Agenda, decisions and minutes

Planning and Orders Committee
Wednesday, 5th June, 2019 1.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Llangefni. View directions

Contact: Mrs Mairwen Hughes 

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Items
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1.

Apologies

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As noted above.

2.

Declaration of Interest

To receive any declaration of interest by any Member or Officer in respect of any item of business.

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Declarations of interest were made as follows:-

 

Councillor Richard O Jones declared a personal and prejudicial interest with regard to application 7.1 stating that he would remain in the meeting for the discussion on the application in order to speak as a Local Member.  He left the meeting during discussion and voting thereon.

 

Councillor Nicola Roberts declared a personal and prejudicial interest with regard to application 7.4 and left the meeting during discussion and voting thereon.

 

Mr John A P Rowlands, Development Control Engineer declared an interest in application 7.3 and left the meeting during discussion and voting thereon.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 110 KB

To submit, for confirmation, the minutes of the meetings of the Planning and Orders Committee:-

 

·      1 May, 2019

·      14 May, 2019 (Election of Chair and Vice-Chair)

 

 

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The minutes of the meetings of the Planning and Orders Committee were presented and confirmed as follows:-

 

·      1 May, 2019

·      14 May, 2019 (Election of Chair and Vice-Chair)

4.

Site Visits pdf icon PDF 14 KB

To submit the minutes of the site visits held on 15 May, 2019.

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The minutes of the planning site visits held on 15 May, 2019 were confirmed.

5.

Public Speaking

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There were public speakers in respect of application 7.3.

6.

Applications that will be Deferred

None to be considered by this meeting.

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None were considered by this meeting of the Planning and Orders Committee.

7.

Applications Arising pdf icon PDF 986 KB

7.1  FPL/2019/13 – Telephone Mast, Nebo

7.2  FPL/2018/57 – Parc Tyddyn Bach, Holyhead

7.3  FPL/2018/52 – Holyhead Rugby Club, Bryn y Mor Road, Valley

7.4  FPL/2019/31 – Ty Mawr, Pentraeth

7.5  FPL/2019/51 – Preswylfa, Valley

7.6  14C257 – Cefn Trefor, Trefor

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7.1  FPL/2019/13 – Full application for the erection of an agricultural shed for the housing of livestock and the storage of machinery and fodder together with the construction of a hard standing access track on land adjacent to Telephone Mast, Nebo

 

The application was presented to the Planning and Orders Committee at the request of a Local Member.  At the meeting held on 3rd April, 2019, it was resolved that a site visit be undertaken and subsequently the site was visited on 17th April, 2019.  The Planning and Orders Committee held on 1st May, 2019 resolved to approve the application contrary to the Officer’s recommendation.

 

As he had declared a personal and prejudicial interest in the application, Councillor Richard O Jones stood down as Vice-Chair but remained at the meeting in order to make representations as Local Members.  He left the meeting during discussions and voting thereon. 

 

Councillor Richard O Jones showed maps of the planning history of the site to the Committee.  He said that the telephone mast has been demolished but the concrete block foundations remains.  He said that he considered that the application site complies with planning policy AMG2; it was apparent at the site visit that the proposed agricultural shed would not be visible from the nearby highway if the hedgerow grows any higher and it would comply with Policy PCYFF 4 and PCYFF3. 

 

The Development Control Manager outlined the principle planning issues in relation to the application.  She noted that the site is located within the Special Landscape Area of Parys Mountain and adjoining the AONB and the recommendation is to refuse the application.

Councillor K P Hughes said that there is justification in approving the application as it complies with relevant planning policies.  Councillor Hughes proposed to reaffirm the decision of the previous meeting to approve the application contrary to the Officer’s recommendations.  

 

Councillor John Griffith said that the Planning Officer’s recommendations to refuse the application is clear and especially the comments as regards to the effects on the landscape.    Councillor Griffith proposed that the application be refused. There was no seconder to the proposal of refusal.

 

Following the ensuing vote it was RESOLVED to reaffirm the decision to approve the application contrary to the Officer’s recommendation and to authorise the Officer’s to apply conditions as regards to landscaping and access to the site.

 

7.2 FPL/2018/57 – Full application for the erection of 46 dwellings together with the creation of a new vehicular access on land adjacent to Parc Tyddyn Bach, Holyhead

 

The application was presented to the Planning and Orders Committee at the request of a Local Member due to local concerns.  At the meeting held on 6th March, 2019, it was resolved that a site visit be undertaken and subsequently the site was visited on 20th March, 2019. 

 

The Development Control Manager outlined the principle planning issues in relation to the application.  She said that Welsh Water are satisfied with the details of the drainage on site;  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7.

8.

Economic Applications

None to be considered by this meeting.

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None were considered by this meeting of the Planning and Orders Committee.

9.

Affordable Housing Applications

None to be considered by this meeting.

 

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None were considered by this meeting of the Planning and Orders Committee.

10.

Departure Applications pdf icon PDF 286 KB

10.1  FPL/2019/70 – Glyndaf, Rhoscefnhir

10.2  FPL/2019/43 – Tyn Lon, Llangwyllog

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10.1  FPL/2019/70 – Full application for the erection of a dwelling including a balcony together with creation of new access of land adjacent to Glyndaf, Rhoscefnhir

 

The application was presented to the Planning and Orders Committee as the application is contrary to policies of the Joint Local Development Plan but which the Local Planning Authority is minded to approve.

 

The Development Control Manager outlined the principle planning issues in relation to the application.

