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Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Chorley and YouTube

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21.P.161

Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 11 January 2022 of Planning Committee pdf icon PDF 194 KB

Minutes:

Resolved: The minutes were approved (unaimously) as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

21.P.162

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:

No declarations were made.

21.P.163

Planning applications to be determined

The Director (Planning and Development) 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 Planning and Development 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.

21.P.164

21/00550/FUL - Land Rear Of And Adjacent To 44A Mill Lane, Coppull pdf icon PDF 232 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Planning permission refused for the following reason:

 

The change of use of the land to storage of scaffolding and associated equipment, including the storage of racking and a container unit, causes noise and disturbance that are unacceptably harmful to the amenity of residential occupiers who live close to the site. This is contrary to the National Planning Policy Framework and policy BNE 1 (Design Criteria for New Development) of the Chorley Local Plan 2012-2026.

 

Minutes:

Public speaker: Diane Lane (Objector)

 

After careful consideration it was proposed by Councillor Julia Berry and seconded by Councillor James Nevett, and subsequently Resolved (unanimously) that the application was refused for the following reason:

 

The change of use of the land to storage of scaffolding and associated equipment, including the storage of racking and a container unit, causes noise and disturbance and overlooking that are unacceptably harmful to the amenity of residential occupiers who live close to the site. This is contrary to the National Planning Policy Framework and policy BNE 1 (Design Criteria for New Development) of the Chorley Local Plan 2012- 2026.

21.P.165

21/00793/FUL - Springfields, Sandy Lane, Mawdesley, L40 2QB

This item has been withdrawn from the agenda.

Decision:

The item was withdrawn from the agenda.

Minutes:

The item was withdrawn from the agenda.

21.P.166

21/00958/OUT - Lower House Fold Farm, Trigg Lane, Heapey, Chorley, PR6 9BZ pdf icon PDF 390 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Planning permission refused for the following reason:

 

The proposed development would be inappropriate development in the Green Belt and, therefore, harmful by definition. The development would also harm the openness of the Green Belt and is not a sustainable location for new housing. It is not considered that there are very special circumstances to overcome the definitional harm to the Green Belt and other harm identified. The proposal is, therefore, contrary to the National Planning Policy Framework and policy 1 of the Central Lancashire Core Strategy.

Minutes:

Public speakers: Councillor Margaret France (Ward Councillor) and Peter Gilkes (Agent)

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Alan Whittaker and seconded by Councillor James Nevett, and subsequently resolved (8:2:2) that planning permission was refused for the following reason:

 

The proposed development would be inappropriate development in the Green Belt and, therefore, harmful by definition. The development would also harm the openness of the Green Belt and is not a sustainable location for new housing. It is not considered that there are very special circumstances to overcome the definitional harm to the Green Belt and other harm identified. The proposal is, therefore, contrary to the National Planning Policy Framework and policy 1 of the Central Lancashire Core Strategy.

21.P.167

21/01023/FUL - Drinkhouse Farm, Drinkhouse Road, Croston, Leyland, PR26 9JH pdf icon PDF 362 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Planning permission granted subject to conditions and a Section 106 agreement relating to a public open space contribution.

Minutes:

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Martin Boardman, seconded by Councillor Alan Whittaker and subsequently resolved (unanimously that planning permission granted subject to conditions and a Section 106 agreement relating to a public open space contribution.

21.P.168

21/01104/FUL - Mediterranean At Robin Hood, Blue Stone Lane, Mawdesley pdf icon PDF 405 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

The item was undetermined and deferred to the next Planning Committee.

Minutes:

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Keith Iddon, seconded by Alan Whittaker that planning permission was approved.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Boardman, seconded by Councillor Harold Heaton that planning permission was refused.

 

Upon being put to a vote (5:6:1) and (4:6:2), the Chair adjourned the meeting at 19:33, resuming the meeting at 19:43 and it was declared that the item was undetermined and deferred to the next planning Committee.

 

 

21.P.169

21/01331/REM - Latvian Consulate Pemberton House Farm Park Hall Road, Charnock Richard, Chorley, PR7 5LP pdf icon PDF 301 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Planning permission granted subject to conditions.

Minutes:

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Harold Heaton, seconded by Councillor Martin Boardman and resolved (unanimously) that planning permission was granted subject to conditions.

21.P.170

Confirmation without modification of the Chorley Borough Council Tree Preservation Order No. 8 (Hoghton) 2021 pdf icon PDF 184 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

The order was confirmed without modification.

Minutes:

It was proposed by Councillor Danny Gee and seconded by Councillor Martin Boardman, and subsequently resolved (unanimously) that the order was confirmed without modification.

21.P.171

Appeals Report pdf icon PDF 96 KB

To receive and consider the report of the Director of Planning and Development.

Minutes:

Members noted the report of the Director of Planning and Development which set out planning appeals and decisions received between 26 November 2021 and 26 January 2022.