Agenda and minutes

Planning & Highways Regulation Committee
Thursday, 31st March, 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 63 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 25 February 2016.

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The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 25 February 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 on land at former railway cutting to North East of Stockport Road East, Bredbury, Stockport 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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No public questions were submitted.

5.

Site Visits

To consider reports of the Visiting Team held on 29 March 2016.

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A representative of the Democratic Services Manager submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) detailing recommendations made by the Visiting Team on Tuesday, 29 March 2016.

 

RESOLVED – That the report 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)

DC060009 - Bredbury Curve, Land at former railway cutting to North East of Stockport Road East, Bredbury, Stockport pdf icon PDF 439 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 Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer contact: Mark Burgess on 474 3659 or email: mark.burgess@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. DC060009 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 on land at former railway cutting to North East of Stockport Road East, Bredbury, Stockport, it was

 

MOVED AND SECONDED – That planning permission be granted.

 

For the motion 3, against 8.

 

MOTION NOT CARRIED

 

A named vote was requested in relation to the voting on this motion and the voting was recorded as follows:-

 

Those councillors who voted in favour of the motion were the Chair (Councillor Christine Corris) and Councillors Daniel Hawthorne and John Taylor.

 

Those councillors who voted against the motion were Councillors Brian Bagnall, Laura Booth, Roy Driver, Paul Hadfield, Philip Harding, Kevin Hogg, Sylvia Humphreys and Chris Murphy.

 

It was then

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be refused on the grounds that the proposed development would be detrimental to the residential amenity of any potential occupiers by virtue of noise and odour and by virtue of the impact of the proposed development on the local highway network.

6.(ii)

DC060451 - Thorn Works, Mill Pool Close, Woodley, Stockport pdf icon PDF 310 KB

In connection with the conversion of existing building to form 9 no. apartments with alterations to access road and associated development.

 

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

 

Officer contact: Mark Burgess on 474 3659 or email: mark.burgess@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. DC060451 in connection with the conversion of existing building to form 9 no. apartments with alterations to access road and associated development at Thorn Works, Mill Pool Close, Woodley, Stockport, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(iii)

DC058787 - Church Road Services, 17 Church Road, Cheadle Hulme pdf icon PDF 168 KB

Demolition of existing filling station and adjacent MOT garage, proposed construction of new filling station, forecourt, canopy, pump islands and 2 no. 70,000 litre tanks.

 

NOTE: This application has been the subject of a Site Visit which has been reported separately as part of Agenda Item 5.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer contact: Jane Chase on 474 3550 or email: jane.chase@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. DC058787 for the demolition of existing filling station and adjacent MOT garage, proposed construction of new filling station, forecourt, canopy, pump islands and 2 no. 70,000 litre tanks at Church Road Services, 17 Church Road, Cheadle Hulme, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(iv)

DC060407 - 166 Moor Lane, Woodford pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Demolition of existing single storey carport to side of property; proposed two storey extension to side to give ground floor garage and additional bedroom.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer contact: Fiona Albarracin on 474 4561 or email: fiona.albarracin@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. DC060407 for the demolition of existing single storey carport to side of property; proposed two storey extension to side to give ground floor garage and additional bedroom at 166 Moor Lane, Woodford, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(v)

DC060588 - 22 Moor Lane, Woodford pdf icon PDF 86 KB

Single storey rear extension with terrace. Front boundary wall and gates.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer contact: Fiona Albarracin on 474 4561 or email: fiona.albarracin@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. DC060588 for a single storey rear extension with terrace and front boundary wall and gates at 22 Moor Lane, Woodford, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(vi)

DC060659 - 10 Daisy Bank Lane, Heald Green pdf icon PDF 94 KB

Proposed two storey side, single storey rear and first floor rear extension.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer Contact: Anthony Smith on 0161 474 3569 or email: anthony.smith@stockport.gov.uk

 

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In respect of plan no. DC060659 for a proposed two storey side, single storey rear and first floor rear extension at 10 Daisy Bank Lane, Heald Green, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

7.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals and Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 126 KB

To consider a report of the Deputy Chief Executive.

 

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 on 0161 474 3217 or email: joy.morton@stockport.gov.uk

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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 the refusal of consent for advertising signage at 159-161 Stockport Road, Cheadle had been dismissed.

·         The appeal against an enforcement notice for the removal of existing windows at 1 St Petersgate, Stockport had been upheld and the notice quashed.

·         The appeal against the enforcement notice at 5 Walmer Drive, Bramhall had been withdrawn by the appellant and the notice was due to be complied with in mid-April.

·         The appeal against the refusal of planning permission for the siting of a storage container in the car park at The Sangam, 202 Wilmslow Road, Heald Green had been dismissed and the enforcement notice was due to be complied with by 22 June 2016.

·         A trial had been listed for 20 April 2016 in respect of the prosecution for non-compliance with a Section 215 enforcement notice at 72 Adswood Lane East, Cale Green.

·         The Section 2015 enforcement notice issued in respect of the construction of a single storey rear extension at 11 Heaviley Grove, Stockport had been complied with.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.