Decision details

Housing Of Multiple Occupation 46 Ibbetson Path, Loughton - Variation of Restrictive Covenant

Decision Maker: Housing & Community Portfolio Holder

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


  1. That an agreement is entered into between the freeholder / owner of 46 Ibbetson Path, Loughton, and the Council, varying the restrictive covenant to grant permission for either its current use or use as a House of Multiple Occupation, rather than releasing the covenant in full, ensuring that the Council maintains control over any future changes of use to the property; subject to the following conditions being met:


(a)  That the agreement includes conditions to ensure that occupiers do not cause any general management problems including anti-social behaviour, or excessive noise nuisance, or that their occupation does not create excessive parking problems in the area;


(b)  That the agreement be terminated if there are any justified complaints from the local community;


(c)   That the Council’s reasonable legal and management fees relating to the execution of the agreement are met by the owner;


(d)  That Planning Permission is granted for use as a House of Multiple Occupation.


(e)  That the Director of Property & Housing is satisfied that the House of Multiple Occupation has the relevant licences in place related to its operation.


(f)    That the Director of Property & Housing has no reasons why the Council should not vary the covenant.


Publication date: 25/05/2022

Date of decision: 24/05/2022

Effective from: 02/06/2022

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