Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Tuesday, 9th July, 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 3 - 3rd Floor - Civic Centre

Contact: Donna Cope  Tel 01902 554452 or email  donna.cope@wolverhampton.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Birch and Yardley.

 

2.

Declarations of interest

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

 

3.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 341 KB

[To approve the minutes of the previous meeting as a correct record]

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the previous meeting held on 21 May 2019 be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

 

4.

Matters Arising

[To consider any matters arising]

Minutes:

There were no matters arising.

 

5.

19/00039/FUL - 141 Victoria Road, Wolverhampton, WV11 1RL pdf icon PDF 599 KB

[To consider the planning application]

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report regarding 19/00039/FUL - Proposed two storey side and rear extension & Change of Use from a C3 (Dwelling House) To C4 (House in Multiple Occupation).

 

Mr Pete Milton addressed the Committee and spoke in opposition to the application.

 

In response to statements made, Tim Philpot, Transport Strategy, stated that during a site visit that morning, it became apparent that the proposed parking provisions did not meet the necessary requirements.

 

Resolved

That Planning application 18/01479/FUL be refused for the following reasons:

  • Insufficient parking provision
  • Highway safety

 

6.

19/00750/TR - 12/16 Dewsbury Drive, Wolverhampton, WV4 5RQ pdf icon PDF 151 KB

[To consider the application]

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report regarding 19/00750/TR - Oak Tree Preservation Order number 1962 - Reduction of height and spread by 3-4 metres.

 

Mr Richard Wood addressed the Committee and spoke in support of the application.

 

In response to statements made, Stephen Alexander, Head of City Planning, sympathised with Mr Wood and explained how such applications were determined.

 

Members of the Committee sympathised with the applicant and whilst some Members felt the proposals were acceptable, others expressed concern.

 

Resolved

That Planning application 19/00750/TR be granted for the following reason:

  • The grounds for the application and the impact of the tree on the adjacent properties were sufficient to justify any impact on the amenity value of the tree that would result from the work.