Agenda, decisions and minutes

Regulatory and Appeals Committee
Thursday, 19th July, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: the Banqueting Hall - City Hall, Bradford. View directions

Contact: Sheila Farnhill 

Items
No. Item

14.

DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

(Members Code of Conduct - Part 4A of the Constitution)

 

To receive disclosures of interests from Members and co-opted members on matters to be considered at the meeting. The disclosure must include the nature of the interest.

 

An interest must also be disclosed in the meeting when it becomes apparent to the Member during the meeting.

 

Notes:

 

(1)       Members may remain in the meeting and take part fully in discussion and voting unless the interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest or an interest which the Member feels would call into question their compliance with the wider principles set out in the Code of Conduct.  Disclosable pecuniary interests relate to the Member concerned or their spouse/partner.

 

(2)       Members in arrears of Council Tax by more than two months must not vote in decisions on, or which might affect, budget calculations, and must disclose at the meeting that this restriction applies to them.  A failure to comply with these requirements is a criminal offence under section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992. 

 

(3)       Members are also welcome to disclose interests which are not disclosable pecuniary interests but which they consider should be made in the interest of clarity.

 

(4)       Officers must disclose interests in accordance with Council Standing Order 44.

Minutes:

Councillors Wainwright and Warburton disclosed an interest in respect of the item relating to Land to the South of Woodlands CE Primary School (Minute **) as they had objected to a development located within an adjoining Local Authority area that was linked with this application. They therefore withdrew from the meeting during the consideration of this item in accordance with the provisions of Part 4B of the Constitution (Members and Officer Planning Code of Conduct).

 

In the interests of transparency, Councillor Cooke disclosed that he had been in receipt of communication from several parties in relation to the applications concerning Land to the East of Brunswick Road, Bradford (Minute **) and Land to the East of Keighley Road/North of Harden Road, Harden (Minute 77). He had not entered into dialogue with these individuals nor expressed an opinion and stated that he would consider each of the applications with an open mind and on their merits.

 

ACTION:       City Solicitor

 

15.

INSPECTION OF REPORTS AND BACKGROUND PAPERS

(Access to Information Procedure Rules – Part 3B of the Constitution)

 

Reports and background papers for agenda items may be inspected by contacting the person shown after each agenda item.  Certain reports and background papers may be restricted. 

 

Any request to remove the restriction on a report or background paper should be made to the relevant Strategic or Assistant Director whose name is shown on the front page of the report. 

 

If that request is refused, there is a right of appeal to this meeting. 

 

Please contact the officer shown below in advance of the meeting if you wish to appeal. 

 

(Sheila Farnhill - 01274 432268)

Minutes:

There were no appeals submitted by the public to review decisions to restrict documents.

 

NO ACTION

 

16.

MEMBERSHIP OF SUB-COMMITTEES

The Committee will be asked to consider recommendations, if any, to appoint Members to Sub-Committees of the Committee.

 

                                                            (Sheila Farnhill – 01274 432268)

 

 

 

Minutes:

Resolved –

 

That the appointment of Non-Voting Co-opted Members to the Corporate Parenting Panel for the 2018/19 municipal year be confirmed as set out below:

 

·         Inspector Kevin Taylor – West Yorkshire Police

·         Yasmin Umarji – Education

·         Sue Thompson – Bradford District Clinical Commissioning Group

·         Chair of the Children in Care Council

 

ACTION:       City Solicitor

 

17.

ELECTION OF CHAIR

Minutes:

In the absence of both the Chair and the Deputy Chair, the meeting was asked to elect a Chair for the consideration of the following item of business.

 

Resolved –

 

That Councillor Shabir Hussain be elected Chair for the item relating to Land to the South of Woodlands CE Primary School, Mill Carr Hill Road, Bradford.

 

ACTION:       City Solicitor

 

Councillor Shabir Hussain in the Chair

18.

LAND TO THE SOUTH OF WOODLANDS CE PRIMARY SCHOOL, MILL CARR HILL ROAD, BRADFORD pdf icon PDF 419 KB

Previous reference: 5 April 2018

 

Members may recall that, at the meeting of the Committee held on 5 April 2018, consideration was given to an outline planning application for the provision of a school car park for Woodlands CE Primary School (linked to an application within the Kirklees district for the redevelopment of a former waste water treatment works off Cliff Hollins Lane to provide employment uses Classes B1(C), B2 and B8) on land to the south of Woodlands CE Primary School, Mill Carr Hill Road, Oakenshaw, Bradford – 16/06146/MAO.

