Agenda and decisions

Regulation Committee
Thursday 7th March 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Taunton Library Meeting Room

Contact: Michael Bryant on 01823 359048  Email:

No. Item


Declarations of Interest


Accuracy of the Minutes of the meeting held on 10 January 2019 pdf icon PDF 172 KB

The Committee will consider the accuracy of the attached minutes.


Public Question Time

The Chair will allow members of the public to present a petition on any matter within the Committee’s remit. Questions or statements about the matters on the agenda for this meeting will be taken at the time when the matter is considered and after the Case Officers have made their presentations. Each speaker will be allocated 3 minutes. The length of public question time will be no more than 30 minutes.



Halecombe Quarry, Leigh on Mendip, BA3 5QG pdf icon PDF 449 KB

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The Regulation Committee agreed to rescind its decision on planning application 2017/1022/CNT taken on 8th November 2018 for the reasons stated and also to enable the Committee to consider afresh the application together with recommendation detailed in the officer report. 


The Committee resolved in respect of planning application no. 17/1022/CNT that planning permission be GRANTED subject to the Applicant entering into a Section 106 agreement, the Draft of which is included as Appendix 1; and imposition of conditions set out in section 7.


The Committee further resolved that authority to undertake any minor non-material editing which may be necessary to the wording of those conditions be delegated to the Strategic Commissioning Manager, Economy and Planning Policy.



Chard Junction Quarry, Westford Park Farm, Chard, TA20 4QU pdf icon PDF 91 KB

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The Committee resolved in respect of planning application no. SCC/3540/2018 that the following functions be delegated to Dorset County Council in accordance with Section 101(1) of the Local Government Act 1972:

(a)    determination of planning application SCC/3540/2018; and

(b)    determination of any applications for the discharge of conditions or non-material amendments pursuant to that application;

subject to Somerset County Council in its roles and mineral planning authority and highway authority, together with the local Divisional Member, being consulted for their views regarding the application.


Any Other Business of Urgency

The Chair may raise any items of urgent business.