Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 18th September, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Cecil Street, Margate, Kent. View directions

Contact: Emily Kennedy - (01843) 577046 

Items
No. Item

489.

Apologies for Absence

490.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 60 KB

491.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 115 KB

    To approve the Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 21 August 2019, copy attached.

    Minutes:

    Councillor Campbell proposed, Councillor Taylor seconded and Members AGREED that the minutes of the Planning Committee held on 21 August 2019 be approved and signed by the Chairman.

     

492.

Schedule of Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 113 KB

    To consider the report of the Director of Community Services, copy attached for Members of the Committee.

     

    Note: Copies of correspondence relating to applications received will be available for members’ perusal in the Members’ Room from 5.00pm on the Friday before the meeting until the date of the meeting.

493.

A01 - F/TH/19/0799 - 56 Eastern Esplanade, Broadstairs pdf icon PDF 54 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Part retrospective application for the erection of a two storey side and single storey front extension, together with installation of front balcony and alterations to fenestration and external materials to create 1No. self-contained unit of holiday accommodation at first floor level, and 1no. additional holiday let/ancillary accommodation at ground floor level

     

    Speaking in favour of the application was Mrs Marsh.

     

    Speaking raising points of concern was Mrs Moulton.

     

    It was proposed by the Chairman and seconded by the Vice Chairman:

     

    “THAT the officer’s recommendation be adopted, namely:

     

    ‘That the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:

     

     1  The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

     

    GROUND;

    In accordance with Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Purchase Act 2004).

     

     2  The development hereby approved shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted drawings numbered 150.02D received 21 June 2019.

     

    GROUND;

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

     3  The development hereby approved shall be used as holiday accommodation, or accommodation incidental to the enjoyment of the main dwellinghouse no.56 Eastern Esplanade; and at no time shall the units be occupied continuously for a period exceeding 6 weeks by the same person(s), or reoccupied within 3 months of vacating the accommodation by the same person(s).

     

    GROUND;

    To prevent the permanent self-contained residential use of the units, which fall below the Nationally Described Space Standards identified within Policy QD04 of the Draft Local Plan.

     

     4  An up to date register of all current occupants shall be kept for the units of accommodation, hereby approved, and shall contain the name, main or home addresses and periods of occupation by any occupant(s); this log shall be kept up to date for a period and cover at least the last 12 months. The log shall be made available for inspection on demand at any reasonable hour by an officer of the Local Planning Authority.

     

    GROUND; 

    To safeguard against permanent residential use of the units to ensure the continued availability of holiday accommodation in the area, in accordance with Policy T1 of the Thanet Local Plan

     

    Further to debate, the motion was put to the vote and declared CARRIED.

     

494.

A02 - FH/TH/19/0955 - Shallows Cottage Shallows Road, Broadstairs pdf icon PDF 41 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Erection of two storey detached garage/store

     

    It was proposed by Councillor Albon, seconded by Councillor Stevens and RESOLVED:

     

    “THAT the officer’s recommendation be adopted, namely:

     

    ‘That the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:

     

    1 The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three
    years from the date of this permission.


    GROUND;
    In accordance with Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended by
    Section 51 of the Planning and Purchase Act 2004).

    2 The proposed development shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted
    application as amended by the revised drawings numbered 614A received 16/08/19. ,


    GROUND;
    To secure the proper development of the area.

    3 The use of the building hereby approved shall be limited to purposes incidental to the
    needs and personal enjoyment of the occupants of the dwelling and shall at no time be used for business or commercial premises.


    GROUND:
    In order that the Local Planning Authority may retain control over the development in the
    interests of the amenities of the locality in accordance with the NPPF.

    4 The additional residential accommodation hereby approved shall only be used as
    ancillary accommodation to the main dwelling and shall at no time to be used as an independent unit of residential accommodation.


