Agenda, decisions and minutes

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Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Chorley

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

Items
No. Item

17.DC.316

Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 7 November 2017 of Development Control Committee pdf icon PDF 290 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the minutes of the Development Control Committee held on 7 November 2017 be approved as a correct record for signature by the Chair.

17.DC.317

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 no declarations of interest declared for any items listed on the agenda.

17.DC.318

Planning applications to be determined

The Director (Customer and Digital) has submitted eight 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 eight reports for consideration. In considering the application, members of the Development Control Committee took into account the agenda reports, the addendum and the verbal representations and submissions provided by officers and individuals.

 

17.DC.318a

17/00464/FULMAJ - Pines Hotel, Preston Road, Clayton-le-Woods, Chorley, PR6 7ED pdf icon PDF 427 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Decision deferred to allow officers to explore the options regarding affordable housing and to seek legal advice.

 

Minutes:

Registered speakers: John Boyd (Objector), Mark Clifford (Parish Councillor) and Chris Smith (Agent).

 

RESOLVED (9:6:0) – That the decision be deferred to allow officers to explore the options regarding affordable housing and to seek legal advice.

17.DC.318b

17/00913/OUT - Land Adjacent to 8 Miller Avenue, Abbey Village pdf icon PDF 264 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Outline planning permission approved, subject to conditions.

 

Minutes:

Registered speakers: John Toner (Objector) and Peter Gilkes (Agent).

 

RESOLVED (13:2:0) – That outline planning permission be granted, subject to conditions in the report and an additional condition to restrict the heights of the dwellings; the detailed wording of which be delegated to the Director of Customer and Digital in consultation with the Chair and Vice-Chair.

 

17.DC.318c

17/00924/FUL - Crossfields, Bury Lane, Withnell, Chorley, PR6 8BH pdf icon PDF 260 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Full planning permission approved, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

RESOLVED (14:0:1) – That full planning permission be granted, subject to conditions outlined in the report.

 

17.DC.318d

17/00962/FULMAJ - Land Adjacent to 13 and 15 Halliwell Street, Chorley pdf icon PDF 155 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Minutes:

RESOLVED (unanimously) – That full planning permission be approved, subject to conditions outlined in the report, a legal agreement, and an additional condition ensuring on-site cycle storage; the wording of which be delegated to the Director of Customer and Digital in consultation with the Chair and Vice-Chair.

 

17.DC.318e

17/00925/FUL - 4-6 Cleveland Street, Chorley, PR7 1BH pdf icon PDF 287 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Full planning permission refused.

Minutes:

Registered speaker: Gavin Pinion (Agent)

 

RESOLVED (12:3:0) – That full planning permission be refused for the reason set out below:

 

1)    The introduction of an amusement arcade in this very prominent corner unit within the Town Centre, which is located in a particularly busy area with a concentration of activity, would have a detrimental impact on the vitality of the town centre, contrary to Chorley Local Plan policy EP6.

 

17.DC.318f

17/00926/ADV - 4-6 Cleveland Street, Chorley, PR7 1BH

This item has been withdrawn from the agenda.

Decision:

This item was withdrawn from the agenda.

Minutes:

This item was withdrawn from the agenda.

17.DC.318g

17/00961/FULMAJ - Armlee Nurseries, Wigan Road, Clayton-le-Woods, PR25 5SB pdf icon PDF 304 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Full planning permission approved, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

RESOLVED (unanimously) – That full planning permission be granted, subject to conditions.

 

17.DC.318h

17/00999/FULMAJ - Chorley Technology and Business Centre, East Terrace, Euxton pdf icon PDF 163 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Minutes:

RESOLVED (13:2:0) – That the decision be deferred to allow Members of the Development Control Committee the opportunity to visit the site of the proposals with an invitation to the LCC Highways Officer to attend.

 

17.DC.319

Planning Appeals and Decisions Received Between 31 October 2017 and 30 November 2017 pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To consider the enclosed report from the Director (Customer and Digital).

Decision:

The report was noted.

Minutes:

The Director of Customer and Digital presented a report which set out planning appeals and decisions received between 31 October and 30 November.

 

Seven planning appeals had been lodged and two appeal decisions had been dismissed.

 

Members thanked Officers for all their hard work on the Pear Tree Lane appeal and welcomed the dismissal.