Agenda and decisions

Development Control and Regulatory Board
Thursday, 14 November 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Sparkenhoe Committee Room, County Hall, Glenfield. View directions

Contact: Mr E. Walters (Tel: 0116 3052583)  Email: euan.walters@leics.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

Webcast.

A webcast of the meeting can be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWFpwBLs6MnUzG0WjejrQtQ

1.

Minutes of the meeting held on 10 October 2019. pdf icon PDF 136 KB

2.

Question Time.

3.

Questions asked by Members under Standing Order 7(3) and 7(5).

4.

To advise of any other items which the Chairman has decided to take as urgent elsewhere on the agenda.

5.

Declarations of interest in respect of items on the agenda.

6.

Presentation of petitions under Standing Order 36.

7.

2019/TPO/0100/LCC: Application to fell a sycamore tree T1, Douglasfir T2, 2 Lawson cypress trees T3, Portuguese laurel T4 and 2 yew trees T7 & T11 and raise the crown of beech T6 to 6.0m and raise the crowns of 3 yew trees T10, T13 & T14 protected by LCC Horninghold TPO 1973. pdf icon PDF 877 KB

Decision:

This item was withdrawn.

8.

2019/TPO/0214/LCC: Application to fell oak tree T1 protected by LCC Rothley TPO 1958. pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Decision:

That consent be granted to fell the oak tree T1.

 

REASON FOR DECISION:

 

The oak tree T1 is likely to be infected with either the bacteria that causes Acute Oak Decline or phytophthora disease and is shredding live branches that could damage property or cause injury to persons. The removal of the tree is in the interests of safety and good tree management.

 

9.

Exclusion of the press and public.

The public are likely to be excluded during the following item of business in accordance with Section 100(A) of the Local Government Act 1972:-

 

Consideration of the action to take following the failure to comply with the terms of breach of condition notices (BCN).

Decision:

That under Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act specified below and that, in all circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information:-

 

Consideration of the action to take following the failure to comply with the terms of breach of condition notices (BCN).

10.

Consideration of the action to take following the failure to comply with the terms of breach of condition notices (BCN).

Decision:

That the Director of Law and Governance in consultation with the Chief Executive be authorised to take appropriate civil and/or criminal proceedings to secure compliance with the breach of planning control identified in the report should the identified breach not be remedied by 30 November 2019.

 

11.

Any other items which the Chairman has decided to take as urgent.

12.

Chairman's announcements.