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Planning Committee Minutes

Date:
Wednesday, 25th January, 2017
Time:
6.00pm
Place:
Shield Room, Civic Centre, West Paddock, Leyland, PR25 1DH
 
 

Attendance Details

Present:
Cllr B Yates (Chairman)

Cllr Mrs R N Blow, Cllr M D Donoghue, Cllr W Evans, Cllr D B Forrest, Cllr Mrs M Green, Cllr J Hesketh, Cllr J D Marsh, Cllr Ms E J Mawson, Cllr M Nathan, Cllr M R Nelson, Cllr Mrs L R Woollard
In Attendance:
David Whelan (Legal Services Manager), Jonathan Noad (Planning Manager), Mike Atherton (Assistant Planning Manager), Janice Crook (Planning Officer), Debbie Roberts (Planning Officer) and Dave Lee (Democratic Services Officer)
Public Attendance:
17
Officers:
3

Other Members: Councillors Hughes, Martin, Mullineaux, P Smith and Watts
Item Description/Resolution
OPEN ITEMS
105 Welcome and Introductions

The Chairman, Councillor Yates, welcomed members of the public to the meeting and introduced the committee and explained the proceedings and the role of its members.

106 Apologies for Absence

Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf of Councillors Donoghue, Miss C Hamilton, K Jones, Ms Mawson and Mrs R Noblet.

107 Declarations of Interest

Mike Atherton (Assistant Planning Manager), declared a personal interest in planning application 07/2016/0690/REM.

 

All committee members present declared a personal interest in planning applications 07/2016/1354/FUL, 1374-84/FUL (11 applications), 1386/FUL, 1388/FUL, 1387/LBC & 1389/LBC - Leyland Truck Trail.

108 Minutes of the Last Meeting

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED:

That the minutes of the meeting held on 4 January 2017 be approved as a correct record and signed by the chairman.

109 Appeal Decisions

There were no appeals to report.

110 Planning Application 07/2016/0690/REM - Former New Mill Site, Land Off Wesley Street, Bamber Bridge

(Mike Atherton (Assistant Planning Manager), declared a personal interest in this application as his parents-in-law lived close to the application site, but was able under the employee's code of conduct to remain in the meeting during the consideration of the application.)

Address: Former New Mill Site, Land Off Wesley Street, Bamber Bridge, PR5 6NP

Applicant: Countryside Properties (UK) Ltd

Agent: Mr Alun Davies, 3rd Floor, One St James's Square, Manchester, M2 6DN

Development: Reserved matters application for the erection 188 dwellings following outline approval 07/2012/0729/OUT. Matters of layout, scale, appearance and landscaping are applied for (Amended Plans)

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED: That members be minded to approve the application and that the decision be delegated to the Planning Manager in consultation with the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of Planning Committee upon the successful completion of the Deed of Variation to the Section 106 Agreement.

CONDITIONS:

1. The development hereby approved shall be begun either before the expiration of 3 years from the date of the outline permission, or before the expiration of 2 years from the date of the permission herein.

REASON: To comply with the requirements of Section 92 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990

2. The development, hereby permitted, shall be carried out in accordance with the approved plans Dwg SK381-PL-01 Rev M Planning Layout; SK381-LP01 Location Plan; SK381-BP-01 Boundary Plan; SK381-SS-01 Streetscenes; DFD/WSBB/L1 Rev C Landscape Masterplan; NSD 9001 Wall Types 1 to 4; NSD 9102 Fence Types A to D; RSD 9105 Post & Rail Fence Detail; SHARED GA-01 Shared Garage; SINGLE GA1-01 Single Garage T1; LIFE-2B4P(77)/01 Floor Plans (Rev.A); LIFE-2B4P(77) 6.0(A) 2B4P 6.0 Brick Elevations (Semi) A; LIFE-3B5P(90)/01 3B5P Floor Plans

