Agenda, decisions and minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 18th October, 2017 6.00 pm

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

Contact: Dave Lee  Email: dlee@southribble.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

59.

Welcome and Introduction

Minutes:

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

60.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf of Councillors Mike Nelson, Caleb Tomlinson and Linda Woollard.

61.

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 judgment 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:

Councillor Ken Jones declared a personal interest in planning application 07/2017/1150/FUL.

 

Councillor Malcolm Donoghue declared a personal interest in planning application 07/2016/0310/OUT.

62.

Minutes of the Last Meeting pdf icon PDF 76 KB

Held on Tuesday, 26 September 2017, to be signed as a correct record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED (9 Yes, 1 Abstention, 0 No): that the minutes of the meeting held on 26 September 2017 be approved as a correct record and signed by the chairman.

63.

Appeal Decisions

A verbal update will be given in respect of recent planning appeals.

Minutes:

There were no appeal decisions to report.

64.

Planning Application 07/2017/0623/FUL - Land at Longton Hall Court, Chapel Lane, Longton pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Report of the Director of Development, Enterprise and Communities attached.

Decision:

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED: that planning permission be approved subject to the conditions as set out in the report.

Minutes:

Address: Land at Longton Hall Court, Chapel Lane, Longton

 

Applicant: European Real Estate Investment Company

 

Agent: David Bailey, Lea Hough & Co, 8 Eaton Avenue, Matrix Park

 

Development: The improvement of the existing Longton Hall Court junction with Chapel Lane, Longton to adoptable standards and sufficient to enable the service of the remainder of the allocated development sites M V and X South of Longton Hall Longton in the SRBC Local Plan (which would be subject to a future application)

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED: that planning permission be approved subject to the conditions as set out in the report.

65.

Planning Application 07/2017/1644/FUL - 150 Liverpool Old Road, Much Hoole, Preston, Lancashire pdf icon PDF 800 KB

Report of the Director of Development, Enterprise and Communities attached.

Additional documents:

Decision:

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED: that planning permission be approved subject to the conditions as set out in the report and the amended conditions as set out in the update sheet.

Minutes:

Address: 150 Liverpool Old Road, Much Hoole, Preston, Lancashire, PR4 4QB

 

Applicant: Athena Group

 

Agent: Mr Butterworth, 57-59 Hoghton Street, Southport, PR9 0PG

 

Development: Erection of three blocks of two storey buildings for use as a residential care home (Class C2) together with car parking spaces, vehicular and pedestrian access and associated landscaping following demolition of existing buildings

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED: that planning permission be approved subject to the conditions as set out in the report and the amended conditions as set out in the update sheet.

66.

Planning Application 07/2017/1150/FUL - 15 Preston Road, Leyland, Lancashire pdf icon PDF 501 KB

Report of the Director of Development, Enterprise and Communities attached.

Decision:

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED: that planning permission be approved subject to the conditions as set out in the report.

Minutes:

Councillor Ken Jones declared a personal interest in this planning application as he was a ward member, but was able under the Code of Conduct for Elected Members, to remain in the meeting during the consideration of the application.

 

Address: 15 Preston Road, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 4NT

 

Applicant: Mr Nabeel Tabarik

 

Agent: Mr Lukman Vika, Daisyfield Business Centre, Suite 301, Appleby Street, Blackburn, BB1 3BL

Development: Change of Use of Ground Floor from housing multiple occupation (Sui Generis) to (Class A5) Hot Food Takeaway including New Shop Front and Siting of New Extractor Flue to Rear

The planning officer reported that three letters of objection had been received and not two as stated in the written report.

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED: that planning permission be approved subject to the conditions as set out in the report.

67.

Planning Application 07/2016/0310/OUT - Land To The North of Altcar Lane, Leyland pdf icon PDF 172 KB

Report of the Director of Development, Enterprise and Communities attached.

Decision:

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED: that the report be noted and the committee be minded to support the supplementary Deed of Variation, with the details being delegated to the Planning Manager in consultation with the Chair and Vice-Chair of Planning Committee upon the successful completion of the Deed of Variation to secure proposed level of affordable housing.

Minutes:

Councillor Malcolm Donoghue declared a personal interest in this planning application as he was a ward member, but was able under the Code of Conduct for Elected Members, to remain in the meeting during the consideration of the application.

 

Address: Land To The North of Altcar Lane Leyland

 

Applicant: Homes and Communities Agency

Proposal: To vary the Section 106 agreement associated with this site to provide for 30% affordable housing units as part of a Deed of Variation

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED: that the report be noted and the committee be minded to support the supplementary Deed of Variation, with the details being delegated to the Planning Manager in consultation with the Chair and Vice-Chair of Planning Committee upon the successful completion of the Deed of Variation to secure proposed level of affordable housing.

68.

Planning Service End of Quarter 2 2017/18 Performance Report pdf icon PDF 135 KB

Report of the Director of Development, Enterprise and Communities attached.

Decision:

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED: that the contents of the report be noted.

Minutes:

The committee considered a report on the performance of the Planning Service during Quarter 2 of 2017/18.

                                                                          

The committee was informed that the Planning Service continued to perform highly and was one of the top performing planning departments in the country. The Planning Service had key performance measures against which it was judged. Central Government produced reports on the performance of planning authorities and had introduced specific measures whereby poor performing authorities could be placed in special measures.

 

In respect of future performance reports, the Planning Manager agreed to provide overall performance figures/percentage of appeals allowed against refusal to the committee.

 

The committee welcomed the report and congratulated officers for the excellent work undertaken.

 

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED: that the contents of the report be noted.