Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 20th May, 2021 1.00 pm

Venue: Civic Centre, Poole

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

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Items
No. Item

134.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence from Members.

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Cllr N Decent.

135.

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 B Dunlop substituted for Cllr N Decent for this meeting.

136.

Election of Chair of the Planning Committee

Councillors are asked to elect the Chair of the Planning Committee for the 2021/20 Municipal Year.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that Cllr D Kelsey be elected Chair of the Planning Committee for the 2021/22 Municipal Year.

No other nominations were received and so a secret ballot was not required.

137.

Election of Vice-Chair of the Planning Committee

Councillors are asked to elect the Vice-Chair of the Planning Committee for the 2021/22 Municipal Year.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that Cllr T Johnson be elected Vice-Chair of the Planning Committee for the 2021/22 Municipal Year.

No other nominations were received and so a secret ballot was not required.

138.

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:

There were no declarations of interest.

139.

Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 325 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of the Meeting held on 22 April 2021.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 22 April 2021 were approved as a correct record.

140.

Protocol for Public Statements at Planning Committee pdf icon PDF 128 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Committee agreed to the use of the revised Protocol for Public Statements.

 

Voting: Unanimous.

141.

Public Issues

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

 

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.

 

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 was a public statement received on a planning application considered by the Planning Committee. In accordance with the Protocol for Public Speaking and in agreement with the individual who submitted said statement the Democratic Services Officer read out the written statement.

142.

Schedule of Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 319 KB

To consider the planning applications as listed below.

 

See planning application reports circulated at 9a & 9b as updated by the agenda addendum sheet to be published on Wednesday, 19 May 2021.

 

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. The update sheet in relation to the applications appears as Appendix C to these minutes. The Committee considered the planning applications as set out below:

142a

Arndale House, 243 High Street North and 1-17 Kingland Road, Poole pdf icon PDF 312 KB

(Poole Town)

 

APP/18/00494/F

 

Demolish existing buildings and erect mixed-use development comprising 128 residential apartments (Use Class C3) together with nine ground floor commercial units (Use Classes A1, A3 or B1a) and associated ancillary works including car and cycle parking.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Poole Town)

 

APP/18/00494/F

 

Demolish existing buildings and erect mixed-use development comprising 128 residential apartments (Use Class C3) together with nine ground floor commercial units (Use Classes A1, A3 or B1a) and associated ancillary works including car and cycle parking.

 

Public Statements:

 

·       IN OBJECTION

   None.

 

·       IN SUPPORT

   None.

 

·       WARD COUNCILLORS:

   None.

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted planning permission, in accordance with the recommendation set out in the report, as amended by the addendum sheet.

 

Voting:

 

For – 12                 Against – 2            Abstentions – 1

143.

Richmond Gardens car park, Richmond Gardens, Bournemouth, BH1 1JE pdf icon PDF 623 KB

(Bournemouth Central)

 

7-2019-1179-BG

 

Erection of a mixed-use residential development comprising four blocks (211 flats) on the north and east side of existing car park, ranging in height up to 12 storeys (plus lower ground levels) and a flexible Class A1/A3/Sui Generis (mixed A1/A3 Coffee Shop) unit at ground level. Realignment works to existing service access road from Richmond Gardens, cycle parking, disabled parking, associated refuse/recycling storage, public realm improvement works and landscaping (inc. removal/works to existing trees). Alterations to existing public car park including alteration to existing vehicular access to car park and addition of cladding to the eastern elevation.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

(Bournemouth Central)

 

7-2019-1179-BG

 

Erection of a mixed-use residential development comprising four blocks (211 flats) on the north and east side of existing car park, ranging in height up to 12 storeys (plus lower ground levels) and a flexible Class A1/A3/Sui Generis (mixed A1/A3 Coffee Shop) unit at ground level. Realignment works to existing service access road from Richmond Gardens, cycle parking, disabled parking, associated refuse/recycling storage, public realm improvement works and landscaping (inc. removal/works to existing trees). Alterations to existing public car park including alteration to existing vehicular access to car park and addition of cladding to the eastern elevation.

 

Public Statements:

 

·       IN OBJECTION

        None.

 

·       IN SUPPORT

        Henry Courtier of Pegasus Group & Stuart Black of Summix Capital.

 

·       WARD COUNCILLORS:

        None.

 

RESOLVED that the application be granted planning permission, in accordance with the recommendation set out in the report, with the addition of an overage clause.

 

Voting:

 

For – 14 (unanimous)         Against – 0            Abstentions – 0