Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Tuesday, 10th May, 2022 2.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Centre, St Luke's Avenue, Harrogate HG1 2AE. This meeting will be livestreamed here: https://bit.ly/HarrogateYouTube (Copy and paste the link in your browser).. View directions

Contact: Harriet Clarke - Trainee Democratic Services Officer  01423 500600, Email: democraticservices@harrogate.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

97.

Apologies for Absence and Notification of Substitutes:

Minutes:

97/21 – APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND NOTIFICATION OF SUBSTITUTES: Apologies for absence had been received from Councillors Jim Clark and Nigel Simms.

 

98.

Declarations of Interest:

Members to advise of any declarations of interest.

Minutes:

98/21 – DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST: Councillor Andy Paraskos declared an interest in respect of Minute 101/21(03) and therefore left the room for the debate and vote on this item. Councillors Hannah Gostlow, Pat Marsh and Tom Watson also declared an interest in respect of Minute 101/21(03) on the basis that the Liberal Democrats Party had an office in the area and therefore left the room for the debate and vote on this item. Councillor Tom Watson declared an interest in Minute 101/21(05) as he was to speak as Ward Member under the Opportunity to Speak Scheme and therefore left the room for the debate and vote on this item.

 

99.

Minutes: pdf icon PDF 119 KB

of the meeting of the Committee held on the 21 April 2022.

Minutes:

99/21 – MINUTES: The Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 21 April 2022 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

 

(Eight Members voted for the motion and there was one abstention.)

 

100.

Exempt Information:

To determine whether to exclude the press and public during the consideration of any exempt information items.

Minutes:

100/21 – EXEMPT INFORMATION: There were no exempt information items.

 

101.

List of Plans:

To determine applications or make observations on applications made under the Town and Country Planning Act 1972 and the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990.

Minutes:

101/21 – LIST OF PLANS: In accordance with the Scheme of Delegation, the

Committee made the following decisions:

 

101a

21/02251/FULMAJ - Land Northeast of 65 Wetherby Road, Knaresborough, HG5 8LH - 14:00: pdf icon PDF 928 KB

Minutes:

 

101/21(01)                                               CASE NUMBER: 21/02251/FULMAJ

GRID REF:  EAST 436168 NORTH 456250

 

APPLICATION NO.:6.100.13573.A.FULMAJ

 

LOCATION:

Land Northeast Of 65 Wetherby Road, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, HG5 8LH

 

PROPOSAL:

Development of Retirement Apartments with care (Use Class C2) including the demolition of existing buildings, formation of new vehicular access, parking, retaining structures, hardstanding, sewer diversion, erection of substation, refuse and maintenance stores, with associated works to trees, landscaping, formation of communal facilities and amenity space.

 

APPLICANT:            Mr Redmond Hodgkinson

 

DEFERRED for the following reason(s):-

 

 

0      To request that the number of units is reduced considerably and to consider moving the location of the building further away from the river.

 

 

Steve Benn (Objector) and Robert Gaskell (Applicant) attended the meeting and spoke to the item under the Council’s Opportunity to Speak Scheme.

 

The officer’s recommendations that the application be ‘deferred and approved subject to the receipt of a S106 Agreement to secure the C2 Use, the Biodiversity Enhancement Management Plan and contribution towards health care infrastructure’ were moved and seconded. On a vote being taken four Members for the motion to approve the officer’s recommendations and five voted against therefore the motion fell.

 

A subsequent motion was moved and seconded by Councillor Pat Marsh to defer the application to request that the number of units is reduced considerably and to consider moving the location of the building further away from the river. On a vote being taken six Members voted for the motion and there were three abstentions therefore the motion to defer was passed.

