Agenda and minutes

Strategic Planning Board
Wednesday, 18th January, 2012 10.30 am

Venue: Meeting Room, Macclesfield Library, Jordangate, Macclesfield. View directions

Contact: Gaynor Hawthornthwaite  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

100.

Declarations of Interest

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

Minutes:

Councillor J Hammond declared a personal interest in respect of application number 11/4242W on the grounds that he was a member of the Cheshire Wildlife Trust, which had been consulted on the proposed development. In accordance with the code of conduct, he remained in the meeting during consideration of this item.

 

Councillors Rachel Bailey, D Brown and J Macrae declared that, as Cabinet Members, they had considered strategic waste issues at a meeting on 14 March 2011, but that the site on London Road, Lyme Green had not been discussed.  In accordance with the code of conduct, they remained in the meeting during consideration of this item.

 

Councillor Bailey also declared a personal interest in respect of application number 11/4242W, on the grounds that a member of her family lived on Gaw End Lane. In accordance with the code of conduct, she remained in the meeting during consideration of this item.

 

101.

Minutes of the Previous Meetings pdf icon PDF 82 KB

To approve the minutes of the meetings held on 21 December 2011 and 5 January 2012 as a correct record.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the minutes of the meetings held on 21 December 2011 and 5 January 2012 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

 

102.

Public Speaking

A total period of 5 minutes is allocated for each of the planning applications for Ward Councillors who are not members of the Planning Committee.

 

A period of 3 minutes is allocated for each of the planning applications for the following individual/groups:

 

Members who are not members of the Planning Committee and are not the Ward Member

The Relevant Town/Parish Council

Local Representative Groups/Civic Society

Objectors

Supporters

Applicants

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the public speaking procedure be noted.

 

103.

11/4242W - Cheshire East Council, London Road, Lyme Green SK11 0JX: Works Associated with the Construction and Operation of a Waste Transfer Station for Cheshire East Council pdf icon PDF 457 KB

To consider the above planning application.

Minutes:

Note: Councillor H Gaddum (Ward Councillor), Councillor P Raynes (a Member who was neither a member of the Planning Committee nor the Ward Member), Councillor Mrs C Eyre (on behalf of Sutton Parish Council), Mr P Yates (on behalf ofLyme Green Residents Group), Ms C Davies (objector), and Mr P Shuker and Mr P Broughton (on behalf of the applicant) attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this matter.

 

The Committee considered a report regarding the above planning application, a written update and an oral report of the site inspection.

 

RESOLVED – That the application be DEFERRED to enable officers to provide the following:

 

  • Further information with respect to alternative sites.
  • Further information with respect to the access to the site and highway safety.
  • Further information with respect to noise levels and mitigation measures

 

and to enable officers to request the applicant to reconsider the design of the building.

 

Note: Following consideration of this item, the meeting was adjourned until 2.00 pm.

 

104.

11/3508M - Connect 656 Swineyard Lane, High Legh: Change of use from B8 Warehousing to B1(b), B1(c), B2 and B8 Use pdf icon PDF 480 KB

To consider the above planning application.

Minutes:

Note: Prior to consideration of this item, Councillors C Thorley and J Wray left the meeting and did not return.

 

Note: Mr G Wade (agent representing the applicant) had registered his intention to address the Committee on this matter but did not attend the meeting.

 

The Committee considered a report regarding the above planning application.

 

RESOLVED – That the application be APPROVED subject to:

 

(a) the following conditions:

 

1.      Standard Three Year Time Limit

2.      Approved Plans

3.      No Additional External ‘Open Air’ Storage/ Activities at the Site

4.      Details of Car Parking and Additional Landscaping

 

(b) the addition of an informative confirming that the decision is subject to the existing legal agreement relating to the site.

 

105.

Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment pdf icon PDF 113 KB

To consider a report that provides information about the purpose and requirements of the Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment and its use as part of the evidence base for the Cheshire East Local Development Framework and in the decision making process for planning applications

 

Minutes:

The Committee considered a report regarding the purpose and requirements of the Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment.  The report also explained how the Strategic Housing Land Availability Assessment contributed to the Cheshire East Local Development Framework and the decision-making process for planning applications.

 

RESOLVED - That the report be noted.