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When and where

  • Date: 19.12.2022
  • Time: 7:00 pm
  • Location: The Council Chamber, Higher Market Street, Penryn, TR10 8LT

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Applications

Planning applications that will be discussed at this meeting are listed below.

Application Number Details Response Deadline
PA22/10392 Address: Stoke House, 54 Lower Market Street, Penryn
Description of work:
Listed Building Consent for: New water tank and pipework for sprinkler system, upgraded ventilation system with exhaust grilles on external elevations, installation of new bin store, thermal and acoustic upgrades to studio flat floor and walls (approved under PA22/07469 and PA22/07470)
Applicant: Rachael Dicken, Cornwall Council
27 December 2022
PA22/10059 Address: 23 Broad Street, Penryn
Description of work: Change of use of ground floor commercial premises into 2 bedroom flat and conversion of first floor into a 2 bedroom flat
Applicant: Mr C Oker
23 December 2022
PA22/10343 Address: Site Formerly known as “Brigantine” Land off Lower Market Street, Penryn
Description of work: Outline permission with all matters reserved for a co-housing scheme consisting of 14 homes and associated common space
Applicant: Mr M Fernandez, Ambos Community Trust Fal Ltd
20 December 2022
PA22/10081 Address: 17 Helston Road, Penryn
Description of work: Certificate of Lawfulness for 5 existing windows without planning permission in excess of 4 years prior to this application
Applicant: Mr T Whittle
21 December 2022
PA22/10238 Address: Lower Fal Cottage, The Warehouse, Anchor Quay, Penryn
Description of work:
Certificate of Lawfulness for exisitng use namely C3 residential use and has been for at least the last 4 years
Applicant: Mr T Davies
20 December 2022
PA21/08958 & PA22/08957 Address: 29 Higher Market Street, Penryn
Description of work: Change of use of a dwelling with a shop to a dwelling only
Applicant: Mrs S Goode
20 December 2022
PA22/10663 Address: Islington Boatyard, Units I and J, Islington Wharf, Church Hill, Penryn
Description of work: Works to trees in a Tree Preservation Order: T5004 Sycamore – remove tree, T498 Elm – remove tree, T708 Oak – reduce laterals by 2 metres over moorings, T4043 Sycamore, remove remainder of stems, T711 Sycamore – remove tree
Applicant: Dioceses, The Truro Diocesan Board of Finance
3 January 2023
 

Agenda

1. Apologies

To receive apologies for absence.

2. Declarations of interest

To receive declarations of interest in respect of any items on the agenda and to consider requests from members for dispensations.

3. Public participation

An opportunity for members of the public to address the Town Council concerning matters on the agenda. Find out more about public participation at meetings and make a request to speak.

4. Planning minutes

To approve as a correct record, minutes 51 to 60 of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 26 September 2022. Details on pages 3 to 5 of the agenda pack.

5. Correspondence

To receive items of correspondence relevant to the committee.

6. Updates on Planning Applications from Cornwall Council Member(s) (Information Only)

To receive any updates on planning applications from the Cornwall Council members – for information only.

7. Planning applications

To consider the planning applications submitted for observation. Details on pages  6 and 7 of the agenda pack.

8. Decisions notices

To note the planning decision notices from Cornwall Council. Details on pages 8 and 9 of the agenda pack.

9. Mabe Neighbourhood Development Plan

To discuss the proposal for Mabe Neighbourhood Development Plan and submitting any comment/s. Details on page 10 and 11 of the agenda pack.

10. Falmouth & Penryn Conservation Areas Advisory Committee (F&PCAAC)

To note the minutes of the F&PCAAC meeting on 7 November 2022. Details on pages 12 to 13 of the agenda pack.


Minutes

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE PLANNING COMMITTEE OF PENRYN HELD ON MONDAY

19 DECEMBER 2022 AT 7:00PM IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER, HIGHER MARKET STREET, PENRYN, TR10 8LT


Councillors Present:
Grant (Vice-Chairman), Bennett, Doyle, Harrison, Milan, Ronchetti, Russell, Wenmoth, Widdon (from the point mentioned) and Williams

In Attendance: Linda Body (Administration Officer)

71. Apologies

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Jordan, Kirby, Langan, May and Tucker.

72. Declarations of interest and dispensations

There were no declarations of interest or requests for dispensations.

