Agenda and minutes

Planning & Highways Regulation Committee
Thursday, 25th February, 2016 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Damian Eaton  (0161 474 3207)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 48 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 14 January 2016.

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The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 14 January 2016 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

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.

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

 

The following interest was declared:-

 

Disclosable Pecuniary Interest

 

Councillor

Interest

 

 

Paul Porgess

Plan no. 60009 for the filling of existing railway cutting with inert materials and construction of 60 no. dwellings with associated new highways, junction with Stockport Road East, landscaping, parking and amenities at the Bredbury Curve, Land at former railway cutting to North East of Stockport Road East, Bredbury as a member of the Board of Stockport Homes.

 

Councillor Porgess left the meeting during the consideration of this item and took no part in the discussion or vote.

 

3.

Urgent Decisions

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

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No urgent decisions were reported.

4.

Public Question Time

Members of the public are invited to put questions to the Chair of the Committee on any matters within the powers and duties of the 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 at the meeting).

 

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Members of the public were invited to put questions to the Committee on any matters within its powers and duties, subject to the exclusions set out in the Code of Practice.

 

One public question was submitted by a member of the public who was not present at the meeting. 

 

RESOLVED – That, in accordance with the Code of Practice, a written response be sent to the questioner on behalf of the Chair, within seven days.

5.

Site Visits pdf icon PDF 46 KB

To consider reports of the Visiting Team held on 12 October 2015 (in respect of DC057891 - 14 Lynton Vale, Gatley) and 22 February 2016.

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The Democratic Services Manager submitted two reports (copies of which had been circulated) detailing recommendations made by the Visiting Team on Monday, 12 October 2015, in respect of plan no. 57891 (14 Lynton Vale, Gatley); and on Monday, 22 February 2016 in respect of plan nos. 60361 (Far Bradshaw Farm, Mellor), 60009 (Bredbury Curve, Bredbury) and 60410 (6-12 Whitefield, Heaton Chapel).

 

RESOLVED – That the reports be noted.

6.

Development Applications

To consider a report of the Chief Executive              

 

(a)              To consider development applications where members of the public have attended the meeting in order to hear the Committee's deliberations.

 

(b)              To consider the remaining development applications.

 

NOTE: Councillors are requested to note that if they withdraw from the meeting during the consideration of a development application upon their return they should not participate any further in the deliberation or vote on that planning application.

 

Officer contact: Emma Curle on 0161 474 3542, e-mail emma.curle@stockport.gov.uk

 

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Development applications were submitted.

 

(NOTE: Full details of the decisions including conditions and reasons for granting or refusing planning permission and imposing conditions are given in the schedule of plans. The Chief Executive is authorised to determine conditions and reasons and they are not therefore referred to in committee minutes unless the committee makes a specific decision on a condition or reason. In order to reduce printing costs and preserve natural resources, the schedule of plans is not reproduced within these minutes. A copy of the schedule of plans is available on the Council’s website at www.stockport.gov.uk/planningdecisions.  Copies of the schedule of plans, or any part thereof, may be obtained from the Place Directorate upon payment of the Council’s reasonable charges).

6.(i)

DC057891 - 14 Lynton Vale, Gatley pdf icon PDF 101 KB

Outline application including details of access and scale for the erection of single dwelling in garden to the rear of 14 Lynton Vale Avenue (Amended Description).

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer contact: Jim Seymour on 0161 474 3656 or email: jim.seymour@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. 57891 for an outline application including details of access and scale for the erection of single dwelling in garden to the rear of 14 Lynton Vale Avenue, Gatley (Amended Description), it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be refused on the grounds that the proposed development would have a detrimental impact on residential amenity.

6.(ii)

DC060009 - Bredbury Curve, Land at former railway cutting to North East of Stockport Road East, Bredbury, Stockport pdf icon PDF 280 KB

Filling of existing railway cutting with inert materials and construction of 60 no. dwellings with associated new highways, junction with Stockport Road East, landscaping, parking and amenities.

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend that the Planning & Highways Regulation Committee grant planning permission.

