Planning Committee

Fri 25th Feb 2022, 10:00am

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

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Macclesfield Town Council Notice of Meeting

 

21st February 2022

 

To: Chair Mike Hutchison and Councillors David Edwardes, Fiona Wilson, Sandy Livingstone and Lloyd Roberts.

 

You are hereby summoned to attend

Macclesfield Town Council’s Planning Committee meeting to be held at:

Macclesfield Town Hall

on

25th February 2022

commencing at 10am

for the purpose of transacting the business shown on the attached agenda.

 

With thanks,

Town Clerk Signature

Laura Smith

Town Clerk

 

 

 

Macclesfield Town Council Planning Committee Agenda

 

Agenda of the meeting to be held on 25th February 2022 at 10am at Macclesfield Town Hall.

 

This meeting is open to the public, but space may be limited. Should you wish to attend please inform the Town Clerk.

Anyone attending this meeting is advised to wear a face covering upon entering and leaving the venue. It is advised that this only be removed when speaking at the meeting.

Anyone attending is asked to undertake a lateral flow test on the day of any meeting before embarking upon the journey to the venue. Please note that it can take up to 30 minutes for the true result to show on a lateral flow test. If your test shows a positive result, then you must not attend the meeting.

 

1.  Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence.

 

2.  Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of interests from members relevant to items under discussion at the meeting.

 

3.  Public Participation

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 23/02/22. 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 23/02/22.

 

4.  Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held on 4th February 2022

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

 

5.  Matters Arising from the Minutes

Action: To consider any matters arising from the minutes

 

6.  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:   21/5123M

Proposal:   Proposed replacement of existing buildings with 29 no. dwellings

Location:   Ivy House, Ivy Road, Macclesfield

Comments by 4th March 2022

 

 

Application No:   22/0352M

Proposal:   The adaptation of the front entrance and the accessible concrete ramp, with a surrounding brick wall and a steel handrail with intermediate tension bars.

Location:   Derwent House, Hulley Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2LP

Comments due by 23rd Feb 2022

 

 

Application No:   21/4175M

Proposal:   Application for full planning permission for redevelopment of an existing petrol filling station; including the demolition of the existing sales building, car wash, forecourt including canopy, pumps and pump islands; erection of a new sales building; provision of new forecourt including pumps, pump islands and canopy; provision of car parking spaces; provision of EV charging bays and associated plant; erection of a new bin store; retention of the existing underground tank farm; and associated works

Location:   Shell Tytherington, 53, Manchester Road, Macclesfield, SK10 2JJ

Comments due 25th Feb 2022

 

 

Application No:   22/0289M

Proposal:   Retrospective application for replacement access gates

Location:   Laburnum Road Allotments, Laburnum Road, Macclesfield

Comments due 2nd March 2022

 

 

Application No:     21/6431M

Proposal:     Change of use from offices to C2 accommodation to create 8no. 1 bedroom flats with associated amenities.

Location:     Catherine House, Catherine Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6BB

Comments due 9th March 2022

 

 

Application No:     22/0412M

Proposal:     Front Porch size 3.33m x 2m x 3.6m high with front First floor and rear dormer extensions

Location:     10, Craig Road, Macclesfield, SK11 7XN

Comments due 1st March 2022

 

 

Application No:     22/0163M

Proposal:     To extend a dropped kerb outside my house

Location:     16, Freshfield Drive, Macclesfield, SK10 2TU

Comments due by 2nd March 2022

 

 

Application No:      22/0439M

Proposal:     Proposed single storey rear and side extension to existing residential property

Location:     23, Kentwell Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2TR

Comments due 4th March 2022

 

 

Application No:     22/0400M

Proposal:     Advertisement Consent to install new illuminated fascia sign and illuminated projection sign

Location:     31, Mill Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6NE

Comments by 4th March 2022

 

 

Application No:     22/0395M

Proposal:     Change of use of unknown land (no owner) to garden and parking area.

Location:     42, Lansdowne Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2QZ

Comments due by 9th March 2022

 

 

Application No:     22/0551M

Proposal:     Proposed single storey rear extension

Location:     245, Chester Road, Macclesfield, SK11 8RA

Comments due back 9th March 2022

 

 

Application No:      22/0276M

Proposal:     Advertisement Consent – Four advertising signs placed at entrance points on to roundabout. Signs will include company name, logo, contact details and short strapline. Template for the signs will be in line with Cheshire Eats Council Guidelines. Signs will also include Council logo with up to date branding.

