Agenda, decisions and minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday 29th January 2014 4.30 pm

Venue: Civic Suite, Solihull

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

Items
No. Item

7.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE – There were no apologies.

8.

Update notes pdf icon PDF 55 KB

9.

Further Update note pdf icon PDF 42 KB

10.

Update notes pdf icon PDF 49 KB

11.

Declarations of Interest

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

Minutes:

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST – Councillor Hawkins declared an interest in application 2013/1689 on the grounds that he had been contacted by the owner/applicant.

12.

Requests of Members to address the meeting

Minutes:

REQUEST FROM MEMBERS TO ADDRESS THE MEETING – Councillor Hawkins addressed the meeting in relation to application 2013/1478, Councillors Brown and Hawkins in relation to applications 2013/1504, 2013/1679 and 2013/1705, and Councillors MacNaughton, Stephens, and Williams in relation to application 2013/1726.

13.

Questions and Deputations

Minutes:

QUESTIONS AND DEPUTATIONS – None received.

14.

Planning Committee Foreword

15.

2013/1991/S LAND ADJACENT 161 LUGTROUT LANE pdf icon PDF 94 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

2013/1991 – LAND ADJACENT 161 LUGTROUT LANE, SOLIHULL – MR JOHN PARKER – DEMOLISH ALL EXISTING BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES AND ERECT 1 THREE-BEDROOM DWELLING

 

RESOLVED – This application was withdrawn from the agenda at the request of the applicant.

16.

2013/1478/S LAND BETWEEN BRAGGS FARM LANE AND RUMBUSH LANE DICKENS HEATH pdf icon PDF 28 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

2013/1478 – LAND BETWEEN BRAGGS FARM LANE AND RUMBUSH LANE, DICKENS HEATH – DAVID WILSON HOMES (MERCIA) – DEMOLISH EXISTING BUILDING AND ERECT 67 DWELLINGS SERVED VIA KILN LANE AND RUMBUSH LANE, OPEN SPACE, LANDSCAPING, CAR PARKING, BALANCING PONDS, AND OTHER ANCILLARY WORKS.

 

RESOLVED – Refused with reason 1 amended as per the update note.

 

Authority was delegated to the Head of Development Management, in consultation with the Chairman, Vice-Chairman, and opposition Spokespersons, to confirm that one or more of the technical reasons for refusal may not be pursued in the event that an appeal were to be lodged and technical reason for refusal should not continue to be defended.

 

 

Mr Richard Holt, Mr Trevor Eames, and Councillor Ken Hawkins spoke against the application whilst Mr John Rowson spoke in support.

17.

2013/1504/S LAND AT DICKENS HEATH ROAD pdf icon PDF 31 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

2013/1504 – LAND AT DICKENS HEATH ROAD, DICKENS HEATH – CATESBY ESTATES LTD – OUTLINE PLANNING APPLICATION FOR RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT FOR UP TO 130 DWELLINGS (USE CLASS C3) INCLUDING MEANS OF ACCESS AND ASSOCIATED WORKS, WITH ALL OTHER MATTERS (RELATED TO APPEARANCE, LANDSCAPE, LAYOUT, AND SCALE) RESERVED.

 

RESOLVED – Refused with reason 1 amended as per the update note.

 

Authority was delegated to the Head of development Management, in consultation with the Chairman, Vice-Chairman, and Opposition Spokespersons, to confirm that one or more of the technical reasons for refusal may not be pursued in the event that an appeal were to be lodged and technical reason for refusal should not continue to be defended.

 

 

Mr Richard Holt, Mr Trevor Eames, and Councillors Linda Brown and Ken Hawkins spoke against the application whilst Mr Paul Brocklehurst spoke in support.

18.

2013/1679/S LAND AT TANWORTH LANE CHESWICK GREEN pdf icon PDF 31 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

2013/1679 – LAND AT TANWORTH LANE, CHESWICK GREEN – BLOOR HOMES – OUTLINE APPLICATION FOR RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT OF UP TO 220 DWELLINGS WITH ACCESS, ASSOCIATED OPEN SPACE, INFRASTRUCTURE, AND PARKING PROVISION (ACCESS UNRESERVED).

 

RESOLVED – Refused with reason 1 amended as per the update note.

 

Authority was delegated to the Head of Development Management, in consultation with the Chairman, Vice-Chairman, and Opposition Spokespersons, to confirm that one or more of the technical reasons for refusal may not be pursued in the event that an appeal were to be lodged and technical reason for refusal should not continue to be defended.

 

 

Mr Chris Noble and Councillors Linda Brown and Ken Hawkins spoke against the application whilst Mr Chris May spoke in support.

19.

2013/1689/S LAND REAR OF 146-152 TILEHOUSE LANE SHIRLEY pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

2013/1689 – LAND REAR OF 146-152 TILEHOUSE LANE, WHITLOCKS END, SHIRLEY – MR PHIL AND PETER BENTON – OUTLINE RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT FOR 15 HOUSES TO INCLUDE APPROVAL FOR ACCESS, LAYOUT, AND SCALE.

 

RESOLVED – Refused.

 

 

Mr Richard Wood spoke in support of the application.

20.

2013/1704/S 61 WOOD LANE EARLSWOOD pdf icon PDF 61 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

2013/1704 – 61 WOOD LANE, EARLSWOOD – MR MARK PALMER – ERECTION OF DETACHED DWELLING – REVISED DESIGN TO PLOT 2 PREVIOUSLY APPROVED UNDER PLANNING APPLICATION 2013/225 COMPRISING MODIFICATIONS TO DESIGN AND FOOTPRINT OF APPROVED REPLACEMENT DWELLING.

