Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 7th July, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Queen Elizabeth Hall, Civic Centre, Oldham, West Street, Oldham, OL1 1NL

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies For Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence had been received from Councillors Gloster, Hussain, Surjan and Phythian.

2.

Urgent Business

Urgent business, if any, introduced by the Chair

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business received.

3.

Declarations of Interest

To Receive Declarations of Interest in any Contract or matter to be discussed at the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest received.

4.

Public Question Time

To receive Questions from the Public, in accordance with the Council’s Constitution.

Minutes:

There were no public questions received.

5.

MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING - WEDNESDAY, 9TH JUNE 2021 pdf icon PDF 232 KB

The Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 9th June 2021 are attached for Members’ approval.

Minutes:

RESOLVED - That the minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday, 9th June 2021 be approved as a correct record.

 

Councillor Hobin referred to planning application FUL/346233/21 as detailed on page 2 of the minutes at item 8.  Councillor Hobin expressed concern that the application had been deferred at the previous meeting held on 21st April 2021 and the process for such applications to be processed.

 

The Chair advised the Committee that the process for applications that are deferred was currently under review.

 

6.

RES/345691/20 - LAND AT BROADWAY/FOXDENTON LANE, CHADDERTON, OL9 9QR pdf icon PDF 277 KB

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER:RES/345691/20

 

APPLICANT: Amanda Oakden

 

PROPOSAL: Details of reserved matters for Appearance, Landscaping, Layout and Scale for development of Linear Park at Zone L1 of the Broadway Green Masterplan

 

LOCATION: Land at Broadway/Foxdenton Lane, Chadderton, OL9 9QR

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Dean and SECONDED by Councillor Iqbal that the application be APPROVED, subject to the conditions as set out in the report.

 

Ob being put to the vote the Committee was unanimously IN FAVOUR of the application.

 

DECISION: That the application be GRANTED subject to the conditions as outlined in the report.

7.

FUL/346227/21 - 910 ASHTON ROAD, OLDHAM, OL8 3HT pdf icon PDF 342 KB

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER:FUL/346227/21

 

APPLICANT: Mr P Awan

 

PROPOSAL: Change of use from part fitness centre part beauty salon to 15 bed house in multiple occupation

 

LOCATION: 910 Ashton Road, Oldham, OL8 3HT

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Dean and SECONDED by Councillor Davis that the application be APPROVED, subject to the conditions as set out in the report.

 

On being put to the vote 5 VOTES were cast in FAVOUR OF the application and 4 VOTES were AGAINST, with 1 ABSTENSION.

 

DECISION: That the application be GRANTED subject to the conditions as outlined in the report.

 

NOTES:

 

1.    That an Objector and two Ward Councillors and the Agent attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this application.

 

 

8.

HOU/346670/21 - 1A LOWER TUNSTEAD, TUNESTEAD LANE, GREENFIELD, OL3 7NT pdf icon PDF 165 KB

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER:HOU/346670/21

 

APPLICANT: Mr David Sheldon

 

PROPOSAL: Single and two storey rear extensions

 

LOCATION: 1A Lower Tunstead, Tunstead Lane, Greenfield, OL3 7NT

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Dean and SECONDED by Councillor Davis that the application be REFUSED for the reasons as set out in the Planning Officer’s report.

 

On being put to the vote 6 votes were in favour of REFUSAL of the application and 1 VOTE was against REFUSAL, WITH 3 ABSTENSIONS.

 

DECISIONS: That the application be REFUSED for the reasons as set out in the report.

 

NOTES:

 

1.    The agent for the Applicant attended the meeting and addressed the Committee speaking in support of this application and to respond to questions from the Committee.

 

 

9.

LBC/346671/21 - 1A LOWER TUNSTEAD, TUNSTEAD LANE, GREENFIELD, OL3 7NT pdf icon PDF 302 KB

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER:LBC/346671/21

 

APPLICANT: Mr David Sheldon

 

PROPOSAL: Single and two storey rear extension

 

LOCATION: 1A Lower Tunstead, Tunstead Lane, Greenfield, OL3 7NT

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Dean and SECONDED by Councillor Davis that the application be REFUSED for the reasons as set out in the Planning Officer’s report.

 

On being put to the vote 6 votes were in favour of REFUSAL of the application and 1 VOTE was against REFUSAL, WITH 3 ABSTENSIONS.

 

DECISIONS: That the application be REFUSED for the reasons as set out in the report.

 

NOTES:

 

1.    The agent for the Applicant attended the meeting and addressed the Committee speaking in support of this application and to respond to questions from the Committee.

 

 

 

10.

Special Planning Committee meeting - 22nd July 2021

Minutes:

The Committee was advised of a special meeting of the Planning Committee that was scheduled for 6pm on 22nd July 2021.