LIFE-3B5P(90)/6.0/04 Elevations; LIFE-3B5P/01 SA Floor Plans; LIFE-3B5P/02 SA Elevations; ASHB(14)-01 Ashbourne Ground Floor Plan (Rev.C); ASHB(14)-02 Ashbourne First Floor Plan (Rev.A); ASHB(14)-6.1 FCT Ashbourne 6.1 Render Elevations FCT (Rev.B); ASHB(14)-6.0 Ashbourne 6.0 Brick Elevations (Rev.B) ASHL(14)-02 Ashley First Floor Plan (Rev.A); ASHL(14)-03 Ashley Second Floor Plan (Rev.A); ASHL(14)-01 Ashley Ground Floor Plan; ASHL-B(14)-6.0 Ashley Brick Elevations (Rev.A); BBDGE(14)-02 Baybridge First Floor Plan (Rev.B); BBDGE(14)-6.1 Baybridge Render Elevations (Rev.C); BBDGE(14)-01 Baybridge Ground Floor Plan (Rev.D); DUN-B(14)-01 Dunham Ground Floor Plan (Rev.A); DUN-B(14)-03 Dunham Second Floor Plan (Rev.A); DUN-B(14)-02 Dunham First Floor Plan (Rev.A); DUN-B(14)-6.0 Dunham Brick Elevations (Rev.A); DUN-B(14)-6.2 Dunham Tile-hung - Brick Elevations (Rev.A); FOSS(14)-01 Foss Floor Plans (Rev.A); FOSS(14)-FCT-6.1 Foss 6.1 Render Elevations FCT (Rev.A); LONG(14)-01 Longford Ground Floor Plan (Rev.A); LONG(14)-6.0 Longford 6.0 Brick Elevations (Rev.A); LONG(14)-02 Longford First Floor Plan (Rev.A); LYMI(14)-02 Lymington First Floor Plan; LYMI(14)-01 Lymington Ground Floor Plan; LYMI(14)-6.0 Lymington 6.0 Brick Elevations; RIBB(14)-01 Ribble Ground Floor Plan (Rev.A); RIBB(14)-6.0 Ribble Brick Elevations (Rev.A); RIBB(14)-02 Ribble First Floor Plan (Rev.B); SEL(14)-6.0 Selby Brick Elevations; SEL(14)-02 Selby First Floor Plan; SEL(14)-01 Selby Ground Floor Plan; NSTAM(14)-6.0 New Stamford Brick Elevations; NSTAM(14)-01 New Stamford Floor Plans; WALT(14)-6.0 Walton 6.0 Brick Elevations; WALT(14)-01 Walton Floor Plans; DEE-01 Dee Floor Plans; DEE-6.0-DET Dee Elevations; ELLES(14)-6.0-SEMI(A) Ellesmere Brick Elevations (Semi) Alt; ELLES(14)-01 Ellesmere Floor Plans; ELLE-01 Ellesmere Floor Plans (Rev.A); ELLE-6.0-SEMI(A) Ellesmere Brick Elevations Semi (Rev.A); ELLE(UP)-6.0-4Blk Ellesmere Underpass 6.0 Brick Elevations (4 Block) Rev.A; ELLE-UP-01 Ellesmere Underpass Floor Plans (Rev.A); GRWE-6.1-SEMI Grantham Weaver 6.1 Brick Render Elevations; GRWE-01 Grantham Weaver Ground Floor Plans; GRWE-02 Grantham Weaver First Floor Plans; GR-WE(UP)-01 Grantham Weaver Underpass Ground Floor Plans; GR-WE(UP)-02 Grantham Weaver Underpass First Floor Plans (Rev.A); IRWL-6.0(SEMI) 6.0 Brick Elevations; IRWL-01 Floor Plans; STAM-6.0 Stamford Brick Elevations (Rev A); STAM-01 Stamford Floor Plans (Rev B); WEAV-01 Weaver Floor Plans; WEAV-6.0-SEMI Weaver 6.0 Brick Elev (Semi); WEAV(UP)-6.0-4Blk Weaver Underpass 6.0 Elevations 4 Block (Rev.B); WEAV(UP)-01 Weaver Underpass Floor Plans (Rev.A) or any subsequent amendments to those plans that have been agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

REASON: For the avoidance of doubt and to ensure a satisfactory standard of development

3. Prior to the first occupation of any dwelling hereby approved, that dwelling shall be provided with an electric vehicle recharging point and the EVR point shall be retained for that purposed at all times thereafter.

REASON: To enable and encourage the use of alternative fuel use for transport purposes in accordance with Policy 3 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy.

4. No development shall commence until details of the design, based on sustainable drainage principles, and implementation of an appropriate surface water sustainable drainage scheme have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.

Those details shall include, as a minimum:

a) Information about the lifetime of the development, design storm period and intensity (1 in 30 & 1 in 100 year + allowance for climate change see EA advice Flood risk assessments: climate change allowances'), discharge rates and volumes (both pre and post development), temporary storage facilities, the methods employed to delay and control surface water discharged from the site, and the measures taken to prevent flooding and pollution of the receiving groundwater and/or surface waters, including watercourses, and details of floor levels in AOD;

b) The drainage strategy should demonstrate that the surface water run-off must not exceed the pre-development greenfield runoff rate. The scheme shall subsequently be implemented in accordance with the approved details before the development is completed.

c) Any works required off-site to ensure adequate discharge of surface water without causing flooding or pollution (which should include refurbishment of existing culverts and headwalls or removal of unused culverts where relevant);

d) Flood water exceedance routes, both on and off site;

e) A timetable for implementation, including phasing as applicable;

f) Evidence of an assessment of the site conditions to include site investigation and test results to confirm infiltrations rates;

g) Details of water quality controls, where applicable.

The scheme shall be implemented in accordance with the approved details prior to first occupation of any of the approved dwellings, or completion of the development, whichever is the sooner. Thereafter the drainage system shall be retained, managed and maintained in accordance with the approved details.

