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Apologies for absence


The Committee Chair advised that the meeting was being recorded.


Apologies for absence for the meeting were received from Councillor K Fletcher, S Horkin and S O’Rourke


To approve the minutes of the previous meeting


There were no minutes requiring approval


Declarations of disclosable pecuniary, other registrable and non registrable interests

Members are reminded of their responsibility to declare any disclosable pecuniary, other registrable or non-registrable interest in respect of matters contained in the agenda.



There were no declarations of disclosable pecuniary, other registrable or non-registrable interests.



Public participation


The Committee Chair noted that there had been considerable interest in the applications 3/2021/0660 and 3/2021/0661.  A motion was carried to suspend Standing Orders to allow additional people to speak on the applications at the Committee.


The following people spoke on agenda item 5(i) – Applications 3/2021/0660 and 3/2021/0661 – HARP:


1.    James Cullen representing United Utilities


2.    Lorraine Halley representing Grindleton Parish Council


3.    David Spencer representing Newton Parish Council


4.    Councillor S Atkinson


5.    Councillor R Elms


6.    Councillor G Mirfin


7.    Councillor G Scott


Planning Applications under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990


Applications - 3/2021/0660 and 3/2021/0661 - HARP pdf icon PDF 445 KB




The Members were informed that if they are minded to approve the application, it will have to be referred to the Secretary of State. The Secretary of State will then determine whether he wants to call in the application for determination or whether this can be determined at the local level.


If the Secretary of State determines that this application can be determined at the local level the application will be APPROVED following the satisfactory completion of a Legal Agreement, which will be within 6 months from the date of the Secretary of State confirming the application will not be called in (or delegated to the Director of Economic Development and Planning in conjunction with the Chairperson and Vice Chairperson of Planning and Development Committee should exceptional circumstances exist beyond the period of 6 months) and subject to the conditions within the Committee report including the conditions amended below and additional conditions below.



Approve the application 3/2021/0661 subject to the following conditions:


1.    The development must be begun not later than the expiration of five years beginning with the date of this permission.

Reason: Required to be imposed by Section 51 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004.


2.    Prior to the commencement of the development a phasing plan shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The plan shall detail the proposed phasing of the development hereby approved, including the:

·         ‘Initial 9-month construction period’ (the details shall include the dates for the initial 9-month construction period) and

·          the ‘Main Project Stage’ (the details shall include the dates for the Main Project Stage).   

The development thereafter shall be undertaken in accordance with the approved phasing plan.  For the purposes of this planning permission, all references to a Phases or Sub-Phase shall be to a Phase or Sub-Phase as shown on the approved plan.

Reason: To ensure the proper development of the site in a co-ordinated manner.


3.    Prior to the commencement of each phase of the development, pursuant to condition 2, a

a.    environmental management system (EMS) detailing the procedures to deliver and monitor compliance with all the environmental requirements of the contract and all relevant legislation, standards, regulations and consents; and

b.    site-specific Construction Environmental Management Plans (CEMPs) in full accordance with the submitted Construction Code of Practice (CCoP) see specific requirements below- condition 27.

Shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

Thereafter the development shall be undertaken in accordance with the approved EMS and CEMP

REASON: In the interests of the proper managements of the development throughout the construction period.


4.    Unless explicitly required by condition within this consent, the development hereby permitted shall be carried out in complete accordance with the proposals as detailed on drawings/ documents:


MARL HILL SECTION (3/2021/0661)


Document Title

Document Reference

Planning, Design & Access Statement (including Major Development Test, Drainage Statement, SUDS Proforma and Land Stability Statement)


Construction Traffic Management Plan (with  ...  view the full minutes text for item 797a


Appeals (if any)


There were no appeals


Minutes of Working Groups


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Reports from representatives on outside bodies


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Exclusion of Press and Public


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