Polmont carwash gets go-ahead for new hot food takeaway plan
An application to allow a hot food takeaway to open on the site of a car wash in Polmont has been approved.
Seven objections, including one from the Community Council, were made to the application for a partial change of use made by Easiwash on the village's Main Street.
The objections argued that noise and smell from the takeaway would impact on neighbours and expressed concerns about parking and customers loitering.
However, planning officers said the partial change of use would allow the business to diversify and that a noise impact assessment had been submitted to show there would be no adverse impact even on close neighbours.
The business will also have an odour extraction system.
Officers also agreed that there would be sufficient parking as the car wash and hot food takeaway will not open at the same time and the roads development unit did not have any concerns.