Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Regulatory Committee - Monday, 15th August 2022 10.30 a.m.

Venue: Morecambe Town Hall

Contact: Eric Marsden - Democratic Services: email  emarsden@lancaster.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

35.

Minutes

Minutes of meeting held on 18th July 2022 (previously circulated). 

Minutes:

The minutes of 18th July 2022 were agreed as a true record and signed by the Chair.

36.

Items of Urgent Business authorised by the Chair

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

37.

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:

Councillor Roger Dennison declared an interest in agenda item A5 21/01588/LB Sunderland Point Mission Heritage Centre. The reason being a personal connection. Councillor Dennison would recuse himself from the meeting for the duration of consideration of the item.

 

There were no other declarations of interest.

 

COUNCILLOR DENNISON LEFT THE MEETING AT 10:35 A.M. FOLLOWING HIS DECLARATION.

APPLICATIONS SUBJECT TO PUBLIC PARTICIPATION:

38.

Sunderland Point Mission Heritage Centre The Lane Sunderland Point Morecambe pdf icon PDF 334 KB

Listed Building application for internal alterations to provide kitchen and wc`s including new treatment plant, reset floor levels, works to ceiling, insulation, new partition doors, architraves, skirting and relocation of wall panel.

Minutes:

A5

21/01588/LB

Listed Building application for internal alterations to provide kitchen and wc`s including new treatment plant, reset floor levels, works to ceiling, insulation, new partition doors, architraves, skirting and relocation of wall panel.

Overton Ward

A(C)

 

A site visit was held in respect of this application on Monday 8th August 2022 by Councillors Dave Brookes, Keith Budden, Roger Cleet, Mel Guilding, Mandy King, Robert Redfern, Malcolm Thomas and Sandra Thornberry. In attendance were Officers Mark Potts, Charlotte Greenhow and Eric Marsden.

 

Under the scheme of public participation, David Andrew, Hazel Parkinson and Brendan Smith spoke against the application; Brian Holmes (applicant) responded in favour.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Peter Yates and seconded by Councillor Mel Guilding, contrary to the officer’s recommendation:

 

“That the application be refused on the grounds that the harm to a listed building in a conservation area did not outweigh the public benefits”

 

Upon being put to the vote, 3 Councillors voted in favour of the proposal with 9 against and no abstentions, whereupon the Chair declared the proposal to have been rejected.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Sandra Thornberry and seconded by Councillor June Greenwell:

 

That the application be approved subject to the conditions in the officer’s report and subject to an additional condition requiring details and location of the rails to be removed from the altar, and relocated within the building, and those to be retained on the altar

 

Upon being put to the vote, 7 Councillors voted in favour of the proposal with 3 against and 2 abstentions, whereupon the Chair declared the proposal to have been carried.

 

Resolved:

 

That the application be approved subject to the conditions in the officer’s report and subject to an additional condition requiring details and location of the rails to be removed from the altar, and relocated within the building, and those to be retained on the altar:

 

1.    Standard LB timescale.

2.    In accordance with amended plans.

3.    Prior to their installation, submission of large-scale details of new oak panelling and oak doors.

4.    Details and location of the rails to be removed from the altar, and relocated within the building, and those to be retained on the altar.

 

THE CHAIR ADJOURNED THE MEETING AT 11:43 A.M. AND RECONVENED AT 11:49 A.M.

COUNCILLOR ROGER DENNISON REJOINED THE MEETING AT 11:49 A.M.

APPLICATIONS NOT SUBJECT TO PUBLIC PARTICIPATION:

39.

Mellishaw Park Mellishaw Lane Heaton With Oxcliffe pdf icon PDF 353 KB

Demolition of existing buildings, reconfiguration of existing 19 pitch traveller site to continue to provide 19 traveller pitches, erection of 9 semi-detached amenity buildings and a landlord/caretaker building, associated internal roads, amenity area, foul drainage infrastructure, a flood ramp at the site entrance and boundary fencing.

Minutes:

A6

22/00519/FUL

Demolition of existing buildings, reconfiguration of existing 19 pitch traveller site to continue to provide 19 traveller pitches, erection of 9 semi-detached amenity buildings and a landlord/caretaker building, associated internal roads, amenity area, foul drainage infrastructure, a flood ramp at the site entrance and boundary fencing.

Overton Ward

A(C)

 

It was proposed by Councillor Robert Redfern and seconded by Councillor Mandy King:

 

“That the application be approved subject to the conditions in the Committee Report and subject to an additional condition regarding noise mitigation.”

 

Upon being put to the vote, the 13 Councillors voted unanimously in favour of the proposal with none against and no abstentions, whereupon the Chair declared the proposal to have been carried.

 

Resolved:

 

That the application be approved subject to the conditions in the Committee Report and subject to an additional condition regarding noise mitigation:

 

1.    Time limit for commencement.

2.    Approved plans list.

3.    Precise details and samples of materials to be submitted for approval for elevations and fencing.

4.    Surface Water Sustainable Drainage Strategy and Maintenance.

5.    Asbestos survey.

6.    Construction Surface Water Management Plan.

7.    Flood emergency evacuation plan.

8.    Details of bin storage and external lighting.

9.    Submission of details and location of bat boxes.

10.  Development in accordance with Tree Protection Plan.

11.  Development in accordance with the Preliminary Ecological Appraisal.

12.  Development in accordance with Flood Risk Assessment.

13.  Implementation of landscape scheme.

14.  Use of the site limited to Gypsies and Travellers.

15.  Noise mitigation.

40.

Delegated List pdf icon PDF 402 KB

Minutes:

The Service Head for 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.