Agenda and draft minutes

Virtual meeting, Planning Committee - Thursday, 7th January, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: Online via the Zoom App. All Councillors and registered speakers will have been sent an appointment with the meeting link.

Contact: Wendy Harris, Democratic Services Officer  01395 517542; email  wharris@eastdevon.gov.uk

Link: Planning Committee 7 January 2021 summary of decisions

Items
No. Item

196.

Declarations of interest

Guidance is available online to Councillors and co-opted members on making declarations of interest

 

Minutes:

Minute 197. 19/2145/MFUL (Major) WOODBURY AND LYMPSTONE.

Councillor Eileen Wragg, Personal, Trustee of Stallcombe House Residential Home that adjoins the property of this planning application.

 

Minute 197. 19/2145/MFUL (Major) WOODBURY AND LYMPSTONE.

Councillor Geoff Jung, Personal, Board Member of the Pebblebed Heath NNR, Member of Woodbury and Woodbury Salterton Residents Association and Woodbury Parish Councillor.

 

Minute 197. 19/2145/MFUL (Major) WOODBURY AND LYMPSTONE.

Councillor Geoff Pook, Personal, Trustee of Stallcombe House Residential Home that adjoins the property of this planning application.

 

Minute 197. 19/2145/MFUL (Major) WOODBURY AND LYMPSTONE.

Councillor Joe Whibley, Personal, Former employee at Stallcombe House Residential Home that adjoins the property of this planning application.  Partner is a current employee of Stallcombe House and also a former Trustee.

 

Minute 198. 20/0728/FUL & 20/0729/LBC (Minor) OTTERY ST MARY.

Councillor Philip Skinner, Personal, Known to the applicant.

 

Minute 201. 20/1166/FUL (Minor) EXMOUTH BRIXINGTON.

Councillor Andrew Colman, Personal, Exmouth Town Councillor and Member of Exmouth Town Council's Planning Committee.

 

Minute 201. 20/1166/FUL (Minor) EXMOUTH BRIXINGTON.

Councillor Bruce De Saram, Personal, Exmouth Town Councillor.

 

Minute 201. 20/1166/FUL (Minor) EXMOUTH BRIXINGTON.

Councillor Eileen Wragg, Personal, Visited Bystock Court by invitation in January 2020.

 

Minute 201. 20/1166/FUL (Minor) EXMOUTH BRIXINGTON.

Councillor Joe Whibley, Personal, Exmouth Town Councillor and Member of Exmouth Town Council's Planning Committee.

 

Minute 201. 20/1166/FUL (Minor) EXMOUTH BRIXINGTON.

Councillor Olly Davey, Personal, Exmouth Town Councillor.

 

Minute 201. 20/1166/FUL (Minor) EXMOUTH BRIXINGTON.

Councillor Philip Skinner, Personal, In accordance with the code of good practice for Councillors and Officers dealing with planning matters as set out in the Constitution Councillor Skinner advised as the applicant was known to him and was removed to the virtual lobby while this application was being discussed and did not take part in the debate or vote.

 

Minute 201. 20/1166/FUL (Minor) EXMOUTH BRIXINGTON.

Councillor Steve Gazzard, Personal, Exmouth Town Councillor; known to the applicant and applicant's partner who is a colleague at EDDC.

 

Minute 201. 20/1166/FUL (Minor) EXMOUTH BRIXINGTON.

Councillor Tony Woodward, Personal, Exmouth Town Councillor.

 

Minute 202. 20/1633/FUL (Minor) AXMINSTER.

Councillor Sarah Jackson, Personal, Received correspondence on this planning matter from several members of the public.

 

Minute 203. 20/2293/FUL (Other) DUNKESWELL AND OTTERHEAD.

Councillor Philip Skinner, Personal, Known to the applicant.

 

Minute 204. 20/2310/FUL (Other) TRINITY.

Councillor Geoff Pook, Personal, Known to the applicant as a Member of the same political group.

 

Minute 204. 20/2310/FUL (Other) TRINITY.

Councillor Philip Skinner, Personal, Known to applicant.

 

Minute 204. 20/2310/FUL (Other) TRINITY.

Councillor Tony Woodward, Personal, Known to applicant.

 

197.

19/2145/MFUL (Major) WOODBURY AND LYMPSTONE pdf icon PDF 557 KB

Woodbury Park Hotel And Golf Club, Woodbury Castle, Woodbury

Minutes:

Applicant:

The Club Company Ltd.

 

Location:

Woodbury Park Hotel and Golf Club, Woodbury Castle, Woodbury, EX5 1JJ.

 

Proposal:

Change of use of land for the siting of 14 holiday lodge caravans and associated access and development.

