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Fri 25th Sep 2020, 10:00am

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

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Macclesfield Town Council

Planning Committee Agenda 25th September 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 25th September 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 23/09/20. 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 23/09/20.


3.  Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 4th September 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:      20/3758M

Proposal:                 Variation of condition 2 on approval 17/3079M

Location:                All Saints Church, Brough Street West, Macclesfield, SK11 8EL

Application No:      20/3761M

Proposal:                 Proposed demolition of existing flat roof rear extension and form new pitched roof rear extension and replacement of existing flat roof with new side pitched roof with internal alterations to form larger bedroom 2 and garage conversion to form ensuite and study.

Location:                4, Valley Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 8NX

Application No:      20/2788M

Proposal:                 Proposed side extension to first floor to create additional living space.

Location:                106, Craig Road, Macclesfield, SK11 7YH

Application No:      20/3817M

Proposal:                 Prior Approval for a larger home extension extending 3.4m from the rear elevation, max height of 3m and 2.6m to the eaves.

Location:                33, West Park Drive, Macclesfield, SK10 3FW

Application No:      20/3774M

Proposal:                 Alterations to existing shopfront and insertion of windows and rooflights

Location:                42-44, Mill Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6LT

Application No:      20/3096M

Proposal:                 Conversion of existing dormer bungalow to two storey house including double storey side extension.

Location:                141, Prestbury Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3DF

Application No:      20/3767M

Proposal:                 Proposed dwelling

Location:                Plot North Of 78, BEECH LANE, MACCLESFIELD, SK10 2DY

Application No:      20/3840M

Proposal:                 Proposed two storey side extension and single storey rear extension to form larger kitchen, utility, study and toilet and first floor larger bedroom 3 and additional bedroom.

Location:                51, Arlington Drive, Macclesfield, SK11 8QL

Application No:      20/3871M

Proposal:                 Alterations and extensions to house.

Location:                78, Delamere Drive, Macclesfield, SK10 2PU

Application No:      20/3868M

Proposal:                 Single storey rear extension and 1st floor side extension

Location:                3, Chepstow Close, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2WE

Application No:      20/3930M

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

Location:                178, Oxford Road, Macclesfield, SK11 8JZ

Application No:      20/3951M

Proposal:                 Single storey rear extension

Location:                53, Hawthorn Way, Macclesfield, SK10 2DB

Application No:      20/3948M

Proposal:                 Single storey front extension

Location:                67, Ullswater, Macclesfield, SK11 7YW

Application No:      20/3430M

Proposal:                 Proposed first floor side extension over existing garage and two storey extension to rear of garage to form garage conversion to study and utility and larger rear kitchen/ dining area with first floor additional bedroom with ensuite and dressing area.

Location:                11, Birches Croft Drive, Macclesfield, SK10 3QN

Application No:      20/3908M

Proposal:                 Demolition of existing detached garage and new dwelling in grounds of existing dwelling with associated relocation of parking for existing dwelling

Location:                95, Byrons Lane, Macclesfield, SK11 7JS

Application No:      20/3941M

Proposal:                 We would like to extend our driveway by block paving both patches of lawn at the front of the house.

Location:                5, Moborn Close, Macclesfield, SK10 2ZH

Application No:      20/3895M

Proposal:                 Proposed  3 bed, 3 storey townhouse

Location:                Site Of, 1, Step Hill, Macclesfield, SK11 6JU

Application No:      20/3994M

Proposal:                 Installation of shipping container along side existing container adjacent to 11 garages (retrospective)

Location:                Land Off, FOUNTAIN STREET, MACCLESFIELD

Application No:      20/3501M

Proposal:                 3 No Proposed domestic garages.

Location:                Land Off, Back Paradise Street, Macclesfield

Application No:      20/4043M

Proposal:                 Single storey side extension

Location:                3, Thornton Avenue, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 7UG

Application No:      20/4025M

Proposal:                 Variation of condition 2 on 10/3034M (Listed Building Consent) – Refurbishment and internal alterations to form 8no residential units

Location:                Birch House, Bridge Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6EG

6. Conservation area review

Action: To note any updates.

7. Town Character Assessment

Action: To identify areas for further consideration

8. Planning Consultations

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government have issued three consultations on reform of the planning system:

8.1   Changes to the current planning system

Action: To approve the Planning Consultation Working Group consultation response from the meeting 23/09/20

9. Correspondence

None.

10. Member Items

None.

11. Date/Time and Place of Next Meeting

The date of the next meeting of the Planning Committee is 10am on 16th October 2020.

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

Minutes

Macclesfield Town Council

Planning Committee Minutes 25th September 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 25th September 2020 at 10am

In attendance:

  • Cllr Alift Harewood MBE
  • Cllr Janet Jackson MBE
  • Cllr Fiona Wilson
  • Cllr David Edwards, who joined the meeting at Item 7

1. Apologies for Absence

Cllr Lloyd Roberts

2. Declarations of Interest

None.


Meeting adjournment for public comments – there were no members of the public in attendance.


3.  Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 4th September 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:      20/3758M

Proposal:                 Variation of condition 2 on approval 17/3079M

Location:                All Saints Church, Brough Street West, Macclesfield, SK11 8EL

No objections subject to the Conservation Officer’s report.

Application No:      20/3761M

Proposal:                 Proposed demolition of existing flat roof rear extension and form new pitched roof rear extension and replacement of existing flat roof with new side pitched roof with internal alterations to form larger bedroom 2 and garage conversion to form ensuite and study.

