Venue: Selby Civic Centre
Contact: Dawn Drury, Democratic Services Officer
Apologies for Absence
Apologies noted (see above).
The minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 13 September 2023 were confirmed and signed as an accurate record.
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.
Councillors Cattanach, Packham, Crane, Lunn, Duckett and McCartney confirmed that they had received an additional document on item 4 of the agenda from the applicant’s agent, Savills.
The Committee considered reports of the Assistant Director Planning – Community Development Services 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 conditions 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(s) of the Assistant Director Planning – Community Development Services, 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.
Report of the Assistant Director - Planning – Community Development Services
The Assistant Director Planning – Community Development Services sought determination of an application for outline planning permission for the erection of up to 190 dwellings (use class C3) formal and informal open space, landscaping, works and means of access (all other matters reserved) at land north of Holy Family School, Station Road, Carlton, Goole.
The Principal Planning Officer confirmed that there was no update note.
The agent for the applicant, Adam Key of Savills spoke in support of the application.
During consideration of the above application, the Committee discussed the following issues:-
· The Harron Homes development to the southwest of the application site which had been allowed on appeal.
· The Committee sought clarification from officers on the status of the five-year housing land supply in the area and were informed that the Local Planning Authority does have a five-year housing land supply in the Selby area.
· The weight applied by officers to the application, in relation to the emerging Local Plan; and whether the Local Plan from 2013 was outdated.
· The weight applied by officers to the application, in relation to the best and most versatile agricultural land.
That planning permission be REFUSED.
The Committee agreed with the reasons for refusal put forward by the Principal Planning Officer in section 12 of the report.
A vote was taken, and the motion was carried unanimously.
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
Wednesday, 13 December 2023 at 2.00pm.
Wednesday 13 December 2023 – Civic Centre, Selby