Agenda and minutes

Development Control Committee
Thursday, 25th June, 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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6.

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 Councillors Mrs S Z Haq, J Kaufman and Miss A Kaur.

7.

Appointment of Substitutes

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

Minutes:

Councillor M L Darr substituted for Councillor J Kaufman.

8.

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.

9.

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 21 May 2020 be taken as read, confirmed and signed.

10.

Report of the Development Control Manager (June 2020) pdf icon PDF 337 KB

Report of the Development Control Manager

Additional documents:

10a.

Application No. 20/00041/COU - 5 & 7 Tollgate Close, Oadby, Leicestershire, LE2 4TZ pdf icon PDF 64 KB

Report of the Planning Control Officer

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Mr S Bandawa spoke upon the application on behalf of the applicant.

 

The Committee gave consideration to the report (as set out at pages 8 - 16 of the agenda reports pack) with reference to the Officers’ Presentation (as set out at slides 3 - 5) which asked it to determine a change of use application of two semi-detached houses (C3) to be used to accommodate children as a children's home in a residential area (C2).

 

The Committee also gave consideration to an additional Letter of Representation received from Gately Legal on behalf of Bloor Homes Limited date 24 June 2020 (at set out at Appendix 1) and the Updated Officer's Recommendations of 25 June 2020 (“the Updated Recommendations”) (as set out at Appendix 2) in relation to the application.

 

The meeting was suspended at 6:25 pm to resolve a minor technical issue with the hosting technology and was reconvened at 6:27 pm.

 

It was moved by the Chair, seconded by Councillor G A Boulter and

 

RESOLVED THAT:

 

The planning conditions (1) - (5) as recommended in the report (as set out at pages 14 - 15 of the agenda reports pack) be wholly substituted for the revised planning conditions (1) - (4) as recommended in the Updated Recommendations (as set out at pages 1 - 2 of Appendix 2).

 

Votes For                  8

Votes Against          0

Abstentions             2

 

It was moved by the Vice-Chair, seconded by Councillor G A Boulter 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          2

Abstentions             0

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