Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 17th March, 2021 5.15 pm

Venue: by Video Conference

Contact: Democratic Services - Email: committee@thanet.gov.uk 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 48 KB

    To receive any declarations of interest.  Members are advised to consider the advice contained within the Declaration of Interest advice attached to this Agenda.  If a Member declares an interest, they should complete the Declaration of Interest Form

    Minutes:

    CouncillorAlbon declared a disclosable pecuniary interest in item 4e, F/TH/20/0714 - Margate Football Ground, Hartsdown Road, as he was a Margate Football Club shareholder.

3.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 216 KB

4.

Schedule of Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 24 KB

4a

A01 F/TH/20/1507 - Upton County Primary School, Edge End Road, BROADSTAIRS, CT10 2AH pdf icon PDF 164 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Erection of a new sports hall following the demolition of existing.

     

    A statement from Mr Curtis, in favour of the application was read out by the Legal Officer.

     

    A statement from Mrs Dungar, objecting to the application was read out by the Legal Officer.

     

    Councillor Bailey spoke as a Ward Councillor.

     

    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 2005-MEB-XX-00-DR-A-3-103 Rev P3 and 2005-MEB-XX-00-DR-A-3-100 Rev P4 received 11/11/2020, 2005-MEB-XX-00-DR-A-3-302 Rev P4 received 13/11/2020, 2005-MEB-XX-00-DR-A-3-104 Rev P1 received 20/12/2020, 2005-MEB-XX-00-DR-A-3-102 Rev P4 received 10/12/2020 and the air conditioning specifications document entitled 'FDU250VSAVG' received 16/02/2021

     

    GROUND;

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

     3  No development shall take place until the applicant, or their agents or successors in title, has secured the implementation of a watching brief to be undertaken by an archaeologist approved by the Local Planning Authority so that the excavation is observed and items of interest and finds are recorded. The watching brief shall be in accordance with a written programme and specification which has been submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority. 

     

    GROUND;

    To ensure that features of archaeological interest are properly examined and Recorded.

     

     4  Prior to the commencement of any development on site details to include the following shall be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority and should be carried out in accordance with the approved details. 

     

    (a) Routing of construction and delivery vehicles to / from site

     

    (b) Parking and turning areas for construction and delivery vehicles and site personnel

     

    (c) Timing of deliveries (these will need to avoid school drop-off and pick-up periods)

     

    (d) Provision of wheel washing facilities

     

    (e) Temporary traffic management / signage

     

    (f) Measures to control noise affecting nearby residents

     

    (g) Dust control measures 

     

    (h) Access arrangements

     

    GROUND:

    In the interests of highway safety and neighbouring amenity, in accordance with Policy QD03 of the Thanet Local Plan and the advice contained within the NPPF.

     

     5  No building on any phase (or within an agreed implementation schedule) of the development hereby permitted shall be occupied until a Verification Report, pertaining to the surface water drainage system and prepared by a suitably competent person, has been submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority. The Report shall demonstrate the suitable modelled operation of the drainage system where the system constructed is different to that approved. The Report shall contain information and evidence (including photographs) of details and locations of inlets, outlets and control structures; landscape plans; full as built drawings;  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4a

4b

A02 TPO/TH/20/1652 - Crispe Park, Crispe Park Close, BIRCHINGTON, CT7 9BN pdf icon PDF 81 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: M/TPO/3(1952)G7 - 1No Sycamore (T1)  -  North facing limb overhanging 1 Crispe Park Close  to be reduced back to the growing point which is 2m from the main stem.

     

    It was proposed by the Chair, seconded by the Vice Chairman and Members AGREED:

     

    ‘That the officer’s recommendation be adopted, namely:

     

    That the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:

     

    1.  This approval is only valid for a period of 24 months from the date hereof.  Failure to carry out any or all of the approved work within this period will make it necessary to submit a fresh application.

     

    GROUND;

    In accordance with Part 4 Regulation 17 of Town and Country Planning (Tree Preservation) (England) Regulation 2012.



    2.  The works approved by this consent shall not exceed those specified on the application form. They should be carried out by a competent tree surgeon and in accordance with British Standard BS 3998: 2010 "Tree Work - Recommendations".

     

    GROUND;

    In accordance with Part 4 Regulation 17 of Town and Country Planning (Tree Preservation) (England) Regulation 2012.’

     

4c

R03 L/TH/20/1747 - Garden Cottage Durlock, Minster, RAMSGATE, CT12 4HD pdf icon PDF 81 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Application for Listed Building Consent for the erection of a single storey flat roof rear extension.

     

    A statement from Mr Errington, in favour of the application, was read out by the Legal Officer.

     

    Councillor Pugh spoke as a Ward Councillor.

     

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

     

    ‘That the officer’s recommendation be adopted, namely:

     

    That the application be REFUSED for the following reason:

     

    1  The erection of the proposed single storey flat roof extension would significantly alter the historic layout, design and proportions of the building which together with the removal of the windows within the rear elevation would result in the further loss of historic and architectural fabric. The proposed works, whilst less than substantial, are considered to result in significant harm to the historic and architectural importance and understanding of the Grade II listed building, which is not outweighed by the public benefits of the development, contrary to paragraphs 193 and 196 of the National Planning Policy Framework and Thanet Local Plan policy HE02.’

