Agenda, decisions and minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 20th June, 2018 6.00 pm

Venue: Shield Room, Civic Centre, West Paddock, Leyland PR25 1DH

Contact: Dianne Scambler  Email: dscambler@southribble.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

14.

Welcome and Introduction

Minutes:

The Chair, Councillor Jon Hesketh welcomed the members of the public to the meeting, introduced the Committee and explained the proceedings and role of its members.

15.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Rebecca Noblet (Vice Chair), Mal Donoghue, Ken Jones, and Michael Nathan.

16.

Minutes of meeting Wednesday, 30 May 2018 of Planning Committee pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED: (Unanimously)

 

That subject to Councillor Peter Mullineaux being in attendance, the minutes of the meeting held on 30 May 2018 be approved as a correct record for signing by the Chair.

17.

Declaration of Interest

Minutes:

The following declaration was declared:

 

Item 6 - Jonathan Noad, Director of Planning and Property declared that he is a Parent Governor at St. James’s CE School, Slater Lane, Moss Side.

18.

Appeal Decisions

Minutes:

The Director of Planning and Property reported on one appeal decision that had recently been received. The appeal related to land at St James Fields, Wateringpool Lane where the developer had proposed to build an additional 5 dwellings on open space.

 

The Planning Inspectorate found in favour of the Council’s decision to refuse planning permission due to the impact on the character and appearance of the open area and its important contribution to Central Parks.

 

In response to a question raised by a member of the public, the Director of Planning and Property agreed to feedback on the delivery of the landscaping scheme at St James Fields.

 

The information was noted.

 

 

19.

Planning Application - 07/2018/2840/FUL - St James CofE School, Slater Lane, Moss Side pdf icon PDF 776 KB

Report of the Director of Planning and Property attached.

Minutes:

 

Jonathan Noad, Director of Planning and Property left the meeting.

 

Address:                    St James Church of England School, Slater Lane, Moss Side, Leyland PR25 1TL

 

Applicant:                  Mrs L Taylor-Bell – Headteacher

 

Agent:                        Mr Jeff Heskine, 12 The Spinney, Lancaster LA1 4JQ

 

Development:           Formation of Multi Use Games Area on school field to rear and erection of 3m high boundary fencing.     

 

RESOLVED: (Unanimously)

 

That the application be Approved with Conditions.

 

Jonathan Noad, Director of Planning and Property returned to the meeting.

20.

Planning Application - 07/2018/2675/FUL - 47 Cann Bridge Street, Higher Walton pdf icon PDF 702 KB

Report of the Director of Planning and Property attached.

Decision:

RESOLVED: (Unanomously)

 

That the application be Approved with Conditions.

Minutes:

Speakers: A representative of the applicant.

 

Address:                    47 Cann Bridge Street, Higher Walton, Preston PR5 4DJ

 

Applicant:                  Mr Haydn Williams

 

Development:           Change of use from Class A3 (Café) to Class A4 (Public House) and minor alterations

 

RESOLVED: (Unanimously)

 

That the application be Approved with Conditions.

 

The following additional condition was agreed at the meeting:

 

That the building shall not be occupied for the use hereby approved, until the Local Planning Authority receives confirmation, and a copy of a written agreement that offsite parking spaces within close proximity of 47 Cann Bridge Street are available, and will remain available at all times in the future for customers of the approved business. Furthermore for the duration of the approved use, signage shall be displayed prominently (and shall be available for inspection by the Local Planning Authority) within the pub to highlight availability of parking within agreed areas.

 

REASON: To ensure the provision and retention of adequate parking facilities, to reduce the impact on neighbouring properties and to accord with Policy G17 in the South Ribble Local Plan.

 

 

21.

Planning Application - 07/2018/1773/FUL - 143 Liverpool Road, Longton pdf icon PDF 221 KB

Report of the Director of Planning and Property attached.

Decision:

RESOLVED: (Unanimously)

 

That the application be Approved with Conditions.

Minutes:

Speaker(s): The applicant (Mr Christopher Buckley).

 

Address:                    143 Liverpool Road, Longton, Preston PR4 5AB

 

Applicant:                  Mr Christopher Buckley

 

Development:           Change of use from Class A1 (Office Licence) to Class A4 (Drinking Establishment)

 

RESOLVED: (Unanimously)

 

That the application be Approved with Conditions.

22.

Planning Application - 07/2018/2471/HOH - 51 Green Hey, Much Hoole pdf icon PDF 603 KB

Report of the Director of Planning and Property attached.

Decision:

RESOLVED: (Unanimously)

 

That the application be Approved with Conditions.

Minutes:

Speaker(s): The applicant (Mr Mark Hodges).

 

Address:                    51 Green Hey, Much Hoole, Preston PR4 4QH

 

Applicant:                  Mr Mark Hodges

 

Agent:                        Mr Harry Fowler, 323 Gregson Lane, Hoghton, Preston PR5 0FD

 

Development:           Two storey and single story rear extensions, porch and single storey extension to front elevation. Replacement detached garage to front and erection of detached outbuilding to form a garden room to rear. Erection of a 2.4m (max) high boundary fence to north western boundary.

 

RESOLVED: (Unanimously)

 

That the application be Approved with Conditions.

23.

Planning Training

Minutes:

The Director of Planning and Property reminded the Committee about the forthcoming training session being held on Wednesday 27 June and encouraged all Members to attend.