Planning and Regulatory Committee

Start Wednesday, 19 February 2020, 2.30pm
Location New Council Chamber, Town Hall
Contact: Michele Chesterman
Direct Dial: 01275 88 8097
Date: 11 February 2020


Andy Cole (Chairman), John Ley-Morgan (Vice Chairman), Mike Bird, Steve Bridger, Gill Bute, Peter Bryant, Ashley Cartman, Caroline Cherry, Peter Crew, John Crockford-Hawley, Ciaran Cronnelly, Catherine Gibbons, Ann Harley, Sandra Hearne, David Hitchens, Steve Hogg, Patrick Keating, Ruth Jacobs, Stuart McQuillan, Robert Payne, Bridget Petty, Terry Porter, David Shopland, Mike Solomon, Tim Snaden, Stuart Treadaway, Richard Westwood.


Exempt Items

Should the Committee wish to consider a matter as an Exempt Item, the following resolution should be passed -

“(1) That the press, public, and officers not required by the Members, the Chief Executive or the Director, to remain during the exempt session, be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item of business on the ground that its consideration will involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in Section 100I of the Local Government Act 1972.”

Also, if appropriate, the following resolution should be passed –

"(2) That members of the Council who are not members of this Committee be invited to remain."

Mobile phones and other mobile devices

All persons attending the meeting are requested to ensure that these devices are switched to silent mode. The chairman may approve an exception to this request in special circumstances.

Filming and recording of meetings

The proceedings of this meeting may be recorded for broadcasting purposes.

Anyone wishing to film part or all of the proceedings may do so unless the press and public are excluded for that part of the meeting or there is good reason not to do so, as directed by the Chairman. Any filming must be done as unobtrusively as possible from a single fixed position without the use of any additional lighting, focusing only on those actively participating in the meeting and having regard to the wishes of any members of the public present who may not wish to be filmed. As a matter of courtesy, anyone wishing to film proceedings is asked to advise the Chairman or Head of Legal and Democratic Service’s representative before the start of the meeting so that all those present may be made aware that it is happening.

Members of the public may also use Facebook and Twitter or other forms of social media to report on proceedings at this meeting.

Emergency evacuation procedure

On hearing the alarm – (a continuous two tone siren)

Leave the room by the nearest exit door. Ensure that windows are closed.
Last person out to close the door.

Do not stop to collect personal belongings.
Do not use the lifts.
Follow the green and white exit signs and make your way to the assembly point.
Do not re-enter the building until authorised to do so by the Fire Authority.

Go to Assembly Point C – Outside the Central Chambers building.

Agenda Items

  1. Public speaking at planning committees (Standing Order 17 & 17A)
    To receive and hear any person who wishes to address the Committee. The Chairman will select the order of the matters to be heard. Each speaker will be limited to a period of five minutes for public participation on non-planning matters (up to a maximum of 30 minutes) and three minutes for the applicant/supporters and three minutes for objectors on a planning application (up to a maximum of 30 minutes).

    If there is more than one person wishing to object to an application, the Chairman will invite those persons to agree a spokesperson among themselves. In default of agreement the Chairman may select one person to speak.

    Requests to speak must be submitted in writing to the Head of Legal and Democratic Services, or to the officer mentioned at the top of this agenda letter, by noon on the day before the meeting and the request must detail the subject matter of the address.

  2. Apologies for absence and notification of substitutes

  3. Declaration of disclosable pecuniary interest (Standing Order 37)
    A Member must declare any disclosable pecuniary interest where it relates to any matter being considered at the meeting. A declaration of a disclosable pecuniary interest should indicate the interest and the agenda item to which it relates. A Member is not permitted to participate in this agenda item by law and should immediately leave the meeting before the start of any debate.

    If the Member leaves the Chamber in respect of a declaration, he or she should ensure that the Chairman is aware of this before he or she leaves to enable their exit from the meeting to be recorded in the minutes in accordance with Standing Order 37.

  4. Minutes
    22 January 2020, to approve as a correct record (attached)

  5. Matters referred by Council, the Executive, other committees etc
    (if any)

  6. 18/P/4846/FUL - Redevelopment of site to form retirement living plus (Extra Care) development of 55 units (C2 Use), a children's nursery & associated parking, landscaping, new vehicular, pedestrian access from Kenn Road on land 173-175 Kenn Road, Clevedon
    Section 1 report of the Director of Development and Environment (attached)

  7. 19/P/2662/RM - Submission of reserved matters of access, appearance, landscaping, layout & scale for erection of 88no. dwellings with associated works pursuant to outline planning permission 16/P/2744/OT2 Mead Fields, Parklands Phase 3B, Banwell, WSM
    Section 1 report of the Director of Development and Environment (attached)

  8. 19/P/0723/OUT Outline application for addition of overnight accommodation as an extension to existing public house with all matters reserved for subsequent approval. At Full Quart, Bristol Road, Hewish, WSM
    Section 2 report of the Director of Development and Environment (attached)

  9. 19/P/2635/FUL Erection of 2 No. two-storey dwellings including access and parking on land to the rear of The Ship Hotel, West Street, Banwell
    Section 2 report of the Director of Development and Environment (attached)

  10. 19/P/2430/FUL Erection of a detached bungalow with construction of rear access to Battery Lane At 7 Woodhill Road, Portishead, BS20 7EU
    Section 2 report of the Director of Development and Environment (attached)

  11. 2nd Quarter Planning Performance 2019-2020
    Section 3 report of the Director of Development and Environment (attached)

  12. Planning Appeals
    Section 3 report of the Director of Development and Environment (attached)

  13. Urgent business permitted by the Local Government Act 1972
    Any item of business which the Chairman is of the opinion should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances (to be specified in the Minutes).

    For the matter to be considered as an urgent item, the following question must be addressed: "What harm to the public interest would flow from leaving it until the next meeting?" If harm can be demonstrated, then it is open to the Chairman to rule that it be considered as urgent. Otherwise the matter cannot be considered urgent within the statutory provisions.