Planning Committee

Planning Committee

Wed 3rd Apr 2024, 7:00pm

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

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Macclesfield Town Council Notice of Meeting

 

27th March 2024

 

To: Councillors Mike Hutchison, James Barber, Sandy Livingstone and Sarah Bennett-Wake.

You are hereby summoned to attend

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

 

Macclesfield Library

on

3rd April 2024

commencing at 7pm

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

With thanks,

 

 

Nicola Mellor

Admin and Governance Manager

 

 

Macclesfield Town Council Planning Committee Agenda

 

Agenda of the meeting to be held on Wednesday 3rd April 2024 at 7pm at Macclesfield Library.

 

This meeting is open to the public, but space may be limited. Should you wish to attend please inform the Admin and Governance Manager.

 

1.     Apologies for Absence

To receive apologise 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 the public session, please email

civic@macclesfield-tc.gov.uk by 12 noon on 02/04/24. 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 civic@macclesfield-tc.gov.uk by 12 noon on 02/04/24.

 

4.     Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held on 13th March 2024

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 have been relayed.

 

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: 24/0873M
Proposal: Prior approval for installation of 167no. PV solar panels with a maximum output of 70.14 kWp. The panels will be installed on pitched roofs of the Hospital building
Location: Spire Regency Hospital, West Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 8DW

Comments due back by: 3rd April

Ward: Broken Cross and Upton

 

Application No: 24/0868M
Proposal: Proposed demolition of existing lean-to music classroom and 2 no. Single storey structures (‘ivy bank nursery’), and erection of small single storey extension for new replacement music room, and erection of single storey standalone building for replacement nursery, and associated landscaping works [no increase to pupil and staff numbers proposed]
Location: Beech Hall School, Beech Hall Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2EG

Comments due back by: 9th April

Ward: Tytherington

 

Application No: 24/0865M
Proposal: Demolition of existing utility and detached garage. Single storey side and rear extension comprising kitchen, utility and garage.
Location: 29, Park Mount Drive, Macclesfield, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 8NS

Comments due back by: 1st April

Ward: South

 

Application No: 24/0921M
Proposal: Proposed single storey kitchen extension to rear of bungalow.
Location: 4, Bollinbarn Drive, Macclesfield, SK10 3DN

Comments due back by: 3rd April

Ward: Tytherington

 

Application No: 24/1001M
Proposal: Addition Of Second Floor And Part Conversion For Offices
Location: 1-3, Park Lane, Macclesfield, SK11 6TJ

Comments due back by: 8th April

Ward: Central

 

Application No: 24/1027M
Proposal: Removal of existing hedge and construction of new brick boundary wall.
Location: Brook House, 122, Prestbury Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3BN

Comments due back by: 24th April

Ward: Broken Cross and Upton

 

Application No: 24/1017M
Proposal: Demolition of existing conservatory, single storey rear extension, two storey rear extension, demolition of existing covered external area and infill extension. Change of use of existing premises to HMO
Location: Tunnicliffe House, 16, Tunnicliffe Street, Macclesfield, SK10 1DE

Comments due back by: 17th April

Ward: Tytherington

 

Application No: 24/1078M
Proposal: Proposed Change of use from Paddock/Grazing land to Domestic Curtilage and Retrospective Planning Consent for an existing Leisure Outbuilding
Location: 105, Sandy Lane, Macclesfield, SK10 4RJ

Comments due back by: 24th April

Ward: Broken Cross and Upton

 

Application No: 24/1069M
Proposal: Entrance canopy to front elevation. Covered patio canopy to rear elevation. Part garage conversion and internal alterationsto dwelling
Location: 2, Lea Bank Close, Macclesfield, SK11 8PU

Comments due back by: 16th April

Ward: Broken Cross and Upton

 

Application No: 24/1083M
Proposal: Removal of existing conservatory and addition of single storey rear extension.
Location: 32, Primrose Avenue, Macclesfield, SK11 7YU

Comments due back by: 24th April

Ward: South

 

Amended Plans applications:

 

Application No: 24/0868M
Proposal: Proposed demolition of existing lean-to music classroom and 2 no. Single storey structures (‘ivy bank nursery’), and erection of small single storey extension for new replacement music room, and erection of single storey standalone building for replacement nursery, and associated landscaping works [no increase to pupil and staff numbers proposed]
 Location: Beech Hall School, Beech Hall Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2EG

Comments due back by: 9th April

Ward: Tytherington

 

Certificate of Lawfulness applications:

 

Application No: 24/0932M
Proposal: Certificate of lawful development for proposed garage conversion to form new kitchen and internal alterations to form a study.
Location: 34 , Melford Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire East, SK10 2TW

Response by 3rd April if required

Ward: Tytherington

 

Application No: 24/1031M
Proposal: Certificate of proposed lawful use for new ground floor single storey extension to the rear of the property.
Location: 4, Murray Close, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3QZ

Response by 9th April if required

Ward: Broken Cross and Upton

 

Variation of conditions applications:

 

Application No: 24/0698M
Proposal: Variation of conditions 2,5,6 and 11 on approval 23/0583M: Construction of a new-build stand-alone single storey building to the south of the existing college campus to provide dedicated construction skills teaching accomodation.
Location: Macclesfield College, Park Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 8LF

Comments due back by: 17th April

Ward: Central

 

7.     Date/Time and Place of Next Meeting

The next Planning Committee meeting will take place on 24th April 2024 at 7pm, in Macclesfield Library.

Minutes

Macclesfield Town Council Planning Committee Minutes

 

Minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 3rd April 2024 at 7pm at Macclesfield Library.