REASON: In order to satisfy the Local Planning Authority that the details of the drainage scheme are satisfactory before works commence on site as drainage works are an early activity in the construction process and to ensure that the proposed development can be adequately drained and to ensure that there is no flood risk on or off the site resulting from the proposed development, in accordance with Policy 29 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy

5. No development shall commence until details of an appropriate management and maintenance plan for the sustainable drainage system for the lifetime of the development have been submitted which, as a minimum, shall include:

a) the arrangements for adoption by an appropriate public body or statutory undertaker, management and maintenance by a Residents' Management Company

b) arrangements concerning appropriate funding mechanisms for its on-going maintenance of all elements of the sustainable drainage system (including mechanical components) and will include elements such as:

i. on-going inspections relating to performance and asset condition assessments

ii. operation costs for regular maintenance, remedial works and irregular maintenance caused by less sustainable limited life assets or any other arrangements to secure the operation of the surface water drainage scheme throughout its lifetime;

c) means of access for maintenance and easements where applicable.

The plan shall be implemented in accordance with the approved details prior to first occupation of any of the approved dwellings, or completion of the development, whichever is the sooner. Thereafter the sustainable drainage system shall be managed and maintained in accordance with the approved details.

REASON: In order to satisfy the Local Planning Authority that the drainage scheme can be satisfactorily managed and maintained before works commence on site as drainage works are an early activity in the construction process and to ensure that appropriate and sufficient funding and maintenance mechanisms are put in place for the lifetime of the development, to reduce the flood risk to the development as a result of inadequate maintenance and to identify the responsible organisation/body/company/undertaker for the sustainable drainage system, in accordance with Policy 29 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy

6. No development shall commence until details of how surface water and pollution prevention will be managed during each construction phase have been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority.

REASON: To ensure that the construction phase(s) of development does not pose an undue flood risk on site or elsewhere; and to ensure that any pollution arising from the development as a result of the construction works does not adversely impact on existing or proposed ecological or geomorphic condition of water bodies, prior to commencement of the development, in accordance with Policy 29 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy

7. Prior to first occupation of the development hereby approved, details of the long term management and maintenance of the acoustic fencing to the south-eastern boundary with the M6 motorway and the south-western boundary with the Club Street Employment Area shall be submitted to the Local Planning Authority for approval in writing. The acoustic fencing shall be maintained in accordance with the approved management and maintenance scheme at all times thereafter.

REASON: To ensure the provision and retention of adequate acoustic screening in the interest of amenity and to safeguard the living conditions of future residents of the development and to accord with Policy 17 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy

111 Planning Applications 07/2016/1004/FUL - Meadowcroft Business Park, Pope Lane, Whitestake

Address: Meadowcroft Business Park, Pope Lane, Whitestake, Preston, Lancashire, PR4 4BA

Applicant: Mr & Mrs Calvert

Agent: Mr David Perry, Extended Design Ltd, 97 The Farthings, Astley Village, Chorley, PR7 1SH

Development: Substitution of house type to plot 11 of planning permission 07/2012/0695/FUL

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED: Approved with Conditions

CONDITIONS:

1. The development hereby permitted must be begun not later than the 15 May 2018, ie 5 years from the date of the original permission.

REASON: Required to be imposed pursuant to Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

2. The development, hereby permitted, shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted approved plans, Dwg: 1643/500 Location Plans; 1643/501 Elevations; 1643/502 Ground Floor Layout; 1643/503 First Floor Layout; 1643/504 Second Floor Layout; 1643/510 Garage.

REASON: To ensure a satisfactory standard of development in accordance with Policy 17 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and Policy G17 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026

3. No work shall be commenced until satisfactory details of the colour and texture of the facing and roofing materials to be used have been submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority.

REASON: To ensure the satisfactory detailed appearance of the development in accordance with Policy 17 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and Policy G17 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026

4. Prior to the commencement of development, a scheme for the provision of surface water drainage shall be submitted to and be approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The scheme shall include a surface water regulation system with the flow attenuated to a maximum discharge rate determined by United Utilities. The approved scheme shall be implemented in accordance with the approved plans during the development and shall be thereafter retained and maintained for the duration of the approved use.

REASON: For the avoidance of doubt and to protect the living conditions of future occupants of the site in accordance with Policy 29 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR.

5. That prior to the commencement of development, including any works of demolition, a Construction Method Statement shall be submitted to, and be approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The approved Statement shall be adhered to throughout the construction period. The Statement shall provide for:

i) the parking of vehicles of site operatives and visitors

ii) loading and unloading of plant and materials

iii) storage of plant and materials used in constructing the development

iv) the erection and maintenance of security hoarding where appropriate

v) wheel washing facilities

vi) measures to control the emission of dust and dirt during construction

viii) a scheme for recycling / disposing of waste resulting from demolition and construction works

ix) a scheme for the removal of asbestos

REASON: In the interest of residential amenity and so that the Local Planning Authority shall be satisfied as to the details in accordance with Policy G17 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026 and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

6. Any construction works associated with the development shall not take place except between the hours of:

0800 hrs to 1800 hrs Monday to Friday

0800 hrs to 1300 hrs on Saturdays.

No construction shall take place on Sundays, Bank or Public Holidays unless otherwise agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority

REASON: To safeguard the living conditions of nearby residents particularly with regard to the effects of noise in accordance with Policy G17 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026 and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

7. The new estate road shall be constructed in accordance with the Lancashire County Council Specification for Construction of Estate Roads to at least base course level before any development takes place within the site.

