Agenda and minutes

Strategic Planning Board
Wednesday, 26th June, 2019 10.00 am

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

Contact: Sarah Baxter  Democratic Services Officer

Note: To register to speak on an application please email Speakingatplanning@cheshireeast.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor S Gardiner.

2.

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 18/6389C, Councillor S Edgar declared he had had post, email and a telephone call (that he refused to engage in) and had also sat on the Southern Planning Committee as a substitute when the application was originally considered.  In view of the new evidence and updates to the application he had not come pre determined on the new application and had come to the meeting with an open mind.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of application 17/6471M, Councillor S Hogben declared that he was a Director of ANSA who had been a consultee, however he had not made any comments nor discussed the application.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of application 18/6389C, Councillor P Williams declared that he had received email correspondence and had replied to one email explaining the role of the Board.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of application 18/6389C, Councillor M Hunter declared that he had received correspondence in respect of applications 18/6389C and 17/6471M.

 

It was noted that all Members had received correspondence in respect of a number of applications on the agenda.

3.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 91 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 24 April 2019 as a correct record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

4.

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 and extension to the speaking time in respect of application 17/6471M be noted.

5.

Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 32 KB

For Members’ information, the Board’s terms of reference, as set out in the Constitution, are attached.

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

That the Board’s Terms of Reference be noted.

6.

18/6389C-Erection of a new foodstore (Use Class A1), access, substation and associated car parking and landscaping. Re-submission of application 18/3123N, Land South East of Crewe Road Roundabout, University Way, Crewe for Mr George Brown, Aldi Stores Limited pdf icon PDF 962 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Councillor H Faddes, the Ward Councillor, Steve Bratt, an objector, Meyrick Stockton, a supporter and George Brown, the applicant attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application).

 

RESOLVED

 

The Board felt that the application should be approved contrary to the officer’s recommendation due to the value of job retention and the specific circumstances presented.  The application was delegated to the Head of Planning (Regulation) in consultation with the Chairman to approve, subject to conditions, with specific consideration of a bus stop condition.

 

(The meeting adjourned from 12.15pm until 1.00pm for lunch).

7.

17/6471M-Full planning application for 134 dwellings on land off Hazelbadge Road with associated access improvements, landscaping and public open space, Land off Hazelbadge Road, Poynton, Cheshire for Mr Sean McBride, Persimmon Homes (North West) pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Councillor M Sewart, the Ward Councillor, Town Councillor Lee Podmore, representing Poynton Town Council, Ian Coulson, an objector, Vanessa Brook, an objector and Leon Armstrong, representing the applicant attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application).

 

RESOLVED

 

That the application be deferred in order for further consideration to be given to a revised parking/drop off area for school.

 

(During consideration of the application Councillor A Farrall, left the meeting and returned.  He did not take part in the debate or vote on the application.  After the decision the meeting was adjourned for a short break).

8.

18/6404M-Erection of buildings to be used as car dealerships including workshops, bodyshops, offices, car parking, external display areas, showroom and new accesses along with associated works. (Re-submission of 17/6486M), Land West of Coppice Way and South of Lower Meadow Way, Handforth for Mr Phillip Jones, Halliwell Jones (Wilmslow) Limited pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Councillor B Burkhill, the Ward Councillor and John Taylor, representing the applicant attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application).

 

RESOLVED

 

That for the reasons set out in the report and in the written and verbal update to the Board, the application be delegated to the Head of Planning (Regulation) in consultation with the Chairman and relevant Ward Councillor to approve subject to an acceptable package of ecological mitigation being received and subject to the following conditions:-

 

1.         Commencement of development (3 years)

2.         Development in accord with approved plans

3.         Materials as application

4.         Tree protection

5.         Submission of landscaping scheme

6.         Landscaping (implementation)

7.         10 year woodland management plan to be submitted

8.         Nesting bird survey to be submitted

9.         Gas Protection Measures Design and Verification Plan to be submitted

10.       Verification Report prepared in accordance with the approved Gas Protection Measures Design and Verification Plan to be submitted

11.       Unidentified contamination

12.       Imported soil to be tested for contamination

13.       Development to be carried out in accordance with mitigation measures detailed in FRA

14.       Parking and access to be provided prior to occupation

15.       Foul and surface water shall be drained on separate systems

16.       Surface water drainage scheme to be submitted

17.       Scheme to provide 10% of predicted energy requirements from decentralised and renewable or low carbon sources to be submitted

 

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 Development Management 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.