These are draft minutes that have not yet been approved by the council. The minutes are subject to change and will be confirmed at the next meeting.

PL22/010 PRESENT

 

Councillors McCulloch, Dalzell, Gray, Lowe, Morris, and Robertson.

 

B Allen (Planning and Facilities Officer)

 

PL22/011 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

 

Apologies were received from Cllrs Houghton (personal business) and Nicholson (personal business).

 

PL22/012 DECLARATIONS OF MEMBERS’ INTERESTS

 

Cllr Morris declared a personal interest in application 22/1795M on the grounds of knowing the applicant.

 

PL22/013 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

 

No members of the public wished to address the meeting.

 

PL22/014 CONFIRMATION OF PREVIOUS MINUTES

 

It was RESOLVED to approve the minutes of the meeting held on 16th May 2022.

 

PL22/015 PLANNING APPLICATIONS

 

It was RESOLVED to submit the comments detailed below.

 

PL22/016 Tree APPLICATIONS

 

It was RESOLVED to submit the comments detailed below.

 

PL22/017 LICENSING APPLICATIONS

 

It was RESOLVED to comment that the council could not consider the variation application for The Botanist, 41a King Street, due to insufficient information.

 

PL22/018 PRE-APPLICATION DEVELOPER ENGAGEMENT

 

The report on the Pre-application Developer Engagement was deferred to the next meeting.

 

PL22/019 DATE OF NEXT MEETING

 

The date of the next meeting was noted as Monday 6th June 2022 at 6pm.

 

PLANNING APPLICATIONS

 

 

Application

Ref

Address Application Detail Town Council Comment
22/1731M The White House, Tabley Road Amendment of front driveway entrance The council raises no objections, subject to neighbour comments, and the Planning Officer being satisfied the proposal will not detrimentally affect the adjacent highway, and the Conservation Officer being fully satisfied.

The council also notes there are trees which are not on the submitted plans.

22/1747M Molly Potts, 10-12 Croft Lane Single storey rear extension and associated external alterations to existing detached dwelling. The council raises no objections, subject to neighbour comments and the Conservation Officer being fully satisfied.
22/1795M[1] 37 St Johns Road Rear extension, roof and elevational alterations. The council raises no objections, subject to neighbour comments and the Planning Officer and the Conservation Officer are fully satisfied.
22/1851M

 

9 Parkgate Lane First floor side extension and new roof over garage to form additional habitable space The council raises no objections, subject to neighbour comments.
22/1825M 129 & 123 King Street Listed building consent for replacement windows and skylights and 5 new rooflights to west roof slope of 131 Notwithstanding the lack of sufficient detail within the design and access statement and heritage statement, the council raises no objections.
22/1904M 1 Lilybrook Drive Erection of a car port steel structure with x2 aluminium infills to LHS suspended off the garage gable end wall. The council raises no objections, subject to neighbour comments and the Conservation Officer being fully satisfied.
22/1925M 1 Warren Avenue Proposed two storey side extension, single storey rear extensions and internal alterations The council raises no objections, subject to neighbour comments.
22/1650M[2]

 

1st Knutsford Scout Hut, Moorside Installation of 1200L LPG Tank on concrete base at the front of the new scout hut which is under construction The council OBJECTS on the grounds the application contains inaccurate flood risk and environmental impact data which needs to be readdressed before the proposal can be fully considered.

 

The council wishes to encourage the applicant to explore more environmentally friendly heating options and should Cheshire East Council be minded to approve the application the council requests the applicant strictly follows the advice notes included in the Environment Agency representation.

22/1860M 7 Garden Road Proposed single storey rear extension and first floor side extension above garage The council raises no objections, subject to neighbour comments and the Planning Officer being satisfied the proposal has sufficient space for two motor vehicles in order to comply with Knutsford Neighbourhood Plan policy T4.

 

 

TREE APPLICATIONS

 

 

Application

Ref

Address Application Detail Town Council Comment
22/1677T Chalfont Court, Hayfields Works to Protected Trees:

T1. Maple – Crown lift to 5-6m to increase light to grass area & produce more upright form T2. Oak. History of branch failure & some decay in one section: Crown reduce by 3-4m to reduce risk of failure & reduce to leave 2-3m property clearance

The council raises no objections, subject to neighbour comments and the Tree Officer being satisfied with the proposal.

 

[1] Cllr Morris abstained from voting on this resolution.

[2] Cllrs Dalzell and Gray abstained from voting on this resolution.