REASON: To ensure that satisfactory access is provided to the site before the development hereby permitted becomes operative and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

8. Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) Order 1995 and the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Amendment) (No 2) (England) Order 2008, or any subsequent Orders or statutory provision re-enacting the provisions of these Orders, all garages shown on the approved plan shall be maintained as such and shall not be converted to or used for living accommodation without the prior written approval of the Local Planning Authority in consultation with the Highway Authority.

REASON: To satisfactory off-street parking facilities in accordance with Policy 17 of the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and Policy G17 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026 and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

9. No development shall commence until the mitigation measures indicated in the document entitled 'Extended Phase 1 Habitat Survey and Baseline Ecological Impact Assessment' dated October 2012 hereby approved have been fully implemented by a competent, professional person (as approved by the Wildlife Trust) to protect the habitat of bats. These measures shall be retained within the development at all times thereafter.

REASON: To ensure that adequate provision is made for these protected species in accordance with Policy 22 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

10. No tree felling, clearance works, demolition work or other works that may affect nesting birds shall take place between March and August inclusive, unless the absence of nesting birds has been confirmed by surveys or inspections.

REASON: To protect habitats of wildlife, in accordance with Policy 22 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

11. Before any development takes place within the site the visibility splays measuring 2.4 metres by 103 metres in both directions, measured along the centre line of the existing access road from the continuation of the nearer edge of the existing carriageway of Pope Lane, to the satisfaction of the Local Planning Authority. The land within these splays shall be maintained thereafter, free from obstructions such as walls, fences, trees, hedges, shrubs, ground growth or other structures within the splays in excess of 1.0 metre in height above the height at the centre line of the adjacent carriageway and 2.4m to the underside of the tree crown above the centre line of the adjacent carriageway.

REASON: To ensure adequate visibility at the street junction or site access in the interest of highway safety in accordance with Policy G17 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026 and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

12. No development shall commence until details of the landscaping of the site including wherever possible the retention of existing trees and hedges have been submitted to, and approved in writing by, the local planning authority. The approved scheme shall be implemented in the first planting season following completion of the development, or first occupation/use, whichever is the soonest.

The approved scheme shall be maintained by the applicant or their successors in title thereafter for a period of 5 years to the satisfaction of the local planning authority. This maintenance shall include the replacement of any tree or shrub which is removed, becomes seriously damaged, seriously diseased or dies, by the same species or different species, and shall be agreed in writing by the local planning authority. The replacement tree or shrub must be of similar size to that originally planted.

Details submitted shall be compliant with BS4428:1989 Code of practice for general landscaping operations. Details shall also indicate the types and numbers of trees and shrubs, their distribution on site, those areas seeded, turfed, paved or hard landscaped, including details of any changes of level or landform and the types and details of all fencing and screening.

REASON: In the interests of the amenity of the area in accordance with Policy 17 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and Policy G17 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026 and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

13. That no work shall commence until satisfactory details of the foundation scheme to be used for Plot 6, which complies with Para 7.5 of BS5837:2012, have been submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority. The work shall then be carried out fully in accordance with the approved details.

REASON: In the interest of safeguarding the protected trees on the site in accordance with Policy G13 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026 and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

14. Prior to commencement of the development (construction or demolition), a Tree Protection Plan shall be submitted with the application to be approved by the Local Planning Authority. The Tree Protection Plan shall be in accordance with Para 5.5 of BS5837: 2012 ' Trees in Relation to Design, Demolition and Construction - Recommendations'

REASON: To prevent damage to trees during construction works in accordance with Policy 17 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and G13 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026 and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

15. Before any site activity (construction or demolition) is commenced in association with the development, barrier fencing shall be erected around all trees to be retained on the site as detailed in the Tree Protection Plan which is to be agreed by the local planning authority. The fencing shall be constructed and located in compliance with BS 5837 2012 - Trees in Relation to Design, Demolition and Construction - Recommendations. Within these fenced areas no development, vehicle manoeuvring, storage of materials or plant, removal or addition of soil may take place. This includes ground disturbance for utilities. The fencing shall not be moved in part or wholly without the written agreement of the local planning authority. The fencing shall remain in place until completion of all development works and removal of site vehicles, machinery, and materials in connection with the development.

REASON: To prevent damage to trees during construction works in accordance with Policy 17 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and G13 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026 and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

16. Details of sensitive lighting proposals to minimise impacts on foraging bats should be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority in consultation with its ecological advisors. The proposal should follow the latest recognised guidance and be implemented as part of the development.

REASON: To ensure that adequate provision is made for these protected species in accordance with Policy 22 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

17. No works shall commence until a fully detailed habitat creation/landscaping and management plan (to include adequate compensatory planting for any loss of trees, hedgerow, shrubs; management details of replacement planting and retained areas of semi-natural vegetation; replacement nesting opportunities for birds, including provisions for house sparrow and starling), has been submitted and approved by South Ribble Borough Council in consultation with specialist advisors. The plan should demonstrate maintenance and enhancement of biodiversity and include full details of planting mixes, translocation methods (if appropriate), habitat establishment proposals, aftercare, and long term management of both newly created habitat and habitat retained on site (e.g. hedgerows and woodland block). The approved plan shall be implemented in full.

