Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee
Monday, 3rd August, 2020 1.00 pm

Contact: Charlotte Kearsey  01246 345236

Items
No. Item

154.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

No apologies for absence were received.

155.

Declarations of Members' and Officers' Interests Relating to Items on the Agenda

Minutes:

No declarations of interest were received.

156.

Minutes of Planning Committee pdf icon PDF 91 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED -

 

That the Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 13 July, 2020 be signed by the Chair as a true record.

157.

Applications for Planning Permission - Plans Determined by the Committee pdf icon PDF 30 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

*The Committee considered the under-mentioned applications in light of reports by the Development Management and Conservation Manager

and resolved as follows:-

 

CHE/20/00332/REM1 - PROPOPOSED VARIATION OF CONDITION 3 OF CHE/14/00644/FUL (PROPOSED SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) FARM WITH ASSOCIATED INFRASTRUCTURE FOR A TEMPORARY PERIOD OF 27 YEARS) TO EXTEND THE OPERATION PERIOD TO A TOTAL OF 40 YEARS AT DEVELOPMENT LAND TO WEST OF DUCKMANTON AND NORTH OF TOM LANE, DUCKMANTON, DERBYSHIRE FOR LIGHTSOURCE BP

 

In accordance with Minute No. 299 (2001/2002) James Davies (applicant’s representative) addressed the meeting.

 

That the officer recommendation be upheld and the application be approved subject to the following conditions:-

 

1.  All external dimensions and elevational treatments shall be as shown on the approved plans, 03236D2202-01, 03236D2215-01, 03236D2207-01, 03236D2212-02 Sheet 1, 03236D2212-02 Sheet 2, 03236D2203-03, 03236D2206-01, 03236D2201-02 and 03009D1001-07, with the exception of any approved non material amendment.

 

2.  The planning permission is granted for a period of 40 years from the commencement of the solar farm development. Not less than 12 months from the expiry of the 40 years or on cessation of electricity generation on site (whichever is sooner) details of the removal of the array and associated equipment; the restoration of the land to agricultural use; and the phasing of works shall be submitted to the Local than Planning Authority for consideration / approval. Not less 6 months from the expiry of the 40 years or on cessation of electricity on site (whichever is sooner) all development hereby permitted shall be removed and the land restored to agricultural land in accordance with the approved scheme.

 

3.  The development shall remain in accordance with the details provided in respect of biodiversity enhancement plan and the landscaping scheme dated June 2015.

 

4.  If, within a period of five years from the date of the planting of any tree or plant, that tree or plant, or any tree or plant planted as a replacement for it, is removed, uprooted or destroyed or dies, or becomes, in the opinion of the Local Planning Authority, seriously damaged or defective, another tree or plant of the same species and size as that originally planted shall be planted at the same place.

 

5.  The development shall remain in accordance with the Surface Water Drainage Strategy document, dated June 2015.

 

6.  Should the LPA receive any complaints regarding noise output from the installation the site operator will be required to fully comply with the LPAs complaint investigation process and install any necessary mitigation measures which may be deemed necessary.

 

7.  The development shall remain in accordance with the approved colours:

 

-                Substation – RAL 6005 Moss Green

-                Inverter/Transformer – RAL 7004 Signal Grey

 

8.  The development shall continue to operate in accordance with the submitted Traffic Management Plan and Environmental Requirements of Contractor, dated March 2015.

 

9.  All electricity cables shall be installed below ground.

 

158.

Applications for Planning Permission - Plans Determined by the Development Management and Conservation Manager (P140D) pdf icon PDF 43 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

*The Development Management and Conservation Manager reported that pursuant to the authority delegated to him, he had determined the under-mentioned applications subject to the necessary conditions:-

 

(a)   Approvals

 

CHE/19/00514/FUL

Erection of two new three bedroom dwellings - mining assessment rec'd 04/11/2019 at land at Rowsley Crescent Staveley Derbyshire for Chesterfield Borough Council

 

CHE/20/00091/FUL

Front extension and alterations to roof line and retention of elevated children’s playhouse - additional drawing provided 08/06/2020 at 643 Newbold Road Newbold Derbyshire S41 8AA for Mr David Hedley

 

CHE/20/00103/FUL

Two storey extension to dwelling (revised drawing received 08.06.2020 and 18.06.2020) at 107 Dunston Lane Newbold S41 8HA for Mr Richard Hodgson

 

CHE/20/00176/ADV

One new fascia, one new double-sided pictorial to existing bracket, one new gable board, one new directional sign, one new amenity board, one new lantern, six new LED floodlights and two new A1 lockable poster cases at Star Inn 422 Chatsworth Road Chesterfield S40 3BD for Star Pubs and Bars Ltd

 

CHE/20/00212/FUL

Re-submission of application number CHE/19/00743/FUL. With addition of a balcony to the first floor rear master bedroom at 4 Brookfield Avenue Chesterfield Derbyshire S40 3NX for Mr Jonathan Hughes

 

CHE/20/00214/FUL

First floor extension over existing garage and two storey side extension to provide accommodation for dependant relatives at 27 Yew Tree Drive Somersall S40 3NB for Mr and Mrs Jassim

 

CHE/20/00222/FUL

Two storey side extension and single storey rear extension at 68 Storrs Road Chesterfield S40 3PZ for Mr and Mrs Martschenko

 

