Agenda, decisions and minutes

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Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Chorley

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

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19.DC.83

Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 18 June 2019 of Development Control Committee pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Minutes:

Decision – That the minutes of the Development Control Committee held on 18 June 2019 be approved as a correct record for signature by the Chair.

19.DC.84

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 received.

19.DC.85

Planning applications to be determined

The Director (Customer and Digital) has submitted two 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 two items 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.

19.DC.86

19/00417/FULMAJ - Land Adjoining Cuerden Residential Park, Nell Lane, Cuerden pdf icon PDF 221 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Minutes:

 

Registered speakers: Sarah Elsy (Objector), Cllr Mark Clifford (Parish Councillor) and Cllr Peter Gabbott (Ward Councillor).

 

After careful consideration it was proposed by Councillor Chris France, seconded by Councillor Martin Boardman and a decision was subsequently taken (11:0:2) that full planning permission be granted, subject to conditions in the report and addendum, and a S106 legal agreement to secure the provision of affordable housing and a financial contribution towards the provision of public open space.

 

It was agreed that the following additional conditions be attached:

 

1.    No construction access shall be allowed from Nell Lane in the interests of pedestrian and highway safety, and to minimise the impact on biodiversity. If no agreement can be reached with the applicant, then the application shall be returned to committee.

2.    There shall be no access to the site from Nell Lane other than in the case of an emergency.

3.    A maximum of up to 5 metres of hedgerow only shall be removed along Nell Lane to form the emergency access.

 

The wording of these conditions to be agreed by the Director of Customer and Digital in consultation with the Chair and Vice Chair.

 

 

19.DC.86a

19/00325/FUL - Playing Field, Kem Mill Lane, Whittle-le-Woods pdf icon PDF 188 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Full planning permission granted, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

Registered speaker: Mark Clifford (Ward Councillor)

 

After careful consideration it was proposed by Councillor Alistair Morwood, seconded by Councillor Chris France and a decision was subsequently taken (unanimously) that full planning permission be granted, subject to conditions in the report.

 

19.DC.87

Tree Preservation Order No.1 (Chorley) 2019 pdf icon PDF 99 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members resolved unanimously that the order be confirmed without modification.

19.DC.88

Section 215 Enforcement Report - The Moor Inn pdf icon PDF 104 KB

Report of the Director (Customer and Digital) enclosed.

Minutes:

This item was withdrawn from the agenda to allow officers to access further information.

19.DC.89

Section 215 Enforcement Report - 141 Blackburn Road pdf icon PDF 105 KB

Report of the Director (Customer and Digital) enclosed.

Minutes:

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Chris France, seconded by Councillor Martin Boardman and a decision was subsequently taken (unanimously) - That a S215 notice be issued in respect of the following amenity issues;

 

a)    The land is causing unacceptably adverse effects on the visual amenity of the area by virtue of the overgrown nature of the vegetation in the front and rear garden.

 

19.DC.90

Planning Appeals and Decisions Received between 10 June 2019 and 8 July 2019 pdf icon PDF 92 KB

Report of the Director (Customer and Digital) enclosed.

Minutes:

The Director of Customer and Digital submitted a report which set out planning appeals and decisions received between 10 June 2019 and 8 July 2019.

 

The Planning Services Manager noted an inaccuracy in the report and advised that Planning Application: 19/00047/AGR – Inspectorate Reference: APP/D2320/W/19/3222949 had been allowed.

 

One appeal had been lodged, two appeals had been dismissed and one appeal had been allowed.

19.DC.91

Development Control Committee - Change of Committee Name pdf icon PDF 99 KB

Report of the Chair of the Development Control Committee (enclosed).

Minutes:

After careful consideration it was proposed by Councillor Alistair Morwood, seconded by Councillor Martin Boardman and a decision was subsequently taken (unanimously) - That the Committee support the recommendation to Full Council, the proposal to change the name of the Committee to Planning Committee.