Agenda, decisions and minutes

Planning Sub-Committee (Huddersfield Area) - Thursday 16th June 2022 1.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Town Hall, Huddersfield. View directions

Contact: Richard Dunne  Email:


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Membership of the Sub-Committee

To receive any apologies for absence, or details of substitutions to Sub-Committee membership.



Councillor Eric Firth substituted for Councillor Paul Davies.


Councillor Ammar Anwar substituted for Councillor Tyler Hawkins.


Councillor Alison Munro substituted for Councillor Andrew Marchington.


Apologies were received from Councillors Paul Davies, Tyler Hawkins, Donald Firth, Charles Greaves and Andrew Marchington.


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 316 KB

To approve the Minutes of the meeting of the Committee held on 31st March 2022.


The minutes of the meeting held on 31 March 2022 were approved as a correct record.


The minutes of the meeting held on 31 March 2022 were approved as a correct record.


Declaration of Interests and Lobbying pdf icon PDF 21 KB

Sub-Committee Members will advise (i) if there are any items on the Agenda upon which they have been lobbied and/or (ii) if there are any items on the Agenda in which they have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest, which would prevent them from participating in any discussion or vote on an item, or any other interests.



No interests or lobbying were declared.


Admission of the Public

Most agenda items will be considered in public session, however, it shall be advised whether the Sub-Committee will consider any matters in private, by virtue of the reports containing information which falls within a category of exempt information as contained at Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.



All items on the agenda were taken in public session.



The Committee will receive any petitions and hear any deputations from members of the public. A deputation is where up to five people can attend the meeting and make a presentation on some particular issue of concern. A member of the public can also hand in a petition at the meeting but that petition should relate to something on which the body has powers and responsibilities.


In accordance with Council Procedure Rule 10 (2), Members of the Public should provide at least 24 hours’ notice of presenting a deputation.  



No deputations or petitions were received.


Public Question Time

To receive any public questions.


In accordance with:

- Council Procedure Rule 11 (3), questions regarding the merits of applications (or other matters) currently before the Council for determination of which the Council is under a duty to act quasi judicially shall not be answered.

- Council Procedure Rule 11 (5), the period for the asking and answering of public questions shall not exceed 15 minutes.



No questions were asked.


Review of Planning Appeal Decisions pdf icon PDF 601 KB

Report for information.


Contact Officer: Julia Steadman, Planning Services


The report was noted.


Planning Application - Application No: 2022/90680 pdf icon PDF 386 KB


Erection of single storey extension and summer house at 52 Benomley Road, Almondbury, Huddersfield.


Contact Officer: Tom Hunt, Planning Services


Ward(s) affected: Almondbury


Delegate to the Head of Planning and Development to approve as detailed in

the considered report.


The Sub Committee gave consideration to Planning Application 2022/90680 Erection of single storey extension and summer house 52, Benomley Road, Almondbury, Huddersfield.


Under the provisions of Council Procedure Rule 37 the Sub Committee received a representation from Emma Hanks (agent).




Delegate approval of the application and the issuing of the decision notice to the Head of Planning and Development in order to complete the list of conditions including those contained within the considered report including:


1. Standard three-year timeframe for commencement of development.

2. Development to be completed in accordance with approved plans and specifications.

3. The external walls and roofing materials of the single storey rear extension hereby approved shall in all respect match those used in the construction of the existing dwelling.


A recorded vote was taken in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 42(5) as follows:

For: Councillors: Anwar, E Firth, Homewood, Jo Lawson, Lee-Richards, Munro,

McGrath, McGuin, Sarwar, Sokhal and Ullah (11 votes)


Against: (0 votes).