Agendas, reports and minutes

Planning Review Body

Date: Tuesday, 18 June 2019

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A Meeting of the Planning Review Body will take place in the Council Chamber, Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness on Tuesday, 18 June 2019 at 10.30 a.m.

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

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.

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

Yours faithfully,

Stewart Fraser
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. Minutes of Previous Meeting

There is circulated for confirmation Minutes of Meeting held on 7 May 2019.

4. Criteria for Determination of Notices of Review

The Clerk will provide guidance as to the factors Members need to bear in mind when assessing applications.

5. Notices of Review Previously Considered

The substance of this item was discussed at PRB on 5 February 2019 and 7 May 2019. Only those Members present during this item at these meetings (Mr G Adam, Mr R Balfour, Mr R Bremner, Mrs I Campbell, Mr A Henderson, Mrs M Paterson and Mrs T Robertson) will be able to participate.  Mr W MacKay had been excluded from the original discussion as he had declared a non-financial interest in this item on the grounds that knew the landowner.

Ward: Thurso and North West Caithness (02)
Applicant: Whirlwind Renewables, 18/00064/RBREF (RB-02-19)
Location: Land 200M N of, 3 Lybster Road, Forss, Thurso
Nature of Development: Erection of a wind turbine with a tip height of 99.5m and a maximum rotor diameter of 70m, associated crane hardstanding, site access road & electrical control building (Planning Application Reference: 17/04934/FUL)
Reason for Notice of Review: Review against Refusal by Appointed Officer.

6. New Notices of Review to be Determined

Open to all Members to participate.

Ward: Fort William and Ardnamurchan (21)
Applicant: Fort William Town Team, 19/00019/RBREF (RB-18-19)
Location: Land at Cameron Square, Fort William
Nature of Development: Installation of permanent retractable canopy (Planning Application Reference: 17/05713/FUL)
Reason for Notice of Review: Review against Refusal by Appointed Officer

Open to all Members to participate (Except Mrs I Campbell as a Member for Ward 5).

Ward: Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh (5)
Applicants: Mr & Mrs J Eaglesham, 19/00016/RBREF (RB-19-19)
Location: Land 70M NE of Kinloch, Strathpeffer
Nature of Development: Erection of house and self-contained residential unit/garage (Planning Application Reference: 18/03311/FUL)
Reason for Notice of Review: Review against Refusal by Appointed Officer.

Open to all Members to participate (Except Mr A Henderson as a Member for Ward 11).

Ward: Caol and Mallaig (11)
Applicants: Mr. & Mrs Sandison, 19/00023/RBREF (RB-20-19)
Location: Ryvoan, Achdalieu Road, Banavie, Fort William
Nature of Development: Alterations to existing garage to form self-contained holiday letting unit (Planning Application Reference: 18/05669/FUL)
Reason for Notice of Review: Review against Refusal by Appointed Officer.