Decisions

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21/10/2014 - Neighbourhood Area Application - Stapeley and District ref: 1524    Recommendations Approved

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  • Approval is requested to the designation of the Stapeley and District Neighbourhood Area. An application to designate this neighbourhood area was submitted by Stapeley and District Parish Council in August 2014. Discussions on the extent of the neighbourhood area have been held; the extent of the neighbourhood area is proposed to reflect the extent of the Parish boundary for Stapeley and District.

     

    The Stapeley and District neighbourhood area application has been prepared in accordance with existing regulations and guidance and is desirable to designate for these reasons:

    ·         The application submitted meets the requirements as presented at Part 2 (5) of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012.

    ·         Stapeley and District Parish Council is the relevant body to undertake Neighbourhood Planning.

    ·         The Neighbourhood Plan Area follows the existing political and administrative boundary for the Parish of Stapeley and District and does not include land in any adjoining Parish.

    ·         No other applications have been made for Neighbourhood Areas covering all or part of the area.

    ·         Issues concerning strategic interests in the Parish have been discussed and relevant strategic issues have been identified, these being the emerging Local plan Strategy Site CS22 Stapeley Water Gardens.  It is considered appropriate to include this within the proposed neighbourhood area.

     

    The Localism Act 2011 introduced new legal rights that enable communities to prepare local development plans (neighbourhood plans) with equal weight to the Local Plan for decision making purposes on development proposals.  The first stage in establishing a neighbourhood plan is the designation of a neighbourhood area the geographic extent within which future policies and land designations will apply.

     

    Decision maker: Cabinet Member for Housing and Jobs

    Made at meeting: 21/10/2014 - Cabinet Member for Housing and Jobs

    Decision published: 21/10/2014

    Effective from: 29/10/2014

    Decision:

    The Cabinet Member considered a report which detailed an application by Stapeley and District Parish Council to designate the full extent of Stapeley and District Parish as the Stapeley and District Neighbourhood Area.

     

    The Localism Act 2011 introduced new legal rights that enabled communities to prepare local development plans (neighbourhood plans) with equal weight to the Local Plan for decision making purposed on development proposals.

     

    The first stage in establishing a neighbourhood plan was the designation of a neighbourhood area – the geographic extent within which future policies and land designation would apply.  Stapeley and District Parish Council had applied to designate the full extent of Stapeley and District Parish as the Stapeley and District Neighbourhood Area in August 2014.

     

    It was considered that the Stapeley and District neighbourhood area application had been prepared in accordance with existing regulations and was desirable to designate for the following reasons:

    • the application submitted meets the requirements as presented at Part 2 (5) of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012
    • Stapeley and District Parish Council was the relevant body to undertake Neighbourhood Planning
    • the Neighbourhood Plan Area followed the existing political and administrative boundary for the Parish of Stapeley and District and did not include land in any adjoining Parish
    • no other applications had been made for Neighbourhood Areas covering all or part of the area
    • issues concerning strategic interests in the Parish had been discussed and relevant strategic issues had been identified.  The emerging Local Plan Strategy Site CS22 Stapeley Water Gardens was located within Stapeley and District Parish.

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    That approval be given to designate Stapeley and District Parish as Stapeley and District Neighbourhood Area, for the purposes of preparing the Stapeley and District Neighbourhood Plan, as shown on the map attached as Appendix 1 of the report.

    Wards affected: Nantwich South and Stapeley;


    21/10/2014 - Neighbourhood Area Application - Sandbach ref: 1523    Recommendations Approved

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  • Approval is requested to the designation of the Sandbach Neighbourhood Area. An application to designate this neighbourhood area was submitted by Sandbach Town Council in August 2014. Discussions on the extent of the neighbourhood area have been held; the extent of the neighbourhood area is proposed to reflect the extent of the Parish boundary for Sandbach.

     

    The Sandbach neighbourhood area application has been prepared in accordance with existing regulations and guidance and is desirable to designate for these reasons:

    ·         The application submitted meets the requirements as presented at Part 2 (5) of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012.