 

It was resolved:

 

“That consideration of the application be deferred for a period of 3 months from the date of this meeting and that the applicant be requested to consult Woodlands CE Primary School/Diocese of Leeds in respect of all the concerns raised in respect of the provision of the car park and pedestrian crossing as proposed; to include consideration of the possibilities for the use of an alternative site.”

 

The Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways will now submit Document “I” which updates the Committee on the discussions that have since taken place and requests that the application be determined.

 

Recommended –

 

That the application be approved for the reasons and subject to the conditions set out in the Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways’ technical report.

 

                                                                        (John Eyles – 01274 434380)

Minutes:

 

Previous reference: Minute 80 (2017/18)

 

Members were reminded that, at the meeting of the Committee held on 5 April 2018, consideration had been given to an outline planning application for the provision of a school car park for Woodlands CE Primary School (linked to an application within the Kirklees Metropolitan District for the redevelopment of a former waste water treatment works off Cliff Hollins Lane to provide employment uses Classes B1(C), B2 and B8) on land to the south of Woodlands CE Primary School, Mill Carr Hill Road, Oakenshaw, Bradford – 16/06146/MAO. Plans and photographs were displayed.

 

At that meeting it had been resolved:

 

“That consideration of the application be deferred for a period of 3 months from the date of this meeting and that the applicant be requested to consult Woodlands CE Primary School/Diocese of Leeds in respect of all the concerns raised in respect of the provision of the car park and pedestrian crossing as proposed; to include consideration of the possibilities for the use of an alternative site.”

 

The Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways therefore submitted Document “I” which also included updated information for the Committee on the discussions that had taken place since this point, which had included dialogue in respect of the potential use of an alternative site (as preferred by the school and the Diocese). The applicants had stated that the landowner of this site was not willing to sell the necessary land and that they considered that the original site was safer as the alternative access point would be closer to the bend in the road. They noted that, if the Committee was not satisfied with the proposal as submitted, they could proceed with the linked development without the school car park provision. The Assistant Director also pointed out that any proposal to provide the facility on an alternative site would require the submission of a new planning application.

 

A Councillor from an adjoining ward spoke briefly to put forward the following points:

 

·         The Committee was only able to make a decision on this element of the larger development scheme; the linked application (located within the adjoining Local Authority area) had already been approved.

·         Traffic Regulation Orders were proposed to prevent on-street parking in the vicinity of the school.

·         The matter had been deferred at the last meeting so that the issues could be further discussed.

·         The reasons for the School’s preferred option were understood.

·         Consideration had to be given to the children’s safety.

·         Taking everything into account it was considered that the scheme should be approved subject to the upgrade of the pedestrian crossing to a ‘pelican’ crossing, a contribution towards on going maintenance costs and a review being undertaken of the point of access.

 

A Ward Councillor said that:

 

·         The Ward Councillors recognised that the main development was located in the adjoining Local Authority area, but the School was within the Tong Ward.

·         There would be significantly reduced on-street parking as a result of this application which would  ...  view the full minutes text for item 18.

Councillor Warburton in the Chair

19.

LAND AT HOLTS LANE, BRADFORD pdf icon PDF 497 KB

Previous reference:Minute 47 (2017/18)

 

The Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways will submit a report (Document G”) in relation to a full application for the substitution of 76 dwellings, approved under reference 17/05251/MAF, together with the construction of an additional dwelling (making 100 in total) and associated works on land at Holts Lane, Bradford - 18/01540/MAF.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That the application be approved for the reasons and subject to the conditions set out in the Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways’ technical report.

 

(2)       That authority be delegated to the Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways (in consultation with the Interim City Solicitor) to enter into a Deed of Variation in respect of the original Section 106 legal obligation attached to Planning Permission 17/05251/MAF to secure the on-site affordable housing provision of 20 dwellings.

