Scottish Borders Council

Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minute. pdf icon PDF 264 KB

Minute of Meeting of 6 September 2021 to be approved and signed by the Chairman.  (Copy attached.)

Minutes:

There had been circulated copies of the Minute of the Meeting held on 6 September 2021.

 

DECISION

APPROVED for signature by the Chairman.

 

2.

Application pdf icon PDF 859 KB

Consider an application for planning permission in respect of variation of condition 1 of planning consent 17/00010/FUL to increase the duration of consent from 25 to 30 years from the date of final commissioning on Land South West of Lurgiescleuch (Pines Burn) – 21/01137/FUL.  (Copy attached.)

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

DECISION

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

 

3.

Appeals and Reviews. pdf icon PDF 195 KB

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

Minutes:

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

 

DECISION

NOTED that:-

 

(a)       An  appeal had been received in respect of Greenloaning, The Loan, West Linton - 21/00958/CLPU;

(b)       There remained two appeals previously reported on which a decision was still awaited when the report was prepared on 23 September 2021 and related to the sites at:

 

·            1 Broad Street, Eyemouth

·               Rowanside, The Row, Longformacus, Duns

 

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

(i)        Alterations and extension to dwellinghouse, Whinfield, Chesters Brae, Chesters, Hawick - 21/00074/FUL;

(ii)       Erection of dwellinghouse, formation of new access and associated work, Plot 1 Site Adjacent Stroma, Charlesfield Industrial Estate, St Boswells – 21/00839/PPP;

(iii)      Erection of dwellinghouse, formation of new access and associated work, Plot 2 Site Adjacent Stroma, Charlesfield Industrial Estate, St Boswells – 21/00840/PPP;

 

(d)       The decision of the Appointed Officer had been upheld in respect of erection of dwellinghouse, Land East of Renton Bush, Reston – 21/00624/PPP;

(e)       There remained five reviews previously reported on which decisions were still awaited when reports were prepared on 23 September 2021 and related to  sites at:-

 

·            Penvalla, Broughton

·               3 Rowan Court Suite 3, Cavalry Park, Peebles

·            Slaters Yard off Charles field Road, St Boswells

·               Land Adjacent Carnlea, Main Street, Heiton

·            Land South of Crunzion Cottage, Earlston Road, Stow, Galashiels

 

 

(f)        The Reporter had sustained the Section 36 Public Local Inquiry in respect of erection of eleven turbines, four No turbines up to 149.9m high to tip, three No turbines 174.5m high to tip, and four No turbines 200m high to tip and associated works, Crystal Rigg Wind Farm, Cranshaws, Duns – 18/00768/S36;

(g)       There remained no S36 PLIs previously reported on which decisions were still awaited when this report was prepared on 23rd September 2021.

 

4.

Urgent Business

Minutes:

          Under Section 50B(4)(b) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973, the Chairman was of the opinion that the item dealt with in the following paragraph should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency, in view of the need to make an early decision.

 

5.

Proposed Site Visit

Minutes:

The Lead Planning Officer advised members that a planning application regarding a new quarry on land at Slipperfield, West Linton was expected to be brought to the December meeting for consideration and enquired whether members would find a site visit helpful.

 

DECISION

AGREED that a site visit be arranged to Slipperfield, West Linton.

 

 

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