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In respect of plan no. 60009 for the filling of existing railway cutting with inert materials and construction of 60 no. dwellings with associated new highways, junction with Stockport Road East, landscaping, parking and amenities at the Bredbury Curve, Land at former railway cutting to North East of Stockport Road East, Bredbury, it was

 

RESOLVED – (7 for, 3 against) That consideration of this application be deferred until a future meeting of the Committee pending further discussions with the applicant in relation to the Committee’s concerns with regard to highway access and the proposed mechanical ventilation of a proportion of the properties on the site.

6.(iii)

DC060416 - 21 Moor Lane, Woodford pdf icon PDF 38 KB

Amendments to planning permission DC058208 for the demolition of the existing outbuilding and erection of a new enlarged outbuilding.

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend that the Planning & Highways Regulation Committee grant planning permission.

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With the consent of the Committee, this item was withdrawn.

6.(iv)

DC059845 - 157 Stanley Road, Heald Green pdf icon PDF 96 KB

Two storey extensions, front porch remodelling, raising of ridge height and internal refurbishment

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend the Planning and Highways Regulation Committee to grant planning permission, subject to the conditions contained in the report.

 

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In respect of plan no. 59845 for two storey extensions, front porch remodelling, raising of ridge height and internal refurbishment at 157 Stanley Road, Heald Green, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(v)

DC060410 - 6-12 Whitefield, Heaton Chapel, Stockport pdf icon PDF 129 KB

In connection with plan no. 60410 for demolition of existing repairs workshop and erection of 3 No. 3 bed houses at 6-12 Whitefield, Heaton Chapel.

 

The Area Committee are recommended to grant planning permission subject to the conditions detailed in the report.

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In respect of plan no. 60410 for the demolition of existing repairs workshop and erection of 3 No. 3 bed houses at 6-12 Whitefield, Heaton Chapel, it was

 

RESOLVED – That the Chief Executive be authorised to determine the application upon the applicant paying a commuted sum in respect of open space provision or entering into a Section 106 to do so.

6.(vi)

DC060361 - Far Bradshaw Farm, Chatterton Lane, Mellor pdf icon PDF 111 KB

In connection with plan no. 060361 for proposed barn and implement store at Far Bradshaw Farm, Chatterton Lane, Mellor.

 

The Area Committee are requested to recommend that the Planning and Highways Regulation Committee grants planning permission.

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In respect of plan no. for a proposed barn and implement store at Far Bradshaw Farm, Chatterton Lane, Mellor, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(vii)

DC060263 - Hydebank, Romiley, Stockport pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Conversion of and extensions to existing buildings in conjunction with existing wedding venue use, including additional parking.

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend that the Planning & Highways Regulation Committee grant planning permission.

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In respect of plan no. 60263 for the conversion of and extensions to existing buildings in conjunction with existing wedding venue use, including additional parking at Hydebank, Romiley, Stockport, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

7.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals & Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 86 KB

To consider a report of the Service Director (Legal & Democratic Services)

 

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

 

The Area Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Joy Morton, 0161 474 3217, joy.morton@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) summarising recent appeal decisions, listing current planning appeals and dates for local inquiries and informal hearings according to area committees.

 

The representative of the Deputy Chief Executive reported that there were a number of updates to the report since the publication of the agenda:-

 

·         The planning appeal in respect of Werneth Hall Barn, Cowlishaw Brow, Romiley had been dismissed.

·         A claim for costs had not yet been received in respect of the successful planning appeal at Sainsburys Supermarket, London Road Hazel Grove.

·         The enforcement appeal in respect of The Sangam 202 Wilmslow Road, Heald Green had been dismissed.

·         A decision was awaited in respect of the enforcement appeal heard on 18 February 2016 in respect of 1 St Petersgate, Stockport.

·         The enforcement notice in respect of 2 Massie Street, Cheadle had been complied with.

·         The enforcement notice in respect of Cale Green Nursing Home, 47 Adswood Lane West, Stockport had been complied with.

·         The enforcement notice in respect of 24 Devenshire Park Road, Davenport, Stockport had been complied with.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.