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Note: Full Planning
As there was no legislation in place for the Town Council to hold virtual meetings, and because
of the ongoing Covid-19 Pandemic, the Climate, Biodiversity & Planning Committee formed
virtually as an Advisory Committee. Any recommendations outside of the current work
programme, budget or policy would require ratification at the Full Council meeting held on 11
Apologies for Absence
To consider apologies and reasons for absence.
Committee Members who are unable to attend the meeting should notify the Democratic & Legal Services Officer ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) prior to the meeting, stating the reason for absence.
Standing Order 309a)(v) permits the appointment of substitute Councillors to a Committee whose role ... view the full agenda text for item P152
Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Collins & McMahon
Declarations of Interest
Members are reminded to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests in any of the items under consideration at this meeting in accordance with the Town Council’s code of conduct.
Councillor Jones declared a personal interest in Application No. 22/00537/FUL by virtue of knowing the applicant. Councillor Jones indicated she would not participate on the item or vote thereon.
Councillors Aitman and Smith declared personal non-prejudicial interests in Application Nos. 22/0681/LBC and 22/00599/HHD by virtue of knowing the applicant.
Councillor ... view the full minutes text for item P153
a) To adopt and sign as correct the minutes of the committee held on 25 January, 15 February & 8 March 2022.
b) Matters arising from the minutes of 25 January, 15 February & 8 March 2022.
Minute No. P93 – Avenue Two, Station Lane – It was reported that Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) had approved the no waiting at any time restrictions on Avenue Two together with the cycle and pedestrian safety measures as proposed by the applicant.
Minute No. P95 – 20 MPH Speed Limit ... view the full minutes text for item P154
The meeting will adjourn for this item.
Members of the public may speak for a maximum of five minutes each during the period of public participation, in line with Standing Order 42. Matters raised shall relate to the following items on the agenda.
There was no public participation.
To receive and consider a schedule of Planning Applications from West Oxfordshire District Council.
The Committee received and considered a schedule of planning applications received from West Oxfordshire District Council.
That the comments, as per the attached schedule, be forwarded to West Oxfordshire District
To receive and consider a schedule of planning decisions from West Oxfordshire District Council.
The Committee received and considered a schedule of planning decisions received from West
Oxfordshire District Council.
That the list circulated advising of District Council planning decisions be noted.
To receive, for information, details of a preliminary consultation from developers in respect of land to the South of Witney.
The committee received details of a virtual consultation regarding possible development of land to the south of Witney.
It was noted that very little detail was available at this stage and that the Council would not be involved in any pre-application discussion but would respond to any planning consultation received ... view the full minutes text for item P158
Salt Cross Garden Village AAP Examination - Request for comments on additional work and note on agreed actions. A letter from the Planning Inspectors inviting participants in the Examination to comment on new material.
The committee received details of suggested modifications to the Area Action Plan (AAP) for the Salt Cross Garden Village at Eynsham.
It was noted that any previous comments submitted would remain relevant and responses were being sought in respect of modifications identified in the report. Members welcomed the amendments made ... view the full minutes text for item P159
To consider an application to Vary a Premises Licence under the Licensing Act 2003.
The committee considered an application for a variation to a premises licence at The Beekeepers, 18-22 Market Place, Witney.
Members noted that the proposal was for a new bar in the courtyard and that there was no change to other licensing conditions. The committee raised no objection to the application ... view the full minutes text for item P160