Agenda and decisions

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 9 October 2019 10.30 a.m.

Venue: Council Chamber - South Cambs Hall. View directions

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Apologies and appointment of Vice-Chairman for the meeting

Councillor Pippa Heylings has sent apologies for absence, appointing Councillor Henry Batchelor as her substitute as a Committee member. To receive apologies for absence from other committee members. 


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.


Recorded voting


Minutes of Previous Meetings

To authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the Extraordinary meeting held on 13 May 2019 (to follow) and the scheduled meeting held on 12 September 2019 as correct records.

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S/4619/18/RM - Caldecote / Hardwick (Highfields Caldecote) (Land East of Highfields Road) pdf icon PDF 585 KB


Approval of matters reserved for appearance, landscaping, layout and scale following outline planning permission S/2510/15/OL for phase 1 (66 dwellings) of the residential development with associated infrastructure.


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On the Chairman’s casting vote, Planning Committee gave officers delegated powers to approve the application subject to


-          The review and amendment of Condition a) drawing numbers to include latest plans approved by the Local Highways Authority.

-          The review and amendment of Condition c) to include the trigger ‘prior to the construction’ of the pumping station.

-          Inclusion of a Condition requiring the retention of the hedgerow along the Highfields Road.

-          Final wording of all Conditions being reviewed and agreed by officers in consultation with the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the meeting prior to a Decision Notice being issued.


(Councillors John Batchelor, Fane, Milnes, Rippeth and Wright voted to approve the application. Councillors Henry Batchelor, Bradnam, Roberts, Topping and Heather Williams voted to refuse it. Councillor John Batchelor cast his second vote in favour of the application.)


Milton - Cambridge Science Park RTF 203 KB


Car Park Management Strategy

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Enforcement Report pdf icon PDF 260 KB

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Appeals against Planning Decisions and Enforcement Action pdf icon PDF 129 KB

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Date of Extraordinary Meeting

There will be an Extraordinary meeting of the Planning Committee on Thursday 24 October 2019 starting at 10.00am. The meeting will consider a single planning application by the Wellcome Trust for which a site visit will take place on 8 October.