Planning Committee

Fri 21st May 2021, 10:00am

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

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Fri 21st May 2021, 10:00am

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Macclesfield Town Council

Planning Committee Agenda 21st May 2021

Agenda for the meeting to be held on 21st May at 10am in Macclesfield Town Hall.

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 19/05/21. 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 19/05/21.

3. Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting Held on 30th April 2021

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.

The Planning Committee considers all applications it is notified of and returns comments to the Local Planning Authority (Cheshire East Council) unless it has no objections.

Application No: 21/2203M

Proposal: Development of vacant land off Canal Street Macclesfield involving demolition of two disused buildings and erection of 9no. 3 bed townhouses and 4no. 2 bed apartments (re-submission of application 18/5581M).

Location: Vacant land off, Canal Street, Macclesfield

Application No: 21/2270M

Proposal: Variation of condition 2 on approval 18/4540M – Erection of Retirement Living Housing (Category ll type accommodation) and erection of Extra Care Retirement Accommodation for Older People (Use Class C2), with associated communal facilities, landscaping and car parking.

Location: Site formerly occupied by The Kings School, Westminster Road, Macclesfield

Application No: 21/1615M

Proposal: Replacement of 6no. windows

Location: 26A, Jordangate, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 1EW

Application No: 21/2273M

Proposal: Proposed two storey & single storey rear extension, new porch and dormer

Location: 12, Marlborough Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2JX

Application No: 21/2257M

Proposal: Single storey side and rear extension and front bay window

Location: 5, Roxburgh Close, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3QE

Application No: 21/2281M

Proposal: Existing semi detached dwelling house proposing single storey rear extension

Location: 48, Brocklehurst Avenue, Macclesfield, SK10 2RX

Application No: 21/2212M

Proposal: Demolition of existing conservatory and construction of single storey extension to the rear and side elevations

Location: 10, Falmouth Close, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3NS

Application No: 21/2043M

Proposal: Removal of complete chimney, new external windows and doors and removal of internal wall.

Location: 3, John Street, Macclesfield, SK11 8BN

Application No: 21/2110M

Proposal: Certificate of proposed lawful use for proposed single storey rear extension.

Location: 19, Fearndown Way, Macclesfield, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2UF

Application No: 21/2402M

Proposal: Single storey rear extension

Location: 54, Brookfield Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 7DQ

Application No: 21/2476M

Proposal: Proposed extension to side above exiting double garage for new first floor bedroom suite accommodation; single storey extension to side to improve kitchen / utility areas; conversion of double garage area providing ground floor bedroom with en-suite bathroom provision.

Location: 41, Amersham Close, Macclesfield, SK10 2LF

Application No: 21/2511M

Proposal: Proposed raised ridge dormer loft conversion with front porch and removal of the existing garage.

Location: 34, Chiltern Avenue, Macclesfield, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 8LP

Application No: 21/2501M

Proposal: Replacement of existing dormer flat roof with new dormer pitched roof

Location: 85, Sycamore Crescent, Macclesfield, SK11 8LW

Application No: 21/2489M

Proposal: Single storey rear extension

Location: 28, Sycamore Crescent, Macclesfield, SK11 8L

Application No: 21/2586M

Proposal: Proposed single storey rear extension.

Location: 23, Carnoustie Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2TB

Application No: 21/2493M

Proposal: Rear extension

Location: 39, Barracks Lane, Macclesfield, SK10 1QJ

Application No: 21/2559M

Proposal:       Proposed single storey rear extension to form a larger kitchen, dining and snug with separate lounge and snug.

Location:       5, Downes Close, Macclesfield, SK10 3DW

Application No: 21/2512M

Proposal: Proposed Single Storey Front & Rear Extensions & Alterations

Location: 32, St Austell Avenue, Macclesfield, SK10 3NN

Application No: 21/2630M

Proposal: single storey rear extension to replace existing conservatory

Location: 2, Padstow Close, Macclesfield, SK10 3NG

6. Conservation Area Review

Action: To note the report and any further updates.

7. Town Character Assessment

Action: To note the report and any further updates.

8.  Planning Policy Consultation Working Group

Action: To ratify the minutes from 15th March 2021

9.  Cheshire East Council Houses in Multiple Occupation SPD Consultation

Action: To ratify the Planning Policy Consultation Working Group response

10.  Cheshire East Council Housing SPD Consultation

Action: To ratify the Planning Policy Consultation Working Group response

11.  Correspondence

11.1   CEC Strategic Planning Update

Action: To note the update

12. Member Items

None.

