Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee - Thursday, 20th January, 2022 9.30 am

Venue: The Council Chamber, Town Hall, Penrith

Contact: Members Services  01768 817 817

Items
No. Item

Pla/123/01/21

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillor Holden, with Councillor Baker substituting, and Councillor Eyles

Pla/124/01/21

Minutes

To sign the minutes:

1)       Pla/101/12/21 to Pla/115/12/21  of the meeting of this Committee held on 16 December 2021; and

 

2)       Pla/116/01/22  to Pla/122/01/22  of the meeting of this Committee held on 06 January 2022 as a correct record of those proceedings.

Minutes:

Proposed by Councillor Ross

Seconded by Councillor Simpkins

 

and RESOLVED that:

 

1.     the public minutes Pla/101/12/21 to Pla/115/12/21 of the meeting of this Committee held on the 16 Decemberr 2021 and

2.     the public minutes Pla/116/01/22 to Pla/122/01/22 of the meeting of this Committee held on the 06 January 2022 be confirmed and signed by the Chairman as a correct record of those proceedings.

 

 

Pla/125/01/21

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of the existence and nature of any private interests, both disclosable pecuniary and any other registrable interests, in any matter to be considered or being considered.

Minutes:

Councillor Ross declared that she was the Ward Councillor for Penrith North, and as such the relevant ward councillor for Planning Application 21/0846. She had no personal interest in the Item.

 

Councillor Patterson declared that he was the applicant for Planning Application 221/0764. He would step down from the Committee and leave the room for the duration of this item.

Pla/126/01/21

Questions and Representations from Members of the Public

To receive questions and representations from the public under Rules 10 and 11 of the Council Procedure Rules of the Constitution.

Minutes:

No questions or representations were received from members of the Public.

Pla/127/01/21

Questions and Representations from Members

To receive questions and representations from Members under Rules 11 and 12 of the Council Procedure Rules of the Constitution.

Minutes:

No questions or representations were received from Members.

Pla/128/01/21

Appeal Decision Letters pdf icon PDF 132 KB

To receive report DCE06/22 from the Assistant Director Development which is attached and which lists decision letters from the Planning Inspectorate received since the last meeting:

 

Application No.

Applicant/Appeal

Appeal Decision

20/0689

 

Mr and Mrs Michael Mole

Brathen, The Thorpe, Greystoke, Penrith CA11 0TJ

 

The appeal is made under section 195 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by the Planning and Compensation Act 1991 against a refusal to grant a certificate of lawful use or development (LDC).

 

The application was made under section 191(1)(a) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended.

 

The use for which a certificate of lawful use or development is sought is use as a single dwellinghouse.

 

The appeal is dismissed.

 

Minutes:

Members considered report DCE06/22 of the Assistant Director Development which detailed decision letters received since the last meeting.

 

Application Number(s)

Applicant

Appeal Decision

20/0689

Mr and Mrs Michael Mole

Brathen, The Thorpe, Greystoke, Penrith CA11 0TJ

 

The appeal is made under section 195 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by the Planning and Compensation Act 1991 against a refusal to grant a certificate of lawful use or development (LDC).

 

The application was made under section 191(1)(a) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended.

 

The use for which a certificate of lawful use or development is sought is use as a single dwellinghouse.

The appeal is dismissed.

 

RESOLVED that the report be noted.

 

Pla/129/01/21

Planning Issues pdf icon PDF 27 KB

To note the attached lists of the Assistant Director Planning and Economic Development.

a)    Applications determined under officer delegated powers for the month of December 2021

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the attached lists of the Assistant Director Planning and Economic Development:

a)     Applications determined under office delegated powers for the month of December 2021.

 

Pla/130/01/21

Planning Issues - Applications for Debate (Green Papers) pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the reports of the Assistant Director Planning and Economic Development on the following applications:

 

Item No

Application Details

Officer Recommendation

Page Number

1

Planning Application No: 21/0355

Erection of an industrial building for research and development to include workshop, test areas, offices, exhibition space, café/coffee shop and an underground car park alongside site works to include gated entrances, turning heads, set-down areas and an overflow car park

Land north of Mile Lane, Penrith, CA11 0DS

Barrnon Ltd

Recommended to:

 

APPROVE

Subject to Conditions

17-57

2

Planning Application No: 21/0846

Additional storey added to existing single storey dwelling

4 Monnington Way, Penrith, CA11 8QJ

Mr P Adamson

Recommended to:

 

APPROVE

Subject to Conditions

58-68

3

Planning Application No: 21/0764

Erection of agricultural building to cover midden

Coupland Beck Farm, Coupland Beck, CA16 6LN

Leisure Resorts Ltd

Recommended to:

 

APPROVE

Subject to

Conditions

69-81

 

 

Minutes:

Members were advised of the applications requiring a decision by Members as detailed in a report of the Assistant Director Planning and Economic Development.

 

RESOLVED that:

 

1.         the following applications for planning permissions ("those applications") are determined as indicated hereunder;

 

2.         those applications which are approved be approved under the Town and Country Planning Act, 1990, subject to any detailed conditions set out in the Report, to any conditions set out below and to any conditions as to time stipulated under Sections 91 and 92 of the Act;

 

3.         those applications which are refused be refused for the reasons set out in the report and/or any reasons set out below;

 

4.         those applications which the Assistant Director Planning and Economic Development is given delegated powers to approve under the Town and Country Planning Act, 1990, be approved by him subject to any detailed conditions set out in the Report, to any conditions as to time stipulated under Sections 91 and 92 of the Act, to the receipt of satisfactory replies.

