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108.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 32 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.

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    Councillor Linden indicated he would be speaking as Ward Councillor on submitted planning application number 14/00218/OUT.

     

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 63 KB

110.

Outline application for mixed-use scheme at Haji Cash And Carry, Haji House, Station Road, Milkstone

    Minutes:

    Councillor Linden withdrew from the Committee for this item.

     

    The Director of Economy and Environment reported on submitted planning application 14/00218/OUT, an outline application for the demolition of existing buildings and erection of a new specialist food unit comprising ground floor wholesale goods store, first floor retail supermarket, upper floor conference and banqueting facility with associated offices, and associated car parking, with all matters reserved at  Haji Cash and Carry, Haji House, Station Road, Milkstone . The Committee were informed than one additional written objection had been received.

     

    The objectors and the agent for the applicant addressed the Committee.

     

    Councillor Linden spoke as Ward Councillor.

     

    DECIDED - that planning permission be granted subject to the conditions

    detailed within the submitted report

111.

Use of land for residential occupation by travellers, with associated hardstanding and utility block, at Junction of Liley Street And Walpole Street, Rochdale

    Minutes:

    The Director of Economy and Environment reported on submitted planning application 14/00609/FUL for use of land for residential occupation by travellers, with associated hardstanding and utility block, at junction of Liley Street and Walpole Street, Rochdale.

     

    DECIDED – that planning permission be granted subject to the conditions detailed within the submitted report.

112.

Single storey front extension at Stanway Close, Middleton

    Minutes:

    The Director of Economy and Environment reported on submitted planning application 14/00920/HOUS for a single storey front extension at 5 Stanway Close, Middleton.

     

    There were no objectors present and the agent for the applicant addressed the Committee.

               

    DECIDED – that planning permission be granted subject to the following conditions:-

    1) The development must be begun not later than the expiration of three years beginning with the date of this permission.                              

               

                Reason: To comply with the requirements of section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 as amended by Section 51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.

     

    2) This permission relates to the following plans:-      

                           

                Drawing Number 14-050-1    

                Drawing Number 14-050-2    

                           

                and the development shall be carried out in complete accordance with these drawings hereby approved.     

                           

                Reason: For the avoidance of doubt and to ensure a satisfactory standard of development in accordance with the policies contained within the adopted Rochdale Unitary Development Plan and the National Planning Policy Framework.    

               

    3) The materials used shall match those of the existing building in terms of type, colour, texture and scale. 

                           

                Reason: In order to ensure a satisfactory appearance in the interests of visual amenity in accordance with Policies BE/2 and H/11 of the Council’s Unitary Development Plan

     

113.

Erection of one 80m high wind monitoring mast for a maximum period of 9 months on land at Crook Hill Moor (Within Crook Hill Wind Farm Boundary) Rochdale

    Minutes:

    The Director of Economy and Environment reported on submitted planning application 14/00942/FUL for the erection of one 80m high wind monitoring mast for a maximum period of 9 months on land at Crook Hill Moor (Within Crook Hill Wind Farm Boundary) Rochdale.

     

    There were no objectors and the applicant was not present.

     

    DECIDED – that planning permission be granted subject to the conditions detailed within the submitted report.

114.

Erection of 23 dwellings with associated landscaping and car parking at Mayfield Sports Centre, Keswick Street, Rochdale

    Minutes:

    The Director of Economy and Environment reported on submitted planning application 14/00457/FUL for the erection of 23 dwellings with associated landscaping and car parking at Mayfield Sports Centre, Keswick Street, Rochdale

     

    There were no objectors present and the agent for the applicant addressed the Committee.

     

    DECIDED – that (1) the Committee is minded to grant planning permission subject to the conditions set out within the submitted report and subject to the

    completion of a planning obligation under Section 106 of the Town & Country Planning Act to vary the provisions of the Unilateral Undertaking dated 19th October 2012 associated with planning approval 11/D54897 by:

    • Removing the requirement for off-site financial contributions towards recreational open space in accordance with the provisions of UDP policy H/6.
    • The provision of a further 23 affordable housing units on site in accordance with the requirements of UDP policy H/7.
    • The provision of a contribution of £3,400 towards improvements at Castleton Railway Station in accordance with the provisions of UDP policy A/19.

     

    (2) the Head of Planning be authorised to issue the decision notice upon completion of the planning obligation to secure the above purposes.

     

115.

Private Hire Operators' Scheme pdf icon PDF 563 KB

116.

Government Planning Reforms: Planning Performance and Technical Consultation pdf icon PDF 489 KB

    Minutes:

    The Director of Economy and Environment reported the changes to the planning system which came into force on 23 July 2014, in respect of special measures designations for Local Planning Authorities and updated Members on the operation of the special measures designations for Local Planning Authorities, since the first designations in November 2013 and June 2014.

     

    The Committee noted the report

117.

Changes To the Township and Officer Schemes of Delegation in Relation to LA Governor Appointments pdf icon PDF 148 KB

    Minutes:

    The Director of Children’s Services presented a report outlining the changes to all Local Authority governor appointments coming into effect by 31st August 2015, as a result of the School Governance (Constitution and Federations)(Amendment) Regulations 2014. These require all maintained school governing bodies to be constituted under the School Governance (Constitution) Regulations 2012 by 1st September 2015, when the Constitution Regulations 2007 are revoked. Members were asked to note that from 1st September 2015 all Local Authority governor appointments will be made by governing bodies with nomination only from the LA. Changes were proposed to the Township and Officer Schemes of Delegation, to move the function of nominating Local Authority governors from Townships to officer level.

     

    DECIDED - to agree to amend the Township and Officer Schemes of Delegation to delegate the nomination of Local Authority governors to the Director (Children’s Services), in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Children, Schools and Families and Opposition Spokespersons.