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Venue: Meeting Room A, Blackburn Town Hall

Contact: Democratic Services 

Items
No. Item

66.

Welcome and Apologies

Minutes:

The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting. Apologies were received from Cllrs Jan-Virmani and Richards.

67.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 100 KB

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RESOLVED – That the minutes of the last meeting held on 20th December 2018 be confirmed and signed as a correct record.

 

68.

Declaration of Interest pdf icon PDF 13 KB

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RESOLVED - There were no Declarations of Interest received.

 

69.

Planning Applications for Determination pdf icon PDF 65 KB

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The Committee considered reports of the Director of Growth and Development detailing the planning applications.

 

In considering the applications, the Committee took into account representations or submissions provided by individuals with the Officers answering points raised during discussion thereon.

 

70.

Planning Application 10-18-0326 pdf icon PDF 13 MB

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Applicant – M J Hart Homes c/o Agent

 

Location and Proposed Development – Land off Albert Street, Hoddlesden

 

Full Planning Application for Erection of 14 dwellings.

 

Decision under Town and Country Planning Acts and Regulations

 

Approved subject to;

 

·         Delegated authority being given to the Director of Growth & Development to approve planning permission subject to an agreement under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, relating to the provision of a plot to provide affordable housing (at 30% discounted market sale) in perpetuity. The dwelling must remain at a discount for future eligible households. Should the S106 agreement not be completed within 6 months of the date of this resolution, the Director of Growth & Development will have delegated powers to refuse the application;

·         The conditions highlighted in the Director’s Report and subsequent conditions in the Update Report; and

·         The Developers and Planning Officer ensure frequent liaison take place with Ward Councillor Julie Slater and the Lead Petitioner

 

 

71.

Planning Application 10-18-1048 pdf icon PDF 433 KB

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ApplicantHearle Homes, Mr Mike Critchley, Unit 4, Canterbury Street, Blackburn, BB2 2HT

 

Location and Proposed Development – Land at Tower View, Darwen

 

Full Planning Application for Erection of 17 houses with associated roads, pavements, garages and gardens

 

Decision under Town and Country Planning Acts and Regulations

 

Approved subject to;

 

·         Delegated authority being given to the Director of Growth & Development to approve planning permission subject to an agreement under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, relating to the payment of a commuted sum of £20,000 towards: off-site provision of Green Infrastructure. Should the S106 agreement not be completed within 6 months of the date of this resolution, the Director of Growth & Development will have delegated powers to refuse the application; and

·         The conditions highlighted in the Director’s Report. 

 

72.

Planning Application 10-18-1220 pdf icon PDF 260 KB

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Applicant – Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

 

Location and Proposed Development – Car Park, Old Bank Lane, Blackburn

 

Variation / Removal of Condition / Minor Material Amendment for Remove Condition No.2 pursuant to planning application 10/17/1083 – Improvements to the Old Bank Lane / Shadsworth Road Junction

 

Decision under Town and Country Planning Acts and Regulations

 

Approved subject to the removal of condition No. 2 on the original planning permission granted for the car park (planning application 10/17/1083)

73.

Planning Application 10-19-0026 pdf icon PDF 372 KB

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Applicant – Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

 

Location and Proposed Development – Land to the rear of Briar Road, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

 

Full Planning Application (regulation 3) for Installation of 2.4m security fencing

 

Decision under Town and Country Planning Acts and Regulations

 

Approved subject to the conditions highlighted in the Director’s Report.

74.

Petition relating to Planning Application 10-18-1093 pdf icon PDF 64 KB

Additional documents:

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Members were informed of the receipt of a petition supporting planning application 10/18/1093.

 

The petition was received on 14th January 2019 and contained 29 signatures. The reasons for supporting the planning application were summarised in the report.

 

Members were advised that at the time of the report being prepared, no decision on the application had been reached.

 

RESOLVED – That the Committee note the petition.

75.

Petition re: Bus Service 33 Darwen to Royal Blackburn Hospital

Verbal update to inform the Committee of a petition received in relation to the withdrawal of the 33 Darwen to Royal Blackburn Hospital commercial bus service. The Executive Member for Regeneration and Growth, Councillor Phil Riley will update the Committee and the Lead Petitioner.

Minutes:

Councillor Riley provided a verbal update informing Members of the receipt of a petition relating to bus service 33 from Darwen to Royal Blackburn Hospital.

 

The Committee heard that this service had previously been run by Moving People but had unfortunately become unsustainable due to the low number of passengers per journey.

 

RESOLVED

 

·         That the petition be noted;

·         That the petition be appropriately re-directed to the relevant department within Royal Blackburn Hospital; and

·         That the Lead Petitioner be informed of the above action.

76.

Petition re Oakfield House pdf icon PDF 63 KB

Additional documents:

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Members were informed of the receipt of a petition relating to planning application 10/18/1184.

 

The petition was received on 8th February and contained 102 signatories. Details of the objections raised in the petition were summarised in the report.

 

Members were informed that at the time of the report being prepared, no decision on the application had been reached.

 

RESOLVED – That the Committee note the petition.

77.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

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RESOLVED – That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of Item 8 in view of the fact that the business to be transacted is exempt by virtue of paragraph 5 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.

78.

Enforcement Report

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A report was submitted seeking authorisation to take enforcement action against all persons having an interest in land at 21-23 Mincing Lane, Blackburn, BB2 2EB.

 

Background information including grounds for the request were outlined in the report.

 

RESOLVED – That authorisation be given to the proposed enforcement action at 21-23 Mincing Lane, Blackburn, BB2 2EB.

79.

Petition in Support of Planning Application 10-18-1184 pdf icon PDF 63 KB

Additional documents:

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Members were informed of the receipt of a petition relating to planning application 10/18/1184.

 

A petition was received on the 20th February, containing 304 signatories in support of planning application 10/18/1184. The reasons in favour of the proposal were summarised in the report.

 

Members were informed that at the time of the report being prepared, no decision on the application had been reached.

 

RESOVLED – That the Committee note the petition.