Agenda, decisions and minutes

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

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

Note: Telephone: +44 20 3321 5257 Conference ID: 171255068# 

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20.P.69

Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 6 October 2020 of Planning Committee pdf icon PDF 290 KB

Minutes:

Decision – That the minutes of the hybrid Planning Committee meeting held on 6 October 2020 be approved as a correct record for signature by the Chair.

20.P.70

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 made.

20.P.71

Planning applications to be determined

The Director (Customer and Digital) has submitted six 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 six 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.71a

19/01142/FUL - Land Adjacent To 715 Preston Road, Preston Road, Clayton-Le-Woods pdf icon PDF 437 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Planning permission granted, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

Registered speakers: Tim Barwood-Vincent (Objector) and Rachael Leather (Agent).

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Alistair Morwood, seconded by Councillor Gordon France and a decision was subsequently taken (11:1:0) that planning permission be granted, subject to conditions in the report.

20.P.71b

19/01050/FUL - Wilbrook, Blue Stone Lane pdf icon PDF 318 KB

This item has been withdrawn from the agenda.

Additional documents:

Decision:

This item was withdrawn from the agenda.

Minutes:

This item was withdrawn from the agenda.

20.P.71c

20/00868/FULMAJ - Royal Umpire Caravan Park, Southport Road, Ulnes Walton, Leyland pdf icon PDF 453 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Planning permission refused.

Minutes:

Cllr Aaron Beaver joined the call for consideration of this item and the remainder of the meeting.

 

Registered speakers: Pam Sloan (Parish Councillor), Councillor Paul Sloan (Ward Councillor), and Rachael Leather (Agent).

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Alex Hilton, seconded by Councillor Alan Whittaker and a decision was subsequently taken (unanimously) that planning permission be refused for the reasons set out below:          

           

1.    The proposal would not preserve the openness of the Green Belt and is therefore inappropriate development in the Green Belt and  harmful by definition.  Inappropriate development should not be approved except in very special circumstances. The factors put forward as very special circumstances are not considered to outweigh the harm to the Green Belt. The proposal is therefore contrary to the National Planning Policy Framework. Belt.

20.P.71d

20/00987/FUL - Mediterranean At Robin Hood, Blue Stone Lane, Mawdesley, Ormskirk pdf icon PDF 79 KB

This item has been withdrawn from the agenda.

Decision:

This item was withdrawn from the agenda.

Minutes:

This item was withdrawn from the agenda.

20.P.71e

20/00835/CB3MAJ - Stagecoach North West, Ribble Motor Services Bus Depot, Eaves Lane, Chorley, PR6 0PU pdf icon PDF 365 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Minutes:

Registered speakers: Karen Sutcliffe (Objector) and Harvinder Randhawa (Agent).

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Gordon France, seconded by Councillor Danny Gee and a decision was subsequently taken (12:1:0) that planning permission be granted subject to conditions in the addendum and a Section 106 agreement to secure a £6,000 contribution to be paid to Lancashire County Council for monitoring the Travel Plan for the site.

 


20.P.71f

20/00861/CB3MAJ - Land To The Rear Of Brookfield, Alker Lane, Euxton pdf icon PDF 428 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Minutes:

Registered speakers: Joan Thompson (Objector) and Ben Battye (Agent).

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Danny Gee, seconded by Councillor Alistair Morwood and a decision was subsequently taken (unanimously) that planning permission be granted subject to conditions in the addendum and a Section 106 agreement in relation to the monitoring of the travel plan.

 

20.P.72

Appeals Report pdf icon PDF 142 KB

Report of the Director of Customer and Digital (enclosed).

Minutes:

Members noted the report of the Director of Customer and Digital which set out planning appeals and decisions received between 28 September and 26 October 2020.

 

Two planning appeals were lodged, and one appeal had been dismissed. One enforcement appeal had been lodged.

20.P.73

Diversion of Public Right of Way (Footpath No 5 Whittle-Le-Woods) pdf icon PDF 183 KB

Report of the Chief Executive (enclosed).

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

After careful consideration, a decision was subsequently taken (unanimously) :

 

1.    That the Director of Governance be authorised to make the Chorley Borough Council (Public Footpath No 5 Whittle-Le-Woods) Public Footpath Diversion Order 2020 pursuant to Section 257 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, in order to permit the development to be carried out in accordance with the grant of planning permission namely the development of 6 detached houses with associated infrastructure following demolition of existing buildings at Cheeky Monkeys, Factory Lane, Whittle-Le-Woods Chorley PR6 7YA.

2.    That in the event that no objections are received to the making of the order or where an objection is received by the statutory deadline and it is subsequently withdrawn then the Director of Governance be authorised to confirm the making of the Chorley Borough Council (Public Footpath No 5 Whittle-Le-Woods) Public Footpath Diversion Order 2020.

3.    The Director of Governance is authorised to arrange advertisements in the local press, to serve notice on site and on prescribed persons and to certify the order as being complied with having regard to any representations from the Public Rights of Way Team (PROW) at Lancashire County Council (LCC) or to confirm the order in the absence of representations from PROW and certify its terms as being complied with.

 

20.P.74

Any urgent business previously agreed with the Chair

Minutes:

The Chair confirmed that there would be an additional planning meeting taking place on Tuesday, 24 November 2020 at 6.30pm.