Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 15th September, 2021 7.00 pm

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

Contact: Democratic Services 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 48 KB

3.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 145 KB

    To approve the Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 18/8/2021, copy attached.

    Minutes:

    Councillor Hart proposed, Councillor Paul Moore seconded and Members agreed that the minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held on 18 August 2021 be approved and signed by the Chairman.

     

4.

Schedule of Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 72 KB

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A01 F/TH/21/1087 - Garden Centre, Montefiore Avenue, RAMSGATE. pdf icon PDF 75 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Erection of warehouse building and canopy.

     

    It was proposed by the Chair and seconded by the Vice-Chair:

     

    ‘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 A-PL-010 Rev P03, A-PL-011 Rev P03, A-PL-012 Rev P04, A-PL-013 Rev P02, and A-PL-014 Rev P02 received 08 July 2021.

     

    GROUND;

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

     3  The use of the premises hereby approved shall not be used other than between the hours of 0700 and 1800 Monday to Sunday.

     

    GROUND;

    To safeguard the residential amenities currently enjoyed by the occupiers of nearby residential properties in accordance with Policy QD03 of the Thanet Local Plan.

     

     4  There shall be no servicing of the building, no goods shall be loaded or deposited and no delivery vehicles shall arrive, depart, be loaded or unloaded, within the application site other than between the hours of 0700 and 1800 Monday to Sunday.

     

    GROUND;

    In the interests of the residential amenities of the occupiers of surrounding dwellings in accordance with Policy QD03 of the Thanet Local Plan and the advice contained within the NPPF.

     

     5  Prior to the installation of any external lighting, full details of the external lighting, including their fittings, illumination levels and spread of light shall be submitted to, and approved in writing by, the Local Planning Authority.  The lighting installation shall then be carried out in accordance with the approved details.

     

    GROUND

    To ensure that light pollution is minimised in the interest of the visual and residential amenities of the area, in accordance with Policy SE08 of the Thanet Local Plan.

     

     6  The use of the warehouse and canopy, hereby approved, shall be limited to purposes associated with and ancillary to the existing Ramsgate Garden Centre and shall at no time be used for independent business or commercial purposes. 

     

    GROUND

    To safeguard the residential amenities currently enjoyed by the occupiers of nearby residential properties in accordance with Policy QD03 of the Thanet Local Plan.’

     

    Following the debate, the motion was withdrawn.

     

    It was proposed by Councillor Hopkinson and seconded by Councillor Pat Moore that Members attend a SITE VISIT.

     

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

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A02 F/TH/21/0817 - Upton County Primary School, Edge End Road, BROADSTAIRS. pdf icon PDF 193 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Erection of new sports hall following demolition of existing sports hall

     

    Mr Pester spoke in favour of the application.

     

    Mr McCullock raised points of concern.

     

    It was proposed by the Chair and seconded by the Vice-Chair:

     

    ‘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-3-100 Rev B, 2005-MEB-XX-00-DR-A-3-102 Rev G, 2005-MEB-XX-00-DR-A-3-103 Rev B, 2005-MEB-XX-00-DR-A-3-302 Rev D, 2005-MEB-XX-00-DR-A-3-303 Rev A (notwithstanding the incorrect annotation RAL5003), 2005-MEB-XX-00-DR-A-3-305 Rev B received 28 July 2021; the air conditioning specification documents received 2nd August 2021; and the new pitch layout details, received 23rd August 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 programme of archaeological work in accordance with a written specification and timetable 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 in accordance with Policy HE01 of the Thanet Local Plan and the advice contained within the National Planning Policy Framework.

     

     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; information pertinent to the installation of those items identified on the critical drainage assets drawing; and, the submission of an operation and maintenance manual for the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4b

4c

A03 F/TH/21/0952 - Boat Park, East Cliff Promenade, BROADSTAIRS pdf icon PDF 109 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Change of use of land to storage of boats in association with 1st St Peters-in-Thanet Sea Scouts, stationing of two storage containers for associated maintenance tools and wet kits and erection of boundary fence and gates.

     

    Ms Scott spoke in favour of the application.

     

    It was proposed by the Chair and seconded by the Vice-Chair:

     

    ‘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 and the approved drawing numbered 210330-L-001.

