Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Tuesday, 26th April, 2022 7.00 pm

Venue: Garden & Astley Rooms - Castle House, Barracks Road, Newcastle, Staffs. ST5 1BL. View directions

Contact: Geoff Durham 742222  01782 742222

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Items
No. Item

1.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

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

Minutes:

Councillor Northcott declared an interest in application item 6 – 22/00126/FUL as a Director on the Aspire Board and would not be voting on the item.

2.

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING(S) pdf icon PDF 255 KB

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

Minutes:

Resolved:                 That the minutes of the meeting held on 29 March, 2022 be agreed as a correct record.

3.

APPLICATION FOR MAJOR DEVELOPMENT - GREAT OAK FARM, BIGNALL END. ROBIN WARD. 21/00408/FUL pdf icon PDF 334 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved:     That, subject to the Lead Local Flood Authority not raising

objections that cannot be addressed through the use of conditions, the Head of Planning be given the delegated authority to permit subject to the undermentioned conditions:

 

(i)            Time limit condition

(ii)           Approved Plans

(iii)          Materials

(iv)         Accordance with Tree protection plan

(v)          Submission of a Arboricultural Method Statement

(vi)         Submission of a landscaping scheme

(vii)        Accordance with submitted drainage scheme

(viii)       Verification report for completion of the slurry lagoon

(ix)         Lighting scheme

(x)          Any condition as required in response to the comments of

the Staffordshire Flood Team

 

The Coal Authority’s Standing Advice be provided within the Decision Notice.

 

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4.

APPLICATION FOR MAJOR DEVELOPMENT - CROFT FARM, STONE ROAD, HILL CHORLTON. DAVID JAMES DEVELOPMENTS LIMITED. 22/00046/REM pdf icon PDF 245 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved:     That the application be permitted subject to the undermentioned

                        conditions:

 

(i)            Link to outline planning permission and conditions

(ii)           Approved plans

(iii)          Tree protection plan

(iv)         Arboricultural method statement

(v)          Schedule of works for retained trees

(vi)         Provision of access, parking and turning areas

(vii)        Details of materials

(viii)       Details of boundary treatments

(ix)         No street lighting to be installed without prior approval of

its appearance.

 

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5.

APPLICATION FOR MAJOR DEVELOPMENT - ASHFIELDS GRANGE, HALL STREET, NEWCASTLE. ASPIRE HOUSING. 22/00126/FUL pdf icon PDF 309 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved:     That the variation of Conditions 1 and 24 of planning permission

20/00609/FUL be permitted,  to substitute approved plans with revised plans to secure amendments to the design of roof parapets and the landscape design of the third floor roof terrace, along with the rewording  of condition 24 to read as follows;

 

“Prior to the occupation of the development hereby approved the following Electric Vehicle Charging Provision shall be made available on site and maintained for the lifetime of the development;

 

-       12 of the 48 parking spaces must be provided with a fully operational electric vehicle charging point, which shall include 1 disabled space and 1 staff parking space

-       All other parking spaces shall be provided with duct infrastructure to allow future charging point connection.

-       Charge points are to be a minimum of 32Amp with Type 2 Mennekes connections, Mode 3 (on a dedicated circuit) or equivalent.

 

Reason: To enable charging of plug-in and other ultra-low emission vehicles in safe, accessible and convenient locations, in accordance with the requirements of the National Planning Policy Framework 2021.”

 

and subject to the imposition of all other conditions attached to planning permission 20/00609/FUL that remain relevant at this time, amended as necessary.

 

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6.

APPLICATION FOR OTHER DEVELOPMENT - 15 MORSTON DRIVE, CLAYTON, NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYME. MR AND MRS P EVANS. 22/00204/FUL pdf icon PDF 143 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved:     That the application be permitted subject to the undermentioned

conditions:

 

(i)         Time limit condition

(ii)           Approved Plans

(iii)          Materials

 

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7.

APPLICATION FOR OTHER DEVELOPMENT - LAND TO EAST OF CONEYGREAVE LANE, WHITMORE. HIGH SPEED TWO (HS2) LIMITED. 22/00153/SCH17 pdf icon PDF 155 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved:     That the Schedule 17 application be granted subject to the undermentioned condition:

             

(i)            Carried out in accordance with the approved plans.

 

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8.

APPLICATION FOR OTHER DEVELOPMENT - BT TELEPHONE EXCHANGE, FAIRGREEN ROAD, BALDWINS GATE. EE LTD. 22/00262/TDET pdf icon PDF 223 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved:     (a) That prior approval is required, and

 

(b) That such prior approval is refused for the following reasons:

 

(i)            The siting, scale and external appearance of the proposal

development would be harmful to the visual appearance of the area and contrary to Policy CSP1 of the Core Spatial Strategy 2006-2026, Policy T19 of the Newcastle-under-Lyme Local Plan 2011, Policy DC2 of the Chapel and Hill Chorlton, Maer and Aston and Whitmore Neighbourhood Plan and the aims and objectives of the National Planning Policy Framework 2021.

 

(ii)           The application has failed to demonstrate that the

proposed development would not lead to unacceptable harm to TPO 98 and other visually significant trees adjacent to the application site. Therefore the proposal would be contrary to Policy N12 of the Newcastle-under-Lyme Local Plan 2011 and the aims and objectives of the National Planning Policy Framework 2021.

 

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9.

5 BOGGS COTTAGE, KEELE. 14/00036/207C3 pdf icon PDF 142 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:     (i)         That the information be received

(ii)           That a further update report be brought to this Committee

in two meetings time.

 

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10.

LAND AT DODDLESPOOL, BETLEY. 17/00186/207C2 pdf icon PDF 103 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:     (i)         That the information be received

                        (ii)        That a further update report be brought to this Committee

in two meetings time.

 

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11.

QUARTERLY REPORT ON EXTENSIONS TO TIME PERIODS WITHIN WHICH OBLIGATIONS UNDER SECTION 106 CAN BE ENTERED INTO pdf icon PDF 124 KB

Minutes:

Members were advised that the application for the former Newcastle Library had now had a decision issued on 20 April.

 

Resolved:     (i)         That the report be noted

 

(ii)        That the Head of Planning continue to report, on a

quarterly basis, on the exercise of his authority to extend the period of time for an applicant to enter into  Section 106 obligations.

 

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12.

APPEAL DECISION - 2 HAWTHORN GARDENS, TALKE. 21/00532/FUL pdf icon PDF 94 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:     That the appeal decision be noted.

 

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13.

APPLICATION FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE (HISTORIC BUILDINGS GRANT) - NEWCASTLE LODGE, KEELE UNIVERSITY. 21/22004/HBG pdf icon PDF 273 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved:       That the following grant be approved:

 

£5,000 Historic Building Grant be given towards essential fabric

repairs

 

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14.

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.