Agenda and minutes

Area Planning Sub-Committee South - Wednesday 25th January 2023 7.00 pm

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Webcasting Introduction

This meeting is to be webcast and the Chairman will read the following announcement:


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


Therefore, by participating in this meeting, you are consenting to being filmed and to the possible use of those images and sound recordings for webcasting and/or training purposes. If any public speakers on Zoom do not wish to have their image captured, they should ensure that their video setting throughout the meeting is turned off and set to audio only.


Please also be aware that if technical difficulties interrupt the meeting that cannot be overcome, I may need to adjourn the meeting.


Members are reminded to activate their microphones before speaking”.

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


Declarations of Interest

To declare interests in any item on this agenda.

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a)             Pursuant to the Council’s Members’ Code of Conduct, Councillor K Rizvi declared a non-pecuniary interest in the following item of the agenda by virtue of the applicant being known to him. The Councillor had determined that he would remain in the meeting for the consideration of the application and voting thereon:


·               EPF/2255/22 – 25 Traps Hill, Loughton IG10 1SZ



Minutes pdf icon PDF 151 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 21 December 2022.

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That the minutes of the Sub-Committee held on 21 December 2022 be taken as read and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.



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


Epping Forest District Council Planning Policy Briefing Note (October 2021)

This briefing note, dated October 2021, 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 ("LPSV"), which was published on 18 December 2017 and the Main Modifications to the LPSV published for consultation between 15 July and 23 September 2021. The primary purpose of this note is to inform the development management process and to assist Development Management officers, Councillors, applicants, and planning agents. Other Council officers involved in the development management process may also find the note helpful (e.g., Housing, Contaminated Land, Landscaping etc).


The Planning Policy Briefing Note (October 2021) is available at:

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It was noted that the Epping Forest District Council Planning Policy Briefing note was available at: Briefing-Note-06-October-2021-accessible.pdf


Site Visits

To identify and agree requirements for formal site visits to be held with regard to any planning application listed in this agenda, prior to consideration of the application.

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



Planning Application - EPF/2255/22 25 Traps Hill, Loughton IG10 1SZ pdf icon PDF 307 KB

To consider the attached report for a proposed additional floor extension to existing building to add consulting rooms and associated ancillary facilities.

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Decision attached.



Planning Application - EPF/2635/22 Glenmead, Palmerston Road, Buckhurst Hill IG9 5NL pdf icon PDF 324 KB

To consider the attached report on an application for Prior Approval (dwellinghouses on detached blocks of flats) for a proposed single storey extension over part of the flat roof of the existing 3 storey building, to provide 5 additional one and two bed flats.

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Decision attached.