Decision details

Legal Advice Regarding Unauthorised Operational Development at Monton, Cart Lane, Grange-Over-Sands

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decisions:

Note – Councillor Brian Cooper declared a non-pecuniary interest in this item by virtue of the fact the applicant was known to him. Having regard to the perception of bias and/or predetermination, he left the meeting during discussion on the item.

 

At this point in the proceedings Councillor Gill Gardner declared a non-pecuniary interest in this item by virtue of the fact that the applicant was known to her and he was also the Chair of her Parish Council and having regard to bias and/or predetermination, she left the meeting during discussion on the item.

 

Note – The Committee voted to adjourn for a break at 11.11 a.m. and reconvened at 11.16 a.m. when the same Members, with the exception of Councillors Cooper and Gardner, were present.

 

The Interim Development Management Team Leader presented an update report on the unauthorised operational development at Monton, Cart Lane, Grange-over-Sands. He summarised the background and historical context of the development and he displayed photographs which detailed the unauthorised development. He reminded Members that the enforcement notice had been complied with in full and the dormer had been removed and the roof tiles reinstated. He went on to inform Members that during a meeting held on 6 February 2019, with the appellant and his advisors, a number of scenarios had been tabled by the appellant and consequently Counsel’s opinion had been sought. The Interim Development Management Team Leader drew Members’ attention to the conclusions as outlined in the report and Appendix 2 to the report which outlined Counsel’s opinion.

 

RESOLVED – That

 

(1)        the report be noted; and

 

(2)        the proposals contained within paragraph 8.4 of the report be endorsed.

Publication date: 12/06/2019

Date of decision: 25/04/2019

Decided at meeting: 25/04/2019 - Planning Committee

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