 

Councillor Kenneth P Hughes proposed that the application be approved and Councillor Eric Jones seconded the proposal.

 

It was RESOLVED to approve the application in accordance with the Officer’s recommendation subject to the conditions contained within the written report.

 

10.2  FPL/2019/43 – Full application for the erection of a dwelling and garage together with the installation of a septic tank at Tyn Lôn, Llangwyllog

 

The application was presented to the Planning and Orders Committee as the application is contrary to policies of the Joint Local Development Plan but which the Local Planning Authority is minded to approve.

 

The Development Control Manager outlined the principle planning issues in relation to the application.

 

Councillor Richard O Jones proposed that the application be approved and Councillor Dafydd Roberts seconded the proposal.

 

It was RESOLVED to approve the application in accordance with the Officer’s recommendation subject to the conditions contained within the written report.

 

 

11.

Development Proposals Submitted by Councillors and Officers pdf icon PDF 277 KB

11.1  HHP/2019/116 – Plas Newydd, Llanddeusant

11.2  HHP/2019/121 – Ty Rhos, Llanfaethlu

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11.1  HHP/2019/116 – Full application for the erection of a garage at Plas Newydd, Llanddeusant

 

The application was presented to the Planning and Orders Committee as the applicant is made by a close relative of a relevant Officer.  In accordance with the requirements of the Council’s Constitution, the application has been scrutinised by the Council’s Monitoring Officer.

 

The Development Control Manager said that the public consultation period does not come to an end until 10 June, 2019 and requested that the Officer’s be afforded power to act following the public consultation period if no representations have been received.

 

Councillor Kenneth P Hughes proposed that the application be approved and Councillor John Griffith seconded the proposal.

 

It was RESOLVED to approve the application and to grant the Officer’s power to act following the statutory public consultation period coming to an end.

 

11.2  HHP/2019/121 – Full application for alterations and extensions at Ty Rhos, Llanfaethlu

 

The application was presented to the Planning and Orders Committee as the applicant is made by a relevant Officer as defined within paragraph 4.6.10 of the Constitution.  In accordance with the requirements of the Council’s Constitution, the application has been scrutinised by the Council’s Monitoring Officer.

 

The Development Control Manager said that the public consultation period does not come to an end until 10 June, 2019 and requested that the Officer’s be afforded power to act following the public consultation period if no representations have been received.

 

Councillor Kenneth P Hughes proposed that the application be approved and Councillor John Griffith seconded the proposal.

 

It was RESOLVED to approve the application and to grant the Officer’s power to act following the statutory public consultation period coming to an end.

 

 

12.

Remainder of Applications pdf icon PDF 722 KB

12.1  FPL/2019/40 – Llangefni Golf Club

12.2  FPL/2018/42 – Llain Delyn Estate, Gwalchmai

12.3  25C121H – Maryfore Site, Llannerchymedd

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12.1  FPL/2019/40 – Full application for the change of use of a golf shop (Use Class A1) into a restaurant (Use Class A3) together with the installation of an external chimney and extraction flue and formation of external decking area at Llangefni Golf Club, Llangefni

 

The application was presented to the Planning and Orders Committee as the site is located on Council owned land.

 

The Development Control Manager outlined the principle planning issues in relation to the application as noted within the report.  She said that part of the application is retrospective as doors have been erected in place of a window to allow access to the decking area and an external chimney has also been erected onto the building.  Details of the external flue would needs to be submitted by the applicant before any release of the approval of the application.  An amendment was made to the Officer’s report that the latest date for the receipt of representations should be 12 June, 2019. The Officer further said that the application is supported by local and national planning policy and in particular MAN 6 of the Joint Local Development Plan (JLDP). 

 

The Committee ascertained as to the parking facilities on site.  The Highways Officer responded that the public car park of Oriel Ynys Môn will be available as is used by the users of the Golf Driving Range as at present. 

 

Councillor Dafydd Roberts proposed that the application be approved.  Councillor John Griffith seconded the proposal. 

 

Councillor Bryan Owen proposed that the application be refused due to the effect on the local area.  Councillor Eric W Jones seconded the proposal.

 

Following the ensuing vote:-

 

It was RESOLVED to approve the application and to grant the Officer’s power to act following the statutory public consultation period coming to an end.

 

12.2  FPL/2018/42 – Full application for erection of 8 market and 2 affordable dwellings, construction of a new vehicular access and road together with soft and hard landscaping on land adjacent to Llain Delyn Estate, Gwalchmai

 

The application was presented to the Planning and Orders Committee at the request of a Local Member. 

 

Councillor Bob Parry OBE FRAgS, a Local Member requested a site visit to the site due to concern as to the access to the site.

 

It was RESOLVED that a site visit be undertaken in accordance with the request made by a Local Member for the reasons given.

 

12.3  25C121H – Full application for the erection of 4 dwellings together with vehicular access at Maryfore Site, Llannerchymedd

 

The application was presented to the Planning and Orders Committee as part of the application site is located on Council owned land.

 

The Development Control Manager outlined the principle planning issues in relation to the application. She said that a S106 legal agreement will be required as regards to the Education Service seeking a contribution towards accommodating the additional pupil numbers and one affordable dwelling is required as part of the proposed development.

 

Councillor Eric W Jones proposed  ...  view the full minutes text for item 12.

13.

Other Matters

None to be considered by this meeting.

 

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None were considered by this meeting of the Planning and Orders Committee.