Broad Street Wrington
Planning Minutes
Minutes of a Meeting of the Planning Committee of Wrington Parish Council held in the John Locke room on Tuesday, 31st January, 2006

Mr D W Glynn
Mr T R Clements
Mrs G J Bigg
Ms E P Irving
Mr G A Matthews
Chairman    Mr R L Thorn
Mrs D J Yamanaka
Mr T W Yearsley

     Mrs A Atkins,
Mrs J Gallop
 Mrs G Moss
Mrs C A Phillips

The Chairman opened the Meeting at 18.00 hours.

Declaration of Members Interests - None

The Minutes of the Meeting held on 10th January 2006 were adopted with the amendment against Cllr. Bigg to the effect that she left the Meeting at 19.00 hours.

Matters Arising

1) Application 05/P/2622/WT, The Old Rectory. The Chairman was still seeking clarification from NSC as to why they made the remark that no comments received from the Parish Council.

2) Application 05/P/2983/WT, land at the Glebe. Comment made on the note appended to the certificate in relation of works to be carried out to trees that NSC has asked that the contractor contact the Parish Council’s tree Warden prior to work commencing, although this was not a condition of sanction.

3) The Chairman had issued a list of “open land” and it was agreed that a map should be obtained with a view to highlighting the land with a view to establishing ownership. If ownership cannot be established then the Council could maintain under “Acts of ownership for 12 years” ensuring that proper records maintained. Cllr. Bigg will look into obtaining a map.

4) Enforcement Policy/Statement of Community Involvement. A general comment made that NSC is compelled as a matter of course to consult.

5) Application 05/P/2695/F, Cambridge Cottage. Nothing heard on the way forward and if necessary Cllr. Bigg will speak on behalf of the Council.

6) New retaining wall in the High Street (Bennetts). NSC is looking into whether the conditions attached to the planning for this were adhered to.

7) Tall Pines Golf Club- the large advertising sign has been removed.

8) Hillside Cottage, A38 Bridgwater Road, sign advertising airport car parking. Clerk to advise Enforcement team at NSC.

9) Wrington Warren- car parking. It was agreed that the Council should confirm its objection to this planning appeal.

Public Participation - Nil

North Somerset Planning Committee Minutes – The Clerk covered matters arising from the South Area Committee Minutes of 16th November. Particular interest was paid regarding the Airport Car Parking issues and it was agreed that the Clerk should make specific comment on this in the Wrington Journal report. Cllr. Yamanaka will ask NSC to provide some basic data.

Planning Certificates issued by North Somerset Council – [see separate table attached] as per pre-meeting list.

Planning Applications

For planning applications and comments see attached sheet.

Other Planning Issues

1) Cllr. Glynn has submitted a paper pre-meeting of a “Five Villages” Meeting held at Banwell Village Hall on 24th January concerning traffic issues and updating key areas of the Inspector’s Report following the 2nd Deposit of the Local Plan for North Somerset. Cllr. Matthews wished to respond to the paper objecting to the proposed traffic routes mooted and will draft a statement. This to be sent to the Executive Member for Strategic Planning of NSC and the Assistant Director of Strategic Planning at NSC.

2) Havyaat Industrial Estate- an extract had been taken from the Inspector’s report indicating that this land has been reserved for employment purposes and that the Village fence is redrawn around it. Cllr. Glynn will get a map for the next meeting alternatively it can be looked up on the North Somerset Council website.

3) Stoneleigh, Downside Road. It was agreed that no response to the appeal against NSC decision to turn down change of use was to be made.

4) Planning applications. At a recent meeting with NSC it was mentioned that 3 Parish Council were now taking plans direct from IDOX.

5) Green Garden Waste Service- will not be available to all particularly those in remote rural areas or “dangerous access” areas.

There being no other business the meeting was declared closed at 19.15 hours.

Mr. D W Glynn

Planning Certificates
Application Address/Location Applicant Development Proposal Decision
05/P/2808/LDE Westhay Farm, Westhay Rd. Certificate of Lawful use (existing) for the breach of condition 4 of planning permission no. 62697/A for the use of dwelling for agricultural use only
05/P/2836/LB Webbsbrook House, Silver Street Portas Small ground floor side extension to rebuild porch and store Approved
05/P/2839/TPO 16 Alburys Oak crown reduction 30% Refused- inadequate arboricultural justification , works would create large wounds that would adversely affect the health and amenity of the tree, a lesser 20% crown reduction and 20% crown thin is considered reasonable. Certificate attached approving a 20% crown reduction
05/P/2870/RG3 27/28 Lawrence rd NSC Replace flat roof to single storey shed/bathroom with a light weight pitched roof Approved. External walling and roofing materials in the building works to be identical to those in the existing building
05/P/2983/WT Land off The Glebe Maple, willow and oak- trim back growth overhanging the rear of the garden of Four seasons Approved- note added requesting the contractor to liaise with the Tree Warden prior to work commencing
Planning Applications
Application Address/Location Applicant Development Proposal Comments
06/P0020/TPO West Barn, West Hay Rd Douglas Horse chestnut-35% crown reduction and investigate cavities on heavy bough over Ostlers Lodge We would wish to see the least taken from the crown as the Tree Officer deems fit.
06/P/0056/F Goblin Combe Farm Ashman Hay Barn If permission is granted then a condition should be made that it is purely for agricultural use and not used for parking cars. Also the existing agricultural barn should not be used for any other purpose than “agricultural”
06/P/0137/F Northfield, Branches Cross Harding Single storey side/rear extension, a single storey front extension and a conservatory to east elevation at rear No comment
06/P/0188/WT The Old Dairy, Silver Street Broadbent Ash x2- 30% crown reduction and reshaping No comment.


The Old Dairy


Remove ivy & dead wood, raise lower crown against the Old Dairy to relieve guttering

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