Agenda and decisions

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Election of Chairman for the Council year


Councillor Jeannette Matelot elected


Election of Deputy Chairman for the Council year


Councillor Stefan Gawrysiak


Apologies for Absence and Temporary Appointments


Councillor George Reynolds (Councillor Lawrie Stratford)

Councillor Richard Webber (Councillor Jenny Hannaby)


Minutes pdf icon PDF 175 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 15 April 2019 (PN5) and to receive information arising from them.


Approved and signed


Petitions and Public Address


7. Wicklesham Quarry


Dr Anna Hoare (Local Resident)

Tom Allen-Stevens (Landowner)

Marc Girona-Mata (Hydrologist, GWP) & Derek Allan (Ecologist, Enzygo) (on behalf of the Applicant



Section 73 application to retrospectively vary conditions 1 of planning permission P17/V2812/CM (MW.0084/17) to reflect the restoration as carried out on the site. at Wicklesham Quarry - Application MW.0038/19 pdf icon PDF 189 KB

Report by the Director for Planning & Place (PN8).


This is a planning application to allow a further change to the restoration of the site. A retrospective change it takes into account the discrepancy between the approved plan and the way that restoration has taken place.


The report outlines relevant planning policies along with the comments and recommendations of the Director for Planning and Place.


The main issues for this development are local environment, amenity and landscape, and biodiversity.  As it is considered that the effects caused by the changes would not cause any significant harm officers are recommending approval.


It is RECOMMENDED that planning permission for application no. MW.0038/19 be approved subject to conditions to be determined by the Director for Planning and Place but to include the following:


1)     The development shall be carried out strictly in accordance with the particulars of the development, plans and specifications contained in the application (and letters/e-mails of amendment) except as modified by conditions of this permission. The approved plans and particulars comprise:


·           Application form dated 11/03/2019

·           Letter dated 14/12/2018

·           Ecology Statement dated 29/08/2017

·           Enzygo Method Statement dated 31/05/2018

·           Hydrological statement - Ref No. JF051218 dated 11/03/19

·           Site Restoration Plan - Drawing no. DG/QO/WIC/RES/01 Rev E

·           Site Location Plan - Drawing No: DG/OO/WIC/TEMP/02.

·           Aftercare Scheme set out in paragraph 3.0 onwards in the approved Restoration and Aftercare Scheme dated December 2012.

·           Conservation of geological interest features of SSSI Plan – Dated October 2012 subject to revised restoration plan - DG/QO/WIC/RES/01 Rev E.



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