Agenda and draft minutes

Virtual, Planning Control Committee - Tuesday, 6th October, 2020 7.00 pm

Contact: Michael Cunliffe  Democratic Services, Tel: 0161 253 5399, Email:  m.cunliffe@bury.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

PCC.1

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf of Councillor S Haroon.

 

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:

Councillor Vernon declared a personal interest in planning application 65668, Land adjacent to 121 Lowercroft Road, Bury.

 

Councillor Schofield declared a prejudicial interest in planning application 65585, Fletcher Bank Quarry/Ramsbottom Works, Manchester Road, Ramsbottom.

 

Both Councillors left the virtual meeting during deliberation of the applications.

 

PCC.3

Minutes of the meeting held on 1st September 2020 pdf icon PDF 49 KB

Minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday the 1st September 2020 are attached

Minutes:

Delegated decision:

 

That the Minutes of the meeting held on the 1st September 2020 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

 

PCC.4

PLANNING APPLICATIONS pdf icon PDF 67 KB

Reports attached.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A report from the Head of Development Management was submitted in relation to various applications for planning permission.

 

Supplementary information was also submitted in respect of application numbers 65354, 65465, 65585, 65632 and 65723.

 

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

 

Councillor R Walker spoke as a Ward Representative in relation to planning application 65668.

 

Delegated decisions:

 

1.         That the following planning applications be deferred for a physical site visit prior to consideration by the Committee:-

 

65354        Radcliffe Metrolink Car Park, Spring Lane, Radcliffe,

Manchester, M26 2ST

 

The erection of an additional deck and ramp to form a second floor to car park, providing an additional 111 no. spaces; landscaping scheme and lighting.

 

Note:  Councillor Harris proposed an alternative motion for a physical site visit to take place in relation to this application prior to consideration by the Committee.  The proposal was seconded by Councillor Mason and the Committee voted in favour of the site visit.  No further discussions took place in respect of this application.

 

65465        Whitefield Metrolink, Stanley Road, Whitefield,

Manchester, M45 8AB

 

Reconfiguration of the bus turning head and the erection of an additional deck and ramp to form a second floor to car park, providing in total an additional 123 no. spaces; landscaping scheme and lighting.

 

Note:  Councillor Harris proposed an alternative motion for a physical site visit to take place in relation to this application prior to consideration by the Committee.  The proposal was seconded by Councillor Mason and the Committee voted in favour of the site visit.  No further discussions took place in respect of this application.

 

2.         That the Committee Approve with Conditions the following applications in accordance with the reasons put forward by the Development Manager in the report and any supplementary information submitted and subject to the conditions included:-

 

65585        Fletcher Bank Quarry/Ramsbottom Works, Manchester

Road, Ramsbottom, Bury, BL0 0DD

Erection and operation of mortar and screed batching plant and associated infrastructure

 

65632        Hollins House Farm, Hollins Lane, Bury, BL9 8AS

Conversion of 2 no. barns to 2 no. dwellings

 

65668        Land adjacent to 121 Lowercroft Road, Bury, BL8 3PA

Erection of 6 no. small business units (Class B1)

 

3.         That the Committee Approve with Conditions the following application in accordance with the reasons put forward by the Development Manager in the report and any supplementary information submitted and subject to the conditions included with an additional condition to be added about the exterior colour details of the shop frontage to be submitted and approved:-

 

65723        62 Bridge Street, Ramsbottom, Bury, BL0 9AG

Change of Use from cafe (Class A3) to hot food takeaway (Class A5), to include extract flue and staircase at the rear

 

PCC.5

DELEGATED DECISIONS pdf icon PDF 306 KB

A Report from the Head of Development Management on all delegated planning decisions since the last meeting of the Planning Control Committee is attached.

Minutes:

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

 

Delegated decision:

 

That the report and appendices be noted.

 

PCC.6

PLANNING APPEALS pdf icon PDF 407 KB

A report from the Head of Development Management on all Planning appeal decisions since the last meeting of the Planning Control Committee is attached.

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 and appendices be noted.

 

PCC.7

TREE PRESERVATION ORDER CONFIRMATION pdf icon PDF 888 KB

A report from the Head of Development Management considers the confirmation of a temporary tree preservation order currently made on trees on a site to the rear of Earl Street Prestwich (No.352).

 

Minutes:

 

A report from the Head of Development Management was submitted to consider the confirmation of a temporary tree preservation order currently made on trees on a site to the rear of Earl Street Prestwich (No.352).

 

Delegated decision:

 

That the Committee Approve the extant temporary Tree Preservation Order designated as Land at Earl Street Prestwich:-

 

PCC.8

DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT UPDATE pdf icon PDF 168 KB

A report from the Head of Development Management provided the annual summary/ application update and planning legislation change.

 

 

Minutes:

A report from the Head of Development Management was submitted to provide the Committee with the annual summary/ application update and any planning legislation change.

 

Delegated decision:

 

That the report be noted.

PCC.9

Urgent Business

Any other business which by reason of special circumstances the Chair agrees may be considered as a matter of urgency.

Minutes:

No urgent business was reported.