Meeting of Stourport-on-Severn Town Council

Tuesday 14 July 2020. 6pm

Venue:Virtual meeting via Zoom.


  1. To receive apologies for absence.

  2. To confirm and sign the minutes of the Meeting of the Council held on 9 June 2020..

  3. Declarations of Interest - to invite Members to declare any Disclosure Pecuniary Interests (DPIs) and/or Other Disclosable Interests (ODIs) in the following items on this Agenda.

  4. To receive such communications as the Mayor may desire to submit. View Mayoral engagements since previous meeting

  5. To consider the following applications for planning permission, together with any applications received since the publication of this Agenda, and to make recommendations thereon to the District Council:

    WF.19/0805/FULL – Revised Plans: Change of use from building used for Worship to 5No. Residential Town House at Kingdom Hall, Lickhill Road, Stourport-on-Severn, DY13 8HB

    WF.20/0058/FUL – Change of use of Offices (Use Class B1) to cafe (Use Class C3) at Top Yard, Barracks Road, Sandy Lane Industrial Estate, Stourport-on-Severn. No comments received, supported by Officer.

    WF.20/0279/ADV – Replacement of 2no. existing external ATM sign with 1no. new external ATM sign at 37 High Street, Stourport-on-Severn, DY13 8DD. Awaiting comments from the Conservation Officer. Delegated Approval subject to the no objection response of the Conservation Officer.

    WF.20/0388/FUL – Alterations and two storey rear extension with rooms in roof space to refurbish 2no. ground floor shops (A1) and provide 2no. self-contained flats (C3) on two floors above, and erection of two storey building to rear to create 4no. self-contained mews dwellings (C3) at 23-24 Bridge Street, Stourport-on-Severn, DY13 8UT. No comments received, supported by Officer.

    WF.20/0414/HOU – Two storey side extension at 88 Longboat Lane, Stourport-on-Severn, DY13 8AE. No objections, delegated decision, approval.

    WF.20/0422/HOU – Single storey rear extension at 69 Hanstone Road, Stourport-on-Severn, DY13 0HB. Delegated Approval.

    WF.20/0428/FUL – Change of use of open space to residential cartilage, including retrospective demolition of front boundary wall and erection of new wall at 7 Mitton Street, Stourport-on-Severn, DY13 9AF. Approval subject conditions.

    WF.20/0485/HOU – External Changes, addition of pitched rood, addition of roof lantern to rear, revision to internal layout, erection of boundary wall with railings to front following prior approval for ground floor change of use from A1 to C3 (application ref: 19/3027/PNRES) at 30 Kylemilne Way, Stourport-on-Severn, DY13 9NA. No concerns, supported by Officer.

    WF.20/0448/HOU – Single storey rear extension at 26 Santa Maria Way, Stourport-on-Severn, DY13 9RX. Delegated Approval.

    WF.20/0488/HOU – Single storey rear extension at Sandon, Olive Grove, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire.

    WF.20/0507/PNR – Change of use of Agricultural Building to Dwellinghouses (Class C3) at Barns at Wells Meadow, Minster Road, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire. For Information Only.

    WF.20/0513/HOU – Proposed single storey front extension at 7 Lickhill Road, Stourport-on-Severn, DY13 8RW.

    WF.20/0514/CLP – Proposed rear dormer to facilitate loft conversion at 27 Mitton Gardens, Stourport-on-Severn, DY13 9AE. For Information Only.

    WF.20/0518/HOU – Single Storey Side Extension at 13 Redhouse Road, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire DY13 0NN.

  6. Arising from consideration of the applications for planning permission under Agenda Item 7 above, to determine whether there is any application, or applications, in respect of which the Council wishes to submit representations direct to the District Council’s Planning (Development Management) Committee.

  7. To report the decisions of Wyre Forest District Council in respect of past planning applications.

  8. Annual Governance Statement 2019/20. This requires approval by full Town Council meeting. See statement attached. (Appendix 4)

  9. Annual Accounts 2019/20. This requires approval by full Town Council meeting.

    Appendix 5

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  10. To approve the Finance Minutes from its meeting held on 29th June 2020.

  11. Mayor and Deputy Mayor for 2020/21. The Town Clerk to clarify the situation going forward.

  12. Code of Conduct Consultation. To consider the proposed Local Government Association new Model Member Code of Conduct. (Appendix 7)

  13. To agree dates for all 2020/21 Town Council Meetings. 

  14. To receive an update from Councillor Mrs B Dawes on Safer Neighbourhood Watch.

  15. Accounts

  16. Exclusion of the Press and Public
    To consider passing the following resolution: “That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and public be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of “exempt information” as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act”.

  17. To receive an update from the Chairman of the Localism Working Party.

  18. Any other business in accordance with Standing Orders.