Background
Background

Agenda and minutes

Venue: The Bainbridge Room, The Copeland Centre, Catherine Street, Whitehaven. CA28 7SJ

Contact: Clive Willoughby  Tel: 01946 598328

Items
No. Item

PP 18/131

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Linda Jones-Bulman.

PP 18/132

Declarations of Interests in Agenda Items:

Minutes:

Councillor Joan Hully declared a non-pecuniary Interest in Application 4/18/2472/001 – Keekle Meadows, Cleator Moor due to being a Cleator Moor Town Councillor.

PP 18/133

Minutes of the meeting held on 19 December 2018 pdf icon PDF 58 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED - That the minutes of the meeting held on 19 December 2018 be signed by the Chair as a correct record

PP 18/134

Schedule of Applications

Minutes:

Due to members of the public being present, planning applications were taken in the following order:

PP 18/135

Application 4/18/2347/0O1 - Land to West of Casa-Mia, Harras Road, Whitehaven pdf icon PDF 99 KB

Outline application (with some matters reserved) for residential development consisting of nine serviced self-build plots.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:- On a unanimous vote that a site visit be undertaken to appraise all material planning considerations before determining the application.

 

PP 18/136

Application 4/18/2426/0O1 - Land at North Rheda Park, Rheda, Frizington pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Outline Application for residential development with full details of access and all other matters reserved.

 

Minutes:

During discussion of this item Ms L Knox (on behalf of Mrs C Knight  and Mr M Knight (on behalf of the Resident’s Association) spoke in objection to the application.

 

The Applicant’s Agent, Ms J Diamond, then exercised her right to respond.

 

RESOLVED - that on a vote of 7 in favour, 1 against and 0 abstentions, the application be Approved in Outline.

 

 

PP 18/137

Application 4/18/2436/0F1 - Mirehouse Service Station, Meadow Road, Whitehaven pdf icon PDF 430 KB

Application for the demolition of existing garage and redevelopment of the site to provide 21 apartments in two/three storey stepped blocks with car parking to rear and 7 bungalows for residents aged 55+.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED - On a unanimous vote that, the application be Approved.

 

PP 18/138

Application 4/18/2472/0O1 - Keekle Meadows, Cleator Moor pdf icon PDF 642 KB

Outlne application for residential development of up to 65 dwellings with full details of access and associated infrastructure.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED - On a unanimous vote that, the application be Approved in Outline.

 

PP 18/139

Schedule of Delegated Decisions pdf icon PDF 279 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED – that the Schedule of Delegated Decisions from 11 December 2018 to

14 January 2019 be noted.

 

PP 18/140

Development Management Performance Monitoring pdf icon PDF 359 KB

Minutes:

Members received the Development Management Performance figures for the third quarter of 2018/19 (1st October 2018 – 31st December 2018) against the National Performance Indicators.

 

RESOLVED – that the Development Management Performance Monitoring report be noted and the Planning team be thanked for their hard work.

 

PP 18/141

West Cumbria Mining - Planning Application Reference 4/17/9007/0F2 pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Minutes:

Members were informed of a recent re-consultation on additional information that has been submitted by the applicant, West Cumbria Mining, in response to the outstanding issues raised by Cumbria County Council relating to the major proposal to create an underground coal mine on the former Marchon site in Whitehaven.

 

Mr K Murphy from West Cumbria Mining was in attendance and provided clarification on the technical issues.

 

RESOLVED:-  that no objections be raised to the revised information subject to the comments set out in Appendix A of the agenda report.

PP 18/142

Exempt Information

The Chair to move

That under Section 100(a)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item on the grounds that, if they were present, there could be disclosed to them exempt information as defined in the relevant paragraphs of Schedule 12A of the Act.

 

Minutes:

The Chair moved and it was duly seconded and

 

RESOLVED - That the press and public be excluded for the next item of business in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 6 of Part I of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 as amended.

 

PP 18/143

Tree Preservation Order

Minutes:

Consideration was given to a report seeking approval to confirm a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) on a Horse Chestnut and a Sycamore tree situated within the Egremont Conservation Area at 5 Braithwaite Court, Market Street, Egremont.

 

RESOLVED – That the confirmation of a Tree Preservation Order (TPO) on a Horse Chestnut and a Sycamore tree situated within the Egremont Conservation Area at 5 Braithwaite Court, Market Street, Egremont be agreed and the TPO be called The Copeland Borough Council Tree Preservation Order No 03, 2018, 5 Braithwaite Court, Market Street, Egremont.

 

PP 18/144

Planning Panel Site Visit

Minutes:

There was one site visit resulting from this meeting, being at Land to the West of Casa-Mia, Harras Road, Whitehaven.

 

RESOLVED – that site visit be arranged for Wednesday 6 February 2019, departing the Copeland Centre at 10:00am or meeting on site at 10:10am.

 

PP 18/145

Date and Time of Next Meeting:

The next meeting of the Planning Panel will be held on Wednesday 20 February 2019 at 2:00pm in The Bainbridge Room, The Copeland Centre, Catherine Street, Whitehaven, CA28 7SJ.

 

Minutes:

The next meeting of the Planning Panel will be held on Wednesday 20 February 2019 at 2:00pm in The Bainbridge Room, The Copeland Centre, Catherine Street, Whitehaven.

 

 

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