Agenda, decisions and minutes


Planning Committee
Thursday 19 September 2019 4.00 pm

Venue: Bodicote House, Bodicote, Banbury, OX15 4AA

Contact: Aaron Hetherington / Lesley Farrell, Democratic and Elections  Email: democracy@cherwellandsouthnorthants.gov.uk, 01295 227956 / 01295 221591

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65.

Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any interest and the nature of that interest which they may have in any of the items under consideration at this meeting

Additional documents:

Minutes:

8. Land To The East of The Warriner School, Bloxham Grove Road, Bloxham, Oxfordshire.

Councillor Chris Heath, Declaration, that she had been involved in negotiations on behalf of the Parish with this application and would speak as ward member but would leave the chamber for the remainder of the application and would not take part in the vote.

 

Councillor George Reynolds, Non Statutory Interest, as a member of Oxfordshire County Council which had been consulted on the application.

 

Councillor Les Sibley, Non Statutory Interest, as a member of Oxfordshire County Council which had been consulted on the application.

 

 

10. S Grundon Services Ltd, Merton Street, Banbury, OX16 4RN.

Councillor Barry Richards, Non Statutory Interest, As a member of Banbury Town Council which had been consulted on the application.

 

Councillor Colin Clarke, Non Statutory Interest, As a member of Banbury Town Council which had been consulted on the application.

 

 

11. Land at Skimmingdish Lane and Land and Roundabout at Bicester Road, Launton.

Councillor Les Sibley, Non Statutory Interest, As a member of Bicester Town Council which had been consulted on the application.

 

 

13. 36 - 37 Castle Quay, Banbury, OX16 5UN.

Councillor Andrew Beere, Non Statutory Interest, as a member of Banbury Town Council which had been consulted on the application.

 

Councillor Barry Richards, Non Statutory Interest, as a member of Banbury Town Council which had been consulted on the application.

 

Councillor Colin Clarke, Non Statutory Interest, as a member of Banbury Town Council which had been consulted on the application.

 

Councillor Colin Clarke, Declaration, as a member of the Executive and would leave the Chamber for the duration of the item.

 

Councillor George Reynolds, Declaration, as a member of the Executive and would leave the Chamber for the duration of the item.

 

Councillor Lynn Pratt, Declaration, as a member of the Executive and would leave the Chamber for the duration of the item.

 

 

14. 36 - 37 Castle Quay, Banbury, OX16 5UN.

Councillor Andrew Beere, Non Statutory Interest, as a member of Banbury Town Council which had been consulted on the application.

 

Councillor Barry Richards, Non Statutory Interest, as a member of Banbury Town Council which had been consulted on the application.

 

Councillor Colin Clarke, Non Statutory Interest, as a member of Banbury Town Council which had been consulted on the application.

 

Councillor Colin Clarke, Declaration, as a member of the Executive and would leave the Chamber for the duration of the item

 

Councillor George Reynolds, Declaration, as a member of the Executive and would leave the Chamber for the duration of the item

 

Councillor Lynn Pratt, Declaration, as a member of the Executive and would leave the Chamber for the duration of the item

 

66.

Requests to Address the Meeting

The Chairman to report on any requests to address the meeting.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Chairman advised that requests to address the meeting would be dealt with at each item.

 

67.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 105 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 15 August 2019.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting held on 15 August 2019 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

68.

Chairman's Announcements

To receive communications from the Chairman.

 

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Minutes:

The Chairman made the following announcement:

 

1.    Under the Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014,members of the public were permitted to film, broadcast and report on the meeting, subject to the efficient running of the meeting not being affected.

 

69.

Urgent Business

The Chairman to advise whether they have agreed to any item of urgent business being admitted to the agenda.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

70.

Proposed Pre-Committee Site Visits (if any)

Report of Assistant Director - Planning and Development

 

This will be circulated at the meeting.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

No pre-Committee site visits were proposed.

19/00617/F

71.

Land To The East of The Warriner School, Bloxham Grove Road, Bloxham, Oxfordshire pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Approved, conditions to be set out in the minutes.

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 19/00617/F for a Part 2-storey, part 1-storey Special Education Needs school with new access from Bloxham Grove Road, associated outdoor play areas, multi-use games area, staff parking, pupil drop-off and landscaping at Land to the East of The Warriner School, Bloxham Grove Road, Bloxham, Oxfordshire for the Department for Education.

