Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

Planning Committee - Tuesday, 19th December 2023 6.30 pm

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Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Chorley and YouTube

Contact: Matthew Pawlyszyn  Email: matthew.pawlyszyn@chorley.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

43.

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 Debra Platt declared a personal, non-pecuniary interest for application 3a) 23/00530/OUTMAJ - Chorley Rugby Union Club, Chancery Road, Astley Village was employed by Euxton Parish Council.

44.

Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 5 December 2023 of Planning Committee pdf icon PDF 110 KB

Minutes:

Resolved: that the minutes of the meeting Tuesday, 5 December 2023 of the Planning Committee be approved as a correct record.

45.

Planning applications to be determined

The Head of Planning and Enforcement has submitted six 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. 

Minutes:

The Head of Planning and Enforcement submitted six planning applications to be determined. Plans considered were displayed at the meeting and can be viewed by following the links to the current planning applications on our website

 

Councillor June Molyneaux left the meeting at 18:34

45a

23/00530/OUTMAJ - Chorley Rugby Union Club, Chancery Road, Astley Village pdf icon PDF 189 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Outline planning permission approved subject to conditions and a Section 106 agreement.

Minutes:

Public speakers: Mike Peet (Supporter) and Graham Brown (Applicant)

 

The meeting was adjourned at 19:06 and returned at 19:09

 

After careful consideration, an amendment was proposed by Councillor Craige Southern and seconded by Councillor Debra Platt to refuse planning permission on the grounds of the application was contrary to Paragraph 103 of the National Planning Policy Framework. This was lost (4 for, and 8 against).

 

A second amendment was proposed by Councillor Debra Platt, seconded by Councillor Danny Gee to refuse planning permission on the grounds that the application was contrary to BNE1 of the Chorley Local Plan 2012-2026. This was lost (4 for, and 8 against)

 

It was then proposed by Councillor Alistair Morwood, seconded by Councillor Alan Whittaker to approve officer recommendations, and it was resolved (8 for and 4 against) that outline planning permission be approved subject to conditions and a Section 106 agreement.

 

Councillor June Molyneaux returned to the meeting at 19:14

45b

22/00631/FULMAJ - Land Adjacent Rossendale Drive, Adlington pdf icon PDF 268 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Planning permission granted subject to conditions and a Section 106 legal agreement to secure the following

-        30% (41) of the dwellings to be affordable with 70% (29) of these to be social rented and 30% (12) for shared ownership.

-       A contribution of £535,396 (or £517,586 if private maintenance is proposed) towards the delivery, management and maintenance of public open space.

-       £6,000 to secure a Travel Plan.

Minutes:

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Alan Whittaker, seconded by Councillor Chris Snow and resolved unanimously that planning permission be granted subject to conditions and a Section 106 legal agreement to secure the following

-        30% (41) of the dwellings to be affordable with 70% (29) of these to be social rented and 30% (12) for shared ownership.

-       A contribution of £535,396 (or £517,586 if private maintenance is proposed) towards the delivery, management and maintenance of public open space.

-       £6,000 to secure a Travel Plan.

45c

23/00712/FUL - Head O'th Marsh Farm, Sandy Lane, Brindle pdf icon PDF 154 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Planning permission granted subject to conditions and a Section 106 legal agreement to secure a financial contribution of £983 towards the provision of equipped play area for children/young people.

Minutes:

Public speakers: Councillor Pauline McGovern (Ward Councillor) and Louise Leyland (Agent)

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Hilton, seconded by Councillor Chris Snow and resolved (12 for, 0 against and 1 abstention) that planning permission be granted subject to conditions and a section 106 legal agreement to secure a financial contribution of £983 towards the provision of equipped play area for children/young people.

 

45d

23/00713/LBC - Head O'th Marsh Farm, Sandy Lane, Brindle pdf icon PDF 113 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Listed building consent granted, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

Public speakers: Councillor Pauline McGovern (Ward Councillor) and Louise Leyland (Agent)

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Hilton, seconded by Councillor Chris Snow and resolved (12 for, 0 against and 1 abstention) that listed building consent be granted, subject to conditions.

 

45e

23/00749/REM - Eccleston Equestrian Centre, Ulnes Walton Lane, Ulnes Walton pdf icon PDF 93 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Reserved matters consent granted for the details of appearance and landscaping, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Alistair Morwood, seconded by Councillor Craige Southern and resolved unanimously that reserved matters consent be granted for the details of appearance and landscaping, subject to conditions.

 

45f

23/00811/PIP - Land On The South Side Of Town Lane, Whittle-Le-Woods pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Permission in principal granted.

Minutes:

Public speakers: Roger Tyrer (Objector) and Mark Flaherty (Agent)

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Alex Hilton, seconded by Councillor Craige Southern and Resolved (12 for, 0 against and 1 abstention) that planning in principle be granted.