Agenda and minutes

Development Control Committee
Thursday, 15th April, 2021 14:00

Venue: remotely via Microsoft Teams

Contact: Democratic Services 

Media

Items
No. Item

468.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of personal and prejudicial interest (if any) from Members/Officers including those who are also Town and Community Councillors, in accordance with the provisions of the Members’ Code of Conduct adopted by Council from 1 September 2008. Members having such dual roles should declare a personal interest in respect of their membership of such Town/Community Council and a prejudicial interest if they have taken part in the consideration of an item at that Town/Community Council contained in the Officer’s Reports below.

 

Minutes:

Councillor A Williams declared a prejudicial interest in Agenda item 8, P/21/101/FUL and exercised her right to speak on the application for 3 minutes, prior to then leaving the meeting whilst the item was being considered. Councillor Williams returned to the meeting after the application had been determined.

 

469.

Approval of Minutes pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To receive for approval the minutes of the 04/03/2021

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:                      That the Minutes of a meeting of the Development Control Committee dated 4 March 2021, be approved as a true and accurate record.

 

470.

Public Speakers

To advise Members of the names of the public speakers listed to speak at today’s meeting (if any).

 

 

Minutes:

There were no public speakers at today’s meeting.

 

471.

Amendment Sheet pdf icon PDF 348 KB

That the Chairperson accepts the Development Control Committee Amendment Sheet as an urgent item in accordance with Part 4 (paragraph 4) of the Council Procedure Rules, in order to allow for Committee to consider necessary modifications to the Committee Report, so as to take account of late representations and revisions that require to be accommodated.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED:                          That the Chairperson accepted the Development Control Committee Amendment Sheet as an urgent item, in accordance with Part 4 (paragraph 4) of the Council Procedure Rules, in order to allow for the Committee to consider necessary modifications to the Committee report, so as to take account of late representations and revisions that are required to be accommodated.

 

                                     The Group Manager – Planning and Development Services, advised that in relation to Agenda item 8 on today’s agenda, Members had been sent a letter from the applicant, raising certain issues in respect of the application.

He stressed that these 

                                      He stressed however, that these issues had all been addressed in the Officer’s report.

 

Councillor S Baldwin confirmed that he had not received this letter from the applicant.

 

472.

Development Control Committee Guidance pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:                          That the summary of Development Control Committee Guidance as detailed in the report of the Corporate Director - Communities be noted.

 

473.

P/20/898/RLX - Aldi Unit 1, Llynfi Walk, Llynfi Road, Maesteg CF34 9DS pdf icon PDF 113 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:                      That the above application be refused, for the following reason:-

 

Reason: 

 

The proposed relaxation of the hours of operation for a temporary period of 6 months to allow deliveries from 6am in the morning (Mon-Sat) would have a detrimental impact on the residential amenities of neighbouring residential occupiers by way of noise pollution during anti-social hours contrary to Policy SP2 of the Bridgend County Borough Council Local Development Plan 2013 and advice contained within Planning Policy Wales 11 (February 2021).        

 

Proposal

 

Vary condition 1 of P/14/65/RLX to allow the store to unload deliveries for a longer period.

 

474.

P/21/101/FUL - Unit 2 Garth Drive, Brackla Industrial Est, Bridgend CF31 2AQ pdf icon PDF 102 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:                      That Members were minded to approve the above application which will be deferred to the next scheduled meeting of the Development Control Committee, when a report will be made to Members on any Conditions which should be attached to a grant of planning permission for this application.

 

Proposal

 

Change of use of a currently unused office space into a hair salon.

 

475.

P/20/423/RLX - Newton Down Windfarm, Stormy Lane, Porthcawl pdf icon PDF 296 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:                      That the above application be granted, subject to the Conditions contained in the report of the Corporate Director – Communities.

 

Proposal

 

Vary condition 2 of appeal decision for P/12/368/FUL to extend the consent from 25 years to 40 years.

 

476.

Appeals pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

1.     That the Appeals received since the last Committee meeting as detailed in the report of the Corporate Director - Communities, be noted.

 

2.     That the following Appeal Decisions as contained in the report of the Corporate Director - Communities as decided by the Inspector(s) appointed by the Welsh Ministers since the last report to Committee, be noted:-

 

a)    Code No. H/20/3265107 (1912) – Subject of Appeal - Digital rotating screen to show multiple adverts

      located on side of 91 Nolton Street, Bridgend – Appeal Dismissed   (see Appendix A to the report)

b)      Code No. D/21/3268724 (1913) – Subject of Appeal - Front & rear extensions, removal of pitched roof & replacement with flat roofed second floor accommodation: Woodcliffe, Rhych Avenue, Porthcawl – Appeal Dismissed (see Appendix B to the report).

 

477.

Training Log pdf icon PDF 8 KB

Minutes:

The Group Manager – Planning and Development Services presented a report, containing items that comprised a future Training Programme for Members.

 

In terms of the item on Fire Safety Regulations, he advised Committee that this would be deferred to a later date and in its place, a training session on the Local Development Plan (LDP) would be scheduled on 26 May 2021, to which all County Borough Members would be invited.

 

RESOLVED:                      That the report be noted, subject to the above update.

 

478.

Urgent Items

To consider any other item(s) of business in respect of which notice has been given in accordance with Part 4 (paragraph 4) of the Council Procedure Rules and which the person presiding at the meeting is of the opinion should by reason of special circumstances be transacted at the meeting as a matter of urgency.

 

 

Minutes:

None.