Agenda and minutes

Planning Control Committee
Tuesday, 23rd April, 2019 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Keren Murphy  Democratic Services, Tel: 0161 253 5130, Email:  k.m.murphy@bury.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

PCC.1

Nomination of Chair

Minutes:

Delegated decision:

 

That, in the absence of the Chair, Councillor Preston, Councillor McGill be nominated as Chair for this meeting of the Planning Control Committee.  The nomination was proposed by Councillor Cummings and seconded by Councillor Thomas.

 

PCC.2

Declarations of Interest

Members of the Planning Control Committee are asked to consider whether they have an interest in any of the matters on the Agenda and, if so, to formally declare that interest.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest made at the meeting.

PCC.3

Minutes of the meeting held on 26th March, 2019 pdf icon PDF 59 KB

Minutes:

Delegated decision:

 

That the Minutes of the meeting held on 26th March 2019 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

 

PCC.4

Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 855 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A report from the Development Manager was submitted in relation to the applications for planning permission.  Supplementary information was also submitted in relation to planning applications 62835 and 63925.     

 

The Committee heard representations from applicants and/or objectors in respect of the applications submitted.  This was limited to three minutes for each speaker. 

 

Prior to the Committee meeting, a site visit took place in respect of planning application 63925.

 

Delegated decisions:

 

1.     That the Committee Approve the following applications in accordance with the reasons put forward by the Head of Development Management in the report and supplementary information submitted and subject to the conditions included:-

 

63686  Land at Roach Bank, Bury – Whitefield and Unsworth – Unsworth Ward

Retention of external lighting scheme and baffling approved by 62835

 

63782  243 Bolton Road, Bury – Bury West – Church Ward

Change of use from residential (Class C3) to 7 bedroom (7 person) house in multiple occupation (HMO)

 

63925  11 Goyt Close, Bury – Whitefield and Unsworth – Besses   Ward

Erection of 1 no. new dwelling and detached garage

 

Note:  The decision to Approve with Conditions the application is subject to the addition of the following condition:-

 

Condition 12.  No trees shall be felled, lopped or topped prior to, during or following the development of the site hereby approved without the written approval of the Local Planning Authority.

Reason. To avoid the loss of trees which are of amenity value to the area pursuant to Policy EN1/2 - Townscape and Built Design, H2/2 - The Layout of New Residential Development and H2/6 - Garden and Backland Development of the Bury Unitary Development Plan.

 

PCC.5

Delegated Decisions pdf icon PDF 68 KB

A report from the Head of Development Management in all delegated planning decisions since the last meeting of the Planning Control Committee.

Minutes:

A report from the Head of Development Manager was submitted listing all recent Planning application decisions made by Officers using delegated powers.

 

Delegated decision:

 

That the report be noted.

 

PCC.6

Planning Appeals pdf icon PDF 110 KB

A report from the Head of Development Management on Planning Appeals lodged and determined since the last meeting of the Planning Control Committee.

Minutes:

A report from the Head of Development Management was submitted listing all recent Planning Appeal decisions since the last meeting of the Planning Control Committee. 

             

Delegated decision:

 

  That the report be noted.     

 

PCC.7

Development Management Update pdf icon PDF 43 KB

The annual update report from the Development Manager is attached The report sets out key matters and changes that affect the Development Management Team, its processes and the Planning Control Committee.

Minutes:

The Head of Development Management submitted a report providing an annual update to the Committee setting out the key matters and changes that affect the Development Management Team, its process and the Planning Control Committee.

 

Councillor McGill thanked Officers for the report and commended the Development Management Team who, as referred to in 5.2 of the report are one of the leading authorities in delivering decisions that maintain it at the top of the authorities in the country.

       

 

Delegated decision:

 

That the report be noted.