 

Attendees

Cllr Mike Hutchison

Cllr Sandy Livingstone

Cllr James Barber

 

1.     Apologies for Absence

Cllr Sarah Bennett-Wake

 

2.     Declarations of Interest

Cllr Sandy Livingstone has a non-pecuniary interest in application 24/0698M as his wife is a teaching assistant at the school.

 

3.     Public Participation

 

There was no public participation

 

4.     Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held on 13th March 2024

 

Resolved: The minutes were approved as a true record of the meeting

 

5.     Matters Arising from the Minutes

 

Resolved: There were no 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 have been relayed.

 

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: 24/0873M
Proposal: Prior approval for installation of 167no. PV solar panels with a maximum output of 70.14 kWp. The panels will be installed on pitched roofs of the Hospital building
Location: Spire Regency Hospital, West Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 8DW

Comments due back by: 3rd April

Ward: Broken Cross and Upton

No comments

 

Application No: 24/0865M
Proposal: Demolition of existing utility and detached garage. Single storey side and rear extension comprising kitchen, utility and garage.
Location: 29, Park Mount Drive, Macclesfield, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 8NS

Comments due back by: 1st April

Ward: South

No comments

 

Application No: 24/0921M
Proposal: Proposed single storey kitchen extension to rear of bungalow.
Location: 4, Bollinbarn Drive, Macclesfield, SK10 3DN

Comments due back by: 3rd April

Ward: Tytherington

No comments

 

Application No: 24/1001M
Proposal: Addition Of Second Floor And Part Conversion For Offices
Location: 1-3, Park Lane, Macclesfield, SK11 6TJ

Comments due back by: 8th April

Ward: Central

MTC planning committee ask the planning officer to check that the property is in keeping with the surrounding properties.

 

Application No: 24/1027M
Proposal: Removal of existing hedge and construction of new brick boundary wall.
Location: Brook House, 122, Prestbury Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3BN

Comments due back by: 24th April

Ward: Broken Cross and Upton

No comments

 

Application No: 24/1017M
Proposal: Demolition of existing conservatory, single storey rear extension, two storey rear extension, demolition of existing covered external area and infill extension. Change of use of existing premises to HMO
Location: Tunnicliffe House, 16, Tunnicliffe Street, Macclesfield, SK10 1DE

Comments due back by: 17th April

Ward: Tytherington

Resolved: Object

 

MTC planning committee are objecting to the above application on the basis that they feel it is overdevelopment and the effect it might have on the surrounding area. They ask the planning officer to check the following Cheshire East Local Plan policies are adhered to:

HOU 12- Amenity- 5. …access, parking,

HOU 4- b. on-street car parking levels

They also feel it is lacking amenity in relation to common space. There are also concerns over fire safety for the property.

 

Application No: 24/1078M
Proposal: Proposed Change of use from Paddock/Grazing land to Domestic Curtilage and Retrospective Planning Consent for an existing Leisure Outbuilding
Location: 105, Sandy Lane, Macclesfield, SK10 4RJ

Comments due back by: 24th April

Ward: Broken Cross and Upton

Macclesfield Town Council planning committee ask the planning officer to make sure the condition included in the design and access statement is included as a condition ‘This will not become a separate Planning Unit, and my client is accepting this can be a Condition attached to any Consent’.

 

Application No: 24/1069M
Proposal: Entrance canopy to front elevation. Covered patio canopy to rear elevation. Part garage conversion and internal alterationsto dwelling
Location: 2, Lea Bank Close, Macclesfield, SK11 8PU

Comments due back by: 16th April

Ward: Broken Cross and Upton

No comments

 

Application No: 24/1083M
Proposal: Removal of existing conservatory and addition of single storey rear extension.
Location: 32, Primrose Avenue, Macclesfield, SK11 7YU

Comments due back by: 24th April

Ward: South

No comments

 

Amended Plans applications:

 

Application No: 24/0868M
Proposal: Proposed demolition of existing lean-to music classroom and 2 no. Single storey structures (‘ivy bank nursery’), and erection of small single storey extension for new replacement music room, and erection of single storey standalone building for replacement nursery, and associated landscaping works [no increase to pupil and staff numbers proposed]
 Location: Beech Hall School, Beech Hall Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 2EG

Comments due back by: 9th April

Ward: Tytherington

 

Macclesfield Town Council planning committee ask the planning officer to check that Cheshire East Local plan policy HOU 12- Amenity relating to 5. …access is adhered to.

 

Certificate of Lawfulness applications:

 

Application No: 24/0932M
Proposal: Certificate of lawful development for proposed garage conversion to form new kitchen and internal alterations to form a study.
Location: 34 , Melford Drive, Macclesfield, Cheshire East, SK10 2TW

Response by 3rd April if required

Ward: Tytherington

No comments

 

Application No: 24/1031M
Proposal: Certificate of proposed lawful use for new ground floor single storey extension to the rear of the property.
Location: 4, Murray Close, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3QZ

Response by 9th April if required

Ward: Broken Cross and Upton

No comments

 

Variation of conditions applications:

 

Application No: 24/0698M
Proposal: Variation of conditions 2,5,6 and 11 on approval 23/0583M: Construction of a new-build stand-alone single storey building to the south of the existing college campus to provide dedicated construction skills teaching accomodation.
Location: Macclesfield College, Park Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 8LF

Comments due back by: 17th April

Ward: Central

Macclesfield Town Council planning committee are satisfied with condition 11 but there is no information listed for conditions 2, 5 or 6.

 

7.     Date/Time and Place of Next Meeting

The next Planning Committee meeting will take place on 24th April 2024 at 7pm, in Macclesfield Library.

 

Chair: Cllr Mike Hutchison

Clerk: Nicola Mellor

Closed: 19:20

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