Agenda and minutes

Northern Planning Committee
Wednesday, 16th January, 2019 10.00 am

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

Contact: Sarah Baxter  Democratic Services Officer

Link: Audio recording

Items
No. Item

29.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor M Warren.

30.

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 18/3873M, Councillor G Walton declared that he was the Ward Councillor and that he was acquainted with the applicant and one of the speakers by virtue of the fact that they were members of Ollerton and Marthall Parish Council whose meetings he attended.  There had been a number of applications on the site and he had formed a number of views in relation to this and as such he would be vacating the Chair for the item.  He declared that he would speak as Ward Councillor and then leave the room.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of application 18/5301M, Councillor N Mannion declared that his sister lived on Hulley Road approximately 300m, however he had not discussed the application with her nor did he believe she was aware of the application being considered.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of application 18/3289M, Councillor J Nicholas declared that his Father lives in Prestbury and that he owns a property in the area.

31.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 94 KB

To approve the Minutes of the meeting held on 10 October 2018 as a correct record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

That the minutes of the meeting held on 10 October 2018 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman subject to Minute No 23 point two of the Section 106 Agreement being amended to read as follows:-

 

‘Open space for improvements to the benches and signage at the Heath and a contribution to the Warren Avenue allotments site for access improvements and plot divisions for a total sum of £8750.’

32.

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

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

That the public speaking procedure be noted.

 

(Prior to consideration of the following item, Councillor G Walton vacated the Chair and Councillor C Browne took his place as Chairman for that item).

33.

18/3873M-Outline application with some matters reserved (Access, Appearance, Landscaping) for redevelopment of former Garden Centre to 10 No Dwellings (including 2 affordable units), with associated landscaping together with conversion of existing site building into office use, Ollerton Garden Centre, Chelford Road, Ollerton for Mr Russ Brighouse, Brighouse Homes [Mobberley] Ltd pdf icon PDF 613 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Councillor G Walton, the Ward Councillor, Councillor Simon Saba, representing Ollerton with Marthall Parish Council, Jacky Slator, an objector and Simon Noblet, the Architect 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 verbal update to the Committee, the application be approved subject to the completion of a Section 106 agreement securing the following:-

 

·         20% Affordable Housing (i.e. 2 units as proposed), available for affordable rent;

·         Provision, management and maintenance of on site open space in perpetuity including a LAP;

·         Contribution of £1000 per dwelling for offsite recreation and outdoor sport to be spent at Oaklands Road recreation area

 

And subject to the following conditions:-

 

1.         Development to commence within 3 years of this permission, or within 2 years of the approval of the last of the reserved matters.

2.         Submission of reserved matters

3.         Accordance with approved plans

4.         Application for reserved matters to be made within 3 years.

5.         Travel Information Pack to be submitted and implemented.

6.         Electric Vehicle Infrastructure to be provided

7.         Phase II ground investigation and risk assessment to be completed and submitted.

8.         A verification report to be submitted.

9.         Any soil imported for garden use to be tested for contamination and report submitted to LPA.

10.       LPA to be contacted if previously unreported contamination found

11.       Noise Impact Assessment to be submitted.

12.       Foul and surface water to be drained on separate systems

13.       Surface water drainage scheme to be submitted

14.       Sustainable drainage management and maintenance plans for the lifetime of the development to be submitted.

15.       Survey for nesting birds

16.       Features to enhance the biodiversity value of the site

17.       Arboricultural Method Statement and Tree Protection Plan to be submitted.

18.       Construction management plan to be submitted

19.       Landscaping scheme to be submitted showing retention and enhancement of hedgerows and native composition of new hedgerow sections.

20.       Dwellings not occupied until space laid out for parking of cars

21.       Details of bicycle storage to be submitted

22.       Reserved matters to comply with scale parameters

23.       Removal of PDR

 

In the event of any changes being needed to the wording of the Committee’s decision (such as to debate, 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 Vice Chairman of the Northern Planning Committee, provided that the changes do not exceed the substantive nature of the Committee’s decision.