Location:     Sponsored Roundabout 2, Cumberland Street Roundabout, Macclesfield

Comments due by 9th March 2022.

 

 

Application No:     22/0489M

Proposal:      Removal of structurally unsafe parapet walls to numerous properties across Davies St, Norton St, Perceyvale St – Macclesfield.

Location:      Multiple Properties, Davies Street, Norton Street, Perceyvale Street, Macclesfield

Comments due by 10th March 2022.

 

 

Application No:     22/0573M

Proposal:     First floor extension over garage

Location:     4, Leamington Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3RF

Comment due 10th March 2022

 

 

 

7.   Pre Application Consultation for Communications Installation for EE Davenport St, Macclesfield

Comments due by 28th February 2022

Action: To consider the proposal.

 

8.  Conservation Area Appraisal

To receive and note the update.

 

9.  Character Assessment

To receive and note the update.

 

10.  Shop Front Guide

The Shop Front Guide has been drafted and sent to the Committee for comment.

 

11.  Canal bridge 36

Action: To note the report and any further updates.

 

12.  Commuted sums Report

12.1. Commuted Sums report

12.2. CEC Policy for Allocation of Financial Contributions (Commuted Sums) in Lieu of Affordable Housing Funding.

12.3. Commuted Sums Application Form.

Action: To discuss the policy.

 

13.  Correspondence

None

14.  Member Items

None

15.  Date/Time and Place of Next Meeting

The next Planning Committee meeting will take place on 18th March 2022 10am, in Macclesfield Town Hall (to be confirmed).

Minutes

Planning Committee Minutes 25th January 2022

 

Minutes of the meeting held on 25th February 2022 at 10am at Macclesfield Town Hall.

In attendance:

Cllr Mike Hutchison

Cllr David Edwardes

Cllr Fiona Wilson

Cllr Lloyd Roberts

 

1.  Apologies for Absence

Cllr Sandy Livingstone

 

2.  Declarations of Interest

None.

 

3.  Public Participation

There were no members of the public in attendance.

 

4.  Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held on 4th February 2022

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

 

5.  Matters Arising from the Minutes

None.

 

6.  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:   21/5123M

Proposal:   Proposed replacement of existing buildings with 29 no. dwellings

Location:   Ivy House, Ivy Road, Macclesfield

Comments by 4th March 2022

 

RESOLVED: That the committee supported this application but sought that the following are considered:

  1. Addition of swift bricks,
  2. Siting of new trees does not impact on existing telephone lines,
  • Comments from the police consultation response on security.

 

Application No:   22/0352M

Proposal:   The adaptation of the front entrance and the accessible concrete ramp, with a surrounding brick wall and a steel handrail with intermediate tension bars.

Location:   Derwent House, Hulley Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2LP

Comments due by 23rd Feb 2022

 

No objections.

 

Application No:   21/4175M

Proposal:   Application for full planning permission for redevelopment of an existing petrol filling station; including the demolition of the existing sales building, car wash, forecourt including canopy, pumps and pump islands; erection of a new sales building; provision of new forecourt including pumps, pump islands and canopy; provision of car parking spaces; provision of EV charging bays and associated plant; erection of a new bin store; retention of the existing underground tank farm; and associated works

Location:   Shell Tytherington, 53, Manchester Road, Macclesfield, SK10 2JJ

Comments due 25th Feb 2022

 

The committee is in support of the installation of EV charging points but raised a concern on lack of progress of the rollout of EV charging points in Macclesfield including the town centre.

The committee sought that the trees bordering the site and residential street are better managed so not to impact on the neighbours’ amenity and that CEC enforcement checks for and addresses anti-social behaviour in that immediate area.

 

Application No:   22/0289M

Proposal:   Retrospective application for replacement access gates

Location:   Laburnum Road Allotments, Laburnum Road, Macclesfield

Comments due 2nd March 2022

 

RESOLVED: That the committee supported this application as the gates provide better security for the site.

