Penkridge Parish Council
Minutes of the Planning Meeting held on 12th December 2019
at 7.00 pm at the Haling Dene Centre
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Councillor Mrs Petula M C Hughes [Chairman]
“ Calvert Stonehouse [Vice Chairman]
“ Ms Gail Ballance
“ Bevan Craddock
“ John Eastwood
“ Mrs Isabel G A Ford
“ Gordon Hawkins
“ Victor Kelly
“ Andrew Lenz
“ Anthony Minshall
“ David Oldfield
“ Mrs Vivienne Smith
“ Mrs Helen Sutton
Also in Attendance Ms L Hough
Apologies were received from Cllrs Andrew Adams and Alan Smallwood.
6275. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
Cllr Ms Gail Balance declared an interest in Item 6 – Planning Applications – reference 19/00833/FUL The Bungalow Croft Lane.
Resolved that the minutes be approved for the Planning meeting of 14th November 2019.
6277. MATTERS ARISING
There were no matters arising from the minutes.
A letter was received dated 20th November from the Planning Inspectorate who advised that the appeal for 16 Brindley Close, Penkridge for the change of use from public open space to garden extension for existing residential dwelling had been dismissed.
Councillors agreed to keep close monitor the outcome of on-going negotiations following the above decision.
6279. PLANNING ENFORCEMENT NOTIFICATIONS
It was noted that no Planning Enforcement Cases had been logged for Penkridge.
6280. PLANNING APPLICATIONS
Consideration was given to submitted planning applications from the SSC:
Proposed Garage/Workshop with Annexe Above.
Councillors had concerns that the proposed Garage/Workshop could be a possible future dwelling
6280. PLANNING APPLICATIONS [Cont’d]
57 Marsh Lane
Extend existing Kitchen to the Front of the Property including Pitched Rood Over Conversion of Integra Garage & Ground Floor to Form Open Plan Living Area.
Councillors thought if the application were approved there would only be room for one vehicle on the driveway which could restrict the passing of emergency vehicle if further vehicles were parked on the roadway
First Floor Flat
Above New Garden
Change of Use from Shop [Class A1] to Dwelling [Class C3]
Land North of Penkridge
Upto 200 Dwellings [Use Class C3] together with an Access Roundabout on Stafford Road, Pubic Open Space, Landscaping and Associated Infrastructure.
Councillors asked that consideration be given to the implementation of a footpath/cycleway from the proposed development to the Village.
Land North West Side of Stafford Road
Outline Application for upto 29 Dwellings
Councillors had concerns that the allocated houses had not been included in the Site Allocation for Penkridge, requested that an ecological study be undertaken on the land as Councillors were aware there were slow worms on the above.
Pillaton Hall Farm
Consolidate the Existing Hazardous Waste Transfer Station Ref SS.15/16/6013 W and regularize the erection of 2 no Associated Portacabins for Office & Amenity Use
6281. STAFFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
[a] An email was received dated 27th November from the SCC Traffic Manager who advised of a new consultation for the West and Shires Permit Scheme.
6282. AIR POLLUTION
An email was received and considered from a resident with regard to the above.
Councillors were aware that no Air Pollution figures had been produced for Penkridge since 2016. They asked that SSC be requested to set up a monitoring system due to the additional traffic travelling through the Village on the A449 and their predictions for future levels of Air Pollution.
They asked that a letter be sent to the Wolverhampton University Environment department asking if the Students could undertake a project/study on Air Pollution for Penkridge which would be supervised by the University. A copy of the letter be sent to the Environment Agency.
6283. DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING
Thursday 9th January 2020 at 7.00 pm.
Chairman ……………………………………………. Date …….……………
Penkridge Parish Council