Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee - Monday, 19th April, 2021 1.00 pm

Contact: Amanda Clayton  01246 345237

Items
No. Item

63.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Councillor Brady.

64.

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

Minutes:

Councillors Caulfield, Marriott and Simmons declared interests in agenda item 4 (CHE/21/00114/COU - Change of use from public house (sui generis use) to retail shop/supermarket now (use class EA) at Devonshire Hotel, 17 Occupation Road, Newbold, Chesterfield) having previously made comments or formal representations on the application.

 

Councillor Mann declared an interest in agenda item 6 (CHE/20/00432/FUL - construction of a solar photovoltaic farm with battery storage and other associated infrastructure, including
inverters, security cameras, fencing, access tracks and landscaping on land adjacent to Inkersall Road, Staveley, Chesterfield for Inkersall Solar Farm Ltd) due to his position as leader of Staveley Town Council.

 

65.

Minutes of Planning Committee pdf icon PDF 242 KB

Planning Committee               29th March 2021

Minutes:

RESOLVED -

 

That the Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 29th March, 2021 be signed by the Chair as a true record.

66.

Applications for Planning Permission - Plans Determined by the Committee pdf icon PDF 99 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/20/00432/FUL - CONSTRUCTION OF A SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC FARM WITH BATTERY STORAGE AND OTHER ASSOCIATED INFRASTRUCTURE, INCLUDING INVERTERS, SECURITY CAMERAS, FENCING, ACCESS TRACKS AND LANDSCAPING ON LAND ADJACENT TO INKERSALL ROAD, STAVELEY, CHESTERFIELD FOR INKERSALL SOLAR FARM LTD.

 

Councillor Mann had declared an interest in the following item and left the meeting at this point.

 

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

 

In accordance with Minute No. 299 (2001/2002) James Hartley-Bond (applicant) addressed the meeting.

 

1.  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 Planning Authority for consideration / approval. Not less than 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.

 

2.  Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved, full details of the final locations, design and materials to be used for the site infrastructure, such as; the panel arrays, battery cabins, inverters, control room, substations, power conversion system, HVAC unit, cabins, containers, CCTV cameras and fencing shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. Subsequently the development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details and be retained as such for the life of the development.

 

3.  No development shall take place on site (including site preparation works) until a Construction Environmental Management Plan (CEMP: Biodiversity) has been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The CEMP (Biodiversity) shall include the following:-

 

a)      Risk assessment of potentially damaging construction activities.

 

b)      Identification of “biodiversity protection zones.

 

c)      Practical measures (both physical measures and sensitive working practices) to avoid or reduce impacts during construction (may be provided as a set of method statements).

 

d)      The location and timing of sensitive works to avoid harm to biodiversity features.

 

e)      The times during construction when specialist ecologists need to be present on site to oversee works.

 

f)       Responsible persons and lines of communication.

 

g)      The role and responsibilities on site of an ecological clerk of works (ECoW) or similarly competent person.

h)      Use of protective fences, exclusion barriers and warning signs.

 

The approved CEMP shall be adhered to and implemented throughout the construction period strictly in accordance with the approved details, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the local planning authority.

 

4.  A Landscape and Ecological Management Plan (LEMP) shall be submitted to and be approved  ...  view the full minutes text for item 66.

67.

Building Regulations (P880D) pdf icon PDF 6 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

 

*The Chief Building Control Officer reported that pursuant to the authority delegated to him he had determined the under-mentioned plans under the Building Regulations:-

 

Approvals

 

21/00188/DEXFP

Two storey front, side extension and single storey rear extension at 8 Selby Close Walton Chesterfield S40 3HA

 

21/00194/DEXFP

Single storey rear extension at 133 Cordwell Avenue Newbold Chesterfield Derbyshire S41 8BN

 

20/06108/DEXFP

Single storey side extension at 22A Brookside Bar Chesterfield Derbyshire S40 3PJ

 

20/06145/DEXFP

Single storey rear sun lounge extension at 31 Redbrook Avenue Hasland Chesterfield Derbyshire S41 0RL

 

21/00219/DEXFP

Loft conversion at 25 Turner Drive Inkersall Chesterfield Derbyshire S43 3HD

 

20/05611/DEXFP

New internal openings on the ground and first floor
to create one dwelling at 28 - 29 Reservoir
Terrace Brockwell Chesterfield Derbyshire S40 4HA

 

21/00404/DEXPI

Replace conservatory roof with Guardian solid roof
system at 27 Foxbrook Drive Walton Chesterfield Derbyshire S40 3JR

 

21/00477/DEXFP

Porch built to front of property at 83 Smithfield Avenue Hasland Chesterfield Derbyshire S41 0PS

 

20/06008/DEXFP

First floor extension at Headland House 10 Headland Close Brimington Chesterfield Derbyshire S43 1QU

