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ANGUS COUNCIL

MINUTE of MEETING of the DEVELOPMENT CONTROL COMMITTEE held in the Town and County Hall, Forfar on Thursday, 14 November 1996 at 6.35 pm.

Present: Councillors Mrs KATHLEEN RITCHIE, STEWART MOWATT, WILLIAM DOIG, FRANK ELLIS, IAN HUDGHTON, ALEX KING, RENATE LAMONT, WILLIAM MIDDLETON, BRIAN MILNE, ALEXANDER SHAND, SANDY WEST and THOMAS I N YOUNG.

Councillor Mrs RITCHIE, Convener, in the Chair.

1. MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

The minutes of meetings of this Committee held on 26 September 1996 and 24 October 1996 were submitted and approved as correct records and signed by the Convener.

2. BUILDING WARRANTS

It was reported and noted that between 14 October and 1 November 1996, 88 building warrants had been approved and 8 warrants amended with the total value of the work amounting to some £1,119,704.

3. PLANNING APPLICATIONS

There was submitted Report No 877/96 by the Director of Planning, Transport and Economic Development on applications for planning consent.

The Committee agreed as follows:-

(i) Delegated Approvals

To note consents issued by the Director of Planning, Transport and Economic Development at detailed in List A of the Report.

(ii) Recommended Refusals

After noting that application No 01/96/1562 had been withdrawn, to refuse consent, for the reasons recommended by the Director of Planning, Transport and Economic Development in respect of the applications detailed in List B of the Report and appended to this minute.

(iii) Recommended Approvals

To grant consent, subject to the conditions recommended by the Director of Planning, Transport and Economic Development and/or where recorded, any additional or amended conditions approved by the Committee, in respect of the applications detailed in List C of the Report and appended to this minute.

(iv) Debated Applications

The Committee considered applications by Tayside Regional Council (now North of Scotland Water Authority) numbered (a) 01/95/1372 for outline permission for a wastewater treatment plant at Bleachfield, by Carnoustie; (b) 01/95/1373 for planning permission for a Transfer Pumping Station and Storage Tanks at Ballister Park, Westhaven; and (c) 01/96/0203 in respect of proposed tipping operations at Bleachfield, Carnoustie, all as detailed in Report No 877/96 by the Director of Planning, Transport and Economic Development who recommended conditional approval of each application.

The Committee heard Messrs Ross, Duncan and Bancroft, objectors to certain elements of the applications, each of whom spoke and sought reassurances and further safeguards regarding visual amenity, odour control, traffic movements during construction, overflow provisions and wildlife protection.

Mr W Brand, Chairman of Carnoustie Community Council, and Mr D Milne of NOSWA were also heard in support of the application.

After a full discussion, the Committee agreed to grant consent to the three applications on the conditions recommended by the Director subject to the undernoted additional/amended conditions/provisions in respect of the first two applications:-

(a) Application 01/95/1372

(i) to amend condition 1 in the following terms:

That the approval of the details of the siting, size, height, design and external appearance of the buildings, storage tanks and plants associated with the development and the means of access thereto, shall be obtained from the planning authority before any development is commenced.

(ii) to approve 2 additional conditions regarding the undertaking of an odour profile study, and a prohibition on commercial wastewater input to the plant (the detailed terms of which were delegated to the Director of Planning, Transport and Economic Development); and

(iii) to include in the Section 50 Agreement provision for the control of construction traffic routes, avoiding Easthaven.

(b) Application 01/95/1373

(i) to amend condition 1 in the same terms as (a)(i) above; and

(ii) to include in the Section 50 Agreement provision for the control of construction traffic routes.

 

 

APPENDIX

LIST B - REFUSALS

Application No. Promoter Location Development
01/96/1483 Harrington Construction Ltd East Mill Kirkton of Glenisla Outline Erection of 5 No Dwellinghouses
(After hearing agents for an objector and the applicant)
03/96/1028 Low and Duff Developments Ltd Taymouth Terrace Carnoustie Advertisement Consent for the Erection of Sign Board and Flag Poles (re-application)
03/96/1026 East Angus Co-operative Society Timmergreens Arbroath Illuminated Fascia Sign
01/96/1547 R D Millar East Mains of Dunnichen Letham Outline Permission for Erection of One Dwellinghouse for an Essential Work

 

LIST C - APPROVALS

01/96/1606 E Hayes 34 Christies Lane Montrose Erection of House
01/96/1587 Azam Salimi 33 Fisheracre Arbroath Change of Use: Shop (Class 1) to Hot Food Takeaway (Class 3)
01/96/1604 Mr Wiseman 13 Duke Street Brechin Alterations to Form Dormer
D21478 Mr and Mrs W Milne Rosemill Bridgefoot Change of Use of Outbuildings and Alterations to Form Dwellinghouse
01/96/1596 S Robertson 12 Postbox Road Birkhill Front Extension
01/96/1446 Mrs P Davidson Walled Garden at Wester Balruddery Fowlis Proposed House
Amend Condition 11. That the roof(s) be finished with natural slate.
01/96/1495 Mrs P Davidson Walled Garden at Wester Balruddery Fowlis Outline Consent for One House
01/96/1578 Trotters II 10 High Street Kirriemuir Change of Use from Electrical Shop to Coffee and Gift Shop and Alterations Listed Building Consent No 02/96/1043
01/96/1603 Mr McDonald Newbigging Road Tealing Erection of House

 

Application No. Promoter Location Development
01/96/1556 Balmadies Estate Limited Chapelton Cottage by Letham Erection of One Single Storey Dwellinghouse
01/96/1577 Mr and Mrs I Archibald Tealing House Gardens Tealing Erection of Extension and Garage
01/95/1736 K W Robertson Low Road Westmuir Outline Planning Permission for the Erection of 1 No Dwellinghouse
Additional Conditions
4. That the roof covering(s) be dark blue/grey in colour.
5. That before work is commenced a sample of roof covering be submitted for the prior approval of the Director of Planning, Transport and Economic Development.
6. That no breaches be made in the boundary hedging without the prior consent of the planning authority.
01/96/1315 Mrs Fenton Travebank by Carnoustie Change of Use - House and Gardens to Holiday Lodges and Recreational Ground