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that the minutes of the meeting of
the Planning Committee held on 22 January 2020, be received and
approved as a correct record.
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1. V/2019/0491, Ashfield Ltd,
Outline Application with some matters reserved for a Maximum of 100
Dwellings and Associated Access Land to the rear of 211, Alfreton
In accordance with the
Council’s Policy for dealing with late matters in relation to
planning applications (Minute No. D4.17,
1993/94 refers), officers proceeded to give a verbal report as to
additional comments received in relation to the application as
were brought to Members’ attention:
An objector, Sheila
Clarke and Councillor David Walters (as Ward Member), took the
opportunity to address the Committee in respect of this matter and
Members were offered the opportunity to clarify any points raised
during the submissions as required.
was moved by Councillor Jason Zadrozny and seconded by Councillor
Tom Hollis that the officer’s recommendation contained within
the report be rejected and planning consent be refused.
Reasons for refusing planning permission
The proposal is considered to represent an
unsustainable form of development, which does not meet the
overarching social and environmental objectives set out within
paragraph 8 of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). This
is because of the following:
There would be a loss of open space and adverse
impact on the landscape character, which is contrary to policies
ST1 and RC2 of the Ashfield Local Plan Review (ALPR).
The primary schools within the area are at capacity
and there is no specific site identified for a new school. This is
contrary to paragraph 94 of the NPPF, which states that a great
weight should be attached to education.
The development in proximity to the landfill tip
could have a harmful impact on human health, contrary to paragraph
180 of the NPPF.
There would be an adverse impact on biodiversity in
the area with the potential loss of hedgerows, trees and impact on
wildlife contrary to policy EV8 of the ALPR.
(At this point in the
proceedings, Councillor Tom Hollis declared Non Disclosable
Pecuniary/Other Interests in relation to the three applications
under consideration at the meeting due to him having spoken to both
the applicants ...
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