Agenda, decisions and minutes

Regulatory Board
Wednesday, 25 May 2011 7.00 pm

Venue: Civic Centre, Windmill Street, Gravesend, Kent

Contact: Email: committee.section@gravesham.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Cllr Richard Smith and Cllr John Burden attended as his substitute.

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 65 KB

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meeting held on 13 April 2011 were signed by the Chair.

3.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

Cllr John Burden declared a non-prejudicial interest in application GR/2010/0845 - 11 Albion Terrace, Gravesend, Kent as he has met with Members of the Mosque to discuss matters not relating to this application.

4.

GR/2010/0845 - 11 Albion Terrace, Gravesend, Kent pdf icon PDF 120 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved that application GR/2010/0845 be DEFERRED for a Members' site inspection.

 

Minutes:

The Board considered application GR/2010/0845 for the erection of first floor rear extension to form an enlarged prayer room and additional floor space at first floor level.

 

Resolved that application GR/2010/0845 be DEFERRED for a Members' site inspection in order to assess both internally and externally:- the impact that the proposal would have on surrounding neighbours; the massing and the need and desirability.

 

Note:   (1)        Mr Ejaz Aslam, applicant for the application, addressed the Board.

            (2)        Cllr Lee Croxton spoke with leave of the Chair on this item.

5.

GR/2009/0238 - The Former Northfleet Cement Works, The Shore, including Church Path Pit and Vineyard Pit, Northfleet, Kent pdf icon PDF 221 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved that the Board approved the draft planning conditions and the heads of terms for the Section 106 Legal Agreement set out in the report (as amended) and that delegated authority be given to the Service Manager (Development Control) to make any necessary amendments or minor editing to the wording of the conditions/heads of terms arising from any further discussions with the applicants.

 

Minutes:

The Board considered application GR/2009/0238 for the outline application for a mixed development comprising up to 532 Homes, related car parking and landscaping (C3);  Up to 46,000 sq m Employment Floorspace, related car parking, servicing and landscaping (B1/B2/B8);  Mixed Use Neighbour Centre comprising mix of: up to 850 sq m retail/cafe/takeaway floor space (A1/A2/A3/A5); residential uses (C3); community centre (D1); Up to 1,000 sq m clinic/health centre (D1) and related car parking and landscaping; Riverside Food and Drink Uses comprising up to 500 sq m of pub or food and drink uses (A3/A4); Public Open Space including riverside promenade, public park with equipped play areas and playing field with shared public/school use and wildlife corridors; Fastrack Link to provide a segregated/shared link across the site along with Fastrack stops; Street and Footpath Network to provide access to development and maintain and enhance existing public rights of way, including a bridge link between Hive Lane and Factory Road; Access Improvement to Grove Road/The Creek and The Shore/Crete Hall Road and associated highway improvements; Supporting Services and Infrastructure including new utilities, enhanced flood defences and providing for access to cliffs and tunnels; Ground re-grading to create efficient development and open space platforms and to raise land to address flood risk; and Other Minor Works and development ancillary to the main proposals including the principle of relocating the Scout Hut within the site and the retention of tunnels and facing walls adjacent to Lawn Road.

 

Resolved that the Board approve the draft planning conditions and the heads of terms for the Section 106 Legal Agreement set out in the report (as amended) and that delegated authority be given to the Service Manager (Development Control) to make any necessary amendments or minor editing to the wording of the conditions/heads of terms arising from any further discussions with the applicants.

 

Note:   (1)        Mr Phil Copsey, agent for the applicant, addressed the Board.

6.

GR/2010/0612 - War Memorial, The Former Northfleet Cement Works, The Shore, Northfleet, Kent pdf icon PDF 144 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved that application GR/2010/0612 be GRANTED listed building consent.

Minutes:

The Board considered application GR/2010/0612 for Listed Building Consent for the dismantling, relocation and re?assembly of the Bevans War Memorial and creation of open space, landscaping and ancillary works.

 

Resolved that application GR/2010/0612 be GRANTED subject to conditions, reasons and informatives that will be detailed in the decision notice issued by the Planning Department and available on the following link http://plan.gravesham.gov.uk/online-applications/.

 

Note:   (1)        Mr Phil Copsey, agent for the applicant, addressed the Board.

7.

GR/2011/0222 - 2 Homemead, Cedar Close, Meopham, Gravesend, Kent pdf icon PDF 102 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Application GR/2011/0222 was withdrawn from this agenda.

Minutes:

This application was withdrawn from the agenda.

8.

Appointment of Appeals Sub-Committee

  • To appoint Members and Substitutes to the Appeals Sub-Committee.

 

  • To appoint a Chair and Vice-Chair to the Appeals Sub-Committee.

Decision:

Resolved that an Appeals Sub-Committee be appointed as shown below:-

 

            Cllrs:                J Loughlin (Chair)

                                    D Sales (Vice-Chair)

                                    D Turner

 

            Substitutes:     C Caller

                                    C Dennis

                                    M Snelling

Minutes:

The Board considered the need to appoint an Appeals Sub-Committee to deal with any appeals against dismissed or disciplinary proceedings by a member of staff.

 

Resolved that an Appeals Sub-Committee be appointed as shown below:-

 

            Cllrs:                J Loughlin (Chair)

                                    D Sales (Vice-Chair)

                                    D Turner

 

            Substitutes:     C Caller

                                    C Dennis

                                    M Snelling

9.

Appointment of Hackney Carriage Sub-Committee

  • To appoint Members and Substitutes to the Hackney Carriage Sub-Committee.

 

  • To appoint a Chair and Vice-Chair to the Hackney Carriage Sub-Committee.

 

Decision:

Resolved that a Hackney Carriage Sub-Committee be appointed as shown below:-

 

            Cllrs:               J Burden (Chair)

                                    J Loughlin (Vice-Chair)

                                    M Snelling

 

            Substitutes:    J Averibou

                                    P Rayner

                                    D Turner

Minutes:

The Board considered the need to appoint a Hackney Carriage Sub-Committee to deal with any proposals to revoke a Hackney Carriage Licence.

 

Resolved that a Hackney Carriage Sub-Committee be appointed as shown below:-

 

            Cllrs:                J Burden (Chair)

                                    J Loughlin (Vice-Chair)

                                    M Snelling

 

            Substitutes:     J Averibou

                                    P Rayner

                                    D Turner

10.

Regulatory Board Annual Report pdf icon PDF 58 KB

Decision:

Resolved that the annual report be noted.

Minutes:

As part of the comprehensive review of Gravesham Borough Council's Regulatory Board and planning procedures it was agreed that an annual report be submitted to the Regulatory Board to inform Members of the decisions taken by the Board during the past municipal year.

 

The Chair presented the Committee with the Regulatory Board Annual Report 2010/11.

 

Resolved that the annual report be noted.

11.

Planning applications determined under delegated powers by the Director (Business)

A copy of the schedule has been placed in the democracy web library.

 

http://www.gravesham.gov.uk/democracy/uuCoverPage.aspx?bcr=1

Minutes:

A schedule showing applications determined by the Director (Business) under his delegated powers has been published on the website.