Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday 28th July, 2021 6.30 pm

Venue: Ballroom - Bootle Town Hall, Trinity Road, Bootle, L20 7AE. View directions

Contact: Olaf Hansen  - Democratic Services

Items
No. Item

22.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

An apology for absence was received from Councillor Tweed.

 

 

23.

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 remained in the room during the consideration of the item:

 

 

Member

Minute No.

Nature of Interest

Councillor Dutton

27 - DC/2021/00042  - 82 Freshfield Road, Formby

Personal – Gave procedural guidance to the objector, but did not express an opinion on the application. Stayed in the room, took part in the discussion and voted thereon.

 

 

 

24.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Minutes of the meeting held on 30 June, 2021

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the Minutes of the meeting held on 30 June, 2021 be confirmed as a correct record.

 

 

25.

DC/2021/00759 - Land Bounded By Wango Lane, River Alt, and Leeds and Liverpool Canal, Aintree pdf icon PDF 536 KB

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Chief Planning Officer, recommending that the above application for the erection of 59 dwellings, an alternative to a 53 dwelling scheme (granted on 30 September, 2020), 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.Scully in respect of a petition objecting to the application.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the recommendation be approved and the application be granted for the reasons stated or referred to in the report and subject to conditions and the completion of a S106 agreement.

 

26.

DC/2021/00069 - 29 Argarmeols Road, Formby pdf icon PDF 759 KB

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Chief Planning Officer, recommending that the above application for the erection of 2 No. four bedroom detached dwellings following the demolition of an existing 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.Smith in respect of a petition objecting to the application and a response from Mr.Davies, the agent on behalf of the applicant.

 

Cllr.Irving, as Ward Councillor, made representations in objection to the application.

 

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 subject to the following additional conditions:

 

"a) No development shall commence above slab level, nor any demolition works or site clearance, until there has been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority details of a scheme for the protection of the mature tree to the rear of the site adjacent to the boundary with Number 31 (stated to be a horse chestnut).

 

b) The approved scheme shall be carried out during the demolition of the buildings and throughout the course of the construction of the development."

 

"a) No tree which is to be retained shall be cut down, uprooted or destroyed, or have surgery undertaken, without the written approval of the Local Planning Authority, within 5 years from the completion of the development. 

 

b) Any such trees removed or dying shall be replaced with trees of a size and species to be agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority in the next available planting season."

 

 

 

27.

DC/2021/00042 - 82 Freshfield Road, Formby pdf icon PDF 674 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.

 

Councillor Irving, as Ward Councillor, made representations in objection to the application.

 

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.

 

 

 

28.

DC/2020/01729 - Former Lydiate Barn Garden Centre and Nurseries 341 Southport Road, Lydiate pdf icon PDF 639 KB

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/2018/00898 approved 19/12/2020 to allow changes to the overall site layout and house types (alternative to DC/2019/02194 approved 11.6.2020) be approved subject to conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report.

 

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.

 

 

 

29.

DC/2021/00813 - 40 Blundell Road, Hightown pdf icon PDF 787 KB

Minutes:

The Committee considered the report of the Chief Planning Officer, recommending that the above application for the erection of a detached dwellinghouse within the rear garden of 40 Blundell Road, with access, landscaping, and all associated works be refused for the reasons stated or referred to in the report.

 

Prior to consideration of the item the Committee received a representation from Councillor J.J.Kelly, as Ward Councillor in support of 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 refused for the reasons stated or referred to in the report.

 

 

 

30.

Planning Appeals Report pdf icon PDF 59 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.A.Kelleher, York Montague Ltd.

 

DC/2020/00455 - Abbotsford Court 24 Abbotsford Road Crosby Liverpool L23 6UX - Appeal against refusal by the Council to grant planning permission for the erection of a fourth floor to accommodate 2 self-contained

flats.

 

 

Dismissed

30/06/21

Telefonica UK Ltd.

DC/2020/01140 - Highways Land Green Lane Thornton Liverpool L23 1TJ - Appeal against refusal by the Council to grant permission for Prior Notification Procedure for the installation of a 20 metre high streetworks column supporting 6 antennas, two 0.3m dishes and ancillary equipment, the installation of 2 equipment cabinets and development ancillary thereto.

 

Dismissed

26/06/21

Mr.T.Smith

DC/2020/01972 - 144 College Road Crosby Liverpool L23 3DP - Appeal against refusal by the Council to grant planning permission for the Change of use from Retail (E(a)) to Cafe/ Hot Food Takeaway (Sui generis) (EXTENDED DEADLINE).

 

Dismissed

22/06/21

Mrs.D.Daley

DC/2020/02082 - Meadowcroft 2 Old Rectory Green Sefton Village Liverpool L29 6YD - Appeal against refusal by the Council to grant planning permission for the Change of use from garden room to office for administration only (retrospective application).

 

Dismissed

09/06/21

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

08/06/21

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the report be noted.