Decisions made by North planning committee on 12 May 2015
The following decisions were made by Shropshire Council’s North planning committee at its meeting at Shirehall, Shrewsbury on Tuesday 12 May 2015.
Development land south of Aspen Grange, Weston Rhyn, Oswestry (14/01654/OUT)
Outline application for residential development (all matters reserved).
Decision: That planning permission be refused against the officer’s recommendation for the following reasons:
Having considered the potential benefits to the community, including boosting the council’s housing supply and generating CIL funds, the committee were concerned that the foul drainage infrastructure would be overloaded, and that at the time of the decision it was not clear on the information available and in the absence of more detailed studies, that the mitigation schemes proposed by the agent would be sufficient or appropriate to ensure that the scheme would to overcome the foul drainage issues and therefore that the proposals were contrary to Core Strategy Policies CS6 and CS8.
Residential development land west of Baytree Close, St Martins (14/04980/FUL)
Erection of 3 new dwellings, formation of vehicular access off Baytree Close and associated parking (revised scheme). Decision:
That delegated powers be given to the Area Planning to grant approval, subject to the applicants entering into a Section 106 Agreement to secure affordable housing and subject to the conditions set out in Appendix 1 of the planning officer’s report and an additional condition in relation to the provision of appropriate integrated attenuation measures in the Dwellings to safeguard the amenities of the future residents of the properties from noise emissions and fumes associated with the adjacent commercial land use – wording to be agreed by the planning officer.
Development land south of Magna Dene, Ash Magna, Whitchurch (14/05017/OUT)
Outline application (access for approval) for the erection of one dwelling. Decision: That planning permission be refused against the officer’s recommendation for the following reason:
Having considered the limited benefits to the community of Ash Magna, the committee were concerned that the proposed development was not plan-led, was outside the existing and emerging plan boundary and was inconsistent with the otherwise linear nature of the village.
Barn Brookside Caravan Park, Kinnerley, Oswestry (15/00725/FUL)
Erection of single storey front extension. Decision: That planning permission be granted, against the officer’s recommendation, subject to Standard Conditions, to include external construction materials to match and the removal of permitted development rights to further extend the property.
Ifton Heath CP School, Overton Road, Ifton Heath, St Martins (15/00537/FUL)
Change of use of part of former school site to provide temporary residential site for single travelling showpeople family for a period of up to one year. Decision: That temporary planning permission be granted, in accordance with the officer’s recommendations, subject to the conditions set out in appendix 1 of the officer’s report and an amended Condition 5, to include the storage of any of the travelling show equipment at the site.
The Committee requested that any application for an extension of the temporary planning permission be considered by the North planning committee.
Proposed cafe at Hadley Farm, Wrexham Road, Whitchurch (15/00329/FUL)
Erection of a replacement cafe. Decision: That planning permission be granted, in accordance with the officer’s recommendations and subject to the conditions set out in Appendix 1 of the officer’s report.
Hadley Farm, Wrexham Road, Hadley, Whitchurch, SY13 3AB (15/00352/VAR)
Variation of Condition No.2 (approved plans) attached to planning permission reference 14/00344/COU dated 5 June 2014 to revise the layout of the caravan park. Decision: That planning permission be granted, in accordance with the officer’s recommendations and subject to conditions set out in Appendix 1 of the officer’s report and amended as follows: condition 3 be deleted and conditions 4 – 8 of planning application 14/00344/COU to be restated in full.
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