Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 30th May, 2019 10.00 am

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

Contact: Kevin Thomas  01267 224027

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1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

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There were no apologies for absence.

2.

DECLARATIONS OF PERSONAL INTERESTS

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Councillor

Minute Number

Nature of Interest

A Lenny

5 - Planning Application W/37401 – Demolition of existing buildings and redundant telecommunications slabs and erection of Lidl Foodstore with associated parking, delivery arrangements and widening of current access road at former Carmarthen Police Station, Friars Park, Carmarthen, SA31 3A

A Close relative and other family members live in a nearby street – personal and prejudicial

A Lenny

5 – Planning Application W/38447 – Change of use of ground floor from dwelling (C3) to mixed use coffee shop (A1/A3) and addition of pitched roof to rear detached garage and addition of velux windows to the roof of the main dwelling (resubmission of W/37493) at Croft House, Llansteffan, Carmarthen, SA33 5LW

Has close relatives living in the same street as the applicant – personal and prejudicial

J. James

4 – Planning Application S/38105 – Variation of Condition 1 on S/30597 (extension of time) at Site 4, Burry Port Harbour (East), Burry Port, SA16 0LT

Has previously publicly supported the application

J. James

4 – Planning Application  S/38107 – Amend the wording condition 1 of S/30599 (provision of up to 10,500 square metres of employment floor space with an appreciable live/work element, granted 25/11/2015) to allow for a further 3 years for the submission of reserved matters at Site 7, land adjacent to Silver Terrace, Burry Port, SA16 0NA

Has previously publicly supported the application

D. Jones

5 – Planning Application W/37006 – Proposed retention and completion of land as a temporary overspill car park for a period of up to 5 years at University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, SA31 3EP

Husband is an employee of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

A C Jones

5 – Planning Application W/38447 – Change of use of ground floor from dwelling (C3) to mixed use coffee shop (A1/A3) and addition of pitched roof to rear detached garage and addition of velux windows to the roof of the main dwelling (resubmission of W/37493) at Croft House, Llansteffan, Carmarthen, SA33 5LW

Lives close to the application site and the objectors are friends

A C Jones

5 – Planning Application W/37006 – Proposed retention and completion of land as a temporary overspill car park for a period of up to 5 years at University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, SA31 3EP

Works part time at the University of Wales, Trinity St David

 

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AREA EAST - DETERMINATION OF PLANNING APPLICATIONS pdf icon PDF 980 KB

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

 

E/37947

The retention of a residential gypsy caravan, earth works together with the erection of a day/utility room, parking for one touring caravan, parking and turning area and installation of septic tank at land at Ternaymar Fields, off Brynceithin Road, Garnant, SA18 1YS

 

REASON: To enable the Committee to view the site in relation to highway concerns and to view the location of the caravan.

 

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AREA SOUTH - DETERMINATION OF PLANNING APPLICATIONS pdf icon PDF 2 MB

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

 

S/38105

Variation of Condition 1 on S/30597 (extension of time) at Site 4, Burry Port Harbour (East), Burry Port, SA16 0LT

 

(NOTE: Councillor J. James having declared an interest in this item left the Chamber during its consideration by the Committee)

S/38107

Amend the wording of Condition 1 of S/30599 (provision of up to 10,500 square metres of employment floor space with an appreciable live/work element, granted 25/11/2015) to allow for a further 3 years for the submission of reserved matters at Site 7, land adjacent to Silver Terrace, Burry Port, SA6 0NA

 

(NOTE: Councillor J. James having declared an interest in this item left the Chamber during its consideration by the Committee)

 

4.2      UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED that the conditions drafted by the Head of Planning , as detailed in the report, in relation to the following planning application, which was granted planning permission by the Planning Committee contrary to officer recommendation on the 19th March, 2019, be endorsed:-

 

S/38295

Construction of new house with integral garage at Plot 3, Heol Bronallt, Fforest, Llanelli, SA4 7TE

 

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AREA WEST - DETERMINATION OF PLANNING APPLICATIONS pdf icon PDF 1 MB

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5.1      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:-

 

W/37006

Proposed retention and completion of land as a temporary overspill car park for a period of up to 5 years at University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, SA31 3EP

 

(NOTE: Councillors A.C. Jones and D. Jones having declared an interest in this application left the Council Chamber during its consideration by the Committee)

 

5.2      UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED that consideration of the following planning applications be deferred to enable the Committee to undertake a site visit:-

 

W/37401

Demolition of existing buildings and redundant telecommunications slabs and erection of Lidl Foodstore with associated parking, delivery arrangements and widening of current access road at former Carmarthen Police Station, Friars Park,

Carmarthen, SA31 3AW

 

Reason: to enable the Committee to assess any likely impact the development may have upon the Bullwarks scheduled monument

 

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

 

(NOTE: The Chair, Councillor A. Lenny, having declared an interest in this item left the Council Chamber during its consideration by the Committee. Councillor Irfon Jones, Vice-Chair, Chaired the meeting)

W/38447

Change of use of ground floor from dwelling (C3) to mixed use coffee shop (A1/A3) and addition of pitched roof to rear detached garage and addition of velux windows to the roof of the main dwelling (resubmission of W/37493) at Croft House, Llansteffan, Carmarthen, SA33 5LW

 

REASON: to enable the Committee to view the site in light of objections received from the Llansteffan and Llanybri Community Council, as verbally reported at the meeting.

 

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

 

(NOTE:

1.    The Chair, Councillor A. Lenny having declared an interest in this item left the Council Chamber during its consideration by the Committee. Councillor Irfon Jones, Vice-Chair, Chaired the meeting in the Chair’s absence,

2.    Councillor A.C Jones having declared an interest in this item left the Council Chamber, during its consideration by the Committee

 

5.3      RESOLVED that the following planning application be granted contrary to the recommendation of the Head of Planning on the basis the Committee considered it fell within policy AH3 of the Carmarthenshire Local development Plan (Affordable Housing – Minor settlement in the open countryside), related to genuine local need, proximity of the site to a small cluster of dwellings/commercial property, the provisions of the Well-being of Future Generations Act for both the applicant and the community of Whitland and the historic need and precedent for affordable large residential properties in the area;

 

            The granting of the application is to be subject to the applicant entering into a Section 106 Agreement for the dwelling to be classified as an Affordable Property  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

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TO SIGN AS A CORRECT RECORD THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON THE 2ND MAY, 2019. pdf icon PDF 117 KB

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UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on the 2nd May, 2019 be signed as a correct record.