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Venue: Meeting Room 1&2, Blackburn Library, Northgate Entrance

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32.

Welcome and Apologies

Minutes:

The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.

 

Cllr John Slater noted that Cllr Stephanie Brookfield could not substitute for Cllr Yusuf Jan-Virmani as they represented different political parties. Therefore, Cllr Stephanie Brookfield substituted for Cllr Samim Desai.

 

As well as the apologies for Cllr Yusuf Jan-Virmani apologies were received from Cllr Zamir Khan who was substituted by Cllr Sylvia Liddle, Cllr Jacquie Slater who was substituted by Cllr John Slater, Cllr Samim Desai who was substituted by Cllr Stephanie Brookfield and Cllr Yusuf Jan-Virmani, no substitute as referred to above.

 

 

33.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 359 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the minutes of previous meeting held on 16th September 2021 be confirmed and signed as a correct record.

34.

Declaration of Interest pdf icon PDF 13 KB

Minutes:

An Other Interest was declared from Councillor Paul Marrow in relation to Planning Application 10/18/1101 on the agenda that he was a trustee of Feniscowles and Pleasington Memorial Recreation Ground.

35.

Committee Agenda pdf icon PDF 157 KB

Minutes:

The Committee considered reports of the Strategic Director of Place detailing the planning application

 

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

 

35.1

Planning Application 18/1101 pdf icon PDF 738 KB

Minutes:

Applicant – Blackburn Waterside Regeneration Ltd.

 

Location and Proposed Development – Phase 3 Former Sappi Paper Mill, Livesey Branch Road, Feniscowles, Blackburn, BB2 5HX

 

Reserved Matters Application for Reserved Matters application (access within the site, landscape, layout, appearance, scale) pursuant to outline 10/15/0496 for Phase 3 comprising of 16,000 sq.ft Industrial Units (B2 Use Class) and associated infrastructure

 

Decision under Town and Country Planning Acts and Regulations –

 

RESOLVED – Approved subject to the conditions highlighted in the Director’s report

 

 

35.2

Planning Application 21/0568 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Minutes:

Applicant – Chaudrey Mohammed Yaseen

 

Location and Proposed Development – Old Fire Station Yaseen Enterprise Centre, Byrom Street, Blackburn, BB2 2LE.

 

Full Planning Application (Retrospective) for bespoke joinery works/manufacturing furniture - Change of use from class B8 to Class B2

 

Decision under Town and Country Planning Acts and Regulations –

 

RESOLVED – Approved subject to the conditions highlighted in the Director’s report

 

35.3

Planning Application 21/0597 pdf icon PDF 4 MB

Minutes:

Applicant – Barnfield Blackburn Ltd.

 

Location and Proposed Development – Land at Greenback Terrace, Lower Darwen, Blackburn, BB3 0RN.

 

Reserved Matters Application for Approval of reserved matters for the appearance, layout, scale and landscaping of the employment units 1, 2 and 3, pursuant to permission 10/18/1149

 

Decision under Town and Country Planning Acts and Regulations –

 

RESOLVED – Approved subject to the conditions highlighted in the Director’s report and the Update report:

 

No development approved by this reserved matters planning application relating to the employment units 1, 2 and 3, shall commence until such time as a revised flood risk assessment has been submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority. The report shall include the following details:

 

       Acknowledgement of the impact of the de-culverting of Davyfield Drain and   the building of the spine road;

       Findings of the hydraulic model including the summary report for the watercourses approved under Discharge of Condition application 10/20/0627, for the wider site as a result of the de-culverting and construction of the new spine road. If compensatory storage is to be provided, details should be provided;

       Finished ground levels and proposed finished floor levels for Plots 1, 2 and 3 and indicate what other flood resilient measure are proposed;

 

REASON: To reduce the risk of flooding to the proposed development and future users by ensuring that there are no detrimental impacts to flood storage of flood flow routes in accordance with Policy 9 of the Blackburn with Darwen Borough Local Plan Part 2 (2015).

 

35.4

Planning Application 21/0637 pdf icon PDF 5 MB

Minutes:

Applicant – Mrs Sahdia Aslam

 

Location and Proposed Development – Priory Croft, Old Hall Lane, Pleasington, Blackburn, BB2 6RJ

 

Proposed covered terrace area to rear, roof terrace to western elevation, increase to ridge height, hip to gable roof alteration, front & rear dormers, a porch and alterations to existing elevations (retrospective).

 

It was noted that Officers will track the progress of the building work.

 

Decision under Town and Country Planning Acts and Regulations –

 

RESOLVED – Approved subject to the conditions highlighted in the Director’s report

 

35.5

Planning Application 21/0742 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Minutes:

Applicant – Mr Usman Shahid

 

Location and Proposed Development – 24 Beaumont Way, Darwen, BB3 3SG

 

Full Planning Application for proposed single storey at rear and conversation of garage into habitable room

 

Decision under Town and Country Planning Acts and Regulations –

 

RESOLVED – Approved subject to the conditions highlighted in the Director’s report

 

35.6

Planning Application 21/0747 pdf icon PDF 819 KB

Minutes:

Applicant – Ms Patricia Da Silva

 

Location and Proposed Development – Ellerslie, Bury Fold Lane, Darwen, BB3 2QG

 

Minor Material Amendment: Variation of condition 5 pursuant to application 10/21/0090 'Variation of Condition No.5 pursuant to Reserved Matters application 10/19/0642 for the appearance, landscaping, layout and scale for 18 dwellings; pursuant to Outline Approval 10/15/1081 - to amend the design of the proposed houses and include a private access to plot 5 to include a basement floor at plot 5 and associated landscaping

 

Decision under Town and Country Planning Acts and Regulations –

 

RESOLVED – Approved subject to the conditions highlighted in the Director’s report

 

35.7

Planning Application 21/0825 pdf icon PDF 1008 KB

Minutes:

Applicant – McDermott Homes Ltd

 

Location and Proposed Development – Land off Lomond Gardens, Blackburn

 

Minor Material Amendment: Removal of Condition No.7 - "CS2 gas protection measures shall be incorporated into the development hereby approved, in accordance with the details specified in the Phase 3 'Environmental Investigation Risk Assessment and Remediation Strategy', Ref. LKC 19 1398, dated December 2019" - pursuant to planning application 10/21/0277 - "Residential development consisting of 30 dwellings and associated infrastructure works.”

