That, having considered the recommendations of the Strategic Planning Board,:
1 the Draft Houses in Multiple Occupation Supplementary Planning Document be approved for six weeks of public consultation, subject to the following amendments being made:
• in considering proposals for HMOs, details of proposed sound insulation measures shall be provided with planning applications and such measures should ensure that any noise arising from the use of the dwelling as a HMO does not have an adverse impact upon the amenity of adjacent dwellings;
• in respect of paragraph 5.16 of the document the text should be clarified to refer to a single person or two persons;
• all bedrooms should have at least one opening window;
• in respect of paragraph 5.22 of the document it should be amended to read as follows ‘any proposed parking must not result in the loss of front gardens and/or boundary walls.
2 the associated Strategic Environmental Assessment and Habitats Regulations Screening Report and the associated Equalities Impact Assessment Screening Report be published along with the Draft Houses in Multiple Occupation Supplementary Planning Document.