Venue: via Zoom
Contact: Wendy Johnson
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Apologies for Absence
Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Eagland and Councillor Ho.
Declarations of Interest
Councillors Anketell and Checkland declared a personal interest in application no. 18/01217/OUTFLM as they were also Members of Lichfield City Council who had registered objections on this application. They confirmed they were not predetermined nor predisposed.
Councillor Baker declared a personal interest in application no. 18/01217/OUTFLM as the Lichfield & Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust is the Mayor’s Charity of the Year and she is the Mayor for Lichfield City Council.
Councillor Leytham declared a personal interest in application no. 18/01217/OUTFLM as he was a Member of Lichfield City Council when they developed their neighbourhood plan which included this site. He confirmed he was not predetermined nor predisposed.
The Minutes of the meeting held on Monday 8 February 2021 previously circulated were taken as read, approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.
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 together with the supplementary report of observations/representations received since the publication of the agenda in association with Planning Applications 18/01217/OUTFLM and 20/01238/COUM.
18/01217/OUTFLM - Land at Cricket Lane, Lichfield, Staffordshire
Outline planning permission (with all matters
reserved except access) for the construction of up
to520 dwellings and an area of up to 12.78
hectares for the provision of employment floorspace (UseClasses B1/ B2/ B8)
including; two points of access from Cricket Lane; comprehensive
greeninfrastructure including footpaths, cycle
ways, multi-functional open space, children's play
areas,open space for sport and sustainable water
drainage infrastructure including balancing ponds, rerouting of Ash
Brook and other associated ancillary infrastructure and ground
RESOLVED: Application Deferred - No presentation or debate took place. The application was deferred in accordance with the officer’s revised recommendation, as set out in the supplementary report, to allow the opportunity for matters in relation to CIL and the Infrastructure Delivery Statement to be given further clarification.
Farm, Drayton Lane, Drayton Bassett,
RESOLVED: Due to the technical issues with ability to clearly hear the representations of the specialist highways and environmental health officers, in responding to the queries raised by Members, that this planning application be further deferred and to allow the submission of further information and clarification regarding points raised in relation to:-
Noise and disturbance and traffic/highway impacts
The application is to be brought back to committee to allow consideration of all relevant planning matters.
(Prior to consideration of the application, representations were made by Parish Councillor Ian Watkins, Drayton Bassett Parish Council (Objector), Ms Chloe Bennett (Supporter) and Mr Andrew Beard of AB Planning (Applicant’s Agent)).