 

RESOLVED:

Approved as per Officer recommendation but with a change to Condition 14 to read as follows and subject to the following additional condition:

 

Condition 14:

 

The development hereby permitted shall only be occupied for holiday purposes under the supervision and management of the owners or occupiers of the Woodbury Park Hotel and Country Club and shall not be occupied as a person's sole or main place of residence. Occupation of caravans must not exceed 60 consecutive days. A register (including names and main home addresses) of all occupiers of the holiday unit shall be collated and maintained by the owners or occupiers of Woodbury Park Hotel and Country Club, and this information shall be available at all reasonable times on request by the Local Planning Authority.

(Reason - To ensure that the accommodation hereby permitted may not be used as a separate dwelling in this open countryside location where new development is restricted in accordance with Policy E19 (Holiday Accommodation Parks) and Strategy 7 - Development in the Countryside of the Adopted East Devon Local Plan 2013-2031.)

 

Additional condition:

 

Prior to commencement of development, details of the timing and provision of on-site renewable energy to serve the units hereby approved, and provision of electric car charging points to the main car park for visitor, shall have been submitted to and agreed in writing by the local planning authority. Thereafter the development shall be carried out in accordance with the agreed details and retained in perpetuity.

(Reason: In order to provide sustainable construction and renewable energy production in accordance with the provisions of, and Policy E19 (Holiday Accommodation Parks) of, the East Devon Local Plan 2013-2031.)

198.

20/0728/FUL & 20/0729/LBC (Minor) OTTERY ST MARY pdf icon PDF 499 KB

Kings Arms Hotel, Gold Street, Ottery St Mary, EX11 1DG.

Minutes:

Applicant:

Mr and Mrs Graham Hudson.

 

Location:

Kings Arms Hotel, gold Street, Ottery St Mary, EX11 1DG.

 

Proposal:

Conversion of hotel accommodation to 5 flats, retaining existing bar, lounge and skittle alley, fenestration changes and provision of bin storage and bicycle parking.

 

RESOLVED:

20/0728/FUL – Approved as per Officer recommendations

20/0729/LBC – Approved as per Officer recommendations.

 

 

199.

20/1746/FUL (Other) SIDMOUTH SIDFORD pdf icon PDF 692 KB

Woolbrook Reservoir, Balfours, Sidmouth, EX10 9EF.

Minutes:

Applicant:

Mr Mark Laurenti.

 

Location:

Woolbrook Reservoir, Balfours, Sidmouth, EX10 9EF.

 

Proposal:

Excavation of an earth bank to facilitate enlargement of the existing parking area to form 3 additional parking spaces and construction of a retaining wall.

 

RESOLVED:

Approved as per Officer recommendation.

 

200.

20/1726/FUL (Minor) FENITON pdf icon PDF 406 KB

1 Hamlet Cottages, Weston, Honiton, EX14 3PB.

Minutes:

Applicant:

Mr Shane Francis

 

Location:

1 Hamlet Cottages, Weston, Honiton, EX14 3PB.

 

Proposal:

Change of use of an existing workshop (use Class B1(c)) to a residential dwelling (use class C3) with minor alterations.

 

RESOLVED:

Approved as per Officer recommendation.

201.

20/1166/FUL (Minor) EXMOUTH BRIXINGTON pdf icon PDF 461 KB

Bystock Court, Old Bystock Drive, Exmouth, EX8 5EQ.

Minutes:

Applicant:

Miss J Rhodes

 

Location:

Bystock Court, Old Bystock Drive, Exmouth, EX8 5EQ.

 

Proposal:

Construction of a new daycare centre.

 

RESOLVED:

Approved as per Officer recommendation.

202.

20/1633/FUL (Minor) AXMINSTER pdf icon PDF 538 KB

Rose Farm, Wyke, Axminster, EX13 8TN.

Minutes:

Applicant:

Mr and Mrs K Bostock.

 

Location:

Rose Farm, Wyke, Axminster, EX13 8TN.

 

Proposal:

Erection of agricultural barn.

 

RESOLVED:

Refused as per Officer recommendation.

203.

20/2293/FUL (Other) DUNKESWELL AND OTTERHEAD pdf icon PDF 210 KB

Kains Park Farm, Awliscombe, Honiton, EX14 3NN.

Minutes:

Applicant:

Mr and Mrs Martyn Summers

 

Location:

Kains Park Farm, Awliscombe, Honiton, EX14 3NN.

 

Proposal:

Proposed extension and conversion of existing outbuilding to form studio/games room.

 

RESOLVED:

Approved as per Officer recommendation.

204.

20/2310/FUL (Other) TRINITY pdf icon PDF 323 KB

Ware Barn, Ware, Lyme Regis, DT7 3RH.

Minutes:

Applicant:

Ian and Sue Thomas

 

Location:

Ware Barn, Ware, Lyme Regis, DT7 3RH.

 

Proposal:

Construction of proposed greenhouse.

 

RESOLVED:

Approved as per Officer recommendation.