Planning Committee

 

Thursday, 4 April 2019

 

PRESENT: Councillor A. Lenny (Chair)

 

Councillors:

S.M. Allen, J.M. Charles, I.W. Davies, J.A. Davies, P.M. Edwards, W.T. Evans, S.J.G. Gilasbey, J.K. Howell, J.D. James, C. Jones, D. Jones, H.I. Jones, M.J.A. Lewis, K. Lloyd, K. Madge, B.D.J. Phillips, J.G. Prosser, G.B. Thomas and J.E. Williams

 

The following Officers were in attendance:

J. Edwards, Development & Built Heritage Manager

S. Murphy, Senior Solicitor

J. Thomas, Senior Development Management Officer [South]

K Phillips, Development Management Officer

Z.A. Evans, Senior Technician (Planning Liaison)

M.S. Davies, Democratic Services Officer

 

Chamber, County Hall, Carmarthen: 11.45 am - 1.30 pm

 

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1.            APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

There were no apologies for absence.

 

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2.            DECLARATIONS OF PERSONAL INTERESTS

 

Name

Minute Number

Nature of Interest

Councillor K. Madge

4 – Planning Application E/37177 - Proposed new self-catering and B&B tourism accommodation with managers accommodation and spa, facilitated through four residential units and the temporary siting of a residential caravan at Brecon View Eco Village, Land to north of Dinefwr Road, Garnant, Ammanford;

Has received treatment from the applicant.

 

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3.            E/37577 - REPLACEMENT DWELLING AND CONSTRUCTION OF 1 NO 3 BEDROOM TWO STOREY DETACHED DWELLING AT LLETTYLICKY, CRUGYBAR, LLANWRDA, SA19 8SL

The Development Management Officer referred to the private site visit undertaken by the Committee earlier that day (minute 3 of the Planning Committee held on the 7th March, 2019 refers), the purpose of which was to enable the Committee to view the site and neighbouring properties. He referred, with the aid of PowerPoint slides, to the written report of the Head of Planning which provided an appraisal of the site together with a description of the proposed development, a summary of consultation responses received and information relating to the local and national policies relevant to the assessment of the application. He advised that the Head of Planning was recommending refusal of the application for the reasons detailed within the written report.

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED that Planning Application E/37577 be granted contrary to the Head of Planning’s recommendation, on the basis that it was not deemed to be contrary to Policy H4, subject to conditions to be drafted by the Head of Planning to include the submission of a suitable landscaping scheme and the demolition of the existing farmhouse.

 

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4.            AREA EAST - DETERMINATION OF PLANNING APPLICATIONS

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED that the following planning application be granted subject to the conditions detailed within the report/addendum of the Head of Planning and/or reported at the meeting:-

 

E/37177

Proposed new self-catering and B&B tourism accommodation with managers accommodation and spa, facilitated through four residential units and the temporary siting of a residential caravan at Brecon View Eco Village, Land to north of Dinefwr Road, Garnant, Ammanford.

 

[Note: Councillor K. Madge, having earlier declared an interest in this item, left the Council Chamber prior to the consideration and determination thereof.]

 

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5.            AREA SOUTH - DETERMINATION OF PLANNING APPLICATIONS

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED that the following planning application be granted subject to the conditions detailed within the report/addendum of the Head of Planning and/or reported at the meeting:-

 

S/34180

New cubicle housing for young stock (retrospective) at Cwmberem Farm, Pontyberem, Llanelli, SA15 5BP.

 

A representation was received objecting to the proposed development and reiterating the points detailed within the Head of Planning’s written report, including the following:-

·         Application is retrospective;

·         Proximity of the shed;

·         Scale of development is over powering;

·         Highway safety;

·         Loss of amenity

·         Request for any further changes to be considered by the Planning Committee.

The Senior Development Management Officer (East) and the applicant responded to the issues raised.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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6.            AREA WEST - DETERMINATION OF PLANNING APPLICATIONS

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED that the following planning application be granted subject to the conditions detailed within the report of the Head of Planning and/or reported at the meeting:-

 

W/38461

Conservation Area Consent for the renewal of expired planning approval (W/20488) residential dwelling and garage at 14 Heol Gwermont, Llansaint, Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, SA17 5JA.

 

 

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7.            MINUTES - 7TH MARCH 2019

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on the 7th March 2019 be signed as a correct record.

 

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CHAIR                                                                                   DATE

 

[PLEASE NOTE:  These minutes reflect the order of business itemised on the agenda for the meeting which may differ from that on any webcast recording as applications with members of the public attending to speak would have been dealt with first.]