Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 8th December, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Oldham, West Street, Oldham, OL1 1NL. View directions

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies For Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Toor.

 

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 Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 228 KB

The Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 10th November 2021 are attached for Members’ approval.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the Planning Committee held on 10th November 2021 be approved as a correct record.

 

6.

FUL/347331/21 - 228 Ashton Road West, Failsworth pdf icon PDF 470 KB

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: FUL/327331/21

 

APPLICANT: Riverside Solutions NW Ltd

 

PROPOSAL:  Change of use from residential (Class C3) to an 8 bedroom/10 person HMO (sui generis), including external alterations.

 

LOCATION:  228 Ashton Road West, Failsworth, Oldham, M35 9QB

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Dean and SECONDED by Councillor F Hussain that the application be APPROVED.

 

On being put to the vote 9 VOTES were cast IN FAVOUR OF and 4 VOTES were cast AGAINST with 0 ABSTENTIONS.

 

 

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

 

NOTES:

 

1.         That an Objector, the Applicant, and a Ward Councillor attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this application.

 

2.         In reaching its decision, the Committee took into consideration the information as set out in the Late List attached at Item 9.

 

7.

FUL/344623/21 - Wrigley Head, Failsworth pdf icon PDF 556 KB

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: PA/344623/20

 

APPLICANT: Mr Andrew Hunt (Oldham Council)

 

PROPOSAL:  Proposed development of a 0.89 MWp solar farm comprising ground-mounted solar PV Array and all associated works and necessary infrastructure.

 

LOCATION:  Land at Wrigley Head, Failsworth.

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Dean and SECONDED by Councillor F Hussain that the application be APPROVED.

 

On being put to the vote, the Committee voted UNANIMOUSLY in FAVOUR OF APPROVAL.

 

 

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

 

NOTES:

In reaching its decision, the Committee took into consideration the information as set out in the Late List attached at Item 9.

 

8.

FUL/347717/21 - Salmon Fields, Royton pdf icon PDF 386 KB

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: FUL/347717/21

 

APPLICANT: n/a

 

PROPOSAL:  The erection of a Community Diagnostic Hub consisting of a single storey hub building with three associated scanning units with associated access, car parking and landscape for a temporary period of up to five years.

 

LOCATION:  Vacant land to the north of Salmon Fields, Royton, Oldham.

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Dean and SECONDED by Councillor Davis that the application be APPROVED.

 

On being put to the vote, the Committee voted UNANIMOUSLY in FAVOUR OF APPROVAL.

 

 

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

 

NOTES:

1.    That the Applicant attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this application.

2.    In reaching its decision, the Committee took into consideration the information as set out in the Late List attached at Item 9.

 

9.

Late List pdf icon PDF 93 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the information contained in the Late List be noted.