Agendas, reports and minutes

South Planning Applications Committee

Date: Tuesday, 9 March 2021

Agenda: Read the Agenda

A meeting of the South Planning Applications Committee will take place via MS Teams on Tuesday, 9 March 2021 at 9.30 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

Claire McArthur, Principal Solicitor
(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 South Planning Applications Committee held on 3 February 2021.

4. Major Development Update 
 Iarrtasan Mòra

 There is circulated Report No PLS/015/21 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. Continued Item 
Cuspairean a' Leantainn

 Applicant: Ms Christy Marshall (20/02342/PIP)  (PLS/008/21)
 Location: Ladystone Farm, Bunchrew, Inverness,  (Ward 12).
 Nature of Development: Conversion of steading to form short term let holiday accommodation (10 units) and associated facilities.
 Recommendation: Grant.

6. Planning Applications to be Determined 
 Iarrtasan Dealbhaidh rin Dearbhadh

There are circulated Reports Nos PLS/016/21 to PLS/020/21 by the Area Planning Manager – South which are as follows:-
Applicant: Gloag Investment Properties Portfolio 2 Ltd (20/01783/PIP) (PLS/016/21)
Location: Land 280M SW Of Ballindoun Lodge, Beauly. (Ward 12)
Nature of Development: Visitor accommodation with associated landscaping, access, footpaths, parking and associated amenity buildings.
Recommendation: Grant.  

Applicant: Mr M Pratt (20/04500/FUL) (PLS/017/21)
Location: Balnacruie, Boat of Garten, PH24 3BX. (Ward 20)
Nature of Development: Erection of extensions to house.
Recommendation: Grant.
Applicant: Mr M Pratt (20/04503/FUL) (PLS/018/21)
Location: Land 50m NE of Edoras, Balnacruie, Boat of Garten. (Ward 20)
Nature of Development: Erection of House.
Recommendation: Grant. 

Applicant: Intelligent Land Investments Group Plc (20/04565/FUL) (PLS/019/21)
Location: Land 325M SE Of Torrdhuin, Auchterawe, Fort Augustus. (Ward 20)
Nature of Development: Erection of battery energy storage system.
Recommendation: Grant.
Applicant: Mr James Munday (20/02160/FUL) (PLS/020/21)
Location: Ancarraig Lodges Bunloit Drumnadrochit. (Ward 12)
Nature of Development: Erection of replacement reception building, siting of 5 holiday pods, formation of car parking.
Recommendation: Grant.

7. Decision of Appeals to the Scottish Government Planning and Environmental Appeals Division                                                
Co-dhùnadh mu Iarrtas do Bhuidheann-stiùiridh Riaghaltas na h-Alba airson Lùth agus Atharrachadh Aimsir

 Applicant: Mr Jess Christman (PPA-270-2233) (20/01181/FUL)
 Location: Land 100M Sw Of Swallowfield Arc, Teandalloch, Beauly, IV4 7AA  (Ward 12)
 Nature of Development:  Erection of house, formation of access. 

 The Committee is invited to note the decision of the Reporter appointed by the Scottish Ministers to dismiss the appeal made under Section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 and to refuse planning permission for the reasons stated in the Decision Letter.