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DISCLOSURE OF INTERESTS
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There were no disclosures of interest.
To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 3 June 2021 and to authorise the Chairman to sign them.
The minutes of the meeting held on 3 June 2021 were agreed as a correct
record and signed by the Chairman.
The Committee noted that the application had been called-in by Councillor
With its agreement Councillor Ramsey addressed the committee.
The Committee considered the report and RESOLVED to GRANT
PLANNING PERMISSION subject to the conditions contained in the report.
The vote for the resolution to grant planning permission was carried by 7
votes to 1 against.
Councillor David Durant voted against the motion.
Members considered the report and noted that the application had been called-in by Councillor Ray Best.
In accordance with the public speaking arrangements the Committee was addressed by an objector with a response by the applicant’s agent.
The Committee noted the comments read out at the meeting from Councillor John Crowder a ward Member who was unable to attend.
With its agreement Councillor Best addressed the Committee.
The report recommended that planning permission be granted however, following a motion to refuse the granting of planning permission it was RESOLVED that PLANNING PERMISSION BE REFUSED on the grounds that the cumulative impact of extending the hours of use of the premises which would result a greater intensity and frequency of use, and the location of the existing building, would result in unacceptable levels of noise, disturbance and light pollution associated with vehicles manoeuvring, harmful to the residential amenity of neighbouring properties contrary to Policies DC55 and DC61 of the LDF Development Control Policies DPD and the National Planning Policy Framework.
The vote for the motion to refuse planning permission was carried by 6 votes to 1 with 1 abstention.
Councillors Crowder, Durant, Misir, Nunn, Sutton and Smith voted for the motion.
Councillor Paul McGeary voted against the motion.
Councillor John Tyler abstained from voting.