Agenda and minutes

Planning & Highways Regulation Committee
Thursday, 6th August, 2020 6.00 pm

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 151 KB

To approve as a correct record and order that the Minutes of the meeting held on 2 July 2020 be signed.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 2 July 2020 were approved as a correct record.

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 via the Council’s website at www.stockport.gov.uk/publicquestions.

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No public questions were submitted.

5.

Development Applications pdf icon PDF 236 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)

DC073653 - Thorn Works, Mill Pool Close, Woodley pdf icon PDF 795 KB

Conversion of existing building to form 12 no. apartments, additional fenestration, installation of dormers and roof lights, erection of an additional level to the stairwell, alterations to ground levels to east and improvements to

the access road and associated infrastructure.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

Officer contact: Karyn Clarke on 0161 474 3551 or email: karyn.clarke@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. DC073653 for the conversion of existing building to form 12 no. apartments, additional fenestration, installation of dormers and roof lights, erection of an additional level to the stairwell, alterations to ground levels to east and improvements to the access road and associated infrastructure at Thorn Works, Mill Pool Close, Woodley, it was

 

RESOLVED – (10 for) That planning permission be granted.

5.(ii)

DC074660 - 6 Kings Close, Bramhall pdf icon PDF 326 KB

Demolition of existing dwelling. New residential housing development comprising 3no. dwellings and 1no. detached garage, accessed via shared private driveway with associated landscaping and external works.

 

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. DC074660 for the demolition of existing dwelling and new residential housing development comprising 3 no. dwellings and 1 no. detached garage, accessed via shared private driveway with associated landscaping and external works at 6 Kings Close, Bramhall, it was

 

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

5.(iii)

DC076064 - 92 Styal Road, Gatley pdf icon PDF 200 KB

Proposed increase in ridge height to facilitate a loft conversion, rear dormer roof extension with rear balcony at first floor level and three additional roof lights to the resultant frontage.

 

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

 

Officer Contact: Callum Coyne on 0161 218 1985 or email: callum.coyne@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan no. DC076064 for the proposed increase in ridge height to facilitate a loft conversion, rear dormer roof extension with rear balcony at first floor level and three additional roof lights to the resultant frontage at 92 Styal Road, Gatley, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

5.(iv)

DC076685 Flora Cottage, Chester Road, Woodford pdf icon PDF 175 KB

Erection of 3no 2 bedroom bungalow dwellings on the plot behind Flora Cottage (Flora Cottage will be retained), utilising existing site access from the highway.

 

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. DC076685 for the erection of 3  no. 2 bedroom bungalow dwellings on the plot behind Flora Cottage (Flora Cottage will be retained), utilising existing site access from the highway at Flora Cottage, Chester Road, Woodford, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

                                                                                              

5.(v)

DC076974 - Cornfield, Buxton Road, High Lane pdf icon PDF 234 KB

Construction of first floor rear extension above existing ground floor.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission.

 

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

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In respect of plan no. DC076974 for the construction of first floor rear extension above existing ground floor at Cornfield, Buxton Road, High Lane, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.

Planning Appeals, Enforcement Appeals and Enforcement Notices pdf icon PDF 437 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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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 enforcement notice served with regard to the removal of wooden window frames to the first and second floor front elevation of a locally listed building within a Conservation Area and the replacement of them with u-PVC frames on land at 43, 45, & 47 Middle Hillgate, Stockport had now been complied with.

·         Following constructive dialogue, the compliance date for the enforcement notice served at 604 Didsbury Road, Heaton Mersey with regard to the material change of use of garage to a single dwellinghouse had now been extended until 21 June 2021.

·         A stop notice had been served on 5 August 2020 on land at Wybersley Road, High Lane to prevent the importation of waste material.

·         A Section 215 notice had been served on 2 July 2020 relating to the condition of land detrimental to the amenity of the area at 73, 106 and 108 Crossfield Road, Cheadle Hulme.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.