Agenda and minutes

Planning and Rights of Way Panel
Tuesday, 13th November, 2018 6.00 pm

Venue: Conference Room 3 and 4 - Civic Centre. View directions

Contact: Ed Grimshaw - Democratic Support Officer  023 8083 2390

Items
No. Item

36.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting (including matters arising) pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To approve and sign as a correct record the Minutes of the meetings held on 9 October 2018 and to deal with any matters arising.

Minutes:

RESOLVED: that the minutes for the Panel meeting on 9 October 2018 be approved and signed as a correct record.

37.

Planning Application - 18/00823/FUL - Thornhill Youth Centre pdf icon PDF 212 KB

Report of the Service Lead, Planning, Infrastructure and Development recommending that the Panel delegate approval in respect of an application for a proposed development at the above address.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Panel considered the report of the Service Lead, Planning, Infrastructure and Development recommending delegated authority be granted in respect of an application for a proposed development at the above address.

 

Redevelopment of the site to provide a three storey building comprising of 12 x 2 bed flats and the erection of 5 x 3 bed houses with associated car parking, bin/refuse, cycle storage and landscaping.

 

Doug Chancellor, Rob Stummer and Barry Cooper (local residents objecting), Kieran Amery (agent), and Councillor Streets (Ward Councillor objecting) were present and with the consent of the Chair, addressed the meeting.

 

Upon being put to the vote the Panel confirmed the Habitats Regulation Assessment.

 

The Panel then considered the recommendation to delegate authority to the Service Lead: Planning, Infrastructure and Development to grant planning permission. Upon being put to the vote the recommendation was carried.

 

RECORDED VOTE to grant planning permission

FOR:  Councillors Savage, Coombs, Claisse and Mitchell

AGAINST:  Councillors L Harris, Murphy and Wilkinson

 

RESOLVED that the Panel:

 

  (i)  confirmed the Habitats Regulation Assessment set out in Appendix 2 of the report.

  (ii)  Delegated approval to the Service Lead – Planning, Infrastructure and Development Manager to grant planning permission subject to the completion of a S.106 Legal Agreement to secure:

a.  Financial contributions towards site specific transport contributions for highway improvements in the vicinity of the site in line with Policy SDP4 of the City of Southampton Local Plan Review (as amended 2015), policies CS18 and CS25 of the adopted LDF Core Strategy (as amended 2015) and the adopted SPD relating to Planning Obligations (September 2013);

b.  Submission of a highway condition survey to ensure any damage to the adjacent highway network attributable to the build process is repaired by the developer.

c.  Either a scheme of measures or a financial contribution towards Solent Disturbance Mitigation Project to mitigate against the pressure on European designated nature conservation sites in accordance with Policy CS22 of the Core Strategy and the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010.

d.  Submission of a Training & Employment Management Plan committing to adopting local labour and employment initiatives, in accordance with Policies CS24 & CS25 of the Local Development Framework Core Strategy Development Plan Document - Adopted Version (as amended 2015) and the adopted SPD relating to Planning Obligations (September 2013);

e.  The submission, approval and implementation of a Carbon Management Plan setting out how the carbon neutrality will be achieved and/or how remaining carbon emissions from the development will be mitigated in accordance with policy CS20 of the Core Strategy and the Planning Obligations SPD (September 2013); and

f.  Off-site affordable housing contribution based on the DVS Viability Assessment dated 21st September 2018 in accordance with Policies CS15, CS16 & CS25 of the Local Development Framework Core Strategy Development Plan Document - Adopted Version (as amended 2015) and the adopted SPD relating to Planning Obligations (September 2013).

  (iii)  In the event that the legal agreement is not completed within a reasonable period following the Panel meeting, the Service Lead- Planning  ...  view the full minutes text for item 37.

38.

Planning Application - 17/01683/FUL - 119-122 High Street pdf icon PDF 551 KB

Report of the Service Lead, Planning, Infrastructure and Development recommending that the Panel delegate approval in respect of an application for a proposed development at the above address.

Minutes:

The Panel considered the report of the Service Lead, Planning, Infrastructure and Development recommending delegated authority be granted in respect of an application for a proposed development at the above address.

 

Demolition of existing buildings and re-development of the site with a 5 - 6 storey building to accommodate 188 student bedrooms in the form of 18 cluster flats with associated communal facilities, management office and cycle store; 4 separate retail units; vehicular, pedestrian and cycle access; access for adjoining properties, and landscaping.

 

David Bayliss, Theresa Gover, Jeff Nibblett, John Wright, Jean Willis and Charlotte Gunn (local residents objecting), Peter Atfield (agent) were present and with the consent of the Chair, addressed the meeting.

 

The presenting officer requested that an additional clause within the section 106 legal agreement relating to an accredited management scheme for the development.  In response to questions from the Panel, officers agreed to add a further clause to the section 106 legal agreement seeking a financial contribution towards off-site tree replacement.  The Panel also requested that an amendment to conditions for the provision of laundry facilities and that an additional condition be added for cycle storage facilities, details set out below.

  

Upon being put to the vote the Panel confirmed the Habitats Regulation Assessment.

