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218 Auchmill Road Aberdeen - 191460

Planning Reference – 191460/DPP

 

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Planning Officer:  Robert Forbes

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 redevelopment of the site including demolition of the existing unit to form affordable residential development with associated open space, roads, access, landscaping, car parking, engineering and infrastructure works including a combined heat and power facility, at 218 Auchmill Road Aberdeen, 191460, be approved conditionally and subject to a legal agreement.

 

Conditions

 

Open Space Provision / Play Area

No dwellings hereby granted planning permission shall be occupied unless the areas of amenity open space, play areas and private garden ground as identified on Drawing No.19155(PL)002 (dated 21.02.20) of the plans hereby approved have been laid out in accordance with the approved drawing or such other drawing as may be submitted to and approved in writing by the Planning Authority. No development pursuant to this planning permission shall take place unless a scheme detailing the manner in which the play areas and open space is to be laid out and maintained has been submitted to and approved in writing by the planning authority. Such scheme shall include provision for a play area comprising at least five items of play equipment and a safety surface.

Reason - in order to preserve the amenity of the neighbourhood.

 

Tree Protection

No development shall take place pursuant to the planning permission hereby approved unless a further scheme for the protection of all trees to be retained on / adjacent to the site during construction works has been submitted to, and approved in writing by the Planning Authority and any such scheme as may have been approved has been implemented. No materials, supplies, plant, machinery, spoil, changes in ground levels or construction activities shall be permitted within the protected areas specified in the aforementioned scheme of tree protection without the written consent of the Planning Authority and no fire shall be lit in a position where the flames could extend to within 5 metres of foliage, branches or trunks.

Reason - In order to ensure adequate protection for the trees on site during the construction of the development.

 

Landscape Scheme

No development pursuant to the planning permission hereby approved shall be carried out unless there has been submitted to and approved in writing for the purpose by the planning authority a further detailed scheme of soft landscaping for the site, which scheme shall include indications of all existing trees and landscaped areas on the land, and details of any to be retained, together with measures for their protection in the course of development, and the proposed areas of tree/shrub planting including details of numbers, densities, locations, species, sizes and stage of maturity at planting. For the avoidance of doubt, the scheme should contain no open water features. All planting, seeding and turfing comprised in the approved scheme of landscaping shall be carried out in the first planting season following the completion of the development and any trees or plants which within a period of 5 years from the completion of the development die, are removed or become seriously damaged or diseased shall be replaced in the next planting season with others of a size and species similar to those originally required to be planted, or in accordance with such other scheme as may be submitted to and approved in writing for the purpose by the planning authority.

Reason - in the interests of the amenity of the area and in the interests of aviation safety.

 

External Materials

No development shall take place unless a scheme detailing all external finishing materials to the roof and walls of the development hereby approved has been submitted to, and approved in writing by, the planning authority. Thereafter the development shall be carried out in accordance with the details so agreed.

Reason - in the interests of visual amenity.

 

Boundary Treatment / Security Measures

No development pursuant to this planning permission shall take place, nor shall any part of the development hereby approved be occupied, unless there has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Planning Authority, a detailed scheme of site, plot and open space boundary enclosures for the entire development hereby granted planning permission. None of the buildings hereby granted planning permission shall be occupied unless the said scheme has been implemented in its entirety.

Reason - in order to preserve the amenity of the neighbourhood.

 

SUDS

No development shall take place unless a scheme of all drainage works designed to meet the requirements of Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems has been submitted to and approved in writing by the planning authority and thereafter no part of the development shall be occupied unless the drainage has been installed in complete accordance with the said scheme.

Reason - in order to safeguard water qualities in adjacent watercourses and to ensure that the development can be adequately drained.

 

Construction Management Scheme

No development pursuant to this planning permission shall take place unless a detailed site specific construction method statement for the site has been submitted to and approved in writing by the planning authority. The method statement must address the temporary measures proposed to deal with surface water run-off and specify dust abatement measures on site during construction and prior to the operation of the final SUDS / completion of the development. Such statement shall be implemented in full for the duration of works on the site.

Reason - in order to prevent potential water and air pollution.

 

Pedestrian connection to A96 / Path Works

No development shall take place pursuant to this permission unless there has been submitted to and agreed in writing by the planning authority a scheme for provision of a direct footpath link to the A96 at the northern edge of the site, including details of tree protection measures, the extent of any cut / fill, site sections as existing and proposed, proposed surfacing, handrails and lighting. Thereafter the development shall not be occupied unless the said footpath link and the access paths within the site have been implemented in full.

Reason - In order to provide adequate pedestrian access, in the interests of encouragement of sustainable transport and public safety.

 

Cycle Parking / Storage

None of the flats hereby granted planning permission shall be occupied unless a scheme detailing secure cycle storage and visitor cycle provision has been submitted to, and approved in writing by the planning authority, and thereafter implemented in full accordance with said scheme.

