Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Monday, 1st August, 2022 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber

Contact: Wendy Johnson 

Note: Please note: Application 22/00558/FUH 96 Gaia Lane has been withdrawn by the applicant 


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Apologies for Absence


Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Birch, Humphreys, Ray and Salter.



Declarations of Interest


Councillor Cross declared a personal interest on Agenda Item no. 4 – application 22/00627/FUL as the applicant is known to him and he is a ward member for Alrewas.



Councillor S Wilcox declared a personal interest on Agenda Item no. 4 – application 22/00627/FUL as the applicant is known to her and she is a ward member for Alrewas.




Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 69 KB



The Minutes of the meeting held on 4 July 2022 previously circulated were taken as read, approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.




Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 1 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 Application 22/00558/FUH and22/00627/FUL


22/00558/FUHErection of two storey front side and rear extensions

96 Gaia Lane, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 7LS
Mr & Mrs K Bhopal





22/00627/FULErection of a 4 bedroom detached dwelling and detached double garage and associatedworks

Land Rear 156 Main Street, Alrewas, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire

FOR: Dr Iain MacGregor


RESOLVED: That this planning application be approved subject to the owners/applicants submitting a Unilateral Undertaking relating to the payment for recreational mitigation for theCannock Chase SAC and to the conditions contained in the report and supplementary papers of the Chief Executive, with amended wording to condition 4, to read:-


4. Before the development hereby approved is commenced, a detailed planting scheme (incorporating the retention of any existing trees, hedges and additional planting to the boundaries of the site where necessary) shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.


Reason: In the interests of safeguarding residential amenity and enhancing biodiversity in line with Policies CP3, CP13, NR3 and BE1 of the Lichfield Local Plan Strategy, the Biodiversity & Development SPD, and the National Planning Policy Framework.


(Prior to consideration of the application, representations were made by Councillor Mike Wilcox (non-committee Ward Councillor)).


Note: Prior to the resolution, a motion to refuse the application on the grounds that it was not in accordance with the Alrewas Neighbourhood Plan, in that it did not provide affordable housing and was development in an infill site; and that for highway safety reasons a construction management plan should be submitted and approved prior to the grant of planning permission was moved and seconded. However, it was put to the vote and the motion was lost.