Scottish Borders Council

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Minute. pdf icon PDF 76 KB

Minute of Meeting 2 September 2019 to be approved and signed by the Chairman.  (Copy attached.)

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1.            Minute.

There had been circulated copies of the Minute of the Meeting held on 2 September 2019.



APPROVED for signature by the Chairman.


Declarations of Interest.


1.            Declaration of Interest.

Councillor Ramage declared an interest in application 18/01635/FUL in terms of Section 5 of the Councillors Code of Conduct and left the Chamber during the discussion.



Applications. pdf icon PDF 580 KB

Consider the following application for planning permission:-

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3.            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 149 KB

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


6.            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 upheld Appeals in respect of:-

(i)      residential development comprising 69 dwelling units with associated works at Coopersknowe Phase 4 and 5, Coopersknowe Crescent, Galashiels; and


(ii)     Certificate of Lawfulness for an existing Use: Class 9 Residential at        Glenacre, Camptown, Jedburgh


(b)       there remained 2 appeals outstanding in respect of :-



(i)      Land West of Whitslaid (Barrel Law), Selkirk; and


(ii)     Land North West of Gilston Far, Heriot


(c)       the decision of the Appointed Officer had been upheld in respect of :-


(i)               Change of use of agricultural land to dog care walking facility and erection of boundary fence on land South West of Milkieston Toll House, Peebles – 18/01161/FUL; and


(ii)         Erection of dwellinghouse on Land North East of The Rest, 

    Murrayfield, St Abbs – 18/01654/FUL


(d)       the decision of the Appointed Officer had been overturned in respect of erection of three holiday lodges, access and associated infrastructure on Land West of 1 Hallrule Farm Cottage, Bonchester Bridge


(e)       there remained one review outstanding in respect of land South East of Dundas Cottage, Selkirk


(f)        a section 36 Public Local Inquiry had been received in respect of the Erection of 11 turbines, 4 No turbines up to 149.9m high to tip, 3 No turbines 174.5m high to tip, and 4 No turbines 200m high to tip and associated works at Crystal Rigg Wind Farm, Cranshaws, Duns


(e)     there remained 2 S36 PLI’s previously reported on which decisions were still awaited when this report was prepared on 26th September 2019.  This related to sites at Fallago Rig 1 and 2, Longformacus.




The meeting concluded at 2.05 p.m.




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