Agenda item

SMD/2019/0573 - The Priory Hotel, Abbotts Road, Leek

Minutes:

2NO. PROPOSED NEW DWELLINGS WITH ASSOCIATED ACCESS AND AMENITY SPACE

 

(Report recommended Approval)

 

RECEIVED – Representations from the undermentioned speakers:-

 

Against the application:

                   Mr Barry Birch                      -        Objector

                  

For the application

                   Mr Jonathan Hargreaves   -        Architect

 

NOTED – 1. This application followed outline planning application SMD/2016/0706 which was determined at Planning Applications Committee. SMD/2016/0706 sought consent for the construction of 2 no. detached dwellings. The application was refused and subsequently allowed on Appeal. This application was determined at Planning Applications Committee in the interests of consistency,

 

2. LLR received containing:-

·         No objections on Highways grounds, subject to the following conditions:

-       The development hereby permitted shall not be brought into use until the access to the plots within the limits of the public highway has been completed.

Reason:- To comply with NPPF Paragraph 108; to comply with SMDC Core Strategy Policy DC1. T1; in the interests of highway safety.

-       The development hereby permitted shall not be brought into use until the parking and turning areas have been provided in accordance with the approved plans. The parking and turning areas shall thereafter be retained unobstructed as parking and turning areas for the life of the development.

Reason:- To comply with NPPF Paragraph 108; to comply with SMDC Core Strategy Policy DC1. T1; in the interests of highway safety.

-       The development hereby permitted shall not be brought into use until the parking area has been constructed, surfaced in a bound material and drained to central gullies such that no water discharges onto the highway in accordance with approved drawing P182-201A, which shall thereafter be maintained and retained for the life of the development.

Reason:- To prevent surface water discharging onto the highway.

-       The development hereby permitted shall not be brought into use until details of the 1.5mx1.5 pedestrian visibility splays have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The pedestrian visibility splay shall thereafter be kept free of all obstructions to visibility over a height of 600 mm above the adjacent carriageway level and be provided in accordance with the approved plan prior to the development being brought into use.

Reason:- To comply with NPPF Paragraph 108; to comply with SMDC Core Strategy Policy DC1. T1; in the interests of highway safety.

 

3. Notes to Planning Officer which include: adequate visibility splay and parking spaces/area, tree and planting recommendations, dwelling dimensions and details of amended plans.

 

4. Due to reduced parking spaces on the pub car park, the potential increase to on-street parking was noted. However, the Planning Inspector saw no reasons to refuse this application on these grounds. It was the applicant’s gift to allow parking at this location. Highways had no objections to the application, subject to, the conditions previously stated.

 

5. It was confirmed that condition 5 within the report achieved suitable mitigation for levels of noise.

 

RESOLVED – That the application be APPROVED for the reasons and based on the policies contained in the report, subject to the conditions contained in the report and the additional conditions referred to above.

 

(Proposed by Councillor Emery and seconded by Councillor Lea.)

 

 

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