Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Wednesday 15th March, 2023 6.30 pm

Venue: Bootle Town Hall

Contact: Ian Barton  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

78.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

No apologies for absence were received.

 

79.

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.

 

80.

Minutes of the meeting held on 8 February 2023 pdf icon PDF 205 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the Minutes of the meeting held on 8 February 2023 be confirmed as a correct record.

 

81.

DC/2022/01189 - Land To The Rear Of 19 College Avenue, Formby pdf icon PDF 807 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 detached two storey (plus attic floor) dwellinghouse 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.

 

Arising from the petition, members discussed in detail the distances between windows of the proposed property and the adjacent existing property on The Evergreens and members felt that the position regarding these interface distances needed to be clarified.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That consideration of the application be deferred to enable the Chief Planning Officer to investigate and clarify the position regarding a facing study window on the adjoining property and distance between that window and the front of proposed dwelling.

 

82.

DC/2023/00192 - 101 Sonning Avenue, Litherland pdf icon PDF 1011 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 dwellinghouse (C3(a)) to a supported living accommodation for a maximum of three young people aged 16-18, with one carer, who will stay overnight, working on a rota basis (C2) 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 Lappin, 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 subject to condition 4 being amended to remove the requirement for cycle parking at the front of property and to the applicant entering into a unilateral undertaking to only accommodate Sefton children.

 

83.

DC/2022/01185 - Land To The Rear Of 182-186 Southbank Road, Southport pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Report of the Chief Planning Officer

Minutes:

Further to Minute No 65 of 18 January 2023, the Committee considered the report of the Chief Planning Officer recommending that the above application for the erection of 7 dwellings, comprising 3 single storey detached dwellings and 4 semi-detached two storey dwellings with associated landscaping and accessbe 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.

 

84.

DC/2021/00015 - Land To The South Of Deyes Lane, Maghull pdf icon PDF 2 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 53 dwellinghouses, 4 two storey blocks of 4 apartments and 1 three storey block of 6 apartments including new access, car parking, landscaping and associated site works following the demolition of the existing buildingsbe granted subject to the conditions and for the reasons stated or referred to in the report.

 

Councillor McKinley, as Ward Councillor, made representations on behalf of objectors against the proposed development and a response was given by the applicant’s agent.

 

The Chief Planning Officer also reported that a local resident had submitted additional objections to those already reported in the agenda and late representations, and gave details of those objections.

 

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.

 

85.

Planning Appeals Report pdf icon PDF 206 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 S. Madden

DC/2022/01216 (APP/M4320/D/22/3307009) - 49 De Villiers Avenue Crosby Liverpool L23 2TH - appeal against the refusal by the Council to grant Planning permission for the erection of a part single/part two storey extension to the front and side and a single storey extension to the rear of the dwellinghouse

Dismissed

09.02.23

 

 

 

Mr D. Taylor

EN/2021/00648 (APP/M4320/C/22/3301292) - Orrell Hill Farm House Orrell Hill Lane Ince Blundell Liverpool L38 5DA - Appeal against without planning permission and within the last ten years, the unauthorised change of use of the land from agricultural to storage of buses, caravans and other non-agricultural vehicles

Part Allow/ Dismissed

09.02.23

 

 

 

Mr W. Milroy

(Vivid Outdoor Media Solutions (B) Ltd)

DC/2022/00954 (APP/M4320/Z/22/3306467) - 162-162A Liverpool Road North Maghull Liverpool L31 2HP - appeal against the refusal by the Council to grant advertisement consent for the display of a wall-mounted 3 x 6 metre digital LED advertising panel on the side elevation.

Dismissed

01.02.23

 

 

 

Ms E. Mawdsley

DC/2022/00416 (APP/M4320/W/22/3306590) - 227A Stanley Road Bootle L20 3DY - appeal against the refusal by the Council to grant Planning Permission for the conversion of the first, second and third floors from 1 self-contained flat to 2 self-contained flats (C3).

Allowed

24.01.23

 

 

 

Mr T. Duffy

DC/2022/01146 (APP/M4320/D/22/3306995) - Kilmarnock Kenyons Lane Lydiate Liverpool L31 0BP - appeal against the refusal by the Council to grant Planning Permission for the erection of extensions to the front and rear of the dwellinghouse, including raising of the roof to create an additional floor.

Dismissed

19.01.23

 

RESOLVED:  

 

That the report be noted.

86.

Visiting Panel Schedule pdf icon PDF 354 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 13 March 2023.

 

Application No.

Site

 

DC/2023/00192

101 Sonning Avenue, Litherland.

 

 

DC/2021/00015

Land to the South of Deyes Lane, Maghull.

 

RESOLVED:

 

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

 

87.

Councillor David Irving

Minutes:

The Chair reported on the recent illness of Councillor David Irving which had caused him to have to withdraw from the Committee and he paid tribute to the excellent services of Councillor Irving during his time serving on the Committee.

 

RESOLVED: That the Committee’s appreciation of the services of Councillor Irving and best wishes for a speedy recovery be placed on record.