Agenda and minutes

Development Control A Committee
Wednesday, 24th July, 2019 6.00 pm

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Venue: The Council Chamber - City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR

Contact: Norman Cornthwaite 

No. Item


Welcome, Introductions and Safety Information pdf icon PDF 126 KB


Apologies for Absence and Substitutions


There were none.


It was noted that Councillor Steve Smith has replaced Councillor Tony Carey as a Member of the Committee.



Declarations of Interest

To note any interests relevant to the consideration of items on the agenda.

Please note that any declarations of interest made at the meeting which are not on the register of interests should be notified to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion.




There were none.



Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 216 KB

To agree the minutes of the last meeting as a correct record.


Resolved - that the Minutes of the 19th June 2019 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.



Appeals pdf icon PDF 29 KB

To note appeals lodged, imminent public inquiries and appeals awaiting decision.


The Head of Development Management introduced the report providing an overview of the appeals process. 


In relation to Item No. 9, he explained that although the Council had made the case for refusal on the grounds of access issues, the Appeal had been allowed. No costs were awarded.


In relation to Item No. 40, he explained that the Committee had refused the application on 2 grounds, but these had not been accepted and the Appeal had been allowed.



Enforcement pdf icon PDF 7 KB

To note recent enforcement notices.


The Head of Development Management introduced the report and summarised it for everyone. 



Public Forum

Up to 30 minutes is allowed for this item.


Any member of the public or Councillor may participate in Public Forum.  The detailed arrangements for so doing are set out in the Public Information Sheet at the back of this agenda.  Public Forum items should be emailed to and please note that the following deadlines will apply in relation to this meeting:-


Questions - Written questions must be received 3 clear working days prior to the meeting.  For this meeting, this means that your question(s) must be received in this office at the latest by 5 pm on Thursday 18th July 2019.


Petitions and Statements - Petitions and statements must be received on the working day prior to the meeting.  For this meeting this means that your submission must be received in this office at the latest by 12.00 noon on Tuesday 23rd July 2019.


Please note, your time allocated to speak may have to be strictly limited if there are a lot of submissions. This may be as short as one minute.





Members of the Committee received Public Forum Statements in advance of the meeting.


The Statements were heard before the application they related to and were taken fully into consideration by the Committee prior to reaching a decision.



Planning and Development pdf icon PDF 51 KB


19/02242/M - Hartcliffe Campus, Hawkfield Road pdf icon PDF 9 MB

Reserved Matters.


The Head of Development Management and his representative gave a presentation and summarised the report for this item including the following:


·                This relates to reserved matters following the outline approval of 18/02055/P including appearance, landscaping, layout and scale of 350 residential dwellings and associated works


Answers to Questions of clarification


·                Contributions from the developer will be used to improve the bus services

·                Detailed landscaping requirements will be included in the Conditions and mixed planting will be required taking into account the ecology of the site

·                An appropriate mix of tree planting will also be specified

·                The issue of trees possibly blocking street lighting will be addressed

·                Garages will have socket and charging facilities for electric vehicles




·                    Considered to be a good scheme

·                    Has the support of local residents


Councillor Davies moved the recommendations and Councillor Goggin seconded this Motion.


On being put to the Vote, it was


Resolved (11 for, 0 against, 0 abstentions) - that the application for Reserved Matters be approved subject to the Conditions.



Date of Next Meeting

4th September 2019 at 2.00 pm.


The date of the next meeting is the 4th September 2019 at 2.00 pm.