Scottish Borders Council

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Minute. pdf icon PDF 98 KB

Minute of Meeting 29 April 2019 to be approved and signed by the Chairman.  (Copy attached.)



1.         Minute

There had been circulated copies of the Minute of the Meeting held on 19 April 2019.



         APPROVED for signature by the Chairman.



Applications. pdf icon PDF 865 KB

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.



Declaration of Interest


            Councillor Fullarton declared an interest in application 18/01804/FUL in terms of Section 5 of the Councillors Code of Conduct and left the Chamber during the discussion.




Appeals and Reviews. pdf icon PDF 150 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)       Appeals had been received in respect of the following:-


(i)        Erection of 2 blocks of residential flats comprising 40 No units of mixed accommodation with communal bike store, bin stances and associated parking and landscaping at 1-39 Tweedbridge Court, Peebles – 18/01086/FUL; and


(ii)       Residential development comprising of 69 dwelling units with associated works at Coopersknowe, Phase 4 and 5, Coopersknowe Crescent, Galashiels – 18/01417/FUL.


(b)          An Enforcement Notice had been issued in respect of Residential caravan without Planning Permission on Land West Gallowberry Bank, Blyth Bridge – 15/00045/UNDEV.


(c)         The Reporter had dismissed an appeal against non determination in

   respect of Replacement windows at the Honey House, The Row,  

   Longformacus – 18/01627/LBC.


(d)          The Report dismissed an Appeal against Enforcement in respect of Use of dwellinghouse as a Party House at Greenloaning, The Loan, West Linton – 18/00074/UNUSE


(e)         there remained one appeal outstanding in respect of Land West of Whitslaid (Barrel Law), Selkirk.


(f)          A review request had been received in respect of the Erection of two dwellinghouses at Paddock South of and Incorporating part Garden Ground of 1 Cowdenburn Cottgages, West Linton – 18/01469/PPP



(e)     there remained four 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


·          Agricultural Barn Mid Softlaw

         Farm, Kelso


(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



The meeting concluded at 12.40 p.m.




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