Minutes of a meeting of the Town Council to consider planning applications and allied matters held in the Council Chamber, Windmill Lane, Northam on Wednesday 25 August 2004


PRESENT:     Chairman   -     Town Mayor – Cllr L Ford

Members - Cllrs Mrs S A Mounce,

A Barnes,  R D Bradford MBE, E J Davies, A Eastman,

A Eastwood, K A Lane, Dr P Tamplin, P Waters,

together with 3 Parishioners                             


Apologies were recorded on behalf of Cllrs. Mrs M M Cox, Bell and Williams


1.         Minutes


The minutes of the meeting of the Town Council to consider planning applications and allied matters held 14 July 2004 were approved and signed.       (Vote: all in favour)


2.         Monthly Financial Report


            The Town Clerk presented the monthly report that included payments for this month  

            and it was Resolved to accept. (Vote; all in favour)


3          Planning applications


1012/04           Westbrook, Torridge Road, Appledore - Proposed single storey                                                                                                                                                   

extension to side of existing property- RESOLVED- recommend       approval

(Vote: Unanimous)


1141/04           2 Southcott Road, Raleigh – Proposed loft conversion and conservatory. - RESOLVED- recommend approval subject to no privacy problems

                                    (Vote; Unanimous)



1295/04           17A Trafalgar Court, Nelson Road, Westward Ho! – Proposed balcony. - RESOLVED-recommend approval subject to no overlooking problems.

                         (Vote; Unanimous)




1376/04           39 Lenwood Country Club – Variation of holiday occupancy condition to allow twelve months occupancy- RESOLVED-recommend approval

(Vote; Unanimous)                                                                                                                              


1380/04.          Part former sewage treatment works, Laundry Lane, Northam – Proposed erection of a dwelling. –RESOLVED-recommend refusal

                                    (Vote; 5 for 5 against Mayors casting vote )


1390/04           29 Beach Road, Westward Ho! – Proposed loft conversion.                                     RESOLVED- recommend approval.    (Vote; Unanimous)


1398/04           Plot 50, JH Taylor Drive, Northam – Proposed conversion of garage, yet to be erected into 1 inexpensive home. -RESOLVED-recommend approval subject to there being sufficient garaging/parking and curtilage for both properties.           

                                     (Vote; Unanimous)



1405/04           The Old Lime Kiln, Torridge Road, Appledore – Proposed re-construction of en-suite bathroom and new porch. -RESOLVED-recommend approval

                                    (Vote; Unanimous)



.1419/04          68 Bay View Road, Northam – Proposed conversion of roof space to provide bedroom and en-suite bedroom, conversion of existing garage to family room and construction of new garage. -RESOLVED-recommend approval    

                        (Vote Unanimous)


1462/04           1 Commons Mews, Westward Ho! – Proposed 2 storey extension to the side of existing property. -RESOLVED-recommend approval

                        (Vote; Unanimous)



1389/04           The Warren Nursing Home, Bay View Road –Conservatory

                        RESOLVED-recommend approval

                        (Vote; Unanimous)



1452/04          13, Churchill Way, Northam – Conversion of loft-RESOLVED-recommend approval subject to there being no overlooking problems.

                        (Vote; Unanimous)



            1471/04            Chaplebeam Cottage Chope Road, Extension to existing kitchen

                           RESOLVED recommend approval

                           (Vote; Unanimous)


            1498/04            Rear garden of 1 Lenwood Road, -Erection of bungalow

                           RESOLVED recommend approval

                           (Vote; 9 For 1 Against)                       


1472/04           16 Eastbourne  Terrace Westward Ho! – Extensions to rear

                           RESOLVED recommend approval

                        (Vote; Unanimous)



1515/04          Clover Bank Sandymere Road –Domestic garage-RESOLVED-recommend approval.

                           (Vote; Unanimous)



1523/04         43 Bay View Road- Demolition of single garage and covered passageway and erection of two storey extension-RESOLVED-recommend approval

                        (Vote; Unanimous)



1538/04           Garden of Southbrook Daddon Hill- New house and alterations to existing house –   RESOLVED recommend approval

                                 (Vote; Unanimous)


1547/04           31 Staddon Road Appledore-Garage to be extended and incorporated into bungalow for use as bedroom with ensuite bathroom and utility.

                           RESOLVED recommend approval. (Vote; Unanimous)



1562/04           27, Glenfield Road Orchard Hill – Outline application for a single detached bungalow-RESOLVED recommend approval

                                 (Vote; Unanimous)



1581/04            2, Galleon Way, Westward Ho! -retrospective application for a conservatory –RESOLVED recommend approval subject to appropriate side windows being glazed with obscure glass. (Vote; 7 For 1 Against)



1582/04            Land at Bellaire Buckleigh Road –Residential development, outline application involving the demolition of Buckleigh Grange

                        RESOLVED recommend approval, however the Council is concerned about the loss of residential accommodation for the elderly.

                        (Vote; Unanimous)



1583/04            Hinks Yard Watertown Appledore-Double holiday cottage, two boat worshops (one with offices over, one with a holiday flat over) and outside hard standing for boat /trailer parking and winter storage

                                  RESOLVED recommend refusal. (Vote; 6 For 1 Against)



4       Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 Community Premises Public Entertainment Licences


         The Appledore Hall (Main Hall) Appledore- RESOLVED- No objection

         (Vote; Unanimous)


5       Transfer of a Justices` Licence


         (a) The Coach and Horses, Market Street, Appledore                                                                            

         (b)    Co-op  3 The Quay, Appledore                                                                                         

         RESOLVED- No objection to both applications (Vote; Unanimous)