Committee Membership 2017 – 2018
Chairman – Robert Finnigan
Deputy Chairman – Helen Evans
Committee Membership 2017 – 2018
Chairman – Robert Finnigan
Deputy Chairman – Helen Evans
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.
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 18/7/17
4. CONSIDERATION OF PLANNING APPLICATIONS
Notation of Recommendations.
O = Objection
N = No Objection
NC = No Objection (with comments)
D = Deferred
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).
4582 MR G NASH: OUTLINE APPLICATION FOR FOUR DETACHED HOUSES TO VACANT LAND: LAND OFF THE GALLOPS (ELMFIELD).
4679 MR G CAMPBELL: SINGLE STOREY SIDE EXTENSION: 15 BACK GREEN (CHURWELL).
4685 MS S DOBSON: SINGLE STOREY SIDE EXTENSION: 3 SUNNY BANK (CHURWELL).
4265 YORKSHIRE HOUSING: ALTERATIONS INVOLVING REPLACEMENT DOOR TO FLAT: FLAT 175, WIDE LANE (TOPCLIFFE).
4788 MR A ARIF: CHANGE OF USE FROM CAR-WRECKERS YARD TO HAND CAR WASH: LAND OFF MILL STREET (ELMFIELD).
4971 MR 7& MRS ROBINSON: REMOVAL OF EXISTING REAR CONSERVATORY: CONSTRUCTION OF NEW SINGLE STOREY REAR EXTENSION: 15 WINDERS DALE (SCATCHERD).
5287 MR J PATEL: SINGLE STOREY FRONT EXTENSION AND ALTERATIONS TO SHOP ALTERATIONS TO FORM TWO SELF CONTAINED FLATS TO FIRST FLOOR (SCATCHERD).
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).
N 4332 MR HUNTER: SINGLE-STOREY SIDE AND REAR EXTENSION AND PORCH TO FRONT: 68 CORPORATION STREET (TEALE).
N 4343 MR I ROBERTS: SINGLE-STOREY REAR EXTENSION: 3 DUNNOCK CROFT (TOPCLIFFE).
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).
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.
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).
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’.
(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.
(i) Letter date 3/8/17 from SQS Developments Ltd, re. land at the junction of South Queen Street and St Paul’s Street.
7. LEEDS CORE STRATEGY SELECTIVE REVIEW: CONSULTATION RESPONSE MADE BY CLLR T LEADLEY.
8. DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING
The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, 19th September 2017 at 7pm.
MINUTES OF PLANNING COMMITTEE MEETING NO. 381
HELD ON TUESDAY, 25TH APRIL 2017
Cllrs R Finnigan (Chairman), H Bell, J Jackson and H Evans. W Maynard-Light (Deputy Town Clerk) also attended.
Apologies were received from Cllr C Taylor.
Councillor R Finnigan declared an ‘other’ interest in any appropriate items, as he is a Morley North ward Councillor.
Councillor H Evans declared an ‘other’ interest in appn 17/01709, as she knows the applicant.
The minutes of the meeting held on 21/3/17 were agreed as a true and correct record.
N 1180 MARSHALLS MONO LTD: CONTINUED OPERATION OF A MORTAR AND SCREED BATCHING PLANT (INCLUDING ANCILLARY PLANT AND MACHINERY, AGGREGATE STORAGE BAYS AND WASHOUT BAYS) WITH AMENDMENTS TO THE PLANT LAYOUT, ADDITIONAL STORAGE AND WASHOUT BAYS, AND AN ADDITIONAL CEMENT SILO: PREMIER MORTARS LTD: HOWLEY PARK QUARRY, QUARRY LANE (WOODKIRK).
NC 1709 MRS J OSBORNE: OUTLINE APPLICATION FOR RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT (TWO NEW DWELLINGS WITH SHARED ACCESS FROM HIGH STREET): LAND ADJ. 50 HIGH STREET (ELMFIELD).
MTC approves in principle to this application. Members have concerns that the application does adhere to current planning guidance on such matters as, garden size, proximity to neighbouring domestic properties and the use of obscure glass to windows overlooking neighbouring properties and bin storage.