    GROUND:
    The site lies in an area where the Local Planning Authority would not normally grant permission for new dwellings. This permission is granted in recognition of the special need for the dwelling in connection with a rural enterprise in accordance with the NPPF.’”

     

495.

A03 - FH/TH/19/0902 - 4 Whytecliffs, Broadstairs pdf icon PDF 37 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Erection of a two storey rear extension together with first floor side extension over existing garage

     

    It was proposed by Councillor Albon, seconded by Councillor Stevens and RESOLVED:

     

    “THAT the officer’s recommendation be adopted, namely:

     

    ‘That the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:

     

     1  The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

     

    GROUND;

    In accordance with Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Purchase Act 2004).

     

     2  The development hereby approved shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted drawings numbered BS/B-19/33-02 received 26 June 2019.

     

    GROUND;

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

     3  The external materials and external finishes to be used in the development hereby approved shall be of the same colour, finish and texture as those on the existing property.

     

    GROUND;

    In the interests of visual amenity in accordance with Policy D1 of the Thanet Local Plan.’”

     

496.

A04 - F/TH/19/0994 - Garages Adjacent To 82 To 90 Chichester Road, Ramsgate pdf icon PDF 43 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Variation of condition 5 of planning permission F/TH/19/0177 for the erection of 3No. dwellings to allow alterations to materials

     

    It was proposed by Councillor Albon, seconded by Councillor Stevens and RESOLVED:

     

    “THAT the officer’s recommendation be adopted, namely:

     

    ‘That the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:

     

     1  The development hereby approved shall be carried out in accordance with the amended plans numbered 21 Rev C and 22 Rev B received 25 January 2017 and the submitted plan numbered 20 Rev B received 14 December 2016.

     

    GROUND:

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

     2  The offsite highway works which include the stopping up of the existing bell-mouth vehicular access, the provision of new dropped kerbs and the reinstatement of footpaths shall be carried out concurrently with the development and shall be completed prior to the first occupation of the development hereby approved.

     

    GROUND:

    In the interest of highway safety.

     

     3  The areas shown on plan number 22 Rev B for the parking and manoeuvring of vehicles shall be operational prior to the first occupation of the development hereby approved and shall be thereafter maintained for that purpose.

     

    GROUND:

    In the interest of Highway Safety.

     

     4  All hard and soft landscape works shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details as shown on the approved plan numbered 22 Rev B received 25 January 2017 and the submitted material details outlined in the 'Chichester Road Development' document received 18 July 2019. The works shall be carried out prior to the first occupation of the development, or in accordance with a programme of works to be agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority. Any trees or plants which within a period of 5 years from the completion of the development die, are removed or become seriously damaged or diseased, shall be replaced in the next planting season with others of a similar size and species, unless the Local Planning Authority gives any written consent to any variation. 

     

    GROUND:

    In the interests of the visual amenities of the area in accordance with Policies D1 and D2 of the Thanet Local Plan and in the interests of highway safety.

     

     5  The development shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted details of materials outlined in the 'Chichester Road Development' Document received 18 July 2019, which include: Ibstock Coleridge Yellow Multi Bricks,  Ibstock Alford Red Bricks, Creamy White Render BS 4800 : 10 B 15, Monier/Redland Concrete interlocking roof tiles Landmark Double Pantile, colour: Brown Brindle, Eternite Rivendale Slates, colour: Cromleigh Graphite, Angles ridge and hip tiles: Eternite Fibre Cement fittings, colour: Black, 44, 600 x 600mm Marshalls Regent Paving colour: Buff and Marshalls Drivesett Tegula Priora Permeable Block Paving, colour: Traditional. 

     

    The materials hereby approved shall be used on the areas identified in the approved plans numbered 20 Rev B received 14 December 2016 and 21 Rev C and 22 Rev B received 25 January 2017, with the exception of the roof tile finish to  ...  view the full minutes text for item 496.

497.

