Skipton and Ripon Area Constituency Planning Committee


Councillors Barbara Brodigan, Andy Brown (Vice-Chair), Robert Heseltine, Nathan Hull (Chair), David Ireton, David Noland and Andrew Williams.


Tuesday, 7th November, 2023


1.00 pm


Craven Office, Belle Vue Square, Skipton


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The Council operates a scheme for public speaking at planning committee meetings.  Normally the following people can speak at planning committee in relation to any specific application on the agenda: speaker representing the applicant, speaker representing the objectors, parish council representative and local Division councillor.  Each speaker has a maximum of three minutes to put their case.  If you wish to register to speak through this scheme, then please notify Paul Preston, Principal Democratic Services Officer by midday on Thursday 2nd November, 2023.


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This meeting is being held as an in-person meeting that is being recorded and will be available via the following link






Apologies for Absence






Minutes for the Meeting held on 3 October, 2023


(Pages 5 - 10)




Declarations of Interests



All Members are invited to declare at this point any interests, including the nature of those interests, or lobbying in respect of any items appearing on this agenda.





23/00486/FUL - The Installation of a 35 metre High Lattice Tower Supporting 6 no. Antennas, 4 no. Transmission Dishes, 2 no. Equipment Cabinets, 1 no. Meter Cabinet and Ancillary Development thereto including a Generator and Associated Fuel Tank, a Compound with Drystone Wall Boundary, and Hard Standing Area, for the Shared Rural Network Project on behalf of Cornerstone. at Ox Close Plantation Healey North Yorkshire on behalf of Cornerstone

(Pages 11 - 28)


Report of the Assistant Director, Planning, attached.





2022/24304/FUL - Reconfiguration of Skipton Railway Station Car Park; Relocation of the Existing Substation within the Station Car Park; Increase in Provision of Disabled Parking Spaces and Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Bays; a New Bus Stop and Drop Off/Coach Parking Point; Provision of a Cycle and Pedestrian Access from Broughton Road into the Station Car Park and Formalised Taxi Pick Up/Drop Off Location and Taxi Shelter; Reconfiguration of the existing Staff Car Park; Removal of 12 no. Trees within the Station Car Park to Accommodate Reconfiguration of Parking Spaces; Provision of 19 no. Trees within the Station Car Park with an additional 17 no. trees within Aireville Park; Realignment of the Partially Demolished Stone Wall within the West of the Station Car Park; Construction of 25m of Yorkstone Wall within the East Of The Station Car Park; Improvements to External Visitor Facilities within the Station Car Park including the provision of a Cycle Shelter, Seating, Lighting Around

(Pages 29 - 50)


Report of the Corporate Director – Community Development Services, attached.





ZA23/24941/FUL - Erection of 25 no. Dwellings with Off-Street Parking and Associated Infrastructure (Resubmission of 2022/23854/FUL). at land off Meadow Lane/Moorfoot Lane, Cononley on behalf of Calvert Homes (Cononley) Ltd

(Pages 51 - 98)


Report of the Corporate Director, Community Development Services, attached.





Any other items



Any other items which the Chair agrees should be considered as a matter of urgency because of special circumstances.





Date of Next Meeting



Tuesday 5 December, 2023 at 1.00pm.





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Agenda Contact Officer:


Name, Paul Preston

Tel: 01723 232310



Monday, 30 October 2023




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