Scottish Borders Council

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No. Item


Order of Business.


1.            ORDER OF BUSINESS

The Chairman varied the order of business as shown on the agenda and the Minute reflects the order in which the items were considered at the meeting.



Minute. pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Minute of Meeting of 4 February 2019 to be approved and signed by the Chairman.  (Copy attached.)


2.         Minute

There had been circulated copies of the Minute of the Meetings held on 4 February 2019.



APPROVED for signature by the Chairman.


Declarations of Interest.



Councillor Small declared an interest in Application 18/01377/FUL in terms of Section 5 of the Councillors Code of Conduct and left the Chamber during the discussion.


Applications. pdf icon PDF 663 KB

Consider the following application for planning permission:-

Additional documents:


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.



Development Guidance for 12 Market Place / 2 High Street, Jedburgh


Appeals and Reviews




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)       Scottish Ministers had upheld Appeals in respect of:-


            (i)         the erection of a windfarm comprising of 7 wind turbines 126.5m high to tip, associated infrastructure, ancillary buildings and temporary borrow pits – 17/00226/FUL; and


            (ii)        works on trees at 22 Craigmyle Park, Peel – 18/01057/TPO


(b)       the enforcement appeal in respect of a residential caravan without planning permission on Land West of Gallowberry Bank, Blyth Bridge had been withdrawn – 15/00045/UNDEV;


(c)     there remained four appeals outstanding in respect of:-


·           Land West of Whitslaid (Barrel Law), Selkirk

·           March Street Mills, March Street, Peebles (17/00063/PPP

·           March Street Mills, March Street, Peebles (17/00064/CON

·           Greenloaning, The Loan, West Linton


(d)     Review Requests had been received in respect of :-


(i)           Change of use to joiners workshop and showroom; caravan repairs and sales; car valet; retail and siting of caravan unit (retrospective) at Bruce Motors Redburn Garage, Peebles Road, Galashiels – 18/00723/FUL


          (ii)          Erection of dwellinghouse on Land East of Rose Cottage, Maxwell Street, Innerleithen – 18/00728/PPP;           


          (iii)         change of use from public bar and alterations to form residential flat at Mansfield Bar, 16 Mansfield Road, Hawick – 18/01330/FUL


(iv)         Replacement windows at Sunnybrae, Midlem, Selkirk – 18/01462/FUL


(f)      the decision of the Appointed Officer had been upheld (Terms of Refusal Varied) in respect of the Erection of dwellinghouse on Land North West of Chapel Cottage, Melrose – 18/00956/FUL; 


(g)     the decision of the Appointed Officer had been overturned (Subject to conditions) in respect of Extension to dwellinghouse at 10 Townhead Way, Newstead – 18/01215/FUL; and


(h)     there remained one review outstanding in respect of Storage Units, Farknowes, Langshaw Road, Galashiels


(h)     there remained two Section 36 Public Local Inquiries Outstanding in respect of:-


·         Fallago Rig I, Longformacus

·         Fallago Rig 2, Longformacus







The meeting concluded at 2.00 p.m.




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