Reason - in the interests of encouraging more sustainable modes of travel.

 

Car Parking

The development hereby approved shall not be occupied unless the car parking areas hereby granted planning permission have been constructed, drained, laid-out and demarcated in accordance with drawing No. 19155(PL)002 of the plans hereby approved or such other drawing as may subsequently be submitted and approved in writing by the planning authority. Such areas shall not thereafter be used for any other purpose other than the purpose of ancillary vehicle parking / provision of access to the development and use hereby granted approval.

Reason - in the interests of public safety and residential amenity.

 

Traffic Calming

No development shall take place unless there has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Planning Authority, a detailed scheme of traffic calming measures for the carriageway within the development hereby granted planning permission.

Reason - in the interests of public safety and the avoidance of conflict with use of the proposed play area adjacent to the car park.

 

Off Site Road Measures ( A96 Pedestrian / Cycle Crossing )

No development shall take place unless there has been submitted to and agreed in writing by the planning authority a scheme for the provision of a Toucan (Pedestrian / Cycle) crossing on the A96 to the north of the site. Thereafter the development shall not be occupied unless the said crossing facility has been implemented in full.

Reason - In the interests of public road safety and the encouragement of sustainable travel.

 

External Lighting

No development shall take place unless a scheme for external lighting within the site, including lighting of the footpath link, has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Planning Authority, and thereafter the development shall not be occupied unless the said scheme has been implemented in full.

Reason - In order to minimise potential light pollution and in the interested of protection of residential amenity and public safety.

 

Noise Attenuation

None of the flats hereby approved shall be occupied unless the relevant mitigation measures identified in the submitted Noise Impact Assessment by KSG Acoustics dated 13/01/2020, or such other assessment as may be approved by the planning authority, have been implemented, as required for each block.

Reason - In order to protect residential amenity.

 

Contamination Mitigation

No development shall take place, other than demolition works, unless it is carried out in full accordance with a scheme to deal with contamination on the site that has been approved in writing by the planning authority. The scheme shall follow the procedures outlined in Planning Advice Note 33 Development of Contaminated Land and shall be conducted by a suitably qualified person in accordance with best practice as detailed in BS10175 Investigation of Potentially Contaminated Sites - Code of Practice and other best practice guidance and shall include:

o   an investigation to determine the nature and extent of contamination,

o   a site-specific risk assessment,

o   a remediation plan to address any significant risks and ensure the site is fit for the use proposed.

No buildings on the development site shall be occupied unless:-

·        any long-term monitoring and reporting that may be required by the approved scheme of contamination or remediation plan or that otherwise has been required in writing by the planning authority is being undertaken and

·        a report specifically relating to the building(s) has been submitted and approved in writing by the planning authority that verifies that remedial works to fully address contamination issues related to the building(s) have been carried out, unless the planning authority has given written consent for a variation.

The final building on the application site shall not be occupied unless a report has been submitted and approved in writing by the planning that verifies that completion of the remedial works for the entire application site, unless the planning authority has given written consent for a variation.

Reason: in order to ensure that the site is fit for human occupation

 

LZCT / Water Efficiency

The buildings hereby approved shall not be occupied unless a scheme detailing compliance with the Council's "Resources for New Development" supplementary guidance has been submitted to and approved in writing by the planning authority, and any recommended measures specified within that scheme for the reduction of carbon emissions and water efficiency have been implemented in full.

Reason - To ensure that this development complies with requirements for reductions in carbon emissions specified in ALDP policy R6 and in the interest of sustainable development.

 

Bin Storage The use hereby granted planning permission shall not take place unless provision has been made within the application site for storage of refuse and recycling bins in accordance with a scheme which shall have been submitted to and approved in writing by the planning authority and which shall confirm the proposed storage capacities and uplift arrangements.

Reason - in order to preserve the amenity of the neighbourhood and in the interests of public health.

 

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

 

The Committee resolved:-

to approve the application conditionally as detailed above with a legal agreement, with an extra condition also to be added to read:-

 

“No development shall take place pursuant to this planning permission unless a scheme for the provision of electric vehicle charging infrastructure on site has been submitted to and agreed in writing by the planning authority.   The flats hereby approved shall not be occupied unless the required infrastructure / charging points  have been delivered on site and are available for use by occupants of the development.

Reason – In the interest of compliance with policy T2 (Managing the Transport Impact of Development ) and related Transport Guidance within the adopted Aberdeen City Local Development Plan 2017.  

 

Revised Developer Obligations

Transportation

To be advised direct by the Transportation Team

Core Path Network

Nil

Primary Education

£23,715

Secondary Education

£27,333

Healthcare Facilities

£73,697

Open Space

Nil

Community Facilities

£131,652

Sports & Recreation

£69,408

 

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