Agenda and minutes

Area Planning Sub-Committee West
Wednesday, 11th April, 2018 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Offices, High Street, Epping

Contact: A. Hendry Tel: (01992) 564243  Email:  democraticservices@eppingforestdc.gov.uk

Media

Items
No. Item

55.

Webcasting Introduction

1.         This meeting is to be webcast. Members are reminded of the need to activate their microphones before speaking.

 

2.         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 another use by such third parties).

 

If you are seated in the lower public seating area it is likely that the recording cameras will capture your image and this will result in the possibility that your image will become part of the broadcast.

 

This may infringe your human and data protection rights and if you wish to avoid this you should move to the upper public gallery.”

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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.

56.

Appointment of Vice Chairman

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Minutes:

The nomination of Councillor M Sartin as the Vice-Chairman of this Area Planning Sub-Committee West meeting having been moved formally by Councillor E Webster and seconded by Councillor R Gadsby, it was:

 

RESOLVED:

 

That Councillor M Sartin was duly elected as the Vice-Chairman for the duration of the meeting.

 

57.

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.

58.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 150 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 14 February 2018.

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Minutes:

         RESOLVED:

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Sub-Committee held on 14 February 2018 be taken as read and signed by the Chairman as a correct record.

59.

Declarations of Interest

(Director of Governance) To declare interests in any item on this agenda.

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Minutes:

(a)          Pursuant to the Council’s Code of Member Conduct, Councillor M Sartin declared a non-pecuniary interest in the following item of the agenda by virtue of being a District Council appointee to the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority. The Councillor had determined that her interests were not prejudicial and that she would remain in the meeting for the consideration of the item and voting thereon:

 

·         EPF/2950/17, Oaklands, Clyde Road, Roydon, Essex EN11 OBE

 

60.

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.

61.

EPPING FOREST DISTRICT LOCAL PLAN SUBMISSION VERSION - PLANNING POLICY BRIEFING NOTE pdf icon PDF 149 KB

(Director of Governance) The attached 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 Principal Planning Officer will introduce the requirements of the Planning Policy Briefing Note, the primary purpose of whichis to inform the development management process and to assist Development Management officers, Councillors, applicants and planning agents.

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Minutes:

The Principal Planning officer introduced the planning policy briefing note and informed the Committee members that they could contact him separately after the meeting if they had any questions.

62.

Development Control pdf icon PDF 285 KB

(Director of Governance)  To consider the planning applications set out in the attached schedule

 

Background Papers

(i)         Applications for determination – applications listed on the schedule, letters of representation received regarding the applications which are summarised on the schedule. 

 

(ii)        Enforcement of Planning Control – the reports of officers inspecting the properties listed on the schedule in respect of which consideration is to be given to the enforcement of planning control.

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Minutes:

The Sub-Committee considered a schedule of applications for planning permission.

 

            RESOLVED:

 

            That, Planning applications numbered 1 – 5 be determined as set out in the annex to these minutes.