Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday 30th June, 2021 6.30 pm

Venue: Town Hall, Bootle

Contact: Olaf Hansen  - Democratic Services

Media

Items
No. Item

11.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Corcoran, Dutton, Pugh, Dodd (substitute Member), Roche, and Waterfield.

 

 

12.

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:

No declarations of any disclosable pecuniary interests or personal interests were received.

 

 

13.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Minutes of the meeting held on 2 June, 2021

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the Minutes of the meeting held on 2 June, 2021 be confirmed as a correct record.

 

 

14.

Councillor Corcoran

Minutes:

The Committee conveyed its heartfelt congratulations to Councillor Corcoran on the birth of Delphine Willow on 12 June, 2021.

 

15.

DC/2020/02580 - 17 Brook Road, Maghull pdf icon PDF 346 KB

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Chief Planning Officer, recommending that the above application for erection of a part-three, part-two storey block of 8 apartments including access, parking, landscaping and associated works be approved subject to conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report and Late Representations.

 

Prior to consideration of the item the Committee received a representation from Ms.Manion in respect of a petition objecting to the application and a response from Mr.Morse, the agent on behalf of the applicant.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the recommendation be approved and the application be granted subject to conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report and Late Representations.

 

 

16.

DC/2020/01853 - Former Z Block Sites Buckley Hill Lane, Sefton pdf icon PDF 890 KB

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Chief Planning Officer, recommending that the above application for the erection of 69 dwellings and associated infrastructure be approved subject to conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report and Late Representations.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the recommendation be approved and the application be granted subject to conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report and Late Representations.

 

 

17.

DC/2017/01528 - Land Bounded by School Lane to the North, a Railway Line to the West and Whinny Brook to the South, Maghull pdf icon PDF 814 KB

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Chief Planning Officer, recommending that the above application for a hybrid application seeking full planning permission for the demolition of existing buildings, a new vehicular access off School Lane, a new distributor road, flood relief, drainage and landscaping works to Whinny Brook and ancillary infrastructure and outline planning permission with some matters reserved (scale, appearance, layout and landscaping) for the erection of up to 855 residential dwellings (C3), an older persons housing scheme with access also reserved (C2, C3), a mixed-use Local Centre (Uses A1-A5, C3, D1, D2); together with associated public open space, landscaping, highways, Sustainable Drainage Systems, and all ancillary infrastructure works. be subject to an additional condition and a varied Section 106 legal agreement for the reasons stated or referred to in the report and Late Representations.

 

The Case Officer provided a verbal update to the Committee and indicated that:

“The agent advised that the Whinny Brook works referred to in the proposed clause in the variation of the Section 106 agreement is defined also as to  include  the Flood Relief Channel, spine road crossing and ancillary infrastructure.

 

In response to this and the points of clarification raised in the Late Representations report, a revised clause in the variation of the Section 106 legal agreement is proposed substantially in the following form:

 

‘The Swifts (the Owners)  further covenants with the Council not to Commence Development (save for the Whinny Brook works including the delivery of the Flood Relief Channel, spine road crossing and ancillary infrastructure,  which will be excluded from the Definition of the Development) unless and until all parties with a legal or equitable interest in the Adjacent Land (comprising ‘The Poplars, School Lane, Maghull’, as shown edged red on Title Plan MS205452, or Bradleys Farm, School Lane, Maghull, as shown edged red on Title Plan MS601527) have been joined as parties to the S106 Agreement in the form (or substantially in the form) of the Confirmatory Deed* annexed to this 106 Agreement.’ ”

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the recommendation be approved and the application be subject to the additional condition and variation to the Section 106 legal agreement for the reasons stated or referred to in the report, Late Representations, and verbal update presented by the Case Officer.

 

 

 

 

 

18.

DC/2020/02009 - The Laburnum, 92 Litherland Road, Bootle pdf icon PDF 308 KB

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Chief Planning Officer, recommending that the above application for the change of use of the existing vacant Public House (Sui Generis) to 8 self-contained flats (C3) including rear balconies be approved subject to conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report and Late Representations.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the recommendation be approved and the application be granted subject to conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report and Late Representations.

 

 

 

19.

DC/2021/00807 - Marine Football Club, College Road, Crosby pdf icon PDF 802 KB

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Chief Planning Officer, recommending that the above application for the construction of a 3G artificial football pitch, widening of the site entrance and installation of a 2.2m high acoustic fence to the rear of boundaries onto Rossett Road be approved subject to conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report and Late Representations.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the recommendation be approved and the application be granted subject to conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report and Late Representations.

 

 

 

20.

DC/2021/00042 - 82 Freshfield Road, Formby pdf icon PDF 731 KB

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Chief Planning Officer, recommending that the above application for the erection of a detached 2 storey dwelling with basement garage and associated landscape and boundary works (retrospective) be approved subject to conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report and Late Representations.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the determination of the item be deferred to enable the site to be inspected by the Visiting Panel

 

 

 

21.

Planning Appeals pdf icon PDF 58 KB

Report of the Chief Planning Officer

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 J Hobbs

 

DC/2020/01591 - 39 Harebell Close Formby Liverpool L37 4JP - Appeal against refusal by the Council to grant planning permission for the erection of a part two storey part first floor extension to the side of the dwellinghouse.

 

 

Dismissed

08/06/2021

 

Mr A Corner

 

DC/2020/02369 - 1 Heather Close Formby Liverpool L37 7HN - Appeal against refusal by the Council to grant planning permission for the erection of a boundary wall 900 mm high with intermittent pillars at 1475 and one pillar at 1660.

 

 

Dismissed 25/05/2021

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the report be noted.