    ·         Sandbach Town Parish Council is the relevant body to undertake Neighbourhood Planning.

    ·         The Neighbourhood Plan Area follows the existing political and administrative boundary for the Parish of Sandbach and does not include land in any adjoining Parish.

    ·         No other applications have been made for Neighbourhood Areas covering all or part of the area.

    ·         Issues concerning strategic interests in the Parish have been discussed and relevant strategic issues have been identified, these being Local Plan Strategy Site CS24 and the treatment of Junction 17 of the M6 motorway.  It is considered appropriate to include such strategic interests within the neighbourhood plan.

     

    The Localism Act 2011 introduced new legal rights that enable communities to prepare local development plans (neighbourhood plans) with equal weight to the Local Plan for decision making purposes on development proposals.  The first stage in establishing a neighbourhood plan is the designation of a neighbourhood area the geographic extent within which future policies and land designations will apply.

     

    Decision maker: Cabinet Member for Housing and Jobs

    Made at meeting: 21/10/2014 - Cabinet Member for Housing and Jobs

    Decision published: 21/10/2014

    Effective from: 29/10/2014

    Decision:

    The Cabinet Member considered a report which detailed an application by Sandbach Town Council to designate the full extent of Sandbach Parish as the Sandbach Neighbourhood Area.

     

    The Localism Act 2011 introduced new legal rights that enabled communities to prepare local development plans (neighbourhood plans) with equal weight to the Local Plan for decision making purposed on development proposals.

     

    The first stage in establishing a neighbourhood plan was the designation of a neighbourhood area – the geographic extent within which future policies and land designation would apply.  Sandbach Town Council had applied to designate the full extent of Sandbach Parish as the Sandbach Neighbourhood Area in August 2014.

     

    It was considered that the Sandbach neighbourhood area application had been prepared in accordance with existing regulations and was desirable to designate for the following reasons:

    • the application submitted meets the requirements as presented at Part 2 (5) of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012
    • Sandbach Town Council was the relevant body to undertake Neighbourhood Planning
    • the Neighbourhood Plan Area followed the existing political and administrative boundary for the Parish of Sandbach and did not include land in any adjoining Parish
    • no other applications had been made for Neighbourhood Areas covering all or part of the area
    • issues concerning strategic interests in the Parish had been discussed and relevant strategic issues had been identified. These were Local Plan Strategy Site CS24 (including Junction 17 of the M6).

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    That approval be given to designate Sandbach Parish as Sandbach Neighbourhood Area, for the purposes of preparing the Sandbach Neighbourhood Plan, as shown on the map attached as Appendix 1 of the report.

    Wards affected: Sandbach Elworth; Sandbach Ettiley Heath and Wheelock; Sandbach Heath and East; Sandbach Town;


    21/10/2014 - Neighbourhood Area Application - Poynton ref: 1522    Recommendations Approved

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  • Approval is requested to the designation of the Poynton Neighbourhood Area. An application to designate this neighbourhood area was submitted by Poynton Town Council in August 2014. Discussions on the extent of the neighbourhood area have been held; the extent of the neighbourhood area is proposed to reflect the extent of the Parish boundary for Poynton.

     

    The Poynton neighbourhood area application has been prepared in accordance with existing regulations and guidance and is desirable to designate for these reasons:

    ·         The application submitted meets the requirements as presented at Part 2 (5) of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012.

    ·         Poynton Town Council Parish Council is the relevant body to undertake Neighbourhood Planning.

    ·         The Neighbourhood Plan Area follows the existing political and administrative boundary for the Parish of Poynton and does not include land in any adjoining Parish.

    ·         No other applications have been made for Neighbourhood Areas covering all or part of the area.

    ·         Issues concerning strategic interests in the Parish have been discussed, and relevant strategic issues have been identified, these are key pieces of infrastructure, namely, the Poynton Relief Road, and the need to accommodate some 200 dwellings and 3ha of employment land as identified in the emerging Local Plan Strategy.  It is considered appropriate to address such issues within the proposed neighbourhood area.

