Agenda and minutes

Development Control Committee
Thursday, 27th June, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Offices, Station Road, Wigston. View directions

Contact: Democratic Services  Tel: (0116) 257 2775 Email: democratic.services@oadby-wigston.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence from Members to determine the quorum of the meeting in accordance with Rule 7 of Part 4 of the Constitution.

Minutes:

None.

2.

Appointment of Substitutes

To appoint substitute Members in accordance with Rule 26 of Part 4 of the Constitution and the Substitution Procedure Rules.

Minutes:

None.

3.

Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded that any declaration of interest should be made having regard to the Members’ Code of Conduct. In particular, Members must make clear the nature of the interest and whether it is 'pecuniary' or ‘non-pecuniary'.

Minutes:

Councillors Mrs S Z Haq, J Kaufman and Dr I K Ridley declared a non-pecuniary interest with regard to application no. 19/00156/FUL (Manor High School, Oadby) insofar as they had been lobbied without influence.

 

Councillor Mrs H E Loydall declared a non-pecuniary interest with regard to application no. 19/00151/COU (112 Aylestone Lane, Wigston) insofar as she had been lobbied without influence.

4.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To read, confirm and sign the minutes of the previous meeting in accordance with Rule 19 of Part 4 of the Constitution.

Minutes:

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The minutes of the previous meeting held on 11 April 2019 be taken as read, confirmed and signed.

5.

Action List Arising from the Previous Meeting

There was no Action List arising from the previous meeting.

Minutes:

There was no action list arising from the previous meeting held on 11 April 2019.

6.

Petitions and Deputations

To receive any Petitions and, or, Deputations in accordance with Rule(s) 11 and 12 of Part 4 of the Constitution and the Petitions Procedure Rules respectively.

Minutes:

None.

7.

Planning Appeals Summary Update (2018/19) DOCX 2 MB

Report of the Development Control Manager

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report and appendix (as set out at pages 6 - 11 of the agenda reports pack) which asked it to note the planning appeal decisions received by the Council as the Local Planning Authority during 2018/19.

 

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

That the content of the report and appendix be noted.

8.

Planning Enforcement Activity Update (2018/19) DOCX 2 MB

Report of the Development Control Manager

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report and appendix (as set out at pages 12 - 14 of the agenda reports pack) which asked it to note the Council’s planning enforcement activity as the Local Planning Authority for 2018/19.

 

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

That the content of the report be noted.

9.

Report of the Development Control Manager (June 2019) pdf icon PDF 216 KB

Report of the Development Control Manager and Relevant Case Officer(s)

9a.

Application No. 19/00146/FUL - Manor High School, Copse Close, Oadby, Leicestershire, LE2 4FU

Minutes:

Mrs M Patel spoke upon the application as an objector.

 

Mr U Ruparelia spoke upon the application as an objector.

 

Councillor Mrs Lily Kaufman spoke upon the application as the Ward Councillor.

 

The Committee gave consideration to the report (as set out at pages 16 - 22 of the agenda reports pack) which asked it to determine a planning application for the erection of a dining/multi-use canopy.

 

It was moved by the Councillor R E R Morris, seconded by the Vice-Chair and

 

RESOLVED THAT:

 

(i)       The application be GRANTED planning permission in accordance with the submitted documents and plans subject to the prescribed conditions (as amended at (ii) to (iv) below);

(ii)     Condition 3 be amended such that the development shall only be used by Manor High School during its normal operational times only of 08:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday with no use outside these hours nor on Saturday, Sunday or Bank Holidays;

(iii)   A condition be added such that prior to the first use of the development, drawings showing the provision of a 2.5m high close boarded fence to be sited along the site boundaries with the rear gardens of 33 Frome Avenue, 34 Frome Avenue and 35 Frome Avenue with details of its subsequent maintenance, be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority and the development be carried out in accordance with the agreed details; and

(iv)    A condition be added such that prior to the first use of the development, details of the maintenance of the development be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority and the development be maintained in accordance with the approved details.

 

Votes For                  9

Votes Against          3

Abstentions             0

9b.

Application No. 19/00151/COU - 112 Aylestone Lane, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 1BA

Minutes:

Mr M Ward spoke upon the application as the applicant.

 

Mrs J Stemp spoke upon the application as an objector.

 

Mrs D Shaff spoke upon the application as a supporter.

 

The Committee gave consideration to the report (as set out at pages 23 - 34 of the agenda reports pack) which asked it to determine a planning application for the change of use of a ground floor from residential (Class C3) to Funeral Services (Class A1) and the erection of a single storey rear extension.

 

It was moved by the Chair, seconded by the Vice-Chair and

 

RESOLVED THAT:

 

(i)       The application be GRANTED planning permission in accordance with the submitted documents and plans subject to the prescribed conditions (as amended at (ii) below);

(ii)     A condition be added such that notwithstanding details shown on the dwellings, prior to the first use of the development, drawings and details of a 2m high close boarded fence and associated landscaping (hard and soft) along the south-east and south-west rear boundaries to be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority and be implemented and thereafter retained.

 

Votes For                              6

Votes Against                      6

Abstentions                         0

Chair’s Casting Vote          For