Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Meadfoot Room, Town Hall, Castle Circus, Torquay, TQ1 3DR

Contact: Governance Support 

Items
No. Item

70.

Apologies for absence

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

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Councillor Dart.  It was reported that in accordance with the wishes of the Independent Group, the membership of the Committee had been amended for this meeting by including Councillor Loxton instead of Councillor Brown.

71.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 341 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of this Committee held on 13 September 2021.

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 13 September 2021, were confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

72.

Devon Garden Machinery, Newton Road, Torquay TQ2 7HX P/2020/1298 pdf icon PDF 865 KB

Minutes:

The Committee considered a hybrid application comprising:

 

1)    Demolition of existing buildings and construction of discount supermarket, drive through coffee shop, drive through fast food restaurant, and replacement retail building for Devon Garden Machinery with associated parking, access, and hard/soft landscaping, together with;

 

2)    Outline planning application for Class B2/B8 uses (please see Teignbridge District Council application number 20/02395/MAJ for this outline element).

 

Prior to the meeting, Members of the Development Management Committee undertook a virtual site visit and written representations were published on the Council’s Website.  At the meeting Dr Horder addressed the Committee on behalf of the Torquay Neighbourhood Forum and Mr Marsden addressed the Committee in support of the application.  In accordance with Standing Order B4.1 Councillor Chris Lewis also addressed the Committee.

 

Resolved:

 

Approved, subject to:

 

1)    Confirmation that

a.    the geometry and capacity of the access from Hamelin Way/Torbay Road;

b.    highway improvements to pedestrian and cycle infrastructure in the immediate vicinity of the site;

c.    a Surface Water Drainage Strategy for the Outline B2/B8 element

have been demonstrated to the Assistant Director of Planning, Housing and Climate Emergency to be acceptable

 

2)    The receipt of legal advice which confirms that the Kingskerswell Parish Council has been appropriately consulted about both the application within the boundaries of Teignbridge District Council and the application within the boundaries Torbay Council.

 

3)    The conditions as set out in the submitted report, with the final drafting of conditions delegated to the Assistant Director of Planning, Housing and Climate Emergency;

 

The resolution of any new material considerations that may come to light following Planning Committee to be delegated to the Assistant Director of Planning, Housing and Climate Emergency, including the addition of any necessary further planning conditions or obligations.

73.

Elektron Instruments, Woodland Road, Torquay TQ2 7AY P/2021/0424 pdf icon PDF 650 KB

Installation of single industrial unit with access and parking. Demolition of existing building.

Minutes:

The Committee considered an application for the installation of a single industrial unit with access and parking.  Demolition of existing building.

 

Prior to the meeting, Members of the Development Management Committee undertook a virtual site visit and written representations were published on the Council’s website.  At the meeting Dr Horder addressed the Committee on behalf of the Torquay Neighbourhood Forum.

 

Resolved:

 

Approved, subject to:

 

1)    The following additional condition:

 

the use of the building hereby approved shall be limited to Use Classes, B2 and B8 and restricted E(c) and E(g) uses only;

 

2)    The conditions as set out in the submitted report, with the final drafting of conditions delegated to the Assistant Director of Planning, Housing and Climate Emergency; and

 

3)    The resolution of any new material considerations that may come to light following Planning Committee to be delegated to the Assistant Director of Planning, Housing and Climate Emergency, including the addition of any necessary further planning conditions or obligations

74.

Elektron Instruments, Woodland Road, Torquay TQ2 7AY P/2021/0425 pdf icon PDF 655 KB

Minutes:

The Committee considered an application for the installation of two industrial units with access and parking.  Demolition of existing building.

 

Prior to the meeting, Members of the Development Management Committee undertook a virtual site visit and written representations were published on the Council’s website.  At the meeting Dr Horder addressed the Committee on behalf of the Torquay Neighbourhood Forum.

 

Resolved:

 

Approved, subject to:

 

1)    The following additional condition:

 

the use of the building hereby approved shall be limited to Use Classes, B2 and B8 and restricted E(g) uses only;

 

2)    The conditions as set out in the submitted report, with the final drafting of conditions delegated to the Assistant Director of Planning, Housing and Climate Emergency; and

 

3)    The resolution of any new material considerations that may come to light following Planning Committee to be delegated to the Assistant Director of Planning, Housing and Climate Emergency, including the addition of any necessary further planning conditions or obligations.

75.

Land At Kingsland, Marldon Road, Torquay, TQ2 7JH P/2019/0710 pdf icon PDF 306 KB

Outline application for the demolition of existing structures and redevelopment to provide up to 90 dwellings, up to 1,858 sq.m gross B1 employment, open space, landscaping, associated infrastructure and access. (revised plans received 11.01.21)

Minutes:

The Committee considered an outline application for the demolition of existing structures and redevelopment to provide up to 90 dwellings, up to 1,858 sq.m gross B1 employment, open space, landscaping, associated infrastructure and access (means of access to be considered in detail) (revised plans received 11.01.21).

 

Prior to the meeting, Members of the Development Management Committee undertook avirtual site visit and written representations were published on the Council’s Website.  At the meeting Mr Arscott addressed the Committee in support of the application.

 

Resolved:

 

Refused for the reasons set out in the submitted report.