Agenda, decisions and minutes

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Venue: The Lancastrian, Town Hall, Chorley

Contact: Nina Neisser  Email: nina.neisser@chorley.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

17.DC.271

Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 4 April 2017 of Development Control Committee pdf icon PDF 210 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the minutes of the Development Control Committee held on 4 April 2017 be approved as a correct record for signature by the Chair.

17.DC.272

Declarations of Any Interests

Members are reminded of their responsibility to declare any pecuniary interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda.

 

If you have a pecuniary interest you must withdraw from the meeting. Normally you should leave the room before the business starts to be discussed. You do, however, have the same right to speak as a member of the public and may remain in the room to enable you to exercise that right and then leave immediately. In either case you must not seek to improperly influence a decision on the matter.

Minutes:

There were two declarations of interests:

 

Councillor Paul Walmsley declared an interest on item 3e 17/00083/FULHH – 124 Rawlinson Lane, Heath Charnock, Chorley, PR7 4DF and left the meeting for consideration of this item.

 

Councillor Charlie Bromilow declared an interest on item 3k 16/01134/FUL – Land North of 21 Woodfield, Bamber Bridge and left the meeting for consideration of this item.

 

 

17.DC.273

Planning applications to be determined

The Director (Customer and Digital) has submitted thirteen items for planning applications to be determined (enclosed).

 

Plans to be considered will be displayed at the meeting or may be viewed in advance by following the links to the current planning applications on our website. 

https://planning.chorley.gov.uk/online-applications/search.do?action=simple&searchType=Application   

Minutes:

The Director of Customer and Digital submitted thirteen reports for planning permission consideration. In considering the applications, members of the Development Control Committee took into account the agenda reports, the addendum and the verbal representations and submissions by officers and individuals.

 

The Chair informed the Committee that item 3f 16/01021/OUT – Higher Healey Farm, Higher House Lane, Heapey, Chorley would be considered first and that the officer would explain the change to the recommendation to defer the item that had been subject to a site visit. The officer explained that following the Committee site visit, the detail of the passing place would be required to be considered by the committee and that the ADAS report should be provided in full.

 

RESOLVED (unanimously) – That the item be deferred.

 

17.DC.273a

16/00804/FULMAJ - Land 120M South West of 21 Lower Burgh Way, Lower Burgh Way, Chorley pdf icon PDF 387 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Decision deferred to allow Members of the Development Control Committee the opportunity to visit the site of the proposals.

Minutes:

Councillor Christopher France entered the room.

 

Registered speakers: Rachel Salter (objector), Councillor Roy Lees (ward councillor) and Michael Watts (agent)

 

RESOLVED (unanimously) – That the decision be deferred to allow Members of the Development Control Committee the opportunity to visit the site of the proposals.

 

 

17.DC.273b

16/00805/FULMAJ - Land 120M South West of 21 Lower Burgh Way, Lower Burgh Way, Chorley pdf icon PDF 369 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Decision deferred to allow Members of the Development Control Committee the opportunity to visit the site of the proposals.

 

Minutes:

Registered speakers: Rachel Salter (objector), Councillor Roy Lees (ward councillor) and Michael Watts (agent)

 

RESOLVED (unanimously) – That the decision be deferred to allow Members of the Development Control Committee the opportunity to visit the site of the proposals.

 

 

17.DC.273c

16/00806/OUTMAJ - Land 120M South West of 21 Lower Burgh Way, Lower Burgh Way, Chorley pdf icon PDF 359 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Decision deferred to allow Members of the Development Control Committee the opportunity to visit the site of the proposals.

 

Minutes:

Registered speakers: Rachel Salter (objector), Councillor Roy Lees (ward councillor) and Michael Watts (agent)

 

RESOLVED (unanimously) – That the decision be deferred to allow Members of the Development Control Committee the opportunity to visit the site of the proposals.

 

17.DC.273d

17/00016/FULMAJ - St Bede's Parish Hall, Brownley Street, Clayton-le-Woods, Chorley, PR6 7JF pdf icon PDF 404 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Full planning permission approved, subject to conditions and a Section 106 agreement.

Minutes:

Registered speaker: Dave Swanton (supporter)

 

RESOLVED (unanimously) – That full planning permission be approved subject to a Section 106 agreement securing a financial contribution towards the provision of public open space and conditions in the report, in addition to a construction management plan imposing detailed hours for deliveries; the wording of which be delegated to the Director of Customer and Digital in consultation with the Chair and Vice-Chair.

 

 

17.DC.273e

17/00083/FULHH - 124 Rawlinson Lane, Heath Charnock, Chorley, PR7 4DF pdf icon PDF 200 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Planning permission approved, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

Councillor Paul Walmsley left the room for consideration of this item.

 

RESOLVED (unanimously) – That part retrospective planning permission be approved, subject to conditions in the report.

 

17.DC.273f

16/01021/OUT - Higher Healey Farm, Higher House Lane, Heapey, Chorley pdf icon PDF 253 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

This item was deferred.

Minutes:

Councillor Paul Walmsley returned.

