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Items
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1.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 67 KB

To approve the accuracy of the minutes of the meeting held on 15 April 2021.

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The Director of Law and Governance submitted the minutes of the meeting held on 15 April 21 for approval.

 

Resolved – That the minutes of the meeting held on 15 April 2021 be approved.

 

2.

MINUTES OF THE STRATEGIC APPLICATIONS SUB-COMMITTEE pdf icon PDF 85 KB

To approve the accuracy of the minutes of the Strategic Applications Sub-Committee held on 29 April 2021.

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The Director of Law and Governance submitted the minutes of the Strategic Applications Sub Committee meeting held on 29 April 2021.

 

Resolved – That the minutes of the meeting held on 29 April 2021 be approved.

 

 

 

3.

MEMBERS' CODE OF CONDUCT - DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members of the committee are asked whether they have any personal or prejudicial interests in connection with any application on the agenda and, if so, to declare them and state the nature of the interest.

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Members were asked to consider whether they had any disclosable pecuniary interests and/ or any other relevant interest in connection with any item(s) on this agenda and, if so, to declare them and state what they were.

 

Councillor A Gardner declared a prejudicial interest in respect of item 5 by virtue of having previously  carried out a  building survey on the property for the applicant and would withdraw from the Chamber during the discussion and debate on that item.

 

 

4.

APP/20/01919: Burtons Foods, PASTURE ROAD, MORETON, CH46 8SE - Construction of two dwelling houses (use class C3) with associated car parking, landscape boundary treatment and infrastructure. pdf icon PDF 312 KB

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Resolved that the application be withdrawn, to enable the matter to be determined as a delegated officer decision,  as the ward councillor  who  had asked for the matter to be considered by Committee was content with the proposals after receiving assurances.

 

 

5.

APP/21/00016: 20 BEACON DRIVE, NEWTON, CH48 7ED - Erection of two storey extensions (to the front, rear and side); Extensions to existing dormers alongside the introduction of x1 new front dormer; erection of x2 balconies to the rear elevation pdf icon PDF 240 KB

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Having previously declared a prejudicial interest in connection to this item, Councillor A Gardner left the room during consideration.

 

The Director of Regeneration and Place submitted the above application for consideration.

 

A Ward Councillor addressed the Committee.

 

It was moved by Councillor S Kelly and seconded by Councillor S Foulkes that the application be approved

 

The motion was put and carried (10:0)

 

Resolved (10:0) – That the application be approved with the following conditions:

 

The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of 3 years from the date of this permission.

 

The roof area of single storey rear extension herby permitted shall not be used as a balcony roof garden or similar amenity area without the grant of further specific permission from the local planning authority.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.

APP/21/00229 : 1 OLDFIELD DRIVE, HESWALL, CH60 6SS - Demolition of existing dwellinghouse and development of a three storey apartment building, comprising of 5 no. apartments, with associated hard and soft landscaping. pdf icon PDF 241 KB

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The Director of Regeneration and Place submitted the above application for consideration.

 

The Agent for the Applicant addressed the Committee

 

On a motion by Councillor K Hodson and seconded by Councillor B Berry that the application be refused upon the following grounds:

 

“The proposed development due to its increase in width, height and scale is considered to have a detrimental impact on the character of the surrounding area and is therefore contrary to criterion (i) and (ii) of saved policy HS4 of the Unitary Development Plan and paragraph 131 of the National Policy Planning Framework.”

 

The motion was put and lost (4:7)

 

It was then moved by Councillor S Kelly and seconded by Councillor S Foulkes that the application be approved.

 

The motion was put and carried (7:4)

 

Resolved (7:4) – That the application be approved with the following conditions:

 

Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2008 (or any subsequent Order or statutory provision re-enacting or revoking the provisions of that Order), no window or dormer window shall be added to the property unless expressly authorised.

 

 

The development hereby permitted shall be begun before the expiration of 3 years from the date of this permission.

 

 

The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the approved plans received by the local planning authority on 5th February 2021 and listed as follows:

 

20- 172-100/A, received 8th February 2021;

20- 172-120/B, received 8th February 2021;

20- 172-121/C, received 15th March 2021;

20- 172-122/C, received 15th March 2021;

20- 172-123/A, received 15th March 2021;

20- 172-150/C, received 15th March 2021;

20- 172-151/C, received 15th March 2021;

20- 172-152/B, received 19th March 2021;

20- 172-110/G, received 17th May 2021;

20- 172-111/E, received 17th May 2021;

20- 172-112/D, received 17th May 2021; and

20- 172-124, received 25th March 2021.

 

As well as:

 

Bat Survey Report (Mulberry, 24th March 2021);

Arboricultural Implications Assessment (Mulberry/ TRE 10D, 23rd March 2021); and

Arboricultural Method Statement (Mulberry/TRE 10D, 23rd March 2021)

 

 

No above ground works shall take place prior to details of all materials to be used in the external construction (facings, roof, openings etc) of this development have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development shall be carried out in accordance with approved details.

 

 

With the exception of the south-east facing glazed panes within the angled v-shaped openings, all openings (including rooflights) within the south facing rear elevation of the hereby approved apartment block, shall not be glazed otherwise than with obscured glass which obscuration level is no less than Level 3 of Pilkington Glass scale (or equivalent) and fixed shut up to a height of 1.7m from the internal finished floor level, and thereafter be permanently retained as such.

 

 

Tree Protection Barriers:

 

Prior to the commencement of site clearance, demolition, storage of plant (non-tree related), materials, machinery, including site huts and WCs, Tree Protection Barriers shall be installed immediately following tree works and Barriers shall confirm to the specification within the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 6.

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APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS TO STRATEGIC APPLICATIONS SUB-COMMITTEE pdf icon PDF 77 KB

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A report by the Director of Law and Governance recommended that the Planning Committee establish a Strategic Applications Sub Committee as per instructions within the Council’s Constitution.

 

Members were informed that the membership of the Sub Committee may comprise between 6 and 9 members.

 

On a motion by S Kelly and seconded by K Hodson it was:

 

Resolved (10:0) that :

 

(1)  The terms of reference of the Strategic Applications Sub-Committee, as referred to in paragraph 3.1. of the report be noted;

(2)  the size of the Strategic Applications Sub Committee be made up of 7 members: 3 Labour, 2 Conservative, 1 Liberal Democrat and 1 Green Member and;

(3)  the Monitoring Officer be authorised as proper officer to carry out the wishes of the Group Leaders in allocating Members to membership and substitute membership of the Strategic Applications Sub Committee and to appoint those Members with effect from the date at which the proper officer is advised of the names of such Members.