Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 18th July, 2018 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Cecil Street, Margate, Kent

Contact: Emily Kennedy - (01843) 577046 

Items
No. Item

345.

Apologies for Absence

346.

Declarations of Interest

    'To receive any declarations of interest.  Members are advised to consider the advice contained within the Declaration of Interest Form attached at the back of this Agenda.  If a Member declares an interest, they should complete that form and hand it to the Officer clerking the meeting and then take the prescribed course of action.'

     

    Minutes:

    There were no declarations of interest.

347.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 193 KB

348.

Point of Information

    Minutes:

    It was proposed by officers to add a condition and informative to their recommendation for approval of Schedule item 5F following advice from KCC Biodiversity to the recommended approval of the application. The condition would read:

     

    Prior to any works commencing (including vegetation clearance) a detailed reptile mitigation strategy is produced and submitted to the LPA for written approval.  It must include the following:

     

    • Reptile survey
    • Overview of the mitigation required
    • Methodology to implement mitigation
    • Maps clearing showing the receptor area
    • Timing of the proposed works
    • Simple management plan for the receptor site.

     

    The works must be implemented as detailed within the approved document.

     

    An informative would also be attached informing the applicant about their responsibilities under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981

     

349.

Site Visit

350.

FH/TH/18/0351 - 4 Northcliffe Gardens, Broadstairs pdf icon PDF 38 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Alterations to roof including hip to gables and increase in ridge height to allow loft conversion

     

    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 proposed development shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted application as amended by the revised drawings numbered 011 received 12th March 2018 and dated 05 received 16th April 2018, 07G received 10th May 2018, 08G received 10th May 2018,010G received 10th May 2018.

     

    GROUND:

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

     3  No development shall take place on any external surface of the development hereby permitted until details of the type, colour and texture of all materials to be used for the external surfaces of the extension(s) have been 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 D1 of the Thanet Local Plan”

     

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

     

    Then, it was proposed by Councillor Saunders and seconded by Councillor Ashbee:

     

    “That the application be REFUSED for the following reason:

     

    ‘The proposed roof extension by virtue of its height and design would appear overly dominant and incongruous, out of keeping with the pattern and form of development within Northcliffe Gardens. This is contrary to Local Plan policy D1 and relevant paragraphs of the NPPF.’”

     

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

     

351.

Schedule of Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 90 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.

352.

A01 - R/TH/18/0498 - Plot 12 Land Adjacent To Clifftop, North Foreland Avenue, Broadstairs pdf icon PDF 42 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Application for the approval of reserved matters to outline planning permission OL/TH/14/0404 (erection of 12no. dwellings) for erection of a 2 storey 4 bed detached dwelling

     

    Speaking raising points of concern was Mrs Hamilton.

     

    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 approved shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted drawings numbered PR273.02, PR273.03, PR273.04 and PR273.05 received 6th April, 2018.

     

    GROUND;

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

     2  Prior to the first occupation of the development hereby approved visibility splays of 2.4m by 25m shall be provided to the access on to North Foreland Avenue as shown on the approved plan no PR273.03 received 6th April 2018 with no obstructions over 0.6m above carriageway level within the splays, which shall thereafter be maintained.

     

    GROUND;

    In the interest of highway safety.

     

     3  The area shown on the approved plan numbered PR273.03 received 6th April 2018 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;

    Development without adequate provision for the parking or turning of vehicles is likely to lead to parking inconvenient to other road users and detrimental to amenity and in pursuance of 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  Existing trees, shrubs and hedgerows identified for retention within the development site or existing trees growing on an adjacent site, where excavations, changes to land levels or underground works are within the crown spread, shall be protected in accordance with BS 5837  2005 using the following protective fence specification - o Chestnut paling fence 1.2m in height, to BS 1722 part 4, securely mounted on 1.7m x 7cm x  7.5cm timber posts driven firmly into the ground.  The fence shall be erected below the outer most limit of the branch spread or at a distance equal to half the height of the tree, whichever is the furthest from the tree, unless otherwise agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority. The protective fencing shall be erected before the works hereby approved or any site clearance work commences, and shall thereafter be maintained until the development has been completed. At no time during the site works shall building materials, machinery, waste, chemicals, stored or piled soil, fires or vehicles be allowed within the protective fenced area. Nothing shall be attached or fixed to any part of a retained tree and it should not be used as an anchor point. There shall be no change in the original soil level, nor trenches excavated within the protective fenced area.