     

    The Localism Act 2011 introduced new legal rights that enable communities to prepare local development plans (neighbourhood plans) with equal weight to the Local Plan for decision making purposes on development proposals.  The first stage in establishing a neighbourhood plan is the designation of a neighbourhood area the geographic extent within which future policies and land designations will apply.

     

    Decision maker: Cabinet Member for Housing and Jobs

    Made at meeting: 21/10/2014 - Cabinet Member for Housing and Jobs

    Decision published: 21/10/2014

    Effective from: 29/10/2014

    Decision:

    The Cabinet Member considered a report which detailed an application by Poynton Town Council to designate the full extent of Poynton Parish as the Poynton Neighbourhood Area.

     

    The Localism Act 2011 introduced new legal rights that enabled communities to prepare local development plans (neighbourhood plans) with equal weight to the Local Plan for decision making purposed on development proposals.

     

    The first stage in establishing a neighbourhood plan was the designation of a neighbourhood area – the geographic extent within which future policies and land designation would apply.  Poynton Town Council had applied to designate the full extent of Poynton Parish as the Poynton Neighbourhood Area in August 2014.

     

    It was considered that the Poynton neighbourhood area application had been prepared in accordance with existing regulations and was desirable to designate for the following reasons:

    • the application submitted meets the requirements as presented at Part 2 (5) of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012
    • Poynton Town Council was the relevant body to undertake Neighbourhood Planning
    • the Neighbourhood Plan Area followed the existing political and administrative boundary for the Parish of Poynton and did not include land in any adjoining Parish
    • no other applications had been made for Neighbourhood Areas covering all or part of the area
    • issues concerning strategic interests in the Parish had been discussed and relevant strategic issues had been identified. These were a key piece of infrastructure - the Poynton Relief Road and the need to accommodate some 200 new dwellings and 3ha of employment land as identified in the emerging Local Plan Strategy.

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    That approval be given to designate Poynton Parish as Poynton Neighbourhood Area, for the purposes of preparing the Poynton Neighbourhood Plan, as shown on the map attached as Appendix 1 of the report.

    Wards affected: Poynton East and Pott Shrigley; Poynton West and Adlington;


    21/10/2014 - Neighbourhood Area Application - Middlewich ref: 1521    Recommendations Approved

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  • Approval is requested to the designation of the Middlewich Neighbourhood Area. An application to designate this neighbourhood area was submitted by Middlewich Town Council in August 2014. Discussions on the extent of the neighbourhood area have been held; the extent of the neighbourhood area is proposed to reflect the extent of the Parish boundary for Middlewich. 

     

    The Middlewich neighbourhood area application has been prepared in accordance with existing regulations and guidance and is desirable to designate for these reasons:

    ·         The application submitted meets the requirements as presented at Part 2 (5) of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012.

    ·         Middlewich Town Council is the relevant body to undertake Neighbourhood Planning.

    ·         The Neighbourhood Plan Area follows the existing political and administrative boundary for the Parish of Middlewich and does not include land in any adjoining Parish.

    ·         No other applications have been made for Neighbourhood Areas covering all or part of the area.

    ·         Issues concerning strategic interests in the Parish have been discussed, and relevant strategic issues have been identified, these being Local Plan Strategy Site CS20 Glebe Farm; Strategic Location SL9 Brooks Lane; Strategic Location SL10 Midpoint 18 Extension; and the Middlewich Eastern Bypass which is a key piece of infrastructure.  It is considered appropriate to include such strategic interests within the neighbourhood area.

     

    The Localism Act 2011 introduced new legal rights that enable communities to prepare local development plans (neighbourhood plans) with equal weight to the Local Plan for decision making purposes on development proposals.  The first stage in establishing a neighbourhood plan is the designation of a neighbourhood area the geographic extent within which future policies and land designations will apply.