R05 - FH/TH/19/0956 - 20 Freda Close, Broadstairs pdf icon PDF 32 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Erection of single storey flat roof front extension

     

    It was proposed by the Chairman and seconded by Vice Chairman:

     

    “THAT the officer’s recommendation be adopted, namely:

     

    ‘That the application be REFUSED for the following reason:

     

    1 The proposed extension, by virtue of its location and design would result in a highly prominent and incongruous feature that would be architecturally unrelated to the design of the existing dwelling, and significantly out of keeping with the established pattern and local distinctiveness of residential development in the area, resulting in significant harm to the character and appearance of the area, contrary to Thanet Local Plan Policy D1 and paragraphs 127 and 130 of the National Planning Policy Framework.’”

     

    Following debate, the motion was put to the vote and declared LOST.

     

    Then, it was proposed by Councillor Campbell and seconded by Councillor Albon:

     

    “That the application be APPROVED as design and scale does not result in harm to the character and appearance of the area.

     

    Upon being put to the vote, the motion was declared CARRIED.

     

498.

D06 - F/TH/19/1026 - Land Adjacent 150 Monkton Street, Monkton, Ramsgate pdf icon PDF 481 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Erection of 9No. two-storey 4 bed dwellings with associated parking

     

    Speaking in favour of the application was Miss Dickson.

     

    Speaking raising points of concern was Miss Dyas.

     

    Speaking as parish councillor was Councillor Brown.

     

    It was proposed by the Chairman and seconded by the Vice Chairman:

     

    “THAT the officer’s recommendation be adopted, namely:

     

    That the application be DEFERRED AND DELEGATED to officers for approval subject to the submission of an acceptable signed unilateral undertaking and the following conditions:

     

    1  The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

     

    GROUND;

    In accordance with Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Purchase Act 2004).

     

     2  The proposed development shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted application drawings numbered:

    17-0515-01 Revision A (26/07/2019)

    17-0515-10 Revision D (26/07/2019)

    17-0515-11 Revision A (26/07/2019)

    17-0515-18 (26/07/2019)

    17-0515-20 Revision B (26/07/2019)

    17-0515-21 Revision A (26/07/2019)

    17-0515-22 Revision A (26/07/2019)

    17-0515-23 Revision B (26/07/2019)

    17-0515-24 Revision A (26/07/2019)

    17-0515-25 Revision A (26/07/2019)

    17-0515-26 Revision B (26/07/2019)

    17-0515-27 Revision A (26/07/2019)

    17-0515-28 Revision A (26/07/2019)

    17-0515-29 Revision A (26/07/2019)

    17-0515-30 (26/07/2019)

    17-0515-31 (26/07/2019)

    17-0515-32 (26/07/2019)

    17-0515-33 (26/07/2019)

    17-0515-35 (26/07/2019)

    17-0515-36 (26/07/2019)

    17-0515-37 (26/07/2019)

    17-0515-40 (26/07/2019)

    17-0515-41 (26/07/2019)

    17-0515-42 (26/07/2019)

    2018_23_001 (01/08/2019)

    2018/23_002 (26/07/2019)

    2018/23_003 (26/07/2019)

     

      

    GROUND;

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

     3  Prior to the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby approved samples of the materials to be used shall be submitted to, and approved in writing by, the Local Planning Authority. Development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details. 

     

    GROUND;

    In the interests of visual amenity in accordance with Policy D1 of the Thanet Local Plan

     

     4  All hard and soft landscape works shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details- 2018_23 001. The works shall be carried out prior to the first occupation of any part of the development, or in accordance with a programme of works to be agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority. Any trees or plants which within a period of 5 years from the completion of the development die, are removed or become seriously damaged or diseased, shall be replaced in the next planting season with others of a similar size and species.