     

    GROUND

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

     3  Prior to the siting of the storage containers hereby approved, the RAL number for the colour of the containers shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details.

     

    GROUND

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

     

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

     

     

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D04 F/TH/20/0842 - Seagulls Cliff Promenade, BROADSTAIRS. pdf icon PDF 213 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Erection of a three storey building containing 8no. 2-bed self-contained flats with underground parking, following demolition of existing dwelling.

     

    Mr Brown spoke in favour of the application.

     

    Ms Lipington raised points of concern.

     

    It was proposed by the Chair and seconded by the Vice-Chair:

     

    ‘That the application be DEFERRED AND DELEGATED for approval subject to the satisfactory completion of unilateral undertaking within 6 months securing the required planning obligations as set out in the report 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 and the approved drawings numbered 343-02 Rev E (received 11/05/21), 343-03 Rev C (received 01/02/21), 343-04 Rev C (received 01/02/21), 343-05 Rev B (received 11/11/20), 343-06 Rev E (received 11/05/21), 343-07 Rev E (11/05/21) and 343-10 Rev A. 

     

    GROUND;

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

     3  Prior to the first occupation of the development hereby permitted details of the cycle parking, which shall be in the form of covered and secure parking shelter shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

     

    GROUND;

    To promote cycling as an alternative form of transport, in accordance with Policy TP03 and SP43 of the Thanet Local Plan

     

     4  The vehicular access gates hereby permitted shall open away from the highway and be set back to a minimum of 6 metres from the edge of the highway.

     

    GROUND;

    In the interests of highway safety, in accordance with the advice contained within the NPPF. 

     

     5  The area shown on the approved plan numbered 343-02 Rev E for vehicle parking and manoeuvring areas, shall be kept available for such use at all times and such land and access thereto shall be provided prior to the first occupation of the dwelling hereby permitted.

     

    GROUND;

    To provide satisfactory off street parking for vehicles in accordance with Policy TP06 of the Thanet Local Plan and the advice contained within the NPPF

     

     6  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, in accordance with the advice contained within the NPPF.

     

     7  The first floor bathroom and utility store room windows in the north and south elevation and second floor dining/lounge window in the south elevation of the building hereby approved shall be provided and maintained with obscured glass to a minimum level of obscurity to conform to Pilkington Glass level 4 or equivalent and shall be installed prior to first occupation of the development hereby permitted and permanently retained thereafter.

     

    GROUND;

    To safeguard the residential amenities currently enjoyed by the occupiers of nearby residential properties in accordance with Policy QD03 of  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4d

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D05 F/TH/21/0384 - Old Moorings, Grenham Bay Avenue, BIRCHINGTON. pdf icon PDF 133 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Erection of a 1 storey 1 bed detached dwelling with basement level following demolition of the existing garages.

     

    It was proposed by Councillor Hart, seconded by Councillor Wing and Members agreed:

     

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

     

    That the application be DEFERRED AND DELEGATED for approval subject to the satisfactory completion of unilateral undertaking within 6 months securing the required planning obligations as set out in the report 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 amended drawings numbered Floor Plans, Elevations, Cross Section 2 received 19th July 2021, and the site plan received 1st April 2021.

     

    GROUND;

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

     3  No development excluding demolition of the existing garages on site shall take place until details of the means of foul water disposal for the new dwelling, and the measures to divert the public sewer on the site to accommodate the construction of the dwelling if required, 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 district's groundwater and to ensure the development  is served by satisfactory arrangements for the disposal of foul water, without impacting detrimentally on the existing drainage network, in accordance with Policy SE01of the Thanet Local Plan and paragraph 130 contained within the National Planning Policy Framework.

     

     4  The area shown on the approved plans for vehicle parking and manoeuvring areas, shall be kept available for such use at all times and such land and access thereto shall be provided prior to the first occupation of the dwelling hereby permitted.

     

    GROUND: 

    To provide satisfactory off street parking for vehicles in accordance with Policy TP06 of the Thanet Local Plan and the advice contained within the National Planning Policy Framework. 

     

     5  Prior to the commencement of any development on site, a Construction Management Plan shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The Construction Management Plan shall include the following 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

    (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

    (i) Hours of construction 

     

    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.

     

     6  Prior to the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby approved  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4e