Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Thursday, 15th February, 2024 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - 52 Derby Street, Ormskirk, L39 2DF

Contact: Jill Ryan 

Items
No. Item

64.

APOLOGIES

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence received.

65.

MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE

To be apprised of any changes to the membership of the Committee in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 4.

Minutes:

In accordance with Committee Procedure Rule 4, the Committee noted the termination of Councillor A Blundell and the appointment of Councillor J Howard for this meeting only, thereby giving effect to the wishes of the Political Groups.

66.

URGENT BUSINESS, IF ANY INTRODUCED BY THE CHAIRMAN

Note: No other business is permitted unless, by reason of special circumstances, which shall be specified at the meeting, the Chairman is of the opinion that the item(s) should be considered as a matter of urgency.

Minutes:

There were no urgent items of business received.

67.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST pdf icon PDF 112 KB

If a member requires advice on Declarations of Interest, he/she is advised to contact the Legal and Democratic Services Manager in advance of the meeting. (For the assistance of members a checklist for use in considering their position on any particular item is included at the end of this agenda sheet.)

Minutes:

There were no Declarations of Interest received.

68.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Party Whips are not to be used by this Committee in respect of its functions concerning the determination of applications, approval of consents, the taking of enforcement action and the exercise of powers and duties with regard to highways, hedgerows, the preservation of trees and high hedge complaints. When considering any other matter which relates to a decision of the Cabinet or the performance of any member of the Cabinet, in accordance with Regulatory Committee Procedure 9, Members must declare the existence of any party whip, and the nature of it.

Minutes:

There were no Declarations of Party Whip.

69.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 97 KB

To receive as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on the 18 January 2024.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:         That the minutes of the meeting held on the 18 January 2024                        be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

70.

PLANNING APPLICATIONS pdf icon PDF 118 KB

To consider the report of the Corporate Director of Transformation, Housing and Resources.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the report of the Corporate Director of Transformation, Housing and Resources as contained on pages 595 to 655 of the Book of Reports and on pages 657 to 658 of the Late Information Report. 

 

(Note: Councillor Patel joined the meeting during consideration of planning application 2023/0974/FUL relating to Blythewood, Digmoor, Skelmersdale and therefore did not take part in any decision making process for this application).

71.

2023/0922/FUL - CHORLEY CONCRETE, APPLEY LANE NORTH, APPLEY BRIDGE, WIGAN pdf icon PDF 246 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Corporate Director of Transformation, Housing and Resources submitted a report on planning application 2023/0922/FUL relating to Chorley Concrete, Appley Lane North, Appley Bridge, Wigan.

 

RESOLVED:            That planning application 2023/0922.FUL relating to Chorley Concrete, Appley Lane North, Appley Bridge, Wigan be deferred due to late information received from Network Rail.

72.

2023/0974/FUL - BLYTHEWOOD, DIGMOOR SKELMERSDALE pdf icon PDF 226 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Corporate Director of Transformation, Housing and Resources submitted a report on planning application 203/0674/FUL relating to Blythewood, Digmoor, Skelmersdale.

 

RESOLVED:       That planning application 2023.0674/FUL relating to Blythewood, Digmoor Road, Skelmersdale be approved subject to the Applicant/Developer completing a s.106 agreement and conditions and reasons as set out on pages 631 to 637 of the Book of Reports.

 

 

73.

2023/0713/FUL - 55 GRANVILLE PARK, AUGHTON pdf icon PDF 167 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Corporate Director of Transformation, Housing and Resources submitted a report on planning application 2023/0713/FUL relating to 55 Granville Park, Aughton.

 

RESOLVED:         That planning application 2023/0713./FUL relating to 55 Granville Park, Aughton be approved subject to the conditions and reasons as set out on pages 651 to 652 of the Book of Reports.