Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee - Wednesday, 18th January, 2023 7.00 pm

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

Contact: Democratic Services 

Note: Unfortunately, due to techinical difficulties, this meeting will not be livestreamed. 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

    Minutes:

    Apologies were received from Councillor Paul Moore.

2.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 113 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:

    There were no declarations of interest.

3.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 147 KB

    To approve the Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 14/12/2022, copy attached.

    Minutes:

    Councillor Albon proposed, Councillor Rusiecki seconded and Members agreed that the minutes of the meeting held on 14 December 2022 be approved as a correct record.

     

4.

Schedule of Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 73 KB

    To consider the report of the Deputy Chief Executive, 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.

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Chair informed Committee Members that any site visits would take place on 3rd February 2023.

     

    POINT OF INFORMATION

     

    The Planning Applications Manager spoke to the committee regarding item 4D:

     

    D04 F/TH/21/1439 – Robinsons Unites – 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 and 8, Rear of 28 High Street, Broadstairs, Kent

4a

A01 F/TH/22/1372 - East Cliff Bandstand, Wellington Crescent, Ramsgate, Kent, CT11 8JD pdf icon PDF 148 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Variation of condition 3 of planning permission F/TH/21/1051 for the "Installation of a temporary artwork on the site for a maximum of 1 year" to allow the artwork to be displayed for an additional year.

     

    Mr Jones-Hall spoke in favour of the application.

     

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

     

    Approved subject to conditions including an update to condition 2 to require details of how the proposal will be dismantled and removed to be submitted by 30th June 2023;

     

    THAT the officer’s recommendation be adopted, namely:

     

    That the application be approved subject to the following safeguarding conditions:

     

    1.  The development hereby approved shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted drawings received on 30 June 2021, the proposed block plan submitted on 13 July 2021.

     

    GROUND:

    To secure the proper development of the area and in the interests of highways safety.

     

    2.  The artwork installations installed shall be removed by 30 September 2023 and the land restored to its former condition in accordance with a scheme of work to be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

     

    GROUND:

    In view of the temporary nature of the proposal and the identified harm to the historic environment in accordance with policies SP36, HE02 and HE03 of the Thanet Local Plan and paragraphs 130 and 202 of the NPPF.

     

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

4b

A02 FH/TH/22/0433 - 9 Wishing Towers, 18 Eastern Esplanade, Margate, Kent, CT9 3BG pdf icon PDF 93 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Erection of third floor rear extension.

     

    Mrs Plumber spoke against the application.

     

    Cllr. Leys spoke against the application under Procedural Rule 20.1.

     

    Cllr. Towning spoke against the application under Procedural Rule 20.1.

     

    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 for the following reasons:

     

    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 CBL-XX-DR-A-0100 Rev G (received 17/08/22), CBL-03-DR-A-0100 Rev D, CBL-03-DR-A-0200-Rev G (received 17/08/22) and CBL-03-DR-A-0201 Rev D.

     

    GROUND:

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

    3.  The external materials and external finishes to be used in the extension hereby approved shall be detailed on the approved drawings.

     

    GROUND:

    In the interests of visual amenity in accordance with Policies QD02 and HE02 of the Thanet Local Plan.

     

    4.   Prior to the installation of any external windows and doors, joinery details at a scale of 1:20 of the windows and doors shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Such details as are approved shall be carried out concurrently with the development and fully implemented prior to the first occupation of any part of the approved development.

     

    GROUND:

    To secure a satisfactory external treatment and to safeguard the special character and appearance of the designated heritage asset in accordance with policy HE02 of the Local Plan and advice contained within the National Planning Policy Framework.

     

    5.  Prior to the installation of the external walls of the development hereby approved, detailed drawings of how the proposed extension would abut the cupola and adjoining structures shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development shall be implemented in accordance with the approved details.

     

    GROUND:

    To secure a satisfactory external treatment and to safeguard the special character and appearance of the designated heritage asset in accordance with policy HE02 of the Local Plan and advice contained within the National Planning Policy Framework.

     

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

     

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

     

    The proposed development, by virtue of its height, design and relationship with the existing building, would appear contrived and incongruous within the streetscene, failing to respect and enhance the character of the Clifftop Conservation area, contrary to Thanet Local Plan Policies QD02 and HE02, and paragraph 130, 135, 197 and 202 of the National Planning Policy Framework.

4c

R03 FH/TH/22/1332 - 2 The Ridings, Margate, Kent, CT9 3EJ pdf icon PDF 97 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Erection of first floor side extension together with dormer to the rear and alterations to roof, erection of balcony area to front elevation and juliet balcony to rear elevation.

     

    Mrs Hamilton spoke in favour of the application.

     

    Cllr. Towning spoke in favour of the application under Procedural Rule 20.1.

     

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

     

    THAT the officer’s recommendation be adopted, namely:

     

    That the application be refused for the following reason:

     

    1.  The proposed development, by virtue of its scale, form, design and location would result in a disjointed and unrelated form and appearance which would be disproportionate, architecturally unrelated and incompatible with the host property and the surrounding built environment. The proposed development would therefore result in severe harm to the character and appearance of the area, contrary to Policy QD02 of the Thanet Local Plan and paragraphs 130 and 134 of the National Planning Policy Framework.

     

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

     

    It was proposed by Councillor Albon, seconded by the Vice Chair and Members agreed:

     

    As the proposed development will not appear out of keeping with the character and appearance of the area, it would therefore be in accordance with Policy QD02 of the Thanet Local Plan.

4d

D04 F/TH/21/1439 - Robinsons Units - 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 and 8, Rear of 28 High Street, Broadstairs, Kent pdf icon PDF 232 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Change of use from builders yard to residential with the erection of 2no three bedroom two storey dwelling and 2no two bedroom two storey dwellings.

     

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

     

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

     

    That the application be deferred for the following reasons:

     

    Defer and delegate to officers for approval subject to the receipt of a signed legal agreement securing the contribution towards the SAMMs project within 6 months and the following safeguarding 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 SK10 A and SK11 A received 01 April 2022 and, SK12 B, SK13 B and SK14 B received 24 November 2022.

     

    GROUND:

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

    3.   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

    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.

     

    4.  Prior to the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby approved samples the materials to be used in the construction of the building(s) 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.

     

    5.   No external walls shall be constructed with plots 2, 3, or 4 until a minimum of 1m square sample panel of flint demonstrating the colour, texture, face bond and pointing has been erected on site, and inspected and approved, in writing by, the Local Planning Authority. The development shall be completed in accordance with the approved details.

     

    GROUND:

    To safeguard the significance of the adjacent Conservation area and the visual amenities of the area in accordance with Policies HE02 and QD02 of the Thanet Local Plan and the advice contained within the National Planning Policy Framework.

     

    6.   Prior to the installation of any external windows and doors, details at a scale of 1:5 of the windows and doors shall be submitted  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4d