Agendas, reports and minutes
South Planning Applications Committee
Date: Wednesday, 8 August 2018
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A meeting of the South Planning Applications Committee will take place in the Council Chamber, Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness on Wednesday 8 August 2018 as follows:-
08.45 am Minibus departs Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness to transport Members for a site visit in respect of Item 6.1. Members making their own transport arrangements are asked to meet at Falconers Lane Car Park, Nairn at 9:30 am.
11.30 am or on completion of site visit, whichever is the later, the South Planning Applications Committee meeting will commence in the Council Chamber, Council Headquarters, Inverness.
You are invited to attend and a note of the business to be considered is attached. Members are respectfully reminded to wear clothing and footwear appropriate to the site and weather conditions.
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, including the site visit, in order to be entitled to participate.
Members are further reminded that mobile devices, including mobile phones, can be used for following the agenda/reports and delivering speeches but should not be used for any form of communication (text or tweet) during the meeting.
Susan Blease, Principal Solicitor
(for Head of Corporate Governance)
1. Apologies for Absence
2. 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.
3. Confirmation of Minutes
Dearbhadh a’ Gheàrr-chunntais
There are submitted for confirmation as a correct record the Minutes of Meeting of the South Planning Applications Committee held on 12 June 2018.
4. Major Development Update
There is circulated Report No PLS/051/18 by the Head of Planning and Environment, which provides a summary of all cases within the “Major” development category currently with the Planning and Development Service for determination.
The Committee is invited to note the current position of these applications.
5. Major Developments – Pre-application consultation
Leasachaidhean Mòra – Co-chomhairle Ro-iarrtais
Description: Renewal of planning permission in principle application ref: 13/01689/PIP to establish a port and port related services for energy related uses, including marine channel dredging, quay realignment, repair and maintenance, erection of offices, industrial and storage buildings. delivery and export of port related cargo and associated new road access, parking, infrastructure, services, temporary stockpiling of dredged material, regrading and upfilling of landward areas and landscaping. (18/02489/PAN) (PLS/052/18)
Ward: 17 – Culloden and Ardersier
Applicant: Ardersier Port Ltd
Site Address: Former Fabrication Yard, Ardersier, Nairn.
Description: Centre for Health Science 2. (18/03374/PAN) (PLS/053/18)
Ward: 19 – Inverness South
Applicant: NHS Highland
Site Address: Land 330M NW of Inverness College UHI, 1 Inverness Campus, Inverness.
6. Continued Item
Cuspairean a' Leantainn
There is re-circulated Report PLS/047/18 by the Area Planning Manager – South/Major Developments, as follows:-
Applicant: Springfield Properties PLC (17/05667/FUL) (PLS/047/18)
Location: Land 123M SE of Rosebank, Kingsteps, Lochloy Road, Nairn. (Ward 18)
Nature of Development: Residential development and associated infrastructure.
A copy of the Council’s Planning Applications Site Visit Procedure is appended to the report.
7. Planning Applications to be Determined
Iarrtasan Dealbhaidh rin Dearbhadh
There are circulated Reports Nos PLS/054/18 to PLS/060/18 by the Area Planning Manager – South/Major Developments which are as follows:-
Applicant: Mr Niall McLean (17/01975/FUL) (PLS/054/18)
Location: Achara House, Duror, Appin, PA38 4BW. (Ward 21)
Nature of Development: Erection of extension and internal alterations.
Applicant: Mr Niall McLean (17/01976/LBC) (PLS/055/18)
Location: Achara House, Duror, Appin, PA38 4BW. (Ward 21)
Nature of Development: Erection of extension and internal alterations (Listed Building Consent).
Applicant: Mr David Matzdorf (17/05916/FUL) (PLS/056/18)
Location: Land North West of Coire Dubh, Glenfinnan. (Ward 11)
Nature of Development: Erection of house and formation of access.
Applicant: Mr David Matzdorf (17/05917/FUL) (PLS/057/18)
Location: Land West of Sruth A' Mhuilinn, Glenfinnan. (Ward 11)
Nature of Development: Erection of house.
Applicant: Mr Sean Kelly (18/00852/PIP) (PLS/058/18)
Location: Land 220M West of 8 Cradlehall Court, Cradlehall, Inverness. (Ward 19)
Nature of Development: Development of commercial units, formation of access.
Applicant: Mr Richard Howie (17/01652/FUL) (PLS/059/18)
Location: Land South of Craigellachie Cottage, Wester Galcantray, Cawdor. (Ward 18)
Nature of Development: Erection of house and self-contained living accommodation.
Applicant: Mr Timothy Allan (17/01255/FUL) (PLS/060/18)
Location: 4 Mill View, Tomatin, Inverness. (Ward 19)
Nature of Development: Erection of Garden shed (Retrospective).
8. Decision on Appeal to the Scottish Government Directorate for Planning and Environmental Appeals
Co-dhùnaidhean Ath-thagraidhean do Bhuidheann-stiùiridh Riaghaltas na h-Alba airson Ath-thagraidhean Dealbhaidh agus Àrainneachd
Applicant: Mrs Catherine Brown (PPA-270-2189) (17/03503/FUL)
Location: 67 Tomnahurich Street, Inverness, IV3 5DT. (Ward 13)
Nature of Appeal: Change of use of shop to Class 3(5) Chinese hot food takeaway.
The Committee is invited to note the decision of the Reporter to allow the appeal and grant planning permission subject to the 6 conditions listed at the end of the decision notice.
Applicant: Druim Ba Sustainable Energy Limited (PPA-270-2147) (15/03998/FUL)
Location: Land 1810 metres south of Blairmore Farm, Kiltarlity, Inverness, IV4 7HT (Ward 12)
Nature of Development: Construction and operation of a wind farm of up to 30 megawatts installed capacity comprising 10 turbines with a maximum tip height of 126 metres and associated infrastructure.
The Committee is invited to note the decision of the Reporter to dismiss the appeal and refuse planning permission.
- Item 4 - Major Development Update Report, 181.29 KB
- Item 5.1 - Applicant: Ardersier Port Ltd (18/02489/PAN) Report, 3.02 MB
- Item 5.2 - Applicant: NHS Highland (18/03374/PAN) Report, 9.68 MB
- Item 6.1 - Applicant: Springfield Properties PLC (17/05667/FUL) Report, 7.62 MB
- Item 6.1 - Applicant: Springfield Properties PLC (17/05667/FUL) Site Visit Route Map Report, 195.73 KB
- Item 7.1 - Applicant: Mr Niall McLean (17/01975/FUL) Report, 6.77 MB
- Item 7.2 - Applicant: Mr Niall McLean (17/01976/LBC) Report, 6.77 MB
- Item 7.3 - Applicant: Mr David Matzdorf (17/05916/FUL) Report, 3.26 MB
- Item 7.4 - Applicant: Mr David Matzdorf (17/05917/FUL) Report, 3.88 MB
- Item 7.5 - Applicant: Mr Sean Kelly (18/00852/PIP) Report, 3.61 MB
- Item 7.6 - Applicant: Mr Richard Howie (17/01652/FUL) Report, 2.93 MB
- Item 7.7 - Applicant: Mr Timothy Allan (17/01255/FUL) Report, 4.04 MB
- Item 8.1 - Applicant: Mrs Catherine Brown (PPA-270-2189) (17/03503/FUL) Report, 154.95 KB
- Item 8.2 - Applicant: Druim Ba Sustainable Energy Limited (PPA-270-2147) (15/03998/FUL) Report, 390.11 KB