 

The Panel then considered the recommendation to delegate authority to the Service Lead: Planning, Infrastructure and Development to grant planning permission. Upon being put to the vote the recommendation was carried unanimously.

 

RESOLVED that the Panel:

 

  (i)  confirmed the Habitats Regulation Assessment set out in Appendix 3 of the report.

  (ii)  Delegated approval to the Service Lead – Planning, Infrastructure and Development Manager to grant planning permission subject to any amendments set out below and the completion of a S.106 Legal Agreement to secure:

a.  Financial contributions towards site specific transport contributions for highway improvements in the vicinity of the site in line with Policy SDP4 of the City of Southampton Local Plan Review (as amended 2015), policies CS18 and CS25 of the adopted LDF Core Strategy (as amended 2015) and the adopted SPD relating to Planning Obligations (September 2013);

b.  In lieu of an affordable housing contribution an undertaking by the developer that only students in full time education be permitted to occupy the development.

c.  Submission of a highway condition survey to ensure any damage to the adjacent highway network attributable to the build process is repaired by the developer.

d.  Submission of a Training & Employment Management Plan committing to adopting  local labour and employment initiatives, in accordance with Policies CS24 & CS25 of the Local Development Framework Core Strategy Development Plan Document - Adopted Version (as amended 2015) and the adopted SPD relating to Planning Obligations (September 2013).

e.  The submission, approval and implementation of a Carbon Management Plan setting out how the carbon neutrality will be achieved and/or how remaining carbon emissions from the development will be mitigated in accordance with policy CS20 of the Core Strategy and the Planning Obligations SPD (September 2013).

f.  Restrictions  ...  view the full minutes text for item 38.

39.

Planning Application - 18/01442/FUL - 10 Oakmount Avenue pdf icon PDF 882 KB

Report of the Service Lead, Planning, Infrastructure and Development recommending that conditional approval be granted in respect of an application for a proposed development at the above address.

Minutes:

The Panel considered the report of the Service Lead, Planning, Infrastructure and Development recommending that conditional planning permission be granted in respect of an application for a proposed development at the above address.

 

Alterations to site frontage including partial demolition of existing wall and provision of extended hard standing area to facilitate on site car parking (Part retrospective)

 

Dr Rafia Deader (applicant) and Jerry Gillen (Highfield Residents Association -supporting) were present and with the consent of the Chair, addressed the meeting.

 

The presenting officer detailed the need for an amendment to the condition setting out a time frame for the completion of the work, as set out below.  In addition the Panel requested an additional condition in regard to the drop kerb, as set out below.

 

The Panel then considered the recommendation to grant conditional planning permission. Upon being put to the vote the recommendation was carried unanimously.

 

RESOLVED that planning permission be approved subject to the conditions set out within the report and any additional or amended conditions set out below:

 

Amended condition

 

APPROVED PLANS

The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the approved plans listed in the schedule attached below, with the works completed within 3 months from the date of this decision unless otherwise agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority.

REASON: For the avoidance of doubt and in the interests of proper planning.

 

Additional Condition

 

DROPPED KERB

A dropped kerb to highway standards shall be installed to serve the access prior to the first use of the parking space hereby approved for its intended purpose.  The dropped kerb shall be retained thereafter.

REASON: In the interests of highway safety

 

 

NOTE: Councillor Claisse declared an interest and withdrew from the Panel for this item.

40.

Planning Application - 18/01483/ FUL - 100 Spring Road pdf icon PDF 679 KB

Report of the Service Lead, Planning, Infrastructure and Development recommending that conditional approval be granted in respect of an application for a proposed development at the above address.

Minutes:

The Panel considered the report of the Service Lead, Planning, Infrastructure and Development recommending that conditional planning permission be granted in respect of an application for a proposed development at the above address.

 

Change of use of shop (Class A1) to hot food takeaway (Class A5) with the installation of an extractor flue to rear.

 

Mr H Rose (local resident objecting) and Councillor Houghton (ward councillor objecting) were present and with the consent of the Chair, addressed the meeting.

 

The presenting officer confirmed that the Council’s environmental health team had visited the premises and had raised no objection to the application.  In response to concerns regarding the storage of waste within the area an additional condition was added, as set out below.

 

The Panel then considered the recommendation to grant conditional planning permission. Upon being put to the vote the recommendation was carried unanimously.

 

RESOLVED that planning permission be approved subject to the conditions set out within the report and any additional or amended conditions set out below:

 

Additional condition

 

7. Refuse & Recycling (Performance)

Before the development hereby approved first comes into occupation the storage for refuse and recycling shall be provided in accordance with the plans hereby approved and thereafter retained as approved.  The bins associated with this development shall only be moved to the site frontage on collection day, after which they shall be returned to the side access as shown on the approved drawings where they shall be kept for the remainder of the week.

 

Reason: In the interest of visual and residential amenity.

 

41.

Quarterly Development Management Figures pdf icon PDF 68 KB

Report of the Service Lead - Infrastructure, Planning and Development detailing key planning metrics for information and consideration.

Minutes:

The Panel considered and noted the report of the Service Lead - Infrastructure, Planning and Development detailing the Planning Department’s performance against key planning metrics.