Agenda and minutes

Planning Committee - Tuesday, 26th May, 2020 6.00 pm

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Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES

Minutes:

There were no apologies.

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

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

Minutes:

Councillor Jones declared a non-pecuniary interest in application 20/00291/FUL as an employee of Keele University.

3.

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING(S) pdf icon PDF 109 KB

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

Minutes:

Resolved:                 That the minutes of the meeting held on 28 April, 2020 be agreed as a correct record.

4.

APPLICATION FOR MAJOR DEVELOPMENT - LAND WEST OF PIT HEAD CLOSE, LYMEDALE BUSINESS PARK PEVERIL SECURITIES LTD. 20/00123/OUT pdf icon PDF 203 KB

This item includes two supplementary reports.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

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

106 obligation by the 1st July 2020 to secure a contribution sum of £2,407 towards Travel Plan monitoring,

 

The application be permitted subject to the undermentioned conditions:

 

(i)            Standard time limits for submission of applications for

approval of reserved matters and commencement of development;

(ii)        Approved plans;

(ii)          Any reserved matters application to comply with principles

of the Design and Access Statement;

(iv)       The building(s) shall have a maximum height of 22 metres;

(v)        Prior approval of full site access details, including the

footway / cycle path;

(vi)       The existing site access on Loomer Road permanently

closed off;

(vii)      Secure weatherproof cycle parking facility;

(viii)     Implementation of Travel Plan Framework;

(ix)       Prior approval of access gates;

(x)        Highway & Environmental Construction and Demolition

Management Plan (CMP)

(xi)       Reserved matters application to be accompanied by a

noise assessment and noise a management plan;

(xii)      Prior approval of external lighting

(xiii)     Electric vehicle charging provision

(xiv)     Land contamination investigations and mitigation

measures;

(xv)      Unexpected ground water contamination;

(xvi)     Reserved matters application to include a detailed surface

water drainage scheme (SuDS);

(xvii)    Reserved matters application to be accompanied by a

landscape masterplan;

(xviii)   TV reception mitigation measures;

(xix)     Reserved matters application to include refuse collection arrangements;

(xx)      Intrusive coal mining site investigations and the findings to

form part of the reserved matters application

(xxi)     Implementation of coal mining remedial works;

(xxii)    Recommendations as per the submitted ecological report

 

(B)       Should the matters referred to in (A) above not be secured

within the above period, then the Head of Planning be given delegated authority to refuse the application on the grounds that without such matters being secured the development would fail to secure sustainable development objectives, or, if he considers it appropriate, to extend the period of time within which the obligation can be secured.

 

5.

APPLICATION FOR MINOR DEVELOPMENT - KEELE UNIVERSITY, THREE MILE LANE, KEELE. MR ASHLEY HULME, KEELE UNIVERSITY. 20/00291/FUL pdf icon PDF 222 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved:     That the variation of Condition 3 of 18/00456/FUL be permitted  so that it reads as follows:

 

The development hereby permitted shall be fully removed from the site in its entirety and the land reinstated to its original appearance before the development was installed by the end of March 2021.

 

and subject to the imposition of all other conditions attached to planning permission 18/00456/FUL that remain relevant at this time.

 

 

6.

A500 BETWEEN M6 JUNCTION 16 AND THE MEREMOOR MOSS ROUNDABOUT. CHESHIRE EAST HIGHWAYS. Cheshire East ref 20/1709N (NulBC ref 348/271) pdf icon PDF 263 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved:     That Cheshire East Council be informed that the Borough Council

supports the planning application on the grounds that it would improve journey times and assist in the economic development of the area.

 

A note should also be added to a response letter ensuring that the public right of way crossing the A500 should be kept safe for its users.

 

7.

5 BOGGS COTTAGE, KEELE. 14/00036/207C3 pdf icon PDF 238 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:     (i)         That the information be received and a further update

report be brought to the 21st July Planning Committee.

 

(ii)        That a letter be sent to the Inspectorate asking when a Hearing will be held.

8.

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

Minutes:

Resolved:     (i)         That the information be received and a further update

report be brought to the 21st July Planning Committee.

 

(ii)        That a letter be sent to the agencies concerned asking them to closely monitor the situation.

 

9.

RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT ON SITE OF THE FORMER SILVERDALE COLLIERY. 17/00258/207C2 pdf icon PDF 243 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:     (i)         That the information be received and a further update

report be brought to the 21st July Planning Committee.

 

 

10.

VALIDATION CHECK CHARGES

A verbal report will be given.

Minutes:

The Council’s Head of Planning and Development, Shawn Fleet advised Members on the new validation check service which would allow applications to be processed faster.  The service would ensure that all required documentation and information was correct prior to formal submission.

 

The service would incur a charge of £100 for larger developments, such as residential developments and £50 for other commercial developments.  No charge would be made on domestic application validation checks.

 

Members were advised that this service was optional but would help those who had to adhere to a timeline.

 

Resolved:     That the information be received and agreed.

11.

PLANNING COMMITTEE SITE VISIT DATES FOR 2020-21 pdf icon PDF 13 KB

Minutes:

Resolved:     That the above list of dates and times for possible Planning

Committee site visits for 2020-21 be agreed.

12.

TREE PRESERVATION ORDER - LAND AT ST JOHN FISHER CATHOLIC COLLEGE, ASHFIELDS NEW ROAD, NEWCASTLE. TPO 208 pdf icon PDF 256 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Resolved:     That Tree Preservation Order No 208 (2020), Land at St John

Fisher Catholic College, Ashfields New Road, Newcastle under

Lyme be confirmed as made and that the owners of

the site be informed accordingly.

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.