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Agenda and minutes

Planning Board
Thursday, 25th August, 2016 9.00 a.m.

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

Contact: Debbie Pons, Principal Democratic Services Officer. 

No. Item


Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 62 KB

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


There were no Declarations of Interest made at this meeting.


Minutes of the previous meeting held on 4th August, 2016 pdf icon PDF 26 KB


Resolved:- That the minutes of the previous meeting of the Planning Regulatory Board held on Thursday, 4th August, 2016, be approved as a correct record for signature by the Chairman.


Deferments/Site Visits pdf icon PDF 26 KB


There were no site visits nor deferments recommended.


Development Proposals pdf icon PDF 711 KB


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.


In accordance with the right to speak procedure, the following people attended the meeting and spoke about the application shown below:-


- Reserved matters application (details of landscaping, scale, access, external appearance and layout) for the erection of 105 No. dwellinghouses (including drainage infrastructure) (reserved by outline planning permission RB2015/1460) at Waverley New Community Phase 1I High Field Spring, Catcliffe for Harron Homes and Harworth Estates (RB2016/0696)


Mr. C. Martin (agent for the applicant)

Mrs. V. Thevenon (objector)

Mr. R. Thevenon (objector)


- Erection of 20 dwellinghouses at land at Elgar Drive/Mortimer Road, Maltby for South Yorkshire Housing Association (RB2016/0692)


Mr. D. Kirby (agent for the applicant)

Mr. K. Drabble (representative of the applicant)


- Maltby Colliery GDO Tip and Stainton Tip Revised Reclamation Scheme over a 6 years and 6 months period, with cut and fill operations, the import of 1.32 million tonnes of suitable fill material and 150,000 tonnes of soil making materials and restoration of the former colliery tip to beneficial after-uses, including amenity grassland, agriculture, public access and nature conservation enhancement, and temporary ancillary and associated activities and the export of the residual stocks of mineral involving up to 65,000 tonnes of coal fines and 20,000 tonnes of deep mined coal to market at Former Maltby Colliery, Tickhill Road, Maltby for Hargreaves Maltby Limited (RB2016/0598)


Mr. J. Dickinson (agent for the applicant)


Resolved:-  (1)(a) That, with regard to application RB2016/0598, the Council shall enter into a Legal Agreement with the developer under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 to secure a financial contribution of £6,000 in order to finance the provision by the Borough Council of road signs, road markings and verge marker posts in the vicinity of the site access to improve junction visibility and safety in accordance with the recommended attached draft plan from RMBC Highways;  and


(b) That, subject to the signing of the Section 106 Legal Agreement, planning permission be granted for the proposed development subject to the conditions set out in the submitted report.


(2) That applications RB2016/0692 and RB2016/0696 be granted for the reasons adopted by Members at the meeting and subject to the relevant conditions listed in the submitted report.




Discussion took place on the following items:-


(a) further training sessions for Members of the Planning Board would take place during the Autumn, including a session on Thursday 3rd November, 2016;


(b) Gulliver’s Theme Park (impending application for planning permission) – it was agreed that Members of the Planning Board would make a visit of inspection to the Gulliver’s Theme Park at Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, during September, 2016.


(c) Members of the Planning Board will be making the annual tour of completed developments on Thursday, 29th September, 2016;


(d) Bus shelter in the Park Lane/Vale Road area of Thrybergh – an issue relating to the location of a bus shelter at Vale Road (as a consequence of a planning approval) would be discussed with the Cabinet Member for Jobs and the Local Economy.