Agenda and minutes

Planning & Highways Regulation Committee
Thursday, 14th January, 2021 6.00 pm

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Items
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1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 147 KB

To approve as a correct record and order that the Minutes of the meeting held on 26 November 2020 be signed.

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The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 26 November 2020 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.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 154 KB

To consider a report of the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy 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 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)

DC072623 - Piccadilly Car Park, Piccadilly, Stockport pdf icon PDF 441 KB

REVISED PROPOSALS: Full Planning application for the erection of a mixed-use commercial (use Class E) and residential (C3 use) development comprising 98 no. apartments including a mix of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom units with associated access, parking, landscaping and engineering works.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission, subject to:-

 

·         the submission of a Stage 1 Road Safety Audit and Designer’s Response which does not raise any significant issues which cannot be readily addressed at the detailed design stage;

·         necessary conditions; and

·         the completions of a Section 106 legal agreement to secure the obligations detailed above.

 

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

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In respect of plan no. DC072623 for the erection of a mixed-use commercial (use Class E) and residential (C3 use) development comprising 98 no. apartments including a mix of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom units with associated access, parking, landscaping and engineering works at Piccadilly Car Park, Piccadilly, Stockport, it was

 

RESOLVED – (10 for, 2 abstentions) That planning permission be granted subject to the inclusion of an informative relating to the provision of appropriate fire mitigation measures.

5.(ii)

DC077949 - 130 Moor Lane, Woodford pdf icon PDF 217 KB

Two storey side extension & single storey rear extension & demolition of existing garage

 

The Committee 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. DC077949 for a two storey side extension and single storey rear extension and demolition of existing garage at 130 Moor Lane, Woodford, it was

 

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

5.(iii)

DC078167 - Orchards, Church lane, Woodford pdf icon PDF 258 KB

Erection of a detached garage / outbuilding with storage accommodation above – Retrospective.

 

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. DC078167 for the erection of a detached garage/ outbuilding with storage accommodation above (retrospective) at Orchards, Church Lane, Woodford, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

5.(iv)

DC076583 - 192 Chester Road, Hazel Grove pdf icon PDF 504 KB

Proposed change of use from a dwelling house (Use Class C3) to a 12-bedroom care home for the Elderly (Use Class C2), roof extension, rear elevation (ground and first floor extensions), front elevation (two-storey extension), landscaping, car parking and associated infrastructure.

 

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. DC076583 for the proposed change of use from a dwelling house (Use Class C3) to a 12-bedroom care home for the Elderly (Use Class C2), roof extension, rear elevation (ground and first floor extensions), front elevation (two-storey extension), landscaping, car parking and associated infrastructure at 192 Chester Road, Hazel Grove, it was

 

RESOLVED – That consideration of this application be deferred to a future meeting of the Area Committee pending the receipt of additional information relating to (i) the highway impact of the proposed development with specific reference to the speed of vehicles and any potential mitigation that would be required; (ii) how the proposed development would operate and its staffing numbers; and (iii) a further examination of the land levels of the development site.   

6.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals & Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 217 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 Strategic Head of Service & Monitoring Officer (Legal & Democratic Governance) 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:-

 

·         With regard to the enforcement action taken in relation to the breach of planning control at the former Standard Chemicals site at Mill Lane, Cheadle the applicant had applied to extend the compliance period for the injunction which would be heard by the High Court on 21 January 2021.

·         With regard to the enforcement noticed served at Mac Court, St. Thomas Place, Stockport, following negotiations it has been agreed to build the gable wall in compliance with the approved plans with work commencing in April 2021.

·         Further action in relation to the Section 215 notices served at 73 and 106 Crossefield Road, Cheadle Hulme had been suspended pending an appeal decision at 108 Crossefield Road as all cases related to similar issues.

·         With regard to the enforcement notice served on land at Wybersley Road, High Lane ‘Step 1’ had now been complied with.

·         The compliance date for the enforcement notice served at 123 Werneth Road, Woodley had been extended to 1 May 2021.

·         The replacement tree planting on land adjacent to Unity Mills, Poleacre Lane, Woodley had been placed on hold due to the restrictions imposed by the current lockdown measures and an extension had been proposed until 15 February 2021.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.