Agenda, decisions and minutes

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Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Chorley

Contact: Philippa Braithwaite  Email: philippa.braithwaite@chorley.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

20.P.30

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:

Councillor Yvonne Hargreaves declared a pecuniary interest in item 3, b. 

20.P.31

Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 14 January 2020 of Planning Committee pdf icon PDF 182 KB

Minutes:

Decision – That the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 14 January 2020 be approved as a correct record for signature by the Chair.

20.P.32

Planning applications to be determined

The Director (Customer and Digital) has submitted five 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 five items for consideration. In considering the applications, Members of the Planning Committee took into account the agenda reports, the addendum and the verbal representations and submissions provided by officers and individuals.

20.P.32a

19/00943/FUL - Straits Farm, The Straits, Hoghton, Preston pdf icon PDF 336 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Full planning permission granted, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

Registered speakers: Paul Walton (Objector), Sheila Long (Ward Councillor), and Richard Percy (Agent). 

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Yvonne Hargreaves that the decision be deferred to allow Members of the Planning Committee the opportunity to visit the site of the proposals. The motion was seconded by Councillor Gordon France. A vote was taken, and the motion was lost (3:9:1).

 

It was proposed by Councillor Martin Boardman, seconded by Councillor Chris France and a decision was subsequently taken (9:0:4) that full planning permission be granted, subject to conditions in the addendum.

20.P.32b

19/01080/FUL - Plot 1, Dark Lane, Whittle-Le-Woods, Chorley, PR6 8AE pdf icon PDF 353 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Decision deferred to allow members of the Planning Committee the opportunity

to visit the site of the proposals.

Minutes:

Councillor Yvonne Hargreaves declared a pecuniary interest in this item and left the room for the duration of the item. 

 

Registered speakers: David Hargreaves (Objector), Chris Rainford (Supporter) and Louise Leyland (Agent). 

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Alistair Morwood, seconded by Councillor Tommy Gray and a decision was subsequently taken (12:0:1) that the decision be deferred to allow members of the Planning Committee the opportunity to visit the site of the proposals.

 

Cllr Yvonne Hargreaves returned to the room.

20.P.32c

19/01180/REM - Land Adjacent 8, Miller Avenue, Abbey Village pdf icon PDF 365 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Reserved matters consent granted, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

Registered speakers: Michael Matulewicz (Objector) and John Rostrum (Applicant). 

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Alex Hilton, seconded by Councillor Chris France and a decision was subsequently taken (11:2:0) that reserved matters consent be granted, subject to conditions in the report.

20.P.32d

19/01124/DIS - Chorley Technology And Business Centre, East Terrace, Euxton pdf icon PDF 126 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Application to discharge condition 14 refused. 

Minutes:

Registered speaker: Aidy Riggott (Objector). 

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Danny Gee, seconded by Councillor Chris France and a decision was subsequently taken

(unanimously) that the application to discharge condition 14 be refused for the following reason:

The proposed elevational treatment to the second floor windows in the north facing elevation of the building would not adequately prevent long range views and would be insufficient to protect the perceived privacy levels of occupiers of properties on Whitley Drive.

20.P.32e

19/00137/REMMAJ - Group 1, Euxton Lane, Euxton pdf icon PDF 351 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Reserved matters consent granted, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

Registered speakers: Rachel Graham (Applicant). 

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Chris France, seconded by Councillor Dany Gee and a decision was subsequently taken (unanimously) that reserved matters consent be granted, subject to conditions in the report.

20.P.33

Draft Decision in Response to BT Consultation on Payphone Removal pdf icon PDF 365 KB

Report of the Director of Customer and Digital.

Decision:

1.         That the report is noted.

2.         That the preparation and issuing of the Final Notification to BT and the Secretary of State be delegated to the Director of Customer and Digital in  consultation with Chair and Vice Chair.

Minutes:

The Director of Customer and Digital submitted a report which presented the Council’s draft decision in response to the proposal by British Telecom (BT) to remove a number of public call boxes in the borough.

 

The Council had consulted with all Parish Councils, the outcome of which was that one of the seven payphones proposed for removal was being adopted.

 

Decision:

1.         That the report is noted.

2.         That the preparation and issuing of the Final Notification to BT and the Secretary of State be delegated to the Director of Customer and Digital in consultation with Chair and Vice Chair.

20.P.34

Planning Appeals and Decisions Received Between 30 November 2019 and 27 January 2020 pdf icon PDF 44 KB

Report of the Director of Customer and Digital.

Decision:

That the report is noted.

Minutes:

The Director of Customer and Digital submitted a report which set out planning appeals and decisions received between 30 November 2019 and 27 January 2020. 

 

Decision: That the report is noted.