 

This item was addressed first and subsequently deferred (as above).

 

17.DC.273g

16/01149/FUL - Croston Park Nursing Home pdf icon PDF 313 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Full planning permission approved, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

Registered speaker: Chris Mitchell (applicant)

 

RESOLVED (10:1:4) – That full planning permission be approved, subject to conditions in the report as amended to secure the enhancement of the bunds to allow vegetation to grow and ensure the condition of the bund is maintained; the wording of which be delegated to the Director of Customer and Digital in consultation with the Chair and Vice-Chair.

 

Councillor Whittaker proposed that the application be deferred for a site visit. The motion was seconded by Councillor Beaver. A vote was taken and the motion was lost (3:12:0).

 

 

17.DC.273h

16/01150/LBC - Croston Park Nursing Home pdf icon PDF 307 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Listed Building Consent granted, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

Registered speaker: Chris Mitchell (applicant)

 

RESOLVED (10:1:4) – That full planning permission be approved, subject to conditions in the report as amended to secure the enhancement of the bunds to allow vegetation to grow and ensure the condition of the bund is maintained; the wording of which be delegated to the Director of Customer and Digital in consultation with the Chair and Vice-Chair.

 

Councillor Whittaker proposed that the application be deferred for a site visit. The motion was seconded by Councillor Beaver. A vote was taken and the motion was lost (3:12:0).

 

17.DC.273i

16/00697/FULMAJ - Withnell Hall (Former Lake View Nursing Home) Chorley Road, Withnell pdf icon PDF 327 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Full planning permission approved, subject to conditions and a Section 106 agreement.

Minutes:

Registered speaker: Chris Brown (applicant)

 

RESOLVED (unanimously) – That full planning permission be approved, subject to conditions in the report and addendum and a Section 106 agreement.

 

17.DC.273j

17/00276/P3PAJ - St George's House, St George's Street, Chorley, PR7 2AA pdf icon PDF 149 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Prior Approval granted, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

RESOLVED (unanimously) – That prior approval be granted, subject to a condition in the report as amended in the addendum.

 

17.DC.273k

16/01134/FUL - Land North of 21 Woodfield, Bamber Bridge pdf icon PDF 336 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Full planning permission approved, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

Councillor Charlie Bromilow left the room for consideration of this item.

 

RESOLVED (unanimously) – That full planning permission be approved, subject to conditions in the report and addendum.

 

17.DC.273l

16/01184/FUL - Pear Tree Farm, Pear Tree Lane, Euxton, Chorley, PR7 6DU pdf icon PDF 488 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Full planning permission approved, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

Councillor Charlie Bromilow returned.

 

RESOLVED (12:3:0) – That full planning permission be approved, subject to conditions in the report.

 

Councillor Gee proposed that the application be refused. The motion was seconded by Councillor Gray. A vote was taken and the motion was lost (12:3:0).

 

17.DC.273m

17/00124/FUL - Throstle Nest Farm, Bolton Road, Anderton, Chorley, PR6 9HN pdf icon PDF 170 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Full planning permission approved, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

RESOLVED (13:0:2) – That full planning permission be approved, subject to conditions in the report, in addition to conditions regarding the removal of the canopy if not used for a period of ten years and limiting the times of floodlighting use following discussion with the applicant; the wording of which be delegated to the Director of Customer and Digital in consultation with the Chair and Vice-Chair.

 

17.DC.274

Enforcement Report - Babylon Lane pdf icon PDF 115 KB

Report of Director (Customer and Digital) enclosed.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The report was noted and no further action taken.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED (unanimously) – That no further action be taken at this time due to insufficient evidence to support the Council issuing an Enforcement Notice.

 

17.DC.275

Breach of Condition Report pdf icon PDF 188 KB

Report of Director (Customer and Digital) to follow.

Additional documents:

Decision:

Breach of Condition Notice to be issued.

Minutes:

RESOLVED (unanimously) – That it was expedient that a Breach of Condition notice be issued in respect of the following breach of planning control; Approval of Reserved Matters 14/01128/REM, Condition 2; to ensure a visually satisfactory form of development and to provide reasonable standards of privacy to between the existing and proposed properties.

 

17.DC.276

Appeals and Other Decisions Report pdf icon PDF 132 KB

Report of Director (Customer and Digital) to follow.

Decision:

The report was noted.

Minutes:

The Director of Customer and Digital submitted a report for information on planning appeals received from the Planning Inspectorate between 1 April 2017 and 24 April 2017.

 

One appeal had been lodged against a delegated decision to refuse full planning permission and one appeal lodged against a delegated decision to refuse full planning permission had been dismissed.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

 

17.DC.277

Any urgent business previously agreed with the Chair

Minutes:

The Chair informed the committee that Paul Whittingham, Planning Services Manager, who was present at the meeting, would be leaving the authority. This was therefore the last committee meeting he would attend. On behalf of the committee, Councillor Paul Walmsley thanked Paul Whittingham for his hard work and dedicated service at Chorley Council and extended best wishes for the future.