Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Regulatory Committee
Monday, 12th October 2020 10.30 a.m.

Venue: THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL MEETING

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

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Items
No. Item

41.

Minutes

Minutes of meeting held on 14th September 2020 (previously circulated). 

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 14th September 2020 were agreed as a true record, and would be signed by the Chair at a later date.

 

42.

Items of Urgent Business authorised by the Chair

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business.

 

43.

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 Keith Budden declared an interest in agenda items A8: 20/00443/VCN and A9: 20/00519/LB Queen Victoria Memorial, Dalton Square, Lancaster. The reason being that he was related to a trader from the Charter Market located on Dalton Square. Councillor Budden stated that he would play no part in the discussions of either application nor would he participate in the votes.

 

Councillor Roger Cleet declared an interest in agenda item A5: 20/00688/FUL Development Land, Bold Street, Heysham. The reason being that he is Ward Councillor. Councillor Cleet stated that he would be viewing the application fairly and with an open mind.

 

There were no other declarations of interest.

APPLICATION A7: 20/00455/FUL WAS BROUGHT FORWARD IN THE AGENDA BY THE CHAIR

APPLICATION SUBJECT TO PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

44.

Land south of Curwen Avenue, Heysham Lancashire pdf icon PDF 194 KB

Erection of a detached bungalow (C3), creation of vehicular access off Curwen Avenue and associated hardstanding.

Minutes:

  A7

20/00455/FUL

Erection of a detached bungalow (C3), creation of vehicular access off Curwen Avenue and associated hardstanding. 

Heysham South Ward

   A

 

Under  the  scheme  of  public  participation,  a  Democratic  Services  Officer  read  out  a statement from the agent in support of the application, and Ward Councillor Colin Hartley spoke against the application.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Dave Brookes and seconded by Councillor Joyce Pritchard:

 

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

 

Upon being put to the vote, 8 Councillors voted in favour of the proposition, 3 voted against, and 2 abstained, whereupon the Chair declared the proposal to be carried.

 

Resolved:

 

That Planning Permission be granted subject to the following conditions:

 

1.    Standards 3 year timescale.

2.    Approved plans.

3.    Materials as agreed.

4.    Access details / scheme.

5.    Surface water drainage scheme.

6.    Provision of parking spaces.

7.    Homeowner pack.

8.    Boundary treatment details.

9.    Landscaping scheme.

10.  Off-site highways works – access point and footway.

11.  Arboricultural Impact Assessment.

12.  Retention of south and west boundary treatments.

13.  Removal of PD.

COUNCILLORS KEITH BUDDEN & VICKI BOYD-POWER JOINED THE MEETING AT 10.50 A.M.

APPLICATIONS NOT SUBJECT TO PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

45.

Development Land, Bold Street, Heysham, Lancashire pdf icon PDF 577 KB

Demolition of existing garages and dwelling, and erection of a 3 storey building comprising 21 two bed apartments and 21 one bed apartments (C3) with associated accesses and construction of a bike and bin store.

Minutes:

A5

20/00668/FUL

Demolition of existing garages and dwelling, and erection of a 3 storey building comprising 21 two bed apartments and 21 one bed apartments (C3) with associated accesses and construction of a bike and bin store.

Heysham North Ward

   A(C)

 

It was proposed by Councillor Tim Dant and seconded by Councillor Mel Guilding:

 

“That the  application  be  approved  subject  to the  conditions  set  out  in the  Committee Report with the addition of a condition of a car parking management strategy and with the addition of a condition that demolition and site clearance works occur outside of bird nesting season or site subject to a further survey.”

 

Upon being put to the vote, all 15 Councillors voted in favour, 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 with the addition of a condition of a car parking management strategy and with the addition of a condition that demolition and site clearance works outside of bird nesting season or site subject to a further survey.

 

1.    Three-year permission.

2.    Development in accordance with approved plans (to be listed).

3.    Detailed plans of site access.

4.    Finished floor and site levels.

5.    Submission of a drainage scheme.

6.    Submission of surface water drainage management and maintenance plan.

7.    Foul drainage system details required.

8.    Off site highway works (pavements).

9.    Electric vehicle charging points.

10.  Material samples.

11.  Details of boundary treatments, including finishes.

12.  Details of landscaping scheme and management plan.

13.  Details of canopies above entrance doors on the front elevation.

14.  Homeowner Packs.

15.  Security measures.

16.  Cycle store and refuse provision.

17.  Details of car park including disabled parking.

18.  Unforeseen contamination condition.

19.  Development in accordance with the Flood Risk Assessment.

20.  Construction Hours of Work (0800-1800 Mon to Fri and 0800-1400 Sat only).

21.  Development outside bird breeding season or appropriate survey undertaken.

22.  Car parking management strategy.

23.  Demolition and site clearance works outside of bird nesting season or site subject to a further survey.

 

46.

Land north of Royal Oak Meadow, Hornby, Lancashire pdf icon PDF 471 KB

Reserved matters application for the erection of 23 dwellings.