 

20/06236/DEXFP

Garage conversion at 11 Horse Chestnut Close Chesterfield Derbyshire S40 2FL

 

21/00632/DEXFP

Single storey rear extension at 82 Highfield Road Newbold Chesterfield Derbyshire S41 7HB

 

20/06109/DEXFP

Side and rear extension at 106 Spital Lane Spital Chesterfield Derbyshire S41 0HN

 

21/00474/DEXFP

Internal wall removal and creation Of new
toilet/cloakroom at 20 Netherfield Road Somersall Chesterfield Derbyshire S40 3LS

 

21/00028/DEXFP

Single storey extension at 6 Lancelot Close Walton Chesterfield Derbyshire S40 3ET

 

21/00791/DCC

Level access shower room and concrete ramp
installation at 1 Cedar Street Hollingwood Chesterfield Derbyshire S43 2LR

 

21/00769/DEXFP

Single storey rear extension at 45 Miriam Avenue Somersall Chesterfield Derbyshire S40 3NF

 

20/06195/DCC

Lobby alteration of upvc panelling concrete and
dowell to the existing floor slab, new entrance door,
internal door widening and external metal modular
ramping at 16 Tansley Way Inkersall Chesterfield Derbyshire S43 3DT

 

21/00568/DEXFP

Single Storey Living Room, Utility Room and WC
Extension at 7 Orchards Way Walton Chesterfield Derbyshire S40 3DA

 

21/00535/DEXFP

Internal alterations to create new toilet and breakfast area at 16 Blackdown Avenue Loundsley
Green Chesterfield Derbyshire S40 4QQ

 

21/00805/DEXFP

Removal of wall at ground floor, patio doors in
existing opening and new door at 1A Oakfield Avenue Chesterfield Derbyshire S40 3LE

 

20/05384/DEXFP

Single storey kitchen extension at 180 Somersall Lane Somersall Chesterfield Derbyshire S40 3NA

 

21/00336/DEXFP

Single storey rear extension at 46 Amber Crescent Walton Chesterfield Derbyshire S40 3DH

 

21/00493/DEXFP

Internal alterations and new windows at 140 Newbridge Lane Old Whittington Chesterfield Derbyshire S41 9JA

 

21/00896/DEXFP

Single storey rear extension at 15 Windmill Way Brimington Chesterfield Derbyshire S43 1GR

 

21/00331/DEXFP

Single storey rear extension at 37 Danby Avenue Old Whittington Chesterfield Derbyshire S41 9NH

 

21/00836/OTHFP

Conversion of existing domestic integral garage into small hair salon at 7 Kirkdale Close Chesterfield Derbyshire S40 2UX

 

21/00772/DEXFP

Single storey side extension at 34 South Crescent Duckmanton Chesterfield Derbyshire S44
5EH

 

21/01117/DEXFP

Single storey rear extension at 30 Oadby Drive Hasland Chesterfield Derbyshire S41 0YF

 

21/00537/DEXFP

Loft conversion at 67 Ashgate Avenue Ashgate  ...  view the full minutes text for item 67.

68.

Applications for Planning Permission - Plans Determined by the Development Management and Conservation Manager (P140D) pdf icon PDF 6 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/19/00725/FUL

External alterations to existing building including external cladding and alteration to fenestration, level access, installation of fire escape and erection of a smoking shelter at C C S Media Ltd New Birdholme House Derby Road Birdholme Derbyshire S40 2EX for CCS Media

 

CHE/20/00526/FUL

To continue to have our steel container on land at the side of canal for storage on a permanent basis. Revised information received 03/02/21 at Tapton Lock Visitors Centre Lockoford Lane Chesterfield S41 7JB for Mr Dale Smith

 

CHE/20/00622/FUL

Extension to industrial unit to provide additional storage - additional information received 22nd and 23rd February 2021 at Bildan House Broombank Road Chesterfield Trading Estate Chesterfield S41 9QJ for Oxdale Products Limited

 

CHE/20/00698/FUL

Two storey extension to front of dwelling, single storey rear extension and porch to front of property (revised plans received 15.03.2021) at 2 Matlock Road Chesterfield S40 3JQ for Mr Paul Gosney

 

CHE/20/00807/FUL

Two storey side extension.  Revised drawing received 11.01.2021 and 29.01.2021 at 764 Chatsworth Road Chesterfield S40 3PN for Mr Jason Bolland

 

CHE/20/00867/FUL

Demolition of existing conservatory and erection of a single storey rear extension at 91 Newbold Back Lane Chesterfield S40 4HH for Miss Lynn Duesbury

 

CHE/20/00881/REM

Variation of condition 2 (approved plans) of CHE/19/00149/FUL (Refurbishment of existing unit and proposed new warehouse) at Denka UK Ltd Broombank Road Chesterfield Trading Estate Chesterfield S41 9QJ for Denka UK Ltd

