Agenda and minutes

Planning Regulatory Committee
Monday, 19th August 2019 10.30 a.m.

Venue: Lancaster Town Hall

Contact: Democratic Services: telephone (01524) 582656 or email  democracy@lancaster.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

37.

Minutes

Minutes of meeting held on 22nd June 2019 (previously circulated). 

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 22nd June 2019 were signed by the Vice-Chair as a correct record.

38.

Items of Urgent Business authorised by the Chair

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

39.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations by Councillors of interests in respect of items on this Agenda. 

Councillors are reminded that, in accordance with the Localism Act 2011, they are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests which have not already been declared in the Council’s Register of Interests. (It is a criminal offence not to declare a disclosable pecuniary interest either in the Register or at the meeting). 

Whilst not a legal requirement, in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 9 and in the interests of clarity and transparency, Councillors should declare any disclosable pecuniary interests which they have already declared in the Register, at this point in the meeting. 

In accordance with Part B Section 2 of the Code Of Conduct, Councillors are required to declare the existence and nature of any other interests as defined in paragraphs 8(1) or 9(2) of the Code of Conduct. 

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

40.

SITE VISIT

Minutes:

A site visit was held in respect of the following applications:

 

19/00496/FUL

71 North Road, Lancaster

Castle Ward

 

19/00019/FUL

 

 

19/00545/FUL

 

 

13 Dalton Square, Lancaster

 

 

Land North of Kellet Road, Over Kellet

 

 

Castle Ward

 

 

 Kellet Ward

 

 

The following Members were present at the site visit, which took place on Monday 12th August 2019:

 

Councillors Paul Anderton, Alan Biddulph, Dave Brookes, Abbott Bryning, Keith Budden, Tim Dant, Janice Hanson, Michael Munford, Malcolm Thomas and Sandra Thornberry.

 

Officers in Attendance:

 

Mark Potts – Major Applications Officer

Kim Ireland – Planning Assistant

Sarah Moorghen – Democratic Support Officer

 

41.

Imperial Road, Morecambe pdf icon PDF 169 KB

The development of an energy recovery facility comprising: the erection and operation of an energy from waste building including offices, workshop and visitor/education facilities; air cooled condensers; internal access roads; car, cycle and coach parking; perimeter fencing; electricity sub-stations; weighbridges; weighbridge office; contractors office; water and diesel tanks; lighting; heat offtake pipe; hardstandings; earthworks; landscaping and other ancillary infrastructure

Minutes:

  A5

19/00567/CCC

The development of an energy recovery facility comprising: the erection and operation of an energy from waste building including offices, workshop and visitor/education facilities; air cooled condensers; internal access roads; car, cycle and coach parking; perimeter fencing; electricity sub-stations; weighbridges; weighbridge office; contractors office; water and diesel tanks; lighting; heat offtake pipe; hardstandings; earthworks; landscaping and other ancillary infrastructure

Overton Ward

   NO

                                                                                        

It was proposed by Councillor Janice Hanson and seconded by Councillor Richard Austen-Baker:

 

“That the City Council has no objection subject to the conditions set out in the Committee Report.”

 

Upon being put to the vote, 10 Councillors voted in favour of the proposition and 3 against, with 1 abstention, whereupon the Vice-Chair declared the proposal to be carried.

 

Resolved:

 

That the City Council has no objections to the application subject to the following suggested conditions:

 

1.            Employment skills plan.

2.            Construction and Environmental Management Plan, including a Travel Plan.

3.            Assessment and remediation of contamination.

4.            Tree protection during construction.

5.            Noise mitigation based on paragraph 7.5.3 of the Environmental Statement (if not otherwise included within an Environmental Permit).

6.            Materials/ colours/ finishes to be agreed (based on the conclusions of the addendum design document).

7.            Lighting scheme (may be included with other ecology mitigation).

8.            Landscaping scheme.

9.            Creation of cycle/ footpath link to Middleton road.

10.          Electric vehicle charging points (with the consideration of facilities for HGVs), secure cycle storage and shower and changing facilities.

 

42.

The Corner House, Woodwell Lane, Silverdale pdf icon PDF 138 KB

Demolition of existing property and outbuilding, erection of replacement detached dwelling, alteration to vehicular access and associated landscaping

Minutes:

  A6

18/00380/FUL

Demolition of existing property and outbuilding, erection of replacement detached dwelling, alteration to vehicular access and associated landscaping

Silverdale Ward

   A

                                                                                        

It was proposed by Councillor Robert Redfern and seconded by Councillor Alan Biddulph:

 

“That Planning Permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in the Committee Report.”

