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1.

Minute of Meeting of the Planning Development Management Committee of 20 August 2020 pdf icon PDF 238 KB

Minutes:

The Committee had before it the minute of the previous meeting of 20 August 2020, for approval.

 

The Committee resolved:-

to approve the minute as a correct record. 

 

2.

Committee Planner pdf icon PDF 93 KB

Minutes:

The Committee had before it a planner of future Committee business.

 

The Committee resolved:-

to note the information contained in the Committee business planner. 

 

3.

Binghill House - Pre Determination Hearing - 200750 pdf icon PDF 449 KB

Minutes:

The Committee had before it a report by the Chief Officer – Strategic Place Planning, which considered whether an application for Binghill House, Binghill Road Aberdeen, which triggered the statutory criteria to require that a Pre Determination hearing be held, should be determined by the Planning Development Management Committee or if it would be advisable for the Pre Determination hearing and subsequent determination to be carried out by Full Council.

 

The report recommended:-

that the Committee –

(a)             notes the contents of the report; and

(b)             agrees that the application be the subject of a statutory Pre Determination hearing by a special meeting of the Planning Development Management Committee (PDMC) and that the application then be determined at a subsequent scheduled PDMC meeting.

 

The Committee resolved:-

to approve the recommendations as contained in the report. 

 

4.

Annual Committee Effectiveness Report for PDMC - GOV/20/111 pdf icon PDF 204 KB

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Minutes:

The Committee had before it a report by the Chief Officer – Governance, which presented the annual report of the Planning Development Management Committee to enable Members to provide comment on the data contained within.

 

The report recommended:-

that the Committee -

(a)             provide comments and observations on the data contained within the annual report; and

(b)             note the annual report of the Planning Development Management Committee.

 

The Committee resolved:-

to approve the recommendations contained in the report. 

 

5.

Land North of Kirk Brae - Friarsfield, Cults, Aberdeen - 200171 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Planning Reference – 200171

 

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Planning Officer:  Gavin Clark

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee had before it a report by the Chief Officer – Strategic Place Planning, which recommended:-

 

That there be a willingness to approve the application subject to conditions and a legal agreement to secure developer obligations towards the provision of affordable housing, the core path network, secondary education, healthcare facilities and open space for the application for detailed planning permission for the residential development of 78 dwellings with associated access, parking, landscaping and other associated works at land to the north of Kirk Brae, Friarsfield, Cults Aberdeen.

 

Conditions

 

1.     ENHANCEMENT OF THE WATER ENVIRONMENT

 

Prior to commencement of any work [in any phase/on site] a detailed scheme for the protection and enhancement of the water environment shall be submitted to, and approved in writing by, the Planning Authority in consultation with SEPA, SNH or other agencies as appropriate. Without prejudice to the foregoing generality, and as a minimum, this shall

include:

a)     Confirmation of the location of all existing water bodies on site and demonstration of how they have been incorporated into the layout of the development, including appropriate buffer zones;

b)     Investigation of and where viable, detailed information relating to the realignment of any watercourses on site including the Cults Burn;

c)     Full details relating to any other proposed engineering activities in the water environment, including the location and type of any proposed watercourse crossings. Any proposed watercourse crossings shall be designed to accept the 1 in 200-year flow unless otherwise agreed with the Planning Authority in consultation with SEPA.  All works on site must be undertaken in accordance with the approved scheme unless otherwise agreed in writing with the Planning Authority.

 

Reason: to improve and protect the water environment and to prevent an increase in flood risk.

 

2.     GREEN MEASURES

 

No development (including site stripping, service provision or establishment of site compounds) shall commence on site unless a schedule of green measures, in line with SEPA’s response PCS/170155 of 09 03 20 has been submitted to the Planning Authority.  The schedule, detailing the measures that have been investigated and will be implemented on site, should be submitted prior to the commencement of development on site for the written approval of the Planning Authority, in consultation with SEPA and implemented in full.

 

Reason: to ensure adequate protection of the water environment and contribute to and enhance the natural environment in accordance with Scottish Planning Policy.

