Decision details

Macclesfield Local Development Order

Decision maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cabinet considered a report on the adoption of the Macclesfield Local Development Order the purpose of which was to support regeneration and the delivery of housing in Macclesfield.


At the Chairman’s invitation, the Director of Planning and Environment advised that the Local Development Order would not remove the checks and balances that controlled the quality of development. It would simply streamline the planning process by removing the need for developers to submit a planning application for the area covered by the Order. Any development proposals would be considered in relation to the requirements of the Order. There would also continue to be engagement with local communities on proposed developments.




That the Macclesfield Local Development Order attached at Appendix A to the report be adopted for a period of 5 years with effect from the 13th February 2019 and the Statement of Reasons at Appendix B be published.


Publication date: 08/02/2019

Date of decision: 05/02/2019

Decided at meeting: 05/02/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 19/02/2019

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