Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday 14th April, 2021 1.00 pm

Venue: Remote Meeting

Contact: Olaf Hansen  Democratic Services

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Items
No. Item

121.

Minute's Silence

Minutes:

Following the death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh on 9 April 2021, the nation is in a period of mourning.  As a mark of respect the Committee observed a minute’s silence in memory of Prince Philip, and members of the public who had lost their lives during the pandemic.

 

122.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Councillor Hands.

 

 

123.

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 left the meeting during the consideration of the item:

 

 

Member

Minute No.

Nature of Interest

Councillor Carragher

128 -DC/2020/02392- 392 Stanley Road, Bootle

Personal. Knows the applicant. Left the meeting, took no  part in the consideration of the item and did not vote thereon.

 

 

124.

Minutes of the meeting held on 17 March 2021 pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

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

 

 

125.

DC/2021/00125 - 10 St Andrews Drive, Crosby pdf icon PDF 227 KB

Report of the Chief Planning Officer

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Chief Planning Officer, recommending that the above application for the erection of two detached dwellinghouses, following demolition of the existing dwellinghouse, be approved subject to conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report.

 

Prior to consideration of the item the Committee received a representation from Messrs. Douglas and Atley in respect of a petition objecting to the application and a response from Mr. Lavin (Agent) on behalf of the applicant.

 

The Committee also received a representation from Councillor Howard, Ward Councillor, in objection to the application.

 

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 and subject to:

 

      I.         the addition of the beech hedge to condition 3; and

    II.         the restriction of Permitted Development rights.

 

 

126.

DC/2020/02267 - 2 Argyle Road, Southport pdf icon PDF 229 KB

Report of the Chief Planning Officer

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Chief Planning Officer recommending that the above application for the erection of a semi-detached dwelling be approved subject to conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report.

 

Prior to consideration of the item the Committee received a representation from Ms.Landor in respect of a petition objecting to the application and a response from Mr.Black, the applicant.

 

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.

 

 

127.

DC/2021/00270 - 12 Kew Road, Formby pdf icon PDF 290 KB

Report of the Chief Planning Officer

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Chief Planning Officer, recommending that the above application for the variation of condition 2 pursuant to planning permission DC/2020/00847 to allow changes to the approved drawings, be approved subject to conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report.

 

Prior to consideration of the item the Committee received a representation from Mr.Robinson in respect of a petition objecting to the application and a response from Mr.Roberts, the applicant.

 

The Committee also received a representation from Councillor Irving, Ward Councillor, in objection to the application.

 

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 the removal of Permitted Development rights.

 

 

 

128.

Applications for Planning Permission - Approvals pdf icon PDF 682 KB

Report of the Chief Planning Officer

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the following applications be approved, subject to:

 

(i)       the conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the Report of the Chief Planning Officer and/or reported at the meeting; and

 

(ii)       the applicants entering into any legal agreements indicated in the report:

 

Application No.

Site

 

DC/2020/00590

Site Of Mayflower Industrial Estate Liverpool Road, Formby

 

DC/2020/02392

392 Stanley Road, Bootle 

 

DC/2021/00281

27 Timms Lane, Formby 

 

 

129.

DC/2020/00418 - Site Of Former Royal British Legion 326 Liverpool Road South, Maghull pdf icon PDF 347 KB

Report of the Chief Planning Officer

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Chief Planning Officer, recommending that the above application for the erection of Retirement Living Housing of 44 residential units (Category ll type accommodation) with associated communal facilities, landscaping and car parking following the demolition of the existing building, be approved subject to conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report.

 

The Committee also received a representation from Councillor John Sayers, Ward Councillor, in objection to the application.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the recommendation be not approved and the application be refused, for the reason that:

 

“The proposed building is not a high quality design and is out of character with the local area due to its excessive height and incongruous design. The proposed development is therefore contrary to Sefton Local Plan policy EQ2 ‘Design’, Maghull Neighbourhood Plan policy MAG 4 ‘Residential Character Areas’, and the requirements of the National Planning Policy Framework in particular Chapter 12 ‘Achieving well-designed places’.”

 

 

130.

Planning Appeals pdf icon PDF 57 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

 

Appellant

Proposal/Breach of Planning Control

Decision

 

Mr. M.McLaughlin

 

DC/2020/01921 – 37 Dorbett Drive Crosby Liverpool L23 0RY

Appeal against refusal by the Council in respect of Prior approval submission for a proposed rear extension projecting 4.8 metres from the rear wall of the original dwellinghouse with a height of 2.82 metres at the eaves and a maximum height of 3.87 metres, after demolition of single storey outrigger (Valid 23.09.2020)

 

 

Dismissed

11/03/2021

Countryside Properties (UK) Ltd & Persimmon Homes Ltd

DC/2017/01532 – Land Bounded By Poverty Lane To The South, A Railway Line To The West, Whinny

Brook To The North And The M58 Motorway To The East, Maghull - Appeal against the refusal by the Council to grant a Hybrid application seeking full planning permission for the demolition of existing buildings and the erection of 841 residential dwellings (C3), new vehicular accesses off Poverty Lane, public open space and ancillary infrastructure and outline planning permission for an older persons housing scheme (C2, C3) and ancillary infrastructure with all matters reserved.

 

Allowed

22/02/2021

Star Property & Lettings Ltd

DC/2020/00083 - 235 Worcester Road Bootle L20 9AE

Appeal against the refusal by the Council to grant a Change of use from a garage/dwelling to a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) (Sui Generis) (7 units)

 

Allowed 20/01/2021

Mr P.Hardy of the BIG EVENT GROUP

DC/2020/01362 - 157 College Road Crosby Liverpool L23 3AS

Appeal against the refusal by the Council to grant Advertising Consent for the display of 1 internally illuminated 16 sheet sign on the gable wall of the property to replace the existing sign.

Allowed 08/01/2021

Mr.S.Gerber

DC/2019/02007 - 45 Stanley Road Bootle L20 7AW

Appeal against the refusal by the Council to grant the variation of Condition 2 pursuant to planning permission DC/2019/00163 approved 28/05/2019 amended plans due to the re positioning of the cycle store due to introduction of electric meter services and alterations and amendments to

elevations

Allowed 21/12/20

 

 

131.

Thanks to Officers

Minutes:

The Chair and the Committee wished to formally place on record their sincere thanks and appreciation to all officers for their sterling efforts throughout this most challenging Municipal Year.