Minutes:

A6

19/00320/REM

Reserved matters application for the erection of 23 dwellings.

Upper Lune Valley Ward

   A

 

It was proposed by Councillor Robert Redfern and seconded by Councillor Peter Yates:

 

“That Planning Permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in the Committee Report and the provision of 4 social rented and 5 shared ownership affordable dwellings”

 

Upon being put to the vote, 12 Councillors voted in favour of the proposition, with none against, and 3 abstentions, 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 and the provision of 4 social rented and 5 shared ownership affordable dwellings.

 

1.    Two-year permission.

2.    Development in accordance with approved plans (to be listed).

3.    Material samples, including sample panel of stonework and mortar, and details of render, slate, verge/eaves, ridge tiles, doors, windows, garage doors, dormers, rainwater goods, surface treatments.

4.    Notwithstanding the submitted information, details of boundary treatments, including finishes.

5.    Details of landscaping scheme and management plan.

6.    Provision of parking/garages.

7.    Cycle store details and materials including store to plot 5.

47.

Queen Victoria Memorial, Dalton Square, Lancaster, Lancashire pdf icon PDF 164 KB

Construction of temporary ice rink, temporary siting of observation wheel, chillers, erection of temporary fencing and hoardings, and temporary siting of marquee, access ramps, ticket booth, market stalls and tents for skate hire and the sale of refreshments (pursuant to variation 1 of planning application 19/00934/FUL to change operation dates of the ice rink and condition 2 to change operation dates of the observation wheel).

Minutes:

A8

20/00443/VCN

Construction of temporary ice rink, temporary siting of observation wheel, chillers, erection of temporary fencing and hoardings, and temporary siting of marquee, access ramps, ticket booth, market stalls and tents for skate hire and the sale of refreshments (pursuant to variation 1 of planning application 19/00934/FUL to change operation dates of the ice rink and condition 2 to change operation dates of the observation wheel).

Castle Ward

   A

 

It was proposed by Councillor Sandra Thornberry and seconded by Councillor Robert Redfern:

 

“That Planning Permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in the Committee Report with updates to conditions 8, 12 and 13 in relation to the information submitted after the publication of the agenda.”

 

Upon being put to the vote, all 14 Councillors voted 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 updates to conditions 8, 12 and 13 in relation to the information submitted after the publication of the agenda.

 

1.    Ice rink dates.

2.    Observation wheel dates.

3.    Approved plans.

4.    In accordance with the methodology for the construction and dismantling of the observation wheel.

5.    Photographic survey of the site (including all elevations of the Queen Victoria Memorial) to be carried out prior to the installation of the scaffolding as a record of the condition of the area prior to commencement and after the event (each year).

6.    In accordance with the highways method statement detailing the build phase, event phase, and dismantling phase.

7.    In accordance with details of the marquees and market stalls, including layout and appearance.

8.    Details of the protective fencing, barricades and hoardings.

9.    Colour and finish of the electrical cabinet – implemented so condition can be removed.

10.  If generators are required, details of the generators and the associated sound proofing.

11.  In accordance with the temporary surfacing to be used under the observation wheel.

12.  Method and materials for the protection of the stone steps to the Queen Victoria Memorial.

13.  Method statement and risk assessment for the protection of the Queen Victoria Memorial and stone balustrade during the construction and dismantling phases.

14.  In accordance with the tree protection plan and arboricultural method statement.

15.  In accordance with the location and position of speakers and lighting.

16.  No equipment, lighting or advertisements to be attached to the trees within the square.

17.  Hours of operation.

18.  Surfacing treatment associated with the electricity cabinets and associated cabling.

48.

Queen Victoria Memorial, Dalton Square, Lancaster, Lancashire pdf icon PDF 150 KB

Listed building application for the construction of temporary ice rink and erection of temporary fencing and hoardings.

Minutes:

A9

20/00519/LB

Listed building application for the construction of temporary ice rink and erection of temporary fencing and hoardings.

Castle Ward

   A

 

It was proposed by Councillor Sandra Thornberry and seconded by Councillor Robert Redfern:

 

“That Planning Permission be granted subject to the conditions set out in the Committee Report with updates to conditions 3, 4 and 5 in relation to the information submitted after the publication of the agenda.”

 

Upon being put to the vote, all 14 Councillors voted 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 updates to conditions 3, 4 and 5 in relation to the information submitted after the publication of the agenda.

 

1.    Temporary consent for 5 years for a 6 week period in addition to 2 weeks either side of the scheduled event for construction and dismantling.

2.    Approved plans.

3.    Method statements and risk assessment to cover the construction and dismantling phases, and protection of the Queen Victoria Memorial and stone balustrade.

4.    Protection of the stone steps to the Queen Victoria Memorial.

5.    Details of the fencing and hoardings.

6.    Photographic survey of the site (including all elevations of the Queen Victoria Memorial) to be carried out prior to the installation of the scaffolding as a record of the condition of the area prior to commencement and after the event (each year).

49.

Delegated List pdf icon PDF 399 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.