Scottish Borders Council

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Minute. pdf icon PDF 125 KB

Minute of Meeting 25 March 2019 to be approved and signed by the Chairman.  (Copy attached.)


1.            Minute

There had been circulated copies of the Minute of the Meetings held on 25 March 2019.



APPROVED for signature by the Chairman.


Applications. pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Consider the following application for planning permission:-

Additional documents:


2.            ApplicationS

There had been circulated copies of reports by the Service Director Regulatory Services on applications for planning permission requiring consideration by the Committee.    



            DEALT with the applications as detailed in Appendix l to this Minute.



Appeals and Reviews. pdf icon PDF 152 KB

Consider report by Service Director Regulatory Services.  (Copy attached.)


3.         Appeals and Reviews

There had been circulated copies of a briefing note by the Chief Planning Officer on Appeals to the Scottish Ministers and Local Reviews. 



                        NOTED that:-


(a)          The Reporter had dismissed appeals against non determination in respect of :-


(i)               Erection of residential units, formation of dwellinghouse from engine house, relocation of allotment space, erection of workshop units with associated access and infrastructure works – 17/00063/PPP;


(ii)              Demolition of mill buildings – 17/00064/CON


(b)       there remained three appeals outstanding in respect of:-


·           Land West of Whitslaid (Barrel Law), Selkirk

·           Greenloaning, The Loan, West Linton

·           The Honey House, The Row, Longformacus


(c)       A review request had been received in respect of Part change of use from agricultural barn to vehicle body repair and paint shop with associated parking(retrospective) – 18/01071/FUL;


(d)       The decision of the Appointed Officer was Overturned in respect of:-


(i)               Erection of dwellinghouse with detached double garage and artist studio, associated access and infrastructure (subject to conditions, informatives and a Section 75 Legal Agreement) – 18/00681/FUL;


(ii)            Change of use to joiners workshop and showroom; caravan repairs and sales; car valet; retail; and siting of catering unit (retrospective) (subject to conditions and informatives)  – 18/00723/FUL


(iii)         Extension to provide an additional 7 No workshop units (Class5/6), 1 No unit to provide dog daycare facility and change of use of paddock to dog exercise area (subject to conditions and informatives) – 18/01229/FUL


(iv)            Change of use from public bar and alterations to form   

residential flat(subject to conditions)  – 18/01330/FUL


(v)              Replacement windows (subject to conditions) – 18/01462/FUL



(e)     there remained three reviews outstanding in respect of:-


·           Land East of Rose Cottage,

Maxwell Street, Innerleithen



·               Deans Bar, 3 Orrock Place, Hawick

·            Plot 3 Land North East of the Old Church, Lamberton




(f)        There remained 2 S36 PLI’s previously reported on which decisions were still awaited when this report was prepared on 18th April 2019.  This relates to sites at:



·            Fallago Rig 1, Longformacus

·               Fallago Rig 2, Longformacus




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