Agenda and minutes

Richmond (Yorks) Area Constituency Planning Committee - Thursday, 8th June, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Swale Meeting Room, Mercury House, Station Road, Richmond, DL10 4JX

Contact: Sarah Holbird (Tel: 01748 901016) - Email: 

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Apologies for Absence


Councillor Bridget Fortune, with Councillor Bryn Griffiths in attendance as substitute; Councillor Karin Sedgwick with Councillor Yvonne Peacock in attendance as substitute and Councillor Angus Thompson, with Councillor Caroline Dickinson in attendance as substitute.


Minutes for the Meeting held on 11 May 2023 pdf icon PDF 345 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 11 May 2023 as an accurate record.


The minutes of the meeting held on Thursday, 11 May 2023 were confirmed and signed as an accurate record.


Declarations of Interests

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


There were no declarations of interest.


Public Questions and Statements

Members of the public may ask questions or make statements at this meeting if they have given notice to Sarah Holbird of Democratic Services by midday on Friday, 2 June 2023. Each speaker should limit themselves to 3 minutes on any item. Members of the public who have given notice will be invited to speak:-


·       At this point in the meeting if their questions/statements relate to matter which are not otherwise on the Agenda (subject to an overall time limit of 30 minutes).

·       When the relevant Agenda item is being considered if they wish to speak on a matter which is on the Agenda for this meeting.


If you are exercising your right to speak at this meeting, but do not wish to be recorded, please inform the Chairman who will instruct anyone who may be taking a recording to cease while you speak.


The representative of the Corporate Director – Community Development Services stated that, other than those that had indicated that they wished to speak in relation to the application below, there were no questions or statements from members of the public.

Planning Applications

The Committee considered reports of the Assistant Director - Planning relating to applications for planning permission.  During the meeting, Officers referred to additional information and representations which had been received.


Except where an alternative condition was contained in the report or an amendment made by the Committee, the condition as set out in the report and the appropriate time limit conditions were to be attached in accordance with the relevant provisions of Section 91 and 92 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.


In considering the report of the Assistant Director - Planning regard had been paid to the policies of the relevant development plan, the National Planning Policy Framework and all other material planning considerations.  Where the Committee deferred consideration or refused planning permission the reasons for that decision are as shown in the report or as set out below. 


Where the Committee granted planning permission in accordance with the recommendation in a report this was because the proposal is in accordance with the development plan, the National Planning Policy Framework or other material considerations as set out in the report unless otherwise specified below.  Where the Committee granted planning permission contrary to the recommendation in the report the reasons for doing so and the conditions to be attached are set out below.


21/00529/FULL - Full Planning Application for 240 Residential Dwellings and Associated Works on Land North of Catterick Road, Catterick Garrison pdf icon PDF 4 MB

Report of the Assistant Director – Planning




The Assistant Director – Planning sought determination of a planning application for 240 Residential Dwellings and associated works on land North of Catterick Road, Catterick Garrison


The decision:-


Permission Granted subject to the conditions listed in paragraph 12 of the Committee report, as amended below together with an additional condition requiring commencement within 3 years, and completion of a S106 agreement with terms as detailed in Table 1 of the Committee report.


Condition 1 - remove the following documents from the list of approved plans as they provide assessment opposed to aspects that need to be complied with:

-       c) Design and Access Statement., rev. P19

-       d) Planning Statement, June 2021

-       e) Statement of Community Involvement, June 2021

-       j) Sequential Test, Version 2, March 2022

-       k) Heritage Statement, by BWB, ref. P02

-       n) Landscape and Visual Impact Assessment, rev. c, dated June 2022


Condition 10 - change plan revision from K to J, the most recent version


Condition 16 – remove the restriction of no street lighting


Condition 17 – to add additional text to allow for drainage phasing “If any drainage systems phasing is required, details shall first be submitted to and agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority. Thereafter the drainage system delivery shall take place in full accordance with the agreed phasing.”


Condition 18 – to add additional text “Approved measures for specific dwellings such as installation of photovoltaic panels shall be installed in a fully functional manner prior to first occupation of that dwelling.”


Voting Record


6 For 1 Against


(The applicant’s agent, Chris Martin, spoke in support of the application.)


Any other items

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


There were no urgent items of business.


Date of Next Meeting

Thursday, 13 July 2023 at 10.00am at Civic Centre, Stone Cross, Northallerton.


10.00am, Thursday, 13 July 2023 - Civic Centre, Stone Cross, Rotary Way, Northallerton, DL6 2UU