Agenda and minutes

Area Planning Sub-Committee South
Wednesday, 16th June, 2021 7.00 pm

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Items
No. Item

1.

Webcasting Introduction

“I would like to remind everyone present that this meeting will be broadcast live to the internet (or filmed) and will be capable of repeated viewing (or another use by such third parties).

 

Therefore, by entering the Conference Suite and using the seating area, you are consenting to being filmed and to the possible use of those images and sound recordings for webcasting and/or training purposes.

 

Please could I also remind Members of the Public who have registered to speak that they will be admitted to the meeting at the appropriate time.”

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Minutes:

The Chairman made a short address to remind all present that this meeting would be broadcast on the Internet, and that the Council had adopted a protocol for the webcasting of its meetings.

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 138 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 21 April 2021.

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Minutes:

Councillor S Neville advised that he gave a declaration as below and not on the application that was recorded in the minutes for EPF/0339/21 46 Russell Road, Buckhurst Hill IG9 5QE. His declaration was given late after the application had been heard.

 

Pursuant to the Council’s Members’ Code of Conduct, Councillor S Neville declared a non-pecuniary interest in the following item. The Councillor had determined that he would remain in the meeting for the consideration of the application:

 

·          EPF/2442/20 179 Queens Road, Buckhurst Hill IG9 5AZ.

 

Councillor A Patel advised that he had made a declaration of interest as below that was omitted from the minutes of the last meeting.

 

Pursuant to the Council’s Members’ Code of Conduct, Councillor A Patel declared a non-pecuniary interest in the following item as the ward councillor and also that the tenant of the property fronting Queens Road was known to him as he was a Buckhurst Hill Parish Councillor:

 

·          EPF/2442/20 179 Queens Road, Buckhurst Hill IG9 5AZ.

 

Councillor C C Pond advised that there was also an error on page 12 of the minutes, condition 1 as the beginning of the paragraph does not make sense.

 

‘The building operations hereby permitted shall be demolished’

 

Councillor Pond believed there to be some wording missing and referred this back to the Planning Officer to be corrected.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the last meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 21 April 2021 be taken as read and signed as a correct record subject to the amendments as detailed above.

 

3.

Declarations of Interest

To declare interests in any item on this agenda.

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Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest made pursuant to the Council’s Members’ Code of Conduct.

4.

Any Other Business

Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972, requires that the permission of the Chairman be obtained, after prior notice to the Chief Executive, before urgent business not specified in the agenda (including a supplementary agenda of which the statutory period of notice has been given) may be transacted.

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Minutes:

It was noted that there was no other urgent business for consideration by the Sub-Committee.

5.

Epping Forest District Local Plan Submission Version - Planning Policy Briefing Note

A Planning Policy Briefing Note (March 2018) has been produced by the Planning Policy Team to ensure that a consistent approach is taken to the provision of planning policy advice for the District, particularly in relation to the Epping Forest District Local Plan Submission Version, which was published on 18 December 2017.

 

The primary purpose of the Planning Policy Briefing Note is to inform the development management process and to provide assistance for Development Management Officers, Councillors, applicants and planning agents. The Planning Policy Briefing Note is available at:

 

http://www.efdclocalplan.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Planning-Policy-Briefing-Note_Mar-2018.pdf

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Minutes:

It was noted that the Epping Forest District Local Plan Submission Version Planning Policy Briefing note was available at:

http://www.efdclocalplan.org/wpcontent/uploads/2018/03/Planning-Policy-Briefing-Note_Mar-2018.pdf

6.

Site Visits

Members are reminded that for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic, as decided at the Group Leaders’ Meeting of 24 June 2020, no member site visits will be conducted.

 

Therefore, any planning application deferred for a site visit at an Area Planning Sub-Committee will be automatically referred to the District Development Management Committee for determination.

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Minutes:

The Sub-Committee Members noted that for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic, any planning applications deferred for a site visit at an Area Planning Sub-Committee would be automatically referred to the District Development Management Committee (or Council) for determination.

 

There were no formal site visits requested by the Sub-Committee.

7.

Planning Application - EFP/0166/21 40 Westbury Lane, Buckhurst Hill IG9 5PL pdf icon PDF 271 KB

To consider the attached report for a two storey side and rear extensions with extended pitched roof including a roof room. Alterations to front drive and enlarged crossover. External alterations. Removal of existing conservatory and utility room. (Revised application to EPF/2773/20).

