Agenda and minutes

Remote Video Conference, Development Control Committee
Thursday, 27th August, 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: By Remote Video Conference (See Instructions Below). View directions

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

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. 

Media

Items
No. Item

11.

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:

The meeting was suspended at 6:08 pm to resolve a connection failure to the hosting technology affecting Councillor G A Boulter and was reconvened at 6:14 pm.

 

An apology for absence was received from Councillor F S Broadley.

12.

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.

13.

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:

None.

14.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 177 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 25 June 2020 be taken as read, confirmed and signed.

15.

Report of the Development Control Manager (August 2020) pdf icon PDF 690 KB

Report of the Development Control Manager

Additional documents:

Minutes:

In accordance with Rule 7.2 of Part 4 of the Constitution, the Chair moved for the order of business to be altered and taken in the order as reflected in the minutes.

 

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The order of business be altered accordingly.

15a.

Application No. 20/00228/FUL - 2 Eastway Road, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 1NH

Minutes:

Mr G Mann spoke upon the application on behalf of the applicant.

 

The Committee gave consideration to the report (as set out at pages 20 - 26 of the agenda reports pack) with reference to the Officers’ Presentation (as set out at slides 12 - 18) which asked it to determine an application for the erection of a two-storey side and rear extension and associated alterations.

 

It was moved by Councillor J Kaufman, seconded by the Chair and

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

A condition be added such to the effect that the development provide for at least 1 additional on-site parking spaces resulting in the provision of at least 3 on-site parking spaces all to be retained permanently and made permanently available for parking purposes in association with the dwelling.

 

It was moved by Councillor J Kaufman, seconded by the Chair and

 

RESOLVED THAT:

 

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

 

Votes For                  8

Votes Against          3

Abstentions             0

15b.

Application No. 18/00354/FUL - Land Adjacent to 26-28 Station Road, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 2DH

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report (as set out at pages 9 - 19 of the agenda reports pack) with reference to the Officers’ Presentation (as set out at slides 3 - 11) which asked it to determine an application for the erection of a two to two and half-storey building, providing 12 residential flats (Use Class C3) and a D1 unit with associated access, parking, cycle store, bin store and amenity space.

 

It was moved by Councillor J Kaufman, seconded by Councillor Mrs H E Loydall and

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

The application be DEFERRED.

16.

Planning Appeals Summary Update (2019/20) pdf icon PDF 209 KB

Report of the Development Control Manager

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report and appendix (as set out on pages 29 - 34 of the public agenda reports pack) which asked it to note the update on appeal decisions received by the Council as Local Planning Authority during 2019/20.

 

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

That the content of the report and appendix be noted.

17.

Planning Enforcement Activity Update (2019/20) pdf icon PDF 206 KB

Report of the Development Control Manager

Minutes:

The Committee gave consideration to the report (as set out on pages 35 - 37 of the public agenda reports pack) which asked it to note the yearly summary of the Council’s planning enforcement activity as the Local Planning Authority (LPA) for 2019/20.

 

By affirmation of the meeting, it was

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED THAT:

 

That the content of the report be noted.

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