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Apologies for absence/substitutions
Apologies were received from Councillors Roy Barker, Gerard Brewster, John Field, Jessica Fleming, Kathie Guthrie, Barry Humphreys MBE, Diana Kearsley, Anne Killet, David Whybrow and Jane Storey.
To receive any declarations of pecuniary or non-pecuniary interest by Members
Councillor Suzie Morley declared a non pecuniary interest in application 3150/15 that she had attended Parish Liaison meetings with Stonham Barns
Councillor Matthew Hicks declared a non pecuniary interest in application 3150/15 as the County Councillor and that he had helped set up the Parish Liaison meetings with Stonham Barns.
Declarations of Lobbying
Declarations of Personal Site Visits
In accordance with the Council’s procedure for public speaking on planning applications a representation was made as detailed below:
Application Number: 3150/15
Proposal: Hybrid application for full planning permission and outline planning permission –
I. Variation of condition 2 of planning permission 655/02 to enable the existing showground (area outlined in yellow on the submitted plan) to operate between the hours permitted by the Licence granted by the Council on 10 October 2014.
II. Outline planning application for the erection of new building to be used as an indoor children play area (Class D2) on land adjacent to building No 24.
III.Retention of erection of a single storey extension to Unit 11 (Class A1);
IV. Retention of retail pods (Class A1/A2/B1) located in market square (buildings labelled “A”, “B”, “C”, “D”, “E”, “PC7(G”), “PC5(E)”, “PC4(D)”, “PC1,2,3,4,5,6,7 (A,B,C)” and “PCF6(F)” on the submitted plan;
V. Use of land for the stationing of 51 static caravans for holiday use on land adjacent to west of dog training area (Identified as R1 to R51 on the submitted drawing)
VI. Use of land for the stationing of 34 static caravans for holiday use (owner occupied) subject to restriction preventing occupation for one month of the year, on land to the west of Meerkat enclosure (identified as units 0 to 33 on the submitted plan);
VII. Continued use of land for touring caravans (area outlined as orange on the submitted plan);
VIII.Continued use of land as an extension to the existing showground and/or for use as touring caravan site;
IX. Continued use of land for car boot sales on Sundays (taking place at Car Park “A”, car Park “B” or the showground);
X. Repositioning of earth bund on northern side of existing fishing lake No 1;
XI. Use of land adjacent for the stationing of 76 holiday lodges (owner occupied) subject to restriction preventing occupation for one month of the year (identified as L01 to L045 and L057 to L086 on the submitted plan);
XII. Use of land for stationing of 11 holiday lodges for rental (Lodges L046 to L056);
XIII.Retention of alterations to existing field shelters to form stables;
XIV. Use of land as Car Parks A and B and extension to hardstanding;
XV. Retention of alterations and extension to permanent marquee on the showground to form events barn;
Site Location: STONHAM ASPAL – Stonham Barns, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal, IP14 6AT
Applicant: Stonham Barns LTD
The Case Officer presented the application to the Committee noting that there were 16 items before the committee on this application with all being retrospective apart from 2 elements.
The Case Officer responded to Members’ questions regarding:
· The number of occupants in the static caravans and the tenure of occupancy,
· The amount of harm caused to the tree at unit 11
· The cumulative impact of the site.
· The allowed time for Car boot ... view the full minutes text for item 50.