Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 3rd June, 2015 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chambers, Civic Centre, Newport

Contact: Miriam Durkin  Democratic Services Support Officer

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of the meeting held on 6 May 2015 pdf icon PDF 213 KB

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The Minutes of the meeting held on 6 May, 2015 were submitted.

 

Resolved

 

That the Minutes of the meeting held on 6 May, 2015 be taken as read and confirmed

2.

Development Management: Planning Application Schedule pdf icon PDF 1 MB

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Resolved

 

(1) That decisions be recorded as shown on the Planning Applications Schedule attached as an Appendix.

 

(2) That the Development Services Manager be authorised to draft any amendments to/additional conditions or reasons for refusal in respect of the Planning Applications Schedule, attached

 

3.

Appeal Decisions pdf icon PDF 1 MB

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Consideration was given to a report following recent appeals.

 

Planning Enforcement Appeals – Dismissed

 

Reference E12/0144 – Installation of solid roller shutters to shop front – 6-8 Risca  Road

 

Reference E13/0534 – Raising of ground levels and installation of a concrete drainage chamber – High View House, Lower Road, Llandevaud

 

Planning Application Appeals – Dismissed

 

Application 14/0942 – Alterations and extensions to existing dwelling – Monkspill Cottage, Station Road, Llanwern

 

Application 13/1290 – Outline planning permission for 3 No. detached dwellings and associated access – Land to south of 9 Jessop Close, Rogerstone.

 

Resolved

 

That the appeal decisions be accepted as a basis for informing future decisions of the Planning Committee

 

4.

Planning Committee and Site Sub Committee Meetings

To confirm the times for the Planning Committee and the Planning Site

Sub Committee meetings for 2015-16.

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Resolved

 

1. That Planning Committee meetings continue to be held at 10 a.m. and Planning Site Sub Committees at 12 noon (with inspections beforehand)

 

2. That the membership of the Planning Site Sub Committee for 2015-16 be as follows:-

 

Councillors Huntley, Delahaye, Al-Nuaimi, Trigg and White (with one vacancy)

 

5.

Councillor Hannon

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Resolved

 

That Councillor Hannon, the former Chair of Planning Committee be thanked for his    services to Planning Committee.

 

6.

APPENDIX : Planning Application Schedule

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Appendix

 

 

PLANNING COMMITTEE – 3 JUNE, 2015

 

DECISION SCHEDULE

 

No

Site/Proposal

Ward

Additional Comments

Decision

 

15/0410

 

Land east of and adjacent to the Celtic Manor, The Coldra

 

Construction of the Wales International Conference Centre and Associated Parking, including alterations to Access (Reserved Matters)

 

Caerleon, Ringland

 

HRIH referred to late representations previously circulated.

 

Mr R Phillips on behalf of the Applicant spoke in support of the application.

 

Councillor Linton, Ringland Ward Member welcomed the proposal.

 

 

(Councillor Mudd joined the meeting during consideration of this item and did not vote)

 

Approved with conditions

 

13/0382

 

Limekiln Farm, Cwm Lane

 

Retention of area of tipped material

 

Rogerstone

 

Late representations had been previously circulated.

 

Granted with conditions

 

 

15/0077

 

Gaer Infant School, Melfort Road

 

Conversion of former infants school into an autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) Unit, including extensions and associated works

 

Gaer

 

HRIH reported that this item had been deferred pending consideration by the Council’s Tree Officer

 

Deferred to the next meeting with a full explanation from the Planning Officer for the delay in processing the application

 

15/0262

 

8 Corn Street

 

Installation of externally illuminated fascia sign and 2 No. hanging projecting signs

 

Stow Hill

 

Councillor Al-Nuaimi, Stow Hill Ward Member supported the application.

 

Granted with conditions

 

15/0402

 

9-12 Commercial Street

 

Change of use of basement level to gym (D2 Use) and installation of fire escape door

 

Stow Hill

 

Councillor Al-Nuaimi, Stow Hill Ward Member spoke objecting to the application.

 

Granted with conditions

 

 

14/0204

 

Land at the north side of Lakeside Drive

 

Residential development together with associated vehicular and pedestrian accesses, car parking, landscaping and ancillary development: site preparation, clearance, treatment, re-profiling and the installation of new services and infrastructure (outline)

 

Marshfield

 

This application had been deferred from the last meeting pending the submission/reporting of a more detailed appraisal from the HRIH on the medium term (next 5 years) prospects of this site for employment purposes.

 

HRIH reported, as requested, and confirmed that given recent announcements and economic growth predictions there was increasing confidence in and demand for the office and employment sites market in Newport.

 

HRIH referred to late representations previously circulated.

 

Councillor White, Marshfield Ward Member spoke against the proposal in support of the Officers’ recommendation.

 

(Councillor Linton left the meeting after consideration of this item)

 

Refused