 

                                                                        (John Eyles – 01274 434380)

Minutes:

Previous reference:Minute 47 (2017/18)

 

The Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways submitted a report (Document G”) in relation to a full application for the substitution of 76 dwellings, approved under reference 17/05251/MAF, together with the construction of an additional dwelling (making 100 in total) and associated works on land at Holts Lane, Bradford - 18/01540/MAF. Plans and photographs were displayed.

 

The Chair said that he had received a request for a site visit to be made; however, in light of all the information presented, the benefit of this was not clear and substantial and he did not consider it to be necessary in this case. He noted that he had made independent visits to the site on both occasions that applications had been considered by the Committee.

 

The Assistant Director responded to questions from Members:

 

·         The Council’s requirements in respect of parking provision were the same for a 4 bed property as a 3 bed property.

·         Garages would have to be of a minimum size and it would be preferable, from the point of view of the Highways Department, for them to be retained as such and not converted to additional accommodation without permission. A condition could be imposed to secure this should Members consider that this was appropriate.

·         The Police Architectural Liaison Officer had commented on all aspects of the development; some of these issues were within the planning remit, such as boundary treatments, but a number of the issues, for example security measures, would be addressed under Building Regulations and a number were a matter for the developer to consider.

·         The application was for 100 dwellings in total.

·         Registered Social Housing Providers preferred their housing units to be group as this made management of them more straightforward. From a planning point of view consideration was given to the visual impact of the proposals and the overall streetscene regardless of the proposed end use. In this case the proposed terraced dwellings were considered acceptable in terms of materials, design and layout. If the applicant was required to spread the affordable housing units more widely across the development this would necessitate a redrafting of the plans. (The City Solicitor noted that Members had to consider the acceptability of the plans now before them)

 

and, further to a query from a Member, indicated the location of Falls Farm and 8-10 Harry Lane on the plans and their relationship with the nearest new dwellings.

 

Two of the Ward Councillors were in attendance at the meeting and made the following comments:

 

·         The following item, in relation to Land to the Rear of Delph Terrace (which was also related to application reference 17/05251/MAF), had a significant bearing on this application.

·         A condition had been imposed on the original application (considered by the Committee at its meeting on 7 December 2017) in respect of permission being required for the conversion of garages.

·         The application should be refused.

·         The site layout was detrimental in a number of respects. The number of dwellings  ...  view the full minutes text for item 19.

20.

LAND TO THE REAR OF DELPH TERRACE, HOLTS LANE, BRADFORD pdf icon PDF 447 KB

Previous reference: Minute 47 (2017/18)

 

The Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways will present a report (Document “H”) in relation to a full application for off-site enabling works for a neighbouring residential development (planning permission reference 17/05251/MAF) on land to the rear of Delph Terrace, Holts Lane, Bradford – 18/01745/MAF.

 

The works include a drainage compound comprising a concrete base and 2 kiosks above ground and 6 manholes/inspection chambers set into the surface, a 1.5  metre high retaining wall in stone, a fence around the compound and a grasscrete road to serve it. It also includes the provision of an embankment along the western boundary of the site.

 

Recommended –

 

That the application be approved for the reasons and subject to the conditions set out in the Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways’ technical report.

 

                                                                        (John Eyles – 01274 434380)

 

 

Minutes:

Previous reference: Minute 47 (2017/18)

 

The Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways presented a report (Document “H”) in relation to a full application for off-site enabling works for a neighbouring residential development (planning permission reference 17/05251/MAF) on land to the rear of Delph Terrace, Holts Lane, Bradford – 18/01745/MAF. Plans and photographs were displayed.

 

The works included a drainage compound comprising a concrete base, two kiosks above ground and 6 manholes/inspection chambers set into the surface, a 1.5 metre high retaining wall in stone, a fence around the compound and a grasscrete road to serve it. It also included the provision of an embankment along the western boundary of the site.

 

The Assistant Director explained that the developer had applied for planning permission so that they could undertake necessary works (associated with drainage for the adjacent housing development). If Yorkshire Water were to undertake this work it would be classed as permitted development, planning permission would not be required and the Local Planning Authority would have no control over issues such as the use of grasscrete and the finish used for the kiosk and the fencing; this may mean that the visual impact was greater. The earth mound did require planning permission; it would be grassed and would help to hide a significant part of the retaining wall associated with the adjacent development, it was considered that this would be beneficial in terms of visual impact.