 

CHE/21/00013/FUL

Single storey rear extension.  Revised drawing received 19 3 2021 at 38 Spire Heights Chesterfield S40 4BF for Mr Danny Connor

 

CHE/21/00031/FUL

Single storey side and rear extension, and improvements to front elevation.  Revised drawings received 04.03.2021 at 20 Aspley Close Chesterfield S40 4HG for Mr Stuart Woodhouse

 

CHE/21/00032/FUL

Single storey rear extension at 556 Chatsworth Road Chesterfield S40 3AY for Mr and Mrs Thompson

 

CHE/21/00041/FUL

Raising of the existing roof and creation of first floor extension at 114 Newbridge Lane Old Whittington Derbyshire S41 9JF for Mr A May

 

CHE/21/00046/FUL

Front porch extension at 66 Netherfield Road Somersall Derbyshire S40 3LS for Gomer John Kees

 

CHE/21/00054/TPO

T11 - Beech, reveal street light. Duty of Care.  T12 Ash- Crown lift to 3 metres all round.  Duty of Care.  T29-T28 - Beech,   Crown lift over footpath to 3 metres. Duty of Care.  T48 Silver Birch - This is in Wild School Area and is in decline and needs removing as it is not safe.  Duty of Care.  T90-T109 - Remove major deadwood over 40mm from Lime and Pine trees on main entrance drove.  Duty of Care.  T112 Scotts Pine - Crown lift over footpath to 3 metres.  Duty of Care.  T110-T111 Sycamore - crown lift 3 metres over footpath and 5.2 metres over carriageway.  Duty of Care at Ashgate Croft School Ashgate Road Chesterfield S40 4BN for Mr Carl Briddock

 

CHE/21/00062/FUL

Erection of a garden room/office/shed at the bottom of the garden at 44  ...  view the full minutes text for item 68.

69.

Applications to Fell or Prune Trees (P620D) pdf icon PDF 6 KB

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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/21/00054/TPO

 

Consent is granted to the felling of one Silver Birch tree reference T48 and the pruning of 33 trees reference T21, 28 Beech, T12, T24 and T25 Ash, T19, T20, T22 and T23 Hornbeam, T29 Birch, T92 Holly, T94, T96, T100, T102, T104, T106, T108 Yew, T90, T93, T95, T97, T98, T99, T101, T105, T109 Lime, T91, T103, T107, T112 Pine and T110 and T111 Sycamore on the Order Map for Landscape Services Ltd on behalf of Ashgate Croft School, Ashgate, with a condition to plant one new Oak tree as a replacement in the same location.

 

CHE/21/00219/TPO

 

Consent is granted to the felling of 3 trees within G4 consisting of 1 Elm and 2 Sycamore trees which are in poor condition and leaning towards the highway. Also the pruning of various species of trees within G1, G3 and G4 and individual trees reference T86 to T220 on the Order map which are situated in the grounds of St Peter St Paul School and within falling distance of Hady Hill and the school driveway for Ken Portas Landscapes and Tree Surgery.

 

The duty to plant replacement trees has been dispensed with on this occasion due to other trees along the highway and no loss of amenity.

 

CHE/21/00239/TPO

Consent is granted to the pruning of 7 trees reference T1 Tree of Heaven and T2 and T5-T9 Lime on the Order Map for Mrs Lynn at Hunters Walk, Chesterfield.

 

CHE/21/00212/TPO

Consent is granted to the felling of trees within W1 and within 1 metre of the boundary fence line and the coppicing of a group of small Sycamore trees to the west of 44 Marine Drive for Mr Jenkins of 44 Marine Drive.

 

CHE/21/00245/TPO

Consent is granted to the pruning of 88 Lombardy Poplar trees reference G1 on the Order map to the rear of 23 to 45 Pomegranate Road for Mrs Sheldon of 27 Pomegranate Road.

 

CHE/21/00192/TPO

 

Consent is refused to the pruning of one Sycamore tree reference T1 on the Order map for Miss Hume of 159 Old Hall Road, Brampton.

 

CHE/21/00211/TPO

 

Consent is granted to the pruning of one Oak tree reference T8 and one Maple tree within G3 on the Order map for Mr Pickering of 53 Pomegranate Road, Newbold.

 

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

 

CHE/21/00244/CA The crown reduction of 4 Birch and 1 Maple tree to the rear of the Church of the annunciation, Spencer Street, Chesterfield for Mark Whatley Tree Services

Agreement to the pruning of 5 trees.  The 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 reduce the trees height as they are growing too big for their location. 

 

 

70.

Appeals Report (P000) pdf icon PDF 7 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.

71.

Enforcement Report (P410) pdf icon PDF 176 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.