Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee - Wednesday 21st September, 2022 6.30 pm

Venue: Bootle Town Hall

Contact: Ruth Appleby / Ian Barton  Democratic Services

Items
No. Item

30.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Hansen, Irving, Riley, Spencer and Lynne Thompson.

 

31.

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.

 

32.

Minutes of the meeting held on 27 July 2022 pdf icon PDF 235 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the Minutes of the meeting held on 27 July 2022 be confirmed as a correct record.

 

 

33.

DC/2022/01546 - The Northern Road, Crosby 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 prior notification application for the installation of 1 No. 18m monopole, supporting 6 No. antennas, 1 No. wrap around cabinet at the base of the monopole, 2 No. equipment cabinets, 1 No. electric meter cabinet and ancillary development thereto including 1 No. GPS modulebe refused for the reasons stated or referred to in the report.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the recommendation be approved and the application be refused for the following reasons:

 

(1)       the proposed 18-metre-high monopole would result in a dominating and intrusive feature which would significantly detract from the appearance and character of the area and does not comply with Policy EQ2 of the Sefton Local Plan;

 

(2)       no information has been submitted to identify the area of search and it has not been demonstrated that a robust search has been carried out of all practical alternatives; and

 

(3)       the proposal could cause harm to pedestrian safety contrary to the provisions of Policy EQ3 (f) of the Sefton Local Plan.

 

34.

DC/2022/00950 - 40 Buckfast Close, Formby pdf icon PDF 482 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 single storey extension to the front, a two storey extension to the side and a single storey extension to the rear, following the demolition of existing porch to front, garage to side and conservatory 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.

 

35.

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

Mr T. Hardwick

DC/2022/00079 (APP/M4320/D/22/3299317) - 18 Far Moss Road Crosby Liverpool L23 8TQ - Appeal against refusal by the Council to grant Planning Permission for Alterations to the approved scheme DC/2020/00413 to increase the size of the roof terrace to 6.765m and introduce larger privacy screens.

 

Dismissed

27/05/22

Mr Sobic

DC/2021/01032 (APP/M4320/W/22/3297484)  - Telegraph House Moor Lane Crosby - Appeal against refusal by the Council to grant Planning Permission for the erection of a part four/part five storey building for mixed use including a commercial floorspace (Class E) at ground floor and 74 No. residential apartments (Class C3) on upper floors, roof terraces at fourth floor level and associated works including access and landscaping.

 

Withdrawn

11/08/2022

 

Mr Sobic

DC/2021/02920 (APP/M4320/W/22/3299551)  - Telegraph House Moor Lane Crosby - Appeal against refusal by the Council to grant Planning Permission for the erection of a part four/part five storey building for mixed use including a commercial floorspace (Class E) at ground floor and 74 No. residential apartments (Class C3) on upper floors, roof terraces at fourth floor level and associated works including access and landscaping (alternative to

DC/2021/01032).

 

Withdrawn

11/08/2022

 

Mr. T. Howie

EN/2022/00021 (APP/M4320/C/22/3293859) - 77 Scarisbrick New Road Southport PR8 6LJ - Appeal against refusal by the Council to grant Planning Permission for Construction of an outdoor swimming pool and retractable enclosure which is being used to provide swimming lessons which constitutes a material change of use and is not incidental to the enjoyment of the dwellinghouse

 

Dismissed

10/08/2022

CK Hutchison Networks (UK) Ltd

DC/2021/02314 (APP/M4320/W/22/3295594)  - Lulworth Road Birkdale Southport PR8 2AT -  Appeal against refusal by the Council to grant Planning Permission under Prior Notification Procedure for the installation of 15.0 metre telecommunications monopole and associated ancillary works.

 

Dismissed

10/08/2022

Mr Nagender Chindam (Sri & Jays Limited)

DC/2021/02736 (APP/M4320/W/22/3293755) - 459 Lord Street Southport PR9 0AQ - Appeal against refusal by the Council to grant Planning Permission for a variation of Condition 3 pursuant to planning permission DC/2017/00968 approved 12/10/2017, to change hours of business to 07:00 - 02:00 hrs.

 

Dismissed

19/07/2022

Mr & Mrs Martin

DC/2021/02736 (APP/M4320/W/22/3293755) - Poplar Lodge 15B Green Lane, Formby Liverpool L37 7DJ - appeal against refusal by the Council to grant Planning Permission for Erection of a two-storey extension to the side following demolition of the existing side extension/garage, porch to the front and first floor extension to the rear of the dwellinghouse in addition to alterations to the roof to form a double-pitch.

 

Allowed

22/06/2022

 

RESOLVED:  

 

That the report be noted.

 

36.

Visiting Panel pdf icon PDF 345 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 20 September 2022.

 

Application No.

Site

 

DC/2022/01546

The Northern Road Crosby

 

 

DC/2022/00950

40 Buckfast Close Formby

 

RESOLVED:

 

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