Planning Minutes 16th March 2017

 

BACKWELL PARISH COUNCIL

MINUTES OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING HELD ON THURSDAY 16TH MARCH 2017 IN BACKWELL PARISH HALL, BACKWELL, AT 1900 HOURS

 

Present: Cllrs M Gibbons-Price (Chairman), M Bowerman, S Edwards, R MacLeavy, 

S Mitchell and J Sear

 

            In attendance: Mrs J Stone, Clerk of the Council   

 

Members of Public: 1 member of public present

 

1.         Apologies

013      Cllrs G Simmonite and R Taylor

 

2.         Declarations of Interest

            Prejudicial Interests

014      None

            Personal Interests

015      None

            Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

016      None

            To consider Dispensations

017      None

 

3.         Public Participation

018      Mr M Veal, BRA, comments were noted regarding the Farleigh Field Appeal and

            planning application 17/P/0430F 86 West Town Road, Backwell

 

4.         Minutes

019      The minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held on 16.2.17 were confirmed as a            correct record by those present at that meeting

 

5.         Update on Farleigh Fields and to approve Proofs of Evidence from Polly Reynolds of Temple Bright, Mr Chris Perry, Mr Michael Rose and all subsequent Witness Statements and associated documentation in connection with Planning Appeal APP/D0121/W/3153935

020      Resolved: Unanimously to approve

 

6.         To consider North Somerset Site Allocations Plan examination being held week commencing 16th May 2017

021      Resolved: Unanimously Cllr S Mitchell to attend

 

7.         To consider the following planning applications:

            a.         Planning application no. 17/P/0416/F 8 Oakleigh Close, Backwell -

                        Two storey side and rear extension - Mr M Short

022                  Resolved: Unanimously no objection

            b.         Planning application no. 17/P/0430/F 86 West Town Road, Backwell -

                        Erection of 5 new dwellings.  Partial demolition and conversion of

                        existing buildings to provide 2 new dwellings and a B1 office space.

Altered access to highway - Mr Ken Edis

023                  Resolved: By a majority vote Backwell Parish Council are in favour

                        of the proposed development.  However they are of the opinion the mix of

                        properties does not comply with their Neighbourhood Plan, and object

                        to the size of the proposed properties and should the application be

                        approved by NSC BPC would like to be consulted on the size and mix

                        of the properties to be developed.  Concerns have also been raised regarding

                        water drainage run off.  1 abstention

            c.         Planning application no. 17/P/0437/F 40 Westfield Road, Backwell -

                        Single storey side extension to form ground floor bedroom for disabled

                        person - Alliance Homes

            024      Resolved: Unanimously no objection as Permitted Development

            d.         Planning application no. 17/P/0510/F Folleigh, Church Town, Backwell -

                        Roof extension and staircase - Mr Didau & Mrs Sisson

            025      Resolved: Unanimously no objection as Permitted Development

 

            026      There being no further business the Chairman thanked everybody for attending

                        and closed the meeting at 1904 hours