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Planning Minutes 7th May 2014

Minutes of the Meeting of the Planning Committee
held at
The 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich
on
Wednesday 7th May 2014 at 6.30pm

Present: Councillors Brown, Calver, Day, Flavell, J Henderson, King, McLeod, Morrison, C Powell, F Powell and Thurlow
In the Chair: Councillor Todd
Clerk: Mrs Lucy Ballard
Also present: 0 members of the public and 0 members of the press

Public Question Time:

P116/13 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
Cllrs Fowler, I Henderson, Nicholson and Thompson.
P117/13 DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS
Cllr McLeod declared a non-pecuniary interest, referring to his position on the Development & Control Committee at TDC
P118/13 MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
RESOLVED that the minutes of the Town Planning meeting held on Wednesday 16th April 2014 (previously circulated) be approved by the Committee and signed by the Chairman as a true record with an amendment to Min P115/13 to correct the date of the next meeting from 16th May 2014 to 7th May 2014.
P119/13 MATTERS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES
Cllr Flavell informed members that, in relation to the planning application for installing a buoy on Gas House Creek, Essex County Council have now insisted that a wind survey be carried out as they have concerns that the buoy is not intended on being anchored down. Cllr Flavell confirmed that the weight of the buoy is 4.6 tonnes and would be taking up this issue accordingly.
P120/13 PLANNING APPLICATIONS
The Committee considered a schedule of planning applications for weeks ending 18th April, 25th April and 2nd May.
RESOLVED: Recommendations in Appendix ‘A’ be submitted to Tendring District Council.
P121/13 MATTERS RECEIVED IN THE POST OR INFORMATION RAISED BY
Members noted an email sent from Tendring District Council in relation to additional fundamental revisions which are needed to the draft Local Plan.
P122/13 DATE OF NEXT MEETING
The next Town Planning meeting will be held at the 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, Harwich, on 28th May 2014 at 6.30pm.

The Chairman expressed his thanks to Council, and the Clerk, throughout his term as Chairman for the Planning Committee and closed the meeting at 7.00pm.

APPENDIX A

HARWICH TOWN COUNCIL:
Recommendations of the Planning Committee Meeting held on 7th May 2014

WEEK ENDING 18TH APRIL 2014
14/00515/FUL
Mr Barry Myhre
Harwich Magistrates Court 363 Main Road Harwich
Change of use of former courthouse to Caretakers Living Quarters and Music School. No Objection

 

WEEK ENDING 25TH APRIL 2014
14/00501/FUL
Asda Stores Ltd
Asda Supermarket Main Road Harwich
Construction of a seasonal canopy. No Objection

 

WEEK ENDING 2ND MAY 2014
14/00251/PREMGR
Sonya McCready
Deano’s Wine Bar
158 High Street
Harwich
Application for premises licence Objection to the opening hours extending beyond midnight. If TDC are mindful to grant the license then there should be no activity after midnight on any day; that door staff be employed between the hours of 10pm and close on any day that the premises is open; and that all noise reduction measures are in place to prevent any noise nuisance to any of the adjacent residential properties.