Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
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47.

WELCOME AND APOLOGIES

Minutes:

An apology for absense was received from County Borough Councillor W. Owen.

48.

DECLARATION OF INTEREST

To receive disclosures of personal interest from Members in accordance with the Code of Conduct.

 

Note:

1.     Members are requested to identify the item number and subject matter that their interest relates to and signify the nature of the personal interest; and

2.     Where Members withdraw from a meeting as a consequence of the disclosure of a prejudicial interest they must  notify the Chairman when they leave.

Minutes:

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct, there were no declarations made pertaining to the agenda.

 

49.

HUMAN RIGHTS ACT 1998 AND DEVELOPMENT CONTROL DECISIONS

To note, that when Committee Members determine the development control matters before them, they should have regard to the Development Plan and, so far as material to applications, to any other material considerations and when taking decisions, Members have to ensure they do not act in a manner that is incompatible with the Convention on Human Rights as incorporated into legislation by the Human Rights Act 1998.

 

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED to note that when Committee Members determine the development control matters before them, they should have regard to the Development Plan and, so far as material to applications, to any other material considerations and when taking decisions, Members have to ensure they do not act in a manner that is incompatible with the convention on Human Rights as incorporated into legislation by the Human Rights Act1998.

 

50.

WELLBEING OF FUTURE GENERATIONS (WALES) ACT 2015

To note that the Wellbeing of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 imposes a duty on public bodies to carry out sustainable development in accordance with the sustainable development principle and to act in a manner which seeks to ensure that the needs of the present are met without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED to note that the Wellbeing of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015 imposes a duty on public bodies to carry out sustainable development in accordance with the sustainable development principle and to act in a manner which seeks to ensure that the needs of the present are met without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

 

51.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 496 KB

To approve as an accurate record, the minutes of the meeting of the Planning and Development Committee held on 22nd July 2021.

Minutes:

It was RESOLVED to approve as an accurate record, the minutes of the meeting of the Planning and Development Committee held on the 22nd July 2021.

52.

CHANGE TO THE AGENDA

Minutes:

The Committee agreed that the agenda would be considered out of sequence and as detailed in the minutes set out hereunder.

53.

APPLICATION NO: 21/0635/10 pdf icon PDF 419 KB

Detached 3 bed bungalow with parking for 3 cars (Affecting Public Right of Way PON/4/1).

Bodwenarth Farm, Albion Court, Cilfynydd

Minutes:

Detached 3 bed bungalow with parking for 3 cars (Affecting Public Right of Way PON/4/1). Bodwenarth Farm, Albion Court, Cilfynydd

 

In accordance with adopted procedures, the Committee received the following public speakers who were afforded five minutes to address Members on the above-mentioned proposal:

 

·         Ms Amanda Lloyd (Applicant)

·         Objector 1 (Objector)

 

The Applicant exercised the right to respond to the comments made by the objector.

 

Non-Committee/ Local Member – County Borough Councillor S Belzak spoke on the application and put forward his objection in respect of the proposed Development.

 

The Head of Major Development and Investment presented the application to Committee and following consideration it was RESOLVED to defer the Application for a Site Inspection to be undertaken by the Planning and Development Committee to consider the potential drainage issues and height of the proposed fence.

54.

APPLICATION NO: 21/0431/15 pdf icon PDF 483 KB

Variation of condition 2 (approved plans) to seek permission for amended building location, building height, forecourt and external cladding. (Original application 19/0791/10) (Amended plans received 02/08/21).

Storage Unit off Heol Y Beddau, Pontypridd, CF38 2AG

Minutes:

Variation of condition 2 (approved plans) to seek permission for amended building location, building height, forecourt and external cladding. (Original application 19/0791/10) (Amended plans received 02/08/21). Storage Unit off Heol Y Beddau, Pontypridd, CF38 2AG

 

Members RESOLVED to defer the application for a site inspection to be undertaken by the Planning and Development Committee to consider the distance from nearby properties, whether the proposed development is in keeping with the local area and highways matters concerning the lane accessing the site.

