Venue: Plot C, Pencoedcae Farm, Heolgerrig, Merthyr Tydfil
Apologies for absence
Apologies for absence were received from Councillor E C Galsworthy, Councillor D L Jarrett, Councillor G Lewis, Councillor L E Smart and Councillor 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.
The Chair formally opened the Meeting and outlined the process in which the Meeting would be conducted.
Huw Roberts referred to the application for the erection of a dwelling and garage.
He outlined the application in terms of the Merthyr Tydfil Local Development Plan 2006 – 2021 and its context within that and explained the recommendation put forward.
Members then enquired regarding the following:
· Location of the new settlement boundary in relation to the previous boundary
· Plots A and B
· The Green Wedge
· Historical applications
· Objections raised
· Timing of the applications
Huw Roberts then answered in detail the questions raised by the Members.
The applicant was also invited to answer questions raised by the Committee.
Huw Roberts again advised the Members that the recommendation for refusal was due to the location of the development contrary to the policies contained within the Local Development Plan.
The Chair then thanked the 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.