 

Upon being put to the vote, 13 Councillors voted in favour of the proposition and 1 against, whereupon the Vice-Chair declared the proposal to be carried.

 

Resolved:

 

That Planning Permission be granted subject to the following conditions:

 

1.            Standard three year timescale.

2.            In accordance with amended plans.

3.            Submission of a foul and surface water drainage scheme (prior to the commencement of development).

4.            Materials – details and samples including elevational treatment (natural stone and render), slate, eaves verge and ridge details, rainwater goods, windows (including rooflights) and doors (including garage), surfacing (including access between Woodwell Lane and the site) and boundary treatments, external lighting- to be submitted and approved.

5.            Development in accordance with AIA including tree protection.

6.            Landscaping scheme.

7.            Ecological mitigation.

8.            Providing of parking and turning areas prior to occupation.

9.            Obscure glazing to first floor en-suite within northern elevation.

10.          Privacy screen to balcony – details, implementation and retention.

11.          Removal of Permitted Development rights – roof, windows and doors alterations (including garage doors), extensions and outbuildings and boundary treatments.

12.          Garage use restriction.

 

 

43.

Dallas Road Gardens, Dallas Road, Lancaster pdf icon PDF 75 KB

Erection of a 2.5m wooden peace pole

Minutes:

  A7

19/00788/FUL

Erection of a 2.5m wooden peace pole

Castle Ward

   A

                                                                                        

It was proposed by Councillor Robert Redfern and seconded by Councillor Malcolm Thomas:

 

“That Planning Permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in the Committee Report.”

 

Upon being put to the vote, Councillors voted unanimously in favour of the proposition, whereupon the Vice-Chair declared the proposal to be carried.

 

Resolved:

 

That Planning Permission be granted subject to the following conditions:

 

1.            Standard 3 year timescale.

2.            Development to accord to approved plans.

 

 

44.

6 Ingleton Drive, Lancaster pdf icon PDF 75 KB

Erection of a single storey rear extension and creation of a ramp to front garden

Minutes:

  A8

19/00831/FUL

Erection of a single storey rear extension and creation of a ramp to front garden

Scotforth East Ward

   A

                                                                                        

It was proposed by Councillor Michael Mumford and seconded by Councillor Colin Hartley:

 

“That outline Planning Permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in the Committee Report.”

 

Upon being put to the vote, Councillors voted unanimously in favour of the proposition, whereupon the Vice-Chair declared the proposal to be carried.

 

Resolved:

 

That outline Planning Permission be granted subject to the following conditions:

 

1.         Standard 3 year timescale.

2.         Development in accordance with plans.

3.         Approved landscaping scheme to be implemented.

 

45.

3 Moorside, Melling, Carnforth pdf icon PDF 78 KB

Alterations to windows and doors on front and rear elevations, re-rendering of the front, side and rear elevations and erection of a detached garage

Minutes:

  A9

19/00901/FUL

Alterations to windows and doors on front and rear elevations, re-rendering of the front, side and rear elevations and erection of a detached garage

Upper Lune Valley Ward

   A

                                                                                        

It was proposed by Councillor Keith Budden and seconded by Councillor Alan Biddulph:

 

“That Planning Permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in the Committee Report.”

 

Upon being put to the vote, Councillors voted unanimously in favour of the proposition, whereupon the Vice-Chair declared the proposal to be carried.

 

Resolved:

 

That Planning Permission be granted subject to the following conditions:

 

1.         Standard 3 year timescale.

2.         Development in accordance with plans.

3.         Details of materials.

 

46.

Appointment to Crook O'Lune Advisory Committee pdf icon PDF 68 KB

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report of the Democratic Services Manager to consider appointing a Planning Regulatory Committee representative to the Crook O’Lune Advisory Committee outside body.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Robert Redfern and seconded by Councillor Dave Brookes that Councillor Michael Mumford be appointed as the Planning Regulatory Committee representative to the Crook O’Lune Advisory Committee outside body.

 

Upon being put to the vote, 13 Members voted in favour of the proposition, with 1 abstention, whereupon the Vice-Chairman declared the proposal to be carried.

 

Resolved:

 

That Councillor Michael Mumford be appointed as the Planning Regulatory Committee representative to the Crook O’Lune Advisory Committee outside body.

47.

Delegated Planning List pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Minutes:

The Planning Manager submitted a Schedule of Planning Applications dealt with under the Scheme of Delegation of Planning Functions to Officers.

 

Resolved:

 

That the report be noted.