Agenda, decisions and draft 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: Telepone +44 20 3321 5257 Conference ID: 405465324# 

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20.P.75

Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 3 November 2020 of Planning Committee pdf icon PDF 187 KB

Minutes:

Decision – That the minutes of the hybrid Planning Committee meeting held on 3 November 2020 be approved as a correct record for signature by the Chair.

20.P.76

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.77

Planning applications to be determined

The Director (Customer and Digital) has four 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 four 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.77a

19/01050/FUL - Wilbrook, Blue Stone Lane, Mawdesley pdf icon PDF 319 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

 

Decision deferred to allow Members of the Planning Committee the opportunity to visit the site of the proposals.

Minutes:

Registered speaker: Sheila Udall (Objector)

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Alistair Morwood, seconded by Councillor Alan Whittaker, and a decision was subsequently taken (11:2:0) that the decision be deferred to allow Members of the Planning Committee the opportunity to visit the site of the proposals.

20.P.77b

20/00923/FUL - Land Opposite B&Q, Preston Street, Chorley pdf icon PDF 308 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Planning permission granted, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

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

20.P.77c

20/01048/PIP - Wise Mary's Farm, 263 Hoghton Lane, Hoghton pdf icon PDF 313 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Planning permission granted, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Alan Whittaker, seconded by Councillor Martin Boardman, and a decision was subsequently taken (unanimously) that permission in principle be granted, subject to conditions in the report.

20.P.77d

20/01139/S106A - Cardwell House, Rawlinson Lane, Heath Charnock, Chorley pdf icon PDF 299 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Application to discharge a section 106 agreement refused.

Minutes:

Registered speaker: Martin Bamford (Applicant)

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Martin Boardman, seconded by Councillor Alan Whittaker, and a decision was subsequently taken (12:0:1) that the application to discharge the Unilateral Undertaking dated 12 May 2013 be refused for the following reason:

 

It is considered that the Unilateral Undertaking still meets the test set out in the National Planning Policy Framework and its discharge could result in harm to the openness of the Green Belt contrary to planning policies.

 

20.P.78

Review of Chorley Council's Validation Criteria for Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 216 KB

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

Additional documents:

Minutes:

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Alan Whittaker, seconded by Councillor Martin Boardman, and a decision was subsequently taken (unanimously) that the local list be republished, subject to minor changes to reflect current government legislation and guidance.