Agenda, decisions and minutes

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21.P.18

Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 2 March 2021 of Planning Committee pdf icon PDF 110 KB

Minutes:

Decision – That the minutes of the virtual Planning Committee meeting held on 2 March 2021 be approved as a correct record for signature by the Chair.

 

21.P.19

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:

Councillor Alistair Morwood declared an interest on item 3g).

21.P.20

Planning applications to be determined

The Director (Planning and Development) 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   

Minutes:

The Director of Planning and Development submitted seven 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.

 

21.P.21

19/00339/FULMAJ - 2 Oak Drive, Chorley, PR6 7BY pdf icon PDF 362 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Planning permission refused.

Minutes:

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Alistair Morwood that the application be refused. The motion was seconded by Councillor Aaron Beaver.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Martin Boardman and seconded by Councillor John Dalton that planning permission be granted subject to conditions.

 

A vote was taken on the substantive motion first, and the motion was passed (6:4:3) that planning permission be refused for the following reason;

 

The proposed building by reason of its size, scale and massing would result in over development of the site and would be out of character with surrounding development to the detriment of the appearance of the locality. The proposed development is, therefore, contrary to policy BNE1 (Design Criteria for New Development) of the Chorley Local Plan 2012 - 2026.

21.P.22

20/01065/FUL - Land At Barnes Wallis Way, Barnes Wallis Way, Buckshaw Village - this item has been withdrawn from the agenda

Decision:

This item was withdrawn from the agenda.

Minutes:

This item was withdrawn from the agenda.

21.P.23

20/01255/FUL - Parklands High School, Southport Road, Chorley - this item has been withdrawn from the agenda

Decision:

This item was withdrawn from the agenda.

Minutes:

This item was withdrawn from the agenda.

21.P.24

20/01264/FUL - Land Formerly Kwik Save And Chorley Service Station, Preston Road, Chorley pdf icon PDF 350 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Planning permission refused.

Minutes:

Cllr Neville Whitham dropped off the call and did not partake in the vote on this item.

 

Registered speakers: Louise Parkinson (Objector) and Matthew Gray (Agent)

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Aaron Beaver that the application be refused. The motion was seconded by Councillor Martin Boardman.

 

A vote was taken on the motion, and the motion was passed (unanimously) that planning permission be refused for the following reasons;

 

1.    The proposed development would have an unacceptable impact on highway safety by virtue of the proposed access and egress arrangements, contrary to paragraph 109 of the National Planning Policy Framework and policy BNE1 of the Chorley Local Plan 2012 - 2026.

2.    The potential noise nuisance associated with the vehicular traffic movements that would be generated throughout the use of the development would result in a harmful impact on the amenity of local residents contrary to policy BNE1 of the Chorley Local Plan 2012 - 2026.

21.P.25

21/00132/CB3 - Market Ground, Market Place, Chorley pdf icon PDF 207 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Planning permission granted, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

Councillor Neville Whitham returned to the meeting.

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Danny Gee, seconded by Councillor Aaron Beaver, and a decision was subsequently taken (unanimously) that planning permission be granted subject to conditions in the report.

 

21.P.26

21/00138/CB3 - Escape Entertainment, Unit 7, Market Walk Extension, Union Street, Chorley pdf icon PDF 220 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Planning permission granted, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Danny Gee, seconded by Councillor Aaron Beaver, and a decision was subsequently taken (unanimously) that planning permission be granted subject to conditions in the report.

 

21.P.27

21/00153/FULHH - Rosehill, 44 New Street, Mawdesley pdf icon PDF 291 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Planning permission granted, subject to conditions.

Minutes:

Councillor Alistair Morwood left the meeting for the consideration of this item and did not partake in the vote.

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Alex Hilton, seconded by Councillor Aaron Beaver, and a decision was subsequently taken (unanimously) that planning permission be granted subject to conditions in the report.

 

Councillor Morwood returned to the meeting.

 

 

21.P.28

Appeals Report pdf icon PDF 41 KB

Report of the Director (Planning and Development).

Minutes:

Members noted the report of the Director of Planning and Development which set out planning appeals and decisions received between 22 February and 15 March.

 

One planning appeal was lodged.

21.P.29

Any urgent business previously agreed with the Chair

Minutes:

On the one-year anniversary since the first national lockdown due to Covid-19, Councillor Alex Hilton led Members in paying tribute to the people of Chorley and gave thanks to officers for allowing council meetings to continue during difficult times.