 

101b

21/01465/REMMAJ - Land Comprising Field At 431917 456498, Harrogate, HG1 4RF - 14:30: pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Minutes:

 

101/21(02)                                                         CASE NUMBER: 21/01465/REMMAJ

GRID REF:  EAST 431917 NORTH 456498

 

APPLICATION NO.:6.79.14075.REMMAJ

 

LOCATION:

Land Comprising Field at 431917 456498, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

 

PROPOSAL:

Reserved Matters Application for the erection of 133 dwellings, public open space, green infrastructure and associated works with access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale considered pursuant to outline permission 19/02262/OUTMAJ (appeal decision APP/E2734/W/20/3260624) The outline planning application did not require an Environmental Impact Assessment.

 

APPLICANT:            Redrow Homes Limited

 

DEFERRED for the following reason(s):-

 

 

0      To further explore issues relating to information regarding badgers/ dwellings meeting the national space standards/ on site renewables provision/ use of mature trees within the proposed landscaping scheme for the site

Councillor Chris Aldred (North Yorkshire County Council Ward Member for High Harrogate and Kingsley Division), John Hansard (Objector) and Mike Ashworth (Applicant) attended the meeting and spoke to the item under the Council’s Opportunity to Speak Scheme. Jonathan Sibery was present to answer questions only.

 

The officer’s recommendations that the application be ‘deferred and approved subject to conditions and a S106 Agreement’ did not receive a proposer, therefore the motion to defer and approve fell.

 

Councillor John Mann subsequently proposed a motion, on the grounds listed above, to defer the application. The motion was moved and seconded. On a vote being taken members voted unanimously therefore the motion to defer was passed.

 

101c

21/01336/FULMAJ - Former Council Offices, Crescent Gardens, Harrogate, HG1 2SG - 15:00: pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

 

101/21(03)                                               CASE NUMBER: 21/01336/FULMAJ

GRID REF:  EAST 429861 NORTH 455518

 

APPLICATION NO.:6.79.12562.A.FULMAJ

 

LOCATION:

Former Council Offices, Crescent Gardens, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

 

PROPOSAL:

Change of use of former Council Headquarters to Class E (commercial, business and service) use comprising offices and restaurant / bar with ancillary residential and gym use; erection of a two storey roof-top extension, replacement fenestration and new electricity substation and alterations to parking, landscaping and other associated works

 

APPLICANT:            Impala Estates Limited

 

APPROVED subject to the following conditions:-

 

 

1      The development hereby permitted shall be begun on or before 3 years from the date of this permission.

 

2      The development hereby permitted shall not be carried out otherwise than in strict accordance with the submitted details detailed as follows:

        Location Plan ref P01

        Existing Site Plan ref P02 Rev B

        Existing basement and Ground floor plans ref P03

        Proposed Site Plan Ref P06 Rev F

        Proposed Basement  Ground and First floor plan Ref P07

        Proposed Second and Third floor plans Ref P08

        Proposed elevations Ref P09 Rev C

        Proposed Sub Station  ref P16 Rev E

        Proposed sub station elevations ref P17 REV A

        Existing and Proposed Street scene Ref                                        P10 Rev A 

        Existing and proposed site sections Ref P11

        Existing and Proposed Sections Ref P12

        NPG Sub Station Plan and elevation Ref P18

        Draft Construction Management Plan Ref P20 Rev A

 

3      The applicant / developer is advised that they have a duty to adhere to the regulations of Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, the National Planning Policy Framework 2012 and the current Building Control Regulations with regards to contaminated land. If any unforeseen contamination is encountered during the development, the Local Planning Authority (LPA) should be informed immediately. Any investigation / remedial / protective works carried out in relation to this application shall be carried out to agreed timescales and approved by the LPA in writing. Furthermore, any soil or soil forming materials to be brought to site for use in garden areas or soft landscaping should be tested for contamination and suitability for use prior to importation to site. The responsibility to ensure the safe development of land affected by contamination rests primarily with the developer.

 

4      No use of the terrace shall take place until a noise management plan regarding noise from the terrace, has been submitted and approved by the Local Planning Authority. The plan shall include details of the maximum numbers of customers on the terrace, details of a noise limiter to restrict music noise and hours of operation (it is understood the internal terrace could have longer opening hours being more enclosed). The external terrace shall not be used between the hours of 22:00 and 08:00 daily.

