Development Management

Committee Agenda

Wed Nov 30 2011

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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.


Chief Executive



1. Apologies for Absence

2. Minutes of the meeting held on 7 September 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

Teignbridge District: Proposed Variation of Conditions to Allow for a Revised Scheme of Working and Restoration of Haldon Quarry, Bullers Hill, Kennford, Exeter

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/11/28 - text only | pdf PTE/11/28) on a Section 73 planning application seeking to vary existing operating and restoration conditions, and to resolve the outstanding issues relating to Enforcement Notices served on the previous landowner, attached (Page 11).

Electoral Division: Exminster Kenton

5. County Matter: Waste Disposal

(a) South Hams District: Proposed Re-use and Adaptation of Existing Buildings and Tanks to Process a Maximum 75,000 Tonnes per Annum of Non Hazardous Commercial and Industrial Waste; Generation of Renewable Energy from Biogas and Production of Restoration Materials from Recyclate at Herreschoff No.2 Calciner and Refinery, Lee Moor Refinery, Lee Moor Quarry, Shaugh Prior

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/11/29 - text only | pdf PTE/11/29) on a planning application for the two stage anaerobic digestion of non hazardous Commercial and Industrial Waste within a redundant China Clay refinery building and tanks producing electricity from biogas and a digestate that would be used for the restoration of the surrounding China Clay (kaolin) quarrying area, attached (Page 25).

Electoral Division: Bickleigh Wembury

(b) South Hams District: Proposed Increase in the Amount of Green Waste Bought onto Ste for Composting from 6,000 to 9,000 Tonnes Per Year; Increase the Maximum Number of Deliveries from 8 to 12 Per Day, and to Deliver Compost Material to Local Farms Rather than for the Sole Use on the Farm; and Construction of Impermeable Surface and Associated Waste Water Treatment Plant at Wildwoods Farm, Wildwoods Lane, Marldon, Paignton

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/11/30 - text only | pdf PTE/11/30) on a planning application to increase the amount of green waste brought into Wildwoods Farm, Marldon for composting from 6,000 tonnes per year to 9,000 tonnes which would require the construction of a concrete pad and a lagoon to treat the leachate generated from the composting process, attached (Page 46).

Electoral Division: South Brent Dartington

(c) Teignbridge District: Application for Variation and Additions to Integrated Waste Management Facility Approved by Permission 05/3070/04 Relating to the Provision of Materials Recycling Facility, Industrial and Commercial Treatment Facility, Lorry Park, Internal Roadways and Surface Water Attenuation Ponds at Heathfield Integrated Waste Management Facility, John Acres Lane, Kingsteignton

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/11/31 - text only | pdf PTE/11/31) on a planning application to vary elements of the approved Integrated Waste Management Facility at Heathfield near Newton Abbot, attached (Page 59).

Electoral Division: Kingsteignton

6. County Council Development

Exeter City: Outline Planning Application for the Erection of New School Building to Cater for up to 50 students at Little Moor House (Former DCCS Building), Falcon Road, Sowton Industrial Estate, Exeter

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/11/32 - text only | pdf PTE/11/32) on an outline planning application for the provision of a new school facility at the former Devon Catering and Cleaning Services site and adjacent car parking area, Little Moor House, Falcon Road, Sowton Industrial Estate, attached (Page 107).

Electoral Division: St Loyes Topsham


7. Delegated Action - Summary

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/11/33 - text only | pdf PTE/11/33), attached (Page 117).

Electoral Division(s): All

8. 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/11/34 - text only | pdf PTE/11/34), attached (Page ).

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.

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Date Published: Wed Nov 23 2011