Agenda item

22/1163C - COPPERSFIELD, CHURCH LANE, SANDBACH, CHESHIRE, CW11 2LQ - The proposed development comprises five detached five-bedroom houses arranged on a short private driveway which links to the access road of the development to the north

To consider the above application.


Consideration was given to the above planning application.


The following attended the meeting and spoke in relation to the application;


Ms MacPherson – Marrons (Agent)



That the application be DELEGATED to the Head of Planning in consultation with the Chair as recommended within the update report, to determine the sum for off-site Biodiversity Net Gain that will be secured via the completion of an S106 Agreement and then APPROVE the application subject to the following conditions:


1.    Time limit

2.    Approved plans

3.    Materials as detailed in the application

4.    Details of any external lighting to be provided prior to installation

5.    Submission of levels prior to commencement of development

6.    Provision of electric vehicle infrastructure

7.    Provision of ultra low emission boilers

8.    Compliance with the mitigation measures in the submitted Noise Impact Assessment

9.     A (a)  Any soil or soil forming materials to be brought to site for use in garden areas or soft landscaping shall be tested for contamination and suitability for use in line with the current version of ‘Developing Land within Cheshire East Council – A Guide to Submitting Planning Applications, Land Contamination’ (in the absence of any other agreement for the development), which can be found on the Development and Contaminated Land page of Cheshire East Council’s website. 

(b)       Prior to occupation, evidence and verification information (for example: quantity/source of material, laboratory certificates, depth measurements, photographs) shall be submitted to, and approved in writing by, the Local Planning Authority (LPA).

11. If, during the course of development, contamination not previously identified is found to be present, no further works shall be undertaken in the affected area and the contamination shall be reported to the Local Planning Authority as soon as reasonably practicable (but within a maximum of 5 days from the find).  Prior to further works being carried out in the identified area, a further assessment shall be made and appropriate remediation implemented in accordance with a scheme also agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority. 

12. Submission of a foul and surface water drainage scheme prior to commencement of development

13. Protection of breeding birds

14. Provision of features to enhance biodiversity

15. Obscure glazing – west facing window to the side of plot 2

16. Notwithstanding the details shown on the approved plans and prior to the first use of a facing or roofing materials a revised plan to show the widening of the access from the parking provision for plot 3 shall be submitted to the LPA for approval in writing. The development shall only be constructed in accordance with the approved details.


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 Chair (or in their absence the Vice Chair) of Southern 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.



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