When and where
- Date: 18.01.21
- Time: 7:00 pm
- Location: Virtual meeting on Zoom
- Meeting agenda pack (PDF)
- Addendum – Making Space for Nature Presentation (PDF)
- Meeting minutes (PDF)
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Planning applications that will be discussed at this meeting are listed below.
|Application Number||Details||Response Deadline|
|PA20/10567||18 Polwithen Road, Penryn
Proposed loft conversion including Juliet balcony, front porch and side utility room.
Mr and Mrs J Earl-Davies
|PA20/10832||Land to the North of Potters’ Meadow, Kernick Road, Penryn
New Dwelling House
Catriona and Adonis Cortez
|PA20/07975||Barn And Stables, Gorran Gorras Farm, Love Lane, Gorran Gorras, Penryn
Non Material amendment to the change of roof design to decision PA20/03193 Mr O Hill
|PA20/11241||Park Garage, Browns Hill, Penryn
Application for advertisement consent for fascia signs, a pylon sign and a directional sign.
Mr D Hurley, Futurama Limited
To receive apologies for absence.
2. Declarations of interest
To receive declarations of interest in respect of any items on the agenda.
Melissa Ralph and Charlotte Evans – Making Space for Nature Project, Cornwall Council
5. 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.
6. Planning minutes
To approve as a correct record, minutes 49 to 58 of the virtual meeting of the Planning Committee held on 21 December 2020. Details on pages 3 to 5 of the agenda pack.
To receive items of correspondence relevant to the committee.
8. Planning applications
To consider the planning applications submitted for observation. Details on page 6 of the agenda pack.
9. Decisions notices
To note the planning decision notices from Cornwall Council. Details on page 7 of the agenda pack.
10. Falmouth and Penryn Conservation Areas Advisory Committee (F&PCAAC)
To note the minutes of the F&PCAAC meeting on 7 December 2020. Details on pages 8 to 11 of the agenda pack.
11. Consultation – Supporting housing and public service infrastructure
To discuss the proposed Government measures to support housing delivery, economic recovery, and public service infrastructure and how to respond to the consultation.
The numbering of minutes is sequential and continues from the previous meeting’s minutes.
Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Peters (ill) and Wenmoth (ill). Councillors H May, Rickard, Ruby and Snowdon were absent, no apology given.
50. Declarations of interest
There were no declarations of interest.
There were no requests for dispensations.
Councillor Widdon joined the meeting.
52. Public participation
No requests had been received from members of the public wishing to speak at the meeting.
53. Planning minutes
Resolved that minute numbers 40 to 48 of the virtual meeting of the Planning Committee held on 16 November 2020 were approved and signed as a correct record. Proposed by Councillor M May and seconded by Councillor Tucker.
Application Ref: PA19/10381 Pen Bethan, Hill Head Road, Kergilliack will be debated at Cornwall Council’s planning committee meeting on Monday 11 January 2021, the meeting will commence at 10 am. The Town Council can register to speak on the application.
The Clerk reported that the application had previously been discussed at Cornwall Council, but concerns were raised around traffic management.
Councillor McSorley requested that as Councillor Langan was not present at the meeting, and as Chairman of the Town Council’s planning committee he should be asked to speak on the Council’s behalf. If Councillor Langan is unable to attend another Councillor should be sought.
55. Planning applications
PA20/08217 – Open Space, College Green, Penryn
Various works to trees
Resolved that the Council has no objections, subject to the clarification of the crown reductions as requested by the Tree Officer.
Proposed by Councillor M May and seconded by Councillor Widdon.
PA20/06970 – Fisherman’s Café, Exchequer Quay, Commercial Road, Penryn
Retention of and continued use of café.
Resolved that the Town Council supports the application for the same period of time as the licence issued by the Harbour’s Board – namely three years
Proposed by Councillor Widdon and seconded by Councillor Tucker.
PA20/08150 – The Boat House, Commercial Road, Penryn
Demolition of existing single storey extension at rear of property and replace with a new lean-to extension. New first floor extension above existing ground floor accommodation.
Resolved that the Town Council fully supports the application. In conjunction with the forthcoming adoption of our Neighbourhood Plan and the declaration of the Climate Emergency, Penryn Town Council encourage all applications where relevant to consider renewable energy options, such as solar panels and non-gas reliant heating; energy efficiency measures, such as insulation; sustainably sourced materials and inclusion of electric car charging points where possible.
Proposed by Councillor Garrett and seconded by Councillor M May.
The Chairman of the planning committee Councillor Langan, joined the meeting and took the chair for the remainder of the meeting.
PA20/09987 – Howdens, 7 Jennings Road, Penryn
Advertisement consent for three elevation signs.
Resolved that the Town Council has no objections to the application.
Proposed by Councillor McSorley and seconded by Councillor M May.
PA20/10170 – 3 Church Hill, Penryn
Pruning works to one oak tree.
Resolved that the Town Council fully supports the application.
Proposed by Councillor Widdon and seconded by Councillor McSorley.
PA20/10236 – Valley View Yard, Bissom, Penryn
Temporary use of land for the storage of new motor vehicles for three years 5.
Resolved that the Town Council has no objections to the application
Proposed by Councillor M May and seconded by Councillor McSorley.
PA20/10436 – Anchorage, 28 North Parade, Falmouth
Demolition of existing building and erection of seven dwellings
Resolved that the Town Council has no objections, subject to the recommendations in the Ecology report being followed. In conjunction with the forthcoming adoption of our Neighbourhood Plan and the declaration of the Climate Emergency, Penryn Town Council encourage all applications where relevant to consider renewable energy options, such as solar panels and non-gas reliant heating; energy efficiency measures, such as insulation; sustainably sourced materials and inclusion of electric car charging points. The Town Council recommends the use of a sustainable best practice scheme, such as BREEAM.
Proposed by Councillor Garrett and seconded by Councillor Edwards.
PA20/10066 – 95 The Terrace, Penryn
Listed building consent to repair and repoint the chimney stack with lime plaster. Remove slate top from third chimney stack and replace with matching chimney pot.
RESOLVED that the Town Council has no objections, subject to the approval of the scheme by the Conservation Officer.
Proposed by Councillor M May and seconded by Councillor Langan.
56. Decisions notices
The list of decision notices received since the last meeting were noted.
57. Falmouth and Penryn Conservation Areas Advisory Committee (F&PCAAC)
The minutes of the Falmouth and Penryn Conservation Advisory Committee held via Zoom on 2 November 2020 were noted.
In response to the notes on application PA20/07772 Brigantine, Councillor M May confirmed that she had been informed that an amended design is going to be submitted.
Resolved that a letter is written to the owners of 5 Broad Street, Penryn requesting an update on when the work to the front of the building is going to take place.
Proposed by Councillor M May and seconded by Councillor Langan.
58. Falmouth and Penryn Community Network Panel TRO Consultation
Resolved that the Town Council supports the installation and removal of the double yellow lines at College Hill/Glasney Place/Glasney Terrace as laid out in drawing reference EDG1675/SN02-09 of the Falmouth and Penryn Community Network Panel TRO Consultation.
Proposed by Councillor McSorley and seconded by Councillor Tucker.
There being no further business to transact the meeting was closed at 7:54 pm