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.
The Panel considered the report of the Service Lead, Infrastructure, Planning and Development recommending delegated authority be granted in respect of an application for a proposed development at the above address.
Re-development of the site. Erection of a single-storey building to provide a Lidl food store with parking following demolition of existing building (Re-submission of 17/01206/FUL).
John Lethbridge, Rob Barton (local residents, supporting), Oliver McGuinness (Applicant), Councillor Furnell, Councillor Taggart (Ward Councillors) and Councillor Fitzhenry (on behalf of Councillor Galton, Ward Councillor) were present and with the consent of the Chair, addressed the meeting.
The scheme has been assessed against the revised NPPF (2018) and remains in accordance with national planning policy.
The Panel agreed two amended conditions for the application, wording set out below.
The Panel requested an additional condition regarding an electric vehicle charging points feasibility study being carried out, as set out below.
A motion was proposed by Councillor Wilkinson and seconded by Councillor Murphy that a barrier be installed at the entrance to the car park, secured by the condition for the car park management plan.
RECORDED VOTE to install a barrier at the entrance to the car park
FOR: Councillors, Wilkinson, Murphy, Claisse and L Harris
AGAINST: Councillors Coombs, Savage and Mitchell
The motion was therefore carried.
The Panel then considered the recommendation to delegate authority to the Service Lead – Infrastructure, Planning and Development to grant planning permission. Upon being put to the vote, the recommendation was carried.
RESOLVED that the Panel:
(i) Delegate to the Service Lead – Infrastructure, Planning and Development to grant planning permission subject to the planning conditions recommended at the end of this report as amended and the additional condition (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. 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. Submission, approval and implementation of a Travel Plan.
d. Submission, approval and implementation of a Servicing Management Plan.
e. Submission, approval and implementation of a Site Waste Management Plan.
f. Employment and Skills 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).
g. 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).
h. The submission, approval and implementation of site wide CCTV.
(ii) In the event that the legal agreement is not completed within 3 months after the Planning and Rights of Way Panel, the Service Lead – Infrastructure, Planning and Development will be authorised to refuse permission on the ground of failure to secure the provisions of the Section 106 Legal Agreement, unless an extension of time agreement has been entered into.
(iii) That the Service Lead – Infrastructure, Planning and Development be given delegated powers to add, vary and/or delete relevant parts of the Section 106 agreement and/or conditions as necessary.
5. Car Park Management Plan(Pre-Use Condition)
Prior to development hereby approved first coming into use, a car park management plan shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Specifically, this shall include details of a minimum of 1.5 hours dwell time for parked vehicles (including allowing customers to leave their vehicles in the car park to visit other units within the area) within the car park hereby permitted and details of a security barrier and subsequent management to prevent car park access overnight. The Management Plan shall be implemented when the development first comes into use and thereafter adhered to at all times.
Reason: To add to vitality of the Town Centre and control of the car park.
36. Hours of Use & Delivery (Performance Condition)
The food store hereby approved shall not operate outside of the hours hereby set out:
8.00am and 10pm
midnight (Monday to Saturday)
• 10am and 5pm Sundays, Bank and/or Public Holidays
No deliveries shall be taken or despatched outside the hours hereby set out:
• 7am and 11pm (Mon-Sat)
• 8:30am and 8pm (Sundays and recognised public holidays)
Reason: In the interests of existing and proposed residential amenity.
39. Electric Vehicle Charging points feasibility study
A feasibility study for electric vehicle charging points shall be submitted and agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority prior to the commencement of the development hereby granted consent. If the study demonstrates the site has the capacity for electric vehicle charging points, a specification shall be agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority. Electric vehicle charging points to the approved specification shall be installed and rendered fully operational prior to the first operation of the development hereby granted consent and retained and maintained thereafter.
Reason: To combat the effects of climate change and reduce the emission of pollutants in accordance with policy CS20.