Development Management Committee - Wednesday, 10th November, 2021 7.00 pm - Agenda and minutes

Venue: Concorde Room, Council Offices, Farnborough

Contact: Adele Taylor  01252 398831 Email: adele.taylor@rushmoor.gov.uk

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40.

Declarations of interest pdf icon PDF 84 KB

All Members who have or believe that they have any interest under the Rushmoor Borough Council Councillors’ Code of Conduct, adopted in April 2021, in any matter to be considered at the meeting are required to disclose that interest at the start of the meeting (preferably) or as soon as possible thereafter and to take the necessary steps in light of their interest as to any participation in the agenda item.

Minutes:

Having regard to the Members’ Code of Conduct, the following declaration of interest was made.  All Members who had or believed that they had any interest under Rushmoor Borough Council’s Councillor Code of Conduct, adopted in April 2021, in any matter to be considered at the meeting disclosed that interest at the start of the meeting or as soon as possible thereafter and took the necessary steps in light of their interest as to any participation in the agenda item:

 

Member

Application No. and Address

 

Interest

Reason

Cllr Calum Stewart

21/00742/FULPP

New Memorial Square, Pennefathers Road, Wellesley, Aldershot

For noting

No interest to declare under the Code of Conduct for Councillors, however has a non-disclosable interest under test section 8 regarding the application due to living in proximity to the site. However, it was felt that the effect on his wellbeing was not to the extent that it would affect his judgement to take part in the debate or decision making process.

 

 

41.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 107 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the meeting held on 13th October, 2021 (copy attached).

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 13th October, 2021 were approved and signed as a correct record of the proceedings.

 

Arising from the Minutes, it was noted that Cllr T.W. Mitchell had missed three consecutive meeting of the Committee. Reference was made to the Council Procedure Rules which stated that, if any Member was absent from three consecutive meetings of a committee, he or she should cease to be a member thereof, unless he or she shows, in the opinion of the committee, reasonable grounds for his or her absence. The Committee discussed the attendance of Cllr Mitchell and the grounds given for his absences submitted in an email. It was agreed that, in the circumstances, the reasoning given did not justify him continuing as a Member of the Committee.

 

RESOLVED: That

 

i.              Cllr T.W. Mitchell be advised of the Committee’s decision in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 4(5) to cease his membership of the Committee,

ii.            The necessary arrangements be put in place to fill the vacant position.

42.

Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 105 KB

To consider the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing’s Report No. EPSH2130 on planning applications recently submitted to the Council (copy attached).

 

Sections A & B of the report set out the items to be considered at future meetings and petitions received:

 

Item

Reference Number

Address

Recommendation



1

20/00400/FULPP

Land at former Lafarge Site, Hollybush Lane, Aldershot

 

For information

2

21/00271/FULPP

Block 3, Queensmead, Farnborough

 

For information

3

21/00170/FULPP

Land at former Nos. 1-5 Firgrove Parade, Farnborough

 

For information

4

21/00844/FULPP

Southwood Country Park, Ively Road, Farnborough

For information

 

 

Section C of the report sets out planning applications for determination at this meeting:

 

Item

 

Pages

 

Reference

Number

Address

 

 

Recommendation

 

 

 5

13-21

21/00742/FULPP

New Memorial Square, Pennefathers Road, Wellesley, Aldershot

Grant

 

Section D of the report sets out planning applications which have been determined under the Council’s scheme of delegation for information.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That

 

(i)

 

permission be given to the following application, as set out in Appendix “A” attached hereto, subject to the conditions, restrictions and prohibitions (if any) mentioned therein:

 

        *

21/00742/FULPP

New Memorial Square, Pennefathers Road, Wellesley, Aldershot.

 

 

 

(ii)          the applications dealt with by the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing, where necessary in consultation with the Chairman, in accordance with the Council’s Scheme of Delegation, more particularly specified in Section “D” of the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing’s Report No. EPSH2130, be noted

 

(iii)         the current position with regard to the following applications be noted pending consideration at a future meeting:

 

       

20/00400/FULPP

Land at former Lafarge Site, Hollybush Lane, Aldershot

 

21/00271/FULPP

Block 3, Queensmead, Farnborough

 

21/00170/FULPP

Land at former Nos. 1-5 Firgrove Parade, Farnborough

 

21/00844/FULPP

Southwood Country Park, Ively Road, Farnborough

 

*

The Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing’s Report No. EPSH2130 in respect of these applications was amended at the meeting.

 

43.

Appeals Progress Report pdf icon PDF 113 KB

To receive the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing Report EPSH2131 (copy attached) on the progress of recent planning appeals.

Minutes:

The Committee received the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing’s Report No. EPSH2131 concerning the following new appeals and appeal decisions:

 

NEW APPEALS

 

Application /

Enforcement Case No.

Description

21/00048/REVPP

Against the refusal of planning permission for a variation to the permitted hours of use to 06:00 to 00:00, 7 days per week at McDonalds, No. 1 North Close, Aldershot. GU12 4HA.

 

21/00516/FULPP

Against the refusal of planning permission for the erection of a two storey side extension, a single storey rear extension, a single storey side extension and a roof extension comprising two rear dormers and four front roof lights and creation of a second vehicular cross over at No. 81 Highgate Lane, Farnborough.

 

20/00149/FULPP

Against the refusal of planning permission for the refurbishment and amalgamation of existing Units 2A & 3 Blackwater Shopping Park, No. 12 Farnborough Gate, Farnborough.

 

 

APPEAL DECISIONS

 

Application /

Enforcement Case No.

Description

Decision

 

 

 

20/00511/FULPP

Against the refusal of planning permission for minor works to facilitate change of use of building to a hair salon (A1 use class) including formalisation of existing parking at Gold Valley Lakes, Government Road, Aldershot.

Allowed

 

 

 

21/00092/FULPP

Against the refusal of planning permission for the erection of a carport to the front of the property at No. 74 Ayling Lane, Aldershot.

Allowed

 

RESOLVED: That the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing’s Report No. EPSH2131 be noted.

44.

Planning (Development Management) Summary Report for the Quarter July - September 2021 pdf icon PDF 202 KB

To receive the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing’s Report No. EPSH2132 (copy attached) which updates on the Performance Indicators for the Development Management section of Planning, and the overall workload for the Section for the period 1st July to 30th September 2021.

Minutes:

The Committee received the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing’s Report No. EPSH2132 which provided an update on the position with respect to achieving performance indicators for the Development Management Section of the Planning Service and the overall workload of the Section for the quarter from 1st July to 30th September 2021.

 

RESOLVED: That the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing’s Report No. EPSH2132 be noted.

45.

ESSO Pipeline Project pdf icon PDF 8 KB

To receive a verbal update on the position regarding the approval of requirements pursuant to the Development Consent Order (Report No. EPSH2133 attached).

Minutes:

The Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing gave an update to the Committee on the position regarding the agreement of all outstanding legal agreements including the Environmental Improvement Plan pursuant to the Development Consent Order for the renewal and partial realignment of the Southampton to London Esso fuel pipeline which crossed the Borough of Rushmoor. 

 

It was noted that vegetation removal work was currently underway in Southwood Country Park with plans to move onto Queen Elizabeth Park in the New Year. Trees which were removed would be re-instated elsewhere in accordance with the Development Consent Order which included a condition of a two year maintain and replacement plan.

 

The submission of a planning application for the Play Area in Queen Elizabeth Park was expected to have been submitted that day and this would be confirmed or otherwise to Members. Once submitted, it would be added to the list of future items for the Committee.

 

RESOLVED: that the Head of Economy, Planning and Strategic Housing Report No. EPSH2133 be noted.