Agenda and minutes

Planning & Highways Regulation Committee
Thursday, 11th February, 2021 6.00 pm

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Items
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1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 139 KB

To approve as a correct record and order that the Minutes of the meeting held on 14 January 2021 be signed.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 14 January 2021 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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Minutes:

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 159 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)

DC075491 - Former Compstall Printworks, Andrew Street, Compstall pdf icon PDF 624 KB

Demolition (in part) of the former Compstall Printworks and construction of 18 no. dwelling houses and 14 no. apartments with associated car parking and landscaping.

 

The Committee recommended to grant planning permission.    

 

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

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. DC075491 for the demolition (in part) of the former Compstall Printworks and construction of 18 no. dwelling houses and 14 no. apartments with associated car parking and landscaping at the former Compstall Printworks, Andrew Street, Compstall, it was

 

RESOLVED – That the Corporate Director (Place) and Deputy Chief Executive be authorised to determine the application, subject to the applicant entering into a Section 106 Agreement to secure the required financial contribution (£7,500) to fund the provision of parking restrictions/a Traffic Regulation Order on the access road and to secure a review mechanism/clawback clause in relation to open space contributions.

 

5.(ii)

DC076583 - 192 Chester Road, Hazel Grove pdf icon PDF 523 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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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. DC076583 for a 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 extension), front elevation (two-storey extension), landscaping, car parking and associated infrastructure at 192 Chester Road, Hazel Grove, it was

 

RESOLVED - (9 for, 3 against) (1) That planning permission be refused as the proposed development fails to provide adequate parking to serve the likely demand resulting from the nature and intensity of the proposed use. This lack of car parking will detrimentally affect highway safety as vehicles will be displaced on to neighbouring roads and in particular Chester Road which will impede the free flowing of traffic. This in turn will be detrimental to residential amenity. In addition, there are inadequate sustainable transport modes available for the future residents of the care home, and the development fails to promote a healthy community for the residents of the care home.

 

(2) That, in the light of the Committee’s decision to refuse planning permission contrary to the Officer recommendation, Councillor Brian Bagnall be nominated to assist in the defence of any subsequent appeal against the refusal of planning permission.

 

5.(iii)

DC076884 - Land At Aldersgate Road/Corbar Road, Stockport pdf icon PDF 487 KB

The development of 5 dwellings with associated landscaping, access, car parking and associated infrastructure.

 

The Committee recommended to grant planning permission subject to:-

 

·         Conditions

·         The applicant entering into a Section 106 Agreement to secure the relevant contribution towards open space and a clause to ensure that the existing floodlighting serving the Aquinas College Artificial Grass Pitch is amended in accordance with the submitted Light Spillage Survey, to be funded by the applicant/developer; and

·         No new substantive issues being raised by an extended public notification period as explained in the report.

 

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

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In respect of plan no. 76884 for the development of 5 dwellings with associated landscaping, access, car parking and associated infrastructure on land at Aldersgate Road/Corbar Road, Stockport, it was

 

RESOLVED – (11 for, 1 against) That planning permission be granted, subject to:-

 

·         Conditions

·         The applicant entering into a Section 106 Agreement to secure the relevant contribution towards open space and a clause to ensure that the existing floodlighting serving the Aquinas College Artificial Grass Pitch is amended in accordance with the submitted Light Spillage Survey, to be funded by the applicant/developer; and

·         No new substantive issues being raised by an extended public notification period as explained in the report.

 

 

5.(iv)

DC072210 - Hillside Farm, Werneth Low Road, Romiley pdf icon PDF 231 KB

Construction of a detached building, together with associated outdoor groundworks including creation of a pond, seating areas and outdoor forest school, for use as training centre / hub for armed forces veterans (part retrospective).

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer contact: Mark Jordan on 0161 474 3557 or email: mark.jordan@stockport.gov.uk 

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Minutes:

In respect of plan no. 72210 for the construction of a detached building, together with associated outdoor groundworks including the creation of a pond, seating areas and outdoor forest school, for use as a training centre/hub for armed forces veterans (part retrospective) at Hillside Farm, Werneth Low Road, Romiley, it was

 

MOVED AND SECONDED - That planning permission be refused as it was inappropriate development in the Green Belt and that very special circumstances had not been demonstrated to outweigh the harm to the Green Belt.

 

For the motion 5, against 7.

 

MOTION NOT CARRIED

 

FURTHER MOTION MOVED AND SECONDED - That planning permission be granted.

 

For the motion 8, against 4.

 

MOTION CARRIED

 

It was then:-

 

RESOLVED – (8 for, 4 against) That planning permission be granted.

5.(v)

DC077912 - 529 Chester Road, Woodford pdf icon PDF 194 KB

Proposed extended house with a new dormer roof and rear extension.

 

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. 77912 for a proposed extended house with a new dormer roof and rear extension at 529 Chester Road, Woodford, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

5.(vi)

DC078432 - Land at Foden Lane, Woodford pdf icon PDF 288 KB

Construction of two dwellings and associated works.

 

The Committee recommended to grant planning permission.    

 

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

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

5.(vii)

DC078612 - 20 Hill Top Avenue, Cheadle Hulme pdf icon PDF 234 KB

Single storey ancillary accommodation (detached) to form storage outbuilding and a garden room.

 

The Area 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. 78612 for a single storey accommodation (detached) to form storage outbuilding and a garden room at 20 Hill Top Avenue, Cheadle Hulme, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals and Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 232 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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Minutes:

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 committee.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.