 

The Chair said that he had received a request for a site visit to be made; he considered that the information presented was sufficient and that the benefit of a visit was neither clear nor substantial and was not necessary in this case. He noted that he had made an independent visit to the site prior to the application being considered by the Committee.

 

In response to a question, the Assistant Director said that if Members considered that the fencing was not sufficient to screen the development then additional landscaping could be required.

 

A Ward Councillor made the following comments:

 

·         ‘Keep Clayton Green’ had submitted photographs to illustrate the encroachment into the Green Belt and the impact on the local community.

·         It was considered that information given to the Committee previously, in respect of the embankment and the drainage works being below ground and permitted development had been wrong and Members had been misled.

·         These proposals should have been included within the original scheme.

·         The site was within the Green Belt and the National Planning Policy Framework stated that development was only permitted in very special circumstances; this was not very special circumstances nor was it permitted development.

·         The development would mean the introduction of grasscrete across the bridleway and for the full length of the field.

·         Equipment (two kiosks) would be located above ground.

·         It was queried what size was allowed under permitted development rights. Yorkshire Water had stated that the size permitted was not greater than 29 cubic metres; this proposal was 447 cubic metres. Clarification was needed about  ...  view the full minutes text for item 20.

21.

UNION MILLS, HARROGATE ROAD, BRADFORD pdf icon PDF 499 KB

The Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways will submit a report (Document “J”) in respect of an application to vary two conditions (16 and 17) of planning permission 17/04007/MAF associated with a retail development at Union Mills, Harrogate Road, Bradford – 18/01622/VOC.

 

Condition 16 includes restrictions on the hours of use of Units 1A and 1B on Sundays; the proposed variation would remove the restriction as these units are below the size threshold for which hours of trading are limited under the Sunday Trade Act 1994. Condition 17 relates to the permitted delivery and servicing hours for Unit 7 and the variation would bring this unit in line with the other units on this site.

 

Recommended –

 

That the application be approved for the reasons and subject to the conditions set out in the Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways’ technical report.

 

                                                                        (John Eyles – 01274 434380)

Minutes:

The Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways submitted a report (Document “J”) in respect of an application to vary two conditions (16 and 17) of planning permission 17/04007/MAF associated with a retail development at Union Mills, Harrogate Road, Bradford – 18/01622/VOC. Plans and photographs were displayed.

 

The report explained that:

 

·         Condition 16 included restrictions on the hours of use of Units 1A and 1B on Sundays and the proposed variation would remove these restrictions as the units were below the size threshold for which hours of trading were limited under the Sunday Trade Act 1994.

·         Condition 17 related to the permitted delivery and servicing hours for Unit 7 and the variation would bring this unit in line with the other units on this site.

 

Resolved –

 

That the application be approved for the reasons and subject to the conditions set out in the Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways’ technical report.

 

ACTION:       Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways

 

 

22.

LAND TO THE EAST OF 43 BRUNSWICK ROAD, BRADFORD pdf icon PDF 409 KB

The Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways will present a report (Document “K”) in respect of a full planning application for a residential development comprising 8 two bedroom flats and 2 studio flats, including parking, on land to the east of 43 Brunswick Road, Bradford – 17/05824/MAF.

 

Recommended –

 

That the application be approved for the reasons and subject to the conditions set out in the Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways’ technical report.

 

                                                                        (John Eyles – 01274 434380)

 

Minutes:

The Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways presented a report (Document “K”) in respect of a full planning application for a residential development comprising 8 two bedroom flats and 2 studio flats, including parking, on land to the east of 43 Brunswick Road, Bradford – 17/05824/MAF. Plans and photographs were displayed.

 

The Assistant Director suggested that, if Members were minded to approve the application, an additional condition should be imposed in relation to the details and construction of the bin storage facility.

 

A local resident spoke in opposition to the proposal on behalf of other residents:

 

·         The need for sustainable housing was recognised but it was not considered that this development was sustainable.

·         In the Assistant Director’s report, in response to concerns about highway safety, it was stated that there would be a small increase in vehicle movements. There were currently 13 houses on the cul-de-sac, the addition of 10 dwellings and associated cars was not a small increase. It would equate to a 76% increase in movements.

·         On-street parking would be removed as a result of this scheme. The response to this was that Brunswick Road was an adopted highway with a turning head at the end of it. Whilst on-street parking took place there were no designated parking spaces. This turning circle was used for parking by the 13 terraced houses and visitors.

