Carnforth Town Council Agenda – September 2023 Agenda Pack

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A G E N D A – WEDNESDAY 20th SEPTEMBER 2023 at 6:30pm at


  1. Apologies: To receive apologies
  2. Declarations of Interest: To receive Declarations of Interest and Dispensations on items on the Agenda
  3. Urgent Business: To consider matters of urgent business
  4. Minutes: To consider Minutes of the meeting held on 19th July 2023
  5. Public participation & information only updates: To adjourn the meeting for a period of public discussion and to provide ‘information only’ updates on activities in recent weeks.  (Note: Any matters needing a ‘decision’ will be considered as an agenda item at a future meeting)
  • Public discussion
  • Town Mayor and Members updates and information only reports
  • Reports of Ward & County Councillors & Neighbourhood Policing Partnerships Officer
  • Reports from outside bodies
  1. Planning Applications & Temporary Road Closures:  To consider planning applications and temporary road closures set out below.  Planning applications can be viewed online at
Application No: Description
23/0123/TPO Fell Sycamore trees – 152 Lancaster Road, Carnforth LA5 9EE Recommendation:  Support planning application in principal
23/00699/FUL Amended: Relevant demolition of Church and erection of two storey building comprising of 9 apartments and bin store with associated garden areas and landscaping – Pentecostal Church, Hunter Street, Carnforth LA5 9BP

Recommendation:  Object to the planning application

23/00872/FUL Change of use from living accommodation to hotel and alterations to shop front windows and doors – 3-7 New Street Carnforth, LA5 9BX

Recommendation:  Object to the planning application


Application No: Description
23/00875/FUL Change of use from retail store to hot food takeaway and installation of flue to rear elevations – 31 Market Street, Carnforth, LA5 9JX

Recommendation:  Object to the planning application

  1. Planning Decisions: To receive an update on planning authority decisions on previously considered applications (see Agenda pack)
  2. Carnforth Air Quality Management Areas (AQMA): To consider Consultation on proposed revocation of Carnforth as an AQMA
  3. Town Development & Planning Committee: To consider report of committee meeting held on 7th August and 11th September 2023 (See Agenda Pack)
  4. Carnforth Fringe: To consider recommendation and Carnforth Town Council involvement in Carnforth Fringe 2024.
  5. Property & Environment Committee: To consider report of Committee meeting held on 1st August and 5th September 2023 (See Agenda Pack)
  6. Finance & Governance Committee: To consider report of Committee meetings held on 17th August and 18th September 2023 (See Agenda Pack)
  7. Annual Governance & Accountability Return (AGAR) 2022/2023: To consider external audit report and certificate and notice of conclusion of audit 2022/2023
  8. Payments for Authorisation: To consider for approval payments awaiting authorisation (See Agenda Pack)
  9. Correspondence: To consider correspondence received since the last meeting (To follow)
  10. Items for next Agenda: To consider agenda items for the next ordinary meeting of Carnforth Town Council
  11. Date of next meeting: Wednesday 18th October 2023 at 6:30pm

Town Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer                                    30 January 2024

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