Agenda and minutes

Scarborough and Whitby Area Constituency Planning Committee - Thursday, 8th June, 2023 2.00 pm

Venue: Scarborough Town Hall, St Nicholas Street, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 2HG


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Apologies for Absence


There were no apologies of absence.


Minutes for the Meeting held on Thursday 11/05/2023 pdf icon PDF 292 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 11/05/2023 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 (including the text of the question/statement) to James Edward Mowbray of Democratic Services (contact details at the foot of page 1) by midday on Monday 05/06/2023. Each speaker should limit themselves to three 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 Chair 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 applications below, there were no questions or statements from members of the public.


Planning Application - (23/00311/RG3) Beach Chalets 236 - 246 & 258 - 287, The Spa, Scarborough pdf icon PDF 120 KB

To consider a planning application for the erection of replacement chalets for Scarborough Borough Council (North Yorkshire Council as continuing authority).


View Plans and Documents


Considered –


The Assistant Director – Planning sought the determination of a planning application for the erection of replacement chalets at Beach Chalets 236 to 246 and 258 to 287, the Spa, Scarborough. Updating the report the Planning Officer explained that the press notice did not expire until the date of the committee so sought delegated approval to grant consent subject to the conditions set out in the report. The Committee were broadly welcoming of the report. A question was raised about drainage on site, however the Planning Officer confirmed that for developments of this scale drainage is a matter for the building regulations, not the statutory consultees that would be consulted for larger developments. Members raised queries regarding the sale of similar chalets elsewhere in Scarborough but the Chair remaindered the committee that however concerning that prospect might be it was not a factor that should impact the Committee’s consideration of this item.


Resolved –


That the application be approved for the reasons stated in the report.


Voting Record




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 14:00.


Thursday 13 July 2023 – Scarborough Town Hall.