Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Control Committee - Tuesday, 9th November, 2021 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Bury Town Hall

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 Councillors: C Boles, J Mason, G McGill and K 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:

Councillors M Hayes and N Borada declared an interest in planning application 67461, 1 Rollesby Close, Bury as the applicant was a close associative within the Labour Party. Both had not discussed the application with the applicant and would remain in the meeting during this item.

 

Councillor J Harris declared an interest in planning application 67408, 469 Walshaw Road, Bury as she lived on a neighbouring street and had been in discussions with local residents in the area.

 

Councillor Harris left the meeting during deliberation of the application.

 

PCC.3

Minutes of the meeting held on 5th October 2021 pdf icon PDF 192 KB

Minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday the 5th October 2021 are attached.

Minutes:

Delegated decision:

 

That the Minutes of the meeting held on the 5th October 2021 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

 

PCC.4

PLANNING APPLICATIONS pdf icon PDF 23 KB

Reports attached.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

There was supplementary information to add in respect of application numbers 67408 and 67461.

 

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

 

Delegated decisions:

 

1.         That the Committee Refused the following application contrary to the recommendation put forward by the Development Manager in the report and subject to the reasons which included, the position, size, impacts on visual amenity of the green belt, very special circumstances not demonstrated, insufficient proposals to enhance the natural environment and the siting does not preserve or enhance the setting of the listed building :-

 

Brookhouse Farm, 218 Holcombe Road, Tottington, Bury, BL8 4BQ

Demolition of existing garages/stables and erection of 1 no. dwelling

 

Delegated decisions:

 

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

 

469 Walshaw Road, Bury, BL8 3AE

Change of use from dwellinghouse (Class C3) to care home (Class C2)

 

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:-

 

1 Rollesby Close, Bury, BL8 1EW

Two storey front extension; Single storey rear extension

 

PCC.5

DELEGATED DECISIONS pdf icon PDF 346 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 since the last meeting of the Planning Control Committee.

 

Delegated decision:

 

That the report and appendices be noted.

 

PCC.6

PLANNING APPEALS pdf icon PDF 112 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 (No. 357) at 107 Heathfield Road, Whitefield pdf icon PDF 450 KB

Report attached.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A report from the Head of Development Management was submitted relating to the current temporary tree preservation order No 357 at 107 Heathfield Road, Whitefield.

 

Delegated decision:

 

That the current temporary preservation order issued on the tree within the curtilage of the site as identified in Appendix 1 of the report be confirmed so that the order takes effect on a permanent basis.

 

PCC.8

Urgent Business

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

Minutes:

PCC.9

Election of a Chair

Minutes:

A Chairperson was required due to the Chair of Planning Committee being absent from the meeting.

 

Delegated decision:

 

That Councillor Martin Hayes be elected acting Chairperson of the Planning Committee for this meeting only and took the Chair.