Agenda and minutes

Venue: COUNCIL CHAMBER / HYBRID MEETING

Contact: Democratic Services Department 

Items
No. Item

706.

Apologies for absence

Minutes:

No apologies for absence were received.

707.

Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded of their personal responsibility to declare any personal and prejudicial interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government and Finance Act 1992 relating to Council Tax, the Local Government Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members Code of Conduct

 

Note:

 

(a)  Members are reminded that they must identify the item number and subject matter that their interest relates to and signify the nature of the personal interest and

 

(b)  Where Members withdraw from a Meeting as a consequence of the disclosure of a prejudicial interest they must notify the Chair when they leave

Minutes:

No Declarations of Interest were made.

708.

Planning and Regulatory Fact Finding Visit: 05/02/2024 pdf icon PDF 154 KB

Minutes:

Resolved that:

The Minutes of the Planning and Regulatory Fact Finding Meeting held 5 February 2024 be received.

709.

P/23/0196 Former Merthyr Tydfil General Hospital High Street Merthyr Tydfil pdf icon PDF 391 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

Proposed redevelopment to create 30 No. (1 and 2 bedroom) apartments 

 

The Planning Officer A Foote introduced the report and provided the committee with a power point presentation outlining the application. 

 

The following questions were raised by the committee and were responded to in detail by the Officers in attendance: 

 

·         Is there a policy regarding the number of disabled parking spaces required? 

·         Will you have further discussions with the developers concerning the number of parking spaces? 

·         Clarity was sought on the financial viability of the site. 

·         In relation to the cycle parking spaces - how many residents do you think would have and use cycles regularly? 

·         How much space does the cycle parking take up? 

·         Clarity was sought on Highway Safety/Parking. 

·         Do you think that all 30 residents will have cars? 

·         Who will enforce the correct use of disabled parking? 

·         Are 4 disabled parking spaces the legal requirement for a site of this size? 

·         Has there been any consideration to create an additional parking area? 

·         Can you guarantee that the developer will insist on permit parking? 

 

Comments regarding parking and public transport were made. 

 

Following further comments by the committee in relation to the application it was Resolved that: 

 

The application be approved subject to the conditions outlined in the report. 

 

710.

P/23/0234 1 Church Street Merthyr Tydfil CF47 0BA pdf icon PDF 275 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

Change of use from offices (B1 use class) to House of Multiple Occupancy for up to 6 persons (C4 Use Class) 

 

The Planning Officer D Cross introduced the report and provided the committee with a power point presentation outlining the application. 

 

The following questions were raised by the committee and were responded to in detail by the Officers in attendance: 

 

·         Will the basement and attic rooms be developed at a later date? 

·         Have we considered the dance school that is near the property? 

·         Proposed Development what happens if there is an issue with the roof? 

·         Clarity was sought on the Proposed Development paragraph. 

·         Will there be security cameras? 

 

Following further comments by the committee in relation to the application it was Resolved that: 

 

The application be approved subject to the conditions outlined in the report. 

 

711.

P/23/0247 St Johns Lodge The Grove Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8YR pdf icon PDF 467 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

Convert existing dwelling into two flats and one flat 

 

A Member proposed that a Site Visit be convened as objections had been received. A further request was also made that representatives of the Highways Department be present at this Meeting together with appropriate Officers. 

 

Resolved that: 

A Site Visit be convened in relation to this application. 

 

712.

P/23/0288 2 Overton Street Dowlais Merthyr Tydfil CF48 3AT pdf icon PDF 327 KB

To consider report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

Change of use from dwelling (C3 use class) to HMO (C4 use class) 

 

A Member proposed that a Site Visit be convened as objections had been received. A further request was also made that representatives of the Planning Department be present at this Meeting together with appropriate Officers. 

 

Resolved that: 

A Site Visit be convened in relation to this application. 

 

713.

Delegated Report January 2024 pdf icon PDF 493 KB

To receive report of the Chief Executive

Minutes:

Resolved that:

 

The Delegated report be received. 

714.

Any Other Business Deemed Urgent by the Chair

Minutes:

The Chair advised that there was no other business deemed urgent. 

 

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