Agenda and decisions

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1.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence and notification of substitutions.

2.

Minutes from the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 103 KB

To approve the minutes from the previous meeting.

3.

Declarations of Interest

To receive and note any declarations of interests in respect of any matters included on the agenda for consideration at this meeting.

(The other registrable interests of Councillors of Somerset Council, arising from membership of City, Town or Parish Councils and other Local Authorities will automatically be recorded in the minutes: City, Town & Parish Twin Hatters - Somerset Councillors 2023 )

4.

Public Question Time

The Chair to advise the Committee of any items on which members of the public have requested to speak and advise those members of the public present of the details of the Council’s public participation scheme.

For those members of the public who have submitted any questions or statements, please note, a three minute time limit applies to each speaker.

Requests to speak at the meeting at Public Question Time must be made to the Monitoring Officer in writing or by email to democraticservicesteam@somerset.gov.uk  by 5pm on day, date, year – usually Friday before.

5.

SCC/3838/2021/ROMP, SCC/3836/2021/IDO, SCC/3795/2021 Westdown Quarry, Whatley, Frome, Somerset. pdf icon PDF 4 MB

To consider 3 applications for Westdown Quarry as follows:

 

1.                Application (ref. SCC/3838/2021/ROMP) in respect of the following Review of Mineral Planning Permission (ROMP) consent for the determination of mineral planning conditions made under the Environment Act 1995 at Hanson’s Westdown Quarry: - ROMP reference 016248/0051 for the winning and working of limestone – Approval of Schedule of Conditions dated 4 November 1998. This ROMP consolidated two separate parcels of land to the north-east of IDO/M/1/A and an area within the south-west of IDO/M/1/A, collectively covering an area of~14ha.

2.               Application (ref. SCC/3836/2021/IDO) in respect of an Interim Development Order (IDO) consent for the determination of mineral planning conditions made under the Planning and Compensation Act 1991 at Hanson’s Westdown Quarry (incorporating an area known as Asham Wood Void). IDO permission reference IDO/M/1/A (original planning reference 70 - dated 1 November 1947) registered as an IDO on 23 October 1992. This covers the main Westdown Quarry area and extends across an area of ~54ha.

  1. Application reference SCC/3795/2021 – Full planning application submitted under the Town and Country Planning Act (1990) (as amended) for works ancillary to the operation and restoration of Westdown Quarry, including the construction of an upgraded access, on land that sits outside the ROMP and IDO boundaries.

 

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Decision:

The Committee Resolved:

That in relation to Planning Application SCC/3795/2021 (Enabling Works) Permission be granted subject to the applicant entering into a Section 106 Agreement based on the Heads of Terms included at pages 178-188 of the committee report; and imposition of conditions set out in appendix A with the amended conditions proposed by the officer in relation to phasing of the works, the Highway works, the water monitoring and mitigation strategy and the removal of the Asham Wood condition.

That authority to undertake any minor, non-material editing, which may be necessary to the wording of those conditions, be delegated to the Chief Planning Officer.

 

(For 8, against 3)

 

In relation to Planning Application SCC3838/2021 (ROMP application)

Planning Permission be granted subject to the applicant entering into a Section 106 Agreement based on the Heads of Terms included at pages 178-188 of the committee report; and imposition of conditions set out in Appendix A with the amended conditions proposed by the Officer in relation to the phasing of the works, highway works, the water monitoring and mitigation strategy and the removal of the Asham Wood condition.

That authority to undertake any minor, non-material editing, which may be necessary to the wording of those conditions, be delegated to the Chief Planning Officer.

(For 8, Against 3)

 

In relation to Planning Application SCC/3836/2021/IDO

Planning Permission be granted subject to the applicant entering into a Section 106 Agreement based on the Heads of Terms included at pages 178-188 of the committee report; and imposition of conditions set out in Appendix A with the amended conditions proposed by the Officer in relation to the phasing of the works, highway works, the water monitoring and mitigation strategy and the removal of the Asham Wood condition.

That authority to undertake any minor, non-material editing, which may be necessary to the wording of those conditions, be delegated to the Chief Planning Officer.

(For 8, Against 3)

 

6.

SCC/4048/2023 Land at Springway Business Park, Springway Lane, Westonzoyland, TA7 0JS pdf icon PDF 260 KB

To consider an application for a temporary soil storage facility to serve flood defence works in the local area.

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Decision:

The committee resolved to grant permission subject to the conditions set out in the report and that authority to undertake any minor, non-material editing that may be necessary to the wording of those conditions be delegated to the Service Manager, Development and Planning.

(For 9, Against 1, Abstention 1)

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Presentations pdf icon PDF 2 MB

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