Planning Committee

Committee Membership 2017 – 2018

Chairman – Robert Finnigan

Deputy Chairman – Helen Evans

Howard Bell

Josie Jackson

Adam Rhodes

Joyce Sanders

Colin Taylor

Wenda Whitehead

Christopher Windle

The main duties of the Planning Committee are to: consider planning applications from Leeds City Council within the Morley Town Council and neighbouring local authority areas, and submission of comments and observations, as appropriate.

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PLANNING COMMITTEE AGENDA NO. 387

MEETING TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, 17TH OCTOBER 2017, AT 7PM AT MORLEY TOWN HALL


AGENDA

  1. Attendance and Apologies
  1. Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary and Other Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any disclosable pecuniary interests for the purposes of Section 31 of the Localism Act 2011 and paragraphs 13-18 of the Members’ Code of Conduct.  Also to declare any other significant interests which the member wishes to declare in the public interest, in accordance with paragraphs 19 to 20 of the Members’ Code of Conduct.

  1. TO APPROVE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 19/9/17
  1. CONSIDERATION OF PLANNING APPLICATIONS

Notation of Recommendations.

O = Objection

N = No Objection

NC = No Objection (with comments)

D = Deferred

RECEIVED 27/9/17

6277  MR M PRICE: SINGLE-STOREY REAR EXTENSION AND DETACHED GARAGE TO SIDE: 3 MEADOW WAY, TINGLEY (WOODKIRK).

RECEIVED 28/9/17

6167  MR G SEPHTON: TWO-STOREY AND SINGLE-STOREY EXTENSION WITH CANOPY TO SIDE/REAR; NEW PARKING AREA TO FRONT: 10 MARSHALL CRESCENT (ELMFIELD).

RECEIVED 29/9/17

6293  MRS M CASINELLI: TWO-STOREY AND SINGLE-STOREY SIDE AND REAR EXTENSION: 8 MARSHALL CRESCENT (ELMFIELD).

RECEIVED 2/10/17

6295  MR R JHA: TWO-STOREY SIDE EXTENSION: 4 BAKER ROAD (ELMFIELD).

5364  MR H CHEEMA: TWO-STOREY EXTENSION AND ALTERATIONS TO EXISTING DETACHED GARAGE TO FORM GRANNY ANNEXE: 1167 DEWSBURY ROAD (WOODKIRK).

RECEIVED 3/10/17

4474  RBS: LISTED BUILDING APPLICATION TO CARRY OUT ALTERATIONS INVOLVING INSTALLATION OF WIRELESS INTERNET ACCESS POINTS: 89A QUEEN STREET (CENTRAL).

RECEIVED 4/10/17

5406  MR F IMRAN ISSA: CHANGE OF USE AND ALTERATIONS OF FIRST TO FOURTH FLOOR OF FORMER THEATRE/RESTAURANT TO FORM 14 FLATS, ALTERATIONS TO RESTAURANT/FUNCTION ROOM AT GROUND AND LOWER GROUND LEVEL: NEW PAVILION BUILDINGS, HIGH STREET (CENTRAL).

  1. TO NOTE PLANNING APPLICATIONS WITH DECISIONS MADE UNDER DELEGATED AUTHORITY TO TOWN CLERK – STANDING ORDER 15(c) (APPLICATIONS RECEIVED THAT DID NOT APPEAR ON 19/9/17 AGENDA).

RECEIVED 13/9/17

O         5682  MS M DUNN: CHANGE OF USE OF GROUND AND FIRST FLOOR OFFICES TO CHILDREN’S DAY NURSERY: QUARRY COURT, HIGH STREET (CENTRAL).

MTC objected to this application due to issues around parking in the area.  Also, the building appears to be mixed use which may not be ideal and the Town Council requests that this be referred to Plans Panel.

RECEIVED 15/9/17

N         6021  MRS N GANLEY: SINGLE STOREY REAR EXTENSION, DEMOLITION OF EXISTING CONSERVATORY TO REAR: 25 MALLARD WAY (TOPCLIFFE).

RECEIVED 19/9/17

N         0769  WOODKIRK STONE SALES LTD: WEIGHBRIDGE AND OFFICE (RETROSPECTIVE); BRITANNIA QUARRY, HOWLEY PARK ROAD EAST (ELMFIELD).

RECEIVED 21/9/17

O         5887  MR A HEWITT: TWO-STOREY FRONT EXTENSION; SINGLE-STOREY SIDE/REAR EXTENSION: 5 HARWILL AVENUE (CHURWELL).

MTC objected to this application due to the impact on the street scene and parking issues.

N         5805  PINSTRIPE: EXTERNAL ALTERATIONS COMPRISING COLOUR CHANGE TO CLADDING, WINDOW AND DOOR OPENINGS AND NEW AIR-CONDITIONING UNITS: ADWALTON HOUSE, BRUNTCLIFFE AVENUE (TEALE).

