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24.

Declarations of Interest

To receive from Members, declarations of the existence of any disclosable pecuniary, or non-pecuniary, interests and the nature of those interests in relation to any agenda item. Please see Agenda Notes.

Minutes:

Councillor Lewis declared a prejudicial interest in Agenda item 5, 22 Spoonbill Close, as he was the applicant. He left the Chamber for this application.

25.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 155 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 14th August 20178. Please note: This meeting was originally scheduled for 7th August 2018.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 14th August 2018 were confirmed and signed by the Chair as a correct record.

26.

Late Material pdf icon PDF 87 KB

Please note that any late material relating to the applications listed below will be published on the Council’s website as a supplement in the late afternoon of the day of the meeting.

Minutes:

Late material in respect of Agenda item 7 had been circulated.

27.

Watts Truck Centre, Mercia Road - 17/00784/FUL pdf icon PDF 714 KB

Application for determination:

 

Application by Lidl for the demolition of existing buildings and the construction of a new Lidl neighbourhood discount food store with associated car parking, landscaping and access arrangements at Watts Truck Centre, Mercia Road.

 

Minutes:

The Principal Planning Officer presented the report which detailed an application for the demolition of existing buildings and the construction of a new Lidl neighbourhood discount food store with associated car parking, landscaping and access arrangements at Watts Truck Centre, Mercia Road.

 

Glen Stidever, Head of Property for Lidl South West addressed the Committee in support of the application.

 

A Member expressed concern that no opening hours were specified. He was advised that there were no restrictions but it was anticipated that the store would be open from 08.00 to 22.00 hours.

 

Another Member enquired about unexpected land contamination and was referred to paragraphs 6.61-66 of the report.

 

A Member expressed concern at the boundary treatment in areas where the proposed building was close to neighbouring properties. He was advised that condition 16 required details of the boundary treatments, including the acoustic fence required in accordance with the recommendations set out in the submitted Noise Impact Assessment.

 

The Chair moved and the Vice-Chair seconded that planning permission be granted subject to the conditions laid out in the report.  

 

RESOLVED that planning permission be granted subject to the conditions in the report.

28.

Railway Triangle Site - 18/00267/FULL pdf icon PDF 618 KB

Application for determination:

 

Erection of a business and household storage unit (Use Class B2) at the Railway Triangle Site.

 

Minutes:

The Principal planning Officer presented the report which detailed an application for the erection of a business and household storage unit (Use Class B8) at the Railway Triangle Site.

 

She drew Members’ attention to the late material which contained an additional condition requested by the Highway Authority to require the installation of electric vehicle charging points and consequential changes to conditions 2 and 6 to reflect the amended plans.

 

Matt Taylor, a Planning Consultant acting for the applicant, addressed the Committee in support of the application.

 

A Member expressed disappointment that the site would only provide employment for four full time staff.

 

The Chair moved and the Vice-Chair seconded that planning permission be granted subject to the conditions laid out in the late material.

 

RESOLVED that planning permission be granted subject to the following conditions:-

 

Condition 1

The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

 

Reason

Required to be imposed by Section 92 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

Condition 2

The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the application form, and drawing numbers PL_01, Pl_05 Rev G, PL_10 Rev B, PL_20 Rev C, PL_21 Rev D and 17-076/300 Rev T2 except where these may be modified by any other conditions attached to this permission.

 

Reason

To ensure that the development is carried out in accordance with the approved plans.

 

Condition 3

The development hereby permitted shall not be brought into use until a SuDS management and maintenance plan for the lifetime of the development which shall include the arrangements for adoption by any public authority or statutory undertaker and any other arrangements to secure the operation of the scheme throughout its lifetime, has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The plan should fully detail the access that is required to reach the surface water management component for maintenance purposes. It should also include a plan for safe and sustainable removal and disposal of waste periodically arising from drainage system, detailing the materials to be used and standard of work required including method statement. The development shall be implemented in strict accordance with the approved SUDS maintenance plan for the lifetime of the development.

 

Reason

To ensure the continued operation and maintenance of drainage features serving the site and avoid flooding. It is important that these details are agreed prior to the commencement of development as any works on site could have implications for drainage, flood risk and water quality in the locality.

 

Condition 4

Development shall not take place until an exceedance flow routing plan for flows above the 1 in 100+40% climate change event has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The proposed scheme shall identify exceedance flow routes through the development based on proposed topography with flows being directed to highways and areas of public open space. Flow routes through gardens and other areas in private ownership will  ...  view the full minutes text for item 28.

29.

Land adj Tall Ships, The Docks, Gloucester - 17/01351/FUL & 17/01329/LBC pdf icon PDF 255 KB

Application for determination:

 

The erection of a 3.5 storey apartment building, comprising a total of 14 residential units with ground floor parking and access. This includes demolition and rebuild of a curtilage listed wall on land adjoining the Tall Ships Public House, The Docks, Gloucester.  

 

Minutes:

The Principal Planning Officer presented the report which detailed an application for the erection of a 3.5 storey apartment building, comprising a total of 14 residential units with ground floor parking and access. (This includes the demolition of a curtilage listed wall) on land adjacent to the Tall Ships Public House, Gloucester Docks.

 

He advised Members that the site had the benefit of planning permission for 12 residential units and was presently under construction. He noted that the since the adoption of the Joint Core Strategy, condition SD12 required that a minimum of 20 per cent affordable housing be sought on applications for 11 or more dwellings,

 

He advised that the site had been purchased prior to the adoption of the JCS and Officers had considered this and the importance of the site as a gateway to the City together with the low profit margins proposed and had concluded that the importance of having the site built out outweighed the risk of jeopardising the development.

 

The Chair moved and the Vice-Chair seconded that Officers be authorised to grant planning permission subject to the conditions in the report and no new material considerations arising during the public consultation period.

 

 

RESOLVED that Officers be authorised to grant planning permission subject to the conditions in the report and no new material considerations arising during the public consultation period.

 

30.

Delegated Decisions pdf icon PDF 170 KB

To consider a schedule of applications determined under delegated powers during the month of July 2018.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a schedule of applications determined under delegated powers during the month of July 2018.

 

RESOLVED that the schedule be noted.

 

 

31.

22 Spoonbill Close, Quedgeley - 18/00505/FUL pdf icon PDF 206 KB

Application for determination:

 

Convert part of garage into extra room with appropriate electric and water services at 22, Spoonbill Close, Quedgeley.

Minutes:

Councillor Lewis had declared a prejudicial interest in this application as he was the applicant. He left the Meeting at this point.

 

The Principal Planning Officer presented the report which detailed an application to convert part garage into an extra room with appropriate electric and water services at 22, Spoonbill Close, Quedgeley.

 

She advised that the application was before the Committee as the applicant was an elected Member of the City Council. She also advised that there were no external alterations proposed to the building.

 

The Chair moved and Councillor Lugg seconded that planning permission be granted subject to the conditions in the report.

 

RESOLVED that planning permission be granted subject to the conditions in the report.

 

32.

Date of next meeting

Tuesday, 2nd October 2018 at 6.00 pm.

Minutes:

Tuesday, 2nd October 2018 at 6.00 pm.

 

 
 
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