     

    GROUND;

    To protect  ...  view the full minutes text for item 352.

353.

A02 - R/TH/18/0706 - Plot 2 Land Adjacent To Redriff, North Foreland Avenue, Broadstairs pdf icon PDF 41 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Application for the approval of reserved matters to outline planning permission OL/TH/14/0404 (erection of 12no. dwellings) for erection of a 3 storey 5 bed detached dwelling

     

    Speaking raising points of concern was Mrs Hamilton.

     

    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 approved shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted drawings numbered PR307.02, PR307.03, PR307.04 and PR307.05, received on 15th May 2018.

     

    GROUND;

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

     2  Prior to the first occupation hereby approved visibility splays of 2.4m by 25m shall be provided to the access on to North Foreland Avenue as shown on the approved plan no PR307.03 received 15th May 2018 with no obstructions over 0.6m above carriageway level within the splays, which shall thereafter be maintained.

     

    GROUND;

    In the interest of highway safety.

     

     3  The area shown on the approved plan numbered PR307.03 received 15th May 2018 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;

    Development without adequate provision for the parking or turning of vehicles is likely to lead to parking inconvenient to other road users and detrimental to amenity and in pursuance of 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 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.

     

    GROUND;

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

     

     6  Existing trees, shrubs and hedgerows identified for retention within the development site or existing trees growing on an adjacent site, where excavations, changes to land levels or underground works are within the crown spread, shall be protected in accordance with BS 5837  2005 using the following protective fence specification - o Chestnut paling fence 1.2m in height, to BS 1722 part 4, securely mounted on 1.7m x 7cm x  7.5cm timber posts driven firmly into the ground.  The fence shall be erected below the outer most limit of the branch spread or at a distance equal to half the height of the tree, whichever is the furthest from the tree, unless otherwise agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority. The protective fencing shall be erected before the works hereby approved or any site clearance work commences, and shall thereafter be maintained until the development has been completed. At no time during the site works shall building materials, machinery, waste, chemicals,  ...  view the full minutes text for item 353.

354.

A03 - F/TH/18/0211 - Land Adjacent 38 Poets Corner, Margate pdf icon PDF 67 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Erection of a 2-storey 3-bed detached dwelling

     

    Speaking raising points of concern was Mr Graph.

     

    Speaking as ward councillor was Councillor Johnston.

     

    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 proposed development shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted application as amended by the revised drawings numbered 18-460-3B Received 13/05/18 and 18-460-1A Received 13/05/18.

     

    GROUND;

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

     3  Prior 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  Prior to the first of the dwelling hereby approved visibility splays of 2 metres by 2 metres behind the footway on both sides of the vehicular access with no obstructions over 0.6m above footway level shall be provided and thereafter maintained.

     

    GROUND;

    In the interest of highway safety.

     

     5  The height of any boundary enclosure where it adjoins the highway/footpath shall not exceed 600mm above existing ground level.

     

    GROUND;

    In the interest of highway safety.

     

     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.

     

     7  The first floor windows (serving the landing and bathroom) in the side elevations of the dwelling 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 privacy and amenities currently enjoyed by the occupiers of adjoining residential properties in accordance with policy D1 of the Thanet Local Plan.

     

     8  No further extensions, alterations or additions to the roof, or the erection of garden buildings/structures, whether approved by Class A, B, C, or E of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (or any Order revoking and re-enacting that Order), shall be carried out without the prior permission in writing of the Local 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.

     

     9  Prior to the commencement of development details of the measures to protect the public sewers shall be submitted to and approved in  ...  view the full minutes text for item 354.

