Background
Background

Agenda and minutes

Venue: This meeting will be a virtual meeting and therefore will not take place in a physical location

Contact: Clive Willoughby  Tel: 01946 598328

Items
No. Item

PP 20/24

Attendances and Apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Jackie Bowman and Graham Minshaw.

 

PP 20/25

Declarations of Interests in Agenda Items:

Minutes:

Councillors Joan Hully declared a non-pecuniary interest in Agenda Item 4a

(Application 4/19/2332/0F1 – Wath Brow Hornets RLFC, Cleator) due to knowing the Applicant’s Agent and to being Chair of Cleator Moor Town Council.

 

Councillor Brian O’Kane declared a non-pecuniary interest in Agenda Item 4a

(Application 4/19/2332/0F1 – Wath Brow Hornets RLFC, Cleator) due to knowing the Applicant’s Agent.

 

Councillor Tom Higgins declared an interest in Agenda Item 4a (Application 4/19/2332/0F1 – Wath Brow Hornets RLFC, Cleator) due to a relation being a director of the company likely to build the proposed building.

 

PP 20/26

Minutes of the meeting held on 8 July 2020 pdf icon PDF 65 KB

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the Minutes of the meeting held on 8 July 2020.

 

A vote was then taken by way of a roll call.

 

On a vote of 8 For, 0 Against and 0 Abstentions, it was therefore:-

 

RESOLVED - That the minutes of the meeting held on 8 July 2020 be signed by the Chair as a correct record.

 

PP 20/27

Schedule of Applications

Minutes:

The planning applications were taken in the following order.

 

PP 20/28

Application 4/19/2332/0F1 - Wath Brow Hornets RLFC, Cleator pdf icon PDF 273 KB

Application for the erection of a Training Barn.

Minutes:

Note: Having declared an interest in this application, Councillor Tom

Higgins took no part in the discussion and abstained from voting.

 

The application for the erection of a training barn was presented by the Planning Officer.

 

During discussion of this item, representation in objection was received from Mrs M Benn.

 

The Applicant’ Agent, Mr S Blacker, then exercised his right to respond.

 

A vote was then taken, by way of a roll call.

 

On a vote of 7 For, 0 Against and 1 Abstention, it was therefore:-

 

RESOLVED – that the recommendation be Approved.

 

PP 20/29

Application 4/20/2203/0F1 - Copeland Borough Council, Moresby Industrial Estate, Moresby Parks, Whitehaven pdf icon PDF 154 KB

Application for the formation of a new Fire Escape from the first floor and associated External Alterations.

Minutes:

The application for the formation of a new fire escape from the first floor and associated external alterations was presented by the Planning Officer.

 

Following discussion, a vote was then taken by way of a roll call.

 

On a vote of 8 For, 0 Against and 0 Abstentions, it was therefore:-

 

RESOLVED – that the recommendation be Approved.

 

PP 20/30

Schedule of Delegated Decisions pdf icon PDF 40 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Panel was notified of a number of delegated decisions made during the period 30 June 2020 to 14 July 2020.

 

A vote was then taken by way of a roll call.

 

On a vote of 8 For, 0 Against and 0 Abstention, it was therefore:-

 

RESOLVED – that the Schedule of Delegated Decisions from 30 June 2020 to 14 July 2020 be noted.

 

PP 20/31

Request to Vary a Section 106 Agreement pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Minutes:

The Panel considered a recent request to vary a Section 106 Agreement relating to a residential development on land adjacent to Fell View Drive, Egremont.

 

Following discussion, a vote was then taken by way of a roll call.

 

On a vote of 7 For, 0 Against and 1 Abstention, it was therefore:-

 

RESOLVED – that:-

 

a)        the Planning and Place Manager’s intention to grant, under delegated powers, the application made under section 73 to allow the reduction in the number of dwellings to 28 and amend the house types on plots 5, 12, and 13-20, at land adjacent to Fell View Drive, Egremont as part of the ongoing residential development be noted; and

 

(b)       the entering into of a new section 106 agreement for the development on identical terms to the last one save for updating the reference to the planning permission and changed house types as set out in paragraphs 1.2 and 1.3 of the report to ensure that the provisions of the planning obligation attached to application ref. 4/19/2143/0F1 continue to apply to the new planning permission created by this application under Section 73 be endorsed.

 

PP 20/32

Planning Appeal Decision pdf icon PDF 49 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members were informed of the outcome of a recent Appeal decision in respect of Southam Farm, Bigrigg, Egremont.

 

Following discussion, a vote was then taken by way of a roll call.

 

On a vote of 8 For, 8 Against and 0 Abstentions, it was therefore:-

 

RESOLVED – that the decision to DISMISS the appeal be noted in the context of the Local Plan Policies and also in relation to performance monitoring.

 

 

PP 20/33

Date and Time of Next Meeting:

The next meeting of the Planning Panel will be held on Wednesday

5 August 2020 at 2:00pm. This will be a virtual meeting.

 

Minutes:

The next meetings of the Planning Panel will be held on Wednesday

5 August 2020 at 2:00pm and Wednesday 19 August 2020 at 2:00pm  Both will be virtual meetings.

 

 

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