Agenda and minutes

Southern Planning Committee
Wednesday, 4th March, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Municipal Buildings, Earle Street, Crewe CW1 2BJ. View directions

Contact: Julie Zientek  Tel: 01270 686466 Email:  julie.zientek@cheshireeast.gov.uk

Note: To register to speak on an application please email Speakingatplanning@cheshireeast.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

53.

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 pre-determined any item on the agenda.

Minutes:

The following declarations were made in the interests of openness:

 

With regard to application number 19/5261N, Councillor J Wray declared that the applicant was known to him.  He would vacate the Chair in favour of the Vice-Chairman, leave the room and not take part in the debate or vote.

 

With regard to application number 19/5261N, Councillor P Butterill declared that she had made up her mind with respect to the application.  She would exercise her separate speaking rights as a Neighbouring Ward Councillor, leave the room and not take part in the debate or vote.

54.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 62 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 5 February 2020.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the minutes of the meeting held on 5 February 2020 be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

55.

20/0289C 104, Lawton Road, Alsager, Stoke On Trent, Cheshire ST7 2DB: Residential development of 4No 3 Bedroom detached bungalows together with a new access road and associated site works for Mr M Bailey, Alcock & Bailey Ltd pdf icon PDF 658 KB

To consider the above planning application.

Minutes:

Note: Councillor P Williams (Ward Councillor) and Town Councillor S Helliwell (on behalf of Alsager Town Council) attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this matter.

 

Note: Ms S Freeman (objector)had registered her intention to address the Committee but was not in attendance at the meeting.

 

The Committee considered a report regarding the above planning application.

 

RESOLVED – That the application be DEFERRED for consultation with Ansa concerning bin collection arrangements.

56.

19/5261N Baddington Park, Baddington Lane, Baddington CW5 8AF: Extension to existing Gypsy and Traveller site to provide 6 No. additional Gypsy Traveller pitches comprising 6 no. mobile homes, 6 no. touring caravans, 6 No. semi-detached utility blocks and associated works including allocation for parking and hardstanding for J Florence pdf icon PDF 524 KB

To consider the above planning application.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Note: Having made a declaration, Councillor J Wray vacated the Chair in favour of the Vice-Chairman.

 

Note: Councillor R Bailey (Ward Councillor), Mr C Odams (objector) and Mr P Brown (on behalf of the applicant) attended the meeting and addressed the Committee on this matter.

 

Note: Having exercised her separate speaking rights as a Neighbouring Ward Councillor, Councillor P Butterill withdrew from the meeting for the duration of the Committee’s consideration of this item.

 

The Committee considered a report regarding the above planning application, a written update and an oral report of the site inspection.

 

RESOLVED

 

(a) That, for the reasons set out in the report and the written update, the application be APPROVED subject to the following conditions:

 

  1. Time (3 years)
  2. Plans
  3. Materials for utility blocks
  4. Boundary treatment
  5. Landscaping (hard/soft) scheme (including habitat creation)
  6. Landscaping implementation
  7. Great Crested Newts reasonable avoidance measures

8.    No commercial activities shall take place on the land, including the storage of materials and no vehicle over 3.5 tonnes shall be stationed, parked or stored at the site.

  1. Remove PD rights for boundary treatment
  2. Land contamination
  3. Verification report
  4. Importation of soil
  5. Unidentified land contamination

14.The site shall not be occupied by any persons other than gypsies and travellers as defined in Annex 1 of the Planning Policy for Traveller Sites (PPTS).

15.There shall be no more than 6 pitches on the site and the units shall be in accordance with the definition of a caravan as defined in the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960 and the Caravan Site Act 1968 of which no more than 1 unit shall be a static caravan per pitch at any one time.

 

(b) That, in order to give proper effect to the Committee’s intentions and without changing the substance of the decision, authority be delegated to the Acting Head of Planning, following consultation with the Chairman (or in his absence the Vice Chairman) of Southern Planning Committee, to correct any technical slip or omission in the wording of the resolution, before issue of the decision notice.