 

Councillor Chris Heath addressed the committee as Ward Member.

 

Steve Craggs addressed the committee on behalf of Bloxham Parish Council in objection to the application.

 

Chris Maltby, agent for the applicant, Jayne Howarth from Oxfordshire County Council and Daniel Townsend from Stantec addressed the committee in support of the application.

 

Councillor Clarke, seconded by Councillor Perry, requested that officers arrange a meeting before the Special Education Needs school opens, between Oxfordshire County Council Highways, Cherwell District Council Planners and Bloxham Parish Council to discuss safety in the vicinity of the Warriner School, Bloxham.

 

In reaching its decision the committee considered the officer’s report and presentation, the written update and the addresses of the public speakers.

 

Councillor George Reynolds voted against the motion and asked for his vote to be recorded.

 

Resolved

 

(1)      That authority be delegated to the Assistant Director for Planning and Development to grant permission for application 19/00617/F subject to the conditions set out below (and any amendments to those conditions as deemed necessary):

 

CONDITIONS

 

Time Limit

1.         The development to which this permission relates shall be begun not later than the expiration of three years beginning with the date of this permission.

 

Compliance with Plans

2.         Except where otherwise stipulated by conditions attached to this permission, the development shall be carried out strictly in accordance with the following plans and documents: TBC

 

Accesses: Full Details

3.         Prior to the first occupation of the development hereby approved, the means of access between the land and the highway on Bloxham Grove Road, including position, layout and vision splays shall be constructed and laid out in accordance with drawing number 45479/5501/03 Rev A and 45479/5501/005 unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter the mains of access and visibility splays shall be retained in accordance with the approved details.

 

Tree Protection

4.         Prior to the commencement of any development an Arboricultural Impact Assessment, Tree Protection plan and Method Statement shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  The development shall thereafter be carried out in strict accordance with the approved details.

 

Construction Traffic Management Plan

5.         Prior to the commencement of the development hereby approved, a Construction Traffic Management Plan (CTMP) shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development shall not proceed other than in strict accordance with the details contained in the approved CTMP.

           

Archaeology

6.         Prior to any demolition and the commencement of the development a professional archaeological organisation acceptable to the Local Planning Authority shall prepare an Archaeological Written Scheme of Investigation, relating to the application site area, which shall be submitted to and approved in writing by  ...  view the full minutes text for item 71.

18/00904/F

72.

Glebe Farm, Boddington Road, Claydon, Banbury pdf icon PDF 123 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Application withdrawn from the planning process by the applicant.

Minutes:

The Chairman referred the Committee, to the written updates and advised the Committee that application 18/00904/F  had been withdrawn from the planning process by the applicant.

16/00472/OUT

73.

S Grundon Services Ltd, Merton Street, Banbury, OX16 4RN pdf icon PDF 196 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Deferred to enable consideration of additional information and consultation responses.

Minutes:

The Chairman referred to the written updates and highlighted that the officer recommendation for application 16/00472/OUT had changed to deferral to enable the consideration of additional information and consultation responses.

 

Councillor Macnamara proposed that application16/00472/OUT be deferred, Councillor Clarke seconded the proposal. On being put to the vote, Members voted in favour of deferring consideration of the application.

 

Resolved

 

(1)      That consideration of application 16/00472/OUT be deferred to enable the consideration of additional information and consultation responses.

19/00607/F

74.

Land at Skimmingdish Lane and Land and Roundabout at Bicester Road, Launton pdf icon PDF 109 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Approved, conditions to be set out in the minutes.

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 19/00607/F for the use of land as a construction compound incorporating storage area, site offices and car parking at land at Skimmingdish Lane and land and roundabout at Bicester Road, Launton for Network Rail Infrastructure Limited.

 

Thomas Bode, agent for the applicant, addressed the committee in support of the application.

 

In reaching its decision the Committee considered the officer’s report and presentation and the address of the public speaker.

 

Resolved

 

(1)      That authority be delegated to the Assistant Director for Planning and Development to grant permission for application 19/00607/F subject to the conditions set out below (and any amendments to those conditions or additional conditions as deemed necessary):

 

CONDITIONS

 

Time Limits

1.       The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission.

 

2.       The development and use hereby approved shall cease and be discontinued at the expiration of 5 years from the date of this permission, or upon the completion of the works relating to this section of the EWR2 Project, whichever is the sooner, and the land restored to its former use and condition on or before that date.

