Agenda and decisions

Regulatory and Appeals Committee
Thursday, 7th February, 2019 10.00 am

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

Contact: Claire Tomenson 

Items
No. Item

1.

ALTERNATE MEMBERS (Standing Order 34)

The City Solicitor will report the names of alternate Members who are attending the meeting in place of appointed Members.

2.

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.

3.

MINUTES

Recommended –

 

That the minutes of the meetings held on 22 August, 13 September at 10am and 12pm and 4 October 2018 at 10am and 12pm be signed as a correct record.

 

(Claire Tomenson – 01274 432457)

4.

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. 

 

(Claire Tomenson - 01274 432457)

5.

MEMBERSHIP OF SUB-COMMITTEES

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

 

                                                            (Claire Tomenson – 01274 432457)

Decision:

No resolution was passed on this item.

6.

PRIVATE HIRE AND HACKNEY CARRIAGE DRIVER SUITABILITY POLICY 2019 pdf icon PDF 250 KB

The Strategic Director, Place will present Document “AJ”  which seeks approval to implement a new suitability criteria for Private Hire and Hackney Carriage drivers, which focuses on the overall fitness and propriety of the applicants.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That the policy “Determining The Suitability of Applicants and Licensees as Drivers in Hackney Carriage & Private Hire Licensing” be approved.

 

(2)       That authority be granted to the Chair of the Committee to liaise with the Portfolio Holder to make any minor changes necessary to remain commensurate with the outcomes of the West Yorkshire and York Authorities.

 

(3)       That the option to maintain the current limit of 222 hackney carriage licences be approved.

 

(Carol Stos – 01274 437506)

Decision:

Resolved –

 

(1)       That the policy “Determining The Suitability of Applicants and Licensees as Drivers in Hackney Carriage & Private Hire Licensing” be approved.

 

(2)       That authority be granted to the Chair of the Committee to liaise with the Portfolio Holder in light of any concerns raised by the West Yorkshire and York Authorities and to make any minor changes necessary to remain commensurate with the outcomes of their policy consultation.

 

(3)       That the option to maintain the current limit of 222 hackney carriage licences be approved.

 

(4)       That the rank locations with awkward angles for loading wheelchairs be reviewed.

 

ACTION: Strategic Director, Place

(Carol Stos – 01274 437506)

 

7.

LAND AT BINGLEY ROAD, MENSTON pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Previous references:           Area Planning Panel (Shipley): Minute 48(a) (2011/12), Regulatory and Appeals Committee: Minute 97 (2012/13), Minute 44 (2014/15), Minute 83 (2014/15)

 

The Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways will present a report (Document “AK”) in respect of the demolition of a steel frame agricultural building and small agricultural shed and the residential development of 133 dwellings, with associated infrastructure works and access, at land at Bingley Road, Menston – 17/04591/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 the grant of planning permission be subject also to the completion of a legal planning obligation under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, or such other lawful mechanism for securing the heads of terms as may be agreed in consultation with the City Solicitor, in respect of:

 

(i)            the provision of 30% affordable housing.

(ii)          the provision of information panels at access points onto the South Pennine Moors Special Protection Area (SPA) and Special Area of Conservation (SAC).

(iii)         improvements to the local footpath network that link northwards from the development site into networks in Wharfedale.

 

And the implementation of off site highway improvements /Traffic Regulation Orders (TRO) as set out below:

 

(i)            £25,000 to provide dropped crossings and tactile paving along the route between the application site and Menston Railway Station.

(ii)          £7,000 for a TRO to reduce the speed limit to 30mph on Bingley Road between the site access and Derry Hill.

(iii)         £24,000 for measures around the Main Street/Bingley Road junction to include: a TRO to discourage the current indiscriminate parking near the junction; installation of six speed plateaus for the approaches to the junction; and installation of a Vehicle Activated Sign on Bingley Road next to the park.

 

the legal planning obligation to contain such other ancillary provisions as the Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways (after consultation with the City Solicitor) considers appropriate.

                                                                        (John Eyles – 01274 434380)

 

Decision:

Resolved -

 

(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, subject to the deletion of condition 5.

 

(2)       That the grant of planning permission be subject also to the completion of a legal planning obligation under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, or such other lawful mechanism for securing the heads of terms as may be agreed in consultation with the City Solicitor, in respect of:

 

(i)            the provision of 30% affordable housing.

(ii)          the provision of information panels at access points onto the South Pennine Moors Special Protection Area (SPA) and Special Area of Conservation (SAC).

(iii)         improvements to the local footpath network that link northwards from the development site into networks in Wharfedale.

 

And the implementation of off site highway improvements /Traffic Regulation Orders (TRO) as set out below:

 

(i)            £25,000 to provide dropped crossings and tactile paving along the route between the application site and Menston Railway Station.

(ii)          £7,000 for a TRO to reduce the speed limit to 30mph on Bingley Road between the site access and Derry Hill.

(iii)         £24,000 for measures around the Main Street/Bingley Road junction to include: a TRO to discourage the current indiscriminate parking near the junction; installation of six speed plateaus for the approaches to the junction; and installation of a Vehicle Activated Sign on Bingley Road next to the park.

 

(3)       That the Parish Council work with Ward Councillors in relation to the appropriate allocation of any Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) money assigned to the area.

 

the legal planning obligation to contain such other ancillary provisions as the Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways (after consultation with the City Solicitor) considers appropriate.

                       

ACTION:   Assistant Director - Planning, Transportation and Highways

                                      

(John Eyles – 01274 434380)