking spaces.

 

Recommendation: Grant subject to conditions and signing a Section 106 Agreement.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Boscombe East Ward pre-May 2019)

 

Application Number: 7-2019-27186

 

Development Considered: Erection of a block of 7 flats with partial under croft car parking, modification of vehicular access and formation of parking spaces.

 

Representations at Meeting:

In Objection:  Alison Clements and Michael Lovell       

In Support: Carol Evans

Ward Councillor: Cllr Andy Jones (written submission read out by Democratic Services)

 

RESOLVED that the Application be granted planning permission in accordance with the recommendation set out in the officer report and as amended in the update sheet.

 

Voting: For - 8           Against - 1