 

Compliance with Plans

3.       Except where otherwise stipulated by conditions attached to this permission, the development shall be carried out strictly in accordance with the following plans and documents:  Location Plan 133735-2A-EWR-OXD-XX-DR-L-019009 Rev A01; Arboricultural Impact Assessment and drawing number 133735-2A-EWR-OXD-XX-DR-L-019001 Rev A01; A1 Site Design 133735-2A-EWR-OXD-XX-DR-L-019011 Rev A01; Modular Office elevations and floor plans; Environmental Appraisal Report; Transport Statement and drawing numbers 133735-RW-EWR-XX-XX-DR-LE-010803 Rev P01, 010690 Rev P01, 010691 Rev P01, 010692 Rev P01, 010693 Rev P01, 010694 Rev P01, 010696 Rev P01, 010697 Rev P01, 010698 Rev P01, 010699 Rev P01, 010700 Rev P01 and 0107001 rev P01; Flood Risk Assessment and drawing numbers 133735-2A-EWR-OXD-XX-DR-L-019010 Rev A01 and 019011 Rev A01; Additional Drainage Strategy Information dated July 2019 and received 4 September 2019; Ecological Impact Assessment; Planning Statement; Construction Travel Plans; and drawing numbers: 133735-2A-EWR-OXD-CC-A1-DR-CH-002003 Rev B02, 002004 Rev B02; 002007 Rev B02, 002008 Rev B02, 002010 Rev B02, 012001 Rev P01 and additional visibility zone plans relating to the emergency access received 22 August 2019.

 

External Lighting Details

4.       Prior to the installation of any external lighting on the site, full details of the design, height, location, and finished appearance of the external lighting, including the timings for its use shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter the lighting shall be installed and operated in accordance with the approved details.

 

Boundary Treatments

5.       Prior to the first use of the development hereby permitted, means of enclosure along all boundaries of the site shall be erected and maintained for the lifetime of the development in accordance with the approved plans.

 

Reinstatement Scheme

6.       Upon the cessation of the use of the compound hereby approved, all material, buildings, hardstanding, fencing or any other structures shall be removed from the site and the site re-instated in accordance with a detailed  ...  view the full minutes text for item 74.

19/00314/F

75.

Brickhouse Farm, Bloxham Road, Milton pdf icon PDF 107 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Refused, reasons to be set out in the minutes.

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 19/00314/F for the change of use of existing agricultural buildings to commercial for (B1) light Industrial, (B2) General Industrial and (B8) general purpose storage uses at Brickhouse Farm, Bloxham Road, Milton for Mr Smith.

 

Sunita Burke, James Brown and Tim Humphrey addressed the committee on behalf of the applicant in support of the application.

 

In reaching its decision the committee considered the officer’s report and presentation, the written update and the address of the public speakers.

 

Resolved

 

(1)      That application 19/00314/F be refused for the following reasons:

 

1.     The proposed development represents an unjustified and unsustainable form of development in a rural location, and it has not been demonstrated that exceptional circumstances exist for such development in this unsustainable location. It has not been demonstrated how services, facilities and public transport can be accessed from its location or that there is a realistic choice of travel means for future users of the development. Further, it has not been demonstrated that the proposals would be of sustainable construction or embrace the principles of sustainable development including the use of renewable forms of energy, contrary to the provisions and aims of Policies SLE1, SLE4, ESD1, ESD2, ESD3 and ESD5 of the Cherwell Local Plan 2011-2031 Part 1 and Government guidance contained within the National Planning Policy Framework.

19/01478/CDC

76.

36 - 37 Castle Quay, Banbury, OX16 5UN pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Approved, conditions to be set out in the minutes

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 19/01478/CDC for the change of use from A1 with ancillary A3, to a sui generis/mixed use (at the ground floor only); comprising use classes A1, A3, A4, A5, D1 and D2. New toilet provision for staff at 36 - 37 Castle Quay, Banbury, OX16 5UN for Cherwell District Council.

 

In reaching its decision the committee considered the officer’s report and presentation.

