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Apologies for Absence
Apologies for absence were received from Councillor J Jones
The minutes of the meeting held on 7th November 2023 were approved and signed as a correct record.
(Moved by Councillor D Cook and seconded by Councillor A Cooper)
Declarations of Interest
To receive any declarations of Members’ interests (pecuniary and non-pecuniary) in any matters which are to be considered at this meeting.
When Members are declaring a pecuniary or non-pecuniary interest in respect of which they have dispensation, they should specify the nature of such interest. Members should leave the room if they have a pecuniary or non-pecuniary interest in respect of which they do not have a dispensation.
Under Section 33(2) of the Localism Act 2011, the act permits an authority to grant a dispensation from either or both of the restrictions not to participate and / or vote on a matter in which they have a pecuniary interest. Planning Committee Members have received a dispensation for applications relating to the Future High Street Project for a period of two years starting from 7th July 2022 until 7th July 2024.
Councillor D Cook declared an interest in application number 0261/2022 as he was involved in prior discussions on the purchase of the site. Councillor Cook did not take part in the debate or vote on this application.
Appointment of the Vice-Chair
Councillor D Cook was nominated for Vice-Chair.
(Moved by Councillor J Wadrup and seconded by Councillor G Coates)
RESOLVED that Councillor D Cook was elected as the Vice-Chair.
Summary of Applications received:
(Reports of the Assistant Director Growth and Regeneration)
Application Reference: 0241/2018
Councillor R Pritchard Ward Cllr spoke against the application
Site Address: Land North of Browns Lane, Tamworth, Staffordshire B79 8TA
RESOLVED That the application is refused.
Reason: The area of the site within the boundary of Tamworth
Borough Council is connected to a wider development which is
not allocated for development. Approving this part of the
development when Lichfield are minded to refuse their
application would potentially permit an access road to a
development site with no planning permission. The development
therefore would be out of character with the surrounding area and
not conform to Tamworth Borough Council Policy EN5 and the
(Moved by Councillor A Cooper and seconded by Councillor D
The vote was unanimous