Agenda, decisions and minutes

District Planning Panel
Thursday, 17th December, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Remote

Contact: Su Booth - 07814073884 

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.

 

Minutes:

There were no alternate 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.

 

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations made for applications under consideration.

3.

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. 

 

                                    (Susan Booth 07814 073884/Fatima Butt 01274 432227)

Minutes:

There were no appeals.

 

4.

PUBLIC QUESTION TIME

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

 

To hear questions from electors within the District on any matter which is the responsibility of the Panel. 

 

Questions must be received in writing by the City Solicitor, please email your representation to the following Officers: Susan Booth or Fatima Butt (susan.booth2@bradford.gov.uk , fatima.butt@bradford.gov.uk) by midday on Tuesday 15th December 2020 

 

                                    (Su Booth – 07814 073884, Fatima Butt - 01274 432227)

 

Minutes:

No questions were received for matters within the remit of the Panel.

5.

APPLICATIONS RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL OR REFUSAL pdf icon PDF 3 MB

The Panel is asked to consider the planning applications which are set out in Document  “A” relating to items recommended for approval or refusal.

 

The sites concerned are:

 

Item

Site

Ward

A

11 Springfield Place, Bradford – (Approve)

Manningham

B

258 Thornton Road Bradford – (Approve)

City

C

Land East Of 74 Airedale College Road Bradford – (Approve)

Bowling And Barkerend

D

Telecommunications Mast  Gilstead Reservoir Off Agincourt Drive Ferncliffe Bingley – (Approve)

Bingley

E

4 Farcliffe Road Bradford – (Refuse)

Toller

F

Heather Lodge Back Shaw Lane Keighley – (Refuse)

Bingley Rural

 

(Mohammed Yousuf 01274 434605)

Minutes:

 

a)         11 Springfield Place, Manningham, BradfordManningham

 

Householder application for the construction of a single storey annex to the rear of 11 Springfield Place, Manningham, Bradford  - 20/04055/HOU

 

An overview of the application was presented showing details of the location and proximity to the host dwelling as well as details of the site in relation to surrounding properties. Details were provided as to the nature of the application and it’s intended use.  Eleven objections had been received but there were no representations made at the meeting by either objectors or the applicant.

 

Members raised the following questions for clarity in respect of the above application:

 

A Member asked what would happen if the use changed to that granted.  It was advised by Officers that a change to another type of usage would require planning permission.

 

The question of whether adding conditions to the application could be made and Officers confirmed that the existing condition number three in the application allowed for this contingency.

 

Another member asked whether the structure was a separate dwelling and was advised that it was ancillary to the main property.

 

Resolved –

 

That the application be approved for the reasons and subject to the conditions set out in the Strategic Director, Place’s technical report (Document “A”)

 

Action: Strategic Director, Place

 

 

(b)       258 Thornton Road, Bradford                                                    City

 

Full application for a first floor extension at 258 Thornton Road, Bradford - 20/04766/FUL.

 

Officers presented the application which was for a first floor extension to a two storey commercial property in a mixed use area.  The presentation included detailed plans of the proposal including roof elevations and their position in relation to an adjoining building as well as a map of the location of the property.

 

An objector attended the meeting and raised concerns regarding window openings as he was not satisfied that he would be able to open his windows fully as they opened outwards.  He also expressed his concern in relation to drainage and the omission of a chimney in the plan.

 

Planning Officers advised that windows would be able to open fully as the extension was below the height of the windows in the adjoining property.  Drainage would be covered by building regulations and the chimney would come under the Party Wall Act.

 

Resolved –

 

That the application be approved for the reasons and subject to the conditions set out in the Strategic Director, Place’s technical report (Document “A”)

 

Action: Strategic Director, Place

 

 

(c)       Land East Of 74 Airedale College Road, Bradford

Bowling and  Barkerend

 

Construction of new dwelling on land east of 74 Airedale College Road, Bradford - 20/03280/FUL.

