Agenda and minutes

Remote Video Conference, Development Control Committee
Thursday, 21st May, 2020 6.00 pm

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Note: In light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, this meeting is to be held as a remote video conference facilitated by the ZOOM video conferencing platform. 

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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:

An apology for absence was received from Councillor Miss A Kaur.

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:

Councillor C D Kozlowski declared a non-pecuniary interest with regard to application no. 19/00474/REM (HM Young Offenders Institute Glen Parva) insofar as potential connections associated with her employer.

 

Councillor Mrs Samia Haq declared a pecuniary interest with regard to application no. 19/00523/REM (Land Opposite, Stoughton Farm Park) insofar being a neighbour consultee and likely impact the development would have on her residential property.

4.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 184 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 27 February 2020 be taken as read, confirmed and signed.

5.

Report of the Development Control Manager (May 2020) pdf icon PDF 640 KB

Report of the Development Control Manager

Additional documents:

5a.

Application No. 19/00474/REM - HM Young Offenders Institute Glen Parva, Tigers Road, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 4TN

Report of the Planning Control Officer

Minutes:

Mr M Drew spoke upon the application on behalf of the applicant.

 

The Committee gave consideration to the report (as set out at pages 8 - 20 of the agenda reports pack) with reference to the Officers’ Presentation (as set out at slides 3 - 11) which asked it to determine a reserved matters submission for the demolition of the existing HMYOI Glen Parva and construction of a new prison (Use Class C2a).

 

It was moved by Councillor R E R Morris, seconded by Councillor G A Boulter and

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

An informative be added such to the effect that the applicant and the developer be requested to carefully consider the routing of the proposed systems for the disposal of surface water and foul sewage, with particular regard to be given to the adjacent residential properties off Crete Avenue  in terms of an arrangement of routing whereby the proposed systems can avoid the same.

 

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

 

RESOLVED THAT:

 

The application be GRANTED planning permission in accordance with the submitted documents and plans subject to the prescribed conditions.

 

Votes For                  10

Votes Against          0

Abstentions             1

5b.

Application No. 19/00523/REM & 19/00524/REM - Land Opposite, Stoughton Farm Park, Gartree Road, Oadby, Leicestershire, LE2 2FB

Report of the Development Control Manager

Minutes:

In accordance with Rule 7.2 of Part 4 of the Constitution, the Chair moved for the order of business to be altered such that application no. 19/00523/REM (item 5b) and 19/00524/REM (item 5c) be jointly-considered as a single item of business (item 5b).

 

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The order of business be altered accordingly.

 

Having declared a pecuniary interest, Councillor Mrs S Z Haq left the meeting at 6:55 pm and took no part in the debate on the planning application and voting thereon.

 

Councillor N Alam spoke upon the application as the Ward Councillor.

 

Mr T Ayres spoke upon the application on behalf of the applicant.

 

The Committee gave consideration to the report(s) (as set out at pages 21 - 52 of the agenda reports pack) with reference to the Officers’ Presentation (as set out at slides 12 - 34) which asked it to determine two reserved matters submissions for the appearance, landscaping, layout and scale of 310 dwellings (application no. 19/00523/REM) and a 91 space car park (application no. 19/00524/REM) respectively.

 

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

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The application no. 19/00523/REM be GRANTED planning permission in accordance with the submitted documents and plans subject to the prescribed conditions.

 

It was moved by the Chair, seconded by Councillor F S Broadley and

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The application no. 19/00524/REM be GRANTED planning permission in accordance with the submitted documents and plans subject to the prescribed conditions.

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