Agenda

Stepping Hill Area Committee
Tuesday, 20th April, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Webcast - Remote Meeting. View directions

Contact: Damian Eaton  (0161 474 3207)

Note: In the light of government guidance on social-distancing and the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, this meeting will be held remotely. The press and public are able to follow the proceedings by watching our live webcast of the meeting. You can do so following the directions above, or by clicking on View the Webcast below. 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 150 KB

To approve as a correct record and order that the Minutes of the meeting held on 9 March 2021 be signed.

2.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors and officers to declare any interests which they have in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

3.

Urgent Decisions

To report any urgent action taken under the Constitution since the last meeting of the Committee.

4.

Community Engagement

4.(i)

Chair's Announcements

To receive any announcements from the Chair about local community events or issues.

4.(ii)

Public Question Time

Members of the public are invited to put questions to the Chair of the Area Committee on any matters within the powers and duties of the Area Committee, subject to the exclusions set out in the Code of Practice (Questions must be submitted prior to the commencement of the meeting on the cards provided. These are available the meeting.  You can also submit via the Council’s website at www.stockport.gov.uk/publicquestions.

4.(iii)

Petitions

To receive petitions from members of the public and community groups.

4.(iv)

Open Forum

In accordance with the Code of Practice no organisation has indicated that they wished to address the Area Committee as part of the Open Forum arrangements.

4.(v)

Ward Flexibility Funding - Hazel Grove Cricket Club pdf icon PDF 445 KB

To consider an application for Ward Flexibility Funding received from Hazel Grove Cricket Club for a grant of £1,000 towards the cost of purchasing an electronic scoreboard.

Additional documents:

Non-Executive Business

5.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 65 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executuive.

 

(a)

To consider the development applications where members of the public have attended the meeting in order to speak or hear the Area Committee’s deliberations.

 

(b)

To consider the remaining development applications.

 

(c)

To consider consultations (if any) received by the Corporate Director on any planning issues relevant to the Stepping Hill Area Committee area.

 

The following development applications will be considered by the Area Committee:-

5.(i)

DC076387 - Battersby Court pdf icon PDF 498 KB

Erection of two residential single-storey apartments to echo and enhance the existing site of retired sheltered accommodation (resubmission of DC/070910)

 

The Area Committee is recommended to grant planning permission; subject to conditions and Section 106 Legal Agreement to provide and maintain formal recreation in respect of the “Open Space Provision and Commuted Sum Payments SPD” and relevant planning policies.

 

Officer Contact: Helen Hodgett on 0161 474 3656 or email: helen.hodgett@stockport.gov.uk

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6.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals and Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 93 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer).

 

The report summarises recent appeal decisions; lists current planning appeals and dates for local enquiries; informal hearings for planning appeals, and enforcement action within the Stepping Hill Area Committee area.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Vicki Bates on 474 3219 or email: vicki.bates@stockport.gov.uk

7.

Call for Brownfield Sites 2021 pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executive.

 

The report confirms that the Council has launched a “call for brownfield sites” to support work on our new Local Plan.  This briefing note provides more information on the activities taking place to promote the current call for brownfield sites exercise.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report and encourage local residents to get involved.

 

Officer contact: Emma Curle on 0161 474 3542 or email emma.curle@stockport.gov.uk

Executive Business

8.

Resident Parking Policy Update pdf icon PDF 269 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executive.

 

The Resident Parking Policy was updated at the December cabinet meeting. As part of that agreement it has been decided that a prioritised approach to the backlog of residents parking zone (RPZ)/ resident parking schemes (RPS) requests will be implemented.

 

This report provides an update on the residents parking zones/ schemes.

 

The area committee is recommended to note that preferred priorities with regards to the delivery of potential schemes within their area will be discussed at ward briefings and note the potential costs and the resource requirements for scheme delivery.

 

Officer contact: Jon Brown on 07800 618197 or email: jon.brown@stockport.gov.uk

9.

Lisburne Lane, Offerton pdf icon PDF 200 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) & Deputy Chief Executive.

 

To report details a proposal to undertake a design study into constructing a footway over / across the bell-mouth entry between No. 133A and the Fortune Take-Away premises on Lisburne Lane (there are service covers on this part of the Highway) and appraise the total costs involved.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to give approval to the undertaking of a design study as detailed above at a cost of £750 to be funded from the Area Committee’s Delegated Budget (Offerton ward allocation).

 

Officer contact: Max Townsend on 0161 474 4861 or email: max.townsend@stockport.gov.uk

10.

Progress on Area Committee Decisions pdf icon PDF 197 KB

To consider a report of the Strategic Head of Service (Legal & Democratic Governance and Monitoring Officer).

 

The report provides an update on progress since the last meeting on decisions taken by the Area Committee and details the current position on area flexibility funding. The report also includes the current position on the highway and traffic management delegated budget.

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Damian Eaton on 0161 474 3207 or email: damian.eaton@stockport.gov.uk