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Fri 18th Dec 2020, 10:00am

Responds to the planning applications within Macclesfield as a statutory consultee.

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Planning Committee Agenda 18th December 2020

Due to the Coronavirus Covid-19 restrictions and in line with the Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 this meeting will be held remotely, broadcast on youtube.com and can be viewed on the Macclesfield Town Council youtube.com channel.

Agenda for the meeting on 18th December 2020 at 10am

1. Apologies for Absence

2. Declarations of Interest


The meeting will be adjourned to invite public comments and questions. Following which the meeting will be reconvened.

NOTE:

If you would like to speak during public session, please email clerk@macclesfield-tc.gov.uk by 12 noon on 16/12/20. Every practicable effort will be made to try and arrange your inclusion.

If you would like to submit a written statement, please submit your statement for inclusion and circulation to the committee to clerk@macclesfield-tc.gov.uk by 12 noon on 16/12/20.


3. Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting Held on 27th November 2020

Action: To consider the draft minutes as a true record of the meeting

4. Matters Arising from the Minutes

Action: To consider any matters arising from the minutes

5.  Observations on Planning Applications

The planning authority has been informed of the date of this meeting and any delays in responses as they relate to all applications with response closing dates before the date of this meeting.

Application No:       20/5025M

Proposal: Replacement of existing grass pitch with new artificial pitch and upgrade of existing floodlights

Location:  Macclesfield Football Club, Moss Rose, London Road, Macclesfield, SK11 7SP

Application No:       20/5406M

Proposal:  Change of Use of a residential dwelling to a residential children’s home

Location:  9, Stafford Walk, Macclesfield, SK10 3EG

Application No:       20/5253M

Proposal:  Change of Use of Residential Care Home to School

Location:  76, Chelford Road, Macclesfield, SK10 3LQ

Application No:       20/5062M

Proposal:  Change of use from ground floor shop unit and first floor office area to 2 no. 3 bedroom dwellings.

Location:  24, Brown Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6SA

Application No:       20/4602M

Proposal:   Part two storey and single storey side extension and single storey rear extension to kitchen.

Location:  28, Prestwick Close, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2TH

Application No:       20/5175M

Proposal:  Temporary change of use from a bar (sui generis) to class F2 (B)

Location:  91-95, Mill Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6NN

Application No:       20/5228M

Proposal: 2 storey rear, single storey front, side and rear and 1st floor front extensions

Location:   28, Amberley Road, Macclesfield, SK11 8LX

Application No:       20/4936M

Proposal:   Proposed double storey side extension.

Location:  2, Ryebank Way, Macclesfield, SK10 2LJ

Application No:       20/5260M

Proposal:  Single Storey Front Extension

Location:  67, Ullswater, Macclesfield, SK11 7YW

Application No:       20/5285M

Proposal:  Erection of a ground floor rear extension with a parapet flat roof and a roof lantern. Insertion of a full-height window and French doors into the existing rear elevation at the ground floor. A first-floor extension over the existing side elevation flat roof garage to create additional living space, under an all hipped roof.

Location:  56, Ryles Park Road, Macclesfield, SK11 8AL

Application No:       20/5240M

Proposal:    Rear single storey extension

Location:  4, Thirlmere, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 7XY

Application No:       20/5319M

Proposal: Single storey rear extension

Location:  14, Grangelands, Macclesfield, SK10 4AB

Application No:       20/5345M

Proposal:  single storey front and rear extensions

Location:  139, Whirley Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3JL

Application No:       20/5376M

Proposal:  Proposed single storey rear extension

Location:   13, Penrith Avenue, Macclesfield, SK11 8PP

Application No:       20/5296M

Proposal: Single storey extension (for archive storage purposes) to Archive Building 23

Location:   Astrazeneca, Charter Way, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2NA

Application No:       20/5395M

Proposal:  Proposed Two Storey Rear Extension.

Location:  31, Tytherington Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2JS

Application No:       20/5295M

Proposal:  Demolition of an existing single storey Scout Hut and associated single storey detached storage building with construction of a new single storey Scout Hut with integral storage

Location:  Scout Headquarters 32 West Bond Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 8EQ

Application No:       20/5377M

Proposal:Refurbishment of existing shopfront, including provision for wheelchair access, replacement surrounds with cornice lighting and metal guarding to windows at stallraiser level with matching security gate to entrance porch.

Location:  81, Mill Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6NN

Application No:       20/5378M

Proposal: Listed building consent for refurbishment of existing shopfront, including provision for wheelchair access, replacement surrounds with cornice lighting and metal guarding to windows at stallraiser level with matching security gate to entrance porch.

