Decision details

21/00327/FULMAJ - Land 120M East Of 27 Charter Lane, Charnock Richard

Decision Maker: Planning Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Planning permission refused for the following reasons:


1.    The proposed development would have cumulative impact on highway safety that would be severe and would exacerbate existing highway safety hazards. Contrary to paragraph 111 of the NPPF and Policy BNE1 of the Chorley Local Plan.

2.    The proposed development is contrary to policy 1 of the Central Lancashire Core Strategy 2012 the application site is not within an area that has been identified for growth and investment. The only types of development that would be considered acceptable in smaller villages such as Charnock Richard will be typically small scale and limited to appropriate infilling conversion of buildings and proposals to meet local needs, the proposal does not meet any of these criteria. No exceptional reasons have been put forward to support a larger scale development scheme.


Publication date: 16/06/2022

Date of decision: 14/06/2022

Decided at meeting: 14/06/2022 - Planning Committee

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