Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee - Wednesday, 7th October, 2020 2.00 pm

Venue: Remote access (via WebEx and viewable via Wyre Council's YouTube)

Contact: Emma Keany  Democratic Services Officer

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Items
No. Item

PA.1

Confirmation of minutes pdf icon PDF 155 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 04 March 2020.

Minutes:

The minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 4 March 2020 were approved as a correct record.

PA.2

Public Speaking at Virtual Planning Committee Meetings pdf icon PDF 103 KB

The attached document details how Parish Councillors, County Councillors, Applicants, Agents and Members of the Public can register their intent to speak to the committee on an application and the three ways in which speakers can address the committee, at this time.

 

Minutes:

The committee noted the arrangements for external speakers - Councillors, County Councillors, applicants, agents and members of the public - to register their intent to speak to the committee on an application and the three ways in which speakers can address the committee, at this time where venues were changed from physical meetings to virtual meetings.

PA.3

Planning applications pdf icon PDF 681 KB

Background Papers:

In preparing the reports on this agenda the following documents have been used:

 

1.            The Wyre Borough Local Plan (2011-2031)

2.            Draft Revised Joint Lancashire Minerals and Waste Local Plan

3.            Joint Lancashire Minerals and Waste Local Plan

4.            Statements of Government Policy/guidance (NPPF, NPPG, Ministerial Statements etc.)

5.            Supplementary Planning Guidance and evidence base documents specifically referred to in the reports

6.            The application file (as per the number at the head of each report)

7.            The forms, plans, committee reports and decisions as appropriate for the historic applications specifically referred to in the reports

8.            Any additional information specifically referred to in each report.

 

These background documents are available on line, or for inspection by a written request to Planning Services, Civic Centre, Breck Road, Poulton-le-Fylde, FY6 7PU.

 

Reports of the Head of Planning Services on planning applications to be determined at this meeting:

Minutes:

The Head of Planning Services submitted two reports to be considered.

 

The committee agreed to hear those applications and item 7 of the agenda Tree Protection Order prior to item 5 Appeals.

PA.4

Application B- 26 Coniston Avenue, Hambleton, Poulton-Le-Fylde, Lancashire, FY6 9BW (20/00453/FUL) pdf icon PDF 46 KB

Proposed two storey side extension, single storey side and rear extension, front porch, new raised roof with front and rear dormers and external alterations.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The application was brought before Members of the Planning Committee for determination at the request of Councillor Julie Robinson.

 

A site visit took place to enable Members to understand the proposal beyond the plans submitted and the photos taken by the Case Officer.

 

Written statements objecting to the application from Lynn Bowen (Wyre Borough Councillor for Hambleton and Stalmine) and two members of the public were read out at the meeting.

 

Julie Robinson (Wyre Borough Councillor for Hambleton and Stalmine) spoke objecting to the application.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Ballard, seconded by Councillor Moon and a decision was taken that the application be approved (as per the recommendation) under the provisions of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, subject to the conditions set out below:

 

Conditions

 

1. The development must be begun before the expiration of three years beginning with the date of this permission.

 

Reason: This condition is required to be imposed pursuant to Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

 

2. The development shall be carried out, except where modified by the conditions to this permission, in accordance with the Planning Application received by the Local Planning Authority on 09.06.2020 including the following plans/documents:

 

·       Revised site location plan, proposed plans and elevation drawing 04 rev B received 17.09.20

 

·       Revised proposed site plan 03 rev C received on 09.09.20

 

The development shall be retained hereafter in accordance with this detail.

 

Reason: For the avoidance of doubt and so that the Local Planning Authority shall be satisfied as to the details.

 

3. The materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the extensions including the external sides of the dormer being in matching tiles to the main roof hereby permitted shall match those used for the existing building in form, colour, and texture.

 

Reason: To ensure that the existing materials are used as far as possible, thus protecting the appearance of the building in accordance with Policy CDMP3 of the

Wyre Local Plan (2011-31).

 

4. The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the approved Flood Risk Assessment (FRA) including the mitigation measures detailed within the FRA. The mitigation measures shall be fully implemented prior to first occupation of the development or subsequently in accordance with the timing / phasing arrangements embodied within the scheme, or within any other period as may subsequently be approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

 

Reason: To reduce the risk of flooding to the proposed development and future occupants in accordance with Policy CDMP2 of the Wyre Local Plan (2011-31) and the National Planning Policy Framework.

