Agenda item

PLANNING APPLICATION NO. SL/2021/0102 - KENDAL RUGBY UNION FOOTBALL CLUB, MINT BRIDGE, SHAP ROAD, KENDAL

To consider a proposal for the change of use of the land to allow seasonal camping at Kendal Rugby Union Football Club, Mint Bridge, Shap Road, Kendal.

Minutes:

Note – The Planning Officer’s presentation displayed at the meeting had been circulated to Members and displayed on the Council’s Website on the day before the meeting.

 

Note – The Planning Officer presented Planning Application No. SL/2021/0101 and Planning Application No. SL/2021/0102 simultaneously as both related to the same site, Kendal Rugby Union Football Club, Mint Bridge, Shap Road, Kendal.

 

Please see minute P/8 above for substantiated representations and questions on planning application No. SL/2021/0102.

 

A motion to grant the application was proposed and seconded and it was

 

RESOLVED – That the application be granted, subject to:-

 

(1)  the Club be managed on a 12-month temporary permission until 31 August 2022;

 

(2)  the submission of a revised noise management plan to include a contact telephone number, further details on how the campsite will be monitored, and details of the check-in procedure;

 

(3)  the conditions outlined below:-

 

Condition (1) The hereby approved camping use shall cease on the 31 August 2022 and the use of the land shall revert back to a training pitch in association with Kendal Rugby Club.

Reason: In the interest of residential amenity in accordance with Policy DM1 of the Development Management Policies Development Plan Document and Para 127 of the National Planning Policy Framework.

 

Condition (2) The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the following approved plans:

 

·         Location Plan, date received 03/02/2021;

·         Noise Management Plan, date received 17/05/2021.

 

Reason: For the avoidance of doubt and in the interests of proper planning.

 

Condition (3) The proposed camping use shall be limited to the 1st May 31stAugust unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority. Outside of these dates the proposed site will continue to be used as a training pitch inassociation with Kendal Rugby Club unless otherwise agreed in writing by the LocalPlanning Authority.

 

Reason: To protect the existing Outdoor Sports Facility use in accordance with

Policy LA1.11 of the Land Allocations Development Plan Document and Para 92 of the National Planning Policy Framework.

 

Condition (4) There shall be a maximum number of 20 pitches at any one time on the Site Outline identified within the Location Plan (date received 03/02/2021).

 

Reason: In the interest of residential amenity and to preserve the landscape in accordance with Policies CS8.2 and CS8.10 of the Core Strategy Development Plan Document, Policies DM1 and DM2 of the Development Management Policies Development Plan Document and Para 127 of the National Planning Policy Framework.

 

Condition (5) No vehicles or Caravans (as defined in the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960 and the Caravan Sites Act 1968), shall be stationed on the site at any time.

 

Reason: To preserve the landscape in accordance with Policies CS8.2 and CS8.10 of the Core Strategy Development Plan Document, Policies DM1 and DM2 of the Development Management Policies Development Plan Document and Chapter 12 of the National Planning Policy Framework.

 

Condition (6) Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (or any order revoking and re-enacting that Order with or without modification), the written approval of the Local Planning Authority shall be obtained for the construction and siting of any buildings, structures, erections, motorhomes or touring caravans (whether temporary or otherwise) to be placed or parked on the site.

 

Reason: To preserve the local environment and landscape in accordance with Policy DM18 of the Development Management Policies Development Plan Document.

 

Condition (7) The herby approved development shall be conducted in accordance with the approved Noise Management Plan (date received 17/05/2021).

 

Reason: In the interest of residential amenity in accordance with Policy DM1 of the Development Management Policies Development Plan Document and Para 127 of the National Planning Policy Framework.

 

Condition (8) A register of all occupants of the site hereby approved shall be maintained at all times and shall be made available for inspection by the Local

Planning Authority on request. The register shall comprise consecutively numbered pages, which shall be kept in order, and each entry shall contain the name and address of the principal occupier together with the dates of occupation.

Reason: To safeguard the local tourist economy in accordance with Policy DM18 of the Development Management Policies Development Plan Document and Policy CS7.6 of the South Lakeland Core Strategy.

 

Condition (9) Prior to the first use of the hereby approved development, a scheme of biodiversity net gain shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The agreed scheme shall be carried out as approved to the agreed timetable and remain in perpetuity.

 

Reason: These details are required to secure a biodiversity net gain for the proposal in accordance with Policy DM4 of the Development Management Policies Development Plan Document.

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