13. Date/Time and Place of Next Meeting

The next Planning Committee meeting will take place on 11th June 2021 10:30am, in Macclesfield Town Hall (to be confirmed).

Sup. Agendas

Macclesfield Town Council

Planning Committee Supplementary Agenda 21st May 2021

Supplementary Agenda for the meeting to be held on 21st May 2021 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.

The Planning Committee considers all applications it is notified of and returns comments to the Local Planning Authority (Cheshire East Council) unless it has no objections.

Application No: 21/2671M

Proposal: Alterations to attached garage to create annex accommodation.

Location: 3, Birches Croft Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3Q

Application No: 21/2519M

Proposal: First floor side extension

Location: 71, Birtles Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3JG

Application No: 21/0959M

Proposal: Replace windows to the full extent of Westbrook Lodge building in Council Compound section of West Park.

Location: Westbrook Lodge, West Park, Prestbury Road, Macclesfield,

Minutes

Macclesfield Town Council

Planning Committee Minutes 21st May 2021

Minutes of the meeting held on 21st May 2021 at 10am in Macclesfield Town Hall.

In attendance:

  • Cllr David Edwardes
  • Cllr Fiona Wilson
  • Cllr Lloyd Roberts
  • Cllr Sandy Livingstone

1. Apologies for Absence

Cllr Janet Jackson MBE

Cllr Mike Hutchison

2. Declarations of Interest

Cllr Edwardes declared a non-pecuniary interest in application 21/2110M as he lives on Fearndown Way.


Meeting adjournment for public comments.

There were no members of the public attending the meeting.


3. Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting Held on 30th April 2021

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

4. Matters Arising from the Minutes

It was noted that the letter to the Head of Cheshire East Planning highlighting concerns on the transparency of key planning documents has been written.

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.

The Planning Committee considers all applications it is notified of and returns comments to the Local Planning Authority (Cheshire East Council) unless it has no objections.

Application No: 21/2203M

Proposal: Development of vacant land off Canal Street Macclesfield involving demolition of two disused buildings and erection of 9no. 3 bed townhouses and 4no. 2 bed apartments (re-submission of application 18/5581M).

Location: Vacant land off, Canal Street, Macclesfield

The committee welcomed the development and number of parking spaces and commented that the design is an improvement on the previously submitted proposal.

The committee sought the following additions to the plans:

  1. More soft landscaping,
  2. Installation of EV charging points,
  3. Installation of sprinklers.

Application No: 21/2270M

Proposal: Variation of condition 2 on approval 18/4540M – Erection of Retirement Living Housing (Category ll type accommodation) and erection of Extra Care Retirement Accommodation for Older People (Use Class C2), with associated communal facilities, landscaping and car parking.

Location: Site formerly occupied by The Kings School, Westminster Road, Macclesfield

RESOLVED: That the committee objects to this application on the grounds of:

  1. The additional apartments are of an insufficient size,
  2.  Insufficient car parking spaces,
  3. Absence of a transport management plan,
  4. Insufficient EV charging points (with a request to increase from 3 to 6),
  5. Absence of a sprinkler system.

Application No: 21/1615M

Proposal: Replacement of 6no. windows

Location: 26A, Jordangate, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 1EW

RESOLVED: That the committee objects to this application on the grounds that the building is in the Town Centre Conservation Area and the replacement windows are made from uPVC.

The committee noted that the Conservation Officer’s report had yet to be submitted and that its objection was subject to the Conservation Officer’s response.

Application No: 21/2273M

Proposal: Proposed two storey & single storey rear extension, new porch and dormer

Location: 12, Marlborough Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2JX

No objections.

Application No: 21/2257M

Proposal: Single storey side and rear extension and front bay window

Location: 5, Roxburgh Close, Macclesfield, Cheshire, Sk10 3QE

No objections.

Application No: 21/2281M

Proposal: Existing semi detached dwelling house proposing single storey rear extension

Location: 48, Brocklehurst Avenue, Macclesfield, SK10 2RX

No objections.

Application No: 21/2212M

Proposal: Demolition of existing conservatory and construction of single storey extension to the rear and side elevations

Location: 10, Falmouth Close, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3NS

No objections.