     

    GROUND;

    In the interests of the visual amenities of the area in accordance with Policies D1 and D2 of the Thanet Local Plan

     

     5  A landscape management plan (including long term design objectives), management responsibilities and maintenance schedules for all landscape areas, other than small, privately owned, domestic gardens, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority prior to the occupation of the development, whichever is the sooner, for its approved use. The landscape management plan shall be carried out as approved.

     

    GROUND;

    In the interests of the visual amenities of the area and to adequately integrate the development into the environment in accordance with Policies  ...  view the full minutes text for item 498.

499.

D07 - F/TH/19/0729 - The Mill House, Way Hill, Minster, Ramsgate pdf icon PDF 69 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Change of use of existing stables to a single dwelling.

     

    It was proposed by Councillor Albon, seconded by Councillor Stevens and RESOLVED:

     

    “THAT the officer’s recommendation be adopted, namely:

     

    That the application be DEFERRED AND DELEGATED to officers for approval subject to the submission of an acceptable signed unilateral undertaking and the following conditions:

     

    1  The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

     

    GROUND;

    In accordance with Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Purchase Act 2004).

     

     2  The development hereby approved shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted drawings numbered 19.1470.PLJ.PL05 Rev A, 19.1470.PLJ.PL06 Rev A and 19.1470.PLJ.PL07 Rev A. 

     

    GROUND;

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

     3  Prior to the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby approved details of the materials to be used shall be submitted to, and approved in writing by, the Local Planning Authority. Development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details 

     

    GROUND;

    In the interests of visual amenity in accordance with Policy D1 of the Thanet Local Plan

     

     4  The development hereby approved shall incorporate a bound surface material for the first 5 metres of the access from the edge of the highway.

     

    GROUND;

    In the interests of highway safety.

     

     5  No further alterations to the building, or the erection of garden buildings, or erection of boundary or internal fences or means of enclosure, whether permitted by Classes A, B, C, D, or E of Part One or Class A of Part Two of Schedule 2 to the Town & Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995 or not, shall be carried out without the prior permission in writing of the District Planning Authority.

     

    GROUND:

    To ensure a satisfactory external treatment and in the interests of the visual amenities of the locality in accordance with Policy D1 of the Thanet Local Plan.

     

     6  The change of use hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the works identified within the Structural Survey Report, dated 15th April 2019.

     

    GROUND:

    To limit the visual impact upon the countryside, in accordance with Policies CC1 and D1 of the Thanet Local Plan.

     

     7  Prior to the commencement of development, details of how the development will enhance biodiversity will be submitted to, and approved in writing by, the Local Planning Authority. This will include the recommendations in the Preliminary Roost Assessment (Arbtech July 2019). The approved details will be implemented and thereafter retained.

     

    GROUND;

    In accordance with paragraph 175 of the National Planning Policy Framework.’”

     

500.

D08 - F/TH/19/0925 - Land Adjacent Former Primrose Cottage, Wayborough Hill, Minster, Ramsgate pdf icon PDF 68 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Erection of a two storey 3-bed dwelling with associated parking following demolition of existing stables

     

    Speaking in favour of the application was Mrs Scott.

     

    It was proposed by the Chairman and seconded by the Vice Chairman:

     

    “THAT the officer’s recommendation be adopted, namely:

     

    That the application be DEFERRED AND DELEGATED to officers for approval subject to the submission of an acceptable signed unilateral undertaking and the following conditions:

     

     1  The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

     

    GROUND;

    In accordance with Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Purchase Act 2004).

     

     2  The development hereby approved shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted drawings numbered 18.1227.MB.PL001, and un-numbered drawings, labelled proposed dweling at Wayborough Hill, Minster, showing proposed block plan, rear and side elevations with, ground floor and first floor plans, and front and side, elevations with roof plan, received 4 July 2019.

     

    GROUND;

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

     3  Prior to the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby approved samples of the materials to be used shall be submitted to, and approved in writing by, the Local Planning Authority. Development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved samples. 