 

Notes:

 

1. The presence of any significant contamination, which becomes evident during the development of the site, shall be brought to the attention of the Local Planning Authority.

 

2. A Rising Main is located approximately 2.5 metres distance away from the Western boundary. This is a highly critical asset  ...  view the full minutes text for item PA.4

PA.5

Application A- Land East Of Hollins Lane, Forton, Preston, Lancashire (20/00505/FULMAJ) pdf icon PDF 155 KB

Residential development comprising of 60 dwellings with access from Hollins Lane, open space and associated infrastructure (Pursuant to variation of conditions 2 and 16 on approved application 18/00660/FULMAJ to amend site levels).

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The application was brought before Members of the Planning Committee for determination as the site forms an allocated site in the Wyre Local Plan and is of strategic importance. Furthermore previous applications for development on this site have also been presented to the Committee for determination.

 

A site visit took place to enable Members to understand the proposal beyond the plans submitted and the photos taken by the Case Officer.

 

An update sheet with additional information was published on the council’s website and made available at the meeting, this information only having become available after the original agenda was published. The committee considered the update sheet, which indicated that since the publication of the Committee Report the applicant had submitted revised drainage plans which correctly annotated the hydrobrake / discharge rates to tally with the plans submitted to United Utilities (UU) as part of ongoing discussions with them in relation to adoption. UU had confirmed the updated plans are now in line with the plans they are considering. WBC’s Drainage Engineer had seen the revised plans and considered them acceptable. Condition 3 which lists the approved drainage plans was updated to reflect the revised plans as shown below. Two additional representations were outlined although these did not raise any new issues. Subsequent to the update sheet being published, two further representations were received before the start of the meeting which were verbally presented to the meeting.

 

Written statements objecting to the application from five members of the public were read out at the meeting.

 

Jonny Leech (Wyre Borough Councillor for Wyresdale ward) spoke objecting to the application.

 

Bill Fulster (Agent to the applicant) spoke in support of the application.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Ballard, seconded by Councillor Amos and a decision was taken that the application be approved (as per the recommendation but with the substitution of the drainage condition set out in the report with one that requires details to be submitted and approved by the council) under the provisions of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, and accordingly subject to the conditions as set out below and subject to a deed of variation to the approved s106 agreement to carry over and secure appropriate financial contributions towards local education provision and delivery and future management and maintenance of Green Infrastructure and on site Affordable Housing. That the Head of Planning Services be authorised to issue the decision on the satisfactory completion of the s106 agreement.

 

Conditions

 

1.         The development shall be carried out, except where modified by the conditions to this permission, in accordance with the Planning Application received by the Local Planning Authority on 22/06/2020 including the following plans/documents:

           

·                     Proposed site Layout  Rev W

·                     Boundary Treatments Plan Rev G

·                     Boundary Treatments Rev B

·                     Site Location Plan

·                     2b3p Bungalow 61

·                     2b4p House Type 70 Rev A

·                     2b4p Aspect House Type 77 Rev A

·                     3b4p Aspect House Type 84

·                     3b5p House Type 85 Rev A

·                     3b5p Dormer Bungalow 100

·                     4b6p Aspect House Type 102

·                     4b6p Type E  ...  view the full minutes text for item PA.5

PA.6

Tree Protection Order pdf icon PDF 913 KB

The Corporate Director Environment has submitted a report regarding an objection to the making of Wyre Council Tree Preservation Order No 8 of 2020: Land to the south of the River Wyre and to the west of Wyre Bridge, Station Lane, Scorton.

Minutes:

The Corporate Director Environment submitted a report regarding an objection to the making of Wyre Council Tree Preservation Order No 8 of 2020: Land to the south of the River Wyre and to the west of Wyre Bridge, Station Lane, Scorton.

 

Decision

 

The committee agreed that the Wyre Council Tree Preservation Order No8 of 2020: Land to the south of the River Wyre and to the west of Wyre Bridge, Station Lane, Scorton (“the TPO”) be confirmed subject to modification of the TPO schedule to contain the following additional text within the description ‘1 poor condition beech tree centred on (E) 349511 (N) 449350 within the southern section of G1 does not merit TPO so has not been included’.

 

PA.7

Appeals pdf icon PDF 179 KB

The Schedule of Appeals lodged and decided between 14 August – 14 September 2020, is attached.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The committee noted the position regarding the appeals, as set out on pages 33-64 of the agenda. Any Member requiring any further details or clarification on any appeal, should contact the relevant Case Officer.