Background
Background

Agenda and minutes

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

Contact: Clive Willoughby  Tel: 07385 362806

Items
No. Item

PP 21/106

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence received from Councillor Doug Wilson.

 

PP 21/107

Declarations of Interests in Agenda Items:

Minutes:

Councillor Michael McVeigh declared an interest in Application 4a (4/22/2076/TPO) – 2 Park View, Egremont due to being a relative of the Applicant.

 

All Planning Panel members declared a non pecuniary interest in Application 4a (4/22/2076/TPO) – 2 Park View, Egremont due to knowing the speaker, Councillor Sam Pollen.

 

PP 21/108

Minutes of the meeting held on 16 March 2022 pdf icon PDF 371 KB

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the Minutes of the meeting held on

16 March 2022.

 

RESOLVED - That the minutes of the meetings held on 16 March 2022 be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

 

PP 21/109

Schedule of Applications

Minutes:

The planning applications were then taken in the following order.

 

PP 21/110

Application 4/22/2076/TPO - 2 Park View, Egremont pdf icon PDF 535 KB

Application for the removal of English Oak Tree (Resubmission of 4/21/2541/TPO).

Minutes:

Note:  Councillor Michael McVeigh left the room at this point and took no part in the discussion or determination of this application.

 

The application for the removal of an English Oak Tree (Resubmission of 4/21/2541/TPO) was presented by the Head of Planning and Place.

 

During discussion of this item the applicant, Mr P McVeig addressed the panel. Councillor Sam Pollen then spoke in support of this application.

 

Following questions from Members, a vote was then taken.

 

The result of the vote was 6 For, 1 Against and 2 Abstentions.

 

RESOLVED – that the application be Refused for the felling of the protected tree, but pruning of the tree be permitted.

 

PP 21/111

Schedule of Delegated Decisions pdf icon PDF 599 KB

Minutes:

The Panel was notified of a number of delegated decisions made during the period 7 March 2022 to 1 April 2022.

 

RESOLVED – that the Schedule of Delegated Decisions from 7 March 2022 to 1 April 2022 be noted.

 

PP 21/112

Update on Planning Application 4/18/2287/0O1 - Land at Harras Moor, Whitehaven. pdf icon PDF 363 KB

Minutes:

Members received an update on Application 4/18/2287/0O1, Land at Harras Moor, Whitehaven (Outline Application for development of up to 370 houses with associated Open Space and infrastructure), which was submitted by Homes England on 26 June 2018.

 

Panel was reminded that, following a site visit, the application was considered on 18 September 2019 where members were minded to refuse, against the Officer recommendation. Previous update reports were presented to the panel on 1 September 2021 and 24 November 2021.

 

 

 

 

Members were appraised of the actions undertaken by the applicant since the last update and advised that a further update would be made within three months (as per the Constitution) if the application was unable to be presented to the Planning Panel for a decision in the intervening period.

 

RESOLVED – that the update be noted.

 

PP 21/113

Development Management Performance Monitoring pdf icon PDF 362 KB

Minutes:

Members received the Development Management Performance figures for the fourth quarter of 2021/22 (1st January 2022 – 31st March 2022) 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 21/114

Date and Time of Next Meeting:

The next meeting of the Planning Panel will be held on Wednesday 18 May 2022 at 2:00pm in the Copeland Centre, Catherine Street, Whitehaven (Subject to confirmation by Council).

Minutes:

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

18 May 2022 at 2:00pm in The Copeland Centre, Catherine Street, Whitehaven (Subject to confirmation by Council).

 

 

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