Agenda and minutes

Northern Planning Committee - Wednesday, 29th September, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber - Town Hall, Macclesfield, SK10 1EA. View directions

Contact: Sarah Baxter  Tel: 01270 686462 Email:

Link: Meeting Recording

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Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.


Apologies for absence were received from Councillors L Braithwaite and N Mannion.


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.


In the interest of openness in respect of application 20/3260M, Councillor L Smetham declared that she had been a Member of the Licensing Act Sub Committee who had considered an application for a Premises Licence by Daniel Morgan in respect of Lady Grey Farm, Lady Lane, Mobberley, Knutsford on the 27th February 2020, however she confirmed she had not fettered her discretion in respect of the planning application for the same site.


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 67 KB

To approve the minutes of the of the previous meeting held on 1 September 2021 as a correct record.




That the minutes of the meeting held on 1 September 2021 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.


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 Planning Committee

·         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 planning committee and are not the Ward Member
  • Objectors
  • Supporters
  • Applicants




That the public speaking procedure be noted.


20/3260M-Change of Use of the existing shippon to a wedding venue together with associated works including a small infill extension, part replacement roof, new blackened vertical timber cladding, septic tank, associated access, car parking and landscaping works (part retrospective), Lady Grey Farm, Lady Lane, Mobberley for Mr Dan Morgan pdf icon PDF 751 KB

To consider the above application.


Consideration was given to the above application.


(Stuart Nixon, an objector, Bernadette Bailey, a supporter and Donna Barber, the agent for the applicant attended the meeting and spoke in respect of the application.  In addition a statement was read out on behalf of Councillor C Leach, the Ward Councillor).




That the application be deferred in order to allow discussions to take place with the applicant regarding reducing scale / Green Belt impact of proposal.