Agendas, reports and minutes

South Planning Applications Committee

Date: Tuesday, 16 June 2020

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A meeting of the South Planning Applications Committee will take place via Microsoft Teams on Tuesday, 16 June 2020 at 10.30am. 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.

Yours faithfully
Claire McArthur, Principal Solicitor
(for Head of Corporate Governance)

1. Apologies for Absence / Leisgeulan

2. Declarations of Interest / Foillseachaidhean Com-pàirt

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 26 May 2020.

4. Major Development Update / Iarrtasan Mòra

There is circulated Report No PLS/032/20 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

Description: Skye Reinforcement – Erection of replacement high voltage (132kv) transmission line (PLS/033/20)
Ward: 11 and 12
Applicant: Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission PLC – Skye Reinforcement
Site Address: Between Ardmore, Skye and Fort Augustus

6. Planning Applications to be Determined / Iarrtasan Dealbhaidh rin Dearbhadh

There are circulated Reports Nos PLS/034/20 to PLS/036/20 by the Area Planning Manager – South which are as follows:-

Applicant: Mr Paul Nicoll (20/00083/FUL) (PLS/034/20)
Location: Balnagowan Island, Duror (Ward 21)
Nature of Development: Erection of extension
Recommendation: Grant

Applicant: James MacQueen Building (19/05612/FUL) (PLS/035/20)
Location: 33 Island Bank Road, Inverness (Ward 15)
Nature of Development: Erect 4no flats with associated roads and services
Recommendation: Grant

Applicant: Norbord Europe Ltd (20/00637/S42) (PLS/036/20)
Location: Dalcross, Inverness (Ward 17)
Nature of Development: Non-compliance with Condition 1 of planning permission 14/03000/FUL to increase the operational capacity from 750,000 m3/yr to 840,000 m3/yr; increase height of Abort Stack for Dryer 5 and Transfer Tower.
Recommendation: Grant