355.

A04 - F/TH/18/0501 - 59 High Street, Margate pdf icon PDF 50 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Change of use from retail (A1) to bar (A4), restaurant (A3) and E-Sports and casual gaming (Sui generis).

     

    Speaking in favour of the application was Mr Beasley.

     

    Speaking as ward councillor was Councillor Johnston.

     

    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 proposed development shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted application as amended by the revised drawing numbered 18-010-PL02 Rev C and received 31 May 2018.

     

    GROUND;

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

     3  Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved, details of the construction of the ceilings and floors that separate the (residential and commercial unit) shall be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority.  The ceilings and floors shall resist the transmission of airborne sound such that the weighted standardised difference (DnT, W + Ctr) shall not be less than 60 decibels. The weighted standardised difference (DnT, W) a spectrum adaption term, Ctr, is quoted according to BS EN ISO 16283-1:2014 Acoustics. Field measurement of sound insulation in buildings and of building elements. Airborne sound insulation.  The work shall then be carried out in accordance with the approved details prior to occupation of the premises and be retained thereafter.

     

    GROUND:

    In the interest of residential amenity and in pursuance of policy D1 of the Thanet Local Plan.

     

     4  An acoustic assessment of compliance with condition (3) shall be submitted to the Local Planning Authority prior to use of the premises hereby permitted.  Any further mitigation measures recommended in the assessment to meet the criteria stated within condition (3) shall be submitted in writing for the written approval of the Local Planning Authority within 1 month of the assessment.  All works which form part of the approved scheme of further mitigation measures shall thereafter be implemented in accordance with a timetable to be agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority and thereafter maintained.

     

    GROUND:

    In the interests of the residential amenities of the occupiers of surrounding dwellings in accordance with Policy D1 of the Thanet Local Plan.

     

     5  Prior to the first operation of the premises, a scheme and maintenance schedule for the extraction and treatment of fumes and odours generated from cooking or any other activity undertaken on the premises, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The scheme shall be designed in accordance with the DEFRA publication Guidance on the Control of Odour and Noise from Commercial Kitchen Exhaust Systems January 2005.  Any equipment, plant or process provided or undertaken in pursuance of this condition  ...  view the full minutes text for item 355.

356.

A05 - F/TH/18/0495 - 71 Gladstone Road, Broadstairs pdf icon PDF 42 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Part retrospective application for the change of use to 5 No. self-contained flats with two-storey side and a two-storey rear extension and alterations/raising of roof with associated parking area to rear, together with the insertion of rooflights to front and side roofslopes

     

    It was proposed by the Vice Chairman, seconded by Buckley and RESOLVED:

     

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

     

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

     

    1  The internal and external works for the revised layout of flat 5 shown on drawings GR 05K received on the 28th June 2018 and GR 08J received 29th June 2018 shall be completed within 3 months of the date of this permission.  The Local Planning Authority shall be notified in writing within 7 days of the works being completed. 

     

    GROUND:

    To ensure a satisfactory level of accommodation for the future residents of the flat in accordance with saved policy D1 of the Local Plan.

     

     2  The proposed development shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted application as amended by the revised drawings numbered GR 05K received 28th June 2018, GR 06J received 29th June 2018, GR07H and GR08H received 6th July 2018.

     

    GROUND;

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

     3  Prior to the first occupation of the development, the area shown on drawing numbered GR 08H, received 6th July 2018 for vehicle parking shall be provided and thereafter be maintained for that purpose. 

     

    GROUND:

    Development without adequate provision for the parking or turning of cars is likely to lead to parking inconvenient to other road users and detrimental to amenity and in pursuance of policy D1 of the Thanet Local Plan.

     

     4  Prior to the first occupation of the development, the area shown on drawing numbered GR 080H for cycle and refuse storage shall be provided and thereafter be maintained for that purpose. 

     

    GROUND:

    Development without adequate provision for the parking or turning of cars is likely to lead to parking inconvenient to other road users and detrimental to amenity and in pursuance of policy D1 of the Thanet Local Plan.’”

