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Results of North West Leicestershire District Council Planning Committee – Tuesday 5 September

At the meeting of Planning Committee held on Tuesday 5 September, seven planning applications were considered. Four were permitted and three were refused. Please see the table below for more detail.

An application to extend North Street car park in Ashby by redeveloping the land occupied by the former health centre, was approved by the committee.

The application proposes the creation of 52 car parking spaces, two ambulance bays and five motorcycle spaces.

The committee decided to reject two separate applications for new homes on sites outside the limits to development at Packington. This first was a plan to build seven single storey detached homes off Ashby Road, and the second was to construct three homes on land at Spring Lane.

Speaking about these decisions, Chairman of Planning Committee, Councillor David Stevenson said: “The committee is now able to attach weight to the emerging local plan, because it has reached an advanced stage, and giving us control over new development across the district.

“It’s a case of the committee, council officers and members of the public being able to understand where they stand when it comes to development in the district.”

Here is the full breakdown of the decisions made:

Planning reference

Description

Location

Decision

17/00635/3FD

Change of use of flat to a North West Leicestershire District Council housing department hub office for staff.

4, Hood Court, North Street, Ashby de la Zouch. LE65 1HY


Approved

16/00718/OUT

Building of seven detached single story homes.

Land adjacent to 30, Ashby Road,Packington. LE65 1TD


Refused

15/01064/OUT

Building of three homes.

Land at Spring Lane, Packington. LE65 1WU

Refused

17/00629/FUL

Change of use from a house to a house in multiple occupation, including a two storey side and rear extensions.

5, Broadhill Road, Kegworth. DE74 2DQ

Refused

17/00395/FUL

Conversion of agricultural outbuilding into a house.

87, Loughborough Road, Coleorton. LE67 8HH

Approved

17/00885/FUL

Building of a two storey, and one storey extension.

16, Nottingham Road, Ashby. LE65 1DQ.

Approved

17/00830/FUL

Extension of car park by redeveloping the land occupied by the former health centre.

North Street, Ashby. LE65 1HU

Approved

Agendas, papers and minutes for Planning Committee can be found at www.nwleics.gov.uk/meetings.

Planning Committee meets every month and is a public meeting – members of the public are welcome to attend. Any member of the public wishing to address Planning Committee must register to do so before midday on the Friday before the committee meeting. 

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