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Planning Committee 23.06.2021
June 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Agenda & meeting papers can be accessed in the PDF pack above.
Council meetings will be held in the Pavilion at Marshalls Sports Ground until further notice.
There will be a socially distanced public gallery area for those wishing to attend.
Please follow social distancing guidelines and the guidance provided to you on site at all times. Do not enter the site if you are displaying any symptoms of Covid -19 – please stay home and book a test.
1. Apologies for absence
Committee note apologies received.
2. Declarations of interest
Committee to receive any declarations of interest in accordance with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011, and to consider any applications for dispensations.
3. Minutes of the previous meeting
Committee to confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 26 May 2021.
Committee business items
4. Consideration of planning applications (Standing Item)
Committee to consider planning applications received. Members are requested to view the documents using the West Lindsey online planning portal prior to the meeting at the following link https://planning.west-lindsey.gov.uk/planning/
i. Application Ref No: 142981 (25/5/21, 28 days)
Proposal: Application for approval of reserved matters to erect 1no. bungalow, considering appearance, layout and scale, following outline planning permission 136429 granted 25 September 2017
Location: Land off Spital Hill Gainsborough
ii. Application Ref No: 143086 (2/6/21, 28 days)
Proposal: Planning application for residential development of 135no. dwellings, comprising one and two storey dwellings and 2no. four storey apartment buildings, with associated amenity spaces and car parking – being variation of condition 7 of planning permission 140111 granted 14 January 2020 – amended drawings for apartment blocks B and C.
Location: Land off Bowling Green Road Gainsborough
iii. Application Ref No: 143120 (11/6/21, 28 days)
Proposal: Planning application for change of use at the site from sui generis to that incidental to C3 use (garden land) and enclosure of the site to the northern, eastern and western boundaries with a post and rail fence in keeping with current fence on the site
Location: Land south of Corringham Road, Gainsborough
5. Decision notices (Standing Item)
Committee to review decision notices received since last meeting.
6. Street naming (Standing Item)
Committee to consider street naming requests received (if there is any).
7. Tree preservation orders (Standing Item)
Committee to consider tree preservation orders received (if there is any).
8. Gainsborough Town Neighbourhood Plan (Standing Item)
9. WLDC Planning training sessions
Committee to determine which Councillor (if any) will attend the below training sessions.
28th July – Highways & Flood Risk matters for Planning
29th September – Heritage in Planning – Cllrs Lambie & Plastow
All sessions will currently take place via MS Teams, starting at 6.00pm and lasting for approximately 90minutes.
10. Central Lincolnshire Local Plan Consultation
Following on from the Issues and Options Consultation in summer 2019 the revised Local Plan has now been drafted and is to be considered by the Central Lincolnshire Joint Strategic Planning Committee. If the Committee approves the plan for consultation then it is proposed that this consultation will start before the end of June. The plan before the Committee and an accompanying report are available to view at https://democracy.n-kesteven.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=729&MId=8804&Ver=4. The report also proposes that the consultation should be extended to 8 weeks from the usual 6 in recognition that some of it will take place during the school summer holidays.
This is to provide advanced warning to help ensure Members have adequate opportunity to consider the document and to formulate a response, should you wish to.
11. Consultation – Gambling Act 2005
Committee to consider consultation letter in relation to the review of WLDC Gambling Policy (Statement of Principles).
Items recommended to other committees
12. RESOLVED to RECOMMEND TO PROPERTY AND SERVICES COMMITTEE to adopt the disused phone box on the Junction of Gordon Street & Stafford Street to be used as a community asset for display of notices, arts and flowers etc
RESOLVED not to adopt the disused phone box on the Junction of Gordon Street & Stafford Street to be used as a community asset for display of notices, arts and flowers etc, but Cllrs Craig and Dannatt will work with Community Groups to try and protect the disused phone box from removal.
RESOLVED to ask the Property and Services Committee for details on the replacement of any trees removed, the location and number of replacement trees and how they will be managed to ensure growth.”
13. RESOLVED to note the request from the Planning Committee for details on the replacement of any trees removed, the location and number of replacement trees and how they will be managed to ensure growth across the Town Council sites, but Members referred the Committee to Paper C for the details of the potential removal and planting for the Levellings site.