Penkridge Parish Council
Minutes of the Planning Meeting held on 14th March 2019
at 7.00 pm at the Haling Dene Centre
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Councillor Alan Smallwood [Chairman]
“ Bevan Craddock
“ John L Eastwood
“ Mrs Isabel G A Ford
“ Mrs Hilary Hughes
“ Victor Kelly
“ Andrew Lenz
“ Anthony Minshall
“ David Oldfield
“ Calvert Stonehouse
Also in Attendance Ms L Hough
Apologies were received from Councillors Brian Heathcote, Mrs Petula Hughes and Mrs Vivienne Smith.
6201. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
There were no Declarations of Interest.
Resolved that the minutes be approved for the Planning meting of 14th February 2019.
6203. MATTERS ARISING
There were no matters arising from the minutes.
It was noted that no decisions had been received.
6205. PLANNING ENFORCEMENT NOTIFICATIONS
It was noted that no SSC Enforcement Case Notifications for Penkridge had been received.
6206. PLANNING APPLICATIONS
Consideration was given to submitted planning applications from the SSC:
Proposed Two Storey Side Extension Over Existing Garage, Single Storey Front Extension Including Bay & Porch Area & Single Storey Rear Side Extension of Existing Kitchen
6206. PLANNING APPLICATIONS [Cont’d]
12 Wheatcroft Close
Erect New Timber Panel & Concrete Post Fence to Enclose Private Garden to Side & Rear of Existing Dwelling
Councillors had concerns with regard to the proposed height of the fence
Field House Cottage
Proposed Single Storey Utility Extension to Cottage & New Detached Carport & Workshop
29 Princefield Avenue
Proposed Porch, Front Dormers and Rear Extensions
Councillors had concerns that the proposed rear Balcony would encroach on neighbours privacy
16 Brindley Close
Change of Use From Public Open Space to Garden Extension for Existing Residential Dwelling
All Councillors present strongly objected to the use of Open Space for an extension to a resident’s garden and the proposed application would also spoil the street scene.
Proposed Erection of a Garage
Councillors thought the proposed application was over development
6207. SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE COUNCIL
Notifications were received of Appeal/Hearings from the above:
[a] Planning Application Number 17/01022/OUT – Bloor Homes Limited –Development of upto 200 dwellings [Use Class C3] together with an access roundabout o Stafford Road, public open space, landscaping and associated infrastructure. To note the Public Inquiry will be held at South Staffordshire Council offices on 19th March at 10.00 am.
Resolved that Cllr Kelly attend the Appeal on behalf of the Council.
[b] Planning Application Number 17/00435/VAR – New Acre Stables, Wolverhampton Road for material change of use of land to Traveller site for 5 plots with associated hard standing access, fencing, utility blocks and cesspools-retrospective. Variation of Condition 4 – to substitute name condition.
6208. STAFFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
[a] A letter was received dated 4th March from the SCC Director of Corporate Services which asked for Councillors’ comments regarding an application for an Alleged Byway Open to all Traffic along Gravelly and it was noted the closing date for comments is Friday 5th April 2019.
Resolved that Councillors forward comments to the PA before the deadline of 18th March.
6209. DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING
Thursday 11th April 2019 at 7.00 pm.
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Penkridge Parish Council