Agenda and minutes

Planning Board - Thursday 31 January 2019 9.00 a.m.

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

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Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 172 KB

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


The Chairman declared a Personal Interest in application No. RB2018/1900 (Change of Use to car valeting business (Use Class B1) at former Loan Shop, Hollybush Street/Rawmarsh Hill, Parkgate, for Mr. H. Mardan. The application was very close to Councillor Sheppard's home.  He had not been influenced at all on the application and would be considering it as he would any other application.


Minutes of the previous meeting held on 10th January 2019 pdf icon PDF 68 KB


Resolved:- That the minutes of the previous meeting of the Planning Regulatory Board held on Thursday, 10th January, 2019, be approved as a correct record.


Deferments/Site Visits pdf icon PDF 53 KB


There were no site visits or deferments recommended.


Development Proposals pdf icon PDF 26 KB

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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 person attended the meeting and spoke about the following application:-


-           Change of Use to car valeting business (Use Class B1) at Former Loan Shop, Hollybush Street, Rawmarsh Hill, Parkgate, for Mr. H. Mardan (RB2018/1900)


Ms. D. Maloney (Applicant)


A letter of objection was received from Mr. R. Slater (Objector) which was read out at the meeting


(2)  That application No. RB2018/1525 be granted for the reasons adopted by Members at the meeting and subject to the relevant conditions listed in the submitted report.


(3)  That application No. RB2018/1900 be granted for the reasons adopted by Members at the meeting and subject to the relevant conditions listed in the submitted report together with the following additional condition:-


Prior to the business being brought into use, details of a 2m high close boarded fence which is to be erected between position A-B on the attached plan to prevent spray from the jet wash leaving the site shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  No jet washing shall take place until the approved fence has been erected on site and thereafter retained.



In the interests of the amenities of the locality and in accordance with the NPPF.   




Proposed Tree Preservation Order No. 4, 2018 - 3 The Crofts, Wickersley pdf icon PDF 28 KB

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This item was deferred until the next meeting of the Planning Board. 




(a)  Woodsetts Exploratory Site

It was reported that, as a result of an appeal having been submitted, a date was awaited for the Public Inquiry. Two Planning Board Members would be required to attend to support the Council’s position.


Resolved:-  That Councillors Sansome and Tweed represent the Planning Board at the Public Inquiry.


(b)  Copies of the Councillors Companion for Design in Planning booklet were available for Members.


Date of next meeting

Thursday, 21st February, 2018 commencing at 9.00 a.m.


Resolved:-  That the next meeting of the Planning Board take place on Thursday, 21st February, 2018, commencing at 9.00 a.m.