Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Thursday, 4th October, 2018 2.00 pm

Venue: Oak Room, County Buildings, Stafford. View directions

Contact: Zach Simister  Email: zachary.simister@staffordshire.gov.uk

Media

Items
No. Item

10.

Apologies

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11.

Declarations of Interest in Accordance with Standing Order No. 16

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Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest on this occasion.

12.

Minutes of the meeting held on 7 June 2018 pdf icon PDF 125 KB

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Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the minutes of the meeting held on 7 June 2018 be confirmed and signed by the Chairman.

13.

Annual Safety of Sports Grounds Report pdf icon PDF 214 KB

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Minutes:

The Committee considered a report detailing the work of the Safety of Sports Grounds team carried out during April 2017 to March 2018. Members noted the County Council’s statutory obligations under the relevant legislation and the activities carried out to ensure that those duties had been met.

 

The statutory duty under the Safety of Sports Ground Act 1975 requires that every local authority should enforce within their area the provisions of the Act. The Committee noted that the Safety of Sports Ground team achieved their business objectives and carried out inspections at all designated grounds and 6 of the 8 regulated stands.

 

The Committee were assured that the County Council work closely with the Sports Grounds Safety Authority to ensure that the inspections carried out by officers cover the right areas.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

 

14.

Applications for Permission

Reports of the Director for Economy, Infrastructure and Skills

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15.

Combined report Seisdon Quarry pdf icon PDF 77 KB

S.15/13/627 M NMA1

 

JPE Holdings Limited’s application for non material amendment relating to condition 11 of planning permission SS.15/13/627 M

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SS.15/13/627 M D5

 

JPE Holdings Limited’s submission of details in compliance with condition 33 of planning permission SS.15/13/627 M relating to a 6 month progress report (fourth review)

 

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Minutes:

The Committee received a presentation by the Case Officer on the proposed application for non-material amendment relating to condition 11 of planning permission SS.15/13/627 M. The Committee also received details in compliance with condition 3 of planning permission SS.15/13/627 M relating to a 6-month progress report.

 

County Councillor Victoria Wilson, as the local member spoke to the Committee. She explained that the residents close to Seisdon Quarry have been told that the last truck to leave the site would be 31 December 2018. Mrs Wilson also requested that the Committee add the condition that HCVs should only use the North of the quarry rather than use the centre of Seisdon Village.

 

In accordance with the County Councils scheme for public speaking at meetings, the Committee received representations from Ms Raj Baines representing the applicant.

 

The Committee were informed by the Case Officer that there was no breech of the original planning permission, highlighting that the original consent allowed the export of material up to the end of December 2018.

 

Following a vote it was:

 

RESOLVED – (a) – To APPROVEthe application for a non-material amendment to condition 11 (ref.SS.15/13/627 M NMA1) to amend the condition to read as follows:

 

The ‘working operations’ and ‘restoration operations’ shall be carried out in accordance with the phasing shown on the ‘Planning Statement Appendix A - Outline restoration phases and timings plan’ (Dwg No CE-SD0609-DW15b)’ unless otherwise approved in writing by the Mineral Planning Authority in connection with the latest approved Progress Report submitted in accordance with Condition 33.

 

(b) – ToAPPROVEthe Progress Report submitted in accordance with condition 33 (the fourth progress report) (ref: SS.15/13/627 M D5) namely:

 

6 Month Progress Review for the period up to 28 July 2018

Appendix R2 – topographical Plan – July 2018

 

(c) – To ADVISEthe site operator that:

 

a) any mineral or mineral stockpiles remaining at the end of 2018 should be retained on site for use in the restoration of the quarry;

 

b) any amendments to the approved Restoration and Aftercare Scheme to address the matters described in paragraph 32 above should be submitted within 3 months to avoid delays in the restoration of the site by 31 December 2019; and,

 

c) Any changes to the approved Restoration and Aftercare Scheme will not be looked on favourably if they would prolong mineral extraction or the restoration of the site as such changes would be contrary to: condition 3 of the planning permission; the purpose of the progress reports (condition 33); and, the undertaking in the Section 106 legal agreement; which were all imposed to ensure that the restoration of the site is achieved within the permitted timescale.

 

16.

A50 junction with A522 West of Uttoxeter, near to JCB World Parts Centre - ES.18/04 pdf icon PDF 106 KB

Application by the Cabinet on behalf of Staffordshire County Council to vary (not comply with) conditions 1, 5, 11 and 13 of planning permission ES.14/11 to delete the A50(T) eastbound and westbound third lane widening works, and for ancillary works to A50(T) junction with A522 at Uttoxeter.

 

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Minutes:

The Committee received a presentation by the Case Officer on the proposed application on behalf of Staffordshire County Council to vary conditions 1, 5, 11 and 13 of planning permission ES.14/11 to delete the A50(T) eastbound and westbound third lane widening works, and for ancillary works to A50(T) junction with A522 at Uttoxeter.

 

In accordance with the County Councils scheme for public speaking at meetings, the Committee received representations from Mr Anthony Hodge representing the applicant.

 

County Councillor David Brookes advised that he supported the application as it had no impact on the delivery of project B.

 

Following a vote it was:

 

RESOLVED – To PERMIT the application to vary (not comply with) conditions 1, 5, 11 and 13 of planning permission ES.14/11 to delete A50(T) eastbound and westbound third lane widening works, and for ancillary works to A50(T) junction with A522 at Uttoxeter near to JCB World Parts Centre subject to conditions highlighted in the report.

 

17.

Decisions taken under Delegated Powers pdf icon PDF 127 KB

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Minutes:

The Committee considered the ‘county matters’ and consultation with Staffordshire County Council dealt with by the Director from Economy, Infrastructure and Skills under delegated powers.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

18.

Exclusion of the public

The Chairman to move:-

 

“That the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business which involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A (as amended) of the Local Government Act 1972 indicated below”.

 

 

Part Two

(All reports in this section are exempt)

 

 

 

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Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business which involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A (as amended) of the Local Government Act 1972 indicated below.

19.

Exempt minutes of the meeting held on 7 June 2018

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the Exempt minutes of the meeting held on 7 June 2018 be confirmed and signed by the Chairman.