Northern Area Planning Committee - Wednesday 22 May 2024 2.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Council Offices, Monkton Park, Chippenham, SN15 1ER. View directions

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Part I

Items to be considered when the meeting is open to the public

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To receive any apologies or substitutions for the meeting.


Minutes of the Previous Meeting

To approve as a true and correct record the minutes of the previous meeting held on16 April 2024.

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Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of disclosable interests or dispensations granted by the Standards Committee.


Chairman's Announcements

To receive any announcements through the Chair.


Public Participation

The Council welcomes contributions from members of the public.




Members of the public who wish to speak either in favour or against an application or any other item on this agenda are asked to register no later than 10 minutes before the start of the meeting. If it is on the day of the meeting registration should be done in person.


The rules on public participation in respect of planning applications are linked to in the Council’s Planning Code of Good Practice. The Chairman will allow up to 3 speakers in favour and up to 3 speakers against an application, and up to 3 speakers on any other item on this agenda. Each speaker will be given up to 3 minutes and invited to speak immediately prior to the item being considered.


Members of the public and others will have had the opportunity to make representations on planning applications and other items on the agenda, and to contact and lobby their local elected member and any other members of the planning committee, prior to the meeting.


Those circulating such information prior to the meeting, written or photographic, are advised to also provide a copy to the case officer for the application or item, in order to officially log the material as a representation, which will be verbally summarised at the meeting by the relevant officer, not included within any officer slide presentation if one is made. Circulation of new information which has not been verified by planning officers or case officers is also not permitted during the meetings.




To receive any questions from members of the public or members of the Council received in accordance with the constitution which excludes, in particular, questions on non-determined planning applications.


Those wishing to ask questions are required to give notice of any such questions in writing to the officer named on the front of this agenda no later than 5pm on Wednesday 15 May 2024 in order to be guaranteed of a written response. In order to receive a verbal response, questions must be submitted no later than 5pm on Friday 17 May 2024. Please contact the officer named on the front of this agenda for further advice. Questions may be asked without notice if the Chairman decides that the matter is urgent.


Details of any questions received will be circulated to Committee members prior to the meeting and made available at the meeting and on the Council’s website.




Planning Appeals and Updates

To receive details of completed and pending appeals and other updates as appropriate.

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Planning Applications

To consider and determine the following planning applications:


PL/2023/06533: Sheelin Lodge, Ashley, Box, SN13 8AN

Single story front extension, replacement garage, and single story rear extension with sustainability improvements to whole house.


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PL/2023/08516: Heleigh Cottage, Middlehill, Box, Corsham, SN13 8QB

Replacement and alteration of existing extensions to the main house. Internal and external alterations and addition of an air source heat pump and photovoltaic panels to the main house, replacement and enlargement of existing garage, together with driveway and landscape enhancement works.

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PL202400649: 19 The Beeches, Lydiard Millicent, Swindon, SN5 3LT

Proposed Side and Rear extension and new roof over accommodate rooms in the roof.


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PL/2022/05412: Land off Dog Trap Lane, Minety

Proposed Development is for a battery storage facility and ancillary infrastructure (Revision of PL/2022/00404).

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Urgent Items

Any other items of business which, in the opinion of the Chairman, should be taken as a matter of urgency.

Part II

Items during whose consideration it is recommended that the public should be excluded because of the likelihood that exempt information would be disclosed