Agenda and minutes
Venue: Committee Room 1
Contact: Democratic Services
To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Monday 26 June 2023.
The minutes of the previous meeting held on Monday 26 June 2023 were approved and signed by the Chair as a correct record subject to minor amendments proposed by Councillor Beaney who;
Highlighted two points that had not been included in the Minutes of the Previous Meeting.
Apologies for Absence and Temporary Appointments
Apologies for Absence were received from the following Councillors:
- Alaa Al-Yousuf and Hugo Ashton.
- Councillor Elizabeth Poskitt substituted for Councillor Hugo Ashton.
- Councillor Colin Dingwall substituted for Councillor Alaa Al-Yousuf.
Declarations of Interest
To receive any declarations from Members of the Committee on any items to be considered at the meeting
Declarations of Interest were received as follows:
There were no declarations of Interest raised at this point in the meeting (see item 4 for a declaration raised in relation to application 23/01493/FUL 7 Hughes Close, Charlbury.
To consider applications for development, details of which are set out in the attached schedule.
That the applications be determined in accordance with the recommendations of the Business Manager – Development Management.
23/00860/FUL Land Formerly Known as The Square, Church Enstone.
James Nelson, Planning Officer, introduced the application for the erection of a single dwelling. The Planning Officer drew the Committee’s attention to the Additional Representation Report with no objections from the Council’s Legal Team regarding a minor amendment to wording of clause 4.2 in the Unilateral Undertaking. The Planner continued with the presentation and highlight the key points of the application as follows:
John Pritchard spoke in objection to the application. The Chair invited questions of clarification from the Committee. Of which there were none.
Roger Burton spoke as the applicant for the application. The Chair invited questions of clarification from the Committee. Councillors asked for the following points to be clarified;
The Planning Officer continued with the presentation which clarified the following points.
The Chair invited the Committee to discuss the application and the following points were raised:
Councillor Haine proposed that the application be refused in line against the Officer’s recommendations. This was seconded by Councillor Beaney and was put to the vote. There were 6 votes for and 4 against with 1 abstention and the application was therefore refused by the Committee.
Councillor Poskitt abstained from the vote.
Committee Resolved to: ... view the full minutes text for item 83.
To inform the Sub-Committee of applications determined under delegated powers and any appeal decisions.
That the reports be noted.
The report giving details of applications determined under delegated powers was received and noted.
Councillors asked for clarification on the following items;
· Page 54, Item 37; clarification on whether this application was an item for Lowlands Area Planning Sub-Committee.
· Page 56, Item 50; Clarification regarding ventilation dormer windows. It was clarified that these had been added to the proposal.
Committee Resolved to
Abby Fetes, Development Manager and James Nelson, Planning Officer outlined the Appeal Decisions report and provided an update on the current position with each application.