Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Regulatory Committee
Monday, 29th March 2021 10.30 a.m.

Venue: THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING

Contact: Democratic Services: email  democracy@lancaster.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

103.

Minutes

Minutes of meeting held on 1st March 2021 (previously circulated). 

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 1st March 2021 were agreed as a true record, and would be signed by the Chair at a later date.

104.

Items of Urgent Business authorised by the Chair

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

 

105.

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.

APPLICATION A7: 20/01020/FUL WAS BROUGHT FORWARD IN THE AGENDA BY THE CHAIR

APPLICATIONS SUBJECT TO PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

106.

Telegraph Field Pump House, School Lane, Wray, Lancashire pdf icon PDF 171 KB

Erection of an agricultural building for livestock/storage and creation of an area of hardstanding.

Minutes:

A7

20/01020/FUL

Erection of an agricultural building for livestock/storage and creation of an area of hardstanding.

Lower Lune Valley Ward

A(C)

 

Under the scheme of public participation, Councillor Kevin Frea spoke in support of the application. 

 

It was proposed by Councillor Keith Budden and seconded by Councillor John Reynolds, contrary to the officer’s recommendation in the report:

 

“That Planning Permission be granted for the reasons that the landscape impacts associated with the development are outweighed by the provision of essential farming infrastructure, subject to the following additional conditions:

 

1.    Timescales.

2.    Working Programme.

3.    Drainage scheme submission.

4.    Provision of Landscaping scheme.

5.    Tied to Hoskins Farm. ”

 

Upon being put to the vote, 13 Councillors voted in favour, none against, and 2 abstained, whereupon the Chair declared the proposal to be carried.

 

Resolved:

 

That Planning Permission be granted for the reasons that the landscape impacts associated with the development are outweighed by the provision of essential farming infrastructure subject to the following additional conditions:

 

1.    Timescales.

2.    Working Programme.

3.    Drainage scheme submission.

4.    Provision of Landscaping scheme.

5.    Tied to Hoskins Farm.

 

107.

University of Cumbria, Bowerham Road, Lancaster, Lancashire pdf icon PDF 317 KB

Demolition of buildings including Sarah Witham Thompson, Gressingham and Melling Halls, Black Box Theatre, Old Dining Room and the Long Corridor and erection of a 4 storey Extra Care residential building (use class C3), partial demolition, conversion and change of use of the Art Studio from education facility (use class D1) to ancillary space associated with the Extra Care residential building and change of use and conversion of Barbon Hall and Hornby Hall from education facility (use class D1) to provide affordable residential apartments (use class C3) with associated landscaping, parking, access and service infrastructure.

Minutes:

A5

20/00554/FUL

Demolition of buildings including Sarah Witham Thompson, Gressingham and Melling Halls, Black Box Theatre, Old Dining Room and the Long Corridor and erection of a 4 storey Extra Care residential building (use class C3), partial demolition, conversion and change of use of the Art Studio from education facility (use class D1) to ancillary space associated with the Extra Care residential building and change of use and conversion of Barbon Hall and Hornby Hall from education facility (use class D1) to provide affordable residential apartments (use class C3) with associated landscaping, parking, access and service infrastructure.

John O’Gaunt  Ward

A

 

Under the scheme of public participation, Democratic Support Officers read out 3 letters of objection and one letter of support for the application, followed by the response of the agent.

 

 

THE MEETING ADJOURNED AT 12:35 P.M. AND RECONVENED AT 12:45 P.M.

 

 

It was proposed by Councillor Janice Hanson and seconded by Councillor Mel Guilding:

 

“That the application be approved subject to the conditions set out in the Committee Report and that the Head of Planning and Place be delegated to approve the application after the consultation period has expired subject to there being no new material planning issues raised in any further representations.”

 

Upon being put to the vote, 13 Councillors voted in favour, none against, and 2 abstained, whereupon the Chair declared the proposal to be carried.