REASON: To ensure that adequate provision is made for these protected species in accordance with Policy 22 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

18. The development shall not begin until details of the boundary treatments to the site boundaries and all boundaries within the site has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The occupation of buildings or the commencement of the use shall not occur until the approved boundary treatment has been erected in accordance with the approved details and retained thereafter.

REASON: To ensure the provision and retention of adequate screening in the interest of amenity in accordance with Policy 17 of the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and Policy G17 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026 and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

112 Planning Application 07/2016/1129/FUL - Meadowcroft Business Park, Pope Lane, Whitestake

Address: Meadowcroft Business Park, Pope Lane, Whitestake, Preston, Lancashire, PR4 4BA

Applicant: Mr & Mrs M Fairclough

Agent: Mr David Perry, Extended Design Ltd, 97 The Farthings, Astley Village, Chorley, PR7 1SH

Development: Substitution of house type to plot 5 of planning permission 07/2012/0695/FUL

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED: Approved with Conditions

CONDITIONS:

1. The development hereby permitted must be begun not later than the 15 May 2018, ie 5 years from the date of the original permission.

REASON: Required to be imposed pursuant to Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

2. The development, hereby permitted, shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted approved plans, Dwg: 1643/700 Location Plans; 1643/701 Elevations; 1643/702 Ground Floor Layout; 1643/703 First Floor Layout; 1643/704 Second Floor Layout; 1643/710 Garage.

REASON: To ensure a satisfactory standard of development in accordance with Policy 17 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and Policy G17 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026

3. No work shall be commenced until satisfactory details of the colour and texture of the facing and roofing materials to be used have been submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority.

REASON: To ensure the satisfactory detailed appearance of the development in accordance with Policy 17 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and Policy G17 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026

4. Prior to the commencement of development, a scheme for the provision of surface water drainage shall be submitted to and be approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The scheme shall include a surface water regulation system with the flow attenuated to a maximum discharge rate determined by United Utilities. The approved scheme shall be implemented in accordance with the approved plans during the development and shall be thereafter retained and maintained for the duration of the approved use.

REASON: For the avoidance of doubt and to protect the living conditions of future occupants of the site in accordance with Policy 29 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR.

5. That prior to the commencement of development, including any works of demolition, a Construction Method Statement shall be submitted to, and be approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The approved Statement shall be adhered to throughout the construction period. The Statement shall provide for:

i) the parking of vehicles of site operatives and visitors

ii) loading and unloading of plant and materials

iii) storage of plant and materials used in constructing the development

iv) the erection and maintenance of security hoarding where appropriate

v) wheel washing facilities

vi) measures to control the emission of dust and dirt during construction

viii) a scheme for recycling / disposing of waste resulting from demolition and construction works

ix) a scheme for the removal of asbestos

REASON: In the interest of residential amenity and so that the Local Planning Authority shall be satisfied as to the details in accordance with Policy G17 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026 and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

6. Any construction works associated with the development shall not take place except between the hours of:

0800 hrs to 1800 hrs Monday to Friday

0800 hrs to 1300 hrs on Saturdays.

No construction shall take place on Sundays, Bank or Public Holidays.

unless otherwise agreed in writing with the Local Planning Authority

REASON: To safeguard the living conditions of nearby residents particularly with regard to the effects of noise in accordance with Policy G17 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026 and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

7. The new estate road shall be constructed in accordance with the Lancashire County Council Specification for Construction of Estate Roads to at least base course level before any development takes place within the site.

REASON: To ensure that satisfactory access is provided to the site before the development hereby permitted becomes operative and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

8. Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Development Procedure) Order 1995 and the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (Amendment) (No 2) (England) Order 2008, or any subsequent Orders or statutory provision re-enacting the provisions of these Orders, all garages shown on the approved plan shall be maintained as such and shall not be converted to or used for living accommodation without the prior written approval of the Local Planning Authority in consultation with the Highway Authority.

REASON: To satisfactory off-street parking facilities in accordance with Policy 17 of the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and Policy G17 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026 and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

9. No development shall commence until the mitigation measures indicated in the document entitled 'Extended Phase 1 Habitat Survey and Baseline Ecological Impact Assessment' dated October 2012 hereby approved have been fully implemented by a competent, professional person (as approved by the Wildlife Trust) to protect the habitat of bats. These measures shall be retained within the development at all times thereafter.

REASON: To ensure that adequate provision is made for these protected species in accordance with Policy 22 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

10. No tree felling, clearance works, demolition work or other works that may affect nesting birds shall take place between March and August inclusive, unless the absence of nesting birds has been confirmed by surveys or inspections.

REASON: To protect habitats of wildlife, in accordance with Policy 22 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

11. Before any development takes place within the site the visibility splays measuring 2.4 metres by 103 metres in both directions, measured along the centre line of the existing access road from the continuation of the nearer edge of the existing carriageway of Pope Lane, to the satisfaction of the Local Planning Authority. The land within these splays shall be maintained thereafter, free from obstructions such as walls, fences, trees, hedges, shrubs, ground growth or other structures within the splays in excess of 1.0 metre in height above the height at the centre line of the adjacent carriageway and 2.4m to the underside of the tree crown above the centre line of the adjacent carriageway.

