Development Management

Committee Minutes

Wed Oct 20 2010

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Present:-

Councillors McInnes (Chairman), Berry, Clarance, Diviani, Edgell, Fowler, Giles, Haywood, Knight, Radford, Robinson, Smith, Walters and Wragg

Members attending in accordance with Standing Order 25(2): -

Councillors Cann, Channon, McMurray and Parsons

*80 Minutes

RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting held on 1 September 2010 be signed as a correct record, subject to the substitution of ball clay for china clay in Minute *79.

*81 Chairman s Opening Remarks

The Chairman reported on his attendance at the Town and Country Planning Summer School last September, commenting that it had proved very worthwhile. He also drew attention to a Seminar on Sustainable Construction at the Coaver Conference Rooms, County Hall, Exeter on Tuesday 2 November 2010 which he encouraged members to attend.

*82 County Matter: Minerals

East Devon District: Planning Application for the Retention of Quarry Processing Plant and Ancillary Facilities and the Importation of As-Dug Sand and Gravel for Processing at Blackhill Quarry, Woodbury, Exeter

(Councillor Channon attended and spoke in accordance with Standing Order 25(2))

(Councillor Smith declared a personal interest by virtue of being employed in the aggregates industry)

The Executive Director of Environment, Economy and Culture drew attention to the receipt of the above planning application and related applications and other matters including the proposed reopening of Venn Ottery Quarry, near Tipton St John. The reopening of Venn Ottery Quarry had raised concerns about traffic, impacts on nature conservation interests, visual impacts and operational impacts such as noise and dust.

It was MOVED by Councillor McInnes, SECONDED by Councillor Knight and

RESOLVED that a site visit be undertaken by the full Committee on the morning of Monday 8 November 2010.

*83 County Council Development

(a) Teignbridge District: Proposed New Sports Hall and Ancillary Accommodation at Teign School, Chudleigh Road, Kingsteignton

(Councillors Clarance, Smith and Walters declared personal interests by virtue of being members of Teignbridge District Council s Development Control Committee)

(Dr Game, Headteacher of Teign School, attended and spoke under the Council s Public Participation procedures)

The Committee considered a report by the Executive Director of Environment, Economy and Culture (EEC/10/184/HQ - text only | pdf EEC/10/184/HQ) on a planning application for the erection of a sports hall with 5 badmington courts and associated ancillary accommodation located on a sports field within the existing school site.

It was MOVED by Councillor Knight, SECONDED by Councillor Edgell and

RESOLVED that pursuant to the provisions of Regulation 3 of the Town and Country Planning General Regulations 1992, planning permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in the appendix to the report.

(b) Teignbridge District: Proposed New Sports Hall, Ancillary Accommodation and Parking Provision at Teignmouth Community College, Exeter Road, Teignmouth

(Councillors Channon and McMurray attended and spoke in accordance with Standing Order 25(2). Councillor McMurray declared a personal interest by virtue of being a Governor of Teignbridge Community College and a member of Teignbridge Town Council. Councillors Clarance, Smith and Walters declared personal interests by virtue of being members of Teignbridge District Council s Development Control Committee)

The Committee considered a report by the Executive Director of Environment, Economy and Culture (EEC/10/185/HQ - text only | pdf EEC/10/185/HQ) on a planning application for the erection of a sports hall incorporating 5 badmington courts and ancillary accommodation at Teignmouth Community College, Exeter Road, Teignmouth.

The Executive Director of Environment, Economy and Culture reported that:

Teignbridge District Council had indicated that it had no objection to the application following confirmation from the District Environmental Health Officer that the proposal dealt satisfactorily with land contamination issues

Condition 9 of the proposed conditions of a planning consent (Appendix II) had been included in error and should be deleted.

It was MOVED by Councillor Walters, SECONDED by Councillor Knight and

RESOLVED that pursuant to the provisions of Regulation 3 of the Town and Country Planning General Regulations 1992, planning permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in Appendix II to the report (subject to the deletion of Condition 9).

(c) North Devon District: Construction of a Building containing a PACC (Personal Alternative Curriculum Centre), BESD (Behavioural and Emotional and Social Difficulties) and ICS (Integrated Children's Services) at Land at Roundswell Business Park, Barnstaple

(Councillor Parsons, representing the Cabinet Member for Children s Health and Well Being, and Councillor Cann attended and spoke in accordance with Standing Order 25(2). Councillor Parsons declared a personal interest by virtue of being a secondary carer. Councillor Haywood declared a personal interest by virtue of being a member of North Devon Council)

(Mr Eastland, Project Officer, Children and Young People s Services, attended and spoke under the Council s Public Participation procedures)

The Committee considered a report by the Executive Director of Environment, Economy and Culture (EEC/10/186/HQ - text only | pdf EEC/10/186/HQ) on a planning application for the development of education facilities and offices on land at Roundswell Business Park, Barnstaple.

The Executive Director of Environment, Economy and Culture reported on:

a consultation response from North Devon Council earlier on 20 October 2010 which was circulated at the meeting

the views of the County Ecologist.

It was MOVED by Councillor Haywood, SECONDED by Councillor Robinson and

RESOLVED

(i) that pursuant to the provisions of Regulation 3 of the Town and Country Planning General Regulations 1992, planning permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in Appendix II to the report, as amended in respect of Condition 5 (to make reference to the Tree Preservation Order); Condition 7 (to refer to Class B1 of the Use Classes Order); and Condition 14 (to include an additional clause to secure the educational potential of the site);

(ii) that the applicant be asked to facilitate the establishment of a Local Liaison Group, to be chaired by the local County Councillor.

*84 Other Matters

(a) Department of the Environment Circular 28/83 - Report on the Handling of "County Matter" and County Council Development Planning Applications during the Quarters 1 July to 30 September 2010

The Committee considered a report by the Executive Director of Environment, Economy and Culture (EEC/10/191/HQ - text only | pdf EEC/10/191/HQ) outlining the County Council's performance in the handling of "County Matter" and County Council Development Planning Applications in the period 1 July to 30 September 2010.

It was MOVED by Councillor McInnes, SECONDED by Councillor Edgell and

RESOLVED that the report be noted.

(b) Delegated Action

The Committee received and noted a schedule of action taken by the Executive Director of Environment, Economy and Culture under delegated powers (EEC/10/187/HQ - text only | pdf EEC/10/187/HQ).

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

The Committee received and noted a schedule setting out the present position regarding decisions by the District Councils and others in respect of strategic planning/highway consultations which it had previously considered (EEC/10/188/HQ - text only | pdf EEC/10/188/HQ).

DENOTES DELEGATED MATTER WITH POWER TO ACT

The meeting started at 2.00pm and finished at 4.10pm

The Minutes of the Development Management Committee are published on the County Council s Website at:-

Date Published: Wed Oct 27 2010