Agenda, decisions and minutes

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Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Chorley

Contact: Ruth Rimmington  Email: ruth.rimmington@chorley.gov.uk

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18.DC.4

Minutes of the meeting Tuesday, 27 March 2018 of Development Control Committee pdf icon PDF 67 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the minutes of the Development Control Committee held on 27 March 2018 be approved as a correct record for signature by the Chair.

18.DC.5

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.

18.DC.6

Planning applications to be determined

The Director (Customer and Digital) has submitted (3) 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 three 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.6a

18/00113/COU - Ann James House, 31 - 34 St. Thomas's Road, Chorley PR7 1HR pdf icon PDF 106 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Members of the Development Control Committee agreed to visit the site of the proposal before detailed consideration of the application at a future meeting and to invite a representative of Lancashire County Council Highway Services to attend the site visit.

Minutes:

Registered speakers: Andrew Caunce (Objector), Dr Gora Bangi (Applicant) and Aaron Beaver (Ward Councillor).

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Chris France, seconded by Councillor Paul Walmsley, and subsequently RESOLVED (unanimously) – That Members of the Development Control Committee visit the site of the proposal before detailed consideration of the application at a future meeting and to invite a representative of Lancashire County Council Highway Services to attend the site visit.

18.DC.6b

18/00003/FUL - Dower House, Dawbers Lane, Euxton, Chorley pdf icon PDF 108 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Full planning permission granted, subject to conditions and a Unilateral Undertaking to cease the use of the existing helipad.

Minutes:

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Paul Walmsley, seconded by Councillor Chris France, and subsequently RESOLVED (12:0:1) – that full planning permission be granted, subject to conditions in the report, including an amendment to the condition restricting the hours of operation until 21.00 hours as opposed to 22.00 hours, an additional condition to restrict the number of helicopter movements each day to be negotiated with the applicant and agreed in consultation with the Chair and Vice-Chair, and a Unilateral Undertaking to cease the use of the existing helipad.

 

 

 

18.DC.6c

18/00060/FUL - Hole House Farm, Chorley Road, Heath Charnock, Chorley pdf icon PDF 118 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Full planning permission granted, subject to conditions and Section 106 legal agreement to secure financial contributions in relation to open space.

Minutes:

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 and a Section 106 legal agreement to secure financial contributions in relation to open space.

18.DC.7

Planning Appeals and Decisions received between 23 February and 26 March 2018 pdf icon PDF 93 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 23 February 2018 and 26 March 2018.

 

Two planning appeals had been lodged, five appeals had been dismissed and one appeal had been allowed with an application for the award of costs against the Council successfully defended and refused.