Agenda item

Application No. 22/01397/FUL - 268 Handsworth Road and land to the rear of 270, Sheffield, S13 9BX



An additional representation from a local resident and a representation from Clive Betts MP, along with the officer response, a report correction, an amended condition, an amended directive and an additional condition and directive were included within the supplementary report circulated and summarised at the meeting.



The Officer presented the report which gave details of the application and highlighted the history of the site and the key issues in addition to presenting photographs of the site which were provided to committee members in advance of the meeting.



Lesley Ward and Councillor Dianne Hurst attended the meeting and spoke against the development.



Susan Crowley attended the meeting and spoke in support of the application.



The Committee considered the report and recommended conditions having regard to the development plan, the National Planning Policy Framework and other relevant considerations as summarised in the report and supplementary report including the amended condition and directive and the additional condition and directive, now submitted and also had regard to representations made during the meeting.



RESOLVED: That an application for planning permission for continuation of use of land as car sales forecourt and vehicle storage area (sui generis), including retention of portable building and container (retrospective application), resurfacing works, and erection of a 2.1 metres high acoustic fence along the south-west edge of the designated storage area and car sales forecourt (Amended description) at 268 Handsworth Road and land to the rear of 270 Sheffield, S13 9BX, Application No. 22/01397/FUL, be REFUSED on the grounds that there is inadequate separation between the site and adjoining residential properties which would lead to an unacceptable invasion of privacy to the first-floor windows of the affected dwellings, resulting in an unacceptable effect on the living conditions of occupiers of those properties.  Final wording of the decision notice to be agreed by the Chair and Planning Officers.



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