 

In view of the above decision, the Chair informed the persons present to address the Committee on the application that if they wished to speak when the matter was next reported to Committee, they would have to submit requests to do so.

55.

APPLICATION NO: 21/0809/10 pdf icon PDF 291 KB

Proposed rear dormer loft conversion, front porch & kitchen extension.

38 Clos Myddlyn, Beddau, Pontypridd, CF38 2JS

Minutes:

Proposed rear dormer loft conversion, front porch & kitchen extension. 38 Clos Myddlyn, Beddau, Pontypridd, CF38 2JS

 

In accordance with adopted procedures, the Committee received the following public speakers who were afforded five minutes to address Members on the above-mentioned proposal:

·         Ms Jemma Ajax (Objector)

·         Ms Naomi Jones (Objector)

 

The Head of Major Development and Investment presented the application to Committee and following lengthy discussion Members were minded to refuse the application contrary to the recommendation of the Director, Prosperity & Development as Members were of the view that the proposal would cause over looking to nearby properties and overdevelopment of the site.

 

Therefore, the matter would be deferred to the next appropriate meeting of the Planning & Development Committee for a report of the Director, Prosperity & Development, if necessary in consultation with the Director, Legal Services, highlighting the potential strengths and weaknesses of making a decision contrary to the recommendation of an officer or any proposed or possible planning reason for such a decision prior to determining a matter.

 

 

 

 

56.

APPLICATION NO: 21/0001 pdf icon PDF 269 KB

Variation of condition 1(c) & 1(d) of planning permission 09/0386/13 to allow for an extension to the permitted time frames for the application of reserved matters by a further 10 years and the extension of the permitted timeframe for the commencement of development by a further 12 years or by 2 years from the date of the last reserved matters to be approved whichever is the later.

Land at the former Coedely Colliery off the A4119, Coedely.      

Minutes:

Variation of condition 1(c) & 1(d) of planning permission 09/0386/13 to allow for an extension to the permitted time frames for the application of reserved matters by a further 10 years and the extension of the permitted timeframe for the commencement of development by a further 12 years or by 2 years from the date of the last reserved matters to be approved whichever is the later. Land at the former Coedely Colliery off the A4119, Coedely.

 

The Committee noted that Mr Will Ryan (Agent) who had requested to address the Committee was unable to connect to the virtual meeting to do so.

 

The Head of Major Development and Investment presented the application to Committee and following consideration it was RESOLVED to approve the application in accordance with the recommendation of the Director, Prosperity and Development with an amendment to condition 1 to enable the development to be phased and subject to an update/ amendment to the existing Section 106 Agreement to provide:

 

·       Highway contributions payed on a phased basis as follows –

 

 

·         interest at 4% above the base lending rate of Barclays Bank plc from time to time

·         £197,000 payable prior to the beneficial occupation of 12,150 square metres of floorspace;

·         £184,000 payable prior to the beneficial occupation of 24,000 square metres of floorspace;

·         £42,250 payable prior to the beneficial occupation of 26,500 square metres of floorspace;

·         £42,250 payable prior to the beneficial occupation of 29,000 square metres of floorspace;

·         £42,250 payable prior to the beneficial occupation of 31,500 square metres of floorspace;

·         £42,250 payable prior to the beneficial occupation of 34,000 square metres of floorspace.

Public Transport & infrastructure contributions payed on a phased basis as follows –

 

·         £9,000 payable prior to the beneficial occupation of 12,150 square metres of floorspace;

·         £8,000 payable prior to the beneficial occupation of 24,000 square metres of floorspace;

·         £2,000 payable prior to the beneficial occupation of 26,500 square metres of floorspace;

·         £2,000 payable prior to the beneficial occupation of 29,000 square metres of floorspace;

·         £2,000 payable prior to the beneficial occupation of 31,500 square metres of floorspace;

·         £2,000 payable prior to the beneficial occupation of 34,000 square metres of floorspace.

