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Planning Application decision and Parish Councillor resignation


Result of the planning application 'Land To The Rear Of Lothlorien Oakhill Radstock Somerset BA3 5AZ' which was opposed by local residents and Ashwick Parish Council.

Ashwick Parish Councillor Peter Langmaid has resigned.

Category: General
Posted by: Farmer Pete

Application Number:  2014/0018/OTA
Date of Application:  23rd December 2013
Application Type:   Outline - All Matters Reserved

TOWN AND COUNTRYPLANNING ACT, 1990 AS AMENDED BY THE PLANNING AND COMPULSORY PURCHASE ACT 2004

TOWN AND COUNTRYPLANNING (DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT PROCEDURE) (ENGLAND) ORDER 2010

THE MENDIP DISTRICT COUNCIL, being the LOCAL PLANNING AUTHORITY for the said District, hereby GRANT OUTLINE PLANNING PERMISSION to carry out the works described in the application subject to the conditions hereunder stated.

Proposal:
Outline application (all matters reserved) for the erection of 3 single storey bungalows.

Location:
Land To The Rear Of Lothlorien Oakhill Radstock Somerset BA3 5AZ

Parish:
Ashwick Parish Council

DECISION: Approval with Conditions

REASON FOR APPROVAL

The site is located adjacent to the development limits of Oakhill and is therefore considered to represent a sustainable location for development of this nature.

The site is of a sufficient size to accommodate the proposal and can be designed to safeguard the character of the local area and the amenities of neighbouring residents and adjoining land users.

Means of access and parking arrangements can be provided within the site to meet the required safety standards to ensure the free flow of traffic on the highway.

The proposal has been tested against the following Development Plan policies. In the opinion of the Local Planning Authority, and subject to the conditions below, the proposal is acceptable:-

Saved Policies S1 / Q1 / Q3 / Q4 / ER1 and SN1 of the Mendip District Local Plan

(adopted December 2002).

Policies Core Policy 1, 2 and 4 and DP1, 7, 9 and 10 Mendip District Council Local
Plan 2006-2028 - Pre-Submission Draft, November 2012
Somerset County Council, Transport Policies - Parking Strategy, 2013.
National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), 2012.
Ashwick Parish Design Statement, 2003.