Agenda and decisions

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Contact: Democratic Services Email: democraticserviceswest@somerset.gov.uk 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence and notification of substitutions.

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2.

Minutes from the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 132 KB

To approve the minutes from the meetings of 1 May 2024 and 21 May 2024.

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Decision:

Resolved that the minutes of the Planning Committees - West held on 1 May 2024 and 21 May 2024 be confirmed as a correct record.

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 )

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Decision:

Cllr Simon Coles wished it to be minuted that he and the other committee members had received correspondence relating to Items 5, 6, 7 and 8 on the agenda.

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 Wednesday before.

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Decision:

There were no public questions. Details of public speaking are captured under the minutes of the appropriate application.

 

5.

Planning Application 14/22/0051 - Land at Ham Farm, Creech St Michael pdf icon PDF 264 KB

To consider an application for the installation and operation of solar farm together with associated works, equipment and infrastructure on land at Ham Farm, Creech St Michael.

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Decision:

Resolved:

 

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

(For 5, Against 3, Abstention 1)

6.

Planning Application 17/21/0007 - Knights Farm, Cats Ash Road, Fitzhead pdf icon PDF 192 KB

To consider an application for the conversion of barns into 4 No. dwellings with associated site works including the demolition of modern barns at Knights Farm, Cats Ash Road, Fitzhead, Taunton, TA4 3JX.

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Decision:

Resolved:

 

To Grant Permission subject to the conditions detailed within the Officer`s report with an additional condition as detailed by the Officer relating to the demolition of the existing buildings.

(Unanimous)

7.

Planning Application 49/20/0034 - Land to the north of Burges Lane, Wiveliscombe pdf icon PDF 103 KB

To consider an application for approval of reserved matters following Outline Application 49/17/0060 to determine layout, scale, appearance and landscaping for the erection of 71 No. dwellings with the detail required to confirm access as required by Condition No. 03 on land north of Burges Lane, Wiveliscombe.

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Decision:


Resolved:

 

Subject to the applicant agreeing to an additional condition requiring dwellings to be provided with an electric vehicle charging point, that delegated authority be given to Officers to Grant Approval of Reserved Matters subject to the conditions as detailed within the Officer`s report and the prior completion of a S106 agreement to secure phosphate mitigation.

(For 5, Against 0, Abstention 3)

8.

Planning Application 06/24/0009 - Land east of Dene Road, Bishops Lydeard pdf icon PDF 152 KB

To consider an application for the erection of an agricultural storage building on land east of Dene Road, Bishops Lydeard.

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Decision:

Resolved:

 

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

(Unanimous)

9.

Planning Application 14/23/0007 - Land at Langaller Manor Farm, North End, Creech St Michael pdf icon PDF 219 KB

To consider an application for Outline planning with all matters reserved except for access, layout and scale, for the demolition of farm buildings, renovation and alterations to the listed farmhouse and erection of 33 No. dwellings with associated works on land at Langaller Manor Farmhouse, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA2 8DA.

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Decision:

Resolved:

 

To Grant Permission subject to a S106 Agreement and the conditions as listed within the Officer`s report and the prior completion of a S106 agreement to secure the planning obligations specified in the Officer`s report and an additional obligation securing the provision of a footpath and cycleway through the site to link with the existing footpath to the south.

(Unanimous)

10.

Planning Application 19/23/0007 - Land at the rear of Palmers Green House, Stewley Road, Hatch Beauchamp pdf icon PDF 122 KB

To consider an application to change of use of part of garden with construction of vehicular access and driveway for access to land at the rear of Palmers Green House, Stewley Road, Hatch Beauchamp.

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Decision:

Resolved:

 

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

(Unanimous)

11.

Appeal Decisions pdf icon PDF 204 KB

To receive details of the latest Appeal Decisions received.

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Decision:

Members noted the Appeal Decisions received.