     

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

     

    Councillor Paul Moore proposed and Councillor J Bayford seconded that:

     

    ‘The application be APPROVED as the development would preserve and enhance the character of the listed building.’

     

    This motion was put to the vote and declared CARRIED.

     

4d

R04 F/TH/20/1746 - Garden Cottage Durlock, Minster, RAMSGATE, CT12 4HD pdf icon PDF 81 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Erection of a single storey flat roof rear extension

     

    A statement from Mr Errington, in favour of the application, was read out by the Legal Officer.

     

    Councillor Pugh spoke as a Ward Councillor.

     

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

     

    ‘That the officer’s recommendation be adopted, namely:

     

    That the application be REFUSED for the following reason:

    For the following reason:

     

     1  The proposed development would form an incongruous and visually intrusive form of development which would compete with the existing features of the listed building and severely detract from the character and appearance of the Minster Conservation Area as a designated heritage asset which is not outweighed by any public benefits, contrary to the aims of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990, Thanet Local Plan Policies HE02, QD02 and paragraphs 193 and 196 of the National Planning Policy Framework.

     

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

     

    Councillor Paul Moore proposed and Councillor Albon seconded that:

     

    ‘The application be APPROVED as the development would not result in harm to the character of the conservation area.’

     

    This motion was put to the vote and declared CARRIED.

     

     

4e

D05 F/TH/20/0714 - Margate Football Ground, Hartsdown Road, MARGATE, CT9 5QZ pdf icon PDF 223 KB

    Minutes:

    Councillor Albon left the meeting during the consideration of this item as had declared a disclosable pecuniary interest in the matter.

     

    PROPOSAL: Erection of 120 bed hotel and ancillary facilities including restaurant, new stands, studio spaces, cafe, club shop, club offices and car parking.

     

    A statement from Mr Aves, in objection to the application, was read out by the Legal Officer.

     

    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 for approval subject to consultation with the Secretary of State, 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   2  The development hereby approved shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted drawings numbered 015 Rev D received 03 June 2020 and 003 Rev A, 004 Rev B, 005 Rev A, 006 Rev A, 007 Rev A, 008 Rev A, 009 Rev A,, 010 Rev A, 012 Rev A, 013 Rev A, 014 Rev B, 015 Rev B,, 016 Rev B, 021 Rev A, 022 Rev A and 023 Rev A, received 25 June 2020 and 011 Rev B received 09 October 2020 and 003 Rev B received 16th March 2021

     

    GROUND;

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

     3  Prior to the installation of any external lighting a "lighting design strategy for biodiversity" for the site boundaries shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The lighting strategy shall

     

    a)Identify those areas/features on site that are particularly sensitive for badgers and bats and that are likely to cause disturbance in or around their breeding sites and resting places or along important routes used to access key areas of their territory;

    b) Show how and where external lighting will be installed so that it can be clearly demonstrated that areas to be lit will not disturb or prevent the above species using their territory.

    c)Details of the types of lighting to be used including their fittings, illumination levels and spread of light

     

    All external lighting shall be installed in accordance with the specifications and locations set out in the strategy and these shall be maintained thereafter in accordance with the strategy.

     

    GROUND;

    In order to limit the impact upon protected species that may be present and to promote public safety and security by designing out crime, in accordance with Policies SP30 and QD02 of the Thanet Local Plan and the advice as contained within the NPPF.

     

     4  No development shall take place until details of the means of foul drainage have been submitted to and agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development shall be carried out in accordance with such details as are agreed and thereafter maintained.

     

    GROUND

    To protect the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4e

4f

D06 F/TH/19/0388 - 8 Percy Avenue, BROADSTAIRS, CT10 3LB pdf icon PDF 128 KB

    Minutes:

    Councillor Albon returned to the meeting.

    Councillor Garner left the meeting during this item.

     

    PROPOSAL: Change of use from storage (use class B8) to residential (use class C3) together with first floor extension with accommodation in roof to facilitate 3No 2bed self-contained flats and 2No 3bed self contained flats.

     

    A statement from Mr Hume in favour of the application, was read out by the Legal Officer.

     

    Councillor B Bayford spoke as a Ward Councillor.

     

    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 for approval subject to the receipt of an acceptable unilateral undertaking to secure the required planning obligations within 6 months and 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 and the approved drawings numbered 18/2187/PL/03 Revision F (received 11/11/20), 18/2187/PL/04 Revision F (received 03/03/21), 18/2187/PL/06 Revision E (received 11/11/20) and 18/2187/PL/07 Revision C (received 03/03/21), 

     

    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 unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

     

    GROUND

    In the interests of visual amenity in accordance with Policy QD02 of the Thanet Local Plan

     

     4  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 shrubs, hedges and grassed areas to be planted

     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 QD02 and GI04 of the Thanet Local Plan

     

     5  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 and to adequately integrate the development into the environment in accordance with  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4f

5.

Planning Application F/TH/19/0874 - St Helens Poplar Road, Broadstairs. pdf icon PDF 79 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    Mr Livingstone, Planning Manager Thanet District Council, presented the report to Members that detailed an application for the change of use from a store room to a studio flat.

     

    It was proposed by the Chairman and seconded by the Vice Chairman that the application be APPROVED in accordance with the officer recommendation and safeguarding conditions as outlined at Annex 1 and Annex 2 of the report.

     

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