O         5974  MR T ELSE: TWO-STOREY AND SINGLE-STOREY SIDE, REAR AND FRONT EXTENSION, DORMER WINDOWS TO SIDE AND REAR: 76 SCOTCHMAN LANE (TEALE).

MTC objected to the application due to the impact on the street scene and issues with parking.

RECEIVED 22/9/17

N         6178  TWO-STOREY AND SINGLE-STOREY SIDE EXTENSION: 92 REIN ROAD (WOODKIRK).

RECEIVED 26/9/17

N         6247  MR M H SAHIB: ALTERATIONS INVOLVING FIRST-FLOOR EXTENSION TO CARE HOME: FERNDALE CARE HOME: BRITANNIA ROAD (ELMFIELD).

N         5802  MR H PEARCEY: NEW FENCING AND GATES TO FRONT AND SIDE: 9 MARSTON AVENUE (ELMFIELD).

RECEIVED 27/9/17

N         5998  MR G BUTTERWORTH: TWO-STOREY BLOCK OF TWO 2-BEDROOM FLATS: LAND TO REAR OF 25 HIGH STREET (CENTRAL).

  1. TO RECEIVE ITEMS OF CORRESPONDENCE (items for information only)

(a)        Copies of representations made (if any) since last meeting held on 19/9/17 (copies attached).

(b)        Letter dated 15/9/17 from S Butler, Dev Management, LCC, re. appeal against refusal APPN/N4720/D/17/3/3180560, 58 Rooms Lane (Scatcherd).

(c)        Updated key Planning enforcement cases for Morley North & Morley South wards.

(d)        Email 21/9/17 from Tong & Fulneck Valley Association re. Agenda for AGM on 12/10/17.

(e)        Copy of letter dated 27/9/17 from Cllr T Leadley to H Wilson, Programme Officer, Leeds SAP Examination re. ‘Leeds City Council Position Statement: Core Strategy Selective Review’.

(f)        Email 6/10/17 from David Feeney, Head of Strategic Planning LCC, re. Leeds Site Allocations Plan (SAP) update October 2017.

(g)        Letter 9/10/17 from Steve Butler, Head of Development Management LCC, re. appeal against refusal, Planning application 16/07926/FU, 14 Stubley Farm Mews.

  1. TO RECEIVE VERBAL REPORT ON LEEDS SITE ALLOCATIONS PLAN (SAP) EXAMINATION – CLLR T LEADLEY

 

  1. TO DISCUSS AND AGREE PLANNING COMMITTEE BUDGET SUBMISSION FOR 2018-19 (for referral to the Finance, GP & Strategic Committee).
  2. DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING

The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, 21st November 2017 at 7pm.

 

 

MINUTES OF PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING NO. 385

HELD ON TUESDAY, 15TH AUGUST 2017

1.         ATTENDANCE AND APOLOGIES

Present:  Cllrs R Finnigan (Chairman), J Sanders, W Whitehead and C Windle.  K Oakley – Town Clerk and Cllr R Bell also attended.

Apologies were received from Cllrs H Evans, H Bell and C Taylor.

2.         Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary and Other Interests

Cllr R Finnigan declared an ‘other’ interest in any appropriate items, as a Leeds City Council Morley North Ward Member.

3.         TO APPROVE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 18/7/17

The minutes of the meeting held on 18/7/17 were agreed as a true and correct record.

4.         CONSIDERATION OF PLANNING APPLICATIONS

Notation of Recommendations.
O = Objection
N = No Objection
NC = No Objection (with comments)
D = Deferred

RECEIVED 26/7/17

NC       1824  MR J GRUNFELD: REVISED PLANS – CHANGE OF USE AND ALTERATIONS OF EXISTING MILL BUILDINGS TO FORM 54 FLATS, NEW ACCESS, LANDSCAPING, CAR PARKING AND BOUNDARIES, DEMOLITION OF ATTACHED WORKSHOPS: TINGLEY MILLS, BRIDGE STREET (TOPCLIFFE).

MTC supported but condition should be applied that there is sufficient bin storage space to support number of units on site.

N         4582  MR G NASH: OUTLINE APPLICATION FOR FOUR DETACHED HOUSES TO VACANT LAND: LAND OFF THE GALLOPS (ELMFIELD).

N         4679  MR G CAMPBELL: SINGLE STOREY SIDE EXTENSION: 15 BACK GREEN (CHURWELL).

RECEIVED 27/7/17

N         4685  MS S DOBSON: SINGLE STOREY SIDE EXTENSION: 3 SUNNY BANK (CHURWELL).

RECEIVED 28/7/17

N         4265  YORKSHIRE HOUSING: ALTERATIONS INVOLVING REPLACEMENT DOOR TO FLAT: FLAT 175, WIDE LANE (TOPCLIFFE).

N         4788  MR A ARIF: CHANGE OF USE FROM CAR-WRECKERS YARD TO HAND CAR WASH: LAND OFF MILL STREET (ELMFIELD).

RECEIVED 7/8/17

N         4971  MR & MRS ROBINSON: REMOVAL OF EXISTING REAR CONSERVATORY: CONSTRUCTION OF NEW SINGLE STOREY REAR EXTENSION: 15 WINDERS DALE (SCATCHERD).

RECEIVED 9/8/17

O         5287  MR J PATEL: SINGLE STOREY FRONT EXTENSION AND ALTERATIONS TO SHOP ALTERATIONS TO FORM TWO SELF CONTAINED FLATS TO FIRST FLOOR: 26 HORSFALL STREET (SCATCHERD).

MTC objected to this application due to significant impact on the streetscene, the proposed metal shutters are unacceptable, insufficient parking provision and there is a bus stop directly outside the premises.

The above planning applications were considered by all members of the Planning Committee present.  It was agreed that any comments made be sent via ‘Public Access’.

5.         TO NOTE PLANNING APPLICATIONS WITH DECISIONS MADE UNDER DELEGATED AUTHORITY TO TOWN CLERK – STANDING ORDER 15(c) (APPLICATIONS RECEIVED THAT DID NOT APPEAR ON 18/7/17 AGENDA).

RECEIVED 11/7/17

N         4332  MR HUNTER: SINGLE-STOREY SIDE AND REAR EXTENSION AND PORCH TO FRONT: 68 CORPORATION STREET (TEALE).

RECEIVED 12/7/17

N         4343  MR I ROBERTS: SINGLE-STOREY REAR EXTENSION: 3 DUNNOCK CROFT (TOPCLIFFE).

RECEIVED 13/7/17

N         4443  MR & MRS J HAWLEY: TWO-STOREY AND FIRST-FLOOR SIDE EXTENSION AND SINGLE-STOREY REAR EXTENSION: 1 BARNET GROVE (ELMFIELD).

N         4380  MR W THOMPSON: TWO-STOREY SIDE EXTENSION: PARK HOUSE, ELLAND ROAD (CHURWELL).

RECEIVED 19/7/17

N         3789  MISS MCLAUGHLIN: RETROSPECTIVE APPLICATION FOR RAISED PLATFORM WITH STEPS AND BALUSTRADE ABOVE TO REAR: 7 BRITANNIA SQUARE (ELMFIELD).

O         4504  MRS DAVIES: CONVERT PART OF INTEGRAL GARAGE TO HABITABLE ROOMS: 6 PEREGRINE AVENUE (TOPCLIFFE).

MTC objected due to proposal for second parking space to be on the pavement.

RECEIVED 25/7/17

N         4191  MR C WENHAM: SINGLE STOREY SIDE/REAR EXTENSION; DORMER WINDOWS TO FRONT AND REAR: 21 MANOR FARM DRIVE (CHURWELL).

N         4519  MR PLUNKETT: SINGLE STOREY CONSERVATORY TO REAR: 33 MILLBECK APPROACH (TOPCLIFFE).

All the above decisions made under Town Clerk’s delegated authority, were noted.

6.         TO RECEIVE ITEMS OF CORRESPONDENCE (items for information only)

(a)        Copies of representations made (if any) since last meeting held on 18/7/17.

(b)        Email dated 12/7/17 from R Hollinson, Local Development, Kirklees Council, re. ‘Kirklees Local Plan’.

(c)        Email dated 18/7/17 re. Minutes from South & West Plans Panel meeting 6/7/17, including Morley items: Appn 17/00983 – 2 Bramleigh Drive.

(d)        Updated key planning enforcement cases for Morley North & Morley South Wards.

(e)        Email 19/7/17 from resident of Birk Lane regarding Planning Appn 17/03852.

(f)        Copy letter dated 19/7/17 from Cllr T Leadley to Policy & Plans, LCC, re. ‘Leeds LDF Hot-Food Takeaway Supplementary Planning Document: Response to Formal Consultation’.  Members agreed to support this.

(g)        Letter dated 19/7/17 from H Wilson, Programme Officer, re. ‘Examination of the Leeds Site Allocations Plan’.

(h)        Letter dated 2/8/17 from Morley Town Council to Planning Inspectorate re. Statement of Case by Rule 6 Party APPN/N4720/W/17/3169594: Appeal by Sir Robert Ogden Partnership against Leeds City Council’s Failure to Determine an Outline Application for about 770 houses at Dunningley, West of A654, Thorpe Lane.  A copy had been distributed to members.

(i)            Letter dated 3/8/17 from SQS Developments Ltd, re. land at the junction of South Queen Street and St Paul’s Street.

The following item of correspondence was tabled:-

(j)         Email copy of response dated 11/8/17 from Cllr T Leadley to Ms H Wilson, Programme Officer, re. ‘Examination of Leeds Site Allocation Plan’ (see item 6(g) above).  Members agreed to support this.

The above items of correspondence were noted.

7.         LEEDS CORE STRATEGY SELECTIVE REVIEW: CONSULTATION RESPONSE MADE BY CLLR T LEADLEY.

This item was noted.

8.         DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING

The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, 19th September 2017 at 7pm.

 

 

 

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