Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Wednesday 7th February, 2024 6.30 pm

Venue: Bootle Town Hall

Contact: Ian Barton  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

135.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

No apologies for absence were received.

 

136.

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.

 

137.

Minutes of the Previous meeting pdf icon PDF 213 KB

Minutes of the meeting held on15 November 2023

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the Minutes of the meeting held on 15 November 2023 be confirmed as a correct record.

 

138.

DC/2023/01635 - 100A Moss Lane, Litherland pdf icon PDF 1 MB

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 part three, part four storey apartment block containing 18 apartments with associated car and cycle parking, bin storage, outdoor amenity space and hard and soft landscaping (alternative to refused application DC/2022/00802)be granted subject to the conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report.

 

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.

 

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:

 

·       the completion of a Section 106 legal agreement;

 

·        Natural England raising no objections to the Habitat Regulation Assessment;

 

·       an additional condition requiring obscure glazing to eye level to all windows adjacent to the main service access and adjoining the open area; and

 

·       an additional condition requiring that the 3rd floor access to the flat roof be restricted to maintenance only and the roof area not being used as recreational space.

 

139.

DC/2023/01659 - 66 Eshe Road North, Crosby pdf icon PDF 758 KB

Report of the Chief Planning Officer

Minutes:

Further to Minute No. 127 of 15 November 2023, the Committee considered the report of the Chief Planning Officer recommending that the above application for the erection of part two storey/part single storey extensions to the rear and side, a first-floor extension to the rear of the dwellinghouse following the demolition of the existing detached garage to the side (Alternative to DC/2021/02394 approved 1.12.2021) (Part retrospective) be granted subject to the conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report.

 

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 Howard, 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 subject to an additional condition removing Permitted Development rights for extensions to the roof.

 

140.

DC/2023/00961 - Unit 11, Central 12 Retail Park, Southport pdf icon PDF 776 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 change of use from retail (Class E) to restaurant (Class E(b)) / hot food takeaway (Sui Generis), window and door alterations, the installation of extraction and ventilation equipment to the rear, amendments to parking, provision of fencing and gates to the side, refuse and servicing enclosure to the rear be granted subject to the 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 the conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report and in Late Representations and subject to Condition No.5 being amended to require the scheme for the provision of litter bins to include the wider area of the retail park.

 

141.

Planning Appeals Report pdf icon PDF 207 KB

Report of the Chief Planning Officer

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

Harold Jones Ltd

DC/2023/00828 (APP/M4320/W/23/3326424)

101 South Road Waterloo L22 0LT

appeal against refusal by the Council to grant Planning Permission for the change of use of the first and second floors only from a Bank(E) to an 8 bedroomed House in Multiple Occupation (HMO)(Sui Generis), a single storey extension to the rear and external alterations including the reinstatement of the existing entrance door onto Neville Road. [Alternative to DC/2023/00401

 

 

Dismissed

16/01/2024

 

Pippa Edwards

DC/2022/02292 (APP/M4320/W/23/3324692)

26 Blucher Street Waterloo Liverpool L22 8QB appeal against refusal by the Council to grant Planning Permission for the change of use of the existing dwellinghouse (C3) to a dual use dwellinghouse (C3) or short-term holiday let (maximum 90 letting days per annum) (C1).

 

Allowed

16/01/2024

Harold Jones Ltd

DC/2023/00401 (APP/M4320/W/23/3321797)

101 South Road Waterloo Liverpool L22 0LS appeal against refusal by the Council to grant Planning Permission for the change of use of the 1st and 2nd floors only from a Bank (E) to an 8 bedroomed House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) (Sui Generis), a single storey extension to the rear and external alterations including the reinstatement of the existing entrance door onto Neville Road.

 

Dismissed

16/01/2024

 

Mr Douglas Grogan

DC/2022/01953 (APP/M4320/W/23/3319731)

5B Manchester Road Southport PR9 9EP appeal against refusal by the Council to grant Planning Permission for the erection of a single storey detached outbuilding within the rear grounds of the dwellinghouse (retrospective)

 

Dismissed

28/12/2023

Southport Real Estate Ltd

DC/2022/00790 (APP/M4320/W/23/3320439)

1B Castle Street Southport appeal against refusal by the Council to grant Planning Permission for the change of use from light industrial premises to two dwellings and the erection of single storey extensions to the side and front elevations including alterations to the existing single storey roof to form a mansard roof with roof windows (Retrospective) (alternative to DC/2016/02348 approved 29 March 2017).

 

Dismissed

19/12/2023

 

Mr Steve Hyland

DC/2023/00167 (APP/M4320/W/23/3321968)

97 Linacre Road Litherland L21 8NS appeal against refusal by the Council to grant Planning Permission for the change of use of the ground floor only from a retail shop (Class E) to a self-contained flat (C3) including alterations to the front, side and rear elevations

 

Dismissed

19/12/2023

Miss Emily Hyde

DC/2022/01960 (APP/M4320/W/23/3320676)

Grass Verge Adjacent To 29 Haigh Crescent Lydiate Liverpool L31 2LG appeal against refusal by the Council to grant Planning Permission for the change of use of the grass verge adjacent to 29 Haigh Crescent, Lydiate to a residential garden

 

Allowed

17/11/2023

Mr Daniel Shennan

DC/2023/01271 (APP/M4320/D/23/3331515)

8 Coronation Road Lydiate Liverpool L31 2NQ appeal against refusal by the Council to grant Planning Permission for the erection of a two- storey extension to the side and a single storey extension to the rear of the dwellinghouse

 

Allowed

11/01/2024

Wildstone Estates Limited

DC/2023/00930 (APP/M4320/Z/23/3332057)

Town Hall and Playing Fields Hall Lane Maghull L31 7BB appeal against  ...  view the full minutes text for item 141.

142.

Visiting Panel Schedule pdf icon PDF 582 KB

Report of the Chief Planning Officer

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 5 February 2024.

 

Application No.

Site

 

DC/2023/00961

 

Unit 11, Central 12 Retail Park, Southport

DC/2023/01635

 

100A Moss Lane, Litherland

 

RESOLVED:

 

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