Agenda and minutes

Planning & Highways Regulation Committee - Thursday, 18th August, 2022 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Charlotte Griffin  0161 474 3235 | Email: charlotte.griffin@stockport.gov.uk

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1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 285 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 7 July 2022.

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Minutes:

The minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 7 July 2022 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 pdf icon PDF 133 KB

To consider a report of the Visiting Team.

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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) detailing the recommendations made by the Visiting Team on Monday 15 August 2022. 

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

6.

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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)

DC/081019 - 86 Alan Road, Heaton Moor, Stockport, SK4 4DF pdf icon PDF 673 KB

Front elevation rooflights, reconfigured porch and new gates to front elevation, rear dormer and new glazed doors and cladding to rear elevation including raised decking.

 

The Committee is recommended to refuse planning permission.

 

Officer contact: Emma Curle 0161 474 3542 | emma.curle@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

In respect of plan DC/081019 for proposed front elevation rooflights, reconfigured porch and new gates to front elevation, rear dormer and new glazed doors and cladding to rear elevation including raised decking at 86 Alan Road, Heaton Moor, Stockport, SK4 4DF, it was

 

RESOLVED – That the Corporate Director for Corporate and Support Services & Deputy Chief Executive be authorised to determine the application subject to the submission of an amended plan to reduce the number of rooflights in the front roof slope of the proposed development and the imposition of a condition such that notwithstanding the materials referred to in the schedule of plans, no development shall commence until the proposed materials have been submitted and approved by the planning authority.

6.(ii)

DC/081218 - Land Adjacent to Mill Lane, Cheadle Hulme pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Proposed erection of a retirement development consisting of 66no. independent living, apartments with ancillary support services and communal facilities, together with associated landscaping, amenity space and car parking.

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission subject to:

a.    no new substantive issues being raised during the remainder of public consultation period explained at the beginning of the report;

b.    resolution of the Strategic Housing Lead’s request that the applicant demonstrates that the affordable housing quota being provided is greater than that required under planning policy, details on the financial subsidy, and that the levels of affordability under this route would be in line with the findings of the Housing Needs Survey 2019;

c.    conditions;

d.    a Section 106 Agreement to secure developer contributions toward open space, biodiversity net gain and highways improvement; and

e.    the application having first been referred to the Secretary of State to give him the opportunity to call in the application for his own determination should he wish to do so.

Contact officer: Rebecca Whitney 0161 474 4405 | rebecca.whitney@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan DC/081218 for the proposed erection of a retirement development consisting of 66no. independent living, apartments with ancillary support services and communal facilities, together with associated landscaping, amenity space and car parking on land adjacent to Mill Lane, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle, Stockport, SK8 5PG, it was

 

RESOLVED – (1) (9 for, 1 against) That the application be referred to the Secretary of State to give him the opportunity for them to call-in the application for their own determination.

 

(2) (9 for, 1 against) That in the eventuality that the application is not called-in, the Deputy Chief Executive & Corporate Director for Corporate and Support Services be authorised to determine the application subject to the applicant entering into a Section 106 agreement to secure developer contributions toward open space, biodiversity net gain and highways improvement.

6.(iii)

DC/081855 - 239-245 London Road, Hazel Grove pdf icon PDF 484 KB

Construction of an additional two storeys onto an existing three-storey building to accommodate 12 new apartments with associated vehicle, cycle parking and refuse provision.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission subject to conditions and Section 106 Legal Agreement in respect of the “Open Space Provision and Commuted Sum Payments SPD” and relevant planning policies.

 

Officer Contact: Helen Hodgett 0161 474 3656 | helen.hodgett@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan DC/081855 for the construction of an additional two storeys onto an existing three-storey building to accommodate 12 new apartments with associated vehicle, cycle parking and refuse provision at 239 – 245 London Road, Hazel Grove, Stockport, SK7 4HS, it was

 

RESOLVED – That the Corporate Director for Corporate and Support Services & Deputy Chief Executive be authorised to determine the application subject to the applicant entering into a Section 106 Agreement to secure the necessary contribution for the enhancement and maintenance of local open space provision and the imposition of a condition relating to the provision of a parking management plan.

6.(iv)

DC/082085 - Bredbury Substation, Stockport Road West, Bredbury, Stockport pdf icon PDF 636 KB

Construction and operation of a 49.9mw battery storage facility, landscaping, fencing, site access road and cable corridors.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission, subject to the completion of a Section 106 Agreement.

 

Officer contact: Brian McParland | brian.mcparland@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan DC/082085 for the construction and operation of a 49.9mw battery storage facility, landscaping, fencing, site access road and cable corridors at Bredbury Substation, Stockport Road West, Bredbury, Stockport, SK6 2BP, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted subject to the completion of a Section 106 Agreement in relation to the enhancement, maintenance and monitoring costs at the receptor/offsetting site.

6.(v)

DC/082338 - Former Jasmine Thai Restaurant, Buxton Road, Hazel Grove, Stockport, SK7 6NA pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Erection of 8 no. dwellinghouses with associated infrastructure and landscaping.

 

The Committee, if minded to grant planning permission, is recommended to defer and delegate the decision to the Head of Planning, pending the applicant entering into a Section 106 Agreement to secure the £10,000 financial contribution towards open space provision, with associated review mechanism/ clawback clause.

