Venue: Land at Cardiff Street, Abercanaid, Merthyr Tydfil
Apologies for absence
Apologies for absence received from Councillors E Galsworthy and S Williams.
Declarations of Interest
Members of the Planning and Regulatory Fact Finding Visits 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 Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members Code of Conduct.
No declarations of interest were made.
In attendance: The Applicant and Councillor Harvey Jones, Ward Member.
The Chair formally opened the meeting and outlined the process in which the meeting would be conducted.
David James referred members to the application for the proposed block of garages at the site. He outlined the external dimensions of this application and detailed the history of two similar applications for this site which were refused on 25th July 2012 and 30th May 2013 respectively.
Members then asked questions in relation to the following:
· Location of the garage:
· History of the site:
· The demand for off-street parking:
· External dimensions of the proposed block of garages:
· Design of the roof:
· The Planning Inspector’s report and details of the Inspector’s decision.
Councillor Harvey Jones made representations in support of this application, in particular with regard to the specifications of the proposed block of garages and demolition of the existing building.
David James and Huw Roberts answered in detail the questions raised by the Members of the Committee.
The Applicant was also invited to answer questions by the Committee in relation to the dimensions of his application and also the amendments made to the current application in response to the Inspector’s report.
The Chair then thanked Councillors, Officers and the Applicant for attending.
Any other business as deemed urgent by the Chair
The Chair advised that there was no business deemed urgent.
He then called the meeting to a close.