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Agenda and minutes

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Declarations of Interest

At this point in the meeting, Members are asked to declare:

·        any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests

·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests

which they may have in respect of business on this agenda.



Members were invited to declare, at this point in the meeting, any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests, any prejudicial interests or any disclosable pecuniary interests that they might have in the business on the agenda. None were declared.



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To approve and sign the minutes of the last meeting of the Area Planning Sub-Committee held on Wednesday 20 March 2019. [To follow]



Resolved:  That the minutes of the Area Planning Sub-Committee meeting held on 20 March 2019be approved and then signed by the Chair as a correct record.


Public Participation

At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered their wish to speak regarding an item on the agenda or an issue within the Sub-Committee’s remit can do so. Anyone who wishes to register or requires further information is requested to contact the Democracy Officer on the contact details listed at the foot of this agenda. The deadline for registering is on Wednesday 3 April 2019 at 5.00 pm.


Filming, Recording or Webcasting Meetings

Please note that, subject to available resources, this meeting will be filmed and webcast, or recorded, including any registered public speakers who have given their permission.  The broadcast can be viewed at http://www.york.gov.uk/webcasts  or, if sound recorded, this will be uploaded onto the Council’s website following the meeting.


Residents are welcome to photograph, film or record Councillors and Officers at all meetings open to the press and public. This includes the use of social media reporting, i.e. tweeting.  Anyone wishing to film, record or take photos at any public meeting should contact the Democracy Officers (whose contact details are at the foot of this agenda) in advance of the meeting.


The Council’s protocol on Webcasting, Filming & Recording of Meetings ensures that these practices are carried out in a manner both respectful to the conduct of the meeting and all those present.  It can be viewed at http://www.york.gov.uk/download/downloads/id/11406/protocol_for_webcasting_filming_and_recording_of_council_meetings_20160809.pdf


It was reported that there had been no registrations to speak under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme on general issues within the remit of the Sub-Committee.


Plans List

To determine the following planning applications:



Members considered a schedule of reports of the Assistant Director, Planning and Public Protection, relating to the following planning applications, outlining the proposals and relevant policy considerations and setting out the views of consultees and officers.




Land to North of Units 1-9 Evans Business Centre, Rose Avenue, Nether Poppleton, York [19/00280/FULM] pdf icon PDF 149 KB

Erection of 2 buildings, creating 3 units for light industrial, general industrial or storage and distribution (use classes B1c, B2 and B8).

Additional documents:


Members considered a major full application from Mr Bottomley for the erection of two buildings creating three units for light industrial, general industrial or storage and distribution (use classes B1c, B2 and B8).


The Planning Officer updated the committee on the following:

-      That there had been no comments from the Parish Council

-      That there were no objections from the Ainsty Internal Drainage Board, subject to a condition relating to surface water drainage, which already exists at condition 11.


The Officer also reminded Members that an application had previously been submitted by the applicant that included this site and was rejected on the basis that it may conflict with a future rail halt. This application is a resubmission with the contentious area of land having been removed.


It was moved and seconded that approval be granted and it was therefore:


Resolved:  That approval be granted subject to the conditions listed in the report.


Reason:     The proposed units are considered to be acceptable in this business location and would not result in undue harm to the residential amenity of the occupants of the nearby dwellings, subject to conditions. The proposed would be in character with the surrounding development and the development would accord with the NPPF, the Poppleton Neighbourhood Plan (2017), the Draft Local Plan 2005 and the Emerging Local Plan 2018. On balance, the proposal complies with the thrust of national and local planning policy.


Urgent Business

Any other business which the Chair considers urgent under the  Local Government Act 1972.



The Chair asked the Planning Officer to update the Committee on an application that had been accepted at the previous meeting of this committee (Millthorpe School [18/01162/FUL]).


The Officer stated that due to the committee revising the operational times of the MUGA detailed in the application, Sport England have objected to the varied condition. The application will therefore be sent to the Secretary of State, who will have the option to call in the application. If the application is not called in, the application will be approved as Members agreed on 20 March 2019.


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