 

Pla/131/01/21

Planning Application No: 21/0355 Erection of an industrial building for research and development to include workshop, test areas, offices, exhibition space, café/coffee shop and an underground car park alongside site works to include gated entrances, turning heads, set-down areas and an overflow car park Land north of Mile Lane, Penrith, CA11 0DS Barrnon Ltd

Minutes:

The Chair informed Members that this item had been withdrawn from the Agenda. This was due to the fact that the Council has received an informal holding request following a call in request made by a member of the public to the Secretary of State, and to enable the Council to receive clarification on the response from Network Rail.

 

Pla/132/01/21

Planning Application No: 21/0856 Additional storey added to existing single storey dwelling 4 Monnington Way, Penrith, CA11 8QJ Mr P Adamson

Minutes:

The Committee received a presentation from Mr P Adamson, the applicant, in support of the application.

 

Proposed by Councillor Wicks

Seconded by Councillor Martin

 

For: 10

Against: 0

Abstain: 0

 

andRESOLVED that Planning Permission be GRANTED, subject to the following conditions:

 

It is recommended that planning permission be granted subject to the following conditions:

Time Limit for Commencement

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

      Reason: In order to comply with the provisions of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

Approved Plans

2.    The development hereby granted shall be carried out in accordance with the drawings hereby approved:

i)    Application form received 21 September 2021.

ii)    Location plan, drawing no. 028-30/EX SL BP EL FL Rev B received 6 December 2021.

iii)   Proposed plans, drawing no. 29-30/PR EL FL Rev C received 6 December 2021.

iv)   Construction Method Statement received 6 December 2021.

      Reason: To ensure a satisfactory development and to avoid any ambiguity as to what constitutes the permission.

Before the Development is Commenced

3.    The development hereby permitted shall be implemented in full accordance with the approved mitigation measures set out in Construction Method Statement, received on 20 July 2021, which shall be adhered to throughout the site clearance, demolition and construction period.

      Reason: To safeguard residential amenity.

Pre-occupancy or other stage conditions

4.    Construction works shall be carried out only between 0800 – 1730 hours Mondays – Fridays; 0800 – 12.30 hours on Saturdays and there shall be no activity on Sundays and Bank Holidays.

      Reason: To safeguard the amenity of residents living nearby.

5.    Prior to occupation, the proposed windows (en-suites) in the east and west facing gables approved shall be fitted with non-opening or a top-hung window fitted with obscure glazing (minimum Level 4 privacy rating) and shall thereafter be permanently retained.

      Reason: To safeguard the privacy of residential occupiers.

Note to Developer

1.    This decision notice does not override any existing legal agreement, covenant or ownership arrangement.  It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure all necessary agreements are in place prior to the commencement of development.

2.     Separate approval for the works hereby granted permission/consent may be required by the Building Act 1984 and the Building Regulations 2000 (as amended), and the grant of planning permission does not imply that such approval will be given. The Council’s Building Control Team should be consulted before works commence. You contact the team directly at building.control@eden.gov.uk

Pla/133/01/21

Planning Application No: 21/0764 Erection of agricultural building to cover midden Coupland Beck Farm, Coupland Beck, CA16 6LN Leisure Resorts Ltd

Minutes:

At 10:01 Councillor Patterson left the meeting, Councillor Wicks took the Chair for this item. Upon its conclusion Councillor Patterson re-joined the meeting and took the Chair.

 

Proposed by Councillor Lynch

Seconded by Councillor Martin

 

For: 10

Against: 0

Abstain: 0

 

and RESOLVED that planning permission be GRANTED subject to the following conditions:

 

Time Limit for Commencement

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

      Reason: In order to comply with the provisions of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

Approved Plans

2.    The development hereby granted shall be carried out strictly in accordance with the application form dated 19 August 2021 and the following details and plans hereby approved;

i.    Planning, Design and Access Statement, dated August 2021;

ii.    Proposed Plan, ref. 005, dated August 2021;

iii.   Proposed Roof Plan, ref. 003, dated August 2021;

iv.   Proposed Elevation and Floor Plans, ref. 001, dated August 2021.

 

      Reason: To ensure a satisfactory development and to avoid any ambiguity as to what constitutes the approved details.

Note to developer:

1.       This decision notice grants planning permission only. It does not override any existing legal agreement, covenant or ownership arrangement. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure all necessary agreements are in place prior to the commencement of development.

 

Pla/134/01/21

Confirmation of Site Visits (if any)

To confirm the date and location of any site visits that may have been agreed.

Minutes:

No site visits were confirmed at this meeting.

Pla/135/01/21

Any Other Items which the Chairman decides are urgent

Minutes:

No items of urgent business were raised at this meeting.

Pla/136/01/21

Date of Next Meeting

The date of the next scheduled meeting be confirmed as 17 February 2022.

Minutes:

The date of the next scheduled meeting was confirmed as being the 17 February 2022.