 

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

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In respect of plan DC/082338 for the erection of 8 no. dwellinghouses with associated infrastructure and landscaping at the former Jasmine Thai Restaurant, Buxton Road, Hazel Grove, Stockport, SK7 6NA, it was

 

RESOLVED – That the Deputy Chief Executive and Corporate Director for Corporate & Support Services be authorised to determine the application subject to the applicant entering into Section 106 Agreement to secure the £10,000 financial contribution towards open space provision with associated review mechanism/ clawback clause, as well as the additional conditions in relation to footway widening and street lighting.

6.(vi)

DC/083710 - Sherlock House, Old Road, Heaton Norris, SK4 1TD pdf icon PDF 289 KB

Proposal for change of use of existing building to a vehicle repair and MOT testing garage along with elevational alterations including the introduction of new roller shutter doors, recladding of the roof and front of the building along with new dropped kerb to allow vehicles to egress the site.

 

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

 

Contact officer: Daniel Hewitt 0161 218 1989 | daniel.hewitt@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan DC/083710 for the proposed change of use of the existing building to a vehicle repair and MOT testing garage along with elevational alterations including the introduction of new roller shutter doors, recladding of the roof and front of the building along with new dropped kerb to allow vehicles to egress the site at Sherlock House, Old Road, Heaton Norris, Stockport, SK4 1TD, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted subject to the imposition of a condition to secure an increase in the number of parking places provided as part of the proposed development.

6.(vii)

DC083756 - Burnside, 106 Hollins Lane, Marple Bridge, Stockport, SK6 5EU pdf icon PDF 461 KB

Proposed kitchen and family room extension to rear of existing dwelling and proposed 1 bed apartment above existing detached garage, all to improve or provide supported living accommodation.

 

The Committee is recommended to grant planning permission, subject to conditions (including a condition ensuring the garage shall remain ancillary to the residential use of the dwelling known as Burnside).

 

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

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In respect of plan DC/083756 for a proposed kitchen and family room extension to rear of existing dwelling and proposed 1 bed apartment above existing detached garage, all to improve or provide supported living accommodation at Burnside, 106 Hollins Lane, Marple Bridge, Stockport, SK6 5EU, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(viii)

DC/083867 - Woodford Cricket Club, Moor Lane, Woodford, SK7 1PW pdf icon PDF 430 KB

The installation of two shipping containers for the purpose of a micro-brewery within Use Class E(g)(iii) (commercial, business and service uses).

 

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

 

Officer Contact: Brian McParland | brian.mcparland@stockport.gov.uk

 

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In respect of plan DC/083867 the proposed installation of two shipping containers for the purpose of a micro-brewery within Use Class E(g)(iii) (commercial, business and service uses) at Woodford Cricket Club, Moor Lane, Woodford, SK7 1PW, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted subject to the imposition of a condition in relation to hours of operation and an informative requesting that a valid and up to date pest control contract be put in place.

6.(ix)

DC/084162 - 219 Woodford Road, Woodford pdf icon PDF 341 KB

Two storey side extension, single storey rear extension and new porch following part demolition of the existing garage and rear extension.

 

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

 

Officer contact: Sophie Anderson 0161 474 3295 | sophie.anderson@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan DC/084162 for a proposed two storey side extension, single storey rear extension and new porch following part demolition of the existing garage and rear extension at 219 Woodford Road, Woodford, Stockport, SK7 1QE, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(x)

DC/084261 - 386 Chester Road, Woodford pdf icon PDF 314 KB

Single storey side and rear extension following demolition of the existing conservatory. Front porch roof extension. External alterations.

 

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

 

Officer contact: Sophie Anderson 0161 474 3295 | sophie.anderson@stockport.gov.uk

 

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In respect of plan DC/084261 for a proposed single storey side and rear extension following demolition of the existing conservatory, front porch roof extension and external alterations at 386 Chester Road, Woodford, Stockport, SK7 1QG, it was

 

RESOLVED – That planning permission be granted.

6.(xi)

DC/084766 - 30 Hampstead Lane, Great Moor pdf icon PDF 355 KB

Part single, part two storey rear extension with associated works and front car port conversion.

 

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

 

Officer contact: Anthony Smith 0161 474 3569 | anthony.smith@stockport.gov.uk

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In respect of plan DC/084766 for a proposed part single, part two storey rear extension with associated works and front car port conversion at 30 Hampstead Lane, Great Moor, Stockport, SK2 7QQ, it was

 

RESOLVED – (6 for, 3 against) That planning permission be refused on the grounds that the proposed development would have an overbearing relationship with adjacent properties contrary to Policy CDH 1.8 by virtue of overshadowing, visual intrusion the resultant significant and detrimental loss of light to the neighbouring property.

7.

Appeal Decisions, Current Planning Appeals and Enforcements pdf icon PDF 542 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 0161 474 3219 | 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.

 

Members received an update on Garden House, Lakes Road, Marple, Stockport. It was noted that, since the last committee meeting, a section 106 agreement been signed and sealed, planning permission granted and the enforcement notice withdrawn. Queries from residents had been received in relation to alleged breaches of conditions, which had been referred to the Enforcement Officer for investigation. Members were advised that the council had recently reminded the operators about the requirements of planning conditions and particulars on notice.

 

Members noted a correction to the report in relation to the location of 11 Maple Avenue (Cheadle Hulme North).

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.