 

It was requested that the Reserved Matters application be brought back to the Committee for consideration.

 

(The meeting adjourned for a short break.  Prior to consideration of the following item, Councillor G Walton retook the Chair from Councillor C Browne).

34.

18/3289M-Construction of 5 detached dwellings with new shared access, Waterbank, 6, Heybridge Lane, Prestbury for Mr Jonathan Mather, Light Here Limited pdf icon PDF 899 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Councillor P Findlow, the Ward Councillor and Nick Smith, 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 verbal update to the Committee, the application be approved subject to the completion of a Section 106 agreement securing the following:-

 

           Financial contribution of £237,000 towards affordable housing on commencement

           Management and maintenance of on site pond and open space in perpetuity

 

And subject to the following conditions:-

 

1.         Commencement of development (3 years)

2.         Development in accord with approved plans

3.         Materials as application

4.         Development to be in accordance with landscaping details

5.         Landscaping details for implementation

6.         Protection of Breeding birds

7.         Submission of a strategy for the provision of features for nesting birds roosting bats, invertebrates, brash/deadwood piles and enhancements to the wildlife ponds and native species planting.

8.         Preworks check to confirm the absence of badgers

9.         Erection of appropriate lighting in order to protect Bats

10.       Submission of scheme to conserve and protect Great Crested Newts if found on site during construction

11.       Development to be carried out in accordance with Flood Risk and Drainage statement

12.       Development to be carried out in accordance with tree protection and drainage plan

13.       Electric vehicle charging points to be provided and shall be maintained and remain operational in perpetuity

14.       Noise mitigation measures

15.       Environmental Health Remediation strategy

16.       Verification report for remediation strategy if required

17.       Method statement for piling if required

18.       Drainage to be in accordance with submitted Flood Risk with assessment

19.       Detailed strategy / design,  associated management / maintenance plan shall be submitted prior to development taking place

20.       Ground levels and Finished floor levels (FFLs) shall be submitted before development takes place

21.       Provision of broadband

22.       Bin storage

23.       Construction Management Plan to include a wheel wash and parking provision for delivery vehicles on site

24.       Eradication of invasive plant species (Japanese Knotweed, etc.)

 

In the event of any changes being needed to the wording of the Committee’s

decision (such as to debate, 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 Northern Planning Committee, provided

that the changes do not exceed the substantive nature of the Committee’s

decision.

35.

18/5301M-Extensions and Alterations, including Addition of a Mezzanine Storage Area and Continued Use for Storage and Distribution, with Ancillary Offices, Staff Facilities, Workshop and MOT Test Bay, Shoresclough Works, Hulley Road, Macclesfield for The Superbike Factory Ltd pdf icon PDF 1014 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

RESOLVED

 

That for the reasons outlined in the report and in the verbal update to the Committee, the application be approved subject to the following conditions:-

 

1.Time limit - 3 years

2. Development in accordance with approved plans

3. Materials for construction of main warehouse and new workshops to be submitted

4. Details of bicycle storage for the provision of 15 cycle storage spaces to be submitted

5. Details of Site Security Box to be submitted

6. Parking to be provided in accordance with plans

7. Landscape Plan to be submitted

8. Landscaping Plan Implementation

9. Breeding Swift Boxes to be provided

10. Breeding Birds survey to be submitted

11. Arboricultural Works and Tree Protection in accordance with submitted details

12. Phase II Ground Assessment to be submitted

13. Verification Report to be submitted

14. Soil forming materials to be tested

15. Previously unidentified contamination

16. Hours of operation

17. 6 month occupation Noise Assessment

18. Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

19. Development to be carried out with Flood Risk Mitigation / Assessment

20. Sustainable Drainage Design to be submitted

21. Details of how development will secure 10% of energy from decentralised or renewable sources to be submitted

22. Submission of a Construction Management Plan

23. No consent granted for showroom use

 

In the event of any changes being needed to the wording of the Committee’s decision (such as to debate, 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 Northern Planning Committee, provided that the changes do not exceed the substantive nature of the Committee’s decision.