357.

A06 - F/TH/18/0335 - Land On The South West Side Of Northdown Road, Broadstairs pdf icon PDF 118 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Erection of 1No  4-bed two storey dwelling together with cycle store to rear

     

    Speaking raising points of concern was Mr Brenchley.

     

    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 001/006 received 8th March 2018, 001/03A received 14th March, 2018, 001/08A received 18th April 2018, 001/04A received 7th, June 2018, 001/05B received 7th June 2018 and 001/07B, received 2nd July 2018.

     

    GROUND;

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

     3  No development shall take place until details of the means of foul and surface water disposal, including details of the implementation, management and maintenance of any proposed Sustainable urban Drainage Systems, 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 prevent pollution, in accordance with the advice contained within the National Planning Policy Framework.

     

     4  Prior to the first occupation of the development hereby approved visibility splays of 2 metres by 2 metres behind the footway on both sides of the access with no obstructions over 0.6m above footway level shall be provided and thereafter maintained.

     

    GROUND;

    In the interest of highway safety.

     

     5  Prior 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

     

     6  The first floor window in the south elevation of the dwelling hereby approved shall be provided and maintained with obscure glass and non-opening below 1.7m above the internal finished floor level.

     

    GROUND:

    To safeguard the privacy and amenities currently enjoyed by the occupiers of adjoining residential properties in accordance with policy D1 of the Thanet Local Plan.

     

     7  The area shown on the approved plan numbered 001/07B 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;

    Development without adequate provision for the parking or turning of vehicles is likely to lead to parking inconvenient to other road users and detrimental to amenity and in pursuance of policy D1 of the Thanet Local Plan.’”

     

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

     

    Then, it proposed  ...  view the full minutes text for item 357.

358.

A07 - F/TH/18/0186 - Cheesemans Farm Stables, Alland Grange Lane, Manston, Ramsgate pdf icon PDF 67 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Change of use and conversion of existing former stable/barn buildings (Use Class sui generis) to 7 No holiday lets (Use Class C3) with associated parking and demolition.

     

    It was proposed by the Vice Chairman, seconded by Buckley 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 GS/DB/12/17/1/1 (received 10/04/18), Proposed Revised Access (received 10/04/18), GS/DB/12/17/2 (received 10/04/18), GS/DB/12/17/5 (received 10/04/18), GS/DB/12/17/6 (received 10/04/18), GS/DB/12/17/9 (received 10/04/18), GS/DB/12/17/10 (received 10/04/18), GS/DB/12/17/12 (received 10/04/18), GS/DB/12/17/7/11 (received 26/04/18) and e-mail from Graham Stroud on the 3rd July 2018.

     

     

    GROUND;

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

     3  Prior to the first use of the development, the area shown on the plan titled Proposed Revised Access (received 10/04/18) for the parking of vehicles shall be operational.  The area agreed shall thereafter be maintained for that purpose. 

     

    GROUND;

    In the interests of highway safety

     

     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 use of the site hereby permitted the vehicular access approved and associated vehicle crossing point onto the highway, as shown on the  shown on the approved plan titled Proposed Revised Access should be complete.

     

    GROUND;

    In the interests of highway safety.

     

     6  Prior to the first occupation of the development, the secure cycle parking facilities, as shown on approved drawing Proposed Revised Access shall be provided and thereafter maintained.

     

    GROUND;

    In the interests of promoting increased cycling in accordance with policy TR12 of the Thanet Local Plan

     

     7  Prior to the installation of any external windows and doors, joinery details at a scale of 1:20 of the windows and doors to include cross sections of glazing bars, elevations, mouldings and sections through  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 advice contained within the National Planning Policy Framework.

     

     8  Notwithstanding the provisions of Schedule 2, Part 1, Classes A, B, and C of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (or any order revoking and re-enacting that Order with or without modification), the enlargement, improvement or other alteration to the holiday lets, or enlargement of  ...  view the full minutes text for item 358.