 

Resolved

 

(1)      That authority be delegated to the Assistant Director for Planning and Development to Grant Permission for application 19/01478/CDC subject to the conditions set out below (and any amendments to those conditions as deemed necessary):

 

CONDITIONS

 

Time Limit

1.       The development to which this permission relates shall be begun not later than the expiration of three years beginning with the date of this permission.

 

Compliance with Plans

 

2.       The development shall not be carried out otherwise than in complete accordance with the approved plans and other details:

 

         Application form

         Site Location Plan – TB_19_1684 P-EX001 Rev. 01

         Existing Ground Floor Plan – TB_19_1683 P-EX010 Rev. 01

         Existing External Elevations – TB_19_1683 P-EX020 Rev. 01

         Existing Roof Plan – TB_19_1683 P-EX013 Rev. 01

         Proposed General Arrangement Plan – TB_19_1683 P101 Rev. 01

         Proposed General Arrangement Plan – TB_19_1683 A101B Rev. 01

         Supplementary Information Statement received by email on the 5th     September 2019

         Supplementary Management Statement received by email on the 5th September 2019

         Proposed uses and proportion of uses schedule dated the 26.07.2019.

         Pedestrian Access Routes – 407-OP-19 Rev. P6

 

unless a non-material or minor material amendment is approved by the Local Planning Authority under the Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2015 (as amended).

 

Waste Bins

3.       Prior to the first use of the development hereby approved, suitably located waste bins shall be provided outside the premises and retained for public use in accordance with details to be firstly submitted to an approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

 

External Lighting

4.       Prior to the installation of any external lighting on any part of the development hereby approved, full details of the proposed external lighting including its hours of usage, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local planning Authority. Thereafter, the external lighting shall be carried out and retained in accordance with the approved details.

                   

Mix of Uses

5.       The mix and proportion of uses comprising the sui generis mixed use hereby approved shall be as detailed in the “Proposed uses and proportion of uses schedule” dated the 26.07.2019 and the premises shall be used for no other purpose, mix or proportion of uses whatsoever unless otherwise submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

 

 

19/01658CDC

77.

36 - 37 Castle Quay, Banbury, OX16 5UN pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Approved, conditions to be set out in the minutes

Minutes:

The Committee considered application 19/01658CDC for new plant, ventilation louvres, downpipes and drainage at 36 - 37 Castle Quay, Banbury, OX16 5UN for Cherwell District Council.

 

In reaching its decision the committee considered the officer’s report and presentation.

 

Resolved

 

(1)      That authority be delegated to the Assistant Director for Planning and Development to grant permission for application 19/01658CDC subject to the conditions set out below (and any amendments to those conditions as deemed necessary):

 

CONDITIONS

 

Time Limit

1.     The development to which this permission relates shall be begun not later than the expiration of three years beginning with the date of this permission.

 

Compliance with Plans

2.     The development shall not be carried out otherwise than in complete accordance with the approved plans:

 

     Site Location Plan – drawing number TB_19_1683 P-EX001 01

      Indicative Ventilation System – drawing number 11350-M-001 T1

     Indicative M&E Roof Services – drawing number 11350-ME-001 T1

     Existing Roof Plan – drawing number TB_19_1683 PEX013 01

     Proposed External Elevations – drawing number TB_19_1683 P121   01

     Existing External Elevations – drawing number TB_19_1683 PEX021 01

     Proposed General Arrangement Plan (Above ground drainage) – drawing number TB_19_1683 P101 01

     Existing Ground Floor Plan – drawing number TB_19_1683 PEX010 01

 

unless a non-material or minor material amendment is approved by the Local Planning Authority under the Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2015 (as amended).

 

78.

Appeals Progress Report pdf icon PDF 144 KB

Report of Assistant Director Planning and Development

 

Purpose of report

 

This report aims to keep members informed upon applications which have been determined by the Council, where new appeals have been lodged. Public Inquiries/hearings scheduled, or appeal results achieved.

 

Recommendations

 

The meeting is recommended:

 

1.1           To accept the position statement.

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved

 

(1)            That the position statement be accepted.

 

Minutes:

The Assistant Director for Planning Policy and Development submitted a report which informed Members on applications which had been determined by the Council, where new appeals have been lodged, public Inquiries/hearings scheduled or appeal results achieved.

 

Resolved

 

(1)          That the position statement be accepted.