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Decisions made by North planning committee on 5 February 2019

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The following decisions were made by Shropshire Council’s North planning committee at its meeting at Shirehall, Shrewsbury on Tuesday 5 February 2019.

Proposed dwelling east of Lea Hall Farm, Lee, Ellesmere (18/05140/OUT) Outline application for the erection of a dwelling and detached garage to include means of access (Resubmission).


The application was withdrawn by the applicant before consideration by the committee.

Sandy Lane Farm, Hillside, Prees (18/04937/FUL) Installation of a 23.8m wind turbine (31.6m to blade tip) and associated infrastructure.


That planning permission be granted, contrary to the officer’s recommendation, for the following reason:-

  • On balance the Committee gave greater weight to the general support for renewable energy development, as set out in the NPPF and the Development Plan, and the overall benefits of the proposal in terms of diversification of the farming enterprise, and less weight to footnote 49 of paragraph 154 of the NPPF regarding the acceptability of wind energy development in areas that have not been identified as suitable for wind energy in the Development Plan, particularly given that the council’s Development Plan does not, as yet, identify any such areas.
  • And subject to the conditions outlined by the planning officer, the exact wording of which to be delegated to the Head of Planning Services.

Land north of Crinan Blakeley, Stanton Upon Hine Heath, SY4 4ND (18/03419/FUL) Erection of a local needs affordable disabled access bungalow.


That planning permission be granted in accordance with the officer’s recommendation, subject to:

  • The conditions set out in Appendix 1 of the officer’s report and set out in the Schedule of Additional Letters; and
  • The signing of a Section 106 agreement to ensure the dwelling remains as an affordable dwelling in perpetuity.

For further information relating to the decisions go to our online planning register and search for the application by using the reference number or keyword.