     

    GROUND;

    In the interests of visual amenity in accordance with Policy D1 of the Thanet Local Plan

     

     4  The development hereby approved shall incorporate a bound surface material for the first 5 metres of the access from the edge of the highway.

     

    GROUND;

    In the interests of highway safety.

     

     5  Prior to the first occupation of the development hereby approved,  full details of both hard and soft landscape works, to include 

     

     o species, size and location of new trees, shrubs, hedges and grassed areas to be planted.

     o the treatment proposed for all hard surfaced areas beyond the limits of the highway.

     o walls, fences, other means of enclosure proposed.

     

    shall be submitted to, and approved in writing by, the Local Planning Authority.

     

    GROUND;

    In the interests of the visual amenities of the area and to adequately integrate the development into the environment in accordance with Policies D1 and D2 of the Thanet Local Plan.

     

     6  All hard and soft landscape works shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details. The works shall be carried out prior to the first occupation; of any part of the development, or in accordance with a programme of works to be agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority. Any trees or plants which within a period of 5 years from the completion of the development die, are removed or become seriously damaged or diseased, shall be replaced in the next planting season with others of a similar size and species.

     

    GROUND;

    In the interests of the visual amenities of the area in accordance with Policies D1 and D2 of the Thanet Local Plan

     

     7  No development  ...  view the full minutes text for item 500.

501.

D09 - F/TH/19/0251 - Royal Exchange Millers Lane, Monkton, Ramsgate pdf icon PDF 111 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Erection of a two storey three bedroom dwelling with detached garage and associated works.

     

    It was proposed by Councillor Albon, seconded by Councillor Stevens and RESOLVED:

     

    “THAT the officer’s recommendation be adopted, namely:

     

    That the application be DEFERRED AND DELEGATED to officers for approval subject to the submission of an acceptable signed unilateral undertaking and the following conditions:

     

    1  The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

     

    GROUND;

    In accordance with Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Purchase Act 2004).

     

     2  The development hereby approved shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted drawings numbered 3078/01 received 28 February 2019, 3078/02,, 3078/04 Rev A, 3078/05 Rev B, 3078/06 Rev B,, 3078/07 Rev B, 3078/08 Rev B, 3078/09 and, 3078/10 received 9 July 2019.

     

    GROUND;

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

     3  The development hereby approved shall be constructed at the ground level shown on drawings numbered 3078/02 Rev A and 3078/10 received 9 July 2019.

     

    GROUND:

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

     4  Prior to the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby approved samples of the materials to be used shall be submitted to, and approved in writing by, the Local Planning Authority. Development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved samples. 

     

    GROUND;

    In the interests of visual amenity in accordance with Policy D1 of the Thanet Local Plan

     

     5  Prior to the first occupation of the development hereby approved visibility splays of 43m x 2.4m x 43m shall be provided to the access on to 3078/04 Rev A as shown on the approved plan no  with no obstructions over 0.6m above carriageway level within the splays, which shall thereafter be maintained. 

     

    GROUND;

    In the interest of highway safety.

     

     6  No further alterations to the building, or the erection of garden buildings, or erection of boundary or internal fences or means of enclosure, whether permitted by Classes A, B, C, D, or E of Part One or Class A of Part Two of Schedule 2 to the Town & Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995 or not, shall be carried out without the prior permission in writing of the District Planning Authority.

     

    GROUND:

    To ensure a satisfactory external treatment and in the interests of the visual amenities of the locality in accordance with Policy D1 of the Thanet Local Plan.

     

     7  The development hereby approved shall incorporate a bound surface material for the first 5 metres of the access from the edge of the highway.

     

    GROUND;

    In the interests of highway safety.

     

     8  Prior to the commencement of development works (including site clearance), details of a precautionary mitigation methodology for protected species shall be submitted to, and approved in writing by, the local planning authority. This will include a walkover survey of the site and details of associated mitigation measures. The approved  ...  view the full minutes text for item 501.