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Planning Minutes 2nd January 2013

MINUTES or the PLANNING COMMITTEE
held at
The 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich
on
Wednesday, 02 January 2013 @ 6.30pm

Present: Councillors Gibbins, C Callender, R Callender, Calver, Day, Fowler,
J Henderson, I Henderson, Thompson, King, Flavell and Thurlow
In the Chair: Councillor McLeod
Clerk: Mrs Michelle Townsend
Also present: 2 members of the public and 1 member of the press

Public Question Time: No Questions

P079/12 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Apologies received from Cllrs Double, Todd and Brown
P080/12 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
Cllr McLeod referred to his position on the Development & Control Committee at TDC
Cllr Calver declared a non pecuniary interest with regard to application
12/01371/FUL and chose to leave the room whilst discussions and voting took place.
Cllr Calver also declared a non pecuniary interest with regard to application
12/01401/FUL, and did not take part in the discussion or voting.
P080/12 MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
RESOLVED that the minutes of the Town Planning meeting held on Wednesday 12th December 2012 (previously circulated) be approved by the Committee and signed by the Chairman as a true record.
P082/12 MATTERS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES
None
P083/12 PLANNING APPLICATIONS
The Committee considered a schedule of planning applications for weeks ending
14th December, 21st December and 28th December 2012.
RESOLVED: Recommendations in Appendix ‘A’ be submitted to Tendring District Council.
P084/12 MATTERS RECEIVED IN POST OR INFORMATION RAISED BY MEMBERS

  • Planning Appeal – Application No. 12/00983/FUL – 32 Kingsway, Dovercourt Change of use from restaurant to nightclub – noted
  • NHS – Application in respect of relocation of a pharmacy- noted
  • ECC Temporary Prohibition of Traffic Order 2013 – noted
P085/12 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
The next Town Planning meeting will be held at the 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich, on 23rd January 2013 at 6.30pm.

The Chairman closed the meeting at 7.05pm

APPENDIX A

HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL:

Recommendations of the Planning Committee Meeting held on 2nd January 2013

Week Ending 14TH DECEMBER
12/01101/CON
M Scott Properties
Demolition of unsafe former factory unit No objection subject to all materials from the demolition to be removed from the site and for the site to be left in a tidy state and properly screened off.
12/01371/FUL
Mrs Angela Hodgkinson
New dwelling HTC objects to the application on the grounds of over developed and a lack of realistic amenity space.
12/01392/FUL
T J Morris Limited
Erection of 1 no. retail warehouse (Class A1), along with access, servicing arrangements, car parking, landscaping and associated works. No objection, although HTC have concerns as to the negative impact this may have on the Town Centre and would ask officers to be aware of that and seek any form of mitigation through the planning process.
12/01401/FUL
Pleass Thomson & Co
Alterations & extensions to dwelling to provide 2 No. two bedroom flats and 1 No. ground floor Legal Aid office with associated landscaping and parking. (Extension of time on previously approved 10/00228/FUL) No objection
Week Ending 21ST DECEMBER
CC/TEN54/12 Replacement of existing wooden changing rooms with purpose built changing facilities and multi purpose hall. No objection
Week Ending 28TH DECEMBER
12/01296/LBC
Mr L Brown
Retrospective application for partition installed in second floor bedroom to create en-suite. Installation of solar panels on roof. Installation of gas boiler in kitchen. Replacement of 2 windows on top floor. HTC object on grounds that it is an inappropriate application for a listed building and a building within a conservation area.
12/01429/FUL
Silson Properties Ltd – Mr Ray Jones
Block of 8 flats comprising of 4 x 1 bed & 4 x 2 beds HTC objects on grounds of over development of the site, a development that is inappropriate for the location on the road layout and that we are not convinced that the infrastructure is able to cope with an additional development.