Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday 14th July 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Civic Suite, Solihull

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:

Councillor Yvonne Clements declared a conflict of interest in application 2021/01508 – 18 Sandy Hill Rise as the applicant was a friend, and in application 2021/01609 – Widney Road, Bentley Heath as a local resident she had signed a petition against the application.

3.

Requests of Members to address the meeting

Minutes:

Councillor Tim Hodgson requested to speak on application 2021/01508 – 18 Sandy Hill Rise, Shirley; and Councillor Ian Courts on application 2021/01609 – Widney Road, Bentley Heath.

4.

Questions and Deputations

Minutes:

No question or deputations received.

5.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 194 KB

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 16 June 2021 were confirmed as a true record.

6.

PL/2020/02792/PPFL Land at Catherine De Barnes Lane pdf icon PDF 802 KB

Minutes:

Deferred by Officers following receipt of additional information from the applicant and, in the interests of transparency and fairness, the Council would need to notify third parties.

 

 

7.

PL/2021/00460/PPFL 561 Warwick Road pdf icon PDF 338 KB

Minutes:

Deferred by officers to allow any person to review all information received relating to the planning application with a clear 5 days ahead of Committee.

8.

PL/2021/00554/MINFHO 55 Rodborough Road pdf icon PDF 436 KB

Minutes:

Conditional approval as per the recommendation.

9.

PL/2021/00659/PPRM Land At The Green For Phases F And G pdf icon PDF 245 KB

Minutes:

Deferred by Officers on account of the plots 222-225 and the concern of a lack of adequate visibility to the public highway.

 

 

10.

PL/2021/00937/PPFL The Bungalow Dickens Heath School pdf icon PDF 294 KB

Minutes:

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

 

(7). The nursery shall not be occupied until details of the garage conversion and its window treatment have been submitted to and approved by the local planning authority. The details shall be implemented as approved and maintained thereafter.

 

To protect the character and appearance of the area and in accordance with Policy P15 of the Solihull Local Plan.

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11.

PL/2021/01493/MINFOT Coleshill Heath Primary School pdf icon PDF 295 KB

Minutes:

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

(5) The development shall not be commenced until such a time as a scheme to manage the surface water run-off from the development has been summited to, and approved in writing by, the Local Planning Authority, with no occupation until the scheme is operational. The submitted details should include:-

(a) results of infiltration tests, carried out in accordance with BRE 365 or similar, to determine the suitability of the site for infiltration. If infiltration is deemed to be suitable, the proposed soakaway(s) should be designed in accordance with BRE 365 also;

(b) a plan indicating the size and location of the proposed soakaway(s);

(c) if a soakaway is demonstrated to be not suitable then details of an alternative SuDS system should be submitted;

(d) construction details; and

(e) maintenance plan for the whole drainage system in accordance with the SuDS manual.

12.

PL/2021/01508/PPFL 18 Sandy Hill Rise pdf icon PDF 321 KB

Minutes:

Conditional approval as per the recommendation.

 

Councillor Maggie Allen advised she was the ward member but had no dealings with the applicants. Councillor Yvonne Clements declared that she knew the applicant and therefore would not partake in the debate/vote, and Councillor Bob Grinsell declared he had advised the resident of no. 25 to seek ward member advice.

 

Mrs Rifzed Zaheer and Councillor Tim Hodgson spoke against the application whilst Mrs Suzanne Fisher spoke in support.

13.

PL/2021/01609/PN - Telecommunications Mast Widney Road pdf icon PDF 422 KB

Minutes:

Refused as per the recommendation.

 

Councillor Yvonne Clements declared that as a local resident she had signed a petition opposing the application and would not participate in the debate/vote.

 

A statement of objection was read out on behalf of Mrs Anna King and Councillor Ian Courts spoke opposing the application.

14.

Appeal Decisions pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Minutes:

The appeal decisions in respect of: 1 Brook Cottage, Brook Lane, Barston; Redwoods, 33 Wootton Green Lane, Balsall Common; and 476 Warwick Road, Solihull were noted.

15.

Delegated Decisions pdf icon PDF 173 KB

Minutes:

The delegated decisions for the period 9 June – 5 July 2021 were noted.