Location:  81, Mill Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6NN

Application No:       20/5379M

Proposal:   Advertisement consent for hand painted shop logo and name on new painted timber fascia to include smaller hand painted website and telephone number below. Illumination for main fascia sign to be provided via concealed cornice lighting. Individual LED numbers and letters to securitry gate and central pilaster for property identification.

Location:  81, Mill Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6NN

Application No:       20/5435M

Proposal: Change of Use from offices to a single dwelling, retention of rear rooflight (fire vent), enclosed rear yard with boundary wall/decking and rear fire door

Location:   27, Park Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6SR

Application No:       20/5436M

Proposal:   Listed Building Consent for change of use from offices to a single dwelling, retention of rear rooflight (fire vent), enclosed rear yard with boundary wall/decking and rear fire door

Location:  27, Park Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6SR

Application No:       20/5484M

Proposal: Retrospective planning for previously erected Garden Gazebo

Location:   12, Cotton Crescent, Macclesfield, SK10 2BT

Application No:       20/5472M

Proposal:   Side and rear extensions to existing dwelling

Location: 84 , Tytherington Drive, Macclesfield, SK10 2HN

Application No:       20/5443M

Proposal: Proposed double storey side and first floor rear extension

Location: 16, Carnoustie Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2TB

Application No:       20/5525M

Proposal: New Orangery to replace existing Conservatory.

Location:  47, Rotherhead Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 7XQ

 

6.  Appeals

6.1   20/2265M, 2 Brook Street

Action: To consider a response to the appeal notification.

6.2   20/3406M, 86 Mill Street

Action: To consider a response to the appeal notification.

7. Site Allocations and Development Policies Document (SADPD) Consultation

Action: To consider a response to the Cheshire East Council consultation

8. Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) Supplementary Planning Document Consultation

Action: To consider a response to the Cheshire East Council consultation

9. Conservation Area Review

Action: To note the report and any further updates

10. Town Character Assessment

Action: To note the report and any further updates

11. Correspondence

11.1  Cheshire Community Action (CCA) housing initiative.

Action: To note the correspondence.

12. Member Items

None.

13. Date/Time and Place of Next Meeting

The date of the next meeting of the Planning Committee is 10am on 15th January 2021.

The format/venue to be confirmed subject to C-19 restrictions and related regulations.

Sup. Agendas

Planning Committee Supplementary Agenda 18th December 2020

Supplementary Agenda for the meeting to be held on 18th December 2020 at 10am

1.  OBSERVATIONS ON PLANNING APPLICATIONS

The planning authority has been informed of the date of this meeting and any delays in responses as they relate to all applications with response closing dates before the date of this meeting.

Application No:  20/5505M

Proposal: 2no. single storey screening cabins (in accordance with Covid-19 compliance)

Location:   Astrazeneca, Charter Way, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2NA

Application No:  20/5433M

Proposal:   Change of use to a restaurant and bar.

Location:   Former Cheshire Building Society Buildin, Unit 3, Castle Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6AF

Application No: 20/5434M

Proposal:   Advertisement consent for 2 fascia sign, 2 outside menu display

Location: Former Cheshire Building Society Buildin, Unit 3, Castle Street, Macclesfield,, SK11 6AF

Application No: 20/5496M

Proposal:    Proposed single storey rear extension

Location: 19, Home Farm Avenue, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3QW

Minutes

Planning Committee Minutes 18th December 2020

Due to the Coronavirus Covid-19 restrictions and in line with the Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 this meeting was held remotely, broadcast on youtube.com and can be viewed on the Macclesfield Town Council youtube.com channel.

Minutes of the meeting held on 18th December 2020 at 10am

In attendance:

  • Cllr Mike Hutchison
  • Cllr Janet Jackson MBE
  • Cllr David Edwardes
  • Cllr Fiona Wilson

1. Apologies for Absence

Cllr Lloyd Roberts

2. Declarations of Interest

Cllr Jackson declared a non-pecuniary interest in applications 20/5296M and 20/5505M as a former employee of Astra Zeneca and in receipt of a company pension.


Meeting adjournment for public comments.

Ruth Thompson spoke on the open space designation for the King’s Cumberland Street site cricket pitch, seeking Macclesfield Town Council’s support to designate it as Local Green Space which offers additional protection if certain criteria are met, i.e. reasonably close to the community, of special value to the community and local in character.

The committee responded that Macclesfield Town Council is due to conduct a review of the town’s conservation area following the engagement of a Heritage Consultant and has formed a Character Assessment Working Group which includes open space.

Ruth was thanked and the meeting reconvened.


3.  Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting Held on 27th November 2020

RESOLVED:        That the minutes are approved as a true record of the meeting.

