Agenda and minutes

Southern Planning Committee
Wednesday, 28th October, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Helen Davies  Tel: 01270 685705 Email:  helen.davies@cheshireeast.gov.uk

Link: Meeting Recording

Items
No. Item

26.

Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence.

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence received from the Committee.

27.

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:

RESOLVED- There were no declarations of interest.

28.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 64 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 30 September 2020.

Minutes:

RESOLVED-

That the minutes of the virtual meeting held on 30 September 2020 be approved as a correct and accurate record and signed by the Chairman.

 

29.

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 total period of 3 minutes is allocated for each of the planning applications for the following:

 

·                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.

 

30.

20/2317N Replacement of Beechmere Extra Care Facility building comprising 132 apartments with associated landscaping and reuse of existing car parking and site accesses. pdf icon PDF 935 KB

To consider the above application.

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Councillor Anthony Critchley, the Adjacent Ward Councillor, Councillor Hazel Faddes, Visiting Ward Member, Nigel Murray, the Project Architect and Grant Robinson the Project Manager attended the virtual meeting and spoke on behalf 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 following conditions:

 

1)     Standard Time

2)     Development in accordance with approved plans

3)     Details of materials and finishes

4)     Tree Protection

5)     Hedgerow protection scheme

6)     Provision of Electric Vehicle infrastructure

7)     Provision of Ultra Low Emission Boilers

8)     Details of external Lighting

9)     Obscure glazing to windows in flank walls of buildings

10)  Contaminated land – submission of updated phase 2 report - prior to commencement of development

11)  Contaminated land – submission of a verification report

12)  Contaminated land – works to stop if any unexpected contamination is discovered on site

13)  Contaminated land imported soil

14)  Submission of Landscape scheme

15)  Implementation of the landscaping scheme

16)  Implementation of Bird and Bat boxes in accordance with ecological survey

17)  Submission, approval and implementation of a Construction Management Plan

18)  Details of covered cycle storage and provision before first occupation

19)  Design details of Bin Stores and provision before first occupation

20)  Occupation limited to residents over 60 years

21)  Condition to Secure the Affordable Housing provision as part of the development

 

And the following informative;

1)     The developer is encouraged to enter into discussions with the Cheshire East Highways department regarding local pavement improvements.

 

 

31.

20/1872N The construction of 25 dwellings; provision of associated access, drainage and hard and soft landscaping; and other associated works. pdf icon PDF 721 KB

To consider the above application.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

 

(Councillor Hazel Faddes, the Ward Member and Nicolas Mills the Planning Agent who represented the applicant,attended the virtual meeting and spoke on behalf of the application).

RESOLVED-

That for the reasons set out in the report and in the verbal update to the Committee, the application be deferred subject to the following conditions:

·         For the outcome of the Flood Risk discussions and a final consultation response from the flood risk officer

·         To reconsider the parking layout within the site- so it is in-front of the relevant dwelling

·         To consider parking along the main access road

·         Further information on the marketing of the site- is this now out of date?

·         Clarification as to why no education response is required

·         Update on what Play Space has been provided within the site and where this is located.

(This was contrary to the Officer recommendation)

32.

20/1554N Removal of condition 3 and Variation of condition 4 on approval 19/1532N for Change of Use from welfare facilities for members to domestic for maintenance/security staff family pdf icon PDF 413 KB

To consider the above application.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Consideration was given to the above application.

(Councillor Janet Clowes, the Ward Councillor, and Councillor who called in the application and Caroline Payne, Agent for the application attended the virtual 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 refused for the following reasons:

·         The removal of condition 3 would not support the retention of the existing fishery business and would be harmful to the rural economy. The proposed removal of condition 3 is contrary to Policies EG2 and PG6 of the CELPS and NE.16 of the Crewe and Nantwich Local Plan.

(This was contrary to the Officer recommendation)