A meeting of the Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross Planning Applications and Review Committee will take place in the Duthac Centre, Shandwick Street, Tain on Tuesday 19 May 2009 at 10.30 am.


Members are reminded that in the determination of a planning application, to be entitled to participate, they must be present throughout all of the proceedings, including the site inspection, if any.


You are invited to attend the meeting and a note of the business to be considered is attached. 

Yours faithfully,


Leslie M. S. Johnstone, Head of Legal & Democratic Services
(On behalf of Michelle Morris, Assistant Chief Executive)


Declarations of Interest – Members are asked to consider whether they have an interest to declare in relation to any item on the agenda for this meeting. Any Member making a declaration of interest should indicate whether it is a financial or non-financial interest and include some information on the nature of the interest. Advice may be sought from Officers prior to the meeting taking place.   

1. Apologies for Absence


2. Minutes of Meeting of 17 March 2009  


There is circulated for confirmation Minutes of Meeting held on 17 March 2009.


3. Minutes of Meeting of 21 April 2009  


There is circulated for confirmation Minutes of Meeting held on 21 April 2009.



4. Planning Applications to be Determined   


There are circulated Reports Nos. PLC-22-09 to PLC-27-09 by the Area Planning and Building Standards Manager as follows:-


4.1 Applicant: Miss H Theakston and Mr Graham Acreman 09/00012/FULSU PLC-22-09

Location: 119 Clachtoll, Lochinver
Nature of Development:  Erection of House and Integral Garage. Installation of Septic tank and Soakaway.  Erection of 6.62m High Wind Turbine
Recommendation: Grant


4.2 Applicant: M M Miller (Wick) Ltd 09/00020/FULCA PLC-23-09

Location: Plot 21, Oldwick, Wick
Nature of Development: Erect One Storey Block Containing Six Apartments
Recommendation: Grant


4.3 Applicant:  Andrew Skinner 09/00022/OUTSU PLC-24-09

Location: 150m North of Inver Croft, Inver
Nature of Development: Erection of House and Installation of Septic Tank and Mounded Soakaway
Recommendation: Refuse


4.4 Applicant:  Allan Summers 09/00042/OUTSU PLC-25-09

Location: North-West of Green Acres, Portmahomack
Nature of Development: Erection of House and Improvement of Existing Access, and Installation of Septic Tank and Soakaway
Recommendation: Refuse


4.5 Applicant:  Pat Munro (Alness) Ltd 09/00092/FULRC PLC-26-09

Location: Land North-West of Teaninich Farm Steading, Alness
Nature of Development: Formation of Waste Transfer Depot, Including Erection of Building, Installation of Weighbridge, and Welfare Facilities
Recommendation: Grant


4.6 Applicant:  The Highland Council 09/00094/FULRC PLC-27-09

Location: Unit 26 Cromarty Firth Industrial Park, Invergordon
Nature of Development: Amendment to Planning Permission 08/00122/FULRC to Include Handling, Storage, and Bulking Up of Residual Municipal Waste
Recommendation: Grant



5. Erection of Single Storey Dwellinghouse with Integral Garage and Oil Tank on Land to North of Traquair, Sinclair Lane, Halkirk – 09/00145/FULCA 


There is circulated Report No. PLC-28-09 by the Area Planning and Building Standards Manager concerning the application 09/00145/FULCA for the erection of a single storey dwellinghouse with integral garage and oil tank on land to North of Traquair, Sinclair Lane, Halkirk, considered by the Committee on 29 January 2009.  The report advises that a new application for a single storey house with integral garage and oil tank has been received and recommends that the Committee agrees to suspend the requirement to comply with the Enforcement Notice until the new application has been determined.


6. Delegated Decisions


The Committee is asked to note that the list of delegated decisions of planning applications is available via The Highland Council Website.