To receive any apologies for absence from any members of the Committee.
To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 12 March 2020 as an accurate record.
In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.
To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.
Item 4.1: Protocol in respect of the conduct of Remote Planning Committee meetings (including Planning Sub-Committee meetings)
To receive the following presentations on a proposed development:
Erection of 29 storey building, to provide 121 residential units, with commercial units at ground and mezzanine floor level which can be used as retail (A1)/ restaurant (A3)/B1(office) and with office (B1) at first and second floor levels.
Redevelopment of car park site and relocation of electricity sub station. Erection of a number of buildings ranging from 2 to 6 stories to create 114 units of temporary accommodation.
Ward: West Thornton
To consider the accompanying reports by the Director of Planning & Strategic Transport:
Erection of five buildings ranging in height from 7 to 29 storeys to provide 421 residential flats (Use Class C3), flexible commercial space at ground floor of Building A (Use Class A1/A2/A3) and Buildings C and E (A1/A2/A3 and/or B1/D1 or D2) together with associated cycle parking, public realm and landscaping, basement car parking, refuse storage, servicing and access arrangements.
Recommendation: Grant permission
To consider any item(s) referred by a previous meeting of the Planning Sub-Committee to this Committee for consideration and determination:
There are none.
To consider the accompanying report by the Director of Planning & Strategic Transport:
This report provides a list of cases determined (since the last Planning Committee) providing details of the site and description of development (by Ward), whether the case was determined by officers under delegated powers or by Planning Committee/Sub Committee and the outcome (refusal/approval).
This report provides details of town planning appeal outcomes and the range of planning considerations that are being taken into account by the Planning Inspectors, appointed by the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government.
The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:
"That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended."