Agenda

Venue: Guildhall

Contact: Committee Administration 01905 722027, 722006, 722085 

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Substitutes

To receive details of any Member nominated to attend the meeting in place of a Member of the Committee.

2.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.

3.

Minutes of Previous Planning Committee pdf icon PDF 134 KB

of the meeting held on 24th January 2019 to be approved and signed.

4.

Site Visits

Such inspections of current application sites as may have been recommended by Officers and as may be approved by the Committee.

 

Members of the Committee should inform the Development Services Manager of any requests for site visits by 5.00 p.m. on the Tuesday immediately prior to the meeting (19th February 2019) and reasons for the request.

 

Members of the public should contact the Democratic Services Administrator either by email: committeeadministration@worcester.gov.uk or telephone: 01905 722085 on the day before Planning Committee so the Administrator can advise of the start of the meeting.

 

Site visits will be conducted in accordance with the procedure attached which forms part of the Council’s Good Practice Protocol for Members and Officers dealing with Planning Matters.

 

5.

Public Participation

Up to a total of fifteen minutes can be allowed, each speaker being allocated a maximum of five minutes, for members of the public to present a petition, ask a question or comment on any matter on the Agenda or within the remit of the Committee in accordance with Committee Procedure Rule 10.

6.

Public Representation

Members of the public will be allowed to address the Committee in respect of applications to be considered by the Committee in accordance with Committee Procedure Rule 11. Members of the public will address the Committee during the Committee’s consideration of the respective item.

 

7.

Application P18G0322 - Site at DEFRA, Whittington Road pdf icon PDF 164 KB

The Deputy Director – Economic Development and Planning recommends that Planning Committee is minded to grant full planning permission for the development subject to:

(i)      referral to the National Planning Casework Unit,

(ii)     the conditions set out in the plans list, and

(iii)    the applicant and all parties with an interest in the land entering into an agreement under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act in accordance with the agreed Heads of Terms, and subject to the Deputy Director - Governance being satisfied with the nature of such an Agreement delegate to the Corporate Director Place approval to grant the necessary planning permission.

 

Additional documents:

8.

Application P18K0410 - Former Homebase Store, Tybridge Street pdf icon PDF 124 KB

The Deputy Director – Economic Development and Planning recommends that the Planning Committee grant permission to remove condition 2 of application P85C0447.

 

9.

Application P18K0411 - Former Homebase Store, Tybridge Street pdf icon PDF 156 KB

The Deputy Director – Economic Development and Planning recommends that the Planning Committee:-

i.        grant permission to vary condition 2 of application P01A0240 to the following:

“Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987, the units shall only be used for sale of carpets, furniture, furnishings, electrical goods, automotive and cycle products, DIY maintenance and improvement products for the house and garden, pets and pet products, and office equipment and accessories (including blank cassettes and compact discs relating to computers and computer products).

The sale of goods within the following categories shall be permitted from a maximum of  925 square metres of the store only:

(i) Food and drink; (ii) Clothing including children’s clothing and sports wear; (iii) Stationary items and post office services; (iv) Shoes; (v) Toys and sports goods; (vi) Fashion accessories including handbags and luggage; (vii) Watches and jewellery; (viii) Perfume and toiletries; (ix) Pharmaceutical items; (x) Books; and (xi) Music, records, CD’s, pre-recorded videos and audio tapes

 

The retail sale of goods shall not be permitted other than as detailed above and the store shall be used for no other purpose (including any other purpose in Class A of the schedule to the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987, or in any provision equivalent to that Class in any statutory instrument revoking and re-enacting that order with or without modification) without prior written agreement with the local planning authority.

For the following reason:

To safeguard the vitality and viability of the City Centre and St Johns District Centre in accordance with the aims and objectives of SWDP10.”

ii.       Approve the variation of the Section 52 Agreement dated  21st April 1986 as amended by previous Deeds of Variation dated 24th July 2001 and 19th November 2015 respectively.

 

10.

Application P18D0480 - Central Park, Great Western Avenue pdf icon PDF 151 KB

The Deputy Director – Economic Development and Planning recommends that the planning committee is minded to grant planning permission subject to the conditions set out in the plans list and the  applicant and all parties with an interest in the land entering into a Unilateral Undertaking and subject to the Deputy Director- Governance being satisfied with the nature of such Undertaking to delegate to the Deputy Director - Economic Development and Planning approval to grant the planning permission.

 

 

11.

Application P18J0541 - Former YMCA Building, Henwick Road pdf icon PDF 152 KB

The Deputy Director - Economic Development and Planning recommends that the Planning Committee grant planning permission, subject to the conditions set out in the plans list.

 

 

12.

Application P18L0453 - 30 Norton Road pdf icon PDF 187 KB

The Deputy Director – Economic Development and Planning recommends that planning permission is granted, subject to the conditions set down in the plans list.

 

Additional documents:

13.

Application P18K0466 - 23 Bozward Street pdf icon PDF 127 KB

The Deputy Director - Economic Development and Planning recommends that the Planning Committee grant planning permission, subject to the conditions set out in the plans list.

 

Additional documents:

14.

Application P18K0467 - 21 Bozward Street pdf icon PDF 95 KB

The Deputy Director - Economic Development and Planning recommends that the Planning Committee grant planning permission, subject to the conditions set out in the plans list.

 

Additional documents:

15.

Application P18E0484 - Land adjacent to 1 Lavender Road pdf icon PDF 184 KB

The Deputy Director - Economic Development and Planning recommends that the Planning Committee grant planning permission, subject to the conditions set out in the plans list.

 

16.

Land at Wyevale Garden Centre, Droitwich Road pdf icon PDF 95 KB

The Deputy Director – Governance recommends that the Planning Committee approves the variation of the Section 106 Agreement dated  7th June 1991.

 

 

17.

Any Other Business

Which in the opinion of the Chairman is of sufficient urgency as to warrant consideration.

18.

Plans List pdf icon PDF 206 KB