The designation of Plot N2 for outdoor recreational space

The payment of a public right of way contribution of £16,000

The agreement and implementation of a landscape and habitat management plan for period of 25 years from the date of the planning permission.

 

 

 

 

57.

APPLICATION NO: 21/0058/10 pdf icon PDF 246 KB

Detached house with integral double garage.

Former Glen Transport Site, Penycoedcae Road, Penycoedcae, Pontypridd

 

Minutes:

Detached house with integral double garage. Former Glen Transport Site, Penycoedcae Road, Penycoedcae, Pontypridd.

 

In accordance with adopted procedures, the Committee received Mr Geraint Israel (Applicant) who was afforded five minutes to address Members on the above-mentioned proposal.

Non-Committee/ Local Members – County Borough Councillors J Brencher and R Yeo spoke on the application and put forward their support in respect of the proposed Development.

 

The Head of Major Development and Investment presented the application to Committee and following consideration Members were minded to approve the above-mentioned application contrary to the recommendation of the Director, Prosperity & Development as Members were of the view that the site is acceptable for residential use and would have a beneficial impact on the site.

 

Therefore, the matter would be deferred to the next appropriate meeting of the Planning & Development Committee for a report of the Director, Prosperity & Development, if necessary in consultation with the Director, Legal Services, highlighting the potential strengths and weaknesses of making a decision contrary to the recommendation of an officer or any proposed or possible planning reason for such a decision prior to determining a matter.

 

58.

APPLICATION NO: 21/0335/10 pdf icon PDF 259 KB

Change of use of vacant shop to self-contained flat, enlargement of rear dormer window and associated works.

90 Queen Street, Treforest, Pontypridd, CF37 1RN

Minutes:

Change of use of vacant shop to self-contained flat, enlargement of rear dormer window and associated works. 90 Queen Street, Treforest, Pontypridd, CF37 1RN

 

The Head of Major Development and Investment presented the application to Committee and following consideration Members were minded to refuse the above-mentioned application contrary to the recommendation of the Director, Prosperity & Development as Members were of the view that the proposed development would have a detrimental impact on parking, loss of amenity and overbearing impact. Members also voiced concern regarding overdevelopment at the site as a result of the proposed development.

 

Therefore, the matter would be deferred to the next appropriate meeting of the Planning & Development Committee for a report of the Director, Prosperity & Development, if necessary in consultation with the Director, Legal Services, highlighting the potential strengths and weaknesses of making a decision contrary to the recommendation of an officer or any proposed or possible planning reason for such a decision prior to determining a matter.

 

59.

APPLICATION NO: 21/0613 pdf icon PDF 128 KB

Change of use from army surplus shop (A1) to craft ale and cocktail bar (A3) with roller shutter to front door.

12 Market Street, Pontypridd, CF37 2ST

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Change of use from army surplus shop (A1) to craft ale and cocktail bar (A3) with roller shutter to front door. 12 Market Street, Pontypridd, CF37 2ST

 

In accordance with Minute No:35of the Planning and Development Committee held on the 12th August 2021, the Committee considered the report of the Director, Legal & Democratic Services outlining the outcome of the site visit inspection which was held on the 24th August in respect of the application which was recommended for approval by the Service Director Planning.

 

The Head of Planning presented the application to Committee and following consideration it was RESOLVED to approve the application in accordance with the recommendation of the Director, Prosperity and Development.

60.

INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS, PERTAINING TO ACTION TAKEN UNDER DELEGATED POWERS pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To inform Members of the following, for the period 02/08/2021 – 20/08/2021.

 

Planning and Enforcement Appeals Decisions Received

Delegated Decisions Approvals and Refusals with reasons.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members RESOLVED to receive the report of the Service Director, Planning in relation to Planning and Enforcement Appeal Decisions received, Delegated Decisions Approvals and Refusals with reasons, Overview of Enforcement Cases and Enforcement Delegated Decisions received for the period 02/08/2021 – 20/08/2021.