Agenda and minutes

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Declarations of Interest

Members will be asked to make any declarations of interest in respect of items on this agenda.


There were no declarations of interest made by Members in accordance with the code of conduct.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 76 KB

The Committee will be asked to confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 13 April 2023.


Agreed the minutes of the meeting held on 13 April 2023 as an accurate record subject to the following amendment to minute 28 ‘Marine Academy Plymouth, Trevethick Road, Plymouth, PL9 2AF – 22/02024/FUL’ whereby the word ‘are’ should be replaced with the word ‘after’ so that the minute should read as follows:


“The noise levels from the use of the all-weather pitch hereby committed should not, at any time after 20:00 hours, be audible at levels considered to be a nuisance as determined by the Local Authority within the curtilage of the nearest dwelling”.






Chair's Urgent Business

To receive reports on business which, in the opinion of the Chair, should be brought forward for urgent consideration.


Under this item the Chair thanked Councillor Darcy for his chairing of the Planning Committee for 2022/ 23, and also welcomed Councillor Penrose to her first meeting of the Planning Committee after her successful election.


The Chair also advised Members that the standing agenda item ‘Enforcement Update’ would be removed from the agenda and that officers would provide an update as required; a process was being formulated as to how this information could be provided to all Councillors for their information, to include greater detail on enforcement statistics.


Questions from Members of the Public

The Chair will receive and respond to questions from members of the public submitted in accordance with the Council’s procedures. Questions shall not normally exceed 50 words in length and the total length of time allowed for public questions shall not exceed 10 minutes. Any question not answered within the total time allowed shall be the subject of a written response.


There were no questions from members of the public.


Planning Applications for consideration

The Assistant Director for Strategic Planning and Infrastructure will submit a schedule asking Members to consider Applications, Development proposals by Local Authorities and statutory consultations under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 and the Planning (Listed Building and Conservation Areas) Act 1990.


The Committee considered the following applications, development proposals by local authorities and statutory consultations submitted under the Town and Country Planning Act, 1990, and the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservations Areas) Act, 1990.


5 Kingston Close Plymouth PL7 2XA - 23/00134/FUL pdf icon PDF 255 KB


Mr James Carder




Grant Conditionally



Mr James Carder


Application GRANTED conditionally.


Land Off Colesdown Hill Plymouth - 22/01959/FUL pdf icon PDF 277 KB


Lacey Keating




Grant Conditionally


Additional documents:


Lacey Keating


Application GRANTED conditionally. The following was also agreed:


1.         Amend condition 11 to read:

There shall be no more than two pitches on the site and the approved pitches shall accommodate no more that 4 caravans on the site as defined in the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960 and the Caravan Site Act 1968 (as amended) of which no more than 2 shall be static caravans or mobile homes;


2.         Add an informative:

If the land marked blue on the application plan requires a change of use from the current use to any other, planning permission would be required.


(A site visit was scheduled for this planning application, held on 13 June 2023)



Planning Application Decisions Issued pdf icon PDF 968 KB

The Assistant Director for Strategic Planning and Infrastructure, acting under powers delegated to him by the Council, will submit a schedule outlining all decisions issued since the last meeting.


1)  Committee decisions;

2)  Delegated decisions, subject to conditions where so indicated;

3)  Applications withdrawn;

4)  Applications returned as invalid.


Please note that these Delegated Planning Applications are available to view online at:



The Committee noted the report from the Service Director for Strategic Planning and Infrastructure on decisions issued since the last meeting.


Appeal Decisions pdf icon PDF 381 KB

A schedule of decisions made by the Planning Inspectorate on appeals arising from the decision of the City Council will be submitted.  Please note that these Delegated Planning Applications are available to view online at:


The Committee noted the schedule of appeal decisions made by the Planning Inspectorate.


Exempt Business

To consider passing a resolution under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 to exclude the press and public from the meeting for the following item(s) of business on the grounds that it (they) involve(s) the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph(s) … of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, as amended by the Freedom of Information Act 2000.


There were no items of exempt business.

Voting Schedule - 14 June 2023 pdf icon PDF 45 KB