REASON: To ensure adequate visibility at the street junction or site access in the interest of highway safety in accordance with Policy G17 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026 and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

12. No development shall commence until details of the landscaping of the site including wherever possible the retention of existing trees and hedges have been submitted to, and approved in writing by, the local planning authority. The approved scheme shall be implemented in the first planting season following completion of the development, or first occupation/use, whichever is the soonest.

The approved scheme shall be maintained by the applicant or their successors in title thereafter for a period of 5 years to the satisfaction of the local planning authority. This maintenance shall include the replacement of any tree or shrub which is removed, becomes seriously damaged, seriously diseased or dies, by the same species or different species, and shall be agreed in writing by the local planning authority. The replacement tree or shrub must be of similar size to that originally planted.

Details submitted shall be compliant with BS4428:1989 Code of practice for general landscaping operations. Details shall also indicate the types and numbers of trees and shrubs, their distribution on site, those areas seeded, turfed, paved or hard landscaped, including details of any changes of level or landform and the types and details of all fencing and screening.

REASON: In the interests of the amenity of the area in accordance with Policy 17 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and Policy G17 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026 and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

13. That no work shall commence until satisfactory details of the foundation scheme to be used for Plot 6, which complies with Para 7.5 of BS5837:2012, have been submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority. The work shall then be carried out fully in accordance with the approved details.

REASON: In the interest of safeguarding the protected trees on the site in accordance with Policy G13 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026 and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

14. Prior to commencement of the development (construction or demolition), a Tree Protection Plan shall be submitted with the application to be approved by the Local Planning Authority. The Tree Protection Plan shall be in accordance with Para 5.5 of BS5837: 2012 ' Trees in Relation to Design, Demolition and Construction - Recommendations'

REASON: To prevent damage to trees during construction works in accordance with Policy 17 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and G13 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026 and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

15. Before any site activity (construction or demolition) is commenced in association with the development, barrier fencing shall be erected around all trees to be retained on the site as detailed in the Tree Protection Plan which is to be agreed by the local planning authority. The fencing shall be constructed and located in compliance with BS 5837 2012 - Trees in Relation to Design, Demolition and Construction - Recommendations. Within these fenced areas no development, vehicle manoeuvring, storage of materials or plant, removal or addition of soil may take place. This includes ground disturbance for utilities. The fencing shall not be moved in part or wholly without the written agreement of the local planning authority. The fencing shall remain in place until completion of all development works and removal of site vehicles, machinery, and materials in connection with the development.

REASON: To prevent damage to trees during construction works in accordance with Policy 17 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and G13 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026 and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

16. Details of sensitive lighting proposals to minimise impacts on foraging bats should be submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority in consultation with its ecological advisors. The proposal should follow the latest recognised guidance and be implemented as part of the development.

REASON: To ensure that adequate provision is made for these protected species in accordance with Policy 22 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

17. No works shall commence until a fully detailed habitat creation/landscaping and management plan (to include adequate compensatory planting for any loss of trees, hedgerow, shrubs; management details of replacement planting and retained areas of semi-natural vegetation; replacement nesting opportunities for birds, including provisions for house sparrow and starling), has been submitted and approved by South Ribble Borough Council in consultation with specialist advisors. The plan should demonstrate maintenance and enhancement of biodiversity and include full details of planting mixes, translocation methods (if appropriate), habitat establishment proposals, aftercare, and long term management of both newly created habitat and habitat retained on site (e.g. hedgerows and woodland block). The approved plan shall be implemented in full.

REASON: To ensure that adequate provision is made for these protected species in accordance with Policy 22 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

18. The development shall not begin until details of the boundary treatments to the site boundaries and all boundaries within the site has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The occupation of buildings or the commencement of the use shall not occur until the approved boundary treatment has been erected in accordance with the approved details and retained thereafter.

REASON: To ensure the provision and retention of adequate screening in the interest of amenity in accordance with Policy 17 of the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and Policy G17 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026 and as required by planning approval 07/2012/0695/FUL as varied by 07/2016/0567/VAR

113 Planning Application 07/2016/1011/VAR - Bennetts Bank Farm, Roach Road, Samlesbury

Address: Bennetts Bank Farm, Roach Road, Samlesbury, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 0UA

Applicant: Mr & Mrs Brown

Agent: Miss Emily Robinson, Ribble Saw Mill, Paley Road, Preston, PR1 8LT

Development: Variation of conditions imposed upon planning approval 07/2015/1836/FUL; namely Condition 14 (parking area) and Condition 11 (Natural England Licence) and Condition 17 (Ecology resurvey)

RESOLVED (9 Yes, 1 No, 0 Abstention): Approved with Conditions

CONDITIONS:

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

REASON: Required to be imposed pursuant to Section 91 of the Town and Country
Planning Act 1990.

