Agenda and minutes

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13.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 27 KB

    Members must indicate at this stage any items on the agenda in which they must declare an interest.  Members must verbally give notice of their interest at the meeting and complete the form attached with this agenda. 

     

    Members are also advised to take advice with regard to any matter where there is potential bias or predetermination in any business to be considered at the meeting and whether they should take part in decision making at the meeting.

     

    Members are reminded that, in accordance with the Localism Act 2011 and the Council's adopted Code of Conduct, they must declare the nature of any discloseable pecuniary interest; personal interest and/or prejudicial interest required of them and, in the case of any discloseable pecuniary interest or prejudicial interest, withdraw from the meeting during consideration of the item, unless permitted otherwise within the Code of Conduct.

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    Minutes:

    There were no declarations of interest.

14.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 56 KB

15.

Erection of External Lighting Columns at Royle Barn Road, Rochdale

    Minutes:

    The Director of Economy presented a report that detailed planning application number 16/00078/FUL which was for the erection of three external lighting columns to a yard (part retrospective application) at the site of Woolworths PLC, Royle Barn Road, Rochdale.

     

    The Sub-Committee considered the views of Mr. T. Brogan who addressed the meeting on behalf of the objectors to the application.

     

    The Sub-Committee considered the views of the Mr M Hurst on behalf of the applicant, who addressed the Sub-Committee in relation to the application.

     

    DECIDED – That the application for planning permission be granted subject to the conditions detailed in the submitted report.

     

16.

Two Storey Side Extension and Single Storey Front Extension at Higher Moorgate Cottage, Gristlehurst Lane

    Minutes:

    The Director of Economy reported on submitted planning application 16/00628/HOUS for a two storey side extension and single storey front extension including the demolition of an existing conservatory and porch (Resubmission of 15/01020/HOUS) at Higher Moorgate Cottage, Gristlehurst Lane, Heywood OL10 4B.

     

    The agent for the applicant and the applicant addressed the Sub-Committee in support of the application. No objectors were present.

     

    DECIDED - That the application for planning permission be refused in accordance with the recommendation and reasons set out within the submitted report.

17.

Single Storey Extension Including Bin Store and Canopy Area, and Revised Vehicular Access Including Extension to Car Park at St Peters C of E Primary School, Muriel Street

    Minutes:

    The Director of Economy reported on submitted planning application 16/00433/FUL for a single storey extension including bin store and canopy area, and revised vehicular access including extension to car park at St Peters C of E Primary School Muriel Street Rochdale OL16 5JQ.

                                      

    In introducing the report the Development Manager advised the Sub-Committee that that an updated plan had been received since the publication of the submitted report and that the number of proposed parking spaces had been reduced to 43 (including 2 disabled spaces) to allow for the retention of shrubbery and landscaping adjacent to the boundary with 32 Lonsdale Road.

     

    The Sub-Committee considered the views of Mr A McCarroll and Mrs A Thornton who addressed the meeting on behalf of the objectors to the application.

     

    The Sub-Committee considered the views of the Mr A Whelan on behalf of the applicant, who addressed the Sub-Committee in relation to the application.

     

    The Sub-Committee considered the views of Councillor Daalat Ali and Councillor Shakil Ahmed, Kingsway Ward Members, who addressed the Sub-Committee in relation to the application.

     

    DECIDED – That (1) the application for planning permission be granted subject to the conditions detailed in the submitted report; and

                (2) condition 5 to the submitted report be amended as follows:-

    Prior to or within 28 days of their installation on site, the fence hereby approved shall be powder coated or painted green to match the colour of the existing adjacent boundary fencing.

    Reason: In the interests of the general visual amenities of the vicinity in accordance with policy BE/2 of the Rochdale Unitary Development Plan.

     

    Note: in accordance with Council procedure rules Councillor Brett requested his vote against the proposal be recorded.  

     

18.

Application to fell one Sycamore tree within Area A2 of Tree Preservation Order No. 88 at The Lodge 1, The Green, Rochdale

    Minutes:

    The Director of Economy reported on submitted planning application 16/00643/WTTPO to request permission to fell one Sycamore tree within Area A2 of Tree Preservation Order No. 88 (The Woods, Royle Road Rochdale) at The Lodge, 1, The Green, Rochdale, OL11 3NU

     

    In introducing the report the Development Manager advised of a site visit undertaken by members of the Sub-Committee.  The Development Manager further advised the Sub-Committee that the applicant had submitted additional information in support of the application to the Local Planning Authority and Members of the Rochdale Township Planning Sub-Committee.  The Council’s Tree and Woodland Development Officer had reviewed this information and advised that the additional information submitted by the applicant did not alter the recommendation to the committee for this application.

     

    The applicant Mrs P Journeaux and the applicant addressed the Sub-Committee in support of the application. No objectors were present.

     

    DECIDED – That (1) authorisation for works to fell one Sycamore tree within Area A2 of Tree Preservation Order No. 88 (The Woods, Royle Road Rochdale) at The Lodge, 1, The Green, Rochdale, OL11 3NU be approved

    (2) the Sub-Committee resolved to grant the consent against the officer’s recommendation on the following grounds: safety concerns regarding the slippery path inhibiting safe access given the personal circumstances of the applicant, and the presence of woodland on the opposite side of the highway and the proximity of the tree to the property. 

                     

     

19.

Application to fell T6 Lime within Tree Preservation Order 23 at Ryefields, Bury Road, Rochdale

    Minutes:

    The Director of Economy reported on submitted planning application 16/00651/WTTPO for permission to fell T6 Lime within Tree Preservation Order 23 at Ryefields, Bury Road, Rochdale, OL11 4AU

     

    DECIDED – that the Sub-Committee Committee were minded to refuse consent but resolved to defer the application to allow further advice to be sought from the Tree and Woodland Development Officer in respect of safety should consent be refused.