Agenda and decisions

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 15 January 2020 11.00 a.m.

Venue: Council Chamber, First Floor

Contact: Ian Senior, 03450 450 500 Email:  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.

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To receive apologies for absence from 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 Meeting pdf icon PDF 139 KB

To authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 11 December 2019 as a correct record.


S/4298/18/FL - Willingham (Rear of 74, Rampton Road, Willingham, Cambridge, CB24 5JQ) pdf icon PDF 200 KB


Demolition of existing garage and outbuildings and erection of new children's nursery  with associated infrastructure and landscaping.


This application has been deferred from the meeting held on 11 December 2019. Scroll to Item 7 for the report, decision, minute and other documents.

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By seven votes to four, the Committee approved the application contrary to the recommendation in the report from the Joint Director of Planning and Economic Development. Members agreed the reason for approval as being that the benefits outweighed the perceived harm caused by noise. Approval would be subject to Planning Conditions, the final wording of which had been delegated by the Committee to planning officers in consultation with the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Planning Committee.


(Councillors John Batchelor, Cahn, Fane, Heylings, Milnes, Rippeth and Roberts voted to approve the application. Councillors Daunton, Ellington, Heather Williams and Wright voted to refuse.)


Enforcement Report pdf icon PDF 280 KB

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Appeals against Planning Decisions and Enforcement Action pdf icon PDF 130 KB

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