MINUTES OF THE LOUTH TOWN COUNCIL PLANNING COMMITTEE
HELD ONLINE BY ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCE
ON TUESDAY 13th APRIL 2021
Present Councillor S. Crew (SC), (in the chair).
Councillors: Mrs. E. Ballard (EB), J. Baskett (JB), L. Cooney (LMC), H. Filer (HF), D. Ford (DF), J. Garrett (JG), D.J.E. Hall (DJEH), D. Hobson (DH), A. Leonard (AL), Mrs. S.E. Locking (SEL), Mrs. J. Makinson-Sanders (JMS), K. Norman (KN), J. Simmons (JS), F.W.P. Treanor (FWPT) and Mrs. P.F. Watson (PFW).
NB: Cllrs JB and Mrs PFW arrived at 7:04pm at the beginning of Planning Application 2.
Councillors not present: M. Bellwood (MB), A. Cox (AC), G.E. Horton (GEH), D. Jackman (DJ) and D. Wing (DEW)
The Town Clerk, Mrs. L.M. Phillips and the Town Clerk’s Assistant, Mrs. M.C. Vincent were also present.
316. Apologies for Absence
Apologies for absence were received from Cllrs. AC, GEH and DEW.
317. Declarations of Interest / Dispensations
The following declarations of interest were made:
a) Cllr. Mrs. JMS – Items 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 as a member of ELDC and planning application 2 as known to applicant.
b) Cllr. AL – Items 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 as a member of ELDC and Planning application 2 and 9 as known to the applicants.
c) Cllr. Mrs. EB – Planning application 2 as applicant known to him personally and a member of his Club.
d) Cllr. DJEH –Items relevant as a member of ELDC and the Planning Committee.
It was RESOLVED that the notes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 16th March 2021 be approved as the Minutes.
319. Applications received by the Local Planning Authority
The Committee considered all planning applications received, including those listed on the schedule (PA/Schedule 04-13-21) and RESOLVED as follows:
a) N/105/0521/21 – Fairfield Roundabout – Object to this application as LCC have previously denied
permissions to others and the Council have road safety concerns regarding the distraction to traffic
this might cause. It was also concerned that the proposals could spoil the rural aspect of the areas.
b) All other planning applications were supported.
320. Planning Correspondence
The following correspondence was noted.
a) ELDC Planning Decisions
Approved – N/105/02317/20 – Planning Permission – Louth Golf Club – LTC supported
Approved – N/105/00057/21 – Planning Permission – 1 Legbourne Road – LTC supported
Refused – N/105/02349/20 – Planning Permission – 21 Ramsgate Road – LTC objected
Approved – N/105/02367/20 – Planning Permission – Copse and Pond Legbourne Road – LTC objected
Approved – N/105/00020/21 – Planning Permission – 131 Keddington Road – LTC supported
Approved – N/105/00033/21 – Planning Permission – 44 Eastgate – LTC supported
Approved – N/105/00244/21 – Planning Permission – 63 Charles Street – LTC supported
Approved – N/105/00237/21 – Planning Permission – 81 Kenwick Road – LTC supported
Approved – N/105/00155/21 – Planning Permission – Land rear of 45 and 47 Horncastle Road – LTC supported
Approved – N/105/01961/19 – Planning Permission – Land off Brackenborough Road – LTC objected
Approved – N/105/00275/21 – Planning Permission – 65 Mount Pleasant, LN11 9DW
Approved – N/105/00197/21 – Planning Permission – 5 Shaws Mews, LN11 9DQ
Approved – N/105/00200/21 – Consent to Display – 11 Mercer Row, LN11 9JG
Lincolnshire County Council – approval of application for pavement café licences on Cornmarket.
53 Queen Street – Acknowledge complaint of untidy building
New Orleans Jazz Club, 51 Queen Street – Acknowledge complaint of untidy building
46-50 Queen Street – Acknowledge complaint of untidy building
Workshop/Garage Queen Street – Acknowledge complaint of untidy building
d) Temporary Road Closures
i) ORGANISATION RESPONSIBLE FOR RESTRICTION: Dave Skells TM Ltd
REASON FOR RESTRICTION Emergency removal of netting from Town Hall
LOCATION & NATURE OF RESTRICTION:
Road Closure Order in place on: Eastgate between Upgate and Cannon Street, Cannon Street and Nichol Hill
PERIOD OF RESTRICTION: 21/3/21
ii) ORGANISATION RESPONSIBLE FOR RESTRICTION: Louth Independent Traders
REASON FOR RESTRICTION To enable social distancing with Pavement Cafe
LOCATION & NATURE OF RESTRICTION: Cornmarket
PERIOD OF RESTRICTION: Between 29/3/21 and 3/10/2021 Monday, Tuesday and Thursday every week.
e) Proposed Waiting Restrictions
Further to consultation LCC will implement restrictions on Westgate within the next few months. Unfortunately, a number of objections for the proposal for Upgate were received and LCC have subsequently decided to drop this scheme.
321. Proposed Works to Trees
The following tree work was noted. Location: 2 Old Mill Park – Proposals: T1 – Ash – Fell. T2 – Thuja Cypress – Fell. T3 – Ash – Fell.
322. Proposed Waiting Restrictions
It was RESOLVED to support the proposed waiting restrictions on each corner of Linden Walk and Newmarket.
323. Street Naming
It was RESOLVED that Lacey Gardens School should choose street names on a theme that related both to the current school curriculum and to Louth itself.
324. Active Travel Fund – Louth Town Centre Consultation
It was RESOLVED that Councillors should complete the consultation as an individual resident and that the Clerk would send a strongly worded letter of objection to Lincolnshire County Council.
325. Next Meeting
The Committee noted that the date of the next scheduled Planning Committee meeting was 11th May 2021 but that this might be subject to change.
The Meeting Closed at 8:32 pm.
Signed_______________________ (Chairman) Dated________________________