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With effect from 1 April 2016 Agenda and Minutes will be available in both Welsh and English. Reports are working documents and produced in English only in accordance with Welsh Language Standard 41 of this Council’s Final Compliance Notice from the Welsh Language Commissioner.

Venue: Council Chamber, Guildhall

Contact: Annette Sellwood  Committee Officer

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64.

Apologies for Absence

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Minutes:

An apology for absence was submitted on behalf of Councillor David Maddocks.

65.

Declarations of personal interests, if any

Members are reminded of their responsibility, under Paragraph 11 of the Members’ Code of Conduct, to declare the existence and nature of any personal interest in respect of any of the business to be transacted at this meeting

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Minutes:

Members were reminded of their responsibility, under Article 11 of the Members’ Code of Conduct, to declare any interests in relation to any of the business to be transacted at this meeting. The following declarations were made:

 

Agenda Item 4 – Development Control Applications

Councillor Tina Mannering – Personal and Prejudicial - Application Code No. P/2018/0997 as Local Member.  The Councillor withdrew from the meeting for this item taking no part in the discussion and voting thereon.

 

 

 

 

66.

Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To sign as a correct record the Minutes of the Meeting held on 4 March 2019

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Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the Minutes of the Meeting held on 4 March 2019 be signed as a correct record.

67.

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To consider the report of the Chief Officer of Planning & Regulatory

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Minutes:

The Chief Officer Planning & Regulatory submitted a report (COPR/02/10) to determine the listed planning applications.  Attention was drawn to his Addendum report where relevant.

                                                                                                                                   

 

Application Code No. P/2018/0684 – conversion of existing first floor and construction of mezzanine floors to create 53 no. apartments (51 no. one bedroom and 2 no. two bedroom), associated works and external alterations - Henblas Square Henblas Street Wrexham LL13 8AE

 

RESOLVED – That permission be REFUSED

 

Reason

 

The development does not make an adequate contribution to the provision of affordable housing and is therefore contrary to Local Planning Guidance Note 28 and to Unitary Development Plan policy H7.

                                                                                                                                   

 

Application Code No. P/2018/0864 – single-storey rear bedroom and shower room extension - 39 Tanydre, Wrexham, LL13 9AY

 

RESOLVED – That permission be GRANTED in accordance with recommendation of the Chief Officer Planning & Regulatory as set out in report COPR/02/10.

                                                                                                                                   

 

Application Code No. P/2018/0997 - Erection of 23 affordable residential units with associated parking at Woodlands Farm Dodds Lane Gwersyllt Wrexham LL11 4NS

 

(Member declaration of personal interest in relation to this application is set out in Minute 65 above).

 

A resident spoke against the application.

The applicant’s representative spoke in support of the application.

 

A number of Members raised concerns in relation to the site being outside the settlement area which they felt was inappropriate for development.

 

RESOLVED – That permission be REFUSED in accordance with recommendation of the Chief Officer Planning & Regulatory as set out in report COPR/02/10 and the Addendum Report, with an additional reason for refusal:

 

Additional reason

 

The site contains Grade 3a agricultural land therefore the proposed development conflicts with policy EC2 of the Wrexham Unitary Development Plan.

                                                                                                                                   

 

 

Application Code No. P/2018/1014 – change of use from HMO to Wellness Centre including enlargement of existing car parking area and alteration to access 46 & 46a Chester Road, Wrexham

 

The applicant spoke in favour of the application.

 

RESOLVED – That permission be GRANTED in accordance with recommendation of the Chief Officer Planning & Regulatory as set out in report COPR/02/10 together with the further information contained within the Addendum Report.

                                                                                                                                   

 

Application Code No. P/2018/1050 – construction of new access / driveway and erection of boundary fence (in retrospect) - 1 The Stables Bowling Bank, Wrexham, LL13 9QF

 

RESOLVED – That permission be GRANTED in accordance with recommendation of the Chief Officer Planning & Regulatory as set out in report COPR/02/10 together with the amendment to Conditions 3 and 4 as set out in the Addendum Report and the following addition thereto:

 

Amend Condition 3

 

The access hereby approved shall permanently retain visibility splays of 2.4 metres x 33 metres in both directions measured to the centreline of the adjoining highway.  Within these splays there shall be no obstruction in excess of 1 metre in height above the level of the adjoining highway.  The splays shall thereafter be permanently retained clear of any such obstruction to visibility.

 

Amend Condition 4

The vehicular parking and turning areas as shown on approved Plan Ref: 158002 shall be  ...  view the full minutes text for item 67.