Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Monday, 7th February, 2022 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Frog Lane, Lichfield

Contact: Wendy Johnson 


No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Barnett and Ho.


Declarations of Interest


Councillor Anketell declared a personal interest in application no. 21/00790/COU as the Applicant and Objector are known to him, however, he advised that he was not predetermined.


Councillor Cross declared a personal interest in application no. 21/02119/SCC (SCC/21/0057/VOC) as he is a Ward Councillor for Alrewas & Fradley.






Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 192 KB


The Minutes of the meeting held on 26 January 2022 previously circulated were taken as read, approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.


Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 4 MB

Additional documents:


Applications for permission for development were considered with the recommendations of the Chief Executive and any letters of representation and petitions of observations/representations received together with the supplementary report of observations/representations received since the publication of the agenda in association with Planning Applications 19/01707/FUL, 21/00790/COU & Staffordshire County Council Consultation (SCC/21/0057/VOC) our ref: 21/02119/SCC


19/01707/FUL – Demolition of existing club and subsequent erection of 7no dwelling houses (affects footpath ‘Elford 6’)

Elford Sports & Social Club, 13 The Beck, Elford

FOR: Mr P Jackson


RESOLVED:  That this planning application be approved subject to the conditions contained in the report of the Chief Executive and supplementary report:-

(1)  Subject to the owners/applicants first entering into a S106 to secure a contribution of £10,000 towards improvement works to the Elford Cricket Club or any other community facility listed within Policy LS2 of the Elford Neighbourhood Plan.

(2)  If the S106 legal agreement is not signed/completed by 1st March 2022 or the expiration of any further agreed extension of time, then powers to be delegated to officers to refuse planning permission, based on the unacceptability of the development, without the required contributions and undertakings, as outlined in the report.



21/00790/COU –Change of use of open amenity space to residential garden and erection of a 2m high boundary fence

Land Adjacent 7B Wissage Road, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 6SP

FOR: Ms H Brett


RESOLVED:  That this planning application be approved subject to the conditions contained in the report of the Chief Executive.


(Prior to consideration of the application, representations were made by Mr Andy Cheer (Objector), Councillor Colin Greatorex (Ward Councillor) and Ms Helen Brett (Applicant)).



Staffordshire County Council Consultation (SCC/21/0057/VOC)

Our ref: 21/02119/SCC

Planning application No.SCC/21/0057/VOC to vary (not comply with) conditions 1 (definition of consent) and 8 (limits to extraction) of planning permission L.19/03/817 MW for a minor amendment to extraction limit at Alrewas Quarry, Croxall Road, Alrewas, DE13 7LR


The Committee discussed the District Council’s consultation response to the  Staffordshire County Council application to vary Condition 1 (definition of the consent) and Condition 8 (limits to extraction) attached to planning consent L.19/03/817 MW within the District area.  The committee heard and noted the concerns of the Ward Councillor and agreed with his comments as there would be significant impact to the properties known as Whitemoor Haye Farm and Whitemoor Cottage.



RESOLVED: That an appropriate consultation response be sent to Staffordshire County Council incorporating the concerns of the Ward Councillor.


(Prior to consideration of the application, representations were made by Councillor M Wilcox (Ward Councillor)).