 

5      The combined noise from any:-

o   fixed installations which comprise mechanical and electrical plant and equipment

o   the loading and unloading of goods and materials

o   mobile plant and vehicles at the site shall be effectively controlled (including mitigation) so that the combined rating level of all such equipment  ...  view the full minutes text for item 101c

101d

21/02763/FULMAJ - Site Of Trelleborg, Halfpenny Lane, Knaresborough, HG5 0PS - 15:30: pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

 

101/21(04)                                               CASE NUMBER: 21/02763/FULMAJ

GRID REF:  EAST 435540 NORTH 457630

 

APPLICATION NO.:6.100.262.H.FULMAJ

 

LOCATION:

Site of Trelleborg Halfpenny Lane, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, HG5 0PP

 

PROPOSAL:

Erection of 64 residential dwellings and associated works

 

APPLICANT:             John Londesborough

 

DEFERRED and to be approved subject to the following conditions and a Section 106 Agreement.

 

0       Approved in principle subject to completion of a S106 agreement.

 

 

1       The development hereby permitted shall be begun on or before 3 years from the date of this permission.

 

2       The development hereby permitted must not be carried out otherwise than in strict accordance with the following approved plans:

          Location Plan ref SKPY-006-A-LP-01 

          Site Layout ref SKPY-006-A-PL-01 REV L

          Housetype Drawing Pack Version 2

          Boundary Plan ref SKPY-006-A-BP-01 REV D

          Site Sections ref                            SKPY-006-A-PL-01 

          SKPY-006-A-MAT-02 REV E

 

3       Except for investigative works, no excavation or other groundworks or the depositing of material on site in connection with the construction of any road or any structure or apparatus which will lie beneath the road must take place on any phase of the road construction works, until full detailed engineering drawings of all aspects of roads and sewers for that phase, including any structures which affect or form part of the highway network, and a programme for delivery of such works have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development must only be carried out in compliance with the approved engineering drawings.

 

4       No part of the development to which this permission relates shall be brought into use until the carriageway and any footway or footpath from which it gains access is constructed to binder course macadam level or block paved (as approved) and kerbed and connected to the existing highway network with any street lighting installed and in operation. The completion of all road works, including any phasing shall be in accordance with a programme submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority before any part of the development is brought into use.

 

5       No dwelling must be occupied until the related parking facilities have been constructed in accordance with the details approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Once created these areas must be maintained clear of any obstruction and retained for their intended purpose at all times.

 

6       No development shall commence until a scheme of surface water disposal, which shall follow the principles of sustainable drainage as far as practicable, has first been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The proposals shall be based upon those included within the Flood Risk Assessment submitted in support of the application. It shall include details of mitigation for the collection of ground water at the time of high rainfall. The development shall be implemented in accordance with such approved details prior the first use or occupation of the dwellings hereby permitted and shall be retained thereafter.

         

7       No occupation of the dwellings hereby permitted shall take place until the footpath link adjacent to proposed  ...  view the full minutes text for item 101d

101e

20/05216/FULMAJ - Darley Mill, Darley Carr, Darley, HG3 2QQ - 16:00: pdf icon PDF 630 KB

Minutes:

 

101/21(05)                                               CASE NUMBER: 20/05216/FULMAJ

GRID REF:  EAST 419354 NORTH 459725

 

APPLICATION NO.:6.90.36.R.FULMAJ

 

LOCATION:

Darley Mill, Darley Carr, Darley, HG3 2QQ

 

PROPOSAL:

Conversion and extension of Mill Building to form 9 Residential Units, erection of storage building/car port, 11 dwellings, detached garage and other external works including car parking.

 

APPLICANT:             YorPlace Ltd

 

DEFERRED and the Executive Officer – Development Management and Building Control (EO-DMBC) be authorised to APPROVE the application subject to the following conditions and such amendments to these conditions and other conditions EO-DMBC considers to be necessary. REASON FOR DEFERRAL:

 

 

0       For the completion of Section 106 agreement concerning ecological, management, enabling development, and open space matters.

