A meeting of the North Planning Applications Committee will take place in the Council Chamber, Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness on Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 June 2012 at 10.30 am.
You are invited to attend and a note of the business to be considered is attached.
Webcast Notice: This meeting will be filmed and broadcast over the Internet on the Highland Council website and will be archived and available for viewing for 12 months thereafter.
Members are reminded that during determination of any item before this Committee they must be present throughout the whole of that item in order to be entitled to participate.
Alaisdair Mackenzie, Legal Manager
(for Assistant Chief Executive)
1. Appointment of Chair
2. Appointment of Vice Chair
4. 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.
5. Confirmation of Minutes
There is submitted for confirmation as correct records the Minutes of Meetings of the:
a) North Planning Applications Committee held on 17 April 2012.
6. Planning Applications to be Determined
There are circulated Reports Nos PLN/042/12 - PLN/058/12 by the Area Planning Manager North as follows:-
6.1 Applicant: Mr J A D Reedie (08/00598/FULRC and 08/00599/LBCRC) (PLN-042-12 (708kb pdf))
Location: Former Stable Building, Robertson House, Greenhill Street, Dingwall
Nature of Development: Conversion and Erection of Extension to Building to Form Three Flats and Erection of Two Flats (Planning Permission) and (Listed Building Consent)
6.2 Applicant: Crerar Hotels (11/02531/FUL and 11/02553/LBC) (PLN-043-12 Part 1 (1086kb pdf) | PLN-043-12 Part 2 (1166kb pdf))
Location: Ben Wyvis Hotel, Strathpeffer
Nature of Development: Erection of Manager’s House and Seven Self-Catering Chalets (Resubmission)
6.3 Applicant: Mr and Mrs P Beszant (11/02798/FUL) (PLN-044-12.pdf (966kb pdf))
Location: Land 30 m East of 10 Dunhallin, Dunhallin, Hallin, Dunvegan
Nature of Development: Erection of Dwelling House, Formation of Access Track, Installation of Effluent Treatment System
6.4 Applicant: Infinergy Limited on behalf of Erica Wind Farm Limited (11/03204/S36) (PLN-045-12.Part 1 (1889kb pdf) | PLN-045-12.Part 2 (1751kb pdf))
Location: Land between Lochluichart and Loch Glascarnoch, Garve
Nature of Development: Extension to Lochluichart Wind Farm, Comprising Six Turbines and Two Borrow Pits
Recommendation: Raise No Objection.
6.5 Applicant: Lochcarron Properties Limited (11/03539/PIP) (PLN-046-12 (1133kb pdf))
Location: Land North of Keilburn Crescent, Lochcarron
Nature of Development: Erection of 6 Houses
6.6 Applicant: Lochcarron Properties Limited (11/03540/PIP) (PLN-047-12 (956kb pdf))
Location: Land West of Kirkton Gardens, Lochcarron
Nature of Development: Erection of 7 Houses
6.7 Applicant: Latheron, Lybster and Clyth Community Development Company (11/04522/FUL) (PLN-048-12.Part 1 (1888kb pdf) | PLN-048-12 Part 2 (1252kb pdf) )
Location: Land at Gualtiquoy, Rumster Forest, Lybster
Nature of Development: Construction of a Community Wind Farm at Rumster Forest with Three 900 kW Wind Turbines, with a Height to Hub of 50m and a Rotor Diameter of 50 m, Formation of Access Track and Erection of a Switchgear Building and Associated Cabling
6.8 Applicant: The Highland Council (12/00018/FUL) (PLN-049-12 (1428kb pdf))
Location: Thurso High School, Ormlie Road, Thurso
Nature of Development: Thurso High School Biomass Heating System Upgrade. Installation of External Thermal Storage Unit for System, Biomass Boiler and Conversion of Internal Oil Storage Room to Biomass Store. This application seeks to amend the arrangement for fluing of the oil and biomass flue from an internal arrangement previously proposed to an external arrangement using the existing stack as a support structure and reducing the size of the minibus compound
6.9 Applicant: Mr and Mrs Guest (12/00302/FUL) (PLN-050-12 (944kb pdf))
Location: House Plot South of Pond at Achow Hill, Lybster
Nature of Development: Erection of House and Garage, Installation of Septic Tank and Soakaway, Formation of Vehicular Access
6.10 Applicant: Caithness Biodiversity Group (12/00488/FUL) (PLN-051-12 (151kb pdf))
Location: Land 20 m South of Thor House, Provost Cormack Drive, Ormlie, Thurso
Nature of Development: Formation of Garden Area Including Hardstanding, Raised Beds, Erection of Timber Shed suitable for Wheelchair Access, Erection of Timber Fencing and Hedging
6.11 Applicant: Messrs Alexander Baptie and Fiona Pedgrift (12/00800/PIP) (PLN-052-12 (639kb pdf))
Location: Land 40 m NE of Suil na Mara, Hilton of Cadboll
Nature of Development: Erection of House
6.12 Applicant: Mr John Bogle; Robertson Construction Northern Limited and The Highland Council (12/01112FUL, 12/01136/FUL and 12/01560/FUL) (PLN-053-12 Part 1 (1970kb pdf) | PLN-053-12 Part 2 (1990kb pdf) | PLN-053-12 Part 3 (1782kb pdf))
Location: Land to West of Craighill School, Craighill Terrace, Tain
Nature of Development: Erection of Health Centre including associated Site Works, Energy Centre and Landscaping; Erection of 34 Bed Care Home & associated Car Parking; and Variation of Condition No 1 of Planning Permission 11/02575/FUL - to remove the 2 m footpath setback from the road edge (Section 42 Application)
6.13 Applicant: Robertson Construction Northern Limited (12/01135/FUL) (PLN-054-12 Part 1 (174kb pdf) | PLN-054-12 Part 2 (1956kb pdf))
Location: Land to North of Urray House, Great North Road, Muir of Ord
Nature of Development: Erection of 34 Bed Care Home for the Elderly
6.14 Applicant: Mrs Gail Ross (12/01282/FUL and 12/01283/LBC) (PLN-055-12 (352kb pdf))
Location: 62 Argyle Square, Wick
Nature of Development: New front and back doors
6.15 Applicant: Loch Duart Limited (12/01335/FUL) (PLN-056-12 (250kb pdf))
Location: Torr Mor, Eddrachillis Bay Site 1.2 km NW of Oldany Lodge, Lochinver
Nature of Development: Marine Fish Farm – Atlantic Salmon – New Site Consisting of 6 x 15 m Square Cages and Feed Platform
6.16 Applicant: Mr Michael Otter (12/01336/PIP) (PLN-057-12 (514kb pdf))
Location: Land 70 m SW of Smithy House, Oldshoremore, Rhiconich
Nature of Development: Erection of House and Double Garage
6.17 Applicant: The Highland Council (12/01859/CON) (PLN-058-12 (347kb pdf))
Location: Cromarty Primary School, Braehead, Cromarty
Nature of Development: Demolition of Classroom Building (Conservation Area Consent)
7. Delegated Decisions
A verbal report will be represented at Committee for delegated decisions from April to May.
A complete list can be viewed on the Planning pages of the website.