CODSALL PARISH COUNCIL

MINUTES

Planning Meeting held in the Parish Council Chamber,

Station Road, Codsall on Wednesday 25th May 2011 at 7.30 p.m.

PRESENT

Parish & District Cllrs M Ewart (Chairman), J Michell, Parish Councillors Mrs S Almond, M Barrow, R Etheridge, Mrs E Forster, B Holland, S Jenkinson, Mrs C Millar, L Stovin

1. APOLOGIES

Apologies received from Cllrs Chapman, Campbell, Kenyon, Marshall & Fraser.

2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Cllr Stovin 11/00346/COU & 347/ADV Associate of the Legionnaires Club

3. MINUTES

The Minutes of the Planning Meeting held on the 27 th April 2011 were received, approval proposed by Cllr Millar, seconded by Cllr Forster and unanimously approved by the meeting.

4. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Limited to 2 minutes per speaker and 15 minutes overall.

Mr G Owen was present and briefly addressed the meeting to advise that his applications 11/0346/COU & 00347/ADV were to be discussed this evening and he was only attending to answer any queries or ambiguity that the plans may raise.

5. PLANNING DECISIONS

The following Planning Decisions from South Staffordshire Council were received and noted:

11/00224/FUL Alterations to an existing and construction of an additional access, including stone piers and decorative metal gates -27 Oaken Lanes, Codsall -Refused

11/00224/CAC Demolition of Wall -27 Oaken Lanes, Codsall -Refused

11/00206/FUL Erection of double garage with Linking cloak room and hallway plus installation of lantern above existing flat roof-Lower Lodge, Oaken Drive, Codsall- Refused

11/00237/FUL Proposed single storey front extension 1 Princess Drive, Codsall- Approved

11/00148/FUL New front porch, single-storey rear extension and relocation of existing conservatory 29 Station Road, Codsall Approved

11/00164/FUL Alterations to former Coach House to create a residential annex -The Stockings, Hushpins Lane, Codsall Wood- Approved

11/00178/FUL Proposed new dwelling with detached garage -Land adjacent Thistle Cottage, Church Lane- Approved

11/00254/REN Twenty bedroom extension to existing nursing home and assoc parking (renewal of application 07/00695/FUL) - Site of former Gorsty Lea Garage, W'ton Rd -Approved

11/00142/FUL Single storey rear extension - 34 Elliotts Lane, Codsall -Approved

6. PLANNING APPLICATIONS

Resolved that the following recommendations be made to South Staffordshire Council:

11/00326/FUL Garage roof alteration - Chilton, Whitehouse Lane, Codsall

Approval

11/00325/COU Change of use from building society (A2) to hot food takeaway (use Class A5) with minor alterations including new shop front and extraction flue and replacement condenser unit. - 102 Wolverhampton Road, Codsall

Refusal

•  There are already more than sufficient takeaway food outlets in the area.

•  Lack of designated parking for the business vehicles

•  Residential neighbours will be subject to additional noise, disturbance, smells and pollution

11/00224/FUL Alterations to an existing and construction of an additional access, including replacement stone piers and decorative metal gates - AMENDED PLAN RECEIVED 4/5/2011 - 27 Oaken Lanes, Codsall

Approval

11/00346/COU Change of Use from Social Club (A4/D2) to Pet Shop (A1)

11/00347/ADV Fascia Sign

Codsall Legionnaires Club, 22 Wood Road, Codsall

Cllr Holland took no part in discussion or decision.

Approval Conditional upon the Legionnaires car park remaining for public use.

Proposed by Cllr Holland, seconded by Cllr Etheridge, a vote was taken:

For 6 Against 0 Abstentions 4

11/00313/FUL Demolition of existing and erection of replacement garage 53 Elliotts Lane, Codsall

Approval subject to no objections from neighbours

7. a. To review and discuss Gavin Williamson M.P. request re consultation on Planning for Travellers Sites as shown on:

www.communitiesgov.uk/corporate/publications/consultations .

b. To review and discuss any policy concerns within South Staffordshire Council Policy document relating to Gypsies, Travellers and Travelling Showpeople, as shown on www.sstaffs.gov.uk then locate South Staffs Local Development Framework, February 2011 page 105.

Cllr Michell was hoping to be able to present a report that is being prepared by District Council on these topics, but it has not yet been received. Cllr Michcell recommended that we await this report, which will help focus on the key problems.

Members agreed to bring both of these items back for discussion on the 8th June.

8. DATE OF NEXT MEETING

Wednesday 8th June at 7.30 p.m.