 

Decision under Town and Country Planning Acts and Regulations –

 

RESOLVED – Approved subject to a Section 106 Agreement of £515,000, relating to Affordable Housing, Green Infrastructure / Public Open Space provision / enhancement, education provision; and conditions set out at paragraph 4.1 (including removal of condition no.7 attached to the original permission).

 

35.8

Planning Application 21/0879 pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Minutes:

This item was moved to the first item on the agenda

 

Speakers – Mr Phil Heaton (In Support)

                  Mr Thomas Farran (Objector)

 

Applicant – Mr Nadeem Sadiq

 

Location and Proposed Development – Basement 75B East Park Road, Blackburn, BB1 8DW.

 

Variation/Removal of Condition/Minor Material Amendment for Variation of Condition No 3 pursuant to planning application 10/12/0158 "Change of use of basement to Internet Cafe (class A1), formation of self-contained flat at first floor and alterations to the eastern elevation" - to increase opening hours to 9am to 10pm Monday to Sunday, and removal of Condition no.4 to allow for any use within Use Class E.

 

Decision under Town and Country Planning Acts and Regulations –

 

RESOLVED – Approved subject to the conditions highlighted in the Director’s report

 

35.9

Planning Application 21/0880 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Minutes:

This item was moved to the second item on the agenda

 

Speakers – Mr Phil Heaton (In Support)

                  Mr Thomas Farran (Objector)

 

Applicant – NA-AM Enterprises Ltd.

 

Location and Proposed Development – 213 Shear Brow, Blackburn, BB1 8DU

 

Variation/Removal of Condition/Minor Material Amendment for Variation of Condition No 2 pursuant to planning application 10/12/0487 "Change of use from beauticians to hairdressers" - to increase opening hours to 11am to 11pm Monday to Sunday – Please note current use of the property is a dessert parlous (Use Class E)

 

Decision under Town and Country Planning Acts and Regulations –

 

RESOLVED – Approved subject to the conditions highlighted in the Director’s report

 

35.10

Planning Application 21/1005 pdf icon PDF 802 KB

Minutes:

Applicant – Applethwaite Limited

 

Location and Proposed Development – Davyfield Farm (former Wellybobs Limited) Roman Road, Eccleshil, Darwen, BB3 3PJ

 

Variation/Removal of Condition/Minor Material Amendment for Variation of Condition No.2 pursuant to planning application 10/20/1036: "The erection of 19 no. dwellings, with associated infrastructure and landscaping works" - to introduce natural stone to side and rear elevations previously showing render

 

Decision under Town and Country Planning Acts and Regulations –

 

RESOLVED – Approved subject to the conditions highlighted in the Director’s report

 

35.11

Planning Application 21/1078 pdf icon PDF 784 KB

Minutes:

Applicant – Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

 

Location and Proposed Development – Blackburn Technology Management Centre, 2 Challenge Way, Blackburn, BB1 5QB

 

Installation single Air Source Heat Pump (ASHP) to consist of one single ASPH within an enclosure, adjoining plant house and additional landscaping to north boundary

 

Decision under Town and Country Planning Acts and Regulations –

 

RESOLVED – Approved subject to the conditions highlighted in the Director’s report

 

36.

Diversion of Public Footpath 9 Eccleshill pdf icon PDF 450 KB

The purpose of the report is to seek committee approval for a public path order under the Town & Country Planning Act 1990, Section 257 to divert Public Footpath 9, Eccleshill

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A report was submitted to seek approval for a public path order under the Town & Country Planning Act 1990, Section 257 to divert Public Footpath 9, Eccleshill

 

On the 30th July 2021, the Council granted planning permission for the erection of 19 no. dwellings, with associated infrastructure and landscaping works on land at Davy Field Farm, Roman Road, Eccleshill, BB3 3PJ. (Application 10/20/1036)

 

Public Footpath 9 Eccleshill passes through the proposed development site crossing the line of several properties. In order that the development can be implemented as per the planning approval, it is necessary that this section of PF 9 Eccleshill is diverted. In this respect, the Council has received an application from the developer to divert the section of the footpath affected.

 

Under the Council’s Constitution this Committee has ‘The power to create, divert, stop up, extinguish and reclassify footpaths and bridleways and the power to make orders and enter agreements in relation to the same’

 

The Committee therefore has to consider whether, or not, to promote the Order requested by the applicant. In order to assist members in making this decision, officers have prepared a detailed report with the necessary information to enable an informed decision to be made.

 

RESOLVED - To Promote the Order and authorise the Strategic Heads of HR Legal & Governance to progress the necessary legal orders

37.

Enforcement - 3 Belvedere Close, Blackburn

Minutes:

A report was submitted seeking authorisation to take enforcement action against all persons having an interest in land at 3 Belvedere Close, Blackburn.

 

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

 

RESOLVED - Authorisation was given to the proposed enforcement action at 3 Belvedere Close, Blackburn