     

    Decision maker: Cabinet Member for Housing and Jobs

    Made at meeting: 21/10/2014 - Cabinet Member for Housing and Jobs

    Decision published: 21/10/2014

    Effective from: 29/10/2014

    Decision:

    The Cabinet Member considered a report which detailed an application by Middlewich Town Council to designate the full extent of Middlewich Parish as the Middlewich Neighbourhood Area.

     

    The Localism Act 2011 introduced new legal rights that enabled communities to prepare local development plans (neighbourhood plans) with equal weight to the Local Plan for decision making purposed on development proposals.

     

    The first stage in establishing a neighbourhood plan was the designation of a neighbourhood area – the geographic extent within which future policies and land designation would apply.  Middlewich Town Council had applied to designate the full extent of Middlewich Parish as the Middlewich Neighbourhood Area in August 2014.

     

    It was considered that the Middlewich neighbourhood area application had been prepared in accordance with existing regulations and was desirable to designate for the following reasons:

    • the application submitted meets the requirements as presented at Part 2 (5) of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012
    • Middlewich Town Council was the relevant body to undertake Neighbourhood Planning
    • the Neighbourhood Plan Area followed the existing political and administrative boundary for the Parish of Middlewich and did not include land in any adjoining Parish
    • no other applications had been made for Neighbourhood Areas covering all or part of the area
    • issues concerning strategic interests in the Parish had been discussed and relevant strategic issues had been identified. These being Local Plan Strategy Site CS20 Glebe Farm; Strategic Location SL9 Brooks Lane; Strategic Location SL10 Midpoint 18 Extension; and the Middlewich Eastern Bypass which was a key piece of infrastructure.  It was considered appropriate to include such strategic interests within the neighbourhood area.

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    That approval be given to designate Middlewich Parish as Middlewich Neighbourhood Area, for the purposes of preparing the Middlewich Neighbourhood Plan, as shown on the  map attached as Appendix 1 of the report.

    Wards affected: Middlewich;


    21/10/2014 - Neighbourhood Area Application - Bunbury ref: 1520    Recommendations Approved

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  • Approval is requested to the designation of the Bunbury Neighbourhood Area. An application to designate this neighbourhood area was submitted by Bunbury Parish Council in August 2014. Discussions on the extent of the neighbourhood area have been held; the extent of the neighbourhood area is proposed to reflect the extent of the Parish boundary for Bunbury.

     

    The Bunbury neighbourhood area application has been prepared in accordance with existing regulations and guidance and is desirable to designate for these reasons:

    ·         The application submitted meets the requirements as presented at Part 2 (5) of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012.

    ·         Bunbury Parish Council is the relevant body to undertake Neighbourhood Planning.

    ·         The Neighbourhood Plan Area follows the existing political and administrative boundary for the Parish of Bunbury and does not include land in any adjoining Parish.

    ·         No other applications have been made for Neighbourhood Areas covering all or part of the area.

    ·         Issues concerning strategic interests in the Parish have been discussed and no relevant strategic issues have been identified.

     

    The Localism Act 2011 introduced new legal rights that enable communities to prepare local development plans (neighbourhood plans) with equal weight to the Local Plan for decision making purposes on development proposals.  The first stage in establishing a neighbourhood plan is the designation of a neighbourhood area the geographic extent within which future policies and land designations will apply.

     

    Decision maker: Cabinet Member for Housing and Jobs

    Made at meeting: 21/10/2014 - Cabinet Member for Housing and Jobs

    Decision published: 21/10/2014

    Effective from: 29/10/2014

    Decision:

    The Cabinet Member considered a report which detailed an application by Bunbury Parish Council to designate the full extent of Bunbury Parish as the Bunbury Neighbourhood Area.

     

    The Localism Act 2011 introduced new legal rights that enabled communities to prepare local development plans (neighbourhood plans) with equal weight to the Local Plan for decision making purposed on development proposals.

