Agenda and minutes

Area Planning Sub-Committee West - Wednesday, 12th October, 2022 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Offices. View directions

Contact: J Leither, Democratic Services Tel: (01992) 564243  Email:  democraticservices@eppingforestdc.gov.uk

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9.

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

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Minutes:

The Chairman welcomed members of the public to the meeting and outlined the procedures and arrangements agreed by the Council, to enable persons to address the Sub-Committee in relation to the determination of applications for planning permission.

 

10.

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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Minutes:

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. The Sub-Committee noted the Council’s Protocol for Webcasting of Council and Other Meetings.

 

11.

Declarations of Interest

To declare interests in any item on this agenda.

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Minutes:

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

 

12.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 95 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 17 August 2022.

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Minutes:

          RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the Sub-Committee held on 17 August 2022 be taken as read and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

13.

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 reported that there was no urgent business for consideration at the meeting.

 

14.

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:

 

https://www.eppingforestdc.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Planning-Policy-Briefing-Note-06-October-2021-accessible.pdf

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Minutes:

It was noted that the Epping Forest District Council Planning Policy Briefing note was available at:

https://www.eppingforestdc.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Planning-Policy- Briefing-Note-06-October-2021-accessible.pdf

 

15.

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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Minutes:

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

 

16.

Planning Application - EPF/1024/22 26 Woodbrook Gardens, Waltham Abbey EN9 3DA pdf icon PDF 379 KB

To consider the attached report for a single storey wraparound side/rear/front extension and partial first floor rear extension.

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Minutes:

Application Ref:

EPF/1024/22

Application Type:

Householder planning permission

Case Officer:

Muhammad Rahman

Site Address:

26 Woodbrook Gardens

Waltham Abbey

Essex

EN9 3DA

Proposal:

Single storey wraparound side/rear/front extension and partial first floor

rear extension

Ward:

Waltham Abbey Honey Lane

Parish:

Waltham Abbey

View Plans:

https://eppingforestdcpr.force.com/pr/s/planning-application/a0h8d000000Nz0D

Decision:

Approve with Conditions

 

Conditions: (5)

 

 

1

 

The development hereby permitted shall begin not later than three years from the date of this decision.

 

Reason: To comply with the requirements of Section 91 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended).

 

 

2

 

The development hereby permitted shall be carried out and retained strictly in accordance with the following approved plans: DPL.01, DPL.02, DPL.03, DPL.04, DPL.05, DPL.06, DPL.07, DPL.08, DPL.09, DPL.10, DPL.11, DPL.12, DPL.13, DPL.14, DPL.15, DPL.16, and DPL.17.

 

Reason: For the avoidance of doubt and to ensure the proposal is built in accordance with the approved plans.

 

 

3

 

The materials to be used in the construction of the external surfaces of the development hereby permitted shall match those of the existing building.

 

Reason: To ensure a satisfactory appearance in the interests of visual amenity of the area, in accordance with policy DBE10 of the adopted Local Plan 1998 & 2006, and Policy DM9 of the Local Plan Submission Version 2017, and the NPPF.

 

 

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.

 

Reason: To safeguard the privacy of adjacent properties, in accordance with policy DBE9 of the adopted Local Plan and Alterations 1998 & 2006, policy DM9 of the Local Plan Submission Version 2017, and the NPPF.

 

 

5         

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.

 

Reason: To ensure that the proposed construction work does not cause undue nuisance and disturbance to neighbouring properties at unreasonable hours and in accordance with policies RP5A and DBE9 of the adopted Local Plan 1998 & 2006, and policies DM9 and DM 21 of the Local Plan Submission Version 2017, and the NPPF.

 

 

Informatives: (1)

 

6

 

The Local Planning Authority has acted positively and proactively in determining this application by assessing the proposal against all material considerations, including planning policies and any representations that may have been received and subsequently determining to grant planning permission in accordance with the presumption in favour of sustainable development, as set out within the National Planning Policy Framework.

 

 

 

17.

Planning Application - EPF/1205/22 Garden House, Laundry Lane, Nazeing, Waltham Abbey EN9 2DY pdf icon PDF 257 KB

To consider the application for a proposed new detached cart lodge structure.

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Minutes:

Application Ref:

EPF/1205/22

Application Type:

Full planning permission

Case Officer:

Alastair Prince

Site Address:

Garden House

Laundry Lane

Nazeing

Waltham Abbey

EN9 2DY

Proposal:

Proposed new detached cart lodge structure.

Ward:

Lower Nazeing

Parish:

Nazeing

View Plans:

https://eppingforestdcpr.force.com/pr/s/planning-application/a0h8d000000NzMC

 

Decision:

Approve with Conditions

 

Conditions: (4)

 

1

 

The development hereby permitted shall be carried out and retained strictly in accordance with the following approved plans: 7100; 1, 2, Block Plan, Location Plan

 

Reason: For the avoidance of doubt and to ensure the proposal is built in accordance with the approved plans.

 

2

 

Prior to commencement of the relevant part of the development, documentary and photographic details of the type and colours of the external finishes of the development must have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority. The development shall be carried out in accordance with the approved details and so retained.

 

Reason: To ensure a satisfactory appearance in the interests of visual amenity, in accordance with policy DBE1+DBE4 of the adopted Local Plan and Alterations 1998 & 2006, policy DM9 of the Local Plan Submission Version 2017, and the NPPF.

 

3

 

Notwithstanding the provisions of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 2015 (as amended) (or any other order revoking and re-enacting that order) no development permitted by virtue of Class A, B and E of Part 1 to schedule 2 shall be undertaken, without the prior written agreement of the Local Planning Authority.

 

Reason: The ensure further consideration is given with regards to the effect on the openness of the Green Belt, in accordance with policy GB2A of the adopted Local Plan 1998 & 2006, Policy DM4 of the Local Plan Submission Version 2017, and the NPPF.

 

 

4

 

The outbuilding hereby approved shall be kept available at all times for the parking of motor vehicles by the occupants of the dwelling and their visitors along with incidental storage and for no other purposes.

 

Reason: To protect against alternative use of the outbuilding that may be contrary to Green Belt policy, in accordance with policy GB2A of the adopted Local Plan 1998 & 2006, Policy DM4 of the Local Plan Submission Version 2017, and the NPPF.

 

 

Informatives: (1)

 

5

 

The Local Planning Authority has acted positively and proactively in determining this application by assessing the proposal against all material considerations, including planning policies and any representations that may have been received and subsequently determining to grant planning permission in accordance with the presumption in favour of sustainable development, as set out within the National Planning Policy Framework.