Location:                4, Valley Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 8NX

No objections.

Application No:      20/2788M

Proposal:                 Proposed side extension to first floor to create additional living space.

Location:                106, Craig Road, Macclesfield, SK11 7YH

No objections.

Application No:      20/3817M

Proposal:                 Prior Approval for a larger home extension extending 3.4m from the rear elevation, max height of 3m and 2.6m to the eaves.

Location:                33, West Park Drive, Macclesfield, SK10 3FW

No objections.

Application No:      20/3774M

Proposal:                 Alterations to existing shopfront and insertion of windows and rooflights

Location:                42-44, Mill Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6LT

No objections.

Application No:      20/3096M

Proposal:                 Conversion of existing dormer bungalow to two storey house including double storey side extension.

Location:                141, Prestbury Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3DF

No objections subject to a bat survey being carried out prior to the granting of planning consent.

Application No:      20/3767M

Proposal:                 Proposed dwelling

Location:                Plot North Of 78, BEECH LANE, MACCLESFIELD, SK10 2DY

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

  1. The development is out of keeping with the character of the area,
  2. Overdevelopment,
  3. Safety concerns for vehicles joining the highway from the property.

The committee raised a concern that the design, five en-suite bedrooms and two main bathrooms, is suggestive of future regard to convert the property into a House of Multiple Occupancy.

Application No:      20/3840M

Proposal:                 Proposed two storey side extension and single storey rear extension to form larger kitchen, utility, study and toilet and first floor larger bedroom 3 and additional bedroom.

Location:                51, Arlington Drive, Macclesfield, SK11 8QL

No objections.

Application No:      20/3871M

Proposal:                 Alterations and extensions to house.

Location:                78, Delamere Drive, Macclesfield, SK10 2PU

No objections.

Application No:      20/3868M

Proposal:                 Single storey rear extension and 1st floor side extension

Location:                3, Chepstow Close, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2WE

No objections.

Application No:      20/3930M

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

Location:                178, Oxford Road, Macclesfield, SK11 8JZ

No objections.

Application No:      20/3951M

Proposal:                 Single storey rear extension

Location:                53, Hawthorn Way, Macclesfield, SK10 2DB

No objections.

Application No:      20/3948M

Proposal:                 Single storey front extension

Location:                67, Ullswater, Macclesfield, SK11 7YW

No objections.

Application No:      20/3430M

Proposal:                 Proposed first floor side extension over existing garage and two storey extension to rear of garage to form garage conversion to study and utility and larger rear kitchen/ dining area with first floor additional bedroom with ensuite and dressing area.

Location:                11, Birches Croft Drive, Macclesfield, SK10 3QN

No objections.

Application No:      20/3908M

Proposal:                 Demolition of existing detached garage and new dwelling in grounds of existing dwelling with associated relocation of parking for existing dwelling

Location:                95, Byrons Lane, Macclesfield, SK11 7JS

No objections.

Application No:      20/3941M

Proposal:                 We would like to extend our driveway by block paving both patches of lawn at the front of the house.

Location:                5, Moborn Close, Macclesfield, SK10 2ZH

The committee raised the following concerns on this application and sought clarification from the planning officer:

  1. The loss of a lawn removes natural drainage and could lead to the accumulation of standing water and result in localised flooding,
  2. Whether there is provision in the property’s tenure to allow this development,
  3. A lamp post is positioned in one of two lawns and there is no provision in the application to resolve either its relocation or to protect it.

Application No:      20/3895M

Proposal:                 Proposed  3 bed, 3 storey townhouse

Location:                Site Of, 1, Step Hill, Macclesfield, SK11 6JU

RESOLVED:     That the committee objects to this application as the development is out of character with the conservation area.

Application No:      20/3994M

Proposal:                 Installation of shipping container along side existing container adjacent to 11 garages (retrospective)

Location:                Land Off, Fountain Street, Macclesfield

No objections.

Application No:      20/3501M

Proposal:                 3 No Proposed domestic garages.

Location:                Land Off, Back Paradise Street, Macclesfield

RESOLVED:               That the committee does not support this application on the grounds of:

  1. Overdevelopment,
  2. Inadequate vehicular access to the proposed development.

Application No:      20/4043M

Proposal:                 Single storey side extension

Location:                3, Thornton Avenue, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 7UG

No objections.

Application No:      20/4025M

Proposal:                 Variation of condition 2 on 10/3034M (Listed Building Consent) – Refurbishment and internal alterations to form 8no residential units

Location:                Birch House, Bridge Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6EG

No objections.

6. Conservation area review

An Invitation to Tender (ITT) for a heritage consultant has been publicised in accordance with the Council’s Standing Orders for Contracts. The deadline for submission of ITT responses is 20/11/20.

7. Town Character Assessment

RESOLVED:      That a follow-up meeting is sought with Cheshire East Council Planning Officers to progress the areas for consideration, and a briefing on the Site Allocations and Development Policies Document (SADPD) following the incorporation of comments from the consultation.

8. Planning Consultations

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government have issued three consultations on reform of the planning system:

8.1   Changes to the current planning system

RESOLVED:       That the committee approves the Planning Consultation Working Group consultation response from the meeting held on 23/09/20

9. Correspondence

None.

10. Member Items

None.

11. Date/Time and Place of Next Meeting

The date of the next meeting of the Planning Committee is 10am on 16th October 2020.

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

 

Meeting closed at 10.56am.

Chair:  Cllr Harewood MBE

Clerk:   Harriet Worrell

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