Agenda and decisions

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence and notification of substitutions.

2.

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 )

3.

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 Wednesday 5 June 2024.

 

4.

Planning Application 36/23/00011 Land At, Cricketer Farm, Cannington Road, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater, TA5 1LL pdf icon PDF 310 KB

To consider an application for the Erection of 58 dwellings (40% affordable units) with access, landscaping, parking, public open space and associated works.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:

To Grant Permission subject to the applicant first entering into an Agreement under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended) to secure the following:

·       23 affordable housing units to address the need set out in the Nether Stowey Housing Needs Assessment to the satisfaction of the Service Manager (Development Management) in consultation with affordable housing officers

·       Secure the detail, provision and future management of the on-site public open space (including a LEAP and LAP), communal areas, paths and cycleways necessary for public permeability through the site to the satisfaction of the Service Manager (Development Management) in consultation with open spaces officers

·       a management plan for the attenuation basins. which shall incorporate the recommendations of a risk assessment to be provided as part of the plan

·       A landscaping environment management plan (LEMP) to the satisfaction of the Service Manager (Development Management) in consultation with the ecologist

·       A contribution of £23,036 towards the expansion of GP services provision at the Quantock Medical Centre to meet the needs arising from this development to the satisfaction of the Service Manager (Development Management) in consultation with the NHS Somerset LPA Engagement team;

·       A travel plan to the satisfaction of the Service Manager (Development Management) in consultation with highways officers

 

And that the Service Director – Governance, Democratic & Legal Services and Monitoring Officer be authorised to prepare and seal the Agreement; and to the conditions as detailed within the Officer`s report with the amendments as agreed at committee for Condition 7 relating to the trees and planting scheme.

 

(Unanimous)

 

5.

Planning Application 52/23/00006 Land South Of, New Road, West Huntspill, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9

To consider an application for the approval of reserved matters, for the erection of 45 dwellings, a car park, public open space and other associated infrastructure.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:

 

To Grant Approval of Reserved Matters subject to the conditions detailed within the Officer`s report.

(Unanimous)

6.

Planning Application 34/24/00003 Land To The North Of, Olivers Road, Middlezoy, Bridgwater pdf icon PDF 107 KB

To consider an application for the Variation of Condition 5 of Planning Permission Application No. 34/23/00007 (Proposed formation of a temporary material stockpile for reservoir embankment construction, erection of fencing and gates, siting of welfare unit, alterations to existing access with parking and turning area.) to amend previously submitted documentation, to allow for a change to the proposed access route.

Decision:

Resolved:

 

To Grant Permission subject to the conditions as detailed within the Officer`s report and for the additional condition for the Construction Management Plan.

7.

Planning application 01/23/00001 13 Bath Road, Ashcott, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA7 9QS pdf icon PDF 275 KB

To consider a planning application for full planning permission for the Change of use from residential (C3) to school (D1) with provision for boarding, associated works for access and parking (revised scheme).

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:

 

To Grant Permission subject to the conditions detailed within the Officer`s report and subject to change in wording to Conditions 5 – 8 to state within 3 months of the decision.

(Unanimous)

8.

Planning Application 01/23/00002 13 Bath Road, Ashcott, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA7 9QS pdf icon PDF 199 KB

To consider a Listed Building consent application for the Part-retrospective Listed Building Consent for works to be carried out to the Grade II Listed Ashcott House (List Entry Number: 1344970) and required for a change of use from residential (C3) to school (D1) with provision for boarding.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:

 

To Grant Listed Building Consent and subject to the conditions detailed within the Officer`s report.

(Unanimous)

9.

Planning Application 08/24/00027 16 Northgate, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 3EU pdf icon PDF 175 KB

To consider a planning application for the Change of use of existing Offices to 8No. bedroom House of Multiple Occupation.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:

 

To Grant Permission subject to the conditions as detailed within the Officer`s report.

 

(Unanimous)

10.

Planning application 11/23/00121 Land to the South of, 11, Isleport Lane, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 pdf icon PDF 152 KB

To consider a planning application for the proposed erection of new 2 bed dwelling, with associated parking.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:

 

To Grant Permission subject to the conditions as detailed within the Officer`s report.

(Unanimous)

11.

Planning application 17/23/00037 Sunny Glen, Upper New Road, Cheddar, Somerset, BS27 3DL pdf icon PDF 168 KB

To consider a planning application for the Erection of 4no. detached dwellings and associated works.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:

 

To Grant Permission subject to the conditions as detailed within the Officer`s report.

(For 8, Abstention 1)

12.

Planning Application 23/23/00010 Queenswood Farm, Broadlands Lane, Durleigh, Bridgwater, TA5 2AR pdf icon PDF 189 KB

To consider an application for the Erection of a Single Storey Dwelling.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:

 

To Grant Permission subject to the conditions detailed within the Officer`s report.

(Unanimous)

13.

Planning Application 42/22/00029 Land Off, Batch Road, Puriton, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA7 pdf icon PDF 134 KB

To consider an application for the change of use of land to private gypsy and traveller site, including 3no. pitches each with 1no. mobile home, 1no. utility/ dayroom and 1no. tourer caravan. Also with, parking provisions and associated works (retrospective).

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:

 

To Grant Permission subject to the conditions as detailed within the Officer`s report.

(Unanimous)

14.

Planning Application 50/23/00069 Chapel Farm, Blakeway, Wedmore, Somerset, BS28 4UE pdf icon PDF 181 KB

To consider an application for the erection of an agricultural building to be used as an implement store (part retrospective).

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:

 

To defer the application to update the information in the report in respect of any historical applications relating to this site and to ascertain further information on any previous structure situated on this site.

(For 8, Against 1)

15.

Appeal Reports pdf icon PDF 31 KB

To consider 2 reports:

·       Appeals received from 1 May 2024

·       Appeals decided from 1 May 2024

Additional documents:

Decision:

The committee noted the Appeals received and decided as detailed within the agenda report.