Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday 15th December, 2021 6.30 pm

Venue: Bootle Town Hall

Contact: Ruth Appleby / Ian Barton  Democratic Services

Media

Items
No. Item

57.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Hansen, Roche, Spencer and Bradshaw (Substitute Member).

58.

Declarations of Interest

Members are requested at a meeting where a disclosable pecuniary interest or personal interest arises, which is not already included in their Register of Members' Interests, todeclare any interests that relate to an item on the agenda.

 

Where a Member discloses a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest, he/she must withdraw from the meeting by switching their camera and microphone off during the whole consideration of any item of business in which he/she has an interest, except where he/she is permitted to remain as a result of a grant of a dispensation.

 

Where a Member discloses a personal interest he/she must seek advice from the Monitoring Officer or staff member representing the Monitoring Officer by 12 Noon the day before the meeting to determine whether the Member should withdraw from the meeting room, during the whole consideration of any item of business in which he/she has an interest or whether the Member can remain in the meeting or remain in the meeting and vote on the relevant decision.

Minutes:

In accordance with Paragraph 9 of the Council’s Code of Conduct, the following declaration of personal interest was made and the Member concerned remained in the room and took part in the consideration and voting on the item:

 

Member

Minute No.

Nature of Interest

Councillor Dutton

Minute No. 60 -  DC/2021/01762 - Land Off Raven Meols Road/Harebell Close/The Ravens, Formby

knows a member of the applicant’s family but does not believe that this would affect her decision on the matter.

 

59.

Minutes of the meeting held on 17 November 2021 pdf icon PDF 73 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the Minutes of the meeting held on 17 November 2021 be confirmed as a correct record.

60.

DC/2021/01762 - Land Off Raven Meols Road/Harebell Close/The Ravens, Formby pdf icon PDF 839 KB

Report of the Chief Planning Officer

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Chief Planning Officer recommending that the above application for the erection of a detached dwelling and associated access from Harebell Closebe granted subject to the conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report. Further conditions were set out in the late representations document and a further condition for the purposes of clarity and certainty in relation to mitigation tree planting was reported at the meeting.

 

Prior to consideration of the application, the Committee received a petition on behalf of objectors against the proposed development and a response by the applicant’s agent.

 

Councillor Bennett, as Ward Councillor, made representations on behalf of objectors against the proposed development.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the recommendation be approved and the application be granted subject to the conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report and in Late Representations subject to condition 7 being amended to increase the woodland and habitat management period from 25 years to 30 years and subject to the following additional condition:-

 

“No part of the development shall be occupied until a landscaping scheme detailing the proposed tree replacement planting has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

 

The scheme shall include tree planting to mitigate the loss of trees identified to be removed in the approved Arboricultural Implications Assessment. The scheme shall include details of their species, size, location and a schedule of implementation”.

 

Reason: To ensure that trees lost as a result of development are appropriately mitigated.”

61.

DC/2021/02138 - 503-509 Hawthorne Road, Bootle pdf icon PDF 866 KB

Report of the Chief Planning Officer

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Chief Planning Officer recommending that the above application for the redevelopment of the site to provide new residential dwellings and extra care dwellings along with associated works including landscaping and provision of access from Hawthorne Roadbe granted subject to the conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report.

 

Arising from the discussion Members expressed concern regarding vehicular access from the site onto Hawthorne Road and considered that there should be one point of vehicular access to the site which should be a controlled access.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That consideration of the application be deferred to enable the Chief Planning Officer to discuss the possible option of a single, controlled point of vehicular access to the site with the applicant and Ward Councillors.

62.

DC/2021/01602 - 8A Granville Road, Birkdale pdf icon PDF 668 KB

Report of the Chief Planning Officer

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Chief Planning Officer recommending that the above application for the erection of an additional storey, together with accommodation in the roofspace, together with single storey extensions to the side and rear, together with roof terraces to the first floor to the front and Juliette balconies to the rearbe granted subject to the conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report.

 

Arising from the discussion Members expressed concern that the existing trees on the site should be protected from being removed and the Chief Planning Officer reported that this could be achieved by way of an additional condition.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the recommendation be approved and the application be granted subject to the conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report and subject to an additional condition which will protect the existing trees on the site.

63.

Planning Appeals Report pdf icon PDF 58 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Chief Planning Officer on the results of the undermentioned appeals and progress on appeals lodged with the Planning Inspectorate.

 

Appellant

 

Proposal/Breach of Planning Control

Decision

Mr N. Davis

DC/2019/01421 - Greenloons Farm Kirklake Road Formby Liverpool L37 2DD. Appeal against refusal by the Council to grant Planning Permission for the erection of dwellinghouse following demolition of existing dwelling.

Dismissed

08/11/2021

 

 

 

Anwyl Construction Company Ltd

DC/2019/01043 - Park House Guest House Haigh Road Waterloo Liverpool L22 3XS. Appeal against refusal by the Council to grant outline Planning Permission with all matters reserved except for access for extra care residential apartment building and independent living residential apartment building (C3) (up to 142 units), for occupants aged over 55 years and 100% affordable, including demolition of existing building.

Dismissed

08/11/2021

 

RESOLVED:  

 

That the report be noted.

 

 

64.

Visiting Panel Schedule pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Chief Planning Officer which advised that the undermentioned sites had been inspected by the Visiting Panel on 13 December 2021.

 

Application No.

Site

 

DC/2021/02138

503-509 Hawthorne Road, Bootle

 

DC/2021/01762

Land Off Raven Meols Road/Harebell Close/The Ravens, Formby

 

DC/2021/01602

8A Granville Road, Birkdale

 

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the report on the sites inspected by the Visiting Panel be noted.