Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

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Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Chorley

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

Items
No. Item

19.P.1

Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 16 July 2019 of Development Control Committee pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Minutes:

Decision – That the minutes of the Development Control Committee held on 16 July 2019 be approved as a correct record for signature by the Chair.

19.P.2

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.P.3

Planning applications to be determined

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

19/00090/FULMAJ - Haslem Printers Ltd, Standish Street, Chorley, PR7 3AJ pdf icon PDF 181 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Minutes:

After careful consideration it was proposed by Councillor Alistair Morwood, seconded by Councillor Danny Gee and a decision was subsequently taken (unanimously) that full planning permission be granted, subject to conditions in the report as amended in the addendum and a Section 106 legal agreement to secure the financial contribution towards the provision of public open space.

 

19.P.3b

19/00094/FUL - The Laurels at Charnock, Preston Road, Charnock Richard, Chorley, PR7 5LE pdf icon PDF 293 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Full planning permission refused.

Minutes:

Registered speaker: Sophie Marshall (Agent)

 

After careful consideration it was proposed by Councillor John Dalton that the decision be deferred to allow Members of the Planning Committee to visit the site of the proposals. The motion was seconded by Councillor Danny Gee. A vote was taken, and the motion was lost.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Alistair Morwood, seconded by Councillor Alan Whittaker and a decision was subsequently taken (11:0:1) that full planning permission be refused for the reason set out below:

 

The proposed development is inappropriate development in the Green Belt which is, by definition, harmful to it. It is not considered the very special circumstances submitted outweigh the harm to the Green Belt.

 


19.P.3c

19/00145/FULMAJ - Alfreds Court, Market Street, Chorley pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Full planning permission granted, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

After careful consideration it was proposed by Councillor Danny Gee, seconded by Councillor Alex Hilton and a decision was subsequently taken (unanimously) that full planning permission be granted, subject to the conditions in the addendum.

 

19.P.4

Planning Appeals and Decisions Received between 8 July 2019 and 5 August 2019 pdf icon PDF 88 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 8 July 2019 and 5 August 2019.

 

One appeal had been lodged and two appeals had been dismissed.