2. The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted approved plans:

Tree protection plan 2298/102 (TPM Landscape: October 15)

Sections plan 2747/004 Rev C (PGB)

Location and proposed block plan 2747/003 Rev E (PGB)

Proposed Elevations 2747/006 (PGB)

Proposed site plan and sections 2747/005 (PBG)

Planning statement (PWA Planning: 14-073)

Landscape & visual assessment (TPM Landscape: Dec 2015)

Habitat survey (CS Crook: 1.2: Nov 2015)

REASON: For the avoidance of doubt and to ensure a satisfactory standard of development in accordance with Policy G17 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026 and Policy 17 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy

3. Notwithstanding the provision of the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 (as amended) Paragraph 3(1) or any provision equivalent to this in any statutory instrument revoking and re-enacting this Order, the use of the arena and ménage shall be restricted to domestic use by the occupants of Bennett's Bank
Farm and Bennett's Bank Barn unless the prior consent of the Local Planning Authority is obtained. Commercial livery, commercial use of the land and buildings, equestrian events or other such use is prohibited.

REASON: So that the Local Planning Authority can retain control over the impact of the development on residential amenity and/or highway safety in accordance with Policy G17 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026

4. All trees to be retained on or adjacent to the site that will be influenced by the development (construction or demolition) as identified in Para 4.6 of BS5837 2012, shall be protected for the duration of the development, including the erection of protective fencing in accordance with BS 5837 2012 - Trees in Relation to Design,
Demolition and Construction - Recommendations. No trees other than those detailed for removal in the approved Tree Survey shall be pruned, cut down, uprooted, topped, lopped or wilfully damaged or destroyed including the cutting of roots without the previous written consent of the Local Planning Authority. Any tree
subject to these actions or that are removed without such consent or are dying or are being significantly damaged or becoming seriously diseased during that period shall be replaced with trees of such size and species as will be agreed with the Local Planning Authority.

REASON: To prevent damage to trees during construction works in accordance with Policy G13 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026

5. All construction shall be undertaken in accordance with the methods prescribed by approved plan 2298/102: TPM Landscape (October 2015) unless otherwise approved in writing with the Local Planning Authority.

REASON: To prevent damage to trees during construction works in accordance with Policy G13 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026

6. Should the development not have commenced within 2 years of the date of this permission, a re-survey to establish the ecological value of the site shall be undertaken by a suitably qualified person or organisation. In the event of the survey confirming the presence of bats, barn owls or other protected species, details
of measures, including timing, for the protection or relocation of the species shall be submitted to and agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority and the agreed measures implemented.

REASON: To ensure the protection of schedule species protected by the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 and so as to ensure work is carried out in accordance with Policy 22 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and Policy G16 in the South Ribble Borough Council Ribble Borough Council Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026.

7. No tree felling, clearance works, demolition work or other works that may affect nesting birds shall take place between March and August inclusive, unless the absence of nesting birds has been confirmed by surveys or inspections.

REASON: To protect habitats of wildlife, in accordance with Policy 22 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy

8. No external lighting other than one domestic style security light shall be erected without the prior written approval of the Local Planning Authority.

REASON: To safeguard the amenity and character of the area and to safeguard the living conditions of nearby residents and to accord with Policy 17 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy

9. Prior to first use of the arena hereby approved, the associated parking and vehicle turning areas shall be drained and surfaced. This area shall be retained at all times thereafter and shall not be used for any purpose other than the parking of vehicles.

REASON: To ensure the provision and retention of adequate on-site parking in the interests of residential amenity and highway safety as required by Policy F1 and Policy G17 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026

10. Within 3 months of first use of the stable block/arena hereby approved, the temporary stable currently on site shall be removed from the site

REASON: To retain control over the development in the interests of the open character of the land as required by Policy 19 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and Policy G1 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026

11. The approved landscaping scheme as approved drawing 2298/102 (TPM Landscape: October 2015) shall be implemented in the first planting season following completion of the development or first occupation/use, whichever is the soonest, and shall be maintained thereafter for a period of not less than 5 years to the satisfaction of the Local Planning Authority, in compliance with BS 5837 2012 - Trees in Relation to Design, Demolition and Construction - Recommendations. This maintenance shall include the watering, weeding, mulching and adjustment and removal of stakes and support systems, and shall include the replacement of
any tree which is removed, becomes seriously damaged, seriously diseased or dies by the same species. The replacement tree or shrub must be of similar size to that originally planted.

REASON: In the interests of the amenity of the area in accordance with Policy 17 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy, Policy G13 and Policy G17 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026

12. Works to the indoor arena, new access road and turning area shall not commence until a European Protected Species licence pursuant to Regulation 53 of the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010 authorising the specified activity/development to go ahead has been obtained. Work shall be carried out
strictly in accordance with the EPS licence. A copy of the licence and accompanying documents shall be supplied to the Local Planning Authority prior to commencement of works on site and following confirmation of receipt in writing from the Local Planning Authority. Development which is not subject to the EPS licence should be undertaken in line with the precautionary measures detailed in Extended Phase 1 Habitat Survey (Cameron S Crook: No 2015) (suggested wording added by Officer).

