Decision details

S/1249/13/FL - Fowlmere - (Ion Science, The Butts)

Decision Maker: Planning Committee, Development and Conservation Control Committee (see also Planning Committee)

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


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The Committee refused the application contrary to the recommendation in the report from the Planning and New Communities Director.  Members agreed the reasons for refusal as being

  • The proposal’s location outside the village envelope
  • The possible availability and viability of alternative sites
  • Detrimental impact on the rural character of the area
  • Non-compliance with Policy DP/7 of the South Cambridgeshire Local Development Framework 2007 (Development Frameworks)
  • Non-compliance with Policy ET/5 of the South Cambridgeshire Local Development Framework `2007 (Development for the expansion of Firms)
  • That the site had not previously been developed

Publication date: 08/11/2013

Date of decision: 06/11/2013

Decided at meeting: 06/11/2013 - Planning Committee

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