 

RESOLVED – Conditional approval subject to a Section 106 Agreement preventing further alterations or extensions to the dwelling taking place.

 

Councillor Cornock was not in attendance.

21.

2013/1705/S LAND AT TIDBURY GREEN FARM FULFORD HALL ROAD pdf icon PDF 157 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

2013/1705 – LAND AT TIDBURY GREEN FARM, FULFORD HALL ROAD, TIDBURY GREEN – LIONCOURT HOMES – OUTLINE APPLICATION FOR RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT OF UP TO 190 DWELLINGS WITH ASSOCIATED INFRASTRUCTURE, INCLUDING MEANS OF ACCESS, SUDS, AND OPEN SPACE.

 

RESOLVED – Refused.

 

 

Mr Peter Seddon and Councillors Linda Brown and Ken Hawkins spoke against the application.

22.

2013/1918/S 12 GLENWOOD DRIVE CHESWICK GREEN pdf icon PDF 58 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

2013/1918 – 12 GLENWOOD DRIVE, CHESWICK GREEN – MR/MRS STILES – FRONT, SIDE, AND REAR EXTENSION ON GROUND AND FIRST FLOOR WITH NEW DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE TO SIDE (RE-SUBMISSION OF 2012/1648).

 

RESOLVED – Conditional approval.

 

 

Mr Craig Stiles spoke in support of the application.

23.

2013/2147/S 31 RUSHWICK GROVE SHIRLEY pdf icon PDF 49 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

2013/2147 – 31 RUSHWICK GROVE, SHIRLEY – MR BALDEV SINGH – ERECT FRONT AND SIDE BOUNDARY WALL, AND BRICK BUILT GARDEN SHED.

 

RESOLVED – Refused.

 

Councillor Cornock was not in attendance.

24.

2013/1726/S BISHOP WILSON C OF E JUNIOR & INFANT SCHOOL PIKE DRIVE CHELMSLEY WOOD pdf icon PDF 283 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

2013/1726 – BISHOP WILSON CHURCH of ENGLAND JUNIOR AND INFANT SCHOOL, PIKE DRIVE, CHELMSLEY WOOD – BELLWAY HOMES LTD (WEST MIDLANDS) – DEVELOPMENT FOR 106 RESIDENTIAL DWELLINGS COMPRISING 1 AND 2 BEDROOM APARTMENTS, AND 2, 3, AND 4 BEDROOM FAMILY HOUSES, WITH ACCESS, PARKING, LANDSCAPING, AND ASSOCIATED WORKS AT THE FORMER BISHOP WILSON SCHOOL.

 

RESOLVED – Conditional approval together with additional conditions 27-33 as described in the additional update note, and the applicants entering into a Section 106 Agreement to contribute £100k towards a 3G astro-turf pitch at Kingshurst City Technology College, and off-site open space enhancements as set out in the report.

 

Councillors Allen, Cornock, Slater, and Windmill wished it be recorded they voted against the resolution.

 

 

Dr Debbie Cashmore and Ward Councillors Karl MacNaughton, Nick Stephens, and Chris Williams spoke against the application whilst Mr John Halton spoke in support.

25.

2013/1687/S 11 PADDOCK DRIVE DORRIDGE pdf icon PDF 37 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

2013/1687 – 11 PADDOCK DRIVE, DORRIDGE – MR DAVID PHILPOTT – TWO-STOREY SIDE EXTENSION.

 

RESOLVED – Conditional approval.

 

Councillor Cornock was not in attendance.

26.

2013/2060/S 74 AVENUE ROAD DORRIDGE pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

2013/2060 – 74 AVENUE ROAD, DORRIDGE – MR/MRS REDFORD – DEMOLISH EXISTING DWELLING AND ERECT 2 DETACHED DWELLINGS (RE-SUBMISSION OF 2013/999).

 

RESOLVED – Conditional approval with condition 10 reported back for discharge.

 

Councillor Cornock was not in attendance.

27.

2013/1981/S LAND ADJACENT TO WHITEHAVEN OLDWICH LANE WEST pdf icon PDF 75 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

2013/1981 – LAND ADJACENT TO WHITEHAVEN, OLDWICH LANE WEST, CHADWICK END, KNOWLE – MR NEIL GILLESPIE – CHANGE OF USE FROM AGRICULTURAL LAND TO STABLES AND LIVERY YARD INCLUDING 4 STABLES, TACK, AND FEED ROOM, AND ASSOCIATED HARDSTANDING AND ALTERED ACCESS.

 

RESOLVED – Conditional approval.

 

Councillor Cornock was not in attendance.

28.

2013/2062/S KNOWLE CARD SHOP 1678 HIGH STREET KNOWLE pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

2013/2062 – KNOWLE CARD SHOP, 1678 HIGH SATREET, KNOWLE – SMOODE SHAKES LTD – CHANGE OF USE FROM A1 (SHOP) TO CAFÉ (MIXED A1/A3 USE).

 

RESOLVED – Conditional approval but should any additional representations be received before the expiry of the neighbour notification period, 31st January 2014, the matter be delegated to the Head of Development Management in consultation with the Chairman.

 

Councillor Cornock was not in attendance.

29.

Delegated Decisions pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Minutes:

DELEGATED DECISIONS – Noted.

30.

Record of Applications pdf icon PDF 20 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RECORD OF APPLICATIONS – Noted.