 

3.     CONSTRUCTION ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT PLAN

 

No development (including site stripping, service provision or establishment of site compounds) shall commence on site until a site-specific Construction Environmental Management Plan(s) (the “CEMP”) has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Planning Authority in consultation with SEPA. The CEMP must address the following issues:-

(i)               surface water management including construction phase SUDS; and

(ii)   site waste management including details of re-use on-site and off-site disposal of demolition materials.

Thereafter development shall be undertaken in accordance with the approved CEMP.

 

Reason - In order to minimise the impacts of necessary demolition / construction works  ...  view the full minutes text for item 5.

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Land at Counteswells Road Aberdeen - 200659 pdf icon PDF 4 MB

Planning Reference – 200659

 

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Planning Officer:  Gavin Evans

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Minutes:

The Committee had before it a report by the Chief Officer – Strategic Place Planning, which recommended:-

 

That the application for detailed planning permission for the erection of Class 1 (shops), retail unit with associated car parking, access, landscaping and associated works at land at Counteswells Road Aberdeen, be approved conditionally with a legal agreement. 

 

Conditions

 

1.     MATERIALS/FINISHES

 

That no development shall take place unless a scheme detailing all external finishing materials to the roof and walls of the development hereby approved (including a physical sample board) has been submitted to, and approved in writing by, the planning authority and thereafter the development shall be carried out in accordance with the details so agreed.

 

Reason: in the interests of visual amenity and to ensure compliance with policy D1 (Quality Placemaking by Design) of the Aberdeen Local Development Plan.

 

2.     CONVENIENCE FLOORSPACE

 

No more than 25% of the net sales floorspace of the store hereby approved shall be dedicated to the sale and display of comparison goods.

 

Reason: In order to ensure that the store is principally meeting the convenience needs of the local community and to ensure compliance with policy NC4 (Sequential Approach and Impact) of the Aberdeen Local Development Plan.

 

3.     DELIVERY TIMES

 

No deliveries shall be made to the store hereby approved outwith the hours from 06.00 and 22.00

 

Reason: In order to protect the residential amenity of those resident in the surrounding area.

 

4.     DEPOSIT RETURN SCHEME (DRS) HOURS OF USE

 

The Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) approved as part of this proposal shall not be made available for use outwith store opening hours.

 

Reason: In order to protect nearby residents from adverse noise impact.

 

5.     CONNECTION TO PUBLIC SEWER

 

That the store hereby approved shall not be brought into use unless connection has been made to the public sewer system.

 

Reason: In order to ensure compliance with policy NE6 (Flooding, Drainage and Water Quality) of the Aberdeen Local Development Plan, which does not permit connection to private wastewater systems in sewered areas.

 

6.     SURFACE WATER DISCHARGE

 

That the store hereby approved shall not be brought into use unless a scheme detailing appropriate surface water drainage arrangements has been submitted to and agreed in writing by the planning authority, in consultation with ACCs Structures, Flooding and Coastal Engineering Team, and subsequently implemented, all prior to first occupation of the building.

 

Reason: In order to ensure compliance with policy NE6 (Flooding, Drainage and Water Quality) of the Aberdeen Local Development Plan and to ensure that surface water is dealt with in the most appropriate way.

 

7.     ARBORICULTURAL CONSTRUCTION METHOD STATEMENT

 

No development pursuant to this grant of planning permission shall be undertaken until such time as a detailed Arboricultural Construction Method Statement, which includes details of construction access, vehicle movements, storage of materials and phasing as well as measures to avoid impact on the canopy of existing trees along the eastern boundary of the site, has first been submitted to and approved in writing by the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

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Stoneywood Park Aberdeen - 200656 pdf icon PDF 604 KB

Planning Reference – 200656

 

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Planning Officer:  Robert Forbes

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Minutes:

The Committee had before it a report by the Chief Officer – Strategic Place Planning, which recommended:-

 

That the application for detailed planning permission for the installation of a security fence (retrospectively) at Stoneywood Park Aberdeen, be refused.

 

The Committee heard from Robert Forbes, Senior Planner, who spoke in furtherance of the application and answered questions from members.

 

The Committee resolved:-

to refuse the application. 

-         Councillor Marie Boulton, Convener