     

    The first stage in establishing a neighbourhood plan was the designation of a neighbourhood area – the geographic extent within which future policies and land designation would apply.  Bunbury Parish Council had applied to designate the full extent of Bunbury Parish as the Bunbury Neighbourhood Area in August 2014.

     

    It was considered that the Bunbury neighbourhood area application had been prepared in accordance with existing regulations and was desirable to designate for the following reasons:

    • the application submitted meets the requirements as presented at Part 2 (5) of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012
    • Bunbury Parish Council was the relevant body to undertake Neighbourhood Planning
    • the Neighbourhood Plan Area followed the existing political and administrative boundary for the Parish of Bunbury and did not include land in any adjoining Parish
    • no other applications had been made for Neighbourhood Areas covering all or part of the area
    • issues concerning strategic interests in the Parish had been discussed and no relevant strategic issues had been identified.

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    That approval be given to designate Bunbury Parish as Bunbury Neighbourhood Area, for the purposes of preparing the Bunbury Neighbourhood Plan, as shown on the map attached as Appendix 1 of the report.

    Wards affected: Bunbury;


    21/10/2014 - Neighbourhodd Area Application - Audlem ref: 1519    Recommendations Approved

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  • Approval is requested to the designation of the Audlem Neighbourhood Area. An application to designate this neighbourhood area was submitted by Audlem Parish Council in August 2014. Discussions on the extent of the neighbourhood area have been held; the extent of the neighbourhood area is proposed to reflect the extent of the Parish boundary for Audlem.

     

    The Audlem neighbourhood area application has been prepared in accordance with existing regulations and guidance and is desirable to designate for these reasons:

    ·         The application submitted meets the requirements as presented at Part 2 (5) of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012.

    ·         Audlem Parish Council is the relevant body to undertake Neighbourhood Planning.

    ·         The Neighbourhood Plan Area follows the existing political and administrative boundary for the Parish of Audlem and does not include land in any adjoining Parish.

    ·         No other applications have been made for Neighbourhood Areas covering all or part of the area.

    ·         Issues concerning strategic interests in the Parish have been discussed and no relevant strategic issues have been identified.

     

    The Localism Act 2011 introduced new legal rights that enable communities to prepare local development plans (neighbourhood plans) with equal weight to the Local Plan for decision making purposes on development proposals.  The first stage in establishing a neighbourhood plan is the designation of a neighbourhood area the geographic extent within which future policies and land designations will apply.

     

     

    Decision maker: Cabinet Member for Housing and Jobs

    Made at meeting: 21/10/2014 - Cabinet Member for Housing and Jobs

    Decision published: 21/10/2014

    Effective from: 29/10/2014

    Decision:

    The Cabinet Member considered a report which detailed an application by Audlem Parish Council to designate the full extent of Audlem Parish as the Audlem Neighbourhood Area.

     

    The Localism Act 2011 introduced new legal rights that enabled communities to prepare local development plans (neighbourhood plans) with equal weight to the Local Plan for decision making purposed on development proposals.

     

    The first stage in establishing a neighbourhood plan was the designation of a neighbourhood area – the geographic extent within which future policies and land designation would apply.  Audlem Parish Council had applied to designate the full extent of Audlem Parish as the Audlem Neighbourhood Area in August 2014.

     

    It was considered that the Audlem neighbourhood area application had been prepared in accordance with existing regulations and was desirable to designate for the following reasons:

    • the application submitted meets the requirements as presented at Part 2 (5) of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations 2012
    • Audlem Parish Council was the relevant body to undertake Neighbourhood Planning
    • the Neighbourhood Plan Area followed the existing political and administrative boundary for the Parish of Audlem and did not include land in any adjoining Parish
    • no other applications had been made for Neighbourhood Areas covering all or part of the area
    • issues concerning strategic interests in the Parish had been discussed and no relevant strategic issues had been identified.

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    That approval be given to designate Audlem Parish as Audlem Neighbourhood Area, for the purposes of preparing the Audlem Neighbourhood Plan, as shown on the map attached as Appendix 1 of the report.

    Wards affected: Audlem;