4. Matters Arising from The Minutes

None

5. Observations on Planning Applications

The planning authority has been informed of the date of this meeting and any delays in responses as they relate to all applications with response closing dates before the date of this meeting.

Application No:      20/5025M

Proposal: Replacement of existing grass pitch with new artificial pitch and upgrade of existing floodlights

Location:   Macclesfield Football Club, Moss Rose, London Road, Macclesfield, SK11 7SP

The committee noted that this application was Approved on 17/12/20 but sought that the below was returned to the Planning Authority:

The committee supports this application and welcomes the improvements. It wishes the club a successful future and recognises its value as a community hub.

Application No:      20/5406M

Proposal:   Change of Use of a residential dwelling to a residential children’s home

Location:   9, Stafford Walk, Macclesfield, SK10 3EG

No objections.

Application No:      20/5253M

Proposal:  Change of Use of Residential Care Home to School

Location:  76, Chelford Road, Macclesfield, SK10 3LQ

No objections.

Application No:      20/5062M

Proposal:  Change of use from ground floor shop unit and first floor office area to 2 no. 3 bedroom dwellings.

Location: 24, BROWN STREET, MACCLESFIELD, Sk11 6sa

The committee raised no objections but sought the following conditions:

  1. The installation of low emission boilers,
  2. Electrical vehicle charging points.

It was also noted that one of the properties has no access to outdoor amenity space and that the provision of parking, while adequate, will result in some vehicles being blocked in.

Application No:      20/4602M

Proposal:  Part two storey and single storey side extension and single storey rear extension to kitchen.

Location: 28, Prestwick Close, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2TH

No objections.

Application No:      20/5175M

Proposal: Temporary change of use from a bar (sui generis) to class F2 (B)

Location:  1-95, Mill Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6NN

The committee are in support of this application.

Application No:      20/5228M

Proposal:   2 storey rear, single storey front, side and rear and 1st floor front extensions

Location:   28, Amberley Road, Macclesfield, SK11 8LX

No objections.

Application No:      20/4936M

Proposal: Proposed double storey side extension.

Location:   2, Ryebank Way, Macclesfield, SK10 2LJ

No objections.

Application No:      20/5260M

Proposal: Single Storey Front Extension

Location:  67, Ullswater, Macclesfield, SK11 7YW

No objections.

Application No:      20/5285M

Proposal:  Erection of a ground floor rear extension with a parapet flat roof and a roof lantern. Insertion of a full-height window and French doors into the existing rear elevation at the ground floor. A first-floor extension over the existing side elevation flat roof garage to create additional living space, under an all hipped roof.

Location: 56, Ryles Park Road, Macclesfield, SK11 8AL

No objections.

Application No:      20/5240M

Proposal: Rear single storey extension

Location:  4, Thirlmere, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 7XY

No objections.

Application No:      20/5319M

Proposal:  Single storey rear extension

Location: 14, Grangelands, Macclesfield, SK10 4AB

No objections.

Application No:      20/5345M

Proposal:   single storey front and rear extensions

Location: 139, Whirley Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3JL

No objections.

Application No:      20/5376M

Proposal: Proposed single storey rear extension

Location: 13, Penrith Avenue, Macclesfield, SK11 8PP

No objections.

Application No:      20/5296M

Proposal: Single storey extension (for archive storage purposes) to Archive Building 23

Location:  Astrazeneca, Charter Way, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2NA

No objections.

Cllr Jackson MBE commented on the value of Astrazeneca as an employer in the area which was supported by the committee.

Application No:      20/5395M

Proposal:   Proposed Two Storey Rear Extension.

Location: 31, Tytherington Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2JS

The committee raised no objections but sought that the Planning Officer examines the distance between the proposed extension and the neighbouring property with respect to Policy DC38 (Space, Light and Privacy) in the saved Macclesfield Borough Local Plan.

Application No:      20/5295M

Proposal: Demolition of an existing single storey Scout Hut and associated single storey detached storage building with construction of a new single storey Scout Hut with integral storage

Location: Scout Headquarters 32 West Bond Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 8EQ

The committee noted their support of improved facilities for the Scouts but sought the following conditions:

  1. Hours of construction are set to minimise the impact to the local residents,
  2. A site specific dust management strategy is submitted,
  3. The installation of a low emission boiler,
  4. Electrical vehicle charging points.

Application No:      20/5377M

Proposal:  Refurbishment of existing shopfront, including provision for wheelchair access, replacement surrounds with cornice lighting and metal guarding to windows at stallraiser level with matching security gate to entrance porch.

Location: 81, Mill Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6NN

The committee noted their support of this application, subject to the Conservation Officer’s report.

