Agenda and minutes

Planning, Access and Rights of Way Committee - Tuesday, 28th July, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Conference Room, Plas y Ffynnon, Cambrian Way, Brecon LD3 7HP. View directions

Contact: Jane Pashley 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

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Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence received for this meeting.

2.

Chairman's Announcements

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Minutes:

The Chair thanked the officers and administration team for their hard work during these continued unusual working conditions.

 

He advised of a 20% fee increase that will take effect from 24th August 2020.  Ms Tracy Nettleton, Planning and Heritage Manager, added that we have not seen a reduction in applications during the lockdown period.

 

The Chair advised with regard to the COVID recovery document which sits alongside Planning Policy Wales.  Ms Tracy Nettleton advised how this may affect officers.

3.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest from members relating to items on the agenda.  Members’ attention is drawn to the requirement to record their declarations verbally, specifying the nature of the interest.

 

If Members have declared an interest in an item please ensure that you inform the Chair BEFORE leaving the meeting so that this can be recorded in the minutes

 

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The Monitoring Officer, Mr Sean O’Connor, advised that all Members would be declaring a personal interest in Enclosure 5 Item 1 but if any felt they had further involvement in this application they should make a separate declaration.

 

Name

Enc

Item

Nature of Interest

Mr J Stedman

5

1

Personal

Cllr E Roderick

5

1

Personal

Cllr J Evans

5

1

Personal

Cllr M Jones

5

1

Personal

Cllr S McNicholas

5

1

Personal

Cllr G Ratcliffe

5

1

Personal

Cllr J Hill

5

1

Personal

Cllr A James

5

1

Personal

Cllr M Colbran

5

1

Personal

Cllr A Webb

5

1

Personal

Cllr G Thomas

5

1

Personal

Cllr S Evans

5

1

Personal

Mr C Coppock

5

1

Personal

Ms L Davis

5

1

Personal

Canon A Edwards

5

1

Personal

Mrs S Holden

5

1

Personal

Mr J Marsden

5

1

Personal

Cllr J Evans

6

3

Personal

Cllr M Jones

6

3

Personal

 

4.

Minutes of last meeting pdf icon PDF 94 KB

To authorise the Chairman to sign the Minutes of the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority Planning, Access and Rights of Way Committee held on the 22nd May 2020.

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Minutes:

The Chairman was authorised to sign the Minutes of the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority Planning, Access and Rights of Way Committee held virtually on 22nd May 2020 as a correct record.

 

5.

Development Control Reports for Decision

To receive a report on Non-delegated Applications

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1.

20/18312/FUL – Installation of interpretation and visitor experience improvements – Site of Former Gunpowder Works, Pontneddfechan

 

 

 

All Members declared a personal interest in this item.

 

The Members were provided with a presentation by the Case Officer, Mrs Ffion Bevan.

 

 

Late Info:

None.

 

 

Public Speaker:

The Applicant, Ms S Jones, addressed the Members in support of the application.

 

 

Proposal:

The Officer recommendation to permit subject to the conditions set out in the report was put to Members.

 

 

 

Proposed: Cllr A James

Seconded: Cllr J Evans

 

 

Decision:

The Officer recommendation to permit subject to the conditions set out in the report was agreed.

 

 

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19/18163/REM – Reserved Matters Application for the development of 51 homes including 17 affordable units on land located off the B4246, Landscaping and Public Open Space to include appearance, landscaping, layout and scale – Land Off The B4246, Govilon, Abergavenny.

 

 

 

The Members were provided with a presentation by the Case Officer, Miss Lisa Hughes.

 

 

Late Info:

Late correspondence was received from Mr Dai Hawkins, this was read out in full by the Case Officer.

 

 

Public Speaker:

The Applicant, Mr S Grey, addressed the Members in support of the application.

 

 

Proposal:

The Officer recommendation to permit subject to the conditions set out in the report was put to Members.

 

 

 

Proposed: Cllr M Jones

Seconded: Cllr J Hill

 

 

Decision:

The Officer recommendation to permit subject to the conditions set out in the report was agreed.

 

 

 

The Chair advised there would be a comfort break so that technical issues could be resolved, he asked Members to return at 12pm.

 

 

 

The Committee Clerk noted that all Members appeared to be in attendance excluding Mr James Marsden, it is not known during which part of the following item Mr Marsden returned.

 

 

3.

