Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday 16th June 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Suite. View directions

Contact: David Acton  Email: dacton@solihull.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

2.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of Members disclosable pecuniary interests and conflicts of interest.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

3.

Requests of Members to address the meeting

Minutes:

Councillor Ian Courts requested to speak on application 2021/00496 – 14 Spring Lane, Hockley Heath.

4.

Questions and Deputations

Minutes:

No questions or deputations received.

5.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 140 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 19 May 2021.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 19 May 2021 were approved as a true record.

6.

PL/2021/00278/PPFL - Arden School, Station Road Knowle pdf icon PDF 315 KB

Minutes:

Conditional approval as per the recommendation together with an additional

condition requiring a low-level lighting scheme to be submitted and approved by

the Local Planning Authority.

 

A statement of objection was read out on behalf of Mr Antony Miller and Dr

Gentle, and Mr Martin Murphy spoke in support.

 

Councillor Bob Grinsell was not in attendance and Councillor Stuart Davis was

Chairman.

7.

PL/2021/00421/MINFHO - 48 Birchy Close pdf icon PDF 379 KB

Minutes:

Conditional approval as per the recommendation.

 

Mr Ovidiu spoke in support of the application and Mr Trevor Eames (Parish Councillor) spoke against.

 

 

Councillor Bob Grinsell was not in attendance and Councillor Stuart Davis was Chairman.

 

8.

PL/2021/00496/PPFL - 14 Spring Lane Hockley Heath pdf icon PDF 513 KB

Minutes:

Refused against the recommendation for the following reason:-

(i)  the proposed development would be an over-development of the site for reason that one bungalow is proposed to be replaced by 3no. four bedroom two-storey detached houses. The resultant layout of development provides a scheme which is harmful to the character of the area and, as such, is contrary to Policies P5 and P15 of the Solihull Local Plan.

 

Mr Gary Phillips spoke in support of the application and a statement of objection was read out on behalf of Councillor Ian Courts.

9.

PL/2021/00501/PPFL - 121 Widney Manor Road pdf icon PDF 405 KB

Minutes:

Conditional approval as per the recommendation together with an additional condition to read:-

(21) No part of any of the flat roofed areas of the dwelling, hereby approved, shall be used as a balcony, roof terrace or other similar amenity area.

 

To safeguard the amenity of the occupiers of nearby dwellings in accordance with Policy P14 of the Solihull Local Plan 2013.

 

 

Councillor Bob Grinsell was not in attendance and Councillor Stuart Davis was Chairman.

10.

Appeal by Extra MSA Group pdf icon PDF 247 KB

Minutes:

The Planning Committee delegated authority to the Chairman and Vice-Chairman, in conjunction with Officers, to approve the Statement of Case and other related matters for the appeal.

 

Councillor Bob Grinsell was not in attendance and Councillor Stuart Davis was Chairman.

 

11.

Appeal Decisions pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Minutes:

The appeal decisions in respect of: Land rear of Cleobury Barn, Cleobury Lane, Earlswood; 107 Station Road, Balsall Common; Homeleigh, 679 ChesterRoad, Kingshurst; and Rumbush Farm, Rumbush Lane, Earlswood were noted.

12.

Delegated Decisions pdf icon PDF 212 KB

Minutes:

The delegated decisions for the period 12 May - 7 June 2021 were noted.