Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 19th February, 2020 7.00 pm

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

Contact: Emily Kennedy - (01843) 577046 

Items
No. Item

545.

Apologies for Absence

546.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 60 KB

547.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 191 KB

    To approve the Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 22 January 2020, copy attached.

    Minutes:

    CouncillorAlbon proposed, Councillor Coleman-Cooke seconded and Members AGREED that the minutes of the Planning Committee held on 22 January 2020 be approved and signed by the Chairman.

     

548.

Schedule of Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 95 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.

549.

A01 - FH/TH/19/1616 - 21 Chestnut Drive, Broadstairs pdf icon PDF 36 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Erection of single storey rear extension and alterations to existing garage and change of use to habitable space

     

    It was proposed by Councillor Albon, seconded by the Vice Chairman 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 19/423/JG/PR01 Rev C received 05/02/2020.

     

    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 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.”

550.

R02 - F/TH/19/1289 - 4 The Spinney, Margate pdf icon PDF 73 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL:  Retrospective application for the change of use of amenity land to residential garden and the erection of boundary fence

     

    Speaking in favour of the application was Mr Blackman.

     

    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 erection of the fence, by virtue of the prominent location, height, and materials, forms a dominant, incongruous and obtrusive form of development in the streetscene, diminishing the sense of place and local distinctiveness in the locality, severely detrimental to the character and appearance of the area and the Northdown Conservation Area, contrary to the aims of saved Policy D1 of the Thanet Local Plan, and paragraphs 127 and 130 of the National Planning Policy Framework’”

     

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

     

    Then, it was proposed by Councillor Scott and seconded by Councillor Albon that:

     

    “The application be APPROVED as development would not harm the character and appearance of the Conservation area, subject to a condition for details of staining to be carried out to the fence to be submitted for approval to the Council.”

     

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

     

551.

D03 - F/TH/19/0889 - Former Westonville Garage, Canterbury Road, Margate pdf icon PDF 276 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Erection of a part 3-storey, part 4-storey, and part 5-storey building comprising 15no. 2-bed self-contained flats and 3no. 1-bed self-contained flats, with basement parking

     

    Speaking in favour of the application was Mr Rafferty.

     

    Speaking raising points of concern was Mr Carter.

     

    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 subject to the satisfactory completion of Section 106 agreement within six months of the date of this resolution securing the required planning obligations as set out in the Heads of Terms, and 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 200.00 P5, 200.01 P6, 200.02

    P5, 200.03 P5, 200.04 P5, 210.01 P4, 210.02 P4, 210.03 P4, and 210.04 P3, received 03

    October 2019.

     

    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.

     

     4  No development approved by this planning permission shall commence until a strategy to deal with the potential risks associated with any contamination of the site has been submitted to, and approved in writing by, the Local Planning Authority (LPA). This strategy will include the following components:

     

    1. A preliminary risk assessment which has identified:

    all previous uses, potential contaminants associated with those uses, a

    conceptual model of the site indicating sources, pathways and receptors and

    potentially unacceptable risks arising from contamination at the site.

    2. A site investigation scheme, based on (1) to provide information for a

    detailed assessment of the risk to all receptors that may be affected, including

    those off site.

    3. The results of the site investigation and the detailed risk assessment

    referred to in (2) and, based on these, an options appraisal and remediation

    strategy giving full details of the remediation measures required and how they

    are to be undertaken.

    4. A verification plan providing details of the data that will be collected in

    order to demonstrate that the works set out in the remediation strategy in (3)

    are complete and identifying any requirements for longer-term monitoring of

    pollutant linkages, maintenance and arrangements for contingency action.

     

    Any changes to these components require the written consent of the LPA. The

    scheme shall be implemented as approved.

     

    Reason

    To ensure that the development does not contribute to, or is not put at unacceptable

    risk from, or adversely  ...  view the full minutes text for item 551.

552.

D04 - F/TH/19/1481 - Land Adjacent To 1 Northbourne Way, Margate pdf icon PDF 84 KB

    Minutes:

    PROPOSAL: Erection of two storey, two bedroom dwelling with 2No. parking spaces

     

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

     

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

     

    ‘Defer and delegate for approval subject to the satisfactory completion of a legal agreementwithin six months of the date of this resolution securing the required planning obligations as set out in the report 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 MB/19/11/2a, MB/19/11/3, MB/19/11/3a MB/19/11/5a received 22 December 2019 and the additional plan entitled 'Landscape Plan' received 30 January 2020

     

    GROUND;

    To secure the proper development of the area.

     

     3  Prior to the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby approved a sample of the proposed brick and roof tiles, and details of the colour and finish of the render and block paving 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 and 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 Landscape Plan received 30 January 2020. The works shall be carried out prior to the first occupation of the dwelling hereby approved. 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  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 plans numbered MB/19/11/5a received 22 December 2019 and entitled 'Landscape Plan' received 30 January 2020 should be complete.

     

    GROUND;

    In the interests of highway safety.

     

     6  No further development within the curtilage of the dwellinghouse hereby approved whether approved by Class A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H of Part 1, Schedule 2 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;

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