Agenda and minutes

Planning & Highways Regulation Committee
Thursday, 9th January, 2020 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 140 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 21 November 2019.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 21 November 2019 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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No public questions were submitted.

5.

Site Visits

To consider a report of the Visiting Team.

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A representative of the Deputy Chief Executive submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) detailing the recommendations made by the Visiting Team on Monday, 6 January 2020.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

6.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 156 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)

DC072786 - 218-236 Finney Lane, Heald Green pdf icon PDF 527 KB

Proposed conversion of the existing first floor storage above ‘Tesco’ unit, first floor and two-storey rear extension, and two-storey extension above ‘Betfred’ unit for residential accommodation comprising 9 units in a mixture of 1 & 2 bedroom apartments over two floors, with associated parking, landscaping and segregated recycling and waste management, together with elevational alterations to the parade.

 

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

 

Officer Contact: Helen Hodgett on 0161 474 3565 or email: helen.hodgett@stockport.gov.uk

 

 

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. DC072786 for the conversion of the existing first floor storage above ‘Tesco’ unit, first floor and two-storey rear extension, and two-storey extension above ‘Betfred’ unit for residential accommodation comprising 9 units in a mixture of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments over two floors, with associated parking, landscaping and segregated recycling and waste management, together with elevational alterations to the parade at 218-236 Finney Lane, Heald Green, it was

 

RESOLVED – (11 for, 1 against) That planning permission be granted.

6.(ii)

DC073895 - Werneth Hall Farm, Cowlishaw Road, Romiley pdf icon PDF 284 KB

Extension of ancillary outbuilding (former barn) and conversion to dwelling.

 

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. DC073895 for the extension of ancillary outbuilding (former barn) and conversion to dwelling at Werneth Hall Farm, Cowlishaw Road, Romiley, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(iii)

DC074328 - Moorwood Stables, Cinder Lane, Woodford pdf icon PDF 185 KB

Change of use of former stable block/storage facility to single dwelling together with external alterations and formation of parking and garden area.

 

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. DC074328 for the change of use of former stable block/storage facility to single dwelling together with external alterations and formation of parking and garden area at Moorwood Stables, Cinder Lane, Woodford, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(iv)

DC074910 - Southern Part, Old Canal Yard, Reuben Street, South Reddish pdf icon PDF 361 KB

Demolition of existing structures and erection of 9 no. apartments within a three storey block, with associated access, parking and landscaping.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer Contact: Mark Burgess on 0161 474 3659 or email: mark.burgess@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. DC074910 for the demolition of existing structures and erection of 9 no. apartments within a three-storey block, with associated access, parking and landscaping on the Southern Part, Old Canal Yard, Reuben Street, South Reddish, it was

 

RESOLVED – (1) That planning permission be granted.

 

(2) That the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration be requested to enter into discussions with the applicant in relation to the provision of disabled parking places within the site.

7.

Appeal Decisions, Current Planning Appeals and Enforcements pdf icon PDF 220 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: Vicki Bates on 0161 474 3219 or email: vicki.bates@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.

 

It was reported that since the publication of the agenda, there had been a number of updates to the report as follows:-

 

·         An appeal had been received against the refusal of planning permission for a two storey and single storey rear extension, single storey front and extension and elevation alterations at 30A Winnington Road, Marple.

·         The enforcement notice served at 29 Churchill Crescent, Reddish in relation to a raised platform in rear garden allowing undue overlooking and loss of privacy to neighbours had now been complied with.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.