ST BRIAVELS PARISH COUNCIL

MINUTES OF PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING HELD IN

THE ASSEMBLY ROOMS, ST BRIAVELS ON 10 JUNE 2013 AT 1900

[These minutes remain in draft form until approved at a subsequent meeting of the Council]

 

PRESENT

 

            Cllrs Carss (Chairman), Alexander, Rees, Chivers & McFarling.  There were no members of the public present.

 

P-164 APOLOGIES

 

             Apologies for absence were received and accepted from Cllr Davis

 

P-165 DECLARATION OF INTERESTS

 

            The following interests were declared though not required under the Parish Council’s Code of Conduct:

           

Name

Minute

Reason

Cllr Chivers P-169.1 Near neighbour
Cllr Chivers P-169.2 Near neighbour
Cllr Chivers P-169.4 Near neighbour

 

P-166 MINUTES OF MEETING HELD 25 APRIL 2013

 

It was resolved that the minutes be approved; they were signed by the Chairman:

 

P-167 MATTERS ARISING

 

            P-167.1 re minute P-161(i) – it was noted that a letter had been sent expressing the Parish Council’s concerns

P-168 SUPENSION OF STANDING ORDERS FOR PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

 

            No public present.

 

P-169 TO CONSIDER RESPONSES TO THE FOLLOWING PLANNING APPLICATIONS

 

Ref

LPA ref & location

Proposal

Response

P-169.1 P0728/13/TCA

St.Briavels:

6 Lodge Gardens

Removal of 1 x dying Sycamore tree No objection
P-169.2 P0683/13/TPO

St Briavels:

6 Lodge Gardens

Removal of 5 x Sycamore trees in order to promote 2 x large Scots Pine trees.  Trees covered by TPO23 and will be replaced by 5 – 6 x Scots Pine trees Objection on grounds of:

(1)   Removal of 5 trees at one time could leave remaining vulnerable to wind rock;

(2)   Clause in TPO relates to preservation of sky-line which would thus be affected;

(3)   No management scheme for planting replacements – suggest these should be ‘standard’ size trees.

P-169.3 P0754/13/FUL

Mork: Brook Farm

Reinstatement of former garage No objection

 

Ref

 

LPA ref & location

 

Proposal

 

Response

 

P-169.4

 

P0780/13/FUL

St Briavels: Norwethel, Lower Road

 

Felling of 3 x Sycamore trees covered by TPO23, group G6

 

No objection subject to the felling being phased.

P-169.5 P0850/13/TPO

St Briavels: Humphreys Lodge, Mork Lane

Fell 1 x Sycamore tree and replant with a smaller, more suitable species. Decision deferred until next meeting.  Clerk to request an extension for a response until 10/7/13
P-169.6 P0769/13/FUL

St Briavels Common: Rocks Bungalow

Extension to bungalow (Revised scheme) No objection.

 

           

P-170 TO CONSIDER DELEGATION OF PLANNING RESPONSES

 

            It is recommended that responses are delegated to the Clerk when an application is not considered contentious following circulation to councillors and reply by email.  Resolved that there be no change in current procedure.

 

P-171 TO CONSIDER FREQUENCY OF PLANNING MEETINGS

 

            It was resolved that meetings will be held at 19:00 on the 2nd Tuesday monthly prior to the full Council meeting.

 

P-172 MINOR MATTERS FOR THE NEXT AGENDA

 

            To confirm that FODDC will be asked to consider enforcement action in respect of work at Valley Side, Lower Road.

 

P-173 DATE OF NEXT MEETING

 

            To be confirmed, but provisionally 9/7/13 at 19:00 in the Assembly Rooms.

 

The meeting closed at 1928.