Agenda and minutes

Northern Planning Committee
Wednesday, 10th March, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: Virtual

Contact: Sarah Baxter  Tel: 01270 686462 Email:  sarah.baxter@cheshireeast.gov.uk

Note: The meeting of the Northern Planning Committee on the 10th March 2021 was recorded over two videos please follow the links below to view: Video One: www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/tFdDEKifLG4 Video Two: www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/RQLCO3zPBKk 

Items
No. Item

74.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence.

75.

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 19/5426M, Councillor N Mannion declared that he was the Ward Councillor and he had called in the application and therefore would exercise his right to speak as the Ward Councillor under the public speaking procedure and then leave the virtual meeting.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of application 20/3347M, Councillors C Browne, T Dean and L Smetham all declared that they were Vodafone users.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of application 19/5426M, Councillor A Harewood declared that she was the Ward Councillor, however she had not pre-determined the application as she had not discussed the planning application with the Macclesfield Town Council Planning Committee.  When the application was considered by the Macclesfield Town Council Planning Committee last year her abstention was recorded.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of application 19/5426M, Councillor B Puddicombe declared that was married to Town Councillor Fiona Wilson who was speaking on the application, however he had not discussed the application with her or pre-determined it.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of application 20/3347M, Councillor P Findlow declared that his wife was a Vodafone user.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of application 20/5629C, Councillor S Holland declared that she knew the Architect involved in the application.

 

In the interest of openness in respect of application 20/5629C, it was noted that all Members knew the applicant as she was a Cheshire East Councillor.

 

In the interest of openness it was noted that all Members had received email correspondence in respect of application 19/5426M.

76.

Minutes of the Previous Virtual Meeting pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To approve the minutes of the virtual meeting held on 10 February 2021 as a correct record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED

 

That the minutes of the virtual meeting held on 10 February 2021 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

77.

Public Speaking-Virtual Meetings

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.

78.

20/3347M-The installation of a 5m high lattice stub tower supporting 3no. antennas, 2no. 300mm transmission dishes, proposed 2no. equipment cabinets and ancillary development thereto including 18no. Remote radio units (RRU's) and 9no combiners, Site at Goodall Street, Macclesfield for Vodafone Limited pdf icon PDF 12 MB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Jamaal Hafiz, the agent for the applicant attended the virtual meeting and spoke in respect of the application).

 

RESOLVED

 

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

 

 

  1. Time Limit: standard three years
  2. Development in accordance with approved plans
  3. Materials as application

 

In order to give proper effect to the Committee’s intentions and without changing the substance of the decision, authority is delegated to the Head of Planning, in consultation with the Chairman (or in his absence the Vice Chairman) of Northern Planning Committee to correct any technical slip or omission in the wording of the resolution, between approval of the minutes and issue of the decision notice.

79.

19/5426M-Extension and internal alterations to the existing building to provide 7 no. supported living apartments with associated parking and facilities, 28, Ivy Lane, Macclesfield for Ivy Lane (Macclesfield) Limited pdf icon PDF 668 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Councillor Nick Mannion, the Ward Councillor, Town Councillor Fiona Wilson representing Macclesfield Town Council, Roger Gleave, an objector, Alison Furness, an objector, Tracy Copping, an objector and Andy Kenny, representing the applicant attended the virtual meeting and spoke in respect of the application).

 

RESOLVED

 

That the application be refused for the following reasons:-

 

1.    Out of character – contrary to SE1 & SD2 of the CELPS

2.    Impact on neighbour living conditions – contrary to DC3 & DC38 of Macclesfield Borough Council Local Plan

In order to give proper effect to the Committee’s intentions and without changing the substance of the decision, authority is delegated to the Head of Planning, in consultation with the Chairman (or in his absence the Vice Chairman) of Northern Planning Committee to correct any technical slip or omission in the wording of the resolution, between approval of the minutes and issue of the decision notice.

 

(This decision was contrary to the officers recommendation of approval.  The virtual meeting was adjourned from 12.35pm until 1.10pm for lunch).

80.

20/2361M-Demolition of existing dwelling and erection of a residential development with associated access, car parking, landscaping and infrastructure, 43, London Road North, Poynton for Mr Andrew McMurtrie, PH Property Holdings Ltd pdf icon PDF 956 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Councillor Mike Sewart, the Ward Councillor, Town Councillor Laurence Clarke, representing Poynton Town Council and Jon Suckley, the agent for the applicant attended the virtual meeting and spoke in respect of the application).

 

RESOLVED

 

That the application be refused for reasons:-

 

1.            Out of character / over development / over-intensification of use of site

2.            Inadequate external amenity space for apartments

3.            Inadequate access road width contrary to interests of highways safety

In order to give proper effect to the Committee’s intentions and without changing the substance of the decision, authority is delegated to the Head of Planning, in consultation with the Chairman (or in his absence the Vice Chairman) of Northern Planning Committee to correct any technical slip or omission in the wording of the resolution, between approval of the minutes and issue of the decision notice.

 

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

81.

20/5629C-Proposed patio doors to front elevation, 3, Peel Drive, Astbury for Mrs Liz Wardlaw pdf icon PDF 643 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. Standard time
  2. Approved plans
  3. Materials to match

 

In order to give proper effect to the Committee’s intentions and without changing the substance of the decision, authority is delegated to the Head of Planning, in consultation with the Chairman (or in his absence the Vice Chairman) of Northern Planning Committee to correct any technical slip or omission in the wording of the resolution, between approval of the minutes and issue of the decision notice.