Agenda, decisions and minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 10th October, 2018 6.00 pm

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

Contact: Charlotte Lynch  Email: clynch@southribble.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

53.

Welcome and Introduction

Minutes:

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

54.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Councillor Rebecca Noblet.

55.

Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Held on Wednesday, 5 September 2018, to be signed as a correct record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED: (Unanimously)

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 5 September 2018 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

56.

Declaration of Interest

Members are requested to indicate at this stage in the proceedings any items on the agenda in which they intend to declare an interest. Members are reminded that if the interest is a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest (as defined in the Members’ Code of Conduct) they must leave the room for the whole of that item. If the interest is not a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest, but is such that a member of the public could reasonably regard it as being so significant that it is likely that it would prejudice their judgement of the public interest (as explained in the Code of Conduct) then they may make representations, but then must leave the meeting for the remainder of the item.

Minutes:

Item 7: 07/2018/4782/FUL - Councillor M Higgins declared a personal interest.

57.

Appeal Decisions

The Director of Planning and Property will update at the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no decisions to discuss.

58.

07/2018/4700/VAR - 42 Liverpool Road, Penwortham, Preston, PR1 0DQ pdf icon PDF 939 KB

Report of the Director of Planning and Property attached.

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED: (Unanimously)

 

That the planning application be part approved and part refused subject to conditions, including an amendment to condition 12 that there should be no waste collection between the hours of 10:00 and 19:00 on Saturdays.

Minutes:

Speakers: 4 objectors, 1 supporter, the Agent, the Applicant and Ward Councillor David Howarth.

 

Address: 42 Liverpool Road, Penwortham, Preston, PR1 0DQ

 

Applicant: Mrs Carole Rialas

 

Development: Variation of conditions Nos 8 – live music to be played indoors only and up to 22:00, 9 – ability for people to be outside the front of the premises till 22:30, 10 – installation of patio heaters to front of premises, 12 – waste collections to be made also on Saturdays during 8:00 to 19:00 and 14 – extend hours of operation to Mondays to Thursdays of planning approval 07/2015/1854/FUL.

 

RESOLVED: (Unanimously)

 

That the planning application be part approved and part refused subject to conditions, including an amendment to condition 12 that there should be no waste collection between the hours of 10:00 and 19:00 on Saturdays.

59.

07/2018/4782/FUL - Butlers Farm Court, Leyland pdf icon PDF 777 KB

Report of the Director of Planning and Property attached.

Decision:

RESOLVED: (Yes: 10, No: 4)

 

That the planning application be approved subject to conditions.

Minutes:

Speakers: 5 objectors and the Agent

 

Address: Land At Butlers Farm Court, Leyland, Lancashire

 

Applicant: Mr Paul Rhodes

 

Agent: Mr Chris Weetman, 1 Reeveswood, Eccleston, Chorley, PR7 5RS

 

Development: Erection of 6 apartments with associated car parking

 

RESOLVED: (Yes: 10, No: 4)

 

That the planning application be approved subject to conditions.

60.

07/2018/5859/LBC - Worden Park, Worden Lane, Leyland, PR5 2DJ pdf icon PDF 848 KB

Report of the Director of Planning and Property attached.

Decision:

RESOLVED: (Unanimously)

 

That Listed Building consent for the planning application be granted.

Minutes:

Speakers: None

 

Address: Worden Park, Worden Lane, Leyland, Lancashire, PR5 2DJ

 

Applicant: South Ribble Borough Council – Andrew Richardson

 

Development: Listed building consent for removal of modern free-standing flue, alterations to fireplaces and hearths and repairs to existing chimney stacks

 

RESOLVED: (Unanimously)

 

That Listed Building consent for the planning application be granted.

61.

07/2018/5742/HOH - The Water Tower, 2 Cop Lane, Penwortham, Preston, PR1 0SR pdf icon PDF 658 KB

Report of the Director of Planning and Property attached.

Decision:

RESOLVED: (Unanimously)

 

That the planning application be approved subject to conditions.

Minutes:

Speakers: None

 

Address: The Water Tower, 2 Cop Lane, Penwortham, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 0SR

 

Applicant: Mr Gary Hall

 

Agent: Mr Stuart Pascoe, 14 Hill Road, Penwortham, PR1 9XH

 

Development: Erection of porch to front and conservatory to side following demolition of existing porch and conservatory. Widening of driveway to front and replacement windows

 

RESOLVED: (Unanimously)

 

That the planning application be approved subject to conditions.

62.

Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider the exclusion of the press and public for the following items of business on the ground that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.

 

By Virtue of Paragraph 3: Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

Condition:

Information is not exempt if it is required to be registered under-

The Companies Act 1985

The Friendly Societies Act 1974

The Friendly Societies Act 1992

The Industrial and Provident Societies Acts 1965 to 1978

The Building Societies Act 1986 (recorded in the public file of any building society, within the meaning of the Act)

The Charities Act 1993

Information is exempt to the extent that, in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

Information is not exempt if it relates to proposed development for which the local planning authority may grant itself planning permission pursuant to Regulation 3 of the Town & Country Planning General Regulations 1992(a).

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED: (Unanimously)

 

That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during the consideration of the following item of business as it involved the discussion of information defined as exempt from publication under Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, ‘Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information) and in which the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighed the public interest in disclosing it’.

63.

Brindle Road Persimmon Scheme Appeal Approach

Report of the Director of Planning and Property attached.

Decision:

RESOLVED: (Chair’s Casting Vote – Yes: 8, No: 7)

 

That, given the risks highlighted in the report, the Council withdraws from defending its decision on the Persimmon Brindle Road appeal and does not contest the case on a no costs basis.

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report of the Director of Planning and Policy that updated on progress with regards to the Persimmon appeal on the Brindle Road site and sought agreement on the way forward.

 

Speakers: None

 

RESOLVED: (Chair’s Casting Vote – Yes: 8, No: 7)

 

That, given the risks highlighted in the report, the Council withdraws from defending its decision on the Persimmon Brindle Road appeal and does not contest the case on a no costs basis.