19/17509/FUL – Side Extension 2 Storey with dormers to front roof – Glaslyn Court Nursing Home, Crickhowell Road, Gilwern, Monmouthshire, NP7 0EH

 

 

 

The Members were provided with a presentation by the Case Officer, Ms Davina Powell.

 

 

Late Info:

Late correspondence was received from the Agent, this was read out in full, the Members were also advised that late correspondence had been received from both Natural Resources Wales and the National Park Planning Ecologist (NPECO), this was summarised by the Case Officer.  She advised that the comments received from NPECO have now removed the second reason for refusal in the officer report but the first remains as is stated.

 

 

Public Speaker:

The Applicant, Ms I James Wright, addressed the Members in support of the application.

 

 

Proposal:

The Officer recommendation to refuse as set out in the report (and noting that the second reason for refusal was now removed) was put to Members.

 

 

 

Proposed: Mr C Coppock

Seconded: Cllr G Ratcliffe

 

 

Decision:

The Officer recommendation to refuse as set out in the report (and noting that the second reason for refusal was now removed) was agreed.

 

 

 

Cllr S Evans left the meeting.

 

5Item 1

20/18312/FUL - Site Of Former Gunpowder Works, Pontneddfechan pdf icon PDF 3 MB

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5Item 2

19/18163/REM - Land Off The B4246, Govilon, Abergavenny pdf icon PDF 660 KB

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5Item 3

19/17509/FUL - Glaslyn Nursing Home pdf icon PDF 1 MB

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6.

Development Control Related Matters for Noting

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Item 1

Delegated Applications Report

 

 

 

Ms Tracy Nettleton, Planning and Heritage Manager, gave a brief update to Members.

 

The report was noted.

 

 

Item 2

Agricultural Notifications Report

 

 

 

The report was noted.

 

 

Item 3

Fringe Notifications

 

 

 

Cllrs J Evans and M Jones declared a personal interest in items contained within the report.

 

Ms Tracy Nettleton, Planning and Heritage Manager, gave a brief update to Members.

 

The report was noted.

 

 

Item 4

Planning Obligations Report

 

 

 

Ms Tracy Nettleton, Planning and Heritage Manager, gave members a brief update to Members.

 

The report was noted.

 

Cllr A Webb left the meeting.

 

 

Item 5

Commuted Sums Report

 

 

 

The report was noted.

 

 

Item 6

Enforcement Figures Report

 

 

 

Ms Tracy Nettleton, Planning and Heritage Manager, gave members a brief update.

 

The report was noted.

 

 

Item 7

Development Management Statistics

 

 

 

Ms Tracy Nettleton, Planning and Heritage Manager, gave members a brief update.

 

The report was noted.

 

 

Item 8

Development Control Related Matter for Noting

 

 

 

Minor Amendment to proposed One Planet Development at Coed Talylan, Llangadog (19/17602/FUL)

 

Mrs Helen Lucocq, Principal Planning Officer (Policy), gave members a brief update.

 

The report was noted.

 

 

 

6Item 1

Delegated Report pdf icon PDF 79 KB

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6Item 2

Agricultural Notifications report pdf icon PDF 34 KB

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6Item 3

Fringe applications report pdf icon PDF 3 MB

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6Item 4

Planning Obligation Report pdf icon PDF 99 KB

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6Item 5

Commuted Sums Report pdf icon PDF 85 KB

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6Item 6

Enforcement figures June 2020 pdf icon PDF 54 KB

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6Item 7

Development Management Statistics pdf icon PDF 34 KB

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6Item 8

Development Control Related Matter For Noting pdf icon PDF 810 KB

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7.

Enforcement Reports

Access to Information

 

Resolved that pursuant to the provisions of Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the Meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 12, 13, 17 and 18 of Part 4 of Schedule 12A of the above Act and the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

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Access to Information

 

Resolved that pursuant to the provisions of Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the Meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 12, 13, 17 and 18 of Part 4 of Schedule 12A of the above Act and the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

Item 1

Enforcement Delegated Reports

 

 

 

The contents of the report were noted.

 

 

Item 2

Enforcement Report ENF/20/02101/ODP2

 

 

 

The contents of the report were noted.

 

 

 

7Item 1

20200728 Exemption Certificate - Enforcement Delegated Decision Report for EA pdf icon PDF 77 KB

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7Item 2

Enforcement Report - closed Cases

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7Item 3

Delegated Decision Report - ENF2002101ODP2 Enforcement

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8.

Any Other Business

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Members raised issues to be discussed in another forum.