Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee - Thursday, 5th January, 2023 2.00 pm

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Items
No. Item

31.

Apologies for Absence and Notification of Substitutes:

Minutes:

31/22 – APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND NOTIFICATION OF SUBSTITUTES: Notification had been received that Councillor Mike Chambers was to act as substitute for Councillor Rebecca Burnett. Apologies for absence had been received from Councillors Sue Lumby and Andy Paraskos.

 

32.

Declarations of Interest:

Members to advise of any declarations of interest.

Minutes:

32/22 – DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST: There were no declarations of interest.

 

33.

Minutes: pdf icon PDF 169 KB

of the meeting of the Committee held on the 6 December 2022.

Minutes:

33/22 – MINUTES: The Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 6 December 2022 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair. Nine members voted for the motion and there was one abstention.

 

34.

Exempt Information:

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

Minutes:

34/22 – EXEMPT INFORMATION: There were no exempt information items.

 

35.

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:

35/22 – LIST OF PLANS: In accordance with the Scheme of Delegation, the

Committee made the following decisions:

 

35a

21/01281/FUL - 40 Wetherby Road HG2 7SQ: pdf icon PDF 964 KB

Minutes:

 

35/22(01)                                                         CASE NUMBER: 21/01281/FUL

GRID REF:  EAST 431998 NORTH 455032

 

APPLICATION NO.:6.79.12420.C.FUL

 

LOCATION:

40 Wetherby Road, Harrogate, HG2 7SQ

 

PROPOSAL:

Erection of replacement building comprising of 6 no. apartments.

 

APPLICANT:            AD Properties Limited

 

APPROVED subject to the following conditions:-

 

 

1      The development hereby permitted shall be begun on or before 05.01.2026.

 

2      The development hereby permitted shall not be carried out otherwise than in strict accordance with:

       

        a) the Policy CC4 section of the ELG Planning Addendum to Planning Statement received by the Local Planning Authority on 20 December 2022

       

        b) the following Setsquare (Harrogate) Ltd Planning Drawings: 

        S20/126-03 rev F Proposed Plans & Elevations dated 25-07-22

        S20/126-04 rev K Proposed Site Plan & Streetscene dated 08-12-22

       

        c) root3 Tree Protection and Impact Assessment ref R3-443-AR-01 dated 26.02.12 and drawing R3-443-AR-03 dated 01.03.20.

 

3      Groundworks shall not commence until a land contamination Phase II Intrusive Site Investigation Report has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

 

4      Where site remediation is recommended in the Phase II Intrusive Site Investigation Report approved under condition 3 above groundworks shall not commence until a land contamination remediation strategy has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  The remediation strategy shall include a timetable for the implementation and completion of the approved remediation measures.

 

5      Land contamination remediation of the site shall be carried out and completed in accordance with the Remediation Strategy approved under condition 4 above. In the event that remediation is unable to proceed in accordance with the approved Remediation Strategy or contamination not previously considered in either the Preliminary Risk Assessment or the Phase II Intrusive Site Investigation Report is identified or encountered on site, all groundworks in the affected area (save for site investigation works) shall cease immediately and the Local Planning Authority shall be notified in writing within 2 working days. Works shall not recommence until proposed revisions to the Remediation Strategy have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Remediation of the site shall thereafter be carried out in accordance with the approved revised Remediation Strategy.

 

6      Following completion of any measures identified in the approved Remediation Strategy under condition 4 above, or any approved revised Remediation Strategy under condition 5 above, a land contamination Verification Report shall be submitted to the Local Planning Authority. No part of the site shall be brought into use until such time as the remediation measures have been completed for that part of the site in accordance with the approved Remediation Strategy or the approved revised Remediation Strategy and a Verification Report in respect of those remediation measures has been approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

 

7      Further to condition 6 above where verification has been submitted and approved in stages for different areas of the whole site, a Final Verification Summary Report shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

 

8      No development shall commence on site before the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 35a

35b

22/04030/FUL - Manor Cottage, Shaw Lane, Farnham, HG5 9JE: pdf icon PDF 699 KB

Minutes:

 

35/22(02)                                                                   CASE NUMBER: 22/04030/FUL

GRID REF:  EAST 434925 NORTH 460633

 

APPLICATION NO.:6.84.87.A.FUL

 

LOCATION:

Manor Cottage, Shaw Lane, Farnham, North Yorkshire, HG5 9JE

 

PROPOSAL:

Widening of the vehicular access and driveway to the property.

 

APPLICANT:            Mr S Green

 

APPROVED subject to the following conditions:-

 

1      The development hereby permitted shall be begun on or before 05.01.2026.

 

2      The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in strict accordance with the application form and the following drawings submitted with the application;

       

        Proposed Plans and Elevations DWG No. 002 Rev. A. Received 13.12.2022

        Wall Section sand Elevations DWG No. 003 Received 13.12.2022

        Proposed Site Plan DWG No, AMA/21787/SK006 Received 18.10.2022

 

3      The development must not be brought into use until the access to the site at Manor Cottage Shaw Lane Farnham North Yorkshire HG5 9JE has been set out and constructed in accordance with the 'Specification for Housing and Industrial Estate Roads and Private Street Works" published by the Local Highway Authority and the following requirements:

       

        The crossing of the highway verge and/or footway must be constructed in accordance with the approved details and/or Standard Detail number E50 and the following requirements.

       

        * The existing vehicle crossing shall be improved/upgraded using E50 specification (To be discussed on section 184 licence application)

o   Any gates or barriers must be erected in line with the existing Highway boundary and must not be able to swing over the existing or proposed highway.

o   That part of the access extending 3 metres into the site from the carriageway of the existing highway must be at a gradient not exceeding 1 in 40.

o   The final surfacing of any private access within 2 metres of the public highway must not contain any loose material that is capable of being drawn on to the existing or proposed public highway.

o   Measures to enable vehicles to enter and leave the site in a forward gear.

       

        All works must accord with the approved details.

 

4      Notwithstanding any valid planning permission for works to amend the existing highway, you are advised that a separate licence will be required from North Yorkshire County Council as the Local Highway Authority in order to allow any works in the existing public highway to be carried out. The 'Specification for Housing and Industrial Estate Roads and Private Street Works' published by North Yorkshire County Council as the Local Highway Authority, is available to download from the County Council's web site:

       

        https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/sites/default/files/fileroot/Transport%20and%20streets/Roads%2C%20highways%20and%20pavements/Specification_for_housing___ind_est_roads___street_works_2nd_edi.pdf

       

        The Local Highway Authority will also be pleased to provide the detailed constructional specifications referred to in this condition.

 

5      There must be no access or egress by any vehicles between the highway and the application site at Manor Cottage Shaw Lane Farnham North Yorkshire HG5 9JE until splays are provided giving clear visibility of 43 metres measured along both channel lines of the major road from a point measured 2.4 metres down the centre line of the access road. In measuring the splays, the eye height must be 1.05 metres and the object  ...  view the full minutes text for item 35b

35c

20/00928/REMMAJ - Chapel Hill, Boroughbridge: pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

 

35/22(03)                                                           CASE NUMBER: 20/00928/REMMAJ

GRID REF:  EAST 439839 NORTH 464979

 

APPLICATION NO.:6.64.555.I.REMMAJ

 

LOCATION:

Land Comprising Field at 439839 464979 Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire

 

PROPOSAL:

Reserved matters application under outline permission 17/04319/OUTMAJ for the erection of up to 214 dwelling houses (phase 2) with access and layout only for consideration.

 

APPLICANT:            Barratt and David Wilson Homes

 

REFUSED.  Reason(s) for refusal:-

 

1      Insufficient information has been submitted to demonstrate that the development will provide an acceptable layout and provide sufficient open space to provide a sustainable and well-designed development. The proposal is therefore contrary to paragraph 130 of the NPPF and Policies HP3, HP4 and HP7 of the Harrogate District Local Plan.

2      Insufficient information has been submitted to demonstrate that acceptable and safe access is provided within the site, including internal road accesses, turning, parking, pedestrian and cycle links contrary to Policies TI1 and TI3 of the Harrogate District Local Plan.

3      Insufficient information has been submitted to demonstrate that affordable housing is well distributed across the development contrary to Local Plan Policy HS2 of the Harrogate District Local Plan.

4      The application does not provide sufficient information to demonstrate acceptable green infrastructure corridors and connectivity, landscaping and tree planting and that protection of any ecological features can be accommodated within the proposed layout contrary to Policies NE3, NE4 NE5 and NE7 of the Harrogate District Local Plan.

 

The officer’s recommendations that the application be ‘refused’ were moved and seconded. On a vote being taken Members voted unanimously for the motion therefore the motion to refuse was passed.

 

36.

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

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.

Minutes:

36/22 – 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.

 

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