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Planning Minutes 28th May 2014

Minutes of the Meeting of the Planning Committee
held at
The 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich
on
Wednesday 28th May 2014 at 6.30pm

Present: Councillors Brown, Calver, Flavell, Fowler, I Henderson, J Henderson, King (6.40pm), Morrison, C Powell, F Powell, Thompson, Thurlow and Todd
In the Chair: Councillor Day
Clerk: Mrs Lucy Ballard
Also present: 2 members of the public and 0 members of the press

Public Question Time:

P001/14 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Cllrs McLeod and Nicholson.
P002/14 DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS
P003/14 MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
RESOLVED that the minutes of the Town Planning meeting held on Wednesday 7th May 2014 (previously circulated) be approved by the Committee and signed by the Chairman as a true record.
P004/14 MATTERS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES
Cllr Flavell informed members that, in relation to the planning application for installing a buoy on Gas House Creek, a wind survey had now been carried out and its findings were that winds would have to be in excess of 95MPH before the buoy would be adversely affected.
P005/14 PLANNING APPLICATIONS
The Committee considered a schedule of planning applications for weeks ending 2nd May, 9th May, 16th May and 23rd May.
RESOLVED: Recommendations in Appendix ‘A’ be submitted to Tendring District Council.
P006/14 MATTERS RECEIVED IN THE POST OR INFORMATION RAISED BY

  • Members noted an invitation to withdraw representation in respect of refusal of a householder planning application – 13/01423/FUL – Proposed single and two storey extension (following demolition of existing single storey element).
  • Members considered an offer by Cllr Calver to attend a hearing in relation to a licensing application 14/00251/PREMGR to state the case (in light HTC’s previously submitted comments) before members of the Sub-Committee.
  • The Clerk informed members that planning applications 14/00363/FUL – MHA Care Group and 14/00501/FUL – Asda Stores Ltd had received full approval.
P007/14 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
The next Town Planning meeting will be held at the 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich, on Wednesday 18th June 2014 at 6.30pm.

The Chairman closed the meeting at 7.00pm.

APPENDIX A

HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL:
Recommendations of the Planning Committee Meeting held on 28th May 2014

WEEK ENDING 2ND MAY 2014
14/00384/FUL
QC Management RTM Ltd
Quayside Court The Quay Harwich
Erection of a traditional cycle shelter in the car park area to the rear of Quayside Court No Objection
14/00385/LBC
QC Management RTM Ltd
Quayside Court The Quay Harwich
Erection of a traditional cycle shelter in the car park area to the rear of Quayside Court No Objection
WEEK ENDING 9TH MAY 2014
14/00609/TPO
Ms Bing
4 Jamestown Close Harwich
Oak (T20) – reduce and reshape by 30%. No Objection
WEEK ENDING 16TH MAY 2014
14/00622/DEMCON
Mr Glenn Smith
G&K Groundworks Ltd
Health Clinic 407 main Road, Harwich
Demolition of former health centre/clinic Submit comments to request that the whole length of the driveway, which provides access to the boatswains Call allotment site, remains available to HTC and allotment users at all times and is not restricted or unsafe in any way.
WEEK ENDING 23RD MAY 2014
14/00572/ADV
Mrs Lucy Ballard
Harwich Town Council
Land adjacent to Gas House Creek, Dovercourt Bypass Stage 2 Service Road, Harwich
1 ‘Welcome sign’ on buoy Noted