73. Public participation

No requests had been received from members of the public wishing to speak at the meeting.

74. Planning Minutes

It was RESOLVED that minute numbers 61 to 70 of the Planning Committee held on 19 November 2022 be approved.
Proposed by Councillor Wenmoth and seconded by Councillor Milan.

75. Correspondence

There were no items of correspondence relevant to the committee.

76. Updates on Planning Applications from Cornwall Council Members (Information Only)

Councillor Widdon reported:

  • Update on the Studytel building – Mr Gary Wilkinson of the developer Sondico reported that there is currently a survey being carried out the findings of which should be available by the end of January 2023. When the report is finalised then it is hopeful that a new contractor could be appointed.  Councillor Widdon added that she is engaging with as many residents in the area regarding the field as they need to be kept updated with any future plans and encouraged the meeting to point any residents to her so that she can update them accordingly.
  • Pendennis Headland – now been devolved to Falmouth Town Council.
  • Cornwall Council has approved a charge of 100% Council Tax on all second homes in the county.
  • Bodinar Road, Penryn – the Planning Officer has refused the planning application due to over engineering.
  • Cornwall Devolution Deal – consultation is now open if any Councillors wish to comment.
  • The new Police Superintendent, Ben Deer, is taking on new police recruits and they are now beginning their training and he has requested information on where towns would like to see more police visibility. Councillor Grant suggested that a further in depth discussion could be had on this at a later meeting and reported back to the Superintendent.
  • Parcels of land on sites in Parkengue and Belhay – all patches of land will go as one package at an auction in 2023. Expressions of interest will be requested prior to the auction.

77. Planning Applications

Councillor Widdon joined the meeting, following Councillor Widdon joining the meeting the Chairman went back to agenda item 6 – Updates on Planning Application from Cornwall Council Members

PA22/10392 – Stoke House, 54 Lower Market Street, Penryn
It was RESOLVED that the Town Council fully supports the planning application.
Proposed by Councillor Widdon and seconded by Councillor Doyle.

PA22/10059 – 23 Broad Street, Penryn
It was RESOLVED that the Town Council has no objections to the application of change of use but would prefer if the original frontage of the building was restored.
Proposed by Councillor Ronchetti and seconded by Councillor Milan.

PA22/10343 – Site Formerly known as “Brigantine”, Land Off Lower Market Street, Penryn
As discussions commenced, Councillor Widdon realised that she would need to declare an interest in the application as she is a member of the Community Land Trust. Councillor Widdon left the meeting and took no part in the discussions or the vote.

It was RESOLVED that the Town Council has no objections to the application due.
Proposed by Councillor Grant and seconded by Councillor Williams

Following the above resolution being passed Councillor Widdon returned to the meeting.

PA22/10081 – 17 Helston Road, Penryn
It was RESOLVED that the Town Council objects to the use of upvc windows in the conservation area.
Proposed by Councillor Wenmoth and seconded by Councillor Doyle

PA22/10238 – Lower Fal Cottage, The Warehouse, Anchor Quay, Penryn
It was RESOLVED that the Town Council has no objections to the application.
Proposed by Councillor Wenmoth and seconded by Councillor Doyle.

PA22/08958 & PA22/08957 – 29 Higher Market Street, Penryn
It was RESOLVED that the Town Council has no objections to the change of use as long as the shop front is retained.
Proposed by Councillor Grant and seconded by Councillor Ronchetti.

PA22/10663 – Islington Boatyard, Units I and J, Islington Wharf, Church Hill, Penryn
It was RESOLVED that the Town Council has no objections to the application subject to a satisfactory report from the Tree Officer.
Proposed by Councillor Grant and seconded by Councillor Williams

78. Decision Notices

The list of decision notices received since the last meeting were noted.

79. Mabe Neighbourhood Development Plan

After a short discussion it was suggested that the meeting would record its support to the Mabe Neighbourhood Plan Consultation.
Proposed by Councillor Grant and seconded by Councillor Wenmoth.

80. Falmouth and Penryn Conservation Areas Advisory Committee (F&PCAAC)

The minutes of the Falmouth and Penryn Conservation Areas Advisory Committee meeting held on the 7 November 2022 were noted.

There being no further business to transact, the meeting was closed at 7.50pm