Agenda and minutes

Planning
Wednesday, 8th August, 2018 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Sarah Sellers  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

20.

Apologies

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Gareth Prosser and Jennifer Wheeler.  Councillor Pat Witherspoon attended as substitute for Councillor Jennifer Wheeler.

21.

Declarations of Interest

To invite Councillors to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and / or Other Disclosable Interests they may have in items on the agenda, and to confirm the nature of those interests.

 

Minutes:

In relation to application 2018/00657/FUL, Councillors Bill Hartnett and Pat Witherspoon declared an Other Disclosable Interest in that they were aware of the work of the Churchill Big Local Partnership and have had contact with that group through their roles as ward councillors for Churchill.  Both Councillors remained and considered and voted on the matter.

 

In relation to application 2018/00657/FUL Councillors Mike Chalk, Roger Bennett, Andrew Fry, Wanda King and Pat Witherspoon declared a collective Other Disclosable Interest in that they were acquainted with Mrs Liz Williams the speaker for the applicant as a former employee of Redditch Borough Council and through the subsequent community voluntary work that she has undertaken in the Borough.  All Members remained and considered and voted on the matter.

22.

Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 117 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that

 

The Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee on 13th June 2018 be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

23.

Update Reports

To note Update Reports (if any) for the Planning Applications to be considered at the meeting (circulated prior to the commencement of the meeting)

 

Minutes:

It was noted that there was no Update Report for the meeting.

24.

Application 2018/00645/FUL - 8 Kempsford Close Oakenshaw Redditch B98 7YS - Mr G Frost pdf icon PDF 96 KB

Site Plan

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

First floor side extension

 

RESOLVED that

 

having regard to the development plan and to all other material

considerations, planning permission be GRANTED subject to the conditions detailed on pages 5 to 6 of the main agenda report.

 

During consideration of this item Councillor Fry asked for it to be noted that Kempsford Close was located in the Redditch district of Oakenshaw South.

 

 

25.

2018/00657/FUL - Bomford Hill Park Church Hill North Redditch - Mr Christopher Thomas pdf icon PDF 80 KB

Site Plan

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Installation of toposcope, benches and Cotswold Stone surface for Remembrance Garden to mark the 100 years since the end of the First World War

 

Ms Liz Williams on behalf of the Applicant addressed the Committee under the Council’s public speaking rules.

 

RESOLVED that

 

having regard to the development plan and to all other material

considerations, planning permission be GRANTED subject to the conditions and infromatives detailed on page 10 of the main agenda report.

 

[In relation to this agenda item, Councillors Bill Hartnett and Pat Witherspoon declared an Other Disclosable Interest in that they were aware of the work of the Churchill Big Local Partnership and had had contact with that group through their roles as ward councillors for Churchill.  Both Councillors remained and considered and voted on the matter.]

 

[In relation to this agenda item Councillors Mike Chalk, Roger Bennett, Andrew Fry, Wanda King and Pat Witherspoon declared a collective Other Disclosable Interest in that they were acquainted with Mrs Liz Williams the speaker for the applicant as a former employee of Redditch Borough Council and through the subsequent community voluntary work that she had undertaken in the Borough.  All Members remained and considered and voted on the matter.]

 

 

 

 

26.

2018/00753/FUL - Kettler House North Moons Moat Industrial Estate Merse Road Reddtich B98 9HL - Mr John Newburn pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Site Plan

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Demolition of existing offices, Warehouse extension and new ancillary offices

 

Officers clarified that in relation to the provision of car parking spaces, the number required based on the total building area for the proposed application was 29.  It was noted that the applicant was intending to provide a total of 51car parking spaces.

 

RESOLVED that

 

having regard to the development plan and to all other material considerations, authority be delegated to the Head of Planning and Regeneration for planning permission to be GRANTED subject to:

 

a)    The satisfactory completion of a planning obligation (Unilateral Undertaking) to provide a financial contribution to Worcestershire County Council for localise improvements to the cycle and walking network; and

 

b)   The conditions and informatives set out on pages 18 to 22 of the main agenda report.

 

During consideration of this item Councillor Fry asked for it to be noted that the name of the area in which the application site was located was North Moons Moat.