 

Resolved:

 

That the application be approved subject to the conditions set out in the Committee Report and that the Head of Planning and Place be delegated to approve the application after the consultation period has expired subject to there being no new material planning issues raised in any further representations subject to the following conditions:

 

1.    Time limit.

2.    Approved plans.

3.    Final Sustainable Drainage Strategy.

4.    Construction Phase Surface Water Management Plan.

5.    Foul Water Drainage.

6.    Employment Skills Plan.

7.    Access construction.

8.    Contaminated land.

9.    Building recording and written scheme of archaeology.

10.  Details of fenestration/rainwater goods/details for converted buildings.

11.  Finished floor levels (extra care building) and site levels.

12.  Off site highway works.

13.  Materials samples.

14.  Homeowner packs.

15.  Landscaping details.

16.  Completion of conversion.

17.  Travel Plan.

18.  Drainage Operation and Maintenance Plan and Verification Report.

19.  Security details.

20.  Car parking management strategy, cycle store and EV charging points.

21.  Approved tree works.

22.  Ecological mitigation measures.

23.  Hours of construction.

24.  Landscaping Implementation.

25.  Nesting birds.

26.  Separate drainage.

27.  Sustainable construction and energy efficiency.

28.  Nationally described space standards and M4(2) and M4(3) standards.

29.  Removal of Telecommunications Apparatus Permitted Development.

30.  Extra Care Use within C3 Only.

31.  Affordable Housing.

32.  Retention of pedestrian/cycle routes.

 

COUNCILLOR JUNE GREENWELL LEFT THE MEETING AT 13:05 P.M,.

108.

University of Cumbria, Bowerham Road, Lancaster, Lancashire pdf icon PDF 440 KB

Erection of a 2-storey supported living facility (C3), erection of a bin and cycle store, creation of access road and parking, and alterations of existing ground levels including retaining walls and gabion terraces, associated landscaping and service infrastructure.

Minutes:

A6

20/00762/FUL

Erection of a 2-storey supported living facility (C3), erection of a bin and cycle store, creation of access road and parking, and alterations of existing ground levels including retaining walls and gabion terraces, associated landscaping and service infrastructure.

John O’Gaunt  Ward

A(C)

 

Under the scheme of public participation, Democratic Support Officers read out 4 letters of objection and one letter of support for the application, along with the response of the agent.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Mel Guilding and seconded by Councillor Robert Redfern:

 

“That the application be approved subject to the conditions set out in the Committee Report including ensuring that amended plans show the correct provision of disabled parking spaces and a landscaping scheme includes additional landscape bolstering adjacent to Clougha Avenue and that the Head of Planning and Place be delegated to approve the application after the consultation period has expired subject to there being no new material planning issues raised in any further representations.”

 

Upon being put to the vote, 13 Councillors voted in favour, none against, and 1 abstained, whereupon the Chair declared the proposal to be carried.

 

Resolved:

 

That the application be approved subject to the conditions set out in the Committee Report including ensuring that amended plans show the correct provision of disabled parking spaces and a landscaping scheme includes additional landscape bolstering adjacent to Clougha Avenue and that the Head of Planning and Place be delegated to approve the application after the consultation period has expired subject to there being no new material planning issues raised in any further representations subject to the following conditions:

 

1.    Time limit.

2.    Approved plans.

3.    Final Sustainable Drainage Strategy.

4.    Construction phase surface water management plan.

5.    Foul water drainage.

6.    Water Main Investigations and protection.

7.    Off site highway works.

8.    Employment Skills Plan.

9.    Contaminated land.

10.  Written scheme of archaeology.

11.  Finished floor and site levels.

12.  Boundary and fencing details.

13.  Access construction details.

14.  Materials samples.

15.  Homeowner packs.

16.  Drainage Operation and Maintenance Plan and Verification Report.

17.  Travel Plan.

18.  Security details.

19.  Car parking management strategy, layout and EV charging points.

20.  Cycle Store.

21.  Approved tree works.

22.  Ecological mitigation measures.

23.  Hours of construction.

24.  Landscaping Implementation.

25.  Nesting birds.

26.  Separate drainage.

27.  Sustainable construction and energy efficiency.

28.  Nationally described space standards and M4(2) and M4(3) standards.

29.  Supported Living within C3 Only.

30.  Obscure glazing in rear elevation.

31.  Amended plans to show correct provision of disabled parking spaces (minimum of 2).

32.  Landscaping scheme to include additional bolstering adjacent to Clougha Avenue.

 

109.

Delegated List pdf icon PDF 397 KB

Minutes:

The Service Head of Planning and Place submitted a Schedule of Planning Applications dealt with under the Scheme of Delegation of Planning Functions to Officers.

 

Resolved:

 

That the report be noted.