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Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Chorley

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

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18.DC.329

Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 6 February 2018 of Development Control Committee pdf icon PDF 73 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the minutes of the Development Control Committee held on 6 February 2018 be approved as a correct record for signature by the Chair.

18.DC.330

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.

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Planning applications to be determined

The Director (Customer and Digital) has submitted seven 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 applications, 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.

18.DC.331a

17/00764/FULMAJ - Land at Barnes Wallis Way, Barnes Wallis Way, Buckshaw Village pdf icon PDF 179 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Full planning permission granted, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

Registered speakers: Aidy Riggott (Objector), Cllr Matthew Lynch (Ward Councillor) and Samantha Nicholls (Agent).

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Chris France, seconded by Councillor Gordon France, and subsequently RESOLVED (9:5:1) – that full planning permission be granted, subject to conditions in the report and addendum.

18.DC.331b

17/01160/REM - The Moor Inn, 26 Moor Road, Chorley, PR7 2LN pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Reserved matters consent granted, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Chris France, seconded by Councillor Keith Iddon, and subsequently RESOLVED (unanimously) – that reserved matters consent be granted, subject to conditions in the addendum.

18.DC.331c

17/00954/FULMAJ - Nature Trail Nursery, Whittle-le-Woods and Clayton-le-Woods Parish Club, 239 Preston Road, Clayton-le-Woods, Chorley, PR6 7PY pdf icon PDF 119 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Full planning permission granted, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

Registered speaker: Cllr Eric Bell (Ward Councillor).  Cllr Bell made it clear that he had no financial interest in the site.

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Chris France, seconded by Councillor Mick Muncaster, and subsequently RESOLVED (unanimously) – that full planning permission be granted, subject to conditions in the addendum.

18.DC.331d

17/00642/FUL - Land Adjacent to 46 Cross Keys Drive, Cross Keys Drive, Whittle-le-Woods pdf icon PDF 121 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Full planning permission refused.

Minutes:

Registered speaker: John Holland (Objector).

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Chris France, seconded by Councillor Gordon France, and subsequently RESOLVED (unanimously) – that full planning permission be refused for the reason outlined in the report as set out below;

 

1)    The right of access to the site has not been proven and the Local Planning Authority cannot be satisfied that, on the balance of probabilities, access can be gained to the site via the route proposed.

18.DC.331e

18/00130/CB3 - Apex Business Centre, 1 Arley Street, Chorley pdf icon PDF 89 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Change of use planning consent granted subject to conditions.

Minutes:

The Planning Services Manager related to Committee an objection from a local resident, who owns a number of properties on Arley Street, submitted by a Mr Mason on his behalf for reasons regarding the appearance of the fence, the impact of the proposed use as a car park on residents’ amenity, a court order, access issues and surface water.

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Chris France, seconded by Councillor Gordon France, and subsequently RESOLVED (unanimously) – that full planning permission be granted subject to conditions in the report and addendum.

18.DC.331f

17/01181/CB3 - Chorley Cemetery, Southport Road, Chorley, PR7 1LF pdf icon PDF 80 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Full planning permission granted, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Chris France, seconded by Councillor Alistair Morwood, and subsequently RESOLVED (unanimously) – that full planning permission be granted, subject to conditions.

18.DC.331g

18/00054/FUL - Gorton's Farm Bury Lane, Withnell, Chorley, PR6 8SL pdf icon PDF 92 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Full planning permission refused.

Minutes:

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Chris France, seconded by Councillor Alan Whittaker, and subsequently RESOLVED (unanimously) – that full planning permission be refused for the reason set out below;

 

1)    The proposed stable building would be inappropriate development in the Green Belt and therefore harmful by definition. It is not considered that there are very special circumstances to overcome the definitional harm to the Green Belt. The proposal is therefore contrary to the National Planning Policy Framework.

18.DC.331h

17/01032/FUL - Land West of 26 Pennine Road, Pennine Road, Chorley pdf icon PDF 95 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Full planning permission granted, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

A motion proposing a site visit was lost.

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Aaron Beaver, seconded by Councillor Keith Iddon, and subsequently RESOLVED (unanimously) – that full planning permission be granted, subject to conditions in the report.

18.DC.332

Planning Appeals and Decisions Received Between 29 January 2018 and 23 February 2018 pdf icon PDF 91 KB

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

Minutes:

The Director of Customer and Digital presented a report which set out planning appeals and decisions received between 29 January and 23 February 2018.

 

Three appeals were lodged and two appeal decisions had been accepted and the costs awarded against the Council.

 

It was suggested that any letters on appeal be circulated to members and members to take note.