Agenda

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Apologies for absence

2.

Appointment of Chair and Deputy Chair

To note the appointment by the County Council on 21 May 2015 of County Councillors  M Dad and K Ellard as Chair and Deputy Chair of the Committee, respectively, for 2015/16.

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Constitution, Membership and Terms of Reference of the Committee pdf icon PDF 48 KB

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Disclosure of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests

Members are asked to consider any Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests they may have to disclose to the meeting in relation to matters under consideration on the Agenda.

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Minutes of the last meeting held on 20 May 2015 pdf icon PDF 115 KB

The committee are asked to agree that the Minutes of the last meeting held on 20 May 2015 be confirmed and signed by the Chair.

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Fylde Borough: application number. LCC/2014/0096
Construction and operation of a site for drilling up to four exploration wells, hydraulic fracturing of the wells, testing for hydrocarbons, abandonment of the wells and restoration, including provision of an access road and access onto the highway, security fencing, lighting and other uses ancillary to the exploration activities, including the construction of a pipeline and a connection to the gas grid network and associated infrastructure to land to the north of Preston New Road, Little Plumpton. pdf icon PDF 555 KB

The Chief Executive has, under the council's urgent business procedure and in consultation with the chair and deputy chair of the committee, agreed that any representations in respect of this planning application must be submitted by noon on Friday 19 June 2015.  Any representations received after this time will not be considered by the Development Control Committee.

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Fylde Borough: application number. LCC/2014/0097
Application for monitoring works in a 4 km radius of the proposed Preston New Road exploration site comprising: the construction, operation and restoration of two seismic monitoring arrays comprising of 80 buried seismic monitoring stations and 10 surface seismic monitoring stations. The seismic monitoring stations will comprise underground installation of seismicity sensors; enclosed equipment and fenced enclosures. The surface array will also comprise monitoring cabinets. The application is also for the drilling of three boreholes, each installed with 2 monitoring wells, to monitor groundwater and ground gas, including fencing at the perimeter of the Preston New Road exploration site near Little Plumpton pdf icon PDF 374 KB

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Fylde Borough: application number. LCC/2014/0101
Construction and operation of a site for drilling up to four exploration wells, hydraulic fracturing of the wells, testing for hydrocarbons, abandonment of the wells and restoration, including provision of an access road and access onto the highway, security fencing, lighting and other uses ancillary to the exploration activities, including the construction of a pipeline and a connection to the gas grid network and associated infrastructure land at Roseacre Wood, Roseacre. pdf icon PDF 635 KB

The Chief Executive has, under the council's urgent business procedure and in consultation with the chair and deputy chair of the committee, agreed that any representations in respect of this planning application must be submitted by noon on Friday 19 June 2015.  Any representations received after this time will not be considered by the Development Control Committee

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Fylde Borough: application number. LCC/2014/0102
Application for monitoring works in a 4 km radius of the proposed Roseacre Wood exploration site comprising: the construction, operation and restoration of two seismic monitoring arrays comprising of 80 buried seismic monitoring stations and 8 surface seismic monitoring stations. The seismic monitoring stations will comprise underground installation of seismicity sensors; enclosed equipment and fenced enclosures. The surface array will also comprise monitoring cabinets. The application is also for the drilling of three boreholes, each installed with 2 monitoring wells, to monitor groundwater and ground gas, including fencing at the perimeter of the Roseacre wood exploration site. Monitoring works in a 4km radius of the proposed Roseacre Wood site, off Roseacre Road and Inskip Road, Roseacre and Wharles, Preston. pdf icon PDF 387 KB

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Urgent Business

An item of urgent business may only be considered under this heading where, by reason of special circumstances to be recorded in the Minutes, the Chairman of the meeting is of the opinion that the item should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency.  Wherever possible, the Chief Executive should be given advance warning of any Member’s intention to raise a matter under this heading.

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Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Development Control Committee will be held on Thursday 16 July 2015 at 10.00 a.m. in Cabinet Room B - the Diamond Jubilee Room, County Hall, Preston.