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 19/50

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Graham Minshaw.

 

 

PP 19/51

Declarations of Interests in Agenda Items:

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest made at this meeting.

PP 19/52

Minutes of the meeting held on 18 September 2019 pdf icon PDF 58 KB

Minutes:

Councillor Brian O’Kane asked that it be noted at PP19/42 that Councillor Jackie Bowman and himself had both visited the site previously.

 

RESOLVED - That the minutes of the meeting held on 18 September 2019 be signed by the Chair as a correct record, subject to the addition of the above comment.

PP 19/53

Schedule of Applications

Minutes:

Planning applications were taken in the following order.

 

PP 19/54

Application 4/19/2194/0F1 - 46 Santon Way, Seascale pdf icon PDF 304 KB

Application for alteration and extension (including a rear linked conservatory) to install a pre-fabricated mobile home extension for elderly relative and retrospective permission for extension of domestic garden into open space.

Minutes:

During discussion of this item Mr Harris (the Applicant) spoke in support of his application.

 

Note: Councillor Doug Wilson declared a non-pecuniary interest at this point due to being a former work colleague of the applicant.

 

RESOLVED –On a unanimous vote that, the application be Approved, subject to condition 5 being amended as follows:

 

  1. “5. The mobile home hereby approved shall be removed from the site on or before the 16th October 2022.

 

Reason

 

The mobile home is not suitable for permanent retention and occupation.”

 

PP 19/55

Application 4/19/2329/0F1 - The Copeland Centre, Catherine Street, Whitehaven pdf icon PDF 157 KB

Application for the installation of new louvre vent panels to the exterior of the building on western and eastern elevations to serve new mechanical supply and extract ventilation.

Minutes:

Note: All Councillors declared a non-pecuniary interest at this point due to being Copeland Councillors and the applicant was the Council.

 

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

 

 

Note: Councillor Jackie Bowman left the meeting at this point.

 

PP 19/56

Schedule of Delegated Decisions pdf icon PDF 35 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED – that the Schedule of Delegated Decisions from 9 September 2019 to

7 October 2019 be noted.

 

PP 19/57

Planning Appeal Decision pdf icon PDF 42 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members were informed of the outcome of a recent Appeal decision in respect of an application to fell two sycamore and one ash tree at 1 Fleatham Gardens, High House Road, St Bees, Cumbria.

 

RESOLVED – that the decision to DISMISS the appeal be noted in the context of the Local Plan Policies and also in relation to performance monitoring.

 

PP 19/58

Street Naming and Numbering pdf icon PDF 42 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the naming of a street for the proposed new residential development on the land behind Westlakes Hotel, Gosforth, Seascale.

 

RESOLVED – that the street name The Loudons be adopted for this development and all the relevant bodies be notified.

 

PP 19/59

Development Management Performance Monitoring pdf icon PDF 39 KB

Minutes:

Members received the Development Management Performance figures for the second quarter of 2019/20 (1st July – 30th September 2019) 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 19/60

Planning Panel Site Visit

Minutes:

There was one site visit resulting from a previous meeting held on 24 July 2019, being at land adjacent to Fell View Drive, Egremont.

 

RESOLVED – that a site visit be arranged for Wednesday 13 November 2019, prior to the Planning Panel meeting and details would be circulated to Members.

 

PP 19/61

Date and Time of Next Meeting:

The next meeting of the Planning Panel will be held on Wednesday 13 November 2019 at 2:00pm in The Bainbridge Room, The Copeland Centre, Catherine Street, Whitehaven.

 

Minutes:

The next meeting of the Planning Panel will be held on Wednesday 13 November 2019 at 2:00pm in The Bainbridge Room, The Copeland Centre, Catherine Street, Whitehaven.

 

 

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