 

1       The development hereby permitted shall be begun on or before .3 years

 

2       Development shall be carried out in accordance with:

           

          a) the following approved plans, SPX Architects drawing numbers prefixed 02024;

          -102 revision G Proposed Site Plan dated 22/03/21

          -105 Site Sections A-A dated March 2021

          -107 Site Sections B-B dated March 2021

          -109 Site Sections C-C dated March 2021

          -200 As Proposed Plan Plot 7 dated December 2020

          -201 revision A As Proposed Plans Plots 8,9,10 & 11 dated 05/05/21

          -202 As Proposed Plan Plot 12 dated December 2020

          -203 As Proposed Plans Plots 13 & 14 dated December 2020

          -204 revision A As Proposed Plan Plot 15 dated 11/05/21

          -205 As Proposed Plans Plots 5 & 6 December 2020

          -300 revision A As Proposed Elevation Plot 7 dated 17/12/20

          -301 As Proposed Elevations Plots 8,9,10 & 11 dated December 2020

          -302 revision A As Proposed Elevation Plot 12 dated 17/12/20

          -304 revision B As Proposed Elevation Plot 15 dated 11/05/21

          -305 revision A As Proposed Elevations Plots 5 & 6 dated 31/03/21

         

          b) the following approved Seven Architecture  plans, drawing numbers prefixed 016190;

          -P122 Southern Access Drive dated April 2018

          -P220 revision L Proposed Ground Floor Plan dated 17/02/20

          -P221 revision J Proposed First Floor Plan dated 22/08/19

          -P222 revision P Proposed Second Floor Plan dated 17/02/20

          -P223 revision H Proposed Roof Plan dated 17/10/19

          -P224 revision D Proposed Mezzanine Floor Plan dated 15/04/19

          -P250 revision H Proposed Elevations (1 of 3) dated 17/10/19

          -P251 revision F Proposed Elevations (2 of 3) dated 14/11/19

          -P252 revision E Proposed Elevations (3 of 3) dated 17/10/19

          -P260 revision D House 4 - Proposed Plans dated 24/11/17

          -P270 revision D House 4 - Proposed Elevations dated 24/11/17

          -P280 revision C Proposed Car Port and Bin Store dated 27/03/19

          -P281 Proposed Terrace Elevation dated 23/11/2017

          -P401 Balcony Details dated 26/02/19

          -P520 revision B Proposed Window Schedule (1 of 3) dated 14/11/19

          -P521 revision B Proposed Window Schedule (2 of 3) dated 14/11/19

          -P522 Proposed Window Schedule (3 of 3) dated 14/11/19

         

          c) the following approved plans, Coda Structures drawings numbers prefixed 7490;

          -011 revision P1 Existing Impermeable Area Plan dated 15.09.21

          -020 revision T9 External Works Layout Sheet 1 dated 16.11.21

          -021 revision T7 External Works Layout Sheet 2 dated 16.11.21

          -022 revision T9 External Works Layout Sheet 3 dated 16.11.21

          -023 revision T7 External  ...  view the full minutes text for item 101e

102.

Applications Determined Under the Planning Scheme of Delegation: pdf icon PDF 2 MB

The Executive Officer – Development Management and Building Control to submit a list of planning applications determined under delegated powers, and also those delegated to himself in consultation with the Chair and Vice Chair of the Committee, which had been approved since the last meeting.

Minutes:

102/21 – APPLICATIONS DETERMINED UNDER THE PLANNING

               SCHEME OF DELEGATION: The Executive Officer – Development Management and Building Control submitted a list of planning applications determined under delegated powers, and also those delegated to himself in consultation with the Chair and Vice Chair of the Committee, which had been approved since the last meeting.

 

RESOLVED UNANIMOUSLY:

 

That the report be received.

 

                                                                                                                                  (D)