CHE/20/00233/FUL

Single storey rear extension at 43 Broomfield Avenue Hasland Derbyshire S41 0LU for Mr Stephen Turner

 

CHE/20/00234/FUL

Single storey side and rear extension at 155 Somersall Lane Somersall Derbyshire S40 3LZ for Mrs Fiona Duroe

 

CHE/20/00247/LBC

Replace 15 windows and 3 existing wooden framed French door with aluminium framed windows and French door at Plover Hill Farm, Farm House View Wetlands Lane Brimington S43 1QG for Aaron Pauk

 

CHE/20/00257/FUL

Proposed conversion of garage with link infill and increase in roof height at 6 Cambrian Close Brockwell Chesterfield Derbyshire S40 4LA for Mr Dean Harper

 

CHE/20/00278/FUL

Single storey front extension to the existing dwelling at 25 South Lodge Court Ashgate Chesterfield S40 3QG for Mr Sellars

 

CHE/20/00281/FUL

Single storey rear extension at 134 St Johns Road Newbold Derbyshire S41 8TW for Mr and Mrs Alexander

 

CHE/20/00287/ADV

6 illuminated fascia signs, 3 illuminated booth lettering signs and 1 15" illuminated digital booth screen at land adj Royal Mail Depot West Bars Chesterfield Derbyshire for McDonalds Restaurants Ltd

 

CHE/20/00288/ADV

Installation of 2 internally illuminated free standing totem signs at land adj Royal Mail Depot West Bars Chesterfield Derbyshire for McDonalds Restaurants Ltd

 

CHE/20/00290/ADV

Various site signage including 4 freestanding signs, 3 banner units and 31 DOT signs at land adj Royal Mail Depot West Bars Chesterfield Derbyshire for McDonalds Restaurants Ltd

 

CHE/20/00300/FUL

Orangery extended off existing 2 storey rear extension at 4 Mansfeldt Road Newbold Derbyshire S41 7BW for Mr and Mrs Laws

 

CHE/20/00310/FUL

Conversion of first floor of existing retail and office premises to form a 1 bed self-contained flat  ...  view the full minutes text for item 158.

159.

Applications to Fell or Prune Trees (P620D) pdf icon PDF 43 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

*The Development Management and Conservation Manager reported that pursuant to the powers delegated to him he had determined the under-mentioned applications in respect of:-

 

 

(a)   The felling and pruning of trees:-

 

CHE/20/00389/TPO

 

Consent is granted to the pruning of one Willow tree reference T41 on the order map for Mrs Valerie King at 401 Newbold Road, Newbold.

 

CHE/20/00395/TPO

 

Consent is granted to the felling of one Honey Locust tree reference T5 on the Order map for Mr Blank at 121 Handley Road, New Whittington, with a condition to plant a replacement tree in the next available planting season after felling.

 

CHE/20/00413/TPO

 

Consent is granted to the felling of one Sycamore tree within G3 on the Order map for Mr Gay of 12 Quarry Lane, Brampton, with a condition to plant a replacement tree in the next available planting season after felling.

 

CHE/20/00400/TPO

 

Consent is granted to the pruning of 4 trees reference T3 – T6 Oak on the Order map for MRA Group Ltd on behalf of William Davis Homes at land off Dunston Lane, Dunston.

 

CHE/20/00387/TPO

 

Consent is granted to the pruning of 2 Lime trees reference T11 and T12 on the Order map for Mrs Day of 2 Bryn Lea, Hady.

 

CHE/20/00398/TPO

 

Consent is granted to the felling of one Elm tree reference T51 which has severe dieback of the crown, with a condition to plant one new Oak tree as a replacement in the same location, and the pruning of 10 trees reference T41, T44 Elm, T42, T43, T47-T50 and T52 Sycamore, T46 Maple on the Order map for Ted Firth on behalf of Chesterfield Borough Council. The trees are located in the open space adjacent to 120 The Green, Hasland.

 

CHE/20/00374/TPO

 

Consent is granted to the pruning of one Oak tree within G1 on the Order map for Mrs Carly Roe of 14 Booker Close, Inkersall.

 

CHE/20/00446/TPO

 

Consent is granted to the The pruning of one Beech tree reference T8 on the Order map for Mrs Martine Lord of 662 Chatsworth Road.

 

(b)   Notification of Intent to Affect Trees in a Conservation Area

 

CHE/20/00436/CA The felling of one conifer tree and the pruning of 3 conifers and 1 Plum tree to the rear of the Church of the Annunciation, Spencer Street, Chesterfield for Mark Whatley Tree Services.

Agreement to the felling of 1 conifer tree and the pruning of 4 trees.  The felling and pruning of the trees will have no adverse effect on the amenity value of the area.

 

The trees are within the Spencer Street Conservation Area and the applicant wishes to remove the conifer because it is leaning with movement of the root plate and the reduction of 3 conifer trees and 1 Plum tree by 2 metres as they are growing too big for their location. 

 

160.

Appeals Report (P000) pdf icon PDF 45 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Development Management and Conservation Manager reported on the current position in respect of appeals which had been received.

 

*RESOLVED -

 

That the report be noted.

161.

Enforcement Report (P410) pdf icon PDF 28 KB

Minutes:

The Local Government and Regulatory Law Manager and the Development Management and Conservation Manager submitted a joint report on the current position regarding enforcement action which had been authorised by the Council.

 

*RESOLVED -

 

That the report be noted.