|Declarations of Members’ Interests
Cllr Thorn and Cllr Irving in relation to All Saints Church; Cllr Ledbury (prejudicial interest) in relation to All Saints Church.
Minutes of previous meeting
The minutes of the meeting held on 21st August 2007 were reviewed and adopted with one amendment under ‘Other Planning Issues’ this should read: “Cllr Dunn Morua asked whether the fence at Tumbling Weir requires planning permission.”
1) Fence at Tumbling Weir: Cllr Glynn stated that fences alongside the highway require planning permission if they are over 1 metre in height. Cllr Glynn is to ask Mike Campbell to look at Tumbling Weir.
NSC South Area Planning Committee
The next meeting is to be held on 19th September.
Decision Notices issued by NSC [see below]
Decision notices received from NSC were reviewed. It was noted that the application regarding Ashley House in Silver Street had been granted, whereas the Parish Council had objected to this, but no letter of explanation had been received from NSC the Clerk is to request this.
07/P/2124/F Oakdene Farm: there was discussion regarding the wall bordering the road the plans show this is to be rendered, not faced with stone, also whether business accommodation is appropriate in former agricultural buildings. It was agreed that the development was likely to be an improvement on the existing old milking parlour, but that the wall bordering the road should be faced with stone.
07/P/2126/RG3 Medical Practice addition of solar panels there were no objections. The question was raised as to whether the Parish Council should consider a policy in relation to solar panels within the Conservation Area. It was agreed that Cllr Glynn would discuss with NSC to ascertain what their view is.
07/P/2130/WT All Saints' Church tree works. Health and safety issues are involved due to two of the trees being dead. No comment.
07/P/2183/F 13 Ashford Road, Redhill retrospective. It was agreed that the development is probably an improvement. Some members queried whether retrospective planning permission ought to be granted. Cllr Yamanaka commented that applications for retrospective planning permission should be decided solely on the merits of the application. It was agreed to request that permission be restricted to agricultural use, and that there should be no airport related parking.
07/P/2206/F Uplands, Wrington Hill no comment.
07/P/2252/F Sutton Farm, Butcombe. This was considered to be appropriate development. However it was felt that car parking should be restricted to six spaces as proposed, and there should be no further airport related parking on the site.
Notification of two further planning applications had been received, and full details of these are awaited:
- Old School House, Church Road, Redhill tree works
- 1 & 4, Church View, School Lane, Felton Common change of access
Other Planning Issues
Brook House Enquiry it was noted that there was still no word of the outcome.
Cllr Bigg outlined some recent research produced by CPRE which showed that disturbances in the environment in the North Somerset area are currently at 90%, which is considered extremely high.
It was noted that the North Somerset Core Strategy is coming up for consultation in October, and it was felt that Wrington Parish Council will need to make some strong comments.
It was also noted that Regional Assemblies are to be abolished and their powers will now go to RDA’s.
There being no other business the meeting closed at 7.10 pm.
||Internal works to include relocation of door, subdivision of 1st floor toilet and construction of kitchen cupboards.
||Granted, on condition that further details drawings showing the construction of the storage area around kitchen fireplace are submitted and approved. Also that the existing toilet door be salvaged and reused. All new internal works and finishes shall match the original work.
||Alteration of external paint colours
||Refused property is a Grade II Listed Building in a prominent position with Wrington Conversation area. Proposed colour is not a traditional hue and would impact upon the special historic character of the Listed Building and appearance of the Conservation area, contrary to Policies ECH/3 and ECH/4 of the North Somerset Replacement Local Plan
|Manor Felton Ltd
||Car parking with vehicle washing and mobile office facilities
|| Refused. Inappropriate development in the Green Belt. Use of land for off airport parking contrary to aims of PPG 13 (Transport) and Policy T/12 of North Somerset Replacement Local Plan. Likely to result in significant increase in the use of access to classified road, also site is abutted by residential properties and noisy aspects of the proposal likely to have an unacceptable effect on neighbours and conflict with policy GDP/2 of the North Somerset Replacement Plan.
||1 Hailstone Cottage
||2-storey side extension
||Granted. The external walling and roofing materials to be used in the building works to be identical to those in the existing building.
||Replace softwood windows with upvc
||Granted, on condition that replacement window frames on the north elevation are constructed of timber only
West Hay Road
||Triple garage. Conversion of existing integral garage to living accommodation (office)
||Granted, on condition that external walling and roofing materials to be used are identical to those in the existing building, also no development to be commenced until surface water draining details are submitted and approved. The garage not to be used except for private and domestic purposes. Development not to be commenced until an arboricultural method statement to preserve adjoining trees has been submitted and approved.
||44 South Meadows
||Single storey side and rear extension
||Granted. External walling and roofing materials to be used in the building works to be identical to those in the existing building.