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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.

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Contact: Annette Sellwood 

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88.

Apologies for Absence

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Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf of Councillors I David Bithell, MBE and Michael Dixon.

89.

Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 219 KB

To sign as a correct record the Minutes of the Meeting held on 2 September 2019.

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The Minutes of the Meeting held on 2 September 2019 were submitted.

 

Correction to Minutes:

Minute No 76 – Application Numbers P/2019/0394 and P/2019/0395 – 31 High Street, Wrexham. Councillor R Alun Jenkins should be referred to as the Ward Member not the Neighbouring Ward Member.

 

RESOLVED – That subject to the above, the Minutes of the Meeting held on 2 September 2019 be signed as a correct record.

90.

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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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

 

Item No 4o - Councillor Beverley Parry-Jones - Personal and prejudicial – Application Code No. P/2019/0653.  Political affiliation.  The Councillor withdrew from the meeting for this item taking no part in the discussion and voting thereon.

 

Item No 4o - Councillor Michael Morris - Personal and prejudicial – Application Code No. P/2019/0653.  Applicant known, same Political Party .  The Councillor withdrew from the meeting for this item taking no part in the discussion and voting thereon.

 

Item No 4o - Councillor Paul Roberts - Personal and prejudicial – Application Code No. P/2019/0653. Political affiliation.  The Councillor withdrew from the meeting for this item taking no part in the discussion and voting thereon.

 

91.

Development Control Applications pdf icon PDF 262 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Officer Planning and Regulatory.

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The Chief Officer Planning and Regulatory submitted a report (COPR/34/19) to determine the listed planning applications.

 

92.

APPLICATION NO: P/2017/1045 - THE LAW COURTS, BODHYFRYD, WREXHAM pdf icon PDF 798 KB

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The Chair introduced the application to all those present.

 

Mr Mike Southall, Avison Young (Representing Applicant) spoke in support of the application.

 

The Chair referred the Committee Members to the addendum observation in relation to Tree Preservation Orders.

 

The Local Member (Councillor Paul Jones) spoke about the application and informed the Committee that he was pleased to see that Wrexham would retain its Magistrates Court.

 

RESOLVED - That permission be GRANTED in accordance with the recommendation of the Chief Officer Planning and Regulatory as set out in report COPR/34/19

93.

APPLICATION NO: P/2018/1047 - NANTCOL, 57 BRYN GLAS, RHOSLLANERCHRUGOG, WREXHAM pdf icon PDF 419 KB

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The Chair introduced the application to all those present.

 

Councillor Paul Pemberton (Adjoining Local Member) spoke about the application and made reference to a flooding incident that had happened a number of years ago which put one of the nearby property at risk of flooding.  He was looking for reassurances that any proposed developments would not lead to any surplus surface water causing a negative impact on the property.

 

Mr Dafydd Edwards, (Agent) spoke in support of the application.

 

During consideration of the application the following points were highlighted:

 

RESOLVED – That permission be GRANTED in accordance with the recommendation of the Chief Officer Planning and Regulatory as set out in report (COPR/34/19) together with the following conditions:

 

Amend Condition 10:

No part of the development shall commence until a scheme for the comprehensive and integrated drainage of the site indicating how foul water, surface water and land drainage will be dealt with has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  The scheme as approved shall be implemented in accordance with a timescale to be agreed as part of the submitted details and maintained thereafter.

 

Reason

To ensure that effective drainage facilities are provided for the proposed development, and that no adverse impact occurs to the environment or the existing public sewerage system in accordance with Policies GDP1 and EC13 of the Wrexham Unitary Development Plan.

94.

APPLICATION NO: P/2019/0146 - THE PIKEY, PIKEY LANE, GRESFORD, WREXHAM pdf icon PDF 185 KB

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Mrs Judith Cole (Applicant) was present having indicated her intention to speak in support of the application, however, in the event, she did not do so.

 

RESOLVED - That permission be GRANTED in accordance with the recommendation of the Chief Officer Planning and Regulatory as set out in report COPR/34/19.

95.

APPLICATION NO: P/2019/0250 - ADJACENT TO THE OLD POST OFFICE, HALTON, CHIRK, WREXHAM pdf icon PDF 147 KB

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Mrs Hillary Peplar (Representing Applicant) spoke in support of the application.

 

Councillor Terry Evans (Adjoining Ward Member) spoke and raised a query in relation to the various Planning Policies.

 

The Planning Control Lead spoke about the application and referred to The Housing Policy.

 

RESOLVED – That permission be REFUSED in accordance with the recommendation of the Chief Officer Planning & Regulatory as set out in report COPR/34/19.

96.

APPLICATION NOS: P/2019/0394 and P/2019/0395 - 31 HIGH STREET, WREXHAM pdf icon PDF 249 KB

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Mr Neil  Moir (Applicant) spoke in favour of the application.

 

Councillor R Alun Jenkins (Local Member) spoke about the application and informed the committee that he was satisfied  with the applicants willingness to accept the suggested changes to the layout of the apartments and access arrangements.

 

RESOLVED – That the Chief Officer Planning & Regulatory be given delegated authority to grant permission and listed building consent subject to the submission of acceptable amended plans and to consultation with the local member. 

97.

