Agenda and draft minutes

Planning Committee
Wednesday, 6th July, 2022 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 Lancaster, Surjan (Vice Chair) S Hussain and C Phythian.

2.

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.

3.

Urgent Business

Urgent business, if any, introduced by the Chair

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business received.

4.

Public Question Time

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

Minutes:

Public questions had been received by the Chair which had been ruled out as per the Council’s Constitution, Appendix 3 Protocols, due to the context of the questions about individual planning applications or enforcement matters.

 

5.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 136 KB

The Minutes of the meeting of the Planning Committee held on 8th June 2022 are attached for Members’ approval.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the Meeting held on 8th June 2022 be approved as a correct record.

 

6.

RES/347759/21 - Land off Knowls Lane, Lees pdf icon PDF 497 KB

A Reserved Matters application for the erection of 234 dwellings,with associated vehicular access and parking, private amenity space, and landscaping, pursuant to hybrid planning permission MMA/344723/20.

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: RES/347759/21

 

APPLICANT: N/A

 

PROPOSAL: Reserved Matters application for the erection of 234 dwellings, with associated vehicular access and parking, private amenity space, and landscaping, pursuant to hybrid planning permission MMA/344723/20.

 

LOCATION: Land off Knowls Lane, Lees

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Al-Hamdani and SECONDED by Councillor Woodvine that the application be DEFERRED (against Officer recommendations).

 

On being put to the vote 4 VOTES were cast IN FAVOUR OF DEFERRAL and 7 VOTES were cast AGAINST with 0 ABSTENTIONS.

 

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

 

On being put to the vote 7 VOTES were cast IN FAVOUR OF APPROVAL 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, Applicant and Ward Councillor attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this application.

 

7.

FUL/347294/21 - Land adjacent to Maltby Court, Lees pdf icon PDF 773 KB

For the construction of 40 residential properties with associated access, landscaping and ancillary works.

Minutes:

APPLICATION NUMBER: FUL/347294/21

 

APPLICANT: Mr Mark Sexton

 

PROPOSAL: Construction of 40 residential properties with associated access, landscaping and ancillary works.

 

LOCATION: Land adjacent to Maltby Court, Lees

 

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

 

On being put to the vote, it was unanimously cast IN FAVOUR OF REFUSAL.

 

DECISION: That the application be REFUSED.

 

NOTES:

 

1.         That an Objector, Applicant and the 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 11.

 

 

8.

Planning Appeals Update pdf icon PDF 31 KB

A list of appeals submitted and decisions taken on appeals received between 29th May and 22nd June 2022, is attached, which is recommended to be noted by the Committee. 

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Appeals Update be noted.

 

9.

Planning Appeal - Costs Decision pdf icon PDF 97 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Planning Appeal - Cost Decision be noted.

 

10.

Appeal Decision pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Appeal Decision be noted.

 

11.

Late List pdf icon PDF 277 KB

Minutes:

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