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. 390

MEETING TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, 9TH JANUARY 2018, AT 7PM AT MORLEY TOWN HALL


AGENDA

1.         ATTENDANCE AND APOLOGIES

2.        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.

3.         TO APPROVE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 19/12/17

4.         CONSIDERATION OF PLANNING APPLICATIONS

Notation of Recommendations.
O = Objection
N = No Objection
NC = No Objection (with comments)
D = Deferred
RECEIVED 14/12/17

6442  MR M HARTY, BIFFA WASTE SERVICES: RETENTION OF EXISTING GENERATING COMPOUND AND PROVISION OF GAS STORAGE TANKS, GAS CONDITIONING UNIT, ONE COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS GENERATING ENGINE: TIP, HOWDEN CLOUGH ROAD (TEALE).

RECEIVED 21/12/17

8186  MISS N WOOD: TWO-STOREY AND SINGLE-STOREY SIDE/REAR EXTENSION INCLUDING ALTERATIONS TO EXISTING REAR EXTENSION: 92 REIN ROAD (WOODKIRK)

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 19/12/17 AGENDA)

RECEIVED 13/12/17

N         8018  MR D HIRST: SINGLE-STOREY SIDE EXTENSION AND PITCHED ROOF TO EXISTING FRONT PORCH: 10 SCATCHERD GROVE (TEALE).

N         8058  MR K PATEL: SINGLE-STOREY REAR EXTENSION: 81 BIRK LANE (TEALE).

RECEIVED 19/12/17

N         8082  MISS S BAADE: ALTERATIONS INVOLVING TWO-STOREY SIDE EXTENSION: 18 BECKSIDE VIEW (TOPCLIFFE).

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

(a)        Copies of representations made (if any) since last meeting held on 19/12/17 (copies attached).

(b)        Email 14/12/17 A Booth: Minutes for South and West Plans Panel 7/12/17: Morley Items:  Appn 17/04308 – Land off                           Bradford Road, East Ardsley.

(c)        Email 27/12/17 from S Deegan, Senior Planner, Aldi, re. proposed new Aldi Store, Chartists Way, Morley and public                             exhibition on 11/1/18.

7.         DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING

The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, 20th February 2018 at 7pm.

PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING NO. 386

HELD ON TUESDAY, 19TH SEPTEMBER 2017

1.         ATTENDANCE AND APOLOGIES

Cllrs R Finnigan (Chairman), J Sanders, W Whitehead, H Bell, H Evans and A Rhodes.

Apologies were received from Cllrs C Taylor and C Windle.

2.         Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary and Other Interests

None were declared.

3.         TO APPROVE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 15/8/17

The minutes of the meeting held on 15/8/17 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 29/8/17

O         5238  SQS DEVELOPMENTS LTD: DEMOLITION OF FORMER BAKERY AND ERECTION OF BLOCK OF SIX TERRACE HOUSES: LAND AT JUNCTION OF ST PAUL’S STREET AND SOUTH QUEEN STREET (CENTRAL).

Members objected to this application as it is felt that the site will be over-developed by 1 unit and the number of units should be reduced to 5 to allow for more parking spaces.  Also there is inadequate garden space at Unit 5.

RECEIVED 8/9/17

N         5892  MR M CHAVDA: CHANGE OF USE OF EXISTING CAFÉ TO FOOD PREPARATION AND CATERING FACILITY: 78 FOUNTAIN STREET (CENTRAL).

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 15/8/17 AGENDA).

RECEIVED 10/8/17

N         4882  MRS S BROWN: SINGLE STOREY REAR EXTENSION: 12 GUILLEMOT APPROACH (TOPCLIFFE).

RECEIVED 14/8/17

N         5072  MR & MRS WINTERBURN: CHANGE OF USE OF FORMER METHODIST CHURCH TO DWELLING WITH SINGLE STOREY EXTENSION AND DETACHED GARAGE TO REAR: BACK GREEN (CHURWELL).

RECEIVED 24/8/17

N         5334  MR & MRS LAWSON: REMOVAL OF CONDITION 9 (LANDSCAPING SCHEME) OF APPROVAL 16/02597/FU: 9 STONECHAT RISE (TOPCLIFFE).

RECEIVED 29/8/17

N         5319  MRS J MANUEL: TWO-STOREY SIDE EXTENSION: 53 BIRK LANE (TEALE).

N         5351/LI  RBS: LISTED BUILDING APPLICATION TO INSTALL NEW WIRELESS ACCESS POINTS WITHIN THE BRANCH TO PROVIDE INTERNET ACCESS: NAT WEST, 89 QUEEN STREET (CENTRAL).

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 15/8/17.

(b)        Letter dated 15/8/17 from S Butler, Dev Management, LCC, re. appeal, appn 17/01834/FU – 17 Teal Drive.

(c)        Letter dated 4/9/17 from S Butler, Dev Management, LCC, re. appeal against refusal APPN/N4720/W/17/3180023 – 60 Middleton Road.

7.         DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING

The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, 17th October 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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