Area Planning Sub-Committee West - Wednesday 15th November 2023 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Civic Offices. View directions

Contact: T Larsen, Democratic Services Tel: (01992) 564243  Email:


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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 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 MS Teams 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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General advice to people attending the meeting is attached.

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Apologies for Absence

To be announced at the meeting.


To report non-attendance before the meeting, please use the Members Portal webpage to ensure your query is properly logged.


Alternatively, you can access the Members portal from the front page of the Council’s website, at the bottom under ‘Contact Us’.

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Declarations of Interest

To declare interests in any item on this agenda.

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 88 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 4 October 2023.

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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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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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EPF/1478/23 - Camps Farm, Hoe Lane, Nazeing, Waltham Abbey, EN9 2RG pdf icon PDF 405 KB

To consider the attached report on the demolition of all existing structures and redevelopment with 1 x 3 bedroom single storey dwelling (Plot A) and 1 x 4 bedroom single storey
dwelling (Plot B) together with landscaping, a drainage strategy and arrangements for access and parking; resubmission of EPF/2100/22 with additional supporting evidence

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EPF/0491/20 - Playing Field, Waltham Abbey Leisure Centre & Community Centre Ninefields Waltham Abbey EN9 3EH pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the attached report on the reserved matters application following outline consent for Health Centre building containing 60 no. extra care apartments & communal facilities with associated car parking & landscaping. (Revised application to EPF/1876/19).

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EPF/2601/22 - Land to the South & East of the former Chimes Garden Centre, Nazeing, Waltham Abbey, EN10 6RJ pdf icon PDF 397 KB

To consider the attached report on the outline application for the redevelopment of the site to provide up to 52 later living apartments (Extra Care Housing) incorporating a convenience shop and café (use class E); 13 retirement cottages (Extra Care Housing); 10 self build & custom build houses; 4 affordable houses, open space, bowling green, children's play area and improved local bus service; all matters reserved except access.
Lower Nazeing

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Exclusion of Public and Press

Exclusion: To consider whether, under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public and press should be excluded from the meeting for the items of business set out below on grounds that they will involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the following paragraph(s) of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act (as amended) or are confidential under Section 100(A)(2):


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Exempt Information Paragraph Number





The Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006, which came into effect on 1 March 2006, requires the Council to consider whether maintaining the exemption listed above outweighs the potential public interest in disclosing the information. Any member who considers that this test should be applied to any currently exempted matter on this agenda should contact the proper officer at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.


Background Papers:  Article 17 - Access to Information, Procedure Rules of the Constitution define background papers as being documents relating to the subject matter of the report which in the Proper Officer's opinion:


(a)        disclose any facts or matters on which the report or an important part of the report is based;  and


(b)        have been relied on to a material extent in preparing the report and does not include published works or those which disclose exempt or confidential information and in respect of executive reports, the advice of any political advisor.


The Council will make available for public inspection for four years after the date of the meeting one copy of each of the documents on the list of background papers.

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