Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council

13th May 2020 Planning Minutes

Minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 13th May 2020 at 7pm using video conferencing.

Present: Cllr Andy Brewer (Chairman), Cllrs, Nick Tolley, Louise Parkin, Bill Hancock, Rich Gardiner-White, Sue Harvey with Lorna Williams (Deputy Clerk) in attendance.

1 representative of the press was present, no members of the public were present.

Public Participation

There were no speakers.

22/20/PC       Apologies

                        No apologies were received

                        Cllrs. Clayton and Groves were not present

23/20/PC       Declarations of Interest in items on this agenda & dispensations granted

Cllr. Brewer declared a personal interest in 11/20/037 and would take no part in the discussions or observation.

24/20/PC       Approval of Minutes

The minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on Wednesday 18th March 2020 were approved as a correct record to be signed by the Chairman at an appropriate time in the future.

25/20/PC       Planning Applications considered

11/20/019      Location: 11 Brambles Road, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 2PY

                        Proposal: Erection of a single storey extension to West & North elevation, on site of existing garage (to be demolished).

                        Case Officer: Amelia Elvé

                        Applicant: Mr R Spearey

Comment:    No Observations

11/20/027      Location: 1 Louvigne Close, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 1EA

                        Proposal: Formation of Vehicular access and erection of garage.

                        Case Officer: Shanta Parsons

                        Applicant: Mrs Spaven

Comment:    Object on grounds that the Council agree with the comments of Highways, that the access and swept path analysis is unclear. This would be an overdevelopment of the site and certainly disproportionate in size for use as a garage. There would be a loss of green amenity space

11/20/029      Location: Land To The West Of, Brent Knoll Animal Centre, Brent Road, Brent Knoll, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9

                        Proposal: Erection of storage container and formation of hard standing

                        Case Officer: Liam Evans

                        Applicant: Mr Robbins

Comment:    No Observations

11/20/030      Location: 10 Jubilee Street, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 1PT

                        Proposal: Erection of single storey extensions to the rear (East) elevation.

                        Case Officer: Amelia Elvé

                        Applicant: Mr Smout

Comment:    No Observations

11/20/032      Location: 9 Stoppard Road, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 1QB

                        Proposal: Erection of a single storey rear extension and installation of window to converted garage.

                        Case Officer: Liam Evans

                        Applicant: Mr Howard

Comment:    No Observations

                        Cllr Brewer took no part in the following application and Cllr. Hancock took the Chair

11/20/037      Location: 41 Broadhurst Gardens, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 1LP

                        Proposal: Erection of a first floor extension to the side (West) elevation and erection of a front porch.

                        Case Officer: Amelia Elvé

                        Applicant: Mr & Mrs Harford

Comment:    No Observations

                        Cllr Brewer took the Chair

11/20/038      Location: 30 Adam Street, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, TA8 1PQ

Proposal: An application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed change of use of office/ancillary services connect to child’s day nursery (Class B8) to first floor residential flat (Class C3).

Case Officer: Liam Evans

Applicant: Meltor Developments Ltd

Comment:    Support on the grounds that the application provided additional residential accommodation in the Town Centre.

11/20/039      Location: 149 Burnham Road, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3EG

Proposal: Erection of a two storey and single storey rear extension and associated works (revised scheme).

Case Officer:Shanta Parsons

Applicant: Mr & Mrs Jackson

Comment:    No Observations

11/20/040      Location: 19 Oxford Street, Burnham On Sea, Somerset, TA8 1LG

Proposal: Erection of 4 No. Dwellings with parking and alterations to access including provision of parking for care home

Case Officer: Liam Evans

Applicant: Country Court Care

Comment:    Support on grounds that the development will provide additional residential properties in the town centre location, subject to strict adherence to the arboriculturalists report and also subject to any works associated with the access not being detrimental to the character and visual appearance of the wall. There would also be an improvement to the visual amenity of the area.

26/20/PC       Applications considered under delegated authority

Applications considered under delegated authority on the 4th April 202 were NOTED

27/20/PC       Correspondence and items of information from the Clerk

                        No correspondence had been received.

Sedgemoor Development Committee to be held on the 19th May, there were no applications pertaining to Burnham and Highbridge.

28/20/PC       Date of Next meeting

It was noted that the next meeting of this committee will be held on Monday 15th June 2020 at 7pm

The Chairman closed the meeting at 8:05pm

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