Development Control Committee 2 November 2011

There will be a meeting of the Development Control Committee in the Boardroom, National Park Office, Murley Moss, Kendal on 2 November 2011 at 10.00 am.

Members of the committee:

Ms J H Cooke (Chair), Mr W Barr, Mr C Billinge, Mr H Branney, Mrs S E Brown, Mr N Clarkson, Mrs D A Hall, Mr J M Hayton, Mr J S Holliday, Mr W Jefferson OBE, Mr M S McKinley, Mrs V J C Rees, Professor J Rowan-Robinson, Mr J G Thompson


Part One

1 Apologies

To receive and record apologies from members of the committee who cannot attend.

2 Minutes

To confirm the Minutes of the meeting held on 5 October 2011.  2011_10_05 Development Contol Committee minutes.pdf

3 Chair’s Announcements

The Chair to announce the fire safety instructions to all attendees.

4 Declarations of Interest

Members should declare any personal or prejudicial interests. These are described in the Code of Conduct adopted by the Authority on 16 July 2007 and in the Authority Handbook.

Standards for England advises that members should state the nature of any prejudicial interest (defined at paragraph 10 of the Code of Conduct) so it can be recorded in the minutes.

5 Public Participation

There are no public questions, petitions or deputations of a general nature relating to the business of the Committee for this meeting.

Planning Applications

6 Site inspections

The Head of Development Management to advise Committee of forthcoming planning applications where Members may wish to conduct a site inspection prior to making their decision in accordance with the Development Control Committee Site Inspection Protocol:

Wednesday 9 November 2011 has been set aside for site inspections.

7 Planning Applications with Public Speaking

In accordance with the Policy of Public Speaking at Meetings, details of speakers who have given notice of their intention to make presentations to the Committee will be available at the meeting. The schedule of planning applications will be re-ordered and these applications will be considered first.

8 Schedule of Planning Applications

To consider planning applications as set out in the schedule.

9 Delegated Planning Applications

To note the planning applications determined in accordance with the approved Scheme of Delegation.

2011_11_02 Delegated approvals.pdf

2011_11_02 Delegated refusals.pdf

Compliance with Planning Control

10 Delegated Compliance Matters

To note decisions taken on compliance in accordance with the approved Scheme of Delegation.

2011_11_02 Delegated compliance matters.pdf


11 Appeals lodged

To note the following appeals have been lodged.

Proposed five additional guest suites, biomass boiler, laundry and plant storage facilities, drainage alterations and upgrade; improved delivery/car parking alterations, alterations to existing opening and construction of a new balcony to the conference facility, Holbeck Ghyll Country House Hotel, Holbeck Ghyll, Windermere
Type of Appeal: Planning

Enclosing of an open sided structure to form storage building, Land at Ellers Brow, Loughrigg, Ambleside
Type of Appeal: Planning

Alleged alterations to shed, Ellers Brow, Loughrigg, Ambleside
Type of Appeal: Enforcement

Alleged replacement of window in Listed Building (upvc), rear of Cobbles Cottage, High Lorton, Cockermouth
Type of Appeal: Enforcement

12 Appeals decided

To note the following appeals have been decided. The Planning Inspector’s decision letters are appended. The Head of Development Management will update Members on any matters of relevance in relation to the appeals.

2011_11_02 Appeal decision letters.pdf

Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of replacement dwelling along with erection of 3 local needs housing, The Bungalow, Old College Lane, Windermere
DISMISSED: Delegated decision

Change of use of double garage to create a self-contained short stay holiday let, including external alterations, Tall Trees, Newby Bridge, Ulverston

Quarterly Reporting

13 Quarterly Development Management Performance Reporting

2011_11_02 Quarterly Development Management performance reporting.pdf

2011_11_02 Quarterly Development Management performance reporting appendix1.pdf

Additional reports:

Access to Information - Local Government Act 1972 (As amended)

Agenda and Reports

Anyone can have a copy of the agenda and non-confidential reports before the meeting.  We will also make copies available for people to refer to at the meeting.

Background Papers

Anyone can make arrangements to see the list of background papers at Murley Moss between 9.00 am and 4.30 pm, Monday to Friday. Address details are in Contact Us. We cannot make background papers available for confidential papers.