N 2107 MR & MRS KERMODE: SINGLE STOREY SIDE REAR EXTENSION AND DORMER WINDOW TO REAR: 153 REIN ROAD (WOODKIRK).
N 2137 MR A KHAN: ALTERATIONS INVOLVING TWO STOREY REAR EXTENSION: 43 TINGLEY CRESCENT (ELMFIELD).
N 1766 MS G DAWSON: DORMER WINDOW TO FRONT: 31 SCOTCHMAN LANE (TEALE).
O 2166 MR M GAUNT: SINGLE STOREY SIDE EXTENSIONS TO BOTH SIDES; DORMER WINDOW TO REAR: 1 ST ANDREWS CLOSE (TEALE).
MTC objects to this application on the grounds of the impact on the street scene and the property being within the Conservation Area of Morley.
N 1098 MR N PREST: DEMOLISH EXISTING BUNGALOW AND CONSTRUCT TWO STOREY DWELLING: THE BUNGALOW, HOWLEY PARK FARM, LADY ANN ROAD (TEALE).
N 2175 MS L HALLAM: CONVERSION OF INTEGRAL GARAGE TO A HABITABLE ROOM AND SINGLE STOREY REAR EXTENSION: 140 SPRINGFIELD ROAD (SCATCHERD).
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’.
O 0204 MR L JENKINS: CHANGE OF USE FROM LAUNDRY SERVICE (SUI GENERIS) TO HOT FOOD TAKEAWAY (A5): 6OA MIDDLETON ROAD (TOPCLIFFE). MTC objected to this appn due to impact on residential amenity, inadequate parking provision and the impact on the streetscene.
N 01458 THE RESTAURANT GROUP: INSTALLATION OF SHOP FRONT: CHIQUITO, UNIT 2, WHITE ROSE SHOPPING CENTRE (CHURWELL)
N 00875 MR A WATSON: DETACHED GARAGE TO SIDE & REAR: 160 ALBERT ROAD (CENTRAL).
N 01424 MR & MRS C DIXON: SINGLE-STOREY REAR EXTENSION: 3 PEACOCK GREEN (TOPCLIFFE).
N 0642 MISS A WALKER/REDROW HOMES YORKSHIRE: CONSTRUCTION OF TWO ADDITIONAL DETACHED HOUSES AND ASSOCIATED GARAGES: WEAVERS CHASE, ALBERT ROAD (TOPCLIFFE).
N 1678 MS M BROADBENT: SINGLE STOREY REAR EXTENSION: 29A MANOR FARM DRIVE (CHURWELL).
NC 1834 MR J ACHDAM: SINGLE-STOREY SIDE EXTENSIONS: 17 TEAL DRIVE (TOPCLIFFE).
MTC has no objection in principle. Request made for a condition to be placed on the application that parking should be off road.
N 1288 MR B WHITTAKER: SUMMER HOUSE TO SIDE: 1 INGLEBOROUGH DRIVE (TOPCLIFFE).
N 2231 MR S JOHNSON: T1 OAK; 16 IBBETSON OVAL (CHURWELL).
All the above decisions made under Town Clerk’s delegated authority, were noted.
(a) Copies of representations made (if any) since last meeting held on 21/3/17
(b) Email dated 4/4/17 from J Smith, ELG Planning to Churwell ward councillors, re. planning application to be submitted for Land at Snittles Farm, Churwell.
(c) Response to item (c) above from Cllr R Finnigan to Churwell ward councillors by email.
(d) Email dated 11/4/17 from Steve Butler, Head of Development Management, LCC regarding Victoria Reservoir and Land Bruntcliffe Road, Morley and Plans Panel meeting to be held on 20/4/17.
(e) Email tabled dated 21/4/17 from Lisa Thornton, Strategic Asset Management, LCC regarding All Saints Church, Churwell.
All the above items of correspondence were noted.
The date of the next meeting will be determined at the Annual Full Council meeting to be held on Wednesday, 10th May 2017 at 7pm.
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