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Agenda and minutes

Planning Board
Thursday, 2nd June, 2016 10.00 a.m.

Venue: Town Hall, Moorgate Street, Rotherham. S60 2TH

Contact: Debbie Pons, Principal Democratic Services Officer. 

Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 62 KB

(A form is attached and spares will be available at the meeting)

Minutes:

There were no Declarations of Interest made at this meeting.

2.

Minutes of the previous meeting held on 21st April, 2016 pdf icon PDF 29 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:- That the minutes of the previous meeting of the Planning Regulatory Board held on Thursday, 21st April, 2016, be approved as a correct record for signature by the Chairman.

3.

Deferments/Site Visits pdf icon PDF 26 KB

Minutes:

The Planning Board noted that application RB2013/1508 (Erection of 16 No. dwellings and associated works at land to the rear of 69-91 Worksop Road, Aston for Jones Homes (Northern) Ltd.) had been withdrawn from the agenda and was scheduled for a site inspection prior to the next meeting, to be held on Thursday 23rd June 2016.

4.

Development Proposals pdf icon PDF 1010 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:- (1) That, on the development proposals now considered the requisite notices be issued and be made available on the Council’s website and that the time limits specified in Sections 91 and 92 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 apply.

 

(2) That it be noted that application RB2013/1508 has been withdrawn from the agenda and will be the subject of a site visit of inspection by the Planning Board, as agreed by the Chairman and Vice-Chairman, prior to the next meeting.

 

(3) That applications RB2015/0744, RB2016/0302 and RB2016/0404 be granted for the reasons adopted by Members at the meeting and subject to the relevant conditions listed in the submitted report.

5.

Development Management Performance Report 2015/16 pdf icon PDF 63 KB

Minutes:

Further to Minute No. 89 of the meeting of the Planning Board held on 18th February, 2016, consideration was given to a report of the Assistant Director of Planning, Regeneration and Culture containing information about the current performance of the Council’s Development Management team. The report included details of the Government’s minimum standards for the time allowed for local planning authorities to deal with the different categories of application for planning permission (major, minor and other). Members noted that this Council’s Development Management service has been recognised by the Planning Advisory Service as one of the ten best-performing services in the country.

 

Resolved:- That the report be received and its contents noted.

6.

Planning Service - Health Check and Assessment

Minutes:

Further to Minute No. 89 of the meeting of the Planning Board held on 18th February, 2016, consideration was given to a report of the Assistant Director of Planning, Regeneration and Culture containing the action plan being implemented as a consequence of matters identified during the ‘health check’ assessment of this Council’s Planning Service, undertaken by the Local Government Association in late October 2015.

 

Resolved:- That the report be received and its contents noted.

7.

Updates

Minutes:

Members were informed of:-

 

(a) the system for making requests for site visits in respect of applications for planning permission;

 

(b) the imminent preparation of an enforcement plan for development management.