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Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary or Personal Interests and/or Non-Registrable Interests


No declarations of interest were made.


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that the minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 14 December 2022, be received and approved as a correct record.


Town and Country Planning Act 1990: Town Planning Applications Requiring Decisions pdf icon PDF 53 KB

Additional documents:


1.   V/2022/0810, M Hollis, Outline application with all matters reserved for 8 dwellings, Land East of Heathfield Silverhill Lane, Teversal


In accordance with the Council’s Policy for dealing with late matters in relation to planning applications, (Minute No. D4.17, 1993/94 refers), officers proceeded to give a verbal report as to additional comments received in relation to the application as follows:-


Since publication of the Council’s report the agent had submitted a site plan which showed vehicle visibility splays. However, access was not a matter for consideration as part of the application and in any event the point which the visibility splays have been drawn from was only an indicative point of access.  A biodiversity metric has also been submitted which provided information relating to habitats on site.  However, neither of the details had of yet been assessed or consulted upon.


Adrian Woodhouse, as an Objector, took the opportunity to address the Committee in respect of this matter. As per the agreed process, Members were then offered the opportunity to clarify any points raised during the submissions as required.


It was moved by Councillor Rachel Madden and seconded by Councillor John Smallridge that the officer’s recommendation contained within the report be rejected and planning consent be granted subject to a legal undertaking requiring the planting of 24 heavy standard trees (girth 12-14cm, Height  300-350cm) in addition to on site landscaping, with easy watering systems, off site in locations to be agreed and  the following conditions:



  1. The formal approval of the Local Planning Authority shall be obtained prior to the commencement of any development with regard to the following Reserved Matters:

(a)        Layout

(b)        Scale

(c)         Appearance

(d)        Access

(e)        Landscaping

  1. Application for approval of the Reserved Matters shall be made to the Local Planning Authority before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.
  2. The development to which this approval relates shall be begun not later than whichever is the later of the following dates:

(a)     The expiration of 3 years from the date of the outline planning permission;

(b)      The expiration of 2 years from the final approval of the reserved matters, or in the case of approval on different dates, the final approval of the last such matter to be approved.

  1. This permission shall be read in accordance with the following plans: Site Location Plan, Drawing No.SLOC_0721_01, Received 17/01/2023. The development shall thereafter be undertaken in accordance with these plans unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.
  2. The Reserved Matters details for landscaping shall also detail the proposed treatment of the sites boundaries. Any garden fence/wall should be provided with a small hole (130mm x 130mm) to allow a continuous pathway in which hedgehogs and other small mammals can move through the developed residential site. The boundary treatments shall thereafter be implemented in accordance with the agreed details prior to the occupation of the dwellings and be maintained as such in perpetuity.
  3. The Reserved Matters details for the dwellings shall  ...  view the full minutes text for item P.28


Planning Appeal Decisions pdf icon PDF 104 KB


Members were asked to note the recent Planning Appeal decisions as outlined in the report and presented with some recent enforcement accomplishments.



that the report be received and noted.