Agenda and decisions

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 10.00 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

Councillor Pippa Heylings sent Apologies for Absence and appointed Councillor Henry Batchelor to be her substitute. 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 74 KB

To authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 8 May 2019 as a correct record.

5.

S/0350/19/FL - Duxford (Land south of A505 and west of SMT Great Britain (please refer to Supplement for complete report) pdf icon PDF 186 KB

 

Proposed erection of two new car dealerships / showrooms for occupation by Lancaster Porsche and Aston Martin (sui generis) incorporating (i) the sale of new and used cars plus parts storage and sales (ii) new means of access from the A505 including provision of a protected right turn lane into the site when approaching from the west, (iii) totem signs, (iv) servicing and MOT areas, (v) washing and car preparation / valet areas, (vi) display, staff and customer car parking, (vii) new internal circulation roads, cycle paths and footpaths, and (viii) hard and soft landscaping including provision of a 1.5m high mound on the western site boundary.

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Decision:

The Committee unanimously refused the application for the three reasons set out in the report from the Joint Director of Planning and Economic Development, and for three additional reasons of there being insufficient information to demonstrate that

 

·         the development would be acceptable in highway safety terms

·         the development would not cause an increased risk of flooding

·         habitats of importance would be protected as a result of the proposed development.

6.

S/0974/19/FL - Over (30 Hilton Street) pdf icon PDF 68 KB

 

Conversion of existing garage and first floor side extension.

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Decision:

6a

S/2709/18/DC - Cambourne (Land to the west of Cambourne, Cambourne, CB23 6ER) pdf icon PDF 106 KB

Discharge of condition 8 (Site wide Design Code) of

planning permission S/2903/14/OL

 

URGENT ITEM OF BUSINESS:

 

The Chairman of the Committee has agreed to allow the above application to be dealt with at this meeting as an urgent item of business pursuant to Section 100B (4) (b) of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

The item is urgent because as there is an agreed Planning Performance Agreement timetable in place for this scheme and determination is required in June 2019 to comply with this agreement and to ensure that the effective delivery of the outline planning permission is achieved.

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Decision:

The Planning Committee Chairman agreed to allow the this application to be dealt with at this meeting as an urgent item of business pursuant to Section 100B (4) (b) of the Local Government Act 1972. The item was deemed urgent because there was an Planning Performance Agreement timetable in place for this scheme and determination was required in June 2019 to comply with that Agreement, and to ensure that the effective delivery of the outline planning permission could be achieved.

 

By nine votes to nil, the Committee deferred this item to an Extraordinary Planning Committee on Friday 28 June 2019.

 

(Councillors Henry Batchelor, John Batchelor, Cahn, Handley, Milnes, Roberts, Topping, Heather Williams and Wilson voted for deferral. Councillor Wright abstained. Councillor Rippeth had left the meeting part way through consideration of the Cambourne West Design Guide and did not vote.)

7.

Enforcement Report pdf icon PDF 101 KB

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8.

Appeals against Planning Decisions and Enforcement Action pdf icon PDF 63 KB

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