Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The Assistant Director Planning – Community Development Services sought determination of a planning application for the construction of a new 2 bed dwelling with a Shop/Post Office and Change of Use of an Existing Shop/Post Office to Residential Use – as amended (revised plans/documents received by the Local Planning Authority on 16.05.2023) at Village Shop and Post Office, Front Street, Appleton Wiske
Simon Cooper spoke objecting to the application.
Derek Partington spoke on behalf of Appleton Wiske Parish Council supporting the application.
The applicant’s agent, Richard Stephenson, spoke in support of the application.
During consideration of the above application, the Committee discussed the following issues:-
Contrary to Officer recommendations the Committee indicated that they were MINDED TO GRANT planning permission, with delegation of the decision with the relevant conditions to the Chief Planning Officer for the following reason:-
(a) The Committee was satisfied that due to the current location of the Post Office/shop the highways safety concerns would not be compromised any further by the proposed development.
A vote was taken and the motion was declared carried unanimously.
Publication date: 02/11/2023
Date of decision: 12/10/2023
Decided at meeting: 12/10/2023 - Richmond (Yorks) Area Constituency Planning Committee