Application No:      20/5378M

Proposal:   Listed building consent for refurbishment of existing shopfront, including provision for wheelchair access, replacement surrounds with cornice lighting and metal guarding to windows at stallraiser level with matching security gate to entrance porch.

Location: 81, Mill Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6NN

The committee noted their support of this application, subject to the Conservation Officer’s report.

Application No:      20/5379M

Proposal:  Advertisement consent for hand painted shop logo and name on new painted timber fascia to include smaller hand painted website and telephone number below. Illumination for main fascia sign to be provided via concealed cornice lighting. Individual LED numbers and letters to securitry gate and central pilaster for property identification.

Location:   81, Mill Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6NN

The committee noted their support of this application, subject to the Conservation Officer’s report.

Application No:      20/5435M

Proposal: Change of Use from offices to a single dwelling, retention of rear rooflight (fire vent), enclosed rear yard with boundary wall/decking and rear fire door

Location:  27, Park Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6SR

No objections.

Application No:      20/5436M

Proposal:   Listed Building Consent for change of use from offices to a single dwelling, retention of rear rooflight (fire vent), enclosed rear yard with boundary wall/decking and rear fire door

Location:   27, Park Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6SR

No objections.

Application No:      20/5484M

Proposal:   Retrospective planning for previously erected Garden Gazebo

Location:  12, Cotton Crescent, Macclesfield, SK10 2BT

No objections.

Application No:      20/5472M

Proposal: Side and rear extensions to existing dwelling

Location: 84 , Tytherington Drive, Macclesfield, SK10 2HN

No objections.

Application No:       20/5443M

Proposal: Proposed double storey side and first floor rear extension

Location: 16, Carnoustie Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2TB

No objections.

Application No:       20/5525M

Proposal: New Orangery to replace existing Conservatory.

Location: 47, Rotherhead Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 7XQ

No objections.

Application No:      20/5505M

Proposal: 2no. single storey screening cabins (in accordance with Covid-19 compliance)

Location:  Astrazeneca, Charter Way, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2NA

No objections

Application No:      20/5433M

Proposal: Change of use to a restaurant and bar.

Location:  Former Cheshire Building Society Buildin, Unit 3, Castle Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6AF

The committee raised no objection subject to reports from the Conservation Officer and Environmental Health Officer.

Application No:      20/5434M

Proposal: Advertisement consent for 2 fascia sign, 2 outside menu display

Location:  Former Cheshire Building Society Buildin, Unit 3, Castle Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6AF

No objections.

Application No:      20/5496M

Proposal:  Proposed single storey rear extension

Location: 19, Home Farm Avenue, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3QW

No objections.

6. Appeals

6.1   20/2265M, 2 Brook Street

The committee’s observation on this application from the meeting held on 14/08/20 remains unchanged.

6.2   20/3406M, 86 Mill Street

The committee’s observation on this application from the meeting held on 04/09/20 remains unchanged.

 

7.   Site Allocations and Development Policies Document (SADPD) Consultation

The committee noted that none of the comments from Macclesfield Town Council’s representation to the initial consultation in 2019 have been incorporated into the revised draft SADPD.

RESOLVED: That the following is returned as a response to the consultation:

  1. The Macclesfield Town Council representation in its entirety from September 2019,
  2. An observation welcoming the positive impact Policy RET 5, point 4, Policy RET 8 and Policy RET 9 will have on Macclesfield which emphasises the work of the Macclesfield Town Centre Recovery Working Group to revitalise the town centre,
  3. The addition of the King’s Cumberland Street site cricket pitch as a protected green/open space to Policy REC 1.

8. Houses In Multiple Occupation (HMO) Supplementary Planning Document Consultation

RESOLVED:   That the following is returned as a response to the consultation:

Where more than two unrelated people and up to five unrelated people are living in the same HMO, the property should be registered with the local authority.

The committee also commented on the accuracy of adhering to a 10% concentration of HMOs in a 50m radius if not all HMOs are registered or licenses.

9.  Conservation Area Review

A meeting is scheduled for 05/01/21 to review the evaluation of the nine submitted tenders. A recommendation from this meeting will be submitted to the Planning Committee on 15/01/21.

10. Town Character Assessment

It was noted that the working group’s Terms of Reference was approved at the Full Council meeting on 14/12/20. The first meeting of the working group is scheduled for 15/01/21.

The committee agreed to include the King’s Cumberland Street cricket pitch and other local green spaces to the agenda of items to be considered by the working group.

 

11. Correspondence

11.1   Cheshire Community Action (CCA) housing initiative.

The correspondence was noted.

12. Member Items

None.

13.  Date/Time and Place of Next Meeting

The date of the next meeting of the Planning Committee is 10am on 15th January 2021.

The format/venue to be confirmed subject to C-19 restrictions and related regulations.

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