Agendas, reports and minutes

North Planning Applications Committee

Date: Friday, 26 June 2020

Agenda: Read the Agenda

A meeting of the North Planning Applications Committee will take place remotely via Microsoft Teams on Friday, 26 June 2019 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.

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

Karen Lyons, Principal Solicitor – Planning
(for Head of Corporate Governance)

1.  Apologies for Absence

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 North Planning Applications Committee held on 9 June 2020.

4.  Planning Applications to be Determined
Iarrtasan Dealbhaidh rin Dearbhadh

There are circulated Reports Nos PLN/024/20 and PLN/021/20 to PLN/023/20 (previously circulated with the agenda for the Meeting of the North Planning Applications Committee held on 9 June 2020 and retaining the previous paper numbers as indicated below) by the Acting Head of Development Management – Highland which are as follows:-

4.1 Applicant: Highlands and Islands Enterprise (20/00616/FUL) (PLN/024/20)
Location: Land 2600 m South West of Dunbuie, Talmine, Tongue (Ward 01).
Nature of Development: Construction of vertical launch space port with launch operations control centre, site integration facility, launch pad complex, antenna park, access road, fencing, services and associated infrastructure
Recommendation: Grant.  

4.2  Applicant: Highland Housing Alliance (19/05404/FUL) (PLN/021/20)
Location: Land 110 m SW of 12 Thomas MacIver Street, Evanton (Ward 6).
Nature of Development: Erection of 140 houses.
Recommendation: Grant.

4.3  Applicant: HRN Tractors Ltd (19/05441/FUL) (PLN/022/20)
Location: Land 40 m SW of The White House, Dingwall (Ward 8).
Nature of Development: Erection of building for agricultural repairs, servicing and sales with associated access, parking, external display area and landscaping (renewal of planning permission 15/04651/FUL and 16/00043/RBREF)
Recommendation: Grant. 

4.4  Applicant:  Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission Plc (20/01014/S37) (PLN/023/20)
Location: Land 1250 m North of Crask Inn, Lairg (Ward 1).
Nature of Development: Installation and operation of 132 kV overhead electric line to connect Creag Riabhach Wind Farm to the grid.
Recommendation: Raise no Objection.