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Minutes:

APPLICATION No:

EPF/0166/21

 

SITE ADDRESS:

40 Westbury Lane

Buckhurst Hill

IG9 5PL

 

PARISH:

Buckhurst Hill

 

WARD:

Buckhurst Hill West

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

Two storey side and rear extensions with extended pitched roof including a roof room. Alterations to front drive and enlarged crossover. External alterations. Removal of existing conservatory and utility room. (Revised application to EPF/2773/20).

 

DECISION:

Grant Permission (With Conditions)

 

Click on the link below to view related plans and documents for this case:

http://planpub.eppingforestdc.gov.uk/NIM.websearch/ExternalEntryPoint.aspx?SEARCH_TYPE=1&DOC_CLASS_CODE=PL&FOLDER1_REF=647278

 

CONDITIONS



1

The development hereby permitted must be begun not later than the expiration of three years beginning with the date of this notice.

 

2

The development hereby permitted shall be carried out and retained strictly in accordance with the following approved plans: MDP.WL/01-A, MDP.WL/02-C, MDP.WL/03-B

 

3

The materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby permitted shall match those in the existing building, or those shown on plan numbers: MDP.WL/01-A, MDP.WL/02-C, MDP.WL/03-B, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

 

4

No deliveries, external running of plant and equipment or demolition and construction works, other than internal works not audible outside the site boundary, shall take place on the site other than between the hours of 07:30 to 18:00 on Monday to Friday and 08:00 to 13:00 on Saturday and not at all on Sundays, Public or Bank Holidays without the prior written permission of the Local Planning Authority.

 

5

The extension hereby permitted shall not be occupied until the rooflight in the east facing flank elevation has been fitted with obscure glass with a minimum privacy level 3 obscurity, and no part of that/those window[s] that is less than 1.7 metres above the internal floor level of the room in which it is installed shall be capable of being opened. Once installed the obscure glass shall be retained thereafter.

 

6

Access to the flat roof over the extension hereby approved shall be for maintenance or emergency purposes only and the flat roof shall not be used as a seating area, roof garden, terrace, patio or similar amenity area.

 

7

If any tree, shrub or hedge shown to be retained in the submitted Arboricultural reports is removed, uprooted or destroyed, dies, or becomes severely damaged or diseased during development activities or within 3 years of the completion of the development, another tree, shrub or hedge of the same size and species shall be planted within 3 months at the same place, unless the Local Planning Authority gives its written consent to any variation. If within a period of five years from the date of planting any replacement tree, shrub or hedge is removed, uprooted or destroyed, or dies or becomes seriously damaged or defective another tree, shrub or hedge of the same species and size as that originally planted shall, within 3 months, be planted at the same place.

 

8

Tree protection shall be implemented prior to the commencement of development activities (including demolition), and the methodology for development (including supervision) shall  ...  view the full minutes text for item 7.

8.

Planning Application - EPF/0320/21 20 Algers Close, Loughton IG10 4NH pdf icon PDF 191 KB

To consider the attached report for a ground floor rear extension.

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Minutes:

APPLICATION No:

EPF/0320/21

 

SITE ADDRESS:

20 Algers Close

Loughton

IG10 4NH

 

PARISH:

Loughton

 

WARD:

Loughton Forest

 

 

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL:

Ground floor rear extension.

 

 

DECISION:

 

Grant Permission (With Conditions)

 

Click on the link below to view related plans and documents for this case:

http://planpub.eppingforestdc.gov.uk/NIM.websearch/ExternalEntryPoint.aspx?SEARCH_TYPE=1&DOC_CLASS_CODE=PL&FOLDER1_REF=648033

 

 

CONDITIONS



1

The development hereby permitted must be begun not later than the expiration of three years beginning with the date of this notice.

 

2

The development hereby permitted shall be carried out and retained strictly in accordance with the following approved plans: Existing Ground Floor Plan, Existing and Proposed Elevations, Proposed Ground Floor Plan, Location Plan and Site Plan & Section Plan

 

3

The materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby permitted shall match those in the existing building, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

 

4

Access to the flat roof over the extension hereby approved shall be for maintenance or emergency purposes only and the flat roof shall not be used as a seating area, roof garden, terrace, patio or similar amenity area.