Agenda and minutes

Planning & Highways Regulation Committee
Thursday, 11th January, 2018 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 57 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 23 November 2017.

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The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 23 November 2017 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.

 

No declarations of interest were made.

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 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.

 

One public question was submitted relating to the review procedures the council had to verify the progress and veracity of travel plans.

 

RESOLVED - That in the absence of the questioner, the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration be requested to respond to the questioner in writing.

5.

Site Visits

To consider a report of the Visiting Team.

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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 Monday, 8 January 2018.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

6.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 58 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration.                                   

 

(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 or email: 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 Corporate Director for Place Management and Regeneration 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)

DC060928 - Seashell Trust, 160 Stanley Road, Heald Green pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Hybrid application proposing the following:

 

Detailed Application for the erection of a new school (Use Class D1) with associated kitchen and dining facilities, swimming and hydrotherapy facilities (Use Class D2), infrastructure, drop-off parking, access, landscaping and ancillary works.

 

Outline Application (all matters reserved except access) for the demolition of the Chadderton building, Orchard / Wainwright / Hydrotherapy / Care block, Dockray building, part of existing college, 1 Scout Hut and 1 garage block, and erection of new campus facilities (Use Class D1/D2 - Reception, Family Assessment Units, Family Support Services, Administration / Training / Storage Facility, Sports Hall and Pavilion) with associated infrastructure, parking, landscaping and ancillary works.

 

Outline Application (all matters reserved) for the erection of up to 325 dwellings (Use Class C3) in northern fields with associated infrastructure, parking, access, landscaping and ancillary works.

 

The Committee recommend to grant planning permission subject to conditions; the completion of a Section 106 legal agreement securing the heads of terms detailed above; and the application having first been referred to the Secretary of State to give him the opportunity to call in the application for his own determination should he wish to do so.

 

Officer Contact: Daniel Hewitt on 0161 218 1989 or email: daniel.hewitt@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. 60928 for a hybrid application proposing:-

 

·         Detailed Application for the erection of a new school (Use Class D1) with associated kitchen and dining facilities, swimming and hydrotherapy facilities (Use Class D2), infrastructure, drop-off parking, access, landscaping and ancillary works.

·         Outline Application (all matters reserved except access) for the demolition of the Chadderton building, Orchard / Wainwright / Hydrotherapy / Care block, Dockray building, part of existing college, 1 Scout Hut and 1 garage block, and erection of new campus facilities (Use Class D1/D2 - Reception, Family Assessment Units, Family Support Services, Administration / Training / Storage Facility, Sports Hall and Pavilion) with associated infrastructure, parking, landscaping and ancillary works.

·         Outline Application (all matters reserved) for the erection of up to 325 dwellings (Use Class C3) in northern fields with associated infrastructure, parking, access, landscaping and ancillary works.

 

It was

 

RESOLVED – (7 for, 5 against) That planning permission be refused on the grounds that very special circumstances justifying the proposed inappropriate development in the Greater Manchester Green Belt do not exist by virtue of a permanent detrimental impact on the openness of the Green Belt and campus land and a resultant encroachment into the countryside; a failure to comply with the Council’s standard for affordable housing; and that the proposed development would result in an adverse impact on the setting of the historic Grade II listed building.

6.(ii)

DC066567 - Woodford Garden Village, Chester Road, Woodford pdf icon PDF 257 KB

Reserved matters approval for 107 dwellings within Phase 2 (access, layout, appearance, scale and landscaping) following the grant of outline planning permission DC053832

 

Phase 2B - the construction of 45 dwellings (including six affordable units), associated internal access roads, footpaths, cycleways and landscaping.

 

Phase 2C - the construction of 62 dwellings (including six affordable units), associated internal access roads, car parking, footpaths, cycleways, public open space inclusive of LAP, LEAP and sports pitches, and landscaping including swales.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer contact: Dominic Harvey on 0161 474 3544 or email: dominic.harvey@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. 66567 for a reserved matters approval for 107 dwellings within Phase 2 (access, layout, appearance, scale and landscaping) following the grant of outline planning permission DC053832 at Woodford Garden Village, Chester Road, Woodford, as follows:-

 

·         Phase 2B - the construction of 45 dwellings (including six affordable units), associated internal access roads, footpaths, cycleways and landscaping.

·         Phase 2C - the construction of 62 dwellings (including six affordable units), associated internal access roads, car parking, footpaths, cycleways, public open space inclusive of LAP, LEAP and sports pitches, and landscaping including swales.

 

It was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(iii)

DC066708 - 42A Gillbent Road, Cheadle Hulme pdf icon PDF 161 KB

Erection of a two-storey extension, with balcony to front elevation, to form one residential unit above a Use Class A1 shop, with associated parking.

 

The Committee is recommended to refuse planning permission.

 

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

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

6.(iv)

DC067014 - Land off Midland Road, Bramhall pdf icon PDF 196 KB

Temporary ground intrusive works lasting approximately 10 days comprising a number of boreholes, monitoring wells and trial pits.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer contact: Jane Chase on 0161 474 3550 or email: jane.chase@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. 67014 for temporary ground intrusive works lasting approximately 10 days comprising a number of boreholes, monitoring wells and trial pits at land off Midland Road, Bramhall, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(v)

DC067212 - The Gables, 64 Hall Moss Lane, Woodford pdf icon PDF 110 KB

Two storey side and rear extension.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer contact: James Appleton on 0161 474 3576 or email: james.appleton@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. 67212 for a two storey side and rear extension at The Gables, 64 Hall Moss Lane, Woodford, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(vi)

DC067477 - 68 Moss Lane, Bramhall pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Extend and remodel detached house at the rear, front and into the roof space. Raise the ridge of the extending house. A revision of consent DC-066486.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer contact: James Appleton on 0161 474 3576 or email: james.appleton@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. 67477 to extend and remodel detached house at the rear, front and into the roof space and to raise the ridge of the extending house (revision of consent DC066486) at 68 Moss Lane, Bramhall, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(vii)

DC067478 - Woodford Road, Woodford pdf icon PDF 107 KB

The proposed development consists of a fenced compound area with hardstanding, pumping station kiosk and vehicular access from the adjacent track.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission subject to conditions.

 

Officer contact: Jane Chase on 0161 474 3550 or email: jane.chase@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. 67478 for a fenced compound area with hardstanding, pumping station kiosk and vehicular access from the adjacent track at Woodford Road, Woodford, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(viii)

DC067570 - 15 Langford Road, Heaton Chapel, Stockport, SK4 5BR pdf icon PDF 56 KB

In connection with consent for minor non-material amendments to planning approval DC064278.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer contact: James Appleton on 0161 474 3576 or email: james.appleton@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. 67570 for minor non-material amendments to planning approval DC064278 at 15 Langford Road, Heaton Chapel, Stockport, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(ix)

DC067053 - Offerton Service Station, Marple Road, Offerton pdf icon PDF 50 KB

To consider an application for the demolition of existing car wash and store and 2 no. jet wash bays, extension of existing garage shop and relation of air and water tower; ertion of 1 no. jet wash bay and additional parking space.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission with appropriate conditions.

 

Officer contact: Chris Smyton on 0161 474 3657 or email: chris.smyton@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. 67053 for the demolition of existing car wash and store and 2 no. jet wash bays, extension of existing garage shop and relation of air and water tower; erection of 1 no. jet wash bay and additional parking space at Offerton Service Station, Marple Road, Offerton, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

7.

Appeal Decisions, Current Planning Appeals and Enforcements pdf icon PDF 88 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 Committee is recommended to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Paul Cassidy on 0161 474 5388 or email: paul.cassidy@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.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.