Agenda, decisions and draft minutes

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Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Chorley and YouTube

Contact: Matthew Pawlysyzn  Email: matthew.pawlysyzn@chorley.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

21.P.105

Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 10 August 2021 of Planning Committee pdf icon PDF 206 KB

Minutes:

Resolved: (Unanimously)

 

That the minutes of the previous meeting, held on Tuesday, 10 August 2021, be approved as a correct record for signing by the Chair.

21.P.106

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:

None.

21.P.107

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 and individuals.

21.P.108

20/01053/FULMAJ - Land South Of Mercer Court And East Of Westhoughton Road, Adlington pdf icon PDF 343 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Full planning permission refused.

Minutes:

Registered speakers: Councillors Alistair Bradley and Peter Wilson (ward councillors)

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Gordon France, seconded by Councillor Alex Hilton, that the application be refused.

 

It was subsequently proposed by Councillor Martin Boardman, seconded by Councillor Harold Heaton, that the application be approved.

 

A vote on the substantive motion was taken first and it was subsequently resolved (For: 10 Against: 3) that the application be refused for the following reason:

 

The proposed development would result in an increased intensity of activity and in particular from vehicles accessing the site with great regularity, which would result in undue noise and disturbance that would be harmful to the amenity of neighbouring residential occupiers.

21.P.109

21/00281/FULHH - 12 Langton Close, Eccleston, Chorley, PR7 5UU pdf icon PDF 334 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Decision deferred to allow officers to have further discussion with the applicant regarding reducing the positioning, size and scale of the proposed balcony.

Minutes:

Registered speakers: Paul Bamber (objector)

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Alan Whittaker, seconded by Councillor Peter Gabbott, that the application be refused.

 

A further proposal was moved by Councillor Harold Heaton, seconded by Councillor Alistair Morwood, that the application be approved.

 

A further amendment was proposed by Councillor Alex Hilton, seconded by Councillor Martin Boardman, that the application be deferred.

 

Upon being put to the vote, it was resolved (For: 12 Against: 1) that the decision deferred to allow officers to have further discussion with the applicant regarding reducing the positioning, size and scale of the proposed balcony.

21.P.110

21/00161/FULMAJ - Land Surrounding Huyton Terrace Previously Baly Place Farm, Bolton Road, Adlington pdf icon PDF 276 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Planning permission granted subject to conditions.

Minutes:

Registered speaker(s): None

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Martin Boardman, seconded by Councillor Harold Heaton, and subsequently resolved (unanimously) that the application be approved subject to conditions.

21.P.111

21/00674/FUL - Land South Of Red Bank Scout Hut, Little Carr Lane, Chorley pdf icon PDF 307 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

This application was withdrawn by the applicant and the item, therefore, withdrawn from the agenda.

Minutes:

This application was withdrawn by the applicant and the item, therefore, withdrawn from the agenda.

21.P.112

20/01237/FUL - P R Crompton Butchers, 229 Eaves Lane, Chorley, PR6 0AG pdf icon PDF 316 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Decision deferred to allow members the opportunity to visit the site.

Minutes:

Registered speaker(s): Councillor James Nevett (ward councillor)

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Peter Gabbott, seconded by Councillor Alan Whittaker, that the decision be deferred.

 

It was also proposed by Councillor Martin Boardman, seconded by Councillor Harold Heaton, that the application be approved.

 

Upon being put to the vote, it was resolved (For: 8 Against: 5) that the decision be deferred to allow members the opportunity to visit the site.

21.P.113

21/00675/FUL - 5-7 New Market Street, Chorley pdf icon PDF 232 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Planning permission granted subject to conditions and the signing of a S106 legal agreement relating to a commuted sum of £1,072 in lieu of on-site open space provision.

Minutes:

Registered speaker(s): None

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Harold Heaton, seconded by Councillor Martin Boardman, and subsequently resolved (unanimously) that the application be approved subject to conditions and the signing of a S106 legal agreement relating to a commuted sum of £1,072 in lieu of on-site open space provision.

21.P.114

21/00734/FUL - 2 Oak Drive, Chorley, PR6 7BY pdf icon PDF 272 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

Planning permission granted subject to conditions.

Minutes:

Registered speaker(s): Phil Loynes (objector) and Councillor Adrian Lowe (ward councillor)

 

After careful consideration, it was proposed by Councillor Harold Heaton, seconded by Councillor Gordon France, that the application be deferred.

 

A vote on the amendment was taken first and was subsequently lost (For: 2 Against: 11).

 

A vote on the substantive motion, proposed by Councillor Martin Boardman and seconded by Councillor Alex Hilton, was then taken and the motion passed (For: 9 Against: 3 Abstain: 1) that the application be approved subject to conditions.

21.P.115

Appeals Report pdf icon PDF 41 KB

Report of the Director of Planning and Development (enclosed).

Minutes:

Members noted the report of the Director of Planning and Development which set out planning appeals and decisions received.

21.P.116

Any urgent business previously agreed with the Chair

Minutes:

None.