Decision Maker: Chief Executive Officer
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
Re: C8/2020/1338/CPO – Planning
application for replacement and upgrade of local infrastructure to
reduce impact from local sewage flooding. The application includes
a fenced compound to enclose site, four weatherproof plant
enclosures on raised concrete slabs, a vent stack, new access track
from highway on land at Yorkshire Water Sewage Pumping Station,
Main Street, Colton, Tadcaster. LS24 8EP on behalf of Yorkshire
Water. (Selby District) (Escrick Electoral Division)
The Chief Executive Officer has taken all relevant information into account in exercising his emergency delegated powers in this matter include considering the views of the Planning and Regulatory Functions Committee held on 3rd August 2021 and agreed the following:
That the application be approved for the reasons stated below and in accordance with the conditions outlined in the report, subject to the following amendments:-
Para 7.9 under location
CORRECTION: Paragraph 82 should be Paragraph 83 and paragraph 178 should be removed.
Paragraph 7.25 under Flood risk last sentence
CORRECTION - Paragraph 184 should be Paragraph 174 and Paragraph 190 should be Paragraph 159
Paragraph 7.26 and Paragraph 7.27 under Soils and agricultural land use
CORRECTION – all reference to Paragraph 184 of the NPPF should be Paragraph 17
By whom: Richard Flinton, Chief Executive Officer, under emergency delegated powers and after consultation with the Planning and Regulatory Functions Committee.
PLEASE NOTE that as a non-executive function, this decision is not open to call in.
Under his delegated decision making powers in
the Officers’ Delegation Scheme in the Council’s
Constitution, the Chief Executive Officer has power, in cases of
emergency, to take any decision which could be taken by the
Council, the Executive or a committee.
Following on from the expiry of the Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 (“the 2020 Regulations”), which allowed for committee meetings to be held remotely, the County Council resolved at its meeting on 5 May 2021 that, for the present time, in light of the continuing Covid-19 pandemic circumstances, remote live-broadcast committee meetings should continue, with any formal decisions required being taken by the Chief Executive Officer under his emergency decision making powers and after consultation with other Officers and Members as appropriate and after taking into account any views of the relevant Committee Members.
The Chief Executive Officer has taken all relevant information into account in exercising his emergency delegated powers in this matter, including considering the views of the Planning and Regulatory Functions Committee.
The reasons for the decision in this matter are as follows:
•The principle of the development is necessary as an element of the local sewerage infrastructure;
•The proposal would have minimal impact on residential amenity and environmental quality;
•The proposal is compliant with NPPF, NPPW, PPG guidance, ‘saved’ policies of the North Yorkshire Waste Local Plan (adopted 2006) and policies of the Selby District Core Strategy Local Plan (adopted 2013)
Subject to the amendments in respect of the renumbering of the NPPF dated 20th July 2021.
Publication date: 16/08/2021
Date of decision: 16/08/2021