Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 13th February, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber. View directions

Contact: Liz Hornby 

Items
No. Item

89.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting

To confirm the Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 16 January 2019 (attached).

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 16 January 2019 be approved as a true record and signed by the Chairman.

 

90.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any disclosure of disclosable pecuniary interests by Members relating to items on the agenda. If any Member is uncertain as to whether an interest should be disclosed, he or she is asked if possible to contact the District Solicitor prior to the meeting.

Members are reminded that if they are declaring an interest, they should state the nature of that interest whether or not they are required to withdraw from the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

 

91.

Planning Applications

Minutes:

RESOLVED: that the reports be received and the recommendations contained in the reports, as amended by the update sheet where appropriate, be adopted, subject to any deletions, updates or alterations set out in the minutes below.

 

92.

18/05363/FUL - Abbey Barn South Reserve Site, Abbey Barn Lane, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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Minutes:

Members noted the Update sheet and also noted the appreciation of the work that had been carried out by the liaison group in consultation with officers and the developer in preparing a Development Brief.

 

Members voted in favour of the motion that the Head of Planning and Sustainability be given delegated authority to grant conditional permission subject to the conditions laid out in the main report and in the Update Sheet which was circulated at the meeting.

 

       RESOLVED: That the Head of Planning and Sustainability be given delegated authority to grant conditional permission subject to:

1)     Further consultation with Sport England in respect of conditions and S106 Heads of terms. Once Sport England had clarified their position the application would either proceed to determination or would need to be referred to the Secretary of State via the National Planning Casework Unit.  

 

2)     That the Head of Planning and Sustainability be given delegated authority to grant Conditional Permission provided that a Planning Obligation is made to secure:

 

(a)       An education Contribution.

(b)       Financial contributions toward PROW improvements.

(c)       Affordable housing.

(d)       Financial contributions towards infrastructure.

(e)       Delivery of Open Space and Contribution towards off-site sports.

(f)        Delivery of land for Chiltern Rangers.

(g)       Limitation on land use.

or to refuse planning permission if an Obligation could not be secured.

3)     That officers be given delegated authority to accept amended plans incorporating balconies into flats and provision of additional street trees in phase 1.

The Committee was addressed by Councillor M Clarke and Councillor R Farmer, the local Ward Members.

 

The Committee was addressed by Mr Andrew Taylor, on behalf of the High Wycombe Society and Ms Chloe Andrews-Jones, the Chairman of Flackwell Heath Residents Association, both in objection and Ms Elkie Lees, the applicant.

93.

18/07096/OUTEA - Land Rear of Park Mill Farm, Park Mill, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire

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Minutes:

Members noted the Update Sheet and voted in favour of the motion that had they been in a position to determine the application, permission would have been refused for the reasons laid out in the main report. 

 

      RESOLVED: Minded to refuse that:

 

a)      had the Authority been in a position to determine this application, permission would have been refused for the  reasons set out in the report, and,

 

b)      It be noted that the Head of Planning and Sustainability would defend the appeal lodged against the non-determination of this planning application in line with these reasons, appropriately amended to reflect and align with any modifications to and progress of the New Wycombe District Local Plan and publication of Inspectors Report.

 

The Committee was addressed by Councillor A Turner, the local Ward Member.

94.

18/07097/OUTEA - Land Rear of Park Mill Farm, Park Mill, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire

Supporting documents:

Minutes:

Members noted the Update Sheet and voted in favour of the motion that had they been in a position to determine the application, permission would have been refused for the reasons laid out in the main report.

 

        RESOLVED:  Minded to refuse that:

 

a)      had the Authority been in a position to determine this application, permission would have been refused for the  reasons set out in the report, and,

 

b)      it be noted that the Head of Planning and Sustainability would defend the appeal lodged against the non-determination of this planning application in line with these reasons, appropriately amended to reflect and align with any modifications to and progress of the New Wycombe District Local Plan and publication of Inspectors Report.

 

The Committee was addressed by Councillor A Turner, the local Ward Member.

95.

Pre-Planning Committee Training / Information Session

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Minutes:

Members noted that there was no presentation regarding booked for the next Pre-Planning Committee training / Information Session on Wednesday 6 March 2019 at 6.00pm. It was therefore agreed that should no presentation be scheduled in the meantime then the next Planning Committee meeting would start at 6.30pm.

 

RESOLVED: That there was no information session scheduled for Wednesday 6 March 2019 and that if no presentation was scheduled in the meantime, the next Committee meeting would start at 6.30pm

 

96.

Appointment of Members for Site Visits

To appoint Members to undertake site visits on Tuesday 5 March 2019 should the need arise.

Minutes:

RESOLVED: That in the event that it was necessary to arrange site visits on Tuesday 5 March 2019 in respect of the agenda for the meeting on Wednesday 6 March 2019, the following Members be invited to attend with the relevant local Members:

 

Councillors: Ms A Baughan, S Graham, C B Harriss, D A Johncock, T Lee, N B Marshall, H L McCarthy, Mrs C Oliver, N J B Teesdale, A Turner, P R Turner and C Whitehead.

 

97.

Delegated Action Undertaken by Planning Enforcement Team

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Minutes:

Members noted the Delegated Action authorised by the Planning Enforcement Team.

 

98.

File on Actions Taken under Delegated Authority

Submission of the file of actions taken under delegated powers since the previous meeting.

Minutes:

The file on actions taken under delegated authority since the previous meeting was circulated for the Committee’s attention.