Agenda and minutes

Planning & Highways Regulation Committee
Thursday, 15th October, 2020 6.00 pm

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1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 140 KB

To approve as a correct record and order that the Minutes of the meeting held on 10 September 2020 be signed.

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The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 10 September 2020 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair subject to the amendment of the attendance list to remove Councillor Charles Gibson and his replacement with Councillor Chris Gordon.

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.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 235 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).

5.(i)

DC074646 - Cromer Road, Newboult Road, Jackson Street, Brookfield Road, Old Wool Lane, Queens Road, Radnormere Drive, Birtlespool Road, Cheadle Road, North Downs Road, Turves Road, Acacia Avenue, Bankfield Road, Highfield Road, Vernon Close, Chedlee Drive, Bruntwood Lane, Etchells Road, Wilmslow Road, St Ann's Road North, Brandon Avenue, Rose Vale, Elmsleigh Road, Pymgate Lane, Yew Tree Grove, Firs Road, South Drive, West Drive, Styal Road, Park Road, Altrincham Road, Brookside Road, and Kingsway - Gatley, Heald Green, Cheadle and Cheadle Hulme, Stockport pdf icon PDF 429 KB

Erection of street furniture in 32 locations, including steel poles, clear nylon wire, arches and posts in association with an Eruv.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

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

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In respect of plan no. DC074646 for the erection of street furniture in 32 locations, including steel poles, clear nylon wire, arches and posts in association with an Eruv at Cromer Road, Newboult Road, Jackson Street, Brookfield Road, Old Wool Lane, Queens Road, Radnormere Drive, Birtlespool Road, Cheadle Road, North Downs Road, Turves Road, Acacia Avenue, Bankfield Road, Highfield Road, Vernon Close, Chedlee Drive, Bruntwood Lane, Etchells Road, Wilmslow Road, St Ann's Road North, Brandon Avenue, Rose Vale, Elmsleigh Road, Pymgate Lane, Yew Tree Grove, Firs Road, South Drive, West Drive, Styal Road, Park Road, Altrincham Road, Brookside Road, and Kingsway - Gatley, Heald Green, Cheadle and Cheadle Hulme, Stockport, it was

 

RESOLVED – (9 for, 2 against, 1 abstention) That planning permission be granted.

5.(ii)

DC075939 - Focus School, 237 Didsbury Road, Heaton Mersey, Stockport, SK4 2AA pdf icon PDF 693 KB

Demolition of existing buildings and redevelopment of the site to provide 34 dwellings, associated landscaping, amended access, car parking and public open space area.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer contact: Jeni Regan on 0161 474 3531 or email: jeni.regan@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. DC075939 for the demolition of existing buildings and redevelopment of the site to provide 34 dwellings, associated landscaping, amended access, car parking and public open space area at Focus School, 237 Didsbury Road, Heaton Mersey, Stockport, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

5.(iii)

DC076377 - Wrenbury, Buxton Road, Hazel Grove, Stockport, SK7 6NG pdf icon PDF 243 KB

Two storey side extension, single storey rear extension and front porch. Dropped kerb to rear of the site.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer contact: Mark Burgess on 0161 474 3659, mark.burgess@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. DC076377 for a two storey side extension, single storey rear extension and front porch and dropped kerb to rear of the site at Wrenbury, Buxton Road, Hazel Grove, Stockport, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

 

5.(iv)

DC076883 - Cranford Golf Centre, Harwood Road, Heaton Mersey pdf icon PDF 744 KB

Demolition of the existing Golf Centre buildings; Residential Development comprising 106 dwellings with associated Open Space including 1 No. LAP (Local Area for Play) and 1 No. LEAP (Local Equipped Area for Play) with access from Harwood Road.

 

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

 

Officer contact: Jeni Regan, 0161 474 3531, jeni.regan@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. DC076883 for the demolition of the existing Golf Centre buildings; Residential Development comprising 106 dwellings with associated Open Space including 1 No. LAP (Local Area for Play) and 1 No. LEAP (Local Equipped Area for Play) with access from Harwood Road at Cranford Golf Centre, Harwood Road, Heaton Mersey, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted subject to the imposition of a condition relating to the provision of electric vehicle charging facilities.

5.(v)

DC077490 - Turf Lea Farm, Turf Lea Road, Marple, Stockport, SK6 7EZ pdf icon PDF 230 KB

Erection of an extension to the side and rear of an existing detached residential dwelling-house.

 

The Area Committee is requested to recommend that the Planning & Highways Regulations Committee grants planning permission.

 

Officer contact: Mark Burgess on 0161 474 3659, mark.burgess@stockport.gov.uk

 

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In respect of plan no. DC077490 for the erection of an extension to the side and rear of an existing detached residential dwelling-house at Turf Lea Farm, Turf Lea Road, Marple, Stockport, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted subject to the removal of permitted development rights.

6.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals and Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 218 KB

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

 

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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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:-

 

·         The appeal against the refusal of planning permission for the erection of a new-build 2 storey 3 bedroom dwelling at 2 Grendale Avenue, Offerton had been dismissed.

·         The appeal against the refusal of planning permission for the erection of 1.4 metre tall fencing and sliding gate at the front of the property (retrospective) at 45 Buckingham Road West, Heaton Moor had been dismissed.

·         The enforcement notice served at 36 Mill Brow, Marple Bridge with regard to the removal of raised decking from the rear garden had now been complied with.

 

Clarity was requested on the whether any timescales had been attached to the arrangement for the access by the council to land at Unity Mills, Woodley to assess compliance with a required replanting of 100 native woodland trees.  It was confirmed that further information would be sought on this issue and communicated directly to members.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.