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Minutes

To agree the public minutes and summary of the meeting held on 10 September 2019.

Minutes:

The Committee considered and approved the minutes of the meeting held on 10 September 2019 as a correct record.

 

MATTERS ARISING

Ocean Diva (page 2) – A Member questioned whether there was any further update on this matter. The Chief Planning Officer and Development Director reported that the further information requested from the applicant remained outstanding to date. She added that the need for further public consultation on this application was extremely likely.

 

Enforcement Monitoring Report (page 4) – A Member referred specifically to the issue of short-term lets and raised the issue of staff resources in terms of addressing and monitoring any issues arising. She added that conditions applied to short-term lets were pointless without enforcement.

 

The Member went on to refer to a recent decision by the planning inspector following a planning appeal involving a premises that had changed from restaurant to bar use and had, over a number of years, caused huge problems for both local residents and Environmental Health Officers who were repeatedly called out to deal with the noise issues and the impact on residential amenity. She praised the decision reached which was to time condition use of the drinking establishment and took the opportunity to congratulate the planning enforcement team for their dedication and hard work in bringing this problem to a satisfactory and pragmatic conclusion.

 

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