Agenda and minutes

Strategic Planning Board
Wednesday, 6th July, 2011 2.00 pm

Venue: The Assembly Room - Town Hall, Macclesfield SK10 1EA. View directions

Contact: Sarah Baxter  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

16.

Apologies for Absence pdf icon PDF 77 KB

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor J Wray.

17.

Declarations of Interest/Pre Determination

To provide an opportunity for Members and Officers to declare any personal and/or prejudicial interests and for Members to declare if they have made a pre-determination in respect of any item on the agenda.

Minutes:

It was noted that Councillors had received correspondence in respect of both applications on the agenda.

 

In respect of application Mr Steve Irvine, the Planning and Development Manager declared a personal and prejudicial interest on behalf of Councillor B Moran who was not present at the meeting but who would have declared a close involvement in the Scheme and in accordance with the Code of Conduct would have exercised his right to speak and then left the meting prior to consideration of the application.

 

In respect of application 11/0899C - Land South of Pochin Way and Cledford Lane, East of Booth Lane (A533), Middlewich - Extension to Time Limit - 07/0323/OUT (Midpoint 18 Phase 3: Proposed development for B1, B2 and B8, appropriate leisure and tourism (including hotel) uses, the completion of the Southern section of the Middlewich Eastern bypass & associated landscaping mitigation and enhancement works.) Councillors P Edwards and W J Macrae declared that whilst they had not pre determined the application nor had an interest in the application they had in the past communicated with the developer of the Scheme.

18.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 58 KB

To approve the minutes of 15th June 2011 as a correct record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

That the minutes be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

19.

Public Speaking

A total period of 5 minutes is allocated for the planning application for Ward Councillors who are not members of the Strategic Planning Board.

 

A total period of 3 minutes is allocated for the planning application for the following individuals/groups:

  • Members who are not members of the Strategic Planning Board and are not the Ward Member
  • The relevant Town/Parish Council
  • Local Representative Group/Civic Society
  • Objectors
  • Supporters
  • Applicants

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

That the public speaking procedure be noted.

20.

11/0440C - Demoltion of 170 and 172 Middlewich Road, Sandbach and Formation of New Access to Serve Residential Development pdf icon PDF 772 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Mr Steve Irvine the Planning and Development Officer read out statements on behalf of Councillor Mrs G Merry, the Ward Councillor and B Moran, the Councillor representing the adjacent Ward.  In addition Mrs Maguire, an objector attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application).

 

RESOLVED

 

That the application be deferred due to lack of information on the impact on the local highway network.

 

(This decision was contrary to the Officers recommendation of approval).

21.

11/0899C - Land South of Pochin Way and Cledford Lane, East of Booth Lane (A533), Middlewich - Extension to Time Limit - 07/0323/OUT (Midpoint 18 Phase 3: Proposed development for B1, B2 and B8, appropriate leisure and tourism (including hotel) uses, the completion of the Southern section of the Middlewich Eastern bypass & associated landscaping mitigation and enhancement works.) pdf icon PDF 800 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Mr Nicholson, the agent for the applicant attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application).

 

RESOLVED

 

That the application be approved subject to the following conditions:-

 

1.     The development hereby approved shall be implemented as follows:

Phase 1: Unit 101 and the whole of the bypass

Phase 2: The remainder of the development or part thereof

 

2.     The landscaping of the site shall be carried out in complete accordance with the plans approved under application number 08/0557/REM, numbered 3824.2.001 – 0010 Rev F, date stamped received on 8th January 2008.  The landscaping of the Phase 1 development shall be implemented as follows:

The approved landscaping works within 9 months of the commencement of the Phase 1 development

The remainder of the approved landscaping works within 9 months of the substantial completion of the Phase 1 development.

Any trees or plants within the approved advance landscaping scheme which, within a period of 5 years from the completion of the development die, are removed or become seriously damaged, shall be replaced in the next planting season with others of similar size and species unless the Local Planning Authority gives written consent to any variation.

 

3.     Any further matters applications for the approval of reserved matters relating to the landscaping of the Phase 1 development shall be submitted to the Local Planning Authority before the expiration of five years from the date of this permission.

 

4.     The Phase 1 development hereby approved shall be commenced before the expiration of five years from the date of this permission, or before three years from the date of the approval of the last reserved matters to be approved for this phase, whichever is the later.

 

5.     Approval of the details of the layout, scale and appearance of the buildings, the means of access thereto and the landscaping of the phase 2 development (hereinafter called “the Phase 2 reserved matters”)  shall be obtained from the Local Planning Authority in writing before the development is commenced.

 

6.     Application for approval of the Phase 2 reserved matters shall be made to the Local Planning Authority before the expiration of ten years from the date of this permission.

 

7.     The Phase 2 development hereby approved shall be commenced before the expiration of ten years from the date of this permission, or before the expiration of two years from the date of approval of the last reserved matters to be approved for this phase, whichever is the later.

 

8.     None of the buildings hereby approved, shall be occupied until the whole of the Middlewich Eastern bypass has been opened to traffic.

 

9.     Prior to the commencement of the development of each phase of the development hereby approved, a scheme for the protection of those trees proposed to be retained, shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.  The approved tree protection scheme shall be implemented prior to construction and retained during the construction work on each  ...  view the full minutes text for item 21.

22.

Planning for Growth & the Presumption in Favour of Sustainable Development pdf icon PDF 49 KB

To update the Board on recent ministerial announcements with regard to growth and sustainable development.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

To consider a report on Planning for Growth & the Presumption in Favour of Sustainable Development.

 

Councillor Mrs Rachel Bailey requested that the minutes include her thanks to Officers in relation to the hard work undertaken to clear the backlog of planning applications.

 

RESOLVED

 

That the report be noted.