Agenda and decisions

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 16 January 2019 10.30 a.m.

Venue: Council Chamber, First Floor

Contact: Ian Senior, 03450 450 500 Email: democratic.services@scambs.gov.uk  Members of the public wishing to speak at this meeting are requested to contact the Support Officer by no later than noon on Monday before the meeting. A public speaking protocol applies.

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

To receive apologies for absence from committee members. 

2.

Declarations of Interest

 

1.         Disclosable pecuniary interests (“DPI”)

A  DPI is where a committee member or his/her spouse or partner has any kind of beneficial interest in the land under consideration at the meeting.

 

 2.        Non-disclosable pecuniary interests

These are interests that are pecuniary involving a  personal financial benefit or detriment but do not come within the definition of a DPI.  An example would be where a member of their family/close friend (who is not their spouse or partner) has such an interest.

 

3.         Non-pecuniary interests

Where the interest is not one which involves any personal financial benefit or detriment to the Councillor but arises out of a close connection with someone or some  body /association.  An example would be membership of a sports committee/ membership of another council which is involved in the matter under consideration.

3.

Recorded voting

4.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 12 December 2018 as a correct record.

5.

Hauxton (Diversion of Public Footpath No 5) pdf icon PDF 91 KB

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Decision:

The Committee approved the application by ten votes to nil. Councillor Deborah Roberts abstained from voting.

6.

S/1823/18/FL - Girton (16-22 High Street (including Michael's Close) pdf icon PDF 146 KB

 

16 one-bedroom apartments in one two-storey building and one small office building including car-parking, bike storage, bin storage, garden store, a substation and landscaped open spaces

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Decision:

By seven votes to four, the Committee refused the application for the reasons set out in the report from the Joint Director for Planning and Economic Development.

 

Councillors Cahn, Fane, Milnes and Roberts voted to approve the application. Councillors John Batchelor, Handley, Heylings, Rippeth, Topping, Heather Williams and Wright voted for refusal.

7.

S/3450/16/FL - Great Eversden (Land to the north of Church Street, known as OSP148) pdf icon PDF 277 KB

 

Development to provide 10 new affordable homes

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Decision:

By ten votes to one, the Committee deferred the application to give officers time to carry out a further Housing Needs Assessment. Councillor Peter Fane voted against deferral.

8.

S/2281/18/RM - Cottenham (Land off Oakington Road) pdf icon PDF 315 KB

 

Approval of reserved matters for access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale following outline planning permission S/1606/16/OL for the erection of up to 121 dwellings, formation of a new vehicular and pedestrian access onto Oakington Road and associated infrastructure and works

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Decision:

By ten votes to nil (Councillor Deborah Roberts abstained from voting), the Committee approved the application subject to

 

1.     The Conditions and Informatives set out in the report from the Joint Director for Planning and Economic Development, the final wording and any minor amendments being delegated to officers in consultation with the Planning Committee Chairman and Vice-Chairman; and

 

2.     An additional Condition requiring the submission by the applicant, to the satisfaction of the Local Planning Authority, of a scheme of maintenance and management of surface water drainage.

9.

S/3418/18/PA - Meldreth (Fenny Lane Farm, Fenny Lane) pdf icon PDF 157 KB

 

The conversion of a timber barn into 2no. dwellings; the conversion of a brick chitting shed into 1no. dwelling; the conversion of a timber cart shed into 1no. dwelling; the demolition of one redundant barn and some lean to structures to provide parking amenity and car parking space.

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Decision:

By eight votes to one, with two abstentions, the Committee approved the application subject to the Conditions and Informatives set out in the report from the Joint Director for Planning and Economic Development, the final wording and any minor amendments being delegated to officers in consultation with the Planning Committee Chairman and Vice-Chairman.

 

Councillors John Batchelor, Cahn, Fane, Handley, Heylings, Milnes, Rippeth and Wright voted to approve the application, and Councillor Roberts voted to refuse it. Councillors Topping and Heather Williams abstained from voting.

10.

Enforcement Report pdf icon PDF 101 KB

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11.

Appeals against Planning Decisions and Enforcement Action pdf icon PDF 64 KB

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