Agenda and minutes

Northern Planning Committee
Wednesday, 19th March, 2014 2.00 pm

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

102.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Mrs L Jeuda.

103.

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 respect of application 14/0004C, Councillor Mrs H Gaddum declared that she and a number of Councillors on the Committee had received email correspondence in respect of the application.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of applications 14/0046M and 14/0004C, Councillor Mrs A Harewood declared that her former profession was in Nursing.

104.

Minutes of the Meeting pdf icon PDF 28 KB

To approve the Minutes of the meeting held on 19 February 2014 as a correct record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 19 February 2014 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

105.

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 individuals/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.

106.

WITHDRAWN 14/0111M-Proposed demolition of existing building and erection of 6 apartments and 4 dwellings, Ford House, The Village, Prestbury, Macclesfield, Cheshire for Mr & Mrs J Elder pdf icon PDF 415 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

This application was withdrawn prior to the meeting.

107.

14/0046M-Demolition of MOT Testing Centre and Garage and Re-development for Use Class C2 Residential Accommodation with Care comprising 47 Apartments for Persons aged 60 and over with Communal Facilities, Parking and Associated Private Amenity Space, Former Garage, Buxton Road, Macclesfield for Mrs P Smith, Adlington and Canal and River Trust pdf icon PDF 255 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Mr Chris Still, the agent for the applicant attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application).

 

RESOLVED

 

That the application be deferred for further consideration to take place with the agent regarding highways safety, access, parking, servicing and pedestrian safety.

 

(This decision was contrary to the Officers recommendation of approval).

 

(Prior to consideration of the following application the meeting adjourned for a short break.  Councillor D Neilson arrived to the meeting.  As Councillor R West had to leave the meeting part way through consideration of the item, Councillor B Livesley took over the Chair).

108.

13/3684M-Demolition of existing buildings and change of use of land for the siting of up to 7 park homes including access improvements, Croft Park, Newton Hall Lane, Mobberley, Knutsford, Knutsford, Cheshire for W. Flannigan, Flannigan Enterprises Limited pdf icon PDF 232 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Sid Blain, an objector and Alan Knott, the agent for 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 update to Committee, the application be delegated to the Northern Area Manager in consultation with the Chairman of the Northern Planning Committee for approval subject to the subject to the receipt of amended plans to remove the egress and for that area to be landscaped and subject to the following conditions:-

 

1.     A03FP - Commencement of development (3 years)

2.     A01AP - Development in accord with approved plans

3.     The site shall be used for sitting of no more than 7 park homes;

4.     No park homes shall be sited within 2 metres of a road, 3 metres of the boundary or 6 metres form another park home;

5.     Removal of existing dropped kerb prior to first occupation;

6.     A01LS - Landscaping - submission of details

7.     A04LS - Landscaping (implementation)

8.     A12LS - Landscaping to include details of boundary treatment

9.     A17MC - Decontamination of land(Phase II report);

10.Contaminated Land - Site Completion Report

11.A04NC - Details of drainage

12.A12MC - No lighting without permission

13.Development in accordance with ecology statement’ to ‘additional Barn Owls survey prior to commencement’.

14.Bin details

15.Tree protection

 

In the event of any changes being needed to the wording of the Committee’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 Interim Planning and Place Shaping Manager has delegated authority to do so in consultation with the Chairman of the Northern Planning Committee, provided that the changes do not exceed the substantive nature of the Committee’s decision.

Should this application be the subject of an appeal, authority be delegated to the Interim Planning and Place Shaping Manager in consultation with the Chairman of the Northern 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.

 

(During consideration of the application, Councillor R West left the meeting and did not return).

109.

14/0004C-The construction of 10 service apartments ancillary to Park House Care Home and the conversion of number 12 Park House Mews into a community facility for the residents within the complex, Parkhouse Residential House, Congleton Road, Sandbach for Edward Dale pdf icon PDF 178 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

RESOLVED

 

That for the reasons in the oral update to Committee the application be approved subject to the following conditions:-

 

  1. Time scale – 3 years
  2. Comprehensive drawings required 1:50 scale
  3. Materials – full schedule required
  4. Hours of construction
  5. Piling
  6. Parking plan required including surfacing materials
  7. Landscape scheme required
  8. Landscape mitigation
  9. Noise mitigation
  10. Tree protection for retained trees and hedge to the eastern boundary
  11. No dig construction measures for the extended parking area where works extend into tree protection areas

In the event of any changes being needed to the wording of the Committee’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 Planning and Place Shaping Manager has delegated authority to do so in consultation with the Chairman of the Northern Planning Committee, provided that the changes do not exceed the substantive nature of the Committee’s decision.

Should this application be the subject of an appeal, authority be delegated to the Interim Planning and Place Shaping Manager in consultation with the Chairman of the Northern 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.

 

(This was a change in the Officer’s original recommendation from one of refusal to one of approval).

110.

WITHDRAWN - 13/5221C - Erection of 13 dwellings, Land to the North of Church Lane, Sandbach for Chelmere Homes Ltd pdf icon PDF 338 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

This application was withdrawn prior to the meeting.

111.

14/0081C-Outline planning for the construction of new residential development of up to 26 dwellings, Land to the East of, Hermitage Lane, Cranage for Estate of S.H Darlington (deceased) pdf icon PDF 175 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Councillor A Kolker, the Ward Councillor, Parish Councillor Cath McCubbin, representing Goostrey Parish Council, Caroline Goodchild, an objector and Mr Ian Pleasant, the agent for the applicant attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application).

 

RESOLVED

 

That the application be refused for the following reasons:-

 

1.     Housing Land Supply / Open Countryside

2.     Impact on Jodrell Bank

3.     Inappropriate road layout

In the event of any changes being needed to the wording of the Committee’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 Interim Planning and Place Shaping Manager has delegated authority to do so in consultation with the Chairman of the Northern Planning Committee, provided that the changes do not exceed the substantive nature of the Committee’s decision.

 

Should this application be the subject of an appeal, authority be delegated to the Interim Planning and Place Shaping Manager in consultation with the Chairman of the Northern 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.

 

112.

14/0483C-Proposed demolition of existing rear extension and replace with two storey rear extension to form new main entrance, sales offices, ground floor accessories shop, parts department, cafe & ground and first floor offices, archive, meeting room and storage areas, Spinney Motor Homes, Knutsford Road, Cranage for Mr B Holland, Spinney Motor Homes pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

RESOLVED

 

That for the reasons set out in the report the application be approved subject to the following conditions:-

 

1.     A03FP      -  Commencement of development (3 years)                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

2.     A01AP      -  Development in accord with approved plans                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

3.     A05EX      -  Details of materials to be submitted                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

4.     A04MC      -  Electromagnetic protection (Jodrell Bank)                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

5.     Dust

In the event of any changes being needed to the wording of the Committee’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 Interim Planning and Place Shaping Manager has delegated authority to do so in consultation with the Chairman of the Northern Planning Committee, provided that the changes do not exceed the substantive nature of the Committee’s decision.

 

Should this application be the subject of an appeal, authority be delegated to the Interim Planning and Place Shaping Manager in consultation with the Chairman of the Northern 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.