Agenda and minutes

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47.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Mir and Wazir.

48.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 117 KB

To consider the Minutes of the meeting of the Planning and Licensing Committee held 21st January 2021.

Minutes:

The Committee considered the Minutes of its most recent meeting held 21st January 2021. In considering Minute no. 44, in respect of planning application 20/01364/FUL, at 36 Norford Way, Bamford, Rochdale, the Committee recorded that the refusal to grant permission was in accordance with Policy D1 and Policy P3 of the Council’s Core Strategy.

 

Resolved:

That the Minutes of the meeting of the Planning and Licensing Committee, held 21st January 2021, be approved as a correct record, subject to the inclusion of the above mentioned policies in the reason to refuse to grant planning permission, in respect of application 20/01364/FUL at 36 Norford Way, Bamford, Rochdale.

49.

Declarations of Interest

Members are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary, personal or personal and prejudicial interests they may have and the nature of those interests relating to items on this agenda and/or indicate if S106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 applies to them.   

Minutes:

Councillor Rashid declared a personal interest in submitted planning application planning application 20/00713/FUL – Land at the rear of 19 – 25 Innings Way, Rochdale.

50.

Land To The Rear Of 19 To 25 Innings Way, Rochdale pdf icon PDF 375 KB

Proposal: Erection of one bungalow

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Planning presented submitted planning application 20/00713/FUL, a proposal for the erection of one bungalow at land to the rear of 19 – 25 Innings Way, Castleton, Rochdale.

 

The Committee received representations from Mr. A. Chorlton, who addressed Members on behalf of the applicant, in support of the application.

 

The Committee was addressed by Councillor Sheerin, a Member representing the Castleton Ward, where the proposed development was located, in support of the application.

 

Resolved:

The Committee (pursuant to Policy P3 and Policy C3 of the Council’s Core Strategy), is minded to approve, subject to the submission of a satisfactory land stability and drainage report by the applicant and to delegate the grant of planning permission subject to conditions to be determined by the Assistant Director (Planning) in consultation with the Chair of the Planning and Licensing Committee.

 

NB: The Committee made this decision to meet an appropriate and identified mix of housing needs and in making this resolution did so against the advice of the Council’s Head of Planning, as the recommendation of the report was to refuse planning permission. The grounds for approving the application related to the wish to see the development of an appropriate mix of housing needs in the Borough.

51.

Planning Appeals pdf icon PDF 217 KB

To note the following appeals:

1. 19/00880/FUL – Carter’ Rest, 188 – 190 Spotland Road, Rochdale.

2. 20/00819/HOUS – 21 Bentgate Street, Milnrow.

 

Site visits:-

It has been agreed with the Chair of the Planning and Licensing Committee that, in view of the current COVID-19 guidance specific to Rochdale, there will be no site visits for the agenda items.

 

Members are free to view the application sites from public vantage points without entering private property, and are encouraged to make use of Google Earth and Google Streetview prior to the meeting.

 

The above guidance is reflected on page 15 of the PAS document: “Probity in planning for councillors and officers” https://www.local.gov.uk/sites/default/files/documents/probity-planning-councill-d92.pdf

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Head of Planning submitted a report which detailed planning applications, listed below, that had recently been determined by the Planning Inspectorate:-a. 19/00880/FUL – Carter’ Rest, 188 – 190 Spotland Road, Rochdale.

       b. 20/00819/HOUS – 21 Bentgate Street, Milnrow.

 

Resolved:
That the report be noted.