Agenda and minutes
Development Management Panel
Monday, 16 January 2012 7:00 pm
Venue: Civic Suite, Pathfinder House, St Mary's Street, Huntingdon, PE29 3TN
Contact: Ms C Deller, Democratic Services Manager, Tel No. 01480 388007/e-mail: Christine.Deller@huntingdonshire.gov.uk.
To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Panel held on 19th December 2011.
The Minutes of the meeting of the Panel held on 19th December 2011, were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.
To receive from Members declarations as to personal and/or prejudicial interests and the nature of those interests in relation to any Agenda Item. Please see Notes 1 and 2 below.
No interests were declared by Members.
The Planning Service Manager (Development Management) submitted reports (copies of which are appended in the Minute Book) on applications for development to be determined by the Panel and advised Members of further representations (details of which also are appended in the Minute Book) which had been received in connection therewith since the reports had been prepared. Whereupon, it was
(a) New Two-Storey Care Home with associated access road, parking and landscaping, land east of West Newlands, Somersham – 11/01361/OUT
Subject to the retention of the mature hedgerow to the front of the site other than where it is necessary to create an access, the application be approved subject to conditions to be determined by the Head of Planning Services to include those listed in paragraph 8 of the report now submitted.
(b) Permanent change of use of land from agricultural paddock to provide four additional gypsy/traveller pitches and hardstandings, Five Acres Field, St. Ives Road, Woodhurst – 11/01499/FUL
that the application be approved subject to conditions to be determined by the Head of Planning Services to include the following non-standard conditions -
- occupation limited to gypsies and travellers
- landscaping/site development scheme
- details of any utility buildings
- details of any lighting
- no commercial use
- maximum vehicle size
- maximum number of pitches/caravans
- no caravans, mobile homes, buildings or structure beyond rear building line
- replacement of failed landscaping
- no gates within 15 metres of the carriageway edge
- provision of on-site parking and turning; and
- foul and surface water drainage.
(c) Change of use from agricultural land to form a new access way onto B1040 to include a piped ditch crossover, Highfield House, New Road, Warboys – 11/00948/FUL
that the application be approved subject to conditions to be determined by the Head of Planning Services to include those listed in paragraph 8 of the report now submitted.
(d) Change of use from A1 (retail) to A3/A5 restaurant/hot food takeaway – replacement of flat roof with pitched roof and conversion of garage to store room with pitched roof over – 124 Main Street, Yaxley – 11/00776/FUL
(Councillor M Rickman, Yaxley Parish Council, Mr K Hawkins, objector and Mr M Skoyles on behalf of the applicant addressed the Panel on the application.)
that the application be approved subject to conditions to be determined by the Head of Planning Services to include those listed in paragraph 8 of the report now submitted and additionally that the conditions requiring a new pitched roof and rendering of the building be delivered prior to the opening of the new restaurant.
(e) Extension to service area to provide additional catering outlets, picnic area and car parking, site at Brampton Hut, Great North Road, Brampton – 11/00801/OUT
(Mr N Ozier on behalf of an objector and Mr D Mead, agent addressed the Panel on the application.)
that, having indicated in the strongest terms their desire for the applicant to achieve, through negotiation, an acceptable, safe and secure solution ... view the full minutes text for item 53.
To consider a report by the Planning Service Manager (Development Management).
By reference to a report by the Planning Service Manager (Development Management) the Panel was advised of the outcome of two notable appeals against refusal of planning permission by the District Council. Members were reminded that all appeal decisions could be viewed in full via public access on the District Council’s internet/intranet sites.
TRAINING DAY - REMINDER
Members are reminded that planning training will take place on Tuesday 31st January 2012 between 9am – 4.45pm in the Civic Suite.
To be published on the website – www.huntingdonshire.gov.uk on 13th January 2012.
Members noted that planning training would take place on Tuesday 31st January 2012 between 9am – 4.45pm in the Civic Suite, Pathfinder House.