APPLICATION NO: P/2019/0455 - CINDERS FARM, CINDERS, RUABON, WREXHAM pdf icon PDF 199 KB

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Mr Warrington (Applicants Representative) spoke in favour of the application.

 

The Planning Control Lead spoke about the application.

 

Members discussions ensued in relation to concerns about the comparison made with a similar site in the area and also about vehicle movement associated with the site.

 

RESOLVED – That permission be REFUSED

 

Reason

The proposals will result in traffic entering and leaving the site during the night and early hours of the morning to the detriment of the standard of amenity afforded to the occupiers of nearby residential properties.  The proposals therefore conflict with policy GDP1(f) of the Wrexham Unitary Development Plan.

98.

APPLICATION NO: P/2019/0502 - LOCATION: CATS PROTECTION ADOPTION CENTRE, BRADLEY ROAD, WREXHAM pdf icon PDF 224 KB

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The Planning Control Lead spoke about the application.

 

RESOLVED - That Advert consent be GRANTED in accordance with the recommendation of the Chief Officer Planning and Regulatory as set out in report COPR/34/19

 

99.

APPLICATION NO: P/2019/0509 - 1 LARCHWOOD ROAD, WREXHAM pdf icon PDF 262 KB

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Tracey Morgan (Applicant) spoke in support of the application.

 

RESOLVED - That permission be GRANTED in accordance with the recommendation of the Chief Officer Planning and Regulatory as set out in report COPR/34/19.

 

100.

APPLICATION NO: P/2019/0563 - 108 RHOSNESNI LANE, WREXHAM pdf icon PDF 189 KB

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The Chair introduced the application.

 

RESOLVED - That permission be GRANTED in accordance with the recommendation of the Chief Officer Planning and Regulatory as set out in report COPR/34/19

 

101.

APPLICATION NO: P/2019/0578 - WATERSIDE BARN, NEWBRIDGE ROAD, NEWBRIDGE, WREXHAM pdf icon PDF 543 KB

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Mr Matthew Potts spoke in favour of the recommendation.

 

The Planning Control Lead spoke about the application

 

RESOLVED – That a SITE VISIT be arranged for Members of the Committee to view the application site prior to determination of the application by the Committee.

 

Reason for Visit: To allow Members to determine the impact of the extension on the character of the dwelling.

 

The accuracy of the second paragraph of page 90 to be checked in respect of whether LPG20 advice in respect of front extensions is applicable given that the description of development refers to a rear extension.

102.

APPLICATION NO: P/2019/0582 - BROAD OAK FARM, LLYNDIR LANE, ROSSETT, WREXHAM pdf icon PDF 203 KB

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The Chair drew Members’ attention to the information contained within the Addendum Report and advised that the application had been withdrawn.

 

103.

APPLICATION NO: P/2019 /0595 - 7 HEOL CARADOC, COEDPOETH, WREXHAM pdf icon PDF 153 KB

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The Chair introduced the application.

 

RESOLVED - That permission be GRANTED in accordance with the recommendation of the Chief Officer Planning and Regulatory as set out in report COPR/34/19

104.

APPLICATION NO: P/2019/0617 - CANAL COTTAGE, CADNEY LANE, BETTISFIELD, WREXHAM pdf icon PDF 364 KB

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The Planning Control Lead introduced the application and referred to the information in the addendum.

 

Councillor John McCusker (Local Member) expressed concerns that it resembled a separate dwelling.  In response the Chair confirmed that the proposed use of the building would be for ancillary purposes only.

 

RESOLVED - That permission be GRANTED in accordance with the recommendation of the Chief Officer Planning and Regulatory as set out in report COPR/34/19

 

105.

PRESIDING CHAIR

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Councillor Michael Morris declared a personal and prejudicial interest and vacated the Chair. Councillor Paul Pemberton presided over the next item on the Agenda.

 

 

(Councillor Paul Pemberton in the Chair)

 

106.

APPLICATION NO: P/2019/0653 PANTWOOD, PANT LANE, GRESFORD, WREXHAM pdf icon PDF 287 KB

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(Members declarations of interest in relation to this application is set out in Minute 90 above).

 

The Planning Control Lead introduced the application.

 

RESOLVED - That permission be GRANTED in accordance with the recommendation of the Chief Officer Planning and Regulatory as set out in report COPR/34/19

 

(Councillor Michael Morris in the Chair)

107.

APPLICATION NO: P/2019/0666 - 17 YEW TREE COURT, GRESFORD, WREXHAM pdf icon PDF 222 KB

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RESOLVED - That permission be GRANTED in accordance with the recommendation of the Chief Officer Planning and Regulatory as set out in report COPR/34/19

 

 

108.

APPLICATION NO: P/2019/0700 - 4 CELMAR GROVE, RHOSTYLLEN, WREXHAM pdf icon PDF 345 KB

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RESOLVED - That permission be GRANTED in accordance with the recommendation of the Chief Officer Planning and Regulatory as set out in report COPR/34/19

 

109.

APPLICATION NO: P/2019/0701 - 19 CELMAR GROVE, RHOSTYLLEN, WREXHAM pdf icon PDF 328 KB

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RESOLVED - That permission be GRANTED in accordance with the recommendation of the Chief Officer Planning and Regulatory as set out in report COPR/34/19

 

110.

List of delegated decisions pdf icon PDF 204 KB

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RESOLVED: That the list of Delegated Decisions be noted