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Minute. pdf icon PDF 174 KB

Minute of Meeting of 5 October 2020 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 5 October 2020.



         APPROVED for signature by the Chairman.



Declarations of Interest.



Councillor Mountford declared an interest in application 20/00691/FUL- Ballantyne Place, Peebles in terms of Section 5 of the Councillors Code of Conduct and left the meeting during the discussion.



         In the absence of the Chairman, the Vice Chairman, Councillor Laing chaired the meeting for the following item of business.



Application- 20/00691/FUL pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Consider an application for planning permission in respect of the erection of 2 dwellinghouses and removal of condition 4 of 02/01783/FUL on Land West of 8 Ballantyne Place, Peebles.  (Copy attached.) 

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4.0          Application

There had been circulated copies of a report by the Chief Planning and Housing Officer on an application for planning permission requiring consideration by the Committee.



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



            Councillor Mountford resumed chairmanship for the remainder of the meeting.



Appeals and Reviews. pdf icon PDF 145 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 dismissed the appeal in respect of the Erection of 8 No wind turbines with a maximum tip height of 130m, formation of access tracks, borrow pit, temporary construction compound, erection of control building, onsite substation and associated infrastructure and energy storage compound for up to 4MW on Land North of Carcant Lodge Wull Muir Wind Farm, Heriot.


(b)     there remained one appeal outstanding in respect of  Land North West of Willowdean House, Foulden.


(c)       Review requests had been received in respect of:-


(i)        Erection of dwellinghouse together with access, landscaping and associated works on Land North East of East Neuk, Morebattle – 20/00028/PPP

(ii)       Formation of new boundary fence(retrospective) at 1 Forley’s Field, Goslawdales, Selkirk – 20/00472/FUL


(d)       the decision of the Appointed Officer had been upheld in respect of erection of two dwellinghouses at Paddock North of Station House, Cowdenburn – 20/00714/PPP


(e)       there remained three reviews previously reported on which decisions were still awaited when the report was prepared on 23 October 2020.


Garden Ground of 7 Heriot House, Heriot

Garden Ground of ClIfton Cottage, High Street, Kirk Yetholm 


Land North West of Strathmyre, Old Belses, Jedburgh 



(f)        There remained 3 S36 PLI’s previously reported on which decisions were still awaited when the report was prepared on 24th September 2020 and related to sites at:


·            Fallago Rig 1, Longformacus

·               Fallago Rig 2, Longformacus

·            Crystal Rigg Wind Farm, Cranshaws, Duns






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