·         There were residents with restricted mobility who needed parking outside their properties.

·         Use of the turning circle for this development would have an adverse impact on existing residents.

 

Another objector also addressed the Committee:

 

·         He lived on Brunswick Road and was speaking on behalf of many residents in the area, including elderly and disabled people.

·         These properties had originally been homes for the elderly and those with reduced mobility.

·         The site had planning permission for 3 houses. Whilst 3 detached properties was acceptable this application changed the proposals to 10 flats. This was the fourth application for this site.

·         It was believed that the calculated increase in numbers of vehicles had been underestimated.

·         Parking was a significant issue in the locality and co-operation between neighbours was the only reason why there weren’t more arguments. It was foreseen that there would be a lot of problems if this went ahead.

·         A fire engine had recently been unable to gain access due to parked vehicles.

·         The Design and Access Statement was similar to that for the proposal for 3 detached houses, this was ridiculous.

 

The Assistant Director responded to the points and additional questions raised as set out below:

 

·         The site was within a sustainable location close to Harrogate Road and public transport links. It was also close to local shops and services and the train station. Car ownership for flats was generally lower than for houses; it was considered that the parking provision for the development was sufficient and it would not lead to additional parking taking place on and around Brunswick Road.

·         The turning head was available and this scheme required use  ...  view the full minutes text for item 22.

23.

100 HOLLINGWOOD LANE, BRADFORD pdf icon PDF 489 KB

The report of the Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways (Document “L”) considers a full planning application for the construction of 14 self contained flats and ancillary staff/carer’s accommodation and part demolition and conversion of an existing dwelling to form a 3 bed shared house at 100 Hollingwood Lane, Bradford – 18/01043/MAF.

 

Recommended –

 

That the application be approved for the reasons and subject to the conditions set out in the Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways’ technical report.

 

                                                                        (John Eyles – 01274 434380)

 

Minutes:

The report of the Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways (Document “L”) considered a full planning application for the construction of 14 self contained flats and ancillary staff/carer’s accommodation and part demolition and conversion of an existing dwelling to form a 3 bed shared house at 100 Hollingwood Lane, Bradford – 18/01043/MAF. Plans and photographs were displayed.

 

In reply to a Member’s question, the Assistant Director said that the windows to the rear elevation facing the existing property would serve habitable rooms apart from the top floor which was a corridor; the overall element of overlooking already existed.

 

The applicant’s agent was in attendance.

 

Resolved –

 

That the application be approved for the reasons and subject to the conditions set out in the Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways’ technical report, together with an additional condition relating to:

 

the Applicant entering into an Agreement with the Local Planning Authority under Section 278 of the Highways Act to secure improvements to the street lighting on Heathfield Grove to bring it up to adoptable standard.

 

ACTION:       Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways

 

 

24.

LAND TO THE EAST OF KEIGHLEY ROAD/NORTH OF HARDEN ROAD, HARDEN pdf icon PDF 420 KB

Previous reference: Minute 11 (2015/16)

 

A report will be presented by the Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways (Document “M”) in relation to a reserved matters application for the construction of 28 dwellings, including consideration of access (other than at Keighley Road), appearance, landscaping, layout and scale, on land to the east of Keighley Road and to the north of Harden Road, Harden – 18/00158/MAR.

 

The report also explains that the outline application (15/01039/MAO) was subject to a Section 106 legal obligation and a Deed of Variation is now requested on the grounds of financial viability.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That the application be approved for the reasons and subject to the conditions set out in the Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways’ technical report.

 

(2)       That authority be delegated to the Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways (in consultation with the Interim City Solicitor) to enter into a Deed of Variation, in respect of the Section 106 Legal Obligation attached to Planning Permission 15/01039/MAO, to remove the obligations in respect of affordable housing provision, recreation and public transport and retain that in respect of public open space provision as follows:

 

An obligation to provide the Village Greenspace and other Public Open Spaces as shown on Drawing 1357DHP/MCH/IMO1 REV J, or as otherwise agreed by the Local Planning Authority, to a minimum area of 1,900m2, as open spaces [containing no buildings] in perpetuity; to include the submission of full details of the arrangements which shall be made for the management and maintenance of the Public Open Spaces shown on Drawing 1357DHP/MCH/IMO1 REV J, or as otherwise agreed by the Local Planning Authority.

