Agenda and minutes

Planning Regulatory Committee
Monday, 22nd July 2019 10.30 a.m.

Venue: Lancaster Town Hall

Contact: Sarah Moorghen, Democratic Services: telephone (01524) 582132 or email  smoorghen@lancaster.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

25.

Minutes

Minutes of meeting held on 24 June, 2019 (previously circulated). 

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 24th June 2019 were signed by the Chair as a correct record.

26.

Items of Urgent Business authorised by the Chair

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

27.

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.

With the Committee’s agreement the Chair reordered the agenda from this point.

28.

71 North Road, Lancaster, Lancashire pdf icon PDF 88 KB

Retrospective change of use of retail unit (A1) to takeaway (A5) and installation of a flue to the rear elevation

Minutes:

  A6

19/00496/FUL

Retrospective change of use of retail unit (A1) to takeaway (A5) and installation of a flue to the rear elevation.

Castle Ward

   D

                                                                                        

It was proposed by Councillor Janice Hanson and seconded by Councillor Robert Redfern:

 

“That the application be deferred for further information to be received and to enable a site visit to take place.”

 

Upon being put to the vote 9 Councillors voted in favour of the proposition and 1 against, with 4 abstentions, whereupon the Chair declare the proposal to be carried.

 

Resolved:

 

That the application be deferred for further information to be received and to enable a site visit to take place.

 

 

29.

Jump Rush Trampoline Park, 21 Northumberland Street, Morecambe pdf icon PDF 128 KB

Change of use from trampoline park (D2) to a flexible use [to enable changes in accordance with Part 3 Class V of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (as amended)] comprising either retail (A1) or leisure (D2) use, and alterations to the external cladding of the building

Minutes:

  A5

19/00100/FUL

Change of use from trampoline park (D2) to a flexible use [to enable changes in accordance with Part 3 Class V of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (as amended)] comprising either retail (A1) or leisure (D2) use, and alterations to the external cladding of the building.

Poulton Ward

   R

                                                                                        

It was proposed by Councillor Richard Austen-Baker and seconded by Councillor Dave Brookes:

 

“That the Committee be minded to refuse the application for the reason set out in the Committee Report but the determination of the application be delegated back to the Planning Manager to enable the response of the Highway Authority to be considered and a second reason for refusal to be added if the Planning Manager considers it appropriate.”

 

Upon being put to the vote, 10 Councillors voted in favour and 4 against, whereupon the Chair declared the proposal carried.

 

Resolved:

 

That the Committee be minded to refuse the application for the reason set out in the Committee Report but the determination of the application be delegated back to the Planning Manager to enable the response of the Highway Authority to be considered   and a second reason for refusal to be added if Planning Manager considers it appropriate.

 

 

30.

116 Ullswater Road, Lancaster, Lancashire pdf icon PDF 81 KB

Erection of a single storey side and rear extension and construction of a decking area

Minutes:

  A7

19/00592/FUL

Erection of a single storey side and rear extension and construction of a decking area.

Bulk Ward

   A

                                                                                        

It was proposed by Councillor Janice Hanson and seconded by Councillor Michael Munford:

 

“That the application be approved.”

 

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

 

Resolved:

 

That Planning Permission be granted subject to the following conditions:

 

1.

Standard 3 year timescale.

2.

3.

Development in accordance with plans.

Trees to be retained and maintained at least their existing height.

 

 

31.

Salt Ayre Sports Centre, Doris Henderson Way, Heaton With Oxcliffe pdf icon PDF 80 KB

Change of use of car park and public space to the front of the sports centre to children's playground, outdoor activity area and mini golf area

Minutes:

  A8

19/00688/FUL

Change of use of car park and public space to the front of the sports centre to children's playground, outdoor activity area and mini golf area.

Skerton West Ward

   A

                                                                                        

It was proposed by Councillor Robert Redfern and seconded by Councillor Richard Austen-Baker:

 

“That the application be approved.”

 

Upon being put to the vote, Councillors voted unanimously in favour of the proposition, whereupon the 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 be carried out in accordance to approved plans.

3.

Protection/retention of existing trees.

 

 

 

 

32.

Co-op, Centenary House, Regent Road pdf icon PDF 72 KB

Advertisement application for the display of 3 externally illuminated fascia signs, 1 externally illuminated hanging sign, 1 non-illuminated wall mounted sign and 1 non-illuminated fascia sign

Minutes:

  A9

19/00786/ADV

Advertisement application for the display of 3 externally illuminated fascia signs, 1 externally illuminated hanging sign, 1 non-illuminated wall mounted sign and 1 non-illuminated fascia sign.

Harbour Ward

   A

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

 

“That the application be approved.”

 

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

 

Resolved:

 

That Planning Permission be granted subject to the following conditions:

1.

Standard advertisement timescale (5 years).

2.

Advertisements to be carried out in accordance to amended approved plans.

3.

No advertisement is to be displayed without the permission of the owner of the site.

4.

No advertisement shall be sited or displayed so as to obscure or hinder various transportation signs or signals.

5.

Any advertisement displayed, and any site used for the display of advertisements, shall be maintained in a condition that does not impair the visual amenity of the site.

6.

Any structure or hoarding erected or used principally for the purpose of displaying advertisements shall be maintained in a condition that does not endanger the public.

7.

Where an advertisement is required under the Regulations to be removed, the site shall be left in a condition that does not endanger the public or impair visual amenity.

8.

Illumination levels and screening.

 

33.

Co-op, Centenary House, Regent Road pdf icon PDF 74 KB

Installation of replacement plant equipment, installation of cladding to the side elevation and new fence panels to the side

Minutes:

  A10

19/00645/FUL

Installation of replacement plant equipment, installation of cladding to the side elevation and new fence panels to the side.

Harbour Ward

   A

                                                                                        

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

 

“That the application be approved.”

 

Upon being put to the vote, Councillors voted unanimously in favour of the proposition, whereupon the 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 be carried out in accordance to approved plans and details.

 

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 11:35 and reconvened at 11:40.

34.

Land East of Scotland Road, Carnforth pdf icon PDF 68 KB

To permanently divert a section of Public Footpath No.26 in Carnforth to enable the implementation of residential development pursuant to the proposals set out in application 18/00365/OUT

Additional documents:

Minutes:

  A11

18/00365/OUT

(Associated with)

To permanently divert a section of Public Footpath No.26 in Carnforth to enable the implementation of residential development pursuant to the proposals set out in application 18/00365/OUT.

Carnforth and Millhead Ward

   A

                                                                                        

It was proposed by Councillor Dave Brookes and seconded by Councillor Robert Redfern:

 

“That the recommendation as set out in the report be agreed.”

 

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

 

Resolved:

 

1.

That, subject to outline planning permission being granted for planning application 18/00365/OUT, an Order be made pursuant to Section 257 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 to divert Footpath No.26 in Carnforth as set out in the report and on the terms the developer pays the cost of closing that part of the existing footpath to be diverted and the cost of providing the alternative route, to enable the development to be carried out in accordance with outline planning permission 18/00365/OUT, and in the event of no objections being received or any such objections received being withdrawn, the Order be confirmed.

 

2.

That the Head of Legal Services be granted delegated powers to take any action considered necessary in respect of the making and confirmation of the Order duly authorised to be made.

 

 

 

 

35.

Land Adjacent Aikengill, Scotforth Road, Lancaster pdf icon PDF 64 KB

To permanently divert a section of Public Footpath No.55 in Hala to enable the implementation of residential development pursuant to the proposals set out in application 17/00073/FUL

Additional documents:

Minutes:

  A12

17/00073/FUL

(Associated with)

To permanently divert a section of Public Footpath No.55 in Hala to enable the implementation of residential development pursuant to the proposals set out in application 17/00073/FUL.

Scotforth East Ward

   A

                                                                                        

It was proposed by Councillor Robert Redfern and seconded by Councillor Michael Munford:

 

“That the recommendation as set out in the report be agreed.”

 

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

 

Resolved:

 

1.      That, an Order be made pursuant to Section 257 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990  to divert Footpath No.55 in Hala as set out in the report and on the terms the developer pays the cost of closing that part of the existing footpath to be diverted and the cost of providing the alternative route,  to enable development to be carried out in accordance with planning permission 17/00073/FUL, and in the event of no objections being received or any such objections received being withdrawn, the Order be confirmed.

 

2.      That the Head of Legal Services be granted delegated power to take any action considered necessary in respect of the making and confirmation of the Order duly authorised to be made.

 

 

 

 

 

 

36.

Delegated Planning List pdf icon PDF 84 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.