Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Tuesday, 8th December, 2020 5.30 pm

Venue: Remote Meeting held Via Microsoft Teams

Contact: Mrs KM Howard 

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Items
No. Item

22.

Apologies for Absence

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Apologies for absences were received from Councillors Burns and Osundeko.

 

23.

Declarations of Interest from Members

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Item

Title

Member(s)

Declaration

3a

P/ 2 020/0325/FUL - Greenalls Sports and Social Club, 42 Alder Hey Road

Councillor McCauley

Declared a Personal non-Pecuniary Interest in the item.

3b

P/ 2 020/0326/OUP - Greenalls Sports and Social Club, 42 Alder Hey Road

Councillor McCauley

Declared a Personal non-Pecuniary Interest in the item.

3c

P/ 2 020/0327/OUP Greenalls Sports and Social Club, 42 Alder Hey Road

Councillor McCauley

Declared a Personal non-Pecuniary Interest in the item.

3e

P/ 2 020/0663/S73 - 8 Red Cat Lane, Crank, St Helens, Rainford Ward

Councillor Jones

Declared a Personal non-Pecuniary Interest in the item.

3f

P/ 2 020/0439/RES - Former Christ Church Eccleston Parish Hall,

Chapel Lane, Eccleston

Councillor Pearl

Declared a Personal non-Pecuniary Interest in the item.

3g

P/ 2 020/0528/S73 - Bleak Hill Primary School, Hamilton Road, Windle

Councillor Clark

Declared a Personal non-Pecuniary Interest in the item.

3h

P/ 2 020/0749/CLP - 36 Dale Crescent, Sutton Leach

Councillor McCauley

Declared a Personal Pecuniary Interest in the item.

 

24.

Planning Applications for Decision by the Committee pdf icon PDF 729 KB

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*           Resolved that the planning applications be dealt with as shown below:

 

The Chair advised the Committee that the following Planning Applications would be presented together, but would be voted on separately:P/2020/0325/FUL, P/2020/0326/OUP and P/ 2020/0327/OUP which all related to Greenall’s Sports and Social Club, 42 Alder Hey Road.

 

In presenting the applications to Members, the Team Leader (Development Control) gave a presentation to the Committee which detailed the following:

 

·        Site Wider Location;

·        Aerial Photograph;

·        Site Photographs;

·        Background to Applications;

·        2020/0325/FUL – Proposed Development;

·        Elevations;

·        2020/0325/FUL – Summary of Issues;

·        P/2020/0326/OUP - Proposed Development;

·        P/2020/0326/OUP – Summary of Issues;

·        P/2020/0327/OUP – Proposed Development;

·        P/2020/0327/OUP – Summary of Issues; and

·        Conclusions and Recommendations.

 

A local resident speaking in objection to the applications made their representation to the Committee after which the Chairman of Greenall’s Sports and Social Club and Councillor Quinn spoke in support of the applications.

The Applicant’s Agent had also joined the meeting to present their case to the Committee.

 

P/2020/0325/FUL                    Greenalls Sports and Social Club, 42 Alder Hey Road

Partial demolition of existing games room/lounge bar area of club and erection of new single storey side and rear extension and front canopy, along with 37 parking spaces and creation of new access


Grant Planning Permission Subject to the following conditions:

1.               The works hereby permitted must be begun within 3 years of the date of this decision notice.

2.               The development shall be carried out in accordance with the following application drawings unless otherwise required by another condition:

-        PKL4098-000 FULL SITE LOCATION PLAN MAY 2020;

-        PKL4098-001 GREENALLS SITE MASTER PLAN MAY 2020;

-        PKL4098-002A SITE LOCATION PLAN MAY 2020;

-        PKL4098-003A PROPOSED SITE PLAN CLUB MAY 2020;

-        PKL4098-004 PROPOSED CLUB ELEVATIONS AND FLOOR PLANS MAY 2020;

3.               Prior to their use on site, details of the proposed facing materials shall be agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority. The development shall be constructed in accordance with the agreed materials.

4.               A landscaping scheme for the site shall be submitted to and agreed in writing with the local planning authority. The agreed landscaping scheme shall be completed prior to any part of the development hereby permitted being brought into use, unless an alternative program of implementation has been submitted to and agreed in writing with the local planning authority. If any of the landscaping planted or shown as retained, dies, is removed, or, becomes seriously damaged or diseased within 5 years of the completion of the landscaping scheme. It shall be replaced during the next available planting season.

5.               No grassland clearance or tree or hedgerow felling, lopping or pruning shall take place between 1st March and 31st August, unless a survey for breeding birds together with a scheme of necessary mitigation and protection measures, undertaken by a suitably qualified person, has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Council as Local Planning Authority. Should grassland clearance, tree or hedgerow felling, loping or pruning take place between the dates stated above, any  ...  view the full minutes text for item 24.

25.

Authorisation of use of Section 106 Monies relating to application P/2014/0627 pdf icon PDF 4 MB

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The Services Manager, Development and Building Control (SMDBC) presented the report on Authorisation of use of Section 106 Monies relating to application P/2014/0627.

 

Planning permission for application P/2014/0627 had been granted for a residential development comprising the construction of 324 dwellings, creation of public open space and associated works at the former Deacon Trading Estate, Earle Street, Newton-le-Willows. The planning permission was granted subject to a legal agreement under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

 

The legal agreement signed on 15July 2015 required that the developer of the site pay the Council a total of £239,568, comprising of four triggered instalments of £59,892 for the Council to expend on “Green Space Improvement Works” on identified “Green Space Land”.

 

The Committee was advised that all payments had now been made in respect to the Green Space Improvement Works and the total spend to date was £95,198. Paragraph 1.4 in the report outlined the project spend to date.

 

Members were advised that there were currently two proposals for the use of the Section 106 money held by the Council under the terms of the Section 106 legal agreement for the replacement of an information signboard and installation of new bench at a cost of £1,394 and £1113.35 respectively.

 

*           Resolved that:

 

(1)             the spending of £1,394 for the replacement of an information signboard and £1,113.35 for a new bench from the commuted sum monies held by the Council, subject to the terms of the Section 106 agreement dated 15 July 2015 be agreed; and

(2)             delegation be given to officers to spend money on similar projects in the future.

 

26.

Current Planning Appeals pdf icon PDF 79 KB

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A report was submitted which informed Members of the current position with regards to the planning appeals that were pending or had recently been concluded.

*           Resolved that the report and verbal update be noted.

 

27.

Planning Applications Determined Under Delegated Powers pdf icon PDF 79 KB

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A report was submitted which informed Members of planning applications determined

under delegated powers.

*           Resolved that the report be noted.

 

28.

Current Enforcement Cases pdf icon PDF 77 KB

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A report was submitted which informed Members of the current position with regard to enforcement cases.

*           Resolved that the report be noted.

 

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