Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee - Tuesday, 23rd March, 2021 2.00 pm

Venue: Online Meeting

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

Note: Please note this meeting will be conducted in line with the The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020. 

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Martin Waite.

 

2.

Declarations of interest

Minutes:

Councillor Mak Singh declared a non-pecuniary interest in respect of agenda item 6.

 

3.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 339 KB

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

Minutes:

Resolved:

That the minutes of the previous meeting held on 12 January 2021 be confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chair subject to the following amendment in respect of Minute 6:

 

Councillor Thompson felt that the proposals had an unacceptable effect on a neighbouring property and was frustrated that Members could not access the site during their visit.

 

4.

Matters Arising

[To consider any matters arising]

Minutes:

There were no matters arising.

 

5.

20/01296/FUL and 20/01297/LBC - Rock House, Old Hill, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, WV6 8QB pdf icon PDF 569 KB

[To consider the planning application]

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report regarding 20/01296/FUL and 20/01297/LBC - Part change of use of a Grade II listed building to create 8

apartments with associated internal and external works.

 

Mr Alan Parkin addressed the Committee and spoke in opposition to the

application.

 

Colin Noakes, Senior Planning Officer, responded to the statements made and explained that the proposals afforded more than enough onsite parking. Tim Philpot, Professional Lead - Transport Strategy, agreed with the Senior Planning Officer and stated that the proposals were acceptable.

 

Mr Nick Chapman addressed the Committee and spoke in support of the application.

 

A Member of the Committee had concerns regarding overdevelopment and insufficient parking however most Members felt that the proposals were acceptable and welcomed the application.

 

Councillor Page moved the recommendations and Councillor Butt seconded the recommendations.

 

Resolved:

That Planning Permissions 20/01296/FUL and 20/01287/LBC be granted subject to the following conditions:

  • Design of new windows to be agreed with the LPA
  • External materials to be agreed
  • Prior to occupation car parking spaces to be provided
  • Prior to occupation electric charging point to be installed
  • Design of cycle parking to be approved

 

6.

21/00026/FUL - 12, Yew Tree Lane, Wolverhampton, WV6 8UF pdf icon PDF 381 KB

[To consider the planning application]

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report regarding 21/00026/FUL - Proposed Double Storey Side and Rear Extension and Loft Conversion.

 

Following a request from the Chair of Planning Committee it was agreed that one of the conditions listed at Paragraph 11.1 of the report would be amended as follows:

 

  • All of the property to be rendered.

 

Mr Gregg Davies addressed the Committee and spoke in opposition to the application.

 

Jennifer Nicholds, Planning Officer, responded to the statements made and explained that the proposals were acceptable.

 

Mr Jake Sedgemore addressed the Committee and spoke in support of the application.

 

Councillor Page moved the recommendations and Councillor Butt seconded the recommendations.

 

Resolved:

That planning permission 21/00026/FUL - be granted subject to the following conditions:

  • Build in line with Tree plan to protect the preserved tree
  • Remove Permitted Development rights to convert the garage
  • All of the property to be rendered

 

7.

20/01519/RC - Aldi, Goldthorn Hill, Wolverhampton, WV2 3HP pdf icon PDF 601 KB

[To consider the planning application]

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report regarding 20/01519/RC - Material Amendment to recently approved planning application 19/01048/FUL to revise the proposal to retain the existing Loading Bay and associated delivery ramp, at the rear of the store, and to extend the store at the rear to provide a meeting Room, together with relocation of external services plant area.

 

Mr David Ryley addressed the Committee and spoke in opposition to the application.

 

Tracey Homfray, Planning Officer, responded to the statements made and confirmed that Environmental Health had no objections to the application.

 

Mr Scott Bryden addressed the Committee and spoke in support of the application.

 

Councillor Page moved the recommendations and Councillor Muston seconded the recommendations.

 

Resolved:

That planning permission 20/01519/RC - be granted subject to conditions as included on the previous approved planning application 19/01048/FUL.

 

8.

20/00944/FUL - 44 Redhouse Road, Wolverhampton, WV6 8ST pdf icon PDF 463 KB

[To consider the planning application]

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report regarding 20/00944/FUL - First floor side and single storey front extensions.

 

Jenny Davies, Section Leader Planning, reported that since the agenda had been published, the following condition had been added:

 

  • The proposed first floor side facing on-suite window to be obscurely glazed.

 

Mr Marek Paul addressed the Committee and spoke in opposition to the application.

 

Jenny Davies, Section Leader Planning, responded to the statements made and explained that the proposals were acceptable.

 

Daljit Bharya addressed the Committee and spoke in support of the application.

 

Councillor Page moved the recommendations and Councillor Inston seconded the recommendations.

 

Resolved:

That planning permission 20/00944/FUL - be granted subject to the following conditions:

  • Matching materials
  • Prevent side facing windows in the west facing elevation
  • The proposed first floor side facing on-suite window to be obscurely glazed.

 

9.

21/00165/TR - 6 Church Hill Drive, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV6 9AS pdf icon PDF 238 KB

[To consider the planning application]

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report regarding 21/00165/TR –

06/00467/TPO (A14) - T1 - Horse Chestnut - Crown reduce via the 'drop-crotching' method to reduce the Height and Northeast - Southwest spread of the tree by no more than 2.5 metres. T2 - Oak - Crown reduce via the 'drop-crotching' method to reduce the Height and spread of the tree by no more than 1.5 metres. T3 - Sycamore - Crown reduce via the 'drop-crotching' method to reduce the Height and spread of the tree by no more than 2.5 metres. T4 - Sycamore - Crown reduce via the 'dropcrotching' method to reduce the Height and spread of the tree by no more than 2.5 metres.

 

Councillor Inston moved the recommendations and Councillor Page seconded the recommendations.

 

Resolved:

That planning permission 21/00165/TR - be granted subject to standard conditions.

 

10.

21/00100/FUL - Equipment south of U S A M Trading Estate, Wood Lane, Wolverhampton pdf icon PDF 484 KB

[To consider the planning application]

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report regarding 21/00100/FUL - The removal of an existing 20m high Phosco Phase 1 Monopole and the replacement with an 18.60m high Phosco Phase 4.5 Monopole c/w a new 3.4m high headframe; associated equipment and development ancillary thereto.

 

Nyhiem Howl, Trainee Planning Officer, reported that an objecting neighbour had requested to speak at the meeting but was unable to do so due to IT issues.

 

Councillor Muston moved the recommendations and Councillor Inston seconded the recommendations.

 

Resolved:

That planning permission 21/00100/FUL - be granted subject to the following conditions:

  • The development hereby permitted shall be in accordance with the particulars submitted within the application 21/00100/FUL.
  • Structure to be removed and the land restored should it no longer be required.
  • Subject to the condition that any apparatus or structure provided in accordance with that permission must, at the expiry of the relevant period, be removed from the land and the land restored to its condition before the development took place.
  • This development shall commence before the expiration of three years from the date of this permission. Reason: - Pursuant to Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (PCPA).