 

Application No:   21/6431M

Proposal:   Change of use from offices to C2 accommodation to create 8no. 1 bedroom flats with associated amenities.

Location:   Catherine House, Catherine Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6BB

Comments due 9th March 2022

 

RESOLVED: That whilst the committee in principle support town centre living, it objected to this application on the grounds of:

 

  1. Amenity for residents does not comply with Cheshire East Council’s Local Plan Strategy policies SC1 and SC2,
  2. Inadequate size of and quality of accommodation,
  • Lack of parking,
  1. Loss of privacy to neighbouring properties.

 

Application No:   22/0412M

Proposal:   Front Porch size 3.33m x 2m x 3.6m high with front First floor and rear dormer extensions

Location:   10, Craig Road, Macclesfield, SK11 7XN

Comments due 1st March 2022

 

No objections.

 

Application No:   22/0163M

Proposal:   To extend a dropped kerb outside my house

Location:   16, Freshfield Drive, Macclesfield, SK10 2TU

Comments due by 2nd March 2022

 

No objections.

 

Application No:    22/0439M

Proposal:   Proposed single storey rear and side extension to existing residential property

Location:   23, Kentwell Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2TR

Comments due 4th March 2022

 

No objections.

 

Application No:   22/0400M

Proposal:   Advertisement Consent to install new illuminated fascia sign and illuminated projection sign

Location:   31, Mill Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6NE

Comments by 4th March 2022

 

No comments.

 

Application No:   22/0395M

Proposal:   Change of use of unknown land (no owner) to garden and parking area.

Location:   42, Lansdowne Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2QZ

Comments due by 9th March 2022

 

No comments.

 

Application No:   22/0551M

Proposal:   Proposed single storey rear extension

Location:   245, Chester Road, Macclesfield, SK11 8RA

Comments due back 9th March 2022

 

No objections.

 

Application No:    22/0276M

Proposal:   Advertisement Consent – Four advertising signs placed at entrance points on to roundabout. Signs will include company name, logo, contact details and short strapline. Template for the signs will be in line with Cheshire Eats Council Guidelines. Signs will also include Council logo with up to date branding.

Location:   Sponsored Roundabout 2, Cumberland Street Roundabout, Macclesfield

Comments due by 9th March 2022.

 

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

  1. Size of the signage,
  2. Distraction to road users bearing in mind the speed of drivers and heavy usage of the roundabout.

 

Application No:   22/0489M

Proposal:    Removal of structurally unsafe parapet walls to numerous properties across Davies St, Norton St, Perceyvale St – Macclesfield.

Location:    Multiple Properties, Davies Street, Norton Street, Perceyvale Street, Macclesfield

Comments due by 10th March 2022.

 

There was insufficient detail with the application for the committee to make a considered decision but it supported the Conservation Officer’s report for further information and a structural survey.

 

Application No:   22/0573M

Proposal:      First floor extension over garage

Location:      4, Leamington Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3RF

Comment due 10th March 2022

 

No objections.

 

7.   Pre Application Consultation for Communications Installation for EE Davenport St, Macclesfield

Comments due by 28th February 2022

 

No objections.

 

8.  Conservation Area Appraisal

The report was noted.

 

9.  Character Assessment

The report was noted.

 

10.         Shop Front Guide

The Shop Front Guide has been drafted and shared with all Members.

 

11.         Canal bridge 36

The report was noted.

 

12.         Commuted sums doc

The committee reviewed the Policy for Allocation of Financial Contributions (Commuted Sums) in Lieu of Affordable Housing Funding and noted that, as per Cheshire East Council’s Local Plan Strategy policy SC5, affordable housing at 30% should be included in planning applications and delivered for developments over 15 properties or 0.4 hectares.

The committee queried how the priorities listed in the document will be achieved and sought that Macclesfield Town Council reviews the document annually.

 

13.         Correspondence

None

 

14.         Member Items

None

 

15.         Date/Time and Place of Next Meeting

The next Planning Committee meeting will take place on 18th March 2022 10am, in Macclesfield Town Hall (to be confirmed).

 

 

Meeting close: 11:11am

Chair: Cllr Mike Hutchison

Clerk: Admin & Governance Manager

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