Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 27th June, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Chamber, County Hall, Carmarthen. SA31 1JP.. View directions

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1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

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Apologies for absence were received from Councillors. H. I. Jones, M.J.A. Lewis and G.B. Thomas.

 

2.

DECLARATIONS OF PERSONAL INTERESTS

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Councillor

Minute Number

Nature of Interest

D. Jones

4.1 - Planning Application number S/37227.

She has a prejudicial interest as the Local Member of Llannon Ward.

 

3.

AREA EAST - DETERMINATION OF PLANNING APPLICATIONS pdf icon PDF 533 KB

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3.1     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:-

 

E/38245

To extend the residential curtilage approved for the dwelling and erect a building to be ancillary to the local needs dwelling house and the land around it on the said land at land part of Dolaugwynion and adjacent to Ffawyddog, Ffarmers, Llanwrda, SA19 8JW

 

E/38405

Stables providing shelter for four horses with tack room and small pathway surrounding the footprint at land opposite Brodawel, Llandeilo, SA19 7TA

 

3.2    UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED that consideration of the following planning application be deferred until after the Authority’s Planning Ecologist report has been received.

 

E/38576

Single storey dwelling with habitable roofspace and integral garage at land adjacent to 15 Plas Gwyn Road, Penygroes, Llanelli, SA14 7RY.

 

 

4.

AREA SOUTH - DETERMINATION OF PLANNING APPLICATIONS pdf icon PDF 735 KB

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4.1     RESOLVED that consideration of the following planning application be        deferred to enable the Committee to undertake a site visit:

 

S/37227

The drying and storing of willow crop from the adjoining forestry land. Excavation and removal of unauthorised areas of hardstanding, retaining only that which is the minimum sufficient to provide vehicular access to the building. Improvement to the access on to the public highway, and the implementation of a surface water drainage strategy including the formation of a new attenuation pond and connective drainage runs at land at Grugos Wood, Llannon, Llanelli, SA14 8JH

 

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

 

A representation was received requesting that the Committee undertake a site inspection in order to view the impact on the environment including damage to the local peat bogs and also to assess the highway in respect of flooding and surface water.

 

In accordance with Planning Committee Protocol, the objector who had requested to speak in relation to this application, opted to make their representations at the meeting following the site visit.

 

REASON: To enable the Committee to view the proposed development assess the impact on the local environment, flooding risk and the highway.

 

S/37727

 

Construct new single storey warehousing block along with building a second storey extension above the existing office area with associated works to the car park and facade and perimeter fencing (total proposed area - 800 sq metres) at CK's Stores, Embankment Road, Llanelli, SA15 2BT

 

REASON: To enable the Committee to view the proposed development site in light of concerns raised with regard to visual amenity and the potential impact on neighbouring properties.

 

 

 

4.2     RESOLVED that the following planning application be granted conditional approval subject to confirmation of S106 details, and clarity being sought        regarding perceptions around potential existing problems regarding        drainage.

 

S/38544

 

Construction of 17 no. dwelling houses, estate road and associated infrastructure (revision of site layout and house type details approved under planning permission S/27674) at land at Parc Gwernen, Fforestfach, Tycroes, Ammanford, SA18 3PR

 

A representation was received from the Local Member objecting to the application which re-iterated the points detailed within the Head of Planning’s written report included concerns in relation to:

 

  • the orientation of plots;
  • the loss of privacy ;
  • the risk of flooding;
  • the current surface water problems;
  • the current issue of sewerage water flooding gardens;
  • the need for a Section 106 agreement;
  • road adoption;
  • the impact of additional housing on the village infrastructure;
  • the impact on the local school which is already at full capacity;
  • no provision of a safe route along the highway eg. pavement to the local shops;
  • loss of park and play areas;
  • permission has already been granted to build 200+ homes in the ward.

 

The Senior Development Management Officer [South] and the Senior Technician (Planning Liaison) responded to the issues raised.

 

4.2     RESOLVED that the following planning application be granted  ...  view the full minutes text for item 4.

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AREA WEST - DETERMINATION OF PLANNING APPLICATIONS pdf icon PDF 503 KB

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5.1     UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED that the following planning application be         granted subject to the conditions detailed within the report of the Head of      Planning:-

 

W/36511

Formation of a replacement pilgrim car and mini-bus parking area at land part of Skanda Vale, Llanpumsaint, Carmarthen, SA33 6JT

 

 

5.2     RESOLVED that the following planning application be granted subject to     the conditions detailed the report/addendum of the Head of Planning:-

 

W/38647

Change of use from a dwelling (class C3)  to a 5 bedroom HMO (class C4) at 20 Parcmaen Street, Carmarthen, SA31 3DP

 

A representation was received from the Local Member objecting to the application which re-iterated the points detailed within the Head of Planning’s written report with the main concerns relating to:

  • Lack of car parking on Parcmaen Street, particularly after working hours
  • Change use of a family home into another HMO

 

The Development Management Officer responded to the issues raised.

 

6.

TO SIGN AS A CORRECT RECORD THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON THE 30TH MAY 2019 pdf icon PDF 323 KB

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UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on the 30th May, 2019 be signed as a correct record.