Agenda and minutes

Planning & Development Committee - Wednesday 4th March 2020 9.30 am

Venue: Gipping Room, Grafton House

Contact: Linda Slowgrove  01473 432511

Items
No. Item

112.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Gage.

113.

Unconfirmed Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 319 KB

To consider the Minutes of the meeting held on 5 February 2020.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

that the Minutes of the meeting held on 5 February 2020 be signed as a true record.

114.

To Confirm or Vary the Order Of Business

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

that the Order of Business be confirmed as printed on the revised Agenda.

115.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

116.

PD/19/13 Planning Applications - General Information pdf icon PDF 8 KB

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Minutes:

In considering the applications, the Committee took into consideration representations where indicated by the word “REPS” after the individual planning reference number.

 

The following applications were withdrawn by the respective applicants prior to the meeting:

 

·         Item 1 - IP/19/01054/OUT – Car Parking and Amenity Area rear of 797-799 Old Norwich Road;

 

·         Item 2 - IP/19/01143/FUL – Former Bridge Ward Conservative Club, 68 Austin Street;

 

leaving only Item 3 – IP/20/00060/FUL – 50 Butter Market to be considered.

117.

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Car Parking and Amenity Area rear of 797-799 Old Norwich Road

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REPS

Ward:             WHITTON

 

Proposal:      Erection of 10 dwellings (with all matters reserved). 

 

Address:       Car Parking and Amenity Area rear of 797-799 Old Norwich Road

 

Applicant:     Mr Liam Halloran

 

Agent:            Mr Lee Scales

 

This application was withdrawn by the applicant prior to the meeting.

118.

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Former Bridge Ward Conservative Club, 68 Austin Street

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REPS

Ward:             BRIDGE

 

Proposal:      Erection of 4 dwellinghouses and associated works. 

 

Address:       Former Bridge Ward Conservative Club, 68 Austin Street

 

Applicant:     Austin Street Projects Ltd.

 

Agent:            Miss Libby Hindle

 

This application was withdrawn by the applicant prior to the meeting.

119.

PD/19/13 Item 3 - Application IP/20/00060/FUL pdf icon PDF 536 KB

50 Butter Market

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Ward:           ALEXANDRA

 

Proposal:     Change of use from Class A1 (hairdressers) to Class D1 (dentistry). 

 

Address:      50 Butter Market

 

Applicant:    Mr Kunal Thakker

 

Agent:          Mr James Trafford

 

The Planning Officer presented the report illustrated by drawings and photographs.

 

Councillor Holmes queried whether there should be an informative to highlight that no alterations would be allowed to the frontage of this building.  The Development Management Team Leader commented that the existing informative could be strengthened to make reference to protecting the frontage of this building.

 

RESOLVED:

 

Grant planning permission upon condition that (briefly):-

 

1.       Development to be carried out in accordance with approved drawings.

 

2.       The premises shall only be used for the authorised use as a dentist, and for no other purpose specified within the same or any other Use Class.

 

3.       Hours of operation restricted to 08:30 to 19:30 hrs Monday to Friday and 08:30 to 17:30 hrs on Saturdays. No working on Sundays or Public Holidays.

 

INFORMATIVES:

 

1.       Ipswich Borough Council supports the use of automatic sprinkler systems.

 

2.       The applicant is reminded of the need to apply for planning permission should external equipment and/or external alterations be required to the front or rear elevations. The applicant is also reminded that advertisement consent may be required for new signage, and that the entire frontage of No. 50 Buttermarket is protected by virtue of its location in a conservation area.

120.

PD/19/13 Information for Councillors pdf icon PDF 7 KB

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RESOLVED:

 

that the information for Councillors be noted.

121.

PD/19/14 Tree Preservation Order 8 of 2019 pdf icon PDF 477 KB

St Anne’s House, 16 Burlington Road

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121.1.The Development Management Team Leader presented the report, illustrated by plans and photographs.  Two objections and one letter of support had been submitted in relation to the provisional Tree Preservation Order and a site visit was subsequently undertaken by Council Officers.

RESOLVED:

 

that Tree Preservation Order No. 8 of 2019 (St Anne’s House, 16 Burlington Road) be confirmed.

122.

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3 Hexham Close

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122.1.The Development Management Team Leader presented the report, illustrated by plans and photographs.  One objection had been submitted in relation to the provisional Tree Preservation Order.

RESOLVED:

 

that Tree Preservation Order No. 9 of 2019 (3 Hexham Close) be confirmed.

123.

PD/19/16 Burlington Road Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plan pdf icon PDF 326 KB

This item was added on 26 February 2020 as an urgent item with the agreement of the Chair of the Committee in order to meet the deadlines stated in the letter sent out to owners/occupiers in the Burlington Road Conservation Area.

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Minutes:

123.1.  The Conservation and Design Officer introduced the report, highlighting that the Appraisal and Management Plan had been redrafted to reflect the revised boundary to the Burlington Road Conservation Area, to include properties in Dalton Road, London Road and Clarkson Street, and the recently updated guidance from Historic England.

123.2.  The Chair congratulated the Conservation and Design Officers for all the work undertaken in the review of this Conservation Area.

123.3.  Councillor Holmes commented that the Appraisal and Management Plans for some of the other Conservation Areas were also in need of review and asked whether it was intended to also bring these documents up to date.  The Conservation and Design Officer reported that a couple of the Appraisal and Management Plans had already been redrafted to go out to public consultation, with the Park Conservation Area being the next one to be progressed.

RESOLVED:

 

that the Burlington Road Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plan, attached at Appendix 1 to the report, be adopted to support the development management process and the objectives of the Local Plan to protect and enhance the character and appearance of conservation areas.