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ANGUS COUNCIL

MINUTE of MEETING of the DEVELOPMENT CONTROL COMMITTEE held in the Town and County Hall, Forfar on Thursday 1 October 1998 at 6.00 pm.

Present: Councillors Mrs KATHLEEN RITCHIE, WILLIAM DOIG, FRANK ELLIS, ALEX KING, Mrs RENATE LAMONT, 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 STEWART MOWATT and BRIAN MILNE.

Councillor Mrs RITCHIE, Convener, in the Chair.

 

1. BUILDING WARRANTS

The Committee noted that, in the period 24 August to 18 September 1998, a total of 25 Amendments to Warrants and 103 Building Warrants had been approved with the estimated total value of the work amounting to £8,168,130.

2. PLANNING APPLICATIONS

There was submitted Report No 1003/98 by the Director of Planning and Transport on applications for planning consent.

The Committee agreed as follows:-

(i) Delegated Approvals

To note consents issued by the Director of Planning and Transport as detailed in List A of the Report.

(ii) Refusals

To refuse consent, for the reasons recommended by the Director of Planning and Transport, in respect of the applications detailed in the Appendix to this minute.

(iii) Approvals

To grant consent, subject to the conditions recommended by the Director of Planning and Transport and, where appropriate, specified in the Appendix hereto, in respect of the applications detailed in the Appendix to this minute.

- (iv) Debated Application

The Committee considered Application No 01/98/0374 by A M McEwan for outline consent for the erection of a dwellinghouse at Priestfield, Inverkeilor as detailed in Report No 1003/98 (List B) by the Director of Planning and Transport, who recommended refusal.

Slides were shown.

COUNCILLOR RITCHIE, SECONDED BY COUNCILLOR KING, MOVED THAT THE APPLICATION BE REFUSED FOR THE REASONS SET OUT IN REPORT NO 1003/98.

Councillor West, seconded by Councillor Shand, moved that consent be granted.

On a vote being taken, the members voted:

For the motion:-

Councillors Mrs Ritchie, Doig, King, Mrs Lamont, Middleton, Selfridge and Young (7).

For the amendment:-

Councillors Ellis, McGlynn, Shand and West (4).

The motion was declared carried.

3. PLANNING APPEAL DECISIONS

(a) West Whitehillfaulds, Auchterhouse

There was submitted Report No 963/98 by the Director of Planning and Transport detailing the findings of the Reporter appointed by the Secretary of State to determine an appeal against the refusal of Angus Council to grant consent for the erection of a double garage at West Whitehillfaulds, Auchterhouse.

The Committee noted that the Secretary of State had dismissed the appeal and thereafter agreed that enforcement action be taken in this case.

(b) Gagie Quarry, Wellbank

There was submitted Report No 964/98 by the Director of Planning and Transport detailing the findings of the Reporter appointed by the Secretary of State to determine an appeal against the refusal of Angus Council to grant consent for an amendment to a culvert condition imposed on a consent to infill at Gagie Quarry, Wellbank.

The Committee noted that the Secretary of State had dismissed the appeal.

REFUSALS APPENDIX

Application No. Promoter Location Development
01/98/0697 Mr and Mrs D Robertson 158 East High Street, Forfar Erection of Dwellinghouse
(after slides had been shown and an agent for the applicant had been heard)
01/98/0656 R Fleming Marykirk Road, Hillside, by Montrose Erection of 20 Dwellinghouses
(after slides had been shown and an agent for the applicant had been heard)

 

APPROVALS

Application No. Promoter Location Development
01/98/0528 Derek McNulty, Joiners Baden Powell Road, Kirkton, Arbroath Erection of Fence and Gates to Storage Yard
Additional Condition That at the same time as the use hereby approved comes into operation, the car parking area on the adjacent site (as indicated on Application No 01/97/1504) shall be cleared and made available for parking, to the satisfaction of the Director of Planning and Transport.
01/98/0687 Select Homes (Tayside) Limited Plot 12 Peebles, Letham Grange, Arbroath Erection of Dwellinghouse
01/98/0670 Phoenix Leisure 44 St David Street, Brechin Proposed Installation of Replacement Windows
01/98/0691 George P Meechan 24 Glengate, Kirriemuir Change of Use from Class 1 (retail) to Class 2 (Advice Centre/Office)
01/98/0622 Mr and Mrs Ralston 74 Hill Street, Monifieth Roof Extension
01/98/0700 Mr and Mrs Norman Millar Nursery Cottage, Oathlaw, by Forfar Demolition of Outbuildings, Extension to Dwellinghouse and Erection of Garage
01/98/0583 A & L King The Bulb Farm, Newtyle Housing Development - 16 Houses
01/98/0638 D Burns No 33 Holding, Tealing, Angus Proposed Erection of Dwellinghouse