REASON: To protect habitats of wildlife, in accordance with Policy 22 of the Central Lancashire Core Strategy

114 Planning Applications 07/2016/1077/FUL & 07/2016/1078/LBC - Worden Park, Worden Lane, Leyland

Address: Worden Park, Worden Lane, Leyland, Lancashire, PR5 2DJ

Applicant: South Ribble Borough Council

Development: Replacement of existing timber vine house frame

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED: Approved with Conditions (07/2016/1077/FUL) / Listed Consent Approved (07/2016/1078/LBC)

CONDITIONS:

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

REASON: Required to be imposed pursuant to Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

2. The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the submitted approved plans Dwg VPF 5239/T Sheet 2 of 2 (Alitex)

REASON: For the avoidance of doubt and to ensure a satisfactory standard of development in accordance with Policy 17 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and Policy G17 in the Partial Version Site Allocations Development Plan Document

3. No work shall be commenced until satisfactory details of the colour and texture of the facing and roofing materials to be used have been submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority.

REASON: To ensure before commencement of work on site the satisfactory detailed appearance of the development in accordance with Policy 17 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and Policy G17(a) in the Partial Version Site Allocations Development Plan Document

4. No work to the building including clearance works, demolition work or other works that may affect nesting birds shall take place between March and August inclusive, unless the absence of nesting birds has been confirmed by surveys or inspections.

REASON: To protect habitats of wildlife, in accordance with Policy 22 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy

5. Immediately prior to commencement of works on site, the working area at the base of the glasshouses shall be cleared by hand of any features suitable for sheltering amphibians. Any amphibians should be gently removed and placed in suitable habitat nearby.

REASON: To ensure that adequate provision is made for these protected species in accordance with Policy 22 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and Policy G16 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026

6. If the presence of great crested newts is detected or suspected on the development site at any stage before or during development or site preparation, works must cease and advice sought from a suitably qualified ecologist.

REASON: To ensure that adequate provision is made for these protected species in accordance with Policy 22 in the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and Policy G16 in the South Ribble Local Plan 2012-2026

115 Planning Applications 07/2016/1354/FUL, 1374-84/FUL (11 applications), 1386/FUL, 1388/FUL, 1387/LBC & 1389/LBC - Leyland Truck Trail

(All committee members present declared a personal interest as this item was a Council project, were able under the Code of Conduct for Elected Members to remain in the meeting during the consideration of the applications)
 

Address: Leyland Truck Trail, Various Addresses (see report)

Applicant: Ms Jennifer Clough, South Ribble Borough Council

Development: Change of use of land to allow display of 14 no: truck exhibits forming the ‘Leyland Truck Trail' - 1 exhibit per planning application

RESOLVED (9 Yes, 1 No, 0 Abstention): That the above applications as set out in the report be Approved with Conditions and that the Listed Building Consent be granted (applications 07/2016/1387/LBC and 1389/LBC only)

CONDITIONS:

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

REASON: Required to be imposed pursuant to Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

OR ** Listed Building Consents only

** Works to which this consent relates shall be begun not later than the expiration of three years beginning with the date of the Decision Notice.

REASON: To comply with the requirements of Section 18 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990.

2. The development hereby permitted shall be carried out with reference to the following approved documents:

• ‘Leyland Truck Trail: Heritage, Regeneration & Economy, Design & Access Statement V2' (South Ribble Borough Council)

• 14 no: exhibition characters (received 21.12.16)

• Location Plans ‘Overview Northern Phase', ‘Overview Southern Phase' and ‘Overview Central Phase'

• Frame elevations annotated ‘Truck Trail Steel Frame' (Stone Create Ltd

REASON: For the avoidance of doubt and to ensure a satisfactory standard of development in accordance with Policy 17 of the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and Local Plan 2012-2026 Policy G17

3. No work shall be commenced until satisfactory details of the colour and texture of the facing materials to be used have been submitted to and approved by the Local Planning Authority.

REASON: To ensure the satisfactory detailed appearance of the development in accordance with Policy 17 of the Central Lancashire Core Strategy and Local Plan 2012-2026 Policy G17

4. That the exhibits hereby permitted shall be removed no later than 3 years from the date of this decision, and the land restored to its former condition within 2 months following removal unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

REASON: To enable the Local Planning Authority to retain control over the use of the land.

116 Planning Service Quarters 2 and 3 2016/17 Performance Report

The committee considered a report concerning the performance of the Planning Service during Quarters 2 and 3 of 2016/17.

The committee was informed that the Planning Service continued to perform highly and was one of the top performing planning departments in the country. The Planning Service had key performance measures against which it was judged. Central Government produced reports on the performance of planning authorities and had introduced specific measures whereby poor performing authorities could be placed in special measures.

The chairman referred to the report and congratulated officers/committee for the excellent work undertaken during this period.

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED:

That the report be noted.

117 Local Enforcement Policy

The committee considered a report concerning the Local Enforcement Policy (LEP) that offered specific guidance as to how South Ribble Borough Council carried out its Planning Enforcement activity, in order for members of the public and Councillors to understand when Enforcement Action could be taken and the processes involved.

Once adopted, this LEP should be afforded significant weight as a material consideration in assessing when Enforcement Action was appropriate.

UNANIMOUSLY RESOLVED: That the -

(a) Local Enforcement Policy (LEP) for Enforcement purposes be adopted; and

(b) publication of the LEP on the Council's website be approved.

Published on Tuesday, 7th February, 2017
7.22pm