Agenda and minutes

Development Control Committee - Wednesday, 11th August, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: via video conferencing

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

Minutes:

Councillor Ceredig Davies apologised for his inability to attend the meeting.

 

 

2.

Personal Matters

Minutes:

The Chairman welcomed all to the meeting.  

 

Condolences were expressed to Councillor Catherine Hughes and her family on the passing of her father.

 

3.

Disclosures of personal interest/prejudicial interest

Minutes:

None.

 

4.

To consider the Minutes of the Meeting of the Committee held on the 28 July 2021 pdf icon PDF 117 KB

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED to confirm as a true record the Minutes of the Meeting of the 28 July 2021.

 

Matters arising

None.

 

5.

To consider planning applications deferred at previous Meetings of the Committee pdf icon PDF 666 KB

Minutes:

None.

6.

Development, Advertisement, Local Authority and Statutory Applications pdf icon PDF 684 KB

Minutes:

 

 

 

Consideration was given to the Report of the Corporate Lead

Officer Economy and Regeneration upon development,

advertisement; local authority and statutory planning

Applications:-

 

Written representation from Mr Robert Taylor (Applicant) was read out in committee in accordance with the temporary addendum to the Operational procedure for Members of the Public addressing the Development Control Committee in response to Covid-19

 

A201081 Proposed affordable dwelling to include installation of package treatment plant, Land adj College Farm, Bethania, Llanon

 

To DEFER determination of the application to allow further time to seek additional information and a ‘cooling off’ period to :

·    consider the points raised by Members,

·    seek additional information from the Highways service

·    seek additional information from the Applicant

·    to consider the significance of the departure        

·    to consider the risks prior to reporting back to Committee to include

the new highways proposal

·    if the dwelling could be considered under One Planet guidance.

·    There was ambiguity in the proposal

 

Reason:

To ensure the Committee receives further advice on the significance of the departure and risks prior to making a final decision.

 

 

Written representation from Mr Alun Charles (Agent) was read

out in committee in accordance with the temporary addendum

to the Operational procedure for Members of the Public

addressing the Development Control Committee in response

to Covid-19

 

 

A210084 Retrospective planning application for consent for a holiday accommodation in a cabin located within the grounds of Porth Elenydd, Devils Bridge, Porth Elenydd, Devils Bridge, Aberystwyth

 

To APPROVE the application subject to conditions.

 

 

Written representation from Mr Alex Smith (Agent) was read

out in committee in accordance with the temporary addendum

to the Operational procedure for Members of the Public

addressing the Development Control Committee in response

to Covid-19

 

 

A210291 Erection of three affordable dwellings, including access, parking, landscaping and ancillary works, Land adjacent Maescrug, Pantycrug, Capel Seion, Aberystwyth

 

To APPROVE the application subject to a Section 106 for affordable dwellings and that the discount for sale remain at 30%, if the applicant does not agree, the Corporate Lead Officer – Economy & Regeneration be authorised to REFUSE the application.

Members did not agree with the recommendation of Officers, and were of the opinion that the application could be approved for the following reasons:-

·         Principle of development had previously been established due to the approval of the previous planning application on the site, therefore an additional affordable dwelling was welcomed and the developer could possibly receive a more favourable financial return on the development if 3 affordable dwellings were approved;

·         The applicant had a list of potential purchasers for these affordable dwellings which demonstrates that there’s a demand for these dwellings;

·         Approval  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

7.

Planning applications dealt with by way of delegated authority pdf icon PDF 667 KB

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED to note the schedule of planning applications dealt with the Report of the Corporate Lead Officer – Economy and Regeneration. The ServiceManager, Development Management updated Members on the performance of the service since the last quarter. Members congratulated the service on their achievements in light of inadequate staffing.

8.

Appeals pdf icon PDF 667 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

It was AGREED to note the appeal decision received.

 

9.

Any other matter which the Chairman decides is for the urgent attention of the Committee