Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee - Monday, 5th July, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Frog Lane, Lichfield

Contact: Wendy Johnson 

Note: You can watch this meeting live on youtube using the link below. 

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

There were apologies from Cllr Sonia Wilcox

2.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest

3.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 193 KB

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting held on Monday 10 May 2021 previously circulated were taken as read, approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair

4.

Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Minutes:

Applications for permission for development were considered with the recommendations of the Head of Economic Growth and Development and any letters of representation and petitions of observations/representations in association with Planning Application 20/01277/FUL.

 

20/01277/FUL – Bonehill House Park Lane, Bonehill, Tamworth

Application for the demolition of existing outbuildings and erection of 4 No. dwellings, with associated works.

FOR: Croft Consulting Ltd.

 

RESOLVED: That this planning application be approved subject to the conditions outlined in the report of the Head of Economic Growth and Development.

 

(Prior to consideration of the application, representations were made by Mr David Biggs, Tamworth and District Civic Society (Objector) and Mr Ray Evans, Croft Consulting Ltd, (Planning Agent).

 

5.

ISSUES PAPER – PLANNING APPLICATION REF. 21/01120/REMM Reserved matters (access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale, pursuant to 19/00753/OUTMEI) for the construction of an All Through School with MUGA, sports pitches, sports hall, car parking and associated facilities and infrastructure. Rugeley Power Station, Armitage Road, Armitage, Rugeley pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

The Chair reminded the Committee that this item was for information purposes and that further details and clarification would be provided by Planning Officers in the full report when the application would come before then for determination.

 

Issues/comments raised by Members of the committee included:

 

·       The need to ensure sufficient car parking for staff and students and appropriate drop off and pick up provision.

·       Drainage issues throughout the site require consideration. Suitable drainage facilities need to be ensured across the site.

·       Clarification was sought on where the secondary school funding would be secured from; what would be the comparable percentage of delivery costs between the DfE and the applicant?

·       Concerns about the appearance and status of the substation was sought; questioned whether this would be removed and or any landscaping would be introduced in respect of this.

·       Concerns about the proposed design of the proposed school.

·       Is there to be provision of on-site electric car charging points within the parking areas?

·       Why has no swimming pool provision been proposed within the school?

·       Good integration and connectivity in terms of pedestrian and cycle links will be important.

 

6.

Exclusion of Public and Press

RESOLVED: That, as publicity would be prejudicial to the public interest by reason of the confidential nature of the business to be transacted the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business which would involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 as amended.

 

IN PRIVATE

 

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED: “That as publicity would be prejudicial to the public interest by reason of the confidential nature of the business to be transacted, the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business, which would involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972”

 

IN PRIVATE