 

                                                                        (John Eyles – 01274 434380)

Minutes:

Previous reference: Minute 11 (2015/16)

 

A report was presented by the Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways (Document “M”) in relation to a reserved matters application for the construction of 28 dwellings, including consideration of access (other than at Keighley Road), appearance, landscaping, layout and scale, on land to the east of Keighley Road and to the north of Harden Road, Harden – 18/00158/MAR. Plans and photographs were displayed.

 

The report also explained that the outline application (15/01039/MAO) had been subject to a Section 106 Legal Obligation and a Deed of Variation was now requested on the grounds of financial viability.

 

The Assistant Director reported on the substance of additional representations received since the publication of his technical report including one from the local Member of Parliament and one from a Councillor from an adjoining ward. He also said that, should the Committee be minded to approve the application, an additional obligation should be added to the Section 106 Legal Agreement in respect of the payment of a sum of £7,000 for the installation of the necessary Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) to protect the visibility splays at the point of access.

 

The Assistant Director outlined the following, further to questions:

 

·         He indicated the new access arrangements for Mill House, confirming that the design specification included the access for this property and that the owners of Mill House had a legal right of access.

·         The green space provision did not correspond exactly to that designated under the Replacement Unitary Development Plan (S/OS7.5). The amount of green space had been established under the outline planning permission. This had been slightly eroded by the addition of 3 new units but mitigation provided in other areas within the site. The retention of this space was secured by the Section 106.

·         Viability appraisals included a developer’s profit figure to the industry standard.

·         In respect of any abnormalities affecting costs that could not have been picked up at earlier stage; he said that there was a strong need to retain open space to maintain the character of Harden and this meant that the development area was significantly diminished, the site was also on a steep slope. The agent may be able to explain why these issues had not been identified earlier.

 

A representative of the Parish Council made the following comments:

 

·         The Parish Council had accepted the principle of development and had sought to provide positive criticism of the proposals. The efforts made by the planning officer were appreciated but there were still considered to be deficiencies in the scheme.

·         The site was placed in a unique position in the centre of the village and adjacent to the St Ives Estate. The use of standardised house types would not relate to the local architecture and they were too close to the adjacent woodland.

·         Some of the buildings were excessively tall. Three storey properties were not appropriate for this site. They should be replaced by two storey structures.

·         The Gatesway development had been intended  ...  view the full minutes text for item 24.

25.

LAND AT RYSHWORTH HALL, KEIGHLEY ROAD, BINGLEY pdf icon PDF 320 KB

A report will be submitted by the Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways in respect of an application for outline planning permission for a residential development of up to 10 dwellings on land to the west of the Grade II* Listed Ryshworth Hall, Keighley Road, Bingley (Document “N”) – 16/09490/MAO.

 

The proposal includes the construction of 6 new build dwellings, the conversion of an existing building to create 3 new dwellings and the conversion of another existing building to form a single dwelling. Access is the only matter for consideration at this stage with details of layout, appearance, landscaping and scale being subject to a separate application for reserved matters in due course.

 

Recommended –

 

That the application be approved for the reasons and subject to the conditions set out in the Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways’ technical report.

 

                                                                        (John Eyles – 01274 434380)

Minutes:

A report was submitted by the Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways in respect of an application for outline planning permission for a residential development of up to 10 dwellings on land to the west of the Grade II* Listed Ryshworth Hall, Keighley Road, Bingley (Document “N”) – 16/09490/MAO. Plans and photographs were displayed.

 

The proposal included the construction of 6 new build dwellings, the conversion of an existing building to create 3 new dwellings and the conversion of another existing building to form a single dwelling. Access was the only matter for consideration at this stage with details of layout, appearance, landscaping and scale being subject to a separate application for reserved matters in due course.

 

In response to a question about the issues raised by the Town Council relating to the Highways Officer’s advice, the Assistant Director explained that there was a private agreement between the cricket club and the applicants in relation to parking and that the internal layout was not currently under consideration.

 

The applicant’s agent was present at the meeting.

 

Resolved –

 

That the application be approved for the reasons and subject to the conditions set out in the Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways’ technical report.

 

ACTION:       Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways