Agenda and minutes

Planning Regulatory Committee
Monday, 9th December 2019 10.30 a.m.

Venue: Lancaster Town Hall

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

Items
No. Item

75.

Minutes

Minutes of meeting held on 11th November 2019 (previously circulated). 

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 11th November 2019 were signed by the Chair as a correct record.

 

76.

Items of Urgent Business authorised by the Chair

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

 

77.

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.

 

APPLICATIONS SUBJECT TO PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

 

The Chair brought forward items A6, A7, A8 and A9 to avoid any delay for the members of the public in attendance.

78.

Land To The East Of Lancaster Road And North Of Willey Lane Lancaster Road Cockerham pdf icon PDF 213 KB

Outline application for the erection of up to 24 dwellings (C3) and provision of new vehicular access, and pedestrian access to Willey Lane

Minutes:

 

 

A6

19/01223/OUT

Outline application for the erection of up to 24 dwellings (C3) and provision of new vehicular access, and pedestrian access to Willey Lane. 

Ellel Ward

   A(106)

           

Under the scheme of public participation, Angela Manning spoke against the application, and Graham Salisbury spoke in favour of the application.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Janice Hanson and seconded by Councillor Malcolm Thomas:

 

“That, subject to a Section 106 Agreement being entered into to secure the obligations contained in Paragraph 8.1 of the Committee Report outline planning permission be granted, subject to the conditions set out in the Committee Report.”

 

Upon being put to the vote, 10 Members voted in favour, with 4 abstentions, whereupon the Chair declared the proposal to be carried.

 

Resolved:

 

That, subject to a Section 106 Agreement being entered into to secure the obligations contained in Paragraph 8.1 of the Committee Report outline planning permission be granted, subject to the following conditions:

 

1. Two year timescale.

2. Development in accordance with the approved plan (red edge and access).

3. Access details to be submitted.

4. Scheme for off-site highway works.

5. Construction Environmental Management Plan.

6. Scheme for Sustainable Surface Water Drainage.

7. Scheme for Foul Water Drainage Scheme.

8. Submission of Finished Floor and Site Levels.

9. Scheme for the provision of on-site open space.

10. Scheme for the connection to the Public Right of Way.

11. Scheme for any external lighting.

12. Vegetation clearance to be undertaken from 1st March to 31st July.

13. Scheme to be undertaken in accordance with the ecological mitigation methods.

14. Development in accordance with the submitted AIA.

15. Employment and Skills Plan.

16. Provision of electric vehicle charging points.

17. Uncontaminated Land.

18. Provision of Home Owner Packs.

 

 

 

 

APPLICATIONS NOT SUBJECT TO PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

 

 

79.

Land North Of Kellet Road Over Kellet pdf icon PDF 163 KB

Erection of car showroom (sui generis), maintenance workshop and preparation building (B2), display area, storage compound with associated access and landscaping (pursuant to the variation of condition 4 on approved application 17/01133/FUL to allow construction traffic to use the existing access on Kellet Road)

Minutes:

A7

19/01141/VCN

Erection of car showroom (sui generis), maintenance workshop and preparation building (B2), display area, storage compound with associated access and landscaping (pursuant to the variation of condition 4 on approved application 17/01133/FUL to allow construction traffic to use the existing access on Kellet Road). 

Kellet Ward

   A(C)

           

 

It was proposed by Councillor Keith Budden and seconded by Councillor Janice Hanson:

 

“That planning permission be granted, subject to the conditions set out in the Committee Report with an amendment to condition 4 to include a construction method statement.”

 

Upon being put to the vote, 13 Members voted in favour, with 1 abstention, whereupon the Chair declared the proposal to be carried.

 

Resolved:

 

That planning permission be granted, subject to the conditions set out in the Committee Report with an amendment to condition 4 to include a construction method statement:

 

  1. Standard three year timescale.
  2. Approved plans.
  3. Reclassification of the A601 (M).
  4. Scheme for construction and off-site highway works.
  5. Drainage scheme.
  6. Tree works schedule, arboricultural method statement and tree protection scheme.
  7. Method statement in relation to Kellet Road Verges Biological Heritage Site.
  8. Finished floor levels.
  9. Electric vehicle charging points.
  10. Landscaping scheme.
  11. Materials/ details of building, hardstanding and boundary treatments.
  12. Foul drainage scheme.
  13. Secure cycle storage.
  14. Creation of visibility splays.
  15. Travel Plan.
  16. Lighting details.
  17. Provision of car park.
  18. Landscape management plan.
  19. No vegetation clearance or site activity between 1 March to 31 July.
  20. Restriction of permitted development rights.
  21. Unforeseen contamination.
  22. Separate foul and surface water systems.
  23. Restriction of floor area.

 

80.

Land North Of Kellet Road Over Kellet pdf icon PDF 229 KB

Erection of car showroom (sui generis), maintenance workshop and preparation building (B2), display area, storage compound with associated access and landscaping (pursuant to the variation of condition 3 on planning permission 17/01133/FUL to allow construction traffic to use the existing site access from Kellet Road to accommodate initial ground works)

Minutes:

A8

19/01368/VCN

Erection of car showroom (sui generis), maintenance workshop and preparation building (B2), display area, storage compound with associated access and landscaping (pursuant to the variation of condition 3 on planning permission 17/01133/FUL to allow construction traffic to use the existing site access from Kellet Road to accommodate initial ground works). 

Kellet Ward

   A

           

 

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

 

“That planning permission be granted, subject to the conditions set out in the Committee Report.”

 

Upon being put to the vote, 13 Members voted in favour, with 1 abstention, whereupon the Chair declared the proposal to be carried.

 

Resolved:

 

That planning permission be granted, subject to the conditions set out in the Committee Report:

 

  1. Standard three year timescale.
  2. Approved plans.
  3. Reclassification of the A601 (M).
  4. Scheme for construction and off-site highway works.
  5. Drainage scheme.
  6. Tree works schedule, arboricultural method statement and tree protection scheme.
  7. Method statement in relation to Kellet Road Verges Biological Heritage Site.
  8. Finished floor levels.
  9. Electric vehicle charging points.
  10. Landscaping scheme.
  11. Materials/ details of building, hardstanding and boundary treatments.
  12. Foul drainage scheme.
  13. Secure cycle storage.
  14. Creation of visibility splays.
  15. Travel Plan.
  16. Lighting details.
  17. Provision of car park.
  18. Landscape management plan.
  19. No vegetation clearance or site activity between 1 March to 31 July.
  20. Restriction of permitted development rights.
  21. Unforeseen contamination.
  22. Separate foul and surface water systems.
  23. Restriction of floor area.

 

 

Councillor Joyce Pritchard left the meeting at this point and did not return.

 

Councillor Tim Hamilton-Cox left the meeting at this point.

 

81.

10 Shortlands Drive Heysham pdf icon PDF 145 KB

Demolition of existing conservatory and erection of a single storey rear extension

Minutes:

A9

19/01314/FUL

Demolition of existing conservatory and erection of a single storey rear extension. 

Heysham Central 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, 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 conditions set out in the Committee Report:

 

1.      Standard 3 year timescales.

2.      Development in accordance with plans.

 

 

Councillor Tim Hamilton-Cox returned to the meeting at this point.

 

82.

50 St Leonards Gate Lancaster pdf icon PDF 239 KB

Change of use of community centre (D1) to student accommodation comprising of six 1-bed studios, one 1-bed duplex studio, two 3-bed cluster flats, one 5-bed cluster flat and three 6-bed cluster flats (C3) with ancillary communal accommodation including bike store, plant room and common room, together with the demolition of existing external fire escape and flat roof structure above rifle range and the erection of a two-storey roof extension, replacement of existing windows and doors, installation of rooflights and alterations to some existing window/door openings and the provision of an external refuse store and security gate

Minutes:

A5

18/01242/FUL

Change of use of community centre (D1) to student accommodation comprising of six 1-bed studios, one 1-bed duplex studio, two 3-bed cluster flats, one 5-bed cluster flat and three 6-bed cluster flats (C3) with ancillary communal accommodation including bike store, plant room and common room, together with the demolition of existing external fire escape and flat roof structure above rifle range and the erection of a two-storey roof extension, replacement of existing windows and doors, installation of rooflights and alterations to some existing window/door openings and the provision of an external refuse store and security gate.  

Bulk Ward

   A

           

 

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

 

“That planning permission be granted, subject to the conditions set out in the Committee Report with an amendment to re-number the conditions 1 to 11, an amendment adding a condition relating to waste service management, and an amendment to the materials condition to include stone cleaning methodology within the stonework detailing and repair.”

 

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 conditions set out in the Committee Report with an amendment to re-number the conditions 1 to 11, an amendment adding a condition relating to waste service management, and an amendment to the materials condition to include stone cleaning methodology within the stonework detailing and repair:

 

1.         Time limit.

2.         Approved plans list.

3.         Building Recording condition.

3.         Precise details of the cladding, roof details, windows, rooflights, doors, external gates, stonework detailing and repair.

4.         Precise scheme for the ventilation including details of all external plant/vents.

5.         Drainage scheme (inducing details of permeable paving).

6.         External lighting and security measures.

7.         Noise levels and mitigation.

8.         Refuse and cycle provision to be provided and retained.

9.         Restriction on working during bird breeding season.

10.       Student Use condition.

 

 

 

83.

Delegated Planning List pdf icon PDF 416 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.