Agenda and minutes

Strategic Planning Board
Wednesday, 4th April, 2018 10.30 am

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

Contact: Sarah Baxter  Democratic Services Officer

Link: Audio recording

Items
No. Item

103.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors J Hammond and J Macrae.

104.

Declarations of Interest/Pre Determination

To provide an opportunity for Members and Officers to declare any disclosable pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests and for Members to declare if they have a pre-determination in respect of any item on the agenda.

Minutes:

In the interest of openness in respect of application 17/3605W, Councillor S Pochin declared that she knew one of the objectors speaking on the application by virtue of the fact that the speaker was her husband’s aunt, however she had not discussed the application with any member of her family including the speaker.  Other members of her family lived near to the application site on New Platt Lane, however she had come to the meeting with an open mind and felt it was completely appropriate for her to consider the application.

 

In the interest of openness, in respect of application 17/3605W, Councillor L Smetham declared that she was acquainted with Sibelco as she had a quarry in her Ward and she attended liaison meetings.

 

In the interest of openness, in respect of application 17/3605W, Councillor L Wardlaw declared that she was acquainted with Sibelco as she had a quarry in her Ward and she attended liaison meetings.

 

It was noted that the majority of Members had received correspondence in respect of application 17/3605W.

105.

Public Speaking

A total period of 5 minutes is allocated for each of the planning applications for the following:

 

·         Ward Councillors who are not members of the Strategic Planning Board

·         The relevant Town/Parish Council

 

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

 

·         Members who are not members of the Strategic Planning Board and are not the Ward Member

·         Objectors

·         Supporters

·         Applicants

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

That the public speaking procedure be noted.

106.

17/3605W-Silica sand extraction and associated development, mineral extraction by dredging, progressive restoration, mineral processing and despatch, Land at Rudheath Lodge, New Platt Lane, Cranage and Allostock, Cheshire for Mr M Hurley, Sibelco UK Ltd pdf icon PDF 931 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Councillor A Kolker, the Ward Councillor, Parish Councillor Mike Cohen, representing Cranage Parish Council, Gareth Woods, an objector, Mrs Jane Lanni, an objector, Nigel Hennerley, an objector and Michael Hurley, representing the applicant who attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application).

 

RESOLVED

 

Having considered the report, accompanying plans, update report and draft Consultation Response to Cheshire West & Chester Council, that, subject to the Secretary of State deciding not to call-in the application as a  Departure from the Development Plan, planning permission be granted subject to the following conditions:-

 

1. Commencement & notification

2. Approved plans

3.Cessation of mineral working and restoration within 15 years of commencement

4. Hours of working

5. Access

6. Soils handling

7. Depth of extraction

8. Phased working

9. Advance Landscape works and planting

10. Annual progress and review meeting and report

11. Noise limits

12. Noise management plan

13. Dust management plan

14. Archaeological mitigation strategy

15. Environmental protection scheme

16. Pollution prevention measures

17. Contaminated land scheme

18. Unexpected contamination

19. Lighting scheme

20. Surface water management plan

21. Drainage scheme

22. Drainage monitoring

23. Stability monitoring

24. Additional boreholes for stability monitoring

25. Protection of trees/vegetation

26. Plant and machinery

27. Site maintenance and emergency repairs

28. Progressive species surveys and mitigation proposals

29. Groundwater monitoring and mitigation

30. Storage of materials harmful to water quality

31. Liaison Committee

32. Provision of footpaths

33. Prior approval of a control of radio emission plan

34. Compliance with a bandwidth power emissions limit (using ITU –R P.452)

35. A scheme for a liaison forum between the operator, LPA and University of Manchester with annual meetings

36. Scheme for testing equipment and plant prior to operation

37. Scheme to secure mitigation measures

38. Scheme for monitoring radio emissions

39. Operator to implement the control of radio emissions plan at all times

40. Scheme of controls, mitigation and review for protection of Jodrell Bank Telescope

41. Submission of a Traffic Management Plan

 

The Board had no objection to the draft Consultation Response to Cheshire West and Chester Council appended to the update report.

 

In the event of any changes being needed to the wording of the Board’s decision (such as to delete, vary or add conditions/informatives/planning obligations or reasons for approval/refusal) prior to the decision being issued, the Head of Planning (Regulation) has delegated authority to do so in consultation with the Chairman of the Strategic Planning Board, provided that the changes do not exceed the substantive nature of the Board’s decision.

 

Should this application be the subject of an appeal, authority be delegated to the Head of Planning (Regulation) in consultation with the Chairman of the Strategic Planning Committee to enter into a planning agreement in accordance with the S106 Town and Country Planning Act to secure the Heads of Terms for a S106 Agreement.

107.

WITHDRAWN FROM THE AGENDA BY OFFICERS-17/4277M-Outline application for the erection of up to 135 dwellings with access from Chelford Road and Whirley Road and associated open space, Land Between Chelford Road And Whirley Road, Chelford Road, Henbury for Frederic Robinson Ltd pdf icon PDF 901 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

This item was withdrawn by Officers from the agenda prior to the meeting.