Development Management

Committee Agenda

Wed Sep 07 2011

Related Documents:
minutes for this agenda

A meeting of the Development Management Committee will be held on the above date at 2.00pm at County Hall, Exeter to consider the following matters.

Please Note: There will be a training session from 11.00am to 1.00pm on the morning of the meeting on the Consultation Paper on the National Planning Policy Framework. This will be followed by a buffet lunch.



Chief Executive



1. Apologies for Absence

2. Minutes of the meeting held on 20 July 2011, attached (Page 6).

3. Items Requiring Urgent Attention

Items which in the opinion of the Chairman should be considered at the meeting as matters of urgency.


4. County Matters: Minerals

(a) South Hams District/Plymouth City: Alteration to Previously Approved Junction Layout and Additional Surface Water Management and Flood Alleviation Measures to Hemerdon Mine Link Road, Land North of West Park Hill, Plympton, Plymouth

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/11/18 - text only | pdf PTE/11/18) on a proposed minor amendment to the permitted junction layout (and the creation of a surface water management lagoon) in order to improve road safety and to minimise environmental impacts, attached (Page 12)

Electoral Division(s): Bickleigh Wembury

(b) Teignbridge District: Proposed Realignment of the B3193 Chudleigh Road and the Long Term Tip Profile (25 Years) for the Central Area Ball Clay Operations at Preston Manor Works, Kingsteignton

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/11/19 - text only | pdf PTE/11/19) on a planning application which has two key proposals: firstly, the realignment of the B3193 between Rixey Park tip in the north and Abbrook playing fields in the south; and secondly an extension to the existing clay residues tip at Whitepit Quarry, part of the Central Area of the Bovey Basin Mineral Site, attached (Page 26).

Electoral Division(s): Kingsteignton

5. County Matter: Waste Disposal

Teignbridge District: Proposed Construction and Operation of Materials Recovery Facility for Inert Construction and Demolition Wastes; Construction and Operation of Incinerator Bottom Ash Processing facility; Removal of Dolerite Outcrop and Filling Quarry with Dolerite and Inert Material to a Depth of 60mAOD to Facilitate Storage of Recycled Materials with Associated Site Engineering and Infrastructure at Whitecleaves Quarry, Plymouth Road, Buckfastleigh

Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment to report on the receipt of the above application.

It is recommended that Members visit the application site in order for them to view the existing operations and development on the site and the proposed arrangement of new operations and activities in advance of the determination of the application. In particular, it will assist them in assessing the nature and extent of the visual, traffic, noise, ecological and other environmental and amenity impacts.

Electoral Division(s): Ashburton Buckfastleigh; and Teignbridge South

6. County Council Development

East Devon District: Provision of a New Cycle/Walkway as part of the Stop Line Way, Consisting of a 3 Metre Wide Tarmac Path with Associated Fencing and Drainage at Land between Seaton and Colyford on the Western Side of the River Axe

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/11/20 - text only | pdf PTE/11/20) on a planning application for the provision of a new cycle/walkway between the north of Seaton at the Underfleet and the south of Colyford, accessing onto Seaton Road, attached (Page 52).

Electoral Division(s): Seaton Coastal and Honiton St Michaels

7. Devon Green Infrastructure Strategy

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/11/21 - text only | pdf | supplementary information PTE/11/21) seeking approval for the publication of a draft countywide Green Infrastructure Strategy, its release for consultation purposes and a delegated approach to its future adoption, attached (Page 62).


8. Delegated Action - Summary

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/11/22 - text only | pdf PTE/11/22), attached (Page 78).

Electoral Division(s): All

9. Update Report on the Outcomes of Previous Strategic Planning/Highway Consultation Responses made by the County Council's Development Management Committee

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/11/23 - text only | pdf PTE/11/23), attached (Page 80).

Electoral Division(s): All



Members are reminded that Part II Reports contain exempt information and should therefore be treated accordingly. They should not be disclosed or passed on to any other person(s).

Members are also reminded of the need to dispose of such reports carefully and are therefore invited to return them to the Committee Secretary at the conclusion of the meeting for disposal.



Councillors McInnes (Chairman), Edgell (Vice-Chairman), Bowden, Clarance, Diviani, Fowler, Giles, Hannaford, Haywood, Knight, Prowse, Radford, Robinson, Walters and Wragg

Declaration of Interests

Members are reminded that they must declare any interest they may have in any item to be considered at this meeting, prior to any discussion taking place on that item.

Access to Information

Any person wishing to inspect any minutes, reports or lists of background papers relating to any item on this agenda should contact Peter Stiles on 01392 382289.


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Webcasting of Meetings

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Mobile Phones

Please switch off all mobile phones before entering the Committee Room or Council Chamber

Development Management Committee Public Participation

Any member of the public resident in the administrative area of the county of Devon may make a presentation to the Committee on a planning application being considered by the Committee, or any consultation on a proposal by a Government Department (but not when the County Council is consulted on a proposal by a District Council) or a Review of Old Minerals Permissions applications.

Any request to make a presentation must be given to the Chief Executive's Directorate by 12 noon on the third working day before the date of the meeting. For further information please contact Exeter 01392 382289.

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Date Published: Tue Sep 06 2011