Application No: 21/2043M

Proposal: Removal of complete chimney, new external windows and doors and removal of internal wall.

Location: 3, John Street, Macclesfield, SK11 8BN

RESOLVED:  That the committee objects to this application on the grounds that, due to the building’s location in the High Street Conservation Area, the chimney should be retained, and the window replacements should not be made of uPVC.

Application No: 21/2110M

Proposal: Certificate of proposed lawful use for proposed single storey rear extension.

Location: 19, Fearndown Way, Macclesfield, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2UF

The committee queried why the application for proposed lawful use has been submitted and if the work has already commenced.

Application No: 21/2402M

Proposal: Single storey rear extension

Location: 54, Brookfield Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 7DQ

No objections.

Application No: 21/2476M

Proposal: Proposed extension to side above exiting double garage for new first floor bedroom suite accommodation; single storey extension to side to improve kitchen / utility areas; conversion of double garage area providing ground floor bedroom with en-suite bathroom provision.

Location: 41, Amersham Close, Macclesfield, SK10 2LF

No objections.

Application No: 21/2511M

Proposal: Proposed raised ridge dormer loft conversion with front porch and removal of the existing garage.

Location: 34, Chiltern Avenue, Macclesfield, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 8LP

The committee raised no objections but noted the low surface water risk.

Application No: 21/2501M

Proposal: Replacement of existing dormer flat roof with new dormer pitched roof

Location: 85, Sycamore Crescent, Macclesfield, SK11 8LW

No objections.

Application No: 21/2489M

Proposal: Single storey rear extension

Location: 28, Sycamore Crescent, Macclesfield, SK11 8L

No objections.

Application No: 21/2586M

Proposal: Proposed single storey rear extension.

Location: 23, Carnoustie Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2TB

The committee raised no objections but noted the low surface water risk.

Application No: 21/2493M

Proposal: Rear extension

Location: 39, Barracks Lane, Macclesfield, SK10 1QJ

No objections.

Application No: 21/2559M

Proposal: Proposed single storey rear extension to form a larger kitchen, dining and snug with separate lounge and snug.

Location: 5, Downes Close, Macclesfield, SK10 3DW

The committee raised no objections and noted that the Conservation Officer had, subject to conditions, approved the application.

Application No: 21/2512M

Proposal: Proposed Single Storey Front & Rear Extensions & Alterations

Location: 32, St Austell Avenue, Macclesfield, SK10 3NN

The committee raised no objections but noted the requirement for a crane licence.

Application No: 21/2630M

Proposal: single storey rear extension to replace existing conservatory

Location: 2, Padstow Close, Macclesfield, SK10 3NG

No objections.

Application No: 21/2671M

Proposal: Alterations to attached garage to create annex accommodation.

Location: 3, Birches Croft Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3Q

No objections.

Application No: 21/2519M

Proposal: First floor side extension

Location: 71, Birtles Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3JG

No objections.

Application No: 21/0959M

Proposal: Replace windows to the full extent of Westbrook Lodge building in Council Compound section of West Park.

Location: Westbrook Lodge, West Park, Prestbury Road, Macclesfield,

The committee welcomed the planned improvements to this building.

6. Conservation Area Review

The report was noted and that there had been a wide consultation exercise including school children, local interest groups and the public. The final draft of the Macclesfield Town Centre Conservation Area Appraisal has been completed.

7. Town Character Assessment

The report was noted.

8. Planning Policy Consultation Working Group

Due to not all members of the Policy Consultation Working Group being present, the minutes of the WG dated 15/03/21 shall be ratified at an alternative meeting.

9. Cheshire East Council Houses in Multiple Occupation SPD Consultation

RESOLVED:       That the Planning Policy Consultation Working Group response to the HMO SPD consultation is ratified and the response is to be submitted.

10. Cheshire East Council Housing SPD Consultation

RESOLVED:       That the Planning Policy Consultation Working Group response to the Housing SPD consultation is ratified and the response is to be submitted.

11. Correspondence

11.1   CEC Strategic Planning Update

The update was noted.

12. Member Items

None.

13. Date/Time and Place of Next Meeting

The next Planning Committee meeting will take place on 11th June 2021 10am, in Macclesfield Town Hall (to be confirmed).

Meeting closed at 10.52am

Chair:   Cllr David Edwardes

Clerk:   Harriet Worrell

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