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Planning Committee

February 23, 2022 @ 19:00 - 21:00

AGENDA - Planning Committee - Wednesday 23 February 2022

Agenda & meeting papers can be accessed in the PDF pack above.

Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting 23 February 2022 held in the Function Room, Marshalls Sports Ground, Middlefield Lane, Gainsborough

Councillors Present

  Paul Key Keith Panter
    James Plastow
David Dobbie (Chairman)   Denise Schofield


Councillors Absent

Matt Boles Chris Lambie  
Richard Craig Liam Muggeridge  


In attendance:

Rachel Allbones – Deputy Clerk (DTC/RFO)    


Also present: One member of the public.

Agenda no Agenda item title Resolution Action Power
PL22/013 To note apologies for absence. Cllrs Boles and Craig had given their apologies. N/A Local Government Act 1972, s85 (1)

& Sch 12, p40.

PL22/014 To receive any declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011, and to consider any applications for dispensations in relation to disclosable pecuniary interests or personal interests.


None received N/A Localism Act 2011, s31.
PL22/015 To consider any dispensation requests received by the Clerk in relation to personal and/or disclosable pecuniary interests, not previously recorded.


None received. N/A Localism Act 2011, s33.
PL22/016 Minutes of the previous meeting(s)

To receive the minutes of the previous Planning Committee meeting(s) and resolve to sign these as a true record of the meeting(s).

Paper A – Planning Committee 26 January 2022


The Committee resolved to sign the minutes of the meeting 26 January 2022 as a true record of that meeting.


Councillor Schofield abstained from voting.

ASO to publish.


Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p41 (1).
PL22/017 To consider planning applications received.


Application Ref No: 144350 (4/2/22, 28 days)

Proposal: Request for scoping opinion for the Gainsborough Southern SUE development.

Location: Foxby Lane Gainsborough

The Committee resolved they support the comments from Lincolnshire Police and suggest a borderline between the houses and wood and possibly a ditch as was produced with the Marlow Road development against the Eight Acre Wood. The Committee also have concerns that the development needs a drainage system to with stand all its needs.









DTC/RFO to send response to WLDC.






Article 13 of the Town & Country Planning (General Development Procedure) Order 2015


Schedule 1, paragraph 8 to the Town & Country Planning Act 1990 as amended

PL22/018 To consider planning applications received.


Application Ref No: 144363 (11/2/22, 28 days)

Proposal: Advertisement consent for replacement of 2no. 48-sheet poster displays with 1no. illuminated 48-sheet D-Poster display.

Location: Advertising site at corner of New Street and North Street, Gainsborough


Councillor Schofield proposed to support the application, seconded by Councillor Panter.


Councillor Key proposed an amendment to object to the application on the grounds of where it is sited on the main road and cause for traffic safety, seconded by Councillor Plastow.


Amendment votes – 2 for, 2 against, 1 abstained.


Original proposal votes – 2 for, 2 against, 1 abstained.


Councillor Dobbie used his casting vote to vote for the original proposal.


The Committee resolved they had no objections to the application.


DTC/RFO to send response to WLDC.


PL22/019 To consider planning applications received.


Application Ref No: 144344 (17/2/22, 28 days)

Proposal: Outline planning permission to erect 1no. dormer bungalow – all matters reserved.

Location: Land adjacent Peartree Paddock, Bankside, Lea Road, Gainsborough


The Committee resolved they had no objections to the application.


DTC/RFO to send response to WLDC.


PL22/020 To note decision notices received since last meeting.


None received. N/A  
PL22/021 To consider street naming requests received (if there are any).

Paper B – Thonock Vale (The Avenue), Gainsborough (up to 13 names required)

Paper C – WLDC restrictions on naming streets

Paper D – Ideas from Cllrs Dobbie & Schofield


The Committee resolved to propose the following names to the developer of Thonock Vale.

Viking (main road)








St Edmund


St Brice




DTC/RFO to send response to Beal Homes.  









PL22/022 To consider tree preservation orders received (if there are any).


None received. N/A  
PL22/023 To consider any matters arising from the Gainsborough Neighbourhood Plan (if there are any).


None received. N/A  
PL22/024 To receive any items for notification to be included on a future agenda – for information only


Councillor Dobbie requested that Community Assets be put on the next agenda, to look at re-establishing current assets and look at potential new assets. N/A N/A
PL22/025 To note the date and time of the next Planning committee is scheduled for 23 March 2022 at 19.00.


Noted. N/A Local Government Act 1972, Sch 12, p10 (2)(a)

Meeting Concluded at 20.06

Signed as a true record of the Meeting: _______________________________   Dated______________

Presiding chairman of approving meeting


February 23, 2022
19:00 - 21:00
Event Category:


Marshalls Sports Ground and Community Hall


Town Clerk