Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee
Tuesday, 4th December, 2018 7.00 pm

Venue: Astley Room - Castle. View directions

Contact: Geoff Durham  01782 742222

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES

Minutes:

Apologies were received from Councillor Jennifer Cooper.

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

To receive Declarations of Interest from Members on items included on the agenda.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest stated.

3.

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING(S) pdf icon PDF 92 KB

To consider the minutes of the previous meeting(s).

Minutes:

Resolved:                 That the Minutes of the meeting held on 6 November, 2018 be agreed as a correct record.

4.

APPLICATION FOR MAJOR DEVELOPMENT - FORMER BENNETT ARMS, LONDON ROAD, CHESTERTON. MR ANDREW GREEN. 18/00371/FUL pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Proposed by Councillor Simon Tagg and seconded by Councillor Bert Proctor.

 

Resolved:     (i)         That a decision on the application be deferred for a

maximum of 3 months to give additional time to address

the concerns raised by the LLFA. 

 

(ii)        Also decided that a letter should be sent to the LLFA from

the Chair of the Planning Committee requesting that they

meet/cooperate with the applicant in resolving the issue.

 

 

5.

APPLICATION FOR MAJOR DEVELOPMENT - LAND OFF PEPPER STREET KEELE. KEELE HOME LTD. 13/00970/OUT pdf icon PDF 73 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

That, the S106 Agreement is varied

 

(i)            by reducing the amount of affordable housing to 6% as requested by the applicant, and that the trigger for reappraisal be amended to 18 months from the date of the District Valuer’s final report in the absence of substantial commencement being achieved by that date; and

 

(ii)          Provision of the financial bond of £1,339,804 (to reflect the latest

estimated cost of the remediation works as included in the Viability Appraisal) upon completion of the new Agreement.

 

6.

APPLICATION FOR MAJOR DEVELOPMENT - LAND AT BIRCH HOUSE ROAD, CHESTERTON. ASPIRE HOUSING GROUP. 17/01033/FUL pdf icon PDF 64 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved:    (A)       That, subject to the applicant first entering into a Section

106 agreement by 1st February 2019 to secure a review

mechanism of the scheme’s ability to make a policy compliant financial contribution of £167,370 (index linked) towards public open space at Crackley Recreation Ground (Hazel Road), if the development is not substantially commenced within 12 months from the date of the the grant of the planning permission , and the payment of such contribution if then found financially viable,

 

the application be permitted subject to the

undermentioned conditions:

 

(i)            Standard Time limit for commencement of

development

(ii)           Approved Plans

(iii)          Prior approval of a scheme for the provision of 8

affordable housing units within the development. The scheme shall include the timing of the construction for the affordable housing, arrangements to ensure that such provision is affordable for both initial and subsequent occupiers and the occupancy criteria to be used for determining the identity of prospective and successive occupiers of such units and the means by which such occupancy will be enforced.

(iv)          Facing and Roofing Materials

(v)           Boundary Treatments

(vi)          Proposed finished ground levels and first floor

levels

(vii)        Landscaping scheme, including replacement tree

planting

(viii)       Widening of Laburnum Place and off-site car

parking provision

(ix)          Provision of road, parking and turning areas

(x)           Surfacing, surface water drainage and delineation

of car parking spaces

(xi)          Gradient of access drives

(xii)        Upgrading of two existing bus stops on Holly Road

(xiii)       Visibility Splays

(xiv)       Existing site accesses (on Whitethorne Way and

Holly Road) made redundant and the crossing reinstated

(xv)        Construction management plan

(xvi)       Restriction on construction and demolition hours

(xvii)      Land contamination

(xviii)    Flood Risk Assessment (FRA)/Drainage Strategy

mitigation measures

(xix)       Refuse and recycling collection arrangements

(xx)        Bat and bird boxes

 

(B).      That, failing completion of the above planning obligation

by the date referred to in the above recommendation, the

Head of Planning either refuse the application on the grounds that without the obligation being secured,  there would be no provision made to take into account a change in financial circumstances in the event of the development not proceeding promptly and the potential payment of an appropriate policy compliant contribution for off site open space should financial circumstances then permit; or, if he considers it appropriate, to extend the period of time within which the obligation can be secured.

7.

APPLICATION FOR MINOR DEVELOPMENT - LAND TO THE WEST OF NEWCASTLE ROAD (A53), BLACKBROOK. CARE OF AGENT. 18/00491/FUL pdf icon PDF 53 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Members were advised that this application had been withdrawn.

8.

APPLICATION FOR OTHER DEVELOPMENT - MAER HALL, MAER VILLAGE, MAER. MR FRADLEY. 18/00821/LBC pdf icon PDF 57 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved:     That, the application be permitted subject to the undermentioned conditions:

 

(i)            Time limit condition

(ii)          Development to be carried out in accordance with the approved plans and submitted details.

 

9.

APPEAL DECISION - 32 ALDERHAY LANE, ROOKERY. 17/00723/FUL pdf icon PDF 63 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:     That the appeal decision be noted.

10.

APPEAL DECISION - 145 OAKLEY COTTAGE, WOORE ROAD, OAKLEY. 17/00657/FUL pdf icon PDF 57 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:     That the appeal decision be noted.

 

11.

APPEAL DECISION - AXAIR FANS UK LTD.UNIT 3 LOWFIELD DRIVE, WOLSTANTON. 18/00220/FUL pdf icon PDF 55 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:     That the appeal decision be noted.

 

12.

GUILOTINE FOR REPRESENTATIONS/AMENDMENT OF SUBMITTED PLANS AT PLANNING COMMITTEE- REVIEW OF POLICY pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:     That the existing procedure be amended as follows:

 

For any application brought to the Planning Committee for determination the following rules shall apply

 

(a)   In order to allow Council Officers to be able to give a considered response, there will be a cut-off date of the close of business four working days prior to the meeting where an application is to be determined

·         for any representations made about said application, save for representations made by the Council’s statutory consultees, and

·         any information, such as reports and/or assessments in support of the said application.

 

(b)   In order that due consideration be given to an application, and that time for reflection on it be available to committee members, no alteration is permitted to plans submitted for determination from the close of business four working days prior to the meeting where the application is to be determined.

 

13.

URGENT BUSINESS

To consider any business which is urgent within the meaning of Section 100B(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972

Minutes:

There was no Urgent Business.