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ANGUS COUNCIL

MINUTE of MEETING of the DEVELOPMENT CONTROL COMMITTEE held in the Town and County Hall, Forfar on Thursday, 23 October 1997 at 6.00 pm.

Present: Councillors MRS KATHLEEN RITCHIE, STEWART MOWATT, WILLIAM DOIG, FRANK ELLIS, ALEX KING, STEWART McGLYNN, WILLIAM MIDDLETON, DAVID SELFRIDGE, ALEX SHAND, SANDY WEST and THOMAS I N YOUNG.

Apologies: Apologies for absence were intimated on behalf of Councillors MRS RENATE LAMONT and BRIAN MILNE.

Councillor RITCHIE, Convener, in the Chair.

1. BUILDING WARRANTS

The Committee noted that in the period 22 September to 10 October 1997 a total of 68 Building Warrants had been approved and 10 warrants amended with the estimated total value of the work amounting to £1,332,028.

2. PLANNING APPLICATIONS

There was submitted Report No 1119/97 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 as detailed in List A of the Report.

(ii) Recommended Refusals

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.

3. ENFORCEMENT ACTION

(a) Forfar, Montrose, Carnoustie, Arbroath and Monifieth

There was submitted Report No 1100/97 by the Director of Planning, Transport and Economic Development detailing the circumstances surrounding a recommendation to take enforcement action in relation to the erection of nine illuminated projecting signs as detailed in the report.

The Committee agreed that enforcement action be taken.

(b) Slade Road, Kirriemuir

There was submitted Report No 1099/97 by the Director of Planning, Transport and Economic Development detailing the circumstances surrounding a recommendation to take enforcement action in relation to the storage of a quantity of stone on an area of ground adjacent to Slade Road, Kirriemuir.

The Committee agreed that enforcement action be taken.

(c) No. 3 Cottage Whitehill Faulds, Auchterhouse

There was submitted Report No 1113/97 by the Director of Planning, Transport and Economic Development detailing the circumstances relative to the erection of a building at No. 3 Cottage, Whitehill Faulds, Auchterhouse.

The Committee agreed that enforcement action be taken.

4. DEPARTMENTAL BUSINESS/SERVICE PLAN 1997/98

There was submitted Report No 1038/97 by the Director of Planning, Transport and Economic Development.

The Committee, for its interest, approved the terms of the Report.

5. PLANNING APPLICATION NO 01/97/1509 - CONVERSION OF STEADING INTO THREE DWELLINGHOUSES AT WEST MAIN OF BALLINDARG, PADANARAM, FOR MR AND MRS G WHYTE

With reference to Article 2(iii) of the minute of meeting of this Committee of 9 September 1997, there was submitted Report No 1135/97 by the Director of Planning, Transport and Economic Development indicating that the above application for a development within 80 metres of a Shell and BP pipeline had been granted in the knowledge that the Health and Safety Executive had indicated that it had no objection to the proposal.

It was reported that it had now come to light that the Health and Safety Executive had intended to advise against the grant of planning permission, but due to an administrative error this had not been communicated to the Council. The Health and Safety Executive had apologised for the error and had indicated that they would not ask for the permission to be revoked.

The Committee noted the contents of the report and agreed that the applicants be advised, in writing, of the situation and that a copy of the Report be forwarded to the Secretary of State for information.

 

APPENDIX

LIST B - REFUSALS

Application No. Promoter Location Development
01/97/1553 Lochridge Limited Elliot, Arbroath Outline Consent for Residential/Leisure/Commercial Development
(after hearing an objector and agents for the applicant
01/97/1644 Westland Properties, Arbroath 136 High Street, Arbroath Change of Use and New Shopfront
03/97/1032 David Howatson The Finavon Hotel, Finavon Erection of Advertisement Banner
01/97/1717 & 02/97/1075 M Macari 10 Shore, Arbroath Proposed Rear Extension to Hot Food Shop
(after hearing the applicant)
01/97/1797 Mr and Mrs Robinson Plot 1, South Kingennie House, South Kingennie Outline Consent for New House

LIST C - APPROVALS

Application No. Promoter Location Development
01/97/1566 Bett Homes Limited Dick Street, Monifieth Erection of 34 Dwellinghouses
01/97/1819 David Bell Land at Shielhill Road/ Westhill Road Erection of 4 Dwellinghouses
01/97/1796 Ms S Carrie Land Adjacent to "Fortanach" Old Forfar Road, Tealing Outline Consent for New House
01/97/1650 Grossie & Iannetta 2 Burnside Street, Carnoustie Change of Use of Store at First Floor to Staff Accommodation
01/97/1789 & 02/97/1079 John C Allen 9-11 The Roods, Kirriemuir Erection of Open Mesh Security Blind on a Shop Front
Delete conditions 1 and 2 and replace with:
1 That the roller blind be maintained in a colour to match the shop frontage to the satisfaction of the Director of Planning, Transport and Economic Development
01/97/1504 Derek McNaulty Joinery Baden Powell Road, Arbroath Extension to Factory Premises