Agendas, reports and minutes
South Planning Applications Committee
Date: Tuesday, 29 October 2019
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A site visit by the South Planning Applications Committee to view the proposed development at land 50 m North of The Hermitage, St Olaf Manor, Cawdor Road, Nairn will take place on Tuesday, 29 October 2019 at 9.00 am. The application will be determined at the meeting thereafter of the South Planning Applications Committee in the Council Chamber, Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness on Tuesday, 29 October 2019 at 10.30 am.
29 October 2019
8.15 am - Transport for Members to site visit departs Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness.
9.00 am – Site visit commences at land 50 m North of The Hermitage, St Olaf Manor, Cawdor Road, Nairn – please see map attached.
10.30 am (approx) - Committee meeting in the Council Chamber, Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness.
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.
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.
Claire McArthur, 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 17 September 2019.
4. Major Development Update
There is circulated Report No PLS/075/19 (Plans pp 1 - 5) by the Area Planning Manager - South, 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 consultations
Leasachaidhean Mòra – Co-chomhairle Ro-iarrtais
5.1 Description: Holiday let, leisure and hospitality facilities, holiday lodges, service building, restaurant and landscaping. (19/04472/PAN/FUL) (PLS/076/19)
Applicant: Inverness Paving.
Site Address: Land at Treetops Stable, Faebuie, Culloden Moor, Inverness.
5.2 Description: Mixed use development of residential, community, business/ commercial and tourism uses. (19/04229/PAN) (PLS/077/19)
Applicant: Kirkwood Homes.
Site Address: Newlands of Culloden, Culloden Moor, Inverness.
6. Planning Applications to be Determined
Iarrtasan Dealbhaidh rin Dearbhadh
There are circulated Reports Nos PLS/078/19 to PLS/085/19 by the Area Planning Manager – South which are as follows:-
6.1 Applicant: Albyn Housing Society Ltd (18/05908/FUL) (PLS/078/19)
Location: Land 50 m North of The Hermitage, St Olaf Manor, Cawdor Road, Nairn. (Ward 18)
Nature of Development: Erection of ten dwellings with associated garden and parking areas.
6.2 Applicant: Mr and Mrs Ray and Jennifer Thomas (19/00280/FUL) (PLS/079/19)
Location: Land 59 m N of Benview, Lochyside, Fort William. (Ward 11)
Nature of Development: Change of use from holiday unit to house and change of use from croft land to garden ground.
6.3 Applicant: Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd (18/02922/FUL) (PLS/080/19)
Location: Site at Maclean’s Nose, Loch Sunart, Acharacle. (Ward 21)
Nature of Development: Increase number of fin fish pens from 12 to 16 at established fish farm.
6.4 Applicant: Springfield Properties Plc (18/03073/FUL) (PLS/081/19)
Location: Land to South of Nairn Road, Ardersier. (Ward 17)
Nature of Development: Erection of 117 houses and associated works.
6.5 Applicant: Castle Stuart Golf LLP (19/02933/FUL) (PLS/082/19)
Location: The Golf Lodge, Castle Stuart, Dalcross, Inverness. (Ward 17)
Nature of Development: Formation of second 18 hole championship golf course.
6.6 Applicant: Mr John Birrell (19/03116/PIP) (PLS/083/19)
Location: Delmore Bungalow, Inverness. (Ward 13)
Nature of Development: Erection of house.
6.7 Applicant: Saltire Business Parks Ltd (19/01005/FUL) (PLS/084/19)
Location: Land 80 m SE of Balmakeith Business Park, Nairn. (Ward 18)
Nature of Development: Creation of 13, 96 sqm business starter units and parking.
6.8 Applicant: SRP Inverness Ltd (19/02357/FUL) (PLS/085/19)
Location: Rose Street Car Park, Rose Street, Inverness. (Ward 14)
Nature of Development: Demolition of two storey car park and construction of hotel development, including retail/commercial units with associated landscaping, infrastructure and creation of new bus/taxi street.
7. 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
7.1 Applicant: Mr Coinneach MacMillan (ENA-270-2030)
Location: Crown House, 54 Crown Drive, Inverness, IV2 3QG. (Ward 16)
Nature of Appeal: The application of paint to previously unpainted quoins and architectural detail to the front elevation of the property without the required planning permission (section 123(1)(a) of the Act) within the Inverness (Crown) Conservation Area
The Committee is invited to note the decision of the Reporter to uphold the enforcement notice dated 24 May 2019, subject to the terms as specified in the decision notice.
7.2 Applicant: Mr Brian Rizza (ENA-270-2031)
Location: High View, Lower Muckovie, Inshes, Inverness, IV2 5BB. (Ward 19)
Nature of Appeal: Unauthorised development of a gabion wall and garage without the required planning permission.
The Committee is invited to note the decision of the Reporter to uphold the enforcement notice dated 30 May 2019, subject to the terms as specified in the decision notice.
- Item 4 - Major Development Updates (PLS/075/19) Report, 478.42 KB
- Item 5.1 - Applicant: Inverness Paving (PLS/076/19) Report, 1.99 MB
- Item 5.2 - Appllicant: Kirkwood Homes (PLS/077/19) Report, 3.1 MB
- Item 6.1 - Applicant: Albyn Housing Society Ltd (PLS/078/19) Report, 3.48 MB
- Item 6.2 - Applicant: Mr and Mrs Ray and Jennifer Thomas (PLS/079/19) Report, 1.46 MB
- Item 6.3 - Applicant: Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd (PLS/080/19) Report, 5.21 MB
- Item 6.4 - Applicant: Springfield Properties Plc (PLS/081/19) Report, 1.7 MB
- Item 6.5 - Applicant: Castle Stuart Golf LLP (PLS/082/19) Report, 6.03 MB
- Item 6.6 - Applicant: Mr John Birrell (PLS/083/19) Report, 1.63 MB
- Item 6.7 - Applicant: Saltire Business Parks Ltd (PLS/084/19) Report, 4.59 MB
- Item 6.8 - Applicant: SRP Inverness Ltd (PLS/085/19) Report, 4.78 MB
- Item 7.1 - Applicant: Mr Coinneach MacMillan (ENA-270-2030) Report, 111.04 KB
- Item 7.2 - Applicant: Mr Brian Rizza (ENA-270-2031) Report, 126.02 KB