A meeting of Eccleshall Parish Council Planning Committee was held on January 20th, 2021 online via Zoom videoconferencing, following the Parish Council meeting at 9.30pm.

11/21).        Present were:-

 Councillor B. Delanchy  (Chairman)     Councillor L. Dale

Councillor R. Taylor                              Councillor R. Langford (to 9.45pm)

Councillor G. Dale                               Councillor P. Jones

Councillor S. Perren                           Councillor C. Wilkins

Councillor E. Amos                              Councillor S. Kean

Councillor J. Leather                            Councillor J. Jones

Councillor S. Mifflin

Mrs S.J. Worden (Clerk)

Two members of the public

Apologies were received from Cllr. Stenning.

12/21).       Public Participation

No members of the public wished to speak.

13/21).       Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held on January 6th, 2021:-

The minutes, which had been previously circulated, were agreed and will be signed at the earliest opportunity.

14/21).        Planning Decisions of Stafford Borough Council:-

20/31767/FUL – Change of use of land to residential. Conversion of existing outbuilding into an annex.        Land Opposite To Orchard Cottage Doley Road Eccleshall. Application Withdrawn.

20/33129/HOU – Variation of Condition 2 on application14/21539/HOU. Pershall Lodge Copmere Lane Eccleshall. Approved.

20/32837/TWT – TPO No. 27 of 1976: Quercus spp. (Oak) – Crown Lift up to 6 metres and Crown Reduction of lateral branches by up to 3 metres. 58 Badgers Croft Eccleshall. Split Decision

6 metres considered excessive, up to 5 metres approved and lateral branch reduction up to 3 metres on property side only.

20/33362/HOU – Construction of proposed single storey rear extension to create orangery, replacement windows and render finish to existing property. 1 Old Hall Lane Mill Meece Stafford. Approved.

15/21).       Planning Applications for consideration:-

20/33455/COU– Change of use of agricultural land to residential use. Land Adjacent 16 The Woodlands, Cold Meece, Stone.  It was resolved to object to this application as it would extend the residential curtilage into the countryside outside the current design boundary of the plots.

S.20/06/4127 W – Application not to comply with (to vary) conditions 2 (approved documents and plans) and 16 (fuel types) of Stafford Borough Council planning permission 05/05475/FUL dated 3 February 2006 to increase the height of the emissions stack and to include the use of compost over size as an additional fuel source at the Eccleshall Biomass Facility, Raleigh Hall Industrial Estate, Swynnerton Road, Sturbridge, Stafford. There were no objections to this application.

(Cllr. Langford left at this point in the meeting).

   20/33339/FUL – Proposed telecommunications installation. Proposed 15.0m High HEL ALPHA8_V2 Pole on new root foundation and associated ancillary works. Land South East Of Greatwood Barn Offleybrook Road Offleybrook. There were no objections to this application.

16/21).       Any further applications for consideration:-

There were no further applications to consider.

17/21).       Any Other Planning Matters:-

To consider an amendment to a residential address to fall in line with neighbouring properties. There were no objections to the proposed amendment, whereby a property will have an address change to Waltonhurst Lane, to match properties along the same road.

18/21).       Correspondence:-

No correspondence has been received.

19/21).       Date and venue for next meeting:

February 3rd, Via Zoom online meeting, 7.30pm.

There being no further business, the Chairman declared the meeting closed at 9.50pm.