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
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.
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.
To approve the minutes of the meetings held on 21 December 2011 and 5 January 2012 as a correct record.
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.
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
RESOLVED – That the public speaking procedure be noted.
To consider the above planning application.
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:
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.
To consider the above planning application.
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.
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
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.