 

Officers presented details of the application which was for the construction of a residential dwelling that had previously been granted planning permission but had lapsed due to work not commencing.  The presentation including site plans and information relating to the surrounding buildings and the nature and type of nearby structures and properties.  Officers indicated that there were no significant differences in the current application  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

6.

MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS pdf icon PDF 11 MB

The Panel is asked to consider other matters which are set out in Document “B” relating to miscellaneous items:

 

(a-p)    Request for Enforcement/Prosecution Action

 

(q)       Decisions made by the Secretary of State – Allowed

 

(r-t)      Decisions made by the Secretary of State - Dismissed

 

                                                (Mohammed Yousuf – 01274 434605)

 

Minutes:

REQUEST FOR ENFORCEMENT/PROSECUTION ACTION

 

(a)       1 Toller Park, Bradford                                                                 Heaton

 

Without planning permission, the construction of a first floor extension to form an additional floor - 18/00280/ENFAPP

 

On 20 November 2020 the Planning Manager (Enforcement & Trees) authorised the issue of an Enforcement Notice.  It is considered expedient to instigate Enforcement (Legal) Action.

 

(b)       10 Dalcross Grove, Bradford                                          Little Horton

 

Without planning permission, the construction of a front single storey extension, a dormer window to the front and rear and the hard surfacing of the front garden area of the land with non-porous material with no provision to direct runoff water within the curtilage of the dwelling house - 19/00295/ENFAPP

 

 

The Planning Manager (Enforcement and Trees) authorised enforcement action on 19 October 2020 requiring the demolition of the single storey extension and front dormer window.  The removal of the horizontal cladding from the principal elevation on the rear dormer window and replacement of slate to match the roof of the host building and removal of the non-porous hard surfacing material from the front garden of the land.

 

(c)       142-144 Main Street, Bingley                                           Bingley

 

Without planning permission, the construction of an extension to the rear of the property - 19/00822/ENFAPP

 

The Planning Manager (Enforcement and Trees) authorised enforcement action on the 19 October 2020 requiring the demolition of the extension and removal of all materials from the land.

 

(d)       2 Idle Road, Bradford                                Bolton and Undercliffe

 

Unauthorised alterations to an outbuilding - 20/00603/ENFAPP

 

On 30 September 2020 the Planning Manager (Enforcement & Trees) authorised the issue of an Enforcement Notice.  It is considered expedient to instigate Enforcement (Legal) Action as the unauthorised alterations to the outbuilding are detrimental to visual amenity, contrary to Policies DS1 and DS3 of the Council's adopted Core Strategy Development Plan document and the principles of the National Planning Policy Framework.

 

(e)       205 Bradford Road, Shipley                                            Heaton

 

Without planning permission, the construction of a rear dormer window - 18/00528/ENFUNA

 

The Planning Manager (Enforcement and Trees) authorised enforcement action on 13 August 2020 requiring the demolition of the rear dormer window or the replacement of the white plastic cladding with slate to match the roof of the dwelling house. 

 

(f)        25 Ashgrove, Great Horton, Bradford               City

 

Without listed building consent, the insertion of 3 No uPVC first floor curved windows in the front elevation, the insertion of 3 No ground floor uPVC windows in the rectangular bay window in the front elevation and the removal of the coping detail from the chimney stack in the front elevation - 18/00357/ENFLBC

 

On 20 November 2020 the Planning Manager (Enforcement & Trees) authorised the issue of a Listed Building Enforcement Notice.  It is considered expedient to instigate Enforcement (Legal) Action.

 

(g)       32 Middlebrook Way, Bradford  CLAYTON AND FAIRWEATHER GREEN

 

Without planning permission, the creation of a fence to the side of the property - 19/00078/ENFUNA

 

The Planning Manager (Enforcement and Trees) authorised enforcement action on the 19 October 2020 requiring the concrete panel fence alongside Middlebrook Way to be reduced to 1.2 metres  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.