final application of the evening was introduced, application number
141705 for change of use from holiday let to
Committee heard there were no updates to the report and the first
registered speaker was invited to address the Committee.
Sean Madden, Agent for the Applicant, thanked the Committee for
their time and made the following points.
change of use application seeks full planning approval for a
residential dwelling, not change of use to a C3 dwellinghouse. This has clearly been stated
to the planning officer in an email along with other points which have been included in this report - C3
status has never been suggested at any stage by the applicant or
agent. Permission is sought for Mr P. Fleetwood to occupy the
existing building - he has increasing mobility and health issues
which require single storey living and he has lived at this
location since 1963.
holiday let was never brought into use due to the owner suffering
ill health for a period of time, the
applicant for the holiday let (Dennis Fleetwood) has now sadly now
drains are not connected and a completion certificate has never
been issued as the works were ongoing by
Mr D. Fleetwood. Building Inspection has been undertaken by
West Lindsey District Council, and with work outstanding it would be unreasonable to apply for a
marketing exercise was therefore not carried out due to the
building not being brought into use as a holiday let
- Paragraph 79 has no bearing on this application due to this
change of use application which is for
an existing building. Paragraph 79 refers to the construction of
fence has been constructed between the existing dwelling at Minster
View and the building submitted for change of use due to the
project being incomplete and under single ownership. The buildings
are approx 25m apart and overlooking
should not be a problem. A fence can easily be erected between the
properties to ensure private amenity space is provided for the
properties if ownership changes in the future, therefore ensuring
compliance with Policy LP26 of the Central Lincolnshire Local
Plan. This could easily be achieved by conditioning any
- There are 27 properties in the Hamlet of Stainfield, not 9 as indicated in the Officers
Report. These properties are all located within the
'Stainfield' village boards which mark the perimeter of the
- Full and concise answers have been given to any questions raised
by the planning officer promptly.
objections have been received from any of the consultees, the
parish council or highways, we therefore respectfully request
for the application to be granted
no other speakers, Members of Committee were invited to comment on
the application. It was enquired as to what constituted a hamlet,
this was confirmed to be dwellings clearly clustered together to
form a single developed footprint. Members queried the essence of
building in open countryside and highlighted that the building was
already in existence. The potential for change of ownership was
recognised and it was suggested that, should the application be
approved, it should be conditioned in order to put fencing in place
to make a separate amenity area. It was also suggested that
permitted development rights be withdrawn.
Officer read aloud suggested conditions for consideration should
Members be minded to approve the application.
Following further discussion, a Member of Committee proposed
that permission be granted, in line with policy LP55 and subject to
the conditions as detailed by the Officer.
being seconded and voted upon, it was unanimously agreed that
permission be GRANTED subject to the conditions
provided by the Planning Officer.