Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Thursday, 23rd February, 2023 2.00 pm

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Apologies for Absence and Notification of Substitutes:


49/22 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND NOTIFICATION OF SUBSTITUTES: Notification had been received that Councillor Mike Chambers was to act as substitute for Councillor John Mann and Councillor Richard Cooper was to act as substitute for Councillor Sue Lumby.



Declarations of Interest:

Members to advise of any declarations of interest.


50/22 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST: There were no declarations of interest.




of the meeting of the Committee held on the 14 February 2023 (Minutes to follow).


51/22 MINUTES: The Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 14 February 2023 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.


(Ten Members voted for the motion and there were two abstentions.)



Exempt Information:

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


52/22 EXEMPT INFORMATION: There were no exempt information items.



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.


53/22 – LIST OF PLANS: In accordance with the Scheme of Delegation, the

Committee made the following decisions:



20/02973/EIAMAJ - 21 And 38 Engineers, Claro Barracks, Chatham Road, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 2RD: pdf icon PDF 1 MB



53/22(01)                                                  CASE NUMBER: 20/02973/EIAMAJ

GRID REF:  EAST 429492 NORTH 472197





21 And 38 Engineers Claro Barracks, Chatham Road, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 2RD



Outline application, with means of access (from Clotherholme Road and Kirkby Road) for consideration, for a mixed-use development comprising: up to 1300 dwellings (Use Class C3), up to 60 extra care accommodation units (Use Class C2), retail, food and drink (Use Classes E, F2 and sui generis), community facilities (Use Classes E, F1, F2 and sui generis), 2ha of employment land (Use Class E), Primary School (Use Class F1), sports pitches with ancillary facilities (Use Class F2), public open space, landscaping, demolition of existing buildings and structures, and associated works (amended scheme).

APPLICANT:             Secretary Of State For Defence


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


0       Subject to a S106 (to include approx. £80k for TRO's, officers to continue discussion regarding the amount for health contributions with the ICB and HE, and to include provision within the s106 to secure a strategy to secure military heritage within the site) and with additional condition from Environmental Protection to secure Air Quality mitigation and in accordance with the ground stability report.


          The application is subject to call in by the Secretary of State due to the objection from Sport England.


1       No development shall take place on any individual parcel with a phase or sub-phase, as defined on the Phasing Plan approved under Condition 6, without the prior written approval of the Local Planning Authority of all details of the following reserved matters -

                        (a) appearance;

                        (b) landscaping;

                        (c) layout, including internal roads; and

                        (d) scale.

          Thereafter the development shall not be carried out otherwise than in strict accordance with the approved details.


2       The first application for the approval of the reserved matters shall be made to the Local Planning Authority not later than three years from the date of this permission.  The development hereby permitted shall be begun on or before the expiration of two years from the final approval of reserved matters or in the case of approval on different dates, the final approval of the last such matter to be approved.


3       The commencement of each development parcel pursuant to this outline consent shall begin before the expiration of two years from the date of the last reserved matter of that parcel to be approved.


4       Application(s) for approval of all the reserved matters shall be made to the local planning authority before the expiration of 15 years from the date of decision


5       The development shall be carried out broadly in accordance with the following application documents for approval:-


          * Development Specification and Framework


          Ripon Barracks Parameter Plans;


          * Location Plan 60599821_001 Rev A

          * Parameter Plan – Land Use 60599821_004 Rev A

          * Parameter Plan- Access and Movement 60599821_005 Rev B

          * Parameter Plan – Green Infrastructure 60599821_006 Rev A

          * Parameter Plan – Building Heights 60599821_007 Rev A

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