Agenda, decisions and minutes

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Venue: The Lancastrian, Town Hall, Chorley and Microsoft Teams

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20.P.54

Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 14 July 2020 of Planning Committee pdf icon PDF 169 KB

Minutes:

 

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

20.P.55

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:

Councillors Val Caunce and Martin Boardman declared an interest in item 3) e.

20.P.56

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.56a

19/01113/OUTMAJ - Land to the West Side of Blackburn Road pdf icon PDF 452 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Minutes:

Registered speakers: Councillor Adrian Lowe (Ward Councillor) and Fran Lennon (Agent).

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Gordon France that the decision be refused on the grounds that the proposed increase of 45 dwellings would result in a severe residual cumulative highways impact such that it would prejudice highway safety and the free flow of traffic contrary to Policy BNE1 of the Chorley Local Plan 2012 – 2026. The motion was seconded by Councillor Danny Gee. A vote was taken, and the motion was lost (5:8:0)

 

It was proposed by Councillor Alex Hilton, seconded by Councillor Martin Boardman, and a decision was subsequently taken (7:5:1) that the application be approved subject to conditions set out in the report and a Section 106 agreement requiring an education contribution of £846,480.60.

 

 

20.P.56b

20/00282/FULMAJ - International Fire Training Centre, Washington Hall, West Way, Euxton, Chorley, PR7 6HJ pdf icon PDF 426 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Planning permission granted, subject to conditions and a Section 106 agreement.

Minutes:

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Danny Gee, seconded by Councillor Alex Hilton and a decision was subsequently taken (unanimously) that the application be approved, subject to conditions outlined in the report and a Section 106 agreement requiring that previously unimplemented elements of extant planning permissions at the site are not built in combination with this scheme and to secure a £12,000 contribution be paid to Lancashire County Council for monitoring the Travel Plan for the site.

 

20.P.56c

20/00116/FUL - Land Between 386 and 392 Blackburn Road, Higher Wheelton pdf icon PDF 228 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Planning permission granted, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

Registered speaker: Daniel Gilbert (speaking on behalf of the applicant).

 

Councillor Neville Whitham dropped out of the call due to a technical issue and did not vote on this item.

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Alistair Morwood, seconded by Councillor Martin Boardman and a decision was subsequently taken (11:1:0) that the application be approved subject to conditions set out in the addendum.

 

Councillor Neville Whitham returned to the call.

20.P.56d

20/00449/FULMAJ - Golden Acres Ltd, Plocks Farm, Liverpool Road, Bretherton pdf icon PDF 369 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Planning permission granted, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Danny Gee, seconded by Councillor Alistair Morwood and a decision was subsequently taken (unanimously) that the application be approved subject to conditions set out in the report as amended in the addendum.

 

20.P.56e

20/00601/FULHH - Roselands, Tincklers Lane, Eccleston, Chorley, PR7 5QX pdf icon PDF 215 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Planning permission granted, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

Councillors Val Caunce and Martin Boardman left the for this item and did not partake in the vote.

 

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Alex Hilton, seconded by Councillor Alistair Morwood and a decision was subsequently taken (unanimously) that the application be approved subject to conditions outlined in the report.

 

Councillors Val Caunce and Martin Boardman returned to the call.

20.P.57

Any urgent business previously agreed with the Chair

Minutes:

Members and officers discussed the recent government announcement on the ‘Planning for the Future’ White Paper which would introduce changes to planning policy. There was a public consultation open for 12 weeks running until 29 October 2020.

 

It was agreed (unanimously) that a technical briefing take place for Members on the specifics of the White Paper before the Planning Committee formulate a response. It was agreed that it was the wish of Planning Committee to have some input into the Council’s response in addition to any contribution from the rest of the Council.