Venue: Town Hall, The Crofts, Moorgate Street, Rotherham. S60 2TH
Contact: Debbie Pons, Governance Adviser The webcast can be viewed at http://www.rotherham.public-i.tv
EXCLUSION OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC
There were no items on the agenda to warrant exclusion of the press and public.
MATTERS OF URGENCY
There were no matters of urgency for consideration.
(A form is attached and spares will be available at the meeting)
There were no declarations of interest to report.
Resolved:- That the minutes of the previous meeting of the Planning Regulatory Board held on Thursday, 8th February, 2024, be approved as a correct record of the meeting.
Consideration was given to any deferments or site visits in relation to items on this agenda.
Resolved:- That application RB2024/001 (erection of two dwellinghouses at land at Elm Tree Road, Maltby for RMBC) be deferred and a visit of inspection be arranged, in consultation with the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Planning Board, following a request by a local resident to allow Members to consider concerns and to view these on site before coming to a decision.
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 below:-
- Erection of industrial unit/offices and car parking at Mtl Advanced Grange Lane Brinsworth for MTL Advanced Limited (RB2023/1471)
Mr. C. Stewart (Applicant)
Mr. R. Smith (Objector)
A statement was also read out on behalf of Mrs. J. Dawson (Objector) who could not attend the meeting.
(2) That application RB2023/1471 be granted for the reasons adopted by Members at the meeting and subject to the relevant conditions listed in the submitted report and subject to an amendment to Condition No. 27 to now read:-
The construction phase of the development shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted ‘Construction Traffic Management Plan’ and ‘Site Set Up Plan’.
In the interests of highway safety and residential amenity.
(3) That application RB2024/001 (erection of two dwellinghouses at land at Elm Tree Road, Maltby for RMBC) be deferred and a visit of inspection be arranged, in consultation with the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Planning Board, following a request by a local resident to allow Members to consider concerns and to view these on site before coming to a decision.
Planning Appeals and Enforcement - 2023 Update
Consideration was given to a short presentation providing an update on the numbers of appeals granted and refused throughout 2023.
Specific details were provided on the refusal rate and appeal numbers and the performance of appeals submitted.
Additionally enforcement action statistics for 2023 were also shared highlighting the level of support required in this area, which until recently had been limited.
Specific numbers of action taken was also provided along with photographic evidence of examples of where action was recommended and where this had been successful.
It was also noted in response to questions that action timeframes were due to change from four to ten years and that there was no requirement to display a site notice when enforcement action had been recommended.
Members welcomed the data as presented.
Resolved:- That the information as presented by received and the contents noted.
There were no updates to report.
Date of next meeting
Resolved:- That the next meeting of the Planning Board take place on Thursday, 21st March, 2024 at Rotherham Town Hall.