Agenda, decisions and minutes

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Venue: Lancastrian, Town Hall, Chorley and Microsoft Teams

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

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20.P.58

Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 11 August 2020 of Planning Committee pdf icon PDF 281 KB

Minutes:

Decision – That the minutes of the hybrid Planning Committee meeting held on 11 August 2020 be approved as a correct record for signature by the Chair.

20.P.59

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.

20.P.60

Planning applications to be determined

The Director (Customer and Digital) has submitted seven 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   

20.P.60a

19/00339/FULMAJ - 2 Oak Drive, Chorley, PR6 7BY

This item has been withdrawn from the agenda.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This item was withdrawn from the agenda.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This item was withdrawn from the agenda.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.60b

20/00516/FUL - Amelie's Restaurant, 311 Preston Road, Coppull, Chorley, PR7 5DU pdf icon PDF 360 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

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

Minutes:

Registered speakers: Jenny Cann (Objector) and Michael Yang (Agent).

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Alan Whittaker, seconded by Councillor Alex Hilton and a decision was subsequently taken (unanimously) that the decision be deferred to allow members of the Planning Committee the opportunity to visit the site of the proposals.

20.P.60c

20/00695/FUL - The Eagle Hotel, 122 Bolton Street, Chorley, PR7 3DX pdf icon PDF 216 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Application approved subject to conditions and a section 106 agreement.

Minutes:

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Danny Gee, seconded by Councillor Chris France and a decision was subsequently taken (unanimously) that the application be approved subject to conditions as set out on the addendum and a section 106 obligation to secure a contribution for the provision of public open space for children and young people.

 

Councillor Steve Holgate left the room.

20.P.60d

20/00675/CB3 - Whittle-le-Woods and Clayton-le-Woods Parish Club, 239 Preston Road, Clayton-le-Woods, Chorley pdf icon PDF 287 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Application approved subject to conditions.

Minutes:

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

20.P.60e

20/00725/CB3MAJ - Whittle-le-Woods and Clayton-le-Woods Parish Club, 239 Preston Road, Clayton-le-Woods, Chorley pdf icon PDF 247 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Application approved subject to conditions.

Minutes:

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

20.P.60f

20/00164/FUL - Land Adjoining Cuerden Residential Park, Nell Lane, Cuerden pdf icon PDF 322 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Application approved subject to conditions and a section 106 agreement (detail of the section 106 agreement to be delegated to the Director of Customer and Digital in consultation with Chair and Vice Chair).

Minutes:

Registered speaker: Sarah Elsy (Parish Councillor)

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Martin Boardman, seconded by Councillor Aaron Beaver and a decision was subsequently taken (9:3) that the application be approved subject to conditions set out in the addendum and a section 106 agreement to secure a contribution towards the provision of affordable housing and public open space and to ensure that a scheme for replacement biodiversity enhancement is agreed prior to commencement of the development (detail of the section 106 agreement to be delegated to the Director of Customer and Digital in consultation with Chair and Vice Chair).

 

Councillor Alan Whittaker left the meeting at 7.25pm.

20.P.60g

20/00688/PIP - St Lukes Church, Quarry Road, Brinscall, Chorley, PR6 8RB pdf icon PDF 307 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Permission in principle granted, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

Registered speaker: Christie McDonald (Agent)

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Aaron Beaver, seconded by Councillor Danny Gee and a decision was subsequently taken (7:0:4) that the permission in principle be granted, subject to the conditions set out in the report.

20.P.61

Draft Decision in Response to BT Consultation on Payphone Removal pdf icon PDF 435 KB

Decision:

1.         That the report is noted.

2.         That the preparation and issuing of the Final Notification to BT and the Secretary of State be delegated to the Director of Customer and Digital in consultation with Chair and Vice Chair.

Minutes:

The Service Lead for Planning presented the council’s draft decision in response to the proposal by British Telecom (BT) to remove a number of public call boxes in the borough.

 

Decision

1.         That the report is noted.

2.         That the preparation and issuing of the Final Notification to BT and the Secretary of State be delegated to the Director of Customer and Digital in consultation with Chair and Vice Chair.

20.P.62

Planning Appeals and Decisions Received between 3 July 2020 and 28 August 2020 pdf icon PDF 47 KB

Minutes:

Members noted the report of the Director of Customer and Digital which set out planning appeals and decisions received between 3 July 2020 and 28 August 2020.

 

The Service Lead for Planning reported that the Pear Tree Lane appeal had been allowed. 

20.P.63

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 and the matter had been the subject to two Member Learning Sessions, which had also been open to Parish Councils.

 

It was agreed that a formal response be drafted at the next meeting of the Chair and Vice to determine delegated decisions, in conjunction with the Executive Member (Public Protection) and any other Planning Committee members who wished to attend.