Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Riviera International Conference Centre, Chestnut Avenue, Torquay, TQ2 5LZ

Contact: Teresa Buckley  Governance Support Team Leader

Items
No. Item

23.

Apologies for absence

To receive apologies for absence, including notifications of any changes to the membership of the Committee.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Dart and Manning.  It was also reported that, in accordance with the wishes of the Conservative Group, the membership of the Committee had been amended to include Councillors Brooks and Bye instead of Councillors Barbara Lewis and Jacqueline Thomas.

24.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 130 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meetings of this Committee held on 8 July 2019 and 16 July 2019

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meetings of the Planning Committee held on 8 and 16 July 2019 were confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

25.

Land North of Shorton Manor, Shorton Road, Paignton (P/2019/0019/PA) pdf icon PDF 468 KB

Construction of single detached dwelling within curtilage of listed building.

Minutes:

The Committee considered an application for the construction of a single detached dwelling within the curtilage of a listed building.

 

Prior to the meeting, Members of the Planning Committee undertook at site visit and written representations were available on the Council’s website.  At the meeting Mark Pountney and Katie Giles addressed the Committee against the application and Nicola Burley spoke in support of the application.

 

Resolved:

 

Approved, subject to the conditions set out in the submitted report and the final drafting of conditions and addressing any further material considerations that may come to light being delegated to the Assistant Director of Planning and Transport.

26.

Land North of Shorton Manor, Shorton Road, Paignton (P/2019/0020/LB) pdf icon PDF 318 KB

Construction of single detached dwelling within curtilage of listed building.

Minutes:

The Committee considered an application for listed building consent for the construction of a single detached dwelling within the curtilage of a listed building.

 

Prior to the meeting, Members of the Planning Committee undertook at site visit and written representations were available on the Council’s website.  At the meeting Mark Pountney and Katie Giles addressed the Committee against the application and Nicola Burley spoke in support of the application.

 

Resolved:

 

That Listed Building Consent be granted, subject to the conditions set out in the submitted report and the final drafting of conditions and addressing any further material considerations that may come to light being delegated to the Assistant Director of Planning and Transport.

27.

The Anchorage, Headland Road, Torquay (P/2019/0261/VC) pdf icon PDF 216 KB

Application to vary or remove conditions in relation to planning application P/2018/0348: Variation of condition 9 - Balustrade

Minutes:

The Committee considered an application to vary or remove conditions in relation to Planning Application P/2018/0348 – variation of condition 9 - Balustrade.

 

Prior to the meeting, Members of the Planning Committee undertook at site visit and written representations were available on the Council’s website.  At the meeting Graham Kenny addressed the Committee in support of the application.

 

Resolved:

 

Approved, subject to:

 

(i)         the conditions set out in the submitted report;

 

(ii)        an additional condition to secure the implementation of a scheme of planting, boundary, and hard landscape features in relation to the “roof garden” as detailed on the submitted plans.  This is intended to ensure that the roof garden area is used as previously approved, and not used for recreational purposes and that the details of this approval would be required within four weeks of a planning permission; and

 

(iii)       the final drafting of conditions and addressing any further material considerations that may come to light being delegated to the Assistant Director of Planning and Transport.

28.

Land at The Terrace car park, corner of Montpellier Road and The Terrace, Torquay (P/2019/0348/MPA) pdf icon PDF 707 KB

Formation of 120 bedroom hotel and ancillary restaurant and associated works. Partial demolition and reconfiguration of existing car park to provide stairs, lift and ramp

Minutes:

The Committee considered an application for the formation of a 120 bedroom hotel and ancillary restaurant and associated works, partial demolition and reconfiguration of existing car par to provide stairs, lift and a ramp.

 

Prior to the meeting, Members of the Planning Committee undertook at site visit and written representations were available on the Council’s website.  At the meeting Adam Aslett and Matthew Sherwood addressed the Committee against the application and Ian Roach spoke in support of the application.

 

Resolved:

 

Approved, subject to the conditions set out in the submitted report and the final drafting of conditions and addressing any further material considerations that may come to light being delegated to the Assistant Director of Planning and Transport.

29.

90 - 96 Union Street, Torquay (P/2019/0358) pdf icon PDF 478 KB

Change of use from A1 (shops) to D2 (Cinema) including restaurant

Minutes:

The Committee considered an application for the change of use from A1 (shops) to D2 (cinema) including restaurant.

 

Resolved:

 

Approved, subject to:

 

a)         the conditions set out in the submitted report;

 

b)         the completion of a legal agreement to secure financial contributions towards the costs to the Council of extending the hours during which Lower Union Lane car park is available for parking;

 

c)         resolving any outstanding flood risk matters; and

 

d)         the final drafting of conditions and addressing any further material considerations that may come to light being delegated to the Assistant Director of Planning and Transport.

30.

Former Torwood Conservative Club, 28 Parkhill Road, Torquay (P/2019/0423/PA) pdf icon PDF 374 KB

Change of use from conservative club to 3 self-contained dwellings

Minutes:

The Committee considered an application for the change of use from Conservative Club to three self-contained dwellings.

 

Prior to the meeting, Members of the Planning Committee undertook at site visit and written representations were available on the Council’s website.  At the meeting Councillor O’Dwyer addressed the Committee in support of the application.

 

Resolved:

 

Approved, subject to the conditions set out in the submitted report and the final drafting of conditions and addressing any further material considerations that may come to light being delegated to the Assistant Director of Planning and Transport.

 

(Note 1:  Councillor O’Dwyer declared a pecuniary interest in the application, in accordance with the Local Protocol for Officers and Members involved in the Planning Process, Councillor O’Dwyer remained in the audience for the officer presentation, public speaking and then withdrew from the meeting room prior to the debate and vote.)

31.

Former Torwood Conservative Club, 28 Parkhill Road, Torquay (P/2019/0423/LB) pdf icon PDF 254 KB

Change of use from conservative club to 3 self-contained dwellings

Minutes:

The Committee considered an application for Listed Building Consent for the change of use from Conservative Club to three self-contained dwellings.

 

Prior to the meeting, Members of the Planning Committee undertook at site visit and written representations were available on the Council’s website.  At the meeting Councillor O’Dwyer addressed the Committee in support of the application.

 

Resolved:

 

That Listed Building Consent be granted, subject to the conditions set out in the submitted report and the final drafting of conditions and addressing any further material considerations that may come to light being delegated to the Assistant Director of Planning and Transport.

 

(Note 2:  Councillor O’Dwyer declared a pecuniary interest in the application, in accordance with the Local Protocol for Officers and Members involved in the Planning Process, Councillor O’Dwyer remained in the audience for the officer presentation, public speaking and then withdrew from the meeting room prior to the debate and vote.)