Background
Background

Agenda and draft minutes

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

Contact: Clive Willoughby  Tel: 07385 362806

Items
No. Item

PP 21/29

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence received from Councillors Graham Calvin, Ged McGrath, Graham Minshaw,Russell Studholme, Eileen Weir and Doug Wilson.

 

PP 21/30

Declarations of Interests in Agenda Items:

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interests made at this meeting.

 

PP 21/31

Minutes of the meeting held on 4 August 2021 pdf icon PDF 383 KB

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the Minutes of the meeting held on

4 August 2021.

 

RESOLVED - That the minutes of the meetings held on 4 August 2021 be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

 

PP 21/32

Schedule of Applications

Minutes:

The planning application was then taken.

 

PP 21/33

Application 4/21/2231/0F1 - Hewden Plant Hire, Meadow Road, Whitehaven pdf icon PDF 593 KB

Application for change of use of contractors plant hire depot to builders merchants (sui generis) with associated operational development of demolitions and alterations.

Minutes:

The application for change of use of contractors plant hire depot to builders merchants (sui generis) with associated operational development of demolitions and alterations was presented by the Head of Planning and Place.

 

Following questions from Members, a vote was then taken.

 

The result of the vote was 5 For, 0 Against and 0 Abstentions.

 

RESOLVED – that the application be Approved.

 

PP 21/34

Update report on Application 4/18/2287/0O1 - Land at Harras Moor, Whitehaven pdf icon PDF 418 KB

Minutes:

The Head of Planning and Place presented a report to the panel providing an update on application 4/18/2287/0O1.

 

This application for up to 370 dwellings, was considered by the Planning Panel on 18 September 2019 where they were minded to refuse against the Officer’s recommendation. The main concerns being around highway safety and the adequacy of the local road network.

‘Minded to’ decisions are subject to a month cooling-off period, however this application has been subject to a significant delay, the reasons for which were stated in the agenda report and further explained to Members.

 

Members were advised that if the Application had not been referred back to the Planning Panel for determination within a further period of three months, another update report would be provided.

 

Following questions from Members, a vote was then taken.

 

The result of the vote was 5 For, 0 Against and 0 Abstentions.

 

RESOLVED – that the update report be noted.

 

PP 21/35

Schedule of Delegated Decisions pdf icon PDF 6 MB

Minutes:

The Panel was notified of a number of delegated decisions made during the period 26 July 2021 to 20 August 2021.

 

RESOLVED – that the Schedule of Delegated Decisions from 26 July 2021 to

20 August 2021 be noted.

 

PP 21/36

Planning Appeal Decision pdf icon PDF 479 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members were informed of the outcome of a recent Appeal decision in respect of 1 South Row, Whitehaven, 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 21/37

Development Management Performance Monitoring pdf icon PDF 360 KB

Minutes:

Members received the Development Management Performance figures for the first quarter of 2021/22 (1st April 2021 – 30th June 2021) against the National Performance Indicators.

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

 

PP 21/38

Date and Time of Next Meeting:

The next meeting of the Planning Panel will be held on Wednesday

29 September 2021 at 2:00pm in The Atrium, The Copeland Centre, Catherine Street, Whitehaven.

 

Minutes:

The next meeting of the Planning Panel will be held on